The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Feb
16
2021

When Can I Reuse My Cylinder Head Bolts? How To Clean, and Inspect

Head bolts might seem like a minor or unimportant part, but without them, combustion wouldn't be possible and your diesel engine wouldn't work. They hold your cylinder head to the engine block and...

Feb
16
2021

When Does Your Cummins N14 Need A Rebuild? N14 Inframe Kit Overview

We know that rebuilding your engine is a time consuming and expensive process. And that's not even mentioning the profits you lose when your engine is out of commission.

Feb
10
2021

Warped or Pitted Diesel Cylinder Head? What's Next? Failure Analysis

As we've mentioned in a previous post, cylinder head damage is a major issue that can cause problems throughout your engine. It's not just cracks that you have to worry about.

Feb
09
2021

John Deere 8000 Series Fuel Pump Failure - Engine Noises? Stoppage?

Has a failing fuel pump brought your diesel engine to its knees? We know the problem...and we have the solution!

Feb
07
2021

Why Is My Diesel Cylinder Head Cracked? 4 Common Causes and Prevention

A damaged cylinder head can be devastating to your engine—and your wallet. And sometimes it's not just your cylinder head that has an issue. It can be an indication of larger engine problems.

Feb
06
2021

Low Oil Pressure? Fuel in Oil? Oil Pump Problems International DT466

Is your Navistar/International DT466 showing signs of low oil pressure? Fuel in the oil? Low cranking pressure? Rob from HHP's Technical Sales is here to discuss what signs your DT466 is showing that...

Feb
05
2021

6 Common Mistakes Installing A Diesel Engine Cylinder Head

It's no small undertaking to replace your cylinder head, and it only makes sense that you want it done correctly. Ensure yours is properly installed with these guidelines and common mistakes to avoid.

Feb
04
2021

Actuator Not Moving? Engine Losing Power? Common VGT Turbo Questions

Today, we're taking a look at some of your questions from YouTube relating to issues with your Variable Geometry Turbochargers.

Feb
04
2021

7 Reasons You Have Low or No Compression In Diesel Engine Cylinders

As we talked about in an earlier post, there are many things that could lead to an engine failure or the need for an engine rebuild. One such indicator is low or no compression in your engine...

Jan
31
2021

3 Reasons For Fuel Pump Failure On Your John Deere Diesel Engine

Are you experiencing low power or poor fuel economy? Do you find yourself replacing filters more often, or have you noticed smoke coming from your exhaust stack?

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