The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

Jul
22
2021

Is Your Caterpillar C15 Camshaft Working Right? Common Symptoms of Failure

Camshafts are a critical part of your diesel engine. The dictionary defines a “camshaft” as an object which takes rotational motion and turning it into reciprocal motion. Simply put, it tells the...

Jul
13
2021

Cummins ISX Camshafts Explained: Dual-Cam, Single-Cam, And Common Failures

Has your camshaft in your ISX failed? Are you looking at an expensive repair? 

Jun
18
2021

Is Replacing Your Diesel Camshaft Worth It? Signs You Need A Replacement!

Your truck is often put through grueling conditions and is expected to perform while giving nothing less than 100%. But just like anything else, diesel engines will have components that will fail if...

Apr
24
2021

Why Did My Diesel Camshaft Bearings Fail? Diagnosis and Common Issues

Camshafts are responsible for telling both your intake and exhaust valves exactly when to open and close. Camshaft bearings are responsible for keeping everything within very tight tolerances

Apr
16
2021

Cummins ISX Camshaft Issues: Camshaft Wear Causes And Problems With ISX Engines

Are you hearing a sudden engine knock or is your engine running rough? These can be signs that your camshaft is failing. Replacing a camshaft can be an expensive and frustrating repair. Especially if...

Mar
28
2021

The 3 Steps of the Camshaft Reconditioning Process: Can It Be Rebuilt?

There are a few parts that you see as many (or more) remanufactured options for as new. Diesel camshafts are one of these parts. That’s because camshafts are pretty easy to rebuild, and if done...

Mar
15
2021

Why Did My Diesel Cummins ISX Camshaft Fail? Causes and Prevention

Are you hearing a sudden engine knock? Is your engine running rough?

Jan
12
2021

Camshaft Failure: Causes Of Excessive Camshaft Lobe Wear

Is It Camshaft Lobe Wear Or Damage? We all know how important camshafts are to the function of your diesel engine, and when they fail it can spell big trouble. Whether you have a flat tappet or a...

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