The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

May
14
2021

May
05
2021

When To Rebuild Your Caterpillar C15 Engine | Differences In Diesel Rebuild Kits

Diesel engines are built to last. You can run them for miles and miles. And when you eventually have to rebuild that engine, you want it to run for another million miles.

May
03
2021

Diesel Engine Wastegates Explained: How It Works, Calibration, And Engine Problems

Here at Highway & Heavy Parts, we have gone into extensive details on how turbochargers work. Besides the diesel engine itself, the turbo is the next most important component in making sure your...

Apr
30
2021

How To Purchase John Deere Diesel Parts: Locating Your ESN And Engine Model Code

When you're shopping for parts for your John Deere diesel, we know that it can seem like your options are limited. You've been quoted an expensive repair price from the dealer and it might take some...

Apr
30
2021

A Guide To Buying John Deere Diesel Parts: Locating Engine Model Code & More

When you're shopping for parts for your Deere, we know that it can seem like you have limited options. The price you've been quoted for the repair from the dealer is expensive, and it might take some...

Apr
29
2021

When Is It Time To Overhaul My Detroit Diesel DD15? Pistons and Kits Analysis

Overhauling your engine can be a large and costly job. And we know that choosing the right kit for your engine can sometimes be difficult.

Apr
25
2021

Differences in DD15 Pistons, Excessive Blow-By, And Symptoms You May Need An Overhaul

Ever wonder why there are many different types of pistons in your diesel engine? And why certain pistons are included in your engine rebuild kits?

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
23
2021

How To Find Mack Diesel Engine Serial Numbers: Format And Location

Mack engines have long meant durability and strength—just look at their bulldog mascot. They were founded in 1900, originally as the Mack Brothers Company. They are now owned by Volvo, but through...

Apr
21
2021

Diesel Engine Cylinder Sleeve/Liner Pitting: Basics, Symptoms, and Prevention

I'm sure everyone out there religiously takes oil samples at every change so you'll know if you have a drop of coolant in your oil, right? Yeah, right!

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