The HHP Diesel Engine Blog

May
28
2021

What Causes A Diesel Crankshaft To Bend? 4 Main Causes Explained

If you have spent any time around an engine, regardless if it is diesel or gas-powered, you will have no doubt heard or even seen people talk about crankshafts. It is a simple, yet complicated moving...

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...

Apr
05
2021

Why Is My Cat C15 Head Gasket Failing? Common Causes and Solutions

So, we've talked about various components of your CAT C15 diesel engine and how you can tell if they're causing your engine trouble. Now, we're going to take a look at head gasket failure within a...

Apr
04
2021

Apr
03
2021

Mar
31
2021

My Diesel Engine Air Brake Compressor Is Leaking Oil/Coolant: Here's Why

These checks and tests are meant to be a quick and simple way to test a diesel brake air compressor and determine its functionality. There are always exceptions and rare occurrences, but these should...

Mar
30
2021

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?

Mar
11
2021

Don’t Delete Your Diesel Engine EGR! Legal Reasons and Engine Damage

You've probably heard the stories about how much trouble EGR valves are for your diesel engine. We hear you, but we also see the other side.  There may be more to the story, so take a look at what...

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