The vehicle at the shop is a 2014 Ford F350. The truck is powered with the 6.7 Powerstroke diesel engine and has an automatic transmission. In the last 250 miles, the engine has run poorly and lacked power.
Diesel vehicles may not be cheap to look after anymore, but regular maintenance is still the best way to keep them running well. Here’s how to explain this new reality to your customer and maybe help lessen the financial pain involved.
Have you ever considered just how small a leak the 0.020-inch test represents? And to easily and quickly locate the source of the leak takes more than just one approach. In our August webinar, G. Truglia and I share tips on various techniques you can apply to make finding that small leak a lot easier!
The megohmmeter and milliohmmeter are two of the tools that you are most likely to see when diagnosing faults within the windings of motor generator units and the high-resistance, high-voltage wiring that carry the current for the motor generators.
While the basic physics of cooling the passenger compartment remain the same, how it’s being done has changed considerably. That’s why Pete Meier, Motor Age technical editor, and G. Jerry Truglia, president of TST, produced “A/C Service Challenges – Today and Tomorrow,” a powerful, informative webinar for technicians of all levels.
The MotorVac Cool Smoke HP (#500-0150) delivers dense visible smoke and an OEM-approved UV dye at any pressure from 3 to 60 psi to reliably detect turbo and exhaust leaks in gasoline or diesel engines.
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