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Maintenance Tip of the Week – Sludge 04/20/2015

 

Maintenance Tip of the Week – Sludge

When changing oil filters, inspect the old filter for excessive sludge, metallic bits, or rubbish. This is a leading indicator of serious mechanical wear in the cylinders, pistons, and other engine components.

 

Maintenance Tip of the Week – Noise 04/13/2015

 

Maintenance Tip of the Week – Noise

Excessive or unusual noise is often a leading indicator of serious mechanical problems, usually related to bearings or turbochargers. Any unusual noise should be investigated immediately before further operation in order to identify its’ source.

 

 

Maintenance Tip of the Week – Exhaust Temperatures 11/03/2014

 

Maintenance Tip of the Week

Pay close attention to exhaust temperatures. Never ignore system alarms or faults. Exhaust temperature is a primary indicator of cooling or combustion problems and incorrect temperatures indicate that immediate attention is required.