The condition of the coolant has a direct relationship to cavitation in pumps.
Head gasket replacement can be like fighting a losing battle. Don’t give up though, there’s still hope! Sponsored by K-Seal.
The Ford® Power Stroke® diesel engine has been updated and refined over the years, with each version of this engine offering outstanding power, a dynamic turbo response, and respectable fuel economy. While the Power Stroke diesel is extremely reliable, every engine needs repair and maintenance—and specifically, the 6.0L engine in a Ford can be prone
The next time you get a vehicle in for minor maintenance or the driver wants an inspection because they are taking a summer trip, take a look to see if they are topping off the engine oil or coolant. You might see dribbles of oil around the oil fill or coolant pooling at the top
As adjustments are made in the design, prototypes may be manufactured and used in Fit, Form and Function testing.
While head lift occurs on all engines, the rate at which the head(s) lift is specific to engine architecture, operating conditions and the OE manufacturer’s performance/fuel economy requirements.
Almost every technician has a cooling system pressure tester in their toolboxes. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
Learn how to find info on gasket torque specifications from OE and aftermarket manufacturer sources. This video is sponsored by MAHLE.
Andrew Markel discusses how gasket life can be maximized by using fluids that are compatible with it without early degradation. Sponsored by MAHLE.
If a customer comes back with an oil leak after service, you need to figure out what you missed – and fast! Find out some simple tips on oil filter repairs that will have you taking a second look at the adapter and even saving you some time later! Sponsored by MAHLE.
Andrew Markel discusses the intake manifold, and how to spot leaks in the gasket despite the location of the manifold in modern vehicles. Sponsored by Auto Value and Bumper to Bumper.
Over the past 20 years, we have seen water pumps and cooling systems evolve to improve start-up emissions. We have also seen a revolution in the material used for engine blocks, cylinder heads and cooling system components. Today, coolant may flow through an iron block, aluminum cylinder head and plastic thermostat housing.