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Can I Trust a Refurbished Fuel Injector?

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Your diesel engine hasn't been up to par lately. You suspect you need a new diesel engine fuel injector. Before you buy a replacement, let's look at the signs your engine is giving you that the fuel injector needs to be replaced. Signs of a Faulty Fuel Injector Fuel Leak. A leak could be caused by a worn or improperly maintained fuel injector. You may notice a sharp and pungent smell of fuel when you are driving, which would indicate a leak. Loud Idling Noise. Instead of the softer rumble characteristic of idling, an engine with a faulty fuel injector...

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Comparing and Contrasting Four-Stroke and Two-Stroke Engines

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Both four-stroke engines and two-stroke engines utilize the combustion of fuel to harness the energy necessary to run their respective engines. If they are accomplishing the same goal through the same process, how different can they be? Let's take a deeper look into how four-stroke and two-stroke engines function. Four-Stroke Engines Inside a four-stroke engine, there is a crankshaft. Piston rods connect the pistons to the crankshaft, causing the pistons to move up and down with each turn of the crankshaft. Above the crankshaft and pistons, there is a diesel camshaft. The camshaft and the crankshaft are connected by a...

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How to Find a Clogged Fuel Injector

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Diesel fuel injection is a key part of any diesel engine system. Diesel fuel injection parts are the parts that ensure the engine receives the correct amount of fuel at the correct time by delivering the fuel to the cylinders as a fine mist (so it is easier to burn). Keeping fuel injectors unclogged is critical to a functioning fuel-injected engine. If a fuel injector is clogged, it can't inject fuel, and you face a number of problems. These problems can manifest themselves in different ways, such as: The engine gives off bad emissions The engine does not make power...

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A Quick Guide to Degrading Engine Power

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If you take your diesel-powered vehicle up a hill regularly and notice one day it doesn't seem to handle it as well as usual, you might rightfully be concerned. A number of factors could contribute to the degrading of your engine's power. Here's a quick guide to help you troubleshoot the reason your engine isn't functioning at its best. 1. Check Engine Light. The first place to check is your check engine light. If the light is illuminated, run some diagnostic software to determine what is causing the issue, or take it to a shop to be checked out. There...

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12 Ways to Reduce Noise from Your Diesel Generator

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It's no secret that diesel generators can generate not only power but also a lot of noise. Whatever your need for a generator is, it's safe to say that it can become annoying rather quickly. We have gathered some tips to reduce noise from your diesel generator. You can find and implement one or more to fit your needs. 1. Buy the Right Generator. The first way to reduce noise from a generator starts before you even buy one. The larger the generator, the more noise it is going to produce. If noise is a concern for you, be sure...

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