Find useful content that covers the diagnosis and troubleshooting of common diesel engine issues involving fuel delivery and much more.

Diesel Particulate Filter Breakdown and Operational Theory

This article is about the construction and operational theory of a diesel particulate filter and covers Selective Catalytic Reduction, and regeneration.


How to Install an Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) Sensor

See how to install the EGT sensor which is responsible for reading the temperature of the exhaust and sending this information back to the ECU to control exhaust after treatment.


Ford EcoBlue High Efficiency Diesel Engines

Learn about the four-cylinder 2.0L Ford EcoBlue in the new Transit and Transit Custom vans. It is known for delivering an unrivalled package of fuel efficiency, performance and refinement.


Ford 6.4L Powerstroke High Pressure Fuel Pump

Unlike the 7.3 and 6.0 Powerstroke engines, the 6.4L is a common rail diesel engine. Instead of controlling fuel delivery with pressurized oil, the engine uses a high-pressure fuel pump to create very high fuel pressure and store it in the two fuel rails that directly feed the injectors. The pump is capable of creating…


Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Vacuum Pump Replacement Tips

Tips on how to replace the vacuum pump on a 6.0L Ford Powerstroke diesel engine.  


Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Thermostat Replacement

How to replace the thermostat on a 6.0L Ford Powerstroke diesel engine. Ensure that all of the air is bled out of the cooling system after replacement.  


Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Fan Clutch Replacement Tips

How to replace the fan clutch on a 6.0L Ford Powerstroke diesel engine. Never use an air chisel to break the fan clutch loose. This damages the unit as well as the water pump bearing.  


Increased Longevity and Durability in Diesel Engines

The mid-size diesel truck has become quite popular among the younger generation. Partly because durability in diesel engines and modern diesel engine platforms offer a great source of power potential regardless of the manufacturer. Take an engine that already makes power and find ways to make more. Turbocharged diesel engines have a huge amount of…


Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Fuel Pressure Regulator Kit Installation

How to install Fuel Pressure Regulator kit for a 6.0L Ford Powerstroke diesel engine. The fuel pressure regulator kit is commonly referred to as the “Blue Spring” kit as it contains a blue spring.    


Ford 6.0L Powerstroke FICM Repair

How to remove and repair the FICM (Fuel Injector Control Module) on a 6.0L Ford Powerstroke diesel engine. If the FICM has 7 screws holding it in the housing, the FICM is not repairable.      


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