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Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Diesel Injectors

The 6.0 Powerstroke engine, like the 7.3 its predecessor, uses Hydraulic Electronic Unit Diesel Injectors (HEUI), which receive energy to open from engine lube oil that’s pressurized by a gear-driven high-pressure pump. The PCM communicates to the Fuel Injection Control Module (FICM) that it’s time to fire the injector. When that happens, an electrical signal…

Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Belt Tensioner Replacement Tips

Here are a few professional tips on how to replace the belt tensioner on a Ford 6.0L Powerstroke diesel engine.    

Ford 6.0L Diesel FICM Repair and Operation

For Powerstroke engines, FICM repair (Fuel Injection Control Module) is an integral part to diesel maintenance.

Dodge Ram Cummins 5.9L Fuel Pressure Sensor Replacement

How to replace the fuel pressure sensor on a 5.9L Dodge Cummins diesel engine.    

Ford 6.0L Powerstroke Air Filter Replacement

Watch an ASE certified tech show you his technique of replacing an air filter element on an old Ford truck with a six liter Powerstroke diesel engine…     Transcript: Alright today we’re gonna discuss replacing the air filter element on this old 3 Ford truck with a six liter Power Stroke engine. Now, when…

Dodge Cummins Diesel Fuel Injector Installation

How to install diesel fuel injectors on a Dodge Cummins diesel engine.    

Diesel Air Intake Heater Installation

How to install a new diesel air intake heater element. The air intake heater heats air before it enters the engine in to encourage starting with cool or cold air.   Transcript:   The intake manifold air heater element assembly is located near the top of the intake manifold. Air heater elements are used to…

The First Steps in Diesel Engine Diagnosis

The first step when diagnosing a diesel vehicle is to check the oil. The oil level can be all you need to check if the vehicle will not start. Too little oil and the injectors won’t have enough pressure to function correctly. If the oil seems over filled, then oil building may be occurring.  …

High Quality Remanufactured Diesel Parts

When replacing parts on a vehicle, remanufactured parts are a great option. However, not all remanufactured parts are created equal. Here’s a look at what goes into high quality remanufactured parts.    

Cummins 6.7L Diesel Turbocharger

In 2007, Dodge trucks began using the 6.7L common rail Cummins diesel turbocharger engine, which uses a Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT). On the 6.7L, the VGT has a patented one-piece sliding nozzle that continuously moves to vary the power of the turbine and the amount of air delivered to the engine. The movement allows turbine…

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