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Friday, October 21, 2011

Power Stroke Diesel Tech Tip

Hard Starts in the Mornings
White Smoke in the Mornings
Cranks, but No Starts in the Mornings

Glow Plug System
Injector Damage
Damaged Fuel Injector Control Module
Damaged FICM Relay
EGR System Plugged
Plugged Fuel System
Vehicle Not Maintained Properly or on Time

Glow Plug System Diagnosis
Power Balance Test with Compression Test
FICM Load Test
Oil Cooler Test
Fuel Pressure Test
EGR Valve Cleanup
EGR System Decarbed includes removal of Intake Manifold and Decarbed
Decarb EGR Cooler On/Off Vehicle Test; If cooler tests bad replace.

Deer Valley Diesel can diagnose and fix all of these problems including the replacement of the EGR and oil coolers with a Lifetime Warranted Bullet Proof Cooler kit.

We Fix it Right the First Time.
Your Only One Call Away.

EGR Coolers for 2003 / 2004 and After

Friday, October 14, 2011

From the Diesel Desk

Did you know?
Coolant leaks will create pockets of air that cause cylinder heads to over heat, causing block and head warping.
Worst case scenario; Need a new engine. 
Average Cost; $3,000.00 - $8,000.00

Did you know? 
Water causes rust that cause internal engine damage such as pitted cylinder walls and heads, it will clog radiators causing restriction in coolant flow.
Worst case scenario; Need a new engine and the replacement of cooling system, which includes radiator, thermostat, water pump, and cooling hoses.
Average Cost; $4,000.00 - $10,000.00

Example of pitted Piston and Cylinder Wall.

DVD Advice #1: Promptly repair coolant leaks with proper components.
DVD Advice #2: When coolant level is low, DON'T just add water, use proper coolants at a 50/50 ratio.

Remember; Fix it right the first time. You will prevent big expensive repairs later.
Your only one call away from hitting the road again with Deer Valley Diesel.