Archive for the ‘PACCAR Engines’ Category
The Importance Of Cleaning Diesel Filters
When was the last time you had your diesel particulate filter (DPF) or diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) cleaned? If the answer is, “I don’t know” and your truck is newer than a 2007 model, it is time to visit a repair shop. If your diesel engine is newer than 2007, here are a few things you should know to extend your filter life and increase your fuel efficiency.
Why You Need a Valve Adjustment for Your Diesel Engine
A valve adjustment (sometimes also called an overhead) is vital to the health of your diesel engine to ensure proper combustion. This is often an overlooked task for proper engine maintenance; however, neglecting your valves could lead to a lot of unwanted hassles like loss of power and decreased fuel efficiency. Keeping a close eye on the valve lash can alert you to a problem before it leads to hefty repair costs for your diesel engine and a lot of unplanned downtime.
Models offering the new PACCAR transmission
PACCAR is always pushing commercial truck technology forward. The latest advancement PACCAR has made is the introduction of a new automated transmission. There will be multiple Peterbilt models offering the new PACCAR transmission. (more…)
2017 PACCAR MX-11 and MX-13 Engine Performance Ratings
2017 brought with it upgrades to two of the top engines in the PACCAR lineup; the PACCAR MX-11 and MX-13 engines. Several upgrades have led to increased performance ratings. (more…)