Archive for the ‘PACCAR Engines’ Category
Exhaust from a diesel engine can be harmful to the environment and human health. So, to make the exhaust cleaner, manufacturers started adding an aftertreatment system to their trucks in 2007. This includes a Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) and Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF).
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…)