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Updated 15 days ago

05 international 4300 series power problem - 416 Replies

I just picked up an Fcar HD scanner F502 to read data on my 05' International 4300 DT466. I have been having trouble with cold starts and low power....


Updated 18 days ago

International 4900 DT466E - not throttle response ? - 64 Replies

[QUOTE who="greekviking in Little Neck, New York"]Hello guys, I have an International 4700 DT466E. At certain times the orange water/oil indicator...


Updated 1 month ago

What schools in the US are good schools for Diesel Mechanic training? - 39 Replies

[QUOTE who="mrkeith in NEWARK, New Jersey"]Im in NJ and there is PLENTY of jobs for diesel mechanics over here. I read this whole forum and it sounds...


Updated 1 month ago

iveco engine identification - 634 Replies

[QUOTE who="guardianofwithin in Bath, United Kingdom"]I have an Iveco 51 plate 65 c15 spec lift truck. ex AA, I had a problem one night removing the...

joshua jones 662 Atlanta georgia

Updated 2 months ago

2005 international 4300 need help - 4 Replies

I need some help


Updated 2 months ago

Diesel misses and blows white smoke - 19 Replies

[QUOTE who="Jabba in Cheltenham, United Kingdom"]My problem is exactly the same Eddie . Booked into garage tomorrow if they can't do then 130 per hr...

gilberto wright

Updated 3 months ago

Diesel engines and starting fluid - 1 Reply

I fully agree with you. Using starting fluid harms the engine and same happened with my diesel engine. I usually sprayed starting fluid into engine...


07 International DT 466 No wait to start light, no starter activation

Washed truck parked after a 10 minuet drive home. Next morning No wait to start light No starter engagement when key turned. Cheched the three above...


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Updated 7 months ago

04 DT466 will not start - 1 Reply

I also have a 2005 international DT-466 in a 4300 ran fine last night, this morning came out it cranks fine but will not fire. Checked all fuses,...


2002 inter 4300 cruise control problem

Hi i be be glas if someone van help me n'y cruise id bot working i unplug thé gâterie for a minute ans it will work evrytime i want to use it i have...


2002 inter 4300 cruise control problem

Hi i be be glas if someone van help me n'y cruise id bot working i unplug thé gâterie for a minute ans it will work evrytime i want to use it i have...

nedkelly in Ireland

Updated 17 months ago

iveco daily 02 - 3 Replies

i have iveco daily 02 hard to start.a sniff of easy start and it goes ok i bought the van with this problem and tested the low pressure pump changed...

dustin in Houston, Texas

Updated 17 months ago

06 international 4300 power loss - 2 Replies

I have a 06 international 4300 dt466. The yellow check engine light is on and its losing power. Took to mechanic he told me it was reading the high...

Lesley terry

Updated 17 months ago

Diesel starting trouble - 70 Replies

I have a 99 f350 super duty diesel 7.3 It will start run for a few minutes then die. It will start right back and do the same. Runs fine while...

bmmcneilly in Maryville, Tennessee

89 f350 problems

I have an 89 f350 with the 7.3 non-turbo diesel. The fuel line kept popping off and now the truck will start cold drive a few miles down the road and...

Kylon Bales in Warrensburg, Missouri

Updated 19 months ago

International 4300 "check trans" light comes on - 1 Reply

ok, so I have 2004 international 4300. Once in a while while I am driving solenoid in my shifter starts to click, then the needles on my gauges...

springer12 in Angoulême, France

Non Starter

Ive got a 2001 Iveco Daily, 2.8 diesel engine that wont start, turns over a treat, but no fuel coming out of injectors. The immobiliser light flashes...

Chris1102 in Clifton, New Jersey

2005 International DT466 fan clutch not working after new radiator installed

I have a 2005 International DT466 box truck. I had a new radiator installed and ever since the temperature gauge goes to 230 and sets off an alarm. ...

jose ronaldo defensor in Cebu, Philippines

Updated 24 months ago

Iveco 2.5 turbo diesel high oil use - 1 Reply

Hello I have an Iveco 45-10 minibus with a 2.5 turbo diesel. My problem is that it will drink all the oil in the engine in a 25 minute drive....

tztmmy2003 in Oxford, Massachusetts

05 freight liner power comes and goes

I drive an 05 freight liner m2 buisness class straight truck with the mersadies I've been having trouble with power come and going empty loaded up...

mrkeith in NEWARK, New Jersey

Updated 24 months ago

Are diesel mechanic job opportunities growing or declining? - 8 Replies

Are jobs in this industry on the rise? Are there any sub-sectors that are growing? Where are the jobs? Which places have the most diesel mechanic...


02 int. DT466 engine strong till warmed up! HELP!!

Just bought this international 4300 DT466 from dealer used. Took it for its first long trip and felt it burp a couple times while on the interstate...

Spectramal in Snohomish, Washington

'00 intl 4700 t444e with dead throttle

I have a real head scratcher. 2000 International 4700 with a T444E/Auto. Came in with an intermittant dead throttle. Sets most of the 130's codes for...

james vega in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 27 months ago

KBR Wages in Middle East - 7 Replies

I have already sent my resume to KBR, but would like to know some information on mechanics pay rate and how uplifts work, living and working...

horacio2012@yahoo.com in Coral Gables, Florida

Updated 29 months ago

2006 Freightliner M2 business class - 3 Replies

My truck lose power and the check engine light comes on but not all the time. I took it to the shop but no codes or error found.It been 2 months...

NIDGE in York, United Kingdom

Updated 29 months ago

iveco 35c11 03 plate - 1 Reply

hi, i have an iveco 2.9 turbo diesel van,has been running fine,i stalled it the other day and since it will not start.Is there a fuel cut out or...

Jerry J in Brookville, Pennsylvania

Updated 31 months ago

start my 2000 international 4700 dt466e - 2 Replies

i just bought an 2000 international 4700 dt466e with no owner manual; i' amtrying to start the engine, but i do not know how to warm the glow plugs,...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 31 months ago

2002 fiat ducato 2.8jtd not starting - 2 Replies

hi i have a 2002 ducato 2.8 jtd, the engine will not start hot or cold unless i use easy start, once its running its perfect, if i turn it off, it...

DAVID in Mobile, Alabama

Updated 33 months ago

Diesel Generator - 1 Reply

I have a Westebeke diesel generator in a boat that will not start I have given in a shot of ether but it will not fire up it cranks but that is it...

Road Rescue Towing in Edmonds, Washington

Is my transmission going out?

I have an automatic 2004 international 4300 dt 466. It started few weeks ago. While driving my rpm needle and speed needle started to wig out ,...

ROBERT in West Palm Beach, Florida

Updated 34 months ago

Need Side Work - 4 Replies

I have been a Diesel Mechanic for over 20 years.I work full time but off on nights and weekends to do side work.If you know of any work for me Please...


Iveco Daily Minibus 40 c 16

I need to know the consumption rate of an Iveco Daily 40 C 16 with 2.8 litre engine capacity. How many kilometres can be covered by one litre of...

tim in Sydney, Australia

Updated 34 months ago

Injector light on , 2004 Iveco Daily 2.8 diesel - 1 Reply

I have an Iveco Daily 2.8 turbo 2004, it has started blowing fuses due to back brake lights and the injector light comes on shortly after starting....

Avi in Calgary, Alberta

Updated 34 months ago

needs work - 2 Replies

I have over 20 years experience as a diesel mechanic. I live in the Atlanta area and can not buy a job. I have my own tools and ready to go to work.

Mario in Slovakia

Updated 36 months ago

Iveco Unijet 35s 12 Black smoke - 1 Reply

Hi, I have a 53 plate Iveco daily with a black smoke problem, It has had new injectors and a turbo about nine months ago. The van if fine when...

mike d in Dallas, Texas

Updated 37 months ago

What are the best diesel mechanic qualifications and training to get ahead? - 9 Replies

What is the best training for becoming a diesel mechanic? What types of ongoing training or certifications are necessary to be an effective diesel...

John in Brooklyn, New York

Difference of 11r22.5 g and h

I have always run 11r 22.5 h series rated for 6610 lbs and my new truck came with 11r22.5 g rating of 6175 lbs. this is a tandem axle and my question...

Scott in Saint Marys, Ontario

466 dt-e engine damage from injector

Recently an injector failed on international 466dt-e. All injectors were replaced within the last 30,000km. One injector was not installed properly,...

Jose Luis in Parkietenbos, Aruba

2005 DT466E leaking oil after long driving or high RMP

Good Morning Every body. I have a DT-466E with 399.950 miles from the year 2005. when you drive long distance or just rush on high RMP and you...

dldjr in Champaign, Illinois

Updated 38 months ago

1996 International 4700 DT444E Engine warn light. - 1 Reply

I have an International 4700 DT444E. She starts right up. Runs strong. Engine warn light comes on and I have no throttle response. The engine does...

Mango in Manchester, United Kingdom

Gear stick extension - Iveco Daily

Hi, I have a 2000 Iveco Daily. The gear stick is way too low down and gives me shoulder ache as I actually have to lean over to get 1,3 and 5. Is it...

Dr. Goodwrench in Aliso Viejo, California

DT 466/530 conversions to Natural Gas

AnyOne worked on one these yet or heard of any issues,

Jersey Joe in Denver, Colorado

Updated 39 months ago

2005 DT466E Fuel in Oil - 1 Reply

Working on a 2005 International School Bus with a DT466E around 88,000 Miles. Getting fuel in the oil. I am suspecting the injectors, Anyone run in...

umerhayat in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Updated 39 months ago

mechanic jobs in france - 1 Reply

looking for a job in the south of france{borbeaux}area,i`m a fully quailified plant/truck mechanic/and have a good back ground experience ranging...

Catfarmdude in Bury, United Kingdom

Iveco - lack of power

Hi Everyone! I have a 35c12 on a o4 plate. For some reason it seems to be lacking power. It runs ok, starts fine, if a little sluggish, but just does...

jmr63301@yahoo.com in O Fallon, Missouri

Updated 40 months ago

1993 Ford E350 7.3 Diesel - 2 Replies

Have a 1993 Ford E350 diesel Bus.... It never starts right up it takes some time. It will crank over then die immeidately then won't start for a...

jmr63301@yahoo.com in O Fallon, Missouri

Updated 40 months ago

1996 e 350 7.3 powerstroke - 1 Reply

my box truck starts runs fine then go down the hwy about 55 at steady speed and start slowly loseing power if i keep going it will eventually die but...

@vw in Los Angeles, California

Updated 40 months ago

1999 international 4700 6 cyl deisel - 2 Replies

Going through 6 liters of oil a day but showing no sign of burning it . Checked turbo and compressor no sign of oil build up . Could it be rings but...

Cadburyegg in Winner, South Dakota

Updated 41 months ago

complete set of tools - 4 Replies

I have no idea, if I am posting this correctly!! forgive me if I am not suppose to ask this.. but my husband changed careers a few years back, and...

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