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Jake Saul in Minnesota

Updated 4 days ago

Diesel starting trouble - 80 Replies

I have a 1994 Ford F-250 7.3 Diesel non turbo. It started experiencing a lack of power about three to four weeks ago. It took the engine more...

could eny body help me in London, United Kingdom

Updated 5 days ago

iveco engine identification - 656 Replies

where are all the experts when you need one? i have an iveco daily 2.8 turbo that seems to have had an engine change at some point, parts are...

Mike T. in Fords, New Jersey

Updated 7 days ago

05 international 4300 series power problem - 446 Replies

hey all, we've been dealing with 3 trucks in our fleet that are experiencing severe power losses. no codes are being set, and several things have...

Bill Gilbert in Riverside, California

Updated 2 months ago

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

Hi! I am a parent and have a child that is interested in going to school to become a Diesel Mechanic. I was wondering if anyone in the field has...

Fraser in Vancouver, British Columbia

Updated 3 months ago

International 4900 DT466E - not throttle response ? - 62 Replies

Hello guys, I have an International 4700 DT466E. At certain times the orange water/oil indicator lights and there is no throttle response !!! It...

dustsheep in Edmonton, Alberta

Updated 5 months ago

2005 international 4300 need help - 1 Reply

Hello I bought my truck in may of 2012 and have had a lot of problems. May 2012 new fan drive new power steering pump July 2012 had a new cvi done...

nedkelly in Ireland

Updated 8 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 9 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...

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 10 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...

lorne johnson

Updated 11 months ago

Diesel generator that won't start. - 100 Replies

Hi, My neighbor gave me a 5000 watt diesel generator before he moved. It has no name brand, just c500d revolution. I think it's a chinese made...

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 15 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 16 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...

qwy_123@yahoo.com

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 19 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 21 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 21 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 22 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 23 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 25 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 26 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...

Tony

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 26 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 26 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 28 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 29 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,...

eddie in Mere, United Kingdom

Updated 30 months ago

Diesel misses and blows white smoke - 20 Replies

I have a Nissan terrano II (turbo) every now and then (not very consistantly) the car misses (maybe two or three splutters. if i step on the gas...

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 30 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...

Big Fish in Joliet, Illinois

Updated 30 months ago

motor oil getting sucked into deisel tank. - 1 Reply

hey i have a 1999 (early model) ford f-450 7.3 power stroke. the problem i am having is somehow somewhere oil is being sucked out of the engine and...

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 31 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 31 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 31 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 31 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 32 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 32 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...

kenny in Dover, New Hampshire

Updated 33 months ago

Top diesel mechanic skills needed to get the job. - 20 Replies

What are the top 3 traits or skills every diesel mechanic must have to excel? Can you suggest any tips or insights to develop your diesel mechanic...

grobinson in Vacaville, California

Updated 33 months ago

Work - 5 Replies

Im a certified Diesel mechanic looking for work desperatly .

Road Rescue in Lynnwood, Washington

04 DT466 will not start

I have an 04 International 4300 with DT466 in it. Came out this morning, tried to start and it doesn't. It was pretty cold, 27-28F. last night....

Confused in Normal, Illinois

Updated 33 months ago

02 International DT466E- Hard to start - 3 Replies

I have an 02 International 4300 with the 466E. When the truck sits for more than a few hours, it cranks for a long time before it starts. The...

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