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Updated 2 months ago

Top diesel mechanic skills needed to get the job. - 21 Replies

I say this with a will to teach how I was..if you have questions or want a bit more info,feel free to email me..


Associates or Certificate?

I'm a high school senior and have a question. Do you guys think it will be worth it to get an associates degree in diesel technology? I would get...

marycruzf in South Carolina

Updated 21 months ago

Good alternatives to find Heavy Equipment and Diesel Mechanic Jobs in North America? - 2 Replies

Just wondering of what are some other good sites to find heavy equipment, diesel mechanic jobs that have good pay.

allanrcci@*****.*** in Walpole, Massachusetts

Updated 51 months ago



protow in Grand Junction, Colorado

Updated 52 months ago

04 DT466 will not start - 1 Reply

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....

steeve in Toronto, Ontario

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 62 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 62 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

International 4300 "check trans" light comes on

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...

jose ronaldo defensor in Cebu, Philippines

Updated 69 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...


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...

james vega in Pompano Beach, Florida

Updated 72 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...

NIDGE in York, United Kingdom

Updated 75 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...

Joe Gagill in Monticello, New York

Updated 76 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 78 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 79 months ago

Need Side Work - 3 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 80 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 80 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 81 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 82 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 84 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 84 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 84 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@*****.*** in O Fallon, Missouri

Updated 85 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@*****.*** in O Fallon, Missouri

Updated 85 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 86 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 86 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...

grobinson in Vacaville, California

Updated 86 months ago

Work - 5 Replies

Im a certified Diesel mechanic looking for work desperatly .

Confused in Normal, Illinois

Updated 87 months ago

02 International DT466E- Hard to start - 2 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...

Fabio in Shelton, Connecticut

Portable Aurora diesel generator

I am looking at purchasing a 6500W portable diesel generator from Aurora. I wouldlike some feedback as to the quality and reliability of units they...


Updated 88 months ago

How hard is it to get your foot in the door??? Going to get degree in Diesel Tech at 2 year college - 1 Reply

Starting school pretty soon, i'm interested in working as a fleet mechanic in a large scale trucking company, looks like they are some of the best...

ehsanullah qazizadah in Afghanistan

Updated 88 months ago

1998 International - 1 Reply

Just replace a fuel pressure regulator, drove the truck for 1 day-sputtering at 1800 rpm any ideas before I go back to the repair shop? DT 466...

International_certified_2011 in Mckees Rocks, Pennsylvania

Updated 89 months ago

water still leaking in engine - 2 Replies

1990 International, 360 Engine. After having the piston head resurfaced and leveled as well as a valve job, water is still pouring into the oil pan. ...

KevinMul in United Kingdom

Iveco Eurcargo 2001/2002 blink codes

Can someone please direct me to where I can purchase or get a manual that has a list of all the blink codes, Thanks in advance.

shoprat in Pasadena, Texas

24 volt in a 12 volt truck

anyone on here ever run across a meritor freedomline transmission? its a 24 volt unit in a 12 volt truck but what i am wanting to find out is how...

Phil Bock in Tyngsborough, Massachusetts

2001 dt466e runs like hell

the truck runs terrible and have hadit to every shop in town no visible codes but they clear the computer. and truck runs exellent for about 2 hours...

Mike in Pickens, South Carolina

nuetral safety switch 1999 international 4700

I have an International 4700 truck that the breaker is being tripped. It controls the neutral safety switch. When the breaker trips, the engine...

ajhd in Salt Lake City, Utah

Updated 91 months ago

DT466 shutdown no codes - 3 Replies

I have a truck with a DT466 "05" . The engine spits and sputters after 20-40 miles . It will shutdown. Wait 15mins and it will start back up and run...

FAF in Houston, Texas

05 INTL 4300

Truck shakes at speed 40-55 .i mean shaking kinda sideways.i dont feel much vibration on steering wheel,i do feel it when i hit the brakes.(have air...

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