Due to more emission control standards, oxygen sensors can now be found in off-road uses such as the farm’s UTV.
This apparatus allows the introduction of a nonflammable smoke into a component, quickly revealing the leak(s). Just follow the smoke.
Are diesel engines for your pickups, utility vehicles, and other uses (such as an irrigation pump) the best way to go?
Long gone are the days of moldboard plowing, walking the beans, cultivating between the rows, and high-viscosity (thick) engine oil.
Engine-cooling issues fall into one of two categories: obvious or elusive. One issue many farmers and mechanics are not familiar with is radiator fouling. It can happen to any heat exchanger.
Here’s how to use a VOM to determine diode health.
SF Engine Man Ray Bohacz explains engine coolant system pressures and what can happen if a pressure cap fails.
SF Engine Man Ray Bohacz explains how noise, vibration, and harshness can reveal much about machinery operation.
Check the performance of glow plugs, says SF Engine Man Ray Bohacz
Make it a point to check the balancer for wear.