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3 Diesel Engine Problems That Might Not Be What You Think

3 Diesel Engine Problems That Might Not Be What You Think

The fuel and exhaust systems inside diesel engines work closely together. As a result, fuel- and exhaust-related issues can be some of the most difficult to diagnose: A symptom in one system can often arise from a problem in the other. Here are three common fuel and exhaust issues that might not be what they…MORE

Pilot Flying J Announces $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of Annual Road Warrior Contest

Pilot Flying J Announces $10,000 Grand Prize Winner of Annual Road Warrior Contest

Pilot Flying J today announced the winners of its seventh annual Road Warrior contest as part of the company’s kick off to Driver Appreciation month. After reviewing more than 3,000 entries, Pilot Flying J selected Eric Britton of Clarksville, Tenn. as the $10,000 grand prize Road Warrior winner. Zdenko Zalac of Clinton, Ohio, and Mona…MORE

Shop Talk with Mercer

Shop Talk with Mercer

Eric Harley interviews Brian Helton, Anthony Starks and Tyler Johnston from Mercer Transportation:MORE

What’s in Your Fuel Tank?

What’s in Your Fuel Tank?

With harvest right around the corner, it’s time to ask yourself: What’s in your fuel tank? The answer may surprise you. In addition to diesel, your fuel tank can house water, rust, dirt and algae without regular maintenance. Debris and other contaminants accelerate fuel degradation and can lead to fuel pump failure and fuel injector…MORE

What Makes Oil Break Down Between Drain Intervals?

What Makes Oil Break Down Between Drain Intervals?

At hundreds of dollars a pop, engine oil changes can add up to a major expense. It’s no wonder many fleet owners are looking for ways to extend their oil drains and keep their fleets in service longer. Messing around with drain intervals, though, can be dangerous. Fleet owners who try extending drain intervals risk…MORE