2021 100th Anniversary Commemorative Activities: Announcing the concept machine of Komatsu’s first fully electric and remote-controlled mini excavator powered by lithium-ion battery

May 31, 2021 0 Comments

On the occasion of its 100th anniversary on May 13, Komatsu Ltd. (President and CEO: Hiroyuki Ogawa) (hereafter “Komatsu”) announced a fully electric (non-hydraulic drive) and exclusively remote-controlled mini excavator powered by lithium-ion battery, as its next-generation concept machine for the future.   Designed to lay the foundations for commercialization of fully electric construction equipment of …

Diagnose Common Rail Injector Symptoms and Failures In Diesel Engines

May 26, 2021 0 Comments

Whether you’re on the road or in the fields, we know that an engine failure in your diesel engine is more than just a minor inconvenience. It means lost time and lost profits. And if it’s a failure in your fuel system, you can be looking at thousands of dollars in repairs.   WHAT ARE …

Cummins ISX Problems: Diagnosing & Fixing The 3 Most Common Issues

May 25, 2021 0 Comments

The ISX diesel engine by Cummins is one of the most popular engines on the road today. The first ISX was produced in 1998, as a response to the EPA’s tighter emissions restrictions. It soon replaced the N14, the other workhorse engine produced by Cummins.   Throughout its production history, Cummins has made various changes …

Camshaft Failure: Causes of Excessive Camshaft Lobe Wear

May 17, 2021 0 Comments

IS IT CAMSHAFT LOBE WEAR OR DAMAGE?   We all know how important camshafts are to the function of your diesel engine, and when they fail it can spell big trouble. Whether you have a flat tappet or a roller camshaft, you’re at risk for one of the most common causes of camshaft issues: lobe …