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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Turbocharger – Inspect

An inspection/check of your turbocharger will minimize unscheduled downtime and reduce the chance for potential damage to other engine parts. Removal and Installation For removal and installation, or repair/replacement options of turbochargers, see your Caterpillar dealer. Refer to the Service … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Fuel System – Prime

Prime the fuel system in order to fill the fuel filter and purge trapped air. The fuel system requires priming after: * being run dry * storage * fuel filter replacement Engines Equipped With A Fuel Priming Pump 1. Unlock … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Engine Oil and Oil Filter – Change

(1) Shallow oil sump. (2) Deep oil sump. The scheduled oil change interval depends on the size of the oil sump. For the scheduled oil change interval, refer to “Maintenance Schedule – Engines with Shallow Oil Sump” or refer to … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Engine Crankcase Breather – Clean

Perform this maintenance at every other oil change interval (500 Service Hours), or more often if needed. (1) Hose clamp. (2) Hose. (3) Bolt. (4) Breather. 1. Loosen hose clamp (1). Slide hose (2) from breather (4). 2. Loosen bolt … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Engine Engine Air Cleaner Service Indicator – Inspect

This engine may be equipped with a service indicator, mounted between the air cleaner and the air inlet manifold. The engine may be equipped with a different indicator. An air cleaner differential pressure gauge may be located in the on … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Engine Air Cleaner Filter Element – Replace

If your air cleaner filter element becomes plugged, the air can split the element material. Unfiltered air will drastically accelerate internal engine wear. * Service the air cleaner when required by the air cleaner service indicator. After servicing the air … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Cylinder Head Ground Stud – Inspect

Cylinder head ground stud location. Inspect the OEM/Vehicle wiring harness for good connection and condition. The cylinder head ground stud must have a wire ground to the battery negative (-) terminal. Tighten the cylinder head ground stud every oil change. … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Cooling System Coolant (DEAC) Supplemental Coolant Additive (SCA) – Test/Add

NOTE: Before performing this maintenance, determine the type of coolant that is being used. This maintenance applies ONLY to cooling systems that are filled with conventional heavy duty coolant/antifreeze such ad Caterpillar Diesel Engine Antifreeze/Coolant (DEAC). Test for SCA Or … Continue reading

13. August 2017 by sam
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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Cooling System Coolant Extender – Add

NOTE: Before performing this maintenance, determine the type of coolant that is being used. This maintenance applies ONLY to cooling systems that are filled with Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant. Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant (ELC) does not require the frequent Supplemental … Continue reading

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3116 and 3126 HEUI Truck Engines Cooling System Coolant (ELC) – Change

NOTE: Before performing this maintenance, determine the type of coolant that is being used. This maintenance applies ONLY to cooling systems that are filled with Caterpillar Extended Life Coolant (ELC). Only clean water is needed in order to clean and … Continue reading

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