Removing the ZF Magnet / Screen from a ZF 220A

Article by: Rob Schepis – October 20, 2016 The Hex nut that is part of the magnetic screen is a shallow hex and is usually TIGHT.  To get a more positive grip modify the socket on a bench grinder to … Read More

Measuring Fuel Pressure on a Cummins 6CTA 8.3

Measuring fuel pressure on a Cummins 6CTA 8.3 taken from the on-engine fuel filter head. 20 PSI is measured at engine idle vs. 40 PSI at or around 2000 RPM

Cummins Marine QSB 5.9 Coolant Temperature Switch Locations

The coolant expansion tank on a Cummins QSB 5.9 will typically have (2) plugged 1/4″ NPT ports that are available to install a temp sender/switch. SMX Deluxe Temperature Alarm Switch

Why Freshwater Flushing your Marine Diesel is So Important

WHY FRESH WATER FLUSH – PROTECTING YOUR ENGINES “MARINE AGE” There are about 8,700 hours in a year and when you consider that most recreational boats may be gone from the dock well less than 10% of that time, it … Read More

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