Do OBD2 Scanners work on Diesel Trucks (Rigs)?

Answer If there is an OBD2 port on your rig, most scanners should work. Just make sure that the available software supports diesel trucks. The software for cars may still be able to monitor speed, braking... Read More »

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Do all new diesel trucks come with a diesel particulate filter?

In January 2010, the California Air Resources Board enforced new laws to reduce the particulate matter from diesel truck exhaust. Diesel trucks now come with a diesel particulate filter, or must ha... Read More »

Diesel Starting Procedures for Diesel Trucks?

Starting a diesel truck is similar to a gas truck. The only big difference in starting is the use of glow plugs. The truck will require a five-second wait from turning the key to "on" to starting u... Read More »

Causes of Backfiring in Diesel Trucks?

The sound of a vehicle backfiring can be startling, especially if that vehicle is a diesel truck. Backfiring is not only annoying, but it can be an indication of a more serious problem with the tru... Read More »

How much horsepower do diesel trucks have?

The 2010 diesel models: Chevrolet Silverado 2500HD, Ford F-350 Super Duty, Dodge RAM 2500/3500 and the GMC Sierra 3500HD each have a 365, 350, 350, 383 and 365 horsepower, respectively.Source:Diese... Read More »