How to Locate the Cast Number on a Cummins 5.9 Engine Block?

Answer The Cummins 5.9 diesel engine is commonly found in buses, delivery vans and other heavy duty vehicles. The engine is also an optional power plant in the 3/4-ton and 1-ton versions of the 1994 to 2... Read More »

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How to Locate the Water Pump in the 2001 Dodge Cummins Engine Compartment?

The water pump in your 2001 Dodge resembles a small metal fan. With the engine running, the water pump actively circulates the coolant throughout the cooling system. Damage other than natural wear ... Read More »

How to Weld a Cast Iron Engine Block?

Cast iron is a very strong material and when it does become damaged it can be difficult to repair the damage. It is possible to weld repairs into cast iron but it is important to complete all of th... Read More »

How to Locate the Oil Switch on My Cavalier Engine Block?

The oil pressure switch in your Cavalier acts as an early warning messenger before mechanical failure occurs in the engine. The oil pressure is typically high during initial start-up of the engine.... Read More »

How to Locate the Oil Pressure Sensor Switch on a Cavalier Engine Block?

A vehicle's oil pressure is monitored by a sensor. Modern vehicles typically have plastic sensors housed on the side of the engine block. The oil pressure sensor also controls the fuel pump. A bad ... Read More »