Auto Service Professional

OCT 2018

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O c t o b e r 2 018 A SP 51 Includes: TP-8695 cordless, high-intensity UV LED flashlight and 1 oz (30 ml) bottles of each of these dyes: TP-8692 UV MULTI-COLORED FLUID DYE KIT For Petroleum- or Synthetic-Based Fluid Systems: TP-3320 TP-3340 TP-3380 WHITE BLUE YELLOW For Conventional Coolants and/ or Truck/Trailer Body Leaks: TP-3900 GREEN PINPOINT THE EXACT SOURCE OF MULTIPLE LEAKS IN ALL FLUID SYSTEMS COLOR-CODED DYES TO L E A R N M O R E , S C A N Q R C O D E O R V I S I T : W W W. T R AC E R P R O D U C T S . C O M Circle 122 on Reader Service Card start can kill a turbo in very short order. When a turbocharger has been replaced, crank the en- gine for 10-15 seconds or until stable oil pressure is achieved, with the fuel and ignition disabled. Once the engine is started, allow it to idle for about ve minutes while checking for leaks. Diesel Late model diesel engines equipped with tur- bochargers present additional potential issues. Light trucks produced beginning in 2007 feature DPF (diesel particulate lter). If the lter becomes plugged or restricted, exhaust gas temperatures will increase, excessive carbon buildup will oc- cur, along with increased exhaust back pressure. …is can in turn result in turbocharger failure as the turbo tries to work overtime to compensate. Turbo diagnosis tips (…e following provided courtesy SMP Corp.) Vehicle manufacturers are adding turbo- chargers at a double-digit rate. Over the next ve years, the turbo market is expected to grow to more than eight million turbocharged vehicles. As the number of turbocharged vehicles increas- es, more technicians will see vehicles with turbo-

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