DieselTalk

DieselEngineTrader's FREE Diesel Engine Forums

new topic search Categories login View Caterpillar Engines

CATEGORY LISTINGS > CATERPILLAR > blown head gasket [ REFRESH ]
Thread Title:

blown head gasket


Created On Friday April 28, 2017 05:43 Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum

captainjim
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 1
Joined: Apr 2017

Note Friday April 28, 2017 05:43 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
Last spring I had Cat mechanic check my 3116 engine for antifreeze leak. Engine was losing about a quart every 10 hours. He pulled injector and found AF in Cyl 6. He sucked out antifreeze. He applied 30# pressure to cooling system for 30 minutes and could not get any antifreeze into that cylinder. No water in the oil. He reinstalled injector, etc. Engine was restarted and ran all summer. No smoking at all. I asked about blown head gasket and he said not likely because of the great torque on the head bolts. Most likely cracked block, he said. Engine is sleeved. I know head must be pulled to know for sure. Any opinions?

-------------------------
Captain Jim of Reel Steal Fishing is happy to be here
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
CATEGORY LISTINGS > CATERPILLAR [ REFRESH ]
Rydemore Heavy Duty Truck Parts Inc.
Rydemore Heavy Duty Truck Parts Inc.
Heavy Quip, Inc.
IESC CORP.
Young & Sons Inc.
Luoyang Diron Parts Trading Co.,Ltd
Advertize on Diesel Engine Trader

Customer Testimonials

Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list to get all the latest DET news.as well as daily or weekly notifications of new engines and spare parts listings.

'DieselEngineTrader.com is a very good resource. I use it to search for engines I need and have also advertised a Volvo Penta engine and received some genuine enquiries. Our local market is small and DieselEngineTrader.com helps me to reach a worldwide market.'

Dimitris Constantinou, Limassol, Cyprus

'Just listed a few of our engines and parts on DieselEngineTrader.com and already we're getting calls. It's great value and we'll be listing all the engines and spare parts we import from Japan.'

Michael Dolby, Asfordby Storage Ltd, Melton Mowbray, UK

'We've been selling on DieselEngineTrader.com since June 2011. It works well for us, we get a good level of enquiries and we've sold engines all over the world!'

Jim Smith, Industrial Engines, Grimsby, UK