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A revised connecting rod cap screw for 1991-

Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information regarding a revised connecting rod cap screw for 1991-

What could be causing premature Saturn engine failures due to overheating?

Q: What could be causing premature Saturn engine failures due to overheating? A: Here

Nationwide Warranties

The competition faced by engine builders has never been tougher. There seems to be no end to the new car incentives that the manufacturers can dream up in order to continue the torrid pace of new car sales. This factor, along with consumer perceptions of improved OEM engine quality and performance, several years ago was

Fields of Green

The secret to making money these days, in many cases, is to go where the aging baby boomers go. And today, boomers are spending big money on "recapturing the rapture" of the cars of their youth. Whether you

The lower intake manifolds on some Ford vehicle models are not fitting correctly after machining

Engine Builders: Some AERA members have reported that the lower intake manifolds on some Ford vehicle models are not fitting correctly after machining. To reduce the likelihood of coolant contamination of engine oil, a revised, thicker intake gasket is now available for the 3.8L and 4.2L Ford car and truck engines. These models have VIN

Is it normal for a customer to lose up to a quart of oil every 2,000 miles?

Q. Is it normal for a customer to lose up to a quart of oil every 2,000 miles? A. Surprisingly, if your customer is driving a 1999-2002 GM truck with the 4.8L V8 (also known as the Vortec 4800), the answer is "yes." General Motors says oil consumption of this magnitude under normal operating conditions

To The Future – And Beyond

If there is one thing the future of the industry depends on more than anything else it is highly educated and trained machinists and technicians. As tomorrow

The PER Future

When you think of the future, there is a tendency to think of Hollywood or maybe Jules Verne. You might be thinking you

CERs

What if we had the power to predict the future? We would no longer react to situations, but instead, anticipate them. By knowing what lay ahead, bumps in the road and the roller coaster we call life would be relatively flat. Don

Cylinder head service for 1998-2002 Cummins 5.9L ISB/QSB engines

Engine Builders: The AERA Technical Committee offers the following information regarding cylinder head service for 1998-2002 Cummins 5.9L ISB/QSB engines, also known as "24 valve" or "4 valves per cylinder" engines (current service information is found in Bulletin 366193, revision 01 published in February 1999). Previously published service information may be incorrect due to updated

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