Heavy Equipment

Heavy equipment repair questions? Ask an Expert now.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Heavy Equipment Questions
Freightliner..steering started making noise..hole..cap
2000 freightliner FL70 3126 cat .power steering started making noise. then started shooting oil out of the hole in the rservoir cap. what would be the cause?… read more
FIX-IT
FIX-IT
Comercial transport technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
829 satisfied customers
heater not blowing heat, heatercore not heating up..actuator..selector
2006, f 650, cat engine c7 I believe. heater not blowing heat, heatercore not heating up. actuator door behind glove compartment working as it should with "hot cold" selector. 2 hoses from heater core… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,324 satisfied customers
1999 freightliner fl70 cat 3126..warms..injector..control valve
1999 freightliner fl70 cat 3126. Truck will start when it is cold, but will only start with ether after it warms up. I have changed the oil, the speed sensors, the injector pressure control valve.… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Caterpillar Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,777 satisfied customers
2000 freightliner fl70 with a cat 3126/auto...restart..mechanism
i have a 2000 freightliner fl70 with a cat 3126/auto. the engine can idle for about 6 minutes or so and will shut off. restart and it will repeat thie process. is this an anti-idle mechanism? how can … read more
DR.Cummins
DR.Cummins
FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN
High School or GED
2,389 satisfied customers
freightliner..CRANK..FUEL PUMP SOLENOID, FUEL FILTERS, AIR FILTERS ETC
HI, i HAVE A 2000 FREIGHTLINER FL70 WITH THE 3126 CAT. NOT A BAD ENGINE ONE REAL CONCERN I AM HAVING IS IT TAKES SPELLS WHERE IT WILL NOT CRANK WITHOUT EITHER AND MAY BE HARD TO START WITH ETHER KEEP … read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Caterpillar Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,777 satisfied customers
37 (1995) rv with a cummings engine..air hoses..passenger..water pump
I have a 37' (1995) rv with a cummings engine in the rear, trying to get more heat to the front for comfort this winter. Any suggestions, have pulled the dash board and all air hoses are in tact, seem… read more
Andy
Andy
truck /coach technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade School
214 satisfied customers
Passanger..bus..the dash and defroster blows cool air and i..fans
I drive a 2000 thomas 84 passanger bus the rear heaters put out heat and the wtr temp is 190 but the dash and defroster blows cool air and i have to run the fans to keep the windows clear… read more
FIX-IT
FIX-IT
Comercial transport technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
829 satisfied customers
PLU) LIGHT COME..HEAT UP...HEATER BOX AND THE RELAY THAT GOES TO..ON.
I HAVE A 2000FREIGHTLINER FL70 WITH A 3126 CATERPILLAR ENGINE. THE ENGINE HEATER (GLOW PLU) LIGHT COME ON THEN GOES OFF BEFORE THE HEATER HAS A CHANCE TO HEAT UP. i HAVE REPLACED THE HEATER BOX AND TH… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Caterpillar Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,777 satisfied customers
Star: cab..replaced shut off valves and the heater core...hose
I have a 3406E CAT in my Western Star and I have no heat in the cab. I have replaced shut off valves and the heater core. The hose is hot going in but cold coming out.… read more
Clayton
Clayton
Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
627 satisfied customers
freightliner..about a mile or two, and then shuts off..restart
Hi, I have a cat 3126 in a Freightliner FL70 that just developed a problem. The oil/water light just came on, and it limps for about a mile or two, and then shuts off. You can restart immediately. Oil… read more
Heath
Heath
Service Tech
Diesel technology
62 satisfied customers
Nissan: diesel..the unit has been pumped down dryer..freon
I have a nissan UD diesel the a/c cycles on and off the unit has been pumped down dryer changed and new freon. the thermistor in the evaporator was changed. yet it seems to be short cycling. High side… read more
Bigmart
Bigmart
Tech
Began Degree Program @ Colorado Tec
58 satisfied customers
fl70 w/a 3126 cat used- 190,000 miles..allison..traffic (LA..pulls
Hi- I bought a FL70 w/a 3126 cat used- 190,000 miles. Allison 5spd auto. It also seem to run hot-190-210, but hates traffic (LA!), and also long pulls. Brought my new car trailer home today(#4000lbs),… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Journeyman
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,257 satisfied customers
core..vin..fuel problems leaking and sucking air, ect found none
i have a 1999 fl70 with a 3126 caterpillar engine core #(NNN) NNN-NNNNlast of the vin b45199. I purchased the truck 7 months ago . From the beginning the idle has been up and down, i checked for fuel … read more
Diesel Service
Diesel Service
Owner/Tech
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
134 satisfied customers
1998 c2500: throttle..it stays idling..check engine light..clutch
I have a 1998 C6500 GMC with a 3126 Cat engine with 370,000 miles.My truck shuts off when im driving on the freeway, the throttle stops working but it stays idling. Sometimes the check engine light an… read more
Dan Boy
Dan Boy
Amusement ride technician
High School or GED
110 satisfied customers
The core going to the thermostat housing remains cold...when..hoses
My heater does'nt work the hose going to the core from the rear of the engine is warm the one coming from the core going to the thermostat housing remains cold .when i take both hoses off fluid flows … read more
Dan Boy
Dan Boy
Amusement ride technician
High School or GED
110 satisfied customers
Regarding the Heater Block on a Cat 6 cyl 3126--7AS83110.
Regarding the Heater Block on a Cat 6 cyl 3126--7AS83110. Does the Heat Blk when on, draw down the Battery say over 1 hr? How long does it take to heat the oil for proper start up at say 38 degrees Fa… read more
KevinB
KevinB
Technician
Associate Degree
228 satisfied customers
I HAVE CAT 3126 ENGINE IN A FREIGHTLINER FL70 TRUCK
I HAVE CAT 3126 ENGINE IN A FREIGHTLINER FL70 TRUCK . THIS IS A SMALL ENGINE WITH APPROXIMATELY 250 HP. MY PROBLEM IS WITH STARTING THE ENGINE IN THE MORNING . IT TURNS OVER FINE BUT USUALLY NEEDS STA… read more
catmech69
catmech69
Service Manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
44 satisfied customers
cam..overheating..hills or high mph low rpm situation,65mph 1500rpm
have ntc big cam 400 , overheating new radiator and thermostats , fan is working, fan shroud in good condition. overheats on hills or high mph low rpm situation,65mph 1500rpm, higher rpmhelps but will… read more
Mister Mike
Mister Mike
Electronics Engineer
2 year certificate Diesel Technolog
44 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris (aka - Moose)

Chris (aka - Moose)

Technician

127 satisfied customers

24 years of experience diagnosing & repairing

Tim

Tim

Foreman

338 satisfied customers

23 Years Heavy Equipment and Truck Repairs Shop and Field in the Minning and Construction Industry

Cat Man

Cat Man

Caterpillar Engine Expert

3,777 satisfied customers

23 Years Caterpillar Engine experience.

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

3,257 satisfied customers

34 years experiance as engine rebuild and problems.Thermo-King repair and trouble shooting.

DR.Cummins

DR.Cummins

FIELD SERVICE TECHNICIAN

2,389 satisfied customers

16 Years working on Cummins Diesel engines,

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

service manager

2,375 satisfied customers

30 years exp. with diesel engines, heavy equipment and forklifts, including lp forklifts

Don

Don

Mechanic

553 satisfied customers

35 years experience journeyman mechanic transport truck and trailer including off road equipment

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x