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My husband has a problem with the engine of his semi truck.

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Hi there, My husband...

Hi there, My husband has a problem with the engine of his semi truck

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

It is a volvo(###) ###-####Engine D12, I guess I am just trying to help my husband out

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

So a month ago, the truck failed on the road, diagnosis was piston number 2 broken

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?

Towed the truck back to chicago

Submitted: 10 months ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
The mechanic advised it is time for a an overhaul. My husband bought all parts from volvo dealer. Overhaul was done over a period of 10 days. when just 20 miles back over the road, same problem happened, engine failed, this time piston number 6 was broken. Any idea what is going on? Advice?
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Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 10 months ago
Wayne
Wayne, Journeyman
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Experience: worked on, Gmc, Macks, Freight liner,Mercedes Benz,,Ford, sterling
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Hi I'm Wayne

I will help you wit this

what you are describing is the overhaul was not done to specs

Deck Protrusion was not checked or was off

that is why the 1st one broke . I would be looking for Warranty

I hope this helps you

PS where are you in the city , I am 32 miles west of the city

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Technician: Daniel Wilson,
 replied 10 months ago
Daniel Wilson
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Hi my name is***** see you requested a new professional. I will be glad to try to help. Please let me know what parts in the overhaul your husband replaced ore sent out for machining. Reman head from local shop machine work or exchange at dealer, new pistons and liners Im sure...... and sounds like all OEM parts. At the time of failure was it running hot, misfiring, smoking, etc?

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