Medium and Heavy Trucks

Have truck repair questions? Ask an Expert

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

Related Medium and Heavy Trucks Questions
Where can I get a tool to remove injector sleeve for 3116
Where can I get a tool to remove injector sleeve for 3116 caterpillar engine … read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
I am going to install 6 new injectors. I removed the
I am going to install 6 new injectors. I removed the cylinder head. I had the injector tubes replaced by a machine shop. Now the injectors are not a press fit. The injectors do not seal against the tu… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
3116 injector adjustment 1993 electric? none right? Not here
3116 injector adjustment 1993 electric? none right? … read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
I have a cat 3116 in a boat and we just had the head
i have a cat 3116 in a boat and we just had the head removed/replaced with all new reman injectors and the mechanic says we don't need to reset the fuel rail or rack. Is this true? … read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
I have a 1992 gmc topkick grain dump with a 3116 cat engine.
I have a 1992 gmc topkick grain dump with a 3116 cat engine. I recently had to have the fuel pump replaced. When I first picked it up it died out on me and they had to replace the fuel filter housing,… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
1,571 satisfied customers
I have a caterpillar marine 3116 that had a surging problem
I have a caterpillar marine 3116 that had a surging problem at idle. The mechanic is now telling me that one of my cylinders is bad and I need a rebuild. He swapped the injector for cylinder 4 and the… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
We have a CAT 3116 engine Cylinders #1, 2, 3 ARE NOT FIRING
we have a CAT 3116 engine Cylinders #1, 2, 3 ARE NOT FIRING AT ALL, 4,5, 6 are firing... we changed around injectors, same thing,… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
Working on a GMC topkick, 3116 CAT Blows Black smoke, runs
Working on a GMC topkick, 3116 CAT Blows Black smoke, runs rough, knocks, when throttling up takes awhile to get back to Idle. After shutting down, unit runs for an additional 30-40 seconds. Seems it … read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
Talked with Cat Man yesterday. Conclusion was that I have a
Talked with Cat Man yesterday. Conclusion was that I have a fuel pump problem with my 3116 (mechanical) engine. When I called local CAT dealer they wanted to know if it was the transfer pump or the in… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
1997 GMC C8500 WITH 3116 CAT RUNS HOT ON HIGHWAY OK AT IDLE.
1997 GMC C8500 WITH 3116 CAT RUNS HOT ON HIGHWAY OK AT IDLE. NEW WATER PUMP THERMOSTAT RADIATOR,NO LEAKS TO BUBBLES IN COOLANT TANK… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
i have a 3116 cat that runs perfect it just will not die
i have a 3116 cat that runs perfect it just will not die when i turn the key off the soleniod is working properly what could cause this?… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
i HAVE A 1992 GMC TOPKICK whith a cat 3116 6.6 motor, when
i HAVE A 1992 GMC TOPKICK whith a cat 3116 6.6 motor, when I starup in the morring it smokes white smoke and runs rough, after it warms up it run smooth and ok.… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
Working on a 1998 GMC with a 3116 Cat motor. Truck will not
Working on a 1998 GMC with a 3116 Cat motor. Truck will not start. I am not sure where the fuel shut-off solenoid is at. I need to know where to find it and need to know if any special tool is needed … read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
Hi Cat Man, I am a used Cat Engine dealer, I get about 100
Hi Cat Man, I am a used Cat Engine dealer, I get about 100 calls a week for used Cat and other Diesel engines. Problem I find is that some of the calls are for Machine Engines and I mostly stock Truck… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
Not very familiar with these engines need to replace the main
Not very familiar with these engines need to replace the main front cover (the one the injection pump bolts to) because it is cracked. Can i do this job with normal tools? Does the camshaft need to be… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
gmc topkick: have a 1997 3116 caterpillar diesel 270 hp electric
have a 1997 3116 caterpillar diesel 270 hp electric need to get more power thought about changing the turbo and computor this engine was rebuilt about 3000 mles ago it was fitted with liners new pisto… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
I have 1995 gmc topkick, with cat 3116 engine. intermediately
I have 1995 gmc topkick, with cat 3116 engine. intermediately loses power and will barely make it to the side of the road. I got it to the shop and vehicle has not failed again. Owner stated it does t… read more
Cat Man
Cat Man
Cat Engine Expert
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
5,234 satisfied customers
Need help troubleshooting Cat Marine diesel engines.
I know there have been some problems with Cat. Marine engines. I am trying to find out the good and bad of the 3116, 3126, and 3208.… read more
Expert
Expert
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:

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

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Daniel Wilson

Daniel Wilson

11,407 satisfied customers

Owner at DJ Wilson

Cat Man

Cat Man

Cat Engine Expert

5,234 satisfied customers

I am ASE Master Truck Certified.

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

4,023 satisfied customers

worked on, Gmc, Macks, Freight liner,Mercedes Benz,,Ford, sterling

Jeremy

Jeremy

Certified Truck/Bus Technician

2,740 satisfied customers

ASE Med/HD Truck Technician, NATEF Diesel Engines and Electrical/Electronics Technician, Network Engineer specializing in CAN faults, Aftertertreatment, and vehicle communications

cumminsdr

cumminsdr

Mechanic

1,700 satisfied customers

All types of Cummins applications

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

1,571 satisfied customers

Technician turned service manager on multiple lines of trucks and engines, used in industry.

Chris (aka-Moose)

Chris (aka-Moose)

Technician

353 satisfied customers

24 years of experience diagnosing & repairing

< 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