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#1 aar

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Posted 16 July 2008 - 07:41 PM

Pulled the sleeves out of a 574 diesel due to sleeves leaking water in oil and found electrolisis had eaten part of the upper landing of the oring groove. Is this a common problem on these engines? Seems as if these engines are harder to get parts for :angry: TIA
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Posted 17 July 2008 - 04:38 PM

Not sure how often it happens but I have heard of it before. Water filters are a cheap investment

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Posted 17 July 2008 - 06:01 PM

Can't say that we ran into that on our 310 when we overhauled it. The orings were getting bad, but the blowby & oil pressure was the main reason it got torn apart.
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Posted 17 July 2008 - 07:03 PM

Can't say I've ever heard alot of noise about that on the Germans around here, and their is alot of them. Got a 756 with a 310 on the farm approaching 9000 hrs and it hasn't been opened up yet :blink: :blink: Darn girl runs good.............Had injectors and the pump redone, but other than that, it just keeps going. I wish the D360's in the two 766's gave as good of service.

Heard about parts issues, mainly on the D358 in the 826's though...........Don't know how true it is though.

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Posted 18 July 2008 - 04:58 PM

Can't say I've ever heard alot of noise about that on the Germans around here, and their is alot of them. Got a 756 with a 310 on the farm approaching 9000 hrs and it hasn't been opened up yet :blink: :blink: Darn girl runs good.............Had injectors and the pump redone, but other than that, it just keeps going. I wish the D360's in the two 766's gave as good of service.

Heard about parts issues, mainly on the D358 in the 826's though...........Don't know how true it is though.


I am currently in the middle of a D-179 with indifinite number of hours.
It's tear down was due to low oil pressure and blowby. Thing ran very well the day I tore it down!
Internal sealing was good with no fluid mixing.
Sleeves O-rings were sealing and there was no serious corresion.
Every part I have required was on the shelf someplace.
Everything I have looked for at CaseIH was available in 2 days.
Biggest problem I had was locating a machine shop to align hone the new cam bearings.
AND locating reliable service manual reference.
It is ready to be started as sone as I sort out injection pump timing.



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