When did my ISX Cummins blow head gasket?
Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by Kansas, Mar 8, 2012 . aircap, Ks. For about two years now I have had a slow leak coming from between the head and the block of my 05’ ISX Cummins. Overnight it would leave a penny sized drop of oil on the ground.
Are there any cons to an ISX head gasket?
The rest of the cons are just standard negatives that go with being a truck driver, lack of parking, respect, over regulations, etc. dang, only 30 hours now, I remember when it was 38-42 hours for a isx head gasket, count yourself lucky. and yes it is a bunch of crap to do a head on isx, being a diesel mechanic I know 1st hand. good luck to ya.
Where does the oil come from in an ISX Cummins?
For about two years now I have had a slow leak coming from between the head and the block of my 05′ ISX Cummins. Overnight it would leave a penny sized drop of oil on the ground. Here recently that drip has turned into a puddle a foot in diameter sitting over night.
How much does a head gasket cost on a cat 6nz?
Wow I had 2 head gaskets done on 2 Cat 6NZ’s in W900L’s and they were less than $3000. I guess having NONE of the engine under the dash helps. Wow I had 2 head gaskets done on 2 Cat 6NZ’s in W900L’s and they were less than $3000.
Do you cut injectors on ISX15 CM2350?
Cutting the injectors makes no difference it always smokes no mater what combination you try and when it’s down to only 2 cylinders its smoking constantly.
Can a head gasket be replaced on a Cummins diesel?
Replacement of a head gasket on a Cummins Turbo Diesel engine is relatively straightforward, and not unlike the same job on any other diesel or gasoline engine. The main difference is the size of the cylinder head on the Cummins – it’s big and heavy, and will require the use of an engine hoist or other lifting device to remove from the vehicle.
When did the Cummins ISX diesel engine come out?
Since its launch, the ISX has been the core of Cummins’ diesel engine fleet. Not only has it advanced with quicker processing, but it has also increased fuel efficiency since its debut. In 2002, the ISX became one of the first diesel engines to incorporate an exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler system.
What kind of SCR does Cummins ISX cummings use?
The ventilated exhaust lowers the combustion chamber temperature. The ISX Cummings started featuring the selective catalytic reduction (SCR) system in 2006. It injects urea, which is an active element in diesel exhaust fluid (DEF), into the exhaust.
How much does it cost to change a Cummins head gasket?
If you changed the gasket yourself; do note that all prices are Canadian: the machine work will cost between $600-800 depending on where you go, the studs are 500 or 1400 depending on which you choose, cummins gasket package is 300. Total will be $1400-2500 depending on studs and machining.
Why does my Cummins have weaker head gasket?
by Flopster843. 21 Mar 2016. The 6.7L Cummins is known to have a weaker head gasket than previous 5.9L engines. This is primarily due to the engine having a larger piston bore with the same crank spacing, resulting in less gasket material between the cylinders and water jackets.