Truck Repair Blog

What is an EGR system?

Sep 20, 2019
E.G.R. is and an acronym for Exhaust Gas Recirculation. This system was one of the first systems added to gas and diesel engines as a means to help reduce exhaust emissions. Since the early 1970’s EGR systems have been evolving into the highly controlle...

Does “Forced Regen” Fix My Semi Truck?

Sep 20, 2019
A common misconception in the semi truck industry is that a DEF/DPF issue can be corrected by simply performing a "Forced Regen". While in some cases excessive idle time and poor maintenance can cause soot levels to accumulate faster than usual, there is...