Cooling Systems Butte MT

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Milos Auto Truck Rv Repair
(406) 723-4140
200 Centennial Avenue
Butte, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,RV and Camper Repair,Transmission Repair

Gilboys Truck Repair and Towing
(406) 494-5500
8 Dewey Boulevard
Butte, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Electrical Repair,Mobile Auto Repair,Mufflers Repair,Transmission Repair,Truck Parts

Accurate Auto Repair
(406) 586-0619
621 E. Peach St.
Bozeman, MT
Services
Oil Change and Lube,AC and Heating Repair,Brake Repair,Cylinder and Block Repair,Emissions Testing,Mobile Auto Repair,Mufflers Repair,Truck Parts

Edams Tire and Automotive
(406) 545-0169
2503 1st Avenue North
Billings, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Brake Repair

OReilly Auto Parts
(406) 683-2349
420 N Montana
Dillon, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Clutch Repair

Professional Repair
(406) 494-1112
1750 Four Mile View Road
Butte, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Transmission Repair

Hellgate Conoco Service Center
(406) 549-7504
711 E Broadway St
Missoula, MT
Services
Towing Service,AC and Heating Repair,Fuel Injection Repair,Service Stations,Gas Stations

Napa Auto Parts
(406) 827-4844
1716 Main Street East
Thompson Falls, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Clutch Repair

Prestige Service Center
(406) 442-2724
1741 Dodge Avenue
Helena, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair,Transmission Repair,Tune up Repair

Dons Auto Repair
(406) 777-4200
3921 Red Ranch Road, # B
Stevensville, MT
Services
AC and Heating Repair

Cooling Systems

When heavy diesel emissions control systems were first introduced (could it be only five years ago?), just about everyone in the trucking industry was concerned.

Fleets were asking if the systems would even work, and if they did, what problems and additional expenses would they bring? Truck manufacturers might know these engines were going to generate additional heat and were very concerned about the problems it would cause. Even cooling system experts were worried. “The primary concern before the introduction of EGR systems in 2002 was whether the coolant would survive the spiking of temperatures it would experience where the exhaust entered the pre-cooler,” says Darrell Hicks, a recognized member of the Technology and Maintenance Council and owner of Darrell Hicks Enterprises, an experienced cooling system supplier to the trucking industry.

In a similar way, Donaldson Co.’s Matt Stein describes the results of engine design changes made in response to emissions regulations by saying, “The increased use of EGR, tighter engine packaging and other engine strategy changes have combined to create an environment where engines sometimes operate at higher temperatures. This makes it more important than ever to make sure coolant systems are functioning properly.”

Stein’s colleague, Keith Bechtum, the company’s engine liquid product specialist, agrees, saying, “Because engines are running hotter, it’s more important to make sure the cooling system is properly maintained, because you’re asking the system to do more, and you’re depleting the additives faster.”

System components
It turns out that the concerns were well-founded but quite properly ad-dressed by cooling system design engineers. Hicks says, “As long as the coolant continued to flow, had the appropriate antifreeze/water ratio and the correct pressure cap; the concerns were not realized. It truly became a ‘non-event.’”

Properly spec’ed cooling system components also contributed to this “non-event.” Gates Corp. engineers, for example, discovered what you can’t see can hurt you. During long-term field tests, they identified the primary cause of coolant hose failure as an electrochemical attack on the rubber inside the hose. This can result in very small cracks in the hose tube allowing the coolant to attack and weaken the hose reinforcement. Accelerated by heat and flexing, the hose can develop a pinhole leak or actually rupture. To solve the problem, Gates developed an electrochemical-resistant hose using a ethylene propylene (EPDM) formulation inside and a special wrapped reinforcement. In addition to chemical resistance, EPDM hose offers superior bonding to metal fittings –– compared to either standard rubber or silicone hoses –– that helps to prevent coolant leaks.

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