If you run a truck or other heavy vehicle, you may be aware that its suspension features inflatable shocks and airbags designed to cope with the extra weight and additional requirements. These components are very reliable, but they do need one specific and important part if they are to function without fail. So, why do you need to keep a close eye on the dryer assembly, and what can happen if it does not do its job?
When those frosty mornings roll around, you will be glad to have a heater in your car so you can make your trip to the office more pleasurable. Yet sometimes, this system may fail to give you the required comfort but may produce some odd special effects instead. What should you do if something goes wrong with your heater core?
How the System Works
The heater core (also known as a heat exchanger) is a central component in the system and is, in effect, a miniature radiator.
Not all that long ago, diesel-engined cars or trucks were considered to be the "bad boys" of the industry. They were classified as heavy polluters, and regulators took some Draconian steps to bring them back into line. Today, the situation is very different, and your vehicle will be fitted with a special part known as a diesel particular filter to keep it clean. But what can happen if this device doesn't do its job?