You just bought a new water pump for your Perkins, Ford, Continental or Deutz engine. This tech tip shows you how to achieve maximum life and performance from your new Perkins, Continental or Deutz replacement water pump.Read More
This Tech Tip focuses on installing the unit injection pumps on Deutz 1011 and 2011 engines. The only tool you will need to purchase, is an adjusting pin for the injection pump control rod. This tool is very inexpensive and is shown above. You should also invest in a Deutz workshop manual, which we can email to you.
First things first, please remember to install these pumps one pump at a time, not all at once.
Press on the end of fuel rack (behind from cover right above camshaft) to ensure that rack is moving back and forth freely with your old two pumps installed.
If moving freely, compress the rack just a little bit until you can line up the hole in the rack to the pin hole for the pin.
Screw in the pin just enough so that the rack is no longer moving freely and is now locked into place.
With the roller tappet installed in the new injection pump hole, you will want to rotate the crankshaft until this tappet is resting as far down as it can go. You can place your fingertip into the hole right on top of this tappet to gauge the depth as you rotate the crankshaft. You will want the tappet to be sitting right on the lowest/flattest point on the camshaft (the lobe on camshaft should be pointing downwards).
Once you find the lowest resting position on the camshaft, you will then install your shim followed by your injection pump.
Tighten down injection pump to block. Once torqued down, you will then want to pull the finger-loop pin out of the injection pump (this pin should have been pre-installed into the injection pump that was purchased from us). The removal of this long pin out of the injection pump will engage this pump into the rack and synchronize with remaining injection pumps.
Once you have removed the pin from the injection pump, you will then want to unscrew the pin to unlock the fuel rack and allow it travel freely once again. Be sure to test and ensure that rack is moving freely and not sticking.
Re-plug the timing hole with the original bolt removed from this hole.
Move onto the next pump in sequence.
Dr. Diesel™ would like to thank Bryce Rogers for his assistance with this helpful Tech Tip.
For more information on Deutz 1011 and 2011 engine injection pump installation check out this Deutz Tech Bulletin.
This Dr. Diesel™ Tech Tip, outlines how to change Deutz 1011/2011 Timing belts in 13 easy steps.
The Deutz Model 1011 and 2011 series engines don’t rely upon cast iron timing gears like most industrial engines. Rather they use a timing belt. This belt should be changed every 800 to 1,000 hours Because the engine is an interference fit engine, if the belt fails the pistons will hit the head and cause expensive damage. This will result in much yelling and screaming. As a result we encourage you to change this belt regularly. In our experience, when a someone buys a Deutz powered machine, especially one that has been in rental service, or on a stump grinder, he should assume that the belt has never been changed out and immediately change this belt to avoid headaches.
Deutz diesel oil coolers can be difficult to install correctly. These Deutz oil coolers look easy to install, however, there are a couple tricks to the trade that you should know about. Let’s dive right in.Read More
This tech tip follows other earlier ones on Deutz serial number locations. Please see Tech Tip #199: Deutz Engine Serial Number Location Made Easy and our Videos section on our website for more help on finding the serial number on your Deutz engine.
The Deutz 511 is a widely-used engine that is found in Bobcats as well as other small industrial machines. It is important to have the engine serial number when you call us to order parts for your Deutz 511. Here is how to find it.
This Tech Tip, one of a number we publish for the engine community, discusses the importance of proper maintenance of your Deutz or Perkins turbocharger.
Turbochargers are an important component in industrial engines, especially smaller Deutz engines. They are engineered to add power throughout the engine operating range without changing the size of the engine package. More power in the same package is always good.
The Deutz 912 series diesel engine, while a rugged, long lasting engine, can be tricky to rebuild. Take the connecting rods, a very important component of a compression firing engine. On a Deutz 912 these rods come in two different styles: weighted and unweighted and can’t be used interchangeably.
The problem comes in when you are rebuilding the connecting rods and trying to determine which style you have
Here’s how to tell them apart.
Recent Dr. Diesel™ Tech Tips have sought to help people find and unscramble the serial numbers found on their engines.
This Tech Tip focuses on how to find the serial number on a Deutz engine. This is very important because Deutz parts are serial number dependent. In other words, the vast majority of Deutz parts vary according to serial number and the parts are not “all the same” as the saying goes.
This Dr. Diesel™ Tech Tip focuses on the electronic shut off solenoid as used on Model 1011, 1011F and 2011 engines. The electronic shut off solenoid, which people refer to as “ESO”, is a very high mortality item on Deutz engines. We sell a ton of them. Because we sell so many of these solenoids we decided to find out why they fail.
For more information on Deutz ESOs check out Tech Tip #160: Deutz Diesel Electronic Solenoid Selection.
How to Break-In a Re-manufactured Deutz Engine
The lube oil you choose to run in your Diesel engine plays a vital role in the ability of the engine to operate safely, achieve a long life, and have a minimal impact on the environment. Considering today’s modern engines, the lube oil has to meet some very exacting standards to achieve those goals.
In general, diesel engine oil must meet the following requirements: