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Category Archives: CAT 3306 Common Problems

CAT 3306 Engine Turbo and Aftercooler Problems

Continuing our series on CAT 3306 Air Inlet and Exhaust Problems, Part 2 of the series explores the Aftercooler and Turbocharger for air flow restriction issues. The CAT 3306 is built on simplistic old school mechanical engineering. There really aren't too many glaring issues with the turbo or aftercooler (intercooler) however this article will dig…
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CAT 3306 Air Inlet and Exhaust System Problems Part 1

Overview of all Caterpillar 3306 Air Intake and Exhaust Issues: A lack of horsepower could be many things but one of the most common areas to check is the air inlet and exhaust systems. Subsystems of the air inlet parts to inspect include the inlet manifold, aftercooler, turbocharger, crankcase, exhaust temperature, compression, cylinder head, valve…
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