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GM 6.6 DuraMax Up Date Class 2008+MY Whittier, CA 7-11-15
Posted to Industry Events Forum on 7/2/2015

This one day course is designed to update the diesel technician on the changes made with the newer Duramax Diesels used on the Silverado, GMC Sierra and the TopKick and Kodiak GM trucks.

The course will have a brief review of the Duramax Diesel 6.6L, from the LB7 to the LLY and the LBZ. Instruction will focus on the LMM, LML and the LGH.

The topics that will be covered are:

a. Turbocharger/ Explanation and Diagnosis of the Variable Nozzle Turbocharger

b. Common Rail Fuel Injection System- Fuel Solenoid common rail injector and the newer Piezoelectric Common rail injector. Variations in the systems such as the CP3 and the CP4 Injection Pump. The addition of the "9th" injector for Regeneration.

c. DOC/DPF 101- a presentation on the operation of after treatment systems. Review the operation of the sensors used and the operation of the Diesel Oxidation Catalysts and the Diesel Particulate Filter. Regeneration types and techniques you can use to clean these systems.

d. DEF Fluid 101- another presentation on the operation of the Urea based system. Explanation and strategies the system uses to reduce NOX. Diagnosis and repair will be explained.

e. EGR- a review on the operation of the EGR system. Compare the operation of the early models and view the low pressure and high pressure EGR used on the newer models. Focus on the P0101 DTC and is set by the ECM with EGR issues.

f. Engine and Electronics- Demonstrate variances in engine designs and wiring.

Service Information from GM will be used to demonstrate information that is available for diagnosing and check-up date programming information.

Technicians are encouraged to bring a laptop Windows based to download books and service information.

This is a one day seminar and the instructor, Tony Salas will be available for questions.

About the instructor:

Tony Salas, a former GM AC Delco instructor has a history for a logical basic approach to issues with Diesel and Gasoline vehicles. He currently owns Powertrain Performance LLC in Las Vegas and provides training under Powertrain Training. He deals with these vehicles on a daily basis and instructs with real case studies to help you the technician with information to aid you in repairing these trucks the very next day.

When: Saturday July 11, 2015

Where: BECS Pacific

2825 Pellissier Place Whittier, CA 90601

Cost: $175.00 per person

Equipment: Bring your own laptop

Contact: Mike Calandra Diesel Tune Inc 562 929 6554

Mike Calandra
Diesel Tune Inc.
Downey, California, USA