Bostech Fuel EGR Coolers:
When Vicki spoke with a representative of Bostech Fuel
EGR Coolers at the Mid-America Trucking Show, she learned that OEM
coolers are subject to failure.
for EGR Coolers
For the edification of company drivers and other
truckers who don't know about this, Wikipedia
addresses "exhaust gas recirculation" (EGR),
saying (in part) that it:
"is a nitrogen oxide (Nox) emissions reduction
technique used in petrol/gasoline and diesel engines. EGR works by
recirculating a portion of an engine's exhaust gas back to the engine
cylinders. ... Most modern engines now require exhaust gas
recirculation to meet emissions standards."
Problem with [Some] EGR Coolers
According to this source: "The problem with the
factory EGR cooler is that the small passages can plug up with soot.
The worst-case scenario is when the core inside the EGR cooler cracks
and begins to leak coolant into the EGR system."
According to Bostech Fuel's literature: "Most OEM
coolers are failing due to cracking, which causes the water and exhaust
to mix, or from becoming clogged with exhaust deposits."
Whether the failure stems from clogging or cracking, EGR
failure is a problem.
Solution for EGR Coolers
If the problem is that the passages are small, the
solution would be to create them so that they aren't so small and are
In the images below (shared by Bostech
Fuel), we see "before" and "after" designs as well as their improved
Bostech Fuel's improved end
Below are images of the top and bottom of the whole unit:
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