Getting Started

Why should I register with the Forum?

Registering lets you take full advantage of the Forum, enabling you to:

    • Post new messages and reply to other members’ posts
    • Receive email when someone responds to a specific post or topic
    • Personalize your Forum experience
    • Post comments on blogs that don’t allow anonymous comments
    • If you don’t register, you can only browse, search for information, and read posts. You won’t be able to interact with other Forum members, or set customization preferences.

How do I sign in?

After you’ve registered and confirmed your registration, you can sign in and start participating. To sign in:

    • Click Log In on the forum page.
    • Enter your Login name and Password.

Tip: If you’re the only one who uses this computer, click Keep me signed in to sign in automatically next time you visit.
Click Sign In.

What do I do if I forget my login or password?

To get help with your password: Click Password lost at the bottom of the page.

    • Enter the email address you used when you registered with the Forum.
    • Click Reset Password.
    • Check your email for your login name and a password reset link.

Creating topics

When creating a topic, please mention the engine type, followed by engine component group and/ or component, then the actual topic question.

Example: TBD234 – Cooling system – Fresh cooling water pump : Maintenance instructions?

Engine component groups:

    • Engine block,
    • Driving parts,
    • Cooling system,
    • Lube oil system,
    • Fuel system,
    • Charge air system,
    • Starting system,
    • Auxillaries,
    • Engine monitoring