Told to keep on truckin 10% derate

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  1. weirdpuckett

    weirdpuckett Road Train Member

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    Hi, I got 2 fault codes and the y invole the EEC ....got dash warnings of the flashing regen symbol and one check engine , and the engine block symbol....all are yellow.....i pulled over and performed a parkef regen upon seeing just the yellow flashing regen.......it performed around 4 minutes then stopped itself .....the other 2 symbols then appread ( yellow, shaped like engine blocks)called truck owner and he told me to keep goin and see if it " works itself out" ..I said I thought that perha ps theDPF is clogging u p...may lose a ton of power if that happens....so.....ofg I go.....he would rather I try anx get it to our home term8nal towns fre8ghtlinef....lol
     
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  3. Midwest Trucker

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    If it hasn’t derated then haul ###.

    And by derate I mean can’t go over 5 mph. If you can keep up with the flow of traffic I’d try and get it to the yard or to a shop.
     
  4. weirdpuckett

    weirdpuckett Road Train Member

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    So far, so good....300 miles still got the lights....but I also have full power....lol....weeeeeeee
     
  5. weirdpuckett

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    Okay , engine went into shutdown roughly 345 miles later and ends up with a 25% derate......yayyy.......not
     
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  7. weirdpuckett

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    Just did a serious regen ....ill be darned if that stop engine light went OUT! WOOOOOO! now i can at least drive it to the shop .......
     
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