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Aug 26, 2020 at 03:14 PM CST
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Is anybody having trouble after the fill the tank whit loves diesel my check engine light comes on every time I do
Replied on Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 08:10 AM CST

Take it to mechanic and get that check engine light diagnosis see if it says bad fuel or not.I found was Jenny Cummins motor and ta fuel products did not work it blew out injectors every time I use any type of ta anywhere in the United States the Petro loves flying j pilot I never had problems only the the put cummingsmotors

Replied on Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 12:58 PM CST
I'm curious on the details of your cummins failing injectors from fueling up at a certain place. Im not defending the big chain stops because i don't use them much. Mostly just curiosity. Back when I was in tech school for diesel , we did testing on fuel quality from a few different places. there were measurable differences in fuel. but it was just btu's and the point it would gel from what I remember . Its enough to cause fuel mileage differences , but at that time we didn't see anything that would cause failure.

Do you have a water separator on your filter? the filter should stop dirt, water can cause problems. About10 years ago some sterling trucks had a problem with the stand pipe being directly under the fill cap on the tank...if the tank was really low, the incoming fuel would splash the standing fuel away from the stand pipe and suck air for a few seconds, that would throw a check engine light.

Good luck with the problem
Replied on Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 05:43 PM CST
Quote: "I'm curious on the details of your cummins failing injectors from fueling up at a certain place. Im not defending the big chain stops because i don't use them much. Mostly just curiosity. Back when I was in tech school for diesel , we did testing on fuel quality from a few different places. there were measurable differences in fuel. but it was just btu's and the point it would gel from what I remember . Its enough to cause fuel mileage differences , but at that time we didn't see anything that would cause failure. Do you have a water separator on your filter? the filter should stop dirt, water can cause problems. About10 years ago some sterling trucks had a problem with the stand pipe being directly under the fill cap on the tank...if the tank was really low, the incoming fuel would splash the standing fuel away from the stand pipe and suck air for a few seconds, that would throw a check engine light. Good luck with the problem "

I had a 99 century with a n14 460 motor turn up to 500 they had to fuel separator ahead the two different fuel filters and I never had no problem with nowhere else ta was in Gallup New Mexico and another one in Pennsylvania and another one in Georgia how do I end up having to eight injectors blow on me over 3 years. Only after using TA fuel

Replied on Thu, Aug 27, 2020 at 08:34 PM CST
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I've never heard of an injector blowing up before. Even on a common rail engine with 24000psi fuel ive never heard of that. Im not arguing that they might have had shitty fuel, again, my curiosity as a former mechanic is just wondering what could have gotten past a filter or water seperator to cause an injector failure. Was it the fuel side of the injector, or coil side? Lack of lubrication over time can cause failure, again, not trying to argue, im just wondering .
Replied on Sat, Aug 29, 2020 at 02:19 PM CST
Literally most fuel any brand comes off same pipeline system with few exceptions. Yes, it can have additives or be treated or lack of treatment. I would believe the fuel tanks are checked for water ie: leaks.
Replied on Tue, Sep 01, 2020 at 12:49 PM CST

I have over 1 million miles on a Caterpillar and never had injector problems. My secret was Howes MEANER Cleaner. Its 19.99 at Loves but only 11.88 at Wal-Mart. I'm now using it in my Detroits and so far no problems 300 500 and 600 thousand miles. I use it every other fill up.

Replied on Sun, Sep 06, 2020 at 11:01 AM CST
Quote: "I have over 1 million miles on a Caterpillar and never had injector problems. My secret was Howes MEANER Cleaner. Its 19.99 at Loves but only 11.88 at Wal-Mart. I'm now using it in my Detroits and so far no problems 300 500 and 600 thousand miles. I use it every other fill up. "

All mechanics agree you should run something for lubrication. I had a mechanic recommend atf. I have used atf some and it helps. Another mechanic told me to run 1 gallon of atf to 500 of fuel.
Replied on Sun, Sep 06, 2020 at 11:01 AM CST
Quote: "I have over 1 million miles on a Caterpillar and never had injector problems. My secret was Howes MEANER Cleaner. Its 19.99 at Loves but only 11.88 at Wal-Mart. I'm now using it in my Detroits and so far no problems 300 500 and 600 thousand miles. I use it every other fill up. "

I put lucas fuel treatment in my steiger tractors..I swear they burn a gallon an hour less...

Replied on Mon, Sep 07, 2020 at 06:33 AM CST
Guess that’s why you shouldn’t swear