How often should a regen occur?

How often should a regen occur?

Depending on your driving, active regeneration may happen as often as once a day. If you do a lot of stop and go, it can happen even more often. Frequency depends on duty cycle and how much soot collects – as often as once a day or every other day An active regeneration could take up to one-half hour or more.

How often should my Freightliner Regen?

Active regeneration will be initiated every 300 miles or so depending on how you use your car and will take 5 to 10 minutes to complete. But it’s a problem if your journey’s too short and the regeneration doesn’t finish.

What happens if the Regen cycle is not completed?

If the DPF regen cycle is not taking place, or not completing a full cycle, a ‘check engine’ light might illuminate on your dash. In doing so the many sensors in the system will calculate the particulates prior to the DPF and post, recognizing a lack in operation of the DPF.

How often do DPF regens need to take place?

Many of our clients have seen daily regens go to weekly or monthly regens. It’s that powerful and it happens fast. Normally with the first tank of treated fuel. The soot reduction also means clean EGR valves and emissions sensors, injectors and proper administration of DEF.

How can I tell if my Regen process is not working?

If I stop the vehicle the regen will restart when exhaust temps come up and it will stop at about 2-4 grams of soot. Regen temps are also measured as a way of telling if the injector is working. If it calls for a regen and the temps don’t come up I think a message will be displayed or a code thrown.

What happens during a Regen cycle on a diesel truck?

An active regen cycle is a normal process that takes place as the truck is going down the road. A computer sensor monitors the DPF and a dashboard indicator light notifies the driver that the regen is taking place, or the DPF is now cleaning. “You’ll notice a reduction in power during a regen,” notes Nace.