Why does my truck have to regen so often?

Why does my truck have to regen so often?

Your DPF regenerates because of excessive exhaust soot overwhelming the DPF. Exhaust soot is the product of incomplete combustion, the soot is actually partially burned fuel. There is only one answer to excessive DPF Regeneration: Eliminate or dramatically reduce diesel particulate matter (soot).

How do you manually Regen a Cummins?

Initiate the manual regeneration by pressing and holding the DPF Regen Force switch a minimum of 6 seconds. This switch location varies by model (see left). – Once the manual regeneration is initiated, the engine speed will increase, and turbocharger noise will increase.

Are there any issues with my Cummins truck?

Bought a new truck last year with cummings-had alot of regen issues. wouldn’t regen, regened all the time, got plugged up.been towed. A nightmare. 1st. it should regen while driving and you’re not suppossed to know it’s regenering. except for the smell. no lite will come on to let you know it’s in regen.

Is there a Regen issue on my Cummins Engine?

Advanced search… Just bought a 2008 Sterling with a cummins 330 engine, has about 422,000 miles. I’ve read older posts about regen issues on this engine, but guess I thought that after this many miles that problem, if it was one, would have been taken care of already. Mistake on my part.

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.

Why does my Cummins DPF fail all the time?

Long haulers typically deal with this while loading/unloading, or while idling the engine all night to keep the cab warm during mandatory breaks. Vocational trucks may deal with this all day long, operating in PTO mode for hours, clogging up the DPF while being unable to regen. This is why DPF’s tend to fail so frequently.