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Experience:  17+ yrs. shop and field experience with all major brands of heavy equipment, trucks and farm equipment - 1995 WyoTech graduate.
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My Kubota 080-3 excavator is looses power when bucket is

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hi ,
My Kubota 080-3 excavator is looses power when bucket is crowded and boom is right out . Does not appear to be a fuel problem .
Thanks,
Tim
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
Expert:  Dan replied 5 months ago.

Hi my name is***** will be glad to try to help.... Is the engine bogging or any black smoke? Replace the fuel filter and verify good fuel supply pressure to the pump, check the turbo condition and the piping for leaks and loss of boost pressure. If this is okay, move onto the hydraulics. Check the return filter for metal/debris indicating a pump or component failure occurring. Let me know

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