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I have a 3116 in a 950 loader. changed the filters and when

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I have a 3116 in a 950 loader. changed the filters and when priming I get no fuel coming out of the return line. the last filter be fore the head gets pressurized. any ideas
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Cat Man replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.

Was the engine running fine before changing the filters?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
the operator said that it was fine then it started to lose power. idled low so he parked it.
Expert:  Cat Man replied 1 year ago.

Thanks for the information.

So now the engine only cranks over but does not start?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Never mind pulled out the check valve on the return got air out of it runs great again
Expert:  Cat Man replied 1 year ago.

That's great news. I'm glad you got it fixed. Good job.

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