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Curtis B., Technician
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  Technician turned service manager on multiple lines of trucks and engines, used in industry.
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I recently purchased an older Toyota skid steer as I operate

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I recently purchased an older Toyota skid steer as I operate it at any throttle warm or cold it seems to load up blow big cloud of black smoke shot flames out the exhaust and then stall out this happens under any load
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
What engine , gas or diesel engine?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Diesel
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Has the fuel supply been checked for proper flow? Fuel filter changed? Air filter clean and no restrictions? Turbocharged?
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Changed fuel filter air filter
Not turbo charged
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I don't really know how to check too see if it's getting enough fuel
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
Can you locate the fuel primer pump, and make a tst line from the pumps inlet, back into the fule tank filer, bypassing the tank outlet , and suction up to the transfer pump? Everything after the transfer pump is under pressure.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
I'll check it out tomorrow and see if I can access this area tomorrow and will let you know
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
OK> Thanks.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 11 months ago.
did you find fuel problem? Please rate to close.

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