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Tractor diesel engine starts easily and runs normally 2

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tractor diesel engine starts easily and runs normally for about 2 minutes then slows and quits. will immediately restart. what causes this?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.

A plugged return line or the check valve on the CAV Lucas pump return fitting is common reason for engine to shut down and restart. What is your make and model? Does it have a fuel shutoff solenoid?

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
1970 minneapolis moline farm tractor,no fuel shut-off solenoid
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
model M670
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.

Then check the return . starting at the injection pump.

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
thanks will try tommorrow
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 2 years ago.

Fitting at the injection pump may be a check valve, so be sure you check it.