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My 1994 Chev Kodiak will not drive faster than 50 mph? Just
My 1994 Chev Kodiak will not drive faster than 50 mph? Just bought the truck. Where should I start? It has the CAT 3116 with 160k miles. … read more
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i have a cat 3116 on a test unit ..cannot find a serial number ..they tell me the injector pump is not building enough pressure and the engine starts then shuts down … read more
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I have a marine 3116 that surges and stalls after slowing to
I have a marine 3116 that surges and stalls after slowing to idle speed after running fine for a couple of hours. It does not do this when first starting. What might cause this?… read more
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I have 1997 c 7500 3116 8wl02869 while driving engine light
i have 1997 c 7500 3116 8wl02869 while driving engine light will come on and reduce power and keep going then light will come on and shut off pull over and will not start back unless u spay it with st… read more
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I have a 1997 Kodiak with a 3116 Cat. The engine is hard
I have a 1997 Kodiak with a 3116 Cat. The engine is hard starting after sitting for days and the runs for a few minutes then stops, very hard to start after that. Once the engine is warm and running i… read more
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I have a 1997 GMC 6500 series dump truck with a CAT 3116 6.6
I have a 1997 GMC 6500 series dump truck with a CAT 3116 6.6 liter engine. It's been stalling out. I've cleaned the water separator filter by the tank and replaces the fuel filter by the engine. I wan… read more
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Working on a GMC topkick, 3116 CAT Blows Black smoke, runs
Working on a GMC topkick, 3116 CAT Blows Black smoke, runs rough, knocks, when throttling up takes awhile to get back to Idle. After shutting down, unit runs for an additional 30-40 seconds. Seems it … read more
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I have a GMC c7500 hundred with a 3116 cat. I parked it now
I have a GMC c7500 hundred with a 3116 cat. I parked it now it won't start. It cranks but will not fire. Any ideas?… read more
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After coasting down a hill, when I give my Detroit motor fuel
After coasting down a hill, when I give my Detroit motor fuel to go up the other side the motor will start missing and discharging black smoke for about one quarter mile. Then it smoothest out and run… read more
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i have a 3116 cat that runs perfect it just will not die
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I have an 82 Prevost bust with an 8V71 Turbo engine. It starts
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i HAVE A 1992 GMC TOPKICK whith a cat 3116 6.6 motor, when
i HAVE A 1992 GMC TOPKICK whith a cat 3116 6.6 motor, when I starup in the morring it smokes white smoke and runs rough, after it warms up it run smooth and ok.… read more
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4300: WORKING ON 2005 INTER. 4300 DT466 TRUCK DIES OUT AFTER
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Working on a 1998 GMC with a 3116 Cat motor. Truck will not
Working on a 1998 GMC with a 3116 Cat motor. Truck will not start. I am not sure where the fuel shut-off solenoid is at. I need to know where to find it and need to know if any special tool is needed … read more
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this 3116 I have only has 10 lbs of fuel pressure Has a new
this 3116 I have only has 10 lbs of fuel pressure Has a new pump and new filters, inlet lines are good, and not sucking air Is there supposed to be some sort of regulating check in the back of the hea… read more
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I have a 97 gmc 6500 with a 3116 catt that will not start on
I have a 97 gmc 6500 with a 3116 catt that will not start on its own i put a new fuel pump on it an it is the same way do these engines have a fuel pum p in tank to supply. One on e.ngine… read more
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GMC c7000: I have a 96 cat 3116. It starts fine drives local
I have a 96 cat 3116. It starts fine drives local fine. It is a bucket truck so runs at 1000 rpm all day with no problems . When I climb a hill over 40 the motor runs out of power and sounds flat. I c… read more
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I have 1995 gmc topkick, with cat 3116 engine. intermediately
I have 1995 gmc topkick, with cat 3116 engine. intermediately loses power and will barely make it to the side of the road. I got it to the shop and vehicle has not failed again. Owner stated it does t… read more
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