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Have not run my excavater few years runs good while but

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have not run my excavater for a few years runs good for a while but starts to run poorly after a few minuets of running would a fuel seperater fix this
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

Hi Donald. My name is***** will be glad to help. I would first start with cleaning out the tank and fuel system from the old fuel, change all you fuel filters and reprime the system. the old fuel deteriorates over time and will cause these issues. You do not want to run the old fuel through your injection pump or it can cause damage or wear from contamination. Let me know

Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

another thing that will cause this is dryrotted fuel lines. Bend the rubber lines to expose dry rot cracking and leaks sucking in air.

Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

Replace any dry rotted hoses as it is the same as trying to suck through a straw with a hole in it causing a starvation of fuel.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thanks Ike try what you said
Expert:  Daniel Wilson replied 1 year ago.

Pleasure to help

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