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Detroit engine won't start...

Detroit engine won't start got it started ran for an hour bit then quit afraid may have a showered pump gear.

Mechanic's Assistant: What's the make/model/year of your truck? Engine type?

Kenworth/ T2000/01. Detroit 14 liter

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your truck yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes real cold now. Started yesterday morning ran for a minute then died didn't try again until later plugged it in got warmed up wouldn't start changed fuel filters got it to run but then died for no reason afraid I may have sheared a gear on the early morning effort.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the truck mechanic to know before I connect you?

I've seen this before on another engine I had.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Technician: roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks replied 7 months ago
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Technician: roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks replied 7 months ago

when you change the filter was there debris in the filters???

did you check to see if the fuel pump is providing fuel to the head??

did you check the return check valve to be sure it is not bleeding down the fuel supply

Roy

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Technician: roybelding, Shop Foreman Freightliner trucks replied 7 months ago

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