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Truck wont increase temp,therefore wont regen.

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The check engine light came on, along with the MIL- both amber. Dash codes were 12, 13, 15, 16. Seemed odd that all codes were high and low voltages at once. Truck asked for a regen and the regen light blinking- performed parked regen- lasted about 10mins but never saw temperature increase. Regen light stayed blinking for a day. Took truck to a TA and they diagnosed injector 2 faulty fire and turbocharger sensor had low voltage. replaced sensor. Stop engine light came on and shut truck off. regen still wont perform due to low temp- attempted forced regen and it was aborted.

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Just found one of the batteries busted.

Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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2011 freightliner cascadia with a detroit series 60
Technician: Jeremy, Certified Truck/Bus Technician replied 2 months ago
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How are you monitoring the regen temps? With the DDDL software or is that based on one of the codes? Not all T/A shops have diagnostic stuff. I'm presuming yours did since they found the fault turbo sensor. Did they happen to run a regen and tell you what the temps were showing on the regen system?

A common problem for the temps not getting up enough for the tregen is faulty sensors, bad fuel doser, low fuel pressure, or turbo issues. That is where the monitoring comes in to play to see what is being read and where in the regen system to determine where the issue is.

My concern are those 2 EGR flash codes you have. They will cause the regen to not get hot enough if there is a EGR failure going on or coolant bypassing in the EGR cooler, which can casue both of those codes together.

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