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Question: Do I need to include my engine serial # in Ask Dave questions and when I go to the...

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Question: Why Do HEUI equipped engines sometimes start hard or seem to lose power? Dave's Answer:The HEUI injection system has...

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Question: I have a 1996 Beaver Patriot Cat 3126. It has a Winn Coleman fuel system. The glass bowl is...

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Question: What can cause hard starting on an Onan 7.5 KW generator? Could it be the Glow Plug? Dave's Answer:...

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Question: is there a Class Action suit against CAT that was settled? If so what engines are involved? Dave's Answer:...

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Dim Headlights

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Both the Magnum chassis and the Monaco Roadmaster chassis with a multiplexed electrical system have a headlight circuit wiring design...

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Question: What does CAT recommend regarding filter usage and care for their engines? Editor's Note: Our coaches, just like most...

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Question: I have a 2007 Patriot Thunder with the C13, S# KCB89161. I had a check engine light come on...

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CAT Fuel Priming Pump Installation (Parts List is at end of this document)  The following is based on my experience...

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Slide Sag Remedy

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Slides will tend to sag over time. Most often this occurs on SMC & Magnum era Beavers. Paint border misalignment...

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The answer of which system to use is;   ”It Depends…” (Note, the following information is taken from BAC Forum Technical...

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Oil Sample

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Dave, How important is it to get an oil sample done when changing oil? Dave's Answer: Oil samples are important...

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This is an old post on the Forum. We have had drains in our awnings for about 8 years now...

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Absorption or Residential Refrigerator for my RV? If your factory supplied absorption refrigerator fails, you have a couple of options...

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Question: Dave, I keep hearing about turbocharger problems on the 425HP C9 engine. Can you provide some information on this?...

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Dave, Why is inlet air to engine so important for optimal engine performance? Dave's Answer: A Cat engine requires unrestricted...

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Question: Dave, How does the Caterpillar Regen System Work on C9, C13, & C15 Engines   Dave's Answer: The Diesel...

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Dave, I bought an 08 Contessa in Dec. with a CAT C9. It had 4977 miles on it.  Had a...

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C9 Rough Idle

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Question: What would cause an inconsistent rough or surging idle for a C9 400hp engine in our 07 Contessa? I...

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Dave, I have a 06 Beaver Patriot Thunder with the C13. It has a Racor 125gal/hr primary fuel filter and...

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Question: Water temperature gauge is not showing any temperature reading on my 2001 Patriot with a 3126B Engine. The needle...

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Dave, Why is it difficult for the C9 to maintain proper fuel flow and pressure with the original pump that...

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Exhaust Brake Use

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Question: Read on another forum that, according to a long-haul trucker, he would avoid using his Jake brake when over...

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Fan Not Running

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Dave, The fan on my C12 is not coming at all, the receiver tank is (full) brand new steel tank...

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Question: Dave, Should I be using additives for fuel, oil or fuel?   Answer: Neither CAT nor Cummins recommend additives....

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