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TerryB Illlinois

07-07-2014 13:56:11

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I have a Massey 231 that I have owned for 6 years. I have never had any trouble with it until a few days ago. It will run for about 10 to 15 minutes then shut off like I pulled out the fuel shut off. It will not restart for at least a couple hours? Can someone please tell me how to figure out what is happening? it is a Perkins 3 cylinder diesel.

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07-07-2014 17:04:36

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 Re: 231 fuelissues in reply to TerryB Illlinois, 07-07-2014 13:56:11  

I have a 231 but have not encountered this problem. I did have something similar happen with another tractor. I changed the fuel filter and cleaned out sediment collected in the tank and system. If you have not done this already it might be a good time to do so. When you prime the system by cracking the fittings it will at least confirm the pump is delivering the fuel to each injector. If that didn't work I'd check the pressure on the pump.

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TerryB Illinois

07-10-2014 10:02:24

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 Re: 231 fuelissues in reply to TominVA, 07-07-2014 17:04:36  
Ok thank you, I will try that.

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