Regen Issues

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∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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Since I have been assigned my new truck, I have driven it just under 2,000 miles. In that time, I have done 8 regens. 5 of which were while driving. The first, was a forced regen at a TA. It took 2 hours. The very next day, the truck wanted a parked regen. That one took 3.5 hrs. A third parked regen took just over an hour. The shop looked at it and said all was kosher, and that they couldn't do anything without any error codes. My question is, is this normal? I understand that in this weather /season more are required, but this seems rather excessive.

I really like this truck, the longer wheel base, vs the lightweight is definitely preferable. My backing is more fluid, and I don't over correct nearly as much. She handles really well, and there is more than enough room for me. I hope to be able to keep this truck until Swift retires her.

PJ's Comment
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What are you driving??? It sould automatically do a regen while you are driving everyday. The parked usually means its not doing it itself. I had a truck that looked like it was in regen mode but really wasn't. Long story short it was notgetting hot enough. I chased that ghost for 7 months.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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What are you driving??? It sould automatically do a regen while you are driving everyday. The parked usually means its not doing it itself. I had a truck that looked like it was in regen mode but really wasn't. Long story short it was notgetting hot enough. I chased that ghost for 7 months.

2015 International. She has just under 360k miles on her.

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HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
PJ's Comment
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Cummins engine???? I'm in one right now also. If it is a cummins ask your shop to look at #7 injector. It goes into the turbo. There is a small orifice in there and if it carbons up it will not generate the req temp for a regen and causes a lot of headaches

DAC:

Drive-A-Check Report

A truck drivers DAC report will contain detailed information about their job history of the last 10 years as a CDL driver (as required by the DOT).

It may also contain your criminal history, drug test results, DOT infractions and accident history. The program is strictly voluntary from a company standpoint, but most of the medium-to-large carriers will participate.

Most trucking companies use DAC reports as part of their hiring and background check process. It is extremely important that drivers verify that the information contained in it is correct, and have it fixed if it's not.

∆_Danielsahn_∆'s Comment
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Cummins engine???? I'm in one right now also. If it is a cummins ask your shop to look at #7 injector. It goes into the turbo. There is a small orifice in there and if it carbons up it will not generate the req temp for a regen and causes a lot of headaches

Yes, it is a Cummins, and thank you for the tip. 😊

DAC:

Drive-A-Check Report

A truck drivers DAC report will contain detailed information about their job history of the last 10 years as a CDL driver (as required by the DOT).

It may also contain your criminal history, drug test results, DOT infractions and accident history. The program is strictly voluntary from a company standpoint, but most of the medium-to-large carriers will participate.

Most trucking companies use DAC reports as part of their hiring and background check process. It is extremely important that drivers verify that the information contained in it is correct, and have it fixed if it's not.

PJ's Comment
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Anytime. I've lived through more than my fair share of emissions problems.

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