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Old 01-25-2012, 02:27 PM   #21
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RE: Cummins 6BT Loses it's prime

Candyann:

Have you managed to resolve the priming problem yet? It would be good to get an update. I ma sure other 6BTA owners would appreciate the input.

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Old 01-25-2012, 03:16 PM   #23
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RE: Cummins 6BT Loses it's prime

we never had to 're-prime' before....still working on the 'problem' but will let you know when he has it figured out for sure.** Thanks*
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Old 01-25-2012, 03:19 PM   #24
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RE: Cummins 6BT Loses it's prime

Chris....when my husband is sure it is fixed he will update....we*just received*new check-valves that he is going to put in....but the last few times we have run it*- it has kept the prime....so I will let you all know when we are sure of what 'fixed' it.* Thanks for your concern and interest.* It is frustrating when everything has run so perfectly for so many years....*
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Old 02-10-2012, 10:10 AM   #25
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RE: Cummins 6BT Loses it's prime

I haven't given an update as the problem isn't 'solved' but we have a temp. fix until we find the air leak....we put a 12 volt fuel pump on and that is 'working'. When we fix the real problem we will post it here. I wanted to thank you all for the suggestions....Have a good weekend
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Old 02-11-2012, 04:43 AM   #26
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RE: Cummins 6BT Loses it's prime

Use the pump to pressurize from the tank onward and you will usually find the leak in seconds.
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