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New V3 install troubleshooting

Just finished installing a vegistroke V3 - started up fine, ran rough for 5 minutes, choked out a lot of smoke then died when i put it in gear. now it sputters when i try to start it but wont run. Any help out there?
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did you purge the air out?
Do you hear the fuel pump turn on when you turn on the key?
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check the fuse to the stock pump...i bet its blown.

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You can purge air by removing the fuel line at the front of the module and turn the key on. I doubt its air though.

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Start with purging the fuel filter, will the truck run if you put the switch in manual (down) even if the truck isnt heated?



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You don't need to purge the V3 it does it automatically. It's definitly on the diesel side, The module will not switch over until heat and pressure are present, 5 minutes of idle time is not enough for heat to be present.
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You don't need to purge the V3 it does it automatically. It's definitly on the diesel side, The module will not switch over until heat and pressure are present, 5 minutes of idle time is not enough for heat to be present.
Yes and no. It will purge automatically, but the system will try and fail to turn itself on a few times but when it fails to pressurize it will shut off and try again. For first system setup it think it was recommanded in the installation manual to hold the purge switch for 1 min to prime the pump, and switches in the V3 module. Also if you are trying to do an initial pressure test, you can run the system on manual regardless of temp by selecting the down position of the system switch which overides the temp sensor.



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The original poster hasn't been back since last Thursday??

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The original poster hasn't been back since last Thursday??
Haha I know and we keep going on about what he should try and the problem was probably solved 5 mins after he last posted!!



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Haha I know and we keep going on about what he should try and the problem was probably solved 5 mins after he last posted!!

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