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Regen, should I be concerned?

If things don't change and I make it to next Monday It will have been a full month since my truck has gone into regen. Just wondering if I should at all be concerned about this? Seems like a long time to go without one.
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Chance are you have not seen the massage that it is doing one.

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Chance are you have not seen the massage that it is doing one.
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Unless you have something like the Edge Insight that will notify you the WHOLE time you are going through a regen you probably are just missing it.

IF you really haven't regened in a month I'd be worried. Something could be wrong with the DPF, and the truck could either go into limp mode or constant regen.

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In fact I do have the Edge Insight. Haven't seen a single indication.

The last time it went into regen was when I had my hyper extended thermostat and it was in reduced power mode.
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I would be.... Talked to my service advisor about the main cause of damage to #8 cylinder and she said mainly because didn't regen when it was supposed to.. My .02
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... the main cause of damage to #8 cylinder and she said mainly because didn't regen when it was supposed to
I thought it was damaged because of the regen pumping too much fuel in the cylinders and washing the lubrication away.

Explain?

And yes, I might be concerned if I was supposed to have a regens and wasn't having them. How many miles have you logged since the last one?


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Yes I heard her say something along those lines also.. I think bottom line is if the dpf is still on the truck it should be doing the regen cycle. If not then bad s$@&! happens.
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In fact I do have the Edge Insight. Haven't seen a single indication.

The last time it went into regen was when I had my hyper extended thermostat and it was in reduced power mode.
Then I would take it to have it looked at.

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I spoke too soon. It tried to this morning on my way to work but it was just as I pulled into the parking lot. Was ready to go for a long drive when it kicked back on on the way home. Was on for a whopping 6 min then shut off. I never really logged how many miles it was since the last one.
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Mine likes to regen just b4 i park as well. Crazy how that works. I need to just spend the money and delete.


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