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post #1 of 27 Old 11-27-2007, 10:52 AM Thread Starter
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Regen message?

I have an 08-F250 6.4. I have 2 friends, both also have 08's, 1 is an F-250, the other is an F-350, both have the 6.4 diesel.

They are given a message on their message center that the truck has entered regeneration.. I do not. I've never seen any message about regeneration.

Mine is definitely going into regen, I can see the rpm at 1200 in park and definitely feel the power difference, and smell while driving.

I called 2 dealerships here locally. 1 says it should say it is in regen, the other said it should not. My owners manual clearly states that I should see one or several messages while in regen.

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post #2 of 27 Old 11-27-2007, 02:49 PM
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i would beleive the owners manual. have the dealer check it out next time your in there.

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Ya I've called a half dozen dealers today, spoke with 6 service managers and I'm finding that most are clueless about anything to do with this 08 6.4. Scary thoughts if/when service is needed. 1/2 of them say it should say something, 1/2 say it wont, literally.. 3 votes each! I asked about any TSB's for it, they all say nothing shows for it. Go figure.


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I have never seen the message when I saw regen was still active on my truck....it maybe a new feature for the newer 08's but I know mine doesn't have it

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same here as Julian, 80,000 miles several hundred regen cycles and never once any type of message

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I have never seen a regen message either on my 6.4.
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Mine did it yesterday and today...
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I found out that there was a Message center TSB, update released in July. Take it in if you want those messages.. but the same update also warns/prevents you from driving right away if the turbo is cold, or warns you of impending shutdown if too hot.


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How did you find out about this "update" and why aren't all 08 owners notified of these updates when they are released.


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Someone (perhaps in another forum?) linked me to this TSB. So I called around and found a Service Manager who wasn't completely clueless and confirmed that it indeed does, though not mentioned, inform you when the truck is in Regen.


I have uploaded the TSB here: TSB-07173


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