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astrnmrtom 08-25-2019 09:04 AM

3126 intermittent problem
1998 Safari Serengeti with a 300hp 3126, 34,000 miles.

I have something strange that only happens right after I stop to refuel and even then infrequently. It doesn't happen every time, maybe every fifth or six top offs. What happens is; I stop to fill up, and after I'm done and pulling out of the gas station, right about the time I'm accelerating onto the road, the engine loses power suddenly and a warning light comes on. It only lasts for about one second, and the engine picks up again and the warning light goes off. This happens so quickly, and for such a short period of time, I never get a good look at the warning light. I think it says something about the intake.

Other than that , the engine starts and runs great, and never misses a beat. I don't recall this happening at any other time. Any ideas?

JNSNWT 08-25-2019 11:45 AM

I am watching to learn something new.

firedoc 08-25-2019 01:10 PM

Did you check to see if it threw a code?

the sights 08-25-2019 07:58 PM

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Hello all, Go to a CAT service center and have a Product Status Report.
It will give you a ton of info.... Wait I dont know if that year retains alarm history I need a little help with that.

I have enclosed 1st page of my report Thanks, Joe

astrnmrtom 08-25-2019 10:11 PM

Nope, haven't taken it to have it checked for any codes. Guess I'll have to do that. I find it really strange that it only happens after topping off my fuel. Of course that's pretty much the only time I'm shutting down a hot engine for a just few minutes and restarting.

Safari37 08-26-2019 06:40 PM

I hope you let it cool down atleast 5 mins before you shut it off

astrnmrtom 08-26-2019 09:19 PM

I always make sure the turbo has a little time to cool, yes.

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