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  1. #1

    Join Date
    May 2001
    Posts
    31
    Location
    Eugene, Oregon
    Tractor
    2001 Kubota BX2200

    Default Power Loss Problem

    I have a BX2200. I have been experience power loss problems, particularly when going up hill while running my brush hog off the rear PTO. Funny thing is that it doesn't happen all the time, but does happen a lot. When it happens the engine almost cuts out (but does not), runs at lower power for a while, then cranks back up to full power (and then the cycle repeats). Can any of you give me some idea of what might be wrong?

  2. #2
    Platinum Member
    Join Date
    Jun 2003
    Posts
    552
    Location
    Western Illinois
    Tractor
    Kubota B2400

    Default Re: Power Loss Problem

    Is this consistant thru more than one tank of fuel? How many hours on the fuel filter? You may even have some water in the fuel, again check fuel filter and bowl.

  3. #3
    Veteran Member
    Join Date
    Nov 2002
    Posts
    1,278
    Location
    West Sunbury ,Pa.
    Tractor
    L3130 hst

    Default Re: Power Loss Problem

    Tom . Just a shot in the dark . But if you only get this problem going up hill (and your fuel pickup line is at the back of your tank ) I'd suspect water in the fuel . Try draining your tank ,inspecting your fuel cans for water ,and adding power service ,or Stanadyne fuel additive in the future . Also a MR Funnel will remove water before it becomes a problem .
    John

  4. #4

    Default Re: Power Loss Problem

    Mine did that too, it was water. Frustrating how it comes and goes, I guess it has something to do with the water settling to the bottom and getting shaken up.
    Does it puke white smoke and get smelly when it happens?
    If it does, it's most likely water in the fuel.
    I have a new Mr. Funnel and it will never happen to me again.

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