M11 – Engine Shuts Off Unexpectedly or Dies During Deceleration

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Electronic fault codes are active

For instructions on how to read active fault codes, refer to Procedure 101-007 (Electronic Controlled Fuel System) in Section 1. If fault codes are active, contact a Cummins Authorized Repair Facility.

 

Battery voltage supply to the electronic control module (ECM) is low, interrupted, or open

Check the battery connections, the fuses, and the unswitched battery supply circuit. Refer to the OEM service manual.

 

Idle shutdown or PTO shutdown features are activated

Check the time limit on idle and PTO shutdowns with an electronic service tool. Refer to Procedure 101-007 (Electronic Controlled Fuel System) in Section 1.

 

Engine will not restart

Refer to Procedure 101-007 (Electronic Controlled Fuel System) in Section 1.

 

Fuel inlet restriction

Check for fuel inlet restriction. Contact a Cummins Authorized Repair Facility.

 

Air in the fuel system

Check for air in the fuel system. Tighten or replace the fuel connections, fuel lines, fuel tank standpipe, and fuel filters as necessary.

 

Battery voltage is low

Check the batteries and the unswitched battery supply circuit. Refer to the OEM service manual.

 

OEM engine protection system is malfunctioning

Isolate the OEM engine protection system. Follow the OEM service manuals to check for a malfunction.

 

Fuel shutoff valve is closed

Check for loose wires. Check for power to the fuel shutoff valve solenoid.

 

Fuel grade is not correct for the application or the fuel quality is poor

Operate the engine from a tank of high-quality fuel. Refer to Procedure 018-002 (Fuel Recommendations and Specifications) in Section V.

 

Engine brakes are malfunctioning

Check the engine brake operation, adjustment, and solenoid resistance. Repair or adjust as necessary. Refer to a Cummins Authorized Repair Location.

 
Contact a Cummins Authorized Repair Facility

Last Modified:  09-Dec-2004