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Slight misfire?

when im sitting idling in the morning before i head into work i can sit with the radio off and just listen to the BEAUTIFUL song the cummins has to offer me.

but while sitting there listening, it almost sounds like the engine misses every few seconds.

im just curious because i know that on some of the gasser engines they make the engine misfire on purpose, (saving fuel or something?) not sure.


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Might be the FCA valve in the cp3 starting to act up a bit....

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whats an FCA? i have no idea

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Fuel Control Actuator...do you have a surge when you have the cruise set?

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havent really used the cruise control except for the 500 mile drive home from buying it but i didnt notice any surge, no.

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AC compressor kicking in and out?

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this is a possibility. although i had the heater on? still do it? idk.

im just gonna chauk it up on the board as a non-issue at the moment (knock on wood)

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If you had it on defrost or defrost/floor the compressor will cycle.......

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ooooo. well this is probably the issue then. it was on defrost/floor.

coool. glad it is nothing bad.

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