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Shut down combine to fuel tonight, then got back in to start it and it would turn over but wouldn't fire. Anyone have this happen to their machine.
 

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We had a 2588 combine that wouldn't start last fall took the dealer 3 days and lots of phone calls to their tech support but in the end the combine was air locked by the fuel filter and all we had to do is use a number five allen wrench to open a bleeder on top of the fuel filter and turn it over till the air come out then shut it and it started. The mechanic said since this happen he had several tractors do this.
 

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is electric fuel pump running?, change filters and bleed, should be a bleeder screw on top filter, HINT, remove bleeder screw and blow sh't out, don't git a bath of fuel, don't fill filters with fuel, let pump push fuel, scott.
 

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wideopen did it run out of fuel or did you stop it. we had this happen a couple year back machine was very new no one could work it out ended up stumbleing on to the timing had slipped. on the back of the engine (the end away from the fan) you will see a round cover with i think 5 or 6 bolts behind that is the timing for the fuel pump this is held by three little bolt that come lose and when this happens the timing slips. the theory is that when the engine is running the timing wont move but when you kill the engine the stopping motion moves the time enough to retard the fuel pump. all you have to do is move the gear back to the indents and tighten the bolt we locktited the bolt so they do come undone any more.
hope it help worked for us
 

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Blanchfarm that is what happened the three bolt came lose and slipped the timing. Dealer said this has happened sveral times . Put loctite on bolts and put back together.
 

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had us stumped for a couple day but found it and its going again hope your harvest goes well
 

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We just had the same thing happen to us. But it got worst.....the filter that is on the end of the cam shaft....there is 3 bolts that hold the filter on and all 3 came out. The filter came off and a bunch of plastic shavings were in all the gears and oil. We took the oil pan off and cleaned it out.... found all the missing parts, the bottom of the oil pump screen was full of plastic shavings and one of the bushings out of the filter. Glad the cam senser timing plate came loose who knows what could have happened to the motor if it hadnt. The combine always had a little exhaust smoke and now you cant see a thing.
 
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