What is Regen on a tractor?

Regeneration is the process of oxidizing the accumulated soot from a filter. To comply with environmental regulations, your John Deere tractor may come with an after-treatment device, which includes a diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC) and diesel particulate filter (DPF).

How long does it take to ReGen a tractor?

Press and hold the regeneration button for a few seconds, until the regen warning light goes off and the regen process light starts to blink. Wait for the process to finish, about 30 to 40 minutes.

Can you regen while driving?

Your truck can undergo the regen process properly while running, and will in fact, usually do so. Your diesel particulate filter, or DPF, undergoes routine passive regen as needed during steady driving. Active regeneration also occurs and happens best during highway driving speeds.

How do you know when a parked regen is done?

Wait for the regeneration to start. Monitor the Exhaust temperature and RPM. When the idle comes back down it means that the regen has finished. If the regen starts and stops then you may have a problem that prevents the regen from taking place.

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Can you stop a parked regen?

To Cancel a Parked Regeneration hold the DPF Switch to the ON position for five (5) seconds and release. A Parked Regeneration will stop if the key is turned to the off position, the truck is put into gear or the parking brake is released. The regeneration will take approximately 20-40 min.

Why does my DPF keep regenerating?

Your DPF regenerates because of excessive exhaust soot overwhelming the DPF. Exhaust soot is the product of incomplete combustion, the soot is actually partially burned fuel. … There is only one answer to excessive DPF Regeneration: Eliminate or dramatically reduce diesel particulate matter (soot).

What happens if you don’t do a regen?

Regeneration, or regen, of the DPF filter, is the process that burns the soot accumulation that is inside the DPF filter. If you can no longer start a regen then you will eventually get stuck in a derate which will then lead to an engine shut down.

How often does a truck need to Regen?

Depending on your driving, active regeneration may happen as often as once a day. If you do a lot of stop and go, it can happen even more often. Frequency depends on duty cycle and how much soot collects – as often as once a day or every other day An active regeneration could take up to one-half hour or more.

How much does a forced Regen cost?

A forced regeneration can be performed by any service shop with the appropriate diagnostic software. The cost for a forced regeneration varies. Generally, it is between $300-$700 depending on the technician’s required diagnostic time and the length of time your DPF regeneration lasts.

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What Regen means?

transitive verb. 1 : to generate or produce anew especially : to replace (a body part) by a new growth of tissue. 2 : to produce again chemically sometimes in a physically changed form.

How many times can a DPF be regenerated?

Active regeneration will be initiated every 300 miles or so depending on how you use your car and will take 5 to 10 minutes to complete. But it’s a problem if your journey’s too short and the regeneration doesn’t finish.

How long will a DPF last?

A DPF can last up to around 100,000 miles if maintained properly. After the car has exceeded that mileage, you could be looking at paying a large amount of money for a replacement – so always properly check MoT and service records when buying a used car.