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Written by: Mohammad Sameer

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Engine Derate: Understanding, Causes, and Fixes

Understanding Engine Derate: Causes, Solutions, and Prevention

By Mohammad Sameer

Engine derate is a safety measure that reduces engine power to prevent damage, often triggered by the vehicle's computer system. It can be caused by emission system faults, low Diesel Exhaust Fluid levels, and high altitude. Immediate action includes checking for warning lights and consulting diagnostic tools. Ignoring derate warnings can lead to severe damage to critical components. Keeping the engine cool and maintaining the emission system can help prevent derate.

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