PTD 000190.18 – INFORMATION FOR OPERATOR: Engine Speed Too Low

PTD 000190.18 (PTD 190.18)

Code: 000190.18

Shortcode: 190.18


This code indicates that the engine speed has dropped below 300 rpm for more than 3 seconds, which typically occurs when the engine stalls. This is a notification for the operator to take action to prevent engine damage or operational issues.


No direct reaction from the control software beyond informing the operator. The operator needs to address the engine speed issue.


Check Engine Load:

  • Reduce any excessive loads that might be causing the engine to stall.
  • Ensure that the engine is not being overworked beyond its capacity.

Inspect Fuel System:

  • Check for any issues with the fuel supply, including fuel filters, fuel pump, and fuel lines.
  • Replace or repair any faulty components.

Monitor Engine Performance:

  • Keep an eye on engine performance and address any irregularities immediately.

Consult Technical Support:

  • If the issue persists, consult technical support or a qualified technician for further diagnosis.


Regular engine maintenance, including checking and replacing fuel filters, and ensuring proper load management, can help prevent stalling and low engine speed issues.

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