Detroit Diesel Troubleshooting Diagrams

Series 60 Defective Air Compressor

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To determine if a defective air compressor is causing excessive oil consumption, perform the following: ‪

1. Perform a crankcase pressure test and record the test results.
2. Disconnect the air outlet line from the air compressor;

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3. Repeat step and record the test results.
4. Compare the results of test one with test two.

If the engine crankcase pressure remained the same, check the turbocharger;
If the engine crankcase pressure decreased, replace the air compressor

Written by sam

May 12th, 2019 at 3:35 am

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  1. I have a 2009 Detroit series 60 14L been having a problem, Its beeen sputtering engine reduction I guess, I have change out injectors an still doing same thing valves have been adjusted, wanted to know if maybe a dirty crankcase filter can be the problem ?

    Richard

    18 Sep 19 at 8:53 pm

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