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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

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

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February 2nd, 2012 at 3:35 am

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