Detroit Diesel Troubleshooting Diagrams

Series 60 Restrictive Air Filter

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To determine if a restrictive air filter is causing starting difficulty, perform the following steps: ‪

  1. Remove the air filter element; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Attempt to start and run the engine.
    1. If the engine starts and runs, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If the engine fails to start and run.

Air Filter Replacement

Perform the following steps for air filter replacement: ‪

  1. Visually inspect the air filter for clogging and replace as necessary; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Visually inspect gaskets for deterioration and replace as necessary; refer to OEM guidelines.
  3. Visually inspect air inlets for restrictions and clean as necessary; refer to OEM guidelines.
  4. Verify air filter replacement.
Test Engine with Replaced Air Filter

Perform the following steps to determine if the replaced air filter resolved starting difficulty: ‪

Attempt to start and run the engine.

  1. If the engine starts and runs, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
  2. If the engine fails to start and run, check compression.
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Series 60 Restrictive Air Filter
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To determine if a restrictive air filter is causing starting difficulty, perform the following steps

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November 28th, 2011 at 3:19 am

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