Series 60 – SPN 558/FMI 4 – IDLE VALIDATION SWITCH

This diagnostic condition is typically either a short to ground or an open wire.
44.3.1
Check for Short to Ground
Check for short to ground as follows:
1. Disconnect the Idle Validation Switch. See Figure 44-1.

pic1 41 Series 60   SPN 558/FMI 4   IDLE VALIDATION SWITCH

2.3.4.Disconnect the CPC #1 connector.
Measure the resistance between pin 4 of the Idle Validation Switch connector and ground.
[a] If the resistance is less than 5 Ω, repair the short to ground between pin 6 of the CPC
#1 connector and pin 4 of the Idle Validation Switch connector. Refer to section
44.3.1.1.
[b] If the resistance is greater than 5 Ω, go to step 4.
Measure the resistance between pin 5 of the Idle Validation Switch connector and ground.
[a] If the resistance is less than 5 Ω, repair the short to ground between pin 3 of the CPC
#1 connector and pin 5 of the Idle Validation Switch connector. Refer to section
44.3.1.1.
[b] If the resistance is greater than 5 Ω, replace the Idle Validation Switch.
Refer to section 44.3.1.1.

44.3.1.1
Verify Repairs
Verify repairs as follows:
1. Turn ignition OFF.
2. Reconnect any electrical connections that were disconnected to perform the diagnosis.
3. Clear codes with DDDL 7.0 or latest version.
4. Start and bring engine up to operating temperature (over 140°F/60°C).
5. Verify operation is satisfactory and no warning lamps illuminate. If warning lamps
illuminate, troubleshoot the codes. If assistance is required, call the Detroit Diesel
Customer Support Center at 313–592–5800.

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