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Series 60 External Oil Leaks

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To determine if oil leaks are causing excessive oil consumption, perform the following:

1. Start and run the engine to operating temperature 88 ° C (190 ° F).
2. Check for leaks at oil lines, connections, mating joints, seals, and gaskets

If no oil leaks are found, shut down the engine and check for a leaking oil cooler core;
If oil leaks are found, shut down the engine;

Engine Oil Leak Repair

Perform the following steps, as necessary, to resolve engine oil leaks: ‪

1. Repair or replace components leaking oil;
2. Verify repairs made to correct oil leaks;

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June 2nd, 2019 at 3:26 am