MBE 4000

Section 17.6 Faulty Exhaust System

Section 17.6
Faulty Exhaust System

To determine if a faulty exhaust system is causing lack of power, perform the following steps:‪

  1. Drill an 11/32 in. hole in the exhaust pipe, 127 - 305 mm (5 - 12 in.) from the turbocharger exhaust outlet.

    Note: The tapped hole must be in a comparatively straight area of the turbocharger exhaust outlet.

  2. Tap the hole to accommodate a 1/8 in. pipe plug. Connect a manometer to the tapped hole.
    caution

    To avoid injury before starting and running the engine, ensure the vehicle is parked on a level surface, parking brake is set, and the wheels are blocked.‪

    warning

    ENGINE EXHAUST

    To avoid injury from inhaling engine exhaust, always operate the engine in a well-ventilated area. Engine exhaust is toxic.‪

  3. Start and run the engine at idle with a no-load for approximately 5 minutes, allowing the engine coolant to reach normal operating range.
  4. Install the vehicle on a chassis dynamometer and run the engine speed to full load.
    1. If the exhaust back pressure at full load is less than 10 kPa (4.0 in. H2 O), check for high inlet air temperature; refer to "17.7 High Inlet Air Temperature" .
    2. If the exhaust back pressure at full load is 10 kPa (4.0 in. H2 O) or greater, refer to "17.6.1 Engine Exhaust System Resolution" .

Section 17.6.1
Engine Exhaust System Resolution

Perform the following steps to resolve the engine exhaust system:‪

  1. Visually inspect the engine exhaust system; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Repair or replace defective exhaust system components; refer to OEM guidelines.
  3. Verify exhaust system resolution; refer to "17.6.1.1 Test the Engine with Replaced Exhaust System" .
Section 17.6.1.1
Test the Engine with Replaced Exhaust System

Perform the following steps to determine if replaced engine exhaust system components resolved lack of power condition:‪

  1. Start and run the engine.
  2. Test drive the vehicle to ensure lack of power has been resolved.
    1. If no lack of power occurred during the test drive, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If lack of power occurred during the test drive, shut down the engine. Check for high inlet air temperature; refer to "17.7 High Inlet Air Temperature" .


MBE 4000 Service Manual - 6SE412
Generated on 10-13-2008

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *