MBE 4000

Section 17.7 High Inlet Air Temperature

Section 17.7
High Inlet Air Temperature

To determine if high inlet air temperature is causing lack of power, perform the following:‪

  1. Test the radiator fan, fan drive, or fan shroud for proper operation or configuration; refer to OEM guidelines.

    Note: The engine will be torque limited to protect the turbocharger and charge air cooler; this is normal engine operation for component protection.

  2. Examine test results.
    1. If the radiator fan, fan drive, or fan shroud pass OEM test, check high altitude operation.
    2. If the radiator fan, drive or shroud did not operate correctly; refer to "17.7.1 Radiator Fan, Drive and Shroud Replacement" .

Section 17.7.1
Radiator Fan, Drive and Shroud Replacement

Perform the following steps to replace the radiator fan, drive and or shroud:‪

  1. Remove and replace the radiator fan, drive and/or shroud; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify replacement; refer to "17.7.1.1 Test the Engine with Radiator Fan, Fan Drive, or Fan Shroud Replacement" .
Section 17.7.1.1
Test the Engine with Radiator Fan, Fan Drive, or Fan Shroud Replacement

Perform the following steps to determine if replaced radiator fan, fan drive, or fan shroud resolved lack of power condition:‪

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.‪

  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, contact the Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center (313–592–5800).


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

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