MBE 900 DDEC VI Troubleshooting

Section 134.1 SPN 4259/FMI 3

Section 134.1
SPN 4259/FMI 3

This diagnosis is typically injector unit pump control valve cylinders #4, 5, or 6 circuit is shorted to battery/power.‪

Section 134.1.1
Short to Battery/Power Check

Check as follows:‪

  1. Turn the ignition OFF.
  2. Disconnect the MCM 120–pin connector.
  3. Using the J-48475 breakout box and appropriate overlay, connect the MCM side of the harness ONLY.
  4. Turn the ignition ON (key ON, engine OFF).
  5. Measure the voltage between pin 5 of the J-48475 breakout box and ground.
    1. If voltage is greater than 0.5 V, contact the Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center at 313–592–5800 for authorization to replace the MCM..
    2. If no voltage is present, go to the next step.
  6. Turn the ignition OFF.
  7. Connect the Engine Harness side of the J-48475 breakout box.
  8. Turn the ignition ON (key ON, engine OFF).
  9. Disconnect the #4 unit pump.
  10. Measure the voltage between pin 4 of the MCM 120–pin connector and ground.
    1. If voltage is present, repair the short circuit to power between pin 4 of the MCM 120–pin connector and the #4 unit pump. See Figure "Unit Pumps #4, 5, and 6" .Refer to "134.1.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
    2. If no voltage is present, go to the next step.
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      Figure 1. Unit Pumps #4, 5, and 6

  11. Disconnect the #5 unit pump.
  12. Measure the voltage between pin 8 of the MCM 120–pin connector and ground.
    1. If voltage is present, repair the short circuit to power between pin 8 of the MCM 120–pin connector and the #5 unit pump. See Figure "Unit Pumps #4, 5, and 6" . Refer to "134.1.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
    2. If no voltage is present, go to the next step.
  13. Disconnect the #6 unit pump.
  14. Measure the voltage between pin 6 of the MCM 120–pin connector and ground.
    1. If voltage is present, repair the short circuit to power between pin 6 of the MCM 120–pin connector and the #6 unit pump. See Figure "Unit Pumps #4, 5, and 6" . Refer to "134.1.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
    2. If no voltage is present, repair the short circuit to power between pins 6, 7 and/or 8 of the MCM 120–pin connector and unit pumps #4, 5, or 6. See Figure "Unit Pumps #4, 5, and 6" . Refer to "134.1.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
Section 134.1.1.1
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.


EPA07 MBE 900 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE580
Generated on 10-13-2008

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