Section 19.5 Defective Turbocharger

Section 19.5
Defective Turbocharger

To determine if a defective turbocharger is causing excessive oil consumption, perform the following: ‪

  1. Remove the turbocharger drain line connected to the crankcase and place the drain line into a suitable container.
  2. Perform a crankcase pressure test; refer to "29.3 Crankcase Pressure Test (Governed Speed No Load)" .
    1. If the engine crankcase pressure is less than 3 in. H2 O (0.75 kPa), replace the turbocharger; refer to "19.5.1 Turbocharger Replacement" .
    2. If the engine crankcase pressure is 3 in. H2 O (0.75 kPa) or less, check for worn or damaged valve and cylinder kit; refer to "19.6 Worn or Damaged Valve or Cylinder Kit" .

Section 19.5.1
Turbocharger Replacement

Perform the following steps to replace a defective turbocharger:‪

  1. Remove the defective turbocharger from the engine; refer to "6.5.2 Cleaning and Removal of Turbocharger" .
  2. Tag removed turbocharger for remanufacture.
  3. Install a new turbocharger to the engine; refer to "6.5.7 Installation of Turbocharger" .
  4. Verify replacement of new turbocharger; refer to "19.5.1.1 Test Engine with New Turbocharger" .
Section 19.5.1.1
Test Engine with New Turbocharger

Perform the following steps to determine if a new turbocharger resolved the excessive crankcase pressure: ‪

  1. Remove the turbocharger drain line connected to the crankcase and place the drain line into a suitable container.
  2. Perform a crankcase pressure test; refer to "29.3 Crankcase Pressure Test (Governed Speed No Load)" .
    1. If the engine crankcase pressure is greater than 3 in. H2 O (0.75 kPa), check for worn or damaged valve or cylinder kit; refer to "19.6 Worn or Damaged Valve or Cylinder Kit" .
    2. If the engine crankcase pressure is 3 in. H2 O (0.75 kPa) or less, no further troubleshooting is required.


Series 50 Service Manual - 6SE50
Generated on 10-13-2008

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