Series 60 EGR

A Letter to Technicians

The information in this document is accurate as of June 2005 and is subject to change without notice. This manual is to be used in conjunction with the DDEC III/IV Single ECM Troubleshooting Guide and the DDEC V Single ECU Troubleshooting Guide .

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A Letter to Technicians

The Series 60 engine is entering its 18th year!

Since its introduction in 1987, over 729,000 Series 60 engines have been introduced in the market. The technological changes that have occurred during those 14 years have resulted in a different type of engine, requiring a different class of technicians. Today’s technician is required to have computer skills, excellent comprehension of the written word and possess an extensive diagnostic understanding of the various technological systems and components. Today’s technician must perform at a higher level of efficiency and competency than their predecessors and at the same time furnish professional quality support.

As the leader in engine computer systems and technology, Detroit Diesel Corporation remains focused on providing excellence in products, service support and training. As products become more and more advanced, today’s technicians must become specialized in multiple areas. This manual is designed with that thought in mind. This Series 60 EGR Technician’s Guide will provide you with concentrated information that will allow you to excel in EGR technology.

The Series 60 EGR Technician’s Guide supports the October 2002 through current production Series 60 EGR engines. Acronyms are used throughout this guide, acronyms which support both the DDEC IV and DDEC V system. To avoid any confusion, please refer to the acronym chart listed in Table "DDEC IV to DDEC V" to better understand the meaning and intended use of each acronym.

After completing this guide you will:

  • Understand the function of the Series 60 EGR engine components and their interdependence
  • Understand Series 60 EGR operating modes
  • Recognize the logic, component, and protection codes logged within the ECM/ECU
  • Learn the acceptable pressure output values from a Variable Pressure Output Device (VPOD)
  • Be able to record, playback, save, and e-mail a DDDL snapshot
  • Apply your understanding of the EGR system logic to review DDDL diagnostic snapshots


Series 60 EGR Technician's Manual - 7SE60
Generated on 10-13-2008

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