Restoring An Extended Storage Engine
Use the following procedure to restore an engine that has been in extended storage.
- Remove the covers and tape from all of the openings of the engine, fuel tank and electrical equipment.
- Remove the plugs from the inlet and outlet fuel lines and connect the lines to their proper position.
- Wash the exterior of the engine with fuel oil to remove the rust preventive. (Do NOT wash electrical components.)
- Remove the rust preventive from the flywheel.
- Remove the paper strips from between the pulleys and drive belts.
- Fill the crankcase to the proper level, with the recommended grade of lubricating oil listed in Table
"Recommended Engine Oil"
. Use a pressure lubricator to insure all bearings and rocker shafts are oiled.
SAE Viscosity Grade
3.7 cP (minimum)
- Fill the fuel tank.
- Fill the engine cooling system with clean soft water and proper inhibitors.
- Install the battery. Charge the battery if necessary.
- Perform the following steps:
- Secure the air cleaner housing and air intake pipe.
- Secure the air cleaner assembly and ensure that the joints are air-tight.
- Follow the manufacturer's recommendations covering the return of the transmission to service.
- Remove the covers from the turbocharger air inlet and turbine outlet connections. Prelube the turbocharger.
- Start the engine and verify that the engine is operating correctly.
Note: Before subjecting the engine to a load or high speed, it is advisable to allow the engine to reach normal operating temperature. Then, perform a ” flash code" diagnostic check to ensure that there are no fault codes. If fault codes are logged, repair as necessary.
|Series 638 Service Manual - 6SE648|
|Generated on 10-13-2008|