Series 60 DDEC V Troubleshooting

Section 18.3 First Step for Diagnosing a Fault Within the DDEC System

Section 18.3
First Step for Diagnosing a Fault Within the DDEC System

The following procedure is the starting point for diagnosing DDEC codes using the DDR.‪

Section 18.3.1
Amber Warning Lamp

To check the CEL/AWL, turn the ignition on while at the same time observing the CEL/AWL (engine not running).‪

Section 18.3.2
Read Active Codes

Perform the following steps to read the active codes.‪

  1. Turn ignition on. Plug DDR into DDL connector. See Figure "Diagnostic Connector" .
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    Figure 1. Diagnostic Connector

  2. Read active codes by selecting the DIAGNOSTIC CODE MENU (ACTIVE CODES) on the DDR.
    1. If active codes are displayed on the DDR, follow the appropriate diagnostic procedures for the codes received.
    2. If the DDR display is blank or random, refer to "20.5 No Data to Diagnostic Data Reader" .
    3. If DDR displays NO DATA or DDEC Info not available, refer to "20.5 No Data to Diagnostic Data Reader" .
    4. If the DDR display reads "No Active Codes", refer to "20.4 Amber Warning Lamp and Red Stop Lamp Fault" .

Section 18.3.3
Read Inactive Codes

Perform the following steps to read inactive codes.‪

  1. Plug DDR into the DDL connector.
  2. Read inactive codes. (Select inactive codes on the DDR.)
    1. If DDR displays no inactive codes, the problem may be intermittent. Refer to "20.1 Intermittent Code or a Symptom and No Codes" .
    2. If DDR display is blank or random, refer to "20.5 No Data to Diagnostic Data Reader" .
    3. If DDR displays NO DATA or DDEC Info not available, refer to "20.5 No Data to Diagnostic Data Reader" .
    4. If the DDR displays any inactive codes, clear the codes and refer to "18.3.4 Attempt to Make Codes Active" .

Section 18.3.4
Attempt to Make Codes Active

Perform the following steps to read the active codes.‪

  1. Start and run the engine for eight minutes. Warm the engine. Coolant/oil temperature must be greater than 140°F (60°C).
  2. If required, perform road test with an assistant.
    1. If CEL/AWL or SEL/RSL illuminate, read codes and refer to the section number that matches the flash code number logged.
    2. If CEL/AWL or SEL/RSL do not illuminate and no codes log, return to service.
    3. If CEL/AWL or SEL/RSL do not illuminate but symptom occurs, refer to "20.1 Intermittent Code or a Symptom and No Codes" , and Diagnosis by Symptom.


Series 60 DDEC V Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE570
Generated on 10-13-2008

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