Section 6.1 External Oil Leaks

Section 6.1
External Oil Leaks

To determine if oil leaks are causing excessive oil consumption, perform the following:‪

  1. Start and run the engine to operating temperature 88°C (190°F).
  2. Check for leaks at oil lines, connections, mating joints, seals, and gaskets.
    1. If no oil leaks are found, shut down the engine and check for a leaking oil cooler core; refer to "6.2 Leaking Oil Cooler Core" .
    2. If oil leaks are found, shut down the engine; refer to "6.1.1 Engine Oil Leak Repair" .

Section 6.1.1
Engine Oil Leak Repair

Perform the following steps, as necessary, to resolve engine oil leaks:‪

  1. Repair or replace components leaking oil; refer to appropriate service manual, lubrication system chapter.
  2. Verify repairs made to correct oil leaks; refer to "6.1.1.1 Test Engine with Repairs Made to Correct Oil Leaks" .
Section 6.1.1.1
Test Engine with Repairs Made to Correct Oil Leaks

Perform the following steps to determine if the repairs resolved the oil leaks:‪

  1. Refer to "6.1 External Oil Leaks" for exhaust caution before proceeding. Start and run the engine to operating temperature 88°C (190°F).
  2. Shut down the engine.
  3. Check the engine for oil leaks.
    1. If no oil leaks are observed, no further troubleshooting is required Retest for oil consumption.
    2. If external oil leaks are still present, repeat section "6.1.1 Engine Oil Leak Repair" .


EPA07 Series 60 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE567
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