Section 13.4 Defective Coolant Hoses

Section 13.4
Defective Coolant Hoses

To determine if defective coolant hoses is causing high engine coolant temperature, perform the following: ‪

  1. Visually examine cooling system hoses; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Check for soft, deteriorated, or collapsed hoses.
    1. If cooling system hoses are not soft, deteriorated, or collapsed, check the fan belts; refer to "13.5 Fan Belts Are Incorrectly Adjusted" .
    2. If cooling system hoses are soft, deteriorated, or collapsed, refer to "13.4.1 Coolant System Hoses Replacement" .

Section 13.4.1
Coolant System Hoses Replacement

Perform the following steps to resolve worn or damaged coolant system hoses:‪

  1. Remove and replace damaged or worn coolant hoses as necessary; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Install new coolant hoses as necessary; refer to OEM guidelines.
  3. Verify replaced coolant system hoses; refer to "13.4.1.1 Test Engine with Replaced Coolant Hoses" .
Section 13.4.1.1
Test Engine with Replaced Coolant Hoses

Perform the following to determine if the new coolant hoses resolved high engine coolant temperature: ‪

  1. Start and run the engine.
  2. Run the engine through its operating range with no-load for approximately 5 minutes, allowing the engine coolant to reach normal operating range, and visually examine replaced hoses for any leaks.
    1. If the engine coolant temperature is 88-96°C (190-210°F) and no leaks are found, no further troubleshooting is required.
    2. If the engine coolant temperature is 88-96°C (190-210°F) and leaks are found shut down the engine, repair leaks; refer to "13.4.1 Coolant System Hoses Replacement" .
    3. If the engine coolant temperature is not 88-96°C (190-210°F) and no leaks are found, shut down the engine. Check fan belts; refer to "13.5 Fan Belts Are Incorrectly Adjusted" .


EPA07 Series 60 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE567
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