Series 60 DDEC VI Troubleshooting

Section 19.3 SPN 27/FMI 7

Section 19.3
SPN 27/FMI 7

This diagnostic condition is typically the EGR valve stuck open.‪

Section 19.3.1
Valve Function Check

Check as follows:‪

  1. Turn the ignition ON (key ON, engine OFF).
  2. Using DDDL 7.0, monitor the EGR Actual Position while activating PWM1 to 50% for 15 seconds.
  3. Is the EGR Actual Position reading between 42 and 48%?
    1. If yes, go to step 6 .
    2. If no, go to step 4 .
  4. Remove the EGR valve.
  5. Inspect the EGR valve butterfly for signs of excessive soot or white residue.
    1. If white residue is found, repair the cause of coolant contamination and possible EGR cooler failure. Once the source of coolant contamination is repaired, replace the EGR valve. Refer to "19.3.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
    2. If excessive soot residue if found, correct the cause of soot contamination and possible CAC system leaks. Once the source of soot contamination is repaired, replace the EGR valve. Refer to "19.3.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
    3. If no contamination is found, replace the EGR valve. Refer to "19.3.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
  6. Disconnect the EGR valve connector.
  7. Inspect the connector for bent, spread or corroded pins.
    1. If damage is found, repair as necessary.
    2. If no damage is found, contact the Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center at 313–592–5800.
Section 19.3.1.1
Verify Repairs

Verify repairs as follows:‪

  1. Turn ignition OFF.
  2. Reconnect any electrical connections that were disconnected to perform the diagnosis.
  3. Clear codes with DDDL 7.0 or latest version.
  4. Start and bring engine up to operating temperature (over 140°F/60°C).
  5. Verify operation is satisfactory and no warning lamps illuminate. If warning lamps illuminate, troubleshoot the codes. If assistance is required, call the Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center at 313–592–5800.


EPA07 Series 60 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE567
Generated on 10-13-2008

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