Section 7.1 Miscalibrated Dipstick

Section 7.1
Miscalibrated Dipstick

To determine if an overfilled crankcase is causing excessive oil consumption, perform the following:‪

  1. Ensure the vehicle is parked on level ground.
  2. Drain the oil pan. Refill oil pan to the proper capacity as listed in Table "Oil Fill Capacity" .

    Description‪

    Value: L (qts)‪

    Oil Pan capacity‪

    36.0 (38.0)‪

    Table 1. Oil Fill Capacity
    1. If a calibration check indicates that the oil level is off by more than 2.0 mm (0.079 in.), contact Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center at 313-592-5800.
    2. Check for oil leaks; refer to "7.2 External Oil Leaks" .


EPA07 MBE 4000 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE568
Generated on 10-13-2008

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