Section 15.5 Oil Pressure Gauge Line Obstructed

Section 15.5
Oil Pressure Gauge Line Obstructed

To determine if an oil pressure gauge line obstruction is causing low oil pressure, perform the following steps:‪

  1. Disconnect oil gauge line from oil pressure gauge; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Visually inspect oil gauge line for obstructions.
    1. If no obstructions are found, check to determine if rocker arm shaft plugs are missing (new or rebuilt engines only).
    2. If obstructions are found, refer to "15.5.1 Obstructed Oil Pressure Gauge Line Repair" .

Section 15.5.1
Obstructed Oil Pressure Gauge Line Repair

Perform the following steps to resolve oil pressure gauge line obstructions:‪

  1. Remove oil pressure gauge line; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Clean oil gauge line by soaking in cleaning solution for five minutes.
  3. Blow out residue contamination in oil gauge line with compressed air.
  4. Install cleaned oil gauge line; refer to OEM guidelines.
  5. Verify oil gauge line repair; refer to "15.5.1.1 Test the Engine with Repaired Oil Gauge Line" .
Section 15.5.1.1
Test the Engine with Repaired Oil Gauge Line

To determine if repaired oil pressure gauge line resolved low oil pressure, perform the following steps:‪

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PERSONAL INJURY

To avoid injury before starting and running the engine, ensure the vehicle is parked on a level surface, parking brake is set, and the wheels are blocked.‪

  1. Start and run the engine at rated speed. If the oil pressure at rated speed is 241 kPa (35 psi) or more, no further troubleshooting in required. Shut down the engine.
  2. If the oil pressure at rated speed is less than 241 kPa (35 psi), shut down the engine. Check for restricted oil cooler element; refer to "15.6 Restricted Oil Cooler Element" .


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

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