Section 27.5 SPN 100/FMI 18

Section 27.5
SPN 100/FMI 18

This diagnosis is typically oil pressure very low. ‪

Section 27.5.1
Low Oil Pressure Check

Check as follows:‪

  1. Turn the ignition ON (key ON, engine OFF).
  2. Check for additional active fault codes.
    1. If fault code 100/3 is active in addition to code 100/14, refer to "27.4.1 Open Short to Ground Check" .
    2. If fault code 100 /4 is active in addition to code 100/14, refer to "27.3.1 Open Short to Power Check" .
  3. If only fault code 100/14 is active, go to step 2 .
  4. Start engine and check oil pressure.
    1. If pressure is fluctuating, go to step 3 .
    2. If pressure is low but stable, go to step 4 .
  5. Stop the engine and allow sufficient time for the oil to drain into the oil pan. Perform the following steps:
    1. Check the oil level. Add recommended oil to bring it to the proper level, if required.
    2. Check for faulty oil gage. Replace, if required.
    3. Check for loose or cracked oil pump suction pipe. Repair or replace, as required.
    4. Check for loose drive or driven oil pump gear. Repair or replace, as required.
    5. Check for faulty oil pressure relief valve. Repair or replace, as required.
    6. Refer to "27.5.1.1 Verify Repairs"
  6. Stop the engine and allow sufficient time for the oil to drain into the oil pan. Check the oil level.
    1. If oil is above maximum level with no oil previously added, go to step 5 .
    2. If oil is not above maximum level, contact Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center (313–592–5800).
  7. Check for possible fuel in oil.
    1. If fuel is found, locate and repair source of fuel leak. Change the oil. Refer to "27.5.1.1 Verify Repairs" .
    2. If fuel is not found, contact Detroit Diesel Customer Support Center (313–592–5800).
Section 27.5.1.1
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 MBE 4000 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE568
Generated on 10-13-2008

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