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, refer to MBE 900 Service Manual (6SE9007), preventive maintenance.
    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 900 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE580
Generated on 10-13-2008

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