Section 14.8 Faulty Coolant Pump

Section 14.8
Faulty Coolant Pump

To determine if a faulty coolant pump is causing high engine coolant temperature, perform the following:‪

  1. Remove the coolant pump and inspect pump for failed shaft or rotor; refer to MBE 900 Service Manual (6SE9007), cooling system chapter.
  2. Replace coolant pump if damaged; refer to MBE 900 Service Manual (6SE9007), cooling system chapter.

Section 14.8.1
Test Engine with Replaced Coolant Pump

Perform the following steps to determine if thermo-modulated fan replacement resolved high engine coolant temperature:‪

warning

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.
  2. Run the engine through its operating range with no-load for approximately five minutes, allowing the engine coolant to reach normal operating range.
    1. If the engine coolant temperature is 70-95°C (158-203°F), no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If the engine coolant temperature is not 70-95°C (158-203°F), shut down the engine. Check combustion gases in coolant; refer to "14.9 Combustion Gases in Coolant" .


EPA07 MBE 900 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE580
Generated on 10-13-2008

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