Section 19.1 Miscalibrated Dipstick

Section 19.1
Miscalibrated Dipstick

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

  1. Ensure vehicle is parked on level ground.
  2. Perform a universal dipstick calibration check; refer to "3.8 Oil Level Dipstick Assembly" .
    1. If the calibration check indicates that the oil level is off by more than 2 mm (0.079 in.), contact your Detroit Diesel regional support office.
    2. Check for oil leaks; refer to "19.2 External Oil Leaks" .

Series 50 Service Manual - 6SE50
Generated on 10-13-2008

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