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SERIES 60 IMPROPER LUBRICATING OIL VISCOSITY

To determine if improper lubricating oil viscosity is causing low oil pressure, perform the following steps: ‪

  1. Acquire a lubricating oil sample from the engine oil pan.
  2. Submit oil sample for an ASTM test analysis.
    1. If engine oil sample meets ASTM specifications, check to determine if lubricating oil is diluted with fuel or coolant; refer to section .
    2. If engine oil sample did not meet ASTM specifications, refer to section .

Lubricating Oil Replacement

Perform the following steps to replace engine oil: ‪

  1. Drain and refill engine with new lubricating oil; refer to section .
  2. Verify lubricating oil replacement, refer to section .
Test Engine with Replaced Lubricating Oil

Perform the following steps to determine if replaced lubricating oil resolved low oil pressure: ‪

  1. Install the Diagnostic Data Reader to the vehicles Display Data Line Adaptor, see Figure 24089 ; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Start and run engine speed at 1800 r/min.
  3. Visually examine the DDR for oil pressure reading.
    1. If the DDR indicates oil pressure greater than or equal 241 kPa (35 lb/in.2 ) at 1800 r/min, shut down the engine and disconnect the DDR. No further troubleshooting is required.
    2. If the DDR indicates oil pressure less than 241 kPa (35 lb/in.2 ) at 1800 r/min, shut down the engine and disconnect the DDR. Check the lubricating oil for fuel and water dilution; refer to section .