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What is the operating temp for a Series 60 Detroit?

What is the operating temp for a Series 60 Detroit?

My experience on my series 60 is that in normal driving conditions it runs at a temperature of between 180 and 185 degrees. However in the mountains climbing steep grades the temp. will get up as high as the 200 to 210 degree area.

How can I get more horsepower out of my Detroit Diesel Series 60?

Install a high flow muffler to allow air to flow out of the engine freely. A ported exhaust manifold can increase the horsepower that your engine achieves by up to 35 percent. Invest in performance fluids for your engine.

What is synchronous reference sensor?

The Synchronous Reference Sensor (SRS) is an electronic component that is mounted to the rear of the gear case. The sensor portion of the SRS extends through a hole in the gear case, and is positioned very near the rear of the bull gear.

How many gallons of oil does a Detroit 60 series take?

usually going to be 8-10 gallons. Remove drain plug and drain the oil. Replace drain plug.

What are the codes for Detroit Diesel Series 60?

Detroit Diesel Series 60 Engines only; Codes 43, 44,45,51 and 53 are critical codes and if they are shown; the Stop Engine Light will come on which causes the engine protections to engage and your engine may shut down.

Where is the series 60 coolant temperature sensor located?

The CTS activates engine protection if coolant temperature exceeds the specified limits. The Series 60 diesel engine Fuel Temperature Sensor (FTS) is installed into the secondary fuel filter.The FTS sends an electrical… On DDEC III/IV engines there is an Air Temperature Sensor (ATS) mounted to the bottom of the intake manifold. The…

Where is the coolant temperature sensor on a Detroit Diesel?

The Coolant Temperature Sensor (CTS) is mounted on the right rear corner of the cylinder head, behind the turbocharger. The CTS sends an electrical signal to the ECM indicating the engine coolant temperature.

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Ruth Doyle