First off, breathe deeply. Freightliners are not engineered to be easy to work on, but that's just my opinion. Anyhow most Detroit engines take more or less the same starter configuration, and fasteners are usually SAE not metric. First off remove the cables off the battery to avoid burning fuses etc from arcs or ground faults when your removing wires from the starter. Remove the cable to the battery's negative terminal (no matter how many batteries or whether its 12 or 24 volt configuration. Any one negative connection will do to break the circuit.) Next remove all the wires from the starter, theres usually 2 to the solenoid and one to the back of the starter proper. Just tag or otherwise notate which wires go where because I can promise you wont remember later. Now the bolts holding the starter are 90 percent of the time a twelve-point head. (Im thinking 5/8" twelve point, but cant remember for sure) Dont forget that most box-end wrenches are twelve point capable, but 90 percent of the time one bolt is unreachable with a wrench so you need possibly an off-set box-wrench or if your lucky you can use a twelve point socket on the end of enough extensions to be able to use a 1/2 inch drive ratchet. Anyway so now the starter is off, so now get a new one or get it rebuilt. Make sure if you get it rebuilt to ask the guy to keep the mounting housing in its original position, or mark is so you can fix that later if need be. Lots of rebuild techs do this stuff with their eyes closed so mark with a punch (permanently) a dot or a line on the mounting and one on the housing of the starter motor. I say this cause the mounting can be rotated after removing some Allen head capscrews and then fastened in a number of different positions. So now install the new or rebuilt starter, somtimes the wires if they are long enough to allow this are easier to install back on the starter prior to actually reinstalling the starter, just a thought. These buggers are heavy too so a third hand never hurt no-one. Get the starter in and thread the 2 accessible bolts, do this with your fingers so theres no crossed threads. Tighten the 2 up till the starter is close to in, but with some jiggle room. Load the 3rd bolt into your extension-socket deal but without the ratchet. Feed the bolt into the hole and using the extension like a screwdriver thread the bolt in, and again ensure no crossed threads, this is why we leave the other 2 bolts loose so you can finagle the ^$#&^%@. I'd give ya a torque value but I've never used one, just tighten it as tight as it will go without stripping the bolt. The bolts are usually like 7/16 UNF (fine thread=more torque) so standard torque values for whatever bolts are being used apply just fine, but I always just tighten em till it hurts me to tighten them, and then tighten em a touch more. Finish up your wiring, sure hope you tagged em, hook the battery back up, then try and start and find out the next problem lol.
What engine? If it's a Detroit not more than a 500 I would say around 7 mpg.
I have run boats with 3-71s. You need a starter to start that engine. The starter could be an electric starter or an air starter, or even a hydraulic starter.
Detroit diesel 8v71=8cylinders 71cubic inches per cylinder 71 series engine V8 the Detroit diesel 8v71 is a 2 stroke diesel engine,along with the 6v71,6v53,8v53,12v53,12v71,12v92,8v92,6v92
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how to remove starter on 1996 chevrolet 2500 with 6.5 diesel engine
Detroit diesel engine is an example of two stroke engine
Put diesel fuel in it !... Then either press the starter button or pull the starter cord !
Starter Relay Isuzu Trooper (Diesel Engine) located in fuse box (engine room), grey color. They have 4 relay (Power Windows-black, AC-black, Engine/Alternator-blue, and Starter-diesel engine-grey)
on top of the valve cover
hi what is the sequence and torque on engines detroit diesel 60 series 12.7L 430/470 horse power ...
It is important to have a diagram for the area in which changes are occurring in car. A wiring diagram for the 1999 series 60 Detroit Diesel Engine can be found in its maintenance manual.
Gas engine has a bolt at the top and a nut on a stud on the bottom. The diesel starter is held by three bolts.Gas engine has a bolt at the top and a nut on a stud on the bottom. The diesel starter is held by three bolts.
Detroit Diesel, Old Model. Turbocharged Aftercooled 6V cylinder diesel.
No, you need the actual software to do this (e.g., Insite for Cummins, Davie for PACCAR, DDEC for Detroit Diesel, etc).
A "dragging-starter" can fail to "spin" or rotate a diesel engine at an RPM sufficient to aid in the combustion process that is needed in a diesel engine. Although all glow plugs might be working effectively, if the starter fails to turn the engine over at sufficient RPM, the diesel fuel entering the combustion chamber can fail to ignite. Diesel engines have higher compression-ratios than gasoline engines and diesel fuel explodes in the compression chamber (if the glow plugs are functioning AND the engine is turning over fast enough when the starter is engaged. Starter motors on diesel engines are generally more robust than starters on gasoline vehicles. The additional higher-torque value on starters used in diesel applications provide the added boost needed to start the engine. SOUTHWESTUSA on Flicker (check out my stuff)
The Detroit Diesel 12.7 liter engine oil capacity is 11.5 gallons. 11 gallons will be in the engine. One half gallon will be in the oil filters.
What engine you have doesn't matter.. what transmission you have does.
You have an option of Detroit Diesel DD13 or DD15, or the Cummins ISX12 or ISX15.
That depends on the radiator, not the engine.
It is on the lower driver side of the engine.
Just drain the fuel tank, blow out the fuel lines, replace the fuel filter, fill the tank with fresh fuel, and it will be fine. You may have to use starter fluid to get it starter and it may run rough for a few minutes but no damage will be done. Putting gasoline in a diesel will destroy a diesel engine, but putting diesel in a gasoline engine will do no permanent damage.
There isn't one set answer for this. It'll have to do with the displacement of the engine, the output of the starter required to get it to crank at enough speed to start, etc. Huge difference between, say, a 4.6 liter Land Rover V8 and a 12.0 liter Detroit Diesel 8V92 diesel V8.
Either condensation or someone put it there. Diesel can get into the coolant, but it won't happen the other way around.