What causes a Freightliner Columbia engine to quit?
You many have a fault with one of these or wiring with the datalink. If the engine is quitting that tells me a loss of ignition power or unswitched battery power. The main power to the cab could be lose or corroded at the firewall or where ever it enters.
When to go to Freightliner for electrical problems?
I always recommend to customers with weird electrical problems like this or something specific to your make of truck to always always always go to dealer that specializes and sells that make. The techs at Freightliner will have the most experience and the best wire diagrams and information over any other dealer.
When does the engine shut off in a truck?
Discussion in ‘ Freightliner Forum ‘ started by lucky25, Sep 9, 2013 . HI, I HAVE 2001 FREIGHTLINER CENTURY DETROIT S60 WITH FRESH OERHAUL, AND PROBLEM IS, EVERY TIME I ENTERING A HIGHWAY ENGINE SHUTS OFF BETWEEN 9TH AND 10 GEAR AT 1700 RPM.
Can a truck lose fire while on a cruise?
Normally the truck will keep running even while on cruise, and ever so often the truck will lose fire. It really acts just like you cut the ignition switch on/off while driving. I have changed the ignition switch, batteries, swapped relays under the dash cover in fuse panel, and checked the grounds on the frame.
How to tell if a Freightliner chassis is dead?
Freightliner Chassis Dead No Power, Wont Start! Hi, Folks. I am stuck here in the Easton MD area. My Journey 2002, Freightliner CCC, *** ISB 8.3, Allison 2000, pulled up to a stop light and without warning stalled, dead. The engine stopped like the key was turned off. No dash lights, no head lights, nothing that I can find on the chassis has power.
What to do if your Freightliner wont start?
Check for a defective ground that connects the engine to frame rail. This is a braided cable that is often located near the starter. Also check all the ground connections running between the coach and chassis negative battery terminals and the frame. Clean and tighten all of them. Rich.
Where is the breaker on a Freightliner chassis?
Looking at the drawings I have, there is a 175 amp circuit breaker located on the starter relay mounting plate. This circuit feeds power to the front of the coach. Where there is a stud for the cable from this breaker that is the power feed for the chassis fuse panel (s). Drawing mentions that its the second breaker.
What to do if your fridge has no power?
Well, no luck. Fridge is dead, no power at all. There is no lights on control panel or inside the fridge. I checked the outlets, all good. Checked all the fuses, all good.
What happens if coach is plugged into shore power?
DOES IT MATTER IF THE COACH IS PLUGGED INTO SHORE POWER (I’m thinking about the low voltage condition I mentioned) HAVE YOU JIGGLED OR REMOVED OR MESSED WITH OR INSURED A GOOD FIT AT THE EYEBROW PANEL
What causes a Mercedes Sprinter Turbo hose to fail?
The driver’s side hose can fail at the hose end adapter. Sometimes they will fail at the bends as well. When they do fail they can be difficult to diagnose. They also seem to fail while under high boost. You could experience a failure while climbing a steep hill, especially on the heavy class C model RV’s.
Why does my Freightliner M2 not shut off?
I have a Freightliner M2 VIN AJ7492 The HVAC blower motor runs all the time at a constant speed and will only shut off when you take the blower motor fuse out. It will even run after the ignition swit … read more
Are there any problems with my 2004 Columbia?
Not open for further replies. I have a 2004 Columbia with a 60 series Detroit and for the last two years there has been an intermitent electrical problem. The tach and speedometer will go to zero while the warning beeper is screaming, the shift indicator will go blank, sometimes the truck and traliler ABS indicator sounds as well.
Is there a low pressure switch on a 06 Columbia?
the 06 Columbia doesn’t have a low pressure switch, should have 2 switches on the ac dryer a binary switch (the one with the 3 inch or so pig tail) and a high pressure switch. you can use a paperclip in place of the high pressure switch if the clutch kicks in the new sensor could be bad or the system could be low on freon.
How to diagnose power loss in an ECM?
It helps to further diagnose power problems. Most ECMs have more than one power wire. You may just have to run the engine and then grab and start shaking the wire harnesses to the ECM to see if you can induce the problem and find the problem area.
What happens if I lose power at both pins?
If you lose power at both these pins at the same time the ECM will never show a fault code. You also have two seperate ground wires on pins 65 and 67.