Why does my Detroit Series 60 have white smoke?
If you own a 12.7 liter DD4 and the engine is a PK or GK, it will have 15.0 to 1 compression ratio pistons, and if you rebuild it and stay with the OEM parts for that series of engine, you are guaranteed to have horrendous white smoke upon start up until the coolant temperature reaches about 140 degrees.
When did Detroit Series 60 PK engine overhaul?
12.7 Detroit Series 60 PK engine manufactured June 1998. Overhauled in August 2019 at my local Freightliner service center. Truck runs great, good mpg and oil analysis. However, it smokes like a freight train during first start when the temps outside are below 32F. There was no smoke whatsoever before this last engine overhaul.
Why is my Detroit Diesel blowing white smoke?
Detroit Diesel Engine Series 60 is blowing white smoke. Shop just water pressure tested it. They thought it was an injector and replaced that but it is still blowing white smoke and using oil. Head gasket is new. Any suggestions on where to look next? Submitted:10 years ago.
Is the Detroit Series 60 a freight train?
Truck runs great, good mpg and oil analysis. However, it smokes like a freight train during first start when the temps outside are below 32F. There was no smoke whatsoever before this last engine overhaul.
When did the 12.7 Detroit upgrade come out?
Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by prerunner404, Jun 21, 2016 . If anyone out there is on the fence about doing some upgrades on there 12.7 let me share you my experience.
How much horsepower does a 12.7 Detroit have?
About 6 months or so back i contacted rebel127 that is on the boards here to have some computer work done on my ddec3 12.7 detroit. I sent rebel127 my ecm and he worked his magic and had it back to me in a couple days. My motor was set at 470hp from the factory and quite frankly was a turd, so thats where leon comes into play.
What to do if you have white smoke coming from your engine?
Place the open end of the fuel line into a suitable container. Start and run the engine. Operate the engine at 1000 r/min. Visually check to see if air bubbles are rising to the surface of the fuel within the container. If air bubbles are not present, shut down engine, check for improper injector calibration setting;