Date: February 2001
Detroit Diesel has a complete and updated list of wastegate calibrations and the part numbers for different turbocharger manufacturers. The specs covered in this bulletin are for the Series 60 diesel engine only.
Details and Servicing
Prior to servicing the turbocharger, inspect the nameplate to determine the turbocharger manufacturer.
There is a difference in wastegate calibration for the Garrett® and BorgWarner Turbo Systems®.
See Figure 1 for a typical calibration set-up, using DDC tool set TLZ00100. After determining the manufacturer and model, find calibration specs listed in Table 1.
DDC tool set TLZ00100, Wastegate Turbo Calibration Kit, is available in Canton P.D.C.
|Manufacturer||Model||Rating||Can Pressure||Rod Travel|
|Garrett||11.1L||330–350 HP||26.5–27.5 lb·in2|
|Garrett||12.7L||330–500 HP||30.5–31.5 lb·in2|
|Garrett||14.0L||550–575 HP||30.5–31.5 lb·in2|
|BorgWarner Turbo Systems||12.7L||330–430 HP||33.97–34.03 lb·in2|
BorgWarner Turbo Systems® is a registered trademark of BorgWarner Corporation.
Table 1 Wastegate Calibrations
Additional Service Information
Additional service information is available in the Detroit Diesel Series 60 Service Manual, 6SE483. The next revision to this manual will include the revised information. As a convenience to holders of the Series 60 Service Manual, information in service manual format is attached. The page(s) may be inserted into the manual.
Manual insert pages are numbered for insertion into the current Series 60 Service Manual dated October 2000. Service manuals are available from authorized Detroit Diesel distributors. If this bulletin was obtained from the Internet, service manual page(s) are available by returning to the screen “SIB Index”, selecting attachment pages, and printing the page(s).Detroit-Diesel-Wastegate-Calibration-on-Turbochargers-Series-60_Dec_4_2014