Detroit Series 60 Valve Lash, Jake Brake Lash & Camshaft Timing Specifications

Today, we wanted to share a Detroit Diesel service bulletin circa 2008. This announcement specified some changes to the 12.7L & 14.0L Series 60 (EPA04) diesel valve lash, jake brake lash, and camshaft timing specifications.

“The following specs have been changed in the Series 60 Diesel Valve Lash, Jake Brake Lash and Cam Timing Specs Table 1-50 and 1-51.
– MV_E 12.7 L, 2004-06
– HV_E 14.0 L, 2004-06
– HK62 14.0 L, 2004-06

The following specs have been removed from the Series 60 Diesel Valve Lash, Jake Brake Lash and
Cam Timing Specs Table 1-50 and 1-51.
– Marine TK 12.7, Various years
– Marine HK 14.0, Various years”

*See below PDF for Timing Specifications.

In case you need help with any other specs, never hesitate to reach out at 800-658-9333 or

Jimmy Finch

Dallas Branch Manager, M&D Distributors

Jimmy Finch has over 33 years of experience in Diesel Engine Sales, Service and Repair. His experience started early in life at Texas Fuel Injection Service (an early acquisition of M&D) as a job with a means to an end. Somewhere in that 33 years this job turned into a fulfilling career. He started in the injector clean up department and has held practically every position leading up to his current role as Branch Manager of the Dallas, Texas location.

In his spare time, Jimmy enjoys spending time with his wife of 24 years, Priscilla. They are currently getting ready to make their way into the empty-nesters stage of life. He also enjoys the occasional hunting trip with friends and family and chasing down potential customers by the names off their trucks.

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