Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 Operator's Manual

Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 Operator's Manual
Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 Service Manual

Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 This guide contains instructions on the safe operation and preventive maintenance of your Detroit Diesel Series 50® engine used in vehicle, stationary, construction/industrial, agricultural, generator set or fire fighting apparatus applications.

Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 Service Manual Maintenance instructions cover routine engine services such as lube oil and filter changes in enough detail to permit self-servicing, if desired. The operator should become familiar with the contents of this guide before operating the engine or carrying out maintenance procedures.

Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 Operator's Manual Power-driven equipment is only as safe as the person operating the controls. You are urged, as the operator of this diesel engine, to keep fingers and clothing away from the revolving belts, drive shafts, pulleys, etc. on the engine installation.

Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 User Manual When preparing to start a new or newly overhauled engine which has been in storage, perform all of the operations listed below. Failure to follow these instructions may result in serious engine damage. Before a routine start, see the “Daily” checks for your engine in the MAINTENANCE section.

Detroit Diesel Engine Series 50 Owners Manual Fill the tanks with the recommended fuel. Keeping tanks full reduces water condensation and helps keep fuel cool, which is important to engine performance. Full tanks also reduce the chance for microbe (black slime) growth. For fuel recommendations, refer to the How to Select Fuel Oil section in this guide. Make sure the fuel shutoff valve (if used) is open.

To insure prompt starting and even running, the fuel system must be primed if air has entered the fuel system. Priming is done by connecting a manual or electric priming pump to the secondary fuel filter adaptor. Authorized Detroit Diesel service outlets are properly equipped and have the trained technicians to perform this service.

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