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Re: Detroit Diesel

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12-08-2012 17:32:27

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Fill the filters, hold the pedal to the boards and crank until it fires, then let off....


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12-09-2012 12:06:25

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 Re: Detroit Diesel in reply to RodInNS, 12-08-2012 17:32:27  
Thanks fellas for the great info. It looks like there are two fuel filters--one on each side of the engine....

Now where is the OIL FILTER????

This is a 3 cylinder engine--DETROIT Would it be called a 3 53???

Thanks for all of the help.

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12-09-2012 14:04:03

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 Re: Detroit Diesel in reply to lenray, 12-09-2012 12:06:25  
Could be a 53. Could also be a 71...
Look at the valve cover. A 53 will have the cover bolted on with bolts in a conventional manner. The 71 will have two wing nut or knurled knobs on the top center of the cover for retaining it on the head. That's the easiest, quickest way to differentiate at a glance between a 53 and 71 series engine.
Beyond that... the oil filter should be low near the oil pan. There's a fair number of configuerations so it may not always be in the same place. Open the can and see which one has oil...


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