M11 Series Engines – Engine Shuts Off Unexpectedly or Dies During Deceleration

Symptom Tree  t064

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Cause Correction

Electronic fault codes active or high counts of inactive fault codes

Refer to Section TF in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Plus Systems, Bulletin 3666130, or Section TF in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Systems, Bulletin 3666084.

 

Battery voltage supply to the electronic control module (ECM) is low, interrupted, or open

Check the battery connections, the fuses, and the unswitched battery supply circuit. Refer to Procedure 013-009 in the base engine Troubleshooting and Repair Manual. Refer to Procedures 019-198 and 019-087 in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Plus Systems, Bulletin 3666130, or Procedures 019-198 and 019-087 in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Systems, Bulletin 3666084.

 

Engine will not restart

Refer to the Engine Difficult to Start or Will Not Start symptom tree.

 

Fuel inlet restriction

Check for fuel inlet restriction. Refer to Procedure 006-020.

 

Air in the fuel system

Check for air in the fuel system. Refer to Procedure 006-003.

 

Engine idle speed is set too low (mechanical fuel systems)

Adjust the fuel pump idle speed. Refer to Procedure 005-028.

 

Air intake system restriction is above specification

Check the air intake system for restriction. Clean or replace the air filter and inlet piping as necessary. Refer to Procedure 010-031.

 

Exhaust system restriction

Check the exhaust system for any restrictions. Refer to Procedure 011-009.

 

OEM engine protection system is active or is malfunctioning

Isolate the OEM engine protection system. Follow the OEM service manuals to check for a malfunction.

 

Battery voltage is low

Check the batteries and the unswitched battery supply circuit. Refer to Procedure 013-009 in the base engine Troubleshooting and Repair Manual, and Procedure 019-087 in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Plus Systems, Bulletin 3666130, or Procedure 019-087 in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Systems, Bulletin 3666084.

 

Fuel shutoff valve(s) closed (electronically controlled injection)

Check the fuel shutoff valve and circuit. Refer to Procedures Procedures 019-049 and 019-050 in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Plus Systems, Bulletin 3666130, or Procedures 019-049 and 019-050 in the Troubleshooting and Repair Manual for CELECT™ Systems, Bulletin 3666084.

 

Fuel shutoff valve is closed

Check for loose wires. Check for power to the fuel shutoff valve solenoid.

 

Fuel pump is malfunctioning

Check the fuel pump output pressure, pulsation damper, and pressure regulator. Replace the fuel pump if necessary. Refer to Procedures 005-016 and 005-031.

 

Fuel grade is not correct for the application or the fuel quality is poor

Operate the engine from a tank of high-quality fuel. Refer to Fuel for Cummins Engines, Bulletin 3379001 and the OEM service manual.

 

Engine brakes are malfunctioning

Check the engine brake operation, adjustment, and solenoid resistance. Repair or adjust as necessary. Refer to Procedure 020-001.

 

Injector is malfunctioning (CELECT™ and CELECT™ Plus)

Perform the automated cylinder performance test. Replace injectors as necessary. Refer to Procedures 006-005 and 006-026.

 

Injector is malfunctioning (PT/STC)

Remove and check the injectors. Replace injectors as necessary. Refer to Procedure 006-026.

 

Camshaft end clearance is excessive

Check the camshaft end clearance. Refer to Procedure 001-065.

 

Static injection timing is not correct

Check the static injection timing. Refer to Procedure 006-025.

 
Last Modified:  02-Nov-2004