B3.9 and B5.9 Series Engines
Section 7 - Lubricating Oil System - Group 07
Shut off the engine. Wait approximately 5 minutes to let the
oil drain from the upper parts of the engine.
Check the oil level again.
Add oil as necessary to bring the oil level to the "H" (high)
mark on the dipstick.
Lubricating Oil Dilution
Diluted oil can cause severe engine damage.
Check the condition of the lubricating oil.
· Thin, black lubricating oil is an indication of fuel in
· Milky discoloration is an indication of coolant in the
Coolant in the oil can be caused by:
· Expansion plugs leaking
· Lubricating oil cooler element leaking
· Damaged cylinder head or gasket
· Cracked engine block
· Casting porosity.
Coolant-Diluted Lubricating Oil
Since the lubricating oil cooler design does not require
gaskets or seals to maintain the separation of oil and cool-
ant, the element itself must leak to allow mixing of the
fluids. Refer to Procedure 007-003.