4.8 Ventilating System
DETROIT DIESEL 53
Fig. 1. Typical Crankcase Breather Mounting and Details (6V-53 Engine)
assemblies should be cleaned if excessive crankcase
If it is necessary to clean the element, remove the
pressure is observed.
breather housing from the flywheel housing (In-line
engines), or the upper front cover (6V engines), or the
governor housing and/or valve rocker cover (8V
Wash the element in fuel oil and dry it with compressed
Reinstall the element in the breather housing, the upper
front cover or the governor housing and/or the valve
rocker cover and install them by reversing the procedure
@ 1970 General Motors Corp.