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Cummins ISX11.9 CM2250 – Service Manual 019-403   OEM Temperature Sensor Circuit

Initial Check

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Disconnect the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) temperature sensor connector from the OEM harness. Disconnect the OEM harness connector from the electronic control module (ECM).

Check the OEM temperature sensor connector and OEM harness connectors for broken, bare, or melted wires; loose, dirty, damaged, or missing pins; and other visible signs of damage.

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Resistance Check

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 CAUTION 

The leads must fit tightly in the connector without expanding the pins in the connector otherwise the connector will be damaged.

Disconnect the OEM harness connector from the ECM. Disconnect the OEM temperature sensor from the OEM harness. Set the multimeter to measure resistance.

Insert a test lead into the OEM temperature sensor signal pin of the OEM harness connector. Connect the alligator clip to a multimeter probe. Insert the second test lead to the signal pin of the OEM temperature sensor harness connector and connect the clip to the other multimeter probe. Measure the resistance.

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The multimeter
must show a measurement of 10 ohms or less (closed circuit).

If the measured value is more than 10 ohms, there is an open circuit in the signal wire.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Repeat the resistance check for the return wire. Measure the resistance from the OEM temperature sensor return pin of the OEM harness connector to the OEM temperature sensor return pin of the harness connector.

The multimeter
must show a measurement of 10 ohms or less (closed circuit).

If the measured value is more than 10 ohms, there is an open circuit in the return wire.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Check for Short Circuit to Ground

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Disconnect the OEM harness connector from the ECM. Disconnect the OEM temperature sensor from the OEM harness. Set the multimeter to measure resistance.

Insert the test lead into the OEM temperature sensor signal pin of the OEM harness connector. Touch the other multimeter probe to engine block ground. Measure the resistance.

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The multimeter
must show a measurement of 100k ohms or more (open circuit).

If the measured value is less than 100k ohms, there is a short circuit to ground in the signal wire.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Repeat the short-to-ground check for the return wire. Measure the resistance from the OEM temperature sensor return pin of the OEM harness connector to engine block ground.

The multimeter
must show a measurement of 100k ohms or more (open circuit).

If the measured value is less than 100k ohms, there is a short circuit to ground in the return wire.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Check for Short Circuit from Pin to Pin

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Disconnect the OEM harness connector from the ECM. Disconnect the OEM temperature sensor from the OEM harness. Set the multimeter to measure resistance.

Measure the resistance from the OEM temperature sensor signal pin in the OEM harness connector to all other pins in the connector.

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The multimeter
must show a measurement of 100k ohms or more (open circuit).

If the measured value is less than 100k ohms, there is a short circuit between the signal wire and any other pin that measured a closed circuit.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Check for Short Circuit to External Voltage Source

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Disconnect the OEM harness connector from the ECM. Disconnect the OEM temperature sensor from the OEM harness. Set the multimeter to measure VDC. Turn the vehicle keyswitch to the ON position.

Insert the test lead connected to the positive (+) multimeter probe into the OEM temperature sensor signal pin of the OEM harness connector. Touch the negative (-) multimeter probe to engine block ground and measure the voltage.

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The multimeter
must show voltage of 5.5 VDC or less. If the voltage is incorrect, there is a short circuit from the signal wire to an external voltage source.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Repeat the short to external voltage source check for the return wire. Measure the voltage from the OEM temperature sensor return pin of the OEM harness connector to engine block ground.

The multimeter
must show voltage of 5.5 VDC or less. If the voltage is incorrect, there is a short circuit from the return wire to an external voltage source.

Repair or replace the OEM harness. Refer to Procedure
019-071.

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Last Modified:  30-May-2008