Detroit Diesel DD13, DD15, DD16 GHG17 Engine Workshop Manual


Covers: Detroit DD13, DD15, DD16 GHG17 Heavy Duty Diesel Engines (2017 and newer, excluding 2021+ Gen 5 engines)
Pages: 1,474
Format: PDF
File size: 287mb
Compatibility: Windows/Mac/Tablet
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This workshop manual contains detailed inspection, testing, adjusting, disassembly/assembly and removal/installation procedures for the Detroit Diesel DD13, DD15, DD16 engines with GHG17 emissions (2017 and up, excluding 2021+ Gen 5 engines). This manual is recommended for diesel engine technicians overhauling or repairing the engine to the manufacturer’s standards. Print off pages, including the detailed diagrams and accurate illustrations you need, and save time and money on repairs. This workshop manual is also referred to as the service manual or repair manual.

Dated 08/2021. Electronic troubleshooting & wiring diagrams sold separately.


Aftertreatment System

  • Aftertreatment System Overview
  • 1-BOX Aftertreatment
  • 2-Box (2V2) Aftertreatment
  • GATS 2.0
  • Aftertreatment Electrical
  • DEF System
  • DPF
  • Hydrocarbon Doser

Air Compressor

  • Air Compressor
  • Air Compressor Coolant Lines
  • Unloader Valve

Air System and Turbocharger

  • Air Intake Manifold
  • Cold Boost Pipe (Charge Air Pipe)
  • Intake Mixer Assembly
  • Intake Throttle Valve and Adaptor
  • Turbocharger
  • Turbocharger Oil Supply/Return

Belt Drive

  • Accessory Mounting Bracket
  • Belt Drive Tensioner System
  • Idler Pulley and Idler Pulley Bracket
  • Non-Bracketed Idler Pulley
  • Poly-V-Belts

Cooling System

  • Description and Operation of the Cooling System and Related Components
  • Coolant Requirements
  • Cooling System Drain Procedure
  • Cooling System Flushing Procedure
  • Cooling System Fill Procedure
  • Coolant Crossover Pipe
  • Coolant Inlet Elbow
  • Coolant Outlet Elbow
  • Coolant Thermostat
  • Engine Water Pump
  • Variable Speed Engine Water Pump

Engine Mechanical

  • General Information and Specifications
  • Camshafts, Rocker Arms and Engine Brakes
  • Camshaft Housing
  • Crankshaft and Bearings
  • Cylinder Block
  • Cylinder Block Cover Plate
  • Cylinder Head and Valves
  • Cylinder Liner
  • Engine Lifting Brackets
  • Flywheel and Ring Gear
  • Flywheel Housing and Rear Crankshaft Oil Seal
  • Front Engine Cover and Front Crankshaft Oil Seal
  • Front Engine Mount/Radiator Support
  • Gear Train
  • Piston and Connecting Rod Assembly
  • Rocker Cover
  • Vibration Damper

Engine Electrical

  • Engine Wiring Harness Remove/Install
  • Fuel Injector Wiring Harness Remove/Install
  • Engine Sensors Remove/Install
  • Motor Control Module (MCM) Remove/Install

Engine Replacement Procedures

  • Removal of the Complete Powertrain Assembly
  • Removal of the Complete Powertrain Assembly (Cylinder Head Removed)
  • Replacement Long Block Engine Preparation
  • New Service Replacement Engine Preparation
  • Installation of the Complete Powertrain Assembly

Exhaust and EGR

  • Axial Power Turbine
  • Axial Power Turbine Gear Box
  • EGR Valve and Actuator
  • EGR Actuator Coolant Lines
  • EGR Valve Actuator Pull Rod
  • EGR Actuator Lever
  • EGR Cooler – DD15 and DD16
  • EGR Hot Pipe
  • EGR Venturi
  • EGR Cooler Water Manifold Assembly
  • Exhaust Flanged Manifold/Exhaust S-Pipe
  • Exhaust Manifold
  • Mixer Pipe
  • Exhaust Manifold Pressure Tube

Fuel System

  • Fuel System Overview
  • Fuel System Draining Procedure
  • Fuel System Priming
  • Amplified Pressure Common Rail System
  • Fuel Filters
  • Fuel Filter Module
  • Fuel Injectors
  • Fuel Injector Cup
  • Fuel Injector Wiring Harness
  • Fuel Rail
  • High Pressure Fuel Flange
  • High Pressure Fuel Injector Lines
  • High Pressure Fuel Pump
  • High Pressure Fuel Rail Feed Lines
  • Low Pressure Fuel Pump
  • Low Pressure Fuel Pump Lines
  • Needle, Amplifier and Pressure Limiting Valve Return Lines
  • Needle Return Pressure Control Valve
  • Pressure Limiting Valve
  • Pressure Relief Valve
  • Quantity Control Valve
  • Two Stage Valve
  • Water Drain Bowl
  • Chassis Fuel Line Bracket

Lubrication System

  • General Information and Specifications
  • Crankcase Breather Assembly
  • Oil Coolant Module
  • Oil Cooler
  • Oil Dipstick and Tube
  • Oil Filler Neck
  • Oil Filter
  • Oil Filter Stand Pipe
  • Oil Pan
  • Oil Pump, Oil Suction Manifold and Oil Lines
  • Oil Sample Valve
  • Oil Thermostat
  • Oil Thermostat Cover


  • Description and Operation of the Rear Engine PTO
  • Removal of the Rear Engine PTO
  • Inspection of the Rear Engine PTO
  • Installation of the Rear Engine PTO

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