CM870 and ISX Engines – FAULT CODE 223

Centinel™ Oil Control Valve Circuit – Shorted Low


Fault Code: 223
PID: S085
SPN: 1265
FMI: 4/4
LAMP: Amber

Centinel™ oil control valve circuit – shorted low. Low signal voltage detected at Centinel™ oil control valve circuit.

None on performance. Centinel™ system deactivated.

Centinel™ Oil Control Valve Circuit

Circuit Description

The Centinel™ oil control valve is controlled by the ECM. The ECM sends a voltage signal to the valve which diverts a preset amount of engine oil into the fuel system to be burned.

Component Location

Refer to Procedure 100-002 for a detailed component location view.

Shop Talk

This fault is logged when the ECM commands the Centinel™ oil control valve ON and detects a lower signal voltage than expected at the output.

Possible causes for this fault include:

  • Short circuit to ground in the oil control valve or engine harness.
  • Faulty ECM circuit
  • Low internal resistance of Centinel™ oil control valve.

Refer to Troubleshooting Fault Code t05-223

Last Modified:  07-Oct-2010