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Default Block heater element for S60

I found that the PO had disconnected the wiring to the electric block heater on my S60. The wires were taped off under the bed. When I look at the heater element, I can see why. It looks like the insulation is melted on the wiring for about 16" from the element. I'm guessing that I need to replace the immersion element. Does anyone know which element is needed so I can get one before I pull out the old one? Brand? Model/part #?
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Sky, I would think it would be a common DD part. But I believe it actually consist of two elements Y together.
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Look on the Zero Start website and it lists the various heaters by engine and wattage. Also shows where in the block they are installed.
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Sky, I would think it would be a common DD part. But I believe it actually consist of two elements Y together.

Hmmm, I may have to take a closer look. I figured it was probably a Kim Hotstart.

https://www.hotstart.com/en/home/pro...block-heaters/

SERIES 60 PRE 2007

Engine Make: DETROIT DIESELEngine Model :SERIES 60 PRE 2007Primary Part Number (120V) :CATV-151Primary Part Number (240V) :CATV-152Primary Wattage :1500Optional Part Number(s) (120V) :AC-101Optional Part Number(s) (240V) :AC-102Optional Wattage(s) :1000Port Size :
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Installation :MOUNTS IN THE 1" NPT OPENING IN EITHER WATER PICK UP PIPE (UP TO 1991) OR IN THE 1" NPT OPENING ON THE OIL COOLER HOUSING AFTER 1991
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1500 watt or 1000 watt? Funny, I find the 1500 watt unit for less.
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They may be after marker not DD, of maybe BB. Mine has a element below the turbo, in the oil cooler i think, and another near the thermostat housing as I recall. Thought I had a picture of each, but only of the lower one.

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Page 54 https://phillipsandtemro.com/wp-cont...rt-Catalog.pdf

Series 60 (2007 & Newer)
Part No. Watt Volt Diameter Type Repl. Cord
3500077 1500 120 1-3/16" STOR Immersion 3600008
Installation Information: Upper hex port of oil cooler. Right side of engine.
Series 60 (11.1L 677 CID, 12.7L 775 CID)
Part No. Watt Volt Diameter Type Repl. Cord
8605556 1500 120 1" NPT Immersion 3600008
8600260 1500 240 1" NPT Immersion 8608377
8605580 2000 120 1" NPT Immersion 8608652
Installation Information: Pre-1991 engines – Replaces 1" NPT plug in water pump outlet casting
on Right front side of engine. 1991 & Newer replaces 1" pipe plug near top front of oil cooler.
May also accept oil pan heater 8603243. See threaded immersion heater page for specifications.
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They may be after marker not DD, of maybe BB. Mine has a element below the turbo, in the oil cooler i think, and another near the thermostat housing as I recall. Thought I had a picture of each, but only of the lower one.

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When you blow up that picture, it sure look like it says KIM Hotstart on yours.
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Page 54 https://phillipsandtemro.com/wp-cont...rt-Catalog.pdf

Series 60 (2007 & Newer)
Part No. Watt Volt Diameter Type Repl. Cord
3500077 1500 120 1-3/16" STOR Immersion 3600008
Installation Information: Upper hex port of oil cooler. Right side of engine.
Series 60 (11.1L 677 CID, 12.7L 775 CID)
Part No. Watt Volt Diameter Type Repl. Cord
8605556 1500 120 1" NPT Immersion 3600008
8600260 1500 240 1" NPT Immersion 8608377
8605580 2000 120 1" NPT Immersion 8608652
Installation Information: Pre-1991 engines – Replaces 1" NPT plug in water pump outlet casting
on Right front side of engine. 1991 & Newer replaces 1" pipe plug near top front of oil cooler.
May also accept oil pan heater 8603243. See threaded immersion heater page for specifications.

Looks like either Hotstart or Zero Start will work. I wonder if maybe the cord melted due to a bad connection where the cord plugs into the element. Maybe I just need a new cord. I'll have to get in there and pull it off and see, I guess.
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Mine was well on the way to melting from the heat of the turbo. I repaired the wire and wrapped it with reflective insulation.

If you install a new heater, let us know if it fits, or if it doesn't. We are going to need one some day.
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