How do I identify a Caterpillar engine?

How do I identify a Caterpillar engine?

All Caterpillar ESNs have a similar format, which makes them pretty easy to identify. They all begin with a three number/letter prefix, which is then followed by 7 digits. The prefixes will correspond to a particular model, and usually to a certain subsets of the model….C15 and C15 ACERT:

  1. 6NZ.
  2. 9NZ.
  3. B5R.
  4. BXS.
  5. EGH.
  6. JEP.
  7. KRA.
  8. MBN.

Is C15 Acert a good engine?

If tuned correctly, the C15 ACERT can be a strong, reliable engine. There are some problems with earlier models however, which we’ll go over. At the beginning of production a common issue was broken rocker studs. This shouldn’t be a problem anymore, because by now most ACERTs have updated studs.

What is Acert Caterpillar?

Caterpillar Inc. ACERT is a technology that reduces emissions at the point of combustion, using a combination of engine electronics, fuel injection and combustion techniques, said Caterpillar, but no more technical details were given.

What is a C15 Acert?

So how does the new C15 with ACERT (Advanced Combustion Emissions Reduction Technology) manage to be clean and powerful? The idea is to run the engine lean and mean-lots of boost, lots of compression, and precise injection events to make the C15 use fuel as efficiently as possible.

How do I look up a Caterpillar serial number?

How to Find the Year of Caterpillar Equipment

  1. Find the product identification number. The engine’s serial number plate is usually found on the right rear side of the left cylinder block.
  2. Write down the PIN.
  3. Call your local Caterpillar equipment dealer and ask them to date the product by the PIN.

How do you read a Caterpillar serial number?

Caterpillar Serial Number Pattern Caterpillar uses a 3-character alphanumeric prefix followed by a 5-digit number. You can reference the prefix in the Model, Series, and Country of Origin table.

How much boost should a C15 have?

Think about this: a good-running single-turbo 3406-E or C-15 single-turbo engine producing 550 hp requires 32 psi of turbo boost and the Acert 475 produces 38 psi of boost, while the 625 Acert is as high as 60 psi of boost.

How much horse power does a CAT C15 have?

Power Rating

Maximum Power 580 HP 433 kW
Maximum Torque 1958 lb-ft @ 1400 rpm 2655 Nm @ 1400 rpm
Rated Speed 1800-2100 rpm 1800-2100 rpm
Minimum Power 475 HP 354 kW

How do I find out what year my Caterpillar equipment is?

What kind of engine does a Caterpillar C15 Acert have?

(GOOD USED/ RUN TESTED/ FULLY INSPECTED) 2009 Caterpillar C15 ACERT Diesel Engine (EPA07), 15.2L, Serial # SDP22618, AR # 324-8625, Family # 9CPXH0928E1X, Emission Control System: EM, DI, TC, ECM,… See More Details CAT C-15 Acert, MXS complete running take out engine. Test ran and inspected. Priced exchange on your good core.

What is a C32 ACERT marine engine?

The C32 ACERT marine engine is supported by the extensive Cat global dealer network and standard warranty. No seawater circulating through the aftercooling system to prevent corrosion. Full power & torque are available for a broader operating speed range. For example: With an A rating at 1800 rpm – you have full power from 1500 to 1800 rpm.

What does ACERT engine mean?

I understand that my consent is not required to get job alerts. acert is advanced emmisions reduction technoligy. It means that they have intake valve actuators that open the valves under pulls to help clean up exhaust output. They are good engines the only problem is the intake valve actuators go up sometimes but they are easy to change.