The Importance of Your Engine Serial Number

Unlike the automotive industry, heavy duty diesel engines do not use the Make-Model-Year formula that an automotive engine does. Instead, heavy duty diesel engines rely on an Engine Serial Number (ESN) and/or arrangement & build or list numbers. These numbers are incredibly important in getting the correct parts for heavy duty diesel engines. An engine [...]

Identifying A John Deere PowerTech Engine

Identifying A John Deere PowerTech Engine   This Tech Tip is designed to help equipment owners distinguish the new PowerTech series of John Deere diesel engines from the earlier Series 300 engines. Engines such as the John Deere 4039, 4045, etc. This is important because the new John Deere PowerTech engines share the same model designations as the older [...]

Kubota V3300 & V3800 Series Engine Identification

As discussed in the previous post, the importance of correct engine identification is crucial to obtaining the correct replacement parts. Knowing where to find the identification information on a particular engine is half the battle as engine manufacturers place the engine identification information in various places depending on engine model. The Kubota V3300 & V3800 [...]

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Importance Of Correct Engine Identification

With advances in engine technology over the past 20-30 years, a series of engines differing in horsepower, maximum torque and torque curves can be produced from a single engine series by varying the combinations of parts used to build the engine. For example, changing compression ratios with the use of different pistons, altering fuel delivery settings [...]

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