Why does cat not have a C7 engine?
We were told today that the reason Cat does not have any parts for the C7 is they sold that line to a manufacture in Minnesota. Now after 3 weeks of giving us the run around they have the owners of the C7 engine line sending a compatible turbo…
What kind of valve actuation does cat C7 use?
Within the design of the C7, the turbos use variable geometry valve actuation controlled by the ECM to adjust the perfect amount of airflow into the combustion chamber. This variable valve actuation also allows for the CAT C7 to offer an integral jake brake on two of the heavy duty diesel horsepower models.
What is the fuel delivery system on a cat C7?
The fuel delivery system on the CAT C7 is hydraulic electronically controlled unit injectors for the mid horsepower models and mechanically actuated and electronically controlled on the higher horsepower models. Both systems are metered and timed to inject multiple bursts of fuel to create a more efficient combustion cycle.
What are the fuel pressures on a cat C7 ACERT?
The fuel change dictated that the fuel system of the CAT C7 ACERT needed to change to a common-rail injection system. The new common-rail injectors took injection pressures to 25,000-27,500 psi. The fuel transfer pump supplies the fuel to the fuel rail at 280 psi.
What was the damage to the caterpillar C-7 diesel engine?
According to the freightliner repair shop the Heiu (fuel) Pump failed and distributed metal pieces throughout the rest of the fuel delivery system, destroying all the injectors. Total repairs. 2 days and $7298.87. My research indicates that Cat has known about this problem for a long time and has failed to take steps to remideate the problem.
When did Caterpillar stop making the C7 warrenty?
CAT & Freightliner are known to use any excuse not to honor the C7 warrenty since they stopped making highway rated motors 3 years ago.
How many miles is a caterpillar C-7 diesel engine?
The engines produced from 03′ to 06′ were known to have many issues as CAT changed manufactors that produced many engine parts. 36,000 miles isn’t alot of mileage, but CAT & Freightliner don’t always go by mileage they go by hours on the engine as well. if your warrenty was 5/100,000 than it is out of warrenty you may beout of luck.
What kind of engine does a caterpillar Crecendo have?
I have a 2005 Gulfstream Crecendo with that engine, an Allison 6 speed, and a Freighliner chassis. According to the freightliner repair shop the Heiu (fuel) Pump failed and distributed metal pieces throughout the rest of the fuel delivery system, destroying all the injectors.
When was the Caterpillar C7 diesel engine made?
The Caterpillar C7 Engine was produced from 2003 – 2009 and was originally touted to be the greatest CAT Engine ever made. However, things don’t always go according to plan. Read about the history and technical specs of this legacy engine. Looking for remanufactured diesel engine parts?
Is there warranty on Cat C7 fuel pump?
Cat sells the pump and injectors as a kit and has great warranty as long as its installed by a Cat repair centre or Cat mobil repair, I had an issue 2 years later and Cat replace the complete kit again. what happens is the chrome starts pealing on the cam in the heui pump and the metal go’s though the fuel system and scores the injectors.
Where is my 2006 Itasca ellipse cat C7 engine?
The long and short of it is my 2006 Itasca Ellipse with the 350 hp Cat C7 in pending a new engine in Jackson, Georgia. It has been at Georgia Truck and RV. Broken valve caused scored cylinder and broken piston. Likely a new engine. Waiting for damage estimate 6 weeks later. Have extended warranty with Protective Xtra Ride extended warranty.
When to install cat C7 diesel performance chips?
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How to check a cat C7 loss of acceleration?
The best way to check is to inspect the IPR which in built inside the huei pump, and also pull the big plug on the pack of the cylinder head for the oil rail and catch the oil and inspect for metal and brass. I did not do a lot of them, C7’s but the 3126’s I did from day 1.
Why is my cat C7 in cold mode?
Somethings going on when it come out of cold mode. You most likely need a set of injectors. If your high pressure pump was replaced due to failure, then it may have contaminated the injectors. The injector map is in cold mode (rich) until 165 deg.
What kind of air inlet system does cat C7 use?
With the ACERT design the smaller CAT C7 models used an air inlet system with multiple traditional wastegated turbos to boost air intake flow and pressure. The more midsized hp models used only a single turbo while the larger horsepower models used dual turbochargers working in conjunction for optimal airflow.