How much does it cost to rebuild a CAT C7?
We just had our local cat dealer rebuild a 2004 C7 at the cost of $9600. That included replacing all 6 injectors. Labor rate of $91.00 per hour.
Is Caterpillar C7 a good engine?
The Cat C7 is an inline 6-cylinder diesel engine with a displacement of 7.2 liters or 441 cubic inches. Not too many 3116 owners were proud of Cat’s reputation behind the engine and, while the engine did prove reliable, it didn’t offer enough power for most users and was not very fuel-efficient.
How long does a C7 cat last?
B10 is the average life expectancy of an engine measured in miles where 10% of the produced engines failed and needed a major overhaul. Consequently, B50 is the average miles where 50% of the engines failed. With the CAT C7 the B50 rating of 450,000-500,000 miles.
How much horsepower does a C7 Caterpillar have?
|Maximum Power||300 HP 224 kW|
|Rated Speed||1800-2200 rpm 1800-2200 rpm|
|Minimum Power||225 HP 168 kW|
Does a c7 cat have liners?
The cylinder block has “parent” bore cylinders, meaning it does not have replaceable liners, but the cylinders can be sleeved if necessary.
Is a 3126 A C7?
The Caterpillar 3126 is a turbocharged 7.2L inline 6-cylinder diesel engine manufactured by Caterpillar and first introduced in 1997; it was the first electronic mid-range diesel engine that Caterpillar produced. It is the successor to the Caterpillar 3116 engine and was replaced by the Caterpillar C7 engine in 2003.
What was the problem with the Caterpillar CAT C7 engine?
The ACERT Technology had a lot of problems for Caterpillar, first with the CAT C7 but more so later on with the CAT 13 and CAT 15 engines. The technology was really the first generation emissions technology for heavy duty diesel engines. The ACERT technology was prone to numerous regeneration issues. Drivers reported low power and low fuel economy.
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.
How to install a cat C7 truck engine?
CAT C7 and C9 electric and electronic application installation manual, truck engines, 204 pages, click to download
How much does a Caterpillar C7 ACERT engine cost?
2010 CAT C7 Acert Diesel Engine, 370 HP, All Complete and Run Tested. $16,995.00 with Exchange. Fits To: CATERPILLAR, CHEVROLET, FORD, FREIGHTLINER, GMC / 1066, 122SD, 1750, 1955, 2110A, 2155, 2200, 2275, 2300, 2325;