Is the C13 cat engine slow to wind up?
A 13 spd. would be my choice behind any engine. The c13 is slow to wind up but I found that if you just crack the throtle after a gear change and wait a second or two for turbo spool-up then squeeze on the pedal it really comes to life. If all you do is shift and mash then it wont pull or get any mileage.
Why is Cat C13 ACERT diesel engine optimized?
Fuel consumption optimized to match operating cycles of a wide range of equipment and applications while maintaining low operating costs.
Is the C13 engine a bad truck engine?
Discussion in ‘ Trucks [ Eighteen Wheelers ] ‘ started by durallymax, Feb 18, 2012 . Looking at a truck with a 430 C13 07 pre-dpf model 580,000 miles. Having it dynoes and oil tested.
When did a C-13 begin to be a truck?
C-13 began to be trucks in 2004. Uh, you only had to read 10 words into my post to see that I said my 02 pete has an 06 engine in it. Its a c13 for sure. Oxbow and tnpete Thank this.
How much Oil can you put in a C13?
I used a 1R-1808 oil filter which is what Cat gave me and it fit fine but was a few inches longer than the Cat one that came off there. I put in nine gallons as a start and let it run, then shut it off and let it sit fifteen minutes. It was right at the full mark maybe a 1/16″ over actually.
Are there any problems with the cat C15 engine?
After changinging fuel filters with no result we put it in shop and found #1 and #2 injectors bad.
What are the Cat diesel engine fluids recommendations?
Cat Commercial Diesel Engine Fluids Recommendations Special Publication For All 3500 Series, C175 Series and Smaller Commercial Diesel Engines SAFETY.CAT.COM i03991620 Important Safety Information Most accidents that involve product operation, maintenance and repair are caused by failure to observe basic safety rules or precautions.
Which is better a C12 or C13 cat?
The turbos are horribly slow to kick in, and if your truck isn’t warmed up beyond about 160 degrees good luck getting a heavy load moving. The C12 was a much better motor. New Cat C13’s, even pre 2007, are only designed for fuel mileage. So screw it if it takes your truck 5 minutes just to get up to 65 MPH.
Are there any issues with the Caterpillar C15 engine?
Owners of Caterpillar C15 (shown) and C13 engines claim the manufacturer downplayed defects and performance issues with the engines.
What’s the fuel economy on a Toromont ACERT C13?
Pulled strong and no issues at all. Whereas the bigger C15 ACERT’s had some issues, the service manager at Toromont Cat told me at the time there weren’t even any service bulletins on the C13’s. Lifetime fuel economy average on it was 5.3 MPG, whereas my new DD15 is 5.4.
Is the C13 a bad engine or a good engine?
LTL9000 said: ↑. From my experience, the pre-dpf c-13 is a really good engine. good power and very little issues. early 2000’s c12’s were also very good in my opinion as well.