What is Volvo clean idle mode?
Volvo’s LNI solution involves idling at a low 700 rpm, while also employing a low level of exhaust gas recirculation. This reduces fuel consumption compared to higher idle speeds, and lowers NOx emissions.
What is clean idle?
Effective immediately, Cummins customers can now specify a 50-state Clean Idle Certified engine option when ordering a new vehicle. Together these features help reduce a customer’s idle time and fuel consumption, thus only allowing idling for those periods where a driver needs cab comfort while logged out of service.
Where is the cruise control on a Volvo semi?
The cruise control helps the driver to keep a constant and fuel- saving speed. The system automatically regulates the speed to keep the set speed selected by the driver. Activation and setting of speed is done by controls placed on the left side of the steering wheel.
What’s the cruising speed of a Volvo D13?
D13 drivetrain recommendations It is critical to specify the truck properly to achieve maximum fuel economy and performance. Ask your salesman to help you choose a rear axle ratio appropriate for your expected cruising speed and gross combination weight. Never specify a Volvo D13 engine for a cruise speed above 1550 rpm. SPECIFICATIONS Ratings:
Are there any problems with the Volvo D13?
There are some problems that are common. You will hear about the injector issues that plagued everyone for a while. They issued a new tool that swedges the inj cup at install. Instead of 4 pulls it now has just one. That has all but eliminated the leaking non sealing injector issue. The current weak link is in the head.
What kind of fuel does a Volvo D13 use?
Full Dress Dry Weight, lb. (kg) 2605 (1182) Fuel and Lubrication: Fuel Specification Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel, 15 ppm Fuel Filters Primary plus Secondary Total Lube Oil Capacity, qts. (L) 38 (36) Oil Filtration Two Full Flow, One Bypass Oil Drain Interval, Normal Service, miles (km) 55,000 (88,514)* Oil Specification Volvo VDS-4.5, SAE 10W-30
What’s the weak link in a Volvo truck?
The current weak link is in the head. The #5 exhaust valves come in contact with the liner. Breaking the valve and usually cracking the liner. Progressive damage can wipe out more cylinders as the metal travels thru the intake system. The other issue we see is the lower idler gear failure.