Decoding takes a few seconds and provides a list of specs about the truck. You can decode it from the first three characters of the code on your own or simply use the decoder. This is because the parts needed for your specific engine can vary greatly from another engine, even if it is the same model. Is it possible to change the code or replace it with another code? This intention of this article is to simply provide you with the most likely areas to find your serial number information. Deciphering these symbols, you can determine the modification and the vehicle model.
All the 17-characters code is divided into three parts. It specifies the general information, like the year of manufacture, information about the plant etc. Therefore the information that could be decoded in the symbols on these positions is missing. One of them will have it stamped into it. I could have sworn that the name change from General Motors Diesel to Detroit Diesel occurred in 1958. The Detroit Connect portal will also give you access to new features, such as Remote Updates, and Analytics, available late 2017.
Our Long Blocks come with new parts and a 180 day warranty. Look for a nameplate attached to the block or possibly the side of the rockerbox. I would put your engine in the early 1955 year of production. These Terms and the Sales Orders shall be deemed to have been entered into, executed and delivered in Los Angeles, California, and shall be construed, interpreted and enforced under and in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California. We found an old 271 in our yard that had the serial number on the left rear section of the engine so as we have stated before, you just really never know. Product offerings include, but are not limited to: injectors, turbos, water pumps, cylinder heads, diesel particulate filters, fuel filters, overhaul kits, aftertreatment devices, transmissions, and axles. If Purchaser complies with the return restrictions of this section, Buyer may be entitled to a refund check, subject to adjustments for the restocking fees of 25%.
The parties agree to exercise any right or remedy in connection with these Terms exclusively in, and hereby submit to the jurisdiction of, the State of California , County of Los Angeles, City of Commerce. Detroit has a retail management system to make sure that parts are readily available throughout our dealer network. If you ever experience problems or need help, we have over located across North America. Whether you order parts online or over the phone, you should provide your engine serial number. Disclaimer: Manufacturers, Names, Numbers, Descriptions and Symbols, Listed Are Used For Reference Purpose Only, And It Is Not Implied That Any Item Listed as being compatible with the products of a given manufacturer Is in any way produced by that manufacturer.
If there were tries to change the letter or the figure, you will see the scratches first and then the decoder will prove that the code is invalid. It developed a reputation for reliability, ease of maintenance, and versatility. . Vintage Diesel and Oil Engines Fairbanks Morse, Lister, Petter, Witte and other pump injected Diesel oil engines. Currently, Detroit Diesel is a subsidiary of Daimler Trucks. We are not exactly sure what serial number or year this location changed so if it is not in one area, check the next.
Give us a call at 844-215-3406 if you have any questions! Remember that it does not make a difference whether the engine is turbocharged or naturally aspirated; this numbering system applies to all 92 Series engines. Detroit 71 Series: The Original Jimmy When Detroit Diesel Corporation was founded by General Motors in 1938, the Inline 71 Series was the first model produced. Purchaser consents to exclusive jurisdiction in Century City, Los Angeles, California for the binding arbitration and all other issues related to or arising from these Terms and the Sales Orders including, but not limited to, any claims related to the Products. Attached are a few photos including the vin. Our parts distribution centers are strategically positioned and inventoried to serve customers as efficiently as possible. This two-stroke diesel engine initially came in 3, 4, and 6 cylinders and was named after the displacement per cylinder it produces 70.
We are not responsible for delays and issues caused by shipping companies. You will find the Detroit diesel engine model under the engine series heading, usually above the unit serial number. All Detroit Diesel engines have an 8 digit model broken into two equal segments of four numbers 1234-5678. My August 1954 Product Information Bulletin shows the new improved 71 series cylinder liners with a 4-71 shown and a serial number just before the one you posted. Founded as part of General Motors' Diesel Division in 1938, Detroit Diesel engines have found use in a variety of applications, including large trucks, agricultural equipment and industrial uses. Get everything you expect from the experts at Detroit with Detroit Genuine Parts.
The Detroit Diesel 71 series is one of the longest manufactured diesel engines of all times and is used in a multitude of industries through highway, marine and industrial applications. Governing Law and Consent to Jurisdiction. The decoder processes the identification number for several seconds and gives you the result. If it is not here, check the left deck but it will almost always be located where we have shown. Before new and remanufactured parts are branded with the Detroit Genuine Parts logo, they are put through the most rigorous examination and testing processes in the industry. They are the most up to date manuals Before you start up that engine, be sure the injector racks are free and you have a piece of plywood to cover the intake in case she decides to runaway on you.
To prevent any tries to replace or change the code or any of its symbols, there's a check digit that takes control over the other characters. All parts listed to fit these manufacturers models are replacement aftermarket parts. If the option plate is missing the engine serial number is stamped on the cylinder block below the manifolds. Not every product page has this box but. You can use this information for several purposes.
The service uses the worldwide database, so any the results are true to life. Purchaser shall be required to pay for all costs, fees, and other expenses associated with such collections efforts including, but not limited to, attorney fees and costs and any costs and fees associated with enforcement of such collection efforts. The model numbers and serial numbers will be stamped into the block just above the blower towards the front of the engine and just under the cylinder head. This actually makes it easier to find as you just look at the very front edge of the valve cover and, barring all of the oil, dirt and paint layers that may be present, you should see the serial number. Provide as much information as you can about the parts you require and our knowledgeable staff will promptly answer your request. It's possible to decode several codes if you have them to compare the equipment and the specs of the Freightliner trucks. Take a look at the metal plate that is attached to the vehicle, its last six symbols are stamped on the metal frame.