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Where does the Duramax 6 cylinder engine come from?

Where does the Duramax 6 cylinder engine come from?

For the Duramax 6-cylinder, see Isuzu 6H engine. The Duramax V8 engine is a General Motors Diesel V8 engine family for trucks. The 6.6-liter Duramax is produced by DMAX, a joint venture between GM and Isuzu in Moraine, Ohio. The Duramax block and heads are poured at The Defiance GM Powertrain foundry in Defiance County, Ohio.

Can a Duramax 6.6 LTR turbo diesel starter be replaced?

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How many horsepower does a Duramax LML engine have?

This engine has a fuel injector in the exhaust tract, to allow raw fuel injection during the particulate filter recycling routine. The RPO LML engine is rated at 397 hp (296 kW) at 3000 rpm and 765 lb⋅ft (1,037 N⋅m) of torque at 1600 rpm.

Is there a coolant leak on a Duramax Diesel?

Currently, since December 2010 another supplement to the EGR cooler pressure tester adapter set, EN-48974-20, was shipped essential to dealers to diagnose EGR cooler engine coolant leaks on all 2010-2011 Duramax™ 6.6L engines equipped with multiple cooler EGR system.

What to do about a Duramax 6.6 LB7 engine?

If you are having a problem with your 2001-2004 Duramax 6.6 LB7 diesel engine, please feel free to give us a call. We carry a full line of repair and performance parts for these engines that we install in our shop on a regular basis. Odds are we have run across your problem before and would be glad to help. Call us at 1-877-367-9351.

Are there any problems with the Duramax diesel engine?

Overheating issues with the Duramax diesel seems to be a hit-or-miss problem; some owners experience it, while others never will. Regardless, it’s more common with the Duramax than other engines.

What was the problem with the LBZ Duramax in 2006?

Glow plug failure was a concern on the 2006 model year LBZ and LLY Duramax models, but the problem should have been long corrected for owners of these years. The concern was that the glow plug module would over cycle the glow plugs, creating a scenario in which the tip of the glow plug could actually deform and/or break off in the engine.

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What kind of cylinder head does a Duramax LB7 have?

It is a 32-valve design with high-pressure common-rail direct injection and an experimental composite design cylinder head. The most common issue with the LB7 is injector failure, so common that a special policy bulletin was issued (#04039B).

Are there any problems with the Duramax V8 engine?

Early on, customers came forward complaining of severe overheating, and in some situations, blown head gaskets. Initially GM denied it was a problem, but after being sued by a consumer group, GM relented and included overheating and blown head gaskets as a warranted item. The following trucks use the LB7:

Is the water pump on the LB7 Duramax leaking?

Water Pumps – Another issue with the LB7 Duramax is the water pump leaking. This one is fairly common and unfortunately a huge pain in the butt to change. Water will seep from the underside of the pump. Be prepared though because you will have to remove the dampner pulley to get the pump off.

What causes a Duramax injection pump to fail?

As a result (allegedly), the lack of lubrication in the fuel can cause a premature failure of the injection pump, to a point where it won’t allow the LML Duramax to run. You can be driving down the road and everything seems normal, and when the pump fails, the truck just shuts off.

What should the pressure be on a Duramax water pump?

Normal cooling system pressure is in the range of 8-10 psi. The water pump’s coolant-side seal is there to contain this pressure against a spinning shaft. Over time, this seal will wear until it begins to leak coolant. That’s your cue for a need to install a new pump.

Where is the CP3 injection pump in a Duramax?

The CP3 injection pump sits in the valley of the engine between the cylinder heads and is driven by the camshaft gear, and it has two main jobs: get fuel from the tank up to the engine, and pressurize the fuel to 26,000psi and ultimately inject it into the engine.

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Ruth Doyle