CAT -C-13

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  1. gerardo1961

    gerardo1961 Road Train Member

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    Hi I have a cat c13'in my. Freightliner columbia07,I read to much from the new engines what have tomuch troubles,my question is ,is my c13 the same a troubelengine or 1 from before I now have my engine driving 70000 moles without 1 problem ,now a have 547k on my speedometer
     
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    nobody have anwser is the c13 a good engine
     
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    Well i have a 2006 peterbilt, i have already had to rebuild the motor head gasket failure is common on these from what i have been told.My fuel econemy has gotten worse since the rebuild cat cant seem to get all the little problems out of this thing. I am currently sitting at the cat dealer again as there seems to be lots of oil on the steps agin. I will not buy another cat motor agin and i am currently looking at dumping this truck before it bankrups me
     
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    Gerardo if you have 547K miles and 70K of those are yours ,I think you are ok with that engine.
     
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    the engine runs nice without troubles for 3 weeks i put pittsburghpowermufflers in the exhaust and now i have 5,5 mpg when is very heavy light load i pass the 6 without problems i hope i can go to 800000 miles before to rebuild this engine never troubles for me with this engine
     
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    Treat it right and keep up with the PMs and be nice to it.
     
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