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Hi, I'm looking at possibly buying a 2006 Kenworth W900L with a C-15 Cat engine. Is this a good engine and what year exactly did Cat start putting all the emissions equipment on the C-15 ? After all the horror stories that I've heard about these newer engines I don't want to pay a lot of money for something that's going to be a headache and problems.
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Thanks for asking your question. I will try and help you out.

Yes this is a very good engine. It's the last C15 that came out before all the emissions stuff was added. Cat put all the emissions items on the C15 in 2007. The serial number of these engines starts with SDP. Stay away from the SDP engines if you can. They have a lot of problems.

The MXS you have initially had rocker arm bolt issues but this was resolved in 2009.

I would not hesitate to get this MXS C15.

Please reply back if you need more help or have more questions. I am happy to assist.

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