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I need my engine family number for my big cam 400 cummins. I…

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I need my engine...

I need my engine family number for my big cam 400 cummins. I have a engine#10915885

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

It's a 1984 W900 KW, last 6 of vin#316863

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

No, trying to get more info on engine

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?

The engine plate is wore off and can't read any numbers. That other number is ***** on the block

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 6 months ago
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give me a bit to look this up, Please

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
thanks
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 6 months ago

Hi

Ok

Family is #3028997 CPL 588

Big Cam III
Big Cam III engines were introduced in 1983.
The new features in this engine were:

  • New pressed steel oil pans
    - a very noticeable feature
  • New oil cooler and water pump
  • Top Stop injectors modified to DFF
    DFF - (Direct Fuel Feed),
    extra fuel flow assists cooling
  • Holset HT3B turbocharger introduced
  • I hope this helps you
  • Wayne

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Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 6 months ago

Hi

Actually, the Family is NTC 400 big cam

Wayne

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Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 6 months ago

Hi

Just following up with you

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
WayneI’m not sure it helped. The engine family number is ***** series of 12 numbers or letters. The older Big Cam 400 Cummins may have more numbers then letters.
Technician: Wayne, Journeyman replied 6 months ago

Morning

Family is:: NTC 400 BC3 093

Wayne

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