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Old 01-23-2010, 03:09 PM   #1
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Detroit Series 40 Engine history

Hello all, Don here with a few questions on a Series 40 engine. Does anyone have the Pro's and Con's of this engine?
What problems and maint.issues will I be looking at.
What mileage should be expected.
What track record does the fuel managemant system have?
Tell me all...I can handle it!
Any advise I would appreciate, thanks, Don

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Old 11-04-2012, 06:45 PM   #2
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Were you able to get any info on this engine? I am looking at a 1996 CC Magna with a 330hp series 40 engine and am currently trying to get the same info.


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I believe that the Series 40 is actually the basis for the MaxxForce 9 in the configuration you are looking at; Navistar did a distribution agreement with Detroit Diesel right around the same time that (the then) DaimlerChrysler (now Mercedes) acquired Detroit Diesel from the Penske Group.

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Old 11-06-2012, 07:29 PM   #4
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Series 40 Engine

What DDC calls a Series 40 is in reality a Navistar DT466 engine which is a great mid range turbo engine and very popular. Must be thousands of them in rental trucks like a 24 footer Penske or Ryder etc.

I think the only difference you will find is the color of the engine and the valve cover.
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