How much does it cost to rebuild a 3406b cat?


The only Cat I’ve had rebuilt was a 3406B which cost right at $20k at a local independent shop. It got a rebuild because it was for a machine worth $100k.

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Also asked, how much does it cost to rebuild a Cat c15?

My ’06 C15 Acert was done by an independent shop using the gold kit and the kit it’s self was $5,568.93 part# 10R9923. Total cost of the inframe including a reman head $11,961.46. $2400.00 of that was labor.

Secondly, what is a Inframe rebuild? An inframe kit is the average rebuild kit. It is a less time consuming repair than the out-of-frame, but includes more components than the re-ring kit.

Furthermore, is a 3406 cat a good engine?

In terms of failure, the 3406E is actually pretty good, especially compared to some other Caterpillar engines. However, like all engines, they still had their issues. This was fixed when the engine upgraded to the C15, and seals replaced gaskets, along with a new block design.

What does a CAT 3406 weight?

Size and Weight The 3406 has a total dry weight of 6,819 pounds without any engine accessories installed. Measuring from the end of the engine to the end of the flywheel housing, the length of the engine is 117.28 inches while the overall width is 39.22 inches. It has a total height that measures out to 58.04 inches.

What is a cat Platinum overhaul?

Platinum. Includes the components from the Gold kit, plus: Cat Reman cylinder head assembly. Cat Reman fuel injectors. Cat Reman water pump.

What is a c15 cat?

The C15 is a heavy-duty diesel engine manufactured by Caterpillar. It is intended for fleet and line haul use. Caterpillar has won the J.D. Power and Associates award for “Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Vocational Heavy Duty Diesel Engines” six times.

What is a platinum rebuild?

The Platinum Level is the most complete rebuild option; designed to maximize the built-in second and third life of your engine.

What is overhaul cost?

Overhaul cost is associated with scheduled reconstruction and/or replacement of major components such as engines and transmissions. Maintenance cost is related to unscheduled repairs and scheduled service of both minor and major components, excluding overhaul activities.

What is 6nz cat?

It is a serial number prefix that cat used to identify a series of engines, the 6NZ is the last good single turbo C15, anything after that and your looking at probems created by updated programming and changes in parts used to meet emmissions.

How many horsepower is a 3406 Cat?

250 horsepower

What year did cat stop making truck engines?


How do you turn a 425 cat up?

Powering up a Cat 3406B with an attitude.

Carefully loosen the lock nuts with a deep socket, then remove ratchet and insert the allen wrench through the socket so you can hold the lock nut in one place. Turn both screws EXACTLY the same amount of turns. Usually start by going 1 full turn on both, then run it.

What does 3406 stand for?

Caterpillar 3406 PEEC(Programmable Electronic Engine Control) Standards.

How many liters is a 3406?

Cat 3406 Specs
Bore – mm (in) 137 (5.4)
Displacement – L (cu in) 14.6 (893)
Governor Electronic
Engine Weight, Net Dry (approx) – kg (lb) 1400 (3,075)
Low idle speed (RPM) 600

How much oil does a 3406 CAT hold?

Don’t know for sure, but I’d guess a 3406 would hold somewhere between 7 to 9 gals of engine oil.

What year did the c15 Cat come out?


Where is the serial number on a CAT engine?

Most engine serial numbers can be found on the dataplate, which is typically on the driver side of the valve cover.

How much does it cost to rebuild a 60 series Detroit?

We charge roughly $10,000 for a rebuild including labor for a standard in frame with OE parts. This doesn’t include the bull gear, just six cylinder packs, bearings and head, etc.

Are engine rebuild kits worth it?

The biggest advantage of buying an OEM rebuild kit is that it contains the same parts your engine was built with, so you know theyre all good quality parts. The OEMs also tend to have good availability on parts for newer engines. In fact, theyre usually the only option for parts if your engine is very new.

What all comes in an engine rebuild kit?

The most inclusive kits are master rebuild kits, which usually consist of a complete gasket set, pistons, rings, main, rod and cam bearings, camshaft and lifters, a timing set, oil pump, freeze plugs, and even Plastigage and assembly lube.

What is an overhaul kit?

An overhaul kit comes complete with cylinder kits, main bearings, rod bearings, front and rear crankshaft seals and complete overhaul gasket kit. The overhaul repair process would cost much more, depending on the size of the engine, the amount of work and the parts needed for replacement or repair.