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Kenworth Adds Informative Brochures For New PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 Engines
KIRKLAND, Wash., December 12, 2012 -
Kenworth has produced informative brochures on the new PACCAR PX-7 and PX-9 engines developed to meet the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation requiring all model-year 2013 engines be equipped with On-Board Diagnostics (OBD). OBD is designed to monitor the performance of the vehicle's emission system to help detect emission issues, recognize component faults, and ensure optimal performance.
The 6.7-liter PACCAR PX-7 delivers superior performance, minimizes operational costs and maximizes uptime for medium duty customers. The engine has a standard base warranty of 2 years with no mileage limit.
The 8.9-liter PACCAR PX-9 possesses one of the highest power-to-weight ratios in its class with heavy duty features such as replaceable wet liners, roller cam followers, bypass oil filtration and targeted piston-cooling. The engine has a standard base warranty of 2 years or 250,000 miles, whichever comes first.
Both the PACCAR PX-7 and PACCAR PX-9 brochures feature detailed engine horsepower, torque and governed rpm ratings. Charts map horsepower and torque versus engine speed (rpm). A detailed specifications list and maintenance intervals for oil and filter, diesel exhaust filter (DEF) filter and fuel filter are included.
The PACCAR PX-7 engine is available for Kenworth's medium duty conventional and cabover line-up. The engine offers ratings of 200 to 325-hp and up to 750 lb-ft of torque for the Kenworth T170, T270 and T370. For the Kenworth K270 and K370 cabovers, PACCAR PX-7 ratings are 220-hp /520 lb-ft, 240-hp/560 lb-ft and 250-hp/660 lb-ft.
The PACCAR PX-9 engine is available for Kenworth medium and heavy duty trucks, including the Kenworth T270, T370, T440, T470 and W900S. The PACCAR PX-9 offers ratings from 260 to 380 hp and provides up to 1,250 lb-ft of torque. The engine delivers the durability and efficiency necessary to help lower operating expenses, reduce maintenance and increase productivity.
The engine brochures are available from your Kenworth dealer.
Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best(R) heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company's dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the only truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products. In addition, the fuel-efficient Kenworth T700 equipped with the low-emission PACCAR MX engine was named the 2011 Heavy Duty Commercial Truck of the Year by the American Truck Dealers. Kenworth also received the "Highest in Customer Satisfaction with Heavy Duty Truck Dealer Service, Two Years in a Row", according to the J.D. Power and Associates 2011-2012 Heavy Duty Truck Customer Satisfaction Studies(SM). Kenworth's Internet home page is at www.kenworth.com. Kenworth. A PACCAR Company.