Ha, you found my hiding place! Any info about this engine and in-framing it would be appreciated. I'm going to call Cat this morning when they open and also pick their brain as well. Cleaned up that spot on the turbo side of the block the best that I could and couldn't see anything at all, going to try and take a rubbing of it later to see if maybe there's a number there that I can't see. Recently I removed the drive gear and that adapter plate that bolts to it off of another 3406B and thought I struck gold, but according to the Cat dealer I deal with, that drive gear that attaches to the 3406B air compressor is not what I'm looking for; because the 3406A engine has an idler gear supposedly in the accessory drive train with the splines in it for the pump drive. Hi everyone-first I would like to thank everyone for all the help you have given me-I have been a long time lurker-all my questions have been answered with a search.
Gotta have the serial number to get the right Caterpillar parts. I removed the 2 bolt plate and looked in there and found a blank plate. Some prefixes even have reputations. There needs to be a splined plate in there to accept the pump drive splines. Even after years of use, the engine will still have hints of yellow-patched paint.
The serial number should be stamped on the right side of the block towards the rear. There weren't as many models for a start and it was usually unecessary to go to the extent of a 5-figure Serial Number, up to 9999 machines of a given model was fine. The engine dataplate is located on the driver's side of the valve cover. Will take a look in the morning. My engine had an oil leak from the exhaust side of the turbo-I thought maybe the turbo,but I took it off and ran the engine and the oil is coming from the exhaust. Now I think it's time for an in frame rebuild. The other thing about this project is, the B spins that gear in the opposite direction of the A engine due to that idler gear in the A, thus having to split the hydraulic pump and reversing the cartridge to throw the oil the opposite direction and it will work.
So now another question for those seasoned Cat men here on the subject of Vickers power steering pumps, moreso on what I need to drive it. Give us a call at 844-215-3406 if you have any questions! Everything is Sold 'As Is, Where Is. I can see where there was a tag on the front valve cover, but it's long gone. I have a couple of options for Cat men around here that can wake that thing up. Cat Truck Engine Serial Number Prefix Chart. I am trying to find the serial number on a cat 3406-I have been told and have read it should be on the block on the right rear. I have to find a cat C7 engine serial number C7S09969 and I am trying the location for exhaust gas temperature number - Answered by a.
C7 Serial Number and Emissions Stickers. Disclaimer This Item was not Functionally Tested and no guarantees on condition or operability are made by BigIron. The ending designator after the model 3406 E for electronic or B for mechanical indicates to the owner what type of Caterpillar engine they have. Cat also said that the serial isn't stamped anyplace else that they know of? I'm guessing that you're referring to the square towards the rear of the block to the left of the dipstick and underneath the turbo, correct? If the motor has several coats of paint, it could be covered. The videos and documentation below will ensure your equipment is operating at peak performance so you are ready for tomorrow. One option field that appears is for your Engine Serial Number. Then I'm gonna take the plunge and buy a 3406C crate motor and slide that in place of the white A model and be done with it.
All parts listed to fit these manufacturers models are replacement aftermarket parts. If it wasn't so darn far away I'd buy it! However, Caterpillar is pretty consistent with their location. So we put our experts to work for you to offer advice and how-to information. Caterpillar Engine Serial Number and Emission Sticker Locations. I am about 48 hours away from buying a used 85-86 3406B Cat engine, one that's out of an old Autocar and the guy that's selling it to me was going to use it for a different application in a soil aerating machine. Bottom line is, what do I need to make this Vicker power steering pump produce pressure on this 3406A engine? Turned out he didn't use it because of different bell housing and other issues that wouldn't work for him, so he's listed it for sale.
But it had been replaced sometime back. We want to share some key information on this event, how it may impact connected assets and what Caterpillar and our Cat Dealer Network around the world are doing to efficiently resolve this issue for customers with impacted devices. I hope I'm not too late getting back here Mark250 we are in different time zones for sure, lol. This is my first post-my computer skills need a lot of improvement. The more members that join, the bigger resource for all to enjoy. Well, I passed on that 3406B due to the amount of work it'd take to make it a 400.
Locating the caterpillar engine serial number location. Our objective is to provide industry professionals a place to gather to exchange questions, answers and ideas. Hope I didn't get too confusing or detailed, I have a tendency to do that sometimes. Pushrods came out the block and a wrist pin snap ring was under the truck dangling from an air line! I can't find it there or anywere else. This A model Cat has a 2 bolt plate on the front of the accessory drive that is the place where a power steering pump would usually mount. The C series engine was developed by Caterpillar to comply with diesel emission laws. Good in the sense that it's lower rating may attribute to longevity up to now, bad in the sense that I may have to spend big bucks to make it a 400.