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CATERPILLAR C13 Essential Diesel Engine Bolt Tightening Torques

 

Caution: Bolt Torques and other data, may vary from serial number to serial number, please check the manuals.

CAT C13
Main Bearing Bolts

S/N - JAM1-UP
S/N - KCA1359-UP
S/N - KCB6818-UP
step 1 = 150 +- 7 Nm, 110 +- 5 lb.ft
step 2 = + 60 degrees

S/N - KCA1-1358
S/N - KCB1-6817
step 1 = 50 +- 5 Nm, 110 +- 4 lb.ft
step 2 = + 60 degrees


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CAT C13
Connecting Rod Bolts

step 1 = 130 +- 7 Nm, 95 +- 5 lb.ft
step 2 = + 60 degrees










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CAT C13
Main Cylinder Head Bolts

(bolts 1 through bolt 26 in 
numerical sequence)
step 1 = 170 Nm, 125 lb.ft
step 2 = repeat step 1
step 3 = + 120 degrees
step 4 = loosen all
step 5 = 170 +- 10 Nm, 125 +- 7 lb.ft
step 6 = repeat step 5
step 7 = + 120 degrees +- 5 degrees

Minor Cylinder Head Bolts
(bolts 27 through bolt 34 in
 numerical sequence)
step 8 = 55 Nm, 41 lb.ft

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cat c13 cylinder head and numbered bolts
CATERPILLAR C13 head bolt torque sequence, click to expand
 

CATERPILLAR C13 Diesel Engine Specs

 
CAT C13
Arrangement, displacement,
bore and stroke

Arrangement
6 cylinder in-line turbo, 
aftercooled 

Displacement
12.5 liter, 763 CID

Bore
5.12 in, 130 mm	 

Stroke
6.18 in, 157 mm



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CAT C13 
Power

Vocational Truck and Bus Ratings 
305-370 hp, 227-276 kW
@ 2100 rpm

Line Haul Truck and Bus Ratings  
380-470 hp, 283-350 kW
@ 2100 rpm

Fire Truck Ratings  
485-525 hp, 361-391 kW 
@ 2100 rpm

RV Ratings 
525 hp, 391 kW 
@ 2100 rpm

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CAT C13 
Torque

C13 Torque Range
1150-1750 lb.ft 
1559-2372 Nm
@ 1200 rpm












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CAT C13
Dimensions

approx Dimensions
length 1280 mm, 51 in
width 1090 mm, 43 in
height 1220 mm, 48 in

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CAT C13
Weight

approx Weight
1184 kg 
2610 lb


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CAT C13
Compression ratio

17.3:1




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