Perkins Engine Serial Number Check

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It was entirely designed by Perkins who also sold it to external customers. Engine serial is a seven digit number beginning with 1000251. Jan 1, 1999 - Perkins engines are identified by a serial number. Check the engine lift brackets for damage and security before the engine is lifted.

Perkins® My Engine App is a simple way to support the maintenance, service and repair of your Perkins engine for free on mobile or tablet. Whether you own one Perkins engine or have a small fleet of Perkins powered machines, this free App reminds you when engine service intervals are pending and gives quick access to the Operation Maintenance Manual and parts book for your engine build list.
For free, Perkins My Engine App lets you:
• Validate your Perkins engine using your engine serial number
• Access information on your engine build list
• See the correct consumables for your engine’s build list
• View the Operating Maintenance Manual (OMM) and the parts book list for your Perkins engine
Register for free, to set up your own account, allowing you to:
• Receive ongoing reminders that a service interval is pending. To start simply input the total number of hours your engine has run and the average number of hours worked in a month
• See all the tasks required to complete each service interval
• Record when the engine service interval was completed and by who. This creates a full service history – a valuable asset for a future buyer. When using your Perkins distributor they will do this for you
• Quickly contact your local Perkins distributor who can provide advice, guidance and Perkins genuine consumables for your engine
• See if the engine is covered by Perkins Platinum Protection
If you’re a fleet owner servicing many Perkins engines, Perkins My Engine App allows you to easily store and access the above information in one place. Simply input the data for each engine into the App – naming each by machine type, engine name or number and we’ll remind you when the next service interval is due.
Perkins My Engine App brings together all the information on your Perkins engine in one place. At the touch of your fingertips get:
• Immediate access to your engine’s parts book and OMM
• Notifications when your engine service interval is due, supporting optimum engine performance
• Quick access to information on your engine build list and the right consumables
Download Perkins My Engine App today to support the ongoing maintenance of your Perkins engine.
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Perkins was sold in 2002, and is now a fully owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, Inc.

The List is from the Wikipedia list but with additional info like build dates to be added

Letter CodeModel NumberBuild DatesNotes
AEFCC4.40Federal emissions.
AFG4.40Gasoline engine.
APN4.401Narrow front end.
BA4.20 Produced as a Joint venture between Perkins, UK government and the then Austin Rover Group. Based on the Austin Rover O series engine this engine had major parts produced at Longbridge by Austin Rover with final assembly by Perkins.It was entirely designed by Perkins who also sold it to external customers. It was used by Austin Rover in the Austin Maestro and by LDV Limited in their 2.5 tonne van.
BBT4.20As with the 4.20. Used by Austin Rover in the Montego and later the Maestro.
CAP31953-11 to
Three cylinder diesel engine, produced from . Engine serial is a seven digit number beginning with 1000251. 67433 engines were produced. Uses a timing chain.
noneF3Three cylinder diesel engine, produced from 1957-08 to 1964-10. For the Fordson Dexta
CCP3.1441957-03 to
Three cylinder, 144 in³ (2.4 L) diesel engine, produced from . Family type is CC. 2691 United Kingdom-built engines and 454 France-built engines were produced for Massey Ferguson; 30346 were produced for other customers.
noneF3.152Three cylinder, 154 in³ (2.5 L) diesel engine, produced from 1962-02 to 1964-09. No family type. Built for Fordson Super Dexta
CED3.152Direct injection versions of earlier 3.152 engine types. Produced for Massey Ferguson and other customers including Volvo (tractors)
CFG3.152G denotes 'gas' or ' gasolene' version. Spark ignition variant of D3152 produced for common installation in Fork lift truck where D3152 engine was specified.
CJ3.1522Development of D3152 using Perkins 'squish lip' piston to give improved driveability of engine in emissions sensitive applications such as Fork Lift.
CM3.1524Uprated D3152 engine. Board decision named this engine .4 despite no .3 ever existing due to recent launch of 6.354.4 and its success.
CNT3.1524Turbocharged version of 3.152.4. Initially used by Lindner, later by Massey Ferguson.
EA4.99Four cylinder, 99 in³ (1.6 L) diesel engine. Wet sleeves, used in London Taxis.
EB4.107Four cylinder, 107.5 in³ (1.8 L) diesel engine. Wet sleeves. Commonly used in marine applications.
ECT4.107Four cylinder, 107.5 in³ (1.8 L) turbocharged diesel engine. Wet sleeves. Very rare (perhaps never actually a production model).
ED4.108Four cylinder, 108 in³ (1,760 cm³) diesel engine. Dry sleeves.Used extensively in vans and cars, Ford Transit, Opel Blitz, Alfa Romeo Giulia, Alfa Romeo Giulietta.
GA4.154Four cylinder, 154 in³ diesel engine. Designed with sister engine 6.231 but only produced by licencee Toyo Kogyo (Mazda). Later developed into 4.165/6.247 family.
GB4.135Based on 4.154.Produced only by Toyo Kogyo. (Mazda) Variant used in '82-'84 B2200 trucks and in '83-'84 Ford Ranger Diesels. Pushrod, dry sleeves and gear drive
HA4.165Four cylinder, 165 in³ diesel engine. Based on 4.154. Assembled by Perkins in Hannover for VW LT van.
JAP41937-06 to 1967-05Four cylinder diesel engine, produced . (97390 engines were produced).
JB4.1921958-05 to 1972-01.Four cylinder, 192 in³ (3.1 L) diesel engine
JCP4.192no information
JD4.203Four cylinder, 203 in³ diesel engine.
noneL41952-10 to 1961-07Four cylinder diesel engine, produced from . Commonly used in agricultural applications. No family type. Regarded as grandfather to later 4.236.
JG4.2032 Derivative of the 4.203 model
LA4.212Four cylinder, 212 in³ (3.5 L) diesel engine. Essentially, a 4.236 with a smaller stroke.
LCnoneThis family type was reserved for a 224 in³ version of the 4.236, but never entered production.
LD4.236Four cylinder, 236 in³ (3.9 L) diesel engine.
LEG4.236Four cylinder, 236 in³ (3.9 L) gasoline (or propane) engine.
LF4.248Four cylinder, 248 in³ (4.1 L) diesel engine. Essentially, a 4.236 with a larger bore.
LG4.2482This development of the 4.236 series was designed to use the Perkins 'squish lip' piston which gave emissions benefits although had lower specific output compared to conventional direct injection engines. It was used in fork lift applications as an alternative to the smaller swept volume 4.236.
LHC4.236Four cylinder, 236 in³ (3.9 L) 'compensated' (lightly turbocharged) diesel engine.
LJT4.236Four cylinder, 236 in³ (3.9 L) turbocharged diesel engine.
LM4.41 ?
NA4.270Four cylinder, 270 in³ (4.4 L) diesel engine, produced from 1958-12 to 1974-04.
NB4.300Four cylinder, 300 in³ (4.9 L) diesel engine.
NC4.318Four cylinder, 318 in³ (5.2 L) diesel engine.
RA6.247Straight 6 Cyl, normally aspirated diesel, only ever fitted to Dodge 50 range in the UK also known as the 'Black' perkins engine
PAP61938-01 to 1961-04Six cylinder diesel engine
PB6.2881960-04 to 1964-01Six cylinder, 288 in³ (4.7 L) diesel engine.
PC6.3051959-03 to 1970-02.Six cylinder, 305 in³ (5.0 L) diesel engine
noneC.3051958-06 to 1961-05Produced from . No information.
none6.3061965-12 to 1975-12.Six cylinder, 306 in³ (5.0 L) diesel engine,
noneS61939-05 to 1962-10Six cylinder diesel engine.
TC6.354Six cylinder, 354 in³ (5.8 L) diesel engine.
TDH6.354Six cylinder, 354 in³ (5.8 L) turbocharged diesel engine.
TFHT6.354Six cylinder, 354 in³ (5.8 L) horizontal turbocharged diesel engine. Very rare.
XAV8.510V-8, 510 in³ (8.4 L) diesel engine.
XBTV8.510V-8, 510 in³ (8.4 L) turbocharged diesel engine.
XCV8.540V-8, 540 in³ (8.8 L) diesel engine.
XDTV8.540V-8, 540 in³ (8.8 L) turbocharged diesel engine.
ZAV8.640V-8, 640 in³ (10.5 L) diesel engine.
ZBTV8.640V-8, 640 in³ (10.5 L) turbocharged diesel engine.
noneT12Twelve cylinder diesel engine, two banks of six cylinders arranged in a V . Produced for marine use during the war , Perkins used one on a stand-bygenerator at the factory. This engine is now in preservation.[citation (source) needed]

Modern RangesEdit

Letter CodeModel NumberPower hp/(kw)Build DatesNotes
? Perkins 300 series ? to 2006 (?) 4 cylinder compact Tier II[1]
? Perkins 400D series 2006- 3 or 4 cylinder compact Tier III
? 404D22TA 2006- 66hp 4-cylinder 2.2 litre turbo charged
? 403D15T 2006- (30kw) 3 cylinder 1.5 ltr turbo
? 403D17 2006- ? 3 cylinder 1.7 ltr
? 402D05 2006- 13.7 hp 2 cylinder 0.5 ltr
Perkins Engine Serial Number Check

See alsoEdit

  • Perkins Engines Company Limited


  1. Earthmovers Magazine, No. 27, July 2006

External linksEdit

Perkins Engine Serial # Guide

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