— Detroit Diesel Corp. (DDC) has rolled out an MBE 900 “reliabilt” engine. With more than 350,000 MBE 900 engines in service today, DDC remanufacturing engineers developed the reliabilt remanufactured MBE 900 engine to provide a dependable, reduced cost, fast exchange engine service option to increase customer vehicle up-time, according to Land Line
magazine.The DDC reliabilt process begins with complete disassembly of the engine core. Each component part is cleaned, inspected, tested, qualified, and restored to blueprint specifications. In addition, the engine is updated to include the latest engineering improvements.Components are remanufactured with the use of advanced measurement and machining techniques or replaced with new, genuine Mercedes Benz engine parts. All reliabilt engines include new pistons, oil cooler cores, gaskets, filters, hoses, wiring harnesses, bearings, seals, vibration dampers, fittings, and clamps.Every reliabilt engine is dynamometer tested to ensure it satisfies the original factory test specifications. Maintaining the engine´s original compression ratio provides optimized fuel economy, reduced emissions, good cold weather starting, and restored power. All reliabilt engines are covered by a one-year/100,000-mile warranty, worldwide. Extended service coverage is also available.MBE 900 reliabilt engines are available from the Detroit Diesel Distributor Network; Freightliner, Sterling and Western Star Truck dealers, and Thomas Built Bus dealers.