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All About the Perkins 403A-15G2 Engine

What is the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine?

Much like the rest of the Perkins 400 series range, the Perkins 403A-15G2 is a compact yet powerful and quiet diesel engine. The 403A-15G2 engine is a 1.5 L naturally aspirated 3 cylinder engine.

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Where is the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine currently manufactured?

The Perkins 403A-15G2 is currently manufactured in the UK in Peterborough and it has a build number which begins GU.

You can read about the other engines in the 400 series range - 404A-22G, 403A-15G2, 403A-15G1, 403A-11G.

The 403A-15G2 engine provides economic and durable operation at prime and standby duties making it a versatile compact engine. The engine is available in either a 50Hz or 60Hz configuration.

What is the displacement of the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine?

The engine is naturally aspirated, meaning there's no use of a turbo/super charger. The engine requires 6 litres of oil for lubrication, 6 litres of coolant for the radiator and a total displacement of 1.496L.

What is the power output of the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine?

All these elements combine to produce the 24 horsepower (18 kWm) at 1800 RPM. Oil service intervals are 500 hours as standard.

What power rating does the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine run at?

This engine is available at either Prime (PRP) or Standby (ESP) ratings meaning this engine hits the key power nodes required by the power generation industry.

What is the fuel consumption of the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine?

The Perkins 403A-15G2 fuel consumption depends on its load. At 1500 rpm prime power it is has the following fuel consumption:

  • At prime power it uses 5 litres/hr
  • At standby power it uses 6 litres/hr

What are the dimensions of the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine?

820mm (32.3") Long, 469mm (18.5") Wide and 793mm (31.2") high this is one of the smaller Perkins Diesel Engines. Which is also shown by the cylinders having a bore of 84mm and stroke of 90mm. The engine has a (dry) total weight of 197kg.

The flywheel on this engine rotates anti clockwise, as viewed from the flywheel end.

What customer support is offered with the Perkins 403A-15G2 diesel engine?

The experienced international network of Perkins suppliers, dealers and trained engine experts are available to deliver full time service support around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a selection of modern web based tools at their disposal to cover technical information, parts identification and ordering systems, all dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine over its life-cycle.


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