TAMPA, Fla. – Denso has introduced a new medium-duty planetary gear reduction starter for three- to seven-litre diesel engines at the Technology and Maintenance Council meetings.
The new PA 90S starter’s specifications include: 12V 3.0 kW; weight of 15.5 lbs; pinion 8/10 DP; clockwise rotation; and SAE #1 mount. Fran Labun, vice-president of Denso’s sales group, said the new starter is compact and lightweight, reducing total vehicle weight. He also said the starter provides improved torque, maximizing starting power and improving cold weather starting.
“We are pleased to bring this revolutionary new medium-duty starter to the marketplace,” Labun announced. “We feel the PA 90S provides our customers with the ideal compact, lightweight yet powerful starter to exceed their expectations.”
On the heavy-duty side, Denso announced it is expanding the coverage of its R5.0 heavy-duty starter. The company is introducing three new parts numbers for Volvo, Cummins and Detroit Diesel Class 8 engines. Denso now offers full-line coverage of all heavy-duty engines, the company announced.
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