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336 Excavator

  • Specs Summary
  • Minimum Rating
    475 BHP (354 bkW)
  • Maximum Rating
    580 BHP (433 bkW)
  • Emissions
    ( )
  • Rated Speed
    2100 r/min (1800 r/min)

C15 ACERT Tier 4 Interim / EU Stage IIIB

Cat C15 ACERT engines are the ideal solution for your demanding operations in the oilfield. Decades of field operation and intense research and development allow Cat C15 ACERT engines to deliver excellent performance with low operating costs while meeting tight environmental requirements.This is an ideal engine for applications that require Tier 4 Interim or EU Stage IIIB emissions certifications in land mechanical drilling applications such as mud pump drives. Cat engines are backed by the worldwide network of Cat dealers ready to support your operation with technical support, service, parts, and warranty.Cat C15 ACERT Diesel Engine. Ratings: 354-433 bkW (475-580 bhp) @ 1800-2100 rpm meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Interim, EU Stage IIIB emission standards.
  • Minimum Rating 475 BHP (354 bkW)
  • Maximum Rating 580 BHP (433 bkW)
  • Emissions ( )
  • Rated Speed 2100 r/min (1800 r/min)
  • Bore 5.4 in (137 mm)
  • Stroke 6.7 in (171 mm)
  • Displacement 928 in³ (15.2 l)
  • Aspiration ( )
  • Governor and Protection ( )
  • Engine Weight - Net Dry 2976 lb (1350 kg)
  • Oil Change Interval ( )
  • Rotation from Flywheel End ( )
  • Flywheel and Flywheel Housing ( )
  • Flywheel Teeth ( )
  • Minimum Cooling System - Engine Only 5 gal (US) (18.7 l)
  • Length 47.4 in (1203 mm)
  • Width 36.7 in (933 mm)
  • Height 46.7 in (1186 mm)

Standard Equipment

Air Inlet System

  • Turbocharged Air-to-Air Aftercooled

Control System

  • Electronic control system, over-foam wiring harness, automatic altitude compensation, power compensated for fuel temperature, configurable software features, engine monitoring system SAE J1939 broadcast and control, integrated Electronic Control Unit (ECU) remote fan control

Cooling System

  • Vertical outlet thermostat housing, centrifugal water pump, guidance on cooling system design available to ensure machine reliability

Exhaust System

  • Clean Emissions Module (CEM) that includes Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF), Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC), and Cat Regeneration System, optional exhaust outlet

Flywheels and Flywheel Housing

  • SAE 0 and SAE 1 flywheel housing

Fuel System

  • MEUI injection; primary fuel filter, secondary fuel filters, fuel transfer pump, electronic fuel priming

Lube System

  • Open crankcase ventilation system, oil cooler, oil filler, oil filter, oil dipstick, oil pump (gear driven), choice of sumps (front, rear, shallow)

Power Take Off

  • SAE A, SAE B, SAE C drives available, engine power can also be taken from the front of the engine on some applications


  • Paint: Cat yellow; vibration damper; lifting eyes

Optional Equipment

Engine-Mounted Transmission Oil Cooler

  • integration with engine cooling system allows ease of installation and a tighter overall engine package

Engine Brakes

  • braking capabilities for mobile applications