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Isuzu 6UZ1 Engine Failure

Discussion in 'Excavators' started by jeffb11, Feb 28, 2018.

  1. jeffb11

    jeffb11 Member

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    Does anyone have any information on Isuzu 6UZ1 Gear Train Failures, and any service letters for the failures, Thanks
     
  2. garyw

    garyw Well-Known Member

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    There's no issues that i know of with the 6UZ1 engine. It seems just as reliable as the 6WG1 that it replaced in the Hitachi ZX470-5. Any info on what type of failure? What the suspected cause is?
     
  3. jeffb11

    jeffb11 Member

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    gear train failure, i have one that failed, and 2 that haven't yet