Engine Dodge ED3

The 2.4-liter Dodge ED3 engine has been assembled at the factories of the American company since 2006 and is installed on many popular concern models, such as the Avenger, Caliber, Sebring and Journey. There is a particularly environmentally friendly PZEV version of this power unit under the EDG index.

The World engine series also includes internal combustion engines: EBA, ECN and ED4.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chrysler 200 1 (JS) in 2010 – 2014;
  • Chrysler Sebring 3 (JS) in 2006 – 2010;
  • Dodge Avenger 1 (JS) in 2007 – 2014;
  • Dodge Caliber 1 (PM) in 2006 – 2011;
  • Dodge Journey 1 (JC) in 2008 – 2020;
  • Jeep Compass 1 (MK) in 2006 – 2016;
  • Jeep Patriot 1 (MK) in 2006 – 2016;
  • Fiat Freemont in 2011 – 2016;
  • Lancia Flavia in 2012 – 2014.

Specifications

Production years 2006-…
Displacement, cc 2360
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 170 – 175
Torque output, Nm 220 – 225
Cylinder block aluminum R4
Block head aluminum 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 88
Piston stroke, mm 97
Compression ratio 10.5
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters no
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 4.3
Fuel type 92
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Dodge Avenger 2008)
— city
— highway
— combined
12.3
6.9
8.9
Engine lifespan, km ~260 000

Disadvantages of the ED3 engine

  • Most often, owners on the forums complain about an unreliable electronic choke;
  • Also, regular leaks of antifreeze from the thermostat unit cause many problems;
  • The weak components of the motor include the fuel pump, the crankshaft pulley damper and the engine mounts;
  • On long runs, timing chain stretching or oil consumption is not uncommon;
  • Hydraulic compensators are not provided and valve clearances must be adjusted here.

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