Engine Chrysler EGN

The Chrysler EGN 3.5-liter V6 petrol engine was produced in the USA from 2003 to 2006 and was installed only in the pre-facelift version of the popular US Pacifica model. The power unit was equipped with a variable geometry intake manifold and an EGR valve.

The LH series also includes internal combustion engines: EER, EGW, EGE, EGG, EGF, EGS and EGQ.

The V6 EGN is one of Chrysler’s 3.5-liter V6 engines, of which there are about 10 versions. Structurally, the engines strongly resemble each other, and together they are built on the basis of a cast-iron block of a 3.3-liter engine. They increased the diameter of the cylinder, raised the compression ratio and made other innovations.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chrysler Pacifica 1 (CS) in 2003 – 2006.

Specifications

Production years 2003 – 2006
Displacement, cc 3518
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 253
Torque output, Nm 340
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 96
Piston stroke, mm 81
Compression ratio 10.1
Features SOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive belt
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.2
Fuel type 92
Euro standards EURO 3
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chrysler Pacifica 2005)
— city
— highway
— combined
13.8
9.2
11.1
Engine lifespan, km ~320 000

Disadvantages of the EGN engine

  • This unit is known for frequent overheating and slagging of oil channels;
  • Lack of lubrication contributes to the rapid wear of the liners and then the motor jamming;
  • Also, the speed regularly floats here due to contamination of the throttle and the USR valve;
  • Often there are antifreeze leaks from under the pump gasket or heater tube;
  • Exhaust valves become carbonized and eventually fail to close tightly.

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