Engine Chrysler ERB

Chrysler’s ERB 3.6-liter V6 engine has been assembled at three factories since 2010 and installed in all of its large models, including Dodge, Jeep, Fiat and Lancia. This unit was upgraded in 2016 and the updated version is being produced in parallel.

The Pentastar series also includes: EHD and EHB.

The engine was installed on:

  • Chrysler 200 1 (JS) in 2010 – 2014;
  • Chrysler 200 2 (UF) in 2014 – 2016;
  • Chrysler 300C 2 (LD) in 2011 – …;
  • Chrysler Pacifica 2 (RU) in 2016 – …;
  • Chrysler Town&Country 5 (RT) in 2010 – 2016;
  • Chrysler Voyager 6 (RU) in 2019 – …;
  • Dodge Avenger 1 (JS) in 2010 – 2014;
  • Dodge Charger 2 (LD) in 2011 – …;
  • Dodge Challenger 3 (LC) in 2010 – …;
  • Dodge Durango 3 (WD) in 2010 – …;
  • Dodge Grand Caravan 5 (RT) in 2010 – …;
  • Dodge Journey 1 (JC) in 2010 – …;
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 4 (WK2) in 2010 – …;
  • Jeep Wrangler 3 (JK) in 2011 – 2018;
  • Fiat Freemont in 2011 – …;
  • Lancia Thema LD in 2011 – 2014;
  • Volkswagen Routan 1 (RT) in 2011 – 2014.

Specifications

Production years 2010-…
Displacement, cc 3604
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 280 – 310
Torque output, Nm 345 – 365
Cylinder block aluminum V6
Block head aluminum 24v
Cylinder bore, mm 96
Piston stroke, mm 83
Compression ratio 10.2
Features DOHC
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator Dual VVT
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Engine oil capacity, liter 5.6
Fuel type 95
Euro standards EURO 4
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Chrysler 300C 2012)
— city
— highway
— combined
14.3
7.1
9.7
Engine lifespan, km ~330 000

Disadvantages of the ERB engine

  • Until 2012, the engine suffered from rapid wear of rockers and camshaft cams;
  • There were also problems with contamination of the oil channels with wear products;
  • Phase regulators, oil pump, pump and thermostat are distinguished by a low resource;
  • Often there are leaks from the oil cooler and from under the gasket in the area of the generator;
  • In 2012 and 2013, defective cylinder heads were regularly encountered.

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