Engine Jeep EML

The 5.9-liter Jeep EML or Magnum 360 V8 engine was assembled by the company from 1992 to 2003 and was installed both on Ram and Dakota pickups, and on Durango and Grand Cherokee SUVs. This power unit is known for its finicky to the quality of fuel consumed.

The Magnum series also includes internal combustion engines: ELF.

The engine was installed on:

  • Dodge Dakota 2 (DN) in 1998 – 2003;
  • Dodge Durango 1 (DN) in 1997 – 2003;
  • Dodge Ram 1 (BR) in 1992 – 1993;
  • Dodge Ram 2 (DR) in 1993 – 2002;
  • Dodge Ram 3 (DT) in 2002 – 2003;
  • Dodge Ramcharger 3 in 1998 – 2001;
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee 1 (ZJ) in 1997 – 1998.

Specifications

Production years 1992-2003
Displacement, cc 5899
Fuel system injector
Power output, hp 230 – 250
Torque output, Nm 440 – 470
Cylinder block cast iron V8
Block head cast iron 16v
Cylinder bore, mm 101.6
Piston stroke, mm 90.9
Compression ratio 8.7
Features OHV
Hydraulic lifters yes
Timing drive chain
Phase regulator no
Turbocharging no
Recommended engine oil 5W-30
Fuel type 98
Euro standards EURO 2
Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Jeep Grand Cherokee 1998)
— city
— highway
— combined
22.1
13.8
17.2
Engine lifespan, km ~400 000

Disadvantages of the EML engine

  • This engine loves only 98th gasoline and consumes more than 20 liters per 100 km;
  • The use of the wrong fuel usually leads to cracks between the valves in the cylinder head;
  • Do not save on lubrication, otherwise hydraulic lifters may simply stick;
  • In addition, this is a very heavy engine, which greatly limits the resource of its supports;
  • The weak points of internal combustion engines are also considered: gasoline pump, pump and exhaust manifold.

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