The 4.5-liter Nissan TB45 engine was produced by the company from 1997 to 2002 in Japan and was installed on a special version of the Patrol SUV for the Middle East market. This unit was offered in two versions: TB45S carburetor and TB45E injection. The cylinder bore was increased to 99.5 mm (3.92 in) but the stroke remained at 96 mm (3.78 in).
The engine was installed on:
- Nissan Patrol 5 (Y61) in 1997 – 2002.
|Fuel system||carburetor or EFI|
|Power output, hp||200|
|Torque output, Nm||350|
|Cylinder block||cast iron R6|
|Block head||aluminum 12v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||99.5|
|Piston stroke, mm||96|
|Recommended engine oil||10W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.3|
|Euro standards||EURO 2/3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Nissan Patrol 2000)
|Engine lifespan, km||~420 000|
Disadvantages of the TB45 engine
- This engine has excellent reliability and service life, but very high fuel consumption;
- Ignition problems are often discussed on the forums, but everything is simple and cheap there;
- Many are faced with shaking at idle, valve adjustment helps;
- By a run of about 200 – 250 thousand kilometers, the timing chain is often extended;
- Beware of overheating, compression may disappear in the motor and oil burn may begin.