The 2.9-liter diesel engine SsangYong D29DT or OM662 was assembled from 1993 to 2006 and was installed on a number of concern models, such as Rexton, Musso and Korando SUVs. This motor is a clone of the Mercedes OM602 and exists in naturally aspirated and supercharged versions.
Ssangyong diesel engines: D16DTF, D20DT, D20DTF, D20DTR, D22DTF, D22DTR, D23DT, D27DT, D27DTP, D29DT.
|Power output, hp||95 (atmospheric D29D)
120 (supercharged D29DT)
|Torque output, Nm||192 (atmospheric D29D)
256 (supercharged D29DT)
|Cylinder block||cast iron R5|
|Block head||aluminum 10v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||89|
|Piston stroke, mm||92.4|
|Turbocharging||no (atmospheric D29D)
Garrett GT2052S (D29DT)
|Recommended engine oil||5W-40|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||9.0|
|Euro standards||EURO 2/3|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for SsangYong Musso Sports 2003)
|Engine lifespan, km||~400 000|
The engine was installed on:
- SsangYong Korando 2 (KJ) in 1996 – 2006;
- SsangYong Musso 1 (FJ) in 1993 – 2005;
- SsangYong Musso Sports 1 (PJ) in 2002 – 2006;
- SsangYong Rexton 1 (RJ) in 2001 – 2006.
Disadvantages of the SsangYong D29DT engine
- This is a hardy and undemanding diesel engine with a Bosch in-line high-pressure fuel pump;
- Keep an eye on cooling and regularly update antifreeze, the cylinder head bursts quickly;
- Do not save on oil, this affects the life of the fuel pump and hydraulic lifters;
- Up to 100,000 km often change the wiring of glow plugs and injector nozzles;
- Closer to 200,000 km, the timing chain often stretches and the turbocharger fails.