The 3.0-liter VW BKS 3.0 TDI diesel engine was produced by the company from 2004 to 2007 and was installed only on the very popular Touareg GP SUV. After a slight modernization in 2007, this power unit received a new CASA index.
The EA896 series also includes: BPP, ASB, BMK, BKS, BUG, CASA, CCWA.
|Fuel system||Common Rail|
|Power output, hp||224|
|Torque output, Nm||500|
|Cylinder block||cast iron V6|
|Block head||aluminum 24v|
|Cylinder bore, mm||83|
|Piston stroke, mm||91.4|
|Features||2 x DOHC|
|Recommended engine oil||5W-30|
|Engine oil capacity, liter||8.2|
|Euro standards||EURO 4|
|Fuel consumption, L/100 km (for Volkswagen Touareg 2005)
|Engine lifespan, km||~330 000|
The engine was installed on:
- Volkswagen Touareg 1 (7L) in 2004 – 2007.
Disadvantages of the VW BKS engine
- Even before 100,000 km of run, the intake manifold flaps in the engine can jam;
- Quite a lot of problems are thrown by the capricious piezo injectors of the CR Bosch system;
- The timing chain resource lies in the range of 200 – 300 thousand km, and replacement is not cheap;
- The injection pump belt serves no more than 100,000 km, but when it breaks, the car simply stalls;
- At high mileage, the diesel particulate filter and the EGR valve are often completely clogged.