Ltd Perkins Diesels are the most widely used engines in the world. Since 1932. over the years Perkins has expanded its engine ranges and produces thousands of different engine specifications including diesel and gas engines.
Engine model numbers can be located in a number of different places depending on the manufacturer and will typically be located somewhere on the outer portion of the engine shroud or housing. In some cases it will be stamped, engraved or printed on a tag attached to the engine and in others the info may be stamped directly into the outer housing.
Because the engine is configured differently for each application, it is very important to determine the actual serial number of the engine you wish to repair or replace.
Where to find your engine number?
The chart below is helpful in identifying the areas where a particular model's serial number is located.