New PowerPro Extreme 7.5 24V starter motor announced

New PowerPro Extreme 7.5 24V starter motor announced

Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems has introduced a new PowerPro Extreme 7.5 starter motor. The company says the motor has 24-volt coverage and 7.5kW of starting power for 6.0 to 12.0L engines, and is meant for a variety of heavy-duty applications. The starter motor is available now.

“These units were engineered to provide trucks, military vehicles, boats, buses and equipment consistent, reliable starting performance in even the harshest start and stop conditions,” said Jonathan Smith, business development representative and assistant director of marketing at Prestolite Electric/Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems.  

Applications include coverage of JCB, Deutz, Caterpillar, Navistar, Mercedes-Benz Trucks, MAN Lions Coach, Alexander Dennis, Cummins Marine, Perkins Marine, Volvo vehicles and equipment, and more, the company said. The new starter can serve as a replacement to the Prestolite/Leece-Neville MS4/400 series units.

Features of the PowerPro Extreme 7.5 starters include a variety of features such as a sealed, nose-less design to protect against dust, oil, and other contaminants; a planetary gear reduction design; Integral Magnetic Switch technology to help eliminate voltage drop; and soft-start relay technology to prevent ring gear damage, according to the company. They weigh in at 21 lbs.

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