Prestolite offers PowerPro Extreme 5 starter motor

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Updated Aug 2, 2018

PowerPro Extreme 5 starterPrestolite Electric is introducing to the medium-duty market the PowerPro Extreme 5, a 12V 4.5kW replacement starter from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems. The latest addition to the PowerPro Extreme range offers high-torque, high-efficiency starting power for 6- to 10-liter engines used in construction, fire and rescue, pickup and delivery, refuse and school bus applications.

All PowerPro Extreme starter motors are engineered to provide consistent, reliable starting performance under demanding conditions. Featuring a planetary gear reduction design, the PowerPro Extreme 5 is available in 10- and 12-tooth versions and provides a premium replacement alternative for a variety of popular engines, including Cummins ISB, ISC and ISL; International DT466E and DT570E; and MaxxForce DT, 9 and 10 models, according to an announcement.

“Our new PowerPro Extreme 5 starter is designed to provide medium-duty vehicle operators with reliable, high-output power in a lightweight, value-driven package,” says Jonathan Smith, Prestolite Electric assistant director of aftermarket sales and marketing. “Extensive testing with many of the industry’s premiere truck and engine manufacturers has shown the PowerPro Extreme 5 to crank faster than competitive models while also requiring lower electrical current.”

The PowerPro Extreme 5 is engineered to meet major OE specifications. It delivers performance and durability and features a variety of built-in technologies that improve service life, reduce maintenance costs and increase vehicle uptime, according to the company.

Additional features include:

  • High performance in medium-duty engines
  • Sealed, nose-less design protects against dust, oil and other contaminants
  • Planetary gear reduction design
  • Integral magnetic switch technology eliminates voltage drop
  • Soft start relay technology prevents ring gear damage
  • Weighs 21.5 lb.
  • All-new, no-core
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