4006-23TAG3A Diesel Engine <br> 800 kVA @ 1500 RPM

4006-23TAG3A Diesel Engine
800 kVA @ 1500 RPM



The Perkins® 4000 Series is a family of 6, 8, 12 and 16 cylinder diesel engines, designed to address today’s uncompromising demands within the power generation industry with particular aim at the standby market sector. Developed from a proven engine range that offers superior performance and reliability. The 4006-23TAG2A is a turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled, 6 cylinder diesel engine offered with either temperate or tropical cooling. Its premium features and design provide economic and durable operation as well as an exceptional power to weight ratio, excellent load acceptance and improved gaseous emissions, plus the overall performance and reliability characteristics essential to the power generation market.



Number of cylinders : 6 vertical in-line
Bore and stroke 160 x 190 mm 6.3 x 7.5 in
Displacement 22.921 litres 1397 in3
Aspiration Turbocharged and air-to-air charge cooled
Cycle 4 stroke
Combustion system : Direct injection
Compression ratio 13.6:1
Rotation Anti-clockwise, viewed on flywheel
Total lubricating capacity 113.4 litres 29.5 US gal
Cooling system Water-cooled
Total coolant capacity 105 litres 27.7 US gal




Economic power

  • Individual 4 valve cylinder heads giving optimised gas flows
  • Unit fuel injectors ensure ultra fine fuel atomisation and hence controlled rapid combustion
  • Commonality of components with other engines in the 4000 Series family for reduced stocking levels

Reliable power

  • Developed and tested using the latest engineering techniques
  • Piston temperatures controlled by an advanced gallery jet cooling system
  • Tolerant of a wide range of temperature without derate

Compact, clean and efficient power

  • Exceptional power to weight ratio and compact size give optimum power density for easier transportation and


  • Designed to provide excellent service access for ease of maintenance
  • Engines to comply with major international standards
  • Low gaseous emissions that will satisfy the requirements of ½ TA Luft (1986)

Product support

  • Perkins actively pursues product support excellence by ensuring our distribution network invest in their territory – strengthening relationships and providing more value to you, our customer
  • Through an experienced global network of distributors and dealers, fully trained engine experts deliver total service support around the clock, 365 days a year. They have a comprehensive suite of web based tools at their disposal covering technical information, parts identification and ordering systems, all dedicated to maximising the productivity of your engine
  • Throughout the entire life of a Perkins engine, we provide access to genuine OE specification parts and service. We give 100% reassurance that you receive the very best in terms of quality for lowest possible cost .. wherever your Perkins powered machine is operating in the world




Air inlet

  • Mounted air filter

Fuel system

  • Direct fuel injection system, fuel lift pump
  • Fuel cooler


  • Heinzmann digital governor – governing to ISO 8528-5 Class G2
Lubrication system
  • Wet sump with filler and dipstick
  • Lubrication oil filters
  • Oil cooler with separate filter header

Cooling system

  • Twin thermostats, water pump
  • System designed for ambients up to 35ºC or 50ºC
  • Radiator supplied loose incorporating air-to-air charge cooler

Electrical equipment

  • 24 volt starter motor, 24 volt 70 amp battery charging alternator with integral voltage regulator and activating switch
  • High coolant temperature switch
  • Low oil pressure switch

Flywheel and housing

  • SAE J620 size 18 flywheel
  • SAE ‘0’ flywheel housing


  • User’s Handbook and Parts Manual

Optional equipment

  • Heavy-duty air cleaners – paper element with pre-cleaner
  • Changeover lubrication oil filter
  • Changeover fuel filter
  • Immersion heater with thermostat
  • Additional manuals
  • 4 metre wiring harness
  • Tropical or temperate radiator kit
  • Temperate fan


Full Product Specs