You asked: What does PD stand for in diesel engines

PD means ‘pumpe düse’ indicating that there is a pump in each injector. This setup gives a very high working pressure (around 2000 bar), wich again gives finer fuel spray and more complete combustion. It also has much better control of injected fuel volume, and injection time than the old system.

What is a PD diesel engine?

In 1999, Volkswagen introduced what would become one of the most well known engine designs of modern times – the Pumpe Duse (PD) diesel engine. In a departure from many of its rivals, the PD used unit injectors rather than a common rail system, despite most manufacturers thinking that common rail was the better design.

How do I know if my engine is PD or CR?

Re: How to tell CR from PD engine? You can also look at the engine code printed on the sticker in the spare wheel well (or in the front of the service book) and compare it with other cars with known engine types.

What is the best PD engine?

Tuning the 1.9 TDI PD engines. Regarded by many as the best Diesel engine from the VAG group the 1.9 offers plenty of tuning potential. It had a long production run and is still regarded by many enthusiasts as a more reliable engine than the later 2.0 that replaced it.

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Are all 1.9 PD engines the same?

Re: 1.9 PD TDI Engine Differences

No idea what makes that tick ! All of them though have different maps on the ecu’s but all the engines are so so similar, the more powerful ones just have, when required, the ability to squirt a lot more fuel in and squish a lot more air down and in !

Is 2.0 TDI better than 1.9 TDI?

Driven both in the same car (A3 and new A4). The 1.9 is slightly more economical, the 2.0 is quicker revving, smoother, faster, quieter. The 1.9 only has a 5 speed box though. The 2.0 doesn’t pull quite as well from low revs (the 1.9 is like a tank) but is less peaky.

Are TDI engines good?

There are significant reasons for purchasing a diesel car, including the fact that TDI diesel car fuel is often lower in price than gasoline, and that most diesel cars now offer a better engine performance than the closest gasoline engines.

What does PD engines mean?

PD stands for Pumpe Deuse, basically instead of one main injector pump the engine has a pump on each injector.

What does TDI CR mean?

CR Tdi: Common Rail. CR Diesel Emissions Control.

What is a CR engine?

The ‘CR’ stands for common rail – a direct injection fuel system where fuel at very high pressure is delivered via a common pipe (rail) to electronically controlled solenoid valves that meter the fuel into the cylinder.

Which TDI engine is best?

The 1.9 TDI was the most successful turbo diesel engine ever made by Volkswagen Audi Group. It’s well known for it’s low fuel economy and endless lifetime, thank to it’s Bosch mechanical fuel system. The 1.9 SDI is the non turbo (naturally aspirated) version of the 1.9 TDI.

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Is Bxe a PD engine?

@sideshow you are correct that the BXE is a specific variant of the VW 1.9 R4 TDI PD 43-118kW engine. … However, a new cylinder head is fitted to this “PD” engine, to accommodate “Pumpe Düse” Unit Injectors.

What is the most reliable VW engine?

The EA888 1.8L TSI it’s easily one of the best and most dependable Volkswagen engines out there.

How long will a 1.9 TDI engine last?

200,000 miles is considered low for the TDIs if they were properly maintained, 3-400,000 is like midrange and 5-600,000 is getting to be high. My advice is to pull the turbo hose off at the intercooler to check for oil from the turbo seals, KEEP A NEW TIMING BELT on it, and it will go a half million miles easily.

Is 1.9 TDI a good engine?

The 1.9 is a tough old unit, very reliable in general but a bit of a tractor engine in terms of refinement (I’m on my 2nd, having done more than 40k miles in a car with a 1.9tdi now). Plenty strong though. The 2 litre is a much more refined, more powerful unit.

What is the best VW engine?

Despite being originally made for Audi vehicles, the EA888 family is well regarded in the VW community. The the Generation 3 version of the 1.8L TSI takes the crown as the best VW engine on the market.

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