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Type 6 E-Version Efficiency Increase

Type 6 E-Version Efficiency Increase

  • Improve Efficiency
  • Increase Uptime
  • Lifetime & Services Interval Extension
  • Lower Operating Costs

Upgrade of Jenbacher* Type 6 E-Version engines based on the latest Type 6 F combustion, blow-by, gas & air inlet technology to increase the engine's electrical efficiency and thus reduce fuel gas consumption.

Type 6 E-Version Efficiency Increase (INNIO)

Make sure this upgrade is compatible with your engine:

What can this upgrade do for you?

  • Reduced fuel gas consumption.
    Increased electrical engine efficiency lowers fuel gas cost by up to 3 percent.
  • Lower lifecycle costs.
    • Reduced oil consumption by up to 33 percent which is equal to up to 1,700L less oil consumption per year through improved power unit concept and blow-by system retrofit.
    • Better prediction of unplanned events through crankcase and oil filter differential pressure monitoring.
    • Extended service intervals through enhanced blow-by and air filter system.
    • Reduced combustion chamber deposit formation and oil carry-over to the turbocharger and intercooler through the enhanced blow-by system.
  • Higher flexibility in regards to gas quality variations 
    (full package only)

How we get you there?

The upgrade packages, available in light and full versions, include a variety of enhancements. It can be applied any time (light package)-ideally during a minor or major overhaul (full package)


Upgrade Versions



Light Package

This reduced bundle of measures can be applied during any scheduled service (recommendation is during a minor or major overhaul).

Full Package

The complete bundle of measures is ideally applied during a major overhaul.

Enhanced power unit concept with new steel piston design, piston rings, cylinder liner with scraper ring and connecting rods
Blow-by system retrofit light with exchangeable cartridges  
Enhanced monitoring capabilities through crankcase pressure sensor, and oil filter differential pressure sensor
Exchange to enhanced camshaft design  
Exchange/modfication of turbocharger  
Gas inlet system modification  
Enhanced air intake system  
Full blow-by filter system enhancement according to latest Type 6 technology standard  
OEM documentation update


Upgrade applicable for all Type 6 E-Versions produced after 2003.

Why Jenbacher Services?

Enhanced Efficiency and Lower Lifecycle Costs

Bringing proven outcomes across the life cycle of your engines means greater engine efficiency, reduced fuel usage and optimized maintenance intervals via our Conversions, Modifications & Upgrades offerings.

Lower Emissions

Emissions can be reduced with exhaust gas aftertreatment systems for example, oxidation or SCR catalysts, helping to meet emission regulations.


Best combined with your next service event or overhaul, our upgrades use only certified OEM parts for and are always based on your specific applications.

Controls and Asset Performance Management

Manage, monitor and control your engine. Our Controls simplify proactive maintenance planning and with myPlant, you can remotely calculate plant performance every day, with real-time intelligence.


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