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PowerPro family of heavy-duty starter motors expands with new 7.5 model

Jan. 1, 2018
Learn about the PowerPro 7.5 starter motor, part of a premium family of replacement starters from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems.

Prestolite Electric has launched the PowerPro 7.5, an all-new 24-volt, 7.5-kilowatt starter motor as part of the premium PowerPro family of replacement starters from Leece-Neville Heavy Duty Systems. These new in-line, gear reduction starters are designed for use in diesel engines up to 16 liters.

PowerPro 7.5 high-torque, high-power starters are engineered to meet the needs of demanding heavy-duty, medium-duty, off-highway, agricultural and bus applications. An ideal replacement for use in AGCO Power, Caterpillar, Cummins, Detroit, John Deere, Mercedes-Benz, Perkins, Volvo and other engine models, each starter offers consistent, high-output power in a small, lightweight package.

These starters include Prestolite’s Integral Mag Switch (IMS) technology, which helps eliminate voltage drop issues by minimizing wiring between the relay and solenoid. Other key features include an electrical soft start system designed to prevent ring gear damage, rotatable flange for added versatility and a sealed, nose-less design to protect against dust, oil, water and other contaminants.

Other features of the new PowerPro 7.5 starters include:

•Operating temperature range from –40° to 120° C (–40° to 248° F)

•Weighs less than 29 pounds (13 kg)

•IMS technology to eliminate voltage drop

•Rotatable flange for more versatility and less inventory

•Oil sealed for wet clutch applications

•Optional Overcrank Protection feature protects the motor in any operating condition

To learn more about these and other Leece-Neville products, visit

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