GM L92 Engine

6.2-liter V8 GM L92 or Vortec 6200 engine was produced by the company from 2006 to 2014 and is mainly known for the Cadillac Escalade model, but it was also installed in the Tahoe and Yukon models. The version of this engine with the AFM system is known as the L94, and the version powered by E85 fuel is known as the L9H. The Vortec IV engine lineup also includes: - LY2, - LY5, - LFA.

Technical specifications of the GM L92 6.2-liter engine.

Exact capacity6162 cm³
Power systemdistributed injection
Engine power390 - 410 HP
Torque565 nm
Engine blockaluminum V8
Block headaluminium 16v
Cylinder diameter103.25 mm
Piston stroke.92 mm
Compression ratio10.5
Engine featuresOHV
Hydraulic compensator. tak
Timing drivechain
Timing phase adjustertak
Turbochargingthere is no
What oils to use5.7 liters 5W-30
Fuel type92
Environmental classEURO 3/4
Approximate life expectancy400 000 HP

Fuel consumption GM L92 Engine

Using the example of a 2010 Cadillac Escalade with an automatic transmission:
City20.1 litry
Route11.3 litry
Mixed14.5 litry

Engine Overview and Common Failures

Monitor the condition of the radiator and pump, many engine problems are caused by overheating. The main cause of fluctuating revs is the throttle and fuel pump being dirty. The most common culprit for the failure of this component is a cracked ignition coil. Saving on lubrication often leads to rapid wear of the camshaft bearings. Also, on the forum, they complain about the detached thermal cover and exhaust manifold bolts.

Engine Gm L92

Escalade 3 (GMT926)2006 - 2013
Silverado 2 (GMT901)2008 - 2013
Tahoe 3 (GMT921)2008 - 2009
H2 (GMT820)2008 - 2009
Sierra 3 (GMT902)2008 - 2013
Yukon 3 (GMT922)2006 - 2014
Yukon XL 3 (GMT932)2006 - 2013

Engines from the same line as GM L92 Engine

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