Toyota 3C-E

Toyota 3C-EThe Toyota 3C-E is a 2.2 L (2,184 cc, 133.3 cu·in) four-cylinders, four-stroke cycle water-cooled naturally aspirated internal combustion diesel engine, from the Toyota C-family, manufactured by the Toyota Motor Corporation from 1998 to 2006.

The 3C-E diesel engine has a cast-iron cylinder block with 86.0 mm (3.39 in) cylinder bores and a 94.0 mm (3.7 in) piston stroke. The compression ratio rating is 23.0:1.

The Toyota 3C-E engine has an aluminum cylinder head with a belt-driven single overhead camshaft (SOHC) and 2 valves per cylinder (8 in total).

The Toyota 3C-E engine produced 79.0 PS (58.0 kW; 78.0 HP) at 4,400 rpm of maximum output power and 147.0 N·m (15 kg·m, 108.3 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm of peak torque.

The breakdown of the engine code is as follows:

  • 3 – 3-rd generation engine
  • C – Engine family
  • E – Electronic fuel injection (EFI)

General information

Engine Specifications
Engine code3C-E
LayoutStraight-4, vertical
Fuel typeDiesel
Production1998-2006
Displacement2.2 L, 2,184 cc (133.3 cu in)
InjectionElectronic fuel injection
Power adderNone
Horsepower net79.0 PS (58.0 kW; 78.0 HP) at 4,400 rpm
Torque output147.0 N·m (15 kg·m, 108.3 ft·lb) at 2,400 rpm
Firing order1-3-4-2
Dimensions (L x H x W):
Weight

Cylinder block

The cylinder block is made of cast iron. The crankshaft has 8 counterbalance weights and supported by 5 bearings. An 86.0 mm (3.39 in) cylinder bore and 94.0 mm (3.7 in) piston stroke give the 3C engine a total of 2,184 cc of displacement. The compression ratio rating is 23:1.

Pistons are made of high temperature-resistant aluminum alloy. The piston pin is full floating. Each piston is fitted with two compression rings and a single oil ring. The top ring is made of stainless steel, the second ring is made of cast-iron.

Cylinder block
Cylinder block alloyCast-iron
Compression ratio:23.0:1
Cylinder bore:86.0 mm (3.39 in)
Piston stroke:94.0 mm (3.7 in)
Number of piston rings (compression / oil):2/1
Number of main bearings:5
Cylinder bore inner diameter:86.000-86.001 mm (3.3858-3.3859 in)
Piston skirt diameter85.875-85.885 mm (3.3809-3.3813 in)
Piston ring side clearance:Top0.062-0.111 mm (0.0024-0.0044 in)
Second0.070-0.110 mm (0.0028-0.0043 in)
Oil0.030-0.070 mm (0.0012-0.0028 in)
Piston ring end gap:Top0.270-0.390 mm (0.0106-0.0154 in)
Second0.400-0.450 mm (0.0157-0.0177 in)
Oil0.200-0.400 mm (0.0079-0.0157 in)
Piston pin outer diameter27.000-27.012 mm (1.063-1.0635 in))
Crankshaft main journal diameter:56.985-57.000 mm (2.2435-2.2441 in)
Crankpin diameter:50.482-50.500 mm (1.9877-1.9882 in)

Cylinder head

Cylinder head
Cylinder head alloyAluminium
Valve Arrangement:SOHC, belt driven
Valves:8 (2 valves per cylinder)
Intake valves diameter:
Exhaust valves diameter:
Intake valves length:105.70 mm (4.1614 in)
Exhaust valves length:105.35 mm (4.1476 in)
Intake valve stem diameter:7.975-7.990 mm (0.314-0.3146 in)
Exhaust valves stem diameter:7.960-7.975 mm (0.3134-0.314 in)
Valve spring free length:47.5 mm (1.8701 in)
Camshaft journal diameter:27.979-27.995 mm (1.1015-1.1022 in)
Camshaft lobe height (intake):47.62 mm (1.8748 in)
Camshaft lobe height (exhaust):48.35 mm (1.9035 in)

Head tightening procedure and torque specs:

  • Step 1: 44 Nm; 4.5 kg·m; 33 ft·lb
  • Step 2: Turn all bolts 90°
  • Step 3: Turn all bolts another 90°

Maintenance data

Valve clearance *
Intake valve0.20-0.30 mm (0.0079-0.0118 in)
Exhaust valve0.25-0.35 mm (0.0098-0.0138 in)
Compression pressure
Standard30.0 bar / 250 rpm
Minimun25.0 bar / 250 rpm
Compression differential limit between cylinders5.0 bar / 250 rpm
Oil system
Oil type:API: CE or CF
Recommended oil:SAE 5W-30, 10W-30, 15W-40
Engine oil capacity With oil filter change: 5.1 L (5.39 US. qt, 4.49 Imp. qt.)
Oil change interval:10,000 km (6,000 miles)

* – Valve lifters are available in 25 sizes to range from 2.20 mm (0.0866 in) to 3.40 mm (0.1338 in), in steps of 0.05 mm (0.0020 in).

Vehicle applications

ModelYears Produced
Toyota Caldina (CT197/199)1998-
Toyota Corolla (CE101/102/105/107)1998-2002
Toyota Corolla (CE113/116)1998-2000
Toyota Corolla (CE121)2000-2002
Toyota LiteAce / TownAce (CM70/75/80/85)1999-
Toyota LiteAce / TownAce (CR42/52 )1998-2006
Toyota Sprinter (CE102/105/107)1998-2002
Toyota Sprinter (CE113/116)1998-2000
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