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Power Management

MORE ABOUT POWER MANAGEMENT

KENWORTH POWER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

Kenworth’s factory-installed, battery based no-idle system is designed to help long-haul fleets in hot and cold climates to reduce idling time and fuel usage.

IDLE MANAGEMENT

Features on-board diagnostics, full automatic temperature control in A/C and heating modes, a digital LCD display that makes it easier for drivers to control the unit, and provides battery monitoring capabilities.


LCD DISPLAY

The user interface control with a LCD display conveniently located on the sleeper control panel provides automatic temperature control in both A/C and Heating modes.

REMOTE CONDENSER

The remote condenser with brushless fan assembly is installed centrally on the upper exterior wall for optimum performance.

BATTERIES

Four Group 31 batteries, electrically isolated from the truck, power the system.

COMPRESSOR

The compact brushless DC compressor and evaporator assembly is strategically located in the sleeper storage area.

BUNK HEATER

When the weather gets cold, Kenworth’s optional under bunk heater will keep you warm while using as little as 0.02 gallons of
diesel per hour.
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POWER & STARTING SOLUTIONS

The benefits in fuel savings, reduced maintenance, environmental compliance and driver satisfaction can be substantial.
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AUTO START/STOP

Kenworth’s power management system is designed to help you minimize idle time without compromising performance. The benefits in fuel savings, reduced maintenance, environmental compliance and driver satisfaction can be substantial.
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ULTRA CAPACITOR STARTING SOLUTION

The ultracapacitor-based engine start module (ESM) provides dedicated power to start the
truck, freeing system batteries to concentrate on powering everything else.
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SLEEPER POWER PACKAGE

Kenworth’s optional 1800 watt inverter lets you plug into shore power to run hotel loads while charging the batteries. Available with 52 and 76-inch sleepers, the inverter is mounted under the bunk on the rear wall to maintain unobstructed access to the toolbox.