Lifetime Extension for Jenbacher Type 2 and 3 Gas Engines

A customized GE parts and services package can extend the lifetime of Jenbacher Type 2 and 3 engines running on natural gas or treated biogas by up to 25 percent or 75,000 operating hours (oph).

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What Can a Type 2 and 3 Lifetime Extension Do for You?

  • Enhanced flexibility. 
    Allows customers to react quickly in response to changing gas prices, feed-in tariffs, and emission regulations.
  • Prolonged engine lifetime. 
    With more than 35,000 reciprocating engines with a 147 GW capacity deployed in more than 170 countries, GE has well-proven global technology experience that makes it possible to prolong the life of Jenbacher Types 2 and 3 engines by up to 25 percent.
  • Service agreements option. 
    GE offers a special maintenance agreement covering the Lifetime Extension period.
  • Insurability due to OEM support.
    Based on the program’s OEM support, most insurance companies will consider prolonging existing contracts. 

How We Get You There

The Lifetime Extension package applied at 60,000 oph and executed onsite includes:

  • Mandatory upfront inspection, including basic analytics performed by an authorized technical expert.
  • Lifetime Extension core overhaul package of predefined core parts (e.g., pistons, connecting rod bearings, vibration damper) and onsite services.
  • Optional parts and services package(s), if recommended after upfront inspection and analytics.
  • Optional follow-up inspections and continuous analytics to monitor the engine’s condition.
  • OEM maintenance documentation update.

Program Conditions:

  • Gas engine operated on natural gas in accordance with GE’s fuel specification TI 1000-0300.
  • Upfront inspection confirms engine suitability for an onsite repair.
  • Standard warranty on replaced parts and services.
  • Package cannot be combined with output and efficiency upgrade programs.
  • Does not include inspection or overhaul of auxiliaries or other equipment beyond genset scope.
  • Expected downtime for the Lifetime Extension overhaul is 7 to 10 working days.