GE Waukesha ESM engine system manager control upgrade

GE’s ESM engine system manager provides comprehensive control capability to help enhance uptime and boost performance for a variety of Waukesha VHP and VGF engines. Designed for ease of use and enhanced serviceability, the ESM integrates spark timing control, speed governing, knock detection, start-stop control, diagnostic tools, fault logging, engine safeties, and air/fuel ratio control.

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What Can Upgrading Do for You?

  • Increased engine uptime. GE’s ESM employs a variety of strategies to help protect your Waukesha gas engines, increase uptime, and improve availability.
  • Improved engine performance. Factory engineered variable ignition timing is calibrated to enhance operation across all speeds and loads.
  • Ease of use. An E-help troubleshooting guide provides step-by-step solutions to diagnose issues and minimize engine downtime.

How We Get You There

GE’s ESM control upgrade includes:

  • Engine control unit (ECU) with knock sensors, ignition system, and governor actuator 
  • Upgraded harness
  • Power distribution box
  • Pressure and temperature sensors
  • Customer interface harness
  • Air-fuel ratio control (rich-burn only)
  • Speed sensor

Additionally, the ESM upgrade can include these optional components:

  • Exhaust thermocouples
  • Main bearing thermocouples

The ESM offers a variety of control features, including:

  • Start-stop control
  • Engine safeties
  • Fault logging and diagnostics
  • Service tool (ESP) with E-help troubleshooting guide