Tuning The Freightliner - Detroit truck parked. similar to a truck that has been tuned by Alt Tune

2013 Freightliner

14.8L – DDEC6 ECU

The Challenge

The Freightliner truck is a powerful and reliable workhorse that has earned a reputation for its performance and efficiency as a heavy-duty commercial vehicle. The Freightliner offers impressive power and torque for a wide range of applications. However, for truck owners and fleet managers seeking to elevate their trucks’ capabilities, ECU remapping offers an exciting opportunity.

In this post, we are looking into how tuning the Freightliner truck can optimize its productivity and operation. We are using a 2013 Freightliner with a DDEC6 ECU we tuned for a customer as an example. The customer looking to optimize their fleet operation. Here at Alt Tune, we have the tools to help with that.

The Solution

ECU remapping is a process of reprogramming the engine control unit’s (ECU) software to optimize engine performance. For the Freightliner’s DDEC6 ECU, this entails recalibrating various parameters, such as fuel injection timing, turbocharger boost pressure, and air-fuel ratio, to unleash additional power and torque while maintaining reliability. To do this we used Alientech KESS3.

But that is not all ECU remapping can do for truck owners. As a truck owner, you want your truck to run reliably and have it spend as little time as possible in the shop. Many trucks have issues with the emission systems which means they spend too much downtime. But we have a solution to that problem. Adjusting the emission system through the ECU remapping and fitting it to our tune means that the Freightliner can run smoother and faster on the road and spend less time in the shop. Tuning the Freightliner truck presents an exciting opportunity to optimize its already impressive performance and capabilities.

Increased Power


Power Increase (HP)


Torque Increase (NM)

Further Benefits Of Tuning The Freightliner

Increased Power and Torque

With more power and torque, a tuned truck can handle heavier loads and perform tasks more efficiently. 

Years of Development

We have been tuning the Freightliner’s 14.8L engine for years, and understand how they work as well as the limitation on factory hardware.


Easy and fast programming

Easy, fast and non-evasive via programming the factory-fitted diagnostic port.

So, if you’re looking to take your Freightliner to the next level, don’t hesitate to reach out to us! Our dedicated team is ready to unleash the full potential of your vehicle and make your driving dreams a reality!


Tuning Enquiry

"*" indicates required fields

City and Country*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Related Case Studies

Tuning the MAN TGX

Tuning The MAN TGX: A Productive Solution

2012 MAN TGX 12.4L - D2676 -  Diesel Bosch EDC7C32 ECU Alientech KESS3The Challenge This blog post is going to be about the advantages of tuning the MAN TGX truck's Engine Control Unit (ECU). ECU tuning offers significant benefits to your fleet operations by enhancing...
Tuning the UD Nissan GW470

Tuning The UD Nissan GW470: Reliable And Efficient

2014 UD Nissan GW470 - 13L Diesel TRW EMS2.3 ECU Alientech KESS3The Importance of Tuning Your UD Nissan GW470 Truck Having an efficient and reliable truck is crucial, which is why we're addressing the benefits of tuning the UD Nissan GW470 truck in this blog post....
Tuning the Iveco Eurocargo

Tuning The Iveco Eurocargo: Helpful Emissions Solution

2022 Iveco Eurocargo ML 180 - 6.7L Diesel   Bosch EDC7U31 ECU DimsportThe Challenge Iveco, an Italian commercial vehicle manufacturer, is renowned for its Eurocargo truck. In this blog post will our focus be on how tuning the Iveco Eurocargo can take this...
Tuning the DAF CF 85

Tuning The DAF CF 85: Beneficial And Budget Friendly

2010 DAF CF Series 85 - 12.6L Diesel Delphi ECU Alientech KESS3 The Challenge This blog post's purpose is to shine a light on ECU tuning and how tuning the DAF CF 85 truck can give it the extra power boost it is longing for. ECU tuning involves modifying the factory...
Tuning The Isuzu FRR 600

Tuning The Isuzu FRR 600: All Around Beneficial Investment

2013 Isuzu F Series FRR 600 - 7.8L Diesel - 6HK1 Denso ECU Alientech KESS3 The Challenge In this blog post, we discuss how tuning the Isuzu FRR 600 can enhance its performance and take this popular truck to new heights. By adjusting the Electronic Control Unit (ECU)...
Tuning the Volvo FM13

Tuning The Volvo FM13: Makes The Drive Effortless

2019 Volvo FM13 12.8L Diesel TRW EMS2 ECU Alientech KESS3The Challenge In this article, our aim is to shed light upon how tuning the Volvo FM13 can transform this versatile truck into a robust addition to your fleet. At Alt Tune, we specialize in ECU tuning, adjusting...
Tuning the Nissan Atlas

Tuning The Nissan Atlas: A Powerful Partner

2006 Nissan Atlas 4.8L Diesel Bosch EDC16C41 ECU Alientech KESS3The Challenge This blog post will go into the transformative impact of tuning the Nissan Atlas, showcasing how ECU tuning can elevate its performance to new heights. In the world of light commercial...
Tuning the Isuzu F Series

Tuning The Isuzu F series FTR750: Customized Power And Emissions Solution

2015 Isuzu F Series FTR750 - 7.8L - Diesel Transtron ECU Alientech KESS3The Challenge This blog post will describe the transformative impact of tuning the Isuzu F Series, elevating this mid-range truck to new levels. A hardy and dependable truck is crucial for...
Tuning The Freightliner Argosy! This is a 2014 Freightliner Argosy, same model was tuned by Alt Tune

Tuning The Freightliner Argosy: The Secret To A Dream Truck!

2014 Freightliner Argosy 15L - DD15 in line six-cylinder intercooled turbo diesel - 6x4 - Temic DDECThe Challenge In this article, we will explore how tuning the Freightliner Argosy can enhance its efficiency and help avoid future mechanical expenses. The Freightliner...

Tuning The Isuzu NLS: More power, More Reliable

2014 Isuzu NLR Series NLS - 3.0L Turbo Diesel - Transtron ECUThe Challenge The NLS can reach new performance levels through a technology called ECU tuning. In this article, we will explain how tuning the Isuzu NLS truck can exceed the factory standards. Isuzu's NLS...