The other needle types will just press up against the fish eye and can lead to no grease going into the fish eye. All Messages in Thread Author Date Pat Padgett 10-25-02 I own a 1998 Itasca Motor Home with a Cummins Diesel Engine. Wipe off the drain plug area again, then reinstall the drain plug. Care to buy us a beer? If you oil level doe not decrease significantly during a run then I think you may have to live with it or trade for a gas unit. You're 99 takes 10 in the sump and 1 in the filter. Let engine run for a couple of minutes. I believe, that the hose leaves the seperator from the valve cover and then straight down the side of the engine block next to the oil pan.
Slide the cardboard under the engine. We're all a siblinghood gotta keep it politically correct here. Standard Metric Fluid Spec Note Air Cond Refrigerant 5. Fuel and oil filters can be purchased here and cost along with shipping about or less than most walk-in stores, just click on link. He who owns the information, owns the world — said V. With that said, I ran 3-gallons in mine 201k , and my dad continues to run 3-gallon changes in his 280k without issue.
Just drop me a note and I can eamil it. Now I have a few questions. Brett, Following the link posted will show that the 5-40 oil meets or exceeds the manufactures specifications. The old oil still looks, feels and smells fine but should obviously be changed. Please be patient guys; new guy syndrome.
Chime in often; we're all friends here! Any and all help would be appreciated. I feel that there is way to much oil escaping from the Block blow by tube. I daresay you should be able to buy the filters off the shelf in Cleveland or Cincinnati without having to look too far. So I should just look for that specific item? Lotsa good folks that know what they're talkin' about here, and some good for a snicker or two. There are other oils that meet Caterpillar's specs, but these two you will find at virtually every Walmart in the country as well as at truck stops and auto parts houses.
Your owner's manual will list the capacity. Either of those weights will serve you well - for 6,000 miles or so. I've never had to add more than two liters between changes. Problem: The bus is parked in an extremely confined space, and needs to be moved to change the oil - or at least started, aired up and blocked. The fuel filter is on the left side of the engine, look for a yellow lever.
Leave it plugged in and turn the ignition on, then see if you can pull the plunger out with your fingers. I see I'm late to the party, but maybe somebody's still checking this thread? No car takes 4 quarts. Then, I would take it for a drive-- long enough to get the oil, not just coolant up to operating temperature 25 highway miles comes to mind and than change the oil. Posted on Jun 01, 2010 You do not list the engine size. I like that it has superior protection for the turbo and flows faster on start up.
The label says it is for diesel engines. There is no 2 micron fuel filter unless you go after market. Oil capacity for the 5. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these capacities may vary. I use Mobil1 5-40 in my Cummins. Therefore, to answer the question how many quarts of oil does a 6.
This works very well as you can feel the needle insert into the fish eye. Your 06 comes with synthetic in everything except the engine. Where can you purchase a two-micron fuel filter? Brett Hi Brett, The oil is Penzoil Long Life Gold, 15W-40. You may post sale items for free in the Classifieds section. The management works very hard to make sure the community is running the best software, best designs, and all the other bells and whistles. I use Mobil1 5-40 in my Cummins. Why should I know how many quarts of oil does a 6.