Oil changing kit for 6.6L Duramax engines in Chevrolet and GMC trucks. This kit comes with 10 quarts of your preferred oil and an oil filter of your choosing. All of the oils in this package have been authorized by CJ-4.
How much oil does a Duramax diesel 6.6 hold?
Fill the oil fill tube in the front, center of the engine compartment with 10 gallons of new engine oil. Use the engine oil dipstick on the passenger side of the engine to check the oil level (in front of the fuel filter housing).
What oil does GM dealers use in Duramax?
Recommendation for Chevrolet Duramax diesel engine oil If your Chevrolet car has the more powerful Duramax diesel engine, Chevrolet recommends using a 15W40 CJ-4 Full Synthetic oil.
How often should I change my oil in my Duramax?
To avoid voiding your warranty, you must follow the manufacturer’s guidelines and change your vehicle’s oil before 7500 miles or once a year, whichever comes first. Between 5,000 and 7,000 miles, my manufacturer recommends replacing the oil.
+ 6.6L L5P Duramax Oil Change Procedure:
- Allow the engine oil to drain into the drain pan by loosening the drain plug with the 16mm wrench or the 16mm socket and ratchet.
- Once all of the engine oil has been drained, reinstall and tighten the oil pan drain plug.
- Using an oil fill funnel, fill the engine with 10 quarts of engine oil and replace the oil fill cap.
- Follow the steps on the gauge cluster to reset the oil maintenance reminder.
Is Shell Rotella good for Duramax?
In my 2019 Duramax, I also use Shell Rotella T6 Fully Synthetic Diesel Oil. One of the reasons I chose this oil is because it has a low ash concentration, which extends the DPF’s longevity.