Im wondering if maybe the factory screwed up and changed the oil change interval from 3,000 to 6,000, but i went through all the settings and cant seem to find where you have the option to change the intervals like im able to on my 2006 grand. No one had any information on this and also voiced their confusion, also said how did it compare to the factory size otherwise and if it was leaking. From the factory the filter is put on by a machine super tight and is a bear to get loose. How often does the 2017 Ram 1500 need an oil change? Oil looked nice coming out, not too dark. I dropped the baggie and the filter. I switched to synthetic on my 1st oil change.
However, motor oil degrades in time due to the extreme heat generated by the engine and the physical force exerted by the engine components during such performance. Had my wife hold the funnel and I started dumping it in. All trademarks referenced in this website are displayed for identification purposes only and are in no way intended to denote any affiliation with their corresponding owners. Let us start with this. Got the new filter on and started cleaning up the spilled oil on the truck itself and me.
For temperatures that range from -20 degrees to 100 degrees Fahrenheit, 5W-30 can be used. I was steaming Hulu through it on our last family road trip. Be sure to save your receipt! Mahle's continuous engineering and innovation is driven by performance. Mahle oil filters use the latest generation in oil filter designs, state-of-the-art oil filter materials, and are specifically designed for your engine. Your dealer will charge you extra for full synthetic with our free oil changes with the Jeep Wave program. I had purchased a filter plier type wrench and had a regular metal filter wrench as well to get it off.
It was half full and no way this oil was going to fit unless I tipped it upright and went in the out spout. The main concern is making sure that the filter has the same thread size, the gasket dimensions match up, and that the by-pass valve pressure rating is in range of the manufacturer. I'm not sure why they changed from the 899?. I'll throw my 2 cents in here. Oil change attempt 2 in the evening after work. This is not uncommon to see from manufacturer to manufacturer a difference in the height or outside diameter width between the filters that cross reference with each other because of there being so much filter overlap on applications. I will paste in his reply below for information.
I loosened it and then let it cool down some more before changing it. Hello, I have a 2018 Grand Summit with the Hemi. Does the factory now use Synthetic oil? The 3,000 mile figure is from decades ago. Not to mention my trust level with my truck. The rest of the process went seamlessly well sort of. I got a quick response and he also verified the correct filter was bought and used.
After performing the oil change the oil change indicator will need to be reset. Thank you for inquiring about Royal Purple, and have a great day! Yup I have every option with the ivory tri coat. As for the filter it seems Royal Purple is the go to as a top filter and used the one designed for my specific engine the 1048. The location is the killer here. Manufactured and bottled in Germany since 1946! Blauparts recommends that any vehicle with factory warranty use an oil with that specifically states it meets the factory quality specification and the proper viscosity.
I got a filter strap wrench from a friend near by and while it also dented the canister more it worked. You'll be able to customize your profile, receive reputation points as a reward for submitting content, while also communicating with other members via your own private inbox, plus much more! I'm sitting here looking at it and it looks retarded. Called it defeat for the first night as I was exhausted anyway from a long day of work and a concert we attended the night before. Racing engines often used high-viscosity, 50W and even 60W engine oils because they were the only lubricants that could handle the extreme pressures and temperatures. Items arrived and it was time to make an evening free to do the task at hand. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to contribute to this site by submitting your own content or replying to existing content. So, after certain time interval to ensure smoother and secure performance of the vehicle.
I am a 6k oil change with synthetic. No such dice for me with that. The oil was collected in the baggie but it started slipping down as it filled and while twisting the filter off at the same time it tweaked the bag even more and made the oil seep out onto the outside causing my grip with one hand to be less than ideal. Not sure I'll ever make it that far but looks like I'll be spending a bit less on oil with this truck. Figured I would go to the net for information on tips and look for a different type of tool to get the filter loose. I have 2017 ram eco diesel When I take it to the dealer they tell me I should change my ever 10000 k and the fuel filter every 20000 k. Prices, specifications, manufacturers, availability, and special offers are subject to change without notice.
The other part was the seven quarts in the pan to dispose of. Dodge Ram 1500 trucks with 3. I don't even look at the oil indicators. It was a little smaller in diameter and did not fill to the outside of the filter cup to the truck. To reset the oil change indicator follow these instructions: Steering Wheel Buttons 1.