How do you reset the oil life on a 2001 Duramax?

How do you reset the oil life on a 2001 Duramax?

Fully press and release the accelerator pedal slowly three times within five seconds. If the change engine oil light flashes for five seconds, the system is resetting.

How many quarts of oil does a LML Duramax take?

10 Quarts
LML Duramax Specifications Chart

Manufactured Years: 2011-2016
Engine Oil Capacity: 10 Quarts with Filter or 9.5 Liters
DEF Fluid Capacity: 5 Gallons
Cooling System Capacity: 25.4 quarts or 24 Liters
Fuel: B20 Biodiesel Blend or Ultra Low Sulfur Diesel

When to change the oil on a Duramax?

Always follow the severe duty maintenance schedule if you’re driving conditions include: 10,000 miles or when “change engine oil” message is displayed by the oil life monitoring system Check filter condition every oil change and replace as necessary; replace at 45,000 miles regardless

What kind of oil do I need for a 6.6L Duramax?

Oil selection guide and viscosity chart for all model year 6.6L Duramax diesels in addition to oil change procedures. A full synthetic 15W-40 engine oil is recommended for engines operating above 0 degrees F while a 5W-40 engine oil is required for engines operating in weather conditions below 0 degrees F.

When to change transmission fluid on GM 6 speed Duramax?

GM advises that the ZF S6-650 6 speed manual transmission does not require service. To maintain shift quality and promote transmission life, consider replacing fluid at 60,000 mile intervals, especially if usage meets any of the severe duty conditions. Service interval not provided by GM, routine service may promote longevity.

Why is synthetic oil not recommended for Duramax?

Says its something to do with the diesel particulate filter, possible damage or loading and an item that costs like $1700.00. Don’t really understand this concept? Fuel Dilution in the oil is a problem because of the regeneration process, so it is not recommended to go to extended oil change intervals that synthetic oils are capable of.

How often should I Change my 6.6L Duramax engine oil?

6.6L Duramax Diesel Oil Change Procedures Click any thumbnail to view fullsize, detailed image • 10 quarts of engine oil and a new oil filter are needed to perform an oil change. We also recommend changing the drain plug every few oil changes as the seal tends to degrade with age.

What kind of oil do I need for a Duramax Diesel?

At < $10, this is cheap insurance against preventable oil leaks. We highly recommend Amsoil Heavy Duty 15W-40 full synthetic engine oil for all Duramax diesel applications, or Amsoil Heavy Duty 5W-40 full synthetic engine oil for cold weather operation.

What’s the oil number on a Chevy Duramax?

Thank you, I was concerned that it would not get the proper lubrication throughout the engine. Manual says 15W-40 and 5W-40 @ zero f and below. See the bottom of the second page that emmitt attached. the first number, (5 or 15) is the viscosity of the oil when cold. The secondnumber, 40 is the viscosity of the oil when it is warm.

Where is the oil filter on a Duramax 4 wheel drive?

• Remove the oil filter (located to the left of the engine above the front driveshaft on 4 wheel drive trucks) by unscrewing it from its mount. If the filter is stubborn, use an oil filter wrench or wrap a piece of sandpaper around the circumference of the filter to prevent your hand from slipping.

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