Is 5W40 thicker than 15W40?

Is 5W40 thicker than 15W40?

In general, in a given engine at operating temperature a 5W-40 and a 15W-40 have the same viscosity; one will not be “thinner” or have a lower viscosity than the other. Both will have a viscosity of a 40 grade. That cannot be said for both oils during the dead of winter.

How often should I change the oil in my 6.7 Cummins?

6.7L Cummins Maintenance Schedule

Service Procedure Interval(s)
Change engine oil & oil filter 2007.5 – 2012 7,500 miles/6 months
2013 – 2019 15,000 miles/6 months/500 hours
Replace crankcase ventilation (CCV) filter 2007.5 – 2018 67,500 miles/54 months
2019+ 75,000 miles/60 months

What kind of oil does a Dodge Ram 2500 diesel take?

The Doge Ram 2500 uses SAE 15W-40 motor oil. Dodge also recommends that You use synthetic oil any time that You have to change it.

Should I run synthetic oil in my 6.7 Cummins?

This engine is also 6-cylinder 12 quarts. However, RAM 2500 recommends SAE 10W-30 synthetic or 5W40 synthetic engine oils. According to them, the 10W30 provides improved engine protection. It works in low temperatures and reduces fuel consumption.

How much oil does a 2020 6.7 Cummins take?

Many vehicles use a 6.7 Cummins, with most requiring 12 quarts for a complete oil change. For top-ups, it depends on your vehicle’s condition and the oil you’re using.

What is the normal oil pressure for a 6.7 Cummins?

in general the minimum oil pressure for safe operation on a Cummins ISB is 10@ idle and 30psi @ hi idle. you are good to go.

How long does it take to break in a 6.7 Cummins?

With light loading, the engine can take as high as 30,000 miles to be considered ‘broken in’. When the bearings, brakes, engine, etc. do ‘wear in’, the truck may seem to perform better, just because you will have less resistance from all these new components.

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