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Maintenance Intervals

Detroit DD15

When you buy a Detroit™ product, you’re buying billions of miles of engineering excellence.

Severe Duty

Maintenance Items

Miles

Kilometers

Hours

Engine Oil & Filter Change**

35,000 Miles

56,000 Kilometers

750 Hours

Fuel Filter Change

35,000 Miles

56,000 Kilometers

750 Hours

Valve Lash Adjustment

Adjust at 100,000, at 500,000 and then every 500,000 thereafter.

Adjust at 160,000, at 800,000 and then every 800,000 thereafter.

Diesel Particulate Filter Change

500,000 to 550,000 Miles

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

800,000 to 880,000 Kilometers

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

11,000 to 11,500 Hours

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

DEF Pump Filter Change

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 800,000 kilometers, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 (800,000 km) miles, whichever comes first.

Short-Haul

Maintenance Items

Miles

Kilometers

Hours

Engine Oil & Filter Change**

45,000 Miles

72,000 Kilometers

1000 Hours

Fuel Filter Change

45,000 Miles

72,000 Kilometers

1000 Hours

Valve Lash Adjustment

Adjust at 100,000, at 500,000 and then every 500,000 thereafter.

Adjust at 160,000, at 800,000 and then every 800,000 thereafter.

Diesel Particulate Filter Change

500,000 to 550,000 Miles

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

800,000 to 880,000 Kilometers

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

11,000 to 11,500 Hours

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

DEF Pump Filter Change

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 800,000 kilometers, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 (800,000 km) miles, whichever comes first.

Long-Haul

Maintenance Items

Miles

Kilometers

Hours

Engine Oil & Filter Change**

60,000 Miles

97,000 Kilometers

Fuel Filter Change

60,000 Miles

97,000 Kilometers

Valve Lash Adjustment

Adjust at 100,000, at 500,000 and then every 500,000 thereafter.

Adjust at 160,000, at 800,000 and then every 800,000 thereafter.

Diesel Particulate Filter Change

500,000 to 550,000 Miles

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

800,000 to 880,000 Kilometers

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

11,000 to 11,500 Hours

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal

DEF Pump Filter Change

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 800,000 kilometers, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 (800,000 km) miles, whichever comes first.

Efficient Long-Haul

Maintenance Intervals *

Miles

Kilometers

Hours

Engine Oil and Filter Change**

75,000 Miles

121,000 Kilometers

Fuel Filter Change

75,000 Miles

121,000 Kilometers

Valve Lash Adjustment

Adjust at 100,000, at 500,000 and then every 500,000 thereafter.

Adjust at 160,000, at 800,000 and then every 800,000 thereafter.

Diesel Particulate Filter

500,000 to 550,000 Miles

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal.

800,000 to 880,000 Kilometers

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal.

11,000 to 11,500 Hours

A check engine light will illuminate when ash requires removal.

DEF Pump Filter

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 miles, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 800,000 kilometers, whichever comes first.

Replace filter every 3 years or 500,000 (800,000 km) miles, whichever comes first.

* Maintenance intervals using Detroit Fluids Specification 93K222 (CK-4) or 93K223 (FA-4) Approved Oils
** Recommended based on using Detroit’s lube oil and oil analysis program.
Severe duty is up to 30,000 annual miles (48,000 kilometers)  and a vehicle that averages less than 5 miles per gallon (mpg).
Short-haul is between 30,000 and 60,000 annual miles (48,000-96,000 kilometers) and a vehicle that averages between 5.1 and 5.9 mpg.
Long-haul is over 60,000 annual miles  (96,000 kilometers) and a vehicle that averages between 6.0 and 6.9 mpg.
Efficient Long-Haul is is over 60,000 annual miles (96,000 kilometers) and a vehicle that averages greater than 7 mpg.
† Miles/Kilometers or Hours, whichever occurs first.

Warranty

Every Detroit DD13®, DD15®, DD16® Engine is covered by the following standard warranty:

  • Engine: 2 years, unlimited miles, including 100% parts and labor
  • Injectors: 2 years, 200,000 miles, including 100% parts and labor
  • Major Components: 5 years, 500,000 miles, including 100% parts and 100% of service outlet's normal charge

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