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07 5.9 how much oil in engine

I didnt get a owners book how much oil does the engine hold ? i put 3 gallons in and its at the first mark below the safe side on the stick

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12 quarts with a filter change

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12 quarts with a filter change
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Yep, 12 qts with filter change.

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3 Gal. unless there is a bypass filter system on it? then it would hold a little more.

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3 Gal. unless there is a bypass filter system on it? then it would hold a little more.
yeah like a 1.5 to 2 quarts depending on how big the filter is..

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Its all stock but 3 gallons puts the oil level at the first mark below the safe area ?
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you got enoulf..

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3 gallons is what it takes but it is odd your dipstick is reading low, maybe it is an aftermarket stick?
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drive it for a while, then check after an hour or so. Mine does the same thing but after I drive around the block and park when I come to check it later its perfect.


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