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GAJDHI

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Message Posted: Jan 26, 2014 1:33:25 AM

yes, at every three month or 5,000 k.m whichever come earlier
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 7:24:36 PM

no
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Awing1
Veteran Author Ontario

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Message Posted: Apr 7, 2014 8:44:51 AM

Yes every 6 months with synthetic oil. I don't drive much, so I use time limitation.
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twt
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 4:24:05 AM

Yes, every 4,000 miles.
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 5, 2014 12:51:46 AM

Of course...I hope everyone does.
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one800rv
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 2:13:40 PM

I change my own. We live in a 35-foot motorhome and only put 5,300 miles on it last year. I use Mobil-1 and I change the oil once/year.
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goldmonk
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2014 10:43:43 AM

yes
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randy3116
All-Star Author Tennessee

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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 5:42:41 AM

every 5k miles in my car; every 4k miles in my wife's
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Yen1
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Message Posted: Apr 2, 2014 5:12:45 AM

Yes
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csh7586
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Message Posted: Apr 1, 2014 6:49:26 PM

yes. habitually.
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mhradecky
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Message Posted: Mar 9, 2014 12:59:43 AM

yes.
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outlaw329
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:45:51 PM

Yes
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carinthuist
Champion Author San Francisco

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:33:56 PM

Yes
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thirstyV8suv
All-Star Author Columbus

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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 11:01:20 PM

mobil1 synthetic. oil change interval is just under 7500 because manufacturer warranty is void if exceed 7500 OCI

wifes care automatically tells when oil requires changing and often reminds us between 9,000-10,000 miles. use mobil1 there too
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 10:08:06 AM

I go by a UOA report and currently at a 11K mile oil change interval on the TDI and 15K mile interval on the Duramax.
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thebrohta167
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 8:37:16 AM

yes
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GLM4205
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Message Posted: Feb 20, 2014 4:58:54 AM

Yes when my car system tells me..
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eyegotgas2
Champion Author British Columbia

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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 7:54:52 AM

I have a system that tells me the life of my oil. When it is down to 10 or 15%, I get it changed.
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cv
Champion Author Raleigh

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Message Posted: Feb 9, 2014 6:43:43 AM

Yes, I change mine every 7.5k as recommended in the car manual and use synthetic oil.
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88_SC_Fan
Rookie Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2014 10:29:44 PM

I change my own oil in my truck. Don't want to pay someone else for what I can do myself. I run about every 3 months or 5,000 miles.
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playtimeCLE
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Message Posted: Feb 7, 2014 11:07:06 AM

I do it myself.
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hoopitup2000
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 7:11:31 AM

Twice a year, regardless of mileage
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Madridjoe
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 6:23:40 AM

5,000 mi
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poetdog73
All-Star Author Toledo

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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 3:47:44 AM

whenever I think I should (about every 3 months)
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cheapmonkee
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 2:26:48 AM

I have so much oil from rebates and clearances that I change oil like Hank Hill, whenever I get bored.
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pghbill
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Message Posted: Feb 3, 2014 12:09:35 AM

yes
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REKEY
Champion Author South Carolina

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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 10:37:10 PM

I have someone do it!
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 9:56:02 PM

No
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xbAG
Champion Author California

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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 8:14:20 PM

my adult son does it.
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OceanArcher
Champion Author Mississippi

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Message Posted: Feb 2, 2014 8:44:32 AM

Gosh, yes -- as the scheduled intervals printed in my Owner's Manual
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