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ricker2332
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Message Posted: Sep 19, 2011 3:14:46 AM

5000-6000 miles.
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Vin63
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Message Posted: Jan 17, 2013 10:19:13 AM

10K miles.
Carusle
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 11:38:42 PM

five thousand
sagnat
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 10:40:50 PM

My current commuter car is on a 10,000 mile oil change schedule
W707
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 8:06:04 PM

i just had it changed in my 2012 Ford 04600 because the change oil light was on.
FieroGT
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Message Posted: Jan 16, 2013 6:28:09 PM

4150 mi
lled
Champion Author Connecticut

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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2013 6:39:00 AM

3500
dgsteven
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Message Posted: Jan 15, 2013 5:51:25 AM

3000 miles
Quick68
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 6:46:41 PM

WAS AT 5000 BUT NOW 7500.
Houckster
Champion Author Atlanta

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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 2:34:45 PM

After 150K, 15yrs, or 3K engine hours, whichever comes first.
geobmw
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 2:22:13 PM

5000
bearscharger
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 2:13:09 PM

5000
Rich3153
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Message Posted: Dec 25, 2012 11:15:38 AM

5000 with synthetic
CactusRoper
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2012 7:50:12 AM

7500
puddy
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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2012 7:20:41 AM

7500
FieroGT
Champion Author Twin Cities

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Message Posted: Dec 8, 2012 7:17:40 AM

About 4500 miles.
puddy
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 7:51:42 AM

7500
vando45
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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 7:31:54 AM

5K
ReddevilNO
Champion Author New Orleans

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Message Posted: Nov 25, 2012 6:37:02 AM

When it needs to be. If it's dirty when I check, I get it changed.
tractormantim
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 6:12:18 PM

10,000 miles, per the owners manuals.
Rich3153
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 11:10:26 AM

5k with sythentic
Bridge2012
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 7:34:18 AM

3K
dwp49423
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 7:24:47 AM

I use synthetic oil so my mechanic changes the oil 6/6000
BeaON
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Message Posted: Nov 22, 2012 7:17:42 AM

5000
dakine
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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 8:37:27 AM

4-5K miles
ricker2332
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Oct 2, 2012 3:06:01 AM

5,000 miles
mileena202
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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2012 3:54:12 AM

5000 miles, per the manufacturer's instructions
ricker2332
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Sep 24, 2012 3:12:40 AM

5k-6k
teebone1234
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2012 5:59:24 PM

every 90 days or 3k miles
matman01
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Message Posted: Sep 16, 2012 5:41:49 PM

5,000 to 6,000
bearone2
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2012 10:30:40 AM

5-6k
Vin63
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Message Posted: Sep 13, 2012 10:20:35 AM

15K to 20K miles on the Duramax and 10K miles on the TDI.
gvan
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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2012 6:26:39 PM

When the oil life meter indicates I should change oil.....usually around 5,000 miles.
ricker2332
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Sep 12, 2012 3:07:39 AM

5k-6k miles
05FLHRI
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2012 7:08:15 AM

5000
Tuffy3360
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2012 4:13:22 AM

5000
ricker2332
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Message Posted: Sep 4, 2012 3:24:36 AM

5,000 miles
minet
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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 4:08:13 AM

5K-6K or every 6 mos.
ricker2332
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Aug 28, 2012 3:06:56 AM

5k-6k
bearscharger
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 4:11:34 PM

I do 3k for conventional and 5k for synthetic. We tell people at the shop I work at 4k for conventional and 6k for synthetic.
Arnsaks
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 1:28:48 PM

7500
boogie_4wheel
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 1:26:10 PM

15k on the truck.
5-8k on the cars and motorcycle.
bearone2
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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 4:28:38 AM

5-6k
ricker2332
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Aug 21, 2012 3:15:26 AM

About every 5,000 miles
wamster
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 4:39:53 PM

My oil life meter says 7500 miles.
doonieb
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 12:35:45 PM

5000 Miles
BartandLisa
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 10:04:53 AM

3000miles/5000kms like clockwork
fkkf92
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 9:49:01 AM

6000 miles
matman01
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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 7:15:57 AM

About every 6,000 miles
ricker2332
Champion Author Orange County

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Message Posted: Aug 14, 2012 3:15:37 AM

About every 5,000 miles
PhilnTX
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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 12:22:01 PM

Whenever the truck tells me to change it...
smile100
All-Star Author Illinois

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Message Posted: Aug 7, 2012 11:51:27 AM

6000-7000 miles.
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