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I changed the oil in my truck at 65k, at that time i switched to schaeffer 7000. It now has 67,xxx and is 2-3qts low. It is not leaking anywhere. It has not been low before and i always change at 5k. Could this be from changing brands or do i need to look at something else?

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Is there any oil in the fuel bowl?
How much oil did you add? Just curious.


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Unsure about the fuel bowl
I added 1qt because that is all i have, it is at the bottom of the add line

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How much oil did you do at the oil change I meant
And the add line is 2qts low

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15qts. I know some people say that some trucks hold 16 but mine has always been right at 15

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I haven't heard of the brand oil you used but is it made specifically for diesels. If not that may very well be your problem.

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