Technical Service Bulletin: 1989-2001 5.9L Cummins Engine Lubrication
Reference Number(s): 09-004-01, Date of Issue: May 18, 2001
|Dodge:||1989-1993 (AD) Ram Truck; 1994-2001 (BR/BE) Ram Truck|
IMPORTANT: THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES 1989-2001 MY 2500 AND 3500 RAM TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH THE 5.9L CUMMINS DIESEL ENGINE.
Customer may complain of high oil consumption, grey oil smoke coming out of the exhaust or breather tube, or mechanical knocking. Neoprene compounds used internally in the manufacture of oil filters not recommended by DaimlerChrysler may separate from the filter, lodge in the piston cooling nozzle, and can fail the engine.
NOTE: THIS IS NOT AN ENGINE DEFECT.
(See the table below for a list of oil filters recommended by DaimlerChrysler for use with the 5.9L Cummins diesel engine.)
RECOMMENDED OIL FILTERS FOR USE WITH CUMMINS 5.9L DIESEL ENGINE
|PF1070||AC Delco Cellulose|
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