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Old 07-03-2016, 07:45 PM   #1
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So at what mileage is first oil change for 2016 Berk 38A?

I am at 2,800 miles now . Any other first time fluid changes coming up soon ? I am leaving for for an eight hour ride to Florida on Tuesday and didn't want to falter on anything like this .
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Old 07-04-2016, 06:23 AM   #2
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Look in the cabinets above the drivers seat for the chassis build date. One year from the build date or 15k miles whatever comes first.Click image for larger version

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Old 07-04-2016, 07:39 AM   #3
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jpcamper - You need to check out the Freightliner and Allison service schedules. There is a laundry list of service items, which do change each year. Like, I had to change the Allison filter the first year and then every two years (for the 2500MH). The Onan oil change comes very fast at the first 50 hours.
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Old 07-11-2016, 06:56 PM   #4
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i changed mine right away when i got it home... it was 6 months old and was driven from IN to CA where it sat on the dealer lot for a little bit before I bought it.

I changed it because of the break-in mileage and the long sit immediately after that break-in mileage.

Thereafter, it's an annual change for me at minimum or before any major trip (greater than 1 day's drive). cheap insurance for the peace of mind.

I do all my own maintenance btw.
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Old 07-12-2016, 06:44 AM   #5
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jpcamper - You need to check out the Freightliner and Allison service schedules. There is a laundry list of service items, which do change each year. Like, I had to change the Allison filter the first year and then every two years (for the 2500MH). The Onan oil change comes very fast at the first 50 hours.

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Those are the Freightliner / Allison service intervals.
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I believe Freightliner says at 6 months then once a year.


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I believe Freightliner says at 6 months then once a year.


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No anymore they don't. Just got out of Camp Freightlinr.
So, what are they recommending now?
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So, what are they recommending now?

Tom, I posted a card earlier that clearly show the latest service intervals required by the manufacturersClick image for larger version

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Once a year is fine.
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