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how much oil does the 05 5.9 cummins hold

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Good afternoon, here is the info you requested along with more fluid capacities:

FLUID CAPACITIES

DESCRIPTION SPECIFICATION
FUEL TANK
1500 Short Box 98 L (26 gal.)*
2500/3500 Short Box 128L (34 gal.)*
All Long Box 132 L (35 gal.)*
ENGINE OIL WITH FILTER
3.7L 4.7 L (5.0 qts.)
4.7L 5.6 L (6.0 qts.)
5.7L 6.6 L (7.0 qts.)
5.9L DIESEL 11.4 L (12.0 qts.)
8.3L - Oil Service Quantity 8.2L (8.75 qts.)
8.3L - Engine Overhaul Quantity 9.4L (10.0 qts.)
COOLING SYSTEM
3.7L 15.4 L (16.2 qts.)**
4.7L 15.4 L (16.2 qts.)**
5.7L 15.4L (16.2 qts.)**
5.9L Diesel Engine 28L (29.5 qts.)**
8.3L 15.1L (18 qts.)
POWER STEERING
Power steering fluid capacities are dependent on engine/chassis options as well as steering gear/cooler options. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these capacities may vary. Refer to 19, Steering for proper fill and bleed procedures.
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Service Fill - 48RE 3.8 L (4.0 qts.)
Overhaul - 48RE 14-16L (29-33 pts.) ♦
Service Fill - 45RFE/545RFE 4X2 - 5.2 L (11.0 pts.)
4X4 - 6.2 L (13.0 pts.)
Overhaul - 45RFE/545RFE 14-16 L (29-33 pts.) ♦
♦ Dry fill capacity. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these figures may vary.
MANUAL TRANSMISSION
DIESEL ENGINE - G56 5.6 L (12 pts.)
5.7L ENGINE - G56 4.7 L (10 pts.)
GETRAG 238 2.2 L (4.2 pts.)
NV5600 4.50 L (9.5 pts.)
NV4500 3.79 L (8.0 pts.)
TREMEC T-56 2.27 L (4.8 pts.)
TRANSFER CASE
NV241 GENII 1.6 L (3.4 pts.)
NV243 1.6 L (3.4 pts.)
NV244 GENII 1.6 L (3.4 pts.)
NV271 1.89 L (4.0 pts.)
NV273 1.89 L (4.0 pts.)
FRONT AXLE ± .03 L (1 oz)
C205F 1.6 L (56 oz.)
9 1/4 AA 2.2 L (76 oz.)
9 1/4 AA EL 2.2 L (76 oz.)
REAR AXLE ± .03 L (1 oz)
9 1/4 2.1 L (72 oz.)***
10 1/2 AA 2.5 L (85 oz.)
10 1/2 AA EL 2.5 L (85 oz.)
11 1/2 AA 3.6 L (122 oz.)
248RBI (DANA 60) 2.8 L (46 oz.)****
**** Add 147 ml (5 oz.) of Limited Slip Additive
*** With Trac-Lok add 118 ml (4 oz.) of Limited Slip Additive.
** Includes 0.9L (1.0 qts.) for coolant reservoir.
*Nominal refill capacities are shown. A variation may be observed from vehicle to vehicle due to manufacturing tolerance and refill procedure.

 

It shows that it requires 12 qts total. If this answers your question then press ACCEPT. If you need more help then let me know and I will help your further. Thanks

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