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how much oil does 5 9 cummins hold in my Fleetwood RV

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how much oil does 5 9 cummins hold in my Fleetwood RV
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: RV
Expert:  Joe replied 5 years ago.
Hello my name is Joe

You engine holds about 15-20 quarts - depending on the style of oil pan , the "suspended style pan has a separate piece that holds the pan to the bottom of the engine , and the regular style pan simply has small bolts that hold the pan to the engine...

Here are the exact specifications for each style:

Oil Capacity of Standard Engine (six-cylinder):

5.9 liters [360 C.I.D] Engines (Standard Oil Pan)

Pan only14.2 liters [15.0 qt]
Total System16.7 liters [17.6 qt]
High to Low (on dipstick)1.9 liters [2.0 qt]
High to Low (on dipstick)3.3 liters [3.5 qt]

Oil Capacity of Standard Engine (six-cylinder):

5.9 liters [360 C.I.D] Engines (Suspended Oil Pan)

Pan only17.5 liters [18.5 qt]
Total System19.5 liters [20.6 qt]
High to Low (on dipstick)2.0 liters [2.1 qt]
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