DieselTalk

DieselEngineTrader's FREE Diesel Engine Forums

new topic search Categories login View Mercedes Engines

CATEGORY LISTINGS > MERCEDES > FreightLiner MBE 900 High Oil Usage [ REFRESH ]
Thread Title:

FreightLiner MBE 900 High Oil Usage


Created On Sunday February 27, 2011 19:56 Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum

HouseCallAuto
Diesel Talk Forum
Posts: 1
Joined: Feb 2011

Note Sunday February 27, 2011 19:56 View thread in raw text format
Diesel Talk
I have a client of mine that has a 2007 Freightliner Step Van. I changed the oil and filter myself on Dec 10th 2010 and it had about 112000 miles on it then. It now has about 122,000 miles on it and it has lost a total of 10 quarts of oil during that time. I used Cam2 15w40 oil with the same API certification as Rotella. (CI-4) There are no external oil leaks other than normal seepage and creep from others adding oil with some spillage. Where is all this oil disappearing? Does this engine have any common causes like a blown / bad turbo seal? Give me some direction. I have been fixing cars 35 years but I have not been around diesels much. It is not overheating. Thanks.



-------------------------
HouseCallAuto
Diesel Talk Forum
Reply Diesel Talk Forum Quote Diesel Talk Top Diesel Talk Forum Bottom Diesel Talk
Diesel Talk Forum
CATEGORY LISTINGS > MERCEDES [ REFRESH ]
KJ SERVICES LTD.
KJ SERVICES LTD.
Luoyang Diron Parts Trading Co.,Ltd
Young & Sons Inc.
Diesel Sales
IESC CORP.
Advertize on Diesel Engine Trader

Customer Testimonials

Newsletter

Subscribe to our mailing list to get all the latest DET news.as well as daily or weekly notifications of new engines and spare parts listings.

'Been using DieselEngineTrader.com since 2010, it's much better value than eBay and works pretty good for us!'

Lius, R & L Diesel Service Inc, Stockton, USA

'Just sold a Deutz engine via DieselEngineTrader.com. Great!'

Johny Stauffer, Stauffer Group, New Holland, USA

'Just want to say, I enjoy this site & appreciate the folks who put it together. Keep it going!'

Troy Kuntz, Texas, USA