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i am getting ready to turn 15,000 and was going to change the oil and filter on the engine. i was going to go ahead and grab a tranny spin on filter and some fluid and do it too. my question is when is a good referance to change the air filter???? it is not dusty where i live at all but the truck has 15,000 on it and it has never been changed. it is also the stock air cleaner
 

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Truck should have a indicator or meter on filter housing to let you know how restricted the filter is.:)
 

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not gonna say how often or how many miles you should change anything, that starts the 100 page threads. all i will say here is filters and fluids are cheap in comparison to new parts and labor. i personally change the tranny spin on every 3000 because i have allready replaced my tranny once, and 4-6 $ per filter and a little fluid to top it off is alot easier on the back pocket than the $6000.00 i paid for a new tranny(mine could not be rebuilt, the case had been fractured in the center). but that is another story entirely.
 

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I think like 25,000 is the interval. Usually my rule is if you can hold it up to the sun and see light your good!

But, for the $20 its worth the extra insruance to change it sooner :cool:
on a acdelco, i pay 44 dollars for it.
 

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not gonna say how often or how many miles you should change anything, that starts the 100 page threads. all i will say here is filters and fluids are cheap in comparison to new parts and labor. i personally change the tranny spin on every 3000 because i have allready replaced my tranny once, and 4-6 $ per filter and a little fluid to top it off is alot easier on the back pocket than the $6000.00 i paid for a new tranny(mine could not be rebuilt, the case had been fractured in the center). but that is another story entirely.
i just paid $24.00 for the filter by itself!
 

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i just paid $24.00 for the filter by itself!
i get mine by the case, at cost and they are Fleetgaurd. Go and talk to a parts guy at your local Freightliner or Cummins OTR shop and they should be able to hook you up, mabey not at cost but certainly not $24 each.
 

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I do every 12k,need it or not,171k trouble free miles so far.
 

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Yes dear,and the transfer case,but thats due to some power being added...I DO have 171k....Jeff:neener
 

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