Originally Posted by RedDodge
Having 5 quarts come out...remember there is a quart in the filter and even if you dumped the filter there is a lot soaked into it. Had you checked the oil level before the change or recently?
No not until I changed the oil, it never occurred to me to check on a new truck. Should I have filled the new filter with oil then install it? Then add the remaining oil from the 7 quarts like usual.