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Old 12-08-2010, 08:09 AM
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i have a 2001 ram offroad with a 5.9 360. I normally change my oil every 3000 miles or so. However, It takes me quite awhile to actually get to 3000 miles. I only drive my truck about 4 miles a day. Did these year rams come with an oil change indicator light or not? Thanks guys
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My '99 didn't have one.

How long does it take you to get to 3,000 miles? If you are only driving 4 miles a day, that's about 120 miles a month. It must be taking you a LONG time!

Service interval recommended by dealers and local oil change shops is 3,000 miles or 6 months. Manual says 6,000 to 7,500 miles or 6 months depending on driving conditions.
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For those short trips, I'd stick with 3000 miles.
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I have a '01 Sport Off Road and no they don't have a indicator .
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thanks guys. looks like i'll be going with every 6 months and checking it every week.
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