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GREENSBORO, NC (March 23, 2015) – With a focus on reducing the total cost of ownership for customers, Mack Trucks announced that it is extending service intervals for diesel particulate filters (DPFs) and diesel engine oil and filter changes on all model year 2011 and newer Mack® models powered by Mack MP7®, MP8®or MP10® engines. Over the life of a truck, the extended intervals can add up to a potential savings of thousands of dollars.
The new recommended service intervals for engine oil and filter changes have been increased by 10,000 miles to 45,000 miles for long haul, 35,000 miles for regional haul and 25,000 miles for heavy haul. Owners whose engines idle more than 30 percent of the time should use the next shorter oil and filter change interval. Any engine oil used must meet Mack’s EO-O oil specification.
The service interval for DPFs has been extended from 250,000 miles to 400,000 miles for [...]