Lubricants / Fuels / Coolants
Oil fill capacities are documented in the Engine Operator Manual.
For pricing, service and availability please check with your local service location.
If there are any questions or comments regarding these specifications, please direct them to: TechComm@daimler.com
Detroit Biodiesel Position Statement (link)
Detroit Renewable Diesel Position Statement (link)
New Engine Oil Categories Training – Transition from CJ-4 (PC-10) to CK-4 & FA-4 (PC-11)
Below is a presentation that reviews the new engine oil categories, API FA-4 and API CK-4, in addition to reviewing new Detroit Fluid Specifications and oil drain intervals. For the most updated/detailed copy of the oil drain intervals, please go to DDC-SVC-BRO-0001.
- Link to PDF “New_Engine_Oil_Training_API_FA-4_&_API_CK-4.pdf”
The Coolant Selections publication (DDC-SVC-BRO-0002) specifies the types of coolants, filters and related maintenance intervals required for the diesel-fueled engines manufactured and marketed by Detroit Diesel.
DDC-SVC-BRO-0002 Updated Feb 17, 2020
DDC-SVC-BRO-S002 (Spanish) Translation in process
DDC-SVC-BRO-F002 (French) Translation in process
DT12 Transmission Fluid One Pager Link:
DT12 Transmission Fluid Updates Apr 2020 (one pager link)
DT12 Transmission Oil Approved List (75W-85)
MB 235.16 Approved Products in North America:
Applications: Only Approved for Use in Model Years 2017 and Newer (see link above)
- DETROIT TRANMISSION FLUID-SYNTH75W-85
- Fuchs TITAN CYTRAC FE SYNTH SAE 75W-85
DT12 Transmission Oil Approved List (75W-90)
MB 235.11 Approved Products in North America:
Applications: Approved for Use in All Model Years (see link above)
- DETROIT TRANMISSION FLUID-SYNTH75W-90
Emgard® MTF 7011
- Chevron Delo Syn-AMT XDT 75W-90
- Fuchs Titan Cytrac MB Synth
- Mobil Delvac 1 Transmission Fluid MBT 75W-90
- Raloy Transintex Plus G.O. 210 SAE 75W-90
- Shell Transmission MA 75W-90
- Valvoline Syn Gard MDT 75W-90
Lube Oil / Fuel / Filter Requirements (DDC-SVC-BRO-0001) specifies the type of lubricants, fuels, filters, and related maintenance intervals required for the diesel-fueled engines manufactured and marketed by Detroit Diesel®. The information in this publication applies to Series 55, Series 50, Series 60, MBE 900, MBE 4000, DD5, DD8, DD13, DD15, and DD16 engines used in On-Highway applications.