Frequent question: How often do you service a Allison Transmission?

When should I service my Allison Transmission?

The typical fluid change interval for a motorhome equipped with a 3000 or 4000 series Allison transmission filled with TES 295 is 300,000 miles or 48 months; for a coach using non-TES 295 fluids, the interval is 25,000 miles or 12 months.

How often should I change my Duramax transmission fluid?

Maintenance Intervals – Normal Conditions

Maintenance/Service Miles Kilometers
Replace Automatic Transmission Fluid 50,000 miles 80,000 km
Change External transmission filter 50,000 miles 80,000 km
Change internal transmission filter 50,000 miles 80,000 km
Replace Transfer Case Fluid 50,000 miles 80,000 km

Should you change internal filter on Allison Transmission?

The internal filter should be changed every 75,000 to 100,000 miles.

How long do Allison transmissions last?

Premium Member. The big killer on the 5 speed is heavy throttle during shifts- if you are careful on the up/down shifts, it could last to 500k. Moving to Trans for more opinions.

Which Allison transmission do I have?

Transmission serial numbers can be found on the Transmission data plate. The serial number of an Allison transmission may be located on the transmission data plate. This can be located on the side of the transmission. This data plate is usually found on the lower rear face of the rear housing.

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How often should you change fuel filter DuraMAX?

You should change the fuel filter from 6K to 10k miles, and maybe even sooner, if you do not drive a lot.

How often should I change my DuraMAX transmission filter?

You also need to inspect all suspension and steering components and make sure they are properly lubricated or greased. Front end failures are one of the most common LLY Duramax problems.

Severe Operating Conditions.

Maintenance/Service Miles Kilometers
Change internal transmission filter 25,000 Miles 40,000 Km

How often do you change oil in a 6.6 DuraMAX diesel?

Recommend changing engine oil every 12 months if mileage does not meet service criteria. Check air filter condition at oil change intervals and replace as necessary. Driving in dusty conditions will require more frequent air filter replacements.

Can I use dexron 3 in Allison Transmission?

Dex III/TES-389 fluids are fine in the Allison, even 6 speeds, but you don’t get the extended drain intervals. For that, you need to step up to the TES-295 fluids.

What is the difference between Allison 1000 and 2000?

Registered. In the beginning it was more clear-cut that 1000 Series were Close Ratio spread and 2000 Series had a Wide Ratio spread (the difference being in the P3 planetary gear ratio).

How many miles will Allison 1000 transmission last?

These trucks can (and do) regularly hit 200,000 miles. The truck and drivetrain will only last as long as you maintain it, though. There are parts that fail, just like anything else. But regular maintenance (fluid changes, body upkeep, hard part care) will help you have a very long relationship with your truck.

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Are Allison transmissions any good?

RELIABILITY. Allison fully automatic transmissions (“Allison Automatics”) have a global reputation for quality, reliability and durability because we engineer and build them to last. That’s why Allison Automatic-equipped vehicles have been shown to cost less to operate than comparable competitively-equipped vehicles.

What is the average life of a Duramax diesel?

Overall, a properly cared for Duramax engine should last over 300,000 miles. However, consumers report having Duramax’s lasting in the 500,000-mile range! Nonetheless, proper maintenance is a must to increase the life expectancy of your engine.