78 Series 4.2TD Oil Service Intervals

Submitted: Sunday, May 07, 2006 at 18:35
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Hi,

I'm in the market for a used Troop Carrier 5 seat RV. How important that they have been serviced every 5,000 kms? Or is 10,000 kms sufficient?

All comments welcome.

Regards,
Fifo
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Reply By: Member - Phil G (SA) - Sunday, May 07, 2006 at 20:31

Sunday, May 07, 2006 at 20:31
Toyota suggest 10,000km intervals for both the 1Hz and the 1HD-FTE turbo-diesel under normal conditions. Most of the service intervals with the Troopie are pretty conservative because they are a commercial vehicle that often do a bit of hard work. Most will get serviced at 10,000k, which is usually fine.

The oil in my 1HD-FTE, is just getting black at 5,000km, but its had 5,000k oil changes since new.

Best of luck in finding one.

Cheers
phil
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Follow Up By: fifooz - Monday, May 08, 2006 at 17:03

Monday, May 08, 2006 at 17:03
Thanks for the feedback, Phil.

Peter
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