Diesel Engine Oil

Use oil viscosity based on the expected air temperature range during the period between oil changes.

The following oil is preferred:

John Deere PLUS-50 ®

If John Deere PLUS-50 ® engine oil and a John Deere oil filter are used, the service interval for oil and filter changes may be extended by 50 hours.

The following oil is also recommended:


Other oils may be used if they meet one or more of the following:

  • API Service Classification CG-4
  • API Service Classification CF-4
  • ACEA Specification E3
  • ACEA Specification E2

Multi-viscosity diesel engine oils are preferred.

If diesel fuel with sulfur content greater than 0.5% is used, reduce the service interval by 50%.


PLUS-50 is a trademark of Deere & Company.
TORQ-GARD SUPREME is a trademark of Deere & Company.

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