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Old 02-28-2015, 07:19 AM   #1
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6.6 in 2007 Seneca

Found a 2007 Jayco 34SS 6.6 Duramax with @27,500 miles. Any big worries concerning this engine?
I see some posts regarding carrying fuel filters but nothing, so far, about dependability, longevity, etc.
As far as the coach I'll ask in the Jayco forum

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Old 03-01-2015, 04:07 PM   #2
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Decided this coach just isn't for us, more comfortable with the V-10 power, just don't have the experience with diesel.

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Old 03-04-2015, 08:17 AM   #3
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Too bad. I had a 2008 Jayco with the Duramax engine. Tons of power, very dependable. The engine in the unit you looked at was a very good engine. I would travel in southern Oregon over the passes and recall chuckling when other class c coaches would go by me on the flats but as soon as we hit the passes, I'd have to pass them. The power was simply superior to any V-10 when it came to hills. The coach itself was a top notch coach with very little issues. The only reason we got rid of it was to move to a class A DP.

Maintenance on diesels is no big deal. A bit more expensive because of larger oil pans, maybe. As far as fuel filters, I think the only reason someone would tell you to carry a spare was so that you had one if it clogged while traveling (never had it happen to me) and the po-dunk town didn't have one. If you change your filters on the scheduled maintenance periods and performed routine maintenance, the diesel engine would far outlast gasoline engines.
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