Does Your Dealer Top Off your DEF?

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I thought I had read that the dealer will top off the DEF during an oil change but I can't find it anywhere. Curious if they do this. When I received my Jeep new it was at 75% full but I was planning (and did) a break in oil change and was thinking they'd top it off then but they didn't. Just curious what I should expect.
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I thought I had read that the dealer will top off the DEF during an oil change but I can't find it anywhere. Curious if they do this. When I received my Jeep new it was at 75% full but I was planning (and did) a break in oil change and was thinking they'd top it off then but they didn't. Just curious what I should expect.
Mine didn't, I didn't ask about it either. Maybe if you had a dealer that was working on HD trucks as well they would but mine is Jeep only.
 

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I thought I had read that the dealer will top off the DEF during an oil change but I can't find it anywhere. Curious if they do this. When I received my Jeep new it was at 75% full but I was planning (and did) a break in oil change and was thinking they'd top it off then but they didn't. Just curious what I should expect.
They don't top off the DEF. The most extra free service I get upon request is a 5 tire rotation imo the Blue DEF "Platinum" formula is superior to the Mopar DEF and it's by far cheaper at your local Lowe's.
 

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Mine did not-Just did my 1st Jeep Wave svc.
 

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No f'ing way I'd let a dealer change my oil. On the petrol they can't seem to fill the right level and on the diesel most don't use the right oil.
 

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No f'ing way I'd let a dealer change my oil. On the petrol they can't seem to fill the right level and on the diesel most don't use the right oil.
So sorry your dealer sucks...
 

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Just got my first Jeep Wave oil change and they did not top off the DEF. And they will only do 4 tire rotations. Just stopped off at the local Walmart and bought a 2.5 Gal of BlueDEF for $12 on the way home.
 

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Just got my first Jeep Wave oil change and they did not top off the DEF. And they will only do 4 tire rotations. Just stopped off at the local Walmart and bought a 2.5 Gal of BlueDEF for $12 on the way home.
That's about $4.80/gallon.

If you guys have a truck stop nearby, usually it will be less. The TA Petro near me sells it at the pump for $3.21/gallon.
 

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I worked for a large GM dealer and if I remember correctly differentials were filled by factory recommended of OZ'S require by what the manufacture recommendation were, not by topping off, unless that was what the recommended were. Since I don't know on this which is correct, I would do what the manufacture recommendation are. I have seen techs put there finger in the hole and if they could touch the fluid level that they thought was correct, it was ok and at the level for safe use.
 
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