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Old 10-03-2013, 12:38 PM   #1
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I have a 2010 Interstate 3500 with a Mercedes Diesel engine. I took it in for the first service since I bought it and asked how much DEF was required. I was told this unit does not have a DEF tank.

Does it or should it?
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:05 PM   #2
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The EPA law relative to Def went into effect in January 2011. So for most manufacturers, it was mid 2011 model year when def was added to the vehicles.
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Old 10-03-2013, 01:12 PM   #3
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Unless it has the Blue-Tec badge on the side, your Interstate does not need DEF.
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Your 2010 Interstate was probably built on a 2008 or 2009 Sprinter chassis. The BlueTec feature first appeared on MY 2010 Sprinters.
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It's not unusual for Airstream to use up last year's chassis on a new model year. For example, my 2011 Interstate has a 2010 chassis.
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