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11-27-2009, 01:48 PM
I have an 05 F250 that just hit 60 thousand miles. It is due to go in for service on Tuesday, what are some of the things I should be asking them to check? I plan on putting a plow on it within a month or so. Any help would be great.
11-27-2009, 07:46 PM
11-27-2009, 09:10 PM
get transmission/torque converter flushed and refilled with new fluid...you want to check all your suspension components ie. sway bar links, shocks, tie-rods, balljoints...plows are hell on front ends you always want the front end in tip top shape to deal with a plow..have the u joints in the front end looked at, if they are the non-greasable kind, they prolly need done... i have an 04 and put about 1000.00 in the front end this fall (i did the easy stuff myself, hired the hard stuff)..also u may want newer batter and have the alternator checked since the plow will draw off that..good luck
11-27-2009, 09:16 PM
Everything he said, plus brakes, brake and fuel lines, and your exhaust system.
11-27-2009, 10:18 PM
change both fuel filters a lot of people only change the under hood one. I'm guessing its a diesel.
11-27-2009, 11:25 PM
If your putting a plow on it have them go over the suspension and the trans
11-28-2009, 09:10 AM
Thanks guys.. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.
11-28-2009, 04:42 PM
No its gas.
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