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05 f250

Discussion in 'Trucks and Trailers' started by matt10486, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. matt10486

    matt10486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 210

    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.

    Thank you
  2. matt10486

    matt10486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 210

    anyone ????
  3. Mahoney3223

    Mahoney3223 LawnSite Senior Member
    from midwest
    Messages: 995

    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
  4. 93Chevy

    93Chevy LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 37,804

    Everything he said, plus brakes, brake and fuel lines, and your exhaust system.
  5. unkownfl

    unkownfl LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,837

    change both fuel filters a lot of people only change the under hood one. I'm guessing its a diesel.
  6. rvpkanapsky

    rvpkanapsky LawnSite Member
    Messages: 17

    If your putting a plow on it have them go over the suspension and the trans
  7. matt10486

    matt10486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 210

    Thanks guys.. Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving.
  8. matt10486

    matt10486 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 210

    No its gas.

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