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Ford F350 Diesel

drumcircledrumcircle Posts: 17
edited March 2014 in Ford
Howdy all!!! I just purchased my first diesel.. A 99 Ford F350 S.C.w/40k on it.Extremely clean..I need some help with suggestions for routine maintenance and the sort...I reside in CT. so the winter doesnt really hit until mid Dec. or so..But the temp does fall @ freezing at times in Oct..I have read posts about a special additive for the cooling system..Tell me more..Also just some general "diesel" info will be much appreciated... Thanx,,,,M


  • I doesnt really say in what intervals the oil should be changed(3,000mi???),or when to add fuel conditioner to retard gelling,,or when to add the coolant additive,or when to change the fuel filter...
  • Sorry don't really know. I've got all gassers: an F-350 V10, and F-150 w/ 5.0L. Just ask your questions up at the other web site.
  • mullins87mullins87 Posts: 959
    You should have a supplement to the owners manual just for the Powerstroke engine. All the info should be in that book. Let me know if you didn't get that, and I'll look at mine to try to answer any questions.
  • I will check it out...I pick up my truck Friday A.M...I just like to get some info under my belt,to predecide a weekend maintenance schedule...Thanx
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