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Old 03-06-2007, 06:49 AM   #1 (permalink)
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100,000 Maintenance

The PSD in my sig is a about 5k from turning over 100,000 miles--I change the oil, and service the tranny every 20,000, and fuel filter every 15K--but at 100K--what are other suggested maintenance items--my initial list is coolant and powersteering--anything else?

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Re: 100,000 Maintenance

Might want to consider flushing the brake fluid also.
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Differential fluid.Transfer case fluid.How does your serpentine belt look???Ball joints???Check your brakes,u-joints,hoses,tie rods,axle shaft joints. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/wink.gif[/img]Spark plugs [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/biggrin.gif[/img]
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Re: 100,000 Maintenance

Points and distributer cap
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Re: 100,000 Maintenance

He has the newer 03 diesel with the coil-packs on the plugs.No cap and rotor.DUH!! [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/rolleyes.gif[/img]
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Re: 100,000 Maintenance

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Points and distributer cap

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Excellent reply although you are dating yourself...how many folks on here know what points are, have replaced them, and set the gap on them? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/biggrin.gif[/img]

If you are going to replace the points and distributor cap then you might want to do the muffler bearing at the same time just to make the job easier.

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Points and distributer cap

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Excellent reply although you are dating yourself...how many folks on here know what points are, have replaced them, and set the gap on them? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/biggrin.gif[/img]


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I'm only 19 and i know what points are, have replaced them and also set the gap on them. But i also love old cars and trucks. [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/tongue.gif[/img]
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Points and distributer cap

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Excellent reply although you are dating yourself...how many folks on here know what points are, have replaced them, and set the gap on them? [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/shocked.gif[/img] [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/biggrin.gif[/img]

If you are going to replace the points and distributor cap then you might want to do the muffler bearing at the same time just to make the job easier.

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I've found that using a brass magnet works best when ever you have to deal with muffler bearings.
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If you are going to replace the points and distributor cap then you might want to do the muffler bearing at the same time just to make the job easier.

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Don't forget to change the headlight fluid, too!
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RussM, I was hoping the sages on this forum would have some good advice for you, as my 02 is close to 100K.

All you got was a bunch of smart_azz comments - 3000 out of work comedians and these guys are looking for a job:-)

The brake fluid flush seems real, how about power steering as well?

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Re: 100,000 Maintenance

Good time for general checkover, as you intended; consider inspection/replacement of --

all belts
all hoses
brakes, including parking brake
all fluids you have not already covered in recent maintenance
thorough engine compartment cleaning
remove all accumulated clutter from glove box, etc.
new floor mats
take this dependable servant out for a beer
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The PSD in my sig is a about 5k from turning over 100,000 miles--I change the oil, and service the tranny every 20,000, and fuel filter every 15K--but at 100K--what are other suggested maintenance items--my initial list is coolant and powersteering--anything else?

Thanks [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]

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Nothing really special about 100k. If things are running good keep going with the schedual you use. Everybody worries about that magic 100k, just another number. NOW, if you have some oil leaks, waterpump leaks or other actual warranty stuff get those things taken care of under warranty, otherwise don't worry and just keep doing your routine on maintenance. Maybe give your PSD a 100k present and change ALL fluids and give it a good wash and enjoy.....

JMHO.......

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The big thing to really do at 100,000 is to make sure the air in the tires is rotated, probably hasnt been done since the factory done it when put in new, hehehehe.

No, really, just follow whats in the owners manual, it has the things that should be done at different intervals.
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I agree--at least I can sort out the wheat from the chaff!
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RussM, I was hoping the sages on this forum would have some good advice for you, as my 02 is close to 100K.

All you got was a bunch of smart_azz comments - 3000 out of work comedians and these guys are looking for a job:-)

The brake fluid flush seems real, how about power steering as well?

CH [img]/ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cool.gif[/img]

[/ QUOTE ]I did leave a serious response pertaining to Russm128's ?..I do have a job and am a HILARIOUS comedian....just ask me!.Like Paul B stated change ALL of the fluids and inspect belt,hoses,leaks.Especially on motor since you have a 100 k mile warranty that is still in effect.
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