How often do y'all change out fluids other than engine oil?

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  1. ITHotshot

    ITHotshot Bobtail Member

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    Do y'all bother to change out coolant, transfer case fluid, and transmission fluid periodically?
     
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    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    it is NOT a bother, it's good practice to keep that rig rolling.

    follow the makers recommended service intervals for severe service.

    try to use all synthetic fluids, that the MANUFACTURER recommends.

    keep any warranty you have in force, by doing regular service maintenance,
     
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  3. MartinFromBC

    MartinFromBC Road Train Member

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    Every two years I dump all fluids and replace them.
    Have done so for 30 years.
    It isn't a big job, nor a difficult one.
     
  4. Powder Joints

    Powder Joints Subjective Prognosticator

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    Yes they all need to be changed, Coolant to the dif, Your owners manual should give you a schedule of the minimums. The modern transmissions are even more important than ever with all the new high tech controls internal to them.
     
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    otterinthewater Road Train Member

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    Diff oil smells.
     
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  6. MartinFromBC

    MartinFromBC Road Train Member

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    So do student drivers.
     
  7. Powder Joints

    Powder Joints Subjective Prognosticator

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    Unfortunately, alot of the drivers waddling toward the fast food line are kind of ripe.
     
  8. buddyd157

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  9. otterinthewater

    otterinthewater Road Train Member

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    Some people read the wrong threads to really get your joke. :D :D

    Well played. Well played.
     
  10. MartinFromBC

    MartinFromBC Road Train Member

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    Well you got it, the others just need to get reading more about trainees pooping in the seat lol
     
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