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Old 06-24-2014, 07:48 PM   #1
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Oil changes

Where do you take your RV for its oil change? The nearest Ford dealer that can service anything my size is 40 miles away. Do you go to a big truck repair shop?


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Old 06-24-2014, 08:05 PM   #2
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Any auto repair shop should be able to do it but some won't. I take mine the same place I take my car.
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Old 06-24-2014, 08:14 PM   #3
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I do it myself, not hard at all, I only pay for the parts....


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Old 06-24-2014, 08:42 PM   #4
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You may want to check the terms of your warrenty if you do your own oil changes.If you are out of warrenty go for it
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Old 06-24-2014, 10:30 PM   #5
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Doin my own oil changes does not alter any warranty.... I worked at 2 dealers for 23 years, I know the game! Save your receipts for oil and filter purchases and document oil change intervals, keep all maintenance records!


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Old 06-25-2014, 02:00 PM   #6
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LOL. I've been doing my own oil changes for as longs as I can remember on new cars, motorcycles, etc. It's never voided a warranty. Now, if you are silly enough to leave the oil filter's gasket attached to the engine and install a new one on top of that....You will be paying for that one.

One of the best things I bought for my coach was a Fumoto valve. Flip it open, let it drain, close it and refill. For the filter, get it loose, put a Ziploc bag around it and remove it.
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Old 06-25-2014, 02:10 PM   #7
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I did my last oil change since large truck ford service center is 20 miles away. For those doing your own oil change, do you lube chassis also?
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I did my last oil change since large truck ford service center is 20 miles away. For those doing your own oil change, do you lube chassis also?
Yes. Will also be flushing the brake fluid at the two year mark. Apparently, some folk have had their lines leak and the warranty is voided if you can't show proof that the fluid was changed.
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Yes I also grease the chassis myself.


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If it has a zerk, it gets a shot of grease.
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