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Old 05-23-2006, 11:17 PM   #1
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so ive got 36000 miles on the odo. not due for an oil change, but with oil changes every 3k miles, i figure i may as well even the score to an easy multiple. brakes are still good (formerly glazed over, but not anymore), coolant is a little low.

when i go in for an oil change, what other maintenance should i get done?
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Tire rotation (every 6000)

Thats all I can think of
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Federal Maintenance Schedule

Accessory Drive Belt 60,000
Air Cleaner Filter/Element 30,000
Automatic Transmission 48,750
Automatic Transmission Fluid Level 7,500
Body Lubrication 15,000
Brake System 7,500
Brake Transmission Shift Interlock 15,000
Cassette Deck 3,750
Chassis 7,500
Cooling System 7,500
Engine Coolant 150,000
Engine Oil 7,500
Engine Oil Filter 7,500
Engine Oil Life Monitor 7,500
Exhaust System 7,500
Fuel Tank, Cap, Pipes, Hoses, and Connections 30,000
Key Lock Cylinder 15,000
Parking Brake and Transmission Park Mechanism Operation 15,000
Restraint System 7,500
Spark Plug Wires 97,500
Spark Plugs 97,500
Starter Neutral Safety Switch (start in 'P' or 'N' only) 15,000
Steering Column (Ignition) Lock 15,000
Supercharger Oil 30,000
Throttle System 7,500
Tire and Wheel Assembly 7,500
Tire and Wheel Assembly 7,500
Underside of vehicle 15,000
Weatherstrip 7,500
Windshield Wiper Blades 7,500
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you want to get the chassis greased at the tie rods and the ball joints
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Air Cleaner Filter/Element 30,000
Automatic Transmission Fluid Level 7,500
Brake System 7,500
Brake Transmission Shift Interlock 15,000
Cooling System 7,500
Engine Oil 7,500
Engine Oil Filter 7,500
Engine Oil Life Monitor 7,500
Exhaust System 7,500
Fuel Tank, Cap, Pipes, Hoses, and Connections 30,000
Key Lock Cylinder 15,000
Parking Brake and Transmission Park Mechanism Operation 15,000
Restraint System 7,500
Starter Neutral Safety Switch (start in 'P' or 'N' only) 15,000
Steering Column (Ignition) Lock 15,000
Throttle System 7,500
Tire and Wheel Assembly 7,500
Underside of vehicle 15,000
Weatherstrip 7,500
Windshield Wiper Blades 7,500
whats the quickest way to communicate this gamut of maintenance to the person im talking to, and which ones are unnecessary?

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Body Lubrication 15,000
Cassette Deck 3,750
Chassis 7,500
what do these mean?
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Air Cleaner Filter/Element 30,000
Automatic Transmission Fluid Level 7,500
Brake System 7,500
Brake Transmission Shift Interlock 15,000
Cooling System 7,500
Engine Oil 7,500
Engine Oil Filter 7,500
Engine Oil Life Monitor 7,500
Exhaust System 7,500
Fuel Tank, Cap, Pipes, Hoses, and Connections 30,000
Key Lock Cylinder 15,000
Parking Brake and Transmission Park Mechanism Operation 15,000
Restraint System 7,500
Starter Neutral Safety Switch (start in 'P' or 'N' only) 15,000
Steering Column (Ignition) Lock 15,000
Throttle System 7,500
Tire and Wheel Assembly 7,500
Underside of vehicle 15,000
Weatherstrip 7,500
Windshield Wiper Blades 7,500
whats the quickest way to communicate this gamut of maintenance to the person im talking to, and which ones are unnecessary?
Print and highlight would probably be the best way to communicate it. And most of that list is "Ispect xxx" That will tell you waht you need done.

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Body Lubrication 15,000
Cassette Deck 3,750
Chassis 7,500
what do these mean?
Body lubrication would be hinges and such
Cassette deck hopefully don't apply, but run a cleaning tape and/or blow some air through it
Chassis = Lube Job
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Be very careful when you ask them do do all that you want done. I work at a ford dealership and that is one thing some service advisors dont realize people dont know. It will cost you to get all that done chassis lube and rotate and inspections of any sort . some people get a big surprise when they get there bill and its $$$ above what they were expecting.
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I just found that you should change your cassette deck at 160,000 as a maintenance item, lol. J/K

Use the list that MOS posted as a Potential List of things to do. Know the status of wht you've had done before and don't just do stuff if it'* not due. Though it is your money.
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hahaha cassette deck...

i got mine replaced with a CD dock some time ago
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i havent done a thing to it. three oil changes is all, since i bought it.
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