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how often do you change the fuel filter? I am about to change my oil with some rotella, I am about to turn 99000. What else should I do as far a maintaince right now at this point?



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fuel filter should be done every 15k...

trans every 30k, as well as green coolant. Its never a bad idea to change your powersteering fluid out, or service the transfercase or diffs if they have never been done...
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since I dont know if the tranny fluid has ever been changed I probablly shouldnt fool with though right? That is what I have always thought anyway.



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since I dont know if the tranny fluid has ever been changed I probablly shouldnt fool with though right? That is what I have always thought anyway.
no...if your unsure i would do it for sure. Drain the pan, replace the filter, and drain the torque converter...
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I agree with Marc on the replacing the filter, and draining the torque converter and I would put in a good name brand Synthetic oil that is made for your transmission.

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how do u change the filter? the fluid looks good. i will see the filter as soon as i take the pan off right? i am thinking about getting a different valve body ithink it is called the grid that fluid flows through so i might wait until then to replace all the fluid since i will have to drop the pan anyway



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