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post #1 of 6 Old 11-26-2012, 02:39 PM Thread Starter
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Truck is going to sit for 3 weeks

02 7.3 and I'm going on vacation for three weeks, what should I do to the truck before leaving? Mind you I'm in alaska and the truck will be sitting outside an apartment plugged in. Should I dissconnect the negatives and positives from the batteries, obviously full tank of fuel additive in the fuel? Any ideas thanks.

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Three weeks really isnt that long imo. You could disconnect the batteries for piece of mind, but I dont think Id do anything to it.

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Okay thanks that is all I needed to know. Appreciate the help.
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I wouldn't do a damn thing. Mine has sat for 2 months before. All I did was put a battery tender on it for that long, but probably didn't need it.

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Mine sits for 7-8 months out of the year (I work overseas) all I do is fill it up and put a battery tender on it, never been an issue.
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Thanks guys appreciate the help
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