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Towing frequency for fluids is 5k miles on oil and 10k miles on fuel filters (per Ford).
Tranny filter (external) should be changed every 30k miles, but most do it at 20k or less (it is cheap). Tranny flushes (or a fluid change at least) should be done every 30k miles.
If you have the Ford Gold coolant, drain it, flush w/ DI water, and replace it every 50k miles. ELC coolant can be used and you can get much longer intervals (100k+ miles).
IMO you need gauges. A ScangaugeII reads directly from the OBDII port and tells you most of what you need to monitor (oil temp, coolant temp, tranny temp, high-pressure-oil pressure, etc).
You also really need fuel pressure and that requires an aftermarket sensor as well as the gauge.
As swilson143 said, you really need to know if the oil cooler was also changed!
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Last edited by bismic; 08-30-2012 at 05:27 AM.