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Maintenance Intervals: F-650/F-750 Power Stroke® Diesel

A Comprehensive Guide to Truck Maintenance

Proper maintenance is essential for keeping your F-650/F-750 Power Stroke® Diesel in top condition. By following the recommended maintenance intervals and procedures, you can ensure optimal vehicle performance, reliability, and longevity. Here is a comprehensive guide on the maintenance intervals for your F-650/F-750 Power Stroke® Diesel:

Ford F-650 White
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Oil and Filter Changes

  • Interval: Every 12,000 to 16,000 kilometres or every 6 months, whichever comes first.
  • Task: Replace engine oil and filter. Use the recommended oil viscosity and quality specified in your owner’s manual.

Fuel Filter Replacement

  • Interval: Every 24,000 to 32,000 kilometres or every 12 months, whichever comes first.
  • Task: Replace the fuel filter to ensure clean fuel delivery and prevent engine damage. Use genuine OEM filters for optimal performance.

Air Filter Replacement

  • Interval: Every 48,000 to 64,000 kilometres or every 24 months, whichever comes first.
  • Task: Replace the air filter to maintain proper airflow into the engine. A clogged air filter can reduce performance and fuel efficiency.

Coolant System

  • Interval: Every 160,000 kilometres or every 5 years, whichever comes first.
  • Task: Check coolant level and condition regularly. Replace the coolant and flush the system per Ford’s recommendation. Inspect hoses and clamps for leaks or damage.

Transmission Service

  • Interval: Every 120,000 to 240,000 kilometres, depending on driving conditions.
  • Task: Check transmission fluid level and condition regularly. Replace the transmission fluid and filter as per Ford’s recommendation.

Brake System

  • Interval: Inspect every 16,000 kilometres or every 12 months, whichever comes first.
  • Task: Check brake fluid level and condition. Inspect brake pads, rotors, and callipers for wear. Replace brake fluid and components as needed.

Tire Maintenance

  • Interval: Check tire pressure and tread depth monthly.
  • Task: Maintain proper tire pressure as recommended by Ford. Rotate tires every 5,000 to 7,500 miles to ensure even wear. Replace tires when tread depth is below the recommended limit.

Battery Maintenance

  • Interval: Check battery condition every 6 months.
  • Task: Inspect the battery terminals for corrosion and clean them if necessary. Test the battery’s voltage and replace it if it’s nearing the end of its service life.

Other Maintenance Tasks

  • Interval: Refer to the owner’s manual for specific intervals and procedures for additional maintenance tasks such as power steering fluid, differential fluid, and transfer case fluid checks/replacements.

It is important to note that these maintenance intervals are general guidelines, and your driving conditions and habits may require more frequent maintenance. Refer to your owner’s manual for the manufacturer’s recommended maintenance schedule and consult a certified Ford technician for any specific concerns or questions.

Keep Your Vehicle Running Smoothly for Years 

By following this comprehensive maintenance guide, you can help ensure the optimal performance, reliability, and longevity of your F-650/F-750 Power Stroke® Diesel. Regular maintenance will also help identify any potential issues early on, saving you from costly repairs and keeping your vehicle running smoothly for years to come.

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