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Old 11-20-2005, 17:01   #1 (permalink)
Bob
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60K Maintenance

I have a '94 explorer that all I've ever done maintenance wise are oil
changes, lube and air filters. It now has 61,000 miles (I don't drive it
much). Do I need to do some other maintenance such as fuel filter, spark
plugs and wires, etc? It runs great and just passed California enhanced
smog check easily. Thanks.
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Old 11-20-2005, 17:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 60K Maintenance

You are certainly running on borrowed time with almost 12 year old
belts and hoses. I'd change those.

If you just passed the emissions tests, I wouldn't worry about plugs
and wires. The fuel filter will let you know when it starts going bad,
and it's not likely to strand you the way a bad belt or hose would.
Besides changing the fuel filter is a pain.

Check your owner's manual for more things Ford might suggest.

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Old 11-21-2005, 09:01   #3 (permalink)
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Re: 60K Maintenance

You should have the transmission flushed and filter changed, and the
transfer case fluid changed. I would also change the plugs (and
possibly the wires if they're in bad shape).
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