General Maintenance 2016 Question

ClayAce

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Picked up a used 2016 with under 5,000 miles. Car mostly sat in a garage. I changed the engine oil and filter but wanted some opinions on changing any other fluids - coolant / power steering / brake etc.. Thanks





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Unless you know the miles put on the car were hard, like track work, I'd just follow the owner's manual. And with that low of miles, you'll probably be looking at the time interval of the "x miles or y years" side of the equation. Also, I don't know how it works when you buy used, but are you able to see any service history on owner.ford.com? I always log all my maintenance on there since I tend to do a lot myself and want it logged in case they want to deny extended warranty work
 

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Off the top of my head, brake fluid should be swapped every 3 years.
 

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I had an 09 that was 7 or 8years old with under 30k. The thing sat in a garage most of its life according to the previous owner.

It had some seals that had become dry because of that.

My advise would be to change the trans fluid, oil, and coolant got good measure. I would also add a bottle of AT 205 reseal to the engine oil.

Of course, I'm once bitten twice shy.
 

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