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Old 12-17-2007, 01:08 AM   #1
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Engine / Fuel flush

I'm taking my car ('03 ZX3 with zetec) in for 30,000 service, and I have the option of having an engine flush and fuel system flush done when it's there. I bought the car used with about 24,000 miles on it so I'm not sure about the oil change records before I owned it, but I have had it change regularly with the stock motor craft stuff since I've owned it. I know doing an engine flush can create clogs and reveal leaks, but would I have to worry about that with my car which has about 31,000 miles on it? I don't know about the potential problems with having the fuel system flushed.


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Old 12-18-2007, 10:55 AM   #2
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I wouldn't worry about it at that mileage, I haven't had either done and my car has 117,000
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you don't need any of that at 30,000 miles. your car is new, man. what you can do is run a fuel system cleaner through the gas tank.
at 30k, you should
-replace spark plugs
-flush cooling system/radiator (you can do that at home with a garden hose)
-replace automatic trans fluid and filter (if you have an ATX)

that's about it and you're set.
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Old 12-18-2007, 05:54 PM   #4
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65,000 miles, that would make since. Not of your one of those guy that babys your vehicles (I could speak for every member on this site) then it wouldn't harm a fly.

Maybe it would be the best thing to spend on.
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