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Old 09-09-2007, 07:27 PM
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Default Carfax for trucks?

Does anyone know if they have a detailed info sheet like this for truck's history or do you have to rely on maintainance records?
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Old 09-09-2007, 09:23 PM
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i think carfax does work on big trucks.
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Old 09-09-2007, 10:04 PM
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Thanks Mackman! I will check it out!
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Old 09-10-2007, 03:12 AM
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If you find a truck that your going to get it probably wouldnt be a bad idea to find a local maintience shop and have them check the ECM for any error codes to get an idea on how the truck may have been driven. The truck I currently have had some major codes on it...IE-low oil pressure...overspeeds...excessive rpm's. After I had to have my motor rebuilt I saw all the error codes. Costly error on my part.
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Old 09-10-2007, 04:59 AM
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Thanks Dteam270! Once we find "the one" we are going to get it checked out!! I am trying to get all the info before we do anything....dont want any surprises. :shock:
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Getting the truck checked out may cost you a few hundred dollars but it can potentially save you several thousand down the road.

In addition to having the ECM record pulled and have a mechanic give it the once over it is also a good idea for it to be put on the dyno.
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Old 09-11-2007, 12:03 AM
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Thanks for the info Uturn! All this info is great!!!! Spoke to the Pete dealer today and they can do test for us. Thanks again
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