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I am looking at purchasing a k3500 4x4 with the 6.5 turbo diesel with 150k miles. What problems can I expect from engine and tranny and are they easy fixes or should I keep looking for another truck.

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  • docharley May 10, 2010

    What should I be looking for when purchasing this truck..K3500 6.5 Diesel, Automatic tranny, 150K MILES. Are these engines know to have any consistent problems, same question with the transmissions.

    What would be a fair value of this truck.

    Thanks

  • docharley May 10, 2010

    thks

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Hi! 150k miles on it may not be so bad. Just as long it runs and shifts fine. If you gonna ask regarding the maintenace, its not gonna be so bad. You find another truck and problems will still be the same, hard and easy fixes but they can all be fixed. Just make sure that you get one good deal in buying this truck specially the price. Hope this shed some light. Have a good one!

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    dj_relly999 May 10, 2010

    This truck will run great thats for sure. Its just bout good maintenance that will keep it going good. I suggest that you get an oil change and transmission fluid replacement once you get the truck.

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