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Old 11-18-2015, 01:35 PM   #1
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Ford F53 Service Manual

2015 Winnebago Vista 36Y was recently purchased. Low and behold my local Ford Truck center can only accommodate 32 feet - so I will do routine service myself. Otherwise I would drive over an hour each way for a $200 oil change & lube. Was shocked to see grease fittings when I installed steering stabilizer. Our previous Class C had all sealed fittings. So - I would like to get a service manual for the ford chassis. Over an hour on the internet and I have come up with nothing. Anybody have a source or suggestion? I would appreciate it.

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Old 11-18-2015, 02:19 PM   #2
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I have a v10 38 ft f53 its piece of cake drive shaft has zerks and I believe 7 on the front Oil is not hard to change at all

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Old 11-18-2015, 02:25 PM   #3
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Here's a diagram of the lube points.

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Old 11-18-2015, 02:37 PM   #4
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I picked up a DVD on eBay for a 2006-7 F53. "TeJay" says a friendly dealer might give you out-of-date DVDs. You can get a subscription at this link.

Check your VIN to ensure you buy/subscribe for the correct chassis year. It can be a year or two different than the "year" of your coach.

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Old 11-18-2015, 02:46 PM   #5
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What about the RV dealer you bought it from? Or a good local place. Although I bought my 2015 from CW, for oil change , lube and service I take it to a local RV shop that is close by. Have not had any engine related issues yet that required a Ford shop for warranty work.
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Old 11-18-2015, 04:54 PM   #6
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From your owner's manual:

To order the publications in this portfolio, contact Helm, Incorporated at:
HELM, INCORPORATED 47911 Halyard Drive Plymouth, Michigan 48170
Attention: Customer Service
Or to order a free publication catalog, call toll free: 1-800-782-4356
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST
Helm, Incorporated can also be reached by their website:
Service Manuals, Owner Manuals, Wiring Diagrams, Service Bulletins - Helm Incorporated
(Items in this catalog may be purchased by credit card, check or money order.)

Helm publishes and sells the service manuals. They aren't cheap this way, but it is the official source.

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Old 11-18-2015, 06:36 PM   #7
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I have a 2015 Fleetwood Terra and it doesn't have grease fitting on the drive shaft, they are sealed.It has 9 fittings on the front.

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