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Old 01-11-2013, 03:44 PM   #15
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I've had good luck with my 2006 F-150 that I purchased from the local dealer 3.5 years ago. The truck had 61,000 miles but was a "Certified Pre Owned" and as such came with a 100,000 mile 6 year power train warranty. I assume GM and Dodge offer similar programs.

Before Ford will designate a vehicle as Cert Pre Owned they go through it thoroughly replacing every hose, belt, all fluids etc., and not every vehicle qualifies. I would not hesitate to shop for a Cert Pre Owned again.
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Old 01-11-2013, 04:52 PM   #16
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I would hate to buy a used truck for 20,000 dollars and have engine or transmission go out and cost big money to have fix. I've been told CarMax has a warranty for used vehicles and who else does?

Thanks, Bob
I purchased a 2006 ram 3500 diesel dually w/57k miles ($27k in 2010) from carmax to tow our 10k lb travel trailer. Carmax offers 5day return policy and 30 day bumper-bumper warranty. In two years i put 30k mi on it and never looked back it was a great experience. That truck would tow a house!
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I'm looking at buying a 4x4 2010,2011,2012 F250 XL Reg Cab, Manual windows, Door locks, Automatic Trans, Pick-up instead of a motorhome. I'm still going to buy my truck slide-in camper.

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I have a plain Jane XL and electric luck had to be added. Very satisfied with my own additions.
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