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Thread: Grease Zerks?

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    Default Grease Zerks?

    Greetings,
    Proud new owner of an 04 2500HD
    First exposure to the "replacable wheel bearings"
    I have a 2 WD, 5 speed.
    I assume there is NO repacking of spindle bearings? Are there even grease zerks anymore?
    How about the tie-rods?
    Better yet, let me ask this>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
    Where, if any, do I perform routine service. i.e. Are there zerks on the steering arms?
    Anywhere else? suspension?
    Maybe I'm old school, but I like the idea of repacking bearings and hitting all the joints with the trusty grease gun.
    Thanks guys.
    Mark

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    there should be at least 14 grease fittings .

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    Every time you change the oil you should grease all grease fittings, and check fluid levels in axels.

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