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Quiz: What is regular maintenance of a ranch truck?
by Staff
Ranch trucks may look invincible with their rugged appearances, but they require regular maintenance in order to ensure they work properly. How knowledgeable are you when it comes to ranch truck maintenance?

Can a dirty ranch truck engine degrade the truck's performance?

  • yes
  • no
  • maybe

Which of the following items is a consequence of a dirty ranch truck engine?

  • reduced gas mileage
  • shortened lifespan of moving engine parts
  • all of the above

How often should you clean a ranch truck engine?

  • more often than a standard highway vehicle
  • as often as a standard highway vehicle
  • never

Which of the following statements is true?

  • It is safer to clean your ranch truck's engine when the engine is cold.
  • It is easier to clean your ranch truck's engine when the engine is hot.
  • all of the above

When cleaning a ranch truck engine with water, you want to avoid getting water in the what?

  • grille
  • carburetor
  • transmission

What substance is safer than water for cleaning a ranch truck engine?

  • vinegar
  • oil
  • air

Aside from regular engine cleaning, what else can help ensure optimum gas mileage?

  • replacing the air filter
  • replacing the fuel line
  • replacing the gas cap

While regular maintenance is important for preserving your ranch truck, there are some upgrades that can help as well. Which of the following items is often a necessary upgrade for a ranch truck in terms of preserving its longevity?

  • aftermarket bumper
  • aftermarket grille
  • aftermarket mirrors

Which of the following statements is true?

  • Suspension systems on ranch trucks should be maintained for driving comfort.
  • Suspension systems on ranch trucks should be maintained for drivability.
  • all of the above

Which of the following symptoms is a sign that your ranch truck's suspension system needs maintenance?

  • vibrating
  • leaking from the shock absorbers
  • all of the above