2004 Toyota Tundra Q&A

2004 Toyota Tundra Question: Does my 2008 EOS with 60K need fuel filter and fuel system service?

Dealer says the car needs a fuel filter and fuel system service at 60K. Owner's manual does not mention this. What's up? -
Answer 1
Yes indeed, unless you never commute far from home, have AAA or another towing service, and never drive during rush hours - then i would wait until my engine light comes on or car shuts down. -
Comment 1
Why is "the replace" not mentioned in the owner's manual? Thanks -
Answer 2
Dealers need to make money too. IF you've been doing proper maintenence (minimum is at least what the owners manual states), and using a reputable brand of gas ,then neither filter or service is likely needed. HOWEVER---------a little now (assuming they do the 'fuel system service' properly) , may save a lot later , as repcsugma5 already said.....sorta.........your call.......... -
Comment 1
Thanks, the car gets big time TLC. I asked the question because the dealer likes to sell me something I don't need. I thought there might be more to this issue. Thanks again! -