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2022 rusted drivetrain components

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crawled under my truck this weekend to grease front end components and noticed how rusted everything is already.  Truck is a 22' that just rolled over 8,000 miles and has been garage kept since I brought it home special ordered from dealership.  It's not even been out in the snow yet.  Should I be concerned by the amount of rust on the drivetrain components already?  Figured if so, I better have it addressed at dealership while still under warranty.

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Nothing unusual in those pics. Those parts are untreated when the truck was built, they have no corrosion resistance. If the appearance bothers you you could have it sprayed with Fluid film or something similar. Theres nothing to warranty there. 

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I’ve had my truck now for 13mo and went through one winter. 7,200 miles now here in N. Wisconsin and used fluid film right away and here are some pics of those same parts taken today. 




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