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2007 3500 6.7 sitting for 2 years - Help

Hi from the noob,

Just inherited a 6.7 that has been sitting for 2 years. what should i do to carefully get it running again?

I assume draining fuel and cleaning lines and filters along with oil would be the start. Anything else?

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These engines are not made of glass. New fuel filter, or drain the existing and check for water.
Fresh fuel, fully charged batteries and oil showing on dipstick. Giver a try. If everything runs good, treat it with an oil change.
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I had mine sitting 5 years, put in new batteries took off return line from fass drained fuel let it run for a bit. Now I know it's working fine I will change oil and fuel filters.
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