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Buying an 09 2500HD help!

Discussion in 'Chevy Trucks' started by rampking, May 16, 2012.

  1. rampking

    rampking Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    Hey guys i am in the market for a plow truck, I have an 09 I am scoping out right now. The only thing is, its at a GM certified used dealership. its not listed as having a plow prep kit. How do I find out for sure if it does have one installed? If it doesn't, is it a big deal?

    This is the truck....what do y'all think?


  2. brad96z28

    brad96z28 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,525

    Looks like a nice truck. Call and ask them they can tell from the vin. Otherwise maybe the rpo codes
    Last edited: May 16, 2012
  3. jmac5058

    jmac5058 Senior Member
    Messages: 431

    Glove compartment door has a sticker with all the option codes ( RPO ) on the truck.The snow plow prep code is VYO
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
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  5. jmac5058

    jmac5058 Senior Member
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  6. RLM

    RLM PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,270

    There is a problem with the throttle body sensor on some 09 (mine went bad), just an FYI. low prep isnt much anymore, mine doesnt have it, but has the off road package (which has better supension & skid plates than the plow prep). Only thing I dont have is the bigger alternator, but it has not been an issue. The aux. cooling the used to come with the plow prep & towing packages from my understanding is now just standard equipment. Look to see what the options contain to double check. I was able to get GM to cover everything as if it had plow prep, its off waranty (3/36 mo.) now so it doesn't matter.
  7. affekonig

    affekonig Senior Member
    Messages: 909

    I can't seem to find the VIN anywhere. I can get you whatever info you need on it with the last 8 digits of the VIN.
  8. rampking

    rampking Junior Member
    Messages: 20

    Hey that would be a huge help.Thanks a million!

    Here it is.


    Whatever info at all you can get me would be greatly appreciated. Can you bring up what service it has received as well? Thanks again!!!