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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 11:03 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 50,144
Posted By Art161
I've never heard before that these cars have 0 mA...

I've never heard before that these cars have 0 mA parasitic draw. There are many circuits that are powered down, but still have some current draw. The lowest I've heard is about 20mA. Mine was...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 12:11 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,447
Posted By Art161
Amen to that. I had a Craftsman socket crack. ...

Amen to that. I had a Craftsman socket crack. Now I use a Snap-on. Get a socket designed for an air wrench, even if you do your work using a hand wrench. The sockets designed for air wrenches are...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 09-15-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 50,144
Posted By Art161
I'm still here! Random questions, thoughts,...

I'm still here!

Random questions, thoughts, comments, whatever:

Are you driving the car right before you begin your testing? You need to activate various modules by driving (Ford suggests at...
Forum: Detailing 08-28-2014, 01:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 398
Posted By Art161
I have only used Griot's Garage Leather Care, so...

I have only used Griot's Garage Leather Care, so I can't compare it to anything else. I think it has a nice aroma. They make other leather care products, so you might want to check their web site...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 94
Views: 3,218
Posted By Art161
I could be wrong here. If so, I hope someone...

I could be wrong here. If so, I hope someone comes along to correct me.

I don't think a somewhat dirty air filter reduces your gas mileage on a modern car. The computer adjusts the air/fuel...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-20-2014, 09:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Art161
That's fine for your 2008, but the newer Mustangs...

That's fine for your 2008, but the newer Mustangs require orange antifreeze, not gold.

I have found the Valvoline website not up-to-date, and its tech support to be unknowledgeable.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-17-2014, 04:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,155
Posted By Art161
Are you referring to the car :icon_question:

Are you referring to the car :icon_question:
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-17-2014, 04:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 827
Posted By Art161
I suggest the undiluted Motorcraft VC-3-B. Pick...

I suggest the undiluted Motorcraft VC-3-B. Pick up some distilled water at the drug store and mix your own. I think distilled water will cost you $2-$3 dollars per gallon. If you use the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 08-06-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Art161
If you have Traction Control System, push the...

If you have Traction Control System, push the button to turn it off. For some reason, it could think the car has lost traction and is limiting power to the engine. I think you probably have a...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-31-2014, 12:49 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Art161
Simon1 is essentially correct. The alternator...

Simon1 is essentially correct. The alternator may not fail immediately, but it will probably be weakened somewhat and fail earlier than it would have had it not been used to charge a battery with...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-28-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 657
Posted By Art161
Before you just keep throwing more parts at the...

Before you just keep throwing more parts at the problem, I suggest having a tech inspect and test the electrical system. You might have a bad connection somewhere.
Forum: Detailing 07-27-2014, 12:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Art161
I use silicone spray. I apply the spray to a...

I use silicone spray. I apply the spray to a paper towel and rub it on the door and trunk weatherstripping. I don't use it under the hood, because I don't want the vapors to find their way into the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,503
Posted By Art161
Several times, I have logged in and written a...

Several times, I have logged in and written a reply, only to be informed that I could not post because I was not logged in. In these instances, I logged in again and my reply was still there.
...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 499
Posted By Art161
If what you're saying is correct, I'm really...

If what you're saying is correct, I'm really behind the times. For 2007, Ford specifically says NOT to use orange antifreeze. The 2007 specifies gold antifreeze. Motorcraft has it, as does Zerex...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-21-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 667
Posted By Art161
I use Liquid Wrench Spray Silicone for the door...

I use Liquid Wrench Spray Silicone for the door and trunk weatherstripping. I spray the silicone on a cloth and then apply it to the rubber. For the rubber under the hood, I do not use it, because...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-16-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 449
Posted By Art161
I agree that most gasoline additives are snake...

I agree that most gasoline additives are snake oil, but I think there are a couple of exceptions.

If you're not using top quality gas (probably no one here, lol), then an occasional bottle of...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-14-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 693
Posted By Art161
This thread has to be right up there in giving...

This thread has to be right up there in giving bad advice.

From the 2007 Owner's Guide, page 246:
--Ford design rear axles contain a synthetic lubricant that does not require changing unless the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-07-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 780
Posted By Art161
Sometimes the wrench may be slipping a bit. You...

Sometimes the wrench may be slipping a bit. You can wrap some sandpaper around the filter, grit side towards the filter. Then put the wrench over the sandpaper.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-06-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 479
Posted By Art161
I would leave it alone, since you don't need to...

I would leave it alone, since you don't need to remove it for your new gas cap. I took a look at mine as best I could. Use a flashlight if necessary. It appears that the rubber piece behind the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-03-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 784
Posted By Art161
I think you need a minimum number of posts before...

I think you need a minimum number of posts before the edit button appears, but I don't know what that minimum number is.

Edit: Or maybe a Camaro ate the button.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 07-01-2014, 11:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 471
Posted By Art161
Worn brake pads?

Worn brake pads?
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-27-2014, 01:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 542
Posted By Art161
Nuke, I'm not following you as to a chronic water...

Nuke, I'm not following you as to a chronic water leak causing the PCM to fail. The PCM is located under the hood, next to the fuse/relay box. Maybe you were thinking SJB.

OP, remember that if...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-15-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,503
Posted By Art161
According to my '07 Ford Workshop Manual, the oil...

According to my '07 Ford Workshop Manual, the oil pressure minimum at 2,000 rpm (engine at normal operating temperature) for the 4.6L engine is 75 psi.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-09-2014, 04:01 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,284
Posted By Art161
I don't like to do any maintenance work either...

I don't like to do any maintenance work either shortly before or during a trip. This has to do with anything, not just Sea-Foam. I wouldn't have the oil changed or the cooling system flushed or...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-08-2014, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 258
Posted By Art161
Alternator Output Ratings

Does anyone have a clue as to how PA Performance comes up with its alternator output ratings? Our cars use the 6G alternator. The chart I found in a Mustang Monthly magazine article and also on the...
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