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Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-20-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 624
Posted By teetertotter
Full Synthetic Oil

I prefer full synthetic oil for heat purposes in the summer and gets up into the upper cylinders much fast in our cold winter climate. Plus, reduces friction on internal parts. That's what I have...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-08-2014, 06:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
The OE alternator finally gave out last week...

The OE alternator finally gave out last week after 8 years and 130,000. Rebuilt one went in yesterday at local repair garage and changed the serpentine belt at the same time.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-07-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,746
Posted By teetertotter
I use full synthetic oil and change that and...

I use full synthetic oil and change that and filter every 10,000 miles along with tire rotation. I changed my Autolite plugs at 110,000 miles. I just turned 130,000 miles the other day. I have...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-07-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 10,746
Posted By teetertotter
How many gallons did you pump? You can figure...

How many gallons did you pump? You can figure out the math what your MPG was.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-30-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
TB, the only other thing I can think of is...

TB, the only other thing I can think of is disconnect the battery for a few hours.....reconnect for system to relearn and see what happens.

Picked up mine from local front end shop this morning as...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-29-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
Well, I guess you gave it the ole college try. ...

Well, I guess you gave it the ole college try. Sorry to hear you have the same condition.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-29-2014, 10:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,464
Posted By teetertotter
Talking Thank You

Whether a V6 or 8, we all have Mustangs and supposed to be one Happy Family to admire one another.

Another note, a stock 2006 V6 vs stock GT, the V8 wins by 40 feet in the qtr mile. I never...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-24-2014, 09:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
Let us know if Auto Lite OEM plugs was a further...

Let us know if Auto Lite OEM plugs was a further cure to your symptoms if you decide to go back. All I know is that my new mechanic, of one year+, diagnosed not having OEM plugs in my 4.0L. Same...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-24-2014, 06:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
jlopez, ya, sure makes a difference when things...

jlopez, ya, sure makes a difference when things are running right.
My fuel filter gets changed every 40k miles. I have a check list of things that I log in a small ring binder and keep in glove...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-23-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
My car sat in the garage this past weekend and no...

My car sat in the garage this past weekend and no problem with nice immediate starting on Monday. I normally drive it every day on distances around town year round. The old battery was 4 years old...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-22-2014, 04:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 375
Posted By teetertotter
Several years back I looked for a GT take off,...

Several years back I looked for a GT take off, which I did find within hours driving distance from Ebay seller. I backed out as I figured, it would still sound like a 6 and or sound like one of...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
I will just wait and see if the battery drains...

I will just wait and see if the battery drains again and if it does, I'll go ahead and replace the alternator w/o any questions. I had left my headlights on for a good 1/2 hour, which I failed to...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-17-2014, 12:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
New Alternator NOT Required

Local garage mechanic called me this morning and said the alternator is functioning to specs. There is one bad cell in the battery. We replaced the battery! The OEM alternator is standing to the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-17-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,323
Posted By teetertotter
Alternator Replacement

I was at the grocery store last night, came out, and all I got was a rattling sound, when I tried to start it up. I got a jump from another fellow shopper and headed for Auto Zone at 6:30pm. Auto...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-14-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By teetertotter
Update: The intermittent ABS light comes on if...

Update:
The intermittent ABS light comes on if car has slush or perhaps freezing water somewhere on the undercarriage. I leave the ABS light on until I feel like going to the car wash w under body...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 03-14-2014, 07:53 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 43,658
Posted By teetertotter
My 06, has single exhaust w front side fender...

My 06, has single exhaust w front side fender pony emblem. If I took a picture of the front end, it would be hard to tell. :)
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-23-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By teetertotter
wrong thread

wrong thread
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-23-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By teetertotter
The FORD dealer at 50k, installed what they call...

The FORD dealer at 50k, installed what they call a Differential Kit.
That solved the Whirring/Whistling sound on acceleration and at traveling at hwy speeds. At 105K miles the same sound returned...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-22-2014, 01:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 405
Posted By teetertotter
Rear Differential 2006

4.0, Auto: at 50K miles had a whirring sound in rear end. Dealer said it was the rear differential and needed a new kit install. $1500.

At 105,000 miles had the same whirring[whistling] sound and...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-22-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,386
Posted By teetertotter
Is my 2006, 4.0L, a DI engine where the catch...

Is my 2006, 4.0L, a DI engine where the catch can would be more applicable? I think this engine is still the old fuel injection design?
Right?
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-22-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 778
Posted By teetertotter
You probably read my recent thread on Traction...

You probably read my recent thread on Traction Control and light staying. I updated it today. Both systems came back on and been on for 2 days now. The under carriage of my car has been full of...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-22-2014, 11:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By teetertotter
ABS and Traction control has been operational for...

ABS and Traction control has been operational for 2 days now. I still have not taken car to car wash for underbody wash..etc. Under carriage is still full of salt, frozen slush, and frozen water. ...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-17-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By teetertotter
Got it. Everything corrected itself early this...

Got it. Everything corrected itself early this morning. Then system went off again later this morning. So, will not do anything until things thaw out and what not.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-17-2014, 08:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 684
Posted By teetertotter
ABS & Traction Control

Both ABS and Traction Control dash lights came on a couple days ago. Naturally, both systems are in off position. When I press the traction control button, the off light still stays on.

We have...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 01-10-2014, 07:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,057
Posted By teetertotter
Just wondering in past years if you are coming to...

Just wondering in past years if you are coming to a complete stop when shifting from reverse to drive or doing it as the car is still rolling. And vise versa. My wife is aware of that when she uses...
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