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Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-15-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By teetertotter
Talking The front end shop will decide what to install on...

The front end shop will decide what to install on my 06 Mustang, which they have known for 7 years or so. He will be putting on the best parts and I will be relying on his decision. They are...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-14-2014, 04:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,631
Posted By teetertotter
Struts & Ball Joint

I took my car to one of our local front end shops to put on my 4 winter snow tires that are on rims as they have done the past 8 years. I had one ball joint replaced by them last summer and told me...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 10-18-2014, 09:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By teetertotter
Talking Traction Control Fixed.

Local service garage replaced left rear sensor and now ready for SNOW season!! Let it snow. Live up here and puts hair on your chest!
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 10-10-2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,875
Posted By teetertotter
My local garage mechanic replaced my plugs with...

My local garage mechanic replaced my plugs with same OEM at 110,000 miles 3 years ago. $85.00. No muss, No fuss. Mechanic said my original OEM plugs were still good. Maybe because I use only...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 10-10-2014, 08:13 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,503
Posted By teetertotter
Bring Back this thread

I am not a mechanic or do-it-yourself, but on my way to my volunteer job the other morning, steam was pouring out of the engine hood and steam trailing behind doing 55. I looked at the temp guage...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 10-10-2014, 07:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,476
Posted By teetertotter
Why didn't they do this on the engine assy line? ...

Why didn't they do this on the engine assy line? Have something to do with the TB function? I'm not a scientist, just curious.
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 10-08-2014, 03:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By teetertotter
Update: The ABS and traction light has been...

Update: The ABS and traction light has been steady lights for a couple months. This morning the lower radiator thermostat was spraying water on the engine producing steam when antifreeze hit the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 07-20-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 772
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, 07:52 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 02:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,908
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, 01:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 11,908
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, 11:16 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 04:53 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 11:06 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,505
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, 10:40 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 07:18 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 12:07 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 05:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 390
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, 08:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 01:33 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 10:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,527
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, 09:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
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, 08:53 AM
Replies: 217
Views: 47,075
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, 11:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 899
Posted By teetertotter
wrong thread

wrong thread
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 01-23-2014, 10:34 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 432
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...
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