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Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs Yesterday, 02:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 222
Posted By Derf00
http://repairpal.com/OBD-II-Code-P0451 The...

http://repairpal.com/OBD-II-Code-P0451

The very last item states that if everything checks out ok then the problem itself could lie in the PCM...thus the PCM would need to be reprogrammed by...
Forum: Off Topic Yesterday, 02:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 337
Posted By Derf00
Yes, macs were known to be power houses for...

Yes, macs were known to be power houses for graphic editing when they were proprietary hardware and software. The hardware I'm referring to was mainly the Motorola based RISC processers they ran that...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-26-2015, 03:45 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Derf00
Yes, a leak in the heater hose could cause issues...

Yes, a leak in the heater hose could cause issues with the heating inside the car.

How is the coolant level? I would imagine you would need to add coolant often?

If the coolant is low, I would...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-26-2015, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 265
Posted By Derf00
There are no cable adjustments on 05+ mustangs,...

There are no cable adjustments on 05+ mustangs, they use throttle by wire which is all electronics.

Throttle tip-in is the term used to describe the steepness of the ratio between how far your...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 06-26-2015, 03:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 122
Posted By Derf00
Those look like A/C lines, not coolant lines to...

Those look like A/C lines, not coolant lines to be honest.

Coolant lines don't often have metal in them except for maybe an elbow or tight turn.

If they are coolant lines they will be listed...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-26-2015, 03:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 247
Posted By Derf00
Ask for a loaner car. It's under warranty and...

Ask for a loaner car. It's under warranty and they keep pushing the completion date back. Either give you a car to drive or give you your car back. Simple as that.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-24-2015, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 509
Posted By Derf00
3.73 are more ideal for an auto than 4.10 on the...

3.73 are more ideal for an auto than 4.10 on the S197 with 5r55s. The reason why is that the first gear in the 5-spd auto is short than the first gear in a 5-speed manual to make up for the added...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-24-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By Derf00
SRS stands for supplemental restraint...

SRS stands for supplemental restraint system...not 'soft' restraint system unless you mean that the method by which they are used it to 'soften' impact?

They systems are meant to be used enhance...
Forum: 4.6L V8 Technical Discussions 06-24-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 986
Posted By Derf00
I changed my plugs about a year after I bought my...

I changed my plugs about a year after I bought my 08 (at around 10K miles) just so that I wouldn't have to worry about this whole mess of broken plugs. Went with the Champion one-piece 7989 and now...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-22-2015, 03:05 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 108
Posted By Derf00
If the Rack is already moaning and the fluid was...

If the Rack is already moaning and the fluid was trashed the damage is probably already done. PS fluid is supposed to be replaced every 3-4 years.

If you only replaced the fluid in the reservoir...
Forum: 5.0L V8 Technical Discussions 06-22-2015, 02:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 213
Posted By Derf00
Using the Boss Intake without any other engine...

Using the Boss Intake without any other engine mods is a step backwards. You gain a few HP up top but lose low end torque which is what gets you moving from a stop or is what gets you accelerating...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-18-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 322
Posted By Derf00
Yeah, don't draw from any circuit that runs LED...

Yeah, don't draw from any circuit that runs LED lights. What you will get is either a diming/brightening of the LED's (they are very voltage sensitive) or a strobe effect. the only way to counter...
Forum: Off Topic 06-18-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 174
Posted By Derf00
It's the always needing the latest/greatest...

It's the always needing the latest/greatest phones that screws people up.

My family has 4 phones that currently range from 2-3 years old and our bill for 4 phones with unlimited everything is...
Forum: 5.0L GT S550 Tech 06-17-2015, 06:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,462
Posted By Derf00
If you're down shifting to engine brake you blip...

If you're down shifting to engine brake you blip the throttle as you go from the higher gear to the lower one and slip the clutch out. You don't just slam it into a lower gear and shock your...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2015, 05:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 198
Posted By Derf00
That's the reverse solenoid getting gummed up or...

That's the reverse solenoid getting gummed up or worn out. Very common on the 5r55s tranny.

When was the last time the fluid was changed in the tranny? It should be done every 30k. If changing the...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-17-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 275
Posted By Derf00
Just google the part numbers you gave and you'll...

Just google the part numbers you gave and you'll find videos that show how to use the tools even with the porcelain still intact. In fact the video link provided above has a link to another video at...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-16-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,086
Posted By Derf00
lets just settle this with quasi statistics.. is...

lets just settle this with quasi statistics.. is it possible, yes, is it probable....not really.
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-15-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 585
Posted By Derf00
+1 on the upgraded OE strut bolts, I would also...

+1 on the upgraded OE strut bolts, I would also upgrade the stabilizer links to the 09+ ones. They have a fine thread vs coarse thread of the earlier models, a slightly larger diameter hex head, and...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-15-2015, 03:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 168
Posted By Derf00
Sooo...without watching the vid...a blend door...

Sooo...without watching the vid...a blend door actuator?

You can do a quick calibration procedure to help troubleshoot the issue. Once you confirm the problem, if it is an actuator, you should...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-15-2015, 03:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,227
Posted By Derf00
The bolt under the e-brake is for taking up slack...

The bolt under the e-brake is for taking up slack as the cable stretches. I wouldn't use it to 'adjust' the e-brake pull. You most likely just need to take the play out of the calipers since you...
Forum: Suspension 06-15-2015, 02:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 372
Posted By Derf00
Yep on both things. Upper strut mounts should be...

Yep on both things. Upper strut mounts should be replaced when you replace the struts even if they 'look' ok.

To get the bottom bolts of the stabilizer bar links torqued down properly, I ended...
Forum: 4.6L (1996-2004 Modular) Mustang 06-04-2015, 02:19 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 140
Posted By Derf00
thanks for posting the resolution. this will help...

thanks for posting the resolution. this will help other forum members that have similar issues in the future!
Forum: V6 (1994-2004) Mustangs 06-03-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 365
Posted By Derf00
Don't know what all the video shows but... ...

Don't know what all the video shows but...

Couple of things...rear calipers require you to turn them while you push them. Just Pushing them does nothing. You need to spin them with a special tool...
Forum: Classic Mustangs (Tech) 06-03-2015, 02:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 178
Posted By Derf00
When you say 'The engine will just turn over' do...

When you say 'The engine will just turn over' do you mean just one or two revolutions or that it cranks continuously but just won't catch/start?

I would think if either the starter relay or...
Forum: 2005 - 2014 Mustangs 06-03-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,242
Posted By Derf00
I called it. A few months ago when this starting...

I called it. A few months ago when this starting ballooning I said Takata should be forced to do a blanket recall and stop pussy-footing around with incremental adds. About time they were made to. ...
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