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Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 06-27-2015, 10:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 406
Posted By teetertotter
I wonder if fuel injector or carbon related?? I...

I wonder if fuel injector or carbon related?? I use Tier 1 and add a bottle of Techron every 10K, when I rotate tires. Mine is not a DI engine, but would be more important if it was.

Did any of...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-21-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,409
Posted By teetertotter
What is the Latest update

Vegas....What is the latest update from your dealer? Get the car back? Workmanship?
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-11-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 56,952
Posted By teetertotter
You can tell mine is a V-6, cause I have OEM...

You can tell mine is a V-6, cause I have OEM single exhaust. If you have dual exhaust, then it is a V-8?????? Too, funny. What year did they start putting dual exhaust on the 6's??
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-11-2015, 06:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,409
Posted By teetertotter
vegas.... thank you for the follow-up. How can a...

vegas.... thank you for the follow-up. How can a service/dealership be so stupid. I wonder if you could have asked for the dealership owner, to join you after his people said your car was ready to...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-10-2015, 06:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 521
Posted By teetertotter
My thermostat failed on the way to my volunteer...

My thermostat failed on the way to my volunteer job last fall. The temp gauge was okay and only a couple minutes from job parking lot. Lucky. After almost nine years, and 130,000 miles, it...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-10-2015, 05:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 442
Posted By teetertotter
Talking Love my 06

Nice write up on your evaluation. I imagine you have done many of the mods yourself like many? I plan to keep mine for some time that I enjoy so much. Latest is my replacement Monroe struts and...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-10-2015, 10:12 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,499
Posted By teetertotter
Nothing like having a fairly new Mustang with all...

Nothing like having a fairly new Mustang with all kinds of issues. Hopefully with the Ford spokesman on this thread, wanting to get involved, will be of some help. Had you replied to their...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 04-10-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,409
Posted By teetertotter
DITTO and do give them a bad report too! Stick...

DITTO and do give them a bad report too! Stick it to them. I hope the repair work turns out to your liking.
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 04-05-2015, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By teetertotter
He replaced all 4 rotors and installed Ceramic...

He replaced all 4 rotors and installed Ceramic pads and some other things that needed loosening up. The rears is what needed the main attention, but with the age of the car, and 130M+ miles, I had...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 03-21-2015, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,237
Posted By teetertotter
Talking Creaking Front Brakes

I have a scheduled appointment on April 10 with my mechanic, what seems like creaking front brakes. I'm hoping the findings will not cost to much $$$, but needs fixing, whatever it is. Maybe the...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 03-15-2015, 09:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By teetertotter
Flush and Change Brake Fluid

I am going to put this and the new SUV on the 2 year cycle to flush and change brake fluid. I guess you might call it preventative maintenance. You learn something new every day!
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 03-14-2015, 06:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 218
Posted By teetertotter
Brake Fluid Change

I heard on Motor Week this morning that it is a good idea to change the brake fluid every 2 years due to water build up. I thought everything is pretty much sealed. Just my comment. I'll probably...
Forum: V6 S197 General Discussion 02-19-2015, 02:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,092
Posted By teetertotter
I appreciate the posts on engine cleaning. My...

I appreciate the posts on engine cleaning. My engine bay has never been cleaned and never experienced any engine leaks. Well..........I had a radiator temp control spring a leak this past Fall...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-06-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By teetertotter
Smile Happy I had the work done when I did!

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Total cost was $842.43 incl tax. Both lower ball joints have now been replaced in the last year. With the new Monroe Struts and rear shocks, it is back to handling...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 12-04-2014, 01:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
Posted By teetertotter
Finally, the struts, one ball joint, and rear...

Finally, the struts, one ball joint, and rear shocks are being replaced tomorrow. The struts and ball joint, etc. is $630 + tax. I called him this morning and added the rear shocks and will get...
Forum: 4.0L V6 Technical Discussions 11-15-2014, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
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, 03:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,317
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, 08:01 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
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, 08:00 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,657
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, 07:13 AM
Replies: 142
Views: 12,181
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, 06:51 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,981
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, 02:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,128
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, 01:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,131
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: 2,062
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: 15,922
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...
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