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    Has anyone had luck getting prior Municipality service records?

    Right. But more than likely this vehicle was "maintained". I have never heard of an agency that doesn't get oil changes and tires. I was thinking he wanted to know if the vehicle has had any issues and if so were they addressed.
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    2014 PIU questions

    Make sure you flush all the fluids as soon as you get it. Also if its turbo, use FULL Synthetic. you will get a lot more life out of the turbo. As Rhino* said, drain and fill the PTU every 30k. There is a youtube video of how to do it. Once you have the tube on top of the engine installed it is...
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    Has anyone had luck getting prior Municipality service records?

    If you go to the ford dealer, they can print out a complete list of repairs under warranty. Most gov shops won't do work under warranty. They were able to show me that my Water pump was just replaced before i picked it up from auction. Trevor
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    2020 PIU Ride & Drive Event

    Our Dodges control arms and sway bar end links are replaced constantly. as well as all the items you mentioned. they are junk
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    Tire Sizes compatible with PIU wheels

    I heard if you put used tires on it will hurt the ptu. I suppose it has worked fine for you. Thanks for the input
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    Tire Sizes compatible with PIU wheels

    Like the title says need to know tires compatible for the piu thats not the stock 245/55/r18. Trying to find the cheapest as i dont have bad weather here in Virginia. Thanks Trevor
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    Flushing PTU with seafoam/Diesle?

    I was also worried it might not get the sludge out. I was also worried i might mess up the seals and i think atf would have no problem with that. Thanks for the input
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    Flushing PTU with seafoam/Diesle?

    Thanks i appreciate the response. Im gonna do this next weekend
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    Flushing PTU with seafoam/Diesle?

    So does anybody have any experience getting the PTU squeeky clean with flushing it? or if any one has any input on if flushing a ptu would do more harm than good that would be helpful. I have already drained and filled the ptu 3 times but put a camera up there and i see a lot of sludge. should...
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    Mileage on your PIU Odometer

    Still runs great. Original water pump as far as i know. Control arms probably should be replaced as there's a clunking noise in the front. Only service parts i have seen on the list were wheel bearings, spark plugs and ac motor. They maintain them regularly so all fluids have been changed...
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    Mileage on your PIU Odometer

    Hey guys. Looking to see what some of your PIU mileage is. When you got it and what its at. My personal piu 2016 bought at 60k. 92000 on the clock currently We have a department issued transport 2014 PIU at 225k. Mostly on va highway. But thats the most i have seen.
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    2013 PIU rear window and steering wheel controls (experienced owners needed)

    Behind the air bag is a clock spring and the wires connected to the steering wheel. I doubt theese are disconnected but you could check. It seems to me that it is some kind of programing issue. Im curious myself so i hope you figure it out.
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    Custom PTU Heat shield?

    I was thinking the same. As far as heat from the engine it looks like it would be more of a challenge. Ill have to study it some more.
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    Engine fan help

    I had a similar issue. I was Changing out my grill and when i put the bumper and everything back together it was constantly running and would go down after driving it. I ended up unpluging the battery all night and the next day was fine and then it started up again a couple hours later. Ended up...
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    2013 PIU rear window and steering wheel controls (experienced owners needed)

    Do you have the numbered buttons on the steering wheel? If so they hook up sirens and lights to them.
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    Custom PTU Heat shield?

    Also mine was extremely low on fluid. I think i draind 7oz out and put a little over 16. The extra came out the top of the ptu through the over fill plug thing after i was done though so no big deal if you oved fill it
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    Custom PTU Heat shield?

    Very easy for the piu. There is a video of a guy explaining it on YT. Once you have the new tube ontop the ptu installed, it is as easy as changing the oil. First time was at 70k im at 92k now. Tip: make sure you stick the tip of the bottle in the tube and let the air "gurgle" its way back up...
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    2013 PIU rear window and steering wheel controls (experienced owners needed)

    Ok so they disabled them different than mine. I would check the fuse box. The one wire thing seems odd, as mine had two if i recall. Hope someone has better input. Good luck
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    Center Console for Ford Explorer Police Interceptor

    If anyone is looking for the oem propper center console. a guy in richmond Va on facebook marketplace is selling them new for 300 i think plus shipping. He has like 50
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    2013 PIU rear window and steering wheel controls (experienced owners needed)

    If the window buttons are free floating "no spring" like mine were. You will need to purchase new ones. Hope this helps
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    2020 PIU Ride & Drive Event

    My agency just ordered a bunch of these. I cant wait to test this thing out. I might buy a surplus one when i start seeing them.
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    Custom PTU Heat shield?

    Not sure if its been talked about, but has anyone attempted to create a custom heat shield for the ptu to protect from engine heat? Changed the fluid today and was thinking about it. Trevor
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    2016 Explorer PIU tow wire install

    Thanks guys for the reply. The guy from haul said my ground was the culprit and the other connector was not required as i thought. Trevor
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    2016 Explorer PIU tow wire install

    Hello guys and gals New to the forum. Signed up when I ran into a issue not posted. Soo I just installed the rear hitch and was installing the wire harness in the bumper when i realized I'm missing one of the ends to the connector. I was able to plug half into the wire hanging down, but have...
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