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  1. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Yea that’s another thing Ford told me. As we know the PIU and supposedly the Sports have the cooler as well.
  2. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    17 and 24 is a # I saw online. I’m not doubting what I was told, I just had new info and put it in the same post. My bad.
  3. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Got the explorer back today. Brand new PTU assembly/seals. No drain plug. Anyone know if the newer versions (DT4Z 7251 G) have the 17oz or 24oz capacity? Ford tells me it’s an 18oz capacity, no drain plug in the new unit because they still only put drain plugs in the cooled versions.
  4. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    PTU is being replaced as we speak
  5. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    No more issues after the new seal, that’s great. Did they mention anything about your PTU operation? All normal hopefully.
  6. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    The wife had a nail in the tire yesterday and had to put the small spare on. The AWD OFF light came on shortly after. This morning I found the oil stain on the garage floor, then found the PTU dripping. I have a little over 4K of powertrain. I’m going to drop it off sometime this week.
  7. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Found an oil spot on the garage floor this morning, jacked the explorer up and found the passenger side PTU seal leaking.
  8. M

    Issues with my A/C (again)

    HVAC issue is back Sorry to bring this back, just need some guidance. The charge I put in the system is a few psi lower than I left it. Ac is not blowing as cold anymore and a bit warmer on the driver side. Do you all think this is ONLY a Freon/leak issue or maybe a combined blend door...
  9. M

    Issues with my A/C (again)

    I jumped the relay in the fuse box and got the clutch running... was able to charge the system to 30psi (in the green) before running out.. all is well and back to normal.
  10. M

    Issues with my A/C (again)

    Ok I’m back home, all fuses are getting power but clutch is not kicking on, clutch is easy to spin not seized up. I’ve jumped Systems on the low pressure switch before to draw refrigerant in. Any ideas on this Explorer. Ford must have really hidden the low pressure switch, I can’t find it.
  11. M

    Issues with my A/C (again)

    Can anyone help me with these? I just went through this with a Chevy we got rid of and it was the blend door actuators but this time it’s warm everywhere in the car. Other than checking/charging the refrigerant any ideas. I’m out of town and would like to get it going again for the wife.
  12. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    I pulled the car up on pavers today (all 4 wheels) pulled the plug and drained 4oz out of the PTU. After that I was able to suck out 8oz with my fluid extractor... totaling a full amount of 12oz. My guess is around 4oz was still in the PTU but I could not get it out no matter how hard I tried. I...
  13. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    I watched this video 1,000x before I did the procedure but I didn’t see anything about him sucking the old fluid out. And from his fill hole he said he was able to drain and reinstall 15oz! I just assume I had a severely underfilled PTU.
  14. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    So I’m quite scared at this point. NO I did not suck anything out nor try to. If this needs be done LET ME KNOW, please. I’m looking for guidance here. This was just purchased as a reliable family vehicle. Help a brother out. Thanks. My procedure was drive up on ramps, open the plug, nothing...
  15. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    This truck is still new to me so I’m also learning. It is my understanding the PTU has an 18oz dry fill. It is also my understanding that these have no drain plug and only a fill hole. The plug I removed (large one) had a magnet on it. The process is to suck any old fluid out, which is what the...
  16. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Truck has 40k on it. The way I found out about this was the head fleet mechanic that has a lot of explorers. He said after 1 year he found the fluid being burnt and almost no fluid at all. He said definitely check my PTU.
  17. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Also the drain plug pics you posted, mine is the one on the left. Does the one on the right have the drain plug?
  18. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Haha, I was just about to do it again too. Ok I’ll leave it alone. I pushed my tool full of 16oz and the last 4 ounces was puking out of the hole pretty good before I got the plug in. I’ll keep an eye on it, thanks. So no significant damage occurred you think??
  19. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Thanks for the reply! So are the upgraded PTUs more prone to damage. I borrowed a fluid fill tool to do this and need to return it. I did not suck any fluid out but you think I should do it, huh. Ok will do. I pushed a full 18 ounces into it and about 4-8 fell out before I put the plug in.
  20. M

    2016 Explorer XLT PTU *PICS*

    Just purchased a used 2016 Explorer XLT with 40k. I was advised to drain/fill my PTU. To my surprise I found no fluid at all escape out of the fill hole. I filled with AMSOIL severe gear 75-140. Anyone out there experienced the same low fluid level, and how do I know if any damage has occurred...
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  22. M

    2016 Explorer PTU

    Just purchased a used 2016 Explorer XLT with 40k. I was advised to drain/fill my PTU. To my surprise I found no fluid at all escape out of the fill hole. I filled with AMSOIL severe gear 75-140. Anyone out there experienced the same low fluid level, and how do I know if any damage has occurred...
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