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  1. Dre

    1st Gen Winter photo contest

    Here ya go:
  2. Dre

    Police Interceptor Utility Photo Thread

    I'll probably post photos - usually I drive these cars here in the States for a bit before shipping.
  3. Dre

    Police Interceptor Utility Photo Thread

    I just spent two months in Europe - do travel between the US and Poland pretty often. Working on a new one right now.
  4. Dre

    Police Interceptor Utility Photo Thread

    Still mine! Going to be sold pretty soon as I have my eyes on a new one! Enjoy!
  5. Dre

    Mystery ground wire

    Been a while - you're right. I did install a new frame to transmission ground wire at that time. Truck has been long gone now. On my third Interceptor right now.
  6. Dre

    Police Interceptor Utility Photo Thread

    RDE is Debica, southeast Poland. I spend most of my time in Chicago but still keep my "escape pod" in Poland - sort of my home away from home.
  7. Dre

    Police Interceptor Utility Photo Thread

    Here it is, final moments with my 2013 PIU - might be going to another Ford fanatic sometime soon. 2014 stays in the family for now!
  8. Dre

    Seat Swap Airbag Question

    I'm going to have to get back to you on this one - I'll get my scanner connected to make sure I am pointing you in the right direction. Will not be possible until early next week though. Remind me if I forget.
  9. Dre

    Seat Swap Airbag Question

    I have resolved issues with Airbags with both of my PIU's - both had fault codes stored in the memory - both were erased with ForScan.
  10. Dre

    Stiff steering

    I know how it feels when it's not working - had to deal with it when my alternator went out. In this instance it is not like butter like it's supposed to be and it's not completely down, just harder and not returning to straight after a turn. Suspect alignment but that was done like 500 miles ago...
  11. Dre

    Stiff steering

    I have noticed steering to be quite a bit stiffer lately on my 2014 PIU. Since this is electric assist would this mean that the unit is going bad or something more sinister? Anyone deal with this problem in the past?
  12. Dre

    2011-2015 Police Utility Forscan Settings

    Or you can install Parrot Bluetooth Car System. I did that in my 2013 PIU - my 2014 came with Sync.
  13. Dre

    Ran out gas - gauge or sender?

    Miles to empty on these does not correspond to the actual values pretty much. I do go by the gauge though which in this case did not, does not work as it should. Chances are something was replaced throughout the years - might of been wrong sender at one point. Just speculating
  14. Dre

    Ran out gas - gauge or sender?

    Felt really stupid last Saturday when I ran out of gas on the tollway. H.E.L.P. was there to rescue me but non the less - how do you run out of gas when gauge still shows somewhere in the middle between empty and 1/4 tank and computer says 86 miles to empty? Is it possible that sender is bad...
  15. Dre

    Cell phone mount

    I did buy mine from ProClip - pretty well designed and built although a bit expensive
  16. Dre

    A Pillar / Spotlight ????

    If you opt out to drill the molding you can download instructions including how to cut the hole from Unity's website - that's at least what I did when I replaced moldings on my 2013.
  17. Dre

    Replacing front seats

    Just FYI - I did replace the seats, plugged them in and connected heat. Airbag light went out after reset. All good. If you have specific questions please let me know.
  18. Dre

    How do I get Rear Windows to go up and down

    all good - overhead lights work - bulbs were taken out - windows work as well - I did not have to do anything except to work a bit on the switches that have not been used in quite a while. thanks though - might help someone else!
  19. Dre

    Power Transfer Unit (PTU) Leak

    Would be interesting to hear from others - I have 77,000 miles on mine and so far the only problem I have had was with a bone dry PTU. And yes, $2400.00 is a bit steep especially since Ford is the only guilty party here with faulty design (IMO) of the driveline on this vehicle from the beginning.
  20. Dre

    2011-2015 Police Utility Forscan Settings

    I was not able to get my Remote Start working. I did install hood switch, enabled RS in both, IPC and BCM but it will still not work - I do not touch ASBUILT - I work with everything in set-up where you select what you want to do... I'll get some screen shots later on. Just busy - don't really...
  21. Dre

    Check your PTU fluid level!

    We shall see - gotta drain it again sometime soon to see if any of the sludge inside dissolved...
  22. Dre

    Check your PTU fluid level!

    I did the "vent tube mod" but it's pretty tedious filling this thing up through a quarter inch hole - will definitely change oil again, sometime soon... and possibly another time for good measure within a month - think that if those are not satisfactory I might even go with filling it up with...
  23. Dre

    Check your PTU fluid level!

    We should do something like -->October is the "Low PTU oil level awareness month"<-- Just a reminder people - check PTU oil in your vehicle often! I procrastinated and kept driving even though I have noticed pick-up in vibrations from the driveline of my 2013 Utility - decided to do the oil...
  24. Dre

    Keyless Entry help

    did you check the battery? I just programmed two different fobs and both worked.
  25. Dre

    Heated seats - ideas?

    Rick, I still have the police center console and am going to utilize it for the switches and to hide the wiring. Just wanted to know what people have done to hook these up, just basic seat heater switches off amazon or ebay and relays or a ready to go wiring kit... that's all. I can get the...
  26. Dre

    Heated seats - ideas?

    Winter is just around the corner - a while back I have installed civilian seats into my Utility and now, finally, want to install some switches for the heaters. Any ideas would be appreciated - I was debating just buying one of those sets including all the wiring, switches and relays (won't use...
  27. Dre

    2011-2015 Police Utility Forscan Settings

    negative - I did take all the door panels off, all the wires connected
  28. Dre

    Shutter when accelerating

    did you check joints on the rear drive shaft? it would be worth a try. Sometimes these go bad and will cause shudder. Also, if transmission got any water inside (could of been droplets of condensation it would also cause the same thing. Drain and refill with new. I would inspect the drive shaft...
  29. Dre

    2011-2015 Police Utility Forscan Settings

    Power windows work but only when operating from the driver's door - switches on individual doors don't work. Overhead lights don't work either - fuse box checked - fuse ok.
  30. Dre

    2011-2015 Police Utility Forscan Settings

    Lights don't work even manually - fuse box was next on my list. Will let you know how it goes.
  31. Dre

    2011-2015 Police Utility Forscan Settings

    On a different note - been playing with ForScan a bit the last few days and was able to set everything I wanted even including power locks, remote start, compass and what's not but I am still puzzled by how I can get all the power windows to work properly and how to properly disable dark mode...
  32. Dre

    Setina PB400 - Steel or aluminum, pros/cons?

    1. Aluminum - lighter (at least that's what I opted for) 2. No - you can't see the push bumper 3. Mount it into your center console (that's where I have all my switches)
  33. Dre

    YES, you can install rear headrests in a PIU

    Here you go - middle one
  34. Dre

    YES, you can install rear headrests in a PIU

    it's because the sponge inside the seat is pretty compact, dense. I did manage to yank some of it out by just using a screwdriver, after making a cross cut in the seat cover right where the grommet would sit. Grommet has to sit securely inside the opening in the seat frame - otherwise the whole...
  35. Dre

    Seat Swap Airbag Question

    I'm having the same issue. This might simply be the sensor problem. PCM might not recognize the sensors and those might have to be programmed with ForScan. I have not addressed to issue yet but will have to when I start driving it as my daily.
  36. Dre

    YES, you can install rear headrests in a PIU

    I think this is the kind of photo that you are looking for... this is measured from the side seam of the seat, left and then right.
  37. Dre

    YES, you can install rear headrests in a PIU

    Here are some photos of the finished product...
  38. Dre

    YES, you can install rear headrests in a PIU

    Back seats have been fitted with headrests and front seats replaced. In the back for the headrest installation I ended up taking one seat apart and then just decided to cut into the other seats and put the grommets in. All worked out pretty nice actually. I cut a notch in the top portion of the...
  39. Dre

    Replacing front seats

    I've got a bigger problem that I'm facing right now with possible replacement of the front subframe and steering gear and have actually postponed any other problem solving for now. The seats are in, power passenger connected - both work great - I did get an AirBag light come up and have not...
  40. Dre

    Security and anti-theft

    Well, no pictures for obvious reasons but I can tell you that it was much easier than I thought. All you have to do is remove cover underneath the steering column and reach in under the dash and pull wiring loom going to the ignition switch. Remove electrical tape - there are a few wires there...
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