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    4.6L 3v Exhaust Leak Tick: Exhaust Manifold Replacement Walkthrough

    Well I was finally able to shoot a video showing in detail just how I replace these troublesome manifolds with all my tips and tricks I have learned throughout the years. I have also linked to all the tools and parts you will need to get the job done in the video description. I sure hope this...
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    Fixing Fords Across America 2015 Summer Tour

    Many of you already know me on the boards here sharing my wealth of information working in the dealership world. I have recently separated from the Ford dealer and have gone out on my own. I am planning a trip across America this June fixing Fords that are broke down for those people in need...
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    4.6l 3v Spark Plug Removal Instructions

    Few notes here- -It is best to do this while the engine is warm, so after soaking the plugs overnight blow out the rest of the solvent and reinstall coils without bolts and run engine till warm. -Also if your ignition coil boots are brown in color and not black you have the new plug design...
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    4.6l 3v Broken Spark Plug Removal Method

    Also here is a new video on what to do when the Lisle tool breaks while trying to extract the broken spark plug-
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    4.6L 3v Camshaft Phaser Knock Noise Fix

    I have also heard of owners have good luck running 5w-30 or 10w-30 and this noise never reappearing.
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    Clicking Temp Blend Actuator Removal

    I hope this helps some this extra cold winter, it is actually a very easy repair.
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    Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners!

    I also just posted a new video on how to prevent as much of this carbon buildup as possible.
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    Ford Ecoboost Engine Carbon Deposits: What You Need to Know

    There is a new tsb out for fuel dilution with new pcv and pcm software for cold climates.
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    Ford Explorer: Are Your Rear Brakes Dragging... Most Likely Yes!

    That is common on allot of the new brakes that are coming out on the new Ford nowadays.
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    Ford Ecoboost Engine Carbon Deposits: What You Need to Know

    Ok so after watching the video you realize the problem is not that big correct? I would say the worst engine for this is the 2.0L Eco over any other. As far as the oil most as ours did use base stock oil not matter what you request or is told to you on the works coupon you received. Where as...
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    Warning To All Ford Ecoboost Owners!

    I think for the kind of deposits we are seeing here with baked on oil it may not do much at all I would be very interested to see one of these mushroomed carboned up intake valves be cleaned to normal condition with the water clean method.
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    2002-2005 Ford Explorer Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

    Yeah I figured why not since most ask for it although many are not equipt to do the pressing.
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    Ford Ecoboost Engine Carbon Deposits: What You Need to Know

    Here is my latest video on the Ecoboost Engines and carbon buildup. I quickly sum up what I was trying to say in my popular video- New Warning to All Ecoboost Owners. I go over what we are seeing at the dealers and what you can do to prevent any excess buildup of carbon as well as the latest...
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    2002-2005 Ford Explorer Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

    That is supposed to be a 20 Ton Press.
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    2002-2005 Ford Explorer Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

    Good thinking these are a real job to do.
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    Radiator leaking once again

    Here is a link for the 6R60- Yes I do think it is due to the higher pressure. These are one of the first vehicles Ford started using the higher psi in so I am sure there was some learning curve. All the new systems on Ford are 21psi nuts. It is only the originals in my experience, I...
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    4.0L V6 SOHC P0171 P0174 Lean Codes- Common Cause

    Agreed! Don't let them take you by over repairing the vehicle.
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    Blower Motor Only Works On High

    Yes same problem same fix but less common on the 06 and newer is all.
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    @makuloco2000 - Some great How To's

    Wow thanks for this post and getting the word out. I may not have much time for the boards but I do now have many videos up (over 300) explaining how to fix some of the most common issues you guys are likely to run into.
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    4.0L V6 SOHC P0171 P0174 Lean Codes- Common Cause

    While there are a few common cause for these codes on the vehicles ( I have a few videos on this already) this one is commonly overlooked as a potential cause of a rough idle, rolling idle and of course the lean codes P0171 P0174. Besides the quick fix in this video I show you how the pcm reacts...
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    2002-2005 Ford Explorer Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

    Here it is the long awaited rear wheel bearing replacement video. I think this one turned out well. In this video I walk you through the replacement procedure with tips and tricks learned throughout the years to make the job go smoother. At any rate if you live anywhere in the salt belt of...
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    Ford Explorer: Are Your Rear Brakes Dragging... Most Likely Yes!

    Nope that's the curb side i.e. slop side of the road.
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    Ford Explorer: Are Your Rear Brakes Dragging... Most Likely Yes!

    No the fronts are not a problem. The water and salt get trapped behind the clip, causing rust to build up and seize the pad in the bracket by pressure. The cleaned up bracket and grease prevent this. Yes as a dual dealer we see this all the time on the rears of the Chrysler van too...
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    Ford Explorer: Are Your Rear Brakes Dragging... Most Likely Yes!

    While this should be a non issue it is happening to allot of these, many with only 20k miles on them. What is happening is the rear caliper bracket is rusting so bad it wedges the pad and they never release and drag the whole time you are driving. If you have even low miles on your explorer I...
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    Ford 6R60 6R80 6 Speed Transmission Fluid and Filter Change

    It all depends on the model year and model itself. What year is yours. These should not be flushed the temp will never stay hot enough so they will circulate 12 qts through the cooler and that's it. What a waste these should be fluid and filter changed ever 60k. I belive the one in the video had...
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    Clicking noise from dash (Blend Door Actuator) & DIY Repair

    While it is referenced as a problem in another thread what I am providing in my post is the solution.
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    Ford 6R60 6R80 6 Speed Transmission Fluid and Filter Change

    I would do a filter and fluid change every 60k miles no matter what they say
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    Clicking noise from dash (Blend Door Actuator) & DIY Repair

    2011-2015 Ford Explorer Loud Clicking In The Dash Repair I am personally surprised this failure has carried over to the current generation Explorers but we are definitely seeing it more and more. You will notice it most times after you turn the truck off and when starting it up I show you just...
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    Ford 6R60 6R80 6 Speed Transmission Fluid and Filter Change

    I actually got allot of request for this video to be done and I think it turned out well. As it turned out many are unsure of the whole filter setup inside. I go over the fluid and filter change with all my tips along the way. The setup is the same for any 6R60 or 6R80 transmission found in many...
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    5R55S Harsh Reverse & P0741 TCC Performance Valve Body Replacement

    Been ultra busy over at my channel and haven't gotten on the boards much but wanted to get some of the key what I think are the most helpful videos out to those that still aren't subscribed. This is a video I have been wanting to do for awhile and is a very common failure for these two concerns...
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    Clicking Noise While Turning- FIX

    Sorry so late been ultra busy but here is the part number for future reference- BB5Z-7G273-B
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    Combined Recalls for 2011 - 2019 Explorer models

    As of today the software is available for this power steering recall!
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    Clicking Noise While Turning- FIX

    Yeah I don't see many of those becoming an issue I am sure most I inspect will probably pass.
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    Clicking Noise While Turning- FIX

    We have been hit with allot of these lately where there is a quite noticeable clicking noise only on turns. Some of these were even out of warranty already and figured there is likely many more of you out there dealing with this noise thinking you have a worn half shaft from a quick internet...
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    Abs light what it will take to turn it off

    Yes replace the rear diff speed sensor on top of the differential it is a 10mm bolt, those are the most common failure.
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    Combined Recalls for 2011 - 2019 Explorer models

    Not yet.... SERVICE ACTION NOTE: The software to reprogram the PSCM is currently not available to support Safety Recall 14S06, but is expected to be released in late July 2014. Until the IDS release is available, customer vehicles should be repaired only if the vehicle arrives at your...
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    My Ford Touch Problems- Software Update

    I know I ramble sometimes about inside information and theory but that is what makes my videos different as they are not just hey bolt this on take this off here is the torque spec, who can't get that from a workshop manual? Mine is to be a more informational video and then heres how to fix...
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    My Ford Touch Problems- Software Update

    Help Desk is what it feels like, but here is the catch it's all free. Professional advice free and I save people between a couple hundred bucks to thousands on repairs. Check my popular videos out and read the comments below you will see and then you will eat your words. I have participated...
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    My Ford Touch Problems- Software Update

    What is this world coming to people harass others for helping WOW! Get a life, but before you do look at my stats and see how much free advice I give on here about complicated concerns not to mention the other forums and my help desk over at my YouTube channel I answer everyone's questions about...
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