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    Seafoam in an Ecoboost?

    Wondering how many of you Ecoboost owners use seafoam in your oil prior to an oil/filter change? I've read a few threads but they were somewhat old so I figured I'd create a new one. Let me know what you think.
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    14’ Sport driving issues.

    I bought a used 14’ Sport in January with 86k. Love the power of my car, I added a K&N cai and Diablo Sport tune. At 90k I had my passenger front wheel bearing changed. 99k a/c compressor, dryer, orifice tube, and front strut mounts. Thank God for extended warranties! I’ve only paid $100 for...
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    14 Sport Newbie to Fourm

    I bought a used 14’ Sport fully loaded in January with 86k. Love the power of my car, I added a K&N cai and Diablo Sport programmer. I love how people don’t expect them to be fast vehicles. I have had her in the shop about 8 times now due to air bag lights(rear seatbelt) a/c issues, suspension...
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    Spark Plug job on Explorer Sport 3.5L Ecoboost

    I've got a '15 Explorer Sport with 108k miles on it. I've noticed the gas mileage has gotten pretty bad, averaging 13MPG city. Anyway, its overdue for spark plugs, so that's what brings me here. I've looked around via google and some forum searches. I've found instructions/videos on how to...
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    2020 Lincoln Aviator - Built on Explorer platform

    The 2020 Lincoln Aviator is a three row SUV, smaller than the Navigator. Power comes from a twin-turbo, 3.0-liter V6 engine. Mated to a 10-speed automatic, it makes 400 HP and 400 lb-ft of torque. The Aviator Grand Touring is equipped with a 3.0-liter V6 that is part of the hybrids powertrain...
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    Any EcoBoost Engineers in here? EcoBoost Intercooler Condensation Solution?

    Just watched a video of some guy complaining about F150's and said he would never buy ford again. The issue seemed simply to resolve, curious what has been tried or if/how the issue has been resolved. The issue was water build up in the intercooler, which meant a quick jab at the throttle would...
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    3.5l Ecoboost vs Raptor 3.5l Ecoboost

    Does anyone know what the differences are between the regular 3.5l Ecoboost in the Explorer vs. the 3.5l Ecoboost in the F150 Raptor with 450hp? I would appreciate any insight or knowledge.
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    Can I put an EcoBoost in my 2011

    I have a 2011 Explorer XLT AWD with about 135k miles on it. We made a trip, tried I should clarify, and got about 900 miles from home and the water pump went out causing "catastrophic engine failure." Apparently when the water pump went out it flooded the engine with water/coolant? The car...
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    2013 Ford Explorer Sport “Recommended” upgrades

    Hi Fellow Explorers, So we just picked up a 2013 Ford Explorer Sport and being new to the modern explorers, I was hoping I could get some gouge on recommended upgrades to this beast of an SUV. For those unfamiliar with the term “gouge”, it’s widely used in the military as word for “essential...
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    2.0 Ecoboost engine noise when let off throttle

    I have 2014 XLT with 2.0 Ecoboost that has 5000 miles on it. Sometimes if I step on the gas pretty good for a few seconds and then let up quickly there is a 1 to 2 second rattle from the engine compartment. Anyone else heard this noise and is this possibly a "normal" noise from the turbo...
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    California Emissions System on PIU

    Are all PIUs equipped with CA emissions or only in select states? Thanks.
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    Is it legal to own a PIU?

    For the last few years, I have been considering picking one up as a third car for hauling/towing stuff and whatnot. Is it legal to own one in California?
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    Anyone have an idea on this rattle noise?

    2.0 13 xlt It's always made this rattle noise since I've had it..bone stock at 93k miles(now 96k with a little extra)..I just assumed it was a heat shield so never paid too much mind to it...ive re done the exhaust while I was replacing the flex connector hoping that was the rattle.., I've...
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    Police Interceptor Utility 3.5 ecoboost

    Can anyone tell me what year they began using these models. I have been trying to find a turbo PIU but someone told me they came began in 2015 so we wont see used models for a while. Is this true? I know the Taurus PI has been using this since 2013.
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    Exhaust ques regarding 2017 Sport 3.5 Ecoboost , resonator delete, factory vs Magnaflow

    The main question I do not see asked is this. I have a 2017 Ford explorer sport 3.5L Ecoboost. Has anyone just removed the resonator and left the factory mufflers and if so what did it sound like? Did it resonate in the cabin or drone? Has anyone put a Magnaflow 18" a larger magnaflow on a...
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    Cold Air intakes for the 2.0...will 3.5 ones interchange with them?

    Description basically says it, Ive seen many posts about 3.5 intakes and all but cannot find any posts about the I apologize in advance if there was already a thread discussing it..I swear Ive searched..I know theres two intakes out there that specifically made by K&N and AEM but I see...
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    1999 Ford Explorer 4L V6 SOHC -- Engine & Transmission Swap.

    Hello ExplorerForum, Been a frequent lurker for the past 5 years but never had any questions to ask until recently. My trucks been very well maintained over the course of it's *known* life. It's been smooth all the way up until the start of last year, transmission starting to slip, engine now...
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    2017 Explorer Sport vs Platinum

    Everybody, Does the '17 Sport have different engine or transmission tuning than the Platinum? I test drove both today, but it seemed like the Sport performed better in every way--even though both models have the same engine, tires, etc. Maybe it was my imagination, but the Platinum seemed...
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    2017 Platinum Surging and Stalling

    Sorry for the long post, please be patient.... Brand new, less than 200 miles on it when this problem started. Noticed at first when driving through the parking lot on day one. Seemed like a trans shifting problem, switching between gears. This is not the same as the problem others have...
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    Need opinions, looking at buying an Ecoboost Explorer!

    I haven't done an introduction yet but to keep it short, I work at a Ford dealer and I have been looking at getting my wife an Explorer and trading her RX300 for a bit and I'm at a point where it makes sense now. We just traded in a 2012 Explorer Limited with just about everything you could get...
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    2016 Explorer 2.3L EcoBoost 4WD real world MPG?

    If you drive a 2016 Explorer 4WD with 2.3L EcoBoost engine, please post the fuel efficiency you've observed. Thank you in advance. :salute:
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    Issues with 2013 Explorer Ecoboost

    So the issue bug has finally bitten me bad. In the past it was small minor cosmetic things (passenger side seat cover clip tore from the leather seat in the leg area, Black upper window trim just BLEW OFF at highway speed, power mirror motor failure.) About 2 months back I noticed a pretty...
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    Explorer Sport vs. Mustang GT This was last year, when the Truck was Stock, now it's not and this GT will down! LOL
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    TUNED Explorer SPORT Dyno| More HP & MASSIVE Torque Gain

    TUNED Explorer SPORT Dyno Run | MASSIVE Torque Gain Two Pulls: Very Happy with the results! +76 Foot Pounds is INCREDIBLE! Now for a little Drop with the H&R Springs, Brake MOD and Custom Downpipes.
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    Continued Performance Developments from Livernois Motorsports for the Explorer Sport

    Hey Guys, I just wanted to take a minute to introduce myself. My name is Andy and I am one of the employees at Livernois Motorsports & Engineering that monitor our various message boards we sponsor. I am on member of a team of 6 people dedicated to helping out current, past, and potential...