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by cruiser71
Wed Aug 05, 2009 2:44 pm
Forum: Interior
Topic: Wet driver's side floor board
Replies: 30
Views: 21690

Re: Wet driver's side floor board

I am at my wits end over a water leak on the drivers side floor of my 06 Five Hundred. It's at the dealer NOW and they are yelling me it's a firewall seam that needs caulk... Simple enough???? No, they want a grand, $1000, to remove the dash. The frustrating thing is thing I have the Ford ESP Premiu...
by cruiser71
Fri Dec 12, 2008 11:44 am
Forum: General Topics (Off-Topic)
Topic: Ford Explorer Rough Idle 4.0L SOHC
Replies: 1
Views: 2715

Ford Explorer Rough Idle 4.0L SOHC

Hi, I know this isn't Five Hundred or Taurus related but I feel I have to get it on the Web. My son has a 1999 Ford Explorer with the V6 4.0L SOHC. The car amazingly has 190K on it and is still plenty strong. As the cold weather came so did a rough idle on cold starts. So rough that we could hardly ...
by cruiser71
Wed Oct 22, 2008 9:56 am
Forum: Under the Hood
Topic: Engine Ping / Knock
Replies: 9
Views: 1656

Engine Ping / Knock

I've suffered with engine ping since my 06 was new. I've read everything on the web about higher octane, mixing octane, changing brands etc. The bottom line is that remedies such as this for a car of this caliber are unacceptable. None of my other cars over the past 10 years have done this. I would ...
by cruiser71
Tue Oct 21, 2008 12:57 pm
Forum: Exterior
Topic: Getting new tires monday, what to get?
Replies: 10
Views: 1249

Re: Getting new tires monday, what to get?

Let me first say I have been suffering with my Pirelli P6's. The cabin noise has been so terrible that I nerver enkjoy driving the car. My 4x4 pick up has a quieter ride. I currently have 42K on the car and the P6's hardly show any wear. I'm just to cheap to replace them. Having said that, I've had ...