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by warment
Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:26 am
Forum: Under the Hood
Topic: 05 ford five hundred throttle body replacement question
Replies: 7
Views: 1536

Re: 05 ford five hundred throttle body replacement question

I had the same problem...check out the following: viewtopic.php?t=19115
by warment
Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:50 am
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: 2001 Ford Taurus service engine light
Replies: 2
Views: 609

Re: 2001 Ford Taurus service engine light

I was thinking the same thing (cat). Has to be running very hot to do that. A bad oxy sensor probably killed the cat, so replacing the cat will probably only be a temp fix. Replace the oxy sensors as well.
by warment
Tue Apr 04, 2017 5:51 am
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: 02 Taurus - putting in a trans drain plug?
Replies: 6
Views: 1088

Re: 02 Taurus - putting in a trans drain plug?

I changed the fluid in my mom's 2003 a couple years back after it started slipping a little on the 1-2 shift...car had less than 100k miles at the time (but close to 100k)...I was amazed how much sludge/metal goo was attached to the magnet inside. That being said, a fluid and filter change brought t...
by warment
Tue Mar 07, 2017 11:32 am
Forum: Under the Hood
Topic: Serpentine Belt Replacement On 2005 Five Hundred
Replies: 14
Views: 7413

Re: Serpentine Belt Replacement

Sounds like your tensioner is toast and probably needs replaced. Most tensioners have indicator marks on them to indicate when the tensioner is bad.
by warment
Sat Mar 04, 2017 5:54 pm
Forum: 2000-2007 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (4th Generation)
Topic: What is causing this noise? 2005 Taurus
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: What is causing this noise? 2005 Taurus

Camshaft synchronizer or sensor on top perhaps? My mom's chirped like a bird when it went bad...twice... Put your hand on the right side of the engine under the plastic intake in the v of the motor...do you feel anything here? The sensor and synchronizer are directly under a plastic right angle wire...
by warment
Fri Mar 03, 2017 4:37 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (5th Generation)
Topic: Flush and/or filter change?
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: Flush and/or filter change?

Not sure about his car, but some have an access panel so that the torque converter can be drained as well.
by warment
Thu Mar 02, 2017 6:00 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus & Mercury Sable (5th Generation)
Topic: Flush and/or filter change?
Replies: 5
Views: 1174

Re: Flush and/or filter change?

Not sure about your car, but my car (2005 Ford Five Hundred with Aisin 6-speed transmission) only has an internal filter than cannot be changed without major disassembly. It doesn't have a traditional style pan with replaceable filter and magnet like my Mom's 2003 Ford Taurus 4 speed auto. That bein...
by warment
Tue Feb 28, 2017 1:16 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Rear Wheel Bearings..
Replies: 11
Views: 1639

Re: Rear Wheel Bearings..

Correct. Sorry for the sloppy cut and paste: SPECIFICATIONS TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION Description Nm lb-ft All Vehicles Brake caliper anchor plate bolts 100 74 Brake disc shield bolt 14 10 Shock absorber-to-upper mount nut 83 61 Stabilizer bar bracket bolt 58 43 Stabilizer bar ...
by warment
Tue Feb 28, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Everything Else
Topic: Wrench light
Replies: 16
Views: 5846

Re: Wrench light

Just to update...I have had zero problems since replacing the TB and pedal assembly. I wish you guys the best on this situation.
by warment
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:05 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Rear Wheel Bearings..
Replies: 11
Views: 1639

Re: Rear Wheel Bearings..

I think you would have had problems by now if you over torqued it. Hopefully you are good to go.
by warment
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:30 am
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Rear Wheel Bearings..
Replies: 11
Views: 1639

Re: Rear Wheel Bearings..

I have no idea...I reused the axle nut (I think you are supposed to use a new nut), which had a smashed edge on it...in summary, you probably wouldn't be able to obtain the correct torque specs anyways...lol
by warment
Mon Feb 27, 2017 7:04 am
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Rear Wheel Bearings..
Replies: 11
Views: 1639

Re: Rear Wheel Bearings..

I have done them before. I used either a slide hammer or a wheel bearing puller (much better). I would not want to attempt without one of these tools.
by warment
Tue Feb 21, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: who has highest mileage?
Replies: 18
Views: 3507

Re: who has highest mileage?

I haven't had any brake issues (I replace pads every 50k or so myself)...I always clean/lube the sliders. My car has the 3.0 Duratec with external water pump (connected to cam). No problems at all with the pump now. At one point, it started to whistle when cold, but hasn't made a peep in several yea...
by warment
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: who has highest mileage?
Replies: 18
Views: 3507

Re: who has highest mileage?

Things I have fixed/replaced...front right halfshaft, on my third alternator, windshield, AC compressor/recharge ($1600), melted front right headlight pigtail, struts replaced once, shifter interlock, on my third serp belt, on my third set of spark plugs, recently replaced coil packs ($31 from ebay)...
by warment
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:07 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: who has highest mileage?
Replies: 18
Views: 3507

Re: who has highest mileage?

I WOULD NOT RECOMMEND a trans flush...ever.
by warment
Tue Feb 21, 2017 7:06 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: who has highest mileage?
Replies: 18
Views: 3507

Re: who has highest mileage?

To be honest...not much...I have used Mobil 1 motor oil since day one, so I would highly recommend that. I have used the trans "drain/refill" approach twice...make sure the correct fluid is used for your trans (mine is an Aisin 6 speed). That's about it. If you would like a list of everything I have...
by warment
Tue Feb 21, 2017 6:05 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: who has highest mileage?
Replies: 18
Views: 3507

Re: who has highest mileage?

Sorry...I didn't see what forum this was posted in.
by warment
Tue Feb 21, 2017 5:56 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: who has highest mileage?
Replies: 18
Views: 3507

Re: who has highest mileage?

Almost up to 280k on my 2005 Five Hundred...stock water pump...
by warment
Thu Feb 09, 2017 1:19 pm
Forum: Under the Hood
Topic: Brakes Screeching Noise when applying Brakes Sitting Still
Replies: 6
Views: 996

Re: Brakes Screeching Noise when applying Brakes Sitting Still

I use the same stuff on the sliders themselves and have had no problems.