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    Your friendly neighborhood Ford technician

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    Quad Cities
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    2010 Fusion Sport
  1. Ah, the 10R80MHT finally makes its debut. I saw one of these firsthand last winter. The unit bolts to the front of the bell housing, but does not add that much length. Maybe 4 inches? Its serviced as an assembly with the torque converter.
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    2020 Explorer, sync 4?

    I sat in one about a month ago, and I checked the software level. I believe it was version 3.4
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    Possible PTU Issue in my Fusion

    There was never really a pattern of catastrophic failure with that style PTU. Your most likely dealing with an intermediate shaft seal leak if I had to guess.
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    2017 Fusion Hybrid Front Wheel Bearing Replacement

    I believe bearing hubs are covered under the 5/60,000 powertrain warranty.
  5. I pack the hub bearings with grease using a bearing packer. Nothing crazy like a front bearing. It takes a long time for fluid to reach the hubs on a floater axle. Some guys will jack up one side of the truck to get fluid out there. I just prefer to pack them.
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    2020 Explorer

    Taking Western Digital hard drives nomenclature? They may have had grounds for a lawsuit.
  7. It's way more then 3. There have been 3 complaints to the NHTSA, yes, but that isn't every failure. Our service department has fixed several. I've seen other reports on Ford technician forums. This is a way bigger problem then .00036%.
  8. I would try a different flash drive.
  9. Do they use other bed lengths at KCAP? I've been wondering that.
  10. Whoever it is, they aren't doing a good job. Would not recommend for a do-it-yourselfer right now.
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    F53 Chassis with V10 and 5,324 miles

    It really is. He's blaming the manufacturer on the alleged incompetent towing.
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    Ultimate Trailer Tow Camera Package

    Be warned! The TPMS sensors are only compatible with wheels that have .452" valve stems. The trailer I just tried installing this accessory on had .625" valve stems. It seems (through my limited research) that the majority of trailers use this oversize stem. We are currently looking for a work-around. There is nothing in the pre-sales literature about this requirement. We have contacted Ford through several avenues and the answer is the same: .625" valve stems are not supported.
  13. First, you should use an Apple cable. Second, unplug the battery for five minutes and try again. Master reset rarely helps. PM me if you still have problems.
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    2014 C-Max energi Frame Rust

    I work in the Midwest. This is what our cars look like regardless of manufacturer.