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by Webmaster
Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Cold Air Intake in PI?
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: Cold Air Intake in PI?

MiekK wrote:
Tue Jan 15, 2019 11:39 am
But, but,... how can one get that cool sound without one?
Drill holes in your stock one??
by Webmaster
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: 2018 Ford Taurus SE
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: 2018 Ford Taurus SE

PeterNC wrote:
Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:07 pm
Avalon’s have become insanely expensive BTW.
Avalon's don't have a built-in engine self-destruct feature though (water pump leaking internally)

:lol: :roll: :mrgreen:
by Webmaster
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: 2018 Ford Taurus SE
Replies: 8
Views: 472

Re: 2018 Ford Taurus SE

I've heard if you want less haggling / hassle contact the fleet sales manager directly. Tell them you're a cash buyer, want a straight up price and you're shopping around. You don't even need to set foot in the dealer until the deal is basically done that way. I truly think the future of car buying ...
by Webmaster
Tue Dec 25, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: What type of anti-freeze?
Replies: 7
Views: 317

Re: What type of anti-freeze?

The water pump is a crazy expensive cost to replace. If in doubt just spend a bit more $ now and get the right fluid from the dealer so you don’t have to worry about it. We haven’t been able to determine the best practices to help prevent or delay the water pump failure. Change your coolant at prope...
by Webmaster
Wed Dec 19, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Cold Air Intake in PI?
Replies: 8
Views: 340

Re: Cold Air Intake in PI?

Not a Taurus but it applies - https://youtu.be/NJKlb61_kXU - I no longer spend money on oiled air filters, they are bad.

Most people don't realize but the stock air intake is a cold air intake.
by Webmaster
Mon Dec 17, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Taurus 3.5L Water Pump Failure
Replies: 47
Views: 25317

Re: Taurus 3.5L Water Pump Failure

holzapfel wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:35 am
... ugh! This will probably be the last Ford I buy
That's probably a good idea.
by Webmaster
Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:07 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Door jamb key pad
Replies: 11
Views: 554

Re: Door jamb key pad

Hmm OK
by Webmaster
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Door jamb key pad
Replies: 11
Views: 554

Re: Door jamb key pad

This is for F-150, not Taurus. I don't think so, that function is in the SYNC3 APIM module, which My 2013 does not have. Door Keypad Menu & Ambient Lighting 17-18 APIM 7D0-01-02 XXX*-XXXX-XXZZ 8 = Keypad Disabled & Lighting Disabled, 9 = Keypad Enabled & Lighting disabled,  A = Keypad Disabled & Lig...
by Webmaster
Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:13 am
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Headlight switch automatic lights upgrade PI sedan
Replies: 43
Views: 1571

Re: Headlight switch automatic lights upgrade PI sedan

I believe this is not for the Taurus. What is your source?
GonzoWerke wrote:
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:24 pm
Hmmm...

I have also found this...

AdvanceTrac Control & AutoLamp Delay-13-18 IPC 720-01-03 XXXX-XX*X-ZZ 0 = Disabled, 8= AdvanceTrac, 1 = AutoLamp, 9 = AdvanceTrac w/ AutoLamp

Thinking this adds them to the settings menu...
by Webmaster
Sun Dec 02, 2018 8:15 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: missing torque values
Replies: 6
Views: 285

Re: missing torque values

Is that a Dorman manifold? A Ford part is best if you plan on keeping the car a long time.
by Webmaster
Sat Dec 01, 2018 7:51 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Anyone ever flush their PTU???
Replies: 8
Views: 557

Re: Anyone ever flush their PTU???

The safest flush is to change the fluid and then change it again shortly thereafter. Personally I wouldn’t risk things by using additives like those you mentioned.

I thought all PI’s had a drain plug??
by Webmaster
Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:47 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: easy fix for more light in trunk.
Replies: 1
Views: 149

Re: easy fix for more light in trunk.

Bright! I added the Amazon product link to your post FYI.
by Webmaster
Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:13 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: How much lifetime mileage can we expect?
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: How much lifetime mileage can we expect?

Hmmm.... depends if the water pump fails. When it does if it's not caught soon enough it destroys the engine from the inside. I wouldn't consider either of them to be highly durable, the turbos can fail on the EcoBoost engines, it's a bit rare too but the problem can re-occur. Read over at the Flex ...
by Webmaster
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Misfire or O2 sensor? 2011 Crown Vic
Replies: 9
Views: 421

Re: Misfire or O2 sensor? 2011 Crown Vic

Stay away from Dorman if you plan on keeping the car! Most of what they make is junk.

Just find the part # and search eBay, Amazon, RockAuto, etc and compare pricing.
by Webmaster
Fri Nov 16, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Relationship goals...
Replies: 5
Views: 270

Re: Relationship goals...

Just in case that link breaks in the future... $3,700 gets you: Designed specifically for the 2013-2019 Ford Police Interceptor Sedan without OEM SYNC®; system (not compatible with interior upgrade code 12P) Co-developed with Ford to replace and mount in factory dashboard location, providing a prof...
by Webmaster
Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: Misfire or O2 sensor? 2011 Crown Vic
Replies: 9
Views: 421

Re: Misfire or O2 sensor? 2011 Crown Vic

I've gotten advice that I'm probably looking at a leaky intake manifold or gasket. Is there a test I can perform that confirms it's my intake manifold that's leaking before I start taking parts off? Yes, a smoke test. Search something to the effect of "evap leak smoke test" to see what they're abou...
by Webmaster
Wed Nov 14, 2018 2:59 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Which catalytic converter to replace for P0430 Code
Replies: 7
Views: 555

Re: Which catalytic converter to replace for P0430 Code

Be sure to replace it with ideally a Ford OEM converter for best results. Second choice is a 50-state legal aftermarket one. If you go for the cheapest one it won’t last as long and you might be replacing it again in a year.
by Webmaster
Wed Oct 17, 2018 1:43 pm
Forum: Welcome / Introductions
Topic: Searching across forums?
Replies: 2
Views: 272

Re: Searching across forums?

Click "Quick Links" just below the ad near the top of the page. Then click "Search" from that list that comes up. By default it searches all forums.
by Webmaster
Mon Oct 15, 2018 2:24 pm
Forum: 2010-newer Ford Taurus (6th Generation)
Topic: 2011 Taurus SEL extremely low coolant
Replies: 3
Views: 366

Re: 2011 Taurus SEL extremely low coolant

Welcome! If there is noticeable coolant in your oil already, the damage is done. Coolant destroys bearings internal to the engine which is permanent damage. It can only be fixed by an engine rebuild (or replacement which is more likely). I would either sell it as-is and buy a Toyota or fix it and re...
by Webmaster
Sat Oct 06, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Ford Police Interceptor 2013-newer
Topic: Water pump is toast at only 60K miles (2015)
Replies: 8
Views: 698

Re: Water pump is toast at only 60K miles (2015)

So did it leak internally too, destroying the engine from the inside? Worth asking, it's such a horrible thing that happens to unsuspecting owners.