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Forum: Duratec Maintenance

Maintenance questions and discussions regarding vehicles with the Duratec V6 engine.

  1. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Duratec Maintenance - Read First

    Duratec Maintenance is just that - maintenance-related posts regarding the 2.5 Duratec. ...

    Started by GTO Pete, 08-27-2006 06:48 PM
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    03-21-2007 08:46 PM Go to last post
  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Maintenance forum posts ONLY (READ THIS)

    There have been an increasing number of posts in the maintenance forum asking "what is this problem", "what's wrong with my car", or "My CEL is on,...

    Started by Ray, 04-15-2007 11:15 AM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Welcome To CEG new users! READ THIS!

    Welcome to the Contour Enthusiast's Group, often abbreviated as the CEG. You've stumbled upon this site, either by accident or from searching,...

    Started by Ray, 04-23-2007 12:10 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Duratec info from 95 shop manual

    Scanned in a few things that I thought people would find useful. ...

    Started by BrApple, 10-18-2012 08:18 PM
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    01-16-2013 12:59 PM Go to last post
  5. Question Sticky Thread Sticky: Alternator R&R Duratec

    phew. Well all work was not done in vain. Took the alternator from the car up to the O'Reillys and it did fail on their bench. Just finished...

    Started by CSVT#49, 07-14-2009 11:06 PM
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    07-15-2013 05:03 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Water Pump Restrictor Plate

    Well, After 115K miles, I'm finally replacing my water pump. I've never had a cooling problem. Well I've got a surprise. Has anyone ever seen a...

    Started by Andy W., 12-01-2006 07:05 PM
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    08-21-2014 01:41 PM Go to last post
  1. Which Motorcraft iac?

    Looking on rock auto and iac valves and there are two options cx1658 and cx1897. Not sure what the difference is other than the price. My car is a...

    Started by jsmit379, 07-02-2014 09:47 AM
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    07-02-2014 09:48 AM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Please Where Do I Start From?

    Started by hamjisal, 07-05-2014 06:53 AM
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    07-05-2014 06:53 AM Go to last post
  3. 1995 Contour LX V6 main harness rebuild

    Hello all! I have a 1995 Contour V6 with bad electrical issues. I have been told by the mechanic that for the most part most of my wires need to be...

    Started by johnunderkofler, 07-09-2014 03:28 AM
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    07-09-2014 07:50 AM Go to last post
  4. What PSI does the oil pressure light come on? & What is the lowest acceptable PSI

    I added a programmable oil pressure gauge, with alarm. I'd like to use it as a accurate as possible fail safe. So what PSI does the idiot light come...

    Started by Beans, 07-16-2014 11:44 AM
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    07-18-2014 06:00 AM Go to last post
  5. rear crank installation

    has anyone used the tool to install it? this is probably the one gasket that i stress over the most.

    Started by svtfixer, 07-21-2014 02:01 PM
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  6. Vacuum lines

    Does anyone know where the long grey tube goes? it located near the fire wall. When I put the car up on stands to look for more bad wires. (which I...

    Started by Cheif Steele, 03-15-2014 07:59 PM
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    07-26-2014 09:39 PM Go to last post
  7. where to plug in a/c recharge kit?

    Where is the port located to recharge the a/c?

    Started by 98TredSVT, 05-04-2007 12:11 AM
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    07-27-2014 06:48 AM Go to last post
  8. Question cam chain guides and possible cam wear?

    no replies?

    Started by GalaxieMaster, 07-27-2014 01:00 PM
    3.0l, cams, heads
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    07-27-2014 01:00 PM Go to last post
  9. Svt (mondeo st200) spark plugs

    OK SO i work in a motor parts shop here in the uk, and have a problem with the spark plugs for my svt. the 2 manufactures that i deal with for...

    Started by sx_turbo, 07-01-2014 04:06 AM
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    08-11-2014 06:17 AM Go to last post
  10. Smile Engine Harness????

    Hello all! I have a 1998 SVT with the production date of 09/97. My engine harness is bad and I have been unable to find one. The model number is...

    Started by Olaftakarov, 01-22-2014 08:20 PM
    1998, electrical, svt engine, wiring harness
    • Replies: 7
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    08-14-2014 03:40 PM Go to last post
  11. IMRC Dilema...

    Hey guys, Got another question... The cable on my IMRC on my '98 SVT snapped, and as far as I can tell there's no easy way to fix it. Even if I...

    Started by toolbox, 08-11-2014 04:13 PM
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    08-18-2014 09:44 AM Go to last post
  12. SVT/ Non-SVT Airbox interchange?

    Hey guys, Just picked up a 98 SVT... The PO put an inexpensive open element air cleaner on it at some point...it must have been a really long time...

    Started by toolbox, 08-11-2014 01:37 PM
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    08-18-2014 09:56 AM Go to last post
  13. knock sensor wiring

    Hey guys; i am adding a knock sensor to my engine . I know the yellow wire goes to pin #57 on the ECU. This pin has a live feed from the...

    Started by gorman, 08-21-2014 05:40 AM
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    08-22-2014 10:34 AM Go to last post
  14. UIM Cleaning tips and tricks

    I would like to be able to load the UIM cleaning procedure from the Duratec Maintenance Sticky -- I'm just getting un-rendered PHP code (I think) --...

    Started by dfrank, 07-20-2014 06:22 PM
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    08-25-2014 07:25 PM Go to last post
  15. EGR Tube cracked

    The metal tubing running to the EGR is cracked. I've looked for the part but its been discontinued. XS2Z9D477EA. Any ideas on fixes or where to...

    Started by zfarr, 08-22-2014 11:54 AM
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    08-26-2014 10:25 AM Go to last post
  16. serp. belt replacement ?

    I need to replace my serp. belt , does anyone have any tricks ? Go at it from the top or bottom ? anything I can remove to make the job easier?

    Started by f-rice, 09-12-2009 05:44 PM
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    08-28-2014 05:08 PM Go to last post
  17. Bad Purge Solenoid

    Has anyone experienced any trouble finding this part? The local stores (advanced, napa) don't sell it. It's 110$ on ebay and I don't wanna pay that...

    Started by Quicksight, 08-29-2014 07:13 AM
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    08-30-2014 08:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Replacing upper water pump hose

    Is it possible to replace the upper water pump hose (the one under the intake) without removing the UIM? I did a search, nothing turned up.

    Started by larsofvt, 04-09-2013 12:31 PM
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    09-02-2014 10:37 PM Go to last post
  19. Water Pump Swap

    I've got a dribble coming out the pump seep hole when the car shuts off so it's time to do the pump after all these years. Originally I got just the...

    Started by Dyoel182, 09-09-2014 01:01 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    09-15-2014 11:32 AM Go to last post
  20. EGR pressure feedback sensor hoses

    Are the two places on the EGR pressure feedback sensor where two little hoses go supposed to directly connect to the EGR exhaust tube where the two...

    Started by Quicksight, 09-12-2014 05:50 PM
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    • Replies: 13
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    09-17-2014 07:41 PM Go to last post

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