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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: 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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  3. 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
  4. 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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    04-15-2007 11:15 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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
  1. 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
  2. Timing chain and tensioner replacement

    I've had a ticking/timing chain rattle as long as i've owned my SVT. Yesterday I finally ripped it apart. Engine has 144k miles on it. ...

    Started by Broken Bolts, 06-09-2012 07:25 PM
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    10-07-2014 11:08 AM Go to last post
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Engine lift support bar HARBOR FREIGHT where to hook chains on engine.

    Using a Harbor freight engine lift suport bar lift to hold engine in place while removing trans below. Where are the lift holes if any on a 1999...

    Started by Mr Bill, 04-17-2014 08:23 PM
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    10-12-2014 08:32 PM Go to last post
  6. 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
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    08-14-2014 03:40 PM Go to last post
  7. Rod bearings

    Hi all, was wondering if it is possible to change out the rod bearings with motor in the car? Was thinking of putting car up on a lift and dropping...

    Started by formulad3, 08-29-2014 01:25 PM
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    09-26-2014 04:45 PM Go to last post
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. Timing chain

    I was just wondering if theres any get arounds like quicker steps to do the timing chain on my 2000 svt. Hanes wants me to do all kinds of stuff an I...

    Started by brett93, 05-09-2014 07:48 AM
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    10-08-2014 05:48 PM Go to last post
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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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    09-17-2014 07:41 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
  18. 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
  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
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    09-15-2014 11:32 AM Go to last post
  20. 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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    07-21-2014 02:01 PM Go to last post

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