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    Post Duratec Maintenance - FAQ - **Read First**

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

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    FAQ: Where to buy parts

    Modification and Maintenance Forums Suggestion Box

    General Maintenance Schedule

    -=Oil=-
    Everything you want/need to know at Bob is the Oil Guy Forum

    Duratec Maintenance How-Tos/Fixes

    FYI: Those marked with "->" are good links. Those marked with "-" are broken and yet to be found and updated.

    A
    ->A6 sidemarkers - see Sidemarkers
    ->Air Bag Replacement
    ->Air Conditioner, Compressor/Condenser install
    ->Alternator Replacement by dartsoccer
    ->Alternator How-to by Ray
    ->Alternator wiring fix (flikering lights, low rpm)

    ->ATX - see Transaxle below
    ->Auto-Down Window, Passenger side Add-on

    B
    ->Battery Relocation How-to by ChattavegasSE

    ->Brake Fluid Flush/Replacement: Pedal Pumping Style By Big Jim & Andy W.
    ->Brake pad replacement
    ->Brake FAQ that contains info

    C
    ->Cabin Air filter replacement - by 69Boss302
    ->Cabin micron air filter replacement

    ->Coil Pack testing
    ->Coolant Flush by Big Jim

    ->Cowl Screen removal (wiper/motor/filter cowl) - by 69Boss302
    D
    ->DMD (Dual Mode Damper) install How-to
    ->Door Panel Replacement
    ->Door sail panels - see Sail Panel

    E

    F
    ->Fuel filter How-to by PlatoSVT
    ->Fuel Flapper, slow fill
    ->Fuel Pump, Focus SVT How-to by Pale Horse
    ->Fuel Pump, Focus SVT How-To
    ->Fuel Pump, installation discussion and differing approaches
    -FSVT Fuel Pump (in place of stock pump)

    G
    ->GAS (see FUEL)

    ->Grill, Mesh - SEE Mesh
    H
    ->Headlight, Remote entry flash disable
    ->Heated mirror recontent - SEE Rearview Mirror
    ->Hood lift kit install
    ->Hub replacement by Ray
    ->High beam/starter mod - SEE Starter

    I
    ->IMRC Fix How-to by C. Hightower
    ->IMRC Fix, abbreviated How-to
    ->IMRC Fix Tips, notes
    ->IMRC Clip fix How-to by oberthecat

    J

    K

    L
    ->Lift kit, Hood - See HOOD
    ->LIM (Lower Intake Manifold) see UIM below
    ->LIM linkage bushings (dealer is EXPENSIVE!) replacement alternative!

    M
    ->MAF (See: Sensor: Mass Air Flow)

    ->Mesh, Pre-98 Grill How-To

    ->Moosing (loud reverberating noise from intake)

    ->MTX see Transaxle below

    N

    O
    ->O2 Sensor Replacement - Upstream bank 1 by mycainsbroken
    ->O2 Sensor Replacement - Upstream Bank 1 thanks Goldentour
    ->O2 Sensor How-to - Rear by Antiramie

    ->Oil - How to change. by Derk2000
    ->Optimize, Y-Pipe - See Y-Pipe

    P
    ->Painting your car
    ->Polishing your car

    Q

    R
    ->Radiator replacement by Ray
    ->Remote entry headlight flash
    ->Rearview mirror, heated element recontent
    S
    ->Sail panel - Rear door sail panel install

    ->Secondaries (see LIM)

    ->Sensor: Mass Air Flow, cleaning

    ->Sidemarkers: A6 sidemarker install

    ->Slow fill (see FUEL Flapper)

    ->Spark Plugs & Wires How-to by Derk2000
    ->Spark plug replacement by Ray McNairy (R.I.P)
    ->Spark Plug replacement Aide w/Pics by Ray

    ->Starter security/High Beam How-To
    T
    Throttle Body, cleaning How to by Big Jim
    Throttle - Hang fix
    Transaxle - ATX fluid change by cobrawannabe
    Transaxle - ATX fluid change w/pics by Starjammir
    Transaxle->MTX fluid change
    Transaxle - MTX drain and fill by Ray and PlatoSVT
    Transaxle - Purchasing source

    U
    ->UIM - Cleaning intake manifolds without removing them by Big Jim
    ->UIM AND LIM Rebuild w/ pics
    ->UIM and LIM cleaning tips & tricks

    V

    W
    ->Waxing your car

    ->Waterpump & coolant replacement thanks todras
    ->Waterpump How-to, pics.
    ->Waterpump replacement
    ->Waterpump replacement - By 69Boss302

    ->Wetsanding your car

    ->Wheel Bearing replacement (W-Pics) by Ray
    ->Wheel Stud replacement (video)

    ->Window, Auto-Down Passenger Add-on
    ->Window Channel replacement
    ->Window Glass replacement
    ->Wiper Arm removal (Windshield wiper) - by 69Boss302

    X

    Y
    ->Y-Pipe Optimization how-to
    Z
    Last edited by Ray; 09-26-2008 at 09:13 AM.

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    Post HOWTOs moved from old forums to HOWTO forum

    Last edited by GTO Pete; 09-13-2006 at 01:50 PM.

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    Added to:
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    M&M How-to forum
    Duratec Maintenance Forum FAQ

    How-to: Air Bag Replacement
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    Added to:
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    Wiper Arm removal
    Cowl Screen Removal
    Cabin Air filter replacement

    All done by 69Boss302. Thank you!
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