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Duratec Maintenance FAQ

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GTO Pete

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Duratec Maintenance is just that - maintenance-related posts regarding the 2.5 Duratec.
This post also includes miscellaneous FAQs that don't fit in another forum.

Modification and Maintenance Forums Suggestion Box

CEG General
CEG FAQ Documents
CEG FAQ Archive via archive.org

Vendors
Vendor List - Where to buy parts
Where to buy parts

Basics
Ford Shop Manual Images
General Maintenance Schedule
Oil: Everything you want/need to know at Bob is the Oil Guy Forum

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Air Conditioner, Compressor/Condenser install
URL='https://www.contour.org/forums/threads/a-c-install-and-starter.4013/']Air Conditioner Install[/URL]
Alternator Replacement by CSVT#49
Alternator R&R by CSVT#49
Alternator Replacement by dartsoccer
Alternator How-to by Ray
Alternator wiring fix (flikering lights, low rpm)
Alternator FAQ and diagnosis
Axle Replacement
ATX - see Transaxle below

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Battery Relocation How-to by ChattavegasSE
Belt - installing a stretch fit belt
Brake Fluid Flush/Replacement: Pedal Pumping Style By Big Jim & Andy W.
Brake pad replacement
Brake FAQ that contains info
Breaking in a new engine

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Cabin Air filter replacement - by 69Boss302
Cabin micron air filter replacement
Coil Pack testing
Coolant Flush by Big Jim

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DMD (Dual Mode Damper) install How-to
Dual Mode Damper and crank pulley (harmonic balancer) replacement

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EGR Valve blanking

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Fuel filter How-to by PlatoSVT
Fuel Flapper, slow fill -- TBD fix link
Fuel Line Replacement by montrese04
Fuel Pump, Focus SVT How-to by Pale Horse
Fuel Pump, installation discussion and differing approaches
FSVT Fuel Pump (in place of stock pump)
Fuel Pump Replacement(using SVT Focus fuel pump)
Fuel Pump Replacement (1999-2000 returnless)
Fuel Pump Replacement with Motorcraft (returnless)

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Head Gasket Leak Test by Tony2005
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

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IMRC Fix How-to by C. Hightower
IMRC Fix, abbreviated How-to
IMRC Fix Tips, notes
IMRC Clip fix How-to by oberthecat
IMRC Cable Repair by dukeofsho

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

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Mass Air Flow Sensor, cleaning
Moosing (loud reverberating noise from intake)
MTX see Transaxle below

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O2 Sensor Replacement - Upstream bank 1 by mycainsbroken
O2 Sensor Replacement - Upstream Bank 1 by Goldentour
O2 Sensor How-to - Rear by Antiramie
O2 sensors: Bank 1, Sensor 1 (firewall, upstream) O2 sensor replacement
Odometer repair
Oil - How to change. by Derk2000
Optimize, Y-Pipe - See Y-Pipe

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Polishing your car
Power steering pump hose replacement

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Radiator replacement by Ray
Remote entry headlight flash
Rearview mirror, heated element recontenting
Roll Resistor, DIY Poly Filled Roll Resistors

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Sail panel - Rear door sail panel install
Secondaries (see LIM)
Sidemarkers: A6 sidemarker install (see also Lighting Forum)
Spark Plugs & Wires How-to by Derk2000
Spark plug replacement by Ray McNairy (R.I.P)
Spark Plug replacement Aide w/Pics by Ray
Spark Plug Replacement by ScottyDsntKnow
Starter Replacement
Subframe Bolt Extraction by SoopaCooga

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Timing Chain info
Throttle Body, cleaning How to by Big Jim
Throttle - Hang fix
Throttle Hang fix
Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) Part Numbers
Throttle Position Sensor (TPS) Removal
Throttle Body, 65mm Mustang How To by Harrry
Transaxle - ATX fluid change by cobrawannabe - TBD fix link
Transaxle - ATX fluid change w/pics by Starjammir
Transaxle - ATX Fluid change by cobrawannabe
Transaxle->MTX fluid change
Transaxle - MTX drain and fill by Ray and PlatoSVT
Transaxle - Purchasing source

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

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Vacuum leak detector DIY

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Water pump & coolant replacement thanks todras
Water pump How-to, pics.
Water pump replacement
Water pump replacement - By 69Boss302
Water pump restrictor plate by Andy W
Wheel Bearing Replacement part 1 by Bugzuki
Wheel Bearing Replacement part 2 by Bugzuki
Wiper Arm removal (Windshield wiper) - by 69Boss302

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Y-Pipe Optimization how-to

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