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Old 03-10-2010, 10:00 PM
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Old 03-10-2010, 10:08 PM
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If you drive that short of trips you should change your oil @ 3k for insurance purposes. PM is less expensive than repair. Also use the FL-820S Motorcraft oil filter and Motorcraft 5w-20 synthetic blend oil. You can't beat the price and quality.
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Bought 2 of those filters and 14 quart of that oil today to keep in the garage. I wont take it back there bad enough i got to buy the parts there. In fact a funny story today when this happen and i was changing that soleniod i fould 4 or 5 valve cover bolt that were not even hand tight so i asked them to fix it while i was in there trying to get my 2200 back! They wanted to pull it to the back and i said get the guy and the socket and have him come fix it here infront of me! That how much distrust i have right now! Thanks for the input!
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Old 03-10-2010, 10:32 PM
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You can buy the oil and filters at Wal-Mart and most auto parts chain stores. I have seen the Motorcraft 5w-20 Full synthetic oil at Advance Auto for about $5/qt., also.
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The first thing they should have done is check base engine oil pressure. Low oil pressure will cause the code p0022. If you have low oil pressure, the vct system will not work properly. All the other codes are because the vct system isn't working properly. The base oil pressure has to be more then 25psi, when HOT. This is key. When the oil gets hot, it thins out causing lower oil pressure.
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Start by writing one very well detailed letter of complaint to the dealership with all the CC listed at the salutations. Include at least your Tyler, Tx. Chamber of Commerce, BBB, Ford Motor Co. corporate customer service. This along with the follow on documentation is what you want to have in hand when you go to court. This will be your proof of your efforts and involvement in correcting the bad service you received. Also itemize all your time involved. Others may be able to offer opinions on other organizations you may want to include on the CC list; i.e. a local news media advocate.

Regarding the sludge in your engine, I have seen a lot worse on engines with less the 100k miles.
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Tommy:

Sorry to hear about your problems, but its good to hear that you were able to take care of what should of been an easy fix for that shop. I hope the owners and managers of that place make good on their mistakes and hopefully you'll come out ahead!

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I have good news the dealership just refunded the entire $2200, and gave me a huge im sorry! It good to know they stand behind there work and people!
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It is good to know that your problem is solved, both with the truck and with the dealership charges.
Did you go in with documentation and threats in hand ready to present your case or did they realize their errors and just apologize up front?
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I have good news the dealership just refunded the entire $2200, and gave me a huge im sorry! It good to know they stand behind there work and people!
Wow. Good for you man. What did it take? Just speaking with the service manager?
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While we're all quick to jump on dealerships if they make a mistake.....its nice to hear of one thats willing to stand behind their work....


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Congrats man just read that whole thing, One thing you can't forget is dealerships can't really charge much more then that guy around the corner because it is so competitive out there and well the economy and all. I have a privet mechanic i love an excellent Ford Dealer that is very impressive with quality work. On another note i was told to run ATF transmission fluid for 30 seconds to safely and completely clean your engine.....
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Sure glad this all worked out for the best! Concerns me that one photo of your trans dipstick tube is open with what looks like dust down in it. They really should have covered that when removing dirty engine parts. If you've never changed your trans fluid, now might be the time.
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It is good to know that your problem is solved, both with the truck and with the dealership charges.
Did you go in with documentation and threats in hand ready to present your case or did they realize their errors and just apologize up front?
Was a little of both, the documentation I think sealed the deal.

The day after i fixed the truck I put it all together in a two page letter detailing all the facts. On monday I took it to the Director over the service and part separtments and asked him share it with the owner. About an hour later i got a call saying the decided if they had not missed the problem I would have never spent the $2200.
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Congrats man just read that whole thing, One thing you can't forget is dealerships can't really charge much more then that guy around the corner because it is so competitive out there and well the economy and all. I have a privet mechanic i love an excellent Ford Dealer that is very impressive with quality work. On another note i was told to run ATF transmission fluid for 30 seconds to safely and completely clean your engine.....
You are right about the dealerships, very competitve prices but once you take your car somewhere you can get stuck in their shop. Its easy to do, just watch out! Adding that I think the only reason this worked out for me is I did take it the dealer, had this been the average shop(smaller ones that could not afford to bleed 2k) I feel no matter the mistakes made they would have stood their ground. i could have got stuck with the bill.
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