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Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-01-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 613
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
My 2011 used to have a bit of a groan during left...

My 2011 used to have a bit of a groan during left turns while leaving the garage in the morning. Turned out to be a $900.00 part called a "clutch pack", and replacement cured it. Was just within...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 11-17-2014, 08:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
well I changed the fluid & filter and my wallet...

well I changed the fluid & filter and my wallet is $250.00 lighter. Thanks for the comments.

PS One dealer tried to convince me to just do the fluid and not the filter, but isn't that akin to...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 11-06-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,056
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
Need advice, time for 1st transmission service??

Had this truck about 3.5 yrs, & 75,000km=about 47,000 miles. Never had a transmission issue but am wondering if I should flush the fluid and change filter yet? Manual says not till 100,000. Seems...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 11-05-2014, 03:41 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 606
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I avoided buying a truck with this feature and...

I avoided buying a truck with this feature and remember thinking those are built to bust...so what is the user experience with them, especially in snow/ice. Are they worth it and reliable for my...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 10-30-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,661
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
been using KROWN spray for 25 years on a dozen...

been using KROWN spray for 25 years on a dozen vehicles; no rust on any; retails for $125. a treatment, but if you get a few buddies together they will usually give you a discount to around $100.00...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 10-30-2014, 01:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 291
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
Power rear window cable need lube?

I just dropped my spare tire to lube up the cable with a good water resistant grease before winter and was wondering if the small cable controlling the power rear window should be lubed, and if so,...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 10-29-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,702
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
my Sync has done some weird stuff, and the voice...

my Sync has done some weird stuff, and the voice control has had a brain fart periodically, particularly if I edit a playlist on a USB drive, then try to play it again.

Only fix is to "reboot"...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 10-26-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
correct...the watered down vinegar does not seem...

correct...the watered down vinegar does not seem to be an issue and has worked well on aluminum, steel and plastic rim covers for many years.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 10-25-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,180
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
home made rim cleaner recipe secret... -old...

home made rim cleaner recipe secret...
-old empty spray bottle
-fill 1/3 water, 1/3 vinegar, 1/3 Mr, Clean or dish soap
-spray rims & let soak 5 min
-use a rim brush and rinse w/hose.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 09-28-2014, 12:54 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 668
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
I have a 2011 Sync with voice activated...

I have a 2011 Sync with voice activated navigation and it is not text capable with any phone. A 2010 of this model would likely have same incapability.
We need newer trucks to fix this. ;-)
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-13-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 989
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
lift the blades off the window periodically and...

lift the blades off the window periodically and keep some anti-rust or silicone spray on the wiper arm hinge and spring to maximize the amount of downward force on the blade; it slowly reduces as the...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 08-04-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,366
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
owned 3 sets of PIRELLI Scorpions on 2 different...

owned 3 sets of PIRELLI Scorpions on 2 different trucks...no issues. Very smooth highway ride from Canada to Florida annually, no problems in heavy snow in Pennsylvania. So unless ur a redneck and...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 07-15-2014, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 776
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
blend door, so 2 choices: -fix -sell. Good...

blend door, so 2 choices:
-fix
-sell.
Good luck.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 06-30-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,892
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
no excuse for that bs. Demand the name of the...

no excuse for that bs. Demand the name of the regional Ford rep and insist on an appointment.
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 06-28-2014, 07:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 651
Posted By Big-Red-Lariat
always change mine to a stainless, self-tapping...

always change mine to a stainless, self-tapping or in a year or two, the FORD ones after getting road salted in winter drip rust stains on our white plates!
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