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Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-23-2015, 08:14 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By Gene Horr
Above 100 F when sitting still in the sunlight...

Above 100 F when sitting still in the sunlight the A/C is marginal. A little uncomfortable but not miserable. But if you have a vacuum leak then the blend door will be pulling in a lot of outside...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-21-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 155
Posted By Gene Horr
For the battery charging pin there is a dedicated...

For the battery charging pin there is a dedicated fuse in the panel under the hood. The vehicle comes without that fuse installed and so if it has never towed it will not be present.


The...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-19-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 281
Posted By Gene Horr
In addition to checking the connections also...

In addition to checking the connections also check the field control plug (the only plugged in wires on the alternator). I had one that was loose and so the alternator would intermittently cut in...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-19-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 803
Posted By Gene Horr
Yes, even 5mph can be dangerous for this. Keep...

Yes, even 5mph can be dangerous for this. Keep in mind that you are not talking about a calm event like driving into a brick wall as even with that you have a significant amount of cushioning be...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-19-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 803
Posted By Gene Horr
Penetrating oil, let it soak for a while, add...

Penetrating oil, let it soak for a while, add some more, let it soak then start tapping all around with a hammer while wiggling the hitch. No need for huge whacks. If that doesn't work then I would...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-17-2015, 04:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 208
Posted By Gene Horr
Rear A/C blower

Rear A/C blower
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-13-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 361
Posted By Gene Horr
Plus it always seems to have happened to a...

Plus it always seems to have happened to a cousin's 4 times removed wife's stepfather's lawn service guy's brother. So you KNOW it's true! And when pressed for why I actually had one guy start...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-07-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 394
Posted By Gene Horr
I've tried RAS, then added airbags, then finally...

I've tried RAS, then added airbags, then finally replaced the springs. Hands down the new springs the best choice. I kept the airbags but so far since my towing has been relatively lightweight (3...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 08-06-2015, 07:23 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 320
Posted By Gene Horr
I've got Husky in the Ex, Weather Tech in the MB....

I've got Husky in the Ex, Weather Tech in the MB. In terms of surface protection they are about the same. The Weathertech looks better because it is a soft material. The Husky works far better for...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 07-26-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 193
Posted By Gene Horr
IIRC the diverter door works by vacuum. If so a...

IIRC the diverter door works by vacuum. If so a vacuum leak or inop vacuum pump will cause this problem.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 07-23-2015, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Gene Horr
X2 on changing the fuel. Higher octane and from...

X2 on changing the fuel. Higher octane and from a reputable source. If it goes away then try a lower octane from the same source.


Avoid higher throttle until you get this fixed.
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 07-23-2015, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 623
Posted By Gene Horr
LIGHTER oil in hot weather? The mechanic is full...

LIGHTER oil in hot weather? The mechanic is full of more cr*p than a Christmas turkey. I am not familiar with the recommendations for this engine but if there was a need to change I would try a...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 07-21-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 207
Posted By Gene Horr
Get a second opinion. The usual causes for not...

Get a second opinion. The usual causes for not working when sitting are low coolent, bad airflow over the condenser coils (bad cooling fan or dirty coils) or poor vacuum (with a vacuum leak the...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 07-01-2015, 10:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Gene Horr
Check the plug in the back of the alternator with...

Check the plug in the back of the alternator with the thin wires. An alternator needs voltage at first to produce the field to start generating electricity. This comes from that plug. If it is...
Forum: Excursion - King of SUVs 06-28-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 382
Posted By Gene Horr
It all depends on the PO(s). As long as it was...

It all depends on the PO(s). As long as it was maintained properly (which, granted, is very, very rare) the vehicle can be more dependable than one with a sixth of the mileage/age. But if any...
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