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06-18-2019, 11:24 PM
Replies: 22
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Posted By D2Abbott

Unplug your phone from the USB port in your truck...

Unplug your phone from the USB port in your truck and then run your app. Iím guessing that your apps are accurate this way. We iPhone/Waze/CarPlay users all seem to deal with the app speed inaccuracy...
06-16-2019, 07:37 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

Again, I donít think itís a Waze or iOS issue, I...

Again, I donít think itís a Waze or iOS issue, I believe itís a sync issue. I say this because it works perfectly when USB/CarPlay in my wifeís Acura, issue only happens in my truck.
06-16-2019, 11:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

Iím an Apple fan but have no interest in...

Iím an Apple fan but have no interest in converting others from Android. Theyíre all expensive and all do pretty much the same thing.......

But if it matters to you, our iPhones work quickly,...
06-16-2019, 11:05 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

My wife asked me why people report every car on...

My wife asked me why people report every car on the shoulder and why I do the same. I told her it was just to let people know that there is a friendly Wazer in front of them.
06-16-2019, 01:39 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

I didnít realize we were supposed to say this out...

I didnít realize we were supposed to say this out loud.
06-16-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,357
Posted By D2Abbott

You are correct. Most oils will meet the API...

You are correct. Most oils will meet the API spec, itís the Ford spec that varies with viscosity.
06-15-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,357
Posted By D2Abbott

Iím a stickler on oil viscosity for all of my...

Iím a stickler on oil viscosity for all of my vehicles and all of my customer vehicles. The vehicle manufacturers all say to use xWxx motor oil and the oil manufacturers all say to use what the...
06-15-2019, 11:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,472
Posted By D2Abbott

In my opinion the ďoldĒ body styles aged quickly...

In my opinion the ďoldĒ body styles aged quickly when the aluminum F150ís came to town. I MUCH prefer your current truck. Personally, I would regret stepping backwards into the older truck once that...
06-15-2019, 07:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

I use Waze only through Apple CarPlay, didnít...

I use Waze only through Apple CarPlay, didnít even know USB app was an option. My iPhone is gets plugged in and connect via CarPlay exclusively so I never use any of the apps (like Ford Pass) as you...
06-15-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

Your wife or Waze? Lol

Your wife or Waze? Lol
06-15-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

When using with Sync, Waze has miscalculated my...

When using with Sync, Waze has miscalculated my speed from the moment Apple allowed its use. I donít recall any update were it changed. Again, itís fine when being used in my wifeís Acura. Certainly...
06-15-2019, 12:11 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,148
Posted By D2Abbott

Donít blame Waze

Ever since Waze was added as an option to use with CarPlay Iíve had the issue of it grossly overestimating my speed. Waze nails my speed perfectly when Iím using it ďstand aloneĒ on my phone only.
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06-15-2019, 12:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 760
Posted By D2Abbott

BG makes a product called Frigi-Fresh and it...

BG makes a product called Frigi-Fresh and it works well. I recommend giving it a try and then doing what others have mentioned to dry out the HVAC box (mostly the evaporator) before shutting the...
06-05-2019, 01:33 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,768
Posted By D2Abbott

How ironic is this? Iíve got a Valvoline sales...

How ironic is this? Iíve got a Valvoline sales rep in here pushing his product right now!!! Lol. Should point him to this thread........
06-05-2019, 01:25 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,768
Posted By D2Abbott

Hey wait a minute. I had a 2002 Explorer and...

Hey wait a minute. I had a 2002 Explorer and never once had to flush the transmission fluid. I figured that the fluid was getting changed every couple years or so anyway when the transmission was...
06-05-2019, 01:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,768
Posted By D2Abbott

I donít think I ever addressed your issue. No, I...

I donít think I ever addressed your issue. No, I donít think any sort of fuel cleaning product is going to correct your problem. Intermittent issues are the most difficult. If I were diagnosing your...
06-05-2019, 12:48 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,768
Posted By D2Abbott

I post my opinion when I feel itís relevant with...

I post my opinion when I feel itís relevant with zero intentions of it developing into an argument. We all
have opinions and we are all free to express them here. If I wanted only my opinion to...
06-04-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,247
Posted By D2Abbott

Platinum and iridium tipped sparks plugs almost...

Platinum and iridium tipped sparks plugs almost always look fine and retain their gap. Even failing ones usually look fine. The days of plugs ďstarting to ageĒ are long gone. They absolutely still...
06-04-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,768
Posted By D2Abbott

Most likely the dealer is trying to sell a fuel...

Most likely the dealer is trying to sell a fuel ďinductionĒ service not a fuel ďinjectionĒ cleaner. The difference is big. Old school fuel injector cleaning required that you disabled the fuel pump...
06-03-2019, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,532
Posted By D2Abbott

Great question. I installed aftermarket power...

Great question. I installed aftermarket power fold tow mirrors that came with nearly useless spot lights. Actually, the LED puddle/courtesy lights that shine on the ground beside the door arenít...
06-03-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By D2Abbott

This is what I found so far. I'll keep digging to...

This is what I found so far. I'll keep digging to see if I can see Ford's strategy to calculate instant economy but it may be proprietary information......

DTE (distance to empty) /Average Fuel...
06-03-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,692
Posted By D2Abbott

I found that the longer my truck was a t idle,...

I found that the longer my truck was a t idle, like warming up before a drive or stop and go traffic, the further the on board meter was off. Seemed to be very accurate on long freeway drives. Of...
06-02-2019, 09:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 437
Posted By D2Abbott

I also get that in my 2017 occasionally. Other...

I also get that in my 2017 occasionally. Other times the entire system may go black for a few seconds, and at times it doesnít play well with my phone.

Personally, I really like the CarPlay and...
06-02-2019, 09:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,627
Posted By D2Abbott

I donít see caliper issues on F150ís unless poor...

I donít see caliper issues on F150ís unless poor methods are used to push the pistons back into the caliper. More common is that people donít notice that there is an inner and outer pad and install...
06-02-2019, 12:42 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 777
Posted By D2Abbott

I read the post but missed the ďafter the...

I read the post but missed the ďafter the alignmentĒ part. Thank you for, uhhh, never mind......
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