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  1. I have the NOCO 150 and several Regular sealed lead acid booster packs. If you are going to have one for emergency's get one big enough to do the Job! The butt it will save will be yours.
  2. You will need the Vin of the Focus to Identify the final drive ratio that the Focus has, The TC vin will also tell what the final drive ratio is set to at the moment.
  3. Should I change transmission fluid

    Well that very good to know. Is there a reason given for the color change? . The fluid with the Lv spec is also rated for the Allison 1000 Transmission . It does not change color in that transmission . I have used the Motorcraft MerconLV and The Valvoline Max Life in the TC, They both change colors. I have also used the Valvoline Max Life in an Allison 1000 transmission. It has not changed color in the Allison. This trans still works the fluid hard so I will not feel bad about changing the fluid.
  4. Catch Can

    The Catch can is a good idea. Using a high end Synthetic oil will also help to minimize the oil vapor intake carbon problem.
  5. Should I change transmission fluid

    The Trans fluid in this vehicle seems to be worked hard. I have changed mine twice at 25000 mi intervals, each time the fluid had a noticeable color change. It is your call . My manual says that transmissions do not use fluid and if you experience odd shifts to take it to the Dealer. If you have a vehicle long enough they all use fluid . No vehicle had died from using fluid , they all die from running out of fluid.
  6. 4 cylinder engines with automatic transmissions have always had a nervous idle. When you add the AC and electrical load the bumpy idle is quite apparent. The only down side is the momentary embarrassment of hearing the engine rev with out any motion.
  7. Wheel Size Question

    If you watch a drifting video, tire destruction is not anywhere in the thought process. The main parts are smoke and a good selfie video.
  8. Tie Down ?

    If there is provision for a tow hook you can be sure that you can do some serious damage to the car if you hook on to it incorrectly. It makes it much saver for the wrecker to make the tow out of the ditch much less painful. I have seen lots of damaged cars that a friend helped pull out of the ditch.
  9. What happens when you wiggle the rubber loom that goes between the lift gate and the body? The all the wires that operate the components in the lift gate pass through that bell owes. if there is a wiring harness issue that would be a good place to start.
  10. Electrical Question

    Do yourself a favor and never use this type of splice on any type of wiring unless it is for some one you do not like. These are quick and cheap and very unreliable. The twist on wire nut definitely have issues with vibration. The posi Tap connectors are good . As Don has stated The best is crimping or soldering with heat shrink
  11. spare tire reel 2014 connecr

    Sounds like the manual was written after someone found the design flaw in the reel!!
  12. Looking to get a diesel

    I will try and drive the Diesel if any Dealer has one. The Design issues can be worked out of the power plant, but the 40+ Hp penalty could be more of an issue. As time wears on the seat and ability to control the radio with out an issue out weighs the mechanical coolness.
  13. If they drain the trans to do the seal they will put in about 4.5 liters, if they do a flush it will be about 12 liters .
  14. Looking to get a diesel

    Which Diesel does it have ? Did you say it is faster than your ecoboost?