Mostly you need to change:
front crank seal
and any TTY bolts
For SHOs, the oil pump...
I assume a 2013 will have the updated timing setup, in which case list from the Flex forum should be pretty handy ... good place to start.
The PPE mafia is VERY effective :nut:
Yeah that all important vent. If not extended into the engine bay, make sure it is.
I was assuming oil on the plug threads, not on the electrode itself. If there is oil on the threads, the valve cover gasket is the likely culprit.
Quick and simple, can't beat that!
Didn't used to happen on the 3.5, but starting to see one now & then that has to have the turbo replaced to resolve.
Valve cover gaskets commonly fail on Bank 1 on Gen 5 SHOs. Usually cylinder 3 but hey LOL.
When 500 miles is not 500 miles, LOL. Like you said insurance. May be even more OCD than bpd, but you are also pushing the car a lot more. So I...
What code are they getting exactly? P0299 or similar? On the 2.0's it is fairly common for the wastegate actuator to have failed when that code...
This spreadsheet is already a little long in the tooth given the introduction of SN+ oils, but still useful as a historical reference...
Did you unzip directly to the USB stick? What brand stick are you using? Can make a difference. Sometimes 32GB can be unsuitable also, 8 GB or...
HPS 5W30 would be TWO jumps - in additives and in stoutness. I think it will be fine since you are giving the SHO the bizness.
Titanium is an...
That flashpoint fell off the deep end! Could be simply idling, or a lot of WOT, etc. That fuel % while not terrible is something to keep an eye...
They do at $26 or so apiece IIRC. Ziptie them, good to go. Or look on mouser.com for suitable replacements.
Severe Gear is Amsoil.
Agreed ... usually comes down to driving conditions. Some people a) drive mostly highway, and b) aren't stomping on the happy pedal a lot. On...
true. the coolers are courtesy of the police interceptors. one more thing you can thank the LEOs for :)
Yeah ... once you hear the whine, the path is downwards :( Glad you have warranty coverage!
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