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by Vinny
Fri Feb 08, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Changing Navigation panel
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Changing Navigation panel

I don't have prem audio but do have Sync. Well I may take the gamble for $75.00. Will let you know in the spring when the weather breaks.
Thanks again
by Vinny
Fri Feb 08, 2019 2:54 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Changing Navigation panel
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Changing Navigation panel

Thank you indiefilmguy,
So you're saying then that if I simply plug in the Nav unit into my Taurus x which never had the nav screen, it won't work the radio unless I 1st go to the dealer to program it? I don't intend to use the GPS.
by Vinny
Sun Feb 03, 2019 6:19 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Changing Navigation panel
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Re: Changing Navigation panel

Thanks again spy1309,
my car didn't come with navigation but i will ask for the radio harness.
by Vinny
Fri Feb 01, 2019 10:46 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Changing Navigation panel
Replies: 7
Views: 75

Changing Navigation panel

Hi All, Have any of you ever bought a used Navigation unit to put in your Taurus X which never had a Nav unit? The Auto recycler told me to check with the dealer using the last 8 digits of the VIN # of both vehicles to see if it would work in my car. I did call the dealer but he wasn't sure. He did ...
by Vinny
Mon Dec 17, 2018 3:34 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

spy1309 wrote:
Mon Dec 17, 2018 12:41 pm
If it has black deposits that means unburned gas , means running rich .....hence low gas milleage.
Well thank you for all your feedback, HAPPY HOLIDAYS!
by Vinny
Sat Dec 15, 2018 6:49 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

spy1309 wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 1:53 pm
Is your exhaust tip black inside? Or clean?
Well the tailpipe is almost clean as a whistle, no sight of carbon. Why?
by Vinny
Fri Dec 14, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

Ok spy1309 , what do you get in winter city driving? Yep, changed sparks, air filter, pcv valve and cleaned throttle body...still get 14L/100km! not happy
Btw, we're in Chatham Ont, about 2 Celsius, 34 F
by Vinny
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:41 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

How can you possibly be getting 'summer' gas usage, (11l/100km) in Canadian Winter?!!! I'm at 14L!
by Vinny
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:58 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

spy1309 wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 11:19 am
Now on mine with 400k I average 11-12l/100km wife one averages 11l/100k with 200k on board .
are you in warm or cold climate area?
by Vinny
Tue Dec 11, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

Ryan57us wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 7:54 am
I'm getting about 18-19 mpg city and 23 max on the highway. I'm not sure if this is bad, decent, or good.
that works out to about 13L/100km, which is the norm, thanks
by Vinny
Mon Dec 10, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

Ok, how bout this folks, for all the Trex owners in the upper Midwest and Canada, how many Litres per 100 km are you using in these cold temps of 0 Celsius or 25 F ? I'm back to 15kmL/100km which I think is a little high.
by Vinny
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

In colder weather you will get worse mileage , also the gas gets reformulated for winter ...as a test try a tank of premium gas from Shell with no ethanol...if the mileage improves you have and answer if not .....you do have a problem. Well I think cleaning the throttle body and then resetting the ...
by Vinny
Tue Dec 04, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Which fuel Injector cleaner is safe to use?
Replies: 5
Views: 279

Re: Which fuel Injector cleaner is safe to use?

I am using the BG 44K Fuel Injector with amazing results, only need to use this once or twice a year, read the reviews and judge for yourself. https://www.amazon.com/BG-44K-System-Cleaner-Enhancer/dp/B00DDVU6EI/ref=sr_1_16?ie=UTF8&qid=1543929305&sr=8-16&keywords=BG+44K+Fuel+Injector Scotty, did you...
by Vinny
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Which fuel Injector cleaner is safe to use?
Replies: 5
Views: 279

Which fuel Injector cleaner is safe to use?

Hello all,
I would like to know if it is safe to use injector cleaner in the Trex engine.
Thank you
by Vinny
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X
Topic: Worst gas mileage
Replies: 27
Views: 629

Re: Worst gas mileage

Hi jayb1976,
Maybe you should try starting a new topic so more guys will focus in on your problem.

good luck.