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post #16 of 18 (permalink) Old 11-20-2017, 03:11 PM
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I actually let Ford do the transmission service and radiator flush on my 2011 Mustang because I didn't want to mess with it and the transmission is "sealed" and I don't have a way to get under the car to make sure the fluid level is right. It was something around $400.
Are you sure they actually did the work?

My son is both a licensed auto tech and a licensed heavy vehicle tech.

He got his journeyman license working for a general shop then he worked for a dealership for a while. The stories he told me would bring chills to your spine. Like, the time he went to the service adivisor at the end of the day to say he didn't have time to do a coolant flush on a car. Both the shop foreman and the advisor told him "yes, you did".

He decided to get out of the light duty and went heavy duty. Now he fixes Caterpillars, John Deere, Komatsu, etc.

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Are you sure they actually did the work?

My son is both a licensed auto tech and a licensed heavy vehicle tech.

He got his journeyman license working for a general shop then he worked for a dealership for a while. The stories he told me would bring chills to your spine. Like, the time he went to the service adivisor at the end of the day to say he didn't have time to do a coolant flush on a car. Both the shop foreman and the advisor told him "yes, you did".

He decided to get out of the light duty and went heavy duty. Now he fixes Caterpillars, John Deere, Komatsu, etc.
Nope, I'm not.

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I changed the plugs and the coil packs for less that $100 myself.
Please don't tell me you bought Ebay/Amazon coils. Good quality coils are going to be a lot more than that, and failing coils can damaged the ECM in just a few misfires.

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