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    Exhaust Smell Update

    I've replicated the issue on all A/C options, although it's still inconsistent; I even thought I smelt it one morning with no heat or air running with the driver's window cracked open, so that made me think it was definitely something under the hood and not coming from the back. But we're done with it now and not wasting anymore of our time trying to get it fixed.
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    Exhaust Smell Update

    I missed the Ga Lemon law by a few thousand miles before I realized it. It's strange how it doesn't do it in the winter when running the heater, only when run the A/C in the warmer months, which is more frequent in the south. I recently inquired with the dealer again about another fix and was told there was not one after they again check with a Ford engineer; and my response was 'we'll be looking for a replacement' with no push back what so ever...so, my fix...we have 2015 Toyota Highlander XLE on the way this week. Sorry Ford, but that's what the wife decided and she will never drive another (unless she has to drive my Fusion)...I'm going with the happy wife route! As for the Fusion, I said I'd never go back to a sedan, but I may have to say the same thing now about an SUV/CUV. I like the handling better, even though it's not a sports car, I was surprised to see how much better it takes corners and such, and with these new Toyo Proxes on it...oh my, had some Cooper CS4s on it and they rode great, but did not corner well; I'm taking some turns/curves up to 15 mph faster with the Toyos. I've also gotten hooked on E85 now that I found a station in my commute route that sells it...yeah, it's less mpg, but there's more oomph per right foot/gas pedal application with the higher octane rating, plus it runs smoother; gotta pay to play...
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    Exhaust Smell Update

    We're still battling this issue with the wife's '13 Explorer (3 attempts later); even after a fix that came from Ford engineers; latest update is that they are still working on a solution...
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    ODO Data Error

    Been hectic lately...just new tires at this point; it's running great and racking up the miles at a pace of about 2k per month...it's serving me well and the extra fuel mileage is a definite plus.
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    Silblade wiper blades warranty

    Another testament to Silblade's customer service (also dealt with Romona) and she with my Id10t (idiot) duh moment...bought (from Amazon) a pair of blades for my wife's '13 Explorer, which has a redesigned wiper arm, and not for the better. This new design requires the blade to slide on the end of the arm, which also requires a swap of the bracket that Silblade mounts on the blade for most other applications, then you have to snap on a separate piece on the end of the arm to lock in the blade. Well, apparently I did not snap on the passenger side arm completely, Id10t rd 1; and found out after running it through a car wash that has the cloth scrubber strips that hang down and wave up and down over the car. Well, one of them knocked the end piece off and went who knows where. Get home and zip tie the blade to the arm until I can determine whether or not I can just get a replacement end piece. I contacted them through their website and after explaining what I needed, they sent the part. However, it appeared they did not send the end piece that I needed, just the bracket that must be swapped and it was in a small zip lock type bag. I contacted them again stating that I was still missing the end piece that I needed. She promptly resubmitted the order, this time with 2 in separate zip lock bags but i still did not see the end piece (Id10t rd 2 & 3 as I never opened the bags...). Contacted her again asking if there was an email address that I could send a picture of what I received and to make sure she understood what I was needing. She provided me her email, I sent her the picture of the little bags of items and one of the end of the other arm that I did snap on properly; and she resubmitted the order, again came in a small zip lock bag, but this time something was different, I could clearly see 2 pieces in the bag...the end cap being one of them...and so guess what was tucked inside the bracket in the other bags I had gotten previously that was not clearly visible...yes, the end cap that I needed...needless to say she is very patient as well with this Id10t...and I now have plenty of extra brackets and end caps should I make the same mistake again...
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    ODO Data Error

    /\ /\ /\ /\ Yep, what he said \/ \/ \/ \/
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    That would be a lot cheaper...
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    Can I afford a CPO 2011 Edge w/ AWD?

    Does your credit union have a car buying/locator service? Many do and typically they will be able to get you a decent deal and you don't have to hassle with the whole negotiation process with a car salesman.
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    Best Cell Phone Holder For Edge?

    I'm an avid Waze user as well. Love that navi app
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    Best Cell Phone Holder For Edge?

    We actually have a '13 Edge loaner right now as my wife's Explorer is back in the shop for the exhaust smell issue; if you don't mind the reach, that is a good mounting spot...
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    Best Cell Phone Holder For Edge?

    Unfortunately, I can no longer speak to where it would best mount in an Edge, but I will take a look in the loaner we currently have. I now have a '12 Fusion; there is a little drawer left of the steering wheel, I pulled the felt lining, cleaned it with alcohol, and it's stuck to the textured bottom; it feels very secure.
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    Best Cell Phone Holder For Edge?

    This will stick... http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007FHX9OK/ref=oh_details_o08_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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    Grinding noise when turning on ice and snow

    Yes, you can turn it off and try it and I bet you don't hear it...but once you confirm that, turn it back on as I did that once on a wet road...there is a reason it's called 'traction control' and defaults to ON...
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    ODO Data Error

    Best I could tell at the time, it fixed it. It had only been fixed a few weeks...then I totaled it...
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    Round 3 ~ Final Round

    Maybe they changed it to Edge of the Year...I enjoyed the run while we were tied...enjoy the hat!