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Hi guys, Having a tough one here! My 16' Sport has been running with a Livernois tune for almost 3 years (mostly on 91 octane tow or performance tune). For the last year, I have also installed a JLT Catch Can (oil separator). It has ALWAYS underperformed, even before tuning when it was still brand new. I have never runned 0-60 below 6 seconds flat even with heavy left foot braking for boost buildup. It has also always smoked quite heavily, especially during winter time or below freezing temperature. It is mostly white smoke while weather is cold. What is bothering me even more is the actual amount of oil being catched in my oil separator. It was completely filled after 2000 miles of softly driven highway. I had to empty it at least 4 times between 2 oil changes. I told the dealer about white smoke (with pictures) and on my oil change, they saw the oil consumption because the level showing on the dipstick was quite low. They made basic checkups, and they filled it, sent me on the road for 1600, and made me come back to have a look. They told me I was inside boundaries fixed by Ford... But I know something is not right with my engine... White smoke (sometimes black), lots of oil being trapped in my catch can, low fuel milleage (especially for the last 20 000 miles). I don't know how if there's anything I can do to have it looked at thoroughly. Suggestion? Normal behaviour (which I guess it isn't)?
This is more of a rant/detail of my experiences. Wondering if anyone else has experienced similar issues. At this point, I'm coming off 5 subsequent Honda/Acura cars, most recently a 2013 Acura RDX Tech. With my lease about to end this July 1st, and being ready for something different, I decided to take a leap over to Ford and ordered a 2015 Edge Sport back in April. I made it clear that I needed the car by 7/1 as my lease was ending and I was told not to worry, the Edge would arrive in "plenty of time". The dealership was awesome to work with, until about 5 seconds after I gave them a deposit. Ordering on April 21, they told me to expect 6-8 weeks for delivery. On May 6th, the dealership told me that the car was scheduled to be built that week. No new info or updates for weeks, other than a VIN, which didn't show up in ETIS. On June 9th, I was told again that the car was being built that day and I should expect it by June 21st. The week leading up to the 21st, I was told it would not be June 27th, lining up perfectly with my scheduled appointment to turn in my Acura literally across the street from the Ford dealership. Perfect! Today I check in with the Ford dealership by text message to confirm I can come across the street and pick up my car after I drop off the Acura on Saturday. Oops...now it's scheduled for the week of July 15th! I call the dealership and got a whole run around on how they got bad info and there is nothing they can do and that "Ford is aware that this is a sold unit" - which makes me think it's maybe been sold to someone else. Now I'm mad. Way too much work and frustration for what should have been a simple, easy sale. End up talking to the manager and basically he tells me in the last 18 months, Ford has been getting EXTREMELY bad with communications about builds and deliveries. Apparently its not just new models like the Edge. They have a Flex that they ordered in October that still hasn't showed up. They have a Lincoln customer who has been waiting a similar amount of time for his new car. To "make it up to me" they are letting me use a Ford Focus as a loaner, starting Saturday and until my Edge comes in, which may be mid July. Maybe. Wondering if this is a typical Ford purchase experience, because, as a new customer, I'm really not impressed...