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  1. dtbaker61

    HowTo - weather drape to protect charge port from snow & ice

    .... just shut a cloth/plastic re-usable grocery bag in the hood, and drape over charge port. should work in a pinch of you are charging outside during a snow/ice storm.
  2. dtbaker61

    Suggested Improvement Request (SIR) - enable specific GPS location(s) to exclude from auto-lock/chirp

    I like the auto-lock feature when I am 'out', and I like the chirp to verify... when I am out. I'm growing to HATE the auto-lock and chirp when parking in my garage! I walk in/out of my garage many times per day... and really hate the MME locking/chirping/un-locking on approach as I walk by...
  3. dtbaker61

    Suggested Improvement Request (SIR) - easy access ports in Frunk to maintenance points and 12v Connection points

    I find it RIDICULOUS to have to remove 'beauty panels', or the Frunk center bin, to gain access to maintenance and/or emergency points. I am hoping that Ford will design in easy access ports in next model year for: - 12v LVB connection points for easy access to give, or (hopefully not) receive...
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    Suggested Improvement Request (SIR) - add power in/out display to instrument display

    I would find it very informative, and helpful for 1-pedal driving, to add the display of actual kW power in/out to the drivers instrument display.... perhaps just above or below the 'estimated Range' and battery %. This would provide visual feedback on ACTUAL charge rate when plugged in, ACTUAL...
  5. dtbaker61

    Suggested Improvement Request (SIR) - better cargo cover & catches

    I have a small SIR for consideration by Ford, and comments from ya'll might help them put it in the queue..... I am increasingly annoyed by the rear cargo cover flapping in the wind when I am driving with windows down, and spontaneously disconnecting on one or both sides from the lift gate when...
  6. dtbaker61

    Service Manual or online resource for 2011-12 Ford E-Transit Connect Vans?

    Hey there e Team..... This is not a Mach-e question as it is regarding a 2011-12 Ford/Azure e-Transit Connect van.... The 'mule' for Ford back in 2011-12. I have a local friend who bought one used, and has been using it for his garden delivery business.... but recently developed problems with...
  7. dtbaker61

    Howto get an (old) Chamberlain Liftmaster opener to work with MME visor HomeLink - answered!

    I have an old Chamberlain Liftmaster (2001), model sdr2000 garage door opener. This has a RED learn button. I have a couple hand held remotes that still work, but I'd really like to get the visor buttons in the MME to work so I can ditch the remotes. I watched a bunch of uTube videos, read the...
  8. dtbaker61

    Does top speed change with different trim models ? SR versus ER battery ?

    I am wondering if the top speed is limited by motor rpm, inverter current, RW vs AWD, battery voltage, or just by Software.... I have noticed that my MME has limit of 113 mph.... certainly fast enough, but of course I would like to know if it is the same across various models and...
  9. dtbaker61

    How To - Remove & Re-install and configure PAAK on Android 9 to enable a Backup StartCode

    My Goal in documenting this process was to complete config of FordPass - PAAK to enable setting a BackupStartCode that could be entered on Console if and when needed. Not really concerned with using PaaK on a daily basis or remote start... Just wanting a way to get into the car, and start it...
  10. dtbaker61

    Actual output/regen (kW) known for different trim and batteries ?

    I am wondering if anyone has come across test/specification numbers for ACTUAL peak kW output/regen in different drive modes, vehicle trims, AWD/RW, and battery sizes SR/EX ? This info is not displayed real-time anywhere, and not in user manuals or any charts anywhere I can find. Probably will...
  11. dtbaker61

    HowTo - purchase and program a 2nd Key Fob - ASKING

    Thought I'd start this thread with an ask, and revise title and first post if I get an answer.... Intro ---- I am (one of many apparently) not able to use Phone As A Key (PAAK) . I can't even configure mine as FordPass configuration process says my phone does not support PAAK. Since this leaves...
  12. dtbaker61

    How to - add 'access ports' for LVB connection points

    I did a little exploring under the panels in the Frunk, and decided to modify the panel covering the LVB terminal connection points... used for jump starting a dead, trickle charging or adding a heating blanket, or connecting an external load such as an inverter for 'external loads' when Camping...
  13. dtbaker61

    Is there a 'Shop Manual' available ?

    Anybody have access to a shop manual? I'd be very interested in procedures related to: - pulling off body panels in the rear, to figure out Hitch receiver mounting options - pulling Frunk panels out, without breaking clips, etc for access to LVB - where/how to gain access or runtime data on...
  14. dtbaker61

    How to - remove front license plate bracket

    assuming you are in a state where it is allowed.... you were probably a bummed out as I was to see the Factory-installed front license plate bracket. good news, is.... pretty easy to remove with either a drill, or a multi-tool. and then you may want to find some button plugs or whatever.....
  15. dtbaker61

    How to - Remove Mach-E frunk divider - DIY writeup

    takes about ten minutes.... using a pair of stubby 'regular' screwdrivers and pliers, or an 'auto-fastener' tool to minimize damage to the (fairly soft plastic) fasteners. You can re-install the fasteners, or get some new ones at a hardware store, to plug the holes. Or leave the extra drain...
  16. dtbaker61

    seat & steering wheel heaters - not included in base Select FYI

    I took delivery of my Select AWD-SR 2/26/21.... and was concerned to be missing seat and steering wheel heaters. There is no toggle on screen where manual shows, and I thought seat/steering heat was standard on all trims.... second issue is I ordered Black Onyx ActiveX material.... and I got a...
  17. dtbaker61

    phone as Key NOT working ?!

    so.... I took delivery today... phone paired fine, pulled all my contacts in, I set up 'phone as key'.... I thought. It does NOT work. I put the Fob inside, went back out to garage w phone... MME does not recognize phone as Key. I could get in using door numbers, but could not start. MME would...
  18. dtbaker61

    Mach-E Delivery / Dealer Satisfaction reports

    I thought I would start a thread for us new Owners to share our 'Dealer Experiences' with each other, future MME owners, and maybe even the Ford EV team so they have a good way to see which Dealers are doing a good job with the MMEs, and which aren't. Kindof our own little internal BBB report...
  19. dtbaker61

    Display Feature Request - view power (in kW) charge/output/regen interactively 'always on'

    I have read thru manual, but haven't found a way to display instantaneous power (kW) during charge or output/regen while driving.... I'd also like to know if there is any way to alter the regen braking kW when in one-pedal mode or using the 'L' button.... i.e user settable regen within some...
  20. dtbaker61

    looking for LIGHTEST wheels at <$300/wheel

    I generally get a complete second set of wheels, and put snow tires on for my winter ski trips. I'm not a huge fan of factory wheels usually partly because of looks, but mostly because of weight. The Mach-e being on the heavy side.... shaving a pound off wheels is supposed to 'feel' like -20...


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