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Old 02-14-2013, 07:26 AM   #11
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On my 2013 S it is not a Phillips it is a bolt head. 13mm was too big and 12mm too small. I don't have any English 6 point sockets. The hex actually turns a horizontal gear, not sure why they couldn't of eliminate the gear and come into the adjustment from the top.
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On my 2013 S it is not a Phillips it is a bolt head. 13mm was too big and 12mm too small. I don't have any English 6 point sockets. The hex actually turns a horizontal gear, not sure why they couldn't of eliminate the gear and come into the adjustment from the top.
Can you get to it with the headlamp in the car?
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You can on the passenger side. The driver side is difficult. I just looked and shook my head on the drivers side. On the passenger side I used a short extension. You go in at an angle under the support. I'll take pics when I get home.
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On my 2013 S it is not a Phillips it is a bolt head. 13mm was too big and 12mm too small. I don't have any English 6 point sockets. The hex actually turns a horizontal gear, not sure why they couldn't of eliminate the gear and come into the adjustment from the top.
1/2" is 12.7mm so that would be the logical choice. It is odd that there should be a mix of SAE and Metric hardware but I guess that's the way the US auto industry rolls...


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Might be a 12.5mm.
When I was removing my door speakers a 4mm was too small and a 5mm was too big. Found out there is such a thing as a 4.5mm.
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These hex heads are plastic and have rounded corners. Pretty crappy setup, the least of which the owners manual is incorrect. Maybe a PM to the Ford rep. I'll stop at lowes and pick up a socket. 1/2" is probably right. I'll post pics and check the drivers side.
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Where did you find a 4.5mm?
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Where did you find a 4.5mm?
A cheap 1/4 in drive socket set I think from Walmart or PepBoys.
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