Ford Repair and Maintenance
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Ford ProblemsA Cosmetic Crack May Develop on the Liftgate
A cosmetic crack may develop on the plastic liftgate trim panel. Ford has released a service procedure to replace the applique without damage the the liftgate glass.
The automatic transmission may develop shifting concerns. On lower mileage vehicles, upgrading the software in the powertrain control module (PCM) and the transmission control module (TCM) may correct the problem. As the mileage increases, internal transmission damage can occur. Repairs could involve replacement of the valve body or a complete transmission rebuild. Whenever major transmission repairs are made, it is important to be sure the PCM and the TCM have the latest software updates to help prevent these issues from reoccurring.
A failed heater blend door or actuator can cause the temperature control for the HVAC system to stop working. A clicking sound from the dash area would commonly indicate an actuator fault. If the heater gets stuck on the hottest setting, the heater blend door may be broken requiring replacement of the heater box to repair the issue.
Ford QuestionsBattery is being drained , due to heater module, behind dash board. estimate? (1 answer)
This happened after 2 jump starts, after truck sitting,for about 48hrs.
Replaced the starter. Went to try to start and won't start
What replacement tool
Ford RecallsTurbocharger Oil Lines Leak Oil
The turbocharger oil supply lines may not be brazed properly, resulting in an engine oil leak. Dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes free of charge to resolve the concern.
The seat belt anchor cables may fail when exposed to heat caused by deployment of seat belt pre-tensioners in an accident. This could result in the seat belt not restraining passengers as needed in an accident. Dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable free of charge to resolve the concern.
The left rear seat back pivot pins may have been welded improperly during manufacturing. Dealers will replace the left rear seat back frame free of charge to resolve the concern.