Go Back   Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans > Late Model F150s > 2009 - Present Ford F150
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


Reply
 
 
 
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 11-14-2012, 11:33 PM   #11
Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Posts: 43
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

I have not had a real bad shudder like some say. Last night I did notice that going up a slight hill at 50 mph I noticed the engine missed a couple of times. I guess this is the start of it.
__________________
2012 F150 SuperCrew Platinum in Tuxedo Black
Platinum12 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2012, 11:41 PM   #12
TTV6>V8
 
Logan24's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Edmonton, Alberta
Posts: 1,670
Mentioned: 3 Post(s)
Thanked 230 Times in 162 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quick question for you gents.
Would I be able to go into the dealership and get them to perform this TSB on my truck so I can get the new IC?
I haven't gotten any shudder...yet(knock on wood)...but if this new IC is supposed to increase mileage/performance I would be very interested in getting this done.
What are your guys' thoughts on this? Should I go in and talk to the service manager??
__________________

Logan - 2012 F-150 FX4 EB Sterling Grey Metallic
Looks - Blacked out Bilinvic Retro's, LED Everything, Truxedo Lo-Pro QT, 30" SR Rigid Light Bar, Plasti-dipped Emblems and Rims
Performance - AFE Stage 2 CAI, SCT SF3, SOLO MR400, Roush Black LED Boost Gauge
Logan24 is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 02:13 AM   #13
Senior Member
 
BoostEd6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 413
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 47 Times in 38 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Logan24
Quick question for you gents.
Would I be able to go into the dealership and get them to perform this TSB on my truck so I can get the new IC?
I haven't gotten any shudder...yet(knock on wood)...but if this new IC is supposed to increase mileage/performance I would be very interested in getting this done.
What are your guys' thoughts on this? Should I go in and talk to the service manager??
Yes, you could ask for it... And no they won't do it. The whole point of a TSB is to keep a small problem "In house" or private to that company. It's a service bulletin not a recall. Ford os voluntarily offering assistance to those having a problem. If you don't experience the problem there is nothing to fix. For the exact reason that you are asking this question, many forums have removed tsb numbers so dealers and the company aren't overwhelmed by internet mechanics making false claims. Enjoy what you have as your part of the majority without problems.
BoostEd6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 03:11 AM   #14
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 23
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Somehow I doubt there isn't a design flaw if they're replacing a whole part- not to mention the problem could be very dangerous if it happened at the wrong time... And I would guess its not good for the engine and truck to misfire and shudder, as well as getting water in the engine...

Also, lets say someone lives in a dry climate, has no problems, and then takes a long road trip to a humid climate- problem happens and now your stuck far from your home and dealer with a bunch of stuff and or people...

Just my .02. Doesn't seem like a minor/insignificant problem to me, regardless of how many experience it.
Muggydude is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 12:05 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
BoostEd6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 413
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 47 Times in 38 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Your theory assumes that the misfire happens all the time, every time an ecoboost is in a humid climate. If this were the case nearly every ecoboost would experience this problem because rain = 100% humidity. I'm sure fords bean counters are keeping track of how many of these TSB's are performed and would issue a voluntary recall if the percentage is that high. If you truly think there's a problem follow the proper channels and contact nhtsa.gov.
BoostEd6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 04:28 PM   #16
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Posts: 14
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Muggydude View Post
Somehow I doubt there isn't a design flaw if they're replacing a whole part- not to mention the problem could be very dangerous if it happened at the wrong time... And I would guess its not good for the engine and truck to misfire and shudder, as well as getting water in the engine...

Also, lets say someone lives in a dry climate, has no problems, and then takes a long road trip to a humid climate- problem happens and now your stuck far from your home and dealer with a bunch of stuff and or people...

Just my .02. Doesn't seem like a minor/insignificant problem to me, regardless of how many experience it.
I agree. If the design of the intercooler is causing it than it is not a matter of if but when. Also, is water being sucked in causing the cats to get damaged since they are replacing them as part of the same tsb? I would hate to pay for new cats at 40k because of this. My new intercooler is on order and is getting replaced as soon as it comes in even though my truck hasn't had this issue yet.
haveissues is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 04:55 PM   #17
Senior Member
 
BoostEd6's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Illinois
Posts: 413
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 47 Times in 38 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

You wouldn't pay a dime at 40k. EPA requires 8 year 80k mile warranty on federal emissions components.
BoostEd6 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 07:14 PM   #18
SS..DD
 
Damn Dirty Ape's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2011
Location: S.W. Illinois
Posts: 2,509
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 86 Times in 72 Posts
Feedback Score: 1 reviews
Default

I've had the uphill shudder @ 55 since day one. One fall on it's face episode about 6 months ago. Took it in yesterday and demonstrated the shudder and they ok'd the TSB and ordered the parts. Might be a couple of weeks as the ICs are on nationwide BO.

Never had a DTC so I don't need a cat.
__________________
2014 F-150 FX4 EcoBoost SuperCab, FX Luxury 402A, Sunroof, Nav, BedStep2, Line-X, X-pel Ultimate PPF, AMP Powersteps and some other stuff.
Damn Dirty Ape is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 07:40 PM   #19
Senior Member
 
Bill_The_PA's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2012
Location: Burton, NB Canada
Posts: 259
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 22 Times in 21 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Hello all. Took my 2012 f150 eco to the dealership. Actually my sales guy did, he is great. Anyhow I mentioned to them that my mileage was becoming worse and I had some lag going uphill. To my surprise they read the TSB and ordered a new intercooler and a shield plus they said they where going to reset the computer or something to that effect. I think this is a good start and I hope a permanent fix. Has anyone else had these repairs and are still having lag and poor mileage??
Bill_The_PA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 09:36 PM   #20
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 1,398
Mentioned: 0 Post(s)
Thanked 128 Times in 100 Posts
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Default

Mines done it. In 99% of driving you won't experience it. You have to be in the right conditions at the right moment for it to happen.
__________________
2006 Dodge 2500 cummins megacab 4x4
Centexguy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-15-2012, 09:36 PM
 
 
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Join F150 Forum

 

The Mustang Source
All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:48 AM.


Copyright 2006 - 20011 F150forum.com
This site is in no way affiliated with the Ford Motor Company.