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Old 01-14-2015, 11:52 AM
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This may be old news to some of you previous Ford owners but applies to those of you who have kids or wives that drive your vehicle and you want to put some limits on them with MyKey: The area where the SD and USB ports are has a rubber liner- lift up that liner and there is a perfect indentation for the FOB to fit in. The rubber liner fits smoothly over it. You can turn the auto high beam feature off, as well as set the time limit for your remote start. Default is 10 minutes I believe but this can be changed to 5 or 15. I have a question- I know how to change the ambient lighting color once the vehicle is started, but is there a way to change the default color from blue to something else? I'm talking about when the vehicle is remotely started or when you first get in the truck/before you start it.
good question. My mom's 13 Explorer is like that.
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That's not gonna get passed on to my Wife, who is not a regular wearer of belts were it not for the bastardly bells.
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Here's a couple things:

Doesn't matter what color ambient lighting is set to, the door panels switch to red when opened.

Lane keep assist, if it is actively reading the lane lines, the dashed lines will turn green, if it's unable to read, they turn grey, if you cross over, they turn red.

Adaptive cruise control, when set and on an open road, no car will appear in the cluster, once it detects a car, a car will appear in the cluster. Also, I'm not sure if it's just my perception, but on my wife's explorer, when you come up behind s car, and slow, then change to an open lane, it waits until it is in the next lane to accelerate. On the truck, when you signal to go to the open lane, it seems to read the open lane and begins to accelerate as you merge
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admin. make this a sticky please
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Originally Posted by BoozeDaily View Post
This may be old news to some of you previous Ford owners but applies to those of you who have kids or wives that drive your vehicle and you want to put some limits on them with MyKey:

The area where the SD and USB ports are has a rubber liner- lift up that liner and there is a perfect indentation for the FOB to fit in. The rubber liner fits smoothly over it.
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Any chance you (or another member with a new F150) could post a picture of this? Thanks.
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Does anybody know if the front camera has a washer on it? Thought it was supposed to clean with the windshield but doesn't seem to clear for me.

Anybody know how to disable the two horn honk when leaving the vehicle running but keeping the key with you?

I noticed on my remote fob that if the truck autostarts then the led will blink green but if it is out of range or doesn't start it flashes red. Been handy so far. Also the remote starter has much more range than my 2013 did. Not aftermarket worthy but decent.
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Does anybody know if the front camera has a washer on it? Thought it was supposed to clean with the windshield but doesn't seem to clear for me.
Mine does, activates when you hit the window washer. Turn the front camera on and hit the washer to see if it works.

Not sure about the horn honk when you exit with the key. I understand why they did it, but I'd also like the ability to disable it.
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I just leave my door slightly ajar...horn wont beep...and keeps running board deployed.

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Old 01-16-2015, 03:36 PM
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Booze,

Any chance you (or another member with a new F150) could post a picture of this? Thanks.
Sure, no problem.
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If I recall correctly from reading the manual, that key fob "holder" is where you place a new fob to program it to work with your truck. There is a procedure that you follow.

A couple of other nice surprises that I've noticed are as follows - these are on the 8" display in the instrument cluster and may or may not apply to the 4" displays:

When setting the cruise control, the truck shows you the set speed, such as 65.

When you have the navigation screens displayed in the instrument cluster, the display will also show you the speed limit for the road you are on.

Nice touches, these!
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