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2018 F150 Factory Trailer brake controller question

 
Old 01-31-2018, 12:08 PM
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Default Trailer Brake Controller.

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These brake controllers still aren't available as an accessory add-on kit.
Has anyone tried using the factory one yet? JL3Z-2C006-AA
If I had a way to update the software to make the computer recognize it, I would be glad to try. My dealer sure will not do it for me! Says he has to wait or get permission from Ford. I that why you have not done it, you are a Ford dealer.
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Old 01-31-2018, 01:37 PM
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I know your pain. I have 5 waiting the ITBC.. No parts available. The grapevine tells me that the subcontractor that was awarded to build these went under/vanished/whoknows....
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Old 02-01-2018, 01:46 AM
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I was thinking about buying a 18 F150 for towing but this is another negative under the Ford Column.

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Old 02-01-2018, 10:19 AM
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Add this to the growing list of backordered parts for Ford. IWE, Headlight buckets, and one other I can't think of at the moment. All on national backorder, including Canada.
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Old 02-01-2018, 12:25 PM
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Default 2018 F150 lariat Electric trailer brake module

Do you need a Electric brake module with the sik 3 Computer system
ford tells me that the 2018 does not need them
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Old 02-01-2018, 01:01 PM
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Same problem here, was just informed by the dealer they have not released it yet, so I sent them the link to the parts on ebay. I got them to add it to my truck for free, so I guess I don't mind doing a little legwork for them...LOL.
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Default F150 2018 Lareta trailer brakes

i am getting it installed now
part# JL3Z-19H332-AA. They have to program it at Ford
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Old 02-01-2018, 01:53 PM
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I thought the problem with the '18s wasn't the Integrated Trailer Brake[s] Controller itself (the hardware), but more a problem of the hardware communicating with the software or vice versa.
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Default F150 2018 Lariat Electrical trailer brakes

We will find out they’re installing it now
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Old 02-02-2018, 10:13 AM
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I did what everybody else was doing, bought an own part from amazon. Turns out that after lots of research the new one part number cover all years back to 2015. My issue as well as others is that the fuse box under the hood doesn’t have a fuse installed or the pins to accept a fuse. Slot number is number “24”. No power to the module. My local dealer had no idea why and was elevating my service ticket to an engineer at ford. I will hopefully have an answer on Monday and will post on this thread.
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