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06-13-2019, 12:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By gopherman

Are the 2019's any better?

I've been away from here for awhile after I got rid of my 2016. I'll be honest...not having to deal with the issues in that vehicle has been a load off my shoulders. I've test driven a few trucks...
06-13-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 42,706
Posted By gopherman

I had something similar with mine and noticed it...

I had something similar with mine and noticed it only when I had moved the adjustable pedals. When they were pushed to the front as far as they could go, it went away. Something to try at least.
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04-10-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 12,916
Views: 505,949
Posted By gopherman

I'm curious to see how long it takes before this...

I'm curious to see how long it takes before this thread gets shutdown again.

I consider myself to be a moderate and while I generally agree with the sentiment in etothen's response above, I think...
03-25-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

I was out this weekend to test drive a few...

I was out this weekend to test drive a few trucks. I test drove a RAM, GMC, and a Tundra. This is my honest opinion:

1. RAM - It probably takes the top spot in terms of the all around package....
03-22-2019, 06:58 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

I was going to leave this alone, but I did want...

I was going to leave this alone, but I did want to say being hypersensitive to noise has nothing to do with what happened. I had two defective engines (along with several other issues), that's the...
03-16-2019, 01:45 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

No idea. We need to replace it but Iím not...

No idea. We need to replace it but Iím not impressed with whatís available. I just test drove a Tundra and while it felt like a good truck, it seemed to lack some of what I had in my F-150 (good and...
03-15-2019, 02:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

Just an update to this thread. I just handed over...

Just an update to this thread. I just handed over the keys...I'm no longer an owner of an F-150. It's a good day.

Thanks for all the feedback over the past few years (the good and the bad). For...
02-26-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 153
Views: 42,706
Posted By gopherman

What type of powertrain noises do you hear?

What type of powertrain noises do you hear?
02-26-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 24,704
Posted By gopherman

From my experience, they don't warp a little when...

From my experience, they don't warp a little when new and then stop. My commuter had a slightly warped dash when new, nothing too serious. After awhile, the front vent no longer fits and what was...
02-24-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,664
Posted By gopherman

Ford's going to pay the attorney's fee but my...

Ford's going to pay the attorney's fee but my lawyer wouldn't tell me the number they agreed on on the truck and mentioned that they were not agreeing to pay his full fee. I'm not sure I'll buy Ford...
02-24-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,664
Posted By gopherman

Has anyone in this thread gone through this...

Has anyone in this thread gone through this process with a lawyer? Trying to work it out with Ford failed, the BBB was a waste of time, so we got a lawyer and settled out of court for a buyback. I...
02-23-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 43,340
Posted By gopherman

If you look at some of my previous threads, I...

If you look at some of my previous threads, I traced this problem from what started as a slight tick about 3 years ago to what became a full fledged knock. No dealership would even pull the plugs or...
02-22-2019, 10:20 PM
Replies: 162
Views: 28,624
Posted By gopherman

Before your next oil change, pull the filter and...

Before your next oil change, pull the filter and cut it open with and oil filter cutter (must use an oil filter cutter or you'll contaminate it). If you have metal in it, fight Ford on it. I just had...
02-22-2019, 09:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

It's the thumping sound. Either way, Ford agreed...

It's the thumping sound. Either way, Ford agreed to buy it back today so my nightmare is almost over.
02-22-2019, 09:09 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,664
Posted By gopherman

Congratulations! Feels good doesn't it.

Congratulations! Feels good doesn't it.
02-22-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 469
Views: 93,664
Posted By gopherman

Just got the call from my lawyer...Ford just...

Just got the call from my lawyer...Ford just agreed to buy mine back. Today's a good day.
02-22-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

Once it's up to normal operating temp (even now...

Once it's up to normal operating temp (even now with single digit and below temps) I can replicate it with a slight brake torque (about 800-900 RPM) almost every single time (which coincides with...
02-22-2019, 05:02 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

Have you had yours diagnosed?

Have you had yours diagnosed?
02-22-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 346
Views: 143,450
Posted By gopherman

One thing to check is the vacuum line/check valve...

One thing to check is the vacuum line/check valve that connects to the brakes. Mine makes a whistle to and while I haven't focused on the whistle as much as a couple of the other problems my truck...
02-22-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,266
Posted By gopherman

Are you using E85? Did they say what adaptive...

Are you using E85? Did they say what adaptive fuel strategy it was using? Mine had that problem, and after two tank refills it finally switched to a gas strategy (I've never had E85 in my truck...)...
02-22-2019, 12:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,137
Posted By gopherman

Here's another video I took that shows what it...

Here's another video I took that shows what it sounds like in the cab. It's hard to hear but it's audible around 0:34 when I put the phone near the windshield and in the footwell.
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02-22-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 162
Views: 28,624
Posted By gopherman

The root cause for the knock is multiple things...

The root cause for the knock is multiple things and it's not limited to 2018's...the same issues exist on 2011-2017 blocks as well. I have a video of my new engine knocking while being brake torqued....
02-21-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 404
Posted By gopherman

It's a strange sound. I was hearing this on an...

It's a strange sound. I was hearing this on an Escape I had for a rental, and it never stopped, just kept going. When I heard it, I thought it was the purge valve at first (our Camry does it too) but...
02-20-2019, 03:29 PM
Replies: 1,721
Views: 371,596
Posted By gopherman

It can't be completely tuned out without...

It can't be completely tuned out without modifying the emissions reduction distance table which is actually why the rotor is rotating as quickly as it does on decel (where the weight on that mapped...
02-20-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 26,507
Posted By gopherman

Has anyone jacked the front of their truck up to...

Has anyone jacked the front of their truck up to see if the steering gear is loose? Mine has an occasionally knocking that can be felt in the steering wheel when going over small bumps. Looking at...
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