The next day the codes appeared and we brought it back to the dealership for the same problem and they said it was normal for the truck to learn our driving habits and the codes would disappear. The approximate failure mileage was 65,000. Driving It Despite its impressive payload and towing ability, the 2012 Ford F-150 doesn't ride like a stiffly-sprung work truck. The vehicle was not repaired. So they just blow it off as a common issue but now they want me to pay 10000 for a new engine for a problem they always knew about.
Last night my truck is sitting all by its self on a flat surface I hit the automatic start as I'm walking out to my truck it's about 22 deg f out I hear this loud pop didn't know what it was then in the morning I noticed my right rear window was shattered. What's New for 2012 The Ford F-150 gets a few minor changes for 2012. I can only stop this by downshifting, then reengaging the gas. The date entered below was the last time the problem occurred. The 2012 F-150 pickup receives a few important new features, beginning with the addition of Hill Start Assist and the inclusion of neutral tow assist on all 4x4 trucks. This was my first Ford and will be my last.
In Edmunds performance testing, this engine propelled the F-150 from zero to 60 mph in a decent 8. The same goes for the rears seats, at least those on SuperCrew models. First six months, dash instrument cluster squeeked, 6+ trips to fix. Other drivetrain upgrades include a new two-speed automatic transfer case for upper trim levels and an electronic locking rear axle that replaces the limited-slip option on many models. Our two favorites are the integral tailgate step that makes clambering into the box easy and the spring-out box side steps that make reaching into the vehicle's deep cargo box much more convenient.
While driving 65 mph, the vehicle hesitated to accelerate and lost power. Somewhere in between those two extremes is where most buyers will find themselves. I have had the engine completely loose power when merging onto freeway in heavy traffic. For those who really use their pickup trucks as trucks, the 2012 Ford F-150 offers some exclusive options that are right on the money. Yet the F-150 is a perennial best-seller because Ford listens to suggestions and criticisms from consumers and critics alike. The 2012 Ford F-150 continues the tradition but adds a healthy dose of oversized ornamentation think grille, bumpers and mirrors usually covered in chrome on upper trims.
Computer reading says it is a P04300 - bad inner cooler. It is my understanding Ford Motor Company is aware of this issue with the eco boost engine and drivetrain in my truck. Vehicle was driven in rain with cruise control on for a time period of around 3 hours without spooling the turbo chargers. I am driving a time bomb. Does what I ask it plus more. Should have kept it and would still be driving a ford diesel!! Service was up to date and it fails going down the road!! I would think that anyone exposed to the noise that it makes could be subject to hearing loss. In addition to the above issues, I noticed that the signals were not turn off automatically and had to be deactivated manually during turns.
Interior Design and Special Features The 2012 Ford F-150 SuperCrew is nearly as spacious for cargo and passengers as the cavernous Toyota CrewMax. Whether you're looking for a basic work truck, a plush family hauler, a rig you could run the Baja 1000 with or something with four wheels that proudly announces your allegiance to Harley-Davidson, there's bound to be a 2012 Ford F-150 with your name on it. This combination of acceleration and efficiency is unmatched in the truck world. The supercab 4 door is a terrible design. The issue was noticed immediately after an engine misfire began occurring which is also a known issue.
Safety Four-wheel antilock disc brakes, stability control, trailer sway control and a full complement of airbags including front seat side and full-length side curtain are standard across the board. It can tame some of the toughest terrain around, but it's also a bit trickier to drive around town due to its wide body and higher ride height. Roomy SuperCrew Cab The cab in the 2012 F-150 SuperCrew is so roomy it out-measures some full-size sedans. They seemed to be unaware of a larger problem than just my window. While driving approximately 30 mph, the vehicle hesitated and steam appeared on the front windshield. Introduction The Ford F-Series pickup has been the best-selling vehicle in the U. This includes fouled spark plugs, damaged coils, and likely accelerated end of life to other emission controls and mechanical components to the engine due to the misfire and water entering the combustion chamber.
The premium has been determined based on annual premium data for defined coverages liability, comprehensive and collision from a major insurer. The contact called the nearest Ford dealer and was informed that since the check engine indicator was no longer illuminated, he should continue to drive the vehicle. I had to pull over to prevent cars from rear ending me and placed in park. Other option highlights include a sunroof, a rearview camera, rear parking sensors, a cargo management system, a stowable bed extender, a trailer brake controller, a premium Sony audio system, a hard-drive-based navigation system with Sirius Travel Link and a rear-seat entertainment system. They were going to check and let me know. Next, I was stopped at a light.