The vehicle restarted approximately ten minutes later and had to be towed. The approximate failure mileage was 37,000. The technician taped the harness in the area where the wiring was frayed because they did not have a replacement harness. The approximate failure mileage was 103,000. Upon inspect the technician found several frayed wires in the harness. When the contact re-entered the vehicle, the tailgate activated independently again. I would be more likely to believe another failed sensor.
I believe this situation should be repaired free of charge by Ford. The vehicle was not repaired. Last incident I had just pulled onto the freeway and was flagged down by a passing trucker while I was driving at 65mph that my tailgate had opened. The vehicle was towed to the dealer for diagnostics where the technician stated that the wiring harness had become exposed, causing a short and blowing the engine fuse. The service department told me that the vehicle is unsafe to drive when these lights come on. Below you can browse the current inventory of used Ford F-250 Super Duty transmission wiring harnesses sold by leading salvage yards across the United States. The vehicle had not been repaired nor was the failure diagnosed due to the cost.
Internet search reveals this seems to be a fairly common problem, and is due to insulation being rubbed off part of the wiring harness that runs through the steering column. Upon starting the vehicle the air bag light, the stability control light as well as the warning message for service advance trac and trailer brake module fault and the 911 assist non operational. While driving on two separate occasions, the vehicle shut off without warning. The vehicle was taken to the dealer for a diagnostic test. The vehicle was not repaired.
Ford has a serious problem with this and factory seems completely dismissive of the issue. The vehicle was taken to the local dealer mclarty daniel Ford, 2609 south walton boulevard, bentonville, ar 72712, 479 250-0401 who stated that the wires needed to be replaced due to water damage. The vehicle then surged on the road test. I took the truck back again , this time they replaced the restraint control module again. The manufacturer did not advised whether the fuel injection control module was replaced or the injection control pressure sensor, both of which were included in the recall.
The vehicle was towed to the dealer who confirmed that the fuel injection control module needed to be replaced. The current mileage was 67,622 and the failure mileage was 65,000. For people who have junkyards around, yarding is always a possibility, but you have to be real sure what trans you've got, to locate the same in a yard. The vehicle was towed to the dealer. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. I took it to the dealerships other location and they had it roughly three weeks. The failure mileage was approximately 36,000.
The failure was not diagnosed. This started at around 24k and has happened 10+ times. We had it towed to the dealer for a diagnosis. A lot of people who can handle mechanical things, can be big screw-ups with even simple electrical work, and they may want to avoid it. Ford should fix this 100% before something serious accident occurs from items falling out of the back of the truck when bed opens automatically. The truck was put on a diagnostic machine once and the truck pulled up 9 codes. The speed and fuel system were unknown.
Parts like Wiring - Engine And Transmission are shipped directly from authorized Ford dealers and backed by the manufacturer's warranty. The in-line connector may be harder to find. A visual inspection would not discover the problem. The part is no longer available through ford. The vehicle was not repaired. I contacted Ford dealer where I purchased in austin; they submitted to Ford and Ford said they would pay part of the bill, but I am on the hook to pay also. The vehicle lost power and did not accelerate on two different occasions.
The fire department extinguished the fire and informed that defective wiring caused the fire. Get multiple quotes from junk yards and auto wreckers who compete for your business. The vehicle was taken to another dealership where the technician noticed frayed wiring in the wiring harness. The vehicle was not repaired. This had occurred a few times before but I could not identify the problem.
The same failure occurred on three separate occasions. The contact was traveling 20 mph the vehicle stalled without warning. None of all that worked. That's 41 days and I haven't even had it four months yet. The vehicle was deemed a total loss by the insurance company and it was not taken to a dealer. The technician re-insulated the wiring and the problem has not recurred.
This replacement product is carefully patterned after to act like the original wiring harness that came with your motor vehicle. It was discovered the fuel injection control module had failed. See also 10099269 and 10097155. To attain original equipment quality, each and every Motorcraft Wiring Harness is constructed under rigid standard. It was discovered that the high pressure fuel pump cover gasket which includes a wiring harness needs replaced due to wire abrasion and a shorted wire.