Ask somebody to slowly lower the stands while you hold the fuel tank. If I was to be responsible for the data shown in the down load I would of had to have my left foot on the brake and thus sustaining abrasions to that leg. You will need these to support the fuel tank as you remove its bolts. You will find a clamp that connects the filler neck to the bed of your truck. This is an easy process that requires you to remove the bolts that are keeping it in place, disconnect the bed and tailgate lighting, remove the wire harnesses for the bed lighting and tail light plugs, and the fuel filler cap and fuel filler neck clamp. Mileage at the time of the service was 68,382 miles.
With oncoming traffic approaching quickly I had to step on the brakes rather hard and quick to avoid a accident. There are to many complaints on this site to ignore that it is not a problem although Ford told me they did not have similar issue's with any other trucks. Option 1 - Removing the fuel tank This step requires siphoning gas and using a car jack and several stands. I immediately traded that truck for the one I have now that day. I have pictures of abrasions to my right shin and knee from the steering column and dash. For this specific task, you will also need to drain the gas tank prior to making the repairs. They will be aligned with the heat shield strap.
After I merged onto the highway the truck shook violently for about 3 miles while my check engine light was flashing. Once it is free, put it aside. I originally started to feel this in 2013, took it to the dealership, cause I thought it could be a transmission issue, and the service rep only asked if a light came on and if none has come on, probably won't show anything. The third time this happened was on the interstate traveling 75mph. Without the fuel system, a F-150 truck is going nowhere; it can't even be started.
Three days later the same thing happens again in the exact same way. During this time it felt as though my truck had lost 50% of its power. The fuel system is made up of 4 major components: the fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel lines, and of course, the gas tank. They are fastened by safety clips which you pull and release to free from the module. The code called for a recalibration. They are located at each corner of the back of the bed.
Newer vehicles usually have them inside the tank for a couple of different reasons. For those of you who removed the truck bed, the fuel tank can be found just behind the cab. The engine will run fine for hours and then it will begin to sputter and crap out and die. You will also need to remove the evaporative hoses. Power loss can make your truck a nuisance to drive and be indicative of other problems you may have. Bottom line consumers deserve safe reliable vehicles. It continued missing at times over the last two years.
The dealership ran a diagnostics check and found nothing as well as tried to get it to duplicate the problem with no luck. However, with it being on a mountain road there was very little shoulder and part of my truck ended up blocking traffic since the truck was unresponsive. Each one of you should grab a side as shown Figure 9 below and lift the bed off the truck. Pro Tip Use a plastic brush when cleaning the module and tank. . Upon reaching the top of the grade and the load on the engine reduced, the symptoms were reduced. What would have possibly happened if I was towing a legal but heavy load? How to Fix It The fix for this recall is relatively straightforward.
I have taken it to my local Ford dealer 5 times for the same issue. Only purchase the aluminium ones. You will also need the help of two strong friends to lift the bed off of your truck. Next you will take out your Sharpie pen and mark a spot on the module and the tank so you can align the new pump properly when installing it See Figure 11 below. Once both straps are loosened, lower the straps and twist them off. Why is the vehicle hesitating? Just recently I was making a right turn and at a small angle and the truck completely stalled out while driving.
Before removing the six bolts, you will need to disconnect the fuel outlay and relay lines from the module. It's also a good idea to insert some soft padding between the jack stand and the tank to prevent damage. As of July 31, 2014, the truck has been back to the dealership at least 4 times for this problem. Two jacks support the fuel tank. I found some articles pointing to fuse 27 and sure enough it was burnt on one side.