Then i drive 3 miles and check engine light comes on. Safety and Security The strong hydroformed front frame rails are built to help manage crash forces. A higher speed becomes dangerous. With it, occupants may easily snap in additional modules, such as first-aid kits, toolboxes, flashlights and two-way radio holders. Dealer was unaware of issues but choose to put big expensive issues on me and cheap sensor issues he took care of. Wish they were upfront about the car. Dealer told me when they bought car from auction they never had time to look at it.
With a maximum tow rating of 10,500 pounds when properly equipped and maximum payload capacity of 3,050 pounds, the F-150 is the most capable full-size pickup under 8,500 pounds. A beefed-up version of the 4R75E automatic transmission has been assigned to handle the engine's added muscle. Inside, F-150 boasts passenger comfort and head-turning style. The bold front end conveys strength with quad-circle-styled headlamps, designed in clusters, and incorporates a wrap-around fascia treatment that communicates refined sophistication and precision. It delivers 300 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 365 pound-feet of torque at 3,750 rpm. Gone are the old power steering system and torsion bar front suspension; replacing them are a modern rack-and-pinion steering and front coil-over-shock suspension. Determined to keep the F-150 America's best selling pickup, Ford continues to offer a dizzying array of configurations a total of 60 in all as well as a new 5.
A flex-fuel version that can use up to 85 percent ethanol is also available. Though it looks different, some may find the tall bed walls make it difficult to reach a toolbox from the side of the truck. If you've driven the older models 2004 or prior , you'll be duly impressed by the dead-on steering feel and straight-line tracking of today's F-150s. The F-150's interior is as close to car-like as you'll find in any pickup. The recently redesigned shapely Ford body, egg-crate grille and Blue Oval badging remain intact, surrounded by some new chrome trim and a crop of fresh new colors.
I was never told of all these issues. A rack- and-pinion steering system — the largest and strongest ever used on a Ford vehicle — was engineered to provide excellent steering response. Segment-first torque-based electronic throttle control uses driver input from the accelerator pedal to actively modulate the torque at the drive wheels. Ford also has upgraded the F-150 line for 2007 with a long list of new options, features and equipment, including a tire pressure monitoring system, enhanced seats, new factory-installed accessories and new colors. Those who like to have as much fresh air in the cabin as possible will appreciate the SuperCab's optional rear roll-down windows, a first in this segment. Base Regular Cab models are powered by a tepid but fuel-efficient for a big truck V6. The floor shifter, another F-150 first, is a sophisticated design, detailed in warm steel and chrome.
The technology produces a seamless and consistent engine response, improved fuel economy and enhanced integration of vehicle systems, such as the transmission, variable camshaft timing, vehicle speed control and idle speed control. The Regular Cab features a set of small, rear-hinged doors that allow easy access to the narrow space behind the front seat. It is built in Norfolk, Va. If Ford does one thing better than building tough trucks, it's selling them. The F-150's silhouette is easy to spot, thanks to its tall bed wall about two inches taller than the previous generation F-150. All models feature an upscale two-tone instrument panel. Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size.
All cabs feature four doors for easy access. Four-wheel, vented-disc, anti-lock brakes are standard. A higher speed becomes dangerous. The F-150 offers the industry-first modular overhead rail system that allows owners to customize interior storage options to suit their individual needs. Look for your trim level below to get a color-coded explanation of your tire size. The F-150 carries on for 2007 with only minor exterior upgrades.
F-150 4×2 V-8 models can be ordered with Traction Assist to improve acceleration and stability on slippery surfaces. In an impact, these areas of the frame are designed to collapse in an accordion fashion, dissipating energy before it reaches the passenger compartment. We don't recommend this engine for towing or hauling heavy loads. . Rising fuel prices and a move toward smaller vehicles have forced the company to revise its F-150 lineup by offering more features and options with an aggressive new pricing strategy. Drivers side door micro switch was bad for keyless entry dealer basically put that on me.
A higher speed becomes dangerous. Ford F-150 sets the industry standard for toughness, strength, safety, interior spaciousness, refinement, driving dynamics, stability, functionality, cargo capacity, comfort and style. The F-150 offers numerous trim levels, engine choices and bed and cab lengths. The combination of these features makes these the best-handling, best-riding F-150s to ever leave a Ford factory. Driving It Power is the name of the game when it comes to full-size trucks, and here Ford has made some significant advances. The Hotchkiss-design rear suspension has been optimized with rear shock absorbers placed outboard of the frame rails — a segment exclusive — for a smoother ride and improved control of body lean.
I was told no issue. Both 4×2 and 4×4 models use coil-on-shock, long-spindle, double-wishbone front suspension. Three different instrument cluster designs give each series a distinctive look. Engineering advances in the F-150 lead to exceptional handling, ride and quietness. A higher speed becomes dangerous.
The suspension reduces unsprung weight to help provide better ride and stability on choppy, broken surfaces. Not only is the new F-150 better-looking inside, it's also more quiet, safe and spacious. I asked dealer if car had any issue? A chrome bug shield and chrome slip-on exhaust tip are two new factory-ordered accessories available on all models, in addition to a marine carpet bed rug. The dash and interior design on the base models look good enough, but the addition of leather, wood, chrome and center console-mounted shifter found on the high-end models combine to raise the bar on the plush pickup concept. The F-150 is expected to retain a better-than-average residual value, with the SuperCab models at the top of the chart, followed by the SuperCrew and then the Regular Cab. Powertrain and Chassis F-150 offers three engine choices: a 4.