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#28 of 45 ford not honoring warranty due to LOW mileage... wth
Oct 23, 2008 (11:20 am)
My Dad is getting screwed by ford...
2005 Ford F150 (nov purchase date)
one owner only
it has 25000 kms
Took it to the ford dealership to have the brakes done. (sticking- ended up being rust)
HOWEVER... because of the low mileage, they said that we misused the vehicle by letting it "sit". So the dealership said the warranty was void and we paid the repair on a credit card, they would not release the vehicle to us otherwise. This truck is driven at least twice a week (except for a one month period when Dad was in hospital). This truck has never been off road or on a gravel road for that matter. the brakes should not have rust.
I've read and re-read the warranty manual. nowhere is it mentioned that lack of use equals missuse.... there are no aftermarket parts, and we follow the maintenance schedule.
I suspect the dealership didn't even call ford warranty.
How do i get them to honor the warranty... (I wanted to call ford warranty, but they apparently only "talk shop" with dealers, not owners...)
#29 of 45 2004 f-150 abs sensor
Dec 27, 2008 (5:06 pm)
How difficult is it to replace the driver-side front abs sensor on an '04 f-150, 4x4? Great detail would be appreciated.
#30 of 45 Re: 2004 f-150 abs sensor [twocar]
Jan 22, 2009 (11:54 am)
I believe I have the same problem with my 2003. If you find out how to change and how difficult it is please let me know. Thanks
#31 of 45 2000 F-150 ABS problem
Feb 28, 2009 (9:43 am)
One evening a box on the drivers side under the hood started buzzing. It would not stop until I unplugged it. After that the ABS light has stayed on. I have tried plugging it back in thinking that it might "reset " or something but it immediatly starts buzzing again. I have just drove it like that for months but it would be nice to have my baby running right. Any suggestions?
#32 of 45 2000 F-150 ABS problem solved
Apr 22, 2009 (12:18 pm)
I just got my 2000 F-150 (103,000 miles) out of the shop.
Last night the ABS light went on and a humming started from under the hood. Even with the engine off, the humming continued.
I found out today my ABS sensor was shorted. The mechanic took out a fuse so my battery wouldn't die (I disconnected the battery last night to avoid this). The ABS is not functional, but the brakes still work. There is little safety issue other than some tire slippage in wet conditions.
The part is coming in tomorrow. Rather pricey. $620 w/labor to fix the ABS.
#33 of 45 1999 Ford F150
May 04, 2009 (7:24 am)
ABS Light is on cannot get any codes from computer. The rear brakes lock up and shutters, could it be the control module for the brakes. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
#34 of 45 Re: 2000 F-150 ABS problem [chuckgibson]
Jul 21, 2009 (10:08 am)
Had same trouble but did not drive or with the noise because I pulled the fuse in the fuse box under hood. Not the one under dash. see your manual for which one. Light will stay on noise will stop and of course you won't have ABS system. Don't like it anyway.
#35 of 45 Re: 2000 F-150 ABS problem [geojand]
Jul 23, 2009 (10:12 am)
Does anyone know where the ABS sensor is? I've been told that it's over the rear differential, and alternatively it's behind the right front disc rotor. I prefer to believe that it's behind the wheel disc rotor. Does anyone know for sure? I haven't taken the tire off to look closely, as I probably wouldn't recognize the sensor even I saw it. Anyone have any experience with this?
#36 of 45 Re: 2000 F-150 ABS problem [bassman45]
Jul 23, 2009 (7:54 pm)
Its on the top of the differential on the yoke or drive shaft side. Here is a hint. Its the only thing that has a wire coming from it. Its held in by one 10mm bolt. If you have ABS front and rear then you will also have sensors on each front wheel also on the back side of the stearing knuckle below the brake calipers.