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View Poll Results: Has anyone hit the gas pedal while braking on a Ford f250-SD?
I wear extra wide work shoes and never once had a problem with than on my '08 or my '05 or my old ladys' expo either. Try setting the pedals lower.
2008 ford f-250 cc 5.4 super duty , raider hi rise camper top with thule ladder racks, front winch bumper top gun, rear bumper top gun,12,000 lb. winch, 98 gal. aux tank, on board 12 volt puma air compressor w/10gal tank and 50' auto hose reel,1000 amp 2nd battery,1,000,2,500,6,000 watt power inverters, 9" hid lights, running boards, air horns by hadley, xm radio, fac. 6 cd nav. center, air bags, cb,2-4'12volt flourescent lights in back.
Just purchased a 2011 250 4X4 Super cab, this is my first Ford and so far I love the truck. I have noticed that you need to re-train your foot to keep from hitting the gas and brake at the same time. It's not a problem once you are aware and take care.
My 08 Super Duty was worse about this than the 2011 is. Maybe I've just retrained myself better but I have had zero unintended accelerations. Watch yourself--if I'm not to old to re-learn habits nobody is.
Had it happen on my 2005 F350 and on my work 2011 F350 with work boots - just caught the corner with the side of my boot. Pedals are too close together, but our safety officer said it wasn't a truck problem (despite three other complaints), gave me a long lecture about driving with care and explained that it was likely because I did not have the adjustable pedals adjusted correctly. I have four other vehicles, and have driven for 40 years, and this is the first time this has happened, but I am remedying it by trimming 1/2" off the lower left hand corner of the gas pedal - it's plastic, and not a structural piece. Dremel to the rescue! Ford, spread those pedals out!
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