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Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-14-2015, 06:26 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,994
Posted By capn kirk
You guys are right on I think about it being a...

You guys are right on I think about it being a business decision, but that means Fords looking at the line that margin gets ate into because too many vehicles don't have 100k mile power train life. ...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-14-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,994
Posted By capn kirk
I'm with you tseekins, from a business standpoint...

I'm with you tseekins, from a business standpoint longer warranty statistically guarantees you'll spend more money on repairs and they may be happy with their current sales (I doubt they ever are...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 02-13-2015, 06:14 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,994
Posted By capn kirk
Ford, Why Not 100k Mile Warranty?

I'm starting to wonder why Dodge, Hyundai, and Kia are willing to cover their power train for 100k miles and 5-10 years while for sticks at 60k/5yr with a pay for extended option. Hyundai and Kia...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-29-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 536
Posted By capn kirk
Get the OEM one. I brought mine to the dealer to...

Get the OEM one. I brought mine to the dealer to get it they had their sub-contractor that does remote starts do it for them put it in he used an aftermarket one that has you press the lock button 3...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-26-2015, 05:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,176
Posted By capn kirk
Well went to the dealer, the good one in my area...

Well went to the dealer, the good one in my area a bit further than the ones right by me, but smart honest guys. They saw the videos I have and got it to do it themselves once or twice and agreed it...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-05-2015, 09:38 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,176
Posted By capn kirk
I'll post back after I get a chance to leave it...

I'll post back after I get a chance to leave it with the dealer hopefully soon, I'll have to switch trucks for that, and with some better than the worst news for everyone. I didn't see that the chain...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-04-2015, 10:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 15,176
Posted By capn kirk
Alight guys so my 2011 at 86k miles just started...

Alight guys so my 2011 at 86k miles just started making the grinding noise. At 134k my buddies ecoboost motor was replaced at his dealers recommendation because of a timing issue they really couldn't...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 01-04-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,923
Posted By capn kirk
Yes covered under the original warranty but if...

Yes covered under the original warranty but if you're at 50k miles on factory plugs that's probably part of your problem. I got 40k on the first set, replaced them when it started to miss under...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-08-2014, 08:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By capn kirk
I live in DC metro area worst traffic you can...

I live in DC metro area worst traffic you can find so I see the need for pep when you need to get over, but I have trucks that are much slower and get around in them no problem. I think the 3.5 Eco...
Forum: EcoBoost (all engine sizes) 12-06-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 24,403
Posted By capn kirk
86k miles. Did the TSB reflash and CAC cover ...

86k miles. Did the TSB reflash and CAC cover

I strongly recommend replace your plugs about every 45-50k miles or as soon as you notice misfiring, its a hesitation or loss in power when...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-06-2014, 11:53 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By capn kirk
It was more a thought of would people be willing...

It was more a thought of would people be willing to sacrifice the peak torque and hp numbers for more MPG if they knew they had that power on tap at the push of a button. It's tricky with any turbo...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 12-06-2014, 09:06 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By capn kirk
What if Tow/Haul Button Changed Engine Tune

Had this thought the other day couldn't ford or maybe aftermarket set the system up so that normally the motor has less power, but better economy which I imagine could also extend engine life; then...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-29-2014, 09:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By capn kirk
It now has the one that gives you a ford key fob...

It now has the one that gives you a ford key fob w/ remote start button. Works prefect
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-29-2014, 01:05 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By capn kirk
Bad sales can send fleets to the competition

I'll start with my truck is my personal truck and work truck for the company. So I got remote start added to my truck as a Christmas gift and now in march I have trouble free remote start this will...
Forum: 2009 - 2014 F150 03-29-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,827
Posted By capn kirk
Could be camera angle but I didn't realize Chevy...

Could be camera angle but I didn't realize Chevy was wider based. Probably helps towing and hauling if so
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