Pull down on the fuse panel cover. Be sure to disconnect battery and wait 5 minutes to prevent air bag from deploying before removing bolts. This is also the switch that turns off the cruise control when you apply the brake. Registration is fast, simple, and absolutely free so please,! Approximately one hour after the vehicle was parked, it burst into flames. The motor continued to rev until the consumer shut the vehicle completely off. Then, contacted car quest about possible bad relays. In conclusion Ford says it is not the right type of truck but if the cruise mechanisim is what caused the fire and then they do a recall I think they should be responsibile for the item in question, no matter what year they say.
The opening of these valves are controlled by an electronic module located on the back of the engine behind the intake manifold ducting on top of the engine. One is under the back seat on the drivers side the other is in the engine compartment. Disconnected all voltage from relay, ignition and battery. After arriving anywhere could not leave vehicle in park and could not move gear shift back to drive. You will find it invaluable for future reference. I don't think I would try this one myself. Torques Spec is 159in Lbs.
Posted on Aug 28, 2010 Look what I found. There is a diagram in the owners manual page 125 or 129 for relays. It may be leaking vacuum. Shortly after this Ford was on the news about a recall of the exact thing that had happened to this truck. When the fuse started to blow continuously, I took it to my mechanic and he determined that it was the brake pressure switch that was bad. Electronic instrument cluster: The cluster outputs the voltage that the amp reads.
Truck was still seemed to operate properly, including brakes, so I proceeded with my plans and drove the truck. Feb 03, 2009 I looked at the owner's manual starting at pg 162 at the fuse block and it does not mention either of those two particular functions as they relate to a specific fuse. Like I said that did not solve my problem had to change the clock spring and that takes about an hour to do just use caution when removing the air bag. Except for the fact when Ford don't want to cover their mistakes. Remove the screws holding the steering wheel column cover in place and pull the cover off the steering column with your fingers.
Opened the hood to find the cruise control servo was smoking. I think they installed a fuse or fusable link down on the frame by the brake cutoff switch. Recall 05S28 applies to this problem. But before that was completed the fire had consumed the wiring harnesses, fuse panel, cruise deactivaction mech. Replace the unit with a known working stalk to confirm or deny switch failure. The contacts were still in the closed position energizing the starter when positive from the battery was… I just had a new turn signal switch put in today at the ford dealer and they said it was quite difficult to do.
The contact stated that he never received any notice prior to the one dated may of 2008. The added fuses are in that little jumper wire plugged to it. When you are facing the truck on the right hand side near the windshield. If it is not that it is probably corroded at the harness located on the steering column or at the cruise control module in the engine bay. Follow my easy steps on how to diagnose and you will be fixed in no time and for cheap too.
First off, there is no fuse for the cruise control on a 6. Ensure the vehicle is safe to start see precautions at the top of page and start the engine. Display Modes Linear Mode Members who have read this thread : 18 , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , Similar Threads Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post Terry G. But if there is a leak, the cruise control will not be able to control the vehicle speed properly. The fuses are not obvious, they are in rubber holders strapped up with the wires and capped.
Common Problems Here are some common issues and the most probable fixes when your F-150 is has cruise control problems. If it is not that it is probably corroded at the harness located on the steering column or at the cruise control module in the engine bay. Cruise control fuse is labelled in owners manual. The consumer stated that the cancel switch was leaking. A fire report and insurance report were filed. When the computer notifies the module to open the butterfly valves, it… your starter relay is pretty much your starter solenoid, its located 1 ft to the right of your battery, mounted on your firewall and has a black plastic shroud covering it.
Remove the little cover over both flasher relays. The problem is that no Ford Service Technician that I know will touch this and tell you that you need to replace it. Unplug the electrical plug from the cruise control switch and remove the screws holding the cruise control stalk to the steering column. There are 2 fuse boxes. It only takes a fraction of a second to apply some vacuum. The potential duration of this unexpected adaptive cruise control braking could increase the risk of a crash involving a vehicle behind the F-150.
The smoke came from the same wiring. If the Servo doesn't respond: Make sure the vacuum hose to the Servo has a good vacuum with the engine running. . Repeating what I saw on another question. Description: Speed Control Deactivation Switch.