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9.0

really awful
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
74,500 miles
Total Complaints:
2 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. not sure (1 reports)
  2. short resistor by motor (1 reports)
2000 Ford F-150 accessories - interior problems

accessories - interior problem

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2000 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #2

Nov 112009

F-150 5.4L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 89,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Apparently Ford put a resistor by the motor to protect the motor in the event the lock lever is held down and you try to unlock the door (child holding down lever). I found a website that indicated that you need to remove this resistor and take some aluminum foil, short the resistor and place back in. (In other words, foil the safety circuit).

- , Oshkosh, WI, USA

problem #1

May 012003

F-150 XLT 5.4L V8

  • Automatic transmission
  • 60,000 miles

Door locks stop working including the remotes. Doors would not unlock with the button or with the remotes that came with the truck.

- , Houston, TX, USA

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