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pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
3,000 miles

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2013 Ford F-150 accessories - exterior problems

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2013 Ford F-150 Owner Comments

problem #1

Oct 152013


  • 3,000 miles


The vehicle heater kicks out of recirculation mode after 5 or 10 minutes. This often brings outside auto fumes into the vehicle. In order to stop the fumes and use recirc again you have to push that button, taking your eyes off the road. The dealer says to use 'max air' but that results in hot air blowing in your face. Both situations require distracted driving, a safety risk. I would like for the recirc mode to remain as long as I want.

- Las Cruces, NM, USA

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