I fail to see how the parking break would improve anything.
Clearing the tranny tables and having a warm tranny probably was the trick.
Idling your truck under 1k rpm is not ideal. Excessive idling is what gums up the timing system over time.
I have noticed that once the engine reaches...
You know, i go back and forth on this. Letting it idle for a few then taking off makes sense. On the other hand, when its below 20 or 10 (dont know if its based of coolant temp or outside temp) the truck idles at 1500 and doesn't really dip below 1000 until almost 10 minutes or more. I do know...
Thats really annoying about your battery. Seems to be a more common issue on these forums. These trucks have so many parasitic draws its crazy. Thankful my STX doesnt have too many bells and whistles. Ford and dealerships are starting to become enemies of the people lol.
For those of us in the negatives or single digits, hows your truck holding up?
The 5.0 is a little hesitant to start but she idles at 1500 for a quick warm up then backs down over time. Transmissions a little rough when its cold. No battery issues to report. Might do the "flood mode" to prime...
I understand your anger but unless you are going to go with a pre turbo tundra, then youll just be trading one problem for another. Id have them swap my whole block before Id switch to a 3.5 Twin turbo tundra or anything GM.
Its not uncommon. Its a piss poor customer service approach. I dont go into a dealer with a warranty claim without video proof because of it. If they try to still charge you, open a case with Ford. I have noticed once corporate gets involved the bull**** stops.