proximity sensors on front bumper?

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Haha that immediately makes me think of this tweet:

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That will give you confidence in your pilot want it! Good one! Lol





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That will give you confidence in your pilot want it! Good one! Lol
My mom once took a trip in a little prop commuter. 8-10 passengers.
Pilot gets on, and with the mic on ( probably intentional), speaks with the co-pilot.
“Beth, you got that owners manual? Let’s get this thing in the air.”
 

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It should be possible (and rather easy) to add these sensors once we have our hands on some wiring diagrams for 14 gen. This is a subject Ford owners have visited before. On the fusion forums Dan put the full 12 sensor array into his 2013 Fusion and they worked great, on the F150 forums Livnitup duct taped some on to his front bumper for an experiment but the BCM firmware just never accommodated the circuits.

We know 14 gen F150's support these sensors, so it should just be a matter of plugging them into the BCM and then programming a couple values into the BCM (Fuse panel), APIM (Sync 4) and PAM (Park Assist Module). Wiring will be extra easy if Ford was kind enough to use the same main body harness to the front bumper on 302a and up.

Of course there are new parameters that will take time to map out and fully understand such as
726-74-02 which is used to define which type of Ford Co Pilot system is installed.

It also looks like iPhone as Key tech is coming to the 2022 or 2023 F150 because the logic is built into your trucks already, but of course extra hardware would be needed and it would be much more challenging to install.

Back to my point, if you don't have a copy of this growing list already, make one now.
You can add almost anything you want to your F150's from any other another trim level or model year.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing
 
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It should be possible (and rather easy) to add these sensors once we have our hands on some wiring diagrams for 14 gen. This is a subject Ford owners have visited before. On the fusion forums Dan put the full 12 sensor array into his 2013 Fusion and they worked great, on the F150 forums Livnitup duct taped some on to his front bumper for an experiment but the BCM firmware just never accommodated the circuits.

We know 14 gen F150's support these sensors, so it should just be a matter of plugging them into the BCM and then programming a couple values into the BCM (Fuse panel), APIM (Sync 4) and PAM (Park Assist Module). Wiring will be extra easy if Ford was kind enough to use the same main body harness to the front bumper on 302a and up.

Of course there are new parameters that will take time to map out and fully understand such as
726-74-02 which is used to define which type of Ford Co Pilot system is installed.

It also looks like iPhone as Key tech is coming to the 2022 or 2023 F150 because the logic is built into your trucks already, but of course extra hardware would be needed and it would be much more challenging to install.

Back to my point, if you don't have a copy of this growing list already, make one now.
You can add almost anything you want to your F150's from any other another trim level or model year.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets...it?usp=sharing
For those of us that add winch kits to the front, do they have extensions for the front sensors?
 

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Anyone have part numbers for these front sensors. Hoping that with installing sensors and the wire harness for them it’s plug and play
 

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I got the Lariat 302a package which removes the front sensors. I found out after my order was too far along that the front sensors are offered on the 302a if I chose the Active Prep package so I would like to know about adding them as well
 

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Trying to figure out how what I have works.
Not sure but I think there are 2 sets of front sensors the little circular ones on bumper and another one imbedded in a black plastic part of front end. Found it, the pre collision sensors radar and camera.
Saw video where they had to clean black one for lane assist or something on Pickup Truck plus SUV Talk. Great videos. They were mystified at first too.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxO2h83kcVBaLFjjCLer3AA
I think one is part of 360 system (visible circular) and one is standard on some trims.
Collision stuff etc. as mentioned before.
Ford CoPilot 360 2.0, so no assist 2.0, no 360 cameras, no bumper sensors.
I swear it beeped at me today getting out of a tight spot when I got close to a wall in front. Have to test this again. And read up on it in the easy to use digital and pdf manual. haha
I'm hoping it has some warning, its hard to judge front distance some times. Just got the truck.
Let me know if someone figures more of this out.
Confusing tech sometimes, sometimes helpful.
hmmm now Im wondering about an upgrade kit.

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Guys need help here to know if I will get front sensors on the bumper or not on my truck (on order)

Lariat 2021 501A mid. 360-Degree Camera Package + Ford Co-Pilot360™ Assist 2.0

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