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  1. Purchased new MACH-E with an undisclosed inaccurate faulty odometer statement. It seems it was a manufacturer delivered it to the dealership with a broken odometer. I was delivered the vehicle 12/21/2022 which was delivered to my home 48 miles from the dealership. The Odometer never read past 10.8 Miles unless in motion and reset every time the key reset. It was broken before purchase or delivery. The service for this had to be done at a different dealership due to scheduling but the vehicle no longer has an actual mileage reading which significantly effects the vehicle value. I have contacted the dealership that sold the vehicle, the one that worked on it, and ford and they all keep referring me to one another not accepting any fault. I have now been without my vehicle for three weeks. I gave no estimated mileage as they state on the service order "seems around correct mileage". I was not offered a loaner due to the length of time for the repair nor any sort of consideration due to the value loss for the manufacturing defect. This car will now have a Not Actual Mileage listing on the disclosure and the title causing a significant financial loss of the vehicle value. I do not consider this resolved and would like to be compensated or the vehicle bought back due to the manufactures defect. I never agreed to "seems around correct mileage" Has anyone else dealt with this or have any advice, it is going to tank the vehicle value.
  2. Surprised on one has mentioned this one. Still a lot up in the air. But not sure I'm a fan of fixed price model. On the other hand, I've never bought a brand new automobile, always used. https://jalopnik.com/ford-ceo-says-he-wants-to-move-to-fixed-pricing-1850470208
  3. What is COVP? How do I become COVP Approved? Will entering into COVP late mess up my place in order? Please be kind and discuss safely
  4. Im looking to trade my ranger for an 02 f250 7.3 6 spd. it has the ZF S6-650 6 Speed 4WD trans. it currently does not have 3rd and 4th. couple questions. A. How hard is it to rebuild these? B. How hard is it to find a good one without ordering a reman online? im heavily considering both options but want a second opinion from people that are far more expierenced with fords than me. im willing to do the work to rebuild it but im also just fine with swapping it.
  5. I'm still waiting for one of the majors to do a true test, but this is a start: Autoblog on the Mach 1
  6. #Ford #F150 #Raptor We Just Bought A Brand New Ford F-150 Raptor, And It Was A PAINFUL Experience: Here's What Happened!
  7. Good day to you folks on this forum. I'm interested in buying a Ford Accessories for my F-250 truck model year 2011. If anyone has a good deal regarding the same. Thank you.
  8. Changed out all front lights on my wife's 2019 Ford Expedition XLT 202a. I posted how to videos on my YouTube channel, feel free to check it out. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCanWHVDReYdV0nC4WIRO9pg
  9. https://news.alphastreet.com/ford-mulling-a-partnership-with-volkswagen-for-vehicle-development/ Auto majors Ford (F) and Volkswagen are exploring ways to work together, which would help both the firms to help each other to compete better with their rivals globally. The companies officially confirmed on Tuesday that they are in talks to find ways of developing vehicles together, including commercial vehicles.
  10. This one caught my attention. Ford is apparently working on new pilot program centered on self-driving food delivery services and that is being deployed at Miami and Miami Beach. Details https://news.alphastreet.com/ford-experiments-with-self-driving-delivery-vans-in-miami/
  11. Ford's automotive sales up 7% to 39 billion USD. Wholesale Volumes: North America: +3% Europe: Flat Asia Pacific: -20% South America: +23% Middle East & Africa: -17% Ford Q1 results infographic
  12. "Despite the engineer's best efforts to block the camera from capturing the dashboard, and his follow-up admonition that 'You are not supposed to do that!' we can now see the interior that is fitted to the Ranger test trucks being developed in America...Grabbing these photos motivated a Ford engineer to get a little physical and threaten to 'bust up' my camera, with a few choice F-bombs for effect. Just mentioning that for the record." Link: http://news.pickuptrucks.com/2017/09/2019-ford-ranger-interior-engine-spied.html
  13. The transmission issues with Ford are absolutely ridiculous. I just bought out the lease of my 2014 Ford Focus a month ago and now the car is stuck in the shop with transmission issues. I was driving to an important appointment (which I missed) when it just stopped moving forward and I lost all power. Anyone else have something similar happen? If so, what was wrong with your car/how much did it cost? It’s been at the dealership for a week and a half now and I still have no exact answer as to what is wrong. Apparently, just to diagnose the problem the whole transmission needs to be overhauled and the labor alone is around $2000!! That’s before I even know what’s wrong and know how much the part to fix it will cost. A year ago I heard about a transmission recall and had the clutch replaced, is there any way it could be related? If I had known that a car this new would have transmission issues I never would have bought it in the first place. The dealership can’t even work with me and give me a loaner car while the work is being completed. All I can hope is that we will figure out the issue and will have a car back soon! I used to think very highly of Ford vehicles but after this catastrophe and all the things I’ve been reading about all the transmission issues Ford cars have I don’t think my next car will be from Ford. I mean c’mon, it’s a 2014, I shouldn’t be having transmission issues! My 2001 Mitsubishi was more reliable than this and I would take that car back in a heartbeat at this point! If anyone has any advice or suggestions it would be greatly appreciated!
  14. Chevy released a new commercial that turns up the heat by also calling into question some of Ford's performance claims for the Super Duty. In the spot, former football star Howie Long and Eric Stanczak, chief engineer, full-size trucks at General Motors, have the following exchange before the toolbox drop: Long: "You hear after our toolbox test where the F-150 aluminum bed got punctured, they've now beefed up the bed of their new Super Duty?" Stanczak: "Oh, yeah? Let's test it." Long:​ "Is that the same toolbox they used in the steel vs. aluminum bed test commercial?" Stanczak: "That's correct." Long: "Totally empty?" Stanczak: "Yup." Long: "Nothing in there?" Stanczak: "You got it. You ready?" Stanczak then places the red metal toolbox on the side of the bed and shoves it off, gashing a hole in the Super Duty bed. Long: "They made the aluminum bed of the Super Duty 30 percent stronger, and the​ toolbox still punctured the bed." http://www.autonews.com/article/20170717/RETAIL03/170719780/chevy-pokes-a-hole-in-fords-truck-again ------------- If the first ad doesn't work, try, try again!
  15. http://jalopnik.com/ford-ceo-mark-fields-reportedly-fired-in-management-sha-1795421644?rev=1495426354345&utm_campaign=socialflow_jalopnik_facebook&utm_source=jalopnik_facebook&utm_medium=socialflow So...did Mark get fired, or is this is rumor and speculation making a stepchild?
  16. Ford is canceling plans to build a new plant in Mexico. It will invest $700 million in Michigan instead, creating 700 new U.S. jobs. http://money.cnn.com/2017/01/03/news/economy/ford-700-jobs-trump/index.html The $700 million investment will go to the Flat Rock, Michigan plant to produce more electric and self-driving cars. Ford believes electric vehicles will outsell gas-powered vehicles within the next 15 years. Ford is planning to roll out seven new electric vehicles in the next five years, including a Mustang Hybrid. ----- A big U-turn for Ford The news is a major U-turn for Ford. Last year, the company announced it would invest $1.6 billion in Mexico to transfer production of the Ford Focus from Michigan to Mexico to save costs. Now the Focus will be built at an existing plant in Hermosillo, Mexico, and Ford will instead expand its plant in Michigan. "This is a vote of confidence" in Trump and the economy, said Fields. We are "encouraged by pro-growth policies, particularly reform around tax and regulatory policies." ----- Drudge headline: GREAT AGAIN: CONSTRUCTION HITS 10 YEAR HIGH FORD CANCELS MEXICO PLANT; EXPANDING IN MICHIGAN
  17. **I started to put this in the Fusion subforum, but since these units are used in multiple vehicles, I decided to place it here** Yesterday, when i arrived at my son's babysitter after picking my daughter at school, I noticed a sharp pain as soon as I opened my drivers side door from inside the car. I looked and my finger was bleeding like crazy. A little investigation found that the chrome coating on my Fusion's interior door handle had peeled up on the top of the handle, creating a razor-like edge. When I slid my hand over the handle after it was open, it sliced a quarter-sized crescent into the top of my middle finger. The cut extends from under my last joint all the way up to the top of my nail. I called our dealer's service dept manager, who said that he did not believe this would be covered under any sort of warranty (I'm on a Ford ESP right now; my Fusion has 60k on the clock so bumper-to-bumper is long gone). Has anybody else had this problem with this particular unit? I know these handles were used in Fusion/Milan/MKZ and Edge/MKX. Pic attached... a little blurry, but you can see the appearance of wrinkling where the edge has lifted the furthest. I know that GM had to recall some SUVs because of a similar issue, but I wasn't able to find anything else about this happening in a Ford. http://usnews.rankingsandreviews.com/cars-trucks/daily-news/100609-NHTSA-Investigates-GM-s-Finger-slicing-Door-Handles/
  18. Hi everyone, please enjoy this article I've written about how a Ford product has defined the direction my life ended up taking. It includes reflections on Ford's global product decisions and references to F150, Mustang etc. I hope you like it. http://performancedrive.com.au/editorial-ford-falcon-an-emotional-tribute-1715/
  19. Ford U.S. vehicle sales for August declined 8.4% YoY to 214,482. Nissan's sales declined 6.5%.
  20. The Fusion has been quite recently updated with the 2017 model year. This includes a new engine choice and two all new trim levels. However, the changes are not as big as we would have hoped and it seems that the car might be heavily refreshed with the 2018 Ford Fusion. https://carsoid.com/2018-ford-fusion/
  21. The upcoming 2018 Ford Expedition offers all the conformity of a full size family SUV. It has three rows of seats, and can take as many as eight passengers. The interior is made from the combination of fine fiber materials, wood and aluminum. The vehicle is well equipped with features such as Sync3 and MyFord Touch systems and 10 speaker Sony Sound System. It appears that 2018 Ford Expedition has all the characteristics of a modern day family vehicle. http://carslane.com/2018-ford-expedition-release-date-price/
  22. kfengler

    2015 FUSION SE

    From the album: FORDS OVER THE YEARS

  23. I am a tier two worker at FRAP. Been there just over a year. Was wondering if there is any truth to the following. Is a Lincoln car coming to FRAP? I heard tooling might start soon. Is there plans to expand the plant even more? Will there be another Cobra? Are we losing the Fusion? How bad is this mustang lunch going? Any chance a third shift gets added?
  24. Hello, April's Mustang 50 Years event at Charlotte Motor Speedway will feature the 1962 Ford Mustang I Concept currently part of The Henry Ford museum's collection. Automodello working with Ford, The Henry Ford and Dan Gurney recently released the first ever 1:43 and 1:24 scale models of the Concept. Two hundred were signed by Dan Gurney who debuted the Concept at the 1962 US Gran Prix at Watkins Glen. The signed 1:43 model is sold-out and a few 1:24 remain. Automodello will be exhibiting at Charlotte Motor Speedway event and is one of Ford's select group of licensees eligible to use the "Mustang 50 Years" logo on their products. For more information about Automodello visit http://www.automodello.com and under the Heritage tab there is a complete story written by Model Collector magazine UK on how the 1962 Ford Mustang I Concept went from concept to model in 9 months: http://www.automodello.com/designanddevelopment.html. Thank you, Jim Cowen CEO Diecasm, LLC | Automodello
  25. The fine print doesn't expressly exclude leases, but nothing references that it is valid on leases either...has anyone successfully used a Private Cash $750 coupon on a lease? I tried Googling information about this and was surprised that no one appears to have asked this before. Thanks!
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