I had driven 240 miles on the highway with no problems. Problem is when you first use the brakes. I hope this is resolved quickly so you can get on with your trip. Continued to work, keeping the speed below 60 mph, and then the same on the way home, and problem didn't occur. Its caused by the pinion and drive shaft being straight diff twisting up and not somewhere about 5-7 degree's down.
It only stop bouncing if you slow down. The brakes do not work properly when this happens because the tires are bouncing off the road surface causing abs activation. I always learn something on this forum. Tomorrow it goes in to have the cambers reset. The brakes do not work properly when this happens because the tires are bouncing off the road surface causing abs activation. What needs to happen: You need to go to your selling dealer, get the sales consultant that sold you the truck or the service manager and have them With you compare your truck with an identical Same Engine, Chassis, Driveline Vehicle as yours. Off-road, the Super Duty rides like—surprise! The Ford dealer replaced track bar and ball joint.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the failure. Well that just plain stinks. No specific cause or fix has been offered. The contact was able to regain control of the vehicle once the speed slowed down to 35 mph. Cambers are factory set at 4. This has caused my truck to temporarily loose control. This will happen at speeds from 45 to 75 mph.
Your downshift had nothing to do with the failure. While driving approximately 45 mph, the vehicle started to wobble violently. Inside the cab, there was room to spare for my weekly grocery shopping, plus various dry goods. The problem is related to the track bar. Visibility in the high-riding cabin is excellent, aided by innovative split-pane rearview mirrors, incorporating normal and convex lenses to eliminate blind spots, that fold inward or extend outward at the push of a button. It happened again several days later. No this is not a drive shaft problem, nor is it axle wrap, nor pinion gear angle issues.
Ford could have recalled them back in 2007 and stopped factory settings of 4. One potential down side is the presale inspection process is limited. I have noticed that if I get into a situation, without the trailer, and my rear wheels start to slip, such as when I was on the beach in sand and almost got stuck, that the rear of my truck started to bounce as if it were going over big rocks. Supposedly Ford redesigned front steering and suspension in 2014 models because of this problem. Most affected year models are 2006 thru 2012 per service writer. AirLift 5000 with auto leveling.
The pedal feel was night and day different from that of the 04, even so, the soft pedaled 2011 would, by far out brake the 2004. Pulls all my trailers effortlessly. Very dangerous on the highway in lane 1 at 75 mph with cars all around. If the Brake feel is confirmed to be different, diagnostics should be done and based on the results, repairs are warranted. The problem is related to the track bar. Would like to here others complaints.
See if Ford has shims that go between the spring saddle on the diff and the springs. There were no warning indicators illuminated. It is at the deals hip now and can not find the cause. Ford dealership service adviser and mechanic acknowledge this issue exists and has since 2005 but there isn't any resolution for the issue. Ford has the simple solution but won't let it out. I feel this vehicle type be recalled, I hope nobody dies from this flaw in my vehicle and it is why I wanted to report this very dangerous vehicle 2012 Ford F-250 king ranch death wobble driving conditions on three different occasions were on highway conditions driving over small pavement bumps at speeds ranging from 60 to 70 mph straight roads and also turning on curves, the truck shakes so violently that you loose control truck shaking continues until the truck almost comes to a stop while you are braking to slow down. I have replaced track bar ball joint and problem was fixed but has now wore our again causing a recurrence of the issue.
We were told to put new rotors and calipers to correct it. Other people I know with f250s and 18 inch tires have not noticed this problem. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. You are right about not being unique and not common. The shop where I had the work done said they have fixed about 70 trucks and it will occur again when the ball joint on the bar wears out again. Vehicle has an Special Service Message for this condition.
The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic who replaced the track bar however, the failure recurred. What are Rancho shock absorbers, you ask? I went and saw the car. Owners may contact Iowa Mold Tooling Co. The service writer, wendy, at silsbee Ford in silsbee, texas told me she did not know why Ford does not recall these trucks it is such a big problem. I crossed a bridge expansion joint and the front of the pickup shook violently.
This issue first began on i95 29,000mi. They told Ford and Ford faxed a letter stating they are aware of this issue and there is nothing they can do about it. If this is a axle wrap or drive shaft issue it would be pretty obvious. I will say this, one of my concerns is that something happens to my pick up and I have to buy a new one. The Ford dealership was even aware of this existing problem with the Ford f250 suspension, from previous complains and repairs. The systems feel completely different. Spray in bed liner and rubber mat.