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Old 10-22-2019, 08:10 PM   #1
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Does anyone tow a late model Ford F-150? Any issues, problems, disadvantages, advantages?
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Old 10-22-2019, 09:41 PM   #2
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I tow a 2017 King Ranch. It is and must be 4WD to tow. After that it is simple, hook it up to coach, put in neutral tow mode(described in owners manual), with foot off brake hit off-start button once and you are good to go. I added a charge line when wiring the lights so no battery concern. Pulled over 30k miles with zero problems. A great vehicle to drive and simple to tow. Works great every time.
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Easy “Neutral Tow” through dash menu.

AirForce One brake system.

NO CHARGE LINE NEEDED...the Raptor is completely dead when in NT mode; aka no battery drain.

Pro: Perfect vehicle for us...and we already own it. ;-)

Con: it’s big (And expensive) TOAD
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Old 10-23-2019, 04:23 AM   #4
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i towed a 2015 KR....was great....i use roadmaster invisibrake....

now i am towing an F350...also tows great....

as stated, must be 4WD, and have the automatic switching transfer case....
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Old 10-23-2019, 05:11 AM   #5
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I tow a 2019 F-150, and love it. I did the blue ox tow bar and was fairly easy to install myself. I use the RV 1 brake system and love it.

I bought it new and had a computer issue with my truck right away that was odd. It was not programed correctly at the factory for the 4x4 and would not shift into neutral. After a tense 3 days they figured it out and had to reprogram it. I would highly recommend to do the shift procedure before you sign the paperwork, especially if buying used.

I was a Chevy guy for 30 years, and really like my Ford. Good Luck
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I've been towing a 2015 F-150 for 4+ years now -- no issues -- I went with an M&G brake system which works great and is connected to the coach air brake system.
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It is confusing on the 4x4 to some but look for a high/low switch on the console as lots of them are 4 wheel AWD that cannot be flat towed.
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It is confusing on the 4x4 to some but look for a high/low switch on the console as lots of them are 4 wheel AWD that cannot be flat towed.


It is NOT confusing on the 4x4 F-150, as the OP has asked input on.

I’ve had 4WD models since 2012. Very straight forward; there’s no “switch” and none are “AWD”, aka Full-time 4WD.

The 2012 series has a 4WD selector knob that you rotate back and forth quickly.

The newer 2017 series, as instate above, is a breeze through the dash menu.

Hope this keeps things clear.
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