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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Extended Cab 6.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

6000 mi Erratic shifting (intermittent). Adjustment. Problem apparently fixed. However, very disappointed with 14.2 mpg. 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

24580 mi Firmware update due to hard shift from 2 to 3 
34720 mi

C $275
Harsh shifting from 2 to 4 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

65500 mi

US $107
moaning/rubbing sound from front of truck when in 2x4, noise goes away when in AWD or 4x4 IWE (integrated wheel end) vacuum operated 4x4 actuators failed. I replaced both actuators since failure of one usually leads to failure of the other 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 6.5ft bed

302-horsepower 3.7L V6 6-speed automatic RWD

48000 mi Transmission would not shift out of neutral. Transmission was completely replaced with a new one. 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

The rear of the transmission oil pan was leaking. Dealer found a faulty gasket which was replaced. 
19180 mi Shifting irregularities. TSB repair which reset the transmission shift points. 
17540 mi weird noise from right front wheel, all wheel drive solenoid said to be broken and fixed......problem has returned since 
20460 mi Noise from front IEW replaced (4 wheel drive system) 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

turbocharged 365hp 3.5L V6 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD w/low range

2000 mi Transmission shifting poorly 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

411-horsepower 6.2L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

14000 mi electrical sensor for 4 wd 

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2012 Ford F-150 4dr Crew Cab 5.5ft bed

360-horsepower 5.0L V8 6-speed shiftable automatic 4WD, part-time w/low range

27000 mi Transmission was shifting rough and would only drive in 3rd and 6th. The repair took a few days because the transmission department was very busy. It took about a days worth of work to fix a sensor and they noticed abnormal wear on a gasket 

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2012 Ford F-150 Transmission Problems

116 TrueDelta members own (or used to own) a 2012 Ford F-150. 17 of these members (14.7%) have reported transmission repairs for their car. A total of 19 transmission repairs to 2012 Ford F-150s--an average of 0.2 per vehicle--have been reported.

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