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Old 08-03-2015, 06:27 PM   #11
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Can someone explain what the tow haul does?


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It modifies how the engine and transmission interact with each other. It downshifts sooner on the downhill for engine braking and works very well with cruise control. I've observed that when I use it in combination with cruise control that the shifting tends to be one gear at a time without the crazy high (5000) RPMs.


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Old 08-04-2015, 11:06 AM   #12
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I'm guessing I'm not the only person who did not get a Ford F53 Owners Manual.

I've tried to locate the various fuse locations and their functions, and I have no idea where the tow/haul fuse is.

Anyone?
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Old 08-17-2015, 06:39 PM   #13
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I'm not showing the tow/haul indicator on my dash. It doesn't matter how many times I push and release the button on the end of the shifter.



I'm not sure if the entire tow/feature has failed or it's just the fuse for it is blown.



Anyone know for sure what/where the fuse is located?



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Old 08-17-2015, 11:34 PM   #14
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I'm guessing I'm not the only person who did not get a Ford F53 Owners Manual.

I've tried to locate the various fuse locations and their functions, and I have no idea where the tow/haul fuse is.

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I was able to download a pdf version of the owners manual for my 2013 Ford F53 from the below website. It looks like most years are available.

According to the manual I downloaded, the tow/haul switch fuse is in the power distribution box in the engine compartment. If you get the manual for your particular year it will show the fuse location.

Go to the website below and click on Owner Information in the left column. This will take you to a page to enter your year and model, which will then take you to a page with pdf links for the owners manual and other documents.

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eBay is loaded with owners and service manuals
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Here is the truth from a FORD document I received from the Goshen Rally.
We had a Ford Vendor that talked about the F-53 bare chassis.
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Here is the truth from a FORD document I received from the Goshen Rally.
We had a Ford Vendor that talked about the F-53 bare chassis.
Interesting document, makes it sound like you can use tow/haul most of the time.
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Interesting document, makes it sound like you can use tow/haul most of the time.
The FORD Rep said it is designed to use going down steep hills.
I asked if it does anything going up hills. He said none.

I do not believe it should be turned on all the time driving in the flats.
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