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I'm beginning to think it's an error. But from what I've found, some Ford automatics, have a sportier transmission mode that you initiate with the manual shift buttons. So for example, if you initiate a manual shift of gears using the buttons, the sport mode takes over and will still shift automatically while in "M" mode but using the sportier profile. This may be the best we get without the Sport Goat mode. I dunno.
I thought this might be a copy paste from the Broncos ugly sister, Ranger. Nope, the Ranger has an S on the gear shift selector.

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Mystery solved. It is a direct copy paste from the 2020 F150 owners manual, page 219.

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"The Button" they are referring to is the DM button on the gearshift lever, which Bronco doesnt have.

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Pretty big error in the Bronco owners manual.
 

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wife just told me, "I'm drawing a line! You can NOT read me the Bronco manual!"

All I was just giving her the highlights, really.
My wife hasn't told me to shut up yet....but then I'm not sure she's really listening either...
 

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I registered my Bronco on my Ford Pass app the other day, and noticed that the manuals are all available there through the App, including Owners manuals and Supplements….. If you ain’t registered; potter patter get at ‘er!

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Woo Hoo, look what showed up today. Now excuse me, I'll be in the bathroom....

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Without getting into the brand of oil argument, can anyone tell me if there is an advantage to "Synthetic Blend" (as recommended in the owners manual) over "Full Synthetic"?

I'm pretty new to this synthetic game. Just started using it in my motorhome as synthetic was used by the previous owner.
 

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Without getting into the brand of oil argument, can anyone tell me if there is an advantage to "Synthetic Blend" (as recommended in the owners manual) over "Full Synthetic"?

I'm pretty new to this synthetic game. Just started using it in my motorhome as synthetic was used by the previous owner.
I saw this as well... Why would they recommend a blend instead of full synthetic?


And has anyone found the Hero switches? Can't find them even mentioned.
 

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Good find!
However, dont worry just yet. This is what my 2014 Focus ST manual says also, but its not necessary. I swap between winter and summer wheel/tire sets every season and was worried about reading this. I even researched an aftermarket tools to do the re-learn myself. But the car seems to just learn them by itself everytime, so I never bought the tool. I rotate and swap every season for the last 7 years. Using an android app I can always see 4 tire pressures with either set of wheels/tires. I did buy factory TPMS sensors for my winter set just to have the best chance of the car finding them. Hopefully Bronco is as smart as my Focus.
Really curious about this as well. I was planning on a 5-tire rotation, but I'm not taking it in to have it done every time. Hopefully they either auto-learn or someone can post a method for a re-learn at home.
Need someone that's already got theirs to swap to the spare and see what happens...

I'm beginning to think it's an error. But from what I've found, some Ford automatics, have a sportier transmission mode that you initiate with the manual shift buttons. So for example, if you initiate a manual shift of gears using the buttons, the sport mode takes over and will still shift automatically while in "M" mode but using the sportier profile. This may be the best we get without the Sport Goat mode. I dunno.
Our Explorer at work has a Sport mode that can be enabled on the shifter as well. Fairly certain this is just a copy/paste job, as no photo I have seen shows any kind of Sport button in the Bronco's shifter.
 

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I'm assuming the wiper blades are 17" judging by the part number. Otherwise I don't see any mention of them. I'm hoping that's the case, as it's a pain to find 15" blades for my Jeep.
 

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Am I the only one who didn’t know the trucks didn’t come with one? I’m 27 and I actually hate having to use a computer to read this thing..
 

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Good find!
However, dont worry just yet. This is what my 2014 Focus ST manual says also, but its not necessary. I swap between winter and summer wheel/tire sets every season and was worried about reading this. I even researched an aftermarket tools to do the re-learn myself. But the car seems to just learn them by itself everytime, so I never bought the tool. I rotate and swap every season for the last 7 years. Using an android app I can always see 4 tire pressures with either set of wheels/tires. I did buy factory TPMS sensors for my winter set just to have the best chance of the car finding them. Hopefully Bronco is as smart as my Focus.
I'd love to understand better how this works. I'm having issues where every few times I take a drive, I'll get a TPMS fault, and one tire will show blank. I've had custom wheels put on twice, plus a tire swap for a flat. I brought it to a tire place and they were unable to reprogram one of the wheels.

So... how does the vehicle recalibrate itself?
 
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