Chassis electrical system Ford F150

1. The electrical system is a 12-volt, negative ground type. Power for the lights and all electrical accessories is supplied by a lead/acid battery, which is charged by the alternator.

2. This Chapter covers repair and service procedures for the various electrical compo­nents not associated with the engine. Infor­mation on the battery, alternator and starter motor can be found in Chapter 5.

3. It should be noted that when portions of the electrical system are serviced, the nega­tive battery cable should be disconnected from the battery to prevent electrical shorts and/or fires.

Electrical troubleshooting – general information
Fuses and fusible links – general information
Circuit breakers – general information
Relays – general information and testing
Key fob – programming, battery replacement, key fob strength testing/driver’s door keypad – removal and installation
Turn signal and hazard flasher – check and replacement
Steering column switches – replacement
Ignition switch and key lock cylinder – replacement
Instrument panel switches – replacement
Instrument cluster – removal and installation
Windshield wiper system – check and component removal and installation
Front Controls Interface Module (FCIM) – Front Controls Interface Display Module (FCDIM), Audio Control Module (ACM) – removal and installation
Antenna and cable – removal and installation
Rear window defogger – check and repair
Headlight bulb – replacement
Headlights – adjustment
Headlight housing – removal and installation
Headlight lens refurbishing
Horn – replacement
Bulb – replacement
Mirrors – description
Cruise control system – general information
Power window system – description and check
Power door lock and keyless entry system – description and check
Daytime Running Lights (DRL) – general information
Airbag system – general information
Parking aid and rear (backup) camera

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