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Hello, I'm a relatively new member in Iowa. Purchased as 2019 XLT 3.0 June 2020. I've been benefiting from this forum's information. Thanks much.
I've tinkered with a few FORscan adjustments. Also adjusted the vehicle's instrument cluster MPG calibration to be closer to calculated MPG. The most tedious was installation of a OEM block heater and related wiring harness.
Currently the F150 is back with the dealer for the latest EGR recall.
 

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Welcome! I have a 18 and just went through 2nd EGR recall. Yes, I have learned so much here as well. Post away, we like new discussions!
 

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@STIAJW - welcome here to our forums!

Lots of good info out here along with a diverse set of owners who are willing to answer questions or provide opinions.

Glad to see you were able to figure out how to update your MPGs via FORScan = lots of things to tinker with there also.

I need to schedule a service appointment to get my OEM block heater and wiring harness installed.

Hop you are enjoying the new truck and please don't be afraid to ask questions and/or share your ownership experiences!
 
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Welcome! Good to see another DIY guy here. If you do any more big projects like the block heater, grab some photos along the way and share the fun.

The cramped conditions under the hood is a frustration. I have installed block heaters that took more time draining and refilling the coolant than the actual install. With this truck it seems you have to remove inner fenders and such for even minor tasks. The satisfaction of doing the job is worth it though.
 
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Thanks for the warm welcome.
Yes, installing the block heater and the OEM wiring was quite involved (for a block heater). The good part is the removable plug in the block is designed to be unscrewed to accommodate the block heater installation. To route the wiring into the space just behind and to the drivers side of the front license plate, and in front of the shutters, I had to remove the front bumper. Sheesh.
 

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Oilburner,
I'm located in one of the smaller communities in the Des Moines area. Yes, these trucks are amazing.
 
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