The twelfth and thirteenth generation Ford F range share the same power running boards as the
Expedition (with a few differences) and suffers from the same
problems with the boards failing to deploy or retract properly.
If you are having problems with yours, the fault could be with the motor itself or the hinged brackets that it's mounted on.
See our home page for more information on this.
Connector used on F-150
Removing and refitting the bracket is simple.
See our Teardown page for details.
Order the correct side motor!
LEFT / RIGHT refers to - as viewed from inside the cab, facing
Ford F series / Expedition
Hinge bracket bearing set
The nylon-on-steel bearings tend to get gummed-up and/or worn out.
Replacing the whole hinge bracket is expensive.
Take the economy route by just replacing the bearings.
We stock a full set of 16 small and 2 large bearings, enough for both hinges on one side.
Dismantling Old Hinges
In general the process is to set up a press or vice to push out the pins whilst
gently heating the surrounding metal.
The bearings will then pretty much just fall out
The bearings are slightly oversize as supplied
Prepare the bearings for correct fit by passing a Dremel grinding disc along the join.
The new bearings will then just push in.
Then refit the pins using a press or vice and heat as before.
Send us your email address after purchase and we'll send you a pdf of the full process in detail
Dispatch and Tracking
Motor delivery is via our US stockist, usually by USPS or Fedex and usually takes
5-7 days from date of order,
for customers in the US.
Customs Duty Free
We guarantee, for customers in the USA, you will not be surcharged for any type of import duty.
Running Board Solutions for your vehicle.
Click on one of the links
below for more information
on economical solutions.
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All our products carry a full 1 year guarantee.
If a fault should develop at any time over the 12 month period, simply return for a free replacement or repair.
Faulty or incorrectly supplied goods may be returned within 30 days for a full refund including P&P.