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Anyone experiencing random active air dam fault.

Generally it pops up and then goes away as you slow down from cruising speed down to the 50s
 

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Do you have any way to install a camera to watch to see if the air dam is extending and retracting properly? That might help to decide if it is a sensor error or an actual air dam mechanical issue.
 

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Anyone experiencing random active air dam fault.

Generally it pops up and then goes away as you slow down from cruising speed down to the 50s
Most active dams/shutters retract <50mph. So, if the system fails to close the way it should over 50, you would get the notice. Once you drop back below the threshold the error would go away.
 

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Most active dams/shutters retract <50mph. So, if the system fails to close the way it should over 50, you would get the notice. Once you drop back below the threshold the error would go away.
My active air dam fault warning is showing after an extended drive on freeway when it comes to a slow down. However the warning/fault doesn't stick around. My suspicion is that air dam is not retracting fast enough causing the system is throw on and off errors.

Still need to figure out if it's the grill shutters throwing error or the retractable air diffuser having issues.
 

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My active air dam fault warning is showing after an extended drive on freeway when it comes to a slow down. However the warning/fault doesn't stick around. My suspicion is that air dam is not retracting fast enough causing the system is throw on and off errors.

Still need to figure out if it's the grill shutters throwing error or the retractable air diffuser having issues.
As Coral suggested, getting a camera on them to observe the operation would be fantastic... if you are able, be sure to post the vids, I would love to see the system at work!
 

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As Coral suggested, getting a camera on them to observe the operation would be fantastic... if you are able, be sure to post the vids, I would love to see the system at work!
Youtube has a few people showing how their active aero works at variable positions from speeds 40mph and above. It's the same system on the ICE F-150 model as well.
 

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Inspected my active air dam (aka air blade). It was cracked by road debris. I am surprised that the actuators are cheaper than the plastic air blade.
This blade drops down 3 inches at freeway speed so it will not clear anything. It's actually pretty easy to replace 3 bolts on each actuators
 
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