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Old 07-05-2010, 09:32 PM
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No Voltmeter

Ford did a great job on the new instrument cluster and display screen. No voltmeter however at all. Neither analog or in the fancy LCD display.
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Old 07-05-2010, 10:19 PM
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You just get a warning that says "low battery"......
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Old 07-06-2010, 04:41 AM
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I have the same complaint. As well as no oil pressure gauge.

On my truck, the third screen of the gauge display panel is blank. Wonder how hard it would be for Ford to program that info into the display.
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Old 07-06-2010, 08:34 AM
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Same thought on the oil pressure now that you mention it. Since I tow alot I like to be proactive to potential issues. For instance if my fifth wheel is drawing to much electrical load I can tell with a voltmeter. It would be great if they could add it
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Old 07-06-2010, 12:51 PM
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No volt meter, no oil gauge, no ashtray, no cig lighter, cup holders only when center is down on reg cab. I love the truck but wish it had my Dodge interior.
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Old 07-07-2010, 06:32 AM
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No volt meter, no oil gauge, no ashtray, no cig lighter, cup holders only when center is down on reg cab. I love the truck but wish it had my Dodge interior.
theres something you don't hear everyday. I like the looks of the new Dodge but usually I hear complaints on the interiors of Dodges, atleast the older ones
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Old 07-09-2010, 11:03 PM
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No volt meter, no oil gauge, no ashtray, no cig lighter, cup holders only when center is down on reg cab. I love the truck but wish it had my Dodge interior.
Well heck....my pickup has all the above.

And wanting your dodge interior? Thats crazy talk
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Old 07-09-2010, 11:08 PM
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No volt meter, no oil gauge, no ashtray, no cig lighter, cup holders only when center is down on reg cab. I love the truck but wish it had my Dodge interior.
Not really worried about the voltmeter as you can tell how well charged they are when you crank it over. As for the oil gauge, the later flash for the higher power rating will likely bring that, if not most people will run an aftermarket tuner the displays these.... As for the ashtray and cig lighter, The lighter usually gets tossed in a toolbox and my cell charger plugged in, the ashtray usually holds miscellaneous junk.
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Old 07-09-2010, 11:31 PM
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Not really worried about the voltmeter as you can tell how well charged they are when you crank it over. As for the oil gauge, the later flash for the higher power rating will likely bring that, if not most people will run an aftermarket tuner the displays these.... As for the ashtray and cig lighter, The lighter usually gets tossed in a toolbox and my cell charger plugged in, the ashtray usually holds miscellaneous junk.
You can tell how charged the batteries are when your crank it over has no bearing on why I would like to see a voltmeter. When I tow or take long trips I like to know how the charging system is doing. A large draw from an attached trailer or equipment can be monitored with a voltmeter. In addition on cold mornings at least on my Duramax I could tell when the intake heater shut off by watching the Voltmeter. This was a descent indication when I could stop idling and proceed to drive.
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Old 07-09-2010, 11:40 PM
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As for how things are doing during a trip, you wouldn't expect any issues from a brand new rig, but even then you get a warning screen. To the AIH on the duramax, you didn't have to wait for it to go off to drive, that was a personal choice that few people (knowledgeable or patient people) would make.
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