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What is a "Job 2 truck"?

Like the title says, what is a job 2 truck? Another member posted that he has a job 2 truck and it has no issues.....................Does this mean 2nd year of production of a given model of truck?

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Job1 would be the early production run, and Job2 would be whenever they've made some changes to the production lines. Job1 and Job2 will still be the same model year.

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It means you got vacuum powered brakes instead of hydro brakes. Sorry.
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I thought the job 2 trucks were the ones that came with the 400,800 flash from the factory.

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It means you got vacuum powered brakes instead of hydro brakes. Sorry.
I hope this doesnt turn out to be true...
Ford, y u so cheap with brakes???

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Refer to this excerpt from the order guide:

This is for the 2012 model year btw. The 2011s had a different Job 1 / Job 2 cutoff date.

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VIN details are accurate for the linked truck only, YMMV.
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Brakes huh??

I thought "job 2" meant you will need a second full time job to make the payments!!!!


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This week I am rolling in a 2012 6.2L F-350 rental truck with the vacuum boost brakes. The brake pedal feel is very different. Of course both types of brake power assist work correctly to stop the vehicle anyway so I suppose there is no problem with either system.

2011 F-350SD SRW XLT FX4 CCLB: 6.7L PSD, 6R140, 3.55:1 EL, 11500lb GVWR
2009 Tundra SR5 4x2 RCLB 5.7L 4.30:1 (Sold)
Others: 1982 F-250HD 4x2 RCLB 6.9L-IDI // 1988 F-250HD 4x4 SCLB 7.3L-IDI // 1995 F-350HD DRW 4x2 CCLB 7.3L-T444E PSD // 2004 F-350SD SRW 4x4 CCLB 6.0L-VT365 PSD.
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Brakes huh??

I thought "job 2" meant you will need a second full time job to make the payments!!!!
Hahaha....for some of us that is probably true

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Oh right, the other change for 2012 Job 2 is the metal engine oil pan for the 6.7L.

2011 F-350SD SRW XLT FX4 CCLB: 6.7L PSD, 6R140, 3.55:1 EL, 11500lb GVWR
2009 Tundra SR5 4x2 RCLB 5.7L 4.30:1 (Sold)
Others: 1982 F-250HD 4x2 RCLB 6.9L-IDI // 1988 F-250HD 4x4 SCLB 7.3L-IDI // 1995 F-350HD DRW 4x2 CCLB 7.3L-T444E PSD // 2004 F-350SD SRW 4x4 CCLB 6.0L-VT365 PSD.
VIN details are accurate for the linked truck only, YMMV.
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