So, the car has been back for over 100 miles now, and has been running flawlessly. Turns out, the battery (or part of it) blew out and melted down. I am surprised the whole car didn't go up. Good engineering as far as containment goes.
Ford really did do some blind stabbing at the car before they got to the problem. Replaced the motor completely, before moving on to the battery. Seems like a huge waste of time and money. Unless the motor somehow blew out the battery? That, they never told me. The error codes obviously were nebulous, to have a blown battery and not say as much.
Oh, yea, and the final work ticket was for $34,347.94. A record for me. Thank you Ford for picking up that giant tab. I hope you gained some useful insight into the workings of an higher mileage car.
So, to recap, car turned 60,000. Battery blew. Now I am way better off than when I started. Almost have a mini-tesla on my hands. The new range is freakin awesome!
All you early adopters like me, if your battery goes, it is a GOOD thing!
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