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Would the Forscan tool work, if I had a tune in my truck already? Or, does the tune have this brake issue fixed already?

I've never noticed this mushy brake pedal on my 21 at all...
Forscan has a lot of service tools that do not require changing any of the computer settings. I know there are some issues with modifying the settings before you tune but, I think you are okay to do it afterwards. Someone can confirm.
The brake purge is just a service procedure you can activate with the program.
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Forscan has a lot of service tools that do not require changing any of the computer settings. I know there are some issues with modifying the settings before you tune but, I think you are okay to do it afterwards. Someone can confirm.
The brake purge is just a service procedure you can activate with the program.
OK, thank you! Maybe someone will chime in? My pedal is very firm and brakes feel awesome! I've heard about the Forscan, but never pursued one?
 

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OK, thank you! Maybe someone will chime in? My pedal is very firm and brakes feel awesome! I've heard about the Forscan, but never pursued one?
There are plenty of tweaks that can be made for your personal preferences. When I got my copy first thing I did was backup every module readout in to to a file. Now I have a complete set of factory delivered settings. If anything were to go sideways I can start from scratch again.

Now to the changes, lots of little ones that there are no other ways to get at. For instance, piped in motor sound through stereo. Or turn off ASS permanent instead to hitting the button every start. The list goes on. Whole sticky on here about what you can do.
 

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There are plenty of tweaks that can be made for your personal preferences. When I got my copy first thing I did was backup every module readout in to to a file. Now I have a complete set of factory delivered settings. If anything were to go sideways I can start from scratch again.

Now to the changes, lots of little ones that there are no other ways to get at. For instance, piped in motor sound through stereo. Or turn off ASS permanent instead to hitting the button every start. The list goes on. Whole sticky on here about what you can do.
I have a 5-Star tune with my SCT BDX tuner and ASS is already off through it. I don't think I have "piped" in engine sound through my speakers though, as I have a muffler delete, along with a vent to atmosphere BOV, which are both pretty loud, but if it does have the engine sounds through the speaker, such as the V6 Raptor, (where all the grown men in this world, thought they all had V8's, LOL!), I'd like to disable it and see if it sounds different?
 
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I have your exact truck with almost 2000 miles. Brakes are not spongy in this truck, although they were in my '19 Ranger.

If your brake pedal truly went to the floor, you have a problem and need to have it fixed before driving it anymore. I'd be inclined to tell the dealer to come and get it.

I do auto inspections for a living i am in a ton of cars and trucks. My 2019 had a harder pedal out of the factory. Ford rushed the build on this truck cut a lot of corners Gaps in doors etc. Dealer had truck agreed that ford is having issues with brakes in rangers. they did a quick fix it is better. Needless to say this my 4th ford ranger and i am disappointed.
 

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I do auto inspections for a living i am in a ton of cars and trucks. My 2019 had a harder pedal out of the factory. Ford rushed the build on this truck cut a lot of corners Gaps in doors etc. Dealer had truck agreed that ford is having issues with brakes in rangers. they did a quick fix it is better. Needless to say this my 4th ford ranger and i am disappointed.
You realize I'm not throwing rocks at you, right?
I'm only saying my experience in the same model truck as yours is different, and that if I had your problem I would have the dealer come get the truck because that's a safety issue for me.
Brake pedal to the floor??
No, thank you! Not driving that.
 

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Mine are mushy and I can easily push the pedal to the floor while stopped but they work fine.
 

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My 2021 had a very spongey pedal feel. I did the Forscan ABS bleed/purge and it was night and day.
Worth the $30 for the cable and ten minutes of time.
You folks are schooling me on Forscan for the brake bleed. I'm a Forscan power user and did not know about this.....hmmmm. Must do some reading...Thanks!
Not sure I really need to mess with this but I want to check it out all the same.
 

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You folks are schooling me on Forscan for the brake bleed. I'm a Forscan power user and did not know about this.....hmmmm. Must do some reading...Thanks!
Not sure I really need to mess with this but I want to check it out all the same.
Trust us, you’ll be amazed at the difference. Just don’t freak out! Lmao
 
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