Driver-side foot clearance

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  1. LewisLegacy

    LewisLegacy Well-Known Member

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    Does anybody else have issues with clearance of their feet by the brake/accelerator? In all three 2019's I've driven, the foot-area vents hang so low that I snag my shoe on it when driving heel-toe. I may be an a-typical case as I am a size 13, but I'd love to find a resolution. It hasn't cause any real issues yet, but I could imagine not being able to get on the brakes quick enough someday because my foot got caught shifting over.

    At this point i'm leaning towards removing or at least trimming the vents so they don't protrude so far down. I'll see if I can snag some pictures later of what i'm talking about and post here.
     
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    During the very brief period I drove my truck before the CEL appeared, my small size 12s never had an issue.
     
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    I occasionally have the same issue with my size 12 feet. It happens less as I have gotten used to it and place my heel a little further back. I have also thought about trimming about a half inch off the vents.
     
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    Geez, y'all got some big feets !
     
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    My very average 10.5 feet have no issues.

    You know what they say about guys that have average size feet right?
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    Nothing really.
     
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    I hope I don't have any issues....6'5" and size 14's. There may be some trimming in my future.
     
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    I had an issue, it just kept bothering me.... So I took out the vent. There is a sensor that was attached to it. I just zip tied it up.

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    Hmm, curious if that'll throw off the climate control stuff. I'm guessing that's a thermistor
     
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    Dont you have brake assist? It keeps you from hitting anything :question::LOL:
     
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    I thought I was the only one with this problem, with my Sideshow Bob feet. The way I was able to alleviate this problem was to order the vent (part number KB3B-18D277-AB it comes with the sensor for around $20 dollars) and cut about 2 inches off the bottom. It is a little tricky to cut due to its odd shape (see my zigzag cut below), but I have had no problems since.

    Hope this helps.

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    Any reason you ordered a new one to cut up rather than trimming the factory? Just to have a full spare to put back on?
     
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    It was just in case I messed up and broke it, I would have a spare to replace it with. The part was fairly inexpensive as well, so I didn't mind purchasing a second one.
     
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    Size 15's here an I haven't had any issues with my foot hitting anything
     

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