The 2023 Ford Bronco may be a fun SUV option for car buyers to purchase, but Ford has had issues with the Bronco recently and they should be aware of them. While many of these problems happen to the Bronco after people buy the car, some problems actually occur when buyers try to order a Bronco. Here’s a look at the 2023 Ford Bronco and the ordering problem that could leave drivers without an extra switch.
Here’s a look at other issues with the 2023 Ford Bronco
Ford revived the Bronco for the 2021 model year, and like many brand new cars, the Bronco had its fair share of problems. One of the more troubling issues concerns one of the Bronco’s engines. Despite only having a few thousand miles on the Bronco’s 2.7L twin-turbocharged V6, some owners report that their Bronco suffers from valve failure.
Earlier while driving the Bronco, the Ford SUV had problems with the roof. Not only was the company that built these roofs unable to meet their demand, but the owners who got their hands on the Bronco experienced more problems with their car’s roof. Some owners claimed the headliner peeled off the Bronco’s roof, and other owners simply didn’t like the finish given to the Ford’s roof.
According to Ford Authority, the Bronco recently had a minor problem involving an ordering malfunction. Car shoppers looking to add the Sasquatch package to their Bronco found that the option simply wasn’t there. This issue with the Sasquatch package appears to be related to another issue affecting the Bronco accessory switch.
This ordering error could leave your 2023 Ford Bronco without an accessory switch
As Ford Authority wrote, some Bronco buyers have noticed that their Bronco doesn’t have an auxiliary switch, even though it should have one. This issue is related to the Sasquatch package issue, as both issues occurred when Ford updated its online dealer ordering system for the 2023 model year. After the update, the Sasquatch package option disappeared, along with the auxiliary switches.
Accessory switches are features that allow owners to further customize their car, and these switches are standard features on many Bronco trims, including the Everglades, Heritage Limited, and Bronco Raptor. Ford also offered them as an option on several trims such as the Big Bend, Outer Banks and Heritage.
Ford is aware of this problem and Ford has notified dealers. Buyers who want their Bronco to have the extra switches should check and make sure they are on their order.
The 2023 Ford Bronco is otherwise a great SUV
The standard Bronco starts around $32,000 and features a capable 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that produces 300 hp. Because Ford wants owners to build them the best Bronco, Ford offers many options. There are about 10 Bronco trims available and they can cost up to $75,000 for the Raptor, the Bronco’s top trim.
Ford currently offers one more engine option for the Bronco, and the second engine is a 2.7-liter twin-turbocharged V6 that gets 330 hp. Regardless of which engine buyers choose, the Bronco should be able to tow up to 3,500 pounds. Car buyers can also choose between a two- or four-door version of the Bronco. Overall, this Ford SUV can comfortably seat up to five people.
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