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When towing my boat, the driver side Blind Spot light comes

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When towing my boat, the driver side Blind Spot light comes on intermitetly.
JA: What model and year is your Ford?
Customer: 2014 Ford Explorer Limited
JA: Nice car. The Ford Mechanic can help you with your '14 Explorer. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: When I tow my boat, the driver side Blind Spot light come on, especially when making a left turn, or on a left curve.
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 1 year ago.

Hello. If you have a factory ford trailer hitch and harness the ford blind spot detection system should automatically turn off when it detects that you are towing a trailer. If you do not, you will have to manually shut off the system otherwise it will turn on the indicator because it cannot determine that it is a trailer you are towing or a vehicle following closely. This is why the indicator turns on then you are turning especially. This is a normal condition for the vehicle.

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