Open tailgate alert

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I run tonneau covers on most of my pickups. I’m waiting for my new tremor. Can someone tell me if the 21 Tremor Lariat has a type of open tailgate warning or alert? I hate driving down the road with a open tailgate that I forgot to shut? Is this something that can be turned on via FORScan? Thanks
 

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2020 definitely doesn't. My son left it open and we ejected a suitcase full of dirty underwear somewhere in Western NY.
 

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I did not see that as an option on Forscan but there may be a kit or option for it. They open by control so there is some electronics involved with it.
 

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No the 2021 does not have this.
 

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I run tonneau covers on most of my pickups. I’m waiting for my new tremor. Can someone tell me if the 21 Tremor Lariat has a type of open tailgate warning or alert? I hate driving down the road with a open tailgate that I forgot to shut? Is this something that can be turned on via FORScan? Thanks
This needs to be added. I have driven many miles on my F150 and not known the tailgate was down until I put it in reverse and was like, "what am I looking at?! oh, the pavement." Luckily, nothing has slid out.
 

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You can always install a switch with a buzzer and/or light that goes off anytime the tailgate is open. I agree that with all the modern conveniences that they have added through the years, something like that could have been added.
 

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FORScan your cameras to be able to turn them on at any speed, hit camera button to double check. :cool:
Please tell us where this option is. I think many were looking for this exact thing! Thanks.
 

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When your Mother In Law yells, "SHUT THE DOOR!" you know you left it open.
 

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You have to know your way around FORscan, I personally have not done this yet with my truck, many others have as well as my dad did it with his f250(non tremor). I will soon be tackling it along with a few other MOds. i will update when i do if no one else chimes in.
 
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I lost a $300 hammer drill the other day in my Chevy HD with tonneau. I was hoping my new $75K truck would have that. I’ll wire one in. I do like the camera check at any speed. Beats looking for a shadow of the tailgate open when rolling down the highway.
 

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I run tonneau covers on most of my pickups. I’m waiting for my new tremor. Can someone tell me if the 21 Tremor Lariat has a type of open tailgate warning or alert? I hate driving down the road with a open tailgate that I forgot to shut? Is this something that can be turned on via FORScan? Thanks
I don’t know if it’s certain trim levels but I have a warning on my king ranch if the tail gates down also the back up sensors will go off if the tailgates down I would think if you got the lariat ultimate package with the electric tailgate it should come with it
 

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Mine doesn't alert if it is down, however the other day it was closed by my son and it didn't latch and I got a warning when I put it in gear.
 
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