How do I use the Trailer Light Check feature in FordPass®*?

To use the Trailer Light Check feature in the FordPass App, you must:

  • Have a compatible 2021 and later F-150** vehicle.
  • Agrega your vehicle to FordPass.
  • Activa your FordPass® Connect*** modem. 
  • Enable your vehicle's Connectivity Settings.
  • Turn on your vehicle's ignition and remain in park. 
  • Ensure that your battery is in good status.
  • Turn off any lights including brake lights, blinkers, hazard lights, and exterior lights. 

  1. Ingresa a la Aplicación FordPass.
  2. Navigate to the Vehicle landing page. 
  3. Select the Features & Settings header. 
  4. Tap the Trailer Light Check tile.
  5. Review the light sequence.
  6. Tap Start to begin the light check.
    • The signal will go to the cloud and the Start button will gray out until the command is returned.
    • The Trailer Light Check is now in progress when Start changes to Stop. 
  7. Select Stop, to end the light check at any time, select Stop. Note: FordPass should display a banner confirming the stop.
  8. Once the Trailer Light Check is complete, one of the following options will appear:
    • Trailer Light Check Complete 
    • Ha ocurrido un error. Intenta de nuevo.

If you experience any issues, please review the Trailer Light troubleshooting steps


*La Aplicación FordPass, compatible con algunas plataformas para smartphone, está disponible a través de una descarga gratuita. Se pueden aplicar tarifas por mensajes de texto y datos.

**Feature is vehicle trim level specific. 

***FordPass Connect (optional on select vehicles), the FordPass App, and Complimentary Connected Services are required for remote features (see los Términos de FordPass ​​​​​​ for details). Connected Services and features depend on compatible AT&T network availability. La tecnología que evoluciona/red móvil/capacidad del vehículo pueden limitar la funcionalidad e impedir el funcionamiento de las características conectadas. Connected services exclude Wi-Fi hotspot.