How Do I Use the F-150’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ Feature?

By Product Expert | Posted in Ford, Ford F-150, Guides & How Tos, Video on Sunday, January 10th, 2021 at 6:31 pm
Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ on the Ford F-150 truck

How to Program a New Trailer with Pro Trailer Backup Assist™

If you own a 2016 model year or newer Ford F-150, your truck just might be equipped with technology designed to make hitching a trailer easier. This walkthrough outlines how to program a new trailer to the F-150’s Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ system so you can start managing your freight more efficiently.

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Setting Up Pro Trailer Backup Assist™

Before you can use Pro Trailer Backup Assist™, you’ll need to (1) add your trailer’s information to your settings using your F-150’s touchscreen, (2) manually hitch your trailer and install trailer sensor setup, and (3) calibrate Pro Trailer Backup Assist™ to recognize your trailer’s movements. We recommend checking out this video guide provided by Ford for a step-by-step walkthrough for programming and calibrating a new trailer for your truck’s Trailer Backup Assist™ system.