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Publication Date: October 3, 2008

2008-2009 Focus, Fusion, Taurus X, Taurus
2009 Mustang
2008-2009 Edge, Explorer Sport Trac, Explorer
2009 Escape Hybrid, Escape, Expedition, F-150, F-Super Duty, Flex
2008-2009 MKZ
2009 MKS
2008-2009 MKX, Navigator
2009 Mark LT
2008-2009 Milan, Sable, Mountaineer
2009 Mariner Hybrid, Mariner


The Sync Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) may require updates to add system enhancements, improve system reliability or address consumer issues. The installation or availability of these updates may be made available in two different methods:

  • Downloadable consumer Service Pack updates available through website.
  • APIM Programming Using the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS).

The tool and installation requirements vary between these two methods. This information is being provided to supplement current publications, clarify the requirements needed to reprogram or update the APIM module and provide some additional diagnostic/operational system information.


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