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TSB
10-23-1
  • LOW OIL PRESSURE WARNING – CHECK FUEL CAP ICON DISPLAYS WHEN SPANISH OR FRENCH LANGUAGE SELECTED
Publication Date: November 10, 2010

FORD:
2011 F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550

ISSUE:

Some 2011 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit an intermittent, false low oil pressure warning light/message on initial start-up after an extended engine soak on 6.7L diesel engines only and/or a Check Fuel Cap icon illuminates in the instrument cluster (IC) message center when switched into 4×2 mode and cluster language is set to Spanish or French (4×4 vehicles equipped with 6.2L, 6.8L, or 6.7L engines and base IC only).

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the concern(s).

SERVICE PROCEDURE

This calibration update resolves the following two (2) concerns:

Intermittentn false low oil pressure warning light/message on first start-up after an extended engine soak. Applies to the following vehicles:

  • 2011 Super Duty
  • 6.7L engine
  • Both ICs
  • 4×2 and 4×4
  • Any language selected

Check Fuel Cap icon appears in the IC message center when vehicle is switched into 4×2 mode. Applies to the following vehicles:

  • 2011 Super Duty
  • All engines
  • Base ICs only (message centers with a 2 line by 14 character display)
  • 4×4 only, Electronic Shift-On-the-Fly (ESOF), rotary switch on dash, not manual lever on floor
  • Language set to Spanish or French only
  1. For one or both concerns, reprogram the IC to the latest calibration using IDS release 69.05 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2010.9 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

    NOTE:FOR VEHICLES WITH A CHECK FUEL CAP ICON APPEARING IN THE IC MESSAGE CENTER UNEXPECTEDLY OR WHEN SWITCHING INTO 4X2 MODE, THE IC MAY DEFAULT TO ENGLISH. USE THE SETUP MENU TO SET THE IC BACK TO ITS PREVIOUS SETTING.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
102301A2011 F-Super Duty: Reprogram The Instrument Cluster (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
recal04

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