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TSB
05-18-12
  • MIL ON WITH DTC P061B AND/OR P2106 AFTER COLD START AND RAPID TRANSMISSION GEAR ENGAGEMENT – VEHICLES BUILT 8/23/2004 THROUGH 1/15/2005 – 5.4L 3-VALVE ENGINE
Publication Date: August 29, 2005

FORD:
2005 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 05-4-6 to update the Service Procedure.

ISSUE:

Some 2005 F-150 vehicles equipped with the 5.4L 3-valve engine and automatic transmission, built 8/23/2004 through 1/15/2005, may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P061B and/or P2106. This condition may occur during a cold start combined with a rapid transmission gear engagement.

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration level using WDS release B35.4 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:THIS TSB SHOULD NOT BE PERFORMED IF BOTH P2106 AND P2135 ARE PRESENT TOGETHER. FOR VEHICLES BUILT 11/29/2004 AND PRIOR REFERENCE TSB 05-14-4. FOR VEHICLES BUILT 11/30/2004 AND LATER REFERENCE THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE PC/ED MANUAL.

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

05-14-4

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051812A2005 F-150 5.4L 3V: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECALEM04

NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers”. Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company’s on-line technical resources.

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