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TSB
12-11-18
  • TRACTION CONTROL LAMP FLASHING / ILLUMINATED – DTCS C1278, C1280, C1282 AND/OR C1963 – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 6/10/2012
Publication Date: November 29, 2012

FORD:
2009-2012 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 12-6-18 to update the vehicle model years, Action statement and add a production fix date.

ISSUE:

Some 2009-2012 F-150 and 2010-2012 F-150 Raptor vehicles built on or before 6/10/2012 may exhibit a condition where the traction control indicator is flashing or illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) C1278, C1280, C1282, and/or C1963 stored in the anti lock brake system (ABS) module. In addition, some customers may complain of intermittent nuisance activation of the electronic stability control (ESC) during low speed turning maneuvers while towing a trailer only.

ACTION:

Reprogram the ABS Module to the latest calibration using IDS release 82.01 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2012.11 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies/prior approvals are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
121118A2009-2012 F-150: Check DTCs And Reprogram The ABS Module (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
2C21904