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TSB
11-8-23
  • DTC’S B1663, B1664, B1665, OR B1666 WITH POWER SEAT – INOPERATIVE SEAT SWITCH AND MIRROR GLASS ADJUSTMENT – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 11/4/2010
Publication Date: August 29, 2011

FORD:
2011 F-Super Duty

This article supersedes TSB 11-7-11 to update the Title and Issue Statement.

ISSUE:

Some 2011 F-Super Duty vehicles built on or before 11/4/2010 may exhibit a driver’s power/memory seat that is inoperative in all directions, diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) B1663, B1664, B1665, or B1666 may be stored in the driver’s seat module (DSM). The seat might not move if the seat switch is twisted to activate both the front tilt and rear lift motors at the same time. Lastly, when the mirror glass is manually adjusted from the last recalled memory position, it may automatically return to the stored memory position upon removing or inserting the key into the ignition.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Reprogram the driver seat module to the latest software calibration level using the IDS release 73.04 or higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.5 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.
  2. After reprogramming the driver seat module, the seat track soft stops must be reset. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 501-10, Diagnosis and Testing.

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
110823A2011 F-Super Duty: Check DTCs, Reprogram The Driver Seat Module, And Reset The Seat Track Soft Stops (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.4 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
14C70804

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 or Lincoln 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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