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Technical Service Bulletins

TSB
12-11-7
  • TORQSHIFT6 TRANSMISSION – INTERMITTENT HARSH UPSHIFTS OR DOWNSHIFTS – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/9/2012
Publication Date: November 15, 2012

FORD:
2012 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2012 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a TorqShift6 (6R140) transmission and built on or before 1/9/2012 may exhibit intermittent harsh upshifts or downshifts.

ACTION:

Follow Service Procedure Steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) and transmission control module (TCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 81.01 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the IDS 2012.9 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:PLEASE ADVISE THE CUSTOMER THAT THIS VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH AN ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT STRATEGY WHICH ALLOWS THE VEHICLE'S COMPUTER TO LEARN THE TRANSMISSION'S UNIQUE PARAMETERS AND IMPROVE SHIFT QUALITY. WHEN THE ADAPTIVE STRATEGY IS RESET, THE COMPUTER WILL BEGIN A RE-LEARNING PROCESS. THIS RE-LEARNING PROCESS MAY RESULT IN FIRMER THAN NORMAL UPSHIFTS AND DOWNSHIFTS FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

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
121107A2012 F-Super Duty 6.2L: Reprogram The PCM Includes Time To Clear Codes After Repair (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.
121107A2012 F-Super Duty 6.7L: Reprogram The PCM/TCM Includes Time To Clear Codes After Repair (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.6 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
recal04