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TSB
05-10-12
  • HARSH 3-2 DOWNSHIFT BETWEEN 17-25 MPH (27-40 KM/H) – NO DTCS – 4R75E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 4/20/2005
Publication Date: May 12, 2005

FORD:
2005 F-150
LINCOLN:
2006 Mark LT

ISSUE:

Some 2005 F-150 and 2006 Mark LT vehicles built before 4/20/2005, equipped with the 5.4L engine and 4R75E automatic transmission, may exhibit a harsh 3-2 downshift between 17-25 MPH (27-40 Km/h) with no diagnostic trouble code (DTC), and a driveline clunk between 40-50 MPH (64-80 Km/h).

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B37.4 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051012A2005 F-150, 2006 Mark LT, All Equipped With 4R75E Transmission: Check Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECAL04

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