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TSB
05-3-11
  • MIL AND/OR DTCS P0172, P0175, P0171, P0174 – THROTTLE PEDAL RESPONSE/TIP IN HESITATION – VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 1/31/2005 – 4.6L ENGINE
Publication Date: February 9, 2005

FORD:
2005 F-150

ISSUE:

Some 2005 F-150 vehicles built before 1/31/2005 and equipped with the 4.6L engine, may exhibit issues related to throttle pedal response hesitation on tip in, or the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on with one or more of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs).

  • P0172 – SYSTEM TOO RICH (BANK 1)
  • P0175 – SYSTEM TOO RICH (BANK 2)
  • P0171 – SYSTEM TOO LEAN (BANK 1)
  • P0174 – SYSTEM TOO LEAN (BANK 2)

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B35.6 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:THROTTLE PEDAL RESPONSE WITH ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) DIFFERS FROM RESPONSE WITH A THROTTLE CABLE. REPROGRAMMING THE PCM WILL IMPROVE, BUT MAY NOT ELIMINATE, THIS CONDITION.

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
050311A2005 F150 4.6L Engine: 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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