Technical Service Bulletins
|Publication Date: March 2, 2005|
Some 2004-2005 F-150 vehicles built through 2/7/2005, may exhibit an inoperative keyless entry keypad. This may be due to the vehicle security module (VSM) not being configured to accept keyless entry keypad input.
Reprogram the VSM using the As Built Data in this TSB. Refer to the following Service Procedure to access and re-configure the VSM using WDS, NGS+ or NGS Classic.
- Close any existing sessions on WDS.
- Disable the VSM by removing fuse F2.107, or by disconnecting VSM connector.
- Start a new WDS session, (select 16 Pin > all except those below, etc.).
- Allow WDS to identify the vehicle, perform VIN confirmation and RO screens by pressing check mark button, (VSM will fail network test because it is disabled).
- Select Toolbox tab, pick Module Programming, Programmable Module Installation > VSM.
- Follow WDS prompts to cycle the key OFF, press check mark button.
- When “INSTALL A NEW MODULE IN VEHICLE” appears, reconnect VSM module or reinstall fuse F2.107.
- Follow prompt to cycle key ON, press check mark.
- When the explanation screen indicates As Built data will need to be entered, press check mark.
- Enter the appropriate As Built data when prompted. After entering C1-01 data from As built press the check mark. WDS will then prompt for C1-02 data, enter 6010 0000 0033 for Regular and Super Cab, or enter 2010 0000 00F3 for SuperCrew, then press the check mark. After entering the C1-03 data from As built press the check mark. At this point, WDS should indicate whether the programming was successful. If unsuccessful verify good connection at DLC, good power and ground to VSM, self-test VSM, re-boot WDS and reattempt the procedure.
NGS CLASSIC OR NGS+ PROCEDURE
|NOTE:||NGS CLASSIC USERS START AT STEP 2 WITH LATEST LEVEL GREEN SERVICE CARD. NGS+ USERS START AT STEP 1.|
- Select Diagnostic Data Link, VSM, Module Configuration Programming.
- Select Programmable Module Installation.
- Select VSM if prompted to select a module.
- Select Retrieve Backup Data.
- Enter “4253” for Security Code Number.
- Enter VIN if prompted.
- Enter Vehicle Data (As Built data can be obtained at the professional technician society (PTS) website or at www.motorcraft.com).
- Enter the VSM Data from As Built, starting with C1-01, press “STORE”.
- Select “YES” when asked “DOES THE AS BUILT DATA LIST C1-02?”.
- Enter 6010 0000 0033 for Regular and Super Cab, or enter 2010 0000 00F3 for SuperCrew into C1-02 data, press “STORE”.
- Enter the VSM Data from As Built, into C1-03, press “STORE”.
- Select “NO” when asked “DOES THE AS BUILT DATA LIST C1-04?”.
- Select “RESTORE MODULE CONFIG-NEW ECU”. At this point NGS should indicate whether programming was successful. If unsuccessful, verify good connection at DLC, good power and ground to VSM, self-test VSM, and clear codes, cycle the key and reattempt the procedure.
Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
|050505A||2004-2005 F150 Reprogram Vehicle Security Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84, 12651D, 12651D4)||0.3 Hr.|
|BASIC PART NO.||CONDITION CODE|
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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