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11-4-4
  • 3.7L WITH 6R80 TRANSMISSION – BUILT FROM 11/1/2010 TO 11/30/2010 – DTC P0741
Publication Date: April 1, 2011

FORD:
2011 Mustang, F-150

ISSUE:

Some 2011 Mustang and F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.7L engine and 6R80 transmission built from 11/1/2010 through 11/30/2010 may have the malfunction indicator light (MIL) on with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0741 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM).

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Using IDS verify the presence of DTC P0741, clear code and road test.
    1. Warm the transmission to 37 °C (100 °F) (PID TFT).
    2. Drive at 72-96 Km/h (45-60 MPH) for 20 seconds at steady throttle.
    3. Brake to a stop.
    4. Warm transmission to minimum of 71 °C (160 °F) (PID TFT).
    5. Repeat steps b and c two (2) more times.
  2. Check for DTCs.
    1. If the P0741 code returns as transmission fluid temperature reaches 71 °C (160 °F) or higher, replace the torque converter, refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 307-01.
    2. If the P0741 code does not return as transmission fluid temperature reaches 71 °C (160 °F) or higher, discontinue with this procedure and refer to WSM, Section 307-01 subroutines for normal diagnostics.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
BR3Z-7902-CTorque Converter
TA-25Motorcraft® Threadlock and Sealer
XT-10-QLVCMotorcraft® MERCON® LV Automatic Transmission Fluid
N800594-S100Bolt – 4X2 Driveshaft Flange To Pinion (4 Req)
7L1Z-4B496-CBolt – 4X4 Front Drive Shaft To Front Axle Flange (6 Req)
7L1Z-4B496-DBolt – 4X4 Front Drive Shaft To Transfer Case Flange (6 Req)
W520213Nut – Stabilizer Bar Bracket – F-150 (4 Req)
W714689-S437Nut – Flex Plate To Torque Converter (4 Req)
7L1Z-7J227-AO-ring – Transmission Fluid Cooler (Req 4)
W715131-S437Bolt – Transmission Fluid Cooler Line To Case w/o Snow Shield
W715498-S437Bolt – Transmission Fluid Cooler Line To Case – F-150 w/ Snow Shield
W520111-S440Nut – Transmission Fluid Cooler Line To Case – F-150 w/ Snow Shield
N800594-S100Bolt – Driveshaft Flange (4 Req)
W506434-S439Bolts – Center Driveshaft Center Bearing – Mustang (2 Req)
W710432-S300Washer – Center Driveshaft Center Bearing – Mustang (2 Req)

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
110404A2011 Mustang 3.7L Engine 6R80 Transmission: Replace The Torque Converter, Includes Time To Perform Diagnosis, Remove And Install Transmission (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)4.4 Hrs.
110404A2011 F-150 4X2 3.7L Engine 6R80 Transmission: Replace The Torque Converter, Includes Time To Perform Diagnosis, Remove And Install Transmission (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)5.2 Hrs.
110404A2011 F-150 4X4 3.7L Engine 6R80 Transmission: Replace The Torque Converter, Includes Time To Perform Diagnosis, Remove And Install Transmission (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)5.4 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
790242

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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