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12-6-7
  • 3.5L GTDI – MIL WITH DTC P0096 – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/7/2012
Publication Date: June 12, 2012

FORD:
2011-2012 F-150

ISSUE:

Some 2011-2012 F-150 vehicles equipped with 3.5L gasoline turbocharged direct injected (GTDI) Ecoboost engine and built on or for before 2/7/2012 may experience malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) for P0096 in the powertrain control module (PCM).

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Reprogram the PCM to the latest calibration using IDS release 79.02A or higher. This new calibration is not included in the 2012.5 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 And Emissions 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
120607A2011-2012 F-150 3.5L GTDI: Check DTCs, And Reprogram The PCM (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.4 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
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