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TSB
13-1-10
  • BUCK/JERK UNDER LIGHT THROTTLE DURING PARKING LOT MANEUVERS – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 12/4/2012
Publication Date: January 24, 2013

FORD:
2012-2013 F-150

ISSUE:

Some 2012-2013 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and built on or before 12/4/2012 may exhibit a buck/jerk under light throttle during parking lot maneuvers for the first 60 seconds after startup with engine coolant temperature (ECT) approximately 38 degrees C (100 degrees F).

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 83.01 and higher. 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
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
130110A2012-2013 F-150 5.0L Engine With 6R80 Transmission: Reprogram The PCM Includes Time To Clear Codes After Repair (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECAL04