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TSB
08-5-1
  • SATELLITE DIGITAL AUDIO RECEIVER SYSTEM (SDARS), MAY NOT SEEK ALL SIRIUS SATELLITE RADIO CHANNELS
Publication Date: February 21, 2008

FORD:
2008 Focus, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus X, Taurus, Edge, Escape Hybrid, Escape, Expedition, Explorer Sport Trac, Explorer, F-150, F-150, F-Super Duty
LINCOLN:
2008 MKZ, Mark LT, MKX, Navigator
MERCURY:
2008 Milan, Sable, Mariner Hybrid, Mariner, Mountaineer

ISSUE:

Some 2008 Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with Satellite Digital Audio Receiver System (SDARS) may not seek or be able to toggle through all channels in Sirius Satellite Radio mode.

ACTION:

To correct this situation, set the Satellite Categories to ALL using the following instructions for the system installed in the vehicle.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Navigation Radios

  1. Press the SR button on the Radio Screen until SAT1 appears.
  2. Once SAT1 appears press the Genre button so that the Category list appears. Select the Category All button.
  3. Press the SR button on the Radio Screen until SAT2 appears.
  4. Once SAT2 appears press the Genre button so that the Category list appears. Select the Category All button.
  5. Press the SR button on the Radio Screen until SAT3 appears.
  6. Once SAT3 appears press the Genre button so that the Category list appears. Select the Category All button.

    You have now reset the category setting for each satellite radio mode.

Non-Navigation Radios With Built In Display

  1. Press and cycle the Aux button on the Radio until SAT1 appears.
  2. Once SAT1 appears press and cycle the Menu button until Category appears, Press OK.
  3. The next prompt will be Category All, Press OK.
  4. Press and cycle the Aux button until SAT2 appears, once SAT2 appears press and cycle the Menu button until Category appears. Press OK.
  5. The next prompt will be Category All, Press OK.
  6. Press and cycle the Aux button until SAT3 appears, once SAT3 appears press and cycle the Menu button until Category appears Press OK.
  7. The next prompt will be Category All, Press OK.

    You have now reset the category setting for each satellite radio mode.

Non-Nav Radios With External/Remote Display

  1. Press the Sirius button on the Radio until SAT1 appears.
  2. Once SAT1 appears press the CAT/Fold button so that the CAT icon goes away.
  3. Press the Sirius button on the Radio until SAT2 appears.
  4. Once SAT2 appears press the CAT/Fold button so that the CAT icon goes away.
  5. Press the Sirius button on the Radio until SAT3 appears.
  6. Once SAT3 appears press the CAT/Fold button so that the CAT icon goes away.

    You have now reset the category setting for each satellite radio mode.

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
MT080501Claim Labor As Actual TimeActual Time

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
18C85142