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TSB
01-11-7
  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – NO FORWARD OR DELAYED ENGAGEMENT
Publication Date: MAY 29, 2001

FORD:
2001 ECONOLINE, EXPEDITION, F-150

ISSUE:

Some vehicles equipped with a 4R70W automatic transmission exhibiting a no forward or a delayed engagement may have a damaged forward clutch. This may be caused by rapid, Drive (D) to Reverse (R) engagements before the automatic transmission fluid reaches a normal operating temperatures and by Powertrain Control Module (PCM) calibration causing a lack of Forward Clutch pressure and insufficient lubrication.

ACTION:

Verify forward clutch failure. In order to prevent reoccurrence, the (PCM) should be reprogrammed to the latest level calibration as part of the forward clutch repair procedure. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Follow normal diagnostic procedures and verify the condition.

  1. If the condition is valid, first repair all diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) that may be present
  2. Then repair all internal transmission components as required.
  3. Clear all DTCs and validate the repair.
  4. Follow the procedures found in the Powertrain Control/ Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Workshop Manual and reprogram the PCM to the latest level calibration. Refer to the following PCM Calibration Information chart.

    PCM CALIBRATION INFORMATION
    ApplicationOld Part Number (-12A650-)Tear TagNew Part Number (-12A650-)Old CalibrationNew CalibrationNGS/WDS Qualifier
    2001 F-150 4.2L1L3F-DCXAZ41L3Z-DE1F512C05061F512C0511WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 4.2L1L3F-EC1BR31L3Z-ED1F512D05061F512D0510WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 4.6L1L3F-AVBWIZ31L3Z-AVB1F516M0A051F516M0A11WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 4.6L1L3F-AXBYSC31L3Z-AXD1F516N0A051F516N0A11WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 4.6L1L3F-KBEME31L3Z-KD1F516D0B051F516D0B11WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 4.6L1L3F-LBXSX31L3Z-LD1F516E0B051F516E0B11WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 5.4L1L3F-ASBSVB21L3Z-ASC1F514F0A051F514F0A10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 F-150 5.4L1L3F-ARBCML21L3Z-ARC1F514E0B051F514E0B10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Expedition 4.6L1L1A-CAHZS11L1Z-CBB1B316D05051B316D0510WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.2L1C2F-DCHEA31C2Z-DD1E412G0A061E412G0A10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.2L1C2F-ECPZM31C2Z-ED1E412H0B061E412H0B10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.2L1C2F-GCWXI31C2Z-GD1E412K0B061E412K0B10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.2L1C2F-FCDZG31C2Z-FD1E412J0B061E412J0B10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.2L1C2F-HCEHA31C2Z-HD1E412L0B061E412L0B10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.6L1C2F-JBFQT21C2Z-JC1E416D0A051E416D0A10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 4.6L1C2F-KBRWW21C2Z-KC1E416E0A051E416E0A10WDS B12.13 Release or Later
    2001 Econoline 5.4L1C2F-LBFQM21C2Z-LC1E414E05051E414E0510WDS B12.13 Release or Later

    Obtain an Authorized Modifications Decal (FPS 8262 – obtainable through DOES II, 25/pkg) and list the date, dealer number, and summary of modifications performed. Select a prominent place adjacent to the Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal suitable for installing the Authorized Modifications Decal. Clean the area, install the decal, and cover it with a clear plastic decal shield.


    AUTHORIZED MODIFICATIONS

    THE FOLLOWING MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE:
    Reprogrammed Powertrain Control Module (PCM) Per TSB 01-11-7
     
     
     
    THESE MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED, AS APPROPRIATE, BY EPA AND CARB.
    DEALER NUMBER:——————————————DATE:

    CHANGE AUTHORITY:

    FPS 8262 9/78 FORD MOTOR COMPANY PRINTED IN U.S.A.



OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only

OASIS CODES:

501000, 502000, 503000


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