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TSB
11-2-5
  • TRAC CONTROL FLASHING / ILLUMINATED WITH DTCS C1278, C1280, C1282 AND C1963
Publication Date: February 3, 2011

FORD:
2009-2010 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 11-01-06 to update the vehicle model years.

ISSUE:

Some 2009-2010 F-150 vehicles may exhibit a condition where the Trac Control indicator is flashing or illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) C1278, C1280, C1282 and C1963 stored in the Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) module. In addition, some customers may complain of intermittent nuisance activation of the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) during low speed turning maneuvers while towing a trailer only.

ACTION:

Reprogram the ABS module to the latest calibration using IDS release 71.02 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.1 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
110205A2009-2010 F-150: Check DTCs And Reprogram The ABS Module (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
2C21904

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