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TSB 11-7-20 Mil on with dtc p0711, p2610, p0171, p0172, p0174, p0175, p2111 or p2112

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    TSB 11-7-20

    07/22/11

    MIL ON WITH DTC P0711, P2610, P0171, P0172,
    P0174, P0175, P2111 OR P2112 - BUILT ON OR
    BEFORE 4/1/2011

    FORD:
    2011 F-150

    This article supersedes TSB 11-4-13 to update the Title and Issue Statement to include additional DTCs.

    ISSUE
    Some 2011 F-150 vehicles built on or before 4/1/2011 may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0711, P2610, P2111 or P2112. Additionally, flex fuel capable engines 3.7L and 5.0L may exhibit a hard start in cold ambient temperatures less than 10°C (50°F) when using flex fuel, or may exhibit a MIL illuminated with DTCs P0171, P0172, P0174 or P0175 after a fueling event.

    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

    SERVICE PROCEDURE

    1. Reprogram the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 72.02 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.3 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.

    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.

    The calibration update contains improvement actions and enhancements to address the following by engine configuration:

    3.5L Ecoboost Engine:

    ^ Improved Idle Stability Calibration

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P0711 DTC

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P2610 DTC

    3.7L Engine:

    ^ Improved Flex Fuel Calculation after Refueling Event to prevent False P0171, P0172, P0174, P0175 DTC

    ^ Improved Cold Start Calibration when using E-85 Ethanol or mixture of Flex Fuel in cold ambient temperatures less than 10°C (50°F).

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P0711 DTC

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P2610 DTC

    5.0L Engine:

    ^ Improved Flex Fuel Calculation after Refueling Event to prevent False P0171, P0172, P0174, P0175 DTC

    ^ Improved Cold Start Calibration when using E-85 Ethanol or mixture of Flex Fuel in cold ambient temperatures less than 10°C (50°F).

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P0711 DTC

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P2610 DTC

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P2111/P2112 DTC

    6.2L Engine:

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P0711 DTC

    ^ Improved Calibration to prevent False P2610 DTC

    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.

    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    110720A 2011 F-150: Check DTCs 0.4 Hr.
    And Reprogram The PCM
    (Do Not Use With Any
    Other Labor Operations)

    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    RECALEM 04
     

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