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  1. JDraper

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    Here is a compiled list of the TSB's that are out on the 2011, 2012 and 2013 Explorers. If you know of one that is not on the list, please PM me with the listing and I will add it. I'm also adding in the full description as I come across them.

    • 12-2-7 TIN ROOF NOISE - FRONT ROOF AREA DURING RAIN - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 11/5/2011
    • Publication Date: February 10, 2012

      FORD: 2011-2012 Explorer


      ISSUE:
      Some 2011-2012 Explorer vehicles built on or before 11/5/2011 may exhibit a noise similar to rain hitting a tin roof. The noise is coming from the front passenger compartment.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      Remove both sun visor screw covers and allow both visors to hang down.
      Install shop towels or equivalent directly beneath the foam insertion points to protect the interior of the vehicle.
      Using Fusor® 121 flexible foam repair kit.
      Install a mixing tip onto the expandable foam cartridge.
      Attach a 15.24 cm (6") piece of 0.635 cm (1/4") ID x 0.952 cm (3/8") OD (max) rubber tubing to the mixing tip.
      Secure the rubber tubing to the mixing tip with a cable tie, tape or clamp. (Figure 1)


      Figure 1 - Article 12-2-7


      NOTE: ONCE THE PRODUCT STARTS MIXING IN THE MIXING TIP YOU NEED TO WORK VERY QUICKLY.



      Starting on the left side of the vehicle.
      Locate the square opening on the rearward side of the sun visor mounting cup. (Figure 2)


      Figure 2 - Article 12-2-7


      Insert rubber tubing all the way into this opening while curving the tubing toward the center of the vehicle. (Figures 3 and 4)


      Figure 3 - Article 12-2-7




      Figure 4 - Article 12-2-7


      Pull the handle enough to fill the mixing tube. Once full, pull the handle an additional three (3) times.
      Withdraw the hose 25 mm (1"), then pull the handle two (2) times. Repeat this four (4) more times, withdrawing the hose 25 mm (1") each time.
      Repeat on the right side of vehicle using new mixing tube and rubber tubing.
      Allow the product to fully cure following manufacturers recommendations.
      After curing, remove any excess foam that may be in the sun visor mounting cup.
      Remove protection from vehicle interior.
      Install sun visor assemblies and install the two (2) sun visor screws.
      Install the sun visor screw covers.
      This procedure will improve, but may not eliminate the noise entirely.

      Locally Obtained Supplies
      Part Number Description
      121 Fusor® 121 flexible foam repair kit
      N/A Cable Tie
      N/A Tape
      N/A Clamp
      N/A Rubber Hose 0.635 cm (1/4") ID x 0.952 cm (3/8") OD"




      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      120207A 2011-2012 Explorer: Install Foam Following The Service Procedure (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.5 Hr.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      7850202 68​

    • 12-2-6 POWER LIFTGATE DOES NOT OPEN OR REVERSES AFTER OPENING APPROXIMATELY 25 MM (1 INCH)

      Publication Date: February 10, 2012

      FORD: 2012 Explorer


      ISSUE:
      Some 2012 Explorers vehicles equipped with the power liftgate may not open or open approximately 25 mm (1 inch) then reverse when using the power open feature.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      Remove the liftgate striker bolts and striker.
      Discard striker.
      Install the new liftgate striker.
      Torque striker bolts to 22 N-m (16 lb-ft).

      PART NUMBER PART NAME
      BB5Z-7843252-A Striker


      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      120206A 2012 Explorer: Replace The Liftgate Striker (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.2 Hr.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      7843252 16

      PROGRAM CODE
      T11​

    • 12-1-11 A-PILLAR TRIM RATTLE AND/OR BUZZ - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 11/21/2011
      Publication Date: January 19, 2012

      FORD: 2011-2012 Explorer


      ISSUE:
      Some 2011-2012 Explorer vehicles built on or before 11/21/2011 may exhibit a buzzing, howling, or rattle noise at higher vehicle speeds and/or cross winds, from the windshield A-pillar appliques.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      Remove and discard A-pillar appliques, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-08.
      Check old applique for any clips that may have come out of the bracket and if necessary remove and reattach to bracket as necessary. Refer to WSM, Section 501-08.
      Wipe the lower rubber gasket with a damp rag (no chemicals) to clean the butyl contacting surface.
      The lower rubber gasket is located on the windshield side of the bracket.
      Remove protective film from the butyl tape on the new applique.
      Install new applique, refer to WSM, Section 501-08.
      The applique has an alignment features at the top and bottom of the applique that must be aligned before snapping the middle clips into place.

      PART NUMBER PART NAME
      BB5Z-7803136-AB Moulding (Right Hand)
      BB5Z-7803137-AB Moulding (Left Hand)


      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      120111A 2011-2012 Explorer: Replace Both (2) Windshield Appliques (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.3 Hr.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      7803136 33​
    • 12-1-8 DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) - BLEND DOOR ACTUATOR INOPERATIVE

      ISSUE:
      Some 2011 Explorer vehicles equipped with DATC system may experience unresponsive temperature change when requested and/or erratic temperature change.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      Remove temperature blend door actuators, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 412-00.
      Suspect parts have a black cover and new service part has a white cover.
      Remove alignment feature from new actuators. (Figure 1)


      Figure 1 - Article 12-1-8


      Support actuator flange so there is not stress on the actuator body. (Figure 2)


      Figure 2 - Article 12-1-8


      Drill out the 2 webs with a 3.17 mm (1/8") drill bit. (Figure 3)


      Figure 3 - Article 12-1-8


      Install new actuators, refer to WSM, Section 412-00.
      Reprogram the Heating Ventilation Air Conditioning (HVAC) module to the latest calibration using IDS release 76.04 and higher or 77.01 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2012.1 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

      PART NUMBER PART NAME
      AA5Z-19E616-C Motor Assembly


      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      120108A 2011 Explorer: Replace The Blend Door Actuators Includes Time To Modify The New Actuators And Reprogram The HVAC Module (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 1.1 Hrs.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      19E616 42​
    • 11-12-10 6F50/6F55 TRANSMISSION - SLUGGISH ACCELERATION FROM 0-8 KM\H (0-5 MPH) FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP OR A SLIP ON TAKE-OFF FOLLOWED BY A BUMP - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 4/15/2011
      TSB 11-12-10
      12/22/11
      6F50/6F55 TRANSMISSION - SLUGGISH
      ACCELERATION FROM 0-8 KM\H (0-5 MPH)
      FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP OR A SLIP ON
      TAKE-OFF FOLLOWED BY A BUMP - BUILT ON OR
      BEFORE 4/15/2011
      FORD:
      2010-2011 Taurus
      2009 Edge, Flex
      2010-2011 Edge, Flex
      2011 Explorer
      LINCOLN:
      2010-2011 MKS
      2009 MKX
      2010-2011 MKT, MKX
      This article supersedes TSB 11-9-11 to update the Service Procedure.
      ISSUE
      Some 2009 Edge, MKX and Flex vehicles built on or after 5/4/2009, 2010-2011 Edge, Flex, MKS, MKT, MKX, Taurus and 2011 Explorer vehicles built on or before 4/15/2011 may have a sluggish acceleration or hesitation feel during a rolling stop 0-8 Km/h (0-5 MPH) followed by a harsh bump or feel like a slip on take-off from a stop followed by a harsh bump.
      ACTION
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
      SERVICE PROCEDURE
      This valve body modification is only available for transmissions originally built with MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick.
      There is a new calibration and transmission valve body change to correct this condition. The valve body change was to delete one hole in the valve body separator plate and remove one check ball from the valve body in the same area where the hole in the separator plate was deleted.
      NOTE
      IF THIS PROCEDURE IS NOT FOLLOWED CORRECTLY, ADDITIONAL NEW CUSTOMER SYMPTOMS WILL BE PRESENT, SUCH AS LOSS OF REVERSE OR 2-3 SHIFT FLARE.
      1. For all model years except 2009, proceed to Step 2. For 2009 model year vehicles, verify the transmission dipstick has MERCON(R) LV listed on the dipstick.
      a. Yes - The dipstick has MERCON(R) LV listed on the dipstick; proceed to Step 2.
      b. No - The dipstick does not have MERCON(R) LV listed on the dipstick; this procedure does not apply. Follow normal Workshop Manual diagnostics.
      2. Reprogram the PCM to the latest calibration using IDS release 73.04 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.5 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.
      3. Remove the transmission valve body. Refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 307-01.
      4. Replace both separator plates listed in the Parts List. The X identifies the hole in the valve body separator plate which will be eliminated. (Figure 1)
      a. Proper check ball locations on the remaining six (6) valve body check balls shown with arrows. (Figure 2)
      5. Remove one (1) check ball identified as X. (Figure 2)
      6. Install transmission valve body. Refer to WSM, Section 307-01.


      Parts Block
      WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage
      IMPORTANT : Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies 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.


    • 11-12-9 INTERMITTENT COLD TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING AFTER HOT SOAK RESTART - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8/11/2011


    • 11-12-7 INTERMITTENT OIL PRESSURE WARNINGS WITH KEY ON ENGINE OFF OR WHILE CRANKING - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8/11/2011
      TSB
      Publication Date: December 16, 2011

      FORD: 2011 Edge, Explorer
      LINCOLN: 2011 MKX


      ISSUE:
      Some 2011 Edge, Explorer and MKX vehicles built on or before 8/11/2011 may exhibit intermittent oil pressure warnings with key on engine off (KOEO) or while cranking without any other oil pressure concern type symptoms.

      ACTION:
      Reprogram the instrument panel cluster (IPC) module to the latest calibration using IDS release 76.03 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the 2011.11 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.


      WARRANTY STATUS:
      Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
      IMPORTANT: Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies 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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      111207A 2011 Edge, MKX, And Explorer: Reprogram The IPC Module (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.3 Hr.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      10849 04​

    • 11-11-15 3.5/3.7L - COLD ENGINE STARTUP TICKING NOISE


    • 11-11-12 RAIN SENSITIVE WIPERS - UN-COMMANDED OR PHANTOM WIPE ON DRY GLASS - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 6/26/2011

    • 11-11-7 PULL/DRIFT RIGHT ON ACCELERATION - 3.5L ENGINE AND FRONT WHEEL DRIVE (FWD) ONLY - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 10/20/2011


    • 11-10-31 CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT (CTA) - AUDIBLE WARNING DISABLED - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/21/2011


    • 11-10-29 FRONT BRAKES - INTERMITTENT SQUEAL

      ISSUE:
      Some 2011-2012 MKS, Flex, Taurus, MKT and Explorer vehicles built between 8/10/2010 and 08/02/2011 and some 2011-2012 Taurus SHO not equipped with the Performance Package built between 8/10/2010 and 8/02/2011 may exhibit a low frequency squeal from the front brakes.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      NOTE: PERFORMANCE PACKAGE SHO'S ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THIS PROCEDURE.



      The Taurus SHO with the Performance Package is equipped with performance brake pads. Performance package Taurus's can be identified by SHO Performance Package - Performance brake pads, EPAS calibrated steering, ESC track mode/true off, 3.16 final drive ratio, 20" premium painted wheels with performance summer tire compound (P245/45YR) and tire mobility kit and is denoted by option code 12S.

      NOTE: IF BRAKE DISC REPLACEMENT IS REQUIRED VERIFY IF YOUR DEALERSHIP IS ON THE DIGITAL IMAGING PROGRAM WHICH WILL REQUIRE PRIOR APPROVAL BEFORE REPLACING BRAKE DISCS. DO NOT REMOVE THE DULL GREY COATING ON THE NEW BRAKE DISCS; IT IS CORROSION PROTECTION.



      NOTE: IT IS IMPORTANT THAT THE INNER AND OUTER BRAKING SURFACES OF THE BRAKE DISCS BE COMPLETELY CLEANED OF ANY METAL DUST, DIRT AND GREASE USING MOTORCRAFT® METAL BRAKE PARTS CLEANER AND A CLEAN RAG.



      Measure the thickness of the front brake discs.
      If the minimum thickness is over 28.5 mm (1.122") resurface them using an on-vehicle brake lathe, Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 206-00.
      It is very important that all of the machining material has been removed from the front brake discs before installing the caliper and pads.
      If the minimum thickness is equal to or less than 28.5 mm (1.122"). Replace the front brake disc, refer to WSM, Section 206-03.
      Clean caliper anchor plate mounting surfaces, caliper anchor brackets and bolts of machining material. Refer to WSM, Section 206-03.
      Replace the front brake pads. Refer to WSM, Section 206-03.
      NOTE: FAILURE TO APPLY THE GREASE MAY RESULT IN UNACCEPTABLE BRAKE NOISE AT LOWER SPEEDS UNDER LIGHT BRAKING.



      NOTE: GREASE SHOULD NOT BE APPLIED TO OTHER COMPONENTS LIKE PINS OR SHIMS. DURING BRAKE INSPECTION, LOOK FOR FOREIGN OBJECTS TRAPPED BETWEEN THE DUST SHIELD AND ROTOR. THESE CAN CAUSE NOISE DURING BRAKING AND OFF-BRAKE CONDITIONS.




      PART NUMBER PART NAME
      BB5Z-2001-B Brake Pad Kit
      CB5Z-1125-A Brake Disc
      W715091-S439 Bracket Bolt
      PM-4-A Motorcraft® Metal Brake Parts Cleaner


      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      111029A 2011-2012 Taurus, MKS, Flex, Explorer, MKT: Machine Front Brake Discs. (Can Be Used With Operation C If Required). (Cannot Be Used With Operation B) 1.2 Hrs.
      111029B 2011-2012 Taurus, MKS, Flex, Explorer, MKT: Replace Front Brake Discs (Can Be Used With Operation C If Required).(Cannot be Used With Operation A) 1.0 Hr.
      111029C 2011-2012 Taurus, MKS, Flex, Explorer, MKT: Additional Time For Prior Approval If Required 0.3 Hr.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      2001 42​


    • 11-10-27 FORWARD CENTER CONSOLE STORAGE BIN DOOR DIFFICULT TO OPEN


    • 11-10-14 FRONT DOOR BLACKOUT TAPE WRINKLED OR BUBBLED - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 7/12/2011


    • 11-10-9 OILY FILM ON INSIDE FRONT DOOR WINDOW GLASS


    • 11-9-12 CREAK NOISE FROM FRONT BUMPER - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 9/6/2011
      Publication Date: September 21, 2011

      FORD: 2011-2012 Explorer


      ISSUE:
      Some 2011-2012 Explorer vehicles built on or before 9/6/2011 may exhibit a creak noise from the front bumper area while turning and/or negotiating grade changes.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure below to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      Using a ChassisEAR®, verify noise is loudest at the front bumper beam.
      If noise is loudest at the front bumper beam, proceed to Step 2.
      If noise is not loudest at the front bumper beam, do not continue with this article. Perform normal diagnostics to identify the source of the noise. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 100-04.
      Replace the front bumper. Refer to WSM, Section 501-19.



      PART NUMBER PART NAME
      BB5Z-17757-A Bumper Asy - Front


      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      110912A 2011-2012 Explorer: Replace The Front Bumper Includes Time To Diagnose (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 1.9 Hrs.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      17757 42​

    • 11-9-13 2.0L GTDI - MIL WITH DTC P1289 AND/OR P1290]/color] - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8/17/2011



      [*]11-9-11 6F50/6F55 TRANSMISSION - SLUGGISH ACCELERATION FROM 0-8 KM\H (0-5 MPH) FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP OR A SLIP ON TAKE-OFF FOLLOWED BY A BUMP - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 4/15/2011

      Publication Date: September 19, 2011

      FORD: 2010-2011 Taurus
      2009 Edge, Flex
      2010-2011 Edge, Flex
      2011 Explorer
      LINCOLN: 2010-2011 MKS
      2009 MKX
      2010-2011 MKT, MKX


      This article supersedes TSB 11-5-6 to update the Part List.

      ISSUE:
      Some 2009 Edge, MKX and Flex vehicles built on or after 5/4/2009, 2010-2011 Edge, Flex, MKS, MKT, MKX, Taurus and 2011 Explorer vehicles built on or before 4/15/2011 may have a sluggish acceleration or hesitation feel during a rolling stop 0-8 Km/h (0-5 MPH) followed by a harsh bump or feel like a slip on take-off from a stop followed by a harsh bump.

      ACTION:
      Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

      SERVICE PROCEDURE

      This valve body modification is only available for transmissions originally built with MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick.

      There is a new calibration and transmission valve body change to correct this condition. The valve body change was to delete one hole in the valve body separator plate and remove one check ball from the valve body in the same area where the hole in the separator plate was deleted.

      NOTE: IF THIS PROCEDURE IS NOT FOLLOWED CORRECTLY, ADDITIONAL NEW CUSTOMER SYMPTOMS WILL BE PRESENT, SUCH AS LOSS OF REVERSE OR 2-3 SHIFT FLARE.



      For all model years except 2009, proceed to Step 2. For 2009 model year vehicles, verify the transmission dipstick has MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick.
      Yes - The dipstick has MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick; proceed to Step 2.
      No - The dipstick does not have MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick; this procedure does not apply. Follow normal Workshop Manual diagnostics.
      Reprogram the PCM to the latest calibration using IDS release 73.04 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.5 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.
      Remove the transmission valve body. Refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 307-01.
      Replace the separator plate in the valve body. The X identifies the hole in the valve body separator plate which will be eliminated. (Figure 1)


      Figure 1 - Article 11-9-11


      Remove one (1) check ball identified as X. (Figure 2)


      Figure 2 - Article 11-9-11


      Proper check ball locations on the remaining six (6) valve body check balls shown with arrows. (Figure 2)
      Install transmission valve body. Refer to WSM, Section 307-01.

      PART NUMBER PART NAME
      BT4Z-7Z490-B Valve Body Separator Plate
      7T4Z-7Z490-D Valve Body Separator Plate


      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
      110911A 2009-2011 Edge And MKX: Replace The Separator Plate, Includes Time To Remove And Install Main Control, Remove Check Ball, And Reprogram The PCM (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 3.0 Hrs.
      110911A 2010-2011 Taurus And Flex 3.5L DOHC, MKS And MKT 3.7L, 2011 Explorer 3.5L: Replace The Separator Plate, Includes Time To Remove And Install Main Control, Remove Check Ball, And Reprogram The PCM (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 3.0 Hrs.
      110911A 2010-2011 Taurus, MKS, Flex, And MKT 3.5L GTDI: Replace The Separator Plate, Includes Time To Remove And Install Main Control, Remove Check Ball, And Reprogram The PCM (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 3.1 Hrs.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      7A100 42

      [*]11-8-3 BLIND SPOT INFORMATION SYSTEM (BLIS) AND CROSS TRAFFIC ALERT (CTA) - FALSE BLOCKAGE AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE(DTC) - U3000 - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 3/29/2011



      [*]11-7-25 INTERMITTENT LIFTGATE AJAR WARNING DISPLAYED IN INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WITH LIFTGATE CLOSED



      [*]11-7-24 VARIOUS FUNCTIONALITY CONCERNS WITH MYFORD TOUCH AND MYLINCOLN TOUCH - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 7/12/2011



      [*]11-7-21 COOLING FAN NOISE, LACK OF A/C AND/OR OVERHEAT CONDITION



      [*]11-6-12 TRACTION CONTROL LIGHT ON - EQUIPPED WITH AUTO PARK - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/18/2011



      [*]11-4-14 IKT OR IA - INABILITY TO UNLOCK DOOR - POSSIBLY INTERMITTENT - BUILT BETWEEN 7/1/2010 AND 1/26/2011



      [*]11-4-12 INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MESSAGE CENTER - INACCURATE AVERAGE FUEL ECONOMY AND FUEL TRIP COMPUTER, COOLANT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY INTERMITTENTLY FLICKERS ON/OFF
      Publication Date: April 15, 2011

      FORD: 2011 Edge, Explorer


      ISSUE:
      Some 2011 Edge and Explorer vehicles equipped with a base (single display) instrument cluster, may experience the average fuel economy with higher than expected values, fuel trip computer stops incrementing at 99.9 gallons, and the coolant temperature display intermittently flickers on and off.

      ACTION:
      Reprogram the instrument cluster to the latest calibration using IDS release 72.02 or higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.3 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.


      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.

      OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
      110412A 2011 Edge And Explorer: Reprogram The Instrument Cluster (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.3 Hr.

      DEALER CODING
      BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
      10849 04


      [*]11-4-6 NOISE FROM FRONT BOLSTER AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/4/2011



      [*]11-4-1 AWD - FALSE DTC P188D - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/24/2011



      [*]11-3-26 LOWER VALANCE COMING LOOSE



      [*]11-3-12 XLT - NOISE THROUGH FRONT SPEAKERS - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/7/2011


      12-08-12 - ALL WHEEL DRIVE - FLUID LEAK FROM REAR DIFFERENTIAL VENT CAP - TEMPERATURES BELOW 0 DEGREES C (32 DEGREES F)
      12-08-09 - 3.5L ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) TERRAIN MANAGEMENT INOPERATIVE - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 7/30/2012
      12-08-08 - 3.5L TI-VCT - FOUL ODOR FROM COOLING SYSTEM - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 7/9/2012
      12-06-06 - TING POP NOISE - FRONT HALFSHAFT
      12-05-11 - INTERMITTENT AIR BAG WARNING INDICATOR - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/5/2012
      12-03-16 - 3RD ROW POWER FOLD SEAT - NOT LATCHING IN STOW POSITION AND/OR BOUNCES BACK - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/24/2012
      12-03-11 - MULTIFUNCTION AND INFOTAINMENT DISPLAY SCREENS SIMULTANEOUSLY GO BLANK/SCRAMBLED IMAGES/FLICKERING DISPLAYS - BUILT 10/30/2011 THROUGH 12/31/2011
      12-03-03 - POWER LIFTGATE OPENING - INTERMITTENT OPERATION - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 3/2/2012
      12-03-02 - FRONT WINDOW GLASS JUMPS/CHATTERS DURING UP/DOWN TRAVEL
      12-02-07 - TIN ROOF NOISE - FRONT ROOF AREA DURING RAIN - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 11/5/2011
      12-02-06 - POWER LIFTGATE DOES NOT OPEN OR REVERSES AFTER OPENING APPROXIMATELY 25 MM (1 INCH)
      12-01-11 - A-PILLAR TRIM RATTLE AND/OR BUZZ - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 11/21/2011
      11-10-29 - FRONT BRAKES - INTERMITTENT SQUEAL
      11-10-27 - FORWARD CENTER CONSOLE STORAGE BIN DOOR DIFFICULT TO OPEN
      11-09-13 - 2.0L GTDI - MIL WITH DTC P1289 AND/OR P1290 - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8/17/2011
      11-09-12 - CREAK NOISE FROM FRONT BUMPER - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 9/6/2011


     
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    TSB 12-9-3 Rattle Or Buzz From Windshield Trim At High Speeds

    TSB 12-9-3
    09/14/12
    WINDSHIELD APPLIQUE TRIM RATTLE/BUZZ - BUILT
    ON OR BEFORE 11/21/2011
    FORD:
    2011-2012 Explorer
    This article supersedes TSB 12-1-11 to update the Service Procedure and Part List.
    ISSUE
    Some 2011-2012 Explorer vehicles built on or before 11/21/2011 may exhibit a buzzing, howling, or rattle type noise at higher vehicle speeds and/or cross winds coming from the windshield appliques.
    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    1. Remove and discard windshield appliques, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-08.
    2. Remove and discard retention clips that retain windshield applique as necessary. Using pliers, disengage the clips from the slotted retaining feature of the mounting bracket.
    3. Wipe the lower rubber gasket with Isopropyl alcohol or 3M Specialty Adhesive Remover to clean the butyl contacting sur[ace.
    a. The lower rubber gasket is located on the windshield side of the bracket.
    4. Remove protective film from the butyl tape on the new applique.
    5. Install new applique, refer to WSM, Section 501-08.
    a. The applique has alignment features at the top and bottom of the applique that must be aligned before snapping the middle clips into place.
    6. Place a clean shop towel between the palm of you're hand and the applique, apply slight pressure the length of the applique to full seat the butyl.


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    WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage 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.
    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    120903A 2011-2012 Explorer: 0.3 Hr.
    Replace Both (2)
    Windshield Appliques (Do
    Not Use With Any Other
    Labor Operations)
    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    7803136 33
     
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    Tsb 11-8-21 transmission - a harsh bump or a slip on take-off

    TSB 11-8-21
    08/30/11
    6F50/6F55 TRANSMISSION - SLUGGISH
    ACCELERATION FROM 0-8 KM\H (0-5 MPH)
    FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP OR A SLIP ON
    TAKE-OFF FOLLOWED BY A BUMP - BUILT ON OR
    BEFORE 4/15/2011
    FORD:
    2010-2011 Taurus
    2009 Edge, Flex
    2010-2011 Edge, Flex
    2011 Explorer
    LINCOLN:
    2010-2011 MKS
    2009 MKX
    2010-2011 MKT, MKX
    This article supersedes TSB 11-5-6 to update the Part List.
    ISSUE
    Some 2009 Edge, MKX and Flex vehicles built on or after 5/4/2009, 2010-2011 Edge, Flex, MKS, MKT, MKX, Taurus, 2011 Explorer vehicles built on or before 4/15/2011 may have a sluggish acceleration or hesitation feel during a rolling stop 0-8 Km/h (0-5 MPH) followed by a harsh bump or feel like a slip on take-off from a stop followed by a harsh bump.
    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    This valve body modification is only available for transmissions originally built with MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick.
    There is a new calibration and transmission valve body changes to correct this condition. The valve body change was to delete one hole in the valve body separator plate and remove one check ball from the valve body in the same area where the hole in the separator plate was deleted.
    NOTE IF THIS PROCEDURE IS NOT FOLLOWED CORRECTLY, ADDITIONAL NEW CUSTOMER SYMPTOMS WILL BE PRESENT, LOSS OF REVERSE OR 2-3 SHIFT FLARE.
    1. For all model years except 2009, proceed to Step 2. For 2009 model year vehicles, verify the transmission dipstick has MERCON(R) LV listed on the dipstick.
    a. Yes - The dipstick has MERCON® LV listed on the dipstick, proceed to Step 2.
    b. No - The dipstick does not have MERCON(R) LV listed on the dipstick, this procedure does not apply. Follow normal Workshop Manual diagnostics.
    2. Reprogram the PCM to the latest calibration using IDS release 73.04 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.5 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.
    3. Remove the transmission valve body. Refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 307-01.
    4. Replace the separator plate in the valve body. The X identifies the hole in the valve body separator plate which will be eliminated. (Figure 1)
    5. Remove one (1) check ball identified as X. (Figure 2)
    a. Proper check ball locations on the remaining six (6) valve body check balls shown with arrows. (Figure 2)
    6. Install transmission valve body. Refer to WSM, Section 307-01.
    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.
     
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    Body - Intermittent Power Liftgate Operation

    TSB 12-10-7
    10/15/12
    POWER LIFTGATE OPENING - INTERMITTENT
    OPERATION - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 3/2/2012
    FORD:
    2011-2012 Explorer
    2011-2013 Edge
    LINCOLN:
    2011-2013 MKX
    This article supersedes TSB 12-3-3 to update the Issue Statement, Service Procedure and Part List.
    ISSUE
    Some 2011-2012 Explorer, 2011-2013 Edge and MKX vehicles built on or before 3/2/2012 may exhibit a concern with the power liftgate opening after a close switch command occurs. The concern typically occurs when the ignition is cycled on before the lifigate hatch is fully closed. Liftgate may also open intermittently when parked.
    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    1. Determine vehicle and vehicle build date.
    a. 2012-2013 Edge/MKX built on or before 3/2/2012 or 2011-2012 Explorer, proceed to Step 2.
    b. 2011 Edge/MKX, proceed to Step 3.
    2. Reprogram the liftgate/trunk module (LTM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 81.02 or higher. This new calibration is not included in the IDS 2012.9 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website. Proceed to Step 4.
    3. Replace liftgate/trunk module (LTM). Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-03.
    4. Remove liftgate trim panel. Refer to WSM, Section 501-05.
    5. Install water deflector. Ensure it is tucked over lifigate latch and lifigate release switch. (Figure 1)
    6. Disconnect connectors C4216, C432 and C4339. Refer to Wiring Manual, Section 109-1.
    7. Inspect each connector for evidence of water intrusion and/or corrosion. Is evidence of water or corrosion present? (Figure 2)
    a. No - Proceed to Step 8.
    b. Yes - Proceed to Step 9.
    8. Fill all connectors 3/4 full with Motorcraft® Electrical Grease. (Figure 3) Proceed to Step 11.
    9. Replace connector C4339 and replace lifigate switch jumper harness. Refer to Wiring Diagram (WD), Section 5-1 for circuit repairs.
    10. Cut both female and male ends of C432 from jumper harness and discard. Solder circuits CPL45 and GD349 (Explorer) or CPL45 and GD149 (Edge/MKX). Refer to WD, Section 5-1 for circuit repairs.
    a. Using a tie strap, secure harness to mounting holes previously utilized for C432.
    11. If corrosion was found inside C4339, replace lifigate latch. Refer to WSM, Section 501-14. Fill connector 3/4 full with Motorcraft(R) Electrical Grease.
    12. If corrosion was found inside C4216, replace lifigate release switch. Refer to WSM, Section 501-14. Fill connection 3/4 full with Motorcraft(R) Electrical Grease.
    13. Install liftgate trim panel. Refer to WSM, Section 501-05.


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    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    121007A 2011-2012 Explorer, 0.6 Hr.
    2012-2013 Edge And
    MKX: Reprogram The
    Liftgate Module, Install
    Water Deflector, Inspect
    Connectors, Install Grease

    121007C 2011-2012 Explorer, 1.4 Hrs.
    2012-2013 Edge And
    MKX: Reprogram The
    Liftgate Module, Install
    Water Deflector, Inspect
    and Replace Connectors
    Can Be Claimed With
    Operation E And/Or F

    121007E 2011-2012 Explorer And 0.3 Hr.
    2011-2013 MKX: Additional
    Time If Corrosion Was
    Found In C4339 To
    Replace The Latch

    121007F 2011-2012 Explorer, 0.3 Hr.
    2011-2013 Edge/MKX,:
    Additional Time If
    Corrosion Was Found In
    C4216 To Replace The
    Liftgate Release Switch
    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    14B291 04
     
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    TSB 12-11-2 Unable To Locate Vehicle, GPS Issues

    TSB 12-11-2
    11/15/12
    GLOBAL POSITION SATELLITE MODULE - TRAFFIC
    DIRECTIONS AND INFORMATION/NAVIGATION -
    UNABLE TO LOCATE VEHICLE - BUILT ON OR
    BEFORE 5/14/2012
    FORD:
    2010-2011 Fiesta, Focus, Mustang
    2010-2012 Fusion, Taurus
    2010 Explorer Sport Trac
    2010-2011 Explorer
    2010-2012 E-Series, Edge, Escape,
    Expedition, F-150, F-Super Duty, Flex
    2010 Milan, Mountaineer
    2010-2011 Mariner
    This article supersedes TSB 10-13-4 to update the vehicle model years, vehicle lines covered, Title, Issue Statement and Service Procedure.
    ISSUE
    Some 2010-2012 vehicle equipped with SYNC non-navigation and MyFord Touch or MyLincoln Touch and built on or before 5/14/2012 may exhibit a voice prompt indicating SYNC Service's Traffic, Directions or Information (TDI) is unable to locate the vehicle or a Global Position System (GPS) issue is present. Vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch/MyLincoln Touch and Navigation may exhibit a screen message indicating navigation stopped functioning contact your dealer, GPS has red strike through X, Navigation unavailable is displayed in the upper right hand corner of the display screen, and/or the last known vehicle location may be displayed instead of current location.
    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    1. Disconnect the negative battery cable and wait 1 minute to reset the GPSM.
    2. Reprogram the GPSM to the latest calibration using IDS release 81.04 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2012.9 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.
    WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage 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.
    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    121102A Reprogram The GPSM 0.3 Hr.
    Following The Service
    Procedure (Do Not Use
    With Any Other Labor
    Operations)
    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    10E893 04
     
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    TSB 12-8-9 Terrain Management System inoperative

    TSB 12-8-9
    08/16/12
    3.5L ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) TERRAIN
    MANAGEMENT INOPERATIVE - BUILT ON OR
    BEFORE 7/30/2012
    FORD:
    2011-2013 Explorer
    ISSUE
    Some 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles equipped with a
    3.5L engine, AWD and built on or before 7/30/2012
    may exhibit an inoperative Terrain Management.
    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    1. Reprogram the Anti-Lock Brake (ABS) module to the latest calibration using IDS release 80.02 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2012.7 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.
    2. Perform Interactive Vehicle Dynamics (IVD) initialization using IDS.
    WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage 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.
    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    120809A 2011-2013 Explorer AWD: 0.2 Hr.
    Reprogram The ABS
    Module And Initialize The
    IVD Sequence Includes
    Time To Clear Codes After
    Repair (Do Not Use With
    Any Other Labor
    Operations)
    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    2C219 04
     
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    TSB 13-3-18 sluggish acceleration followed by a harsh bump or slip

    TSB 13-3-18
    03/26/13
    3.5L TI-VCT OR 3.7L ENGINE - 6F50 OR 6F55
    TRANSMISSION - SLUGGISH ACCELERATION FROM
    A ROLLING STOP - FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP
    OR SLIP
    FORD:
    2011-2012 Edge, Explorer
    LINCOLN:
    2011-2012 MKX
    ISSUE
    Some 2011-2012 Explorer, Edge and MKX vehicles equipped with 3.5L Ti-VCT or 3.7L engine and 6F50 or 6F55 transmission may exhibit sluggish acceleration from a rolling stop, followed by a harsh bump or slip.
    ACTION
    Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 83.05 and higher. 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.
    WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage 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.
    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    130318A 2011-2012 Edge, MKX 0.4 Hr.
    And Explorer: Reprogram
    The PCM Do Not Use
    With Any Other Labor
    Operations)
    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    RECAL 04
     
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    TSB 13-1-15 Engine Controls - ABS/TCS Lamp ON, DTC's P193C, U0401 Set

    TSB 13-1-15
    01/29/13
    ANTI LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS)/ADVANCED TRAC
    WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED - DTCS P193C AND
    U0401 - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/23/13
    FORD:
    2011-2012 Explorer
    2011-2013 Edge
    LINCOLN:
    2011-2013 MKX
    ISSUE
    Some 2011-2013 Edge, MKX and 2011-2012 Explorer vehicles built on or before 1/23/2013 may exhibit an illuminated ABS or Advanced Trac Light warning lamp on with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P193C and U0401. The concern often occurs when shifting gears or when the engine is idling for long periods with the air conditioning system on.
    ACTION
    Reprogram the powertrain control module to the latest calibration using IDS release 83.01 and higher. 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.
    WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage 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.
    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME

    130115A 2011-2013 Edge, MKX 0.4 Hr.
    And 2011-2012 Explorer:
    Check DTCs Reprogram
    The PCM Includes Time
    To Clear Codes After
    Repair (Do Not Use With
    Any Other Labor
    Operations)
    DEALER CODING
    CONDITION
    BASIC PART NO. CODE
    RECAL 04
     
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    Thank You midnightsun

    Special thank you to midnightsun for providing the TSB information that I have added in my posts.:thumbsup::thumbsup:

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    Ford Issues Ventilation Smoke Service Bulletin

    Ford TSB Number 14-0113.

    Ford has issued a technical service bulletin for its full-size cars and crossovers, including the Ford Flex, Taurus, and Explorer, as well as the Lincoln MKS and MKT. Certain models of these vehicles have a problem with ventilating smoke, with the only models affected being the ones equipped with the turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost engine. The issue is fixed by installing a new and improved valve cover, PVC valve, and crankcase vent oil separator.
    Affected vehicles: affected vehicles utilize Ford’s turbocharged 3.5-liter EcoBoost V6 engine and are limited to the automaker’s full-size Ford and Lincoln cars and crossovers, including:

    FORD:
    2010-2014 Flex, Taurus
    2013-2014 Explorer
    LINCOLN:
    2010-2014 MKS, MKT
    ISSUE
    Some 2010-2014 Flex, MKS, MKT, Taurus and 2013-2014 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L Gasoline
    Turbocharged Direct Injection (GTDI) engine with an aluminum valve cover may exhibit excessive oil consumption and/or
    excessive engine oil smoking condition from the tail pipe at idle during normal engine operating temperatures.
    ACTION
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    1. Remove the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) Valve. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-08.
    2. Inspect for oil in the crankcase vent oil separator through the PCV valve opening. Is there presence of liquid oil, more
    than slight vapor?
    a. No - this article does not apply refer to WSM, Section 303-00 for Excessive Engine Oil Consumption.
    b. Yes - proceed to Step 3.
    3. Replace the right hand valve cover, refer to WSM, Section 303-01D.
    4. Replace the crankcase vent oil separator, refer to WSM, Section 303-08.
    5. Drive the vehicle at normal operating temperature for 20 minutes at constant highway speed to remove oil residue
    from catalytic converter.
    __________________


    Read more: http://motrolix.com/2014/06/ford-is...aurus-explorer-lincoln-mks-mkt/#ixzz368BI5fAR

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    TSB 14-0114 is for a rattle noise in the 5.4L engine, not the 3.5L. TSB 14-0113 is for excessive oil consumption on the 3.5L Ecoboost with no mention of a rattle noise on that engine. Please check your facts before posting info regarding TSB's as other sites might have it wrong.
     
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    The info was taken directly from the article. Last paragraph where it says "Contacts". I also checked that TSB on the Internet and came up with several sites that had the same info.

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    All it takes is one site to get it wrong from the beginning and everyone just keeps copying wrong info. I checked Oasis, the direct source for TSB's. The original info you posted is incorrect.
     
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    Thanks Riley. I did some more 'digging' and have updated my initial post. Appreciate bring this to my attention.:thumbsup:

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    No problem, thanks for looking into it. Don't want people coming to this site and getting bad info. We need to stick together and help everyone with issues.
     
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    Ambient Lighting TSB

    Thanks to jmr061 and omar302.

    TSB 14-0175
    FORD: 2011-2014 Edge, Explorer
    2013-2014 F-150, Flex, Fusion, Taurus

    LINCOLN: 2011-2014 MKX
    2013-2014 MKS, MKT, MKZ


    ISSUE:
    Some 2011-2014 Edge, Explorer, MKX, 2013-2014 Fusion, Taurus, Explorer, Flex, F-150, MKZ, MKT and MKS vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch™/MyLincoln Touch™ and ambient lighting may exhibit the ambient lighting defaulting to white on Lincoln vehicles or ice-blue on Ford vehicles after cycling the ignition switch.

    TSB 14-0175 MYFORD TOUCH/MYLINCOLN TOUCH - AMBIENT LIGHTING DEFAULTS TO WHITE OR ICE-BLUE AFTER CYCLING IGNITION SWITCH

    Publication Date: September 19, 2014

    FORD: 2011-2014 Edge, Explorer
    2013-2014 F-150, Flex, Fusion, Taurus

    LINCOLN: 2011-2014 MKX
    2013-2014 MKS, MKT, MKZ


    ISSUE:
    Some 2011-2014 Edge, Explorer, MKX, 2013-2014 Fusion, Taurus, Explorer, Flex, F-150, MKZ, MKT and MKS vehicles equipped with MyFord Touch™/MyLincoln Touch™ and ambient lighting may exhibit the ambient lighting defaulting to white on Lincoln vehicles or ice-blue on Ford vehicles after cycling the ignition switch.

    ACTION:
    Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

    SERVICE PROCEDURE
    1.Determine the level of software in the accessory protocol interface module (APIM) by navigating to the system information screen on the 8 inch radio display. Select:
    a.Menu
    b.Help
    c.System Information
    1.If the last five numeric digits (e.g. 4.30.13171.PRODUCT) are 13171, proceed to Step 2.
    2.If the last five numeric digits are not 13171, this article does not apply. Refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 417-02 for normal diagnosis.
    2.Perform SYNC module (APIM) custom programming. Refer to WSM , Section 415-00.
    a.When the scan tool displays the list of available software, make sure the software version DA5T-14D544-BD (V3.6) has a green check mark. Also select the ambient light settings restore EA5T-14D546-AMA.
    1.If the system auto-selects several other applications, proceed with the applications auto-selected.
    b.Select continue and follow the on screen prompts.
    c.As the programming is being performed, several reboots may occur.
    d.Once the programming is completed, return the thumb drive to the scan tool to report software installation to the Ford online database.

    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
    140175A Perform Reprogramming Of The APIM Using The USB Flash Drive (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.3 Hr.

    WARRANTY STATUS
    Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage.
    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.

    DEALER CODING
    BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
    14D212 04
     
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    Vehicle » Technical Service Bulletins » Customer Interest » Audio System - No Audio Output After Start Up

    •Audio System - No Audio Output After Start Up

    TSB 14-0169

    09/12/14

    NO AUDIO OUTPUT AFTER STARTING
    FORD:
    2013-2014 Edge, Explorer, F-150
    LINCOLN:
    2013-2014 MKX
    ISSUE
    Some 2013-2014 F-150, Explorer, Edge, and MKX vehicles may exhibit an intermittent concern of no audio output after starting the vehicle. This may occur during cold ambient temperatures or when abnormally low battery voltage levels are present.

    ACTION
    Reprogram the audio control module (ACM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 91.05 or higher. Make sure you are connected to the internet when entering module programming to guarantee you are receiving the latest updates. Calibration files may also be obtained at the website.
    0.3 hr

    OPERATION, DESCRIPTION AND TIME
    WARRANTY STATUS:
    Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
    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.
     
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    Global positioning satellite module (gpsm)

    GLOBAL POSITIONING SATELLITE MODULE (GPSM) - NAVIGATION DISPLAY OFFSET OR INCORRECT POSITION BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/6/2014

    TSB 14-0037
    Publication Date: February 21, 2014

    FORD: 2013 Fiesta, 2013-2014: C-MAX, Focus, Fusion, Mustang, Taurus
    LINCOLN: 2013-2014 MKS, MKZ
    FORD: 2013-2014 E-Series, Edge, Escape, Expedition, Explorer, F-Super Duty, Flex
    LINCOLN: 2013-2014 MKT, MKX, Navigator

    ISSUE:

    Some 2013-2014 vehicles equipped with SYNC® and/or MyFord Touch®, MyLincoln Touch® and built on or before 1/6/2014 may exhibit navigation display offset or incorrect position. The last known vehicle location may be displayed instead of current location, or the vehicle location may be displayed as off road from the current vehicle position.

    ACTION:

    Reprogram the GPSM to the latest calibration using IDS release 89.02 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

    OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
    140037A Reprogram The GPSM Following The Service Procedure (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.3 Hr.

    WARRANTY STATUS

    Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage.
    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.

    DEALER CODING

    BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE 10E893 04
     
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    Mar 09 2015 6116-2011-2015 Explorer Front Window Glass Jumps/Chatters During Up/Down Travel

    Some 2011-2015 Explorer vehicles may exhibit the front window glass jumping or chattering during up/down travel. Replace the front Window Regulator Motor on the affected door(s), refer to Workshop Manual, Section 501-11. For one touch leftside window regulator motor use EB5Z-7823395-A, one touch right side window regulator motor EB5Z-7823394-A, non-one touch left side window regulator motor EB5Z-7823394-C, non-one touch right side window regulator motor EB5Z-7823395-C. Use the applicable labor operation in the SLTS manual.
     
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