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Iffy Ford AWD

Some 2011-2013 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L engine, AWD and built on or before 7-30-2012 may exhibit an inoperative Terrain Management.


Crown Vic No-Crank

Some 1997-2007 Ford Crown Victoria models may exhibit a no-crank condition due to an open circuit in the starter relay to starter motor circuit at the starter motor connections.


Commanding Exhaust Regeneration

Some 2011-2014 Ford F-Super Duty trucks equipped with a 6.7L diesel engine that are primarily used in a stationary or off-highway use may exhibit frequent exhaust regeneration attempts. Drive To Clean messages and/or the wrench light on may appear, with DTC P2463 for a restricted diesel particulate filter (DPF).


Starting in Fifth?

Some 2011-2013 Lincoln Navigator and Ford Expedition vehicles equipped with a 6R80 transmission and built on or before 4/8/2013 may exhibit a transmission engagement in 5th gear when starting.


Debris Causes Shift Difficulty

Some 2011-2012 Ford F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a non-power take-off (PTO) automatic transmission may exhibit high shift efforts due to mud or snow packing around the transmission shift lever area. This is typically found on vehicles operating in extreme mud or snow environments, allowing debris to accumulate on underbody components.


Less Than Super Ford

Some 2008-2010 Ford F-Super Duty 250-550 trucks equipped with a 6.4L diesel engine may exhibit a lack of power with an intermittent DTC P0088 at full operating temperature during moderate to heavy acceleration. A calibration update is available to resolve the concern.


Ford Confusion

Some 2012 Ford Fusion vehicles may exhibit a MIL on, with DTC P0456 stored in the PCM.


Ford Info Goes Blank

Some 2013 Ford Edge and MKX, and 2014 Explorer vehicles with the single information display in the center of the IPC (information panel cluster) and built 6-14-2013 through 6-28-2013, and vehicles with the dual information displays in the IPC and built 6-14-2013 through 8-23-2013, may exhibit a condition where the instrument cluster information display goes blank intermittently.


Exploring the Glitch

Some 2012-2014 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection (GTDI) engine may exhibit a difficult to start, runs rough, crank-no-start, lack of  power, loss of idle rpm or hesitation concern, with DTC P0106, P0236 or a repeat P0128. These conditions may be caused by a wiring concern in the signal return splice.


Bad Threads and No-Start

Some 2010-2012 Ford Escape models equipped with a 2.5L engine, built on or before 9-15-2011, may exhibit an intermittent no-crank, no-start condition with no DTCs or PATS indicator flashing.

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