Some 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ Hybrid vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL, with DTC P164E (internal control module transmission select performance) stored in the PCM memory.

Reprogram the PCM to the latest calibration using IDS release 98.02 or higher. Make sure that you are connected to the internet when entering module programming to obtain the latest updates. Files are available at

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Mike received a BA degree from Youngstown State University in English Literature with a minor in Journalism in 1975.