Illuminated MIL with DTC P0118 – 2013 Ford Focus

TSB 14-0068 2.0L GDI – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ILLUMINATED – CONTINUOUS MEMORY DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (CMDTC) P0118 – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 5/17/2013

 

FORD: 2013 Focus

 

ISSUE:

Some 2013 Focus vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Gasoline Direct Injection (GDI) engine, and built on or before 5/17/2013, may exhibit an illuminated MIL on with CMDTC P0118 stored in powertrain control module (PCM) memory.

 

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure step to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Using Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Scan Tool check for CMDTCs. Is P0118 stored in PCM memory?
    1. No – this article does not apply. Refer to the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis manual for normal diagnostics.
    1. Yes – replace the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 303-14.

 

PART NUMBER PART NAME
7C1Z-12A648-A Illuminated MIL with DTC P0118 - 2013 Ford Focus » small light Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor

 

OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
140068A 2013 Focus 2.0L GDI Engine: Check DTCs And Replace The ECT (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.9 Hr.

 

WARRANTY STATUS

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions 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
12A648 42

 

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