Concern typically occurs when the engine is cold, under load (such as A/C on) and in drive.
All ignition and fuel system testing pass and there are no DTCs.
- Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS or Ford J2534 release 59.8 and higher or 60.01 and higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.
- Perform the powertrain mount neutralization procedure.
- Reprogramming emission-related (OBDII) modules on some vehicles manufactured in 1995 and all vehicles manufactured from 1996 to the present
- Reprogramming or reconfiguring non-emission-related modules on many vehicles (UBP and MS-CAN not supported)