5.0L – Illuminated Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) With Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) P0390 And/Or P0394 – 2018-2019 Ford Mustang & 2018 F-150

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
5.0L – Illuminated Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) With Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) P0390 And/Or P0394
18-2360
03 December 2018

 

Model:

Ford

2018 F-150

2018-2019 Mustang

Issue: Some 2018 F-150 and 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTCs P0390 and/or P0394 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM).

 

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

 

Parts

Description Part Number Quantity
Exhaust VCT Oil Control Solenoid HL3Z-6M280-A 1
Valve Cover Gasket (Left Side) JL3Z-6584-D 1
Valve Cover Spark Plug Seal HL3Z-6C535-A 1
VCT Solenoid Valve Cover Seal BR3Z-6C535-A 1
Strut Tower Brace Nut W712334-S440 4
Motorcraft® Silicone Gasket and Sealant TA-30 1
Motorcraft® Silicone Gasket Remover ZC-30-A 1
Motorcraft® Metal Surface Prep Wipes ZC-31-B 1
Motorcraft® Metal Brake Parts Cleaner (All Markets Except Canada) PM-4-A 1
Motorcraft® Metal Brake Parts Cleaner (Canada Only) PM-4-B 1

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.

 

Labor Times

Description Operation No. Time
2018 F-150 5.0L Engine: Retrieve DTCs And Replace The Bank 2 Exhaust VCT Oil Control Solenoid (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 182360A 1.3 Hrs.
2018-2019 Mustang 5.0L Engine: Retrieve DTCs And Replace The Bank 2 Exhaust VCT Oil Control Solenoid (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 182360B 2.0 Hrs.

 

Repair/Claim Coding

Causal Part: 6M280
Condition Code: 42

 

Tool List – All Models

Drive Tool Name
1/4″ Power Tool
1/4″ Torque Wrench
1/4″ Ratchet
1/4″ 7 mm Deep Socket
1/4″ 8 mm Deep Socket
1/4″ 10 mm Deep Socket
Trim Tool
Plastic Scraper
Blow Gun
Essential Special Service Tool 205-142
Essential Special Service Tool 205-153
Essential Special Service Tool 303-1247

 

Tool List – Mustang Only Additional Tools

Drive Tool Name
3/8″ Power Tool
3/8″ Torque Wrench
3/8″ Ratchet
3/8″ 10 mm Deep Socket
3/8″ 13 mm Deep Socket
3/8″ 15 mm Deep Socket
Pocket Screwdriver
2 Jaw Puller

 

Service Procedure

1. Using the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool or equivalent, retrieve DTCs. Are DTCs P0390 and/or P0394 the only DTCs stored in the PCM?

(1). Yes – proceed to Step 2.

(2). No – this article does not apply. Refer to the Powertrain Controls/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Manual for normal diagnostics.

2. Replace the bank 2 exhaust variable camshaft timing (VCT) oil control solenoid. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-14.


18-2360
03 December 2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10153930

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10153930-9999.pdf

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