5.0L – Engine Rattle Noise On Deceleration And/Or Acceleration – 2018 Ford F-150

NHTSA ID Number: 10152460

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 18-2354

Summary

Some 2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an engine rattle noise during a deceleration tip-out throttle maneuver from 1500 RPM to 800 RPM and/or during an acceleration tip-in throttle maneuver around 2000 RPM. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

 

1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD F-150 2018

 

Model:

Ford

2018 F-150

 

Issue: Some 2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an engine rattle noise during a deceleration tip-out throttle maneuver from 1500 RPM to 800 RPM and/or during an acceleration tip-in throttle maneuver around 2000 RPM.

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

 

Service Procedure

  1. Does vehicle exhibit an engine rattle noise during a deceleration tip-out throttle maneuver from 1500 RPM to 800 RPM and/or during an acceleration tip-in throttle maneuver at approximately 2000 RPM?

(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.

  1. Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) using the latest software version of the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool.

(1). NOTE: ADVISE THE CUSTOMER THAT THIS VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH AN ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT STRATEGY WHICH ALLOWS THE VEHICLE’S COMPUTER TO LEARN THE TRANSMISSION’S UNIQUE PARAMETERS AND IMPROVE SHIFT QUALITY. WHEN THE ADAPTIVE STRATEGY IS RESET, THE COMPUTER WILL BEGIN A RE-LEARNING PROCESS. THIS RE-LEARNING PROCESS MAY RESULT IN FIRMER THAN NORMAL UPSHIFTS AND DOWNSHIFTS FOR SEVERAL DAYS.



18-2354
27 November 2018

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10152460

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2018/MC-10152460-9999.pdf

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Service Information & Reprogramming

Service Information & Reprogramming – Ford Lincoln Mercury

5.0L - Engine Rattle Noise On Deceleration And/Or Acceleration - 2018 Ford F-150 6

Module Reprogramming

Diagnostic Software Interface Device Complete Vehicle Diagnostics Module Programming
1996-2017
Model Year
2018-Present
Model Year
1996-2017
Model Year
2018-Present
Model Year
IDS/FDRS VCM, VCM II, VCMM X X X X
FJDS/FDRS Compatible J2534 Devices
(Including VCM II and VCMM)
X X X

Detailed system requirements, installation, and support information for each product is located under the diagnostics tool support tab for each product.

 

Integrated Diagnostic Software (IDS) / Ford Diagnosis & Repair System (FDRS)

For use with VCM I, VCM II, VMM and VCMM hardware devices only. The complete factory Ford Motor Company vehicle diagnostic tool that provides complete dealership level vehicle diagnostic coverage for all 1996 to present Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles. The IDS software includes time based access to the IDS software, software updates and calibration files.

 

Ford J2534 Diagnostic Software (FJDS) / Ford Diagnosis & Repair System (FDRS)

For use with compatible J2534 hardware devices. FJDS software provides Ford Module Programming functionality that covers 1996 to present Ford, Lincoln and Mercury module reprogramming functions, plus complete dealership level vehicle diagnostic software for all 2018 to present Ford and Lincoln vehicles. The FJDS software license includes time based access to the FJDS software, software updates and calibration files.

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Latest Calibration Information

Module Build Data (As-Built)
Use VIN to obtain As-Built data

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