Harsh Shifts – 2003 Ford Thunderbird & Lincoln LS

TRANSMISSION – 5R55S – HARSH SHIFTS – VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 11/18/2002 AND 5/17/2003 ONLY   FORD: 2003 THUNDERBIRD LINCOLN: 2003 LS   Some 2003 vehicles built between 11/18/2002 and 05/17/2003 with the 5R55S transmission may exhibit harsh shifts.   ACTION: Follow normal diagnostic procedures and verify the condition. If the condition is valid, reprogram the … Read more

MIL with DTC’s P0171 and P0172 – 1996-1998 Ford Contour & Lincoln-Mercury Mystique

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) – MIL ILLUMINATED – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0171 AND P0172 STORED IN MEMORY – VEHICLES WITH 2.0L ENGINE LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0171 AND P0172 STORED IN MEMORY – VEHICLES WITH 2.0L ENGINE   FORD: 1996-1998 CONTOUR LINCOLNMERCURY: 1996-1998 MYSTIQUE   Malfunction … Read more

Vehicle Rolls on Incline in Drive or Reverse – 2008 Ford Edge & Lincoln MKX

STOPPED ON INCLINE – IN DRIVE OR REVERSE – WITHOUT BRAKE APPLIED – VEHICLE ROLLS – BUILT BEFORE 1/07/2008   FORD: 2008 Edge LINCOLN: 2008 MKX   2008 Edge and MKX vehicles built before 1/07/2008, it is normal for the vehicle to roll while stopped on a slight incline, with the vehicle in drive or … Read more

RPM Flare during Light Acceleration during the 3-4 Upshift – 2007-2008 Ford Lincoln

5.4L 3V / 4R75E ONLY – BUILT BETWEEN 12/4/2006 TO 5/20/2008 – ENGINE RPM FLARE DURING 3-4 UPSHIFT UNDER LIGHT THROTTLE ONLY   FORD: 2007-2008 F-150 LINCOLN: 2007-2008 Mark LT   2007-2008 F-150 and Mark LT vehicles built between 12/4/2006 to 5/20/2008 and equipped with a 5.4L 3V and 4R75E, may exhibit an engine RPM … Read more

Cold Start Rough Running Hesitation Backfire – 2007-2008 Ford & Lincoln

COLD START ROUGH RUNNING/HESITATION/BACKFIRE – 5.4L ONLY   FORD: 2007-2008 F-150 LINCOLN: 2007-2008 Mark LT   2007-2008 F-150 and Mark LT vehicles equipped with a 5.4L engine only, may exhibit a rough running, hesitation and/or induction backfire during the first drive away event following an overnight or extended soak.   No diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) … Read more