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Old 10-28-2011, 03:06 PM   #11
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I'll be talking to my dealership about this soon. I'll get "The Works" done while I'm at it... only a little over 3k mi. but I never got an early oil change so this will serve that purpose for me.

Last time they gave me the DCT is not a torque converter spiel and gave me a pamphlet... didn't help me any. Oh well, I'll just tell them I want the TSB done since my car is eligible and I do have low speed shudder and weird shift patterns occasionally. Nothing nearly as bad as some saying they have shudder so bad it spills their coffee, etc. and nothing I thought was odd until I saw the TSB info, so I'll post back with my results when done as well.
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Old 10-28-2011, 03:44 PM   #12
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11-10-2•CALIBRATION UPDATE - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION/ENGINE DRIVABILITY IMPROVEMENTS, AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8/12/2011
Publication Date: October 2, 2011
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This article supersedes TSBs 11-5-11, 11-7-22 and 11-9-5 to consolidate previously released articles, updated Title, Issue Statement and Service Procedure.
ISSUE:
Some 2012 Focus vehicles built on or before 8/12/2011 may exhibit the following engine drivability and/or automatic transmission concerns; RPM flare on deceleration coming to a stop, rough idle on deceleration coming to a stop, intermittent engine idle fluctuations at a stop, intermittent vehicle speed control inoperative, intermittent harsh engagement/shift, engine no-start with engine coolant temperature (ECT) open circuit faults and intermittent no-crank/no-start condition after performing normal Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) pinpoint test (PPT) diagnostic procedures. The vehicle may also exhibit diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) U0422, P00D2, P068A, P0850, P2610, P2832, P286F or P2877. The vehicle may also exhibit intermittent false initialization to 21 °C (70 °F) on the instrument cluster's ambient temperature display upon engine start up.


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


SERVICE PROCEDURE


1.Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) and transmission control module (TCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 75.02 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2011.9 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.
2.Perform Transmission Adaptive Learning. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 307-01 General Procedures.

NOTE:REPROGRAMMING PCM AND TCM WITH LOW VEHICLE BATTERY VOLTAGE AND/OR LOW IDS BATTERY VOLTAGE MAY RESULT IN A BLANKED PCM AND/OR TCM.



NOTE:THE PCM AND TCM ARE A MATCHED SET. PROGRAMMING THE PCM WILL AUTOMATICALLY UPDATE THE TCM.



NOTE:PLEASE 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.



WARRANTY STATUS:
Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME111002A2012 Focus Automatic Transmission (DPS6): Reprogram The PCM And TCM Includes Time To Perform Adaptive Learning And Drive Cycle (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)1.1 Hrs.
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Old 10-28-2011, 03:57 PM   #13
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Thanks for that post!
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Mine was built "post" 8/12...........so hopefully it'll be smooth driving for me when I get home! . Otherwise it's gonna be some , and some !
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Old 10-28-2011, 04:41 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by Kickerbeast View Post
It will be on the door sticker with all the other information. Think that shows the month and year. The dealer should be able to run the VIN and get you the specific date if the TSB gets that detailed.
Below there is a alphanumeric line... something like XX1161XX or something and its year/month/day if im not mistaken if you want the specific date
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Old 10-28-2011, 05:02 PM   #16
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My car was built on August 12...
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pil_____ are you messin' with us?! Hopefully, yours has the revised programming too!
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Old 10-28-2011, 07:36 PM   #19
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So I tried to call to make the appt. with the dealership and since I "brought it in because of the DCT before and it had nothing wrong, they're going to have to take the car for a few days."

UM, I'm the owner, I know that nothing is wrong, but I do have some of the characteristics described, I can't afford to have no car for a few days, but since my vehicle is eligible just apply the update! It's not that hard, it's a TSB, not warranty work... jeeze.

When I bring it in Monday they're gonna hear that.
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My build date is August 11. Guess I need to get with the dealer.
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