TSB's. Ford 500, Montego, Sable, Taurus, and MKS.
Newest TSB's, which covers 2005-2007 Ford Five Hundreds and Montego, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008 to current Taurus and MKS.
TSB 08-26-13, Harsh driveline clunk felt at low speed - below 10 MPH (16 KM/H) - stop and go driving on Tip-In (Could be perceived as a harsh 1-2 upshift or 2-1 downshift). Only applies to vehicles 08-09 model year built before 10/15/2008, PCM flash.
TSB 09-11-3 for a moan or buzz type noise on 4-5 upshift or 5-6 upshift. 2009 only, replace the cooler lines.
TSB 10-21-2 for slip/neutral out, 5th gear start from stop, Electronic PRNDL error, Back-Up camera in D, 2009-2011 models built from 3/13/2009-6/30/2010, possible Transmission Range Sensor issue.
TSB 11-5-6 for Sluggish acceleration from 0-5 MPH followed by a harsh bump or a slip on take-off followed by a bump. Built on or before 4/15/2011, 2010-2011 Model years. PCM flash and valve body modification.
TSB 10-20-8 for Tip-In delayed shift at speeds between 15-20 MPH. 2010 Model year only. PCM flash.
TSB 10-9-9 for DTC P0751, Harsh or no forward engagements, perceived slip on acceleration, Slip/Delayed and/or harsh downshifts. Build dates 12/11/2009-04/15/2010 on 2010 model year. Possible broken restrictor plug in transmission case half, requiring case replacement.
TSB 10-6-4 Bump 3-1 coasting downshift below 10 MPH. Built on or before 3/1/2010, 2010 Models with EcoBoost only. PCM flash.
TSB 10-4-3 Shift flare initial 2-3 shift, slight delay/bump 3-1 coasting downshift below 10 MPH on non-EcoBoost vehicles built on or before 11/17/2009. PCM flash.
Recall 10B14 About 300 2010 models built from 12/17/2009-1/24/2010 had an Intermediate Clutch Piston installed incorrectly resulting in the piston seal to tear during vehicle operation causing poor shifting, slipping, MIL illumination, and eventual loss of 2nd and 6th gears. Transmission gets removed and disassembled for Intermediate Clutch Piston and Intermediate Clutch replacement.
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