Calm a Jerky Ford F-150

March 28, 2023
Some 2012-2013 Ford F-150 trucks equipped with a 5.0L engine and built on or before Dec. 4, 2012, may buck or jerk under light throttle for the first 60 seconds after startup with engine coolant temperature (ECT) at about 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Some 2012-2013 Ford F-150 trucks equipped with a 5.0L engine and built on or before Dec. 4, 2012, may exhibit a buck or jerk under light throttle during parking lot maneuvers for the first 60 seconds after startup with engine coolant temperature (ECT) at about 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Reprogram the PCM to the latest calibration using IDS release 83.01 and higher.

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