2005-2008 Ford Escape Hybrid Red Triangle On And Stop Safely Now Tsb 09-19-12 Message—Dtc P1A0C

FORD: MERCURY: 2005-2008 Escape Hybrid 2006-2008 Mariner Hybrid This article supersedes TSB 9-17-9 to update the 3. Turn the key off to re-initialize the PCM. This IDS version. will allow the sludge compensation strategy to ISSUE Some 2005-2008 Escape Hybrid and 2006-2008 Mariner Hybrid vehicles may exhibit an intermittent Red Triangle on and Stop Safely Now message displayed on the message center, accompanied by a sudden RPM loss/no start with a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1A0C. Vehicles may exhibit this symptom on the first start of the morning or after an extended idle. The symptom will clear on the next key cycle. ACTION a. If ETC_TRIM value is 3.5 degrees and/or Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the DTC P115E is present, then replace the condition. electronic throttle body (ETB), following SERVICE PROCEDURE Using the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) scan tool: 1. Access and monitor the LOS_STRT parameter identification (PID) in the powertrain control module (PCM). normal PC/ED diagnostics. learn. 4. With the vehicle in park or neutral and the climate control system set to DEFROST, start the engine and allow it to reach normal operating temperature (greater than 170 °F (77 °C) coolant temperature). Run it an additional 5 minutes to allow sufficient learning time. 5. While the engine is running, using IDS datalogger or equivalent, check the PID value of ETC_TRIM. Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-04C. b. If ETC_TRIM value is less than 3.5 degrees and DTC P115E is not present, but driveability concerns persist, the ETB is not the likely cause of the concern and replacement is not necessary. Continue with

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