NASTF Information Requests

Tracking: 673 Status: Closed
State: AK Name: Niels
Category of Request: Other or Non-Vehicle Specific Manufacturer: 2004 LINCOLN AVIATOR

Inquiry
Have you checked the OEM website?
Yes
Description of Repair unable to perform
Unable to pmi or reflash pcm on this platform of module. Any process performed on these modules with FMP 95 and cardaq-m results in "bricking" the module.
Description of Information not available
Problem with coding between FMP95 and cardaq-m
Description of steps taken to obtain information (help/contact function on website, websites, etc.)
Rotunda Diagnostics, Automotive Service Solutions USA, www.bosch.com Drew Technologies, Inc. Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Other Comments or Concerns
I have been involved in working both with Drew tech and Bosch (Ford) for over a month on this problem. As of 6/24/2015 a phone conference call between the three of us resulted in an acknowledgement that this will not be resolved by either of the companies involved.
Notes
Paul Soar - 07/28/2015
This issue is related to a timeout that occurs when attempting to program the PCM. Ford developers are currently working on a fix and are in a testing stage at this time.
Paul Soar - 08/05/2015
NASTF has received confirmation from Ford and Drewtech of a scheduled update to the Ford programming software. FMP version 97 software will be released mid-September 2015 and will correct the programming issues on the 2004 Aviator with the latest version of Cardaq-M firmware. This issue appears to be isolated only to the 2004 Aviator and the fix, brokered by NASTF, will correct the timeout that occurs when attempting to program this PCM.
Skip Potter - 08/07/2015
This SIR will remain open until pending OEM action is confirmed. - Paul Soar - 10/06/2015
Ford FMP version 97 has been released. This new version will correct timeout issues related to programming the 2004 Aviator PCM with the Cardaq-M firmware.
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