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  1. Mach-Lee

    Today is a big Ford dealer deadline - EV Certified Mandates & Model e sign-up

    As of today, December 2nd 2022, ALL Ford EV Certified dealers must be fully compliant with current Next-Gen EV certification requirements from Ford (see below). This means from this day forward, no one should be turned down for service at a EV Certified dealer due to lack of L2 chargers, service...
  2. Mach-Lee

    SSM 51228 - Inoperative FordPass Remote Features

    SSM 51228 2020-2023 Various Vehicles - Equipped With A TCU - Various FordPass/LincolnWay App Or Modem Concerns Some 2020-2023 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematic control unit (TCU) may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user...
  3. Mach-Lee

    HV Battery Calibration Procedure

    First, let me say this is somewhat controversial, as there is no official procedure from Ford for this. However I think it helps to do this periodically, especially in vehicles that don't get the pack exercised very regularly. As in most of my articles, nerd content warning applies here, just...
  4. Mach-Lee

    CSP 22B28 - Reprogram HVAC Control Module

    Ford has announced a CSP for the HVAC module update to address a lack of heat in conditions below 5ºF. This is the same software provided in the Power-Up 3.6.1 OTA update, so if you got that already you don't need this. This is a software update only and should take about 25 minutes.
  5. Mach-Lee

    TSB 22-2446 - Frunk System Fault Service Required Message After BCM Update

    Indirectly, this is the TSB for enabling the frunk button (SYNC screen only) on Job 1 2021 vehicles. If the BCM (body control module) happens to be updated for another reason, the frunk module (FTRM) will also need to be updated to a current version as well. The TSB will also change the settings...
  6. Mach-Lee

    SSM 51216 - Expired BlueCruise FSA 21G01

    SSM 51216 2021 F-150 And Mustang Mach-E - Equipped With Ford Co-Pilot360™ Active 2.0 Prep Package And Expired FSA 21G01 Customers with 2021 F-150 and Mustang Mach-E vehicles equipped with Ford Co-Pilot360™ Active 2.0 Prep Package seeking service to receive the BlueCruise hands-free driver...
  7. Mach-Lee

    Mobile Charger Testing Video

    Miss GoElectric visited Webasto’s testing lab (company that makes our mobile charger). The heat test results may vex you:
  8. Mach-Lee

    Grizzl-E Charge station fault, tight J1772 plug, red ring error

    FYI If you have a Grizzl-E charger and have experienced a flashing red ring or a "Charge station fault" error, it may be due to the J1772 plug being the wrong size and fitting too tightly in the Mach-E charge port so it doesn't insert fully. This causes a poor connection and the car to set...
  9. Mach-Lee

    TSB (by me) - Tight J1772 Plug Causes "Charge station fault" Message, P0D56 code, and 12V Battery Drain

    Note: This TSB is written by me, not Ford. I've seen this issue in a dozen vehicles now. Issue: The user may experience a "Charge station fault" error and a flashing red ring indicator on the charge port 30 seconds after plugging in a Level 1 or Level 2 charger (J1772 plug). A P0D56:24 code...
  10. Mach-Lee

    SSM 51191 - Wrench Light With DTC P0929:77 Stored in the GSM

    Some 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E built on or before 17-Jan-2022, 2022 Escape built on or before 03-Mar-2022, Bronco Sport built on or before 04-Mar-2022, 2022 Maverick built on or before 25-Jan-2022 and 2022 Transit built on or before 17-May-2022 may exhibit a powertrain malfunction (wrench)...
  11. Mach-Lee

    Mach-E Select Order Banks Reopened Nov 4th

    "The supply chain constraints have been addressed which now allows Ford to re-open ordering for the 2023MY Mustang Mach-E Select model. This action will be effective for retail ordering at both build & price and in-dealership ordering from November 4th. Mustang Mach-E Premium...
  12. Mach-Lee

    TSB 22-2404 - Revised TSB for Stuck USB Updates

    We have an updated TSB for fixing issues getting USB updates to work when updating with FDRS. This bulletin supersedes TSB 22-2150 (AKA the fix for stuck Power-Up 1.7.1 update). The TSB now mentions the possibility of stuck GWM USB update being caused by this issue as well (in addition to APIM...
  13. Mach-Lee

    Optiwatt May Be Fixed

    I've received word that Optiwatt may have reduced their data polling frequency, which may fix 12V drain issues users were experiencing in the past. If some folks want to test it again and report back if they get 12V drain messages, that would be great. If you do get 12V drain messages, continue...
  14. Mach-Lee

    TSB 22-2402 - Battery Not Charging with Level 3 Charger

    This is the TSB for the OBCC updates we've seen over the past few months, which are primarily targeted at fixing compatibility with some types EVgo chargers. TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN Illuminated Powertrain Malfunction (Wrench) Indicator, DTC - HV Battery Not Charging - Built On Or Before...
  15. Mach-Lee

    SSM 51146 - Unable To Charge Due to Broken Charge Handle Latch

    SSM 51146 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E - Unable To Be Charged With The Mobile Charger Some 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E vehicles may exhibit a concern where the vehicle is unable to be charged with the mobile charger. This may be due to a broken charge handle latch. To correct the condition, replace...
  16. Mach-Lee

    SSM 51137 - Charger Service Required Message, Vehicle Will Not Charge, U3000:49 in SOBDM

    SSM 51137 - 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E/Escape PHEV, 2020-2022 Aviator PHEV, 2022 Transit BEV - Illuminated Powertrain Malfunction (Wrench) Indicator And/Or MIL With SOBDM DTC U3000:49 Some 2021-2022 Mustang Mach-E/Escape plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), 2020-2022 Aviator PHEV, and 2022...
  17. Mach-Lee

    2023 Mach-E Select Order Banks Closing on Friday (October 7, 2022)

    This just came out today, CALL YOUR DEALER ASAP if you wanted to order a 2023 Select! Orders must be in by Friday afternoon! This includes '22>'23 conversions that haven't been finalized yet! SUMMARY Since the order bank re-opened, customer demand for Mustang Mach-E has exceeded projections for...
  18. Mach-Lee

    Door Module Updates -- changes in door presenters operation

    A new set of door module updates showed up on Saturday in FDRS (Sept 24). After updating I noticed some differences in door operation: The door presenters no longer actuate when opening the doors from inside of the vehicle. They only actuate when the doors are opened from the outside now. The...
  19. Mach-Lee

    Power-Up 3.5.3 installed but no video streaming apps nor YouTube

    Just got this installed, along with a survey about streaming. However, no streaming apps are available in this update. I didn't get the YouTube and NBC apps like the leaked developer build? This is an APIM update that likely requires the other 3.X updates to be installed first. 2022...
  20. Mach-Lee

    Reminder - 21P22 Software Update Program Ends Nov 30th

    The 21P22 software update program is ending on November 30th 2022. I strongly recommend anyone with a 2021 Mach-E built before Sept 30th 2021 get these updates applied (if you haven't already) while they are free. They provide many improvements in software made since your vehicle was built (such...