An issue came to my attention when trying to assist a forum member who's not been able to get any OTA software updates. The member purchased a used '22 model from a dealership that is not a Ford dealership.
In trying to diagnose why the car was not receiving updates, and after a check of PTS...
My dealer has decided not to be an EV dealer after the Dec 31st deadline.
Couldn't get allocations for the 49 people reservation list they had for Lightnings (I was the first on the list in the first wave) . So I was their only reservation holder who took delivery last year. I was one of only...
This has been tested using a '21 build date Job 1 car that's up-to-date to include the most recent BCM and GFM updates which enable the frunk to be opened using the door keypad.
I purchased a Lightning key fob (PN NL3T-15K601-EC or Ford 164R8304) and using the two key fobs I already had...
So OTAs come out, most recently the one for the GT-PE (2.8.2 I think)..and what does that do for the customer?
Oh, little things, you know...stuff.
And that's by no means all...what about the OBCC update from earlier this week? What was that supposed to correct or enhance?
The list goes on...
Was reviewing one of the letters I got from Ford on Program 21G01 and thought I'd let folks know that the program expires 30 September 2022.
What this means is that your dealer techs are getting paid under this program to install BlueCruise on 2021 "Job 1" vehicles that came from the factory...
Do export MMEs have the same WiFi hotspot that US versions have?
If so, are they also 4G LTE?
Are they locked to one carrier like the US versions are locked to AT&T are here, or can they change out thier SIM card to change carriers?
Asking for a friend.... 😆