Re: Good news for us 5.0 ecu reflashing
It's a little more complicated than that ... Ford Engineering can do a deeper dive into the ECU even if this code isn't present and determine when and how many times the ECU had been reflashed. This is new to the Copperhead ECU used with the Coyote platform, and many dealers do not understand this, since they are not capable of doing this themselves. Usually it happens when they request a replacement engine, and Ford Engineering puts the request on hold and says "send us the ECU first and we'll approve or deny it."
Also, they are really good at keeping archives of public forums and tying forum handles to real identities ... some of the stories I've heard kinda make me wonder (put on your tinfoil hat now) exactly how/who gives them this information.
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