2016 Ford Super Duty ABS Bleeding by Launch X431 V+

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The purpose of ABS Bleeding is to perform various bi-directional tests to check the operating conditions of Anti-lock Braking System (ABS). This post will share how to perform an ABS service bleeding on a 2016 Ford F Series Super Duty using Launch X431 V+.

When should you perform ABS Bleeding?

1.When the ABS contains air, the ABS bleeding function must be performed to bleed the brake system to restore ABS brake sensitivity.

2.If the ABS computer, ABS pump, brake master cylinder, brake cylinder, brake line, or brake fluid is replaced, the ABS bleeding function must be performed to bleed the ABS.

Guide to do ABS Bleeding by Launch X431 Pro3:

Make sure the connection between X431 PRO3 and the vehicle is normal before operation

Enter X431V+ scanner

Select “Local Diagnose”-> “FORD”

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Note: Ford series software can test different Ford models coverage from 1995-2018. It currently includes PCM, ABS, 4WAL, RCM, EATC, ECS, IABM, RAP, PAM, 4X4, 4WAS, CTM, OTC, ICM, PATS, ARC, LEM, DDM…

Select “Automatically Search”

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Follow the prompt to turn the ignition switch on

Confirm if the vehicle info detect out is correct or not

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If correct, and press “YES” to continue

Select “System Selection”-> “ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System)”-> “Special Function”-> “ABS (Anti-Lock Braking System) Service Bleeding”

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Observe the work sequences of ABS Service Bleeding on the screen

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Depress the brake pedal and hold, then press “OK” to perform ABS bleeding

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Once the ABS service bleeding operation has succeeded, release the brake pedal

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Done!

fyi…

This operation guide can be used for all Ford car models covered by X431 Pro3.

Check the newest Launch X431 V+ Ford ABS Bleeding car list below.

Brand Model Year Function
FORD RANGER Up to 2011 BLEEDING
FORD FAIRMONT Up to 2006 BLEEDING
FORD MKC 2015 BLEEDING
FORD TRANSIT CONNECT 2014 – BLEEDING
FORD MKZ 2013-2015 BLEEDING
FORD FIESTA MY2013 2013-2014 BLEEDING
FORD B-MAX 2012-2014 BLEEDING
FORD RANGER / MAZDA B-SERIES / TROLLER 2011-2014 BLEEDING
FORD FALCON 2011 – BLEEDING
FORD FIESTA SE 2011 – BLEEDING
FORD MKT 2010-2015 BLEEDING
FORD FIGO 2010-2011 BLEEDING
FORD FLEX 2009-2015 BLEEDING
FORD MKS 2009-2015 BLEEDING
FORD ESCAPE / TRIBUTE / MARINER 2008-2014 BLEEDING
FORD TAURUS X 2008 – BLEEDING
FORD MKX 2007-2015 BLEEDING
FORD EDGE 2007-2014 BLEEDING
FORD BT-50 / RANGER 2007 – BLEEDING
FORD EXPEDITION EL 2007 – BLEEDING
FORD NAVIGATOR L 2007 – BLEEDING
FORD GALAXY\S-MAX 2006-2014 BLEEDING
FORD ZEPHYR/MKZ 2006-2012 BLEEDING
FORD MILAN 2006-2011 BLEEDING
FORD MARK LT 2006-2008 BLEEDING
FORD CF / LCF 2006 – BLEEDING
FORD F-250 2006 – BLEEDING
FORD FIVE HUNDRED 2006 – BLEEDING
FORD MARINER 2006 – BLEEDING
FORD MONTEGO 2006 – BLEEDING
FORD BANTAM 2006 BLEEDING
FORD ESCAPE/ TRIBUTE (2006/4-) 2006 BLEEDING
FORD FIVE HUNDRED (MY05) / MONTEGO (MY05) 2005 – BLEEDING
FORD FOCUS VIN = LFA/LVS/AFA/PE1/FFJ 2005 – BLEEDING
FORD FORD GT 2005 – BLEEDING
FORD FREESTYLE 2005 – BLEEDING
FORD (ALL MY05) ESCAPE/TRIBUTE/MAVERICK/MARINER 2005 BLEEDING
FORD MOTORHOME / STRIPPED CHASSIS / STEP VAN 2004-2015 BLEEDING
FORD TERRITORY 2004-2014 BLEEDING
FORD FREESTAR / MONTEREY 2004-2007 BLEEDING
FORD C-MAX 2003.03-2013 BLEEDING
FORD FAIRLANE / LTD 2003-2015 BLEEDING
FORD FALCON FORTE S / FUTURA / XR / XT 2003-2015 BLEEDING
FORD ECOSPORT 2003-2014 BLEEDING
FORD AVIATOR 2003 – BLEEDING
FORD MARAUDER 2003 – BLEEDING
FORD RANGER / COURIER / MAZDA B-SERIES / BRAVO 2003 – BLEEDING
FORD ESCAPE/ TRIBUTE (-2006/3) 2003 BLEEDING
FORD FUSION 2002-2015 BLEEDING
FORD FIESTA 2002-2014 BLEEDING
FORD FIESTA 3-DOOR 2002-2014 BLEEDING
FORD FOCUS C-MAX 2002-2014 BLEEDING
FORD S. A. FIESTA 2002-2011 BLEEDING
FORD BLACKWOOD 2002 – BLEEDING
FORD F-650 2002 – BLEEDING
FORD F-750 2002 – BLEEDING
FORD THUNDERBIRD 2002 – BLEEDING
FORD ESCAPE / TRIBUTE / MAVERICK 2001-2014 BLEEDING
FORD F-150 SUPERCREW (4 FULL SIZE DOORS) 2001 – BLEEDING
FORD EXPLORER SPORTTRAC 2000-2010 BLEEDING
FORD EXCURSION 2000-2005 BLEEDING
FORD KA 2000 – BLEEDING
FORD LS 2000 – BLEEDING
FORD F-SERIES SUPER DUTY 1999-2015 BLEEDING
FORD FOCUS 1999-2015 BLEEDING
FORD MOUNTAINEER 1999-2010 BLEEDING
FORD CONTOUR 1999 – BLEEDING
FORD COUGAR 1999 – BLEEDING
FORD MYSTIQUE 1999 – BLEEDING
FORD NAVIGATOR 1998-2015 BLEEDING
FORD RANGER / MAZDA B-SERIES / COURIER 1998-2014 BLEEDING
FORD EXPEDITION 1997-2015 BLEEDING
FORD F-150 1997-2015 BLEEDING
FORD MONDEO 1997-2015 BLEEDING
FORD E-SERIES 1997-2014 BLEEDING
FORD F-250 LIGHT DUTY 1997-2000 BLEEDING
FORD TRACER 1997-1999 BLEEDING
FORD MARK VIII 1997 – BLEEDING
FORD EXPLORER 1996-2015 BLEEDING
FORD TAURUS 1996-2015 BLEEDING
FORD SABLE 1996-2009 BLEEDING
FORD TRANSIT 1995-2015 BLEEDING
FORD CROWN VICTORIA 1995-2011 BLEEDING
FORD GRAND MARQUIS 1995-2011 BLEEDING
FORD TOWN CAR 1995-2011 BLEEDING
FORD CONTINENTAL 1995 – BLEEDING
FORD WINDSTAR 1995 – BLEEDING
FORD MUSTANG 1994-2015 BLEEDING
FORD ESCORT 1992-2015 BLEEDING
FORD FOCUS CABRIOLET 09/2006 – BLEEDING
FORD GALAXY 09/2000 – BLEEDING
FORD TRANSIT / COURIER 06/2014 – BLEEDING
FORD TRANSIT CONNECT / TOURNEO CONNECT 06/2009 – BLEEDING
FORD KUGA 06/2008 – BLEEDING
FORD STREET/KA 06/2003 – BLEEDING
FORD ESCAPE/Mariner Hybrid 06/2002 – BLEEDING
FORD EXPLORER SPORT 06/2000 – BLEEDING
FORD KUGA/ESCAPE 03/2013 – BLEEDING
FORD FIESTA / IKON 03/2006-2014 BLEEDING
FORD IKON 03/2003 – BLEEDING

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