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Rob, in regards to the FICM, I would not recommend going with a Ford OEM FICM. I don't know this from personal experience, but there are many who believe doing so, is only setting yourself up for the same problem later. The Ford OEM FICM's are just weak for some reason. As the other posters have suggested, and I can vouch for from my own experience, the Swamps 58v FICM is the way to go. I had a failing FICM and replaced it with the Swamps 58v FICM (did not get the performance flash), and results are very positive thus far. Throttle response is noticeable improved, and most importantly, my FICM voltage is a constant between 47 - 48.5 volts. If you get it without the tune it will cost around $825, of which $350 is refunded once you return your flawed core. If you get the tune, it's another $150. So, if you go this route, your out at most $625 with tune, or $475 without (if my math is right). I live in MD and shipping was $15.
Go with Swamps - they have a good track record for their FICM units, and customer service for me was superb. Going with the dealer for this repair just doesn't make sense, financially or otherwise.
2012 F350 CC LARIAT LONG BED 6.7L