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It's not an SD card for 2016+. SD card was for MFT - 2015 and below.

There are illegitimate methods around. If you do the not-Ford-approved update to Sync 3.4 (well documented on the F150Forum), you will also get the new maps. I upgraded my 2018 and have been happy with the improvement in performance and look/feel.
 

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Did Ford send you a letter about the update I never got anything?

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I got a letter for our 2017 Explorer, which sounded like "yay you get an update!" and ended with "after you pay us a bunch of money!" My 2018 was free, but I received no letter... but I could never make the damn thing install. Fortunately, if you do the upgrade to 3.4, you get 1.18 maps (which is current)(
 

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Do you have that link to this “how to”? If it’s not Ford approved, I’m guessing I can’t get it off the Ford Sync update site.

YMMV. If you b0rk your Sync, it's on you. Do not attempt the firmware update unless you damn sure know what you're doing. There's a story on the F150Forum right now of a guy who used the "test" version of Forscan to update firmware on all of his modules... and he turned his truck into a 5-figure, 5,000lb. brick. Won't crank, won't run, won't even acknowledge a key is in the ignition. The BCM is probably stuck in bootloader, with no firmware. Oops.
 
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