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Publication Date: November 24, 2004

1997 Thunderbird
1997-2000 Contour
1997-2002 Escort
1997-2005 Crown Victoria, Mustang, Taurus
2000-2003 Escort ZX2
2000-2005 Focus
2002-2005 Thunderbird
2005 Five Hundred, Freestyle
1997 Aerostar
1997-2003 Windstar
1997-2005 E-Series, Expedition, Explorer, F-150, F-250, F-Super Duty, Ranger
2000-2005 Explorer USPS
2001-2003 Explorer Sport
2001-2005 Escape, Explorer Sport Trac
2004-2005 Freestar
1997-1999 F and B Series
1997-1998 Mark VIII
1997-2002 Continental
1997-2005 Town Car
2000-2005 LS
1997-2005 Navigator
2003-2005 Aviator
1997-1999 Tracer
1997-2000 Mystique
1997-2002 Cougar
1997-2005 Grand Marquis, Sable
2005 Montego
1997-2002 Villager
1997-2005 Mountaineer
2004-2005 Monterey

This article supersedes TSB 04-21-07 to update the service procedure and to clarify this TSB applies to all powertrain control module (PCM) reprogramming, with or without PCM replacement.


PCMs may need to be reprogrammed or replaced as part of a repair. Additional vehicle concerns may be caused if proper programming procedures are not followed.


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