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Publication Date: January 13, 2006

2005 Excursion
2005-2006 E-Series, F-Super Duty

This article supersedes TSB 05-25-4 to update the vehicle build dates involved.


Some 2005-2006 F-Super Duty and E-Series built before 12/5/2005, and 2005 Excursion vehicles built before 1/10/2005 equipped with the 6.0L engine, may exhibit any of the following:

  • Exhaust smoke while operating in elevated idle operation/PTO, charge protect, or cold idle kicker mode
  • Harsh 3-2 grade load braking downshifts in Tow/Haul mode due to shift initiating on boost pressure
  • Shift busyness in Tow/Haul mode
  • Shift busyness
  • Late 5-6 shift in Tow Haul mode
  • Harsh 5-2 downshift


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