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06-4-8
  • 5.4L 3V MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH P0455 – LOW SPEED ENGINE SURGE – CALIBRATION UPDATE
Publication Date: February 17, 2006

FORD:
2005-2006 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2006 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 5.4L 3V engine may illuminate the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0455 and/or some vehicles may exhibit an engine surge at low vehicle speed.

ACTION:

Perform normal Powertrain Controls/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) lead diagnostics for P0455. If no issues are identified per the procedure, reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B41.8 and higher or B42.1 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the B42 CD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
060408A2005-2006 Superduty 5.4L 3V: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 Hr.
MT060408Claim Additional Labor Required As Actual Time Or Use SLTS Operation If AvailableActual Time

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECALEM04

NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers”. Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company’s on-line technical resources.

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