Fulltext TSBs

Technical Service Bulletins

06-8-5

  • SPEED CONTROL DIAGNOSTICS – W/O SCP
06-4-2

  • BATTERY SERVICE – OPERATION OF BATTERY EYE – CHARGING SERVICE TIPS
05-26-10

  • CLUNK OR BUMP WHEN STARTING FROM A STOP
05-22-8

  • WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS – COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS – ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING
05-20-3

  • OIL PAN CORROSION – 7.3L OR 6.0L
05-18-7

  • WIRING – SOLDERING AND CRIMPING REPAIRS – SERVICE TIPS
05-17-6

  • DRIVE-AWAY SHUDDER OR VIBRATION
05-17-4

  • VACUUM PUMP INOPERATIVE OR RUNS CONTINUOUSLY – CLIMATE CONTROL DEFAULTS TO DEFROST MODE
05-16-11

  • SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED
05-13-15

  • WATER IN THE FUEL TANK BEHIND REAR AXLE – 6.0L AND 7.3L DIESEL ENGINE
05-5-4

  • USE OF STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST STUDS IN SERVICE FOR 5.4L 2V ENGINE
05-4-18

  • FALSE PARKING AID WARNINGS
05-4-17

  • INTERMITTENT ROUGH IDLE – NON-COMMANDED EGR FLOW
05-3-10

  • SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE
04-25-4

  • HARD START OR NO START – 7.3L
04-24-22

  • LOSS OF POWER OR STUMBLE WHILE DRIVING IN RAIN – 6.8L ENGINE
04-24-14

  • GENERAL PCM PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES
04-24-11

  • MOMENTARY RETURN TO IDLE DURING AGGRESSIVE ACCELERATION – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0123 – 7.3L ENGINE
04-24-3

  • LEATHER-WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL – LEATHER COMING LOOSE
04-23-9

  • WATER LEAK – ROOF FLANGE AREA – WATER ACCUMULATION IN HEADLINER AND/OR LEAK AT THE CAB FLOOR PAN AREA
04-23-6

  • VEHICLE LEAN/SAG WHEN OBSERVED FROM REAR OF VEHICLE
04-20-2

  • OIL LEAK – TURBO PEDESTAL SEAL AT EXHAUST BACK PRESSURE ACTUATOR (EBP) – 7.3L DIESEL
04-18-15

  • ADDING ADDITIONAL BULBS TO TURN
    INDICATOR OR HAZARD FLASHER CIRCUITS – SERVICE TIPS

04-18-11

  • BODY-CORROSION AT BOTTOM OF DOOR OR TAILGATE HEM FLANGE – REPAIR PROCEDURE
04-18-5

  • AXLE – FRONT HUBS NOT ENGAGING, NOT STAYING ENGAGED AND/OR UNLOCKING
04-17-4

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED – SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) – SERVICE TIPS
04-16-4

  • REAR AXLE POPPING/CHATTER NOISE – DANA 80 MODEL DUAL REAR WHEEL (DRW)
04-11-2

  • SUSPENSION – VEHICLE SWAY/LEAN DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS
  • NOISE – SUSPENSION – POPPING NOISE IN FRONT END
04-4-4

  • ENGINE – 7.3L DIESEL DI – HIGH PRESSURE OIL PUMP LEAK
03-23-2

  • BODY – MIRROR – EXTERIOR MIRROR GLASS AND MOTOR REPLACEMENT – SERVICE TIPS
03-21-49

  • DRIVEABILITY – LOSS OF POWER AND EXTERNAL TURBO OIL LEAK – 7.3L DIESEL
  • ENGINE – 7.3L DIESEL – LOSS OF POWER AND EXTERNAL TURBO OIL LEAK
  • NOISE – EXHAUST NOISE FROM TURBO – 7.3L DIESEL
03-21-45

  • ENGINE – 7.3L – EXTERNAL OIL LEAK DIAGNOSIS FOR 7.3L DIT ENGINES
03-21-44

  • NO START – STARTER MOTOR GEAR TEETH DAMAGE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L DIESEL ENGINE – MEXICO PRODUCED VEHICLES ONLY
  • ENGINE – 7.3L DIESEL – NO START – STARTER MOTOR GEAR TEETH DAMAGE – MEXICO PRODUCED VEHICLES ONLY
  • NOISE – STARTER MOTOR GEAR TEETH DAMAGE – MEXICO PRODUCED VEHICLES ONLY
03-21-43

  • ENGINE – 7.3L – LOW OIL PRESSURE – CUAUTITLAN BUILT VEHICLES ONLY – EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L POWERSTROKE DIESEL ENGINE – ENGINE SERIAL NUMBERS (ESN) BETWEEN 5000000 AND 5008850 ONLY
03-21-42

  • LACK OF POWER – UNDER A LOAD, AT CRUISE OR ON ACCELERATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L DIT ENGINE ONLY – PRODUCED BEFORE 11/25/2000 ONLY
  • ENGINE – 7.3L DIT – LACK OF POWER UNDER A LOAD, AT CRUISE OR ON ACCELERATION – VEHICLES PRODUCED BEFORE 11/25/2000 ONLY
03-21-41

  • DRIVEABILITY – NO START, LOSS OF POWER OR ROUGH IDLE – DURING EXTREME COLD WEATHER OPERATION – FUEL GELLING – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L ENGINE
  • FUEL – NO START, LOSS OF POWER OR ROUGH IDLE – DURING EXTREME COLD WEATHER OPERATION – FUEL GELLING – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L ENGINE
03-20-5

  • DRIVEABILITY – NO START/REPEAT STARTER FAILURE – REPEAT STARTER REPLACEMENT
  • ELECTRICAL – STICKING OR BINDING IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER BETWEEN START AND RUN
  • ENGINE – STARTING – STARTER STAYING ENGAGED AT START UP
03-20-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DTC’S P0442, P0455, P0456, P0457, P1442 OR CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DTC P0457
03-19-10

  • BRAKES – BRAKE PULL – 4X4 F-250/350 AND 4X4 EXCURSION VEHICLES ONLY
03-18-1

  • ELECTRICAL – REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) – SERVICE TIPS
03-17-4

  • STEERING – STEERING WHEEL FIGHT AFTER RIDING OVER BUMPS/RUTS
03-14-8

  • TRANSMISSION – NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER – SERVICE TIPS
03-14-3

  • SUSPENSION – 4X4 WHEEL HUB NON-ENGAGEMENT/DISENGAGEMENT
  • AXLE – 4X4 WHEEL HUB NON-ENGAGEMENT/DISENGAGEMENT
03-11-2

  • SUSPENSION – ON-VEHICLE FRONT INTEGRATED HUB/BEARING ROCKING END-PLAY MEASUREMENT
  • AXLE – ON-VEHICLE FRONT INTEGRATED HUB/BEARING ROCKING END-PLAY MEASUREMENT
03-10-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL CNG/LPG LOW FLOW INJECTOR SERVICE KIT WITHOUT COOLANT LOCK-OFF
  • DRIVEABILITY – CRANK NO START – BI-FUEL CNG/LPG VEHICLES – LOW FLOW INJECTOR SERVICE KIT WITHOUT COOLANT LOCK-OFF
03-9-11

  • DRIVEABILITY – ROUGH IDLE AND/OR HESITATION ON ACCELERATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L ENGINE ONLY
03-6-2

  • ENGINE – CYLINDER HEAD DECK LEAK – 4.6 AND 5.4L ENGINES – NEW “SERVICE-ONLY” GASKET AND CYLINDER HEAD KITS AVAILABILITY
03-4-1

  • FRONT LOCKING HUBS – SERVICE TIP
02-25-2

  • ELECTRICAL – CDX6 RADIO DAMAGED DURING SERVICE SHIPPING – CORRECT SHIPMENT PROCEDURES FOR CDX6 RADIO – SERVICE TIPS
02-21-13

  • ENGINE – STRAIGHTEDGE PROCEDURE FOR CHECKING CYLINDER HEAD AND BLOCK FLATNESS
02-21-1

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R100/E4OD – TORQUE CONVERTER ACCESS EXTERNAL DUST PLUG MAY BECOME DISLODGED
02-17-12

  • MOTORHOME GENERATORS – SHUT OFF WHEN FUEL TANK READS 1/4 FULL
02-17-6

  • LAMP – BRAKE – INADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK
02-16-4

  • FUEL SYSTEM – FUEL PUMP “WHINING”/”BUZZING” NOISE COMES THROUGH ENTERTAINMENT OR TWO-WAY RADIO SPEAKER
  • RADIO – ENTERTAINMENT OR TWO-WAY COMMUNICATION – “WHINING”/”BUZZING” NOISE IN SPEAKERS CAUSED BY FUEL PUMP
  • NOISE – “WHINING”/”BUZZING” – COMES THROUGH SPEAKERS OF ENTERTAINMENT OR TWO-WAY RADIO
02-14-1

  • SUSPENSION – SQUEAK NOISE FROM REAR LEAF SPRINGS – REPLACEMENT REAR LEAF SPRING TIP LINER – VEHICLES PRODUCED BEFORE 10/15/01
  • NOISE – SQUEAK NOISE FROM REAR LEAF SPRINGS – REPLACEMENT REAR LEAF SPRING TIP LINER – VEHICLES PRODUCED BEFORE 10/15/01
02-11-4

  • ENGINE – NEW GASKET REMOVER/CLEANER AND SERVICE TIPS FOR ALUMINUM HEADS AND BLOCKS
02-10-8

  • DRIVEABILITY – 5.4L 2V – IDLE-AIR BYPASS FLOW INDUCED WHISTLE
  • ENGINE – 5.4L 2V – IDLE-AIR BYPASS FLOW INDUCED WHISTLE
  • NOISE – IDLE-AIR BYPASS FLOW INDUCED WHISTLE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L 2V ENGINE ONLY
02-10-4

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL LPG – CRANK NO START, ROLLING IDLE, SURGING IDLE, AND/OR SURGE AT CRUISE IN LPG MODE WITH ALT FUEL GREEN LIGHT ON
02-7-2

  • CLIMATE CONTROL – A/C COMING OUT DEFROST OR PERCEIVED A/C CUTTING OUT ON LONG UPHILL GRADE
02-3-5

  • BODY – “SQUEAK” OR BIND FROM TAILGATE
  • NOISE – “SQUEAK” OR BIND FROM TAILGATE
02-2-1

  • DRIVEABILITY – LOW POWER CONDITION WHILE IN REVERSE GEAR – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6.8L 2V ENGINE, 4R100 TRANSMISSION AND PTO OPTION ONLY
  • TRANSMISSION – 4R100 – LOW POWER CONDITION WHILE IN REVERSE GEAR – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6.8L 2V ENGINE, 4R100 TRANSMISSION AND PTO OPTION ONLY
02-1-9

  • ENGINE – ENGINE OIL – RECOMMENDED APPLICATIONS FOR SAE 5W-20 AND SAE 5W-30 MOTOR OILS – GASOLINE AND FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
02-1-8

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – NO START IN ALT FUEL MODE – ALT FUEL SWITCH INDICATOR ON THEN OFF WHILE CRANKING – SOLENOID TANK VALVE COIL NOW AVAILABLE SEPARATELY FOR SERVICE
01-24-6

  • ENGINE – ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING
    PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIPS
01-24-1

  • CLUTCH – CLUTCH PEDAL STAYS ON FLOOR – NOT ABLE TO DISENGAGE CLUTCH – FLUID LEAK FROM HYDRAULIC CLUTCH LINE
01-23-6

  • ENGINE COOLANT – PROPYLENE GLYCOL – FORD MOTOR COMPANY POSITION ON ENGINE COOLANTS MADE FROM PROPYLENE GLYCOL
  • ENGINE COOLANT – PROPYLENE GLYCOL-BASED – FORD MOTOR COMPANY POSITION ON PROPYLENE GLYCOL-BASED ENGINE COOLANTS
01-21-13

  • DRIVEABILITY – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0500, P1502 AND/OR U1039 CONTINENTAL MODELS ONLY – STICKING OR BINDING IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER – HIGH EFFORT WHEN TURNING IGNITION SWITCH
  • ELECTRICAL – STICKING OR BINDING IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER – HIGH EFFORT WHEN TURNING IGNITION SWITCH
01-21-4

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – LOCK-OFF SOLENOID AND SOLENOID TANK VALVE COIL RESISTANCE CHART – SERVICE TIPS
01-20-6

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL WIRING CONNECTOR CROSS-REFERENCE CHART
  • ELECTRICAL – BI-FUEL WIRING CONNECTOR CROSS-REFERENCE CHART
01-19-4

  • ELECTRICAL – REVISED MECHANICAL HOOD LAMP SWITCH TO REPLACE OLD STYLE MERCURY HOOD LAMP SWITCH
01-17-3

  • VIBRATION – DRIVELINE DRONE OR VIBRATION – FELT AT 80-96 KM/H (50-60 MPH) – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 228 INCH WHEELBASE AND 6.8L ENGINE ONLY
01-15-6

  • CLIMATE CONTROL – REPEAT HEATER CORE
    FAILURE
  • COOLING SYSTEM – REPEAT HEATER CORE
    FAILURE
01-15-5

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY – NO START – GASOLINE OR ALT FUEL MODE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L BI-FUEL ENGINE ONLY
01-15-2

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – NO START IN BI-FUEL MODE – ALT FUEL LIGHT ON – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH BI-FUEL ENGINE ONLY
01-13-5

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R100 – DELAYED OR NO 2ND GEAR – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0781, P0755 AND/OR P0756 – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4R100 TRANSMISSION WITH TRANSMISSION BUILD DATES BETWEEN 7/27/2000 AND 3/23/2001 ONLY
01-10-12

  • WIRING – WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AND WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE
01-10-11

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION CHART – BI-FUEL ENGINES ONLY
01-10-6

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – COMPUVALVE PRE-REPLACEMENT CHECK LIST – SERVICE TIPS
01-10-5

  • ENGINE – 6.8L – OIL LEVEL INDICATOR READS INACCURATE – SUPER DUTY F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS VEHICLES – UPDATED OIL LEVEL INDICATOR
01-10-1

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – PARAMETER IDENTIFICATION DATA (PID) INPUT AND OUTPUT INFORMATION – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L BI-FUEL ENGINE ONLY
01-9-7

  • DRIVEABILITY – HO2S (HEATED OXYGEN SENSOR), CATALYST, AND FUEL SYSTEM MONITORS – SERVICE TIPS – OBD II VEHICLES ONLY
01-8-8

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL OBD II DIAGNOSTIC MONITOR APPLICATION STRATEGIES – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
01-8-7

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – INTERMITTENT STARTING OR DRIVEABLITY WIRE HARNESS SERVICE TIPS – IN BI-FUEL OR GASOLINE MODE – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
01-7-5

  • CLIMATE CONTROL – FACTORY INSTALLED A/C PREP PACKAGE COMPONENT IDENTIFICATION AND WARRANTY COVERAGE – F-53 SUPER DUTY CLASS A MOTORHOME CHASSIS VEHICLES ONLY
01-7-4

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL VEHICLE COMMUNICATION LINK (VCL) AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL CONTROL MODULE (AFCM) TERMINOLOGY CLARIFICATION – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
01-5-3

  • ELECTRICAL – TRAILER TOW WIRING – DIFFICULT TO LOCATE AT INSTRUMENT PANEL – VEHICLES BUILT 9/1/1999 THROUGH 10/4/2000 – RELOCATION PROCEDURE
01-4-9

  • BRAKES – FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD AND/OR CALIPER RATTLE OVER BUMPS – REVISED FRONT BRAKE PADS
  • NOISE – RATTLE FROM FRONT DISC BRAKE PAD AND/OR CALIPER – REVISED FRONT BRAKE PADS
01-4-2

  • ENGINE – 5.4L – OIL SENDING UNIT INTERFERENCE FIT AT ENGINE OIL DRIP SHIELD – 4X4 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L ENGINE ONLY
01-3-2

  • STEERING – WANDERING/STIFF STEERING OR POOR RETURNABILITY AFTER TURNS – 4X4 VEHICLES ONLY
  • SUSPENSION – WANDERING/STIFF STEERING OR POOR RETURNABILITY AFTER TURNS – 4X4 VEHICLES ONLY
01-1-3

  • ENGINE – “MISS” NOISE FROM EXHAUST – UPDATED EXHAUST Y-PIPE AVAILABLE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L ENGINE – BUILT THROUGH 9/10/2000
  • EXHAUST – “MISS” NOISE FROM EXHAUST – UPDATED EXHAUST Y-PIPE AVAILABLE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L ENGINE – BUILT THROUGH 9/10/2000
  • NOISE – “MISS” NOISE FROM EXHAUST – UPDATED EXHAUST Y-PIPE AVAILABLE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L OR 6.8L ENGINE – BUILT THROUGH 9/10/2000
00-23-10

  • TRANSMISSION – FLUID IN-LINE FILTER KIT – REPEAT REPAIRS OF TRANSMISSION – SERVICE TIPS
00-22-2

  • STEERING – POWER STEERING PUMP BOLT – CORRECT PLACEMENT OF BOLTS AND WASHER – WINDSOR BUILT ENGINES ONLY
  • ENGINE – POWER STEERING PUMP BOLT – CORRECT PLACEMENT OF BOLTS AND WASHER – WINDSOR BUILT ENGINES ONLY
00-21-9

  • SUSPENSION – VIBRATION/SHAKE FELT IN STEERING WHEEL OR SEAT 72-120 KM/H (45-75 MPH)
  • VIBRATION – VIBRATION/SHAKE FELT IN STEERING WHEEL OR SEAT 72-120 KM/H (45-75) MPH

07-1-7

  • MERCON® ATF REPLACED BY MERCON® V AS A SERVICE FLUID FOR SOME POWER STEERING SYSTEMS
06-26-5

  • KING RANCH CREW CAB MODEL ONLY – WHITE CORROSION ON RUNNING BOARDS
06-26-1

  • MERCON ATF IS BEING REPLACED BY MERCON V AS A SERVICE FLUID FOR SOME MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS
06-23-4

  • DRIVE-AWAY SHUDDER OR VIBRATION
06-21-19

  • HEATER CORE LEAKAGE AND ELECTROLYSIS (INFORMATION ONLY)
06-19-14

  • NO CRANK / STARTER TERMINAL FATIGUE
06-18-16

  • IDENTIFYING THE CORRECT REPLACEMENT HEAD GASKET FOR CERTAIN REMANUFACTURED ENGINES – SERVICE TIP
06-17-7

  • ADDING ADDITIONAL BULBS TO TURN INDICATOR OR HAZARD FLASHER CIRCUITS – SERVICE TIPS
06-15-8

  • KEYPAD DIAGNOSTICS – DEALER INSTALLED ACCESSORY
06-14-4

  • MERCON ATF IS BEING REPLACED BY MERCON V ATF AS A SERVICE FLUID.