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TSB
05-17-16
  • DTC P0488 AND/OR P1334 WITH NO DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS, HARSH SHIFT AND/OR TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENTS
Publication Date: August 23, 2005

FORD:
2004 F-Super Duty
2004-2005 Excursion

ISSUE:

Some 2004 F-Super Duty vehicles built after 9/29/2003 and 2004-2005 Excursion vehicles built 9/29/2003 through 1/10/2005, all equipped with the 6.0L engine, may exhibit any of the following:

  • Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0488 and/or P1334 with no driveability symptoms
  • 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
  • Harsh lock-up during the 5-6 shift
  • Harsh 3-5 upshift during light throttle acceleration

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B38.9 and higher or B39.1 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the B39 CD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:IF P0488 REMAINS AFTER REPROGRAMMING, PERFORM NORMAL PC/ED DIAGNOSTICS. DIAGNOSTIC IMPROVEMENTS WERE MADE FOR P0488 AND THE PCM MAY NOW BE IDENTIFYING AN ACTUAL FAULT.

NOTE:ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS CALIBRATION ARE DIAGNOSTIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR P0231 (FUEL PUMP CIRCUIT FAULT), P2287 (ICP SENSOR INTERMITTENT CIRCUIT FAULT), P0470 (EXHAUST PRESSURE SENSOR).

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051716A2004 F-Super Duty 6.0L: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.7 Hr.
051716A2004-2005 Excursion 6.0L: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.7 Hr.

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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