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TSB
05-19-1
  • MIL ON – VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS – 5.4L 3-VALVE ENGINE – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 4/20/2005
Publication Date: September 7, 2005

FORD:
2005 F-150
LINCOLN:
2006 Mark LT

This article supersedes TSB 05-18-9 to update the model years.

ISSUE:

Some 2005 F-150 and 2006 Mark LT vehicles equipped with the 5.4L 3-valve engine and built prior to 4/20/2005, may exhibit the malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on, or various driveability conditions as follows:

F-150/Mark LT

  • Slow throttle response
  • Hesitation on acceleration (cold)
  • Fast engine idle after cold start (does not apply to California emissions vehicles)
  • Diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0351-P0358
  • Hard start/long crank/cranks-no start

Mark LT Only

  • DTC P061B with P2106

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration level using WDS release B36.11 and higher or B37.2 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the B37 CD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:THIS TSB SHOULD NOT BE PERFORMED IF P2106 AND P2135 ARE BOTH PRESENT TOGETHER. REFERENCE THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE PC/ED MANUAL.

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051901A2005 F-150, 2006 Mark LT 5.4L 3V: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 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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