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Technical Service Bulletins

TSB
05-18-6
  • MIL, DTCS P0172, P0175, P2106, HESITATION, SURGE, HARSH DRIVE ENGAGEMENTS
Publication Date: August 26, 2005

FORD:
2005-2006 F-53, F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2006 F-Super Duty and F-53 vehicles equipped with the a 6.8L engine, may exhibit any one of the following:

  • A malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) on with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0172 (System Too Rich Bank 1) and/or P0175 (System Too Rich Bank 2) with no driveability symptoms
  • DTC P2106 (Throttle Actuator Control System-Forced Limited Power) with no driveability symptoms
  • Hesitation/surge on engagement in drive or reverse under acceleration
  • Harsh drive engagements on start up

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B38.11 and higher or B39.2 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the B39 CD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:THIS TSB SHOULD NOT BE PERFORMED IF BOTH P2106 AND P2135 ARE PRESENT TOGETHER. FOR VEHICLES BUILT 11/29/2004 AND PRIOR REFERENCE TSB 05-14-4. FOR VEHICLES BUILT 11/30/2004 AND LATER REFERENCE THE ONLINE VERSION OF THE PC/ED MANUAL.

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

05-14-4

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051806A2005-2006 F-Super Duty And F53 6.8L 3V: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECALEM04