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