Technical Service Bulletins
|Publication Date: August 26, 2005|
|2005-2006 F-53, F-Super Duty|
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
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:
Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage
|051806A||2005-2006 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.|
|BASIC PART NO.||CONDITION CODE|
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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