Fulltext TSBs

Technical Service Bulletins

TSB
07-14-8
  • ERRATIC SHIFTS – SPEEDS ABOVE 50 MPH (80 KM/H) AND/OR ENGAGEMENT SHUDDER
Publication Date: July 6, 2007

FORD:
2003-2005 Excursion
2003-2007 F-Super Duty
2004-2007 E-350, E-450
2006 F-53 Motorhome Chassis
2006-2007 Low Cab Forward

ISSUE:

Some 2003-2005 Excursion (Diesel), 2003-2007 F-Super Duty (Diesel), 2005-2007 F-Super Duty (Gas), 2004-2007 E-Series (E-350, E450) (Diesel), 2005-2007 E-Series (E-350, E-450) (Gas), 2006 F53 Stripped Chassis (Gas), 2006-2007 LCF (Diesel) trucks, all equipped with a TorqShift Transmission may exhibit erratic shifts at speeds above 50 MPH (80 Km/h) and/or an engagement shudder when shifting from drive to reverse or reverse to drive. Additionally, some 2005-2007 E-Series (E-350, E-450) (Gas) equipped with a TorqShift Transmission may also exhibit a 3-1 downshift clunk below 1 MPH (2 Km/h) while coasting to a stop. All of the customer concerns listed might be caused by the PCM or TCM calibration.

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM), for gas applications, or the transmission control module (TCM), for diesel applications to the latest calibration using IDS release 49.11 and higher or 50.2 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2007.7 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
071408A2005-2007 F-Super Duty, 2005-2007 E-Series 350-450, 2006 F-53 Stripped Chassis With Gasoline Engine And TorqShift Transmission: Reprogram The PCM (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 Hr.
071408B2003-2005 Excursion, 2003-2007 F-Super Duty, 2004-2007 E-Series 350/450 With Diesel Engine And TorqShift Transmission: Reprogram The PCM (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.7 Hr.
MT0714082006-2007 Low Cab Forward (LCF): Reprogram The PCM: Claim Labor Performed As Actual Time: Actual Time.Actual Time

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
recal04