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
05-23-3

  • REAR AXLE NOISE REPAIR
05-22-8

  • WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS – COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS – ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING
05-22-6

  • MIL ON WITH DTC P1131 AND/OR P1151 – 4.2L ENGINE
05-18-7

  • WIRING – SOLDERING AND CRIMPING REPAIRS – SERVICE TIPS
05-16-11

  • SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED
05-11-9

  • REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION OF REAR BOLT-IN GLASS – SERVICE TIP
05-10-11

  • WHITE FLAKES COMING FROM A/C VENTS
05-5-6

  • ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE – COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS FUEL TANK INSPECTION
05-5-4

  • USE OF STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST STUDS IN SERVICE FOR 5.4L 2V ENGINE
05-4-17

  • INTERMITTENT ROUGH IDLE – NON-COMMANDED EGR FLOW
05-3-10

  • SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE
04-25-1

  • ALUMINUM CORROSION – SERVICE TIP
04-24-14

  • GENERAL PCM PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES
04-24-3

  • LEATHER-WRAPPED STEERING WHEEL – LEATHER COMING LOOSE
04-20-6

  • TICKING OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE CATALYTIC CONVERTERS
04-17-4

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED – SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) – SERVICE TIPS
04-11-1

  • DRIVEABILITY – STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MIL ON AND DTCS P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401 – ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY
04-8-3

  • ELECTRICAL – SPLICING NEW WIRE(S) INTO EXISTING ELECTRICAL HARNESS – SERVICE PROCEDURE
04-5-7

  • BODY – FRONT WINDOW(S) – POP/THUMP NOISE AT END OF WINDOW TRAVEL AND/OR DRIVER’S WINDOW BOUNCE BACK AND REVERSE TO MID-POSITION
04-2-2

  • BODY – BACK GLASS – SLIDING BACK GLASS WINDNOISE/WATER LEAK – SEAL REPLACEMENT
04-1-6

  • NOISE – DRIVELINE CLUNKING/GRUNTING NOISE OR SHUDDER SENSATION DURING LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION AND/OR BRAKING
  • TRANSMISSION – DRIVELINE CLUNKING/GRUNTING NOISE OR SHUDDER SENSATION DURING LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION AND/OR BRAKING
03-25-6

  • ENGINE – ROMEO BUILT 4.6L 2V – TICK NOISE FROM ENGINE – ENGINES BUILT BEFORE 9/17/2003
03-23-5

  • BODY – BED EXTENDER – COMPONENT REPLACEMENT – SERVICE TIP
03-23-2

  • BODY – MIRROR – EXTERIOR MIRROR GLASS AND MOTOR REPLACEMENT – SERVICE TIPS
03-22-4

  • WHEEL – CORRECT LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS – INCREASED WHEEL NUT AND STUD SIZE – SERVICE TIP
03-20-7

  • ENGINE – 4.2L – VIBRATION AND/OR RATTLE IN GEAR AT IDLE OR WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A SLOW SPEED 32 KM/H (20 MPH) – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 2/25/02 EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ONLY
  • VIBRATION – VIBRATION AND/OR RATTLE IN GEAR AT IDLE OR WHEN ACCELERATING FROM A SLOW SPEED 32 KM/H (20 MPH) – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 2/25/02 EQUIPPED WITH 4.2L AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION ONLY
03-20-6

  • DRIVEABILITY – DEDICATED COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES – 4.6L AND 5.4L ENGINE – ROUGH IDLE, HARD START OR NO START WHEN COLD – LOSS OF POWER – LEAN FUEL DTC’S – RESTRICTED CATALYTIC CONVERTER
  • ENGINE – DEDICATED COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES – 4.6L AND 5.4L ENGINE – ROUGH IDLE, HARD START OR NO START WHEN COLD – LOSS OF POWER – LEAN FUEL DTC’S – RESTRICTED CATALYTIC CONVERTER
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
03-18-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – DEDICATED COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) – ROUGH IDLE OR NO START WHEN COLD – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DEDICATED 4.6L OR 5.4L CNG ENGINE ONLY
03-18-1

  • ELECTRICAL – REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) – SERVICE TIPS
03-15-13

  • STEERING – TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE
03-14-8

  • TRANSMISSION – NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER – SERVICE TIPS
03-11-10

  • BODY – WATER LEAK FROM ROOF OPENING PANEL – ROOF OPENING PANEL BINDS OR WILL NOT OPEN PROPERLY
  • NOISE – RATTLE FROM ROOF OPENING PANEL AREA
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
03-10-2

  • DRIVEABILITY – COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) – ROUGH IDLE OR NO START WHEN COLD – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CNG BI-FUEL ENGINE ONLY
03-9-6

  • TRIM – REPLACEMENT CENTER CONSOLE EMBLEM FOR HARLEY DAVIDSON TRUCKS
03-7-1

  • BODY – WATER LEAK FROM ROOF OPENING PANEL AREA
03-6-11

  • ELECTRICAL – HEAVY STATIC OR SIGNAL LOSS ON TWO WAY RADIO COMMUNICATION – BI-FUEL LPG VEHICLES ONLY
03-6-6

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – OXYGEN SENSOR DIAGNOSTICS – HIGH OXYGEN SENSOR VOLTAGE READING
03-4-2

  • FUEL – BI-FUEL – CNG FUEL LEAK AT FILL VALVE – E-SERIES AND F-SERIES CNG FILL VALVE – REVISED SERVICE PARTS
03-2-4

  • BODY – DRIVER SIDE WINDOW BINDS WHEN OPERATED
  • ELECTRICAL – DRIVER SIDE WINDOW BINDS WHEN OPERATED
02-25-11

  • TRIM – SEAT HEADREST COVER LOOSE – SUPERCREW MODELS ONLY
02-25-2

  • ELECTRICAL – CDX6 RADIO DAMAGED DURING SERVICE SHIPPING – CORRECT SHIPMENT PROCEDURES FOR CDX6 RADIO – SERVICE TIPS
02-23-7

  • COOLING SYSTEM – MOTORCRAFT PREMIUM GOLD ENGINE COOLANT – SERVICE TIPS
02-23-4

  • DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) – P1635 AND/OR P1639 PRESENT AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT – GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES ONLY
  • LAMP – 4X4 LAMP ILLUMINATED AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT – GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES ONLY
  • SPEEDOMETER – INACCURATE AND/OR INOPERATIVE AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT – GASOLINE ENGINE VEHICLES ONLY
02-22-1

  • DRIVEABILITY – SURGE/ROLLING IDLE – GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS – INCORRECT INSTALLATION – CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION
  • ENGINE – GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS – INCORRECT INSTALLATION – CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION
02-21-13

  • ENGINE – STRAIGHTEDGE PROCEDURE FOR CHECKING CYLINDER HEAD AND BLOCK FLATNESS
02-21-11

  • RIDE – HARSH RIDE – CAB/BODY OSCILLATION/BOUNCE – HIGHWAY SPEEDS – 4X2 MODELS ONLY
02-21-4

  • ROOF DITCH MATERIAL CRACKING – SERVICE TIPS
02-21-1

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R100/E4OD – TORQUE CONVERTER ACCESS EXTERNAL DUST PLUG MAY BECOME DISLODGED
02-19-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – IDLE – HIGH IDLE SPEEDS – THROTTLE STICKS AFTER STEADY STATE DRIVING IN EXTREME COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/31/01 EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ENGINE
  • 4.6L – IDLE – HIGH IDLE SPEEDS – THROTTLE STICKS AFTER STEADY STATE DRIVING IN EXTREME COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/31/01 EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ENGINE
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
02-16-3

  • PAINT – NEW POLISHING PRODUCTS – SERVICE PROCEDURES
02-12-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – ENGINE LACKS POWER WHEN OPERATING IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES ABOVE 38C (100F) – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L ENGINE ONLY
  • ENGINE – 5.4L – ENGINE LACKS POWER WHEN OPERATING IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES ABOVE 38C (100F)
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
02-10-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL CNG – NO START IN CNG MODE WITH ALT FUEL GREEN LIGHT ON
02-5-6

  • SHEET METAL – PRIMED SERVICE PARTS – PREP PROCEDURE AND MSDS INFORMATION
02-4-1

  • STEERING – IDLER ARM REPLACEMENT SPECIFICATIONS
02-3-5

  • BODY – “SQUEAK” OR BIND FROM TAILGATE
  • NOISE – “SQUEAK” OR BIND FROM TAILGATE
02-1-9

  • ENGINE – ENGINE OIL – RECOMMENDED APPLICATIONS FOR SAE 5W-20 AND SAE 5W-30 MOTOR OILS – GASOLINE AND FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
01-24-6

  • ENGINE – ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING
    PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIPS
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
01-21-5

  • IDLE – HIGH IDLE SPEEDS – THROTTLE STICKS AFTER STEADY STATE DRIVING IN EXTREME COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 11/01/01 EQUIPPED WITH 5.4L ENGINE
  • ENGINE – 5.4L – PCV SYSTEM ICING – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 11/01/01
01-20-6

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL WIRING CONNECTOR CROSS-REFERENCE CHART
  • ELECTRICAL – BI-FUEL WIRING CONNECTOR CROSS-REFERENCE CHART
01-15-6

  • CLIMATE CONTROL – REPEAT HEATER CORE
    FAILURE
  • COOLING SYSTEM – REPEAT HEATER CORE
    FAILURE
01-10-12

  • WIRING – WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AND WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE

07-1-7

  • MERCON® ATF REPLACED BY MERCON® V AS A SERVICE FLUID FOR SOME POWER STEERING SYSTEMS
06-26-1

  • MERCON ATF IS BEING REPLACED BY MERCON V AS A SERVICE FLUID FOR SOME MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS
06-21-19

  • HEATER CORE LEAKAGE AND ELECTROLYSIS (INFORMATION ONLY)
06-18-16

  • IDENTIFYING THE CORRECT REPLACEMENT HEAD GASKET FOR CERTAIN REMANUFACTURED ENGINES – SERVICE TIP
06-15-8

  • KEYPAD DIAGNOSTICS – DEALER INSTALLED ACCESSORY
06-14-4

  • MERCON ATF IS BEING REPLACED BY MERCON V ATF AS A SERVICE FLUID.