Fulltext TSBs

Technical Service Bulletins

03-21-45

  • ENGINE – 7.3L – EXTERNAL OIL LEAK
    DIAGNOSIS FOR 7.3L DIT ENGINES
03-21-37

  • ROUGH IDLE – NEW TOOL FOR TESTING
    ROUGH IDLE – INJECTOR PERFORMANCE ANALYZER – SERVICE
    TIP
03-21-31

  • ROUGH IDLE – INJECTOR BORE SCUFFING
    DURING ENGINE BREAK-IN PERIOD – SERVICE TIP

03-21-28

  • COOLING SYSTEM – COOLANT LEAK AT REAR
    OIL COOLER HEADER – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DIT ENGINE –
    VEHICLES BUILT FROM 9/1/95 THROUGH 10/31/95

03-21-27

  • FUEL SYSTEM – 7.3L DIRECT INJECTION
    (DI) TURBO DIESEL – NO RETURN FUEL FLOW TO FUEL TANK –
    BEGINNING WITH VEHICLES BUILT 2/9/94
  • LOW PERFORMANCE/LACK OF POWER – 7.3L
    DIRECT INJECTION (DI) TURBO DIESEL – NO RETURN FUEL
    FLOW TO FUEL TANK – BEGINNING WITH VEHICLES BUILT
    2/9/94
03-21-26

  • NOISE – “MOANING” AT 1500-2000 RPM –
    4X4 VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DIT ENGINE

03-21-25

  • WIRING – AFTERMARKET WIRING
    ALTERATIONS – SERVICE TIP
03-21-23

  • DRIVEABILITY – LOW RPM – NO START –
    RUNS POORLY – STALL – 7.3L DIT ENGINE

03-21-21

  • LEAK – OIL LEAK AT ENGINE VALLEY PAN
    AND/OR HIGH PRESSURE OIL PUMP – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH
    7.3L DIESEL ENGINE
03-21-19

  • ENGINE – 7.3L DI – VIBRATION AT
    2600-3000 RPM – VEHICLES WITH 4X4
  • NOISEVIBRATION – MOANING/VIBRATION AT
    2600-3000 RPM – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DI AND 4X4

03-21-18

  • VIBRATION – DRIVELINE
    RESONANCE/VIBRATION BETWEEN 1400 AND 2000 RPM WITH
    CONVERTER CLUTCH ENGAGED DURING MEDIUM TO HEAVY
    THROTTLE CONDITIONS – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DI TURBO
    ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION BUILT PRIOR TO 11/13/95 (5L13)
  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – DRIVELINE
    RESONANCE/VIBRATION BETWEEN 1400 AND 2000 RPM WITH
    CONVERTER CLUTCH ENGAGED DURING MEDIUM TO HEAVY
    THROTTLE CONDITIONS – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DI TURBO
    ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION BUILT PRIOR TO 11/13/95 (5L13)

03-21-17

  • AIR CLEANER – DAMAGED AIR FILTER IN
    SEVERE DUTY CONDITIONS – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DIT DIESEL
    ENGINE BUILT THROUGH 5/8/96 – SERVICE TIP

03-21-16

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – HARSH SHIFTS –
    7.3L DIESEL BUILT BETWEEN 5/15/96 AND 7/8/96 –
    CALIFORNIA CALIBRATION 6-90P-R11 ONLY

03-21-14

  • FEAD BELT – WEARS, SHREDS, AND/OR
    COMES OFF – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DIT ENGINE AND 130 AMP
    ALTERNATOR BUILT 8/94 THROUGH 5/96

03-21-13

  • NOISE – “KNOCKING” SOUND – VEHICLES
    WITH 7.3L DIT ENGINE – CALIFORNIA EMISSION VEHICLES
    ONLY
03-21-12

  • STALL – WHEN REVERSE AND/OR MANUAL LOW
    ARE SELECTED – (DTC) P1728 – OVERDRIVE CANCEL LAMP
    ILLUMINATED – 7.3L DIT ENGINE – VEHICLES WITH E40D
    TRANSMISSION – VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 9/20/95
  • TRANSMISSION – E40D – 7.3L DIT ENGINE
    – OVERDRIVE CANCEL LAMP ILLUMINATED, (DTC) P1728, AND
    WHEN REVERSE AND/OR MANUAL LOW ARE SELECTED – VEHICLES
    BUILT PRIOR TO 9/20/95
03-21-11

  • HARD START/NO START/LONG CRANK TIME –
    F-SERIES BUILT FROM 2/9/94 AND ECONOLINE BUILT FROM
    8/94 ALL WITH 7.3L DI TURBO DIESEL

03-21-9

  • ENGINE – 7.3L DI TURBO – SEALANT – RTV
    – AVAILABILITY OF NEW SEALANT FOR SERVICING 7.3L DI
    TURBO ENGINE
  • SEALANT – RTV – AVAILABILITY OF NEW
    SEALANT FOR SERVICING 7.3L DI TURBO ENGINE

03-21-8

  • WATER IN FUEL LAMP – LAMP ILLUMINATED
    CONSTANTLY – FUEL DOES NOT DRAIN WHEN FUEL DRAIN VALVE
    IS OPENED – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DI TURBO – SERVICE TIP
  • FUEL – FUEL DOES NOT DRAIN OR DRAINS
    SLOWLY WHEN FUEL DRAIN VALVE IS OPENED – WATER-IN-FUEL
    LAMP ON – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DI TURBO – SERVICE TIP

03-21-3

  • DRIVEABILITY – REDUCED POWER – NO
    START – 7.3L D.I. TURBO – IDM MODULE – NO DIAGNOSTIC
    TROUBLE CODES
03-21-1

  • DRIVEABILITY – LOSS OF POWER – MIL
    CODES 128 AND 845 (94 MY) OR P0236 AND P0238 (95-97
    MY) – 7.3L DIRECT INJECTION TURBO DIESEL – INCORRECT
    MAP SENSOR
03-19-10

  • BRAKES – BRAKE PULL – 4X4 F-250/350
    AND 4X4 EXCURSION VEHICLES ONLY
03-14-8

  • TRANSMISSION – NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER
    FLUSHER – SERVICE TIPS
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

02-21-1

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

02-1-9

  • 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

01-21-4

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – LOCK-OFF
    SOLENOID AND SOLENOID TANK VALVE COIL RESISTANCE CHART
    – SERVICE TIPS
01-15-6

  • CLIMATE CONTROL – REPEAT HEATER CORE
    FAILURE
  • COOLING SYSTEM – REPEAT HEATER CORE
    FAILURE
01-15-2

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL – NO START IN
    BI-FUEL MODE – ALT FUEL LIGHT ON – VEHICLES EQUIPPED
    WITH BI-FUEL ENGINE 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

01-9-7

  • DRIVEABILITY – HO2S (HEATED OXYGEN
    SENSOR), CATALYST, AND FUEL SYSTEM MONITORS – SERVICE
    TIPS – OBD II VEHICLES ONLY
01-7-4

  • DRIVEABILITY – BI-FUEL VEHICLE
    COMMUNICATION LINK (VCL) AND ALTERNATIVE FUEL CONTROL
    MODULE (AFCM) TERMINOLOGY CLARIFICATION – BI-FUEL
    VEHICLES ONLY
00-23-10

  • TRANSMISSION – FLUID IN-LINE FILTER
    KIT – REPEAT REPAIRS OF TRANSMISSION – SERVICE TIPS

00-23-9

  • DRIVEABILITY – COMPUVALVE REPLACEMENT
    PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
  • ELECTRICAL – COMPUVALVE REPLACEMENT
    PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY
  • ENGINE – COMPUVALVE REPLACEMENT
    PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP – BI-FUEL VEHICLES ONLY

00-13-3

  • NGS INFORMATION – NGS TESTER DISPLAYS
    FALSE HIGH SPARK ADVANCE READINGS – BI-FUEL VEHICLES
    ONLY – SERVICE TIP
99-24-2

  • LOCKS – REPLACE AND/OR REPAIR ANY LOCK
    COMPONENT – AVAILABILITY OF INDIVIDUAL LOCKS

99-23-6

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R100 – FLEXPLATE
    REPLACEMENT – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DIESEL ENGINE –
    SERVICE TIP
99-15-2

  • TRANSMISSION – NEW TRANSMISSION FLUSH
    AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA

99-11-1

  • NOISE – TSB SPECIAL FOR
    NOISE/VIBRATION/HARSHNESS
  • VIBRATION – TSB SPECIAL FOR
    NOISE/VIBRATION/HARSHNESS
99-8-15

  • INTERIOR TRIM – DOOR TRIM PANEL
    REPLACEMENT – SERVICE TIP
99-6-5

  • WINDNOISE – AROUND SIDE DOOR(S) –
    SERVICE TIPS
99-4-3

  • REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL
    MODULES (PCMS) – OUT-OF-VEHICLE – EEC V VEHICLES ONLY

99-2-3

  • WATER LEAKS – WINDSHIELD SEALING –
    SERVICE TIP
  • WINDSHIELD – SEALING – SERVICE TIP
99-1-10

  • ENGINE – NEW DESIGN ENGINE BLOCK FOR
    SERVICE – 7.0L AND 7.5L ENGINES
98-26-2

  • FUEL – INFORMATION ON GASOLINE – TIPS
    TO RESOLVE VOLATILITY RELATED DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS

98-24-6

  • ELECTRICAL – NEW TERMINAL GREASE
    RELEASED FOR SERVICE
98-23-21

  • SUSPENSION – FRONT OR REAR –
    SIDE-TO-SIDE LEVELING PROCEDURES AND ATTITUDE SERVICE
    KITS FOR F-53 RV BASIC STRIPPED CHASSIS

98-23-14

  • FEAD – BELT TENSIONER WEAR – VEHICLES
    WITH 7.3L DI TURBO ENGINE
98-23-13

  • HESITATION/STUMBLE – POOR SEAL ON
    INJECTOR O-RINGS – 7.3L DI TURBO
  • IDLE – ROUGH – POOR SEAL ON INJECTOR
    O-RINGS – 7.3L DI TURBO
  • LACK OF POWER/POOR PERFORMANCE – POOR
    SEAL ON INJECTOR O-RINGS – 7.3L DI TURBO
  • STALLS – POOR SEAL ON INJECTOR O-RINGS
    – 7.3L DI TURBO
  • OIL – EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION – POOR
    SEAL ON INJECTOR O-RINGS – 7.3L DI TURBO

98-23-10

  • MASS AIR FLOW (MAF) – SENSOR
    CONTAMINATION – SERVICE TIP
98-22-6

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)
    ILLUMINATED – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0125 – NO
    DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS – VEHICLES WITH 5.0L ENGINE
    BUILT THROUGH 8/10/95
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATED – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC)
    P0125 – NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS – VEHICLES WITH 5.0L
    ENGINE BUILT THROUGH 8/10/95
98-21-20

  • STEERING – STEERING WHEEL ALIGNMENT –
    CLEAR VISION – VEHICLES WITH MOTORHOME CHASSIS

98-21-19

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – ERRATIC 4-3
    SHIFT HUNTING – NO 3-4 SHIFT AFTER CRESTING A GRADE –
    F-53 MODEL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.5L ENGINE

98-21-7

  • BRAKES – FLUID ON BRAKE SHOES – REAR
    AXLE SEAL LEAK – F-53 MODEL VEHICLES
  • AXLE – REAR AXLE SEAL LEAK – F-53
    MODEL VEHICLES
98-20-10

  • EXHAUST SYSTEM – LOOSE CATALYST OR
    MUFFLER HEAT SHIELDS
  • NOISE – “BUZZING” OR “RATTLING” –
    LOOSE CATALYST OR MUFFLER HEAT SHIELDS

98-16-8

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD/4R100 – 1989-99 –
    MAIN CONTROLS, SEPARATOR PLATES AND SEPARATOR PLATE
    GASKETS USAGE CHART
98-15-12

  • EMISSIONS – AVAILABILITY OF
    EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER COMPONENTS

98-15-8

  • STEERING – SHIMMY – DIAGNOSTIC
    PROCEDURE – 4X2 AND 4X4 VEHICLES

98-15-6

  • EXHAUST – EXHAUST LEAK AT EXHAUST
    MANIFOLDS – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.0L OR 7.5L ENGINE

98-12-5

  • AIR CONDITIONING – FILTERING
    REFRIGERANT AFTER A/C COMPRESSOR REPLACEMENT – SERVICE
    TIPS
98-9-9

  • FUEL INJECTORS – NON-WARRANTY
    REIMBURSEMENT TESTING INFORMATION

98-8-10

  • TRAILER WIRING – CONVERTING A 4-WAY
    TRAILER CONNECTOR SYSTEM TO A 7-WAY HEAVY DUTY SYSTEM
    – SERVICE TIP
98-7-4

  • LEAKS – OIL – AVAILABILITY OF NEW
    SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT
98-5A-46

  • BRAKES – PULL OR DRIFT TO LEFT –
    NEGATIVE CASTER SPLIT – RADIUS ARM REPLACEMENT – 4X4
    MODELS
  • STEERING – PULL OR DRIFT TO LEFT –
    NEGATIVE CASTER SPLIT – RADIUS ARM REPLACEMENT – 4X4
    MODELS
98-5A-35

  • BRAKES – REAR PARKING BRAKE CABLE
    BINDS – ALL LISTED VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 8/20/96 – ALL
    CHASSIS CAB VEHICLES ARE EXCLUDED
  • VIBRATION/SHUDDER FROM REAR – REAR
    BRAKES DRAG DUE TO REAR PARKING BRAKE CABLE BINDING –
    ALL LISTED VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 8/20/96 – ALL CHASSIS
    CAB VEHICLES ARE EXCLUDED
98-5A-32

  • BRAKES – ON-VEHICLE CALIPER-MOUNT
    LATHE MACHINING SETUP PROCEDURES

98-5A-27

  • BRAKES – LUBRICANT LEAKING FROM REAR
    AXLE SEAL(S) CONTAMINATING BRAKE SHOES – SUB-ZERO
    TEMPERATURES – VEHICLES WITH 10.25 INCH RING GEAR
    FULL-FLOATING REAR AXLE
  • AXLE – LUBRICANT LEAKING FROM REAR
    AXLE SEAL(S) – SUB-ZERO TEMPERATURES – VEHICLES WITH
    10.25 INCH RING GEAR FULL-FLOATING REAR AXLE

98-5A-25

  • BRAKES – REAR VIBRATION/SHUDDER WHEN
    APPLYING BRAKES – SERVICE TIPS
  • SHUDDER – REAR – WHEN APPLYING BRAKES
    – SERVICE TIPS
  • VIBRATION – REAR – WHEN APPLYING
    BRAKES – SERVICE TIPS
98-5A-24

  • BRAKES – REAR – GRABBING AND/OR
    “SQUEALING” NOISE DURING FIRST FEW BRAKE APPLICATIONS
    AFTER RAINFALL AND/OR WHILE BRAKES ARE COLD – SINGLE
    REAR WHEEL (SRW) VEHICLES OVER 8500 LBS GVWR
  • NOISE – GRABBING AND/OR “SQUEALING”
    NOISE FROM REAR BRAKES DURING FIRST FEW BRAKE
    APPLICATIONS AFTER RAINFALL AND/OR WHILE BRAKES ARE
    COLD – SINGLE REAR WHEEL (SRW) VEHICLES OVER 8500 LBS
    GVWR
98-5A-23

  • BRAKES – PULL OR DRIFT – DIAGNOSTIC
    AND SERVICE PROCEDURES – 4X2 AND 4X4 MODELS OVER 8500
    LBS GVW
  • STEERING – PULL OR DRIFT – DIAGNOSTIC
    AND SERVICE PROCEDURES – 4X2 AND 4X4 MODELS OVER 8500
    LBS GVW
98-5A-13

  • BRAKES – DISC BRAKE CALIPER SLIDE
    GREASE – NEW SPECIFICATION – SILICONE BRAKE CALIPER
    GREASE AND DIELECTRIC COMPOUND ONLY TO BE USED
  • BRAKES – DRUM – SHOE-TO-BACKING PLATE
    LUBRICATION – NEW LUBRICANT MATERIAL
  • BRAKES – PETROLEUM-BASED LUBRICANT MAY
    CAUSE SWELLING OF RUBBER PARTS – SERVICE TIP
  • LUBRICANT – SILICONE DIELECTRIC
    COMPOUND – NEW APPLICATION – SILICONE BRAKE CALIPER
    GREASE AND DIELECTRIC COMPOUND
98-5A-11

  • BRAKES – ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS
    AND DRUMS – SERVICE TIP
98-5A-5

  • BRAKES – AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT
    BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT
  • BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING – AVAILABILITY
    OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT

98-5A-4

  • BRAKES – PREVENTING BRAKE VIBRATION –
    SERVICE TIP
  • WHEELS – PROPER LUG TORQUE PROCEDURES
    – SERVICE TIP
98-5-2

  • TIRE – TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS
    FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE
98-4-19

  • LAMP – FLASHING TRANSMISSION CONTROL
    INDICATOR LAMP (TCIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES
    (DTCS) 62, 628 AND/OR 1728 STORED IN MEMORY
  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – FLASHING
    TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP (TCIL) WITH
    DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) 62, 628 AND/OR 1728
    STORED IN MEMORY
98-3-18

  • DEFROSTER – PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT
98-1-15

  • FENDERS – RANDOM HAIRLINE CRACKS “STAR
    CRACKING” IN REAR SHEET MOLDING COMPOSITE (SMC)
    FENDERS – DUAL REAR WHEEL VEHICLES OPERATING IN SEVERE
    DUTY CONDITIONS
98-1-13

  • BUMPER – RUST STAIN – EDGES OF CENTER
    VENT AND FOG LAMP OPENINGS
97-26-18

  • ROUGH IDLE – 7.3L DIT – NEW CYLINDER
    CONTRIBUTION TEST – SERVICE DIAGNOSTIC TIP

97-24-29

  • AXLE – IDENTIFYING FORD DESIGN VS DANA
    DESIGN 10.25 INCH RING GEAR AXLES – SERVICE TIP

97-24-23

  • STALL – ENGINE STALL DURING
    TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENT – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH E4OD
    TRANSMISSION
  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – ENGINE STALL
    DURING ENGAGEMENT
97-24-21

  • IDLE – ROLLING IDLE SPEED – VEHICLES
    OVER 8500 LBS EQUIPPED WITH 5.8L ENGINE

97-24-13

  • REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) –
    DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS
97-23-9

  • FUEL PUMP – AVAILABILITY OF NEW
    TURBINE STYLE FUEL PUMP AND SENDER – F SUPER DUTY
    MOTORHOME CHASSIS – SERVICE TIP
97-22-17

  • CLUTCH – HARD TO DISENGAGE OR FREQUENT
    REPLACEMENT OF CLUTCH SLAVE CYLINDER – EARLY WEAR-OUT
    OF SLAVE CYLINDER
97-22-12

  • AIR CONDITIONING – FACTORY-INSTALLED
    A/C PREP PACKAGE – PART IDENTIFICATION, LOCATION AND
    WARRANTY COVERAGE – SERVICE TIP
97-22-1

  • DELTA PRESSURE FEEDBACK EGR (DPFE) –
    DIAGNOSTIC TIPS
97-20-15

  • DRIVESHAFT – U-JOINT – AVAILABILITY OF
    GREASEABLE SERVICE PARTS
  • DRIVESHAFT – U-JOINT – IDENTIFICATION
    OF SERVICE PARTS BY MEASUREMENT
  • DRIVESHAFT – U-JOINTS – IDENTIFICATION
    OF SERVICE PARTS BY MEASUREMENT
97-19-20

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – MAIN REGULATOR
    BOOSTER VALVE AND SLEEVE SERVICE KIT – SERVICE TIP

97-19-11

  • COOLING SYSTEM – “ON-VEHICLE” HEATER
    CORE PRESSURE TEST REQUIRED FOR WARRANTY CLAIM

97-17-2

  • REAR VIEW MIRROR – NEW PROCEDURE FOR
    PREFERRED REATTACHMENT METHOD
97-17-1

  • BODY – SHEET MOLDING COMPOSITE (SMC) –
    HOOD/FENDER/DECKLID/LIFTGATE – SMALL COSMETIC DAMAGE
    REPAIR SERVICE TIP
97-15A-1

  • 7.3L DI TURBO POWERSTROKE DIESEL
    ENGINE
97-15-5

  • AIR CONDITIONING – OIL REFILL CAPACITY
    CHART – SERVICE TIP
97-13-22

  • NOISE/VIBRATION – WHEN DRIVING IN 4X2
    MODE WITH HUBS LOCKED – 4X4 MODELS
  • DRIVELINE – VIBRATION/NOISE – WHEN
    DRIVING IN 4X2 MODE WITH HUBS LOCKED – 4X4 MODELS

97-12-13

  • TRANSMISSION – C6, E4OD, AOD, 4R70W –
    LOW TRANSMISSION FLUID LEVEL AND/OR SHIFT AND/OR
    ENGAGEMENT CONCERNS – 4X4 AND AWD VEHICLES ONLY

97-11-11

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – ERRATIC OR
    PROLONGED 1-2 SHIFT
  • TRANSMISSION – AODE – ERRATIC OR
    PROLONGED 1-2 SHIFT
97-10-5

  • AIR CONDITIONING – COMPRESSOR FAILURE
    – INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF REFRIGERANT OIL
  • AIR CONDITIONING – LACK OF COOLING –
    INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF REFRIGERANT OIL MAY CAUSE
    COMPRESSOR FAILURE
97-9-15

  • NO START – INOPERATIVE FUEL PUMP –
    VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/12/96
  • GAUGES – FUEL GAUGE INOPERATIVE –
    VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/12/96
97-9-8

  • POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE – REPROGRAM
    POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) – SERVICE PROCEDURES –
    SERVICE TIP
97-9-5

  • LONG CRANK – STICKING IDLE AIR CONTROL
    (IAC) VALVE – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 11/1/94 THROUGH
    3/30/96
  • STALL – AFTER STARTING WHEN ENGINE
    ALLOWED TO SOAK FROM 1-4 HOURS – STICKING IDLE AIR
    CONTROL (IAC) VALVE – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 11/1/94
    THROUGH 3/30/96
97-8-6

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) –
    DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302,
    P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, AND/OR P0308 STORED
    IN MEMORY
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATES – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS)
    P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306,
    P0307, AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY

97-7-8

  • HEADLAMP – HEADLAMP HOUSING MELTS –
    AMBULANCE AND EMERGENCY VEHICLES ONLY

97-6-29

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – HARSH/DELAYED
    2-3 UPSHIFTS – VEHICLES WITH 7.3L DIESEL AND 49-STATE
    CALIBRATION – F-SERIES BUILT THROUGH 2/3/97 AND ALL
    1996 E-350
97-6-28

  • NOISE – “RATCHETING” – FRONT AXLE –
    4X4 – SELF-ENGAGEMENT OF AUTOMATIC HUB LOCKS – BRONCO,
    F-150 AND F-250 UNDER 8500# GVW
  • AXLE – 4X4 – “RATCHETING” NOISE –
    SELF-ENGAGEMENT OF AUTOMATIC HUB LOCKS – BRONCO, F-150
    AND F-250 UNDER 8500# GVW
97-6-27

  • NOISE – “RATCHETING” – FRONT AXLE –
    4X4 – SELF-ENGAGEMENT OF AUTOMATIC HUB LOCKS – F-250
    AND F-350 OVER 8500# GVW
  • AXLE – 4X4 – “RATCHETING” NOISE –
    SELF-ENGAGEMENT OF AUTOMATIC HUB LOCKS – F-250 AND
    F-350 OVER 8500# GVW
97-6-17

  • STEERING – HIGH EFFORT DURING HIGHWAY
    DRIVING – F SUPER DUTY MOTORHOME CHASSIS VEHICLES
    BUILT FROM 7/1/93 THROUGH 8/9/96

97-5-15

  • SPEEDOMETER – SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER
    INOPERATIVE/ERRATIC AND/OR HARSH TRANSMISSION SHIFTS –
    F-53 CLASS “A” F-SUPER DUTY MOTORHOME CHASSIS

97-4-8

  • ACCESSORY DRIVE BELTS – FEAD BELT
    COMES OFF – VEHICLES WITH 4.9L ENGINE

97-4-7

  • FRAME – RIVET REPLACEMENT WITH BOLTS –
    SERVICE TIPS
97-3-10

  • FRAME – “POPPING/CREAKING” – FASTENER
    REPLACEMENT
  • NOISE – “POPPING/CREAKING” – FRONT
    FRAME OR SUSPENSION BRACKETS
97-3-5

  • AIR CONDITIONING – R-134A TRACER DYE
    INSTALLED IN A/C SYSTEM AND THREE O-RING SPRING LOCK
    COUPLERS – SERVICE TIP
97-2-15

  • ENGINE – 6.9L DIESEL – DIAGNOSTIC
    GUIDE
  • ENGINE – 7.3L DI TURBO DIESEL –
    DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE
  • ENGINE – 7.3L IDI DIESEL – DIAGNOSTIC
    GUIDE
  • ENGINE – 7.3L IDI TURBO DIESEL –
    DIAGNOSTIC GUIDE
97-2-6

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)
    ILLUMINATED – GASEOUS FUEL PREP (GFP) VEHICLES –
    POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING REQUIRED
    – VEHICLES WITH 2.0L OR 4.9L ENGINE
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATED – GASEOUS FUEL PREP (GFP) VEHICLES –
    POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING REQUIRED
    – VEHICLES WITH 2.0L OR 4.9L ENGINE

97-1-14

  • ENGINE COMPARTMENT NOISE – “BUZZING OR
    KNOCKING” – RIGHT FRONT OF ENGINE – AFTER STARTING –
    4.9L ENGINES – F-SERIES BUILT FROM 8/1/94 THROUGH
    10/15/95 – ECONOLINE BUILT FROM 8/15/94 THROUGH
    10/15/95
  • NOISE – “BUZZING OR KNOCKING” – RIGHT
    FRONT OF ENGINE – AFTER STARTING – 4.9L ENGINES –
    F-SERIES BUILT FROM 8/1/94 THROUGH 10/15/95 –
    ECONOLINE BUILT FROM 8/15/94 THROUGH 10/15/95

96-26-12

  • TRANSAXLE – TORQUE CONVERTER
    REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE
    COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP
  • TRANSMISSION – TORQUE CONVERTER
    REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE
    CONVERTER/TRANSMISSION COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING
    PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP
96-25-21

  • STEERING – “CLUNK” NOISE FROM STEERING
    COLUMN ON ACCELERATING AND BRAKING
  • NOISE – “CLUNK” – FROM STEERING COLUMN
    ON ACCELERATING AND BRAKING
96-24-18

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – REVISED DESIGN
    FORWARD PLANET THRUST WASHER – SERVICE TIP

96-24-9

  • TORQUE CONVERTER – LEAK TEST PROCEDURE
    – SERVICE TIP
96-24-6

  • WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE
    IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS

96-23-20

  • DRIVELINE – “CLUNKING” OR “GRUNTING”
    NOISE DURING ACCELERATION OR STOPPING – 4X4 – 1992-96
    F-150/F-250 UNDER 8500 GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT (GVW) AND
    1992-95 F-250/F-350 OVER 8500 GVW

96-23-16

  • FRONT SUSPENSION – LOW IN FRONT/STRIKE
    THROUGH ON BUMPS – F-350 4X4 EXCEPT MONOBEAM AND F-250
    4X4 OVER 8500 GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT

96-23-15

  • SUSPENSION – EARLY BALL JOINT WEAR –
    “CLUNK” FROM FRONT END
  • NOISE – “CLUNKING” NOISE FROM BALL
    JOINTS – EARLY BALL JOINT WEAR
96-23-1

  • STEERING – “CLICKING” NOISE HEARD WHEN
    TURNING STEERING WHEEL
  • NOISE – “CLICKING” SOUND HEARD WHEN
    TURNING STEERING WHEEL
96-22-1

  • WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS –
    FOG/FILM
96-21-17

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – UNIQUE OVERDRIVE
    RING GEAR, ONE-WAY CLUTCH RETAINING RING AND SHAFT
    RETAINING RING – SERVICE TIP
96-21-15

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – NEW DESIGN
    OVERDRIVE CLUTCH PISTON ASSEMBLY FOR SOME 1996-97
    VEHICLES – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 12/5/95 THROUGH 6/15/96

96-21-11

  • PROGRAMMABLE SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER
    MODULE – POINTER WAVER – SERVICE TIP
  • SPEEDOMETER – PROGRAMMABLE
    SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER MODULE – POINTER WAVER – SERVICE
    TIP
96-20-13

  • STEERING – WANDER, SHIMMY, DRIFT/PULL,
    ALIGNMENT AND/OR “POP/CLUNK” NOISE IN FRONT AXLE –
    F-250 4X4 VEHICLES ONLY
  • NOISE – “POP/CLUNK” FROM FRONT AXLE
    AREA – F-250 4X4 VEHICLES ONLY
96-20-8

  • AIR CONDITIONING – NEW O-RING
    APPLICATIONS – THICKER O-RINGS FOR SPRING LOCK
    FITTINGS – SERVICE TIP
  • AIR CONDITIONING – SPRING LOCK
    COUPLING CLEANING PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP

96-20-7

  • AIR CONDITIONING – NEW O-RING
    AVAILABILITY AND APPLICATIONS – SERVICE TIP

96-17-16

  • BUMPER – FRONT – PREMATURE SIGNS OF
    WEAR AND/OR CHROME CRACKING – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH
    2/11/96
96-15-13

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)
    ILLUMINATION – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0420 –
    NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS – VEHICLES WITH 5.0L ENGINE
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATED – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC)
    P0420 – NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS – VEHICLES WITH 5.0L
    ENGINE
  • POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) –
    REPROGRAM OR REPLACE – AFFECTED CALIBRATIONS:
    6-54K-R06, 6-54E-R10, 6-54J-R11, 6-54M-R11, 6-53F-R10,
    6-53E-R10, 6-53G-R10 – VEHICLES WITH 5.0L ENGINE

96-15-6

  • AIR CONDITIONING – FILTERING
    REFRIGERANT – SYSTEM FLUSHING – TRACER DYE – LEAK
    TESTING – O-RING TOOL – TSB REPUBLICATION TO INCLUDE
    LATEST MODEL YEAR
96-14-21

  • FEAD – “MOAN/WHINE” COMING FROM FRONT
    OF ENGINE AT IDLE – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 6/95 THROUGH
    6/96 WITH 4.9L ENGINE
  • NOISE – “MOAN/WHINE” COMING FROM FRONT
    OF ENGINE AT IDLE – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 6/95 THROUGH
    6/96 WITH 4.9L ENGINE
96-12-12

  • BODY – TAILGATE – “CHUCKING” OR
    “SQUEAK” AND/OR “RATTLE” WHEN GOING OVER BUMPS
  • NOISE – “CHUCKING” OR “SQUEAK” AND/OR
    “RATTLE” WHEN GOING OVER BUMPS
96-12-9

  • NOISE – “CHATTER” DURING TIGHT TURNS
    OR TURNS AFTER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGHWAY DRIVING –
    TRACTION-LOK DIFFERENTIAL – 7.5 AND 8.8 INCH RING GEAR
    REAR AXLES
  • AXLE – NEW SERVICE KIT AVAILABLE FOR
    TRACTION-LOK DIFFERENTIAL – 7.5 AND 8.8 INCH RING GEAR
  • AXLE – TRACTION-LOK DIFFERENTIAL – 7.5
    AND 8.8 INCH RING GEAR – “CHATTER” NOISE DURING TIGHT
    TURNS OR TURNS AFTER AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF HIGHWAY
    DRIVING
96-11-13

  • ENGINE – 7.3L DIT – 1996 ENGINE
    CONTENT REVISIONS – SERVICE TIP
96-11-9

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)
    ILLUMINATED – CODE P1411 STORED IN MEMORY – VEHICLES
    BUILT THROUGH 12/1/95 – CALIFORNIA EMISSION VEHICLES
    ONLY
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATED – CODE P1411 STORED IN MEMORY –
    VEHICLES WITH 7.5L ENGINE AND BUILT THROUGH 12/1/95 –
    CALIFORNIA EMISSION VEHICLES ONLY

96-11-4

  • TRIM – EXTERIOR – CENTER WHEEL
    ORNAMENT FALLING OFF – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/8/95
    WITH 16 INCH WHEELS
  • WHEELS – CENTER WHEEL ORNAMENT FALLING
    OFF – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/8/95 WITH 16 INCH
    WHEELS
96-11-1

  • LOCKS – INTRODUCTION OF NEW LOCK
    DESIGN – SERVICE TIP
96-10-7

  • FUEL – CALIFORNIA REFORMULATED
    GASOLINE (CARFG) – SERVICE TIP
96-10-6

  • NEW GENERATION STAR (NGS) TESTER –
    INCORRECT INFORMATION DISPLAYED DURING DIAGNOSTIC
    MONITORING TEST RESULTS – VEHICLES WITH ON-BOARD
    DIAGNOSTICS (OBD) II
96-8-13

  • AIR CONDITIONING – INSUFFICIENT
    COOLING – BLEND DOOR NOT TRAVELING TO FULL COOL
    POSITION – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 2/5/96 THROUGH 2/14/96

96-7-28

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – REVERSE CLUTCH
    PISTON AND PISTON SEAL USAGE – SERVICE TIP

96-7-27

  • ENGINE NOISE – “KNOCKING” SOUND – 5.8L
    – SECONDARY AIR INJECTION (AIR) PUMP
  • NOISE – “KNOCKING” SOUND – 5.8L –
    SECONDARY AIR INJECTION (AIR) PUMP

96-7-15

  • LOCKS – NEW DESIGN LOCKSETS HAVE BEEN
    INSTALLED ON CERTAIN TRIAL VEHICLES – LIGHT AND HEAVY
    TRUCK VEHICLES REFERENCED – SERVICE TIP

96-7-11

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – SPECIAL
    SELECTION PROCEDURE FOR LOW SERVO PISTON – SERVICE TIP
  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – UNIQUE CASE
    WITH LOW/REVERSE SPACER – SERVICE TIP

96-6-9

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)
    ILLUMINATION – CODE P1742 STORED IN MEMORY – NO
    DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS PRESENT – VEHICLES WITH E4OD
    TRANSMISSIONS BUILT THROUGH 10/15/95
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATION – CODE P1742 STORED IN MEMORY – NO
    DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS PRESENT – VEHICLES WITH E4OD
    TRANSMISSION BUILT THROUGH 10/15/95

96-6-5

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – #9 THRUST
    BEARING – SERVICE TIP
96-5-17

  • ENGINE – 4.9L/5.0L/5.8L – “HOOTING”
    NOISE FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH
    10/15/95
  • NOISE – “HOOTING” FROM ENGINE
    COMPARTMENT – VEHICLES WITH 4.9L/5.0L/5.8L ENGINE
    BUILT THROUGH 10/15/95
96-5-16

  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)
    ILLUMINATION – CODE P1742 STORED IN MEMORY – NO
    DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS PRESENT – VEHICLES WITH E4OD
    TRANSMISSION BUILT THROUGH 10/15/95
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP
    (MIL) ILLUMINATION – CODE P1742 STORED IN MEMORY – NO
    DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS PRESENT – VEHICLES WITH E4OD
    TRANSMISSION BUILT THROUGH 10/15/95

96-3-22

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – NEW DESIGN
    ELASTOMERIC GASKETS FOR MAIN CONTROL COVER AND BOTTOM
    PAN
96-2-4

  • AIR BAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM
    (SRS) – SNOWPLOWING WITH F-150 REGULAR CAB 4X4
    VEHICLES
  • SNOWPLOWING WITH F-150 REGULAR CAB 4X4
    VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR BAG SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT
    SYSTEM (SRS) – GENERAL INFORMATION

95-25-13

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – DIRECT CLUTCH
    PLATE USAGE CHART – SERVICE TIP
95-24-7

  • WINDSHIELD WIPERS – WASHER FLUID
    RESERVOIR LOOSE – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 8/12/95
  • COOLING SYSTEM – COOLANT RECOVERY
    RESERVOIR LOOSE – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 8/12/95

95-24-4

  • DOOR – REPLACEMENT DOOR HAS LOOSE
    FITTING DOOR LOCK CYLINDER – SERVICE TIP
  • LOCK – LOOSE FITTING DOOR LOCK
    CYLINDER – SERVICE TIP
95-23-14

  • TRANSMISSION – E4OD – NEW DESIGN
    INTERMEDIATE BAND APPLY SERVO ASSEMBLY

95-23-1

  • PAINT – 1996 COLOR CHART – AFTERMARKET
    SUPPLIER CROSS-REFERENCE LIST
95-21-1

  • SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM – AIR
    BAG MODULES – DISCOLORED OR MARRED COVERS – PAINTING
    RESTRICTIONS
95-19-8

  • TRANSMISSION – 4R70W – ENGINE IN
    LIMITED OPERATING STRATEGY WHEN TRANSMISSION TESTER IS
    USED – SERVICE TIP
95-18-4

  • AIR CONDITIONING – FORD APPROVED
    FLUSHING PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP

95-6-16

  • COOLING SYSTEM – LEAKING RADIATOR HOSE
    JOINT – 4.9L/5.0L/5.8L/7.3L DIT/7.5L – UPGRADED HOSE
    CLAMPS
  • LEAKS – COOLANT – 4.9L/5.0L/5.8L/7.3L
    DIT/7.5L – RADIATOR HOSE JOINT – UPGRADED HOSE CLAMPS