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TSB
06-2-4
  • EXHAUST SMOKE AND/OR SMELL, HARSH TRANSMISSION SHIFTS – 6.0L
Publication Date: January 13, 2006

FORD:
2005 Excursion
2005-2006 E-Series, F-Super Duty

This article supersedes TSB 05-25-4 to update the vehicle build dates involved.

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2006 F-Super Duty and E-Series built before 12/5/2005, and 2005 Excursion vehicles built before 1/10/2005 equipped with the 6.0L engine, may exhibit any of the following:

  • Exhaust smoke while operating in elevated idle operation/PTO, charge protect, or cold idle kicker mode
  • Harsh 3-2 grade load braking downshifts in Tow/Haul mode due to shift initiating on boost pressure
  • Shift busyness in Tow/Haul mode
  • Shift busyness
  • Late 5-6 shift in Tow Haul mode
  • Harsh 5-2 downshift

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B39.15 and higher or B40.2 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the B40 CD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE:ALSO INCLUDED IN THIS CALIBRATION ARE DIAGNOSTIC IMPROVEMENTS FOR P2287 (ICP SENSOR INTERMITTENT CIRCUIT FAULT), AND P0470 (EBP SENSOR) FOR 2005 MY ONLY.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
060204A2005-2006 F-Super Duty, E-Series, 2005 Excursion 6.0L: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.7 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECALEM04

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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