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TSB
06-23-9
  • HESITATION, RUNS ROUGH, OR SURGE EITHER ON ACCELERATION OR DURING IDLE IN GEAR AND OCCURS RIGHT AFTER INITIAL COLD ENGINE START UP
Publication Date: November 6, 2006

FORD:
2005-2007 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2007 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.8L 3V engine may exhibit a concern described by the customer as a hesitation, runs rough, or surge either on acceleration or during idle in gear, and occurs right after initial cold engine start up. This concern is intermittent and lasts 15 seconds or less.

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release IDS 46.3 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the 2006.11 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
062309A2005-2007 F-Super Duty 6.8L 3V: Check For Diagnostic Trouble Codes And Reprogram The Powertrain Control Module (Do Not Use With 12650D, 12650D84)0.4 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
recal04

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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