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04-17-13
  • HARD START OR NO START – GPCM CONNECTOR SERVICE KIT AVAILABLE – 6.0L ENGINE
Publication Date: August 24, 2004

FORD:
2003-2004 Excursion, F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 6.0L equipped vehicles may exhibit a hard start or no start condition due to a glow plug control module (GPCM) connector.

ACTION:

Inspect the GPCM connectors for pin related concerns such as pin fit, pull out, bending, corrosion, etc. If a concern is found, replace the green or black GPCM connector using the new GPCM connector service kit. The kit contains an instruction sheet and a replacement connector with a pigtail that can be spliced into the existing harness. If no pin related concerns are present, proceed with normal diagnosis.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
4C3Z-12B568-AAGPCM Connector Kit

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
041713AInspect The GPCM Connectors And Replace The Green Connector (Includes Time To Perform A Pin To Pin Continuity Check)1.7 Hrs.
041713BInspect The GPCM Connectors And Replace The Black Connector (Includes Time To Perform A Pin To Pin Continuity Check And Access The ICP Sensor)2.1 Hrs.
041713CInspect The GPCM Connectors And Replace Both Connectors (Includes Time To Perform A Pin To Pin Continuity Check And Access The ICP Sensor)2.9 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
12B568X2