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

06-26-1

  • MERCON ATF IS BEING REPLACED BY MERCON V AS A SERVICE FLUID FOR SOME MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS
06-14-4

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