Fulltext TSBs

Technical Service Bulletins

TSB
00-18-4
  • MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) – MIL ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0171 AND/OR P0174 STORED IN MEMORY AT IDLE AND/OR NEUTRAL – LIGHTNING MODELS WITH 5.4L SUPERCHARGED ENGINE ONLY BUILT 3/1/1999 THROUGH 8/1/1999
  • LAMP – MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0171 AND/OR P0174 STORED IN MEMORY AT IDLE AND/OR NEUTRAL – LIGHTNING MODELS WITH 5.4L SUPERCHARGED ENGINE ONLY BUILT 3/1/1999 THROUGH 8/1/1999
Publication Date: AUGUST 22, 2000

FORD:
1999 F-150

ISSUE:

The Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) may illuminate and Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0171 and/or P0174 may be stored in memory on some vehicles. This condition may occur when the vehicle is at an idle and/or neutral condition particularly at higher altitudes and while using ethanol blended fuel.

ACTION:

Reprogram the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) with new calibration. Refer to the following Recalibration Chart for calibration information.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Follow diagnostic procedures in the PC/ED and the Workshop Manual. Check for correct fuel pressure. Check for induction air leaks. Check for PCV system leakage. Reprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM).

CALIBRATION INFORMATION
ApplicationTear TagSBDS/WDS Qualifier
F-150 Lightning onlyCUX1, CUX29VZA-AK LIGHTNING CALIBRATION

Obtain an Authorized Modifications Decal (FPS 8262 – obtainable through DOES II, 25/pkg) and list the date, dealer number, and summary of modifications performed. Select a prominent place adjacent to the Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal suitable for installing the Authorized Modifications Decal. Clean the area, install the decal, and cover it with a clear plastic decal shield.


AUTHORIZED MODIFICATIONS

THE FOLLOWING MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN MADE:
Reprogrammed Powertrain Control Module (PCM) per TSB 00-18-4
 
 
 
THESE MODIFICATIONS HAVE BEEN APPROVED, AS APPROPRIATE, BY EPA AND CARB.
DEALER NUMBER:——————————————DATE:

CHANGE AUTHORITY:

FPS 8262 9/78 FORD MOTOR COMPANY PRINTED IN U.S.A.



OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
001804AReprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM)0.6 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECALEM07

OASIS CODES:

206000, 404000, 698298


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