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97-22-10
  • STALL – DURING TIP-IN AFTER A SHORT IDLE PERIOD – 7.3L DIT ENGINE
Publication Date: OCTOBER 27, 1997

LIGHT TRUCK:
1997 ECONOLINE, F SUPER DUTY, F-250, F-350

CALIBRATION:

7-90C-R10, 7-90D-R10, 7-90K-R10, 7-90N-R10, 7-90P-R10, 7-90Q-R10

WARNING:THIS MODIFICATION IS AUTHORIZED ONLY FOR THE LISTED ENGINE. PERFORMING THIS MODIFICATION ON OTHER ENGINE CALIBRATIONS IS UNAUTHORIZED AND COULD CREATE LIABILITY UNDER APPLICABLE FEDERAL OR LOCAL LAWS.

ISSUE:

A stall during tip-in after a short idle period may occur on some vehicles with 7.3L DIT engine. This may be caused by the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) calibration.

ACTION:

Reprogram the PCM. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Perform normal diagnostics found in the 1997 Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) On-Board Diagnostics II (OBD-II) Service Manual and service as required.
  2. If the concern still exists, reprogram the PCM using the Service Bay Diagnostic System (SBDS) or New Generation Star (NGS) Tester. Refer to the following PCM Application Chart for correct calibration upgrade.

    PCM APPLICATION
    Old CalibrationOld Part Number
    (-12A650-)
    New CalibrationNew Part Number
    (-12A650-)
    7-90P-R10F7TZ-RD7-90P-R11F7TZ-RE
    7-90K-R10F7UF-AGC7-90K-R10F7UF-ANA
    7-90Q-R10F7UF-ANC7-90Q-R10F8UF-AKA
    7-90N-R10F7UF-AHD7-90N-R10F8UF-AJA
    7-90C-R10F7UF-AFC7-90C-R10F8UF-ALA
    7-90D-R10F7UF-APC7-90D-R10F8UF-AMA

    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.



OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
972210AReprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM)0.2 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECAL42

OASIS CODES:

607400, 607500, 611500


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