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TSB 14-0015
6.7L DIESEL – INTERMITTENT SURGE, HESITATION DURING LOW SPEED TIP-IN ACCELERATION
Publication Date: January 24, 2014

FORD: 2013 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2013 F-Super Duty pick-up vehicles equipped with a 6.7L diesel engine may exhibit an intermittent surge or hesitation at low speed tip-in acceleration, without any associated Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs). These conditions may be associated with the Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software.

ACTION:

Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 88.03 and higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

NOTE   PLEASE ADVISE THE CUSTOMER THAT THIS VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH AN ADAPTIVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT STRATEGY WHICH ALLOWS THE VEHICLE'S COMPUTER TO LEARN THE TRANSMISSION'S UNIQUE PARAMETERS AND IMPROVE SHIFT QUALITY. WHEN THE ADAPTIVE STRATEGY IS RESET, THE COMPUTER WILL BEGIN A RE-LEARNING PROCESS. THIS RE-LEARNING PROCESS MAY RESULT IN FIRMER THAN NORMAL UPSHIFTS AND DOWNSHIFTS FOR SEVERAL DAYS.

OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
140015A 2013 F-Super Duty 6.7L: Check DTCs And Reprogram The PCM Includes Time To Clear Codes (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 0.6 Hr.

WARRANTY STATUS

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage.
Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies/prior approvals are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
RECAL  04