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13-6-14
  • 6.7L DIESEL – PTO DISENGAGEMENT WITH VEHICLE BODY MOVEMENT – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 5/14/2013
Publication Date: June 13, 2013

FORD:
2013 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2013 F-Super vehicles equipped with a 6.7L diesel engine and built on or before 5/14/2013 may exhibit power take off (PTO) disengagement and/or loss of stationary elevated idle control (SEIC) during operation. This may occur when the vehicle exhibits any movement, body roll or rocking. For example; opening a door, standing on the bumper, turning the steering wheel or operating an aerial boom. When this occurs, SEIC is disengaged and the engine RPM returns to base idle.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Using an Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or equivalent, check for DTCs. Are there any DTC's present?
    1. Yes – this article does not apply. Refer to Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Manual for normal diagnostics.
    2. No – proceed to Step 2.
  2. Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using IDS release 84.03 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: 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.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
130614A2013 F-Super Duty 6.7L: Check DTCs And Reprogram The PCM Includes Time To Clear Codes After Repair (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.6 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECAL04