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TSB
04-13-8
  • 6.0L ENGINE – LOW RPM, BUCK/JERK, MISS, STUMBLE – AFTER DECELERATION DOWN LONG GRADE WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL ENGAGED
Publication Date: June 28, 2004

FORD:
2004 Excursion, F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 6.0L equipped vehicles built between 9/29/2003 and 4/28/2004 may exhibit the following conditions after deceleration down a long grade with the cruise control engaged.

  • Low RPM
  • Buck/Jerk
  • Miss
  • Stumble

ACTION:

To service, reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM), fuel injection control module (FICM), and transmission control module (TCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B31.11 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

To update vehicle Calibrations using WDS, select Module Programming>Module Reprogramming>PCM and ensure the vehicle is properly identified. This will enable WDS to update the FICM, PCM and TCM, with the appropriate calibration.

NOTE:THIS CALIBRATION UPDATE ALSO INCLUDES IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) PEDAL, FUEL PUMP DIAGNOSTICS, AND ENHANCEMENTS TO PREVENT FALSE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES WHEN USING THE WDS DATALOGGER OUTPUT STATE CONTROL FUNCTION.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
RECAL42

NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers”. Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company’s on-line technical resources.

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