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TSB
04-16-5
  • HIGH ENGINE RPM BETWEEN DOWNSHIFTS – LACK OF ENGINE BRAKING – 5.4L ENGINE AND MANUAL TRANSMISSION
Publication Date: July 30, 2004

FORD:
2004 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2004 F-series Super Duty vehicles with a 5.4L engine and manual transmission, may exhibit a higher than expected engine RPM on downshifts (approximately 2200 RPM but may vary), and/or a lack of engine braking on deceleration.

ACTION:

To service, reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B32.6 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
041605AReprogram Powertrain Control Module (PCM) To The Latest Calibration0.4 Hr.

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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