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04-17-13
  • HARD START OR NO START – GPCM CONNECTOR SERVICE KIT AVAILABLE – 6.0L ENGINE
Publication Date: August 24, 2004

FORD:
2003-2004 Excursion, F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 6.0L equipped vehicles may exhibit a hard start or no start condition due to a glow plug control module (GPCM) connector.

ACTION:

Inspect the GPCM connectors for pin related concerns such as pin fit, pull out, bending, corrosion, etc. If a concern is found, replace the green or black GPCM connector using the new GPCM connector service kit. The kit contains an instruction sheet and a replacement connector with a pigtail that can be spliced into the existing harness. If no pin related concerns are present, proceed with normal diagnosis.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
4C3Z-12B568-AAGPCM Connector Kit

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
041713AInspect The GPCM Connectors And Replace The Green Connector (Includes Time To Perform A Pin To Pin Continuity Check)1.7 Hrs.
041713BInspect The GPCM Connectors And Replace The Black Connector (Includes Time To Perform A Pin To Pin Continuity Check And Access The ICP Sensor)2.1 Hrs.
041713CInspect The GPCM Connectors And Replace Both Connectors (Includes Time To Perform A Pin To Pin Continuity Check And Access The ICP Sensor)2.9 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
12B568X2

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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