There is a procedure for installing a temporary filter between the power steering pump and cooler to clean the system. Pickups built after 11-4-04 and Excursions built after 1-10-05 may also have white smoke on drive away after being parked for a short period. The original carriers may be reused with the new style heads. Mechanics are telling alot of people that their tranny needs replaced. Replace the hydraulic pressure line running from the brake hydroboost to the steering gear, and the return line running from the gear to the cooler. Once exsisting stocks of Mercon is depleted it will no longer be available. Be aware that using biodiesel with more than 5% concentration B5 may cause this to happen.
The harness will need to be pushed and pulled to determine if the harness is shorting out. Take care to prevent any debris from entering the hydraulic system. Ford will send new lables to owners who have trucks to which this recall applies. The switch must be serviced by accessing the rear of the dash trim panel. You can see the black sensor when you open the hood just in front of … the drivers side. This leak may appear to be coming from the oil regulator plug at the bottom of the timing cover. Check the turbo downpipe by loosening the pipe at the top and bottom, checking its alignment and retightening.
Perform three series of upshifts at light, medium and heavy throttle. Look for clogs and other damage. Everything functions fine when put into P or N. You might be able to, im not sure tho. If a TowCommand brake controller is dealer installed on an 05 truck, it may not work correctly unless a master cylinder with a brake pressure transducer is installed, and the instrument cluster reconfigured to recognize the TowCommand. This should be applied to all 6. New style upper oil pans can be used on older blocks, but older upper pans cannot be used on newer blocks.
Inspect all intercooler hoses and pipes and exhaust system before the turbo for leaks. Soft shifting, hard shifting, odd shift points, etc. If the or suffers a malfunction, there are a number of symptoms that could appear. There is a computer update for this concern. Apply a bead of Loctite 680 to the full circumfrance of the seal journal and install a seal sleeve onto the journal.
This code is set when the engine computer does not see the fuel level dropping it expects. You may be stuck in gear and have strange shifting from one gear to another. This is a typical condition that may be due to tire circumfrance difference side to side, vehicle load and distribution of weight, higher gear ratio, or high lubricant temperature. Broadcast Message 3164; 4987 2005 F-Series Headlamp Switch Service: The headlamp switch no longer pops out of the dash panel on 2005 F-Series trucks. Mine was at an angle and it took several attempts. This or similar procedure should get it out.
Broadcast Message 5904 Check Engine Light on with P0460 Fuel Level Sensor Code: This may be caused by a miscommunication of fuel level ststus between the instrument cluster and engine computer. Diagnose using any additional stored codes. P0960, P0961, P0962, P0963 Line Pressure Control Solenoid The line pressure control solenoid is shorting out. If a rough idle is present after replacing the above parts, injector damage may have occured. Look inside the rocker carrier on top of the heads, in the oil pan and on the oil pick up screen. This usually occurs at the flex bellows portion of the pipe, and may be due to misalignent of the pipes. Screw or bolt the new heater core into the car, and replace all the other removed car parts.
Trucks built after 9-29-03 that have had the heads removed may also have the revised standpipe as it is included in the head gasket kit. This may be due to a worn or damaged axle shaft support needle bearing allowing the axle to wobble or vibrate in the within the hub. This recall will be in affect until 12-31-08. If the concern is still present, continue diagnosis. Until a fix is released, select 2003 for 2004 models. The upper oil pan casting has been redesigned to eliminate the need for these bolts.
If no damage is found a harness protection kit will be installed. Pressure test the cooling system to verify there are no leaks. When installing an aftermarket controller on trucks equiped with a factory installed controller, the factory one must be left intact and the aftermarket controller installed separately. More than likely they'll pull your codes for free. If the light comes on when towing or under acceleration, or if no wiring concerns are found, inspect the rear differential for loose bolts or a damaged sensor ring, or excessive air gap between the tone ring and ring gear greater than 0. If the coolant expulsion occurs under high load conditions, suspect head gaskets that are leaking compression into the cooling system. Some trucks have been modified with a jumper on the fan connector to keep the fan continuously engaged.