First let me say, I'm not a diesel tech, but there are a few Tech bulletins on this truck, if the production date(white label on driver's door jamb) is before 9/30/2003:
6.0L DIESEL - VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN Reference Number(s): 05-11-5, Date of Issue: June 13, 2005 Related Ref Number(s): 05-11-5 ARTICLE BEGINNING DESCRIPTION 6.0L DIESEL - VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS - 6.0L DIESEL - VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 9/30/2003 ISSUE Some 2003-2004 F-Series Super Duty and Excursion vehicles built before 9/30/2003 and equipped with the 6.0L diesel engine, may exhibit any of the following conditions: RPM surge at idle, audible EGR surge, low power/smoke/rough idle following a cold start that corrects after engine is warm, buck/jerk on resume in speed control, or diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1729. ACTION Reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM), transmission control module (TCM), and fuel injection control module (FICM) to the latest calibration using WDS release B37.4 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www. Motorcraft. Com. FORD: 2003-2004 Excursion, F-Super Duty NOTE: THIS CALIBRATION ALSO REDUCES THE EGR ON-TIME DURING EXTENDED IDLE. Page 1 of 1 4/30/2010 .
Friday, April 30th, 2010 AT 2:05 PM