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Recall 07V139000

Lack of Power or Rough Engine Operation With Diesel Engine

Recall Details

On trucks with the diesel engine, excessive hydrocarbons in the exhaust may cause excessive heat in the diesel particulate filter. This may cause a lack of power, rough engine operation, unusual noises, white smoke from the exhaust, and a visible flame out of the tailpipe. Dealers will reprogram the power train control module. The recall began April 3, 2007. The Ford recall number is 07S49.

Our Quick Take

On trucks with the diesel engine, a software problem may cause a lack of power, rough engine operation, unusual noises, white smoke from the exhaust, and a visible flame out of the tailpipe.

What Should You Do?

We at RepairPal have designated this a medium priority recall; this would change to high if any symptoms are experienced. Please contact your Ford dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

 

Drive Train, April 3, 2007

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
April 3, 2007
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
33,169
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
07V139000
Component
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Summary
ON CERTAIN TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A 6.4L DIESEL ENGINE, EXCESSIVE TEMPERATURES IN THE DIESEL PARTICULATE FILTER IN THE EXHAUST SYSTEM MAY RESULT FROM EXCESS HYDROCARBONS IN THE EXHAUST.
Consequence
LACK OF POWER OR ROUGH OPERATION, UNUSUAL NOISES FROM THE ENGINE OR EXHAUST, WHITE SMOKE FROM THE EXHAUST, AND POTENTIALLY A VISIBLE FLAME OUT THE TAILPIPE CAN OCCUR.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
Notify
FORD RECALL NO. 07S49.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.
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