Technical Bulletin #865
Transmission: 4F27E Subject: Various drivability conditions - Hard start/no start - Battery Lamp flicker Application: 2002-2003 SVT Focus Issue Date: Sept, 2004
Various Drivability Conditions - Hard Start/No Start - Battery Lamp Flicker
Some 2002-2003 SVT Focus vehicles may exhibit any of the following conditions: • High Idle Speed on Cold Start • Engine Flare on Gear Change • Surge Under Light Load Steady State Operation (2000-3500 RPM, All Gears) when Warm • Surge Under Light Load Steady State Operation and Accelerations (2000-3500 RPM, All Gears) • when Cold • Rough Idle • Low RPM/RPM Dips • Battery Lamp Flicker • Hard to Start/No Start • Slow Return to Idle • Poor Performance/Acceleration • Lacks Power on Initial Pull Away A revised PCM calibration has been developed to improve these conditions. If the vehicle exhibits any of these conditions, refer to the following Service Procedure. 1. 1. 2. 2. Perform all relevant Workshop Manual and/or PC/ED diagnosis and repairs. Once these are complete continue on to Step 2. Using WDS reprogram the PCM. Refer to the PCM Calibration Information Chart shown in Fig. 1, to verify proper WDS software level, and PCM calibration level.
Fig. 1: PCM Calibration Information Chart
Obtain an Authorized Modifications Decal (FPS 8262 - obtainable through DOES II, 25/pkg) and list the date, dealer number, and summary of modifications performed. See Fig. 2. Select a prominent place adjacent to the Vehicle Emission Control Information Decal suitable for installing the Authorized MOdifications Decal. Clean the area, install the decal, and cover it with a clear plastic decal shield.
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. 2: Authorized Modifications Decal
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