Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2002 F-250 are official communications between Ford & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #16515

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005089

      OIL LEAK AT HIGH PRESSURE PUMP FITTINGS AND/OR PLUG. THIS INCLUDES SUPER DUTY F-SERIES. OASIS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #04236

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013413

      VEHICLE LEAN SAG WHEN OBSERVED FROM REAR OF VEHICLE. *EH Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #16891

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002606

      CLEAR GEL-LIKE SUBSTANCE IN THE HYDRAULIC BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER RESERVOIR. THIS SUBSTANCE IS A SILICONE BASE LUBRICANT USED DURING ASSEMBLY OF THE MASTER CYLINDER. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

    • TSB #18223

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010734

      VACUUM PUMP INOPERATIVE OR RUNS CONTINUOUSLY - CLIMATE CONTROL DEFAULTS TO DEFROST. OASIS. TO ALSO INCLUDE 2005 SUPER DUTY F-SERIES, EXCURSION, AND F650/750. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

    • TSB #15448

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630473

      EXHIBITING A SLIGHT BRAKE PULL TO THE RIGHT ON INITIAL BRAKE APPLICATION AND THEN A SLIGHT BRAKE PULL TO THE LEFT UPON RELEASE OF THE BRAKE PEDAL. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #15594

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630645

      SUPER DUTY ERRATIC COOLANT TEMPERATURE GAUGE READINGS - CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15199

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624617

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE TRANSMISISON TEMPERATURE GAUGE READS IN THE MIDDLE AT START UP. *YD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #TB-08-258

      Date Announced:
      DEC 29, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029029

      JERR-DAN: ANTI STALL FEATURE FOR FORD F SERIES LIGHT DUTY CHASSIS WITH V10 GAS ENGINE AND AN ENGINE DRIVE CLUTCH PUMP. MODEL YEARS UNKNOWN. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #17554

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008119

      OIL/DUST FILM AT CAC CONNECTIONS. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #03911

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002783

      ROUGH IDLE AND/OR HESITATION WHEN ACCLERATING ON CERTAIN SUPER DUTY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5.4L OR 6.8L ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16683

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001937

      FALSE FAILURE OF THE VAPOR MANAGEMENT VALVE (VMV). *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #02227

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008310

      ENGINE-CYLINDER HEAD DECK LEAK-4.6 AND 5.4L ENGINES-NEW SERVICE-ONLY GASKET AND CYLINDER HEAD KITS AVAILABILITY. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #16403

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008334

      ENGINE-LIGHT TICK OR RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD START. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #02177

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008581

      COOLING SYSTEM-MOTORCRAFT PREMIUM GOLD ENGINE COOLANT-SERIVCE TIPS. *MJ Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #15904

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637792

      SOME VEHICLE EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L ENGINE WITHOUT AIR CONDITIONING MAY EXHIBIT A NO START CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15932

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637836

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.2L, 4.6L AND 5.4L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A LACK OF POWER CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15761

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636408

      SOME DEDICATED CNG VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS OF HARD START / NO START / ROUGH RUNNING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15693

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636330

      SUBJECT REGARDING CONNECTING ROD COMMONIZATION FOR 2002 SUPER DUTY AND LIGHT DUTY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15517

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630043

      SUBJECT REGARDING EXAGGERATED ENGINE BRAKING ON DECELERATION. *YD Read More »

    • TSB #15311

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630218

      SOME 4X4 VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CRANK NO START CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #16291

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013071

      LOUD SQUEALING NOISE FROM THE ENGINE AREA WHEN THE ENGINE FAN CLUTCH IS UNDER LOAD WHILE OPERATED IN HOT DUSTY CLIMATES. VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 7.3L ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #CSP-48B01

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026321

      FORD: VEHICLES MISTAKENLY CHARGED $100 POWERTRAIN WARRANTY DEDUCTIBLE FOR FUEL INJECTOR REPAIR OR REPAIRS. NO MODEL OR MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE ECONOLINE, EXCURSION AND F-SERIES SUPER DUTY VEHICLES, MODEL YEARS 2002-2005. Read More »

    • TSB #16589

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005093

      GRADUAL LOSS OF POWER AT CRUISE. USE FUEL ADDITIVE TO PREVENT HIS CONDITION. ALL SUPER DUTY F-SERIES 1999-2003 INCLUDED. OASIS *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #15397

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630412

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF OIL CONTAMINATION IN COOLING SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15398

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630414

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A COOLANT LEAK DUE TO A BROKEN RADIATOR HOSE CLAMP. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #16094

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636110

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FUEL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171, P0172, P0174, P0175 OR MASS AIR FLOW DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0102, P0103, P0112, P0113. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #02M01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007207

      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 02M01 SUPPLEMENT #4. CERTAIN FORD 2000 THROUGH 2003 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TUBE-MOUNTED EGR PRESSURE SENSOR - ADDITIONAL EGR PRESSURE SENSOR WARRANTY COVERAGE. *TT SUPPLEMENT #3. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #15742

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636380

      INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING A PERCEIVED POOR FUEL RANGE / ECONOMY, AND OR A FAULTY FUEL GAUGE. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #18217

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010731

      MULTIPLE VEHICLES - FUEL LEVEL INDICATION CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 SUPER DUTY F-SERIES, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, MOUNTAINEER AND AVIATOR. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #CSP-48B01

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026321

      FORD: VEHICLES MISTAKENLY CHARGED $100 POWERTRAIN WARRANTY DEDUCTIBLE FOR FUEL INJECTOR REPAIR OR REPAIRS. NO MODEL OR MODEL YEARS PROVIDED. *PE ECONOLINE, EXCURSION AND F-SERIES SUPER DUTY VEHICLES, MODEL YEARS 2002-2005. Read More »

    • TSB #16915

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002626

      EXCESSIVE DRIVE-AWAY SHUDDER OR VIBRATION UNDER MODERATE TO HEAVY ACCELERATION FROM A STOP. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #15711

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636350

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5-SPEED MAZDA R2 MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A HIGH EFFORT CONDITION WHEN SHIFTING ANY GEAR. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #18376

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013316

      A COLD WEATHER REVERSE ENGAGEMENT STALL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03261

      Date Announced:
      JAN 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008279

      NEW SERVICE PART - NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT - 4R70W TRANSMISSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #042107

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014086

      GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04217

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013369

      GENERAL POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02E20

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #633564

      SUBJECT REGARDING DEMONSTRATION/ DELIVERY HOLD: POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING. *JG Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TB-08-258

      Date Announced:
      DEC 29, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10029029

      JERR-DAN: ANTI STALL FEATURE FOR FORD F SERIES LIGHT DUTY CHASSIS WITH V10 GAS ENGINE AND AN ENGINE DRIVE CLUTCH PUMP. MODEL YEARS UNKNOWN. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #0471

      Date Announced:
      DEC 31, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008201

      WARNING INDICATORS-PARKING AID-REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (RSS) AND FORWARD SENSING SYSTEM (FSS)-FALSE ACTIVATION OF WARNING TONE-SERVICE TIPS. *MJ UPDATE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04174

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013116

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04174

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013116

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03181

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004027

      REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17009

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003149

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH NO HARD FAULT. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #15355

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630273

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L DI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT FALSE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1105, P1106 (UPPER AND LOWER ALTERNATOR FAULTS). *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

    • TSB #15297

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630198

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE SIDE POWER MIRROR CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #17603

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007395

      AIR BAG LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B1871 OR B1935 FOLLOWING ECS/RCM REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #18406

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012965

      SERVICE TIPS BEFORE ARC WELDING ON THE FRAME OR BODY OF A UNIT. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #17307

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004948

      SQUEAKING NOISE COMING FROM THE UPPER DOOR SEAL WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS. F250 MODEL INCLUDES 1999-2004 SUPER DUTY F-SERIES. *TT Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #042411

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014083

      MEMONTARY RETURN TO IDLE DURING AGGRESSIVE ACCELERATION - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0123. *TT Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #15757

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636399

      SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES EXHIBITING COLD START ROLLING IDLE. *TT Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #15708

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636344

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT WHEELS THAT SEIZE TO THE HUBS AND ARE DIFFICULT TO REMOVE DURING SERVICE. *TT Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #010901

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625666

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO PASSENGER SEAT MISBUILD.*JB Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #15938

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637846

      INFORMATION USED WHEN REPLACING THE DRIVERS SEAT MODULE. *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #15605

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630653

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS AND / OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15566

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630103

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A TACKY SURFACE ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL (IP). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15574

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630020

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULTY IN PROGRAMMING THE KEY FOB(S). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15504

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630026

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILTY CONDITIONS AND/OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15373

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630354

      SOME VEHICLES MAY RUN ROUGH AT CRUISE OR MOMENTARILY AFTER STOPPING, A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT,AND P030X CODES. *TT Read More »