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post #1 of 11 Old 06-12-2010, 12:51 PM Thread Starter
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Dealer fixing a few things under warranty

My truck was exerting symptoms listed in this thread Blue Smoke , and while i was getting a tranny fluid exchange i mentioned it to the powerstroke mechanic. He said that there is a TSB out for the inter-cooler. That there is a updated version used on the 2010's, that is supposed to be more efficient and fix the possible condensation issues the older inter-coolers "could" have. Has anyone head anything on the TSB or have a reference number i could look up?

So on tuesday im bringing my truck in and getting a new inter-cooler, and updating to the newest flash ford has available, all under the 5yr 100k engine warranty. He is also going to check the EGR and possibly replace that as well.


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TSB 08-25-1 "White smoke / Damp Weather"

Just found the TSB, its TSB 08-25-1


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just an update. Today i got the 08-25-1 performed under the factory 5yr 100k warranty. They also put the 9-19-10 flash on my truck.

So far ive noticed that the truck is quieter. The boost spools up faster and takes less boost to maintain speeds. I havnt noticed much in mileage. I will drive more tomorrow to see if theres a pickup in mileage.


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I see similar issues as well. I am interested in your results. DId they change the EGR?

I think mine is more EGR related?

Hope that fixed it for you! The CAC is 540$ for me, I am out of warranty.
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Definately let us know how you like the new ford reflash. I'm thinking about taking mine in for the blue smoke but my dealer I know will say they can't do anything until they can reproduce it themselves.

What i'm going to do is take a few video's of different times that the truck does it and let them watch it so they know i'm not making stuff up!

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Well after a 71 mile trip, i am getting GREAT mileage. I reset the trip odometer and average MPG. I was averaging 20.3 after 71 miles. No regens yet after the reflash.





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sorry about the pics, posting from the iphone


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HOLY CRAP 20.3? What was it before?
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i would average 14-16


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How did u average 14-16 before, i would be happy with that as im getting 10-12. 50/50 mix of driving. is the new flash for all trucks or just one with the "blue smoke"?
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