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Yes, there is a recall that was released a couple of months ago. I believe you can check online if you qualify or just call your local Ford dealership. It is for certain years I believe, so best bet would be to call.:thumb:
 

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97-2003 7.3's.

but i dont know that if covers everybodys trucks in those years. (not entirely sure on that).

its most trucks between 97-2003 is the way i understood it. you should be getting a notice in the mail from ford.


there is also a website online where you can put in your VIN number, and it will tell you whether your truck is involved in the recall. dont remember the site tho.

maybe someone else can chime in with the web site address
 

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this is one (I think).

Click Here then click on recalls on the left hand side, then enter you vin.
 

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why aren't the 94 - 96's covered?? i have a 96er and my CPS failed right before the recall was anounced.
 

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I guess they have to save money somewhere? No, seriously there was a design change on the engine management electronics in 97.
 

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I have a 97 and lo and behold My vin# doesn't qualify me...uhm ....... what changes are they making in the service recall,... ie. just a new sensor, new modifications, how are they correcting the problem?
 

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why aren't the 94 - 96's covered?? i have a 96er and my CPS failed right before the recall was anounced.
i dont know man. My best guess would be that they had the most reports of problems with the 97-2003 trucks, thats why they made it for those years. Maybe someone knows the exact reason:dunno:, but thats my best guess

At least the CPS's are cheap now, which is a big help for thsoe of you that own pre-97 trucks:thumb:
 

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I have a 97 and lo and behold My vin# doesn't qualify me...uhm ....... what changes are they making in the service recall,... ie. just a new sensor, new modifications, how are they correcting the problem?
just a new sensor.They have changed/updated the CPS. There just putting in the current new one thats now for sale from FORD.

I'd just go buy one yourself and put it in. There pretty cheap now. I think there down to like $27. Its not hard, an theres a write up on here somewhere on how to do it.
 

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rumor has it that the cps for the international t444e (which has a blue top) is a much better piece than the ford ones were. If that is true then it stands to reason that you could just go down to your local International dealer and pick one up for your truck.
 

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This recall is for diesel engines as I understand it. From 97 up to ? Anyway you can buy them online cheap and just carry a spare. Easy on the road repair.
 

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This recall is for diesel engines as I understand it. From 97 up to ? Anyway you can buy them online cheap and just carry a spare. Easy on the road repair.

97-2003. But not every 7.3l in those years.

you might as well just by one at the ford dealership man. There down to like $27
 

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97-2003 7.3's.

but i dont know that if covers everybodys trucks in those years. (not entirely sure on that).

its most trucks between 97-2003 is the way i understood it. you should be getting a notice in the mail from ford.


there is also a website online where you can put in your VIN number, and it will tell you whether your truck is involved in the recall. dont remember the site tho.

maybe someone else can chime in with the web site address
Ford Recalls - Car Maintenance & Service Tips - Ford
 

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I have a 97 and lo and behold My vin# doesn't qualify me...uhm ....... what changes are they making in the service recall,... ie. just a new sensor, new modifications, how are they correcting the problem?
New Sensor, New Part Number! :thumb:

That is all they change.

If you have one that does NOT fall under the RECALL, you are better off just getting the NEW PART number and replacing yours :thumb:
 

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Brother, if it aint broke don`t fix it.
 

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rumor has it that the cps for the international t444e (which has a blue top) is a much better piece than the ford ones were. If that is true then it stands to reason that you could just go down to your local International dealer and pick one up for your truck.
I stopped by my international dealer and got one from them. The guy said that they were first black then went to blue and now they are grey colored. I'm gonna install it this weekend. They were about 10 bucks cheaper then ford.
 
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