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96-7-15
  • LOCKS – NEW DESIGN LOCKSETS HAVE BEEN INSTALLED ON CERTAIN TRIAL VEHICLES – LIGHT AND HEAVY TRUCK VEHICLES REFERENCED – SERVICE TIP
Publication Date: MARCH 25, 1996

LIGHT TRUCK:
1996 ECONOLINE, EXPLORER, F SUPER DUTY, F-150-350 SERIES, RANGER
MEDIUM/HEAVY TRUCK:
1996 F & B SERIES

ISSUE:

A new single key (customer want) lockset is being introduced progressively at certain vehicle plants. This was done as part of the production prove-out of the new single key hardware. Introduction of this feature and the new lockset will continue through the 1996 model year.

ACTION:

Install the current service level lockset if any replacement is necessary on the subject vehicles. After the new locks are in full production, the new locksets can be used instead of retrofitting the current service locksets. Refer to the following Involved Vehicles Chart and Service Procedure and specific model for details.


INVOLVED VEHICLES – 1996 MODEL YEAR
ModelAssembly Plant(s)Begin Build DateEnd Build Date
ExplorerLouisville Truck10/ 9/9510/ 9/95
F-150-350 and Super DutyMichigan Truck9/ 8/959/ 8/95
Ontario Truck9/11/959/11/95
Kentucky Truck9/15/959/15/95
Cautitlan Truck9/18/959/18/95
Venezuela Truck9/22/959/22/95
BroncoMichigan TruckSeptember, 1995September, 1995
EconolineLorain TruckOctober, 1995October, 1995
RangerEdisonOctober, 1995October, 1995
LouisvilleOctober, 1995October, 1995
Twin CitiesOctober, 1995October, 1995
F/B-700-900 SeriesKentuckyOctober, 1995November, 1995

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Determine if the vehicle has the new design locks by referring to Figure 1. Use the following Service Procedure only if the vehicle has the new design locks and the new design locks are not yet available as service parts. Refer to the following New Design Lock Availability Chart for the approximate availability dates for the new design locks per vehicle line.


Figure 1 – Article 96-7-15



NEW DESIGN LOCK AVAILABILITY
VehicleDate
Explorer11/28/95
F-150-350, Super Duty, and Bronco10/17/95
Econoline10/31/95
Ranger3/12/96
F/B-700-900 SeriesJanuary, 1996

If lockset replacement is necessary, order the needed components by referring to the following Current Service Locksets Chart.

CURRENT SERVICE LOCKSETS
VehiclePart DescriptionPart Number
ExplorerLockset – Primary (plain)F57Z-7822050-A
Lockset – Primary (two-step unlock)F67Z-7822050-BE
Lockset – Primary (anti-theft)F67Z-7822050-CE
Door Lock Cylinder Retainer (one per door)F1TZ-7822023-B
Door Lock Cylinder Retainer – LiftgateF1TZ-7822023-A
Liftgate Latch-To-Release RodF1TZ-7843876-A
F-150-350, Super Duty, and BroncoLocksetF5TZ-1522050-BA
Door Lock Cylinder Spacer (one per door)F6TZ-1521890-AA
Door Lock Cylinder Retainer (one per door)F5AZ-5443629-A
EconolineLockset (standard)F3UZ-1522050-D
Lockset (with anti-theft)F3UZ-1522050-E
Lockset (cut-away van)F3UZ-1522050-F
Rear Door Lock Cylinder SpacerF6UZ-1521890-AA
Door Lock Cylinder Retainer (one per door-3)F1TZ-7822023-A
Door Lock Cylinder Retainer (rear)F2UZ-1522023-A
RangerLockset – Primary (plain)F57Z-1022050-A
Lockset – Primary (with anti-theft)F57Z-1022050-B
Door Lock Cylinder SpacerF6TZ-1521890-AA
Door Lock Cylinder RetainerE9TZ-1022023-B
F-700-900 SeriesLocksetE6AZ-5422050-A
Door Lock Cylinder SpacerF6TZ-1521890-AA
Door Lock Cylinder RetainerF5AZ-5443629-A
BusLocksetE6HZ-11582-A
Door Lock Cylinder SpacerF6TZ-1521890-AA
Door Lock Cylinder RetainerF5AZ-5443629-A

NOTE:ON ANTI-THEFT SYSTEMS, THE NEW STYLE DOOR LOCKS HAVE A THREE-WIRE ANTI-THEFT SWITCH, WHILE THE OLD STYLE DOOR LOCKS HAVE A TWO-WIRE ANTI-THEFT SWITCH. THE TWO-WIRE SWITCH WILL WORK AS ONLY TWO (2) OF THE WIRES ARE USED ON THE NEW STYLE SWITCH.

REMOVAL

  1. Remove door lock cylinders by referring to the appropriate Service Manual, Sections 01-12 and 01-14A.
  2. Remove the ignition lock cylinder using the following steps:
    1. Turn ignition lock cylinder to Run.
    2. Place a 3.17mm (1/8″) diameter wire pin or small drift punch in hole in lower steering column shroud under ignition switch. Press retaining pin while pulling out on ignition switch lock cylinder to remove it from steering column cylinder housing.

INSTALLATION

Explorer

Install new lockset, door lock/liftgate cylinder retainers, and liftgate latch-to-release rod. Refer to the 1996 Explorer Service Manual, Sections 01-12 and 01-14A.

F-Series, Ranger, and F & B-Series

  1. Install spacers in doors (Figure 2).


    Figure 2 – Article 96-7-15

  2. Install door lock and glove compartment lock cylinders by referring to the 1996 appropriate model Service Manual, Section 01-14A.
  3. Install ignition lock cylinder. Refer to the 1996 appropriate model Service Manual, Page 11-04A-17.

Econoline

  1. Install spacer in rear cargo door license plate housing (Figure 3).


    Figure 3 – Article 96-7-15

  2. Install door lock and glove compartment lock cylinders by referring to the 1996 Econoline Service Manual, Section 01-14A.
  3. Install ignition lock cylinder. Refer to the 1996 Econoline Service Manual, Page 11-04A-17.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
F57Z-7822050-ALockset – Primary – Plain (Explorer)
F67Z-7822050-BELockset – Primary – Two-Step Unlock (Explorer)
F67Z-7822050-CELockset – Primary – Anti-Theft (Explorer)
F5TZ-1522050-BALockset (F-Series/Bronco)
F3UZ-1522050-DLockset – Standard (Econoline)
F3UZ-1522050-ELockset – With Anti-Theft (Econoline)
F3UZ-1522050-FLockset – Cut-Away Van (Econoline)
F57Z-1022050-ALockset – Primary – Plain (Ranger)
F57Z-1022050-BLockset – Primary – With Anti-Theft (Ranger)
E6AZ-5422050-ALockset (F-700-900 Series)
E6HZ-11582-ALockset (Bus)
F1TZ-7822023-BDoor Lock Cylinder Retainer (Explorer)
F1TZ-7822023-ADoor Lock Cylinder Retainer – Liftgate (Explorer)
F5AZ-5443629-ADoor Lock Cylinder Retainer (F-Series/Bronco/F/B-700-900 Series)
F1TZ-7822023-ADoor Lock Cylinder Retainer (Econoline)
F2UZ-1522023-ADoor Lock Cylinder Retainer – Rear (Econoline)
E9TZ-1022023-BDoor Lock Cylinder Retainer (Ranger)
F1TZ-7843876-ALiftgate Latch-To-Release Rod (Explorer)
F6TZ-1521890-AADoor Lock Cylinder Spacer (F-Series/Bronco/Ranger/F/B-700-900 Series)
F6UZ-1521890-AADoor Lock Cylinder Spacer – Rear (Econoline)

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

96-7-2

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
960715AInstall Lockset – F-Series/Bronco0.8 Hr.
960715BInstall Lockset – Explorer/Ranger0.9 Hr.
960715CInstall Lockset – Econoline1.3 Hrs.
960715DInstall Lockset – F & B Series1.3 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
152205079

OASIS CODES:

112000


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