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TSB
09-22-8
  • STAINLESS STEEL EXHAUST STUDS – 5.4L AND 6.8L 2V ENGINES
Publication Date: October 28, 2009

FORD:
1997-2004 Expedition, F-150
1999-2010 E-Series, F-Super Duty
2000-2005 Excursion
LINCOLN:
1998-1999 Navigator

This article supersedes TSB 5-5-4 to update the vehicle model years and engine application.

ISSUE:

Some 1997-2010 F-Series, 1999-2010 E-Series, 2000-2005 Excursion, 1997-2004 Expedition and 1998-1999 Navigators equipped with the 5.4L or 6.8L 2-valve (non supercharged) engine, may exhibit broken exhaust manifold studs.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 303-01 for exhaust manifold removal and installation for the affected engine bank only.

  1. Replace exhaust manifold.
  2. Replace manifold gasket.
  3. Install all new stainless steel exhaust manifold studs and nuts.
  4. Torque the studs in the cylinder head to 71-115 lb-in (8-13 N-m).
  5. Torque nuts on studs to 204-239 lb-in (23-27 N-m).

PART NUMBERPART NAME
W703902-S403Stainless Steel Stud
W701706-S2Nut

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
MT092208Use SLTS Operations If Available; Claim Additional Diagnosis Or Labor Performed As Actual TimeActual Time

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
943024