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TSB
10-16-5
  • 5TH WHEEL PREP PACKAGE – UNABLE TO INSTALL GOOSENECK BALL – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 6/30/2010
Publication Date: August 13, 2010

FORD:
2011 F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550

ISSUE:

Some 2011 F-Super Duty vehicles built on or before 6/30/2010 and equipped with the 5th wheel trailer hitch prep package may experience a condition during installation of a gooseneck ball, where the latch will not recede and lock the ball in place. It is not possible to attach a trailer to the gooseneck ball with this condition present.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Replace the 5th wheel/gooseneck frame crossmember. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 502-02.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
BC3Z-5L029-A5th Wheel Hitch Frame Crossmember

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
MT101605Use SLTS Operations If Available; Claim Additional Diagnosis Or Labor Performed As Actual TimeActual Time

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
5L02942

NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers”. Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company’s on-line technical resources.

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