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03-21-21
  • LEAK – OIL LEAK AT ENGINE VALLEY PAN AND/OR HIGH PRESSURE OIL PUMP – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L DIESEL ENGINE
Publication Date: October 6, 2003

FORD:
1994-1997 F SUPER DUTY, F-250, F-350
1995-1997 E-350

Article 97-2-16 is being republished in its entirety as part of a consolidated 7.3L diagnostic aid booklet.

ISSUE:

A high number of high pressure Rexroth pumps and Injection Pressure Regulators (IPR) are being replaced due to oil leaking, when all that is required is a new gasket or seal on either the pump or IPR.

ACTION:

If a suspected oil leak is being observed from either component, replace the pump gasket with new gaskets. Pump or IPR replacement is not appropriate for an oil leak. Any pumps and/or IPR’s returned must have location of oil leak noted on the diagnostic form which must accompany the returned part. Refer to the appropriate Service Manual for specific details.

NOTE:HIGH PRESSURE PUMPS RETURNED FOR OIL LEAKS THAT ARE FOUND TO BE FUNCTIONING PROPERLY WILL BE RETURNED AND CHARGED BACK FOR WARRANTY.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
F6TZ-9417-AAHigh Pressure Pump Seal (8/5/95)
F4TZ-9417-AHigh Pressure Pump Seal (1/5/94)
F6TZ-9C977-ANInjection Pressure Regulator (IPR) Seal Package
F4TZ-9E583-BFuel Pump O-Ring
3C3Z-9C064-CA Oil Pressure Switch (1/18/95)

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

SUPERSEDES:

97-2-16

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only


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.

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