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98-3-18
  • DEFROSTER – PERFORMANCE ENHANCEMENT
Publication Date: FEBRUARY 16, 1998

LIGHT TRUCK:
1992-1996 BRONCO, F-150, F-250 LD
1992-1997 F-250 HD, F-350

This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to include 1992-96 Bronco.

ISSUE:

Defroster performance can be enhanced by reducing air leakage between the defroster nozzle and the dash panel seal.

ACTION:

Install a Defroster Nozzle Seal Kit. The seal kit should reduce the amount of lost air flow and enhance defroster performance. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the instrument panel cover as outlined in the appropriate Service Manual.
  2. Install the defroster seals as shown in Figure 1.


    Figure 1 – Article 98-3-18

  3. Reinstall the instrument panel cover.
  4. Verify proper operation of the Fresh/Recirc door following the procedures outlined in the appropriate Service Manual.
  5. Verify proper A/C refrigerant system operation following procedures outlined in the appropriate Service Manual.
  6. Verify no plugged A/C condensate drain tube or excessive moisture inside of the vehicle.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
F6TZ-18C367-CADefroster Nozzle Seal Kit

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

SUPERSEDES:

98-1-22

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
980318AInstall Defroster Nozzle Seal Kit2.2 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
18C36768

OASIS CODES:

208000, 208300, 208999


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