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99-16-4
  • IGNITION KEY – HARD TO REMOVE FROM IGNITION CYLINDER
  • IGNITION KEY – HARD TO TURN
Publication Date: JULY 23, 1999

FORD:
1992-1999 ECONOLINE
1997-1999 EXPEDITION, F-150, F-250 LD
1999 SUPER DUTY F SERIES
LINCOLN:
1998-1999 NAVIGATOR

This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to add vehicles covered by this TSB.

ISSUE:

A hard to turn ignition key, and/or a hard to remove key from ignition cylinder may occur on some vehicles. This may be caused by a misaligned shift column shaft bushing.

ACTION:

A diagnostic and repair procedure has been developed to correctly repair the concern. Refer to the following Figures 1 through 3 for details.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
F3TZ-7L278-AShift Column Shaft Bushing

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

SUPERSEDES:

98-5-9

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
991604AReplace Ignition Lock Cylinder0.4 Hr.
991604BReplace Bushings1.1 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
733542

OASIS CODES:

112000, 602300




Figure 1 – Article 99-16-4




Figure 2 – Article 99-16-4




Figure 3 – Article 99-16-4


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