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05-13-1
  • SHUDDER/VIBRATION ON MODERATE TO HARD ACCELERATION
Publication Date: June 15, 2005

FORD:
2004-2005 F-150

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2005 F-150 vehicles may exhibit shudder/vibration on moderate to hard acceleration.

ACTION:

Adjust the rear axle pinion angle. Order and install the appropriate shim kit for 4×2/4×4 Light Duty or 4×2/4×4 Heavy Duty vehicle. Refer to the Driveline Angle Corrections chart in this TSB. Refer to the installation Instruction Sheet included in the kit.

NOTE:FOR 2-PIECE DRIVE SHAFT EQUIPPED VEHICLES IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO ORDER THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL PARTS:

  • EOTZ-4A209-A – Center Support Shim (Up to 3 maximum)
  • W711116-S439 – Center Support Mount Bolts

PART NUMBERPART NAME
4L3Z-4C088-AAShim Kit – Light Duty 4×2
4L3Z-4C088-BAShim Kit – Light Duty 4×4
4L3Z-4C088-CAShim Kit – Heavy Duty 4×2
4L3Z-4C088-DAShim Kit – Heavy Duty 4×4

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051301A2004-2005 F-150: Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test (Covers Procedure A, B, C, Or D) (Do Not Use With 1007D, 4200B)2.7 Hrs.
051301B2004-2005 F-150: Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test, Lower Center Bearing By Adding 1/4 Inch Shims (Install Shim, Road Test, Install Shim, Road Test, Install Shim Road Test) (Covers Procedure C/C1, D/D1) (Do Not Use With 1007D, 4200B)3.2 Hrs.
051301C2004-2005 F-150: Road Test, Adjust The Center Bearing By Installing 2 Shims, Road Test, Remove Shim Road Test, Remove Shim Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test (Covers Procedure E) (Do Not Use With 1007D, 4200B)3.2 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
420942



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