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TSB
05-14-2
  • HEADLINER BUFFETING/RATTLE NOISE – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ROOF-OPENING PANEL AND BUILT PRIOR TO 6/1/2005
Publication Date: June 29, 2005

FORD:
2004-2005 F-150
LINCOLN:
2006 Mark LT

This article supersedes TSB 05-9-6 to update the vehicle lines and add a note to the Service Procedure.

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2005 F-150 (excluding Heritage) and 2006 Lincoln Mark LT vehicles equipped with a roof opening panel and built before 6/1/2005, my exhibit a headliner buffeting or rattle type noise when going over bumps or closing any door with excessive force.

ACTION:

Install foam shims between the headliner foam blocks and the roof panel.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

NOTE:DO NOT REMOVE OR REPLACE THE HEADLINER WHILE PERFORMING THIS TSB. ALL REPAIRS ARE TO BE MADE WITH THE HEADLINER IN PLACE.

NOTE:THIS REPAIR WILL NOT ELIMINATE THE NORMAL WIND BUFFETING NOISE ASSOCIATED WITH AN OPEN SUNROOF, REAR WINDOW, OR BACK GLASS WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS.

  1. Gently pull forward on the rear most section of the roof-opening panel trim.

    NOTE:REMOVE ONLY ENOUGH OF THE ROOF-OPENING PANEL TRIM TO GAIN ACCESS BETWEEN THE HEADLINER AND THE ROOF PANEL.

  2. Cut the foam shim into two (2) equal size pieces.
  3. Carefully slide hand and forearm between the headliner and the roof panel. Locate the existing foam blocks on either side of the dome lamp, they are attached to the headliner assembly.
  4. Install one (1) foam shim between each of the existing foam blocks and the roof panel. Place the adhesive side of the foam shim towards the roof panel (Figure 1).
  5. Firmly press the roof-opening trim back into its original position.


    Figure 1 – Article 05-14-2


PART NUMBERPART NAME
3W1Z-54130B34-AAFoam Shim

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051402A2004-2005 F150, 2006 Lincoln Mark LT: Install Foam Shims0.3 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
70130B3407

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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