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13-10-18
  • DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER FRONT DOOR SPEAKERS – INTERMITTENT OPERATION – DEARBORN TRUCK PLANT – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 12/1/2011
Publication Date: October 22, 2013

FORD:
2010-2012 F-150

The article supersedes TSB 12-11-4 to update the Title, Issue Statement, Service Procedure and Part List.

ISSUE:

Some 2010-2012 F-150 vehicles built at the Dearborn Truck Plant and built on or before 12/1/2011 may exhibit an intermittent operation of the driver and/or passenger front door speaker(s). This may be due to a poor pin connection at connector(s) C219 and/or C237 located at the lower A-pillar(s).

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Disconnect the connector C219 or C237 located at the lower A-pillar(s).
  2. Inspect cavities 1 and 2 on the female side of connector C219 or C237 for terminal pins not seated. Refer to Wiring Diagram Cell 150-1 for connector views. Are the terminal pins 1 and 2 fully seated in the connector?
    1. No – remove door trim panel and replace the front door harness. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501.05
    2. Yes – this article does not apply. Refer to WSM, Section 415-00 for normal diagnosis.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
BL3Z-14631-AJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Left Hand (Super Cab/Crew Cab – Less Power Mirrors)
BL3Z-14631-BJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Left Hand (Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Less Memory Mirrors)
BL3Z-14631-HJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Left Hand (Regular Cab)
BL3Z-14631-CJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Left Hand (Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Memory Mirrors)
BL3Z-14630-AJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Right Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – Less Power Mirrors)
BL3Z-14630-BJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Right Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Less Memory Mirrors)
BL3Z-14630-CJumper Harness – 2011-2012 Right Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Memory Mirrors)
9L3Z-14631-AAJumper Harness – 2010 Left Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – Less Power Mirrors)
9L3Z-14631-CAJumper Harness – 2010 Left Hand (Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Less Memory Mirrors)
9L3Z-14631-DAJumper Harness – 2010 Left Hand (Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Memory Mirrors)
AL3Z-14631-FAJumper Harness – 2010 Left Hand (Regular Cab – With Power/Less Memory Mirrors )
9L3Z-14630-AAJumper Harness – 2010 Right Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – Less Power Mirrors)
9L3Z-14630-CAJumper Harness – 2010 Right Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Less Memory Mirrors)
9L3Z-14630-DAJumper Harness – 2010 Right Hand (Regular Cab/Super Cab/Crew Cab – With Power/Memory Mirrors)

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies/prior approvals are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
131018A2010-2012 F-150: Inspect Connector, Replace Wire Harness One (1) Front Door (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.6 Hr.
131018B2010-2012 F-150: Inspect Connector, Replace Wire Harness Both (2) Front Doors (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)1.0 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
14630x4

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 or Lincoln 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.