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03-21-9
  • ENGINE – 7.3L DI TURBO – SEALANT – RTV – AVAILABILITY OF NEW SEALANT FOR SERVICING 7.3L DI TURBO ENGINE
  • SEALANT – RTV – AVAILABILITY OF NEW SEALANT FOR SERVICING 7.3L DI TURBO ENGINE
Publication Date: October 6, 2003

FORD:
1995-1996 ECONOLINE, F SUPER DUTY, F-250, F-350

Article 96-1-8 is being republished in its entirety as part of a consolidated 7.3L diagnostic aid booklet, and to update part information.

ISSUE:

New Silicone RTV Sealant (F5TZ-19G204-AB) must be used on all areas of the 7.3L DI Turbo engine except the air intake manifold cover.

ACTION:

Use Silicone Gasket and Sealant (F7AZ-19554-EA) or equivalent meeting Ford Specification (WSE-M4G323-A4) on the air intake manifold cover. Cure time of the sealant is 24 hours after application to the air intake manifold cover only. New Silicone RTV Sealant (F5TZ-19G204-AB) is applied to all other components using the same procedure as the previous style sealant.

NOTE:USE A NON-PETROLEUM BASED CLEANER BEFORE APPLYING THE RTV.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
F5TZ-19G204-ABSilicone RTV Sealant
F7AZ-19554-EASilicone Gasket and Sealant

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

SUPERSEDES:

96-1-8

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only


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.

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