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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