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03-21-41
  • DRIVEABILITY – NO START, LOSS OF POWER OR ROUGH IDLE – DURING EXTREME COLD WEATHER OPERATION – FUEL GELLING – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L ENGINE
  • FUEL – NO START, LOSS OF POWER OR ROUGH IDLE – DURING EXTREME COLD WEATHER OPERATION – FUEL GELLING – VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 7.3L ENGINE
Publication Date: October 7, 2003

FORD:
1999-2001 SUPER DUTY F SERIES
2000-2001 EXCURSION

Article 01-4-4 is being republished in its entirety as part of a consolidated 7.3L diagnostic aid booklet.

ISSUE:

Fuel quality and moisture in certain diesel fuels may cause some vehicles to exhibit a no start, gradual loss of power, or a rough idle condition due to fuel gelling during extreme cold weather operation.

ACTION:

Add Top Water Fuel Heater Service Kit (1C3Z-9J294-AA) to increase return fuel temperature which in turn increases bulk fuel temperature in the tank. Instructions and parts for the repair procedure are included in the kit.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
1C3Z-9J294-AAService Kit – Top Water Fuel Heater

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

SUPERSEDES:

01-4-4

WARRANTY STATUS:

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