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TSB
04-14-12
  • FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT NOISE – VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 6/1/2004 – 6.0L ENGINE
Publication Date: July 13, 2004

FORD:
2003-2004 Excursion, F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 6.0L equipped vehicles built before 6/1/2004 may exhibit excessive front end accessory drive (FEAD) belt noise when starting the engine cold. The noise is typically described as a squeal or squawk.

ACTION:

To service, replace the FEAD belt.


PART NUMBERAPPLICATION
3C3Z-8620-BCF-Series – Dual Generator (1 OF 2)
3C2Z-8620-HBF-Series – Dual Generator (2 OF 2)
3C3Z-8620-DBF-Series – Single Generator
3C7Z-8620-ACExcursion

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
041412AReplace Front End Accessory Drive Belt (FEAD) Single or Dual Generator1.2 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
862014

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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