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TSB
10-18-6
  • BRAKE DRAG DUE TO STOPLAMP SWITCH ADJUSTMENT
Publication Date: September 8, 2010

FORD:
2010 F-150
2011 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2010 F-150 and 2011 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a brake drag condition. This may be due to an improperly adjusted stoplamp switch.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Put vehicle on hoist and lift all four (4) tires off the ground. Confirm brake drag by rotating front and rear wheels by hand and note whether the tires rotate freely.
    1. No brake drag – this procedure does not apply.
    2. Brake drag present – proceed to Step 2.
  2. Remove the stoplamp switch. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 417-01.
    1. Inspect for brake drag. If no brake drag is present reinstall the stoplamp switch. The stoplamp switch must be installed with the brake pedal in the release position.
    2. If brake drag is still present with the stoplamp switch removed or after reinstallation, refer to WSM, Section 206-00 for normal diagnostics.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
101806A2010 F-150, 2011 F-Super Duty: Remove And Install Stoplamp Switch Includes Time To Inspect (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
1348042

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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