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TSB
10-23-3
  • SINGLE REAR WHEEL (SRW) – ELECTRONIC LOCKING DIFFERENTIAL (ELD) – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 9/22/2010 – BINDING – UNABLE TO UNLOCK
Publication Date: November 11, 2010

FORD:
2011 F-250, F-350

ISSUE:

Some 2011 F-250/350 vehicles equipped with SRW and ELD built on or before 9/22/2010 may exhibit a binding condition, unable to unlock.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Reprogram the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module to the latest calibration using IDS release 69.04 and higher. This new calibration is not included in the VCM 2010.9 DVD. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraft.com.
  2. Replace the differential case if binding or unable to unlock. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 205-05D.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
BC3Z-4026-BDifferential Assembly
EOTZ-1244-ADifferential Bearing
2L3Z-4346-AASteel Cover Bolt
6L1Z-4346-AAAluminum Cover Bolt
BC3Z-4216-ARing Gear Bolt
W714981-S439Axle Shaft Bolts
E5TZ-4A331-AAxle Shaft O-Rings

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
102303A2011 F-Super Duty 250/350: Reprogram The Antilock Brake Module (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.3 Hr.
102303B2011 F-Super Duty 250/350: Reprogram The Antilock Brake Module, Replace The Differential Case (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)2.6 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
401004

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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