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04-24-22
  • LOSS OF POWER OR STUMBLE WHILE DRIVING IN RAIN – 6.8L ENGINE
Publication Date: November 30, 2004

FORD:
1999-2004 Super Duty F-53 Stripped Chas.

This article supersedes TSB 02-09-09 to update the Service Procedure and affected model years.

ISSUE:

Some 1999-2004 F-53 Stripped Chassis vehicles equipped with a 6.8L engine, may ingest water into the air filter while driving in the rain. This can cause loss of power and/or engine stumble.

ACTION:

Replace the air cleaner inlet tube with a revised tube and strap. Refer to the following Service Procedure.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Remove and discard existing shield. 2002-2004 model year vehicles are equipped with a long shield (Figure 1) and 1999-2001 model year vehicles are equipped with a short shield (Figure 2).


    Figure 1 – Article 04-24-22




    Figure 2 – Article 04-24-22

  2. Remove and discard the existing air inlet tube. To remove, grasp the air inlet tube at the bottom of the air cleaner assembly and pull downward.
  3. Remove and discard existing retention strap.
  4. Install revised air inlet tube into the bottom of the air cleaner assembly and secure with revised strap (Figure 3).


    Figure 3 – Article 04-24-22


PART NUMBERPART NAME
XC3Z-9F843-AAAir Intake
XC3Z-9E618-AAStrap

NOTE:WARRANTY COVERAGE DOES NOT EXTEND TO THE DIESEL ENGINE COVERAGE OF 5/100. CAUSAL PART IS COVERED UNDER BUMPER-TO-BUMPER ONLY.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
9F84342