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04-23-9
  • WATER LEAK – ROOF FLANGE AREA – WATER ACCUMULATION IN HEADLINER AND/OR LEAK AT THE CAB FLOOR PAN AREA
Publication Date: November 17, 2004

FORD:
1999-2005 F-Super Duty
2004-2005 F-650, F-750

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2005 F-650/750 and 1999-2005 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit water entry into the cab through the roof to roof flange seam, at the A-pillars. Customer may describe as water accumulating in the headliner, floor pan or bulkhead area.

ACTION:

The leak may be verified by running water (sheeting the water) over the left and right side roof rail area. If a water leak is identified refer to the following Service Procedure.

NOTE:PERFORM THE PROCEDURE ON BOTH THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SIDES OF THE VEHICLE.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Open the driver’s door.
  2. Remove the drip rail weather strip (Figure 1).


    Figure 1 – Article 04-23-9

  3. Inspect for gaps between the roof flange and roof rail flange (Figure 2).


    Figure 2 – Article 04-23-9

  4. Clear debris and dry flanges with compressed air (oil free).
  5. In all visible gaps, apply Motorcraft Clear Silicone Rubber, TA-32, or equivalent meeting Ford Specification ESB-M4G92-A.
  6. Allow Silicone Rubber to dry per manufacture’s instructions.
  7. Reinstall drip rail weather strip.
  8. Repeat procedure on passenger side of vehicle.

    LABOR OPERATION CLAIMING CHART
    OperationLabor DescriptionApplicationTime
    042309AApply Silicone To Roof Flange Area (Includes Time To Leak Test And Apply Silicone To Both Sides Of Vehicle)1999-2005 F250-550
    2004-2005 F650-750
    0.6 Hr.
    0.8 Hr.



PART NUMBERPART NAME
TA-32Motorcraft Clear Silicone Rubber

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
705020268