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06-19-16
  • SHUDDER/VIBRATION ON MODERATE TO HARD ACCELERATION
Publication Date: September 19, 2006

FORD:
2004-2007 F-150
LINCOLN:
2006-2007 Mark LT

This article supersedes TSB 06-11-3 to update the vehicle model years.

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2007 F-150 and 2006-2007 Mark LT vehicles may exhibit shudder/vibration on moderate to hard acceleration.

ACTION:

Adjust the rear axle pinion angle. Order and install the appropriate shim kit for 4X2 / 4X4 Light Duty or 4X2 / 4X4 Heavy Duty vehicle. Refer to the Driveline Angle Corrections chart in this TSB. Refer to the installation Instruction Sheet included in the kit.

NOTE:FOR 2-PIECE DRIVE SHAFT EQUIPPED VEHICLES IT MAY BE NECESSARY TO ORDER THE FOLLOWING ADDITIONAL PARTS:

  • EOTZ-4A209-A – Center Support Shim (Up to 3 maximum)
  • W711116-S439 – Center Support Mount Bolts

NOTE:HEAVY DUTY REAR AXLES HAVE 7 LUG NUTS.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
4L3Z-4C088-AAShim Kit – Light Duty 4X2
4L3Z-4C088-BAShim Kit – Light Duty 4X4
4L3Z-4C088-CAShim Kit – Heavy Duty 4X2
4L3Z-4C088-DAShim Kit – Heavy Duty 4X4
EOTZ-4A209-ACenter Support Shim
W711116-S439 Center Support Mount Bolts

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
061916A2004-2007 F-150 And 2006-2007 Mark LT: Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test (Covers Procedure A, B, C, Or D) (Do Not Use With 1007D, 4200B)2.7 Hrs.
061916B2004-2007 F-150 And 2006-2007 Mark LT: Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test, Lower Center Bearing By Adding 1/4 Inch Shims (Install Shim, Road Test, Install Shim, Road Test, Install Shim Road Test) (Covers Procedure C/C1, D/D1) (Do Not Use With 1007D, 4200B)3.2 Hrs.
061916C2004-2007 F-150 And 2006-2007 Mark LT: Road Test, Adjust The Center Bearing By Installing 2 Shims, Road Test, Remove Shim Road Test, Remove Shim Road Test, Install Wedge, Road Test (Covers Procedure E) (Do Not Use With 1007D, 4200B)3.2 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
579342



Figure 1 – Article 06-19-16


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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