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Technical Service Bulletins

TSB
08-2-9
  • ERRATIC FUEL GAUGE OPERATION – MIL ON – DTCS P0460/P0463 OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER MODULE DTC B1201 – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 12/3/2007
Publication Date: January 22, 2008

FORD:
2004-2008 F-150
LINCOLN:
2006-2008 Mark LT

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2008 F-150 and 2006-2008 Mark LT vehicles, built before 12/3/2007, may exhibit erratic fuel gauge operation or illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0460 or P0463, and/or Instrument Cluster Module DTC B1201. This may be caused by sulphur contamination in the fuel causing an open or high resistance in the fuel level sender.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Install a new fuel level sender following the service procedure instruction sheet provided in the fuel sender kit.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
8L3Z-9A213-EKit – Fuel Sender (2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 – FFV-26 Gal Tank – 126/132″ WB )
8L3Z-9A213-FKit – Fuel Sender (2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 – FFV-30 Gal Tank – 139″ WB)
8L3Z-9A213-GKit – Fuel Sender (2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 – FFV-27 Gal Tank – 145/151/163″ WB
8L3Z-9A213-HKit – Fuel Sender (2006 starting 12/8/2005 through 2008 – FFV-36 Gal Tank – 145/151/163″ WB
8L3Z-9A213-AKit – Fuel Sender (2004 through 2008 – Gas-26 Gal Tank – 126/132″ WB
8L3Z-9A213-BKit – Fuel Sender (2004 through 2008 – Gas-30 Gal Tank – 139″ WB
8L3Z-9A213-CKit – Fuel Sender (2004 through 2008 – Gas-27 Gal Tank – 145/151/163″ WB
8L3Z-9A213-DKit – Fuel Sender (2004 through 2008 – Gas-36 Gal Tank – 145/151/163″WB

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
080209A2004-2008 F-150, 2006-2008 Mark LT: Install New Fuel Level Sender, Includes Time To Remove And Install Fuel Tank (Do Not Use With 9002A, 9002A4, 9002A6)1.9 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
9A29942