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TSB
11-11-24
  • EXCESSIVE SHIFT EFFORTS – AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS – NON-PTO
Publication Date: November 17, 2011

FORD:
2011-2012 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2011-2012 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a non-power take-off (PTO) automatic transmission may exhibit high shift efforts due to mud or snow packing around the transmission shift lever area. Typically found on vehicles operating in extreme mud or snow environments, allowing debris to accumulate on underbody components.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure to correct the concern.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Place the vehicle in neutral and position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Workshop Manual, Section 100-02.
  2. Inspect transmission shift cable and lever area for debris, clean if necessary.
  3. Position the selector lever into the drive position.
  4. Disconnect the selector lever cable from the manual control lever.
  5. Remove the selector lever cable from the bracket.
  6. Remove and discard the selector lever cable retaining clip.
  7. Detach the fuel line bracket and wiring harness pin-type retainers from the selector lever cable bracket.
  8. Remove the selector lever cable bracket bolts and the selector lever cable bracket from the transmission.
  9. Install the new selector lever cable bracket, shield assembly and the selector lever cable bracket bolts onto the transmission. Tighten to 48 N-m (35 lb-ft).
  10. Attach the fuel line bracket and wiring harness pin-type retainers to the selector lever cable bracket.
  11. Move the manual control lever all the way forward into the low position, then move it three (3) detents rearward.
  12. Install the selector lever cable into the selector lever cable bracket and install a new retaining clip. Ensure the selector lever cable locking tabs are locked in place.
  13. Connect the selector lever cable onto the manual control lever.
  14. Slide the adjuster tab in place to lock the selector lever cable.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
BC3Z-7B229-BBracket w/Shield
4C3Z-7H181-AARetaining Clip

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
111124A2011-2012 F-Super Duty: Install The New Selector Lever Cable Bracket With Shield Following The Service Procedure (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.5 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
7B22969