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TSB
11-4-19
  • 4X4 ONLY – BANGING/CLUNKING NOISE WHEN DRIVING – CONTACT WITH JOUNCE BUMPER – COLD TEMPERATURES
Publication Date: April 20, 2011

FORD:
2005-2011 F-250, F-350

This article supersedes TSB 10-1-11 to update the vehicle model year coverage.

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2011 F-Super Duty 250/350 4X4 vehicles may exhibit a banging/clunking noise and/or contacting the jounce bumpers. The condition can become more pronounced as the temperatures decrease within the range of 5 to -40 degrees F (-15 to -40 degrees C), and when driving over bumps on rough roads.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

NOTE:THIS IS INTENDED FOR USE ON VEHICLES OPERATED IN COLD WEATHER STATES (AK, CO, ID, IA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NH, NY, SD, VT, WI, WY) AND CANADA.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Follow the table below to select the correct spring to install based on the vehicles front GAWR rating. Follow the instructions in Workshop Manual, Section 204-01A.

F-Super Duty Monobeam Coil Spring Rates (F250/350 4×4)
Front GAWR RatingCurrent Vehicle Spring Coil P/N 5C34-5310-Intall F250/F350 2-UP
4000AHCAFC
4400AGCAEC
4800AFCADC
5200AECACC
5600ADCACC
6000ACCNo Replacement Part Available


PART NUMBERPART NAME
5C3Z-5310-CAFront Spring (ACC)
5C3Z-5310-DAFront Spring (ADC)
5C3Z-5310-EAFront Spring (AEC)
5C3Z-5310-FAFront Spring (AFC)

WARRANTY STATUS:

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

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
110419A2005-2011 F-Super Duty 250/350 4X4: Replace Both Front Coil Springs (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.9 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
531016

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 or Lincoln 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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