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99-14-4
  • NOISE – “MOANING” AT 1100 RPM WITH A/C COMPRESSOR ENGAGED – VEHICLES WITH 4.2L ENGINE
Publication Date: JUNE 29, 1999

FORD:
1997-1998 F-150

ISSUE:

A “moaning” noise may be heard at approximately 1100 rpm with A/C compressor engaged on some vehicles. This may be due to pressure pulses through the A/C hoses causing minute vibrations in the accumulator.

ACTION:

Replace the suction accumulator mounting bracket with a revised suction accumulator mounting bracket. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Verify concern.
  2. Inspect and verify that all A/C lines are attached at their proper locations and are not contacting other components.
  3. Reposition and adjust lines as necessary.
  4. Recheck for concern.
  5. If concern is still present, install a revised Suction Accumulator Mounting Bracket (F85Z-19D606-AA) following procedures outlined in the appropriate F-150 Workshop Manual.
  6. Verify repair.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
F85Z-19D606-AASuction Accumulator Mounting Bracket

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
991404AReplace Accumulator Bracket0.8 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
19D60607

OASIS CODES:

208000, 208999


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