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00-18-3
  • COOLING SYSTEM – COOLANT LEAK FROM PASSENGER SIDE OF INTAKE MANIFOLD AT REAR CORNER OF HEAD – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 7/1/1998 THROUGH 6/30/2000 – VEHICLES WITH 4.6L 2V OR 5.4L 2V ENGINE
  • ENGINE – 4.6L 2V OR 5.4L 2V – COOLANT LEAK FROM PASSENGER SIDE OF INTAKE MANIFOLD AT REAR CORNER OF HEAD – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 7/1/1998 THROUGH 6/30/2000
Publication Date: AUGUST 18, 2000

FORD:
1999-2000 MUSTANG
2000 ECONOLINE, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, F-150, SUPER DUTY F SERIES

ISSUE:

The intake manifold may leak or weep coolant from passenger side gasket at right rear corner of head-to-manifold joint.

ACTION:

A new unique passenger side intake manifold gasket has been developed for service and will be available in production later in 2000. This gasket is not to be used on the driver’s side. When ordering parts, continue using the existing left side gasket and use the revised gasket for the right side. Refer to the applicable Workshop Manual, Section 303-01 under heading “Intake Manifold Removal, In-Vehicle Service” for procedure details.

NOTE:TAKE EXTREME CAUTION NOT TO ALLOW FOREIGN MATERIAL TO ENTER INTAKE PASSAGES WHILE MANIFOLD IS REMOVED. USE TAPE TO COVER INTAKE PORTS IN HEAD WHILE MANIFOLD IS REMOVED FOR GASKET SERVICE.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
YL3Z-9439-AAIntake Manifold Gasket – Passenger Side

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only

OASIS CODES:

402000, 404000, 499000


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