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01-11-12
  • BODY – MOISTURE OR DIRT IN REAR TAIL LAMP LENS – F-150 FLARESIDE AND SUPER CREW MODELS ONLY
Publication Date: JUNE 1, 2001

FORD:
2000-2001 F-150

ISSUE:

Water and dirt can migrate into the tail lamp lens through the lens vent hole on some F-150 Flareside and Super Crew models only. Dirt, mist or fog can accumulate in the lens as a result of this moisture.

ACTION:

Install foam sealing block onto the lens vent. The foam block will stop any further moisture from accumulating in the lens. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the tail lamp assembly.
  2. Clean the backside of the tail lamp and body panel to remove any debris or moisture.
  3. Insert the Foam Sealing Block (1L3Z-15278C90-AA) into the hole where the tail lamp wire harness is routed through the body panel.
  4. Reinstall the same tail lamp.

    NOTE:DO NOT REPLACE THE TAIL LAMP UNLESS IT IS BROKEN. THE TAIL LAMP LENS WILL CLEAR UP ON ITS OWN OF ANY INTERNAL MOISTURE.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
1L3Z-15278C90-AAFoam Sealing Block

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under The Provisions Of Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
011112ABInstall Foam Sealing Block (Includes Time To Remove And Install Tail Lamp Assembly) – Both Tail Lamps0.3 Hr.
011112AInstall Foam Sealing Block (Includes Time To Remove And Install Tail Lamp Assembly) – One Tail Lamp0.2 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
13B50449

OASIS CODES:

108000, 110000, 111000, 201000, 201200


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