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TSB
96-23-16
  • FRONT SUSPENSION – LOW IN FRONT/STRIKE THROUGH ON BUMPS – F-350 4X4 EXCEPT MONOBEAM AND F-250 4X4 OVER 8500 GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT
Publication Date: NOVEMBER 4, 1996

LIGHT TRUCK:
1980-1986 F-350
1980-1997 F-250

This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to include newer model years.

ISSUE:

The front end of some vehicles may ride low and/or camber cannot be brought into specifications using stock adjusters. Other symptoms may include negative front camber, tire wear, drift/pull and strike through on bumps.

ACTION:

Install a front spring “added leaf” kit. The front spring kit will not increase front end load capacity, it will only raise ride height. Refer to Instruction Sheet 5582A, included in the kit, for detailed installation procedures.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
EOTZ-5B302-A Leaf Kit

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

SUPERSEDES:

86-22-19

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Basic Warranty Coverage For 1980-1991 And Bumper To Bumper Warranty Coverage For 1992-97 Model Year Vehicles

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
962316AInstall Leaf Kit2.0 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
531063

OASIS CODES:

303000, 304000


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