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TSB
05-26-10
  • CLUNK OR BUMP WHEN STARTING FROM A STOP
Publication Date: December 21, 2005

FORD:
1997-2004 F-150
1997-2006 E-Series
1999-2006 F-Super Duty

This article supersedes TSB 04-26-6 to update the affected model years.

ISSUE:

Some 1997-2006 E-Series, 1999-2006 F-Super Duty, 1997-2003 F-150 and 2004 F-150 Heritage 4×2 vehicles may exhibit a driveline clunk or bump that occurs as the vehicle starts to move forward, following a stop. This condition may be caused by the slip yoke not sliding smoothly on the output shaft splines.

ACTION:

Lubricate the slip yoke with Motorcraft PTFE Lubricant. Refer to the following Service Procedure.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Verify the condition.
  2. Remove the driveshaft per Workshop Manual Section 205-01. Be sure to index-mark the driveshaft during removal to maintain alignment during reinstallation.
  3. Lubricate the slip yoke with 7-13 grams (0.25-0.46 oz.) of Motorcraft PTFE Lubricant.
  4. Re-index and reinstall the driveshaft per Workshop Manual.
  5. Verify the repair.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
D2AZ-19590-A (1 lb) or XG-8 (3 oz.)Motorcraft PTFE Lubricant

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
052610A1997-2003 F-150 and 2004 F-150 Heritage: Lubricate Driveshaft Slip-Yoke (Includes Time For Road Test To Verify Concern, Driveshaft R and I, And Road Test To Verify Repair)1.0 Hrs.
052610A1997-2006 E-Series and 1999-2006 F-Super Duty: Lubricate Driveshaft Slip-Yoke (Includes Time For Road Test To Verify Concern, Driveshaft R and I, And Road Test To Verify Repair)1.2 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
460241