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TSB
05-17-4
  • VACUUM PUMP INOPERATIVE OR RUNS CONTINUOUSLY – CLIMATE CONTROL DEFAULTS TO DEFROST MODE
Publication Date: August 16, 2005

FORD:
1999-2006 F-Super Duty
2000-2005 Excursion
1999-2006 F-650, F-750

ISSUE:

Some 1999-2006 F-Super Duty and 2000-2005 Excursion vehicles built before 6/27/2005 and 1999-2006 F650/750 vehicles, all vehicles equipped with the 7.3L or 6.0L diesel engine, may exhibit a vacuum pump that is inoperative or running continuously. If the pump is inoperative, the climate control system will default to defrost mode and the 4×4 system may also be affected.

ACTION:

Install a new vacuum pump. Before replacing the pump, check for and repair any pinched or leaking vacuum line(s). Refer to Workshop Manual Section 412-00 for additional information.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
6C3Z-2A451-BAVacuum Pump

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051704A1999-2006 F-Super Duty: Replace Vacuum Pump (Includes Time To Check For Leaks) (Do Not Use With 2451A)0.3 Hr.
051704A2000-2005 Excursion: Replace Vacuum Pump (Includes Time To Check For Leaks) (Do Not Use With 2451A)0.3 Hr.
051704A1999-2006 F650/750: Replace Vacuum Pump (Includes Time To Check For Leaks) (Do Not Use With 2451A)0.5 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
2A45142

NOTE: The information in Technical Service Bulletins is intended for use by trained, professional technicians with the knowledge, tools, and equipment to do the job properly and safely. It informs these technicians of conditions that may occur on some vehicles, or provides information that could assist in proper vehicle service. The procedures should not be performed by “do-it-yourselfers”. Do not assume that a condition described affects your car or truck. Contact a Ford, Lincoln, or Mercury dealership to determine whether the Bulletin applies to your vehicle. Warranty Policy and Extended Service Plan documentation determine Warranty and/or Extended Service Plan coverage unless stated otherwise in the TSB article. The information in this Technical Service Bulletin (TSB) was current at the time of printing. Ford Motor Company reserves the right to supercede this information with updates. The most recent information is available through Ford Motor Company’s on-line technical resources.

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