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98-7-4
  • LEAKS – OIL – AVAILABILITY OF NEW SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT
Publication Date: APRIL 13, 1998

FORD:
1984-1994 TEMPO
1984-1997 THUNDERBIRD
1984-1998 CROWN VICTORIA, ESCORT, MUSTANG
1986-1998 TAURUS
1989-1997 PROBE
1994-1997 ASPIRE
1995-1998 CONTOUR
LINCOLN-MERCURY:
1984-1994 TOPAZ
1984-1997 COUGAR
1984-1998 CONTINENTAL, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR
1986-1998 SABLE
1989-1998 TRACER
1993-1998 MARK VIII
1995-1998 MYSTIQUE
LIGHT TRUCK:
1983-1998 RANGER
1984-1996 BRONCO
1984-1998 ECONOLINE, F-150, F-250 HD, F-250 LD
1984-1999 SUPER DUTY F SERIES
1986-1997 AEROSTAR
1991-1998 EXPLORER
1993-1998 VILLAGER
1996-1998 WINDSTAR
1997-1998 EXPEDITION, MOUNTAINEER
1998 NAVIGATOR

ISSUE:

A new Silicone Gasket And Sealant (F7AZ-19554-EA) material is now available for routine engine service or repair of engine oil leaks.

ACTION:

Use the new Silicone Gasket And Sealant for servicing:

  • Oil pan gaskets and T-joints
  • Intake end seals
  • Overhead cam caps
  • Valve and timing covers
  • Bearing split lines
  • Side cover plates
  • Rear oil seals

The new sealant has better adhesion, flexibility for moving/vibrating joints, resistance to fluids, and is easier to dispense.

NOTE:THIS MATERIAL IS NOT A DIRECT REPLACEMENT FOR A SILICONE RUBBER, GRAPHITE, OR OTHER TYPE OF PRE-FORMED GASKET.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
F7AZ-19554-EASilicone Gasket And Sealant

OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES:

NONE

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only

OASIS CODES:

401000, 499000