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05-13-9
  • DIESEL EXHAUST SMELL IN CAB – 6.0L ENGINE
Publication Date: June 21, 2005

FORD:
2003-2005 Excursion
2003-2006 F-Super Duty
2004-2006 E-Series

ISSUE:

Some vehicles equipped with a 6.0L engine may exhibit a diesel odor in the cab.

ACTION:

It may be necessary to replace the exhaust manifold gasket. Refer to the following Service Procedure.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Start the engine and warm it to normal operating temperature.
  2. Remove the exhaust pressure (EP) sensor.

    NOTE:SOME BUBBLING OF MOISTURE/SOOT BETWEEN THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND HEAD WHEN THE ENGINE AND MANIFOLD ARE COLD IS NORMAL. ONCE THE ENGINE AND MANIFOLD ARE AT OPERATING TEMPERATURE, THEY SHOULD BE SEALED.

  3. Using the Rotunda Smoke Machine (218-00001) induce smoke into the EP tube. Inspect for leaks around the exhaust manifolds and y-pipe. If a leak is found at the exhaust manifold, replace only the exhaust manifold gasket that is leaking.

    NOTE:EXHAUST MANIFOLD GASKETS ARE NOT REUSABLE.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
5C4Z-9448-AExhaust Gasket

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
051309A2004-2006 Econoline 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket, Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Right Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)1.9 Hrs.
051309B2004-2006 Econoline 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Left Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)1.6 Hrs.
051309C2004-2006 Econoline 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gaskets Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Both Exhaust Manifolds (Do Not Use With 9430A)2.6 Hrs.
051309D2003-2006 Super Duty 2003-2005 Excursion 4X2 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Right Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)1.9 Hrs.
051309E2003-2006 Super Duty 2003-2005 Excursion 4X2 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Left Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)1.2 Hrs.
051309F2003-2006 Super Duty 2003-2005 Excursion 4X2 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gaskets Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Both Exhaust Manifolds (Do Not Use With 9430A)2.5 Hrs.
051309G2003-2006 Super Duty 2003-2005 Excursion 4X4 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Right Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)1.9 Hrs.
051309H2003-2006 Super Duty 2003-2005 Excursion 4X4 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Left Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)1.6 Hrs.
051309I2003-2006 Super Duty 2003-2005 Excursion 4X4 6.0L: Install Exhaust Manifold Gasket Includes Time To Diagnose Using Smoke Machine: Both Exhaust Manifold (Do Not Use With 9430A)2.9 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
943014