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TSB
09-22-1
  • 4.5L, 6.0L AND 6.4L DIESEL HEAD GASKET CLEANING AND CYLINDER HEAD INSPECTION PROCEDURES
Publication Date: October 22, 2009

FORD:
2003-2005 Excursion
2003-2010 F-Super Duty
2004-2010 E-350, E-450, E-550
2006-2009 Low Cab Forward

This article supersedes TSB 9-13-1 to update the vehicle model years covered and to direct all repairs to the updated service procedure located in the online Workshop Manual (WSM).

ISSUE:

On vehicles equipped with 4.5L, 6.0L and 6.4L diesel engine a revised service procedure is now located in the online WSM. Refer to Section 303-00 (LCF), or 303-01 (E and F-Series vehicles) for diagnosing, inspecting and cleaning cylinder head gaskets or cylinder heads.

ACTION:

The improved cleaning procedure is more effective and the revised inspection procedure will provide more accurate results. Refer to WSM, Section 303-00 (LCF), or 303-01 (E and F-Series vehicles), General Procedures, Cylinder Head Cleaning and Cylinder Head Distortion to review the updated service procedures. Please note that the cylinder head flatness specification has changed.

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
604914