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TSB
06-3-6
  • HEADLAMP KNOB SWITCH – SERVICE TIP
Publication Date: January 30, 2006

FORD:
2000 Excursion

ISSUE:

Some 2000 Excursion vehicles may exhibit a headlamp knob which may become loose.

ACTION:

A new knob is now available for service. Replace the knob on the headlamp switch using the following Service Procedure.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Verify the customer concern.
  2. There are two (2) styles of headlamp switches depending on if the vehicles are equipped with or without fog lamps. For fog lamp equipped vehicles, where the knob can be rotated to the headlamp On position and pulled outward, proceed to Step 3. For vehicles without fog lamps, proceed to Step 5.
  3. For fog lamp equipped vehicles, position the headlamp switch in the headlamp On position and pull the knob out into the fog lamp On position.

    CAUTION:TO AVOID POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO THE HEADLAMP SWITCH BEZEL, USE A PIECE OF CARDBOARD, OR SIMILAR MATERIAL, PLACED BETWEEN THE BEZEL AND TOOL.

  4. Insert a pocket screwdriver, or similar tool, in through the opening on the bottom of the headlamp switch knob and depress the release tab inside, then remove the knob. (Figures 1 and 2)


    Figure 1 – Article 06-3-6




    Figure 2 – Article 06-3-6

  5. For vehicles without fog lamps, position the headlamp knob in the On position.

    CAUTION:TO AVOID POSSIBLE DAMAGE TO THE HEADLAMP SWITCH BEZEL, USE A PIECE OF CARDBOARD, OR SIMILAR MATERIAL, PLACED BETWEEN THE BEZEL AND TOOL.

  6. Insert a pocket screwdriver, or similar tool, directly beneath the knob handle, between the knob face and the assembly fascia. Gently and steadily leverage the screwdriver so that the stem tab will unlatch from the knob retaining window.
  7. Position the replacement knob on the switch assembly and push in until a click is heard and/or felt.
  8. Lightly pull the knob to make sure it is securely locked in position.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
1F1Z-11666-AALighting Switch Knob

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
060306A2000 Excursion: Replace The Headlamp Switch Knob0.2 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
1165401

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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