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TSB
05-26-10
  • CLUNK OR BUMP WHEN STARTING FROM A STOP
Publication Date: December 21, 2005

FORD:
1997-2004 F-150
1997-2006 E-Series
1999-2006 F-Super Duty

This article supersedes TSB 04-26-6 to update the affected model years.

ISSUE:

Some 1997-2006 E-Series, 1999-2006 F-Super Duty, 1997-2003 F-150 and 2004 F-150 Heritage 4×2 vehicles may exhibit a driveline clunk or bump that occurs as the vehicle starts to move forward, following a stop. This condition may be caused by the slip yoke not sliding smoothly on the output shaft splines.

ACTION:

Lubricate the slip yoke with Motorcraft PTFE Lubricant. Refer to the following Service Procedure.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Verify the condition.
  2. Remove the driveshaft per Workshop Manual Section 205-01. Be sure to index-mark the driveshaft during removal to maintain alignment during reinstallation.
  3. Lubricate the slip yoke with 7-13 grams (0.25-0.46 oz.) of Motorcraft PTFE Lubricant.
  4. Re-index and reinstall the driveshaft per Workshop Manual.
  5. Verify the repair.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
D2AZ-19590-A (1 lb) or XG-8 (3 oz.)Motorcraft PTFE Lubricant

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
052610A1997-2003 F-150 and 2004 F-150 Heritage: Lubricate Driveshaft Slip-Yoke (Includes Time For Road Test To Verify Concern, Driveshaft R and I, And Road Test To Verify Repair)1.0 Hrs.
052610A1997-2006 E-Series and 1999-2006 F-Super Duty: Lubricate Driveshaft Slip-Yoke (Includes Time For Road Test To Verify Concern, Driveshaft R and I, And Road Test To Verify Repair)1.2 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
460241

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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