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TSB
08-24-8
  • WATER LEAKS – ROOF OPENING PANEL DURING HIGH PRESSURE CAR WASH
Publication Date: November 25, 2008

FORD:
2005-2008 F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550
2005-2009 Expedition
LINCOLN:
2005-2009 Navigator
2006-2008 Mark LT

This article supersedes TSB 08-1-4 to update the Part List and Service procedure.

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2009 Expedition, Navigator, 2005-2008 F-150, F-Super Duty and 2006-2008 Mark LT vehicles with factory installed roof opening panel may experience a water leak at the rear of roof opening panel during a high pressure car wash.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

2005-2008 F-150 / F-Super Duty 250-550 / 2006-2008 Mark LT

  1. Remove roof opening panel glass only. Refer to Work Shop Manual (WSM), Section 501-17.
  2. To avoid paint damage to the roof, apply protective covering on roof finish.
  3. From above vehicle, remove the two (2) trough guide retaining screws and the rear trough from the trough guide assembly.
  4. With rear trough removed; wipe clean the top inside of the trough with an alcohol based cleaner or equivalent.
  5. Remove the adhesive tape covering from trough seal.
  6. Attach seal to front of trough starting at one end of the trough. Make sure the vertical leg of seal lines up against front flange of trough. (Figures 1-3)


    Figure 1 – Article 08-24-8




    Figure 2 – Article 08-24-8




    Figure 3 – Article 08-24-8

  7. Secure seal across entire trough. Apply pressure along entire seal to ensure bonding to trough.
  8. Install the rear trough onto the trough guide assembly. Install the two (2) trough guide retaining screws and torque to 9 lb-in. (1 N-m)
  9. Remove protective covering.
  10. Install roof opening panel following WSM, Section 501-17.

2005-2009 Expedition / Navigator

  1. Remove roof opening panel glass only. Refer to WSM, Section 501-17.
  2. To avoid paint damage to the roof, apply protective covering on roof finish.
  3. From above vehicle, remove the two (2) trough guide retaining screws and the rear trough from the trough guide assembly.
  4. Install new trough and seal assembly.
  5. Install the rear trough and seal assembly onto the trough guide assembly. Install the two (2) trough guide retaining screws and torque to 9 lb-in. (1 N-m)
  6. Remove protective covering.
  7. Install roof opening panel following WSM, Section 501-17.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
8L1Z-78502C50-ASeal (2005-2008 F-150, F-250 Through F-550, 2006-2008 Mark LT)
9L1Z-7854022-ATrough And Seal Assembly (2005-2009 Expedition, Navigator)

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.

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
082408A2005-2009 Expedition, Navigator: Follow The Service Procedure To Repair The Water leak (Do Not Use With 5028A)0.5 Hr.
082408A2005-2008 F-Super Duty, F-150, 2005-2008 Mark LT: Follow The Service Procedure To Repair The Water leak (Do Not Use With 5028A)0.6 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
78502C5007