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TSB
10-20-7
  • SEAT CUSHION COVER LOOSE / J-CLIP RETENTION
Publication Date: October 11, 2010

FORD:
2009-2010 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 09-20-2 to remove the production build date, update the vehicle model years and Service Procedure.

ISSUE:

Some 2009-2010 F-150 vehicles may have a seat cushion cover that appears loose near the front of the seat. This may be caused by the seat cushion cover j-retainer becoming disengaged from the seat cushion pan flange.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Install two (2) retention clips on the seat cushion cover j-retainer.

The following procedure and parts are applicable to all 2009-2010 F-150 front seat configurations, trim levels, right and/or left side.

  1. Position the affected seat rearward.
  2. Completely disengage the j-retainer from the seat cushion pan flange.
  3. Install one (1) clip on each side of the j-retainer, approximately 1/4″ to 1″ (5 mm to 25 mm) from the outboard edge. Right hand seat shown. (Figure 1)


    Figure 1 – Article 10-20-7

  4. Secure the j-retainer to the seat cushion pan flange. To aid in assembly, begin at the inboard edge of the flange, working outboard.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
W-715386-S424Seat Clip

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
102007A2009-2010 F-150: Install Retention Clip(s), One Or Both Front Seats (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.2 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
166290033

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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