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04-23-9
  • WATER LEAK – ROOF FLANGE AREA – WATER ACCUMULATION IN HEADLINER AND/OR LEAK AT THE CAB FLOOR PAN AREA
Publication Date: November 17, 2004

FORD:
1999-2005 F-Super Duty
2004-2005 F-650, F-750

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2005 F-650/750 and 1999-2005 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit water entry into the cab through the roof to roof flange seam, at the A-pillars. Customer may describe as water accumulating in the headliner, floor pan or bulkhead area.

ACTION:

The leak may be verified by running water (sheeting the water) over the left and right side roof rail area. If a water leak is identified refer to the following Service Procedure.

NOTE:PERFORM THE PROCEDURE ON BOTH THE DRIVER AND PASSENGER SIDES OF THE VEHICLE.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Open the driver’s door.
  2. Remove the drip rail weather strip (Figure 1).


    Figure 1 – Article 04-23-9

  3. Inspect for gaps between the roof flange and roof rail flange (Figure 2).


    Figure 2 – Article 04-23-9

  4. Clear debris and dry flanges with compressed air (oil free).
  5. In all visible gaps, apply Motorcraft Clear Silicone Rubber, TA-32, or equivalent meeting Ford Specification ESB-M4G92-A.
  6. Allow Silicone Rubber to dry per manufacture’s instructions.
  7. Reinstall drip rail weather strip.
  8. Repeat procedure on passenger side of vehicle.

    LABOR OPERATION CLAIMING CHART
    OperationLabor DescriptionApplicationTime
    042309AApply Silicone To Roof Flange Area (Includes Time To Leak Test And Apply Silicone To Both Sides Of Vehicle)1999-2005 F250-550
    2004-2005 F650-750
    0.6 Hr.
    0.8 Hr.



PART NUMBERPART NAME
TA-32Motorcraft Clear Silicone Rubber

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
705020268

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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