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TSB
08-15-3
  • UNIQUE STEERING GEAR/PITMAN ARM ASSEMBLY
Publication Date: July 23, 2008

FORD:
2008 F-450, F-550

ISSUE:

Some 2008 F-Super Duty 450/550 vehicles built between 4/14/2008 and 6/2/2008 may have a unique steering gear/pitman arm assembly installed.

ACTION:

When replacing the steering gear on units built in this time frame the steering gear and pitman arm need to be replaced as a pair.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 211-03 for part replacement procedure(s). If replacing the pitman arm only a unique pitman arm is required. When replacing the steering gear use steering gear 8C3Z-3504-B and pitman arm 8C3Z-3590-E. If replacing the pitman arm only use pitman arm 8C3Z-3590-F. (Figure 1)


Figure 1 – Article 08-15-3


PART NUMBERPART NAME
8C3Z-3590-FArm – Steering Gear
8C3Z-3504-BGear Asy – Steering
8C3Z-3590-EArm – Steering Gear

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.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
350438