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TSB
08-5-3
  • AXLE WHINE NOISE BETWEEN 50-60 MPH (80-97 KM/H) – WIDE FRAME WITH PICKUP BOX – DANA S110
Publication Date: February 26, 2008

FORD:
2008 F-450

This article supersedes TSB 07-16-3 to update the Part List and add a production fix date.

ISSUE:

Some 2008 F-Super Duty F-450 wide frame vehicles equipped with a pickup box and built on or before 1/7/2008 with a Dana S110 axle may exhibit an axle whine noise between 50-60 MPH (80-97 Km/h). Most noticeable at 58 MPH (93 Km/h) under load during a floating condition with a tip out then tip in on acceleration.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Replace the driveshaft with revised service part per application. Refer to the 2008 F-Super Duty Workshop Manual, Section 205-01, for driveshaft removal and installation procedures.

NOTE:THE REPLACEMENT DRIVESHAFT WILL HAVE TWO (2) DAMPERS ON IT. ONE WILL BE POSITIONED AT THE MIDDLE OF THE SLIP YOKE AND THE SECOND ONE WILL BE ON THE DRIVESHAFT TUBE BY THE REAR AXLE U-JOINT.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
7C3Z-4R602-NKADriveshaft 4×2 – Automatic Transmission
7C3Z-4R602-NLADriveshaft 4×4 – Automatic Transmission
7C3Z-4R602-NMADriveshaft 4×2 – Manual Transmission
7C3Z-4R602-NPADriveshaft 4×4 – Manual Transmission

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
080503A2008 F-Super Duty 450 Wide Frame With Pickup Box: Replace Driveshaft Includes Time To Road Test (Do Not Use With 1007D, 1007D7)1.1 Hrs.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
4R602d9