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TSB
05-3-6
  • 4X4 TRANSFER CASE JUMP OUT OF 4H OR 4L – MANUAL SHIFT TRANSFER CASE
Publication Date: February 3, 2005

FORD:
2004-2005 F-Super Duty

ISSUE:

Some 2004-2005 F-Super Duty 4×4 vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission and manual transfer case, may exhibit the transfer case jumping out of 4H or 4L and into 2H or neutral position.

ACTION:

Use the following Service Procedure to adjust the transfer case shift linkage. It may necessary to replace the shifter bracket assembly as well.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the transfer case control rod at its connection with the shift linkage pivot pin.
  2. Loosen the two (2) 9/16 bolts connecting the shift bracket to the transmission.
  3. Move the bracket as far rearward as possible, torque the bolts to 85 lb-ft (115 N-m).
  4. Move the shifter into the 4H position and hold the linkage against the 4H detent wall of the shift gate.
  5. Without applying any further force rearward on the transfer case lever, try to reconnect the transfer case control rod to the shifter pivot pin.
    1. If the transfer case control rod can be reattached to the shifter pivot pin, return the vehicle to the customer.
    2. If the control rod cannot be reattached to the shifter pivot pin, remove the shifter bracket assembly and replace with new, following Workshop Manual Section 308-07B.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
4C3Z-7210-BAShift Bracket Assembly

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
050306A2004-2005 Super Duty F-Series: Adjust Manual Transfer Case Linkage0.3 Hr.
050306B2004-2005 Super Duty F-Series: Adjust Manual Transfer Case Linkage, And Replace Shift Bracket Assembly0.7 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
721007

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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