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TSB
10-1-11
  • 4X4 ONLY – BANGING/CLUNKING NOISE WHEN DRIVING – CONTACT WITH JOUNCE BUMPER – COLD TEMPERATURES
Publication Date: January 15, 2010

FORD:
2005-2010 F-250, F-350

This article supersedes TSB 8-12-2 to update the vehicle model year coverage.

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2010 F-Super Duty 250/350 4X4 vehicles may exhibit a banging/clunking noise and/or contacting the jounce bumpers. The condition can become more pronounced as the temperatures decrease within the range of 5 to -40 degrees F (-15 to -40 degrees C), and when driving over bumps on rough roads.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

NOTE:THIS IS INTENDED FOR USE ON VEHICLES OPERATED IN COLD WEATHER STATES (AK, CO, ID, IA, ME, MI, MN, MT, ND, NH, NY, SD, VT, WI, WY) AND CANADA.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Follow the table below to select the correct spring to install based on the vehicles front GAWR rating. Follow the instructions in Workshop Manual, Section 204-01A.

F-Super Duty Monobeam Coil Spring Rates (F250/350 4×4)
Front GAWR RatingCurrent Vehicle Spring Coil P/N 5C34-5310-Intall F250/F350 2-UP
4000AHBAFB
4400AGBAEB
4800AFBADB
5200AEBACB
5600ADBACB
6000ACBNo Replacement Part Available


PART NUMBERPART NAME
5C3Z-5310-CAFront Spring (ACB)
5C3Z-5310-DAFront Spring (ADB)
5C3Z-5310-EAFront Spring (AEB)
5C3Z-5310-FAFront Spring (AFB)

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
100111A2005-2010 F-Super Duty 250/350 4X4: Replace Both Front Coil Springs (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations)0.9 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
531016