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TSB
05-20-3
  • OIL PAN CORROSION – 7.3L OR 6.0L
Publication Date: September 22, 2005

FORD:
1999-2006 E-Series, F-Super Duty
2000-2005 Excursion
2000-2006 F-650, F-750

This article supersedes TSB 03-21-46 to update the affected engines and vehicle model years.

ISSUE:

Some vehicles equipped with the 7.3L or 6.0L Diesel Engine may exhibit engine oil pan corrosion when operated in high salt content/corrosive environments. If the customer is concerned with this cosmetic issue, the following procedure may be used to resolve the condition.

ACTION:

Inspect the oil pan. If corrosion is detected use Motorcraft High Temp Anti-Corrosion Coating, Part Number PM-13-A, to service. Refer to the following Service Procedure for details.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Clean the oil pan off with a solvent to remove any dirt and oil. Using a 3″ angle grinder with a 36 grit disc, grind off all loose corrosion. Blow off with air. Wash the pan with soap and water and let dry. Brush the anti-corrosion coating on the oil pan. Allow coating to dry fully before operating the vehicle.

PART NUMBERPART NAME
PM-13-AMotorcraft High Temp Anti-Corrosion Coating

WARRANTY STATUS:

Information Only – Not Warrantable