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TSB
06-16-1
  • CHROME TOW HOOKS RUSTING PREMATURELY – VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 7/17/2006
Publication Date: July 26, 2006

FORD:
2005-2007 F-Super Duty

This article supersedes TSB 06-14-15 to add a production fix date.

ISSUE:

Some 2005-2007 F-Super Duty vehicles built prior to 7/17/2006 may exhibit the chromed tow hooks rusting prematurely.

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

  1. Remove the tow hook.
  2. Install a new revised chromed tow hook with three (3) new bolts.
  3. Torque the bolts, specification is 66 lb-ft (90 N-m).

    NOTE:A WAX COATING (RUST INHIBITOR) HAS BEEN APPLIED TO THE NON-VISIBLE PORTION OF THE TOW HOOK. BE CAREFUL NOT TO REMOVE THE WAX COATING THAT HAS BEEN APPLIED.


PART NUMBERPART NAME
6C3Z-17N808-BChrome Tow Hook
W506444-S439Bolt (Requires 3 per tow hook)

WARRANTY STATUS:

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATIONDESCRIPTIONTIME
061601A2005-2007 F-Super Duty: Replace One Chrome Tow Hook0.4 Hr.
061601B2005-2007 F-Super Duty: Replace Both Chrome Tow Hooks0.5 Hr.

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO.CONDITION CODE
17A954D4