Instrument Panel Warped/Separated At Defrost Vents – 2015-2019 Ford F-150

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
XL/XLT – Instrument Panel Warped/Separated At Defrost Vents
19-2041
15 February 2019

 

Model:

Ford

2015-2019 F-150

Issue: Some 2015-2019 F-150 XL/XLT vehicles may exhibit warping/separation of the instrument panel at the defrost vents. To resolve the condition, replace the instrument panel upper section.

 

Action: Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition on vehicles that meet all of the following criteria:

 

Parts

Description Part Number Quantity
Instrument Panel KL3Z-1504320-SA 1
Upper Steering Shaft Bolt W714409-S439 1
Steering Column Bolts W712250-S437 2
Steering Column Nuts W716538-S450B 2
Front Seat Bolts W717731-S451 8

Warranty Status: Eligible under provisions of New Vehicle Limited Warranty coverage. Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty/ESP coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part and verified using the OASIS part coverage tool. For repairs covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, completion of the procedure outlined in this TSB does not require obtaining Prior Approval or completion of a Cost Cap.

 

Labor Times

Description Operation No. Time
2015-2019 F-150 40/0/40 Police/Special Service Vehicle (SSV): Inspect And Replace Instrument Panel Upper Section (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) DR192041A 6.0 Hrs.
2015-2019 F-150 40/20/40: Inspect And Replace Instrument Panel Upper Section (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) DR192041B 6.2 Hrs.
2015-2019 F-150 With Center Console: Inspect And Replace Instrument Panel Upper Section (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) DR192041C 6.5 Hrs.
2015-2019 F-150 Floor Shift: Inspect And Replace Instrument Panel Upper Section (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) DR192041D 7.0 Hrs.

 

Repair/Claim Coding

Causal Part: 1504320
Condition Code: 31

 

Service Procedure

For repairs covered by the New Vehicle Limited Warranty, completion of the procedure outlined in this TSB does not require obtaining Prior Approval or completion of a Cost Cap.

1. Inspect the instrument panel. Does the instrument panel exhibit a warp/separation at the defrost vent as shown in Figures 1 and 2?

(1). Yes – proceed to Step 2.

(2). No – this article does not apply. Refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-12.

Figure 1

instrument panel

 

Figure 2

instrument panel

2. Replace the instrument panel upper section. Refer to WSM, Section 501-12.


19-2041
15 February 2019

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10156866

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10156866-9999.pdf

Download (PDF, 213KB)


 

Bestseller No. 1
Armor All 18781 Cleaning and Leather Care Wipes, 30 count each - 2 Pack Wipes
  • Convenient, disposable wipes protect your car's rich look
  • Leather Wipes clean, condition and protect leather
  • Leather Wipes renew and revive leather's natural beauty
  • Cleaning Wipes easily remove ground-in dirt, dust and grime
  • Cleaning Wipes are lint free, won't leave greasy residue on hands
SaleBestseller No. 2
Armor All 17497C 30 Count Cleaning Wipes (25Ct + 20%)
  • Effective cleaning in a convenient, disposable wipe
  • Lint-free - won't leave greasy residue on hands
  • Easily removes ground-in dirt, dust and grime
  • Great for the whole car (dash, vinyl, fabric, carpet, consoles, leather, more)
  • Won't dry out, damage, or fade automotive surfaces
SaleBestseller No. 3
Armor All Original Protectant Refill Kit (28 fl. oz. Spray Bottle & 64 fl. oz. Refill)
  • Fights aging, fading and cracking
  • Provides UV protection
  • Enhances your vehicles deep, rich look
  • Adds a beautiful shine
  • Helps renew and revitalize vinyl, rubber and plastic
SaleBestseller No. 4
Armor All Original Protectant Refill (1 gallon), 18137
  • Fights aging, fading and cracking
  • Provides UV protection
  • Enhances your vehicles deep, rich look
  • Adds a beautiful shine
  • Helps renew and revitalize vinyl, rubber and plastic
SaleBestseller No. 5
CarGuys Super Cleaner - Effective All Purpose Cleaner - Best for Leather Vinyl Carpet Upholstery Plastic Rubber and Much More! - 18 oz Kit
  • - THE HYPE IS REAL! - Are you tired of using cleaners that work, but not as good as you expected?! You won't experience that here! Our newly formulated multisurface cleaner is made with the newest advancements in nano-technology to effectively lift away dirt and grime at the molecular level. No more wasting time and energy with nonsense products made with old science and technology!
  • - REPLACE YOUR CABINET OF CHEMICALS! - Do you get confused by all the different types of cleaning supplies that are available? It gets frustrating fast! Just cleaning your vehicle requires some special deep stain remover, a chemical solvent to get rid of bug and tar, a separate floor mat and inner dash cleaner.. and the list goes on and on! Keep it simple with one multipurpose product, CarGuys Super Cleaner... the KING OF ALL CLEANERS !
  • - SUPER CLEAN ANY SURFACE! - This multi surface product works on absolutely every interior or exterior surface except glass and delicate instrument panel screens! That means this ONE PRODUCT will clean upholstery , fabric , canvas , leather , vinyl , plastic , rubber , bird poop , grease , tree sap , metals , wood trim and so much more! This is the most versatile multi-purpose cleaner on the market!
  • - CLEAN FINISH, NO GLOSS! - Stop purchasing inferior products that claim to clean and protect! These products never clean good enough, and they leave behind a cloudy, tacky, thin and greasy film. That's because the cleaning agents affect the conditioner, resulting in both a bad cleaner and protectant! The correct way is to use a great cleaner, then if you want to, finish with a proper UV guard. Our product is that first step to bringing back that new clean touch, just like the day you bought it!
  • - WHAT IF I'M NOT HAPPY? - There is nothing on the market like this stuff! We believe that this is the ABSOLUTE BEST all around cleaner on the market!! If you don't agree, there's no fine printing to read and no gimmicks here! Get in contact with us ANYTIME after your purchase and we will provide a FULL REFUND! So what are you waiting for?! CLICK 'Add to Cart' NOW, 100% RISK FREE!
SaleBestseller No. 6
Armor All 18574 Premier Car Care Kit (8 Piece Kit), 18574
  • The perfect gift for any car care enthusiast with a variety of products to clean, shine and protect any vehicle
  • Includes 16 fl. oz. Ultra Shine Wash & Wax , 22 fl. oz. Glass Cleaner, and a Wash Pad for the exterior of your car
  • Includes 16 fl. oz. Original Protectant and 16 fl. oz. Multi-Purpose Cleaner for the interior of your car
  • Includes 24 fl. oz. Extreme Wheel & Tire Cleaner and 22 fl. oz. Extreme Tire Shine for the wheels and tires
  • Includes 3-Pack Air Fresheners to keep your car smelling clean and fresh
Bestseller No. 7
Armor All Multi-Purpose Cleaner (16 fluid ounces), 14881B
  • All-in-one cleaning solution for that "just detailed" look
  • Effective for the whole car: dash, vinyl, fabric, carpet, clear plastic, console and more
  • Stubborn stains may require scrubbing. Do not allow to dry on surface. Rinse spills and runoff. For glass, clear plastic or painted surfaces, dilute 1 ounce in one gallon of water. Easily removes tough dirt, dust and grime
  • Scientifically engineered for your car's special needs
  • Won't harm automotive surfaces
Bestseller No. 8
Armor All Auto Care Cleaning Pack (75 Wipes)
  • Specially formulated for the toughest automotive jobs
  • Easily removes filmy residue, road grime, bugs, fingerprints and more
  • Natural matte finish and will not dry out, damage or fade automotive surfaces
  • Great for dash, vinyl, fabric, carpet, consoles, leather and more
SaleBestseller No. 9
Armor All Original Protectant & Cleaning Wipes Twin Pack (2x25 count)
  • Convenient, disposable wipes protect your car's rich look
  • Original Protectant Wipes renew and revitalize vinyl, rubber and plastic
  • Cleaning Wipes easily remove ground-in dirt, dust and grime
  • Won't dry out, damage or fade automotive surfaces
  • Cleaning Wipes are lint free, won't leave greasy residue on hands
Bestseller No. 10
Armor All Extreme Tire Shine (22 oz.) - 2 Pack
  • 2 Pack! Save some money.
  • Most Extreme Wet, Black Shine! Trusted Armor All Protection
  • Extra gloss enhancers for intense, mirror-like shine
  • Conditions, nourishes, & preserves your tires' rich black look
  • Protects from harmful elements that can cause cracking & fading

Last update on 2019-07-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last update on 2019-07-19 / Affiliate links / Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.