Poor A/C Performance – Evaporator Case Can Now Be Serviced Separately From The Climate Control Housing Assembly – 2015-2019 Ford Transit

NHTSA ID Number: 10162061

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 19-2166

Summary

Some 2015-2019 Transit vehicles may exhibit poor air conditioning (A/C) performance. If the cause of this is found to be a refrigerant leak from the evaporator, it is recommended to replace only the evaporator case as opposed to the entire climate control housing assembly. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

 

5 Affected Products

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD TRANSIT 2015-2019

TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN
Poor A/C Performance – Evaporator Case Can Now Be Serviced Separately From The Climate Control Housing Assembly
19-2166
19 June 2019

 

Model:

Ford
2015-2019 Transit

 

Issue: Some 2015-2019 Transit vehicles may exhibit poor air conditioning (A/C) performance. If the cause of this is found to be a refrigerant leak from the evaporator, it is recommended to replace only the evaporator case as opposed to the entire climate control housing assembly.

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

 

Parts

Description Quantity Part Number
Evaporator Case 1 CK4Z- 18A484-D
A/C Evaporator O-Ring Kit 1 6E5Z-19B596-A
A-Pillar Trim Panel – Refer To The Parts Catalog For The VIN Specific Application 1 6103599
Motorcraft® PAG Refrigerant Compressor Oil 1 YN-12-D
Motorcraft® Orange Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant (All Markets Except Canada) 2 VC-3DIL-B
Motorcraft® Orange Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant (Canada Only) 2 CVC-3DIL-B
Motorcraft® Yellow Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant (All Markets Except Canada) 2 VC-13DL-G
Motorcraft® Yellow Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant (Canada Only) 2 CVC-13DL-G

 

Warranty Status: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage And Emissions Warranty Coverage Warranty/ESP coverage limits/policies/prior approvals 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.

 

Labor Times

Description Operation
No.
Time
2015-2019 Transit: Inspect The A/C System And Replace The Evaporator Core Includes Time To Remove and Separate The Climate Control Housing (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 192166A 6.4
Hrs.
2015-2019 Transit 3.2L Puma: Inspect The A/C System And Replace The Evaporator Core Includes Time To Remove and Separate The Climate Control Housing (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operations) 192166B 6.7 Hrs.

 

Repair/Claim Coding

Causal Part: 18A484
Condition Code: 42

 

Service Procedure

NOTE: Some Transit vehicles that have had a heater core repair and system flush or were built on or after 02-Jan-2019 may be using Motorcraft Yellow Antifreeze/Coolant. If Motorcraft Yellow Antifreeze/Coolant is found in the vehicle, service with the same coolant.

  1. Inspect the A/C system. Does the system show signs of leaks in components other than the evaporator?

(1). Yes – this article does not apply. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 412-00.

(2). No – proceed to Step 2.

  1. Remove the climate control housing. Refer to WSM, Section 412-00.
  2. Remove the retaining clip from the bottom of the case. (Figure 1 Callout 1)

Figure 1

climate control housing

Item Description
1 Retaining clip
2 Retaining screws
  1. Remove the 3 retaining screws and separate the blower motor case from the evaporator case. (Figure 1 Callout 2)
  2. Attach the blower motor case to the new evaporator case and install the 3 retaining screws. Tighten the 3 retaining screws to 3.7 Nm +/- 0.6 (32.75 lb-in +/- 5.31).
  3. Install the remaining clip.
  4. Reinstall the climate control housing. Refer to WSM, Section 412-00.

19-2166
19 June 2019

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10162061

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/tsbs/2019/MC-10162061-0001.pdf

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