Shudder, Chatter and/or Vibration During Slow, Tight Turns – 2009-2012 Ford F-150

TSB 15-0114 9.75 TRACTION-LOK REAR AXLE – CHATTER/SHUDDER/VIBRATION ON SLOW TURNS – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 3/5/2012
Publication Date: July 24, 2015

 

FORD: 2009-2012 F-150

 

This article supersedes TSB 14-0185 to update the Part List, Service Procedure and Service Labor Time Standards.

 

ISSUE:

Some 2009-2012 F-150 vehicles built on or before 3/5/2012 equipped with a 9.75 traction-lok rear axle assembly may exhibit a shudder, chatter and/or vibration during slow, tight turns. This concern may be more noticeable after cold startup and less noticeable once the rear axle fluid warms up.

 

ACTION:

Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

 

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Make sure the vehicle is equipped with the original equipment 9.75 traction-lok rear axle assembly before making repairs.

  1. Install the axle vent service kit. Refer to the instruction sheet included in the parts kit.
  1. Install the traction-lok rear axle clutch pack replacement kit. Refer to the instruction sheet included in the parts kit.
PART NUMBER PART NAME
9L3Z-4947-D Clutch Pack Replacement Kit
XY-75W140-QL Shudder, Chatter and/or Vibration During Slow, Tight Turns - 2009-2012 Ford F-150 » small light Motorcraft SAE 75W-140 Synthetic Rear Axle Lubricant
XL-3 Shudder, Chatter and/or Vibration During Slow, Tight Turns - 2009-2012 Ford F-150 » small light Motorcraft Additive Friction Modifier
TA-30 Shudder, Chatter and/or Vibration During Slow, Tight Turns - 2009-2012 Ford F-150 » small light Motorcraft Silicone Gasket and Sealant
EL3Z-4A058-A Vent Tube Kit
XG-1-E1 Shudder, Chatter and/or Vibration During Slow, Tight Turns - 2009-2012 Ford F-150 » small light Motorcraft Premium Long-Life Grease

 

OPERATION DESCRIPTION TIME
150114A 2009-2012 F-150: Install Axle Vent Service Kit And Replace Rear Axle Limited-Slip Clutch Packs Following The Service Procedure (Do Not Use With Any Other Labor Operation) 2.3 Hrs.

 

WARRANTY STATUS

Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited 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.

 

DEALER CODING

BASIC PART NO. CONDITION CODE
4947 42

 

15-0114

 

 

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