GAUGE - TEMPERATURE - READS IN LOW RANGE - ERRATIC READINGS
SERVICE PARTS - RETURN OF OBSOLETE TEMPERATURE SENDERS
Publication Date: JULY 3, 1995
1981-1994 ESCORT 1981-1995 MUSTANG, THUNDERBIRD 1983-1995 CROWN VICTORIA 1984-1994 TEMPO 1986-1995 TAURUS
1981-1992 TOWN CAR 1981-1995 COUGAR 1983-1995 GRAND MARQUIS 1984-1992 MARK VII 1984-1994 TOPAZ 1986-1995 SABLE 1987-1989 TRACER 1991-1994 TRACER 1993-1995 MARK VIII
1982-1995 BRONCO 1983-1995 RANGER 1986-1994 AEROSTAR 1990-1995 F-150-350 SERIES 1991-1995 EXPLORER 1992-1995 ECONOLINE 1995 WINDSTAR
Temperature Sender F1SZ-10884-A with a build date code prior to 2774 (277th day of 1994) should be purged from your inventory and returned to your facing PDC. These parts are being made obsolete because of an incorrect crimp during assembly. Installing these parts on a vehicle could result in early loss of temperature sender function.
Remove and return the suspect parts from your dealership's inventory. The obsolete parts should be withdrawn from your inventory and returned to your facing PDC within 30 days of this TSB.
USE TSB ARTICLE
93-24-8 FOR DIAGNOSIS PROCEDURE IN DETERMINING IF LOW GAUGE READINGS COULD BE ASSOCIATED WITH A TEMPERATURE SENDER CONCERN.
Perform 100% sort of all stock on hand.
Suspect stock has a build date code prior to 2774. Usable stock will have a build date code of 2774 or later.
DATE CODES ARE LOCATED ON THE SIDE OF THE SENDER HEX.
Usable stock can be returned to your inventory and released for normal sales.
Return suspect part (F1SZ-10884-A) to your facing PDC using the least expensive transportation.
If claim is processed electronically via DOES II, use return code "GB"; otherwise, complete a separate paper claim form FPS-340 using return code "J".
In the Remarks Section, write "Returned per TSB 95-13-2".
The returns must be received within 30 days from the date of this TSB.
Returns are restricted to the subject parts.
The parts returned must have been purchased from FCSD in accordance with Policy and Procedure Bulletin 4000.
Credit for parts and prepaid freight costs will be issued.