F 250 4WD Super Duty V10-6.8L VIN Z CNG (2003)
Technical Service Bulletin # 03-19-10
Brakes - Vehicle Pulls Left/Right on Braking
BRAKES - BRAKE PULL - 4X4 F-250/350 AND 4X4
EXCURSION VEHICLES ONLY
1999-2003 F SUPER DUTY
Some 1999-2003 F250/350 4X4 and 2000-2001 Excursion 4X4 vehicles may exhibit a pull to right or left, while braking.
Brake pull is a condition resulting from changing Camber, Caster or Toe during braking and is extremely sensitive to road surface. The following steps
will assist in diagnosis of a brake pull condition.
OTHER APPLICABLE ARTICLES: NONE
WARRANTY STATUS: INFORMATION ONLY
Road Test - Concern Verification
Test drive the vehicle with the customer to UNDERSTAND THE PULL OR DRIFT CONDITION. Incorrect clear vision may be misinterpreted
as a pull or drift because the steering wheel is not straight. Ask the customer about the exact nature of the pull/drift and the conditions under which
it is present. Note the following during the road test and include this information on the repair order:
Clear Vision Set/Not Set
Custom Wheels, Tires, Suspension Etc.
Any Special Loading (Rigs, Trailer Tow, Snow Plow Etc.)
Any Special Conditions To Duplicate The Concern (Speed, Type Of Braking, Brake Pads Hot/Cold, Road Surface Etc.)
Concern Verified/Not Verified
Tire pressure should be checked and adjusted, if necessary, after the initial test drive. Test drive again if tire pressure may have been the source of
the pull. If pull has been corrected, return vehicle to customer. If not, proceed to step 3.
Visually inspect the vehicle according to the visual inspection chart in the Workshop Manual Section 2050 to find any obvious cause for the