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Trailer Hitch: Customer Interest
Trailer Towing - Can't Install Gooseneck Ball

TSB 10-16-5

08/30/10

5TH WHEEL PREP PACKAGE - UNABLE TO INSTALL
GOOSENECK BALL - BUILT ON OR BEFORE
6/30/2010

FORD:
2011 F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550

ISSUE
Some 2011 F-Super Duty vehicles built on or before 6/30/2010 and equipped with the 5th wheel trailer hitch prep package may experience a condition
during installation of a gooseneck ball, where the latch will not recede and lock the ball in place. It is not possible to attach a trailer to the gooseneck ball
with this condition present.

ACTION
Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

SERVICE PROCEDURE

Replace the 5th wheel/gooseneck frame crossmember. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 502-02.

Parts Block

WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage 
IMPORTANT: Warranty coverage limits/policies are not altered by a TSB. Warranty coverage limits are determined by the identified causal part.

OPERATION

DESCRIPTION

TIME

MT01605

Use SLIS Operations If

Actual

Available; Claim Additional

Time

Diagnosis Or Labor
Performed As Actual Time

DEALER CODING

CONDITION

BASIC PART NO.

CODE

5L029

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