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Steering Wheel Oscillation Service Manual 08 F-Super Duty

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Download SERVICE PROCEDURE SUMMARY 1. Set tire pressure and road test vehicle to evaluate vehicle before proceeding with further repairs. If issue is resolved, do not proceed with the rest of this TSB. 2. If concern still exists, install a new steering damper (frame-mounted bracket and steering damper assembly on F-250/F-350 4X4 applications only). For F-250/F-350 4X2 and all F-450/F-550 applications, inspect damper for leaks and replace if necessary, torque steering and suspension fasteners per Workshop Manual (WSM). 3. If concern still exists, check front alignment and reduce front caster. 4. Replace redundant control steering wheel (if equipped and vehicle built prior to 10/8/2004). VEHICLE INSPECTION – TIRE PRESSURE 1. Set tire pressures as indicated on the vehicle label (located on driver’s door label). ROAD TEST 1. Ask customer what type of road surface and speed generates the steering wheel oscillation. 2. Road test vehicle on similar road surface and speed, to gain a feel for the customer’s issue. 3. If no issues are identified during the road test, do not proceed with the rest of this TSB. STEERING DAMPER INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT AND STEERING/SUSPENSION FASTENER TOR CHECK