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ISSUE b. If new level (47 fin) rotors are present, Some 2004/2005 F-150 vehicles built before perform one (1) of the following: 11/29/2004 may exhibit front brake roughness and or shudder while braking. (1) If rotors are within minimum thickness specifications, machine the rotors using ACTION the Rotunda on vehicle brake lathe and Service the rack and pinion, rotors, and caliper the Rotunda adapter kit 201-R0093. assemblies as needed, based on vehicle build date Refer to the Workshop Manual, Section and current part levels installed on the vehicle. 206-00 for the correct on-vehicle brake Refer to the following Service Procedure. lathe procedure. SERVICE PROCEDURE (2) If rotors are beyond machinable thickness, the front rotors must be 1. Vehicles built prior to 8/20/2003 require the replaced. replacement of the rack and pinion assembly if it has not been replaced. Refer to Workshop 3. Install new service fix calipers. Manual, Section 206-03 and 211-02. NOTE 2. Determine if the vehicle has the old or new REPLACE CALIPERS WITH NEW SERVICE FIX level rotors (Figure 1). CALIPER ASSEMBLIES BY REMOVING THE CALIPERS AT THE KNUCKLES. THE SERVICE REPLACEMENT CALIPERS WILL BE PRE-ASSEMBLED WITH ANCHOR, SPRINGS, AND PADS. THE CALIPERS SHOULD BE INSTALLED AS A UNIT WITHOUT DISASSEMBLY. PART NUMBER PART NAME 6L3Z-2B120-A Caliper Asy (Right Side) 6L3Z-2B121-A Caliper Asy (Left Side) 5L3Z-1102-AB Rotor (4X2, 6 Lug) 5L3Z-1102-BA Rotor (4X2, 7 Lug) 5L3Z-1125-AA Rotor (4X4, 6 Lug) 5L3Z-1125-BA Rotor (4X4, 7 Lug) 6L3Z-3504-AA Steering Gear (Super Cab/Crew 4X2) 6L3Z-3504-BA Steering Gear (Super Cab/Crew 4X4) Figure 1 – Article 05-21-19 6L3Z-3504-CA Steering Gear (Regular Cab 4X2) 6L3Z-3504-DA Steering Gear (Regular Cab 4X4) a. If old level rotors, replace the front rotors 6L3Z-3C294-AA Retainer Spindle Nut and front caliper assemblies. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 206-00 for front rotor and caliper replacement.

2005 Ford F-150 Drive Pinion Flange and Drive Pinion Seal Repair Manual

1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist. For additional information, refer to Section 100-02 . 2. Remove the brake disc. For additional information, refer to Section 206-04 . 3. Index-mark the driveshaft flange and pinion flange for correct alignment during installation. 4. Remove the 4 driveshaft flange bolts. 5. NOTE: The driveshaft centering socket yoke fits tightly on the pinion flange pilot. Never hammer on the driveshaft or any of its components to disconnect the driveshaft centering socket yoke from the pinion flange. Pry only in the area shown with a suitable tool to disconnect the driveshaft centering socket yoke from the pinion flange. Using a suitable tool as shown, disconnect the driveshaft centering socket yoke from the pinion flange. ? Using mechanic’s wire, position the driveshaft aside. 6. Using a Nm (lb-in) torque wrench on the pinion nut, record the torque required to maintain rotation of the pinion gear through several revolutions. 7. Using the special tool to hold the pinion flange, remove and discard the pinion nut.2005 F-150 Workshop Manual 8. Index-mark the pinion flange in relation to the drive pinion stem to make sure of correct alignment during installation. 9. Using the special tool, remove the pinion flange. 10. Force up on the metal flange of the drive pinion seal. Install gripping pliers and strike with a hammer until the drive pinion seal is removed. Installation 1. Lubricate the new drive pinion seal with grease. 2. Using the special tool, install a new drive pinion seal. 3. Lubricate the pinion flange splines with axle lubricant. 4. NOTE: Disregard the scribe marks if a new pinion flange is being installed. Align the pinion flange with the drive pinion shaft. 5. Using the special tool, install the pinion flange. 6. l a new pinion nut with the same iginal if not replacing the collapsible spacer. If a installed, install the nut in the kit, as indicated in the chart below, or damage to the component may occur. Position the new pinion nut. Pinion Nut 7. no circumstances ut to be backed off to reduce drive pinion bearing preload. If reduced drive pinion bearing preload is required, a new drive pinion collapsible spacer and pinion nut must be installed or damage to the component may occur. NOTE: Remove the special tool while taking drive pinion bearing preload readings with the Nm (lb-in) torque wrench. Using the special tool to hold the pinion flange, tighten the pinion nut. ? Rotate the drive pinion occasionally to make sure the drive pinion bearings are seating correctly. ? Install a Nm (lb-in) torque wrench on the pinion nut. ? Rotating the drive pinion through several revolutions, take frequent drive pinion bearing preload readings until the original recorded drive pinion bearing preload reading is obtained. ? If the original recorded drive pinion bearing preload is lower than specification, tighten to the appropriate specification for used drive pinion bearings. If the drive pinion bearing preload is higher than specification, tighten the pinion nut to the original reading as recorded. For additional information, refer to the Specification portion of this section. 8. Position the driveshaft and align the index mark on the pinion flange.


Tacoma Installation Instructions 09/09/08 INST-426A.DOC Page 2 of 7 FRONT OF TACOMA 1. Park vehicle on level concrete surface. 2. Center and lock the steering wheel. 3. Block the rear wheels of the vehicle to prevent vehicle from moving in either direction. 4. Jack up the vehicle from the lift point in Figure A. 5. Support the vehicle with jack stands from the points in Figure A. 6. Remove the front wheels. 7. Remove sway bar end links from spindle using 17mm socket (both sides). See Figure B. 8. Remove front skid plate using 12mm socket. 9. Remove sway bar from frame using 14mm socket. See Figure C. 10. Using 19mm socket, remove lower bolt and nut from the bottom of the strut (both sides). 11. Remove cotter key and 19mm nut from outer tie rod end, rack & pinion utilizing a tie rod end puller (or pickle fork). 12. Remove the three nuts (14mm) from the top of the strut. See Figure D. 13. Remove the struts from the vehicle, making sure that they are marked driver and passenger side respectively for reinstallation. NOTE: AT THIS TIME, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A SUITABLE SPRING COMPRESSOR, IT IS HIGHLY ADVISED TO EITHER TAKE THE STRUT TO A QUALIFIED SERVICE CENTER OR PURCHASE THE REVTEK SC-1 SPRING COMPRESSOR. 14. Compress strut assembly and remove the nut (17mm) on the top of the strut shaft. 15. Release the compressor. 16. Remove the spring top plate from the strut. 17. Remove and discard the rubber spacer Tacoma Installation Instructions 09/09/08 INST-426A.DOC Page 3 of 7 FRONT OF TACOMA (continued) 18. Remove (hammer) the studs from the spring top plate. See Figure “F.” 19. Install (hammer) the LONGER STUDS (10MM) (provided) in the spring top plate. See Figure “G.” 20. Install the PRELOAD SPACER between the spring and the spring top plate with the small diameter facing toward the spring and the Revtek Industries logo facing outward. See Figure H. 21. Compress the strut assembly, making sure you center the strut shaft through the spring top plate hole and that the STUDS line up with the PRELOAD SPACER reliefs. Replace nut on the top of the strut shaft and torque to spec. (Torque specs can be found on page 1.) 22. Install the TOP OUT EXTENDER over the STUDS (Figure H). 23. Reinstall the strut by reversing the removal procedure; torque to spec. (Torque specs on page 1.) 24. When properly installed, Revtek Industries logo will be centered between preload spacer reliefs. 25. Reinstall tie rod ends, torque to spec. 26. Reinstall sway bar to frame. 27. Reinstall sway bar end links into spindles. Torque to spec

2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer Noise Coming From Instrument Panel Cluster (Replace Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)) Repair Manual

This bulletin is being revised to add model years and provide important repair information. Please discard Corporate Bulletin Number 04-08-49-015 (Section 08 — Body and Accessories). Condition Some customers may comment on a noise coming from the instrument panel cluster (IPC) while driving or on initial start-up. Instrument clusters may contain stepper motor gages that can make noise during the following conditions: Subject: Noise Coming From Instrument Panel Cluster (Replace Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC)) Models: 2003-2005 Buick LeSabre 2003-2007 Buick Rendezvous 2004-2005 Buick Rainier 2003-2006 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Escalade EXT 2003-2005 Chevrolet Cavalier, Impala, Monte Carlo 2003-2006 Chevrolet Avalanche, Suburban, Tahoe, TrailBlazer EXT 2003-2007 Chevrolet Silverado Classic, TrailBlazer 2003-2007 Chevrolet Kodiak Models 2004-2006 Chevrolet SSR 2003-2006 GMC Envoy XL, Yukon, Yukon XL 2004-2005 GMC Envoy XUV 2004-2007 GMC Envoy 2003-2007 GMC Sierra Classic 2003-2004 Oldsmobile Bravada 2003-2005 Pontiac Aztek, Bonneville, Sunfire 2003-2005 HUMMER H2 Attention: Appropriate repair is based on vehicle build date. Use GMVIS to determine the vehicle build date. • Initial startup (gages zero/reset)


2. Remove the roof moldings by carefully lifting them upward. 3. If the front or rear retaining clips remained on the roof molding, remove them from the roof molding, and reinstall them in their original positions on the vehicle. Remove the remaining clips and set them aside; they will not be reused. 4. If necessary, remove the six center retaining clips, three on each side, from the stud bolts using long nose pliers. 4226090Y ROOF MOLDING ROOF REAR SIDE RETAINING CLIP RETAINING CLIP ROOF MOLDING RETAINING CLIP 4226100Y RETAINING CLIP STUD BOLT CLIP (Leave this in place.) CLIP (Leave this in place.) STUD BOLT LONG NOSE PLIERS INSTALLATION NOTE: •The weight of cargo must not exceed the maximum weight capacity of150 lb (68 kg). Be extremely careful not to damage the roof and other finished surfaces of the body when installing the roof rack. Do not interchange the front and rear parts or the right and left parts. 1. Place a shop towel around the tip of a flat-tip screwdriver, and pry up on the rear of each roof molding. 4226080Y ROOF MOLDING ROOF REAR SIDE FLAT-TIP SCREWDRIVER SHOP TOWEL