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05/15/06

SQUEAKING NOISE FROM CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER

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2001-2004 Escape

ISSUE
Some 2001-2004 Escape vehicles may exhibit a squeaking noise from the clutch master cylinder as the clutch pedal is depressed or released. This noise is typically only present in ambient temperatures of 70° F (21° C) or higher. This condition may be caused by the design of the master cylinder seal.

ACTION
Install an updated master cylinder containing a seal with an improved design. Replace the master cylinder following the procedure in Workshop Manual, Section 308-02.

Parts Block
3L8Z-7A543-B - Clutch Master Cylinder

WARRANTY STATUS: Eligible Under Provisions Of New Vehicle Limited Warranty Coverage

OPERATION: 060904A
DESCRIPTION: 2001-2004 Escape 4X2/4X4: Replace Clutch Master Cylinder (Do Not Use With 7543A)
TIME: 0.8 hr.

DEALER CODING
BASIC PART NO.: 7A543
CONDITION CODE: 42
 

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2001 - 2004 TRIBUTE

CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER SQUEAKING NOISE

APPLICABLE MODEL(S)/VINS
2001 - 2004 Tribute with manual transaxle

DESCRIPTION
Some vehicles may exhibit a squeaking noise from the clutch master cylinder as the clutch pedal is depressed or released. This noise is typically only present in ambient temperatures of 70 degrees F (21 degrees C) or higher. This condition may be caused by the design of the master cylinder seal. A modified master cylinder is available for this concern.

Customers having this concern should have their vehicle repaired using the following repair procedure.

REPAIR PROCEDURE
1. Verify customer concern.

2. Replace the master cylinder according to the Workshop Manual (section 05-10 CLUTCH MASTER CYLINDER).

3. Verify repair.

PART(S) INFORMATION
ZZC0-41-990 - Clutch Master Cylinder - Qty. 1

WARRANTY INFORMATION
Warranty Type: A
Symptom Code: 82
Damage Code: 9W
Part Number Main Cause: ZZC0-41-990
Quantity: 1
Operation Number / Labor Hours: YY439XRX / 0.8 Hrs

NOTE:
^ This warranty information applies only to verified customer complaints on vehicles eligible for warranty repair. Refer to the Warranty Wizard for warranty term information.
^ Additional diagnostic time cannot be claimed for this repair.
 
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