The Ford 6.0 High Pressure Oil Pump Fitting Update Kit is a New One-Piece High Pressure Oil Connector designed to address the issues with the previous component. The Ford 6.0 HPOP Fitting Update Kit 4C3Z9B246F is effective in preventing STC fitting failures and continues to be an approved repair. The installation of the Ford 6.0 HPOP Update Kit 4C3Z9B246F is highly recommended when you're replacing your EGR cooler, installing a EGR delete or oil cooler. It is very highly recommended that you install the Ford 6.0 STC H anytime the pump is exposed during repairs.
Always use this Ford 6.0 STC HPOP Fitting Update Kit 4C3Z-9B246-F to service STC fitting failures. Consider installing the 6.0L STC Update Kit 4C3Z-9B246-F anytime you have an engine out or apart for repairs where the HPOP is accessible.This Ford Fitting Update Kit is a recommended update for all Powerstroke 2004 to 2007 6.0L Powerstroke diesels. The Ford 6.0 HPOP Update Kit is the most current version available to service failed Snap To Connect or Quick Connect fittings on 2005 through 2007 Ford and International trucks. This new Ford 6.0 STC HPOP Fitting Update Kit 4C3Z-9B246-F bracket is designed to support the fitting and branch tube and eliminate the possibility of the fitting to become separated.
The old style fitting is prone to leaking causing a hard start, low HPOP pressures and stalling when the engine reaches normal operating temperature. These know issues are eliminated with the installation of the new updated Ford 6.0 STC HPOP Fitting Update Kit.
The Ford 6.0 STC High Pressure Oil Pump Fitting Update Kit 4C3Z-9B246-F is the redesign of the high pressure oil pump for 2005 and newer Power Stroke diesel engines. The "snap-to-connect" or STC fitting used to connect the high pressure oil pump to the oil supply branch tube has been problematic. The two piece fittings have a tendency to flex causing wear on the seal and the locking ring resulting in leaks and occasionally the complete separation of the fitting. When a leak occurs at this fitting, the engine may be difficult to start or may not start at all. Depending on the severity of the leak the engine may stall, sometimes abruptly and without warning.
Installing this OEM Ford STC HPOP Kit is a recommended preventative measure for piece of mind as it fixes a weak link in the Ford 6.0L Powerstroke!