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1998 Ford Ranger
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code [U] 6-cyl Engine Code [U]
145 bhp. @ 5000 rpm / Torque: 178 ft. lbs. @ 3750 rpm
3.0L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1998 Ford Trucks Ranger with engine code [U]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO15
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Transfer Case

  5. Front Differential

  6. Rear Differential

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [2]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Standard Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)
  7. Power Steering Fluid

  8. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  9. Clutch Fluid

    Clutch Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [4]
  10. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] This specification has been updated from 5W-30 to 5W-20
    per a Technical Service Bulletin from the manufacturer
    5W-20 is the preferred viscosity.
    [2] Add 4 oz of friction modifier part no XL-3 P/N C8AZ-19B546A
    meeting Ford specification (EST-M2C118-A)
    [3] This specification has been updated from Mercon to
    XL-12 Specification Number ESP-M2C166-H or equivalent
    [4] Hydraulic Brake Fluid, DOT 3
    [5] Per TSB 07-1-7 Mercon V can now be used to service power
    steering systems in which the original recommendation
    was Mercon

  11. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, With AC Initial Fill  »  9.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, Without AC Initial Fill  »  9 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4R44E Initial Fill  »  3.7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, 5R55E Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed RWD 5R55E  »  9.5 liters
    5 speed 4WD 5R55E  »  9.8 liters
    4 speed RWD 4R44E  »  9.5 liters
    4 speed 4WD 4R44E  »  9.8 liters
    Manual Transmission, R1 (5-SPD)  »  2.6 liters
    Differential, Front  »  1.4 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  2.4 liters
    Transfer Case, BW 1354  »  1.2 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] When refilling, remove dipstick to provide adequate venting
    and allow oil to flow into crankcase. After refill, check
    oil level. Top off to proper level as needed.
  12. Chassis Lubrication

    4WD
    0-10 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LM
    RWD
    0-6 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LM
  13. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  10 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission Maz M50D 5-SPD
    Fill Plug 29-43 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 29-43 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case Full-Time
    Fill Plug 13 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 13 ft/lbs

    Transfer Case
    Fill Plug 14-22 ft/lbs
    Drain Plug 14-22 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO34)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71936)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51516 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46416 Air Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46253 Air Filter [2]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58841 Auto Tran Filter [3]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58840 Auto Tran Filter [4]

    Filter Comments
    [1] Conical Shaped
    [2] Panel Style
    [3] 4WD (DriveType)
    [4] RWD (DriveType)
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTF OE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
ATD Torque-Drive Transmission Fluid (ATD)

Formulated for Allison TES-295, TES-389, C-4; Ford MERCON V; GM DEXRON III-H and more. Engineered for outstanding performance in heavy-duty transmissions manufactured by Allison, Voith, ZF and other heavy-duty transmissions. Excellent protection i...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.
wix transmission filter WIX Automotive & Light Truck Transmission Filters

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.16
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
25,000 miles (40,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
25,000 miles (40,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
25,000 miles (40,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
25,000 miles (40,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/adjust
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.06
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect/replace
Item:
Wheel bearings, front
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation of the wheel hub as it's mounted to the spindle.
Distance:
35,000 miles (56,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
35,000 miles (56,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
35,000 miles (56,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
35,000 miles (56,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
55,000 miles (88,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
55,000 miles (88,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
55,000 miles (88,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
55,000 miles (88,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.2
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Manual transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling a manual transmission.
Distance:
65,000 miles (104,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
65,000 miles (104,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
65,000 miles (104,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
65,000 miles (104,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
80,000 miles (128,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
95,000 miles (152,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
95,000 miles (152,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
95,000 miles (152,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
95,000 miles (152,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Front differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.7
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.2
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the differential. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
110,000 miles (176,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
115,000 miles (184,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
115,000 miles (184,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
4WD
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
115,000 miles (184,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
115,000 miles (184,000 km)
Action:
Check fluid level
Item:
Clutch master cylinder
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a manual-transmission vehicle with a hydraulically actuated clutch, a small-bore hydraulic cylinder mechanically connected to the clutch pedal that actuates a slave cylinder, which in turn actuates the clutch fork that disengages the clutch when the clutch pedal is depressed.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2240970501
NHTSA Item Number:
52779

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: If difficulties are encountered installing any ford dealer-installed add-on accessory, consult the ford accessories reference book. ( nhtsa item number - 52779 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
976011
NHTSA Item Number:
605804

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing difficulty diagnosing vehicles with evaporative fuel system diagnostic trouble codes. ( nhtsa item number - 605804 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
976011
NHTSA Item Number:
605805

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Technicians experiencing yellow pop-ups on service bay diagnostic system (sbds). " ( nhtsa item number - 605805 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9814
NHTSA Item Number:
605562

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:rotor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the availability of hub-mount brake rotor machining equipment. ( nhtsa item number - 605562 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9818
NHTSA Item Number:
605568

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel pump replacement procedure - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 605568 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
98121
NHTSA Item Number:
605595

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding power window travelling 25 - 127 mm (1-5 inches) downward when using one-touchdown mode. ( nhtsa item number - 605595 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9831
NHTSA Item Number:
600585

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Repairs to vinyl covered surfaces. ( nhtsa item number - 600585 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9833
NHTSA Item Number:
600587

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tips for surface defect removal without repainting. ( nhtsa item number - 600587 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9839
NHTSA Item Number:
600592

Component Description: Visibility:glass, side/rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: The driver's and/or passenger door glass may ( nhtsa item number - 600592 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
980216983-20
NHTSA Item Number:
600602

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: A "booming" noise may be heard in the cab while driving with engine at 2500-300 rpms. ( nhtsa item number - 600602 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
982035
NHTSA Item Number:
607360

Component Description: Unknown or other.

Service Bulletin Summary: For availability of major assemblies, please refer to the exchange program guide. ( nhtsa item number - 607360 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983071
NHTSA Item Number:
607365

Component Description: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brief information regarding the improved sail mount manual mirror. ( nhtsa item number - 607365 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983074
NHTSA Item Number:
607369

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with axle wind-up and / or clunking, popping, ratcheting type noises when making cornering maneuvers. ( nhtsa item number - 607369 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983302
NHTSA Item Number:
607463

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin mentions how some hub o-rings may be cut during the installation of the wheels. ( nhtsa item number - 607463 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9811303
NHTSA Item Number:
607495

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience a squeek / creek sound within the cab of the truck while driving. ( nhtsa item number - 607495 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9811338
NHTSA Item Number:
607507

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles my be missing fender holes to mount mud flaps. ( nhtsa item number - 607507 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9811348
NHTSA Item Number:
607517

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles exhibiting a throttle pedal buzzing. ( nhtsa item number - 607517 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A5
NHTSA Item Number:
601003

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:rotor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hub-mount brake rotor machining equipment from rotunda is now approved for warranty and service use. ( nhtsa item number - 601003 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9844
NHTSA Item Number:
601263

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some difficulty in matching the texture of the oem anti-chip stone abrasion material to rpair materials when servicing. ( nhtsa item number - 601263 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9845
NHTSA Item Number:
601264

Component Description: Service brakes, air:disc:rotor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Availability of hub-mount brake rotor machining equipment. ( nhtsa item number - 601264 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
98512
NHTSA Item Number:
601301

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a squeaking / rattling noise hear from the vehicle while the vehicle is moving. ( nhtsa item number - 601301 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
98513
NHTSA Item Number:
601302

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:accelerator pedal.

Service Bulletin Summary: A vibration or bizzing may be felt through the throttle pedal on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 601302 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
98514
NHTSA Item Number:
601303

Component Description: Power train:driveline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with a whistling or hissing noise from the main control area occuring while idling in drive and / or reverse on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 601303 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9864
NHTSA Item Number:
601312

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on a buzzing or rattle noise from the exhaust system. ( nhtsa item number - 601312 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9866
NHTSA Item Number:
601317

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: It may be difficult to install mud flaps onto some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 601317 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9867
NHTSA Item Number:
601318

Component Description: Visibility:rearview mirrors/devices:exterior.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the revised manual outside rearview mirrors built through 2/13/98. ( nhtsa item number - 601318 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9888
NHTSA Item Number:
601238

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on a new transmission fluid usage chart. ( nhtsa item number - 601238 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
98813
NHTSA Item Number:
601244

Component Description: Power train:transfer case (4-wheel drive).

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit intermittent or no 4x4 engagement , even while the 4x4 illuminated, and/or a clunking noise heard while shifting into 4x4 on the fly. ( nhtsa item number - 601244 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9852
NHTSA Item Number:
601290

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on tire company telephone numbers for customer assistance. ( nhtsa item number - 601290 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982453
NHTSA Item Number:
603525

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit erroneous dtcs b1398 & b1302 when diag. ( nhtsa item number - 603525 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982521
NHTSA Item Number:
603546

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the parts catalog book references an incorrect clutch part number for some vehicles with the 3. 0l engine. ( nhtsa item number - 603546 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982526
NHTSA Item Number:
603550

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience various concerns such as intermittent windshield wiper operation without command, dome lights remaining on, and/or the door chimes remaing on. ( nhtsa item number - 603550 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982527
NHTSA Item Number:
603551

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: The 1998 sbts car version 12. 0 cd and the 1998 sbts truck version 10. 0 cd both have the wrong month printed on the label. ( nhtsa item number - 603551 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982530
NHTSA Item Number:
603552

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may receive incorrect mud flaps during installation and will not fit properly to the vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 603552 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982537
NHTSA Item Number:
603556

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a noise and / or vibration concern while driving approximately 35mpyh or faster. ( nhtsa item number - 603556 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982671
NHTSA Item Number:
603569

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience poor radio reception ( am/fm). ( nhtsa item number - 603569 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982730
NHTSA Item Number:
603588

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting a broken seat back handle lever. ( nhtsa item number - 603588 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9811469
NHTSA Item Number:
613381

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may receive incorrect mud flaps during installation and will not fit properly to the vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 613381 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9811476
NHTSA Item Number:
613385

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some super cab 4x4 vehicles built from twin cities assembly plants between 08-21-97 and 03-03-98 may experience a noise and / or vibration concern while driving approximately 35 mph or faster. ( nhtsa item number - 613385 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9811479
NHTSA Item Number:
613388

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:pedal/linkage.

Service Bulletin Summary: The parts catalog book references an incorrect clutch part number for certain vehicles with the 3. 0l engine. ( nhtsa item number - 613388 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9811488
NHTSA Item Number:
613399

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a ctm (central timer module) may experience intermittent wiper operation without command; dome lights remaining on; or the door chimes remaining on. ( nhtsa item number - 613399 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
11509
NHTSA Item Number:
613767

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit erroneous dtcs b1398 and b1302 when diagnostic test are perfromed. ( nhtsa item number - 613767 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
11512
NHTSA Item Number:
613774

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:blower.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engineering is investigating concerns of noisy front system blower motors on certain vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 613774 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-05-01
Bulletin Number:
98315
NHTSA Item Number:
600598

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the service bay diagnostic system (sbds) and/or new generation star (ngs) tester may not be able to read the signal from the heated oxygen sensor (ho2s). ( nhtsa item number - 600598 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98B25
NHTSA Item Number:
603922

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program 98b25-1998 ranger four-wheel abs invoicing/window sticker customer satisfaction program. ( nhtsa item number - 603922 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98155
NHTSA Item Number:
609535

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Squeaking and creaking noise coming from cab while driving. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 609535 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98158
NHTSA Item Number:
609558

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: The driver's and passenger's door glass chatter when operating the window in down mode. ( nhtsa item number - 609558 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4634
NHTSA Item Number:
615172

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering wheel shimmy, vibration or grunt on slow speed turns. ( nhtsa item number - 615172 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4703
NHTSA Item Number:
615243

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some trucks built with 16 inch chrome styled steel wheels and trucks built with 16 inch steel wheels may exhibit signs of rust around the edges of the wheels. ( nhtsa item number - 615243 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
11811
NHTSA Item Number:
615308

Component Description: Wheels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built with 16 inch chrome styled steel wheels and with 16 inch steel wheels may exhibit signs of rust around the edges of the wheels. ( nhtsa item number - 615308 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98163
NHTSA Item Number:
6090873

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Locks failed. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 6090873 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
98-4732
NHTSA Item Number:
607144

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering wheel shimmies, vibration or grunt on slow speed turns. . ( nhtsa item number - 607144 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
98203
NHTSA Item Number:
603688

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with adhensives not recommended for body panel repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 603688 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
982010
NHTSA Item Number:
603695

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a " buzzing " or " rattling " noise from the exhaust system. ( nhtsa item number - 603695 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
982013
NHTSA Item Number:
603698

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit reduced a/c air flow, reduced driving range, and/ or reduced a/c performance. ( nhtsa item number - 603698 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
98L22
NHTSA Item Number:
604920

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on revised safety certification labels. ( nhtsa item number - 604920 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
984548
NHTSA Item Number:
603659

Component Description: Unknown or other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Providing quicker service fix information. ( nhtsa item number - 603659 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
98238
NHTSA Item Number:
603722

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Condensate may leak onto the passenger floor on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 603722 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
982310
NHTSA Item Number:
603724

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mass air flow (maf)- sensor contamination- service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 603724 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
982312
NHTSA Item Number:
603740

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Issues regareding diagnostic trouble codes ( dtcs ) p0705, p0708, p1704, and / or p1705 may be stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 603740 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
982323
NHTSA Item Number:
603930

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding replacement and / or repairs on any lock component. ( nhtsa item number - 603930 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
9805009
NHTSA Item Number:
613033

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer may experience a crank and no start condition. ( nhtsa item number - 613033 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985019
NHTSA Item Number:
613044

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting a condition of pulls to the right. ( nhtsa item number - 613044 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12102
NHTSA Item Number:
613088

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some manual transmissions may exhibit a concern of engine idle high during deceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 613088 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985045
NHTSA Item Number:
613097

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised message regarding steering wheel shimmy, vibration or grunt on slow speed turns action on sohc equipped vehicles, perform tsb 98-21-01. ( nhtsa item number - 613097 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12127
NHTSA Item Number:
613149

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a dual media (am/fm/cass/cd) radio may exhibit an audio concern of no display or graphics. ( nhtsa item number - 613149 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12128
NHTSA Item Number:
613150

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Some ranger supercabs may exhibit a buzz from the rear speakers. ( nhtsa item number - 613150 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12138
NHTSA Item Number:
613159

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may exhibit a climate control issue of lack of heat. ( nhtsa item number - 613159 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12152
NHTSA Item Number:
613171

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4 x 4 option operating in 4 x 2 mode may exhibit a ping sound on slight to moderate acceleration in forward or reverse. ( nhtsa item number - 613171 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12153
NHTSA Item Number:
613172

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 3. 0l and 4. 0l rangers with 4 x 4 operating in 4. 2 mode may exhibit a slight or a rolling thump/bump on slight to moderate acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 613172 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12154
NHTSA Item Number:
613173

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with pats (securilock) except certain models now have availability of fleet keys through rotunda. ( nhtsa item number - 613173 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985085
NHTSA Item Number:
613213

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with power windows may exhibit window chattering or jerking motion when operating in the down mode. ( nhtsa item number - 613213 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12179
NHTSA Item Number:
613235

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding engineering that is interested in locating any 1998 ranger 126 inch w/b super cab wityh 19. 5 gallon fuel tank for service requiring fuel tank replacement, production dates must be between 5/19/98 and 7/31/98. ( nhtsa item number - 613235 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985133
NHTSA Item Number:
613270

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a dual media (am/fm/cass/cd) radio may exhibit an audio concern of no display or graphics. ( nhtsa item number - 613270 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985134
NHTSA Item Number:
613271

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Some supercabs may exhibit a buzz from the rear speakers. ( nhtsa item number - 613271 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985161
NHTSA Item Number:
613295

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 3. 0l manual transmission equipped vehicles may exhibit a concern of engine idle high (1500 - 2000 rpm) during deceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 613295 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985174
NHTSA Item Number:
613304

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4x4 option in 4x2 mode may exhibit a ping sound on slight to moderate acceleration in forward or reverse. ( nhtsa item number - 613304 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985175
NHTSA Item Number:
613305

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4x4 option operating in 4x2 may exhibit a slight or a rolling thump / bump on slight to moderate acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 613305 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985178
NHTSA Item Number:
613308

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a climate control issue of lack of heat. ( nhtsa item number - 613308 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98259
NHTSA Item Number:
603647

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vinyl covered items such as dash panels, door trim panels, consoles, etc. , may exhibit a small dent, scuff, abrasion and/ or discoloration resulting from assembly, transit, dealer prep and/or customer usage. ( nhtsa item number - 603647 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
982516
NHTSA Item Number:
603654

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lift effort is excessive on the driver and / or passenger outside door handle. ( nhtsa item number - 603654 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98246
NHTSA Item Number:
604059

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford motor company has released a new electrical grease ( f8az - 19g208-aa ) to reduce the possibility of moisture corrosion at the terminals. ( nhtsa item number - 604059 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5133
NHTSA Item Number:
615329

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a dual media (am / fm cass / cd) radio may exhibit an audio concern of no display or graphics. ( nhtsa item number - 615329 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5134
NHTSA Item Number:
615330

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some supercabs may exhibit a buzz from the rear speakers. This may be the interior trim vibrating at times. ( nhtsa item number - 615330 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5230
NHTSA Item Number:
615349

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engineering is interested in locating certain super cab vehicles with 126 inch wheel base and 19. 5 gallon fuel tank for service requiring fuel tank replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 615349 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5249
NHTSA Item Number:
615366

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on vehicles exhibiting steering wheel shimmy, vibration or grunt on slow speed turns. ( nhtsa item number - 615366 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5317
NHTSA Item Number:
615417

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing excessive effort to lift the outside (l/r) door handle on vehicles built prior to 11/15/1998. ( nhtsa item number - 615417 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5347
NHTSA Item Number:
615430

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a crank no start concern, or the diagnostics have verified that the fuel pump is inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 615430 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5382
NHTSA Item Number:
615455

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a malfunction indicator light on, stall at tip-in from idle, engine hesitation, and / or surge. ( nhtsa item number - 615455 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12230
NHTSA Item Number:
615491

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: All vehicles with antilock brake module concerns that require a module replacement, the technician must call for approval before removing and / or replacing the module. ( nhtsa item number - 615491 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12246
NHTSA Item Number:
615503

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built prior to 11/15/98 may require excessive effort to lift the outside (r/l) door handle. ( nhtsa item number - 615503 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12264
NHTSA Item Number:
615517

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:fuel pump.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a crank no start concer, or the diagnostics have verified that the fuel pump is inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 615517 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-01-01
Bulletin Number:
98203
NHTSA Item Number:
604389

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the potential effects of adhesives used for body panel repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 604389 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9946
NHTSA Item Number:
606733

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with transmission fluid leaking at the radiator. ( nhtsa item number - 606733 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9943
NHTSA Item Number:
604751

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding reprogramming powertrain control modules (pcms). ( nhtsa item number - 604751 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9946
NHTSA Item Number:
604762

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with transmission fluid leaking at radiator. ( nhtsa item number - 604762 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5518
NHTSA Item Number:
605190

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on servicing oil pan gasket leaks. ( nhtsa item number - 605190 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5652
NHTSA Item Number:
605192

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Complaints that the in-dash cd stops operating when hot. ( nhtsa item number - 605192 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5705
NHTSA Item Number:
605194

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle exhibiting multiple generic electronic module (gem) related symptoms. ( nhtsa item number - 605194 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12554
NHTSA Item Number:
605291

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding revolutions per mile tire size data. ( nhtsa item number - 605291 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12573
NHTSA Item Number:
605297

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the audio system selective lighting feature. ( nhtsa item number - 605297 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12583
NHTSA Item Number:
605310

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engines may exhibit a thumping noise from the cooling system. ( nhtsa item number - 605310 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12610
NHTSA Item Number:
605333

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on replacing a four wheel anti-lock brakes (4wabs) hydraulic control unit (huc). ( nhtsa item number - 605333 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12518
NHTSA Item Number:
6091761

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the in-dash cd stops operating when hot / radio display reads cd too hot. ( nhtsa item number - 6091761 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12521
NHTSA Item Number:
6091767

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles with limited slip / traction-lok rear axles may exhibit a chatter noise while turning. ( nhtsa item number - 6091767 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
99S09
NHTSA Item Number:
606320

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:linkages.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recall information regarding speed control cable replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 606320 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
9986
NHTSA Item Number:
606406

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an overdrive (o/d) light flashing with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0741 and / or p1740. ( nhtsa item number - 606406 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
99-8-15
NHTSA Item Number:
606419

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding door trim panel replacement - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 606419 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
99816
NHTSA Item Number:
606420

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford motor company now recommends sae 5w-30 viscosity grade for servicing any ford gasoline-powered vehicle regardless of model year. ( nhtsa item number - 606420 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
995157
NHTSA Item Number:
606945

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on maintaining tire pressure. ( nhtsa item number - 606945 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6035
NHTSA Item Number:
606949

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with teves four wheel anti-lock brakes (4wabs) may exhibit a yellow anti-lock brake lamp illuminated with no diagnostic trouble codes in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 606949 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6199
NHTSA Item Number:
607018

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle may experience a diesel / marbel type noise. ( nhtsa item number - 607018 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6285
NHTSA Item Number:
607049

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit concerns with a sag in the rear end. ( nhtsa item number - 607049 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12782
NHTSA Item Number:
607101

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit spark knock under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 607101 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6326
NHTSA Item Number:
6091671

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a sag in the rear end. ( nhtsa item number - 6091671 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12705
NHTSA Item Number:
6091678

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 4. 0l ohv engines may exhibit an internal low engine noise that is described as a diesel and / or marbles in a tin can rattle. ( nhtsa item number - 6091678 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12749
NHTSA Item Number:
6091721

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a sag in the rear end. ( nhtsa item number - 6091721 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6032
NHTSA Item Number:
6091736

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a high pitched squeal or whistle type noise from the front end at speeds from 10 mph to 40 mph. ( nhtsa item number - 6091736 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99111
NHTSA Item Number:
606433

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information designed to aid in the diagnosis, testing and repair of noise, vibration and harshness (nvh) concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 606433 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99129
NHTSA Item Number:
606460

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc. .

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a whine / buzz type noise in the speakers of the entertainment radio or two-way radio on vehicles with an in-tank electric fuel pump. ( nhtsa item number - 606460 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
991210
NHTSA Item Number:
606461

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford motor company has released a private labeled material to be used for iron particle / acid rain service repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 606461 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99134
NHTSA Item Number:
606496

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a thump and / or bump sensation on light acceleration and / or deceleration on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 606496 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6321
NHTSA Item Number:
606801

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit spark knock under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 606801 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6408
NHTSA Item Number:
606833

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4x4 option while operating in 4x2 mode may exhibit a light or a rolling thump / bump sensation on slight to moderate acceleration and deceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 606833 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6468
NHTSA Item Number:
606862

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a squeak sound while opening or closing the front or rear door(s). ( nhtsa item number - 606862 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12827
NHTSA Item Number:
606900

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with thump / bump sensation on acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 606900 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12843
NHTSA Item Number:
606905

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 4x4 vehicles may exhibit a high pitched squeal or whistle type noise from the front end at speeds from 10 mph to 40 mph. ( nhtsa item number - 606905 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12905
NHTSA Item Number:
606937

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience axle wind up and / or clunking, popping, ratcheting type noises when making cornering maneuvers on vehicles equipped with a four wheel drive hi or low range mode. ( nhtsa item number - 606937 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
996125
NHTSA Item Number:
606982

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding fuel system diagnostic. ( nhtsa item number - 606982 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12873
NHTSA Item Number:
6092037

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a squeak sound while opening or closing the front or rear (4dr) door(s). ( nhtsa item number - 6092037 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
99152
NHTSA Item Number:
608431

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the new flush and fill tool available through rotunda. ( nhtsa item number - 608431 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6574
NHTSA Item Number:
610692

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an occasional hoot / moan from the idle air control (iac) valve. ( nhtsa item number - 610692 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6603
NHTSA Item Number:
610704

Component Description: Power train:driveline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an audible pinging or creaking noise that may be heard from the driveline when engine torque is initially applied to the driveline. ( nhtsa item number - 610704 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6692
NHTSA Item Number:
610733

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit no / low air conditioner performance at high ambient temperatures and prolonged idle. ( nhtsa item number - 610733 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
13018
NHTSA Item Number:
610761

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a rear end sag. ( nhtsa item number - 610761 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
12997
NHTSA Item Number:
614782

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit no / low a/c performance at high ambient temperatures and prolonged idle. ( nhtsa item number - 614782 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99161
NHTSA Item Number:
607653

Component Description: Power train:driveline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing an audible pinging or creaking (not a clunking noise) heard from the driveline when engine torque is initially applied to the driveline such as when shifting from park to drive or reverse, between drive and reverse. ( nhtsa item number - 607653 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99162
NHTSA Item Number:
607654

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0125 stored in memory, and / or lack of heat with the climate control. ( nhtsa item number - 607654 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99167
NHTSA Item Number:
607661

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on possible battery overcharge while using ngs tester. ( nhtsa item number - 607661 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99163
NHTSA Item Number:
607671

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin mentions clarification on how to obtain ranger electric vehicle (ev) traction battery modules. ( nhtsa item number - 607671 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99164
NHTSA Item Number:
607672

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on jump start procedures for ranger electric vehicle (ev) auxiliary battery. ( nhtsa item number - 607672 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
6727
NHTSA Item Number:
608447

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: This online automotive service bulletin contains procedures for vehicles with a rear end sag. ( nhtsa item number - 608447 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996780
NHTSA Item Number:
608469

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: This online service bulletin involves vehicles exhibiting windnoise at the top of the door glass seal / weatherstrip molding area. ( nhtsa item number - 608469 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996884
NHTSA Item Number:
608880

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customers may complain of an internal low end noise that is described as a "diesel and / or marbels in a tin can rattle" on vehicles with a 4. Ol ovh engine. ( nhtsa item number - 608880 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
6896
NHTSA Item Number:
608921

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an engine noise which may be perceived by the customer as a piston / connecting rod bearing knock. ( nhtsa item number - 608921 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13054
NHTSA Item Number:
6091846

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing windnoise at the top of the door glass seal / weatherstrip molding area. ( nhtsa item number - 6091846 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13110
NHTSA Item Number:
6091919

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an internal low end noise that is described as a diesel and / or marbels in a tin can rattle. ( nhtsa item number - 6091919 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13118
NHTSA Item Number:
6091931

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an engine noise which may be perceived by the customer as a piston / connecting rod bearing knock. ( nhtsa item number - 6091931 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13154
NHTSA Item Number:
6091965

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding engine hotline phone numbers. ( nhtsa item number - 6091965 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
983140
NHTSA Item Number:
607413

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a squeaking / creeking sound inside the passenger compartment when the vehicle is moving. ( nhtsa item number - 607413 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
9810930
NHTSA Item Number:
607488

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an engine oil leak from the rear main crankshaft seal. ( nhtsa item number - 607488 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99B17
NHTSA Item Number:
6089633

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program regarding ranger electric-vehicle component upgrades. ( nhtsa item number - 6089633 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99183
NHTSA Item Number:
6090051

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tip information on revised oil pan gasket replacement procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 6090051 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
991813
NHTSA Item Number:
6090076

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing an inoperative or inaccurate odometer / speedometer readings. ( nhtsa item number - 6090076 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99194
NHTSA Item Number:
6090082

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information for servicing and diagnosing brake vibration, brake inspection, and brake friction material replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 6090082 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99196
NHTSA Item Number:
6090087

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on identifying non-approved / alternate refrigerants which could cause safety, and performance concerns if installed in ford a/c systems. ( nhtsa item number - 6090087 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
6926
NHTSA Item Number:
6090262

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the engine hotline phone numbers for 1997 - 2000 model year vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 6090262 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
6991
NHTSA Item Number:
6090299

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv and manual transmission may exhibit a squawk noise from the clutch on take off. ( nhtsa item number - 6090299 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
6997
NHTSA Item Number:
6090310

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some service manuals may list the incorrect camshaft position sensor alignment tool for vehicles with various engine sizes. ( nhtsa item number - 6090310 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
7026
NHTSA Item Number:
6090410

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding rear end sag. ( nhtsa item number - 6090410 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13110
NHTSA Item Number:
6090508

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding 4. 0l ohv engine-marble type noise. ( nhtsa item number - 6090508 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13175
NHTSA Item Number:
6090528

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding clutch squawk noise on take off. ( nhtsa item number - 6090528 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13180
NHTSA Item Number:
6090538

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding camshaft position (cmp) sensor alignment tool chart. ( nhtsa item number - 6090538 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13207
NHTSA Item Number:
6090577

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding rear end sag. ( nhtsa item number - 6090577 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13241
NHTSA Item Number:
6090636

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding slow return to idle. ( nhtsa item number - 6090636 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13244
NHTSA Item Number:
6090641

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding windnoise from windshield/cowl area. ( nhtsa item number - 6090641 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13270
NHTSA Item Number:
6090699

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles with the 4. 0l ohv engine may exhibit an internal low end noise that is described as a diesel and / or marbles in a tin can rattle. ( nhtsa item number - 6090699 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13283
NHTSA Item Number:
6091663

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with the 4. 0l ohv engine may exhibit an internal low end noise that is described as a diesel and / or marbles in a tin can rattle. ( nhtsa item number - 6091663 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
983572
NHTSA Item Number:
607840

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:drum.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with anti-lock brake system (abs) diagnostic trouble codes and / or abs light flashing while driving. ( nhtsa item number - 607840 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13289
NHTSA Item Number:
609610

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owners of vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engine and manual transmission may exhibit a squawk noise from the clutch on take off. ( nhtsa item number - 609610 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13412
NHTSA Item Number:
609668

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a condition of no 4x4 low range engagement or a stuck in 4x4 low range, with no (dtc) diagnostic trouble code stored in the gem. ( nhtsa item number - 609668 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13423
NHTSA Item Number:
609688

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with manual transmission may exhibit neutral gear rollover noise which occurs at idle with transmission in neutral and clutch engaged. ( nhtsa item number - 609688 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13426
NHTSA Item Number:
609691

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting very light steering vibration / shimmy / nibble at engine idle or low speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 609691 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99222
NHTSA Item Number:
6089681

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on a wire harness terminal repair kit available for repairing electrical wiring harnesses. ( nhtsa item number - 6089681 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7119
NHTSA Item Number:
6090714

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 2. 5l manual transmissions may exhibit a high engine idle condition on deceleration or when disengaging the clutch. ( nhtsa item number - 6090714 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7126
NHTSA Item Number:
6090720

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit windnoise heard from the cowl / windshield area. ( nhtsa item number - 6090720 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7147
NHTSA Item Number:
6090765

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting an internal low end noise that is described as a diesel and / or marbles in a tin can rattle. ( nhtsa item number - 6090765 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7206
NHTSA Item Number:
6090799

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engine and manual transmission may exhibit a squawk noise from the clutch on take off. ( nhtsa item number - 6090799 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
7353
NHTSA Item Number:
610785

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a condition of no 4x4 low range engagement or a stuck in 4x4 low range, with no diagnostic trouble codes stored in the gem module. ( nhtsa item number - 610785 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
7366
NHTSA Item Number:
610793

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with manual transmission may exhibit neutral gear rollover noise (a light metallic rattling sound from the transmission) which occurs at idle with transmission in neutral clutch engaged (clutch pedal up). ( nhtsa item number - 610793 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
7471
NHTSA Item Number:
610836

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engines may exhibit excessive oil consumption as reported by the customer. ( nhtsa item number - 610836 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13440
NHTSA Item Number:
610879

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing very light steering vibration / shimmy / nibble at engine idle or low speeds (parking lot type maneuvers). ( nhtsa item number - 610879 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13442
NHTSA Item Number:
610880

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engine and manual transmission may exhibit a squawk noise from the clutch on take off. ( nhtsa item number - 610880 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13484
NHTSA Item Number:
610897

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engines may exhibit excessive oil consumption as reported by the customer. ( nhtsa item number - 610897 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13528
NHTSA Item Number:
610914

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 3. 0l engines may exhibit spark knock (ping) under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 610914 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13543
NHTSA Item Number:
610921

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly:banjo housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 3. 0l engine and automatic / manual transmission may exhibit transmission fluid leakage from the transmission extension housing. ( nhtsa item number - 610921 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13505
NHTSA Item Number:
614630

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:lever and linkage:column shift.

Service Bulletin Summary: All 4x4 vehicles with electronic shift onthe fly transfer cases will display contact plate pids opposite of the 1999 or earlier workshop manual indicates when using ngs with 15. 0 level or later software. ( nhtsa item number - 614630 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99221
NHTSA Item Number:
6089679

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may appear to be low in the rear. ( nhtsa item number - 6089679 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99M05
NHTSA Item Number:
6090038

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience premature traction battery wear-out. Ford is providing full battery coverage. ( nhtsa item number - 6090038 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99234
NHTSA Item Number:
6090131

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on diagnosing a vehicle with malfunction indicator lamp illuminated and diagnostic trouble codes p0442 and p0455 stored in continuous memory. ( nhtsa item number - 6090131 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99238
NHTSA Item Number:
6090164

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: A temperature gauge fluctuation and / or a knocking / thumping noise may be audible inthe passenger compartment on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 6090164 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99242
NHTSA Item Number:
6090184

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on replacing and / or repairing malfunctioning (door, ignition and decklid) locks. ( nhtsa item number - 6090184 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0015
NHTSA Item Number:
612203

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the new transmission cooler flusher- service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 612203 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
7885
NHTSA Item Number:
612270

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: The vehicle may exhibit the speedometer/odometer inoperative as well as malfunction indicator lamps illuminated or flashing after the generic electronic module (gem), central timer module (ctm), or for wheel anti-lock brake system (4wabs) m ( nhtsa item number - 612270 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
7886
NHTSA Item Number:
612273

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: The vehicle equipped with a3. 0l and automatic/manual transmission may vibrate at high speeds which may cause the transmission extension housing seals to leak or the transmission extension housing abuishing to spin. ( nhtsa item number - 612273 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
8007
NHTSA Item Number:
612502

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: A high idle condition on deceleration and/or when the clutch is disengaged. ( nhtsa item number - 612502 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
8008
NHTSA Item Number:
612506

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Buzzing and grinding notchy noise when shifting(2-3 upshift). ( nhtsa item number - 612506 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13745
NHTSA Item Number:
612742

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience a condition of no 4 x 4 low range engagement or a stuck in 4 x 4 low range. ( nhtsa item number - 612742 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13794
NHTSA Item Number:
612815

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with m5od r1 transmissions mat exhibit a 2-3 upshift grind. ( nhtsa item number - 612815 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13795
NHTSA Item Number:
612816

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 2. 5l manual transmission may exhibit a high idle condition on deceleration and/or when the clutch is disengaged. ( nhtsa item number - 612816 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00B37
NHTSA Item Number:
612896

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on the owner notification program 00b37, the current tractionh battery may prematurely trigger the los (limited operating strategy). ( nhtsa item number - 612896 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14366
NHTSA Item Number:
620429

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting spark knock (ping) under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 620429 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8091
NHTSA Item Number:
612288

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:belts and associated pulleys.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 2. 5l engines may exhibit a belt squeal initially at cold start-up. ( nhtsa item number - 612288 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0035
NHTSA Item Number:
612323

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience high idle. ( nhtsa item number - 612323 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8164
NHTSA Item Number:
612338

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on 5r55e - 4r55e - 4r44e pump alignment tools. ( nhtsa item number - 612338 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0036
NHTSA Item Number:
612387

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience buzzing and or grinding noise during 2-3 shift- vehicles equipped with m50d transmission and built before 11/1/99. ( nhtsa item number - 612387 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
13835
NHTSA Item Number:
612428

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 3. 0l manual transmission equipped vehicles may exhibit a concern of engine idle high (1500-2000 rpm) during deceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 612428 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
13844
NHTSA Item Number:
612439

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:belts and associated pulleys.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 2. 5l engine may exhibit a belt squeal initially at cold start-up. ( nhtsa item number - 612439 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8377
NHTSA Item Number:
612775

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experience a growling noise from the front axle in 4x2 or 4x4 mode after engaging 4x4 mode and then disengaging within 40 seconds. ( nhtsa item number - 612775 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0054
NHTSA Item Number:
612948

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may exhibit various driving conditions, hard to start, engine hesitation, rough or unusual rolling idle, engine surge or lack of power, knock, stumble. ( nhtsa item number - 612948 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0057
NHTSA Item Number:
612953

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience a squawking/eeking noise that may be heard from the clutch on acceleration from a stop or when under load in first gear. ( nhtsa item number - 612953 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
981613
NHTSA Item Number:
609748

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission fluid leaks at radiator. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 609748 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
98165
NHTSA Item Number:
609751

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Evaporator core failed, causing the air conditioner to drip on to passenger floor. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 609751 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
981616
NHTSA Item Number:
609753

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Left rear side of vehicle appears low. ( nhtsa item number - 609753 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0073
NHTSA Item Number:
613568

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 3. 0l engine may experience spark knock (ping) under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 613568 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0076
NHTSA Item Number:
613573

Component Description: (A) Service brakes, electric., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding loss of regenerative breaking and high brake pedal efforts while driving downhill with traction battery at high state of charge. ( nhtsa item number - 613573 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8164
NHTSA Item Number:
613621

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding pump alignment tools. ( nhtsa item number - 613621 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8512
NHTSA Item Number:
613657

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly:axle shaft:seal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an oil leak from the front axle pinion oil seal area. ( nhtsa item number - 613657 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8560
NHTSA Item Number:
613676

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:bell housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an oil leak at the rear seal of the transmission extension housing. ( nhtsa item number - 613676 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14056
NHTSA Item Number:
613704

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly:axle shaft:seal.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an oil leak from the front axle pinion oil seal area. ( nhtsa item number - 613704 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14076
NHTSA Item Number:
613711

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an engine spark knock (ping) on acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 613711 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14072
NHTSA Item Number:
613719

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:bell housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an oil leak at the rear seal of the transmission extension housing. ( nhtsa item number - 613719 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-07-01
Bulletin Number:
00151
NHTSA Item Number:
618574

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly:banjo housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience vibration felt at high speeds which may cause the transmission extension housing seal to leak or the transmission extension housing blushing to move out of position or become damaged on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 618574 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
14366
NHTSA Item Number:
618637

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 3. 0l engine may exhibit spark knock (ping) under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 618637 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
00225
NHTSA Item Number:
618562

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some electric vehicles may exhibit a low speed shudder on light acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 618562 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
002310
NHTSA Item Number:
616522

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding contamination from prior transmission concerns or excess wear may be trapped in the transmission fluid cooling system. ( nhtsa item number - 616522 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
00242
NHTSA Item Number:
616530

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly:banjo housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles there may be a vibration at high speeds which may cause the transmission extension housing seal to leak or the transmission extension housing bushing to move out of position or become damaged. ( nhtsa item number - 616530 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
00248
NHTSA Item Number:
616536

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 3. 0l engine may exhibit spark knock (ping) under acceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 616536 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
00262
NHTSA Item Number:
616827

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some electric vehicles (evs) and electric postal chassis vehicles may exhibit intermittent lighting of the oil warning lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 616827 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14547
NHTSA Item Number:
617919

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit surge, hesitation or rough idle or malfunction indicator lamp on w/ diagnostic trouble codes p0171, p0172, p0174, and p0175. ( nhtsa item number - 617919 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14583
NHTSA Item Number:
617968

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with broken thermostats on engines. ( nhtsa item number - 617968 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14617
NHTSA Item Number:
617995

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to broken thermostat. ( nhtsa item number - 617995 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0146
NHTSA Item Number:
619423

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a chatter or binding condition when operating the power side windows either in the down or up mode. ( nhtsa item number - 619423 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0147
NHTSA Item Number:
619424

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding engine oil recommendations for use in 2001 vehicles - sae 5w-20 motor oil. ( nhtsa item number - 619424 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
01412
NHTSA Item Number:
619428

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: High voltage insulated safety gloves testing and ordering information. ( nhtsa item number - 619428 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13154
NHTSA Item Number:
619449

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding 4. 0l engine hotline phone numbers. ( nhtsa item number - 619449 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0186
NHTSA Item Number:
619276

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, including sport and sport trac, the front axle leaks fluid from the vent tube. ( nhtsa item number - 619276 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
01B69
NHTSA Item Number:
619278

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program notifying owners that their vehicle may have an electric coolant pump that could malfunction under certain duty cycles. This proram involves possible replacement of the electric coolant pump. ( nhtsa item number - 619278 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
01B69S1
NHTSA Item Number:
619279

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program (supplement #1) regarding electric coolant pump replacement. Revised to reflect electric coolant pump replacement for all affected 1998 model year vehicles, without the need of performing a wiggle test. ( nhtsa item number - 619279 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
01B70
NHTSA Item Number:
619280

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Onwer notification program regarding intermittent oil warning lamp - tim software update. ( nhtsa item number - 619280 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
01B76
NHTSA Item Number:
619283

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding battery control module (bcm) software update for certain electric vehicles equipped with a lead acid traction battery. ( nhtsa item number - 619283 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14847
NHTSA Item Number:
619330

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with vehicles exhbit fluid leakage from the front axle vent tube. ( nhtsa item number - 619330 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0196
NHTSA Item Number:
620159

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 4x4 super cab vehicles may exhibit a low frequency thump type noise / vibration on light acceleration from a stop, and / or when coming to a stop with light to moderate braking. ( nhtsa item number - 620159 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
01109
NHTSA Item Number:
620165

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some electric vehicle (ev) rangers may exhibit a no-charge condition. There are several possible causes why the battery control module (bcm) might not allow charging (as indicated by the op_states). A charging system fault (c1838) does ( nhtsa item number - 620165 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
14898
NHTSA Item Number:
620215

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehcles may exhibit a brake pedal vibration and / or steering wheel movement during light to moderate braking. ( nhtsa item number - 620215 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
01118
NHTSA Item Number:
622650

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding new version 3. 0 diagnostic soptware available for certain e. V. Vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 622650 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
011111
NHTSA Item Number:
622656

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 4x4 super cab vehicles may exhibit a low frequency driveshaft thump type noise / vibration on light acceleration from a stop, and / or when coming to a stop with light to moderate braking. ( nhtsa item number - 622656 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
01124
NHTSA Item Number:
622665

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, engine oil may continue to leak from the engine oil pan gasket area after an engine oil pan gasket repair has been performed. ( nhtsa item number - 622665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
15095
NHTSA Item Number:
621020

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to fuel octaine parameter adjustment with ngs. ( nhtsa item number - 621020 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
15097
NHTSA Item Number:
621022

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding rear alignment out of spec condition. ( nhtsa item number - 621022 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
01156
NHTSA Item Number:
623944

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:heater core.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit heater core leaks. ( nhtsa item number - 623944 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
01157
NHTSA Item Number:
623988

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding transmission fluid usage charts. ( nhtsa item number - 623988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15167
NHTSA Item Number:
624656

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a loud compressor cycling noise. ( nhtsa item number - 624656 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15147
NHTSA Item Number:
624885

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a brake pedal vibration and/or steering wheel movement,noise,or brake grab/lockup. ( nhtsa item number - 624885 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15198
NHTSA Item Number:
624982

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit loud a/c clutch cycling noise condition. ( nhtsa item number - 624982 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15190
NHTSA Item Number:
625018

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit surge, hesitation, rough idle or malfunction ndicator lamp on with diagnostic trouble codes p0171, p0172, np0174, p0175. ( nhtsa item number - 625018 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
01186
NHTSA Item Number:
625700

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on climate control, loud a/c clutch cycling noise. ( nhtsa item number - 625700 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
01181
NHTSA Item Number:
625715

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:park/neutral start switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 625715 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
15226
NHTSA Item Number:
625775

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 4. 0l ohv engine may exhibit an engine noise that may be perceived by the customer a s adiesel type noise and is known as marble noise. ( nhtsa item number - 625775 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
15227
NHTSA Item Number:
625777

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some ev vehicles may exhibit a/c inopeative or diagnostic trouble codes related to a/c system. ( nhtsa item number - 625777 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01193
NHTSA Item Number:
627683

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some electric and electric postal vehicles, diagnostic trouble code b2785 traction inverter module (tim) may be set and the vehicle will enter a power limited mode of operation. ( nhtsa item number - 627683 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01197
NHTSA Item Number:
627752

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the 4. 0l ohv engine may exhibit an engine noise which may be perceived by the customer as a piston / onnecting rod bearing knock. ( nhtsa item number - 627752 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01212
NHTSA Item Number:
627756

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 4. 0l ohv engines may exhibit a loud a/c clutch engagement. ( nhtsa item number - 627756 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
012113
NHTSA Item Number:
627774

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some ignition switch lock cylinder assemblies may exhibit rougness and / or excess effort in turning, key does not fully return from start, a malfunction indicator lamp may illuminate with p0500, p1502 and u1039 stored in powertrian control ( nhtsa item number - 627774 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01205
NHTSA Item Number:
627927

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit vacuum or air leaks in the intake manifold and / or engine system causing diagnostic trouble codes p0171 and or p0174. ( nhtsa item number - 627927 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01B77
NHTSA Item Number:
628153

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program supplement 7 revised information - regarding replacement of wilderness at tires. ( nhtsa item number - 628153 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
01246
NHTSA Item Number:
630515

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil system priming procedures, service tips for reports of premature engine failure. ( nhtsa item number - 630515 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
15455
NHTSA Item Number:
630562

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 2. 5/3. 0l engine may exhibit a surge, hesitation, rough idle or malfunction indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes p0171, p0174, p0175. ( nhtsa item number - 630562 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
15504
NHTSA Item Number:
630026

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit driveabilty conditions and/or check engine lamp illuminated with a diagnostic trouble code p0455 (gross leak detected). ( nhtsa item number - 630026 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
15605
NHTSA Item Number:
630653

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit driveability conditions and / or check engine lamp illuminated with a diagnostic trouble p0455 (gross leak detected). ( nhtsa item number - 630653 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0255
NHTSA Item Number:
636047

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:pedal/linkage.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hooting, eeking or moaning noise coming from the clutch when shifting gears. ( nhtsa item number - 636047 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0242
NHTSA Item Number:
636056

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Certain vehicles with 4x4 or all-wheel drive may have a fluid leak from the front axle vent tube. ( nhtsa item number - 636056 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0245
NHTSA Item Number:
636065

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding discharged battery charging service tips and guidelines. ( nhtsa item number - 636065 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
15692
NHTSA Item Number:
636326

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a squeak, snap, rattle, or clunk in the front end when turning or going over bumps. ( nhtsa item number - 636326 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0265
NHTSA Item Number:
636033

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Electric vehicle (ev) cold weather battery performance. ( nhtsa item number - 636033 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0282
NHTSA Item Number:
637922

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built prior to 9/15/2001 may exhibit low line pressure readings while in drive, no 2nd gear, no 3rd gear, no engine braking in manual 1st and slipping shifts and / or delayed engagements. ( nhtsa item number - 637922 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
15859
NHTSA Item Number:
637710

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4wabs may exhibit diagnostic trouble codes c1233 and c1234 (anti-lock brake sensor output failure). ( nhtsa item number - 637710 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
15887
NHTSA Item Number:
637755

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a no 1-2 upshift, no 2-3 upshift, a no engine braking condition in manual 1 or diagnostic trouble code p0732 (gear 2 incorrect ratio) or p0733 (gear 3 incorrect ratio). ( nhtsa item number - 637755 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
16040
NHTSA Item Number:
636235

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a clicking / popping noise from the upper steering column area when turning the steering wheel. ( nhtsa item number - 636235 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
02176
NHTSA Item Number:
10008580

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:switches:brake light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lamp-brake-invadvertent disabling of brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 10008580 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
02192
NHTSA Item Number:
10008587

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Driveshaft-thump/clunk heard on light acceleration from a stop or when braking and coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10008587 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
870197
NHTSA Item Number:
10000592

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Incorrectly installed gear driven camshaft position (cmp) sensor synchronizer assemblies causing surge, lost of power, malfunction indicator lamp on and diagnostic trouble codes p1336, p1309 and p0340. ( nhtsa item number - 10000592 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
02221
NHTSA Item Number:
10008304

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine-gear driven synchronizers-incorrect installation-camshaft position synchronizer (cmp) installation tool correct application. ( nhtsa item number - 10008304 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
02232
NHTSA Item Number:
10008311

Component Description: Structure:body:bumpers.

Service Bulletin Summary: Frame mounted front bumper brackets service kit. ( nhtsa item number - 10008311 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
03048
NHTSA Item Number:
10008280

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Thump/clunk on light acceleration from stop or when braking and coming to a stop on certain 4x4 super cab equipped with automatic transmission and steel driveshaft. ( nhtsa item number - 10008280 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0332
NHTSA Item Number:
10002479

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Thump type noise/vibration heard on light acceleration from a stop or when braking and coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10002479 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
030302
NHTSA Item Number:
10002516

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Driveshaft - thump/clunk heard on light acceleration from a stop or when braking and coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10002516 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0358
NHTSA Item Number:
10001922

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fluid may leak out of the front axle vent tube. ( nhtsa item number - 10001922 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
0398
NHTSA Item Number:
10002780

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illumination with diagnostic trouble codes p0442, p0455, p0456, p0457, p1442 or check fuel cap lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble code p0457. ( nhtsa item number - 10002780 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
03148
NHTSA Item Number:
10003748

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines.

Service Bulletin Summary: New transmission cooler flusher - service tips. 2003 escort and super duty f series included. ( nhtsa item number - 10003748 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
03181
NHTSA Item Number:
10004027

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Remote keyless entry (rke) - service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10004027 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
03203
NHTSA Item Number:
10004886

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0442, p0455, p0456, p0457 or p1442 or a check fuel cap lamp illuminated with dtc p0457 for the evaporative emission system. ( nhtsa item number - 10004886 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
17254
NHTSA Item Number:
10004908

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Clicking/popping noise from upper steering column area when turning. 2004 e series and explorer sport trac also included. ( nhtsa item number - 10004908 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
02138
NHTSA Item Number:
635998

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Low line pressure reading at wide open throttle (wot), slipping shifts and / or delayed engagements with possible diagnostic trouble codes p0732, p0733, p1762 set on vehicles built before 12/1/2001. ( nhtsa item number - 635998 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
17777
NHTSA Item Number:
10008552

Component Description: Suspension:rear:springs:leaf spring assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear leaf spring noise. ( nhtsa item number - 10008552 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
04217
NHTSA Item Number:
10013369

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: General power train control module (pcm) programming procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 10013369 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
04237
NHTSA Item Number:
10013414

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Driveshaft thump clunk on light acceleration from stop or when braking and coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 10013414 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
042107
NHTSA Item Number:
10014086

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: General (pcm) power train control module programming procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 10014086 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
042419
NHTSA Item Number:
10014096

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised procedure for adjusting alignment on all suspensions - new right hand upper control arm design for torsion bar front suspensions. ( nhtsa item number - 10014096 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-04-01
Bulletin Number:
030508
NHTSA Item Number:
10017891

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front axle leaks fluid from vent tube - vehicles equipped with 4x4 or awd. ( nhtsa item number - 10017891 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CADILLAC, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, ISUZU, JEEP, LEXUS, MAZDA, MERCEDES BENZ, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, SATURN, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
190E, 3 SERIES, 430, 4RUNNER, 5 SERIES, ACCORD, ALTIMA, ASTRO, B-SERIES TRUCK, BEETLE, BLAZER, BRONCO, CAMARO, CAMRY, CAMRY SOLARA, CAPRICE, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COROLLA, CRX, D50, DAKOTA, DEL SOL, E46, ECLIPSE, ESCALADE, ESCORT, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250 SD, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GRAND CHEROKEE, IMPALA, INTEGRA, IS 300, JIMMY, LEGEND, LIBERTY, LS400, MAXIMA, MIATA, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NEON, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PICKUP TRUCK, PRELUDE, PROBE, PROTEGE, RANGER, RX300, S-SERIES, S10, S15, SAFARI, SENTRA, SILVERADO, SUBURBAN, SUNFIRE, TACOMA, TAHOE, TAURUS, TERCEL, TUNDRA, WRANGLER, XTERRA, Z3
Year(s):
1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
PRO-A MOTORS, INC.
NHTSA ID:
06E026000
Recall Date:
March 23rd, 2006
Units Affected:
61,944

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain pro-a motors corner lamps, turn signals, and headlights sold as replacement lamps for use on certain passenger vehicles listed above. Some combination lamps that are not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform to federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. .

Conequence: Without the amber reflectors, the vehicle will be poorly illuminated, possibly resulting in a vehicle crash without warning. .

Remedy: Pro-a motors will notify owners and offer to repurchase the lamps. The recall began on april 3, 2006. Owners may contact pro-a motors at 323-838-2988. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to pro-a motors aftermarket lamps and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. For more information on the lamp model numbers, click on document search and view document titled "lamp model numbers. " customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
FORD, JAGUAR, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCURY
Model(s):
B-SERIES TRUCK, BLACKWOOD, CROWN VICTORIA, E-150, E-250, E-350, E-450, E-550, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250 SD, FIVE HUNDRED, FOCUS, FREESTAR, GRAND MARQUIS, LS, MARAUDER, MARK LT, MONTEREY, MOUNTAINEER, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, RANGER, S-TYPE, SUPER V8, SUPER V8 PORTFOLIO, THUNDERBIRD, WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
UFI FILTERS USA
NHTSA ID:
06E056000
Recall Date:
June 13th, 2006
Units Affected:
58,640

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline.

Summary: Certain aftermarket fuel filters sold under the purolator brand name, p/n f65277, shipped from january 16 through june 2, 2006, for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Due to incorrect design, the quick connectors may not fully seat with the tube interface, even though the person making the connection may believe that the quick connector is fully attached. .

Conequence: Failure of this connection could lead to fuel spillage and, in the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur. .

Remedy: Ufi will notify owners and replace the filters free of charge. The recall began on august 4, 2006. Owners may contact ufi filters usa at 800-230-5876. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to ufi filters usa (purolator) aftermarket fuel filters and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
BRONCO, CAPRI, CROWN VICTORIA, E-150, E-250, E-350, E-450, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 SD, F-53, F53, GRAND MARQUIS, MARK VIII, MOUNTAINEER, RANGER, TAURUS SHO, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
07V336000
Recall Date:
August 3rd, 2007
Units Affected:
3,600,000

Affected Component: Vehicle speed control.

Summary: On certain pickup trucks, passenger vehicles, sport utility vehicles, and motor homes chassis, the speed control deactivation switch may, under certain conditions, leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn. .

Conequence: This could result in an underhood fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a fused wiring harness. Owners of the passenger cars included in this campaign will be instructed to return their vehicles to their dealers to have the speed control deactivation switch disconnected as an interim repair. As soon as repair parts are available (expected october 2007), owners will be instructed to return to the dealers for installation of a fused wiring harness. The recall began on august 13, 2007, and mailing completed by september 19, 2007. Owners may contact ford at 1-888-222-2751. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 05s28. Customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration;s vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, CHRYSLER, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, HYUNDAI, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCEDES, MERCEDES BENZ, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SATURN, SCION, SUBARU, SUZUKI, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
190E, 300M, 4RUNNER, 626, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVALANCHE, AVENGER, B-SERIES TRUCK, B2000, BEETLE, BLAZER, BONNEVILLE, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, CONCORDE, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, D21, DAKOTA, DURANGO, E CLASS, E36, E39, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, ES, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPRESS, F-150, F-250, F250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GOLF, GRAND AM, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, GS, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, ION, IS, JETTA, LEGEND, LIBERTY, LS, LUMINA, MALIBU, MATRIX, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, NEON, ODYSSEY, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, PT CRUISER, RAM, RANGER, RAV4, RSX, RX300, S CLASS, S10, SAVANA, SEBRING, SENTRA, SILVERADO, SL, SL CLASS, SONATA, SPORTAGE, SUNBIRD, TACOMA, TAURUS, THUNDERBIRD, VITARA, XB, XTERRA
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
SABERSPORT
NHTSA ID:
09E012000
Recall Date:
April 7th, 2009
Units Affected:
16,270

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Sabersport will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on may 11, 2009. Owners may contact sabersport at 1-909-598-7589. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by sabersport. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
ACURA, BMW, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, GMC, HONDA, JEEP, KIA, LEXUS, MAZDA, MERCEDES BENZ, MINI, MITSUBISHI, NISSAN, PONTIAC, PORSCHE, SCION, SUBARU, TOYOTA, VOLKSWAGEN
Model(s):
124, 129, 140, 202, 210, ACCORD, ALTIMA, AVENGER, BOXSTER, C10, CAMARO, CAMRY, CAPRICE, CARAVAN, CAVALIER, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COOPER, COROLLA, CORVETTE, CRX, DAKOTA, E36, E38, E39, E46, ECLIPSE, ECONOLINE, ELEMENT, EXPLORER, F-150, F-250, FOCUS, FRONTIER, GALANT, GOLF, GRAND CHEROKEE, GRAND PRIX, IMPREZA, INTEGRA, INTREPID, LANCER, LEGEND, MAXIMA, MAZDA6, MIRAGE, MUSTANG, NEON, PASSAT, PATHFINDER, PICKUP, PROTEGE, RAM, RANGER, RX300, S10, SENTRA, SIERRA, SILVERADO, SPORTAGE, STRATUS, TACOMA, TUNDRA, W163, XB
Year(s):
1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008
Manufacturer:
DOPE, INC.
NHTSA ID:
09E025000
Recall Date:
May 11th, 2009
Units Affected:
42,540

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: Dope, inc. Is recalling 42,540 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies of various part numbers sold for use as aftermarket equipment for various passenger vehicles. These headlamps fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. " these lamps do not contain the required amber side reflectors. .

Conequence: Decreased lighting visibility may result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dope, inc. Will notify owners and offer a full refund for the noncompliant combination lamps. The safety recall began on july 28, 2009. Owners may contact dope, inc. At 1-626-272-1798. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to aftermarket replacement equipment and has no relation to any original equipment installed on vehicles produced by the vehicle manufacturer. In order to determine if your aftermarket lamp assembly is affected by this noncompliance, please review the list of model numbers provided to us by dope, inc. The list can be found under "document search" located at the bottom of your screen. Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
RANGER
Year(s):
1998
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
97V186001
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
2,000

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:delivery:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: Vehicle description: light duty pickup trucks equipped with 4. 0l engines. The flexible section of the chassis mounted fuel line that connects to the engine was routed too close to the exhaust manifold. The line could contact the manifold. .

Conequence: This could potentially result in damage to the fuel line, or in some cases, cause a fuel leak. Fuel leakage in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install an additional clip to hold the fuel line in the intended design position. .

Notes: Owner notification is expected to begin december 1, 1997. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
RANGER
Year(s):
1998
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
98V021000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
11,500

Affected Component: Equipment:other:labels.

Summary: Vehicle description: light duty four-wheel drive pickup trucks equipped with off-road option. The tire and rim identification information is incorrect on these vehicles. This does not comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 120, "tire selection and rims for motor vehicles other than passenger cars. ".

Conequence: The 16" tires could not be inflated on the specified 15x7. 0j rim. .

Remedy: Owners will be sent a safety certificaiton label partial overlay which will contain the correct rim size, and instructions for affixing this label to the vehicle. If an owner so desires, their ford dealer can install the label for them. .

Notes: Owner notification began july 6, 1998. Owners who do not receive the correct label within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
RANGER EV
Year(s):
1998
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
98V079000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
26

Affected Component: Electrical system:battery:cables.

Summary: Vehicle description: light duty electric pickup trucks equipped with the optional traction battery heater system. This battery heater could have a loose crimp connection where the power wires are attached to one of the heater elements. .

Conequence: The loose connection could arc igniting surrounding materials. .

Remedy: Dealers will disable the battery pack heaters. .

Notes: Owner notification began during april 1998. Owners who are not contacted directly by ford within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
EXPLORER, F-250, F-350, F-450 SD, F-550 SD, F53, MOUNTAINEER, MUSTANG, RANGER
Year(s):
1997, 1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
99V062001
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
898,739

Affected Component: Vehicle speed control.

Summary: Vehicle description: certain 1997-1999 rhd explorer equipped with 4. 0l ohv/sohc engines and cruise control built from may 29, 1996 through march 4, 1999; 1998-1999 explorer/mountaineers equipped with 4. 0l ohv/sohc or 5. 0l engines or 1998-1999 rangers equipped with 2. 5l, 3. 0l ffv/efi or 4. 0l engines and cruise control built from january 5, 1998 through march 4, 1999; 1998-1999 mustangs equipped with 3. 8l, 4. 6l 2-valve or 4-valve engines and cruise control built from march 2, 1998 through march 4, 1999; 1999 f250/f350/f450/f550 (over 8,500 lbs. ) trucks equipped with 5. 4l or 6. 8l engines and cruise control built from march 2, 1998 through march 4, 1999; and 1999 f-53 stripped chassis equipped with 5. 4l or 6. 8l engines and cruise control built from march 2, 1998 through march 4, 1999. A cruise control cable can interfere with the speed control servo pulley and not allow the throttle to return to idle when disengaging the cruise control. .

Conequence: If the cruise control is used and this condition is present, a stuck throttle could result, which could potentially result in a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the cruise control cables. At the present time, the replacement cables are not available. Customers are being advised not to use the cruise control system until a replacement can be made. .

Notes: A pre-release warning letter that identified an interim fix until the parts for the permanent fix became available was mailed to owners beginning march 27, 1999. A second owner notification, identifying the permanent fix was mailed to owners beginning may 24, 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
RANGER
Year(s):
1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
99V204000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
326

Affected Component: Power train:automatic transmission.

Summary: Vehicle description: electric vehicles. The transaxle may have been manufactured with the park detent spring misaligned. If the spring is misaligned, the park mechanism may not engage when the shift lever is placed in the park position. .

Conequence: If the park mechanism does not engage and the vehicle operator has not applied the parking brake, the vehicle could roll free as if in neutral. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the transaxle and any with misaligned park detent springs will be replaced. .

Notes: Owner notification began july 28, 1999. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
FORD, MAZDA, MERCURY
Model(s):
B-SERIES TRUCK, EXPLORER, F-150, MOUNTAINEER, NAVAJO, RANGER
Year(s):
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Manufacturer:
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC.
NHTSA ID:
00T005000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
14,400,000

Affected Component: Tires:tread/belt.

Summary: Tire description: firestone wilderness at, size p235/75r15, produced at the decatur, illinois tire plant and all firestone radial atx and radial atx ii tires, size p235/75r15. Operation of these tires at low inflation pressures, high speed, and in hot weather, can contribute to separation of the tire tread. .

Conequence: If the tread separates from the tire, the driver can lose control of the vehicle, possibly resulting in a crash causing injury or death. .

Remedy: The replacement/reimbursement program for this campaign expired on august 29, 2001. However, customers should contact firestone customer service at 1-800-465-1904 for possible assistance. .

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
RANGER EV
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01V062000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
1,260

Affected Component: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Summary: Vehicle description: electric light duty pickup trucks. If the transaxle attaching bolts begin to loosen, the driver could notice a jerking motion and/or a clunking sound. If not serviced promptly, all nine bolts could ultimately fall out or fracture and the transaxle could drop. If the transaxle drops, the vehicle may no longer be in the gear indicated. .

Conequence: If this occurs, the shift lever could be put into "park" and the vehicle would still be free to roll as if in "neutral," increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the mounting bolts with longer bolts that include a thread lock material. When installed, the new bolts will be tightened to a higher torque. Owner notification began may 8, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
BRONCO, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 SD, MOUNTAINEER, RANGER
Year(s):
1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01X001000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
13,000,000

Affected Component: Tires:tread/belt.

Summary: This is not a safety recall in accordance with the safety act. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the agency. Equipment description: ford is replacing all firestone wilderness at 15, 16, and 17 inch tires mounted on ford trucks and suvs. Ford reports tread separation can occur due to a combination of the sensitivity of the tire design to stress, aging, and manufacturing differences between plants. Ford is replacing these tires to prevent possible premature tire failure. Vehicle description: the vehicles listed below may have been originally equipped with firestone wilderness at tires or may have had wilderness at tires installed during the firestone recall launched in august 2000. Certain 1991 throught 2002 ford explorer certain 2001 throught 2002 explorer sport, and sport trac certain 1997 through 2002 mercury mountaineer certain 1991 through 2001 ranger certain 1999 through 2001 expedition certain 1991 through 1994, and 1997 model year f-series certain 1991 through 1994 bronco note: both original equipment and replacement tires are affected. .

Conequence: Should the tread separate at highway speeds, a vehicle crash could occur, possibly resulting in personal injury or death. .

Remedy: The replacement/reimbursement program for this campaign expired on march 31, 2002. However, customers can contact ford at 1-877-917-3673 or go on-line to www. Ford. Com for possible assistance. .

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