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1992 Ford Escort
1.8L 4-cyl Engine Code [8] Engine Code [8]
127 bhp. @ 6500 rpm / Torque: 114 ft. lbs. @ 4500 rpm
1.8L - Inline 4-cyl (Gasoline)

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO60
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [2]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] This specification has been updated from Mercon to
    Mercon V per TSB 06-14-4
    [2] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.
    [3] Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type-F

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  3.8 liters [1]
    Cooling System, ATXL Initial Fill  »  6 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, MTXL Initial Fill  »  5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4EAT-F Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4EAT-F  »  5.8 liters
    Manual Transmission, G25M-R (5-SPD)  »  3.1 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  22-30 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Drain Plug 29-40 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EA15K12)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51365 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46097 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33097 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58995 Auto Tran Filter  
  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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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

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...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

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...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

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...
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...
ART Super Shift Racing Transmission Fluid (ART)

AMSOIL Synthetic Super Shift® Racing Transmission Fluid is specifically formulated for automatic transmissions operating in high-horsepower and high-torque conditions. AMSOIL SuperShift contains top-quality additives selected specifically for ra...
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 fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.17
Parts Units:
4.3
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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
6
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:
22,500 miles (36,000 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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake linings & rotors
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Brake linings, shoes, or pads are parts of a brake system bonded to an expendable friction material that, when hydraulically acted upon, create enough resistance to stop a vehicle. A brake rotor is the metal disc that rotates along with the wheels to which the friction material can be clamped in order to stop or slow movement.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Chassis nuts & bolts
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Fasteners holding parts onto a vehicle's frame.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 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:
30,000 miles (48,000 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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage & ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles, and the ball and socket type joints between the spindles and suspension control arms.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect boots & seals
Item:
Drive axles
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: In a front-wheel drive vehicle or a rear-wheel drive vehicle with independent rear suspension, the short axles that connect the driven wheels with the driving force. Drive axles typically have CV (constant velocity)-joints on their ends.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Clutch pedal
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A pedal located on the floor of the vehicle to the left of the brake pedal that, when depressed, disengages the clutch from the flywheel.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
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:
37,500 miles (60,000 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:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Timing belt
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A "toothed" belt that drives an overhead camshaft or camshafts (and in some vehicles a water pump).
Distance:
67,500 miles (108,000 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:
77,500 miles (124,000 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:
82,500 miles (132,000 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:
97,500 miles (156,000 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:
112,500 miles (180,000 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.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1994-11-01
Bulletin Number:
94236
NHTSA Item Number:
37732

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Front and rear brake noise. ( nhtsa item number - 37732 ).

Bulletin Date:
1994-11-01
Bulletin Number:
942312
NHTSA Item Number:
37737

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may have a harsh 1-2 or 2-3 shift. ( nhtsa item number - 37737 ).

Bulletin Date:
1994-12-01
Bulletin Number:
94253
NHTSA Item Number:
38055

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel gauge always reads full. ( nhtsa item number - 38055 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9546
NHTSA Item Number:
39717

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wiper motor replacement - upgraded service kits. ( nhtsa item number - 39717 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9551
NHTSA Item Number:
39879

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ignition lock cylinder may stck or bind when the driver tries to rotate the key. ( nhtsa item number - 39879 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9562
NHTSA Item Number:
39900

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Roughness concern during brake application. ( nhtsa item number - 39900 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9565
NHTSA Item Number:
39902

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Blower motor - low speed ticking noise. ( nhtsa item number - 39902 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
SFA/94L01
NHTSA Item Number:
3011600

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc., (C) Steering:wheel and handle bar., (D) Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:blower.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 3011600 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-04-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2910950401
NHTSA Item Number:
39845

Component Description: Steering:wheel and handle bar.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering wheel shake/vibration at idle with transmission in gear. ( nhtsa item number - 39845 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9582
NHTSA Item Number:
41025

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: A revised service windshield wiper motor is now available. ( nhtsa item number - 41025 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-05-01
Bulletin Number:
95102
NHTSA Item Number:
42087

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may have a disconnect of the ignition control module (icm) connector or moisture buildup within the connector. ( nhtsa item number - 42087 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-06-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2210950601
NHTSA Item Number:
42076

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 42076 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-06-01
Bulletin Number:
95124
NHTSA Item Number:
45590

Component Description: Steering:wheel and handle bar.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering wheel shake at idle. ( nhtsa item number - 45590 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-07-01
Bulletin Number:
95153
NHTSA Item Number:
45934

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Temperature gauge - fluctuating and /or inaccurate high readings. ( nhtsa item number - 45934 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-08-01
Bulletin Number:
95174
NHTSA Item Number:
45962

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Door-glove compartment-improved lock assembly available-probes through 7/1/94 and escort/tracers built through 9/6/94 ( nhtsa item number - 45962 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-10-01
Bulletin Number:
95212
NHTSA Item Number:
46478

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: The use of petroleum-based grease as a lubricant in servicing disc brakes is no longer acceptable because it may be incompatible with the rubber material used in the disc brake system. If petroleum-based grease is used to lubricate any par ( nhtsa item number - 46478 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0678961025
NHTSA Item Number:
50356

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on aode/4r7w transmission main control & case replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 50356 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96221
NHTSA Item Number:
50940

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Windshield and interior glass - fog/film. ( nhtsa item number - 50940 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96225
NHTSA Item Number:
50944

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mass air flow sensor - replacement as an assembly - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50944 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96246
NHTSA Item Number:
50905

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wiring - electrical diode identification and service replacements. ( nhtsa item number - 50905 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96249
NHTSA Item Number:
50908

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Torque converter - leak test procedure - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50908 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
962612
NHTSA Item Number:
50997

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transaxle - torque converter replacement guidelines and torque converter/transaxle cooling system cleaning procedures - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50997 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3550972301
NHTSA Item Number:
51506

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Front brake squeal/noise during light brake applications below 35 mph, replace the pads/shims kit. ( nhtsa item number - 51506 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC1016797230
NHTSA Item Number:
51515

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Front brake squeal/noise during light brakie applications below 35 mph, replace the pads/shims kit. ( nhtsa item number - 51515 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9732
NHTSA Item Number:
51658

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Brakes- front brake "squeal" below 56 km/h (35 mph)- vehicle with 14 inch wheels. ( nhtsa item number - 51658 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
97511
NHTSA Item Number:
51945

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fluid- transmission fluid usage charts. ( nhtsa item number - 51945 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9768
NHTSA Item Number:
51987

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel economy- customer expectations versus vehicle usage. ( nhtsa item number - 51987 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
97610
NHTSA Item Number:
51990

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Blower motor- "chirping" or "squeaking" from blower motor at low speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 51990 ).

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:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2361970501
NHTSA Item Number:
52810

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Authorized warranty part replacement of brake pads to correct excessive brake noise. ( nhtsa item number - 52810 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
97111097234
NHTSA Item Number:
53660

Component Description: Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles exhibiting a "squeaking" or "chirping" from the blower motor at low blower motor speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 53660 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A12
NHTSA Item Number:
601010

Component Description: Equipment:mechanical:wrecker and wheel lift devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recommended guidelines for towing behind recreational vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 601010 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A14
NHTSA Item Number:
601014

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: A knocking noise proportional to wheel rotation may be heard from the front brakes during gentle braking. ( nhtsa item number - 601014 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A19
NHTSA Item Number:
601019

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

Service Bulletin Summary: The front brakes may have a persistent squeal during braking at speeds below 56 km/h (35 mph). ( nhtsa item number - 601019 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9848
NHTSA Item Number:
601269

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Announcing the ford oem air conditioning retrofit kit availability. ( nhtsa item number - 601269 ).

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:
1998-04-01
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:
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:
9873
NHTSA Item Number:
601341

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a whining / buzzing noise in the speakers of the entertainment radio or two-way radio. ( nhtsa item number - 601341 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9874
NHTSA Item Number:
601343

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: A new silicone gasket and sealant. ( nhtsa item number - 601343 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
11769
NHTSA Item Number:
615270

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit brief spark knock on acceleration during hot weather once the engine has thoroughly warmed up. ( nhtsa item number - 615270 ).

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:
1998-12-01
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:
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:
1999-06-01
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:
99139
NHTSA Item Number:
606508

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with the brake lamps inadvertently disabling the brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 606508 ).

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:
6562
NHTSA Item Number:
610688

Component Description: Seat belts:front:anchorage.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brief information on passive restraint (motorized seatbelt) systems. ( nhtsa item number - 610688 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
12925
NHTSA Item Number:
614752

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engineering is reviewing passive restraint (motorized seatbelt) systems in certain vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 614752 ).

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:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13421
NHTSA Item Number:
609692

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit grinding noises, or greater than normal brake roughness when applying the brakes immediately after installing motorcraft br-18 front brake pad. ( nhtsa item number - 609692 ).

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:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
7369
NHTSA Item Number:
610796

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit grinding noise, or greater than normal brake roughness, when applying the brakes immediately after installing motorcraft front brake pad part number br-18 (xu2z-2v001-ra). ( nhtsa item number - 610796 ).

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:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
00124
NHTSA Item Number:
613860

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin provides revised passive restraint system information contained in the workshop manual and the electrical and vaccum troubleshooting manual (evtm). ( nhtsa item number - 613860 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
001204
NHTSA Item Number:
613910

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding passive restraint system service information. ( nhtsa item number - 613910 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
00187
NHTSA Item Number:
618596

Component Description: Latches/locks/linkages:doors:latch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to revised door latch switch service procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 618596 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
00188
NHTSA Item Number:
618599

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with premature failure occuring on the 1. 9l motorcraft remanufactured longblock assembly and shortblock assembly due to ingestion of foreign objects remaining in the transferred intake system from the original failed engine. ( nhtsa item number - 618599 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14993
NHTSA Item Number:
622804

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles produced through july 1999 may exhibit rear suspension spring failure with no resulting operational concern. ( nhtsa item number - 622804 ).

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:
2001-09-01
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:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01194
NHTSA Item Number:
627747

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This aritlce is to provide information on replacement of old style hood lamp switch to the rvised mechanical hood lamp switch. ( nhtsa item number - 627747 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0214
NHTSA Item Number:
630001

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some engine assemblies with aluminum cylinder heads repaired in-vehile have been found to leak coolant and/or oil from the cylinder head gasket area. ( nhtsa item number - 630001 ).

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:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
02208
NHTSA Item Number:
10013060

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Climate control a/c service tech tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10013060 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
ESCORT, TRACER
Year(s):
1992
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
92V103000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
43,000

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:brake lights:switch.

Summary: The stop lamp switches could intermittently malfunction resulting in the stop lamps not illuminating when the brakes are applied. .

Conequence: This could result in following motorists not beingsignaled that the vehicle is braking, and could result in a collision. .

Remedy: Replace the faulty stop lamp switches. .

Notes: System: stop lamps. Vehicle description: passenger cars. .

#
2
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
ESCORT, TRACER
Year(s):
1991, 1992
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
92V117000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
22,000

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline.

Summary: Fatigue cracks can develop in the solder joint between the fuel return tube and the fuel pump sending unit located at the top of the fuel tank. .

Conequence: Should a crack develop, fuel vapor can escape from thetank when the tank is full, and a small amount of fuel can leak from the crack. Fuel leaks can result in fire when exposed to a source of ignition. .

Remedy: Install a new fuel pump sending assembly. .

Notes: System: fuel system. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with fuel pump sendingassemblies produced by ford electrical and fuel handling division (fehd). .

#
3
Make(s):
DANA, FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
264-2798, ESCORT, TRACER
Year(s):
1991, 1992, 1993, 9999
Manufacturer:
DANA CORPORATION
NHTSA ID:
94E019000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
919

Affected Component: Suspension:front.

Summary: The offset toe adjusting pin can fracture under conditions such as torsional loads, flexing motion, impact loads, and overtorquing. .

Conequence: This can result in loss of vehicle steering control andan accident. .

Remedy: Dana will pay for replacement and labor costs of the adjustment pin without charge to the installing facility and the vehicle owner. These pins should be replaced by a ford original equipment pin assembly. Owner or installer inquiries concerning this recall campaign should contact dana service center at 1-800-248-9606. .

Notes: System: suspension; independent front. Equipment description: offset rear toe adjusting pin. Note: if you have any problems with the pin replacement reimbursement program,please contact dana service center at 1-800-248-9606. Also, contact thenational highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at1-800-424-9393. .

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