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2003 Ford Taurus
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code [2] Engine Code [2] Flex-fuel
155 bhp. @ 4900 rpm / Torque: 185 ft. lbs. @ 3950 rpm
12 Valves Overhead Valve
3.0L - V 6-cyl (2982 cc) (Flex-Fuel)
Compression Ratio: 9.7:1

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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 (2003 Ford Taurus with engine code [2]) 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 [1]
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Power Steering Fluid

  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] If using E85 or M85 fuel, use AMSOIL oil of the appropriate
    viscosity for the OEM recommended drain interval. If E85
    or M85 fuel is not used, use AMSOIL oil of the appropriate
    viscosity and the extended drain interval recommended
    for that oil.
    [2] Per TSB 07-1-7 Mercon V can now be used to service power
    steering systems in which the original recommendation
    was Mercon
    [3] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.

  6. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AX4S Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, 4F50N Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AX4S  »  11.6 liters
    4 speed 4F50N  »  12.8 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

    Police
    2 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LL
    W/O POL
    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  10 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 42385 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24773 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33097 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58822 Auto Tran Filter [1]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58815 Auto Tran Filter [2]

    Filter Comments
    [1] with Deep Pan; 4F50N (TransmissionMfrCode)
    [2] with Shallow Pan; AX4S (TransmissionMfrCode)

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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...
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 cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.
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.
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:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
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:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.19
Parts Units:
4.7
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):
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:
Brake drums
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Metal drums mounted at the rear wheels on some cars. The brake shoes press against the inner surfaces of the drums to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
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:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheel bearings
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation between the wheel hub and spindle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Drain
Item:
Fuel/water separator
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that separates the water from the fuel in addition to, or as part of, the fuel filtering system.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
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:
Fuel tank, cap & lines
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A reservoir for the vehicle's fuel.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
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:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
13
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
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:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
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:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
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.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
05145
NHTSA Item Number:
10016808

Component Description: Power train:driveline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Erratic fluid level reading on transaxle dipstick-leaks-4f50n, ax4n, ax4s transaxle. ( nhtsa item number - 10016808 ).

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:
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:
2002-10-01
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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
16315
NHTSA Item Number:
10013080

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Headliner grab handles loosen. ( nhtsa item number - 10013080 ).

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:
02236
NHTSA Item Number:
10008314

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Erratic operation of the cool/warm function of the temperature control system - repair procedure for stratification (secondary) temperature blend door. ( nhtsa item number - 10008314 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13422
NHTSA Item Number:
10008349

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Running change. ( nhtsa item number - 10008349 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0325
NHTSA Item Number:
10002475

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Grunting noise from front power window after glass is powered to the full-up position. ( nhtsa item number - 10002475 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0335
NHTSA Item Number:
10002482

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Idle air control (iac) valve diagnostic service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10002482 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
16613
NHTSA Item Number:
10002497

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles with very low odometer miles, may exhibit a higher than normal temporary start-up fast idle (1600-2500 rpm that decreases slowly). No service necessary. ( nhtsa item number - 10002497 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
16678
NHTSA Item Number:
10001934

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ax4s transaxle may exhibit no reverse engagement condition. ( nhtsa item number - 10001934 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
16679
NHTSA Item Number:
10001935

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: New push type fuel clip and connector removal instructions. ( nhtsa item number - 10001935 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
16710
NHTSA Item Number:
10001950

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension under normal driving conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 10001950 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-04-01
Bulletin Number:
16809
NHTSA Item Number:
10002642

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: The new high flow water pump is not yet listed in the parts catalog but will be soon. The service can be ordered through normal part ordering system. ( nhtsa item number - 10002642 ).

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:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
16911
NHTSA Item Number:
10002622

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp on and tcil lamp illumination in conjunction with multiple memory diagnostic trouble codes related to transmission solenoids and hego heater circuits. ( nhtsa item number - 10002622 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
03123
NHTSA Item Number:
10002684

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Torque converter clutch not engaging when commanded and/or diagnostic trouble codes p0741 or p1744 stored in memory. Models from 1996 to 2003. ( nhtsa item number - 10002684 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
03111
NHTSA Item Number:
10002772

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine cooling fan induced body boom, rough engine idle sensation or unusual engine noise at idle when the engine cooling fan is in the high speed mode. ( nhtsa item number - 10002772 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
03144
NHTSA Item Number:
10003744

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine misfire or rough running condition with coil on plug (cop) ignition systems may be more accurately diagnosed using the optional worldwide diagnostic system (wds) coil on plug (cop) kit. 2003 super duty f series included. ( nhtsa item number - 10003744 ).

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:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
16974
NHTSA Item Number:
10003848

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil leak near the oil pan or oil filter on vehicles equipped with a 3. 0l 2-valve (vulcan) engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10003848 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
16982
NHTSA Item Number:
10003851

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Clunking/popping noise from the passenger side of the engine compartment upon acceleration and/or deceleration. ( nhtsa item number - 10003851 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
17094
NHTSA Item Number:
10003184

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rattling or clunking noise from the front suspension under normal driving conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 10003184 ).

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:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
17224
NHTSA Item Number:
10004081

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent rolling idle on vehicles equipped with a 3. 0l 2-valve engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10004081 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
17225
NHTSA Item Number:
10004082

Component Description: Steering:column locking:anti-theft device.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering column lock discontinued. ( nhtsa item number - 10004082 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-09-01
Bulletin Number:
17234
NHTSA Item Number:
10004089

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine oil leaks from the filter area on vehicles with a 3. 0l 2-valve engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10004089 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
17281
NHTSA Item Number:
10004925

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Surge at cruise. ( nhtsa item number - 10004925 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
17355
NHTSA Item Number:
10008181

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel gauge which does not read completely full when the fuel tank is filled. ( nhtsa item number - 10008181 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
17416
NHTSA Item Number:
10008290

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel gauge does not read full. ( nhtsa item number - 10008290 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
17434
NHTSA Item Number:
10008296

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with continuous memory diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) p0172/p0175 (system too rich). ( nhtsa item number - 10008296 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
17503
NHTSA Item Number:
10007337

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Surge at a steady speed between 35 and 45 mph with no other driveability concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 10007337 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0415
NHTSA Item Number:
10007358

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lower engine oil leaks 3. 0l 2v vulcan engine. Diagnostic service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10007358 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
17564
NHTSA Item Number:
10008127

Component Description: Fuel system, other:storage:fuel gauge system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel gauge does not read full after filling tank. ( nhtsa item number - 10008127 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
17681
NHTSA Item Number:
10008206

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Autolocks and (rke) remote keyless entry inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 10008206 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
17703
NHTSA Item Number:
10008217

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ticking noise from left cylinder head with warm engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10008217 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
031501
NHTSA Item Number:
10009321

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Inoperative electric rear window defroster (heated backlite) grid lines, integral antenna concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 10009321 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
17928
NHTSA Item Number:
10009338

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rough running, misfire and a lack of power due to a loss of compression. ( nhtsa item number - 10009338 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
17358
NHTSA Item Number:
10008183

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Groan/buzz/vibration when the gear selector is in park with the vehicle parked on an incline. ( nhtsa item number - 10008183 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
031506
NHTSA Item Number:
10011149

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Water in the blower case or on the passenger side floor, an inoperative climate control blower motor, a motor that operates on high speed only, and/or a blower motor resistor failure. Vehicles built 5/1/2001 to 12/15/2003. ( nhtsa item number - 10011149 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
041514
NHTSA Item Number:
10011159

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear window defroster grid/integral antenna diagnosis and repair - terminal tab repair. ( nhtsa item number - 10011159 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
17960
NHTSA Item Number:
10011176

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0171/p0174, p1131/p1151, and/or p2195/p2197 in continuous memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10011176 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-09-01
Bulletin Number:
04174
NHTSA Item Number:
10013116

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated - system lean diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) - service tips. Various models including 2004 f-series. ( nhtsa item number - 10013116 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
04E13
NHTSA Item Number:
10010639

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Emission related service action 04e13. Re-flash the powertrain control module (pcm). ( nhtsa item number - 10010639 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
04223
NHTSA Item Number:
10013395

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Grunting noise from front power window glass is powered to the full up position. ( nhtsa item number - 10013395 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
04189
NHTSA Item Number:
10014062

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:rear window.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear window defroster grid/integral antenna diagnosis and repair - terminal tab repair. ( nhtsa item number - 10014062 ).

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:
04251
NHTSA Item Number:
10014165

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Aluminum corrosion - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10014165 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
042514
NHTSA Item Number:
10014266

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0300, p0316 or p030x - no crank battery discharged. ( nhtsa item number - 10014266 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
05310
NHTSA Item Number:
10012954

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Safety belt web stop button service. ( nhtsa item number - 10012954 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
18411
NHTSA Item Number:
10012969

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp on with diagnostic trouble code p0133, p1131 or p2195. ( nhtsa item number - 10012969 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
18471
NHTSA Item Number:
10014663

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rke inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 10014663 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
18614
NHTSA Item Number:
10017916

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Surge, idle roll, rough idle only when the engine cooling fans are operating. ( nhtsa item number - 10017916 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
042421
NHTSA Item Number:
10014138

Component Description: Seat belts:front:retractor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Safety belt retraction speed. ( nhtsa item number - 10014138 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-07-01
Bulletin Number:
18719
NHTSA Item Number:
10017860

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp coming on with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0171, p0172, p0174 and/or p0175 (fuel system too rich or lean). ( nhtsa item number - 10017860 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
05224
NHTSA Item Number:
10018738

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Power lock concerns - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10018738 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
05227
NHTSA Item Number:
10018742

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power window concerns - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10018742 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
052212
NHTSA Item Number:
10018746

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Buck/jerk and miss during drive cycle above 3000 rpm - no dtc - 3. 0l 2v gas and ffv engine. ( nhtsa item number - 10018746 ).

Bulletin Date:
2006-01-01
Bulletin Number:
04208
NHTSA Item Number:
10019382

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Camshaft tick noise - 3. 0l 4v engine only. ( nhtsa item number - 10019382 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-13B04
NHTSA Item Number:
10052600

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cables.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: see document search button for owner letter. Speed control cable is susceptible to damage and can disconnect during hood maintenance and also interfere with full throttle return to idle after releasing accelerator pedal. Models 20 ( nhtsa item number - 10052600 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
SABLE, TAURUS
Year(s):
2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
03V087000
Recall Date:
March 10th, 2003
Units Affected:
67,894

Affected Component: Visibility:windshield.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 212, "windshield mounting. " the windshields may potentially exhibit increased wind noise, water leakage, and squeaks and rattles. .

Conequence: Potential loss of windshield retention may also reduce occupant protection in the event of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace these windshields. Owner notification began on march 31, 2003. 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/mercury at 1-800-392-3673. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 03c03. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
2
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
SABLE, TAURUS
Year(s):
2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
04V105000
Recall Date:
March 2nd, 2004
Units Affected:
399,926

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling.

Summary: On certain vehicles, the air filter paper in these vehicles can smolder or burn. .

Conequence: This can lead to damage to the air induction system on these vehicles and/or an underhood fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the air filter element. Owner notification began on march 10, 2004. Owners should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 04s11. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
3
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
SABLE, TAURUS
Year(s):
2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
04V106000
Recall Date:
March 2nd, 2004
Units Affected:
938,789

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:brake lights:switch.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles are being recalled to correct a problem with a malfunctioning stop lamp switch and/or associated wiring. This malfunctioning could render the stop lamps inoperable or cause them to stay on all the time. This could cause confusion to a following driver, which could lead to a crash. .

Conequence: In addition, if the switch and/or associated wiring fail in the open position, the brake lights will not actuate and the driver will not be able to shift the vehicle out of "park" if they fail in the closed position, the brake lights will remain on, which will not allow the speed control to be activated. This could also cause the battery to discharge. .

Remedy: Dealers will remove the stop lamp switch and associated wiring assembly and install a newly designed stop lamp switch and wire assembly. Owner notification is expected to begin on april 5, 2004. Owners should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 04s12. Customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

#
4
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CONTINENTAL, MARK VIII, SABLE, TAURUS, TAURUS SHO
Year(s):
1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
Robert Bosch LLC
NHTSA ID:
16E026000
Recall Date:
April 1st, 2016
Units Affected:
49,635

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

Summary: Bosch brake components llc (bosch) is recalling certain aftermarket replacement front brake pads, models bosch quietcast bc598 and bp765, bosch blue be598 and be598h, prostop pd598 and pd765m, duralast gold dg598, duralast mkd598, stop master st598, ultrastop ult598, ultralife mx598 and mx765, brakebest mkd765, and prostop platinum pgd598. These brake pads, manufactured october 1, 2014, to october 31, 2015 are intended for use on 2001-2007 ford taurus, 2001-2005 mercury sable, 1995-1999 ford taurus sho, 1995-2002 lincoln continental, and 1993-1998 lincoln mark viii vehicles. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc. .

Conequence: A damaged or broken brake disc may reduce a vehicle's braking power, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Bosch will instruct the owners how to have the affected brake pads replaced, free of charge. The recall began on may 26, 2016. Owners may contact bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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