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1992 Ford Thunderbird
3.8L 6-cyl Engine Code [4] Engine Code [4]
140 bhp. @ 3800 rpm / Torque: 215 ft. lbs. @ 2400 rpm
3.8L - V 6-cyl (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9:1

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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 (1992 Ford Thunderbird with engine code [4]) 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  »  SEO60
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ 8.8 RG  »  GL-5

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

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 7.5 RG  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  90 [2] [3]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Standard Differential, Rear W/ 7.5 RG  »  GL-5

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

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear W/ 8.8 RG  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  90 [2] [3]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] This specification has been updated from Mercon to
    Mercon V per TSB 06-14-4
    [2] Identification: see upper left differential tag, code
    on plate at driver's door.
    [3] Traction-Lok axles add 4oz of friction modifier Ford part No
    XL-3 or equivalent formulated to meet
    Ford spec EST-M2C118-A.
    [4] Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type-F
    [5] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  12.6 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AOD Initial Fill  »  2.8 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AOD  »  11.6 liters
    Differential, With 7.5 RingGear Rear  »  1.4 liters [2]
    Differential, With 8.8 RingGear Rear  »  1.5 liters [2]
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Fill to no more than 1/4 to 9/16 inch below fill plug hole.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0-2 Fittings, 0 Plugs  »  LL
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  15-25 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 46093 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33300 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58939 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...
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...
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...
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.

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:
0.18
Parts Units:
4.5
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:
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:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
0
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Clean/repack
Item:
Wheel bearings, front
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation of the wheel hub as it's mounted to the spindle.
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:
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:
Lubricate
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
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:
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:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
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:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
3
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 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:
36,000 miles (57,600 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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
90,000 miles (144,000 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:
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
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:
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:
1994-10-01
Bulletin Number:
94224
NHTSA Item Number:
37748

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:fuel injection system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Moaning or hooting noise coming from the engine compartment may be coming from the idle air bypass valve. ( nhtsa item number - 37748 ).

Bulletin Date:
1994-12-01
Bulletin Number:
94263
NHTSA Item Number:
38060

Component Description: Electrical system:starter assembly:solenoid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a no-crank condition due to corrosion at the starter solenoid connector. ( nhtsa item number - 38060 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-02-01
Bulletin Number:
95310
NHTSA Item Number:
39222

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: New torque-to-yield cylinder head bolt kit. ( nhtsa item number - 39222 ).

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:
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:
9568
NHTSA Item Number:
39904

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised oil pan gasket. ( nhtsa item number - 39904 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-04-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2850950401
NHTSA Item Number:
39837

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Torque converter clutch shudder/vibration. ( nhtsa item number - 39837 ).

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:
1995-04-01
Bulletin Number:
BC8899950401
NHTSA Item Number:
3010700

Component Description: (A) Engine and engine cooling:engine., (B) Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter., (C) Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 3010700 ).

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:
1995-10-01
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:
1997-03-01
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:
1997-11-01
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:
985A13
NHTSA Item Number:
601012

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

Service Bulletin Summary: The use of petroleum-based grease as a lubricant in servicing disc brakes is no longer acceptable. ( nhtsa item number - 601012 ).

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:
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:
1998-11-01
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:
5244
NHTSA Item Number:
615362

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may require headlamp switch (11654) replacement during a normal service visit. Engineering is investigating. ( nhtsa item number - 615362 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12199
NHTSA Item Number:
615466

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may require headlamp switch (11654) replacement during a normal service visit. ( nhtsa item number - 615466 ).

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:
606451

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on "whining" / "buzzing" noise coming through entertainment or two-way radio speaker caused by the fuel pump. ( nhtsa item number - 606451 ).

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:
1999-09-01
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:
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:
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:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
00213
NHTSA Item Number:
618546

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding climate control - eatc - blower motor control service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 618546 ).

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:
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:
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

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1
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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2
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
AEROSTAR, BRONCO, COUGAR, CROWN VICTORIA, ESCORT, EXP, F-150, F-250, F-350, F150, F250, F350, GRAND MARQUIS, MUSTANG, TEMPO, THUNDERBIRD, TOPAZ, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
96V071000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
7,900,000

Affected Component: Electrical system:ignition.

Summary: The ignition switch could experience an internal short circuit. .

Conequence: This condition could cause overheating, smoke, and possibly fire in the steering column area of the vehicle. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the ignition switch. .

Notes: System: electrical; ignition switch. Vehicle description: passenger and multi-purpose vehicles and light duty trucks. Note: 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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3
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
COUGAR, THUNDERBIRD
Year(s):
1992, 1993
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
97V159000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
125,000

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

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles originally sold or currently registered in the states of connecticut, district of columbia, delaware, iowa, illinois, indiana, kentucky, massachusetts, maryland, maine, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, wisconsin, and west virginia. Movement of the fuel lines causes the nylon fuel line jumper to chafe against the floor pan. This wear can cause a pin hole in the fuel line resulting in fuel leakage. .

Conequence: This fuel leakage results in dampness and fuel odor, and if an ignition source was present, a fire could result. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a plastic convolute covering around the fuel lines. If the lines show a leak, the lines will be replaced first. .

Notes: Owner notification is expected to begin october 27, 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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4
Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
COUGAR, THUNDERBIRD
Year(s):
1992, 1993
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
99V275000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
164,731

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights:switch.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with fog lights, in which the headlights may go out for various intervals and which may be preceded by flickering or blinking as a result of the circuit breaker opening. .

Conequence: Driver's could experience a loss of visibility, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a headlight switch which incorporates a circuit breaker of revised design, and install a wiring harness connector, if needed. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 99s30. Owner notification began november 15, 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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