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1996 Ford Thunderbird
3.8L 6-cyl Engine Code [4] Engine Code [4]
145 bhp. @ 4000 rpm / Torque: 215 ft. lbs. @ 2750 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 (1996 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  »  SEO15
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20 [1]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

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

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    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  »  80W-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  »  80W-90 [3] [4]
    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  »  80W-90 [3] [4]
    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) [6]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] This specification has been updated from 5W-30 to 5W-20
    per a Technical Service Bulletin from the manufacturer
    5W-20 is the preferred viscosity.
    [2] This specification has been updated from Mercon to
    Mercon V per TSB 06-14-4
    [3] Identification: see upper left differential tag, code
    on plate at driver's door.
    [4] Traction-Lok axles add 4oz of friction modifier Ford part No
    XL-3 or equivalent formulated to meet
    Ford spec EST-M2C118-A.
    [5] Per TSB 07-1-7 Mercon V can now be used to service power
    steering systems in which the original recommendation
    was Mercon
    [6] 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, 4R70W Initial Fill  »  4.7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4R70W  »  13.2 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 58955 Auto Tran Filter  
    Oil Vapor Filter WIX 46976 Crankcase 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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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WIX offers a line of Crankcase-breather filters specifically designed to compliment today's high-performance and high-demand automotive applications.

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):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
6
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
12
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
25,000 miles (40,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake linings
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction, heat-resistant material that is attached to the brake shoes in a rear drum brake system.
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:
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:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
6.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
35,000 miles (56,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
50,000 miles (80,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
48
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
55,000 miles (88,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
65,000 miles (104,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
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:
80,000 miles (128,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
84
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
95,000 miles (152,000 km)
Action:
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:
100,000 miles (160,000 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:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
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:
110,000 miles (176,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
120
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
115,000 miles (184,000 km)
Action:
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:
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:
1996-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9672
NHTSA Item Number:
613325

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding new design locksets installed on certain trail vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 613325 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9673
NHTSA Item Number:
613326

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information stating that the rear brakes on vehicles without the anti-lock brake system (abs) were changed on 11/18/95 from drum brakes to disc brakes. ( nhtsa item number - 613326 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-03-01
Bulletin Number:
96711
NHTSA Item Number:
613332

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 4r70w transmissions were built with a unique case and require a spacer to be installed between the low / reverse servo cover and retaining ring. ( nhtsa item number - 613332 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0702961022
NHTSA Item Number:
50372

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on side shield for the power driver & passenger seat. ( nhtsa item number - 50372 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0704961022
NHTSA Item Number:
50374

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brake warning indicator stays on red in cluster. ( nhtsa item number - 50374 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0705961022
NHTSA Item Number:
50375

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Brake exterior lights stay on (tail & high mount stop light). ( nhtsa item number - 50375 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0761961016
NHTSA Item Number:
50397

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Washer fluid leakage at the base of the washer pump. ( nhtsa item number - 50397 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0810961011
NHTSA Item Number:
50412

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped w/ an aode or 4r70w trans has a concern of shudder from the transmission torque converter clutch in 3rd or 4th gear or during 3-4 shift. ( nhtsa item number - 50412 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0990961021
NHTSA Item Number:
50442

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on engine oil leak at the oil pan, front cover &/or the front & rear crankshaft oil seal. ( nhtsa item number - 50442 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC5191961001
NHTSA Item Number:
50469

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: For concerns of stalling, reflash pcm w/ 1996 calibration (r11 level). ( nhtsa item number - 50469 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC5195961001
NHTSA Item Number:
50472

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Firestone p235 tires may exhibit a high frequency vibration at 65-75 mph. ( nhtsa item number - 50472 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC9686961001
NHTSA Item Number:
50544

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Repair procedure for vehicles experiencing a delayed 1-2 &/or rough 3-4 shifts. ( nhtsa item number - 50544 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC9691961001
NHTSA Item Number:
50549

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Procedure for the abs 'amber light' comes on. ( nhtsa item number - 50549 ).

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:
96222
NHTSA Item Number:
50941

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brakes - elimination of sanding rotors and drums - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50941 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96223
NHTSA Item Number:
50942

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Long crank - sticking idle air control (iac) valve - vehicles built from 11/1/94 through 3/30/96 -stall - after starting when engine allowed to soak from 1-4 hours - sticking idle air control (iac) valve. ( nhtsa item number - 50942 ).

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:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96226
NHTSA Item Number:
50945

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air conditioning - compressor failure - insufficient amount of refrigerant oil. ( nhtsa item number - 50945 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0313961101
NHTSA Item Number:
50721

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Check engine light, code p030x, with no driveability complaint. ( nhtsa item number - 50721 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0407961115
NHTSA Item Number:
50753

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instructions for replacing diagnosed failed parts. ( nhtsa item number - 50753 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0471961114
NHTSA Item Number:
50754

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concern of a pop noise from the power window mechanism when the window reaches full up or full down position. ( nhtsa item number - 50754 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0490961112
NHTSA Item Number:
50763

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instructions for replacing diagnosed failed component. ( nhtsa item number - 50763 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0006961101
NHTSA Item Number:
50794

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Pop noise from power window mechanism. ( nhtsa item number - 50794 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0059961101
NHTSA Item Number:
50820

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic procedures for correcting vehicle drift when vehicle is equipped with 15" or 16" tires. ( nhtsa item number - 50820 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC9714961101
NHTSA Item Number:
50860

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic instructions for servicing evaporative emission purge flow system. ( nhtsa item number - 50860 ).

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:
962510
NHTSA Item Number:
50967

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) - diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, p0304, p0305, p0306, p0307 and/or p0308 stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 50967 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
962511
NHTSA Item Number:
50968

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Powertrain control module -reprogram powertrain control module (pcm) - service procedures - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50968 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
96265
NHTSA Item Number:
50991

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) - diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, p0304, p0305, p0306, p0307, and/or p0308 stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 50991 ).

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:
BC0226970201
NHTSA Item Number:
51082

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Erratic shifthing of the transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 51082 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9717
NHTSA Item Number:
51362

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: There may be delayed engagements from "park" to "reverse" or "park" to "overdrive" and/or delayed 1-2 shifts or rough 3-4 shifts- this may be due to the calibration of the powertrain control module. ( nhtsa item number - 51362 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3342972301
NHTSA Item Number:
51442

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: 4. 6l 2v engine assembly for vehicles is available as a ford quality renewal assembly. ( nhtsa item number - 51442 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC1023597230
NHTSA Item Number:
51602

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Effective immediately the 4. 6l 2v engine assembly for the vehicle is available as a ford quality renewal assembly. ( nhtsa item number - 51602 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC1023897230
NHTSA Item Number:
51604

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle exhibits a pull while braking, follow procedures outlined in 06-00-4 & pinpoint test "a" on 06-00-5 of the 1997 service manual. ( nhtsa item number - 51604 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9735
NHTSA Item Number:
51662

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air conditioning- r-134a tracer dye installed in a/c system and three o-ring spring lock couplers- service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 51662 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3342973101
NHTSA Item Number:
51702

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Effective immediately the 4. 6l 2v engine assembly for the vehicle is available as a ford quality renewal assembly. ( nhtsa item number - 51702 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3231970211
NHTSA Item Number:
51856

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Windnoise from factory installed moonroofs. ( nhtsa item number - 51856 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3243970210
NHTSA Item Number:
51865

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:hose.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine cooling light on - possible oil leak at upper jam nut on the upper transmission cooler line. ( nhtsa item number - 51865 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3274970207
NHTSA Item Number:
51872

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Replacement headlamp bulbs - several aftermarket companies are offering replacement bulbs with a higher wattage that are not dot approved - sold with disclaimer of "for off-road use only" - the bulbs draw more current than the oem bulbs a ( nhtsa item number - 51872 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3281970206
NHTSA Item Number:
51877

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles exhibit a pull while braking - check for kinked brake lines , replace if necessary - replace lower arm and strut bushings on the side the vehicle pull to. ( nhtsa item number - 51877 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3288970206
NHTSA Item Number:
51884

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may exhibit a cold start engine fead belt chirp noise. ( nhtsa item number - 51884 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9751
NHTSA Item Number:
51931

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Interior- leather seat cleaning procedure- service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 51931 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9753
NHTSA Item Number:
51933

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vibration- tires- vibration felt while driving at highway speeds- vehicles built through 12/20/96 equipped with 16 inch goodyear tires. ( nhtsa item number - 51933 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
97510
NHTSA Item Number:
51944

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission:column shift assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission- 4r70w- delayed 1-2 shift and/or rough 3-4 shifts- vehicles equipped with 4. 6l engine built through 6/24/96. ( nhtsa item number - 51944 ).

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:
BC2364970501
NHTSA Item Number:
52812

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instructions for removing and reinstalling a loose fender cladding. ( nhtsa item number - 52812 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
BC105709705
NHTSA Item Number:
52853

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Instructions for re-installing loose fender cladding. ( nhtsa item number - 52853 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
97050110617
NHTSA Item Number:
52896

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience illumination of the engine cooling indicator light. ( nhtsa item number - 52896 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
97090297184
NHTSA Item Number:
54070

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience static in the am band of the radio while driving. ( nhtsa item number - 54070 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
97M91
NHTSA Item Number:
605621

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding additional coverage for intake manifold malfunctions. ( nhtsa item number - 605621 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9834
NHTSA Item Number:
600588

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Air inlet-water in air inlet elbow-malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminates due to water contamination of air filter and/or mass air flow sensor (maf)- vehicle swith 4. 6l engine. ( nhtsa item number - 600588 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983108
NHTSA Item Number:
607402

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Effective march 2, 1998m3. 8l engine assembly is added to fqr(ford quality renewal) assembly program. ( nhtsa item number - 607402 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983224
NHTSA Item Number:
607436

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may have water contamination in the air filter and / or the mass air flow sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 607436 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A6
NHTSA Item Number:
601004

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may cycle when brakes are applied on rough roads or on an incline while making a sharp turn. ( nhtsa item number - 601004 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A11
NHTSA Item Number:
601009

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tip information regarding elimination of sanding rotors and drums. ( nhtsa item number - 601009 ).

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:
985A18
NHTSA Item Number:
601018

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit brake roughness (brake pedal pulsation, steering wheel shake and / or nibble) under light brake applications from 105 to 0 km/h (65 to 0 mph). ( nhtsa item number - 601018 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
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:
9887
NHTSA Item Number:
601237

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a torque converter clutch shudder or vibration. ( nhtsa item number - 601237 ).

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:
4643
NHTSA Item Number:
615181

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an rpm flare on a forced 4/2 downshift. Additionally, the commanded electronic pressure control is at appromately 10 psi. ( nhtsa item number - 615181 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
11760
NHTSA Item Number:
615262

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an rpm flare on a forced 4/2 downshift. ( nhtsa item number - 615262 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
98216
NHTSA Item Number:
603669

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: A steering wheel movement felt when driving over rough surfaces. ( nhtsa item number - 603669 ).

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Structure:body.

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12098
NHTSA Item Number:
613082

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with non-functional windshield wipers may require wiper motor replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 613082 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985111
NHTSA Item Number:
613261

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with non-functional windshield wipers may require wiper motor replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 613261 ).

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

Component Description: Power train.

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

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

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
9996
NHTSA Item Number:
606428

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a delayed or no 2-3 upshift, primarily when the transmission is cold on vehicles with ford qality remanufactured (fqr) 4r70w transmission exchange units with julian build between 062-97 and 040-99. ( nhtsa item number - 606428 ).

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

Component Description: Other.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99129
NHTSA Item Number:
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:
991210
NHTSA Item Number:
606461

Component Description: Other.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99131
NHTSA Item Number:
606484

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with engine coolant leaking into engine oil on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 606484 ).

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:
99194
NHTSA Item Number:
6090082

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

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

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

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
6996
NHTSA Item Number:
6090309

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding a change in the torque values of the engine front cover water pump bolts. ( nhtsa item number - 6090309 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13186
NHTSA Item Number:
6090542

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding front cover & water pump bolts-torque valve revision/3. 8-4. 2l. ( nhtsa item number - 6090542 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99207
NHTSA Item Number:
6089651

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on engine coolant leaking into the engine oil on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 6089651 ).

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:
1999-12-01
Bulletin Number:
99B29
NHTSA Item Number:
612219

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience engine coolant leaks at the engine front cover gasket. Owner notification program providing replacement of the engine front cover gasket. ( nhtsa item number - 612219 ).

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:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
99B29#1
NHTSA Item Number:
613562

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding replacment of engine front cover gasket. ( nhtsa item number - 613562 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
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:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
01246
NHTSA Item Number:
630515

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

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

Bulletin Date:
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:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0222
NHTSA Item Number:
630628

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an intake manifold crossover (first runner) coolant seepage condition. ( nhtsa item number - 630628 ).

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:
2002-11-01
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:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
03261
NHTSA Item Number:
10008279

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: New service part - number 5 needle bearing and race kit - 4r70w transmission - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10008279 ).

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 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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Make(s):
ACURA, CHEVROLET, DODGE, FORD, HONDA, ISUZU, JEEP, MITSUBISHI, PONTIAC, TOYOTA
Model(s):
ACCORD, CAMARO, CAPRICE, CHEROKEE, CIVIC, COROLLA, DAKOTA, DEL SOL, ECLIPSE, F-150, FIREBIRD, LEGEND, LIBERTY, MIRAGE, PROBE, RANGER, RODEO, S10, TACOMA, THUNDERBIRD, TUNDRA
Year(s):
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
Manufacturer:
AJ MOTORSPORT
NHTSA ID:
06E065000
Recall Date:
July 17th, 2006
Units Affected:
3,593

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Certain aj motorsport combination lamps sold as replacement lamps for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Combination lamps not equipped with amber side reflectors fail to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 108, lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. .

Conequence: Lack of amber side reflectors in the lamps will decrease lighting visibility to other drivers and may possibly result in a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Aj motorsport will notify owners and offer reimbursement for the lamps. The recall began on july 31, 2006. Owners may contact aj motorsport at 626-618-2026. .

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

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

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

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

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

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

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

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Make(s):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
COUGAR, THUNDERBIRD
Year(s):
1996
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
96V007000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
10,600

Affected Component: Equipment:air conditioner.

Summary: Under certain conditions, the climate control blower does not operate as intended. The blower could (1) stick on "high;" (2) operate erratically with blower output varying between no blower and maximum blower; or (3) not operate at all due to malfunction of the temperature control module. .

Conequence: Blower malfunctions limiting or stopping output can adversely affect windshield defrosting and defogging performance increasing the potential for a vehicle accident. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the semi-automatic temperature control modules with modules containing revised software. .

Notes: System: air conditioner; electronic climate control module. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with optional semi-automatic temperature control system. 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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Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
AEROSTAR, COUGAR, CROWN VICTORIA, EXPLORER, GRAND MARQUIS, THUNDERBIRD, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1996
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
96V070000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
73,500

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

Summary: When in the secondary latched position, the driver door latches may open when subjected to transverse loads less than that specified in fmvss no. 206, "door locks and door retention components. ".

Conequence: The driver's door, when closed only to the secondary latched position, may not sustain a 1,000 pound transverse load. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver door latch. .

Notes: Vehicle description: passenger, multi-purpose vehicles and mini-vans. 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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