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2003 Ford Thunderbird
3.9L 8-cyl Engine Code [A] Engine Code [A]
280 bhp. @ 6000 rpm / Torque: 286 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
32 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.9L - V 8-cyl (3934 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 10.8:1

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO15
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-140 [1]
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)
  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] Synthetic oil is required.
    [2] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.
    [3] Per TSB 07-1-7 Mercon V can now be used to service power
    steering systems in which the original recommendation
    was Mercon

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  6.2 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  11.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 5R55S Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    5 speed 5R55S  »  11.2 liters
    Differential, Rear  »  1.4 liters [2]
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Fill 1/8 to 3/16 inch below bottom of fill hole.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  17 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W7197)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57302 Oil Filter [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51228 Oil Filter [2]
    Air Filter WIX 42341 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24884 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33243 Fuel Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] without Oil Cooler
    [2] with Oil Cooler
  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...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

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...
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...
mann oil filter MANN-FILTERS Oil Filters

Oil filters from MANN-FILTER purify oil of dirt and solid particles such as dust, abraded metal, carbon deposits and soot particles. The filter housing is pressure-resistant, protected against corrosion and features a long-life elastomer seal. Use Part Number drop down to select filter.
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 oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

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

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

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.24
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive shaft
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A sturdy metal tube with universal joints on either end that connects the engine to a differential on a rear-wheel or four-wheel drive vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Wheel bearings
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation between the wheel hub and spindle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
11
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
7867
NHTSA Item Number:
612260

Component Description: Power train:driveline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Driveline vibration (a high frequency buzz) that is felt through the seat and floorpan at highway speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 612260 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
16694
NHTSA Item Number:
10001941

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power seat function - contact request / detroit region. ( nhtsa item number - 10001941 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-04-01
Bulletin Number:
16788
NHTSA Item Number:
10002641

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles with the controller area network (can) may exhibit a powertrain control module (pcm) non-communication event, which could lead to an unnecessary pcm replacement using normal diagnostics. Various models including the 2003 super dut ( nhtsa item number - 10002641 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-05-01
Bulletin Number:
16868
NHTSA Item Number:
10002765

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code b2519 ( hgh mount stoplamp circuit failure). ( nhtsa item number - 10002765 ).

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

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
16892
NHTSA Item Number:
10002607

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Squeal noise from the rear brakes on vehicles produced before 5/15/2003. ( nhtsa item number - 10002607 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
16893
NHTSA Item Number:
10002608

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Illuminated tcil e or an error message with diagnostic trouble code p1744 only. ( nhtsa item number - 10002608 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
Bulletin Number:
16940
NHTSA Item Number:
10003833

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Passive anti-theft system (pats) parameter reset required after module programming. ( nhtsa item number - 10003833 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
03158
NHTSA Item Number:
10003188

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles built between 11/18/2002 and 05/17/2003 with the 5r55s transmission may exhibit harsh shifts. ( nhtsa item number - 10003188 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
03159
NHTSA Item Number:
10003189

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: A no-start condition due to a discharged battery. ( nhtsa item number - 10003189 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
17338
NHTSA Item Number:
10008173

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p2106 stored in the pcm (powertrain control module). ( nhtsa item number - 10008173 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-11-01
Bulletin Number:
17382
NHTSA Item Number:
10008194

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0300-p0308 or p0350-p0358. ( nhtsa item number - 10008194 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
17479
NHTSA Item Number:
10007323

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with ignition coil related diagnostic trouble codes (p035x). ( nhtsa item number - 10007323 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
17512
NHTSA Item Number:
10007344

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: An intermittent malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0462 (fuel level sensor a circuit low) or p2067 (fuel level sensor b circuit low) caused by an improperly installed remote start system. ( nhtsa item number - 10007344 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-03-01
Bulletin Number:
17666
NHTSA Item Number:
10007423

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code (dtc) u0300 (internal control module software incompatibility) stored in the pcm with no other dtc's present. ( nhtsa item number - 10007423 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
17740
NHTSA Item Number:
10008239

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Electtronic throttle control warning message or lamp on - malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p2106 - possible driveability symptoms. ( nhtsa item number - 10008239 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
17756
NHTSA Item Number:
10008246

Component Description: Steering:gear box (other than rack and pinion).

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering gear noise. ( nhtsa item number - 10008246 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
04101
NHTSA Item Number:
10008991

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Steering gear squeak when turning the steering wheel, especially during low speed parking maneuvers. ( nhtsa item number - 10008991 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
17942
NHTSA Item Number:
10009342

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Key-in-ignition warning chime sound whenever the driver's door is open (even with no key in the ignition), the easy exit feature inoperative when the key is removed from the ignition, or the steering column (and seat if applicable) moving b ( nhtsa item number - 10009342 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-07-01
Bulletin Number:
17946
NHTSA Item Number:
10009344

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:abs warning light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Abs warning indicator on with diagnostic trouble code c1145 and/or c1155. ( nhtsa item number - 10009344 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
031404
NHTSA Item Number:
10011162

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine misfire or running - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - wds cop kit diagnostic tips. To include various 2005 models. ( nhtsa item number - 10011162 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
17258
NHTSA Item Number:
10004912

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Squeaking noise when switching climate control between panel, floor and panel/floor modes. ( nhtsa item number - 10004912 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
042213
NHTSA Item Number:
10013401

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock:abs warning light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic trouble code (dtc) c1145 and/or c1155 stored in anti-lock brake system (abs) module. ( nhtsa item number - 10013401 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
18320
NHTSA Item Number:
10014594

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vibration felt for a few miles of driving after parking. ( nhtsa item number - 10014594 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
18515
NHTSA Item Number:
10014703

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Moisture in storage compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 10014703 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-05-01
Bulletin Number:
18615
NHTSA Item Number:
10017917

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unusual engine noise or engine knock concerns due to regular fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 10017917 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
04219
NHTSA Item Number:
10013371

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) and electronic throttle control (etc) lamps on with both diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p2106 and p2135. ( nhtsa item number - 10013371 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
02162
NHTSA Item Number:
10017925

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Water/moisture in cop wells - dtc p0301-p0308 - 3. 9l engine - vehicles built through 5/1/2004. ( nhtsa item number - 10017925 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0295
NHTSA Item Number:
636096

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Excessive electrical system current draw which could result in a discharged battery and a no crank condition. ( nhtsa item number - 636096 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0708
NHTSA Item Number:
10022290

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Automatic transmission solenoid emissions warranty extension. Sample consumer letter attached. ( nhtsa item number - 10022290 ).

Bulletin Date:
2007-07-01
Bulletin Number:
0707
NHTSA Item Number:
10023293

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Certain 2003 model year lincoln ls and ford thunderbird vehicles equipped with 3. 9l engine - extended warranty coverage on ignition coil assemblies and engine valve cover gaskets. Also have an owner's letter. ( nhtsa item number - 10023293 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP 07M07
NHTSA Item Number:
10026402

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:ignition., (B) Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln mercury: certain 2003-2005 model year lincoln ls and ford thunderbird vehicles equipped with 3. 9l engine with extended warranty coverage on ignition coil assemblies and on 2003 my vehicles only , engine valve cover gaskets. ( nhtsa item number - 10026402 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-12-8-1
NHTSA Item Number:
10048099

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln/mercury: may have sludge buildup in throttle body leading to less airflow or engine idling rpm fluctuation and hard starts or battery disconnect or dead battery after keep alive memory (kam) clear. Models 2003-05 thunderbird ( nhtsa item number - 10048099 ).



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