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1999 Ford Windstar
3.0L 6-cyl Engine Code [U] Engine Code [U]
150 bhp. @ 5000 rpm / Torque: 186 ft. lbs. @ 3750 rpm
3.0L - 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 (1999 Ford Windstar with engine code [U]) 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. Power Steering Fluid

  4. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  5. 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] Per TSB 07-1-7 Mercon V can now be used to service power
    steering systems in which the original recommendation
    was Mercon
    [3] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.

  6. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.3 liters [1]
    Cooling System, With Rear HEAT Initial Fill  »  13 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, Without RR HEAT Initial Fill  »  11.5 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, AX4S Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed AX4S  »  11.5 liters
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  7. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  8. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  10 ft/lbs

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

    Oil Filter 25, 000-Mile Ea Oil Filter (EAO34)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W71936)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51516 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46406 Air Filter  
    Cabin Air Filter WIX 24807 Cabin Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33296 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58822 Auto Tran Filter [1]
    Transmission Filter WIX 58815 Auto Tran Filter [2]

    Filter Comments
    [1] with Deep Pan
    [2] with Shallow Pan
  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...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

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

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

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

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

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

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.
wix cabin filter WIX Cabin Air Filters

WIX offers high-efficiency cabin air filters for passenger cars, light trucks, heavy trucks, buses & off-highway vehicles. Trap & eliminate harmful microbes in the filter medium and reduce the opportunity for those microbes to be released into the air of vehicle occupants.
wix fuel filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

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

WIX Transmission Filters protect automatic transmissions against contaminants in the transmission fluid system. Proper filtration helps improve transmission life by minimizing wear and preventing sticking and scoring of sensitive shift control valves.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
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):
0
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:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
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):
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:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's stopping mechanism comprised of a pedal connected to a hydraulic master cylinder that can actuate clamping and/or expanding devices at all four wheels that slow or stop a vehicle's rolling motion. Components in a basic brake system are the master cylinder, calipers and/or wheel cylinders, linings or pads or shoes, rotors and/or drums.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & lubricate
Item:
Steering & suspension
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.4
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A vehicle's steering is the collection of components that enable the operator to direct a vehicle in a desired direction. Suspension is the assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
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):
0
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:
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:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
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):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
12.3
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):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
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:
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:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
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:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4607
NHTSA Item Number:
615145

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding paint quality issues. ( nhtsa item number - 615145 ).

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:
98218
NHTSA Item Number:
603671

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing inability to retrieve data from vehicle module. ( nhtsa item number - 603671 ).

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:
982317
NHTSA Item Number:
603764

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Product changes for 1999 windstar. ( nhtsa item number - 603764 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12084
NHTSA Item Number:
613065

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some reports indicate that the message center oil change reset instruction in the owners guide may be difficult to follow. ( nhtsa item number - 613065 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12096
NHTSA Item Number:
613081

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Sine vehicles may exhibit a harsh 3-2 transmission downshift immediately after cold engine drive away and before the engine has fully warmed up. ( nhtsa item number - 613081 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12117
NHTSA Item Number:
613136

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit various electrical concerns caused by the tire jack pinching wires to the rear electronic module (rem). ( nhtsa item number - 613136 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12141
NHTSA Item Number:
613162

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit engine compartment noise heard in passenger compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 613162 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985086
NHTSA Item Number:
613214

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a customer concern described as an air conditioner hiss noise. ( nhtsa item number - 613214 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12173
NHTSA Item Number:
613223

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a condition of interior/courtesy lamps on at all times. ( nhtsa item number - 613223 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12174
NHTSA Item Number:
613224

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a hard start/long crank, cold start stall, cold rough idle concern. ( nhtsa item number - 613224 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12181
NHTSA Item Number:
613237

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information for all 1999 windstar vehicles equipped with autolock, it is currently not possible to disable/enable the feature if desired. ( nhtsa item number - 613237 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985098
NHTSA Item Number:
613248

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Certain vehicles will arrive at dealership with small black plastic spacer clips installed between the rear backglass and the exterior body. ( nhtsa item number - 613248 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985100
NHTSA Item Number:
613250

Component Description: Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Reports indicate that the message center oil change reset instructions in the owners guide may be difficult to follow. ( nhtsa item number - 613250 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985109
NHTSA Item Number:
613259

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a harsh 3-2 transmission downshift immediately after cold engine durive away and before the engine has fully warmed up. ( nhtsa item number - 613259 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985155
NHTSA Item Number:
613290

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit various electrical concerns caused by the tire jack pinching wires to the rear electronic module (rem). ( nhtsa item number - 613290 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
5186
NHTSA Item Number:
613317

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding engine compartment noise heard in passenger compartment. ( nhtsa item number - 613317 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98259
NHTSA Item Number:
603647

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vinyl covered items such as dash panels, door trim panels, consoles, etc. , may exhibit a small dent, scuff, abrasion and/ or discoloration resulting from assembly, transit, dealer prep and/or customer usage. ( nhtsa item number - 603647 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98241
NHTSA Item Number:
604053

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Diagnostic service tips on passive anti theft system ( pats ). ( nhtsa item number - 604053 ).

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:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5203
NHTSA Item Number:
615335

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a hard start / long crank, cold start stall, cold rough idle concern. ( nhtsa item number - 615335 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5209
NHTSA Item Number:
615341

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Interior / courtesy lamps on at all times. This may be caused by a wiring concern. ( nhtsa item number - 615341 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5232
NHTSA Item Number:
615351

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on vehicles equipped with the autolock. ( nhtsa item number - 615351 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5245
NHTSA Item Number:
615363

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information used when using the new generation star tester (ngs) to diagnose electrical concerns on all body styles and engine sizes. ( nhtsa item number - 615363 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5246
NHTSA Item Number:
615364

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on customer preference features such as automatic locks, smart locks, illuminated entry, and horn chirp. ( nhtsa item number - 615364 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5273
NHTSA Item Number:
615394

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built before 11/24/98 may exhibit a slight pucker at the top rear corner of the door glass flock run. ( nhtsa item number - 615394 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5354
NHTSA Item Number:
615437

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: For some cargo vans the throw-in panel kit cannot be properly installed when using current published instruction sheets included with the kit. ( nhtsa item number - 615437 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5355
NHTSA Item Number:
615438

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with dual power sliding doors may exhibit a concern of difficult to operate remote entry transmitter (key fob) buttons. ( nhtsa item number - 615438 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
5372
NHTSA Item Number:
615447

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a vibration at 60 - 70 mph, felt in the steering wheel or floor. ( nhtsa item number - 615447 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12200
NHTSA Item Number:
615467

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin states that when using the new generation star tester (ngs) to diagnose electrical concerns on all body styles and engine sizes, the front electronics module (fem) is identified as a generic electronics module (gem). ( nhtsa item number - 615467 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12201
NHTSA Item Number:
615468

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on customer preference features such as automatic locks, smart locks, illuminated entry, and horn chirp. ( nhtsa item number - 615468 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12203
NHTSA Item Number:
615469

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built before 11/24/98 may exhibit a slight pucker at the top rear corner of the door glass flock run. ( nhtsa item number - 615469 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12228
NHTSA Item Number:
615489

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: For all vehicles with front-end electronic module (fem) and rear-end electronic modules (rem) concerns that require a module replacement, the technician must call for approval before removing and / or replacing the module. ( nhtsa item number - 615489 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12230
NHTSA Item Number:
615491

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: All vehicles with antilock brake module concerns that require a module replacement, the technician must call for approval before removing and / or replacing the module. ( nhtsa item number - 615491 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12270
NHTSA Item Number:
615525

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the throw-in panel kit installation using current published instruction sheets included with the kit. ( nhtsa item number - 615525 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12271
NHTSA Item Number:
615526

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with dual power sliding doors may exhibit a concern of difficult to operate remote entry transmitter (key fob) buttons. ( nhtsa item number - 615526 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12288
NHTSA Item Number:
615535

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a vibration at 60 - 70 mph, felt in the steering wheel or floor. ( nhtsa item number - 615535 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
99410
NHTSA Item Number:
604766

Component Description: Communications:back up alarm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns of false activation of the reverse sensing system (rss). ( nhtsa item number - 604766 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5787
NHTSA Item Number:
605205

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with rear speakers that cut-out intermittently. ( nhtsa item number - 605205 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5805
NHTSA Item Number:
605215

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the front door power locks that ratchet during operation. ( nhtsa item number - 605215 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5806
NHTSA Item Number:
605216

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit concerns of no reverse or intermittent reverse engagement. ( nhtsa item number - 605216 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5818
NHTSA Item Number:
605228

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on diagnosing a lamp outage indicator. ( nhtsa item number - 605228 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5846
NHTSA Item Number:
605234

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

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin contains specific clock set procedure for vehicles equipped with the base radio option (am / fm stereo - no cassette or cd). ( nhtsa item number - 605234 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5854
NHTSA Item Number:
605241

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built prior to 02/15/99 may exhibit a fuel gauge indicator that remains in the same position (does not update) or registers below e (empty after filling the tank. ( nhtsa item number - 605241 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5857
NHTSA Item Number:
605244

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle exhibiting no reverse or intermittent no reverse engagement during extreme cold temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 605244 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12503
NHTSA Item Number:
605270

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on front door power lock(s) which ratchet during operation. ( nhtsa item number - 605270 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12504
NHTSA Item Number:
605271

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles built before march 1999 may exhibit concern of no reverse or intermittent reverse engagement. ( nhtsa item number - 605271 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12578
NHTSA Item Number:
605305

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to configurable electronic modules reminder. ( nhtsa item number - 605305 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12589
NHTSA Item Number:
605314

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on wheel and tire size and its effect on vehicle speed. ( nhtsa item number - 605314 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12606
NHTSA Item Number:
605328

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing rattle / chuck noise from liftgate area due to lubricant that has been applied to the liftgate wedges. ( nhtsa item number - 605328 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12607
NHTSA Item Number:
605330

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information and tips on diagnosing the front electronic module (fem) and rear electronic module (rem). ( nhtsa item number - 605330 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12617
NHTSA Item Number:
605339

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing rattle noise within the upper intake manifold. ( nhtsa item number - 605339 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12620
NHTSA Item Number:
605340

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle may exhibit beeping sound from instrument panel when driving at / over a speed of 75 mph. ( nhtsa item number - 605340 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12516
NHTSA Item Number:
6091760

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information used when diagnosing a lamp outage indication. ( nhtsa item number - 6091760 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12522
NHTSA Item Number:
6091769

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

Service Bulletin Summary: The owners guide does not contain a specific clock set procedure for vehicles equipped with the base radio option (am / fm stereo - no cassette or cd). ( nhtsa item number - 6091769 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12533
NHTSA Item Number:
6091781

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the reverse clutch lip seals becoming ripped / torn during reverse engagement resulting in no reverse or intermittent no reverse engagement during extreme cold temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 6091781 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12536
NHTSA Item Number:
6091785

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a fuel gauge indicator that remains in the same position or registers below e after filling the tank. ( nhtsa item number - 6091785 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12584
NHTSA Item Number:
6091821

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a fuel gauge indicator that remains in the same position or registers below e after filling the tank. ( nhtsa item number - 6091821 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
9984
NHTSA Item Number:
606402

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing squeakng / rattling noise coming from left and / or right rear of vehicle caused b the parking brake cable or retaining spring rubbing against the body. ( nhtsa item number - 606402 ).

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:
996106
NHTSA Item Number:
606969

Component Description: (A) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual., (B) Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some reports indicate that the oil reset procedure listed in the owners guide may be difficult to follow. ( nhtsa item number - 606969 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
996126
NHTSA Item Number:
606983

Component Description: (A) Structure:body., (B) Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with liftgate popping noise. ( nhtsa item number - 606983 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
99-6193
NHTSA Item Number:
607010

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on resetting the passive anti-theft system (pats). ( nhtsa item number - 607010 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6200
NHTSA Item Number:
607019

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting concerns of a squeak / creak at the left side sliding door. ( nhtsa item number - 607019 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6250
NHTSA Item Number:
607040

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding transmission control indicator lamp (tcil) flashing and diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0715 or p0717. ( nhtsa item number - 607040 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6252
NHTSA Item Number:
607041

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Addressing concerns with a grind / grunt noise from a/c compressor durign initial engine start-up. ( nhtsa item number - 607041 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12768
NHTSA Item Number:
607089

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a grunt / grind noise for a/c compressor during 1st start. ( nhtsa item number - 607089 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
9912780
NHTSA Item Number:
607098

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may display a compass direction that is 180 degrees off. ( nhtsa item number - 607098 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12800
NHTSA Item Number:
607113

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a high pitched squeal / whistle noise from the engine area. ( nhtsa item number - 607113 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12704
NHTSA Item Number:
6091676

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding all vehicles requires a parameter reset to be performed on the passive anti-theft system module (pats / vic / hec) when the powertrain control module (pcm) is replaced. ( nhtsa item number - 6091676 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12706
NHTSA Item Number:
6091680

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a squeak / creak / rattle at the left (driver) side sliding door at the b pillar. ( nhtsa item number - 6091680 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12728
NHTSA Item Number:
6091704

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with air conditioner grunt / grind noise on 1st start. ( nhtsa item number - 6091704 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12731
NHTSA Item Number:
6091705

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a transmission control indicator lamp (tcil) flashing and diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0715 or p0717. ( nhtsa item number - 6091705 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99B11
NHTSA Item Number:
606280

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding vehicle component upgrade. ( nhtsa item number - 606280 ).

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:
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:
991213
NHTSA Item Number:
606466

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the transmission control indicator lamp (tcil) illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0715 and p0717 stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 606466 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99135
NHTSA Item Number:
606498

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on resetting the engine oil change interval schedule using the message center commands on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 606498 ).

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:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6319
NHTSA Item Number:
606799

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a compass that will display an inaccurate direction. ( nhtsa item number - 606799 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6352
NHTSA Item Number:
606807

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to a whistle noise from engine area. ( nhtsa item number - 606807 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6375
NHTSA Item Number:
606809

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a traction control warning lamp being illuminated. ( nhtsa item number - 606809 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6406
NHTSA Item Number:
606831

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the average fuel economy (afe) feature accuracy - reset procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 606831 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6407
NHTSA Item Number:
606832

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting front windshield wiper activation without command. ( nhtsa item number - 606832 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12826
NHTSA Item Number:
606897

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing front wipers activation without command. ( nhtsa item number - 606897 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12832
NHTSA Item Number:
606902

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting a traction control warning lamp being illuminated. ( nhtsa item number - 606902 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12885
NHTSA Item Number:
606915

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to the left side front door glass demister. ( nhtsa item number - 606915 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12891
NHTSA Item Number:
606920

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with horn that requires high effort to operate. ( nhtsa item number - 606920 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12911
NHTSA Item Number:
606940

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit activation of front wipers without command. ( nhtsa item number - 606940 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12817
NHTSA Item Number:
6091997

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may inquire about the average fuel economy feature operating strategy in vehicles equipped with the message center display option. ( nhtsa item number - 6091997 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
99147
NHTSA Item Number:
608423

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on using the service bay technical system (sbts) and new generation star (ngs) tester, and to update the powertrain control module (pcm) information charts. ( nhtsa item number - 608423 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
99149
NHTSA Item Number:
608425

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tip information regarding module configuration. ( nhtsa item number - 608425 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
99152
NHTSA Item Number:
608431

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the new flush and fill tool available through rotunda. ( nhtsa item number - 608431 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6497
NHTSA Item Number:
610657

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:heater core.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting driver front door glass that seems slow to clear / defog. Engineering is developing a new side window demister vent due for release by august 15, 1999. ( nhtsa item number - 610657 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6502
NHTSA Item Number:
610659

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may comment that the horn requires higher than normal effort to operate. ( nhtsa item number - 610659 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6618
NHTSA Item Number:
610710

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting poor air conditioner performance and / or pressure relief valve releasing refrigerant. ( nhtsa item number - 610710 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6647
NHTSA Item Number:
610720

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting engine spark knock on heavy acceleration with 87 octane fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 610720 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
6663
NHTSA Item Number:
610724

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an intermittent loss of sound / cut-out of the rear speaker(s) during turns or driving over bumps. ( nhtsa item number - 610724 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
13014
NHTSA Item Number:
610757

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brief information regarding paint quality issues. ( nhtsa item number - 610757 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
13017
NHTSA Item Number:
610760

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an inoperative speed control that will not engage at times or at all times. ( nhtsa item number - 610760 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
13024
NHTSA Item Number:
610767

Component Description: (A) Power train:automatic transmission., (B) Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the ax4s transaxle may exhibit a harsh 3-2 downshift when coasting around a corner and then stepping into the throttle to accelerate away from the corner. ( nhtsa item number - 610767 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
12986
NHTSA Item Number:
614773

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an intermittent loss of sound / cut-out of the rear speaker(s) during turns or driving over bumps. ( nhtsa item number - 614773 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
99B14
NHTSA Item Number:
6090040

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program regarding vehicles without inboard front seat-mounted armrests but stated otherwise on the window sticker and in sales literature. ( nhtsa item number - 6090040 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99173
NHTSA Item Number:
607641

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with message center on the instrument panel displaying a false traction control error message. ( nhtsa item number - 607641 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99176
NHTSA Item Number:
607646

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the driver side window may be slow to defog. ( nhtsa item number - 607646 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
99177
NHTSA Item Number:
607647

Component Description: Communications:back up alarm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may complain that the reverse park aid system may sound an audible warning tone when the vehicle is in reverse even though there are no objects behind the vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 607647 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
6708
NHTSA Item Number:
608442

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: This online automotive service information addresses paint concerns identified by customers or during pdi. ( nhtsa item number - 608442 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
6726
NHTSA Item Number:
608446

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on diagnosing an inoperative speed control that will not engage at times or at all times. ( nhtsa item number - 608446 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996735
NHTSA Item Number:
608455

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the ax4s transaxle may exhibit a harsh 3-2 downshift when coasting around a corner and then stepping into the throttle to accelerate away from the corner. ( nhtsa item number - 608455 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996742
NHTSA Item Number:
608456

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehciles may exhibit a popping noise when the power sliding door reaches the closed position, caused by the door striker adjustment and the door seal. ( nhtsa item number - 608456 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996797
NHTSA Item Number:
608769

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

Service Bulletin Summary: This online bulletin contains information of vehicles exhibiting a poor or no radio reception at pre-delivery inspection. ( nhtsa item number - 608769 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996841
NHTSA Item Number:
608784

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: This online service bulletin contains procedures to reset the oil change interval message 'change oil soon' indicator in the message center. ( nhtsa item number - 608784 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996842
NHTSA Item Number:
608785

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with snapping or popping noise from the instrument panel lower center bin area. ( nhtsa item number - 608785 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
9913028
NHTSA Item Number:
609030

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customers may complain of popping noise when the power sliding door reaches the closed position. ( nhtsa item number - 609030 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
9913073
NHTSA Item Number:
609037

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Climate control is investigating concerns of broken and / or binding blend doors. ( nhtsa item number - 609037 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
9913140
NHTSA Item Number:
609053

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with ax4s transaxle may exhibit any or all of the following symptoms: dtc p0734, flashing tcil, "no 3-4 shift" or an overdrive band wear concern. ( nhtsa item number - 609053 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13063
NHTSA Item Number:
6091864

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing poor or no radio reception at pre-delivery inspection. ( nhtsa item number - 6091864 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13082
NHTSA Item Number:
6091886

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding oil change reset procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 6091886 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13083
NHTSA Item Number:
6091888

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiening a snap / pop noise fromt he lower center instrument panel lower center bin area. ( nhtsa item number - 6091888 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13151
NHTSA Item Number:
6091962

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding a redesigned park system in ax4s and ax4n transaxle. ( nhtsa item number - 6091962 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99183
NHTSA Item Number:
6090051

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tip information on revised oil pan gasket replacement procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 6090051 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99184
NHTSA Item Number:
6090053

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with ax4s transaxle, may exhibit a harsh 2-3 downshift may occur when coasting around a corner and then accelerating. ( nhtsa item number - 6090053 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99191
NHTSA Item Number:
6090078

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built through 4/27/1999 may exhibit a transmission control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes p0715 and p0717 stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 6090078 ).

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:
6908
NHTSA Item Number:
6090222

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with ax4s transaxle may exhibit a diagnostic trouble code p0734, flashing tcil, no3-4 shift or an overdrive band wear concern. ( nhtsa item number - 6090222 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
6918
NHTSA Item Number:
6090260

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the redesigned park system in vehicles with ax4s transaxles. ( nhtsa item number - 6090260 ).

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:
6997
NHTSA Item Number:
6090310

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some service manuals may list the incorrect camshaft position sensor alignment tool for vehicles with various engine sizes. ( nhtsa item number - 6090310 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
7016
NHTSA Item Number:
6090388

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding instrument cluster technical assistance. ( nhtsa item number - 6090388 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
7018
NHTSA Item Number:
6090396

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding squeak/rattle right rear exterior of vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 6090396 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
7106
NHTSA Item Number:
6090455

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the winners of the edsr of the month quality awards for the month of august. ( nhtsa item number - 6090455 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13167
NHTSA Item Number:
6090513

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding compass direction indicated is 180 degress off. ( nhtsa item number - 6090513 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13180
NHTSA Item Number:
6090538

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding camshaft position (cmp) sensor alignment tool chart. ( nhtsa item number - 6090538 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13181
NHTSA Item Number:
6090540

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding camshaft position (cmp) sensor alignment tool chart (continued). ( nhtsa item number - 6090540 ).

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:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13198
NHTSA Item Number:
6090563

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding squeak/rattle right rear exterior of vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 6090563 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13253
NHTSA Item Number:
6090655

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: (continued from 13251 and 13252) uncommanded front wiper function. ( nhtsa item number - 6090655 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13256
NHTSA Item Number:
6090662

Component Description: Wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding starbusrt wheel caps loose/rattle. ( nhtsa item number - 6090662 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
13257
NHTSA Item Number:
6090664

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding configurable electronic modules reminder. ( nhtsa item number - 6090664 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7318
NHTSA Item Number:
609603

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting headlamps that turn on and a blower motor that will operate with the ignition switch in the off position. ( nhtsa item number - 609603 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7320
NHTSA Item Number:
609605

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:interconnecting assembly(wiring).

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the trailer tow electric brake connector location. ( nhtsa item number - 609605 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13329
NHTSA Item Number:
609615

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on disabling the autolock feature on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 609615 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13421
NHTSA Item Number:
609686

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to vehicles equipped with heated outside mirrors exhibiting interior lights that illuminate when the rear defrost button is activated. ( nhtsa item number - 609686 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99202
NHTSA Item Number:
6089641

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin mentions that some vehicles with an ax4s or ax4n transaxles have a new redesigned park system in the transaxle. ( nhtsa item number - 6089641 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99216
NHTSA Item Number:
6089668

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: The a-pillar trim may become warped as a result of stress from the expansion and contraction of the material due to temperature changes. ( nhtsa item number - 6089668 ).

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:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99224
NHTSA Item Number:
6089685

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding front wipers operating while switch is in off position. ( nhtsa item number - 6089685 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7134
NHTSA Item Number:
6090751

Component Description: Wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built from 5/20/98 to 12/31/98 equipped with starburst type wheel covers may exhibit a loose wheel cap or rattle noise from the wheel caps. ( nhtsa item number - 6090751 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7135
NHTSA Item Number:
6090753

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding configurable electronic modules reminder. ( nhtsa item number - 6090753 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7211
NHTSA Item Number:
6090807

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting a rattle noise from the liftgate area. ( nhtsa item number - 6090807 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7266
NHTSA Item Number:
6090864

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may exhibit a slight vibration under light acceleration at or near 1400 - 1600 rpm. ( nhtsa item number - 6090864 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7309
NHTSA Item Number:
6090885

Component Description: Wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding starburst type wheel caps that rattle or appear loose. ( nhtsa item number - 6090885 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7196
NHTSA Item Number:
6092090

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Effective october 15, 1999, the ax4s and ax4n transmission assembly for the certain vehicles are available as a ford quality renewal (fqr) assembly. ( nhtsa item number - 6092090 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13294
NHTSA Item Number:
6092115

Component Description: Structure:body:tailgate.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a rattle noise from the liftgate area. ( nhtsa item number - 6092115 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13375
NHTSA Item Number:
6092176

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding vibration / buzz at light throttle load. ( nhtsa item number - 6092176 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13396
NHTSA Item Number:
6092185

Component Description: Wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with starburst type wheel caps may exhibit wheel caps that rattle or appear loose. ( nhtsa item number - 6092185 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13406
NHTSA Item Number:
6092203

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit headlamps that turn on and a blower motor that will operate with the ignition switch in the off position. ( nhtsa item number - 6092203 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13408
NHTSA Item Number:
6092207

Component Description: Service brakes, air:antilock:interconnecting assembly(wiring).

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding trailer tow electric brake connector. ( nhtsa item number - 6092207 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
7364
NHTSA Item Number:
610790

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with heated outside mirrors may exhibit interior lights that illuminate when the rear defrost button is activated. ( nhtsa item number - 610790 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
7542
NHTSA Item Number:
610868

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some customers may experience a hum / moan from the underhood area with the engine running on vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engines. ( nhtsa item number - 610868 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13466
NHTSA Item Number:
610884

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a check engine light on and diagnostic trouble codes p0750, p0760, and / or an open fuse #10 (located in the fuse junction panel inside the vehicle) and fuse #20 (located in the battery junction box under the hood) ( nhtsa item number - 610884 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13554
NHTSA Item Number:
610931

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:heater core.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with dust entering into auxiliary air conditioner air distribution. ( nhtsa item number - 610931 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
13518
NHTSA Item Number:
614642

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engine may exhibit a hum / moan from the underhood area with the engine running. ( nhtsa item number - 614642 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99234
NHTSA Item Number:
6090131

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on diagnosing a vehicle with malfunction indicator lamp illuminated and diagnostic trouble codes p0442 and p0455 stored in continuous memory. ( nhtsa item number - 6090131 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99242
NHTSA Item Number:
6090184

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on replacing and / or repairing malfunctioning (door, ignition and decklid) locks. ( nhtsa item number - 6090184 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-11-01
Bulletin Number:
99243
NHTSA Item Number:
6090186

Component Description: Exterior lighting:turn signal:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the front windshield wipers may operate while the multifunction switch is in the off position. ( nhtsa item number - 6090186 ).

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:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
7866
NHTSA Item Number:
612258

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: The vehicle may exhibit a dtc p0720 and p0722; output shaft speed (oss) sensor concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 612258 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
7989
NHTSA Item Number:
612495

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power sliding door concern. ( nhtsa item number - 612495 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13792
NHTSA Item Number:
612813

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may exhibit a power sliding door concern and servicing. ( nhtsa item number - 612813 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13812
NHTSA Item Number:
612828

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on how to disable the child lock feature. ( nhtsa item number - 612828 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13826
NHTSA Item Number:
612883

Component Description: Power train:driveline:driveshaft.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a dtc of po720,po722, output shaft speed sensor (oss). ( nhtsa item number - 612883 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14211
NHTSA Item Number:
620386

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a power steering grunt noise or shudder on slow turns. A new power steering line has been released that will minimize the condition. ( nhtsa item number - 620386 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14229
NHTSA Item Number:
620392

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit battery voltage low, will not reach full charge, alternator charges at a reduced voltage. ( nhtsa item number - 620392 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14330
NHTSA Item Number:
620417

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may have slight spark knock on heavy accel with 87 octaine fuel. Hot weather and lower octane fuel may exaggerate condition. ( nhtsa item number - 620417 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14391
NHTSA Item Number:
620431

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a vibration condition at 45 mph and above, noticed after replacing, rotating or servicing wheel and tire assemblies. ( nhtsa item number - 620431 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
13922
NHTSA Item Number:
620490

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engine may exhibit a slight spark knock on heavy acceleration with 87 octane fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 620490 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8036
NHTSA Item Number:
612229

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some fleet customers may want to disable the child lock feature on the sliding doors and prevent it from being accidently re-activated. ( nhtsa item number - 612229 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8053
NHTSA Item Number:
612264

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a diagnostic trouble code of p0720, p0722; output shaft speed sensor (oss). ( nhtsa item number - 612264 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8119
NHTSA Item Number:
612312

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a power steering grunt noise or shudder on slow turns. ( nhtsa item number - 612312 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8133
NHTSA Item Number:
612322

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a center storage bin door that binds when attempting to open or close the door. ( nhtsa item number - 612322 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0044
NHTSA Item Number:
612349

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle may experience the fuel pump handle that may shut off while filling vehicle before tank is full. ( nhtsa item number - 612349 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8233
NHTSA Item Number:
612423

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engine may exhibit a slight spark knock on heavy acceleration with 87 octane fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 612423 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
13858
NHTSA Item Number:
612457

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a power steering grunt noise or shudder on slow turns. Engineering is investigating. ( nhtsa item number - 612457 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
13867
NHTSA Item Number:
612465

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a center storage bin door that binds when attempting to open or close the door. ( nhtsa item number - 612465 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8119
NHTSA Item Number:
612660

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a power steering grunt noise or shudder on slow turns. Engineering is investigating. ( nhtsa item number - 612660 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8233
NHTSA Item Number:
612675

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engine may exhibit a slight spark knock on heavy acceleration with 87 octane fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 612675 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8242
NHTSA Item Number:
612678

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:bell housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built before november, 1999 may exhibit transmission fluid at the bell housing area. ( nhtsa item number - 612678 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8261
NHTSA Item Number:
612691

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a discharged battery after extended parking (> 30 days). ( nhtsa item number - 612691 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8310
NHTSA Item Number:
612730

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ax4s transaxle - rear lube and differential lube insulator kit. ( nhtsa item number - 612730 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8321
NHTSA Item Number:
612744

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles, 3. 8l engine, may exhibit a drone (audible noise) and a tactile vibration in the steering wheel (higher frequency buzz) at 1350-1400 rpm (40-45 mph) under a light load with the torque converter locked in 3rd or o/d. ( nhtsa item number - 612744 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8325
NHTSA Item Number:
612746

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built from 1/31/00 may exhibit an unable to reprogram the pcm or unable to clear the pcm vid (vehicle identification) block condition, or unable to reprogram the pcm or unable to clear pcm vid block on vehicles where the icm ( ( nhtsa item number - 612746 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8348
NHTSA Item Number:
612762

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit door glass that may bind or trvel slowly up / down. ( nhtsa item number - 612762 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13941
NHTSA Item Number:
612872

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the rear seat entertainment system may exhibit an inoperative condition when vehicle cabin temperature is very low, then is rapidly heated, or the humidity is very high within the vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 612872 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13961
NHTSA Item Number:
612876

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the ax4s transaxle - rear lube and differential lube tube insulator kit. ( nhtsa item number - 612876 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13982
NHTSA Item Number:
612898

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit door glass that may bind or travel slowly up / down. ( nhtsa item number - 612898 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13924
NHTSA Item Number:
612914

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:bell housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles built before november 1999 may exhibit transmission fluid at the bell housing area. ( nhtsa item number - 612914 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13935
NHTSA Item Number:
612929

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a discharged battery after extended parking (> 30 days). ( nhtsa item number - 612929 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13957
NHTSA Item Number:
612939

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a drone (audible noise) and a tactile vibration in the steering wheel (higher frequency buzz) at 1350 - 1400 rpm (40-45 mph) under a light load with the torque converter locked in 3rd or o/d. ( nhtsa item number - 612939 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13969
NHTSA Item Number:
612942

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles built from 01/31/00 may exhibit an unable to reprogram the pcm or unable to clear the pcm vid (vehicle identification) block conition, or unable to reprogram the pcm or unable to clear pcm vid block on vehicles where the icm (instr ( nhtsa item number - 612942 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8242
NHTSA Item Number:
613625

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly:bell housing.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit transmission fluid at the bell housing area. ( nhtsa item number - 613625 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8310
NHTSA Item Number:
613637

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear lube and differential tube insulator kit. ( nhtsa item number - 613637 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8532
NHTSA Item Number:
613663

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding malfunction indicator lights p0171 / p0174. ( nhtsa item number - 613663 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14060
NHTSA Item Number:
613706

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit mil illumination with diagnostic trouble codes p0171/p0174. ( nhtsa item number - 613706 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14182
NHTSA Item Number:
613883

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some may exhibit door glass that is slow to travel upward. ( nhtsa item number - 613883 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14211
NHTSA Item Number:
613904

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting a power steering grunt noise or shudder on slow turns. ( nhtsa item number - 613904 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14213
NHTSA Item Number:
613905

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with vehicles exhibiting a slight spark knock on heavy acceleration with 87 octane fuel. ( nhtsa item number - 613905 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14222
NHTSA Item Number:
613908

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with subframe clunk on acceleration / deceleration from front of vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 613908 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
00B51
NHTSA Item Number:
618604

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to rear lube tube and bracket replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 618604 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
14353
NHTSA Item Number:
618627

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on malfunction indicator lamp illuminated and / or diagnostic trouble code's po171 & po174. ( nhtsa item number - 618627 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
14391
NHTSA Item Number:
618649

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting vibration above 45 mph - service kit available. ( nhtsa item number - 618649 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
00T07
NHTSA Item Number:
625871

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding powertrain control module reprograming. ( nhtsa item number - 625871 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
00218
NHTSA Item Number:
618552

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on spark knock on acceleration on vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engine. ( nhtsa item number - 618552 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
002110
NHTSA Item Number:
618554

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a vibration condition at 72 km/h (45 mph) and above. ( nhtsa item number - 618554 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
00223
NHTSA Item Number:
618560

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 3. 0l engine may exhibit a spark knock condition on heavy acceleration with 87 octane gasoline. ( nhtsa item number - 618560 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
00B51
NHTSA Item Number:
616503

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program regarding all vehicles built with ax4s transmission - rear lube tube and bracket replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 616503 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
00255
NHTSA Item Number:
616822

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the 3. 0l 2-valve engine may exhibit a spark knock condition on heavy acceleration with 87 octane gasoline. ( nhtsa item number - 616822 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
14522
NHTSA Item Number:
616851

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may continue to exhibit a power steering grunt noise after replacing the yf2z-3a719-aa power steering hose per special service message 1421, and after performing bleed procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 616851 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14580
NHTSA Item Number:
617965

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a flashing o/d off lamp and diagnostic trouble code p0720, p0722 after installing a remanufactured transaxle. ( nhtsa item number - 617965 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
14603
NHTSA Item Number:
617990

Component Description: Steering:rack and pinion.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on vehicles exhibiting power steering and pinion leak. ( nhtsa item number - 617990 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
14656
NHTSA Item Number:
619160

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit rear drum brakes that drag or will not release properly when operated in wet conditions and / or below freezing temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 619160 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0145
NHTSA Item Number:
619422

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equpped with a 3. 8l engine may exhibit a power steering grunt noise while turning. ( nhtsa item number - 619422 ).

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:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0156
NHTSA Item Number:
619435

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist:power steering fluid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a power steering fluid leak from the end seals of the steering rack and pinion. ( nhtsa item number - 619435 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
14773
NHTSA Item Number:
619462

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on indexing orange dot on torque converter to flexplate. ( nhtsa item number - 619462 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13812
NHTSA Item Number:
620272

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some fleet customers may want to disable the child lock feature on the sliding doors and prevent it from being accidently re-activated. ( nhtsa item number - 620272 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13858
NHTSA Item Number:
620277

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a power steering grunt noise or shudder on slow turns. Engineering is investigating. ( nhtsa item number - 620277 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
14182
NHTSA Item Number:
620305

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit door glass that is slow to travel upward. This may be caused by the glass not positioned level in the guide channel. ( nhtsa item number - 620305 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
0162
NHTSA Item Number:
619266

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with passive anti-theft system (pats) may not start or crank. ( nhtsa item number - 619266 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14797
NHTSA Item Number:
619290

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit fogging of the front and side windows. ( nhtsa item number - 619290 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14867
NHTSA Item Number:
619303

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding speedometer calibration tolerance specifications. ( nhtsa item number - 619303 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14855
NHTSA Item Number:
619332

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the highback front seats (without side air bags) may exhibit a twisted seat back frame. ( nhtsa item number - 619332 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
14918
NHTSA Item Number:
620183

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

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin states that on some vehicles (including 2002 blackwood) a battery disconnect or parameter reset is required during powertrain control module (pcm) or instrument cluster (vic / hec / icm) replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 620183 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
01124
NHTSA Item Number:
622665

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, engine oil may continue to leak from the engine oil pan gasket area after an engine oil pan gasket repair has been performed. ( nhtsa item number - 622665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14967
NHTSA Item Number:
622759

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit intermittent uncommanded activation of the perimemter anti-theft system. ( nhtsa item number - 622759 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
15021
NHTSA Item Number:
622839

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an inoperative / flickering dome light, light staying on all the time, coming on by itself, or inoperative with any door ajar inputs to the dome light. ( nhtsa item number - 622839 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
15039
NHTSA Item Number:
621037

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a continuous rattling noise when the a/c compressor is engaged. ( nhtsa item number - 621037 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
15066
NHTSA Item Number:
621069

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a rough ride and / or a rear suspension noise. ( nhtsa item number - 621069 ).

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:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
15194
NHTSA Item Number:
624604

Component Description: Electrical system:fuses and circuit breakers.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a discharged battery after extended parking, over 30 days, if so, pull power drain full fuse number 6. ( nhtsa item number - 624604 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
011701
NHTSA Item Number:
625034

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding replacement application chart. ( nhtsa item number - 625034 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
01171
NHTSA Item Number:
625687

Component Description: Power train:axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transaxle - ax4s - replacement application chart - windstar vehicles only. ( nhtsa item number - 625687 ).

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:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
15213
NHTSA Item Number:
625749

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an engine noise that sounds like a connecting-rod knock or lifter noise. ( nhtsa item number - 625749 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
15214
NHTSA Item Number:
625755

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a condition of the rough ride or rear suspension noise. ( nhtsa item number - 625755 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
012113
NHTSA Item Number:
627774

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some ignition switch lock cylinder assemblies may exhibit rougness and / or excess effort in turning, key does not fully return from start, a malfunction indicator lamp may illuminate with p0500, p1502 and u1039 stored in powertrian control ( nhtsa item number - 627774 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01205
NHTSA Item Number:
627927

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit vacuum or air leaks in the intake manifold and / or engine system causing diagnostic trouble codes p0171 and or p0174. ( nhtsa item number - 627927 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
15288
NHTSA Item Number:
630186

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit transmission fluid leaking at the quick connect for the transmission cooler lines. ( nhtsa item number - 630186 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
15289
NHTSA Item Number:
630188

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp on, no start or erratic transaxle shift condition. ( nhtsa item number - 630188 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
15303
NHTSA Item Number:
630210

Component Description: Visibility:rear window wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an inoperative rear wiper motor condition. ( nhtsa item number - 630210 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
15350
NHTSA Item Number:
630266

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting instrument panel beeping sound, trac-control off lamp on, and code b2477 stored in the instrument cluster module. ( nhtsa item number - 630266 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15370
NHTSA Item Number:
630351

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a groan/buzz/vibration when the gear selector is in park. ( nhtsa item number - 630351 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15373
NHTSA Item Number:
630354

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may run rough at cruise or momentarily after stopping, a check engine light,and p030x codes. ( nhtsa item number - 630354 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15392
NHTSA Item Number:
630356

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a park pullout clunk noise when shifting from park to another gear position. ( nhtsa item number - 630356 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15440
NHTSA Item Number:
630366

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit intermittent uncommanded activation of the perimeter anti-theft system. ( nhtsa item number - 630366 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15385
NHTSA Item Number:
630398

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a front brake lining click or rattle noise while driving over bumps or rough roads. ( nhtsa item number - 630398 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15438
NHTSA Item Number:
630458

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit inoperative/flickering dome lamp, lamp staying on all the time, coming on by itself, or inoperative with any door ajar inputs to the dome lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 630458 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15439
NHTSA Item Number:
630460

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the headlamps that turn on and a blower motor that will operate with the ignition switch in the off position. ( nhtsa item number - 630460 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
15451
NHTSA Item Number:
630475

Component Description: Visibility:rear window wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an inoperative rear wiper motor condition. ( nhtsa item number - 630475 ).

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:
2001-12-01
Bulletin Number:
15460
NHTSA Item Number:
630567

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with inaccurate speedometer reading. ( nhtsa item number - 630567 ).

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:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
15522
NHTSA Item Number:
630049

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding driveability diagnostic trouble code lean codes p0171/p0174. ( nhtsa item number - 630049 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
15621
NHTSA Item Number:
630665

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with the rear seat entertainment system may exhibit an inoperative condition. ( nhtsa item number - 630665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0245
NHTSA Item Number:
636065

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding discharged battery charging service tips and guidelines. ( nhtsa item number - 636065 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
15682
NHTSA Item Number:
636312

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting intermittent anti-skid brake system and / or red brake lamp on at times while driving. ( nhtsa item number - 636312 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
15710
NHTSA Item Number:
636348

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on vehicles with programmable modules. ( nhtsa item number - 636348 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
15719
NHTSA Item Number:
636361

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit rear drum brakes that drag or will not release properly when operated in wet conditions and / or below freezing temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 636361 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
15740
NHTSA Item Number:
636376

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 3. 8l engine may exhibit lean diagnostic trouble code p0171 / p0174. ( nhtsa item number - 636376 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
15822
NHTSA Item Number:
637558

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a squeal noise from the front brakes when stopping. ( nhtsa item number - 637558 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
15855
NHTSA Item Number:
637704

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a condition of popping or grinding noise originating from the front end of the vehicle. ( nhtsa item number - 637704 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
02132
NHTSA Item Number:
635987

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Grunt / popping noise coming from the front suspension at speeds below 20 mph when turning. ( nhtsa item number - 635987 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
02139
NHTSA Item Number:
636000

Component Description: Electrical system:battery.

Service Bulletin Summary: Battery drain service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 636000 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
02152
NHTSA Item Number:
635966

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a popping / grinding noise from the front of the vehicle when going over bumps or making turns. ( nhtsa item number - 635966 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-08-01
Bulletin Number:
16097
NHTSA Item Number:
636112

Component Description: Seats.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a front seat back frame(s) bending. ( nhtsa item number - 636112 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
02176
NHTSA Item Number:
10008580

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Lamp-brake-invadvertent disabling of brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 10008580 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
870197
NHTSA Item Number:
10000592

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Incorrectly installed gear driven camshaft position (cmp) sensor synchronizer assemblies causing surge, lost of power, malfunction indicator lamp on and diagnostic trouble codes p1336, p1309 and p0340. ( nhtsa item number - 10000592 ).

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

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

Bulletin Date:
2002-10-01
Bulletin Number:
2214
NHTSA Item Number:
10013062

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Roof ditch material cracking. This includes 1997-2003 f-150 and 2002 blackwood models. ( nhtsa item number - 10013062 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
02221
NHTSA Item Number:
10008304

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine-gear driven synchronizers-incorrect installation-camshaft position synchronizer (cmp) installation tool correct application. ( nhtsa item number - 10008304 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
16382
NHTSA Item Number:
10008320

Component Description: Suspension:front:stabilizer bar.

Service Bulletin Summary: Clunk/squeak from the front stabilizer bar area (qsf). ( nhtsa item number - 10008320 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
16423
NHTSA Item Number:
10008350

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Servicing body side molding or cladding / contact request. ( nhtsa item number - 10008350 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-12-01
Bulletin Number:
030104
NHTSA Item Number:
10008151

Component Description: Structure:body:roof and pillars.

Service Bulletin Summary: Crease in the headliner above the left a-pillar. ( nhtsa item number - 10008151 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0338
NHTSA Item Number:
10002484

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Check engine light on and lean diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) p0171/p0174 (system too lean bank 1 or 2) stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10002484 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
16611
NHTSA Item Number:
10002496

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power seat that moves in a arc rather than straight forward or back. ( nhtsa item number - 10002496 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0347
NHTSA Item Number:
10001900

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Check engine light on and lean diagnostic trouble code (dtc's) p0171/p0174 stored. ( nhtsa item number - 10001900 ).

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

Component Description: Power train.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
16720
NHTSA Item Number:
10001957

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power sliding door conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 10001957 ).

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:
16920
NHTSA Item Number:
10002631

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lean diagnostic trouble codes p0171/p0174 stored. New service isolator bolt assembly released for service. ( nhtsa item number - 10002631 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
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:
16987
NHTSA Item Number:
10003853

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Slight amount of fluid residue on the outside of the rear wheel cylinder dust boot on vehicles with rear drum brakes. ( nhtsa item number - 10003853 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
03161
NHTSA Item Number:
10003115

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Check engine light on and lean diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) p0171/p0174 (system too lean bank 1 or 2) stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 10003115 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
17016
NHTSA Item Number:
10003151

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Front caliper seepage in extreme cold temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 10003151 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
17056
NHTSA Item Number:
10003166

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on / no start / erratic shifting. ( nhtsa item number - 10003166 ).

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:
2003-10-01
Bulletin Number:
03203
NHTSA Item Number:
10004886

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0442, p0455, p0456, p0457 or p1442 or a check fuel cap lamp illuminated with dtc p0457 for the evaporative emission system. ( nhtsa item number - 10004886 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
03242
NHTSA Item Number:
10008273

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Trailer tow service kit - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10008273 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
17525
NHTSA Item Number:
10007354

Component Description: Structure.

Service Bulletin Summary: Windshield cowl panel grille (leaf screen) breaking at the grille opening. ( nhtsa item number - 10007354 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
02184
NHTSA Item Number:
10007365

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power sliding door operation and diagnostic service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10007365 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-03-01
Bulletin Number:
17585
NHTSA Item Number:
10007386

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Trailer tow electric brake switch/module connector may be difficult to locate in the vehicle and for certain 1999-2001 vehicles, the location is not clearly identified in the wiring diagram manual. ( nhtsa item number - 10007386 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
17744
NHTSA Item Number:
10008240

Component Description: Steering:hydraulic power assist system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Power steering noise. ( nhtsa item number - 10008240 ).

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:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
17277
NHTSA Item Number:
10004921

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Beeping sound from the instrument panel when driving at/over 75 mph, traction control off indicator illuminate when vehicle is not equipped with traction control, and/or diagnostic trouble code b2477 (module configuration failure) stored in ( nhtsa item number - 10004921 ).

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

Component Description: Power train.

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
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:
2004-10-01
Bulletin Number:
04192
NHTSA Item Number:
10010714

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Spark knock on acceleration - vehicles equipped with 3. 8l engine only. ( nhtsa item number - 10010714 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
0471
NHTSA Item Number:
10008201

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Warning indicators-parking aid-reverse sensing system (rss) and forward sensing system (fss)-false activation of warning tone-service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 10008201 ).

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2005-03-01
Bulletin Number:
04262
NHTSA Item Number:
10014671

Component Description: Communications:back up alarm.

Service Bulletin Summary: False parking aid warnings. ( nhtsa item number - 10014671 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-08B01
NHTSA Item Number:
10026389

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: certain 1999-2001 model year vehicles up to 6000 lb gvwr registered in new york and certain 2001 vehicles up to 6000 lb gvwr registered in the state of maine, certified for sale in california-federal emission warranty refund. ( nhtsa item number - 10026389 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0145
NHTSA Item Number:
10056612

Component Description: Suspension:front:control arm:lower arm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: a safety recall has been issued on minivans where lower control arm (lca) of front subframe attaching rear flange or rear body mount can separate due to corrosion. Model 1999-2003 windstar. ( nhtsa item number - 10056612 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-08-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0146
NHTSA Item Number:
10056623

Component Description: Suspension:rear:axle:spindle.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: on some minivans, rear axle will fracture, in high corrosion area, after operating for an extended time period, and vehicle handling ability will be affected. Model 1998-2003 windstar. ( nhtsa item number - 10056623 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0168
NHTSA Item Number:
10058105

Component Description: (A) Structure:frame and members., (B) Suspension:front:control arm:lower arm.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: safety recall on front subframe lower control arm (lca) rear attaching flange or rear body mount that can separate from subframe if vehicle is operated, for extended period, in high corrosion areas. Model 1999-03 windstar. ( nhtsa item number - 10058105 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-09-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-15-N-02
NHTSA Item Number:
10074725

Component Description: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Summary to be provided on a future date. ( nhtsa item number - 10074725 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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Make(s):
FORD, JAGUAR, LEXUS, LINCOLN, MAZDA, MERCURY
Model(s):
B-SERIES TRUCK, BLACKWOOD, CROWN VICTORIA, E-150, E-250, E-350, E-450, E-550, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250 SD, FIVE HUNDRED, FOCUS, FREESTAR, GRAND MARQUIS, LS, MARAUDER, MARK LT, MONTEREY, MOUNTAINEER, MUSTANG, NAVIGATOR, RANGER, S-TYPE, SUPER V8, SUPER V8 PORTFOLIO, THUNDERBIRD, WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007
Manufacturer:
UFI FILTERS USA
NHTSA ID:
06E056000
Recall Date:
June 13th, 2006
Units Affected:
58,640

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline.

Summary: Certain aftermarket fuel filters sold under the purolator brand name, p/n f65277, shipped from january 16 through june 2, 2006, for use on the above listed passenger vehicles. Due to incorrect design, the quick connectors may not fully seat with the tube interface, even though the person making the connection may believe that the quick connector is fully attached. .

Conequence: Failure of this connection could lead to fuel spillage and, in the presence of an ignition source, a fire could occur. .

Remedy: Ufi will notify owners and replace the filters free of charge. The recall began on august 4, 2006. Owners may contact ufi filters usa at 800-230-5876. .

Notes: This recall only pertains to ufi filters usa (purolator) aftermarket fuel filters and has no relation to any original equipment installed on the listed passenger vehicles. 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):
FORD, MERCURY
Model(s):
E-150, E-250, E-350, E-450, E-550, EXCURSION, EXPLORER, F-250 SD, F-350 SD, F-450 SD, F-550 SD, F53, MOUNTAINEER, RANGER, WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
09V399000
Recall Date:
October 13th, 2009
Units Affected:
4,500,000

Affected Component: Vehicle speed control.

Summary: Ford is recalling model years 1995-2003 windstar, 2000-2003 excursion diesel, 1993-1997 and 1999-2003 f-250 sd through f-550 sd diesel, 1992-2003 e-150 through e-550, 1995-2002 explorer, 1997 and 2002 mercury mountaineer, 1995-1997 and 2001-2003 ranger, and 1994 f53 vehicles equipped with the texas instruments speed control deactivation switch (scds). The scds may leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn. .

Conequence: A vehicle fire could occur with or without the engine running. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners that dealers will install a fused wiring harness in line with the scds. On 1999-2003 windstar vehicles with a leaking scds, dealers will also inspect the abs control module connector and repair as necessary. Repairs will be completed free of charge. The safety recall began on october 27, 2009. Owners may contact ford at 1-888-222-2751. .

Notes: Ford's recall campaign number is 09s09. 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
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
10V385000
Recall Date:
August 26th, 2010
Units Affected:
492,650

Affected Component: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 1998-2003 windstar vehicles manufactured from september 1, 1997 through february 28, 2003 and currently registered or originally sold in connecticut, delaware, district of columbia, illinois, indiana, iowa, kentucky, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, and wisconsin. After many years of vehicle service in these areas, corrosion can weaken the rear axle, making it susceptible to torsional stress. Corrosion and stress can lead to cracks which if undetected can propagate and result in a complete fracture of the axle. .

Conequence: A fractured axle can affect vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: As parts become available, dealers will inspect and if necessary install the rear axle reinforcement brackets free of charge. This service will be performed free of charge. The safety recall began on october 20, 2010. Owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Ford's recall no. Is 10s13. 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
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
11V030000
Recall Date:
January 26th, 2011
Units Affected:
425,288

Affected Component: Structure: frame and members:underbody shields | structure: frame and members:underbody shields.

Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 1999-2003 windstar vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the states of connecticut, delaware, the district of columbia, illinois, indiana, iowa, kentucky, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, utah, vermont, west virginia, and wisconsin. A separation of a front lower control arm rear attaching bracket may result in a lower control arm separation. A separation of both front subframe rear body mounts may result in separation of the steering intermediate shaft. .

Conequence: This could result in reduced steering control increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect both front lower control arm rear attaching brackets, and both body mount attachments at the rear of the front subframe, and make the necessary repairs free of charge. If repairs cannot be made to a vehicle, ford will offer to repurchase the vehicle. The safety recall is expected to begin on or before february 21, 2011. Owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Ford's safety recall no. 11s16. 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
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
12V193000
Recall Date:
May 3rd, 2012
Units Affected:
27,000

Affected Component: Power train:axle assembly.

Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 1998-2003 windstar vehicles manufactured from september 1, 1997, through july 3, 2003, and currently registered or originally sold in virginia. Over time, corrosion can weaken the rear axle making it susceptible to torsional stress. Corrosion and stress can lead to cracks which, if undetected, can increase and result in a complete fracture of the axle. .

Conequence: A fractured axle can affect vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and install rear axle reinforcement brackets, or replace the axles, as necessary. This service will be performed free of charge. The recall began on june 19, 2012. Owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Ford's recall campaign number is 10s13. 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):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
12V194000
Recall Date:
May 3rd, 2012
Units Affected:
23,000

Affected Component: Suspension:front:control arm.

Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 1999-2003 windstar vehicles originally sold in or currently registered in the state of virginia. Corrosion-related fractures of the front lower control arm rear attaching brackets and body mount attachments may occur. .

Conequence: A separation of a front lower control arm rear attaching bracket may result in a lower control arm separation. A separation of both front subframe rear body mounts may result in separation of the steering intermediate shaft. Either condition could result in significant loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect both front lower control arm rear attaching brackets and both body mount attachments at the rear of the front subframe and make the necessary repairs free of charge. The recall began on june 18, 2012. Owners may contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Ford's recall campaign number is 11s16. 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):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
12V195000
Recall Date:
May 3rd, 2012
Units Affected:
9,192

Affected Component: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 1998-2003 windstar vehicles manufactured from september 1, 1997, through july 3, 2003, registered in puerto rico. Due to increased stresses caused by high cycles of torsional loading, specific to this market, the rear axle can crack. .

Conequence: A fractured axle may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and install a reinforcement bracket on the rear axle or replace the axles, as necessary. This service will be provided free of charge. The recall began on june 1, 2012. Owners may contact the ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Ford's safety recall campaign number is 12s30. 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):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
15V608000
Recall Date:
September 29th, 2015
Units Affected:
283,413

Affected Component: Suspension:rear:axle:non-powered axle assembly.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 1998-2003 windstar vehicles manufactured september 2, 1997, to july 3, 2003. The affected vehicles were previously remedied to safeguard against the rear axle cracking from corrosion, however, the remedy brackets may have been misinstalled. The incorrect bracket installations may limit the effectiveness of the service repair for nhtsa recalls 10v-385, 12v-193, and 12v-195. .

Conequence: If the brackets were not installed properly, the rear axle may fracture, affecting the vehicle handling and increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brackets to verify their proper installation. If a bracket is found to have been misinstalled, the rear axle will be replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The began on october 21, 2015. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15s27. .

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

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
99I001000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
15,900

Affected Component: Structure:body.

Summary: This is not a safety recall in accordance with the safety act. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the agency. Vehicle description: minivans. The overhead console rear retaining bracket can develop cracks and separate, allowing the overhead console to become loose and possibly fall down. .

Conequence: If the console does fall down, it could distract the driver or possibly strike a front seat occupant. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a redesigned retaining bracket in the same location as the original retaining bracket. .

Notes: Ford has decided to conduct a service program to replace the overhead console retaining bracket. Owners can contact ford at 1-800-392-3673, concerning this program. .

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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
99V147000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
789,723

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:master cylinder.

Summary: Vehicle description: minivans. The brake fluid master cylinder is recessed and oriented in the engine compartment so that the brake fluid warning statement embossed on both the top of the filler cap and the side of the reservoir body are not entirely visible by direct view. These vehicles may not fully comply with requirements of fmvss no. 135, "passenger car brake systems. ".

Remedy: Owners will be provided with new labels and installation instructions. .

Notes: Owner notification began june 16, 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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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1999, 2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V351000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
180,000

Affected Component: Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash.

Summary: Vehicle description: minivans built with instrument clusters without the message center, fail to comply with the requirements of standard no. 118, "power-operated window, partition, and roof panel systems. " the power windows may be operable after the ignition has been turned to the "off" position and the front doors are opened. .

Conequence: The standard requires that power operated windows may be closed only when the key is in the "on," "start," or "accessory" positions, or during the interval between the time the key is turned off, and the opening of either of the vehicle's front doors. .

Remedy: Dealers will reconfigure the vehicle front end electronic module. .

Notes: Owner notification began january 24, 2001. 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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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01V261000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
598,256

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

Summary: Vehicle description: mini vans. Contaminants such as water, salt, and windshield washer solution can enter the wiper motor cover assembly through pinholes on the exterior of the cover that are used in the molding process. In addition, on certain of the vehicles built between february and august 2000, a switch located in the plastic cover of the wiper motor gear case could malfunction and overheat. Either of these conditions could potentially result in loss of intermittent wiper function, loss of wiper park function, complete loss of wiper function, smoke, or ignition of the plastic cover material. Contaminant entry could also result in unintended wiper motor operation. .

Conequence: Switch malfunction is most likely to occur when the intermittent setting of the wipers is being used, or when snow or ice obstructs the blades from returning to the "parked" position at the bottom of the windshield. Loss of visibility while driving increases the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a new wiper cover with improved sealing and water resistance. Owner notification begain august 27, 2001. 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 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: 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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Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
WINDSTAR
Year(s):
1999, 2000, 2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01V262000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
413,245

Affected Component: Equipment:air conditioner.

Summary: Vehicle description: mini vans equipped with auxiliary rear air-conditioning. If the auxiliary air-conditioning blower motor stops turning while in the medium-low blower speed setting, there is the potential that the resistor may become hot and smoke. .

Conequence: The motor could potentially catch on fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a jumper wire that will ensure that the medium-low blower speed setting is protected by the thermal limiter. Owner notification began augsut 27, 2001. 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 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: 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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