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1996 Lincoln Town Car
4.6L 8-cyl Engine Code [W] 8-cyl Engine Code [W]
210 bhp. @ 4250 rpm / Torque: 275 ft. lbs. @ 3250 rpm
4.6L - V 8-cyl (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1996 Lincoln Town Car with engine code [W]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

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

  3. Rear Differential

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

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

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

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

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

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

    [1] This specification has been updated from 5W-30 to 5W-20
    per a Technical Service Bulletin from the manufacturer
    5W-20 is the preferred viscosity.
    [2] This specification has been updated from Mercon to
    Mercon V per TSB 06-14-4
    [3] Traction-Lok axles add 4oz of friction modifier Ford part No
    XL-3 or equivalent formulated to meet
    Ford spec EST-M2C118-A.
    [4] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.
    [5] Per TSB 07-1-7 Mercon V can now be used to service power
    steering systems in which the original recommendation
    was Mercon

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  4.7 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  15 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 4R70W Initial Fill  »  4.7 liters
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    4 speed 4R70W  »  13.2 liters
    Differential, With 8.8 RingGear Rear  »  1.8 liters [2]
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
    [2] Fill to no more than 1/4 to 9/16 inch below fill plug hole.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0-4 Fittings, 0-5 Plugs  »  LL
  9. 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 (EAO11) [1]
    Oil Filter WIX 51372 Oil Filter  
    Air Filter WIX 46134 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33097 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58955 Auto Tran Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Replaces the EaO48, which will still work for this vehicle
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ALM 5W-20 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ALM)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix 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 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:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Lubricate
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
22,500 miles (36,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.15
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system heat shields
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Metal and/or metal-fiberglass insulated panels that protect selected areas from exhaust heat.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
6.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
37,500 miles (60,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
52,500 miles (84,000 km)
Action:
Rotate
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1995-10-01
Bulletin Number:
95212
NHTSA Item Number:
46478

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: The use of petroleum-based grease as a lubricant in servicing disc brakes is no longer acceptable because it may be incompatible with the rubber material used in the disc brake system. If petroleum-based grease is used to lubricate any par ( nhtsa item number - 46478 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-12-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0248960102
NHTSA Item Number:
46455

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: Temp. Loss of memory seat settings, memory mirror settings or intermittent operation of easy entry/exit system may be from regulator reset issue in drivers seat module (dsm). Replace dsm w/ service parts date coded 11/13/95 or later on tow ( nhtsa item number - 46455 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0706961022
NHTSA Item Number:
50376

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Light to moderate axle noise (axle whine) at 50 to 65 mph (80 to 105 kph) during accels, decels or cruise. ( nhtsa item number - 50376 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0707961022
NHTSA Item Number:
50377

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Windnoise from the factory installed moon roof may be due to a gap in the moonroof seal. ( nhtsa item number - 50377 ).

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

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

Component Description: Tires.

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

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC9688961001
NHTSA Item Number:
50546

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information for when diagnosing concerns w/ factory installed cellular phones. ( nhtsa item number - 50546 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC9693961001
NHTSA Item Number:
50551

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

Service Bulletin Summary: New disc brake rotor covers now being install on the front of vehicles to help prevent corrosion from forming on the rotors during transportation & storage. ( nhtsa item number - 50551 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96221
NHTSA Item Number:
50940

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Windshield and interior glass - fog/film. ( nhtsa item number - 50940 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96222
NHTSA Item Number:
50941

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

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

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

Component Description: Vehicle speed control:cruise control.

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

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96225
NHTSA Item Number:
50944

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mass air flow sensor - replacement as an assembly - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50944 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0311961101
NHTSA Item Number:
50719

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification 96b97 oil cooler line replacement clarification. ( nhtsa item number - 50719 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0536961108
NHTSA Item Number:
50778

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: 12v power point, on right hand side of instrument panel, restricting hot air from the floor duct - new closure panel available. ( nhtsa item number - 50778 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96246
NHTSA Item Number:
50905

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wiring - electrical diode identification and service replacements. ( nhtsa item number - 50905 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96247
NHTSA Item Number:
50906

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Horn - inoperative and/or high efforts to operate horn in cold ambient temperatures - vehicles built through 5/17/96. ( nhtsa item number - 50906 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96249
NHTSA Item Number:
50908

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Torque converter - leak test procedure - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50908 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
962612
NHTSA Item Number:
50997

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Transaxle - torque converter replacement guidelines and torque converter/transaxle cooling system cleaning procedures - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50997 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0311970201
NHTSA Item Number:
51110

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Whine/noise from rear axle between 50-65 mph. Driveshaft and #4 crossmember frame dracket kit. ( nhtsa item number - 51110 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0314970201
NHTSA Item Number:
51113

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Inadvertent abs activation on smooth dry pavement. ( nhtsa item number - 51113 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9727
NHTSA Item Number:
51387

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Horn - inoperative and/or high efforts to operate horn in cold ambient temperatures - vehicles built through 5/17/96. ( nhtsa item number - 51387 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0311972301
NHTSA Item Number:
51420

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear brake squeak/groan. ( nhtsa item number - 51420 ).

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

Component Description: Other.

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

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

Component Description: Other.

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

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9727
NHTSA Item Number:
6091336

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Horn-inoperative and/or high efforts to operate horn in cold ambient temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 6091336 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0310A97020
NHTSA Item Number:
51626

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear brake squeal/groan. ( nhtsa item number - 51626 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0313A97020
NHTSA Item Number:
51651

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Explanation of calibration codes. ( nhtsa item number - 51651 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC031A497020
NHTSA Item Number:
51652

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Inadvertent abs activation on smooth dry pavement. ( nhtsa item number - 51652 ).

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

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

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

Component Description: Other.

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

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

Component Description: Exterior lighting:headlights.

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

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Seats.

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

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
97511
NHTSA Item Number:
51945

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fluid- transmission fluid usage charts. ( nhtsa item number - 51945 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9768
NHTSA Item Number:
51987

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel economy- customer expectations versus vehicle usage. ( nhtsa item number - 51987 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
96L11
NHTSA Item Number:
52390

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Special field action 96l11 - audio guides placed in the mountaineers did not include instructions for the operation of the optional jbl/luxury audio system - the warranty information booklets in the affected e and f series trucks do not ha ( nhtsa item number - 52390 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
97090297182
NHTSA Item Number:
54068

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience a lean right condition. ( nhtsa item number - 54068 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9812
NHTSA Item Number:
605557

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing squealing and / or moaning noise from the rear brakes during light to medium brake applications. ( nhtsa item number - 605557 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9816
NHTSA Item Number:
605565

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may stall during deceleration and / or turning with no diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) store in continuous memory. ( nhtsa item number - 605565 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9836
NHTSA Item Number:
600589

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information concerning vibration-shudder under light to moderate acceleration above 56 km/h (35mph) in 3rd or 4rd gear- vehicles equipped with aode or 4r70w transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 600589 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983220
NHTSA Item Number:
607432

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may experience an intermittent stall when stopped within the first mile following a cold start. ( nhtsa item number - 607432 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A2
NHTSA Item Number:
601001

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic.

Service Bulletin Summary: A squealing and / or moaning noise may be heard from the rear brakes during light to medium brake applications. ( nhtsa item number - 601001 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A3
NHTSA Item Number:
601002

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: The anti-lock brake system ( abs ) may activate under false abs conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 601002 ).

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

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

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

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A13
NHTSA Item Number:
601012

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

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9846
NHTSA Item Number:
601265

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may stall when decelerating or when turning with no diagnostic trouble codes ( dtcs) stored in continuous memory. ( nhtsa item number - 601265 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9847
NHTSA Item Number:
601266

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding revised remote keyless entry (rke) system. ( nhtsa item number - 601266 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
98410
NHTSA Item Number:
601271

Component Description: Power train:clutch assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience torque converter clutch shudder or vibration. ( nhtsa item number - 601271 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9864
NHTSA Item Number:
601312

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on a buzzing or rattle noise from the exhaust system. ( nhtsa item number - 601312 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9887
NHTSA Item Number:
601237

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

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9888
NHTSA Item Number:
601238

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on a new transmission fluid usage chart. ( nhtsa item number - 601238 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9873
NHTSA Item Number:
601341

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a whining / buzzing noise in the speakers of the entertainment radio or two-way radio. ( nhtsa item number - 601341 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9874
NHTSA Item Number:
601343

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: A new silicone gasket and sealant. ( nhtsa item number - 601343 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982676
NHTSA Item Number:
603574

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a customer concern of loud ping / crackle from exhaust system during cool down. ( nhtsa item number - 603574 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98B19S1
NHTSA Item Number:
609562

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:power assist:vacuum:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program 98b19-s1 - brake line wear on certain vehicles. Correction to original technical instructions regarding diameter of replacement brake lines. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 609562 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4715
NHTSA Item Number:
615254

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a customer concern of loud ping / crackle from the exhaust system during cool down. ( nhtsa item number - 615254 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
98163
NHTSA Item Number:
6090873

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Locks failed. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 6090873 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
98-4739
NHTSA Item Number:
607154

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Intermittent/false anti-theft activation. ( nhtsa item number - 607154 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-09-01
Bulletin Number:
98-4804
NHTSA Item Number:
607214

Component Description: Interior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 1995-1999 crown victoria/grand marquis/ continental, 1995-1997town car and 1997-1998 mark viii eqipped with remote keyless entry, may exhibit concerns with interior lights turning on and then off while parked. ( nhtsa item number - 607214 ).

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:
98223
NHTSA Item Number:
603712

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may stall when decelerating or turning with no diagnostic trouble codes ( dtcs ) stored in continuous memory. ( nhtsa item number - 603712 ).

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Structure:body.

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12154
NHTSA Item Number:
613173

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with pats (securilock) except certain models now have availability of fleet keys through rotunda. ( nhtsa item number - 613173 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985090
NHTSA Item Number:
613219

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a customer concern of loud ping / crackle from exhaust system during cool down. ( nhtsa item number - 613219 ).

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:
12178
NHTSA Item Number:
613234

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding tsb 98-5a-12 (transaxle/transmission/transfer case-vehicles towed behind recreational vehicles-recommended guidelines) does not list towing information for certain model vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 613234 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98258
NHTSA Item Number:
603646

Component Description: Steering.

Service Bulletin Summary: A vibration / noise felt in steering wheel on right turns. ( nhtsa item number - 603646 ).

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:
12219
NHTSA Item Number:
615480

Component Description: Exterior lighting.

Service Bulletin Summary: For all vehicles with lighting control module concerns that require a module replacement, the technican must call for approval before removing and / or replacing the module. ( nhtsa item number - 615480 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12223
NHTSA Item Number:
615484

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: For all vehicles with drivers door module concerns that require a module replacement, the technician must call for approval before removing and / or replacing. ( nhtsa item number - 615484 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12224
NHTSA Item Number:
615485

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: For all vehicles with drivers seat module concerns that require a module replacement, the technician must call for approval before removing and / or replacing the module. ( nhtsa item number - 615485 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12226
NHTSA Item Number:
615487

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: For all vehicles with remote keyless entry concerns that require a module and / or transmitter (keyfob) replacement, the technician must call for approval before removing and / or replacing the module or keyfob. ( nhtsa item number - 615487 ).

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

Component Description: Power train.

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

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

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

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

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

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

Component Description: Other.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99129
NHTSA Item Number:
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:
99139
NHTSA Item Number:
606508

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with the brake lamps inadvertently disabling the brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 606508 ).

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

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
13025
NHTSA Item Number:
610768

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a bang popping noise heard from the exhaust system during cool-down. ( nhtsa item number - 610768 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
6728
NHTSA Item Number:
608448

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a bang popping noise heard from the exhaust system during cool-down. ( nhtsa item number - 608448 ).

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:
99195
NHTSA Item Number:
6090085

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service information for musty and mildew type odors coming from the air conditioning / heating system. ( nhtsa item number - 6090085 ).

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

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7312
NHTSA Item Number:
609598

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with factory installed moonroof may exhibit a booming or buffeting noise while traveling at speeds greater than 40 mph when the moonroof is open. ( nhtsa item number - 609598 ).

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:
13400
NHTSA Item Number:
6092191

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some cars equipped with factory installed moonroof may exhibit a booming or buffeting noise while traveling at speeds greater than 40 mph when the moonroof is open. ( nhtsa item number - 6092191 ).

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:
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:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
8136
NHTSA Item Number:
612324

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to heated backglass repair processes. ( nhtsa item number - 612324 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
13868
NHTSA Item Number:
612468

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding heated backglass repair processes. ( nhtsa item number - 612468 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8300
NHTSA Item Number:
612724

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exibit a bang popping noise heard from the exhaust system during cool-down. ( nhtsa item number - 612724 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8300
NHTSA Item Number:
613634

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a bang / popping noise heard from the exhaust system during cool-down. ( nhtsa item number - 613634 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
14370
NHTSA Item Number:
618614

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on programming remotes after driver door module replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 618614 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
00213
NHTSA Item Number:
618546

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

Bulletin Date:
2000-11-01
Bulletin Number:
002310
NHTSA Item Number:
616522

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding contamination from prior transmission concerns or excess wear may be trapped in the transmission fluid cooling system. ( nhtsa item number - 616522 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
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:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14862
NHTSA Item Number:
619299

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on replacing fuel tank strap bolts. ( nhtsa item number - 619299 ).

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:
15158
NHTSA Item Number:
624571

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a fead belt jump-off toss. ( nhtsa item number - 624571 ).

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:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
012114
NHTSA Item Number:
627791

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Parts and procedure to reduce the potential of fuel tank punctures during rare and extremely high-speed rear impacts. ( nhtsa item number - 627791 ).

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0214
NHTSA Item Number:
630001

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some engine assemblies with aluminum cylinder heads repaired in-vehile have been found to leak coolant and/or oil from the cylinder head gasket area. ( nhtsa item number - 630001 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

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

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
02107
NHTSA Item Number:
636080

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Transfer service tips for the front wiper motor mount bracket and depressed park output arm. ( nhtsa item number - 636080 ).

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

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-01-01
Bulletin Number:
03261
NHTSA Item Number:
10008279

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-07-01
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:
2003-09-01
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:
2005-09-01
Bulletin Number:
05B31
NHTSA Item Number:
10018074

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction program 05b31 - information only. A possibility that during a high speed / high energy rear collision, certain components have an increased risk of puncturing the fuel tank on vehicles with limo prep package limo pack ( nhtsa item number - 10018074 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-12-01
Bulletin Number:
05N04
NHTSA Item Number:
10018959

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: Extended coverage program 05n04 - extended coverage for composite intake manifold. This program is being provided as a settlement to a class action lawsuit. The terms of the settlement extend the coverage of the all-composite intake manif ( nhtsa item number - 10018959 ).

Bulletin Date:
2008-05-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP 08B04
NHTSA Item Number:
10026401

Component Description: (A) Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly., (B) Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln mercury: certain 1992-2001 model year crown victoria, grand marquis, and town car vehicles registered in the states of wisconsin and connecticut upgrade modifications for high speed rear impacts. ( nhtsa item number - 10026401 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
MUSTANG, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01V318000
Recall Date:
October 3rd, 2001
Units Affected:
911

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal:driver side inflator module.

Summary: Equipment description: passenger vehicles that have had the driver's air bag module replaced after april 5, 2000. The replacement driver's air bag module inflator may have insufficient welds that could prevent proper inflation of the air bag. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash, the driver's air bag may not properly deploy which could potentially result in less than the intended level of occupant protection. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver's air bag module. Owner notification began october 5, 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). .

#
2
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
BRONCO, CAPRI, CROWN VICTORIA, E-150, E-250, E-350, E-450, EXPLORER, EXPLORER SPORT, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 SD, F-53, F53, GRAND MARQUIS, MARK VIII, MOUNTAINEER, RANGER, TAURUS SHO, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
07V336000
Recall Date:
August 3rd, 2007
Units Affected:
3,600,000

Affected Component: Vehicle speed control.

Summary: On certain pickup trucks, passenger vehicles, sport utility vehicles, and motor homes chassis, the speed control deactivation switch may, under certain conditions, leak internally and then overheat, smoke, or burn. .

Conequence: This could result in an underhood fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install a fused wiring harness. Owners of the passenger cars included in this campaign will be instructed to return their vehicles to their dealers to have the speed control deactivation switch disconnected as an interim repair. As soon as repair parts are available (expected october 2007), owners will be instructed to return to the dealers for installation of a fused wiring harness. The recall began on august 13, 2007, and mailing completed by september 19, 2007. Owners may contact ford at 1-888-222-2751. .

Notes: Ford recall no. 05s28. Customers 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, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
Manufacturer:
Dorman Products, Inc.
NHTSA ID:
15E082000
Recall Date:
October 6th, 2015
Units Affected:
1,767

Affected Component: Steering.

Summary: Dorman products, inc. (dorman) is recalling certain model dorman steering shafts, part number 425-359, solutions steering shafts, part number 7-0359, and oe solutions steering shafts, part number 425-359, manufactured april 17, 2014, to september 28, 2015. These aftermarket replacement steering shafts are sold for use in 1995-2002 ford crown victoria, mercury grand marquis, and lincoln town car vehicles. These steering shafts may separate during operation if the integral fastener is loose or missing and if the interfacing vehicle shaft is compressed in length. .

Conequence: If the shafts separate during vehicle operation, a loss of steering control would result, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Dorman will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering shaft, free of charge. The recall began on october 28, 2015. Owners may contact dorman customer service at 1-800-523-2492, option 5. .

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, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
AEROSTAR, COUGAR, CROWN VICTORIA, EXPLORER, GRAND MARQUIS, THUNDERBIRD, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1996
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
96V070000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
73,500

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

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

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

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

Notes: Vehicle description: passenger, multi-purpose vehicles and mini-vans. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time, should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
LINCOLN
Model(s):
TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1996
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
96V109000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
350

Affected Component: Seat belts:rear.

Summary: The elr/alr feature is used to accommodate child restraints. When servicing the rear belt assemblies, wrong parts could have been used which do not contain the automatic locking feature. .

Conequence: In the event of an accident, the seat belt assemblies may not properly secure the child restraint increasing the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the rear belt assemblies with the appropriate design retractor and tongue assemblies. .

Notes: System: interior; seat belts; rear. Vehicle description: passenger vehicles equipped with new safety belt assemblies that use a switchable electronic/automatic locking retractor (elr/alr) feature. Owner notification: owner notification is expected to begin july 17, 1996. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1995, 1996
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
96V135000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
72,000

Affected Component: Steering:linkages.

Summary: The pitman arms were not fully lubricated at the assembly plant. The "ball joint" at the outer end of the pitman arm can become contaminated and corrode. .

Conequence: Such corrosion can result in abnormal wear of the joint, resulting in separation of the joint. Loss of steering control can occur increasing the risk of a vehicle accident. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the vehicles and if the joint is found to have significant wear, the arm will be replaced. Those pitman arms not replaced will have the "ball joint" fully greased. .

Notes: System: steering; linkages; arm; pitman. Vehicle description: police interceptors, commercial fleet, taxi, limousines, or livery/trailer tow packages. Owner notification: owner notification is expected to begin august 19, 1996. Note: owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1995, 1996, 1997
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
98I001000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
167,742

Affected Component: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:hoses, lines/piping, and fittings.

Summary: This is not a safety recall in accordance with federal regulation 573. However, it is deemed a safety improvement campaign by the agency. Ford is initiating an owner notification program for owners of certain 1995-1997 crown victoria model vehicles with police, taxi, and commercial fleet packages and town car vehicles with the livery package. These vehicles may have insufficient clearance between the brake line and the underbody front floor pan assembly which could cause wear of the brake lines. .

Conequence: This could lead to brake fluid loss for the rear brakes and, potentially, increased stopping distances. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the brake lines for wear, install two new tube bundle clips, and check the brake lines for proper clearances. If the brake lines are worn, the damaged section of the brake line will be replaced. .

Notes: Note: ford has decided to conduct a safety improvement service campaign to inspect the brake lines without charge. Owners can contact ford at 1-800-392-3673. .

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Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
98V322000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
175,000

Affected Component: Suspension:front:control arm:lower ball joint.

Summary: Vehicle description: certain 1996-1999 ford crown victoria police, fleet, natural gas, and 1996-1999 lincoln town car limousine vehicles that were produced with a lower control arm ball joint containing a one piece bearing; and 1990-1996 ford crown victoria police, fleet, and ngv vehicles and 1990-1996 lincoln town car limousine vehicles that have been serviced with either a ball joint containing the one-piece bearing or a front lower control arm containing a ball joint with a one-piece bearing. The one-piece bearing within the lower control arm ball joint can weaken slowly during use and eventually crack. This could result in separation of the ball and cap of the joint, allowing the control arm to drop to the ground. .

Conequence: If this occurs while the vehicle is moving, reduced steering control could occur, increasing the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the lower control arm ball joints (2). .

Notes: Owner notification is expected to begin january 18, 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, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V157001
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
1,167

Affected Component: Seat belts:front:anchorage.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles using aftermarket driver's seat belt assemblies that were sold by ford parts departments from january 1, through june 13, 2000. These seat belt assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 209, "seat belt assemblies. " the equipment involved is service stock seat belt assemblies, model nos. H 9977, h 9979, t 9063, and t 9217, built by trw vehicle safety systems, inc. (trw) manufactured from june 1, 1998 through may 21, 2000. Some of these seat belt assemblies may have been installed as service replacement equipment on the vehicles involved in the recall. .

Conequence: In the event of a collision, these seat belts may not restrain an occupant increasing the risk of injury. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect these vehicles and replace the service seat belt assemblies that were installed in these vehicles from january 1 through june 13, 2000. .

Notes: Owner notification began september 28, 2000. 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, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V157002
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
1,129

Affected Component: Seat belts:front:anchorage.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles using aftermarket front passenger side seat belt assemblies that were sold by ford parts departments from january 1, through june 13, 2000. These seat belt assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 209, "seat belt assemblies. " the equipment involved is service stock seat belt assemblies, model nos. H 9977, h 9979, t 9063, and t 9217, built by trw vehicle safety systems, inc. (trw) manufactured from june 1, 1998 through may 21, 2000. Some of these seat belt assemblies may have been installed as service replacement equipment on the vehicles involved in the recall. .

Conequence: In the event of a collision, these seat belts may not restrain an occupant increasing the risk of injury. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect these vehicles and replace the service seat belt assemblies that were installed in these vehicles from january 1 through june 13, 2000. .

Notes: Owner notification began september 28, 2000. 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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