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1998 Lincoln Town Car
4.6L 8-cyl Engine Code [W]
220 bhp. @ 4500 rpm / Torque: 275 ft. lbs. @ 3500 rpm
4.6L - V 8-cyl (Gasoline)

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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 (1998 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  »  SEO [1]
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20, 5W-30 [2]
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Rear Differential

  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    AMSOIL Brake Fluid DOT-3 (BF3SN) [5]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Motor oil meeting Ford specification WSS-M2C930-A.
    [2] This specification has been updated from 5W-30 to include
    5W-20 per a Technical Service Bulletin from the
    manufacturer. 5W-20 is the preferred recommendation.
    [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] Synthetic oil is required.
    [5] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.
    [6] MERCON® Automatic Transmission Fluid

  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, Sedan Rear  »  1.8 liters [2]
    Differential, Limousine Rear  »  2.4 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] [2]
    Oil Filter WIX 51372 Oil Filter [3]
    Air Filter WIX 46134 Air Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58955 Auto Tran Filter [4]

    Filter Comments
    [1] 1 (Qty)
    [2] Replaces the EaO48, which will still work for this vehicle
    [3] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
    [4] 4R70W
  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. By combining industry-premier synthetic technology with AMSOIL premium additives...
XLM 5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oils provide better wear control, high- and low-temperature protection and increased fuel economy compared to conventional oils. Extended-Drain Boost Technology Package sizes include: 1-Quart Bott...
OEM 5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Motor Oils help provide better wear control, high- and low-temperature protection and increased fuel economy compared to conventional oils. The oil drain interval recommendations for many of today’s vehicles extend well beyo...
ATF Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

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

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered for maximum performance in severe duty applications. These state-of-the-art AMSOIL formulations feature an exclusive blend of high...
FGO 80W-140 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGO)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
AGL 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGL)

High quality replacement for applications specifying SAE 80W-90 conventional gear lube. Synthetic construction provides improved cold flow properties, high viscosity index and heat resistance. Contains an over treat of high quality additives, exceed...
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 engineered...
FGR 75W-90 Semi-Truck Gear Lube (FGR)

Specifically engineered for extended drain intervals up to 500,000 miles as set by equipment manufacturers for over-the-road trucks and heavy equipment. Provides long life in passenger cars and trucks. Protects against wear and improves equipment li...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engineered for maximum performance in severe duty applications. These state-of-the-art AMSOIL formulations feature an exclusive blend of high ...
BF3 Series 500 DOT 3 Brake Fluid (BF3)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** AMSOIL now offers Series 500 High-Performance DOT 3 Brake Fluid. AMSOIL Brake Fluids provide superior high-temperature performance in auto/light truck, high-performance, racing and powers...
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 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:
0.2
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
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
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect & 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:
5
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:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
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:
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:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
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:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Rear differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1.7
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Lubricant that permits quiet and low friction operation of the differential. Can be gear oil, transmission fluid, or a more specialized fluid specified by the manufacturer.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1997-09-01
Bulletin Number:
97090297183
NHTSA Item Number:
54069

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing difficulties with the malfunction indicator lamp (mil). ( nhtsa item number - 54069 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
976011
NHTSA Item Number:
605804

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing difficulty diagnosing vehicles with evaporative fuel system diagnostic trouble codes. ( nhtsa item number - 605804 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
976011
NHTSA Item Number:
605807

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding function test changes on service bay diagnostic system (sbds). ( nhtsa item number - 605807 ).

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:
9818
NHTSA Item Number:
605568

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel pump replacement procedure - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 605568 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
98110
NHTSA Item Number:
605570

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding passive anti theft system (pats) diagnostic service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 605570 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
986001
NHTSA Item Number:
605797

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding publication cd update. ( nhtsa item number - 605797 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
983566
NHTSA Item Number:
607484

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding programming / diagnosing passive anti-theft system (pats) related issues. ( nhtsa item number - 607484 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
090308
NHTSA Item Number:
607711

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mil light on with evaporative dtc p0442, p0455 ( nhtsa item number - 607711 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
983566
NHTSA Item Number:
607837

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on programming / diagnosing any passive anti-theft system (pats) related issues. ( nhtsa item number - 607837 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9811256
NHTSA Item Number:
607861

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a high pitched whistle noise from engine compartmant at idle. ( nhtsa item number - 607861 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9831
NHTSA Item Number:
600585

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Repairs to vinyl covered surfaces. ( nhtsa item number - 600585 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9833
NHTSA Item Number:
600587

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tips for surface defect removal without repainting. ( nhtsa item number - 600587 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983083
NHTSA Item Number:
607376

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to the 6 disc magazine for the cd player. ( nhtsa item number - 607376 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983210
NHTSA Item Number:
607425

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding defog/defrost ehnahcements. ( nhtsa item number - 607425 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
983291
NHTSA Item Number:
607453

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a high pitched whistle noise from the engine compartment at idle. ( nhtsa item number - 607453 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9811334
NHTSA Item Number:
607504

Component Description: Equipment:other:labels.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to the premium fuel recommended label. ( nhtsa item number - 607504 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9811351
NHTSA Item Number:
607519

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4r70w transmission may have a harsh reverse engagement. ( nhtsa item number - 607519 ).

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:
9844
NHTSA Item Number:
601263

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some difficulty in matching the texture of the oem anti-chip stone abrasion material to rpair materials when servicing. ( nhtsa item number - 601263 ).

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:
98412
NHTSA Item Number:
601273

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: The 4r70w transmission installed in some vehicles will have an orange ( nhtsa item number - 601273 ).

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

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

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

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9852
NHTSA Item Number:
601290

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on tire company telephone numbers for customer assistance. ( nhtsa item number - 601290 ).

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982522
NHTSA Item Number:
603547

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns of broken blend doors on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 603547 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982543
NHTSA Item Number:
603560

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with anti lock brakes may exhibit customer concerns of a momentary buzz type noise from the left side of the engine compartment. This could be caused by abs brake system self testing. ( nhtsa item number - 603560 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982547
NHTSA Item Number:
603564

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with the sun roof options may experience loose headliner attachments. ( nhtsa item number - 603564 ).

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:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
982743
NHTSA Item Number:
603596

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an intermittent stall at stops. ( nhtsa item number - 603596 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9811480
NHTSA Item Number:
613389

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Climate control is investigating concerns of broken blend doors on some vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 613389 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
11482
NHTSA Item Number:
613391

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: For certain model vehicles, the 4r70w transmission solenoid molded leadframe must be replaced when removed. ( nhtsa item number - 613391 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
11530
NHTSA Item Number:
613794

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

Service Bulletin Summary: When diagnosing crank / no start on certain vehicles equipped with passive anti-theft (pats) check the customers key ring for any magnetic objects like the mobile speedpass key which may affect the signal transmission between the pats key a ( nhtsa item number - 613794 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4619
NHTSA Item Number:
615157

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit malfunction indicator light on with evaporative diagnostic trouble codes p0442, p0455 set. ( nhtsa item number - 615157 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4656
NHTSA Item Number:
615192

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a rattle noise from exhaust system nvh damper on the left hand damper only. ( nhtsa item number - 615192 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
4708
NHTSA Item Number:
615247

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may have a concern of intermittent instrument cluster gauges inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 615247 ).

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:
11754
NHTSA Item Number:
615256

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information correcting the workshop manual volume ii, which is in error for auto lamp concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 615256 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
11774
NHTSA Item Number:
615274

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a rattle noise from the exhaust system nvh damper on the left hand damper only. ( nhtsa item number - 615274 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-08-01
Bulletin Number:
11816
NHTSA Item Number:
615312

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may have a concern of intermittent instrument cluster gauges inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 615312 ).

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:
98-4828
NHTSA Item Number:
607243

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to the service manual not having a pinpoint test for "degraded am reception or continuous seek in am" in the diagnosis and testing portion of the audio chapter. ( nhtsa item number - 607243 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
98203
NHTSA Item Number:
603688

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with adhensives not recommended for body panel repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 603688 ).

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:
98219
NHTSA Item Number:
603672

Component Description: Suspension:rear:springs:leaf spring assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: The rear air springs may dislodge limousine vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 603672 ).

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:
982312
NHTSA Item Number:
603740

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Issues regareding diagnostic trouble codes ( dtcs ) p0705, p0708, p1704, and / or p1705 may be stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 603740 ).

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:
12068
NHTSA Item Number:
613039

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles will not start with a programmed passive anti-theft (pats) key for 20 seconds after an attempt to start with a non-programmed pats key. ( nhtsa item number - 613039 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985017
NHTSA Item Number:
613042

Component Description: Suspension:front.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a grunt or squeak noise from the front suspension when turning the steering to full lock, to the left or the right. ( nhtsa item number - 613042 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985021
NHTSA Item Number:
613047

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with calibrations of 8-18j and 8-18e (all r levels) may exhibit a concern of spark knock / ping / detonation under acceleratioin at low engine speeds when the engine is at normal operating temperature. ( nhtsa item number - 613047 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12072
NHTSA Item Number:
613048

Component Description: Suspension:rear:springs:air suspension system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicle may appear to sit high in the rear when the ignition is first turned on during the first 200 miles (320 km) of vehicle operation. ( nhtsa item number - 613048 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12083
NHTSA Item Number:
613063

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 4. 6l vehicles equipped with a 4r70w transmission, may experience a harsh reverse engagement. ( nhtsa item number - 613063 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12120
NHTSA Item Number:
613139

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4r70w transmissions built from 4/16/98 through 10/30/98 may exhibit a leak from the vent area of the transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 613139 ).

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:
5078
NHTSA Item Number:
613207

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 4r70w transmissions may experience harsh reverse engagement. ( nhtsa item number - 613207 ).

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:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985096
NHTSA Item Number:
613246

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may appear to sit high in the rear when the ignition is first turned on during the first 200 miles (320 km) of vehicle operation. ( nhtsa item number - 613246 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985099
NHTSA Item Number:
613249

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the fuel gauges may stick at full or approximately 3/4 full. ( nhtsa item number - 613249 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985107
NHTSA Item Number:
613257

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Certain vehicles will not start with a programmed passive anti-theft (pats) key for 20 seconds after an attempt to start with a non-programmed pats key. ( nhtsa item number - 613257 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
985143
NHTSA Item Number:
613279

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4r70w transmissions built from 4/16/98 through the end of the 1998 model year may exhibit a leak from the vent area of the transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 613279 ).

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:
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:
5107
NHTSA Item Number:
615324

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles will not start with a programmed passive anti-theft (pats) key for 20 seconds after an attempt to start with a non-programmed pats key. The pats will not recognize a programmed pats key until the system resets. ( nhtsa item number - 615324 ).

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:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12232
NHTSA Item Number:
615493

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information used when servicing power door lock or power window issues. ( nhtsa item number - 615493 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
12298
NHTSA Item Number:
615543

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 4r70w transmissions may exhibit delayed or no 2-3 upshift, primarily when the transmission is cold. Transmission control indicator light (tcil) may also flash with diagnostic trouble code p0782. ( nhtsa item number - 615543 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-01-01
Bulletin Number:
98203
NHTSA Item Number:
604389

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with the potential effects of adhesives used for body panel repairs. ( nhtsa item number - 604389 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-01-01
Bulletin Number:
98219
NHTSA Item Number:
604390

Component Description: Suspension:rear:springs:air suspension system:springs/bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dislodgment of rear air spring from axle spring seat during acceleration or full suspension travel conditions on some limousine vehicles that are operated at or near maximum loads. ( nhtsa item number - 604390 ).

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:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9947
NHTSA Item Number:
604763

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine experiencing roughness at idle due to exhaust system resonance. ( nhtsa item number - 604763 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
5896
NHTSA Item Number:
605253

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information pertaining to cluster concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 605253 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12579
NHTSA Item Number:
605308

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding drivers door modules (ddm) incorrectly replaced when diagnosing passive anti-theft system (pats) / battery related no start conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 605308 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12609
NHTSA Item Number:
605332

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding pinpint test / 4wabs diagnostic trouble code b1676 (battery voltage) - update. ( nhtsa item number - 605332 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12615
NHTSA Item Number:
605337

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding fuel tank clunk. ( nhtsa item number - 605337 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-03-01
Bulletin Number:
12557
NHTSA Item Number:
6091802

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit various cluster concerns such as illumination of the check traction assist lamp, speedometer reads o; digital odometer reads all dashes; message center display for dte / gte reads for loss of speed single to the he ( nhtsa item number - 6091802 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-04-01
Bulletin Number:
99B09
NHTSA Item Number:
606324

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may develop cosmetic cracks in the frame of the rear upper control arm access opening. ( nhtsa item number - 606324 ).

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:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6035
NHTSA Item Number:
606949

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with teves four wheel anti-lock brakes (4wabs) may exhibit a yellow anti-lock brake lamp illuminated with no diagnostic trouble codes in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 606949 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
996078
NHTSA Item Number:
606960

Component Description: Structure:body:trunk lid.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to inoperative trunk release. ( nhtsa item number - 606960 ).

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:
6218
NHTSA Item Number:
607026

Component Description: Suspension:rear.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with cosmetic cracks in the frame at the rear upper control arm access opening. ( nhtsa item number - 607026 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
6329
NHTSA Item Number:
607060

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin addresses two design changes made to enhance the windshield and side window defog / defrost performance. ( nhtsa item number - 607060 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
12743
NHTSA Item Number:
607070

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhibiting malfunction indicator lamp (mil) with diagnostic trouble codes (dtc(s) po351 and / or p0356 (coil primary circuit malfunction). ( nhtsa item number - 607070 ).

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:
12714
NHTSA Item Number:
6091690

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may develop cosmetic cracks in the frame at the rear upper control arm access opening when operated under severe duty conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 6091690 ).

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:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
6400
NHTSA Item Number:
606827

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may dispense hot air from side demister ducts in all climate control operating modes. ( nhtsa item number - 606827 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
12816
NHTSA Item Number:
6091995

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with hot air from side demister ducts. ( nhtsa item number - 6091995 ).

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:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996748
NHTSA Item Number:
608459

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit the following concerns immediately after starting the vehicle: the speedometer will not display vehicle speed, the odometer display is all dashes, the message center display for distance to empty or average spe ( nhtsa item number - 608459 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996785
NHTSA Item Number:
608473

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles equipped with a cellular phone may exhibit a condition in which the cellular phone does not ring when receiving incoming calls. ( nhtsa item number - 608473 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
996799
NHTSA Item Number:
608771

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with vehicles built from job #1 through 4/1/1999 exhibiting poor a/c performance and / or a pop / click noise in mas a/c. ( nhtsa item number - 608771 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13031
NHTSA Item Number:
6091830

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding junt-in-time pcm reprogram. ( nhtsa item number - 6091830 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13057
NHTSA Item Number:
6091852

Component Description: Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with cellular phones not ringing when receiving calls. ( nhtsa item number - 6091852 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-08-01
Bulletin Number:
13065
NHTSA Item Number:
6091867

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit poor a/c performance and / or a pop / click noise in max a/c. ( nhtsa item number - 6091867 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99185
NHTSA Item Number:
6090055

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles built between 3/15/1997 and 12/31/1998 and with 4r70w transmissions may experience delayed or no 2-3 upshift, transmission control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble code p0782 stored in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 6090055 ).

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:
13330
NHTSA Item Number:
609616

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding hot air from side demister ducts. ( nhtsa item number - 609616 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99219
NHTSA Item Number:
6089673

Component Description: Steering:linkages.

Service Bulletin Summary: This bulletin mentions that the workshop manuals do not contain a procedure for inspecting the pitman arm ball joint for wear. ( nhtsa item number - 6089673 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
992110
NHTSA Item Number:
6089675

Component Description: Structure:body:door.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on both front doors not staying open. ( nhtsa item number - 6089675 ).

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:
7249
NHTSA Item Number:
6090834

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on using peanut style a/c fittings. ( nhtsa item number - 6090834 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7307
NHTSA Item Number:
6090882

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: A condition may exist of a squeal / squeak from the front brakes. ( nhtsa item number - 6090882 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
7194
NHTSA Item Number:
6092086

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding ford quality renewal (fqr) assembly launch of 4. 6l 2v engine. ( nhtsa item number - 6092086 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13355
NHTSA Item Number:
6092160

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding a/c peanut o-ring color. ( nhtsa item number - 6092160 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
13382
NHTSA Item Number:
6092182

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a squeal / squeak from the front brakes during light brake applications. ( nhtsa item number - 6092182 ).

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:
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:
992310
NHTSA Item Number:
6090178

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles built through 4/16/1998 may exhibit improper, erratic, or no temperature control or poor a/c performance and / or a popping / clicking noise in max a/c on vehicles built thorugh 4/1/1999. ( nhtsa item number - 6090178 ).

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:
99247
NHTSA Item Number:
6090194

Component Description: Visibility:sun roof assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with factory moonroofs and built through 9/20/1999 may experience a booming noise while driving with the moonroof open. ( nhtsa item number - 6090194 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0031
NHTSA Item Number:
612316

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may experience the a/c blower motor inoperative. ( nhtsa item number - 612316 ).

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:
8269
NHTSA Item Number:
612713

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding passive anti-theft system (pats) installation caution: wires may break. ( nhtsa item number - 612713 ).

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:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
8382
NHTSA Item Number:
612781

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a miss, buck / jerk, surge in the ignition coil / spark plug boot. ( nhtsa item number - 612781 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0062
NHTSA Item Number:
612908

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit idle di[ after a tip-in/tip-out maneuver, spark knock/detonation on acceleration or light load. ( nhtsa item number - 612908 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-03-01
Bulletin Number:
13942
NHTSA Item Number:
612934

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns that the passive anti-theft system (pats) transceiver wiring may be broken due to improper wire routing and / or a misplacement of the connector near the base of the steering column. ( nhtsa item number - 612934 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
98164
NHTSA Item Number:
609732

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: A transeal coating is on the front and rear bumpers. This coating must be removed before delivery to the customer. Yd ( nhtsa item number - 609732 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-04-01
Bulletin Number:
8269
NHTSA Item Number:
613628

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding passive anti-theft system (pats) transceiver wiring may be broken due to improper wire routing and / or a misplacement of the connector near the base of the steering column. ( nhtsa item number - 613628 ).

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:
2000-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14181
NHTSA Item Number:
613882

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with fuel tank thump. ( nhtsa item number - 613882 ).

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:
2000-10-01
Bulletin Number:
00214
NHTSA Item Number:
618547

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding revised engine mounts for severe duty vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 618547 ).

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:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
00E11
NHTSA Item Number:
616814

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service action bulletin regarding on-board diagnostic system upgrade. ( nhtsa item number - 616814 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
00B60
NHTSA Item Number:
618044

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles the rear suspension upper control arm brackets on the frame may develop minor cracks when subjected to severe duty service. ( nhtsa item number - 618044 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
99B09
NHTSA Item Number:
618046

Component Description: Suspension.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject pertaining to cosmetic cracks in frame at the rear upper control arm access opening when subjected to severe duty operating conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 618046 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0111
NHTSA Item Number:
618063

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the engine mounts may not exhibit satisfactory durability under severe operating conditions that may be encountered by police, taxi or limo / livery vehicles such as extended idling at high ambient temperatures. ( nhtsa item number - 618063 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
00E11
NHTSA Item Number:
619150

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Service action 00e11, supplement #1 - update information regarding on-board diagnostic system upgrade. ( nhtsa item number - 619150 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
99B09
NHTSA Item Number:
619153

Component Description: Structure:frame and members.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program 99b09 supplement #2 for certain commercial vehicle frame service. ( nhtsa item number - 619153 ).

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:
01M02
NHTSA Item Number:
619445

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Owner notification program regarding additional coverage on certain 4. 6l sohc intake manifolds. Some of the composite intake manifolds may develop fatigue cracks at the coolant crossover duct. ( nhtsa item number - 619445 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-03-01
Bulletin Number:
14181
NHTSA Item Number:
620304

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles built up to december of 1999 may exhibit a clunk noise from the rear of the vehicle when driving over speed bumps. This may be caused by the fill-limiting valve inside the fuel tank. ( nhtsa item number - 620304 ).

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:
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:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14821
NHTSA Item Number:
619315

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with 4. 6l romeo engine may exhibit an oil leak from the cylinder head gasket area. ( nhtsa item number - 619315 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14844
NHTSA Item Number:
619328

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit various intermittent / constant electrical system conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 619328 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-04-01
Bulletin Number:
14864
NHTSA Item Number:
619335

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding certain vehicles with 4. 6l romeo engines exhibiting an oil leak from the cylinder head gasket area. ( nhtsa item number - 619335 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
01M02
NHTSA Item Number:
620174

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some of the composite intake manifolds used on 4. 6l sohc engines may develop fatigue cracks at the coolant crossover duct. This condition could result in engine coolant leakage which, if not serviced, may cause engine overheating. Compl ( nhtsa item number - 620174 ).

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:
2001-08-01
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:
012110
NHTSA Item Number:
627768

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the romeo built 4. 6l 2v engine may exhibit an engine oil leak or oil weepage from the cylinder head gasket at the right hand rear or the left hand front of the engine. ( nhtsa item number - 627768 ).

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:
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:
2001-10-01
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:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
12120
NHTSA Item Number:
630349

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles with 4r700 transmissions built from 4/16/98 through the end of the 1998 model year may exhibit a leak from the vent area of the transmission. ( nhtsa item number - 630349 ).

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:
2002-03-01
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:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
15889
NHTSA Item Number:
637765

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the electronic automatic temperature control (eatc) will not cycle the ai conditioner compressor when the floor mode is selected. ( nhtsa item number - 637765 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
02136
NHTSA Item Number:
635994

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:park/neutral start switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, the brake shift interlock may be inoperative, now allowing the operator to move the shift lever from the park position. Stop lamp operation may also be affected. ( nhtsa item number - 635994 ).

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:
2003-05-01
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:
2003-09-01
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:
2004-04-01
Bulletin Number:
17730
NHTSA Item Number:
10008231

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Dashes displayed instead of an odometer reading - no communication with the anti-lock brake system (abs) module. ( nhtsa item number - 10008231 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
17810
NHTSA Item Number:
10008569

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transmission failure where there is a large amount of metal or debris in the pan. ( nhtsa item number - 10008569 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-05-01
Bulletin Number:
17828
NHTSA Item Number:
10008573

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Various intermittent/constant electrical concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 10008573 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
17871
NHTSA Item Number:
10008264

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition.

Service Bulletin Summary: Multiple driveability concerns under acceleration caused by ignition coil. ( nhtsa item number - 10008264 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
Bulletin Number:
04217
NHTSA Item Number:
10013369

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

Service Bulletin Summary: General power train control module (pcm) programming procedures. ( nhtsa item number - 10013369 ).

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:
2005-09-01
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:
2005-11-01
Bulletin Number:
041601
NHTSA Item Number:
10018745

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wds cop kit diagnostic tip - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - engine misfire or rough running. ( nhtsa item number - 10018745 ).

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:
2007-10-01
Bulletin Number:
07212
NHTSA Item Number:
10023943

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some 1997-2008 vehicles equipped with a 4. 6l 2v, 5. 4l 2v, or 6. 8l 2v engine--spark plug thread repair procedure--not covered under new vehicle limited warranty. ( nhtsa item number - 10023943 ).

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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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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2
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CONTINENTAL, CONTOUR, MYSTIQUE, NAVIGATOR, SABLE, TAURUS, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1997, 1998
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
98V028000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
571,800

Affected Component: Exterior lighting:headlights.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. The text and/or graphics for the vehicle headlamp aiming instructions provided in the owner guides are not sufficiently clear. This does not meet the requirements of fmvss no. 108, "lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment. ".

Conequence: If the headlamp assemblies are replaced, customers may be confused by the aiming instructions provided in the owner guides causing the headlamps to be improperly aimed. .

Remedy: Owner guides containing revised aiming instructions will be mailed to owners of these vehicles. .

Notes: Owner notification is expected to begin march 23, 1998. Owners who do not receive the free owner guide 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):
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):
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):
LINCOLN
Model(s):
TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000, 2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V356000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
10,000

Affected Component: Tires.

Summary: Vehicle description: certain limousines stretched over 60 inches fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 109, "new pneumatic tires," and no. 110, "tire selection and rims. ".

Conequence: The vehicle weight could exceed the maximum load rating for the tire, increasing the risk of premature tire wear or blowout. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace all 5 tires (including the spare tire) with michelin tires (225/70r16 107t reinforced white sidewall) with a sufficiently higher load rating. Owner notification began january 10, 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 1-800-248-0186. .

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, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
1998, 1999, 2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V200000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
875,000

Affected Component: Equipment:mechanical:jacks.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. These vehicles have jacking instructions which, if followed, could cause the vehicle operator to place the jack on a frame weld when attempting to raise a rear wheel. If the vehicle is jacked up with the jack placed on the frame weld and if the vehicle is free to roll (wheels not blocked or chocked), the jack could yield and the vehicle may drop suddenly. .

Conequence: If this occurs and any portion of the operator's body is under the vehicle, the potential for personal injury exists. .

Remedy: Owners will be provided with a revised jack instruction and stowage card and jack warning label, as well as a supplement to the owner guide. .

Notes: Owner notification began august 3, 2000. Owners who do not receive the free instructions and label 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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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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