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2001 Lincoln Town Car
4.6L 8-cyl Engine Code [W] 8-cyl Engine Code [W]
235 bhp. @ 4750 rpm / Torque: 275 ft. lbs. @ 4000 rpm
16 Valves Single Overhead Camshaft
4.6L - V 8-cyl (4606 cc) (Gasoline)
Compression Ratio: 9.4:1

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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 (2001 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 Sedan  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [2] [3]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Synthetic 75W90 Gear Lube (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Limited Slip Differential, Rear Limousine  »  GL-5*

    All TEMPS  »  75W-140 [2] [3]
    Synthetic 75W140 Gear Lube (SVOPK)

    Standard Differential, Rear Sedan  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Synthetic 75W90 Gear Lube (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)

    Differential, Rear Limousine  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-140 [3]
    Synthetic 75W140 Gear Lube (SVOPK)
  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] Traction-Lok axles add 4oz of friction modifier Ford part No
    XL-3 or equivalent formulated to meet
    Ford spec EST-M2C118-A.
    [3] Synthetic oil is required.
    [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  »  20 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, Limousine Rear  »  2.4 liters [2]
    Differential, Sedan 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  
    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...
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...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

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

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

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
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):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
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):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
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):
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):
Labor Units:
0.2
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):
Labor Units:
0.02
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Fuel filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A replaceable metal or plastic canister that prevents particulate matter and most contaminants in the fuel from reaching the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
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):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
100,000 miles (160,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.8
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):
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):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
2.4
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):
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2000-09-01
Bulletin Number:
00S26
NHTSA Item Number:
618581

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles, it may be possible for the restraint control module (rcm) to inadvertently activate an airbag or safety belt pre-tensioner while starting the engine. Ford motor company will install a revised rcm. ( nhtsa item number - 618581 ).

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:
00S26
NHTSA Item Number:
616817

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding demonstration / delivery hold - safety recall 00s26 supplement #4 - restraint control module replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 616817 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-12-01
Bulletin Number:
00251
NHTSA Item Number:
616818

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a flashing transmission control indicator light (tcil) with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0782 stored in memory and / or a 200 - 400 engine rpm rise during light throttle 3-4 shifts. ( nhtsa item number - 616818 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0125
NHTSA Item Number:
619147

Component Description: Seat belts:front:warning light/devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Seat belt warning system - belt reminder function, operation and service tips. ( nhtsa item number - 619147 ).

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:
0158
NHTSA Item Number:
619437

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with the 4r70w automatic transmission may exhibit a ticking or clicking type noise in first gear. ( nhtsa item number - 619437 ).

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:
2001-04-01
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:
14807
NHTSA Item Number:
619311

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a hoot noise at idle coming from the induction system. Possible additional symptoms may include diagnostic trouble code p1506 and a higher than normal idle. ( nhtsa item number - 619311 ).

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:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
14907
NHTSA Item Number:
620221

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Concerns with vehicles exhibiting the oil pressure gauge registering low or no oil pressure usually on initial start-up after several hours of cold soak. ( nhtsa item number - 620221 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-05-01
Bulletin Number:
14928
NHTSA Item Number:
620228

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit false activation of the anti-lock braking system during braking just prior to coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 620228 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14956
NHTSA Item Number:
622711

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit false activation of the anti-lock braking system during braking just prior to coming to a stop. ( nhtsa item number - 622711 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
14968
NHTSA Item Number:
622762

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a cranks no start condition with a diagnostic trouble code p1260 and u1147 codes in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 622762 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
01137
NHTSA Item Number:
620988

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 4r70w automatic transmission may exhibit a clunk noise during the 2-1 downshift event. ( nhtsa item number - 620988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-07-01
Bulletin Number:
15047
NHTSA Item Number:
621044

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles cars built between 4/17/2001 and 6/14/2001 may exhibit a crank / no-start condition with diagnostic trouble code p1260 and u1147 in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 621044 ).

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:
01194
NHTSA Item Number:
627747

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: This aritlce is to provide information on replacement of old style hood lamp switch to the rvised mechanical hood lamp switch. ( nhtsa item number - 627747 ).

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:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01B83
NHTSA Item Number:
628155

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction program regarding hybrid electronic cluster (hec) module inspection / replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 628155 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-10-01
Bulletin Number:
01B86
NHTSA Item Number:
628173

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction program regarding hybrid electronic cluster (hec) module inspection/replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 628173 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-11-01
Bulletin Number:
01B86
NHTSA Item Number:
630345

Component Description: Electrical system:ignition:module.

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction program 01b86 supplement #1 regarding hybrid electronic cluster (hec) module inspection/replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 630345 ).

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:
2002-01-01
Bulletin Number:
15582
NHTSA Item Number:
630134

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an airbag lamp on with diagnostic trouble code b2295 (side air bag status - passenger seat side air bag circuit fault) or b2296 (impact sensor status - front impact severity sensor circuit fault) in memory. ( nhtsa item number - 630134 ).

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:
2002-02-01
Bulletin Number:
15629
NHTSA Item Number:
630677

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Exhbiting an illuminated air bag warning lamp with diagnostic trouble code b2295 or light flashing code 22. ( nhtsa item number - 630677 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0254
NHTSA Item Number:
636045

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

Service Bulletin Summary: On some vehicles equipped with the 4. 6l engine, the front end accessory drive (fead) belt may hydroplane on the water pump pulley whenthe belt is splashed with water. ( nhtsa item number - 636045 ).

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:
2002-04-01
Bulletin Number:
15793
NHTSA Item Number:
637509

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a slight oil leak at the cylinder head to block joint. ( nhtsa item number - 637509 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
15850
NHTSA Item Number:
637694

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles equipped with a 4. 6l romeo engine may exhibit a slight oil leak or weep at the cylinder head to block joint. ( nhtsa item number - 637694 ).

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:
2002-05-01
Bulletin Number:
15893
NHTSA Item Number:
637773

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an inoperative engine cooling fan. ( nhtsa item number - 637773 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-07-01
Bulletin Number:
02134
NHTSA Item Number:
635990

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Illuminated air bag warning lamp with diagnostic trouble code b2295 with light flashing code 22 (driver seat side air bag circuit fault), or light flashing code 23 (passenger seat side air bag circuit fault). ( nhtsa item number - 635990 ).

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:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
02175
NHTSA Item Number:
10008579

Component Description: Air bags.

Service Bulletin Summary: Restraint system-air bag deployment strategy with advanced restraint system. ( nhtsa item number - 10008579 ).

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

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

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

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
0258
NHTSA Item Number:
636052

Component Description: Power train.

Service Bulletin Summary: Inoperative or inacurrate speedometer, 4x4 lamp illuminatd, and / or diagnostic trouble code p1635 or p1639. ( nhtsa item number - 636052 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-11-01
Bulletin Number:
16380
NHTSA Item Number:
10008319

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service cylinder head gasket for 4. 6l applications. ( nhtsa item number - 10008319 ).

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:
2003-02-01
Bulletin Number:
0322
NHTSA Item Number:
10002472

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401, or runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy, and the above listed dtcs without ( nhtsa item number - 10002472 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-03-01
Bulletin Number:
0361
NHTSA Item Number:
10001855

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling.

Service Bulletin Summary: Malfunction indicator lamp on with or without rough running, lack of power, surge or poor fuel economy with diagnostic trouble codes p0401, p0402, p1400, p1401. ( nhtsa item number - 10001855 ).

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

Component Description: Fuel system, other.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-06-01
Bulletin Number:
16877
NHTSA Item Number:
10002595

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front door glass that moves slowly or binds - glass stops 1/2 way down. ( nhtsa item number - 10002595 ).

Bulletin Date:
2003-08-01
Bulletin Number:
03164
NHTSA Item Number:
10003118

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles, equipped with the 4. 6l 2v engine, with an engine build date prior to 8/29/03 may exhibit an engine tick noise that is present at all temperatures during idle. 2004 models included. ( nhtsa item number - 10003118 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

Bulletin Date:
2003-12-01
Bulletin Number:
03256
NHTSA Item Number:
10008278

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Engine-romeo built 4. 6l 2v-tick noise from engine-engines built before 9/17/2003. ( nhtsa item number - 10008278 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-01-01
Bulletin Number:
03223
NHTSA Item Number:
10007360

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401. Additional symptoms may include runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy. ( nhtsa item number - 10007360 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-02-01
Bulletin Number:
17533
NHTSA Item Number:
10008105

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Air bag light on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) b2477 - programmable module installation (pmi) service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10008105 ).

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:
02M01
NHTSA Item Number:
10007207

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:gas recirculation valve (egr valve).

Service Bulletin Summary: Customer satisfaction program 02m01 supplement #4. Certain ford 2000 through 2003 vehicles equipped with a tube-mounted egr pressure sensor - additional egr pressure sensor warranty coverage. ( nhtsa item number - 10007207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2004-06-01
Bulletin Number:
04111
NHTSA Item Number:
10008252

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401. Additional symptoms may include runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy. ( nhtsa item number - 10008252 ).

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-08-01
Bulletin Number:
041612
NHTSA Item Number:
10011171

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Loss of autolock and/or rke horn chirp confirmation. ( nhtsa item number - 10011171 ).

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

Component Description: Electrical system.

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-11-01
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:
04189
NHTSA Item Number:
10014062

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

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Date:
2004-12-01
Bulletin Number:
04251
NHTSA Item Number:
10014165

Component Description: Structure:body.

Service Bulletin Summary: Aluminum corrosion - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10014165 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-01-01
Bulletin Number:
18383
NHTSA Item Number:
10013321

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Am/fm and cellular phone reception interference - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 10013321 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
05310
NHTSA Item Number:
10012954

Component Description: Seat belts.

Service Bulletin Summary: Safety belt web stop button service. ( nhtsa item number - 10012954 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-02-01
Bulletin Number:
18426
NHTSA Item Number:
10012964

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

Service Bulletin Summary: Am fm and cellular phone reception interference. ( nhtsa item number - 10012964 ).

Bulletin Date:
2005-06-01
Bulletin Number:
042421
NHTSA Item Number:
10014138

Component Description: Seat belts:front:retractor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Safety belt retraction speed. ( nhtsa item number - 10014138 ).

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 ).

Bulletin Date:
2010-07-01
Bulletin Number:
TB-21406
NHTSA Item Number:
10034588

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln: restraint control module replacement. When replacing the rcm in vehicle, ensure that you are installing the correct replacement parts and that your ids software is updated to version 67. 07 or newer in order to prevent a configura ( nhtsa item number - 10034588 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
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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2
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR, WINDSTAR
Year(s):
2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V270000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
18,500

Affected Component: Air bags.

Summary: Certain passenger vehicles, limousines, and mini vans were built with a newly designed restraint control module (rcm). In some cases, the rcm does not recognize certain system faults that could result in an air bag or seat belt pre-tensioner unexpectedly activating during the self-test sequence at vehicle start-up. .

Conequence: This condition could result in personal injury. .

Remedy: Dealers will replace the rcm in these vehicles. Owner notification began september 14, 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. .

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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3
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, TOWN CAR, WINDSTAR
Year(s):
2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
00V412000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
16,000

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module.

Summary: Vehicle description: minivans and passenger vehicles. A restraint control module (rcm) or a side or front crash sensor may have been assembled with one or more of the screws that mount the circuit board in the housing missing. If some or all of the screws are missing, the performance of the occupant restrains could be affected. .

Conequence: In some cases, less than the intended level of protection in the event of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the rcm and crash sensors and, if necessary, replace them. .

Notes: Owner notification began december 21, 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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4
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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5
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CROWN VICTORIA, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 SD, F-550 SD, GRAND MARQUIS, NAVIGATOR, RANGER, TOWN CAR, WINDSTAR
Year(s):
2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01V227001
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
1,400,000

Affected Component: Seat belts:front:buckle assembly.

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger and sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and minivans. Equipped with seat belts supplied by trw. It is possible that the driver's and/or front passenger's outboard seat belt buckle may not fully latch. Ford crown victoria built at st. Thomas assembly plant from 4/17/00 - 5/29/01 mercury grand marquis built at st. Thomas assembly plant from 4/17/00 - 5/29/01. Lincoln town cars built at wixom assembly plant from 3/27/00 - 5/30/01. Lincoln navigators built at michigan truck plant from 4/11/00 - 5/31/01. Ford windstars built at oakville assembly plant from 3/23/00 - 5/30/01. Ford rangers built at twin cities plant from 3/28/00 - 5/30/01, and also at the edison plant from 3/13/00 - 5/25/01. Ford f-150 truck built at norfolk plant from 4/18/00 - 5/25/00; at ontario plant from 5/10/00 - 5/28/01; at kansas city plant from 9/11/99 - 5/25/01; and at cuautitlan plant from 5/16/00 - 6/9/01. Ford super duty f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 trucks built at kentucky plant from 4/17/00 - 5/27/01; and at cuautitlan plant from 5/16/00 - 6/19/01. Ford excursions built at kentucky plant from 4/17/00 - 10/2/00. Ford expeditions built at michigan truck plant from 4/11/00 - 5/31/01. .

Conequence: In the event of a crash, the restraint system may not provide adequate occupant protection, increasing the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the front outboard seat belt buckles and if the buckle fails the inspection process, it will be replaced. Owner notification began july 25, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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6
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CONTINENTAL, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450 SD, F-550 SD, F-650, F750, FOCUS, NAVIGATOR, SABLE, TAURUS, TOWN CAR
Year(s):
2000, 2001
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
01V258000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
1,083,000

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

Summary: Vehicle description: passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, and light and medium duty pickup trucks. A switch located in the plastic cover of the wiper motor gear case could malfunction and overheat, potentially resulting in loss of intermittent wiper function, loss of wiper park function, complete loss of wiper function, or ignition of the plastic cover material. Switch malfunction is most likely to occur when the intermittent setting of the wipers is being used, or when snow or ice obstructs the blades from returning to the "parked" position at the bottom of the windshield. These vehicles were built at the following assembly plants: atlanta plant from 2/11/00 through 7/31/00; chicago plant from 2/14/00 through 8/4/00; kansas city plant from 2/26/00 to 9/4/00; kentucky truck plant from 2/18/00 to 8/31/00; michigan truck plant from 2/23/00 through 8/3/00; norfolk plant from 2/21/00 through 7/27/00; wayne stamping and assembly plant from 2/25/00 through 8/15/00; and wixom plant from 2/15/00 through 8/8/00. .

Conequence: Loss of visibility while driving increases the risk of a crash. .

Remedy: Dealers will inspect the date code on the wiper motor. Motors built with the suspect time frame will have the wiper motor gear case cover replaced. Owner notification began august 20, 2001. Owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236). .

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