1992 FORD Tempo

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

2 Recalls for 1992 FORD Tempo

Recall Date Component Summary
April 25, 1996 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

THE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.

February 25, 1997 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

THESE VEHICLES ARE ORIGINALLY SOLD OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING STATES: ALASKA, IOWA, MINNESOTA, NEBRASKA, NORTH DAKOTA, AND SOUTH DAKOTA. THE VEHICLES INVOLVED ARE 1992-1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ VEHICLES WITH 3.0L ENGINES; 1994 TEMPO/TOPAZ WITH 2.3L ENGINES; 1992-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.8L ENGINES; 1994-1995 TAURUS/SABLE WITH 3.0L ENGINES AND 1992-1994 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL VEHICLES WITH 3.8L ENGINES. DURING HIGH WINDS, HEAVY, BLOWING AND DRIFTING SNOW, AND LOW TEMPERATURES, THE ENGINE COOLING FAN CAN BECOME BLOCKED OR FROZEN WITH SNOW. THE FAN MOTOR MAY NOT ROTATE AND COULD OVERHEAT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ELECTRICAL JUMPER HARNESS CONTAINING AN AUTOMATIC RESETTING CIRCUIT BREAKER TO PROTECT THE FAN MOTOR LOW SPEED CIRCUITRY FROM OVERHEATING.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1992 FORD Tempo

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232 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1992 FORD Tempo

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Date Component  
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
ODI Number: 507171
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 512251
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 511667
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 508279
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 508260
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 512207
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 512207
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 506554
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 504889
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 506474
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 510740
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 484086
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 484086
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 484086
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 484086
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 484086
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 484086
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 488358
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 488358
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 488358
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 488358
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 488358
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 488358
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 488358
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 502469
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 478484
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 10322369
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10241634
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10154136
SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 10125192
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10122321
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN | POWER TRAIN | SEAT BELTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10071044
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 10056854
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10010415
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 8017597
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 8016382
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 8011124
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8011123
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10071300
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 985872
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 984475
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 983090
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 980915
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 980871
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 984752
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 984707
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 985575
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 982264
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 986371
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 983205
SEAT BELTS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 979436
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 977048
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 978913
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 977958
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 980113
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 975127
WHEELS
ODI Number: 975532
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
ODI Number: 974625
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 979978
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 979911
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 979510
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 978110
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 978998
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 975670
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 969966
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 970391
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 967227
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 971303
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 970823
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 970357
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 969308
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 967961
STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 964233
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 965502
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 961792
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 963995
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
ODI Number: 963995
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 963995
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 963995
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 963995
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 963995
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 966180
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 965274
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 889657
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 890317
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 892348
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 886811
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 877925
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 877052
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 873814
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 873028
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 874027
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 860224
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 859459
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 856634
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 849979
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 840990
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 843683
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 842771
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 835716
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 834648
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 834262
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 838603
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 837043
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 832351
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 832126
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 832760
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 825525
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 823973
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 826095
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 826094
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 822828
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 816392
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 818346
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 817052
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 816350
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 816271
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 819052
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 810353
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 811530
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:SHOES/LININGS
ODI Number: 813104
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 811073
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 810125
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 814008
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 812869
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 805771
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 804995
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 808052
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 805265
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 805619
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 805219
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 807048
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 806272
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 807388
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 806244
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 802152
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 801257
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 802005
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 802382
SEAT BELTS | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 800620
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 780409
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 769198
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 753715
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 735899
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 736236
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 732789
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 732787
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 725950
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 722954
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 721548
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 720931
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 719345
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 717148
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 716215
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 711926
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 711308
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT
ODI Number: 710309
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 708510
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 706938
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 705647
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 705314
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 702741
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 601623
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 567195
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 557545
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 549566
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 549566
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 548764
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 544750
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 542142
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 540803
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 538140
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ODI Number: 538140
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 537884
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 535997
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 532576
SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 533569
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 533002
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 533002
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 523570
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 523570
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 522920
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 521088
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 518604
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 518604
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 519587
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 519587
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 519587
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 519587
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 519587
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
ODI Number: 519587
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 519587
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 519587
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 519587
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 519587
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 519587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 519587
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 519587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 519587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 519587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 519587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:DRUM
ODI Number: 519587
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 519587
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 519452
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 517236
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 517236
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING
ODI Number: 516349
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 516349
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 516314
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 516314
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 516314
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 516314
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 516314
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 516314
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 516314
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 516126
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 514317
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 514317
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 514317
STEERING:LINKAGES:KNUCKLE:SPINDLE:ARM
ODI Number: 514317
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 514751
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 514751
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 514751
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 514175
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 514619
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 514619
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 514619
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 514583
STEERING
ODI Number: 480592
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 480592
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 483643
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 509500
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2 Investigations for 1992 FORD Tempo

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

52 Service Alerts for 1992 FORD Tempo

Date Description
September 2, 2002 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 17, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BLOWER MOTOR- “CHIRPING” OR “SQUEAKING” FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD

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May 3, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOW RECOMMENDS SAE 5W-30 VISCOSITY GRADE FOR SERVICING ANY FORD GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLE REGARDLESS OF MODEL YEAR. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 16, 1998 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS MADE OF XENOY PLASTIC HAVE HAD THE CONDUCTIVE PRIMER REMOVED FROM SERVICE PARTS. *YC

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January 10, 2000 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

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March 2, 1998 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

ANNOUNCING THE FORD OEM AIR CONDITIONING RETROFIT KIT AVAILABILITY. *YC

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October 22, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

FOR CONTINUED IRREGULAR IDLE CONCERN AFTER OASIS & TSB PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN PERFORMED, THE PCM SHOULD BE REPLACED. *TT

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April 13, 1998 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

EXPERIENCING A WHINING / BUZZING NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO. *TT

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February 3, 1997 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

HORN- INOPERATIVE- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITHOUT SPEED CONTROL AND AIR BAGS. *JD

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January 23, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FEAD BELTS INDICATE THAT TECHNICIANS ARE REPLACING BELTS UNNECESSARILY. *JD

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February 1, 1997 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

RECALL 97S66 – ADVANCE ANNOUNCEMENT – THE ENGINE COOLING FAN COULD STALL DUE TO ACCUMULATION OF ICE, SNOW AND SLUSH WHEN THE CAR IS OPERATED UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS OF HIGH WIND, HEAVY BLOWING SNOW AND LOW TEMPERATURES – IF THE FAN MOTOR I

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November 23, 1998 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK

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January 23, 1997 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

PFE SENSORS REQUIRING REPLACEMENT SHOULD NOW BE SERVICED WITH A WIDE MOUTH SENSOR. *JD

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January 19, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

ISSUES CONCERNING THE MALFUNCTION OF THE INDICATOR LAMP.

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October 21, 1996 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR – REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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November 10, 1997 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

VEHICLES EXHIBITING A “SQUEAKING” OR “CHIRPING” FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC

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March 3, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

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September 2, 2002 032100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

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June 25, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ON SOME VEHICLES, ENGINE OIL MAY CONTINUE TO LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET AREA AFTER AN ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED. *TT

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March 17, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

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June 14, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

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. *TT

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June 14, 1999 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

INFORMATION ON “WHINING” / “BUZZING” NOISE COMING THROUGH ENTERTAINMENT OR TWO-WAY RADIO SPEAKER CAUSED BY THE FUEL PUMP. *TT

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March 30, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

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March 1, 1995 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

UNKNOWN

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September 17, 2001 103800 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

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April 13, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A NEW SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT. *YC

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July 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT

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February 1, 1995 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

REVISED WIPER MOTOR. *TW

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January 23, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FIELD INSPECTION OF FEAD BELTS INDICATE THAT TECHNICHIANS ARE REPLACING BELTS UNNECESSARILY. *JD

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November 18, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TORQUE CONVERTER – LEAK TEST PROCEDURE – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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September 6, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT

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August 6, 2001 138600 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

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April 13, 1998 190000 TIRES

INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC

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July 1, 1995 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

TEMPERATURE GAUGE – FLUCTUATING AND /OR INACCURATE HIGH READINGS. *SD

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April 1, 1995 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

A REVISED SERVICE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR IS NOW AVAILABLE. *TW

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April 1, 1995 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

A REVISED SERVICE WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR IS NOW AVAILABLE. *TW

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May 1, 1995 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

BLOWER MOTOR CHIRP OR SQUEAK FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *TW

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January 23, 1997 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

GHIA PFE SENSORS REQUIRING REPLACEMENTS SHOULD NOW BE SERVICED WITH A WIDE MOUTH SENSOR. *JD

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October 25, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON AODE/4R7W TRANSMISSION MAIN CONTROL & CASE REPLACEMENT. *TT

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February 1, 1995 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT – UPGRADED SERVICE KITS. *TW

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October 21, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS – FOG/FILM. *TW

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April 27, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

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August 6, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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June 28, 1999 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

CONDITIONS WITH THE BRAKE LAMPS INADVERTENTLY DISABLING THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *TT

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October 1, 1995 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE BECAUSE IT MAY BE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE RUBBER MATERIAL USED IN THE DISC BRAKE SYSTEM. IF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE IS USED TO LUBRICATE ANY PAR

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December 1, 1995 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

CERTAIN 1989 MODEL TEMPO & TOPAZ CARS EQUIPPED W/ 2.3L HSC ENGINES BUILT FROM 5/31/89 AT KANSAS CITY & 6/22/89 AT OAKVILLE THROUGH THE END OF THE 1989 MODEL YEAR AND ALL 1990 THROUGH 1994 TEMPO & TOPAZ CARS EQUIPPED WITH 2.3L HSC ENGINES T

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November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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March 1, 1995 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

ROUGHNESS CONCERN DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. *TW

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March 18, 1998 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE. *YC

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March 18, 1998 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

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December 16, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TRANSAXLE – TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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February 20, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REAR ENGINE MOUNT CONCERNS. *TW

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