1992 MERCURY Tracer

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

2 Recalls for 1992 MERCURY Tracer

Recall Date Component Summary
June 2, 1994 SUSPENSION:FRONT

THE OFFSET TOE ADJUSTING PIN CAN FRACTURE UNDER CONDITIONS SUCH AS TORSIONAL LOADS, FLEXING MOTION, IMPACT LOADS, AND OVERTORQUING.

Remedy:

DANA WILL PAY FOR REPLACEMENT AND LABOR COSTS OF THE ADJUSTMENT PIN WITHOUT CHARGE TO THE INSTALLING FACILITY AND THE VEHICLE OWNER. THESE PINS SHOULD BE REPLACED BY A FORD ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT PIN ASSEMBLY. OWNER OR INSTALLER INQUIRIES CONCERNING THIS RECALL CAMPAIGN SHOULD CONTACT DANA SERVICE CENTER AT 1-800-248-9606.

July 13, 1992 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

THE STOP LAMP SWITCHES COULD INTERMITTENTLY MALFUNCTION RESULTING IN THE STOP LAMPS NOT ILLUMINATING WHEN THE BRAKES ARE APPLIED.

Remedy:

REPLACE THE FAULTY STOP LAMP SWITCHES.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1992 MERCURY Tracer

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24 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1992 MERCURY Tracer

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 508147
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 488031
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330208
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10045203
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 983782
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 984148
TIRES
ODI Number: 971301
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 972722
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 969758
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 963790
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 863615
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ODI Number: 839506
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 829479
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 829101
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 812538
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ODI Number: 800297
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 740268
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 730144
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 558581
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 544908
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 533172
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 527399
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BACK UP LIGHTS
ODI Number: 518531
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 481858
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1 Investigations for 1992 MERCURY Tracer

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

59 Service Alerts for 1992 MERCURY Tracer

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

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

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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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March 17, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *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

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June 12, 2000 150000 SEAT BELTS

THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES REVISED PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEM INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THE WORKSHOP MANUAL AND THE ELECTRICAL AND VACCUM TROUBLESHOOTING MANUAL (EVTM). *TT

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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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July 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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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 25, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON AODE/4R7W TRANSMISSION MAIN CONTROL & CASE REPLACEMENT. *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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April 27, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

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May 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

AUTHORIZED WARRANTY PART REPLACEMENT OF BRAKE PADS TO CORRECT EXCESSIVE BRAKE NOISE. *TW

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November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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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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December 2, 1996 105200 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT

AXKE LEAKS – FLUID LEAKS FROM FRONT OF VEHICLE AT AXLE SHAFTS – NEW DESIGN REPLACEMENT CV JOINT BOOTS. *TW

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

THE FRONT BRAKES MAY HAVE A PERSISTENT SQUEAL DURING BRAKING AT SPEEDS BELOW 56 KM/H (35 MPH). *TT

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March 18, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

A KNOCKING NOISE PROPORTIONAL TO WHEEL ROTATION MAY BE HEARD FROM THE FRONT BRAKES DURING GENTLE BRAKING. *TT

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

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

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October 1, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GRINDING NOISES, OR GREATER THAN NORMAL BRAKE ROUGHNESS WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES IMMEDIATELY AFTER INSTALLING MOTORCRAFT BR-18 FRONT BRAKE PAD. *TT

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July 1, 1999 150000 SEAT BELTS

ENGINEERING IS REVIEWING PASSIVE RESTRAINT (MOTORIZED SEATBELT) SYSTEMS IN CERTAIN VEHICLES. *TT

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May 1, 1995 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

VEHICLES MAY HAVE A DISCONNECT OF THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE (ICM) CONNECTOR OR MOISTURE BUILDUP WITHIN THE CONNECTOR. *TW

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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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June 28, 1999 125000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

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

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December 1, 1994 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

FUEL GAUGE ALWAYS READS FULL. *TW

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April 1, 1995 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

UNKNOWN

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

UNKNOWN

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April 1, 1995 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

UNKNOWN

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

UNKNOWN

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January 21, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

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. *TT

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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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February 3, 1997 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

BRAKES- FRONT BRAKE “SQUEAL” BELOW 56 KM/H (35 MPH)- VEHICLE WITH 14 INCH WHEELS. *JD

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August 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION DURING HOT WEATHER ONCE THE ENGINE HAS THOROUGHLY WARMED UP. *TT

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August 1, 1995 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

DOOR-GLOVE COMPARTMENT-IMPROVED LOCK ASSEMBLY AVAILABLE-PROBES THROUGH 7/1/94 AND ESCORT/TRACERS BUILT THROUGH 9/6/94 *SD

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March 1, 1995 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER MAY STCK OR BIND WHEN THE DRIVER TRIES TO ROTATE THE KEY. *TW

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April 1, 1995 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

STEERING WHEEL SHAKE/VIBRATION AT IDLE WITH TRANSMISSION IN GEAR. *TW

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

REVISED WIPER MOTOR. *TW

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April 13, 1998 190000 TIRES

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

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July 21, 2003 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER – SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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July 1, 1999 151100 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

BRIEF INFORMATION ON PASSIVE RESTRAINT (MOTORIZED SEATBELT) SYSTEMS. *TT

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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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January 23, 1997 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

FRONT BRAKE SQUEAL/NOISE DURING LIGHT BRAKIE APPLICATIONS BELOW 35 MPH, REPLACE THE PADS/SHIMS KIT. *JD

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January 23, 1997 034520 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

FRONT BRAKE SQUEAL/NOISE DURING LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATIONS BELOW 35 MPH, REPLACE THE PADS/SHIMS KIT. *JD

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

WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT – UPGRADED SERVICE KITS. *TW

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March 3, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

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June 1, 1995 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

STEERING WHEEL SHAKE AT IDLE. *TW

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August 6, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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June 1, 2001 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

SOME VEHICLES PRODUCED THROUGH JULY 1999 MAY EXHIBIT REAR SUSPENSION SPRING FAILURE WITH NO RESULTING OPERATIONAL CONCERN. *TT

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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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October 1, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

THIS ARITLCE IS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF OLD STYLE HOOD LAMP SWITCH TO THE RVISED MECHANICAL HOOD LAMP SWITCH. *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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October 14, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH

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

BLOWER MOTOR – LOW SPEED TICKING NOISE. *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 354600 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

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November 1, 1994 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VEHICLES MAY HAVE A HARSH 1-2 OR 2-3 SHIFT. *TW

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November 1, 1994 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

FRONT AND REAR BRAKE NOISE. *TW

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June 1, 1995 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

UNKNOWN

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