1996 FORD Aspire

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0 Recalls for 1996 FORD Aspire

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1996 FORD Aspire

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35 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1996 FORD Aspire

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10150215
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10024537
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10020509
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 985303
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 896735
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 896733
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 847704
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 846766
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 837660
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 837995
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 830515
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 832594
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
ODI Number: 825568
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 828989
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 824608
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 821402
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 816673
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 814733
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 810783
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 803325
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 741815
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | STEERING:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 737677
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 728725
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 728724
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 716119
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 705433
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 700461
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 547846
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 547846
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 542635
TIRES
ODI Number: 542635
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 537883
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 533356
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 533555
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 532967
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1 Investigations for 1996 FORD Aspire

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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.

45 Service Alerts for 1996 FORD Aspire

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March 30, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

False warning on dash for the Jayco/Entegra Coach Harness into Spartan Chassis Harness. Instruction for diode installation for park brake ground wire.

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March 30, 2022 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

(INC) Informational communication on when To Sanitize The Fresh Water System.

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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 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

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December 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300 STORED IN MEMORY. ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING. *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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July 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *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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February 17, 1997 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

NOISE- “TICKING” HEARD WHILE DRIVING AT 72-121 KM/H (45-75 MPH)- VEHICLES WITH ATX TRANSAXLE. *JD

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January 19, 1998 034530 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

SUBJECT REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *TT

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

SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS. *YC

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March 18, 1998 034530 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT FROM ROTUNDA IS NOW APPROVED FOR WARRANTY AND SERVICE USE. *YC

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October 21, 1996 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

BRAKES – ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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October 21, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS – FOG/FILM. *TW

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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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December 2, 1996 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) – MIL LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DAIGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0400 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW

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March 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION ON HEAD GASKET OIL & COOLANT PASSAGES. *TT

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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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September 20, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

INFORMATION FOR SERVICING AND DIAGNOSING BRAKE VIBRATION, BRAKE INSPECTION, AND BRAKE FRICTION MATERIAL REPLACEMENT. *TT

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November 10, 1997 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

SOME VEHICLES AFTER A TRANSAXLE OVERHAUL MAY BE EXPERIENCE NO THIRD GEAR AND/OR REVERSE. *YC

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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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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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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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April 13, 1998 190000 TIRES

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

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April 13, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A NEW SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT. *YC

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March 2, 1998 045300 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR

AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *YC

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February 1, 1997 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

CONCERNS OF DTC P0505 THAT ARE NOT RESOLVED BY FOLLOWING PP TESTS. *TW

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October 1, 1996 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

2.5L DURATEC ENGINE EXCHANGES NO LONGER INCLUDE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE COMPONENT, OIL LEVEL INDICATOR, WATER PUMP BELT/TENSIONER, EGR TUBE, LINKSHAFT BRACKET OR EXHAUST MANIFOLDS. *TT

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October 1, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FOR CONCERNS OF STALLING, REFLASH PCM W/ 1996 CALIBRATION (R11 LEVEL). *TT

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December 7, 1998 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A NEW ELECTRICAL GREASE ( F8AZ – 19G208-AA ) TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF MOISTURE CORROSION AT THE TERMINALS. *YC

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October 12, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

EXPERIENCING A ” BUZZING ” OR ” RATTLING ” NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *YC

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December 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

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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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March 3, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

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October 18, 1999 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *TT

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June 14, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A PRIVATE LABELED MATERIAL TO BE USED FOR IRON PARTICLE / ACID RAIN SERVICE REPAIRS. *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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November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1794 STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY – PROBE WITH 2.5L, ESCORT WITH 1.8L AND ASPIRE. *TW

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November 18, 1996 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1794 STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY – PROBE WITH 2.5L, ESCORT WITH 1.8L AND ASPIRE. *TW

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November 18, 1996 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

DOOR LOCKS – DOOR LOCKS FREEZE IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES BELOW 0 DEGREES C (32 DEGREES F) – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 1/23/96. *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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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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May 1, 1999 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

INFORMATION REGARDING DOOR LOCK FREEZING REPAIR. *TT

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October 1, 1996 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

INFORMATION FOR WHEN DIAGNOSING CONCERNS W/ FACTORY INSTALLED CELLULAR PHONES. *TT

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