1996 FORD Thunderbird

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

4 Recalls for 1996 FORD Thunderbird

Recall Date Component Summary
January 16, 1996 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, THE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER DOES NOT OPERATE AS INTENDED. THE BLOWER COULD (1) STICK ON “HIGH;” (2) OPERATE ERRATICALLY WITH BLOWER OUTPUT VARYING BETWEEN NO BLOWER AND MAXIMUM BLOWER; OR (3) NOT OPERATE AT ALL DUE TO MALFUNCTION OF THE TEMPERATURE CONTROL MODULE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEMI-AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL MODULES WITH MODULES CONTAINING REVISED SOFTWARE.

April 22, 1996 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

WHEN IN THE SECONDARY LATCHED POSITION, THE DRIVER DOOR LATCHES MAY OPEN WHEN SUBJECTED TO TRANSVERSE LOADS LESS THAN THAT SPECIFIED IN FMVSS NO. 206, “DOOR LOCKS AND DOOR RETENTION COMPONENTS.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER DOOR LATCH.

April 7, 2009 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

SABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, “LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.” THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.

Remedy:

SABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.

July 17, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN AJ MOTORSPORT COMBINATION LAMPS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. COMBINATION LAMPS NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

AJ MOTORSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 31, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT AJ MOTORSPORT AT 626-618-2026.

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10 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1996 FORD Thunderbird

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Date Component  
paint
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
transmission
paint
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
engine
engine
engine cooling (radiator, water pump)
paint

254 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1996 FORD Thunderbird

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 508463
STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 508458
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 509760
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 509092
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 512196
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 507489
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 507489
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 506946
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 510701
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 506895
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 513334
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 512541
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 512541
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 512541
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 512541
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 512541
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 512541
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 512541
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 512541
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 512541
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 503111
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 503134
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 754600
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11270335
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10820881
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10411985
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10399756
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10221392
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10198452
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10196345
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10176938
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10168114
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10161682
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10155041
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10148186
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10145883
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10138329
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10130144
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 10123834
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10118241
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10111718
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10102226
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10101689
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10100899
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10097985
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10096558
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10098954
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10091125
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10089966
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10090248
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10083372
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10078713
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10079865
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10079581
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10070546
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10070301
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10067851
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10067538
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10066880
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10052813
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10051668
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10052926
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
ODI Number: 10051588
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10048351
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10048182
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10041768
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10041189
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10041483
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10030248
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10025644
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10022832
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10024218
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10021760
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10020289
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10020288
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 10016079
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
ODI Number: 10011089
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10004156
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 9006515
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10002375
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10002821
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 8022434
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 8022076
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8016303
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 8005229
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 8006218
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 982161
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 974849
STEERING
ODI Number: 978439
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 895509
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 895018
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 891941
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 887444
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 887675
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 883534
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
ODI Number: 874690
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 865444
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 869265
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 866739
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 860627
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 863842
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 862366
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 859748
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 857565
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 848544
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 846993
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 849675
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 848857
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 851968
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 852572
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 844695
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 844268
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 837818
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 835897
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 835475
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 835760
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 832032
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 831578
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 831904
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 827987
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 824939
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 825947
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 826248
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SUSPENSION:FRONT | TIRES
ODI Number: 823328
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 826540
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 823611
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 823908
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 819947
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 821578
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 817148
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 818745
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 820795
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 810757
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 811949
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 814534
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 812254
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 810454
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 807587
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 804034
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 808296
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 807015
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 808530
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 802963
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 802871
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 781979
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 755545
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 752444
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 748423
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 747710
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 746639
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 746326
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 744589
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 741018
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 739662
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 740027
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 738423
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 736413
TIRES
ODI Number: 735242
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 734656
TIRES
ODI Number: 734516
TIRES
ODI Number: 732885
TIRES
ODI Number: 729577
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
ODI Number: 728807
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 727406
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 726560
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 724379
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 723659
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 720179
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 719994
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 718548
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 715292
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 711525
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 711190
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 710464
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 709774
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 710412
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 707402
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 705990
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 700169
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 605333
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 605179
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 605175
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 605148
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 605148
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 605104
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 605013
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 606045
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 606031
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 604856
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 605367
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 605367
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 604832
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 602708
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 603127
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 603109
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 603103
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
ODI Number: 603096
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 602953
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 603813
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 603813
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 603813
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 603760
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 603725
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 603260
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 602763
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 603233
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 602725
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 602595
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 602575
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ODI Number: 602565
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 602670
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 602670
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 602670
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 566419
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 562870
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 560769
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 557843
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 557604
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 556023
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 551674
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 551669
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 548644
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 548288
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 547455
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 544303
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 542601
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 543401
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 541656
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 540109
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 538289
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 533937
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 530927
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 531642
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 530648
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 527174
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 528288
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 528887
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 524902
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 524902
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 523099
STEERING
ODI Number: 523464
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 520803
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 519450
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 516341
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 516341
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 516341
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 515181
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 514222
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 514075
WHEELS
ODI Number: 514075
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 514075
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 514075
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 514075
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 514947
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0 Investigations for 1996 FORD Thunderbird

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108 Service Alerts for 1996 FORD Thunderbird

Date Description
October 22, 1996 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

BRAKE EXTERIOR LIGHTS STAY ON (TAIL & HIGH MOUNT STOP LIGHT). *TT

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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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November 14, 1996 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

CONCERN OF A POP NOISE FROM THE POWER WINDOW MECHANISM WHEN THE WINDOW REACHES FULL UP OR FULL DOWN POSITION. *TW

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November 15, 1996 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED PARTS. *TW

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November 1, 1996 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, CODE P030X, WITH NO DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINT. *TW

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October 21, 1996 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION ON ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE OIL PAN, FRONT COVER &/OR THE FRONT & REAR CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL. *TT

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

EFFECTIVE MARCH 2, 1998M3.8L ENGINE ASSEMBLY IS ADDED TO FQR(FORD QUALITY RENEWAL) ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. *AK

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October 22, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INCORRECTLY INSTALLED GEAR DRIVEN CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR SYNCHRONIZER ASSEMBLIES CAUSING SURGE, LOST OF POWER, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1336, P1309 AND P0340. *TT

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November 1, 1998 010000 STEERING

A STEERING WHEEL MOVEMENT FELT WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH SURFACES.

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February 16, 1998 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

AIR INLET-WATER IN AIR INLET ELBOW-MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES DUE TO WATER CONTAMINATION OF AIR FILTER AND/OR MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR (MAF)- VEHICLE SWITH 4.6L ENGINE. *AK

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October 1, 1996 190000 TIRES

FIRESTONE P235 TIRES MAY EXHIBIT A HIGH FREQUENCY VIBRATION AT 65-75 MPH. *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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August 1, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN RPM FLARE ON A FORCED 4/2 DOWNSHIFT. ADDITIONALLY, THE COMMANDED ELECTRONIC PRESSURE CONTROL IS AT APPROMATELY 10 PSI. *TT

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November 1, 1998 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

SOME VEHICLES WITH NON-FUNCTIONAL WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY REQUIRE WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT

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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 4, 2002 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTAKE MANIFOLD CROSSOVER (FIRST RUNNER) COOLANT SEEPAGE CONDITION. *TT

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October 22, 1996 032100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

BRAKE EXTERIOR LIGHTS STAY ON (TAIL & HIGH MOUNT STOP LIGHT). *TT

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October 22, 1996 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

BRAKE WARNING INDICATOR STAYS ON RED IN CLUSTER. *TT

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October 22, 1996 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

INFORMATION ON SIDE SHIELD FOR THE POWER DRIVER & PASSENGER SEAT. *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 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

INSTRUCTIONS FOR RE-INSTALLING LOOSE FENDER CLADDING. *TW

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May 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOVING AND REINSTALLING A LOOSE FENDER CLADDING. *TW

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November 23, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACEMENT AND / OR REPAIRS ON ANY LOCK COMPONENT. *YC

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November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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January 2, 1997 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

THERE MAY BE DELAYED ENGAGEMENTS FROM “PARK” TO “REVERSE” OR “PARK” TO “OVERDRIVE” AND/OR DELAYED 1-2 SHIFTS OR ROUGH 3-4 SHIFTS- THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE CALIBRATION OF THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE. *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 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

SOME VEHICLES MAY CYCLE WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED ON ROUGH ROADS OR ON AN INCLINE WHILE MAKING A SHARP TURN. *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 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

LONG CRANK – STICKING IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE – VEHICLES BUILT FROM 11/1/94 THROUGH 3/30/96 -STALL – AFTER STARTING WHEN ENGINE ALLOWED TO SOAK FROM 1-4 HOURS – STICKING IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE. *TW

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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 16, 1996 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW

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December 2, 1996 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE -REPROGRAM POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) – SERVICE PROCEDURES – SERVICE TIP. *TW

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December 2, 1996 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307 AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW

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January 5, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NEW SERVICE PART – NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT – 4R70W TRANSMISSION – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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April 27, 1998 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

EXPERIENCING A TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH SHUDDER OR VIBRATION. *YC

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT BRAKE ROUGHNESS (BRAKE PEDAL PULSATION, STEERING WHEEL SHAKE AND / OR NIBBLE) UNDER LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATIONS FROM 105 TO 0 KM/H (65 TO 0 MPH). *YC

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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 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 102100 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY

TRANSMISSION- 4R70W- DELAYED 1-2 SHIFT AND/OR ROUGH 3-4 SHIFTS- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ENGINE BUILT THROUGH 6/24/96. *JD

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September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) – SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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January 2, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

ERRATIC SHIFTHING OF THE TRANSMISSION. *JD

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November 1, 1996 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR SERVICING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION PURGE FLOW SYSTEM. *TW

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November 1, 1996 190000 TIRES

DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR CORRECTING VEHICLE DRIFT WHEN VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH 15″ OR 16″ TIRES. *TW

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November 1, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

POP NOISE FROM POWER WINDOW MECHANISM. *TW

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November 12, 1996 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED COMPONENT. *TW

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February 6, 1997 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A COLD START ENGINE FEAD BELT CHIRP NOISE. *TW

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February 6, 1997 020000 SUSPENSION

VEHICLES EXHIBIT A PULL WHILE BRAKING – CHECK FOR KINKED BRAKE LINES , REPLACE IF NECESSARY – REPLACE LOWER ARM AND STRUT BUSHINGS ON THE SIDE THE VEHICLE PULL TO. *TW

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February 7, 1997 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

REPLACEMENT HEADLAMP BULBS – SEVERAL AFTERMARKET COMPANIES ARE OFFERING REPLACEMENT BULBS WITH A HIGHER WATTAGE THAT ARE NOT DOT APPROVED – SOLD WITH DISCLAIMER OF “FOR OFF-ROAD USE ONLY” – THE BULBS DRAW MORE CURRENT THAN THE OEM BULBS A

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February 10, 1997 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

ENGINE COOLING LIGHT ON – POSSIBLE OIL LEAK AT UPPER JAM NUT ON THE UPPER TRANSMISSION COOLER LINE. *TW

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February 11, 1997 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

WINDNOISE FROM FACTORY INSTALLED MOONROOFS. *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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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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June 14, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INFORMATION DESIGNED TO AID IN THE DIAGNOSIS, TESTING AND REPAIR OF NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) CONCERNS. *TT

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May 17, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

EXPERIENCING A DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, PRIMARILY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS COLD ON VEHICLES WITH FORD QALITY REMANUFACTURED (FQR) 4R70W TRANSMISSION EXCHANGE UNITS WITH JULIAN BUILD BETWEEN 062-97 AND 040-99. *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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March 8, 1999 100000 POWER TRAIN

INFORMATION REGARDING REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCMS). *TT

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March 8, 1999 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

INFORMATION REGARDING REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCMS). *TT

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April 13, 1998 190000 TIRES

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

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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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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 3, 1997 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

AIR CONDITIONING- R-134A TRACER DYE INSTALLED IN A/C SYSTEM AND THREE O-RING SPRING LOCK COUPLERS- SERVICE TIP. *JD

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January 23, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

VEHICLE EXHIBITS A PULL WHILE BRAKING, FOLLOW PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN 06-00-4 & PINPOINT TEST “A” ON 06-00-5 OF THE 1997 SERVICE MANUAL. *JD

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January 23, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE 4.6L 2V ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR THE VEHICLE IS AVAILABLE AS A FORD QUALITY RENEWAL ASSEMBLY. *JD

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November 13, 2000 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

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August 1, 1998 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN RPM FLARE ON A FORCED 4/2 DOWNSHIFT. *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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October 11, 1996 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AODE OR 4R70W TRANS HAS A CONCERN OF SHUDDER FROM THE TRANSMISSION TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR OR DURING 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

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October 16, 1996 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

WASHER FLUID LEAKAGE AT THE BASE OF THE WASHER PUMP. *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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January 23, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

4.6L 2V ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR VEHICLES IS AVAILABLE AS A FORD QUALITY RENEWAL ASSEMBLY. *JD

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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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October 4, 1999 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SUBJECT ON ENGINE COOLANT LEAKING INTO THE ENGINE OIL ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT

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May 3, 1999 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUBJECT REGARDING DOOR TRIM PANEL REPLACEMENT – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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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 3, 1997 190000 TIRES

VIBRATION- TIRES- VIBRATION FELT WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS- VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/20/96 EQUIPPED WITH 16 INCH GOODYEAR TIRES. *JD

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March 3, 1997 220000 SEATS

INTERIOR- LEATHER SEAT CLEANING PROCEDURE- SERVICE TIP. *JD

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September 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION REGARDING A CHANGE IN THE TORQUE VALUES OF THE ENGINE FRONT COVER WATER PUMP BOLTS. *TT

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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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March 25, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SOME 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS WERE BUILT WITH A UNIQUE CASE AND REQUIRE A SPACER TO BE INSTALLED BETWEEN THE LOW / REVERSE SERVO COVER AND RETAINING RING. *TT

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March 25, 1996 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

INFORMATION STATING THAT THE REAR BRAKES ON VEHICLES WITHOUT THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) WERE CHANGED ON 11/18/95 FROM DRUM BRAKES TO DISC BRAKES. *TT

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March 25, 1996 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

SUBJECT REGARDING NEW DESIGN LOCKSETS INSTALLED ON CERTAIN TRAIL VEHICLES. *TT

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January 19, 1998 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

INFORMATION REGARDING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD MALFUNCTIONS. *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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September 1, 1999 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT COVER & WATER PUMP BOLTS-TORQUE VALVE REVISION/3.8-4.2L. *MJS

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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 28, 1999 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

CONCERNS WITH ENGINE COOLANT LEAKING INTO ENGINE OIL ON SOME VEHICLES. *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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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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December 10, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT

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April 1, 2000 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACMENT OF ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. **MR

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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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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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November 1, 1998 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

SOME VEHICLES WITH NON-FUNCTIONAL WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY REQUIRE WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *MJS

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May 1, 1997 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE ILLUMINATION OF THE ENGINE COOLING INDICATOR LIGHT. *TW

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October 1, 1996 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

PROCEDURE FOR THE ABS ‘AMBER LIGHT’ COMES ON. *TT

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October 1, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EXPERIENCING A DELAYED 1-2 &/OR ROUGH 3-4 SHIFTS. *TT

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February 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE 4.6L 2V ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR THE VEHICLE IS AVAILABLE AS A FORD QUALITY RENEWAL ASSEMBLY. *JD

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November 11, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE-GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS-INCORRECT INSTALLATION-CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION. *MJ

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1996 FORD Thunderbird

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