1997 FORD Probe

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

4 Recalls for 1997 FORD Probe

Recall Date Component Summary
November 3, 1998 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN EXTERNAL SPRING IN THE TIMING BELT TENSIONER CAN BREAK AND GET CAUGHT IN THE TIMING BELT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TENSIONER AND REPLACE IT IF NECESSARY.

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.

March 23, 2006 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CERTAIN PRO-A MOTORS CORNER LAMPS, TURN SIGNALS, AND HEADLIGHTS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT LAMPS FOR USE ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE. SOME COMBINATION LAMPS THAT ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS FAIL TO CONFORM TO FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.

Remedy:

PRO-A MOTORS WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER TO REPURCHASE THE LAMPS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 3, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT PRO-A MOTORS AT 323-838-2988.

October 5, 2005 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 45-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F350-S1, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 1993-1997 FORD PROBE,1993-2001 MAZDA 626 AND MX-6, AND 1983-1994 LOYAL, 3-DOOR COUPE, HATCHBACK, SEDAN, WAGON, BRAT, DL, GL, GL-10, RX, XT, AND XT6 PASSENGER VEHICLES WITH EFI OR TURBO ENGINES. THESE FILTERS ARE PACKAGED AS WIX, NAPA, AND CARQUEST BRAND FUEL FILTERS.

CERTAIN SPX FILTRAN FUEL FILTERS WITH A 90-DEGREE ANGLE INLET TUBE, MODEL 800F300-S2, SOLD AS REPLACEMENT FILTERS FOR 19983-1994 SUBARU VEHICLES WITH EFI OR TURBO ENGINES. THESE FILTERS ARE PACKAGED AS WIX, NAPA, AND CARQUEST BRAND FUEL FILTERS.

FUEL MAY LEAK FROM THE FILTER DUE TO NON-CONFORMING BRAZING WELDS WHERE THE INLET TUBE IS CONNECTED TO THE FILTER CAN.

Remedy:

SPX WILL NOTIFY ITS CUSTOMERS AND PROVIDE A FULL REFUND. THE RECALL BEGAN SEPTEMBER 27, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT MR. CHRIS GREESON AT 704-869-3733 OR CONTACT THE WIX INFORMATION HOTLINE AT 800-949-6698.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 FORD Probe

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29 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 FORD Probe

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10168212
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10090730
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10074030
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10050585
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10027217
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10023044
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10002816
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 896236
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 888254
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 867945
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 869874
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 863522
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 848372
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 835752
SEATS
ODI Number: 832389
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 817220
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
ODI Number: 786026
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 782492
SUSPENSION | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 782492
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 782492
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 737115
SEATS
ODI Number: 733679
TIRES
ODI Number: 729005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 706334
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 704321
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 563101
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 526505
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 523729
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 524347
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0 Investigations for 1997 FORD Probe

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

78 Service Alerts for 1997 FORD Probe

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 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

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November 19, 1996 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

CONCERNS OF TRANSMISSION POPPING OUT OF 3RD OR 5TH GEAR. *TW

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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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February 16, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SERVICE TIPS FOR SURFACE DEFECT REMOVAL WITHOUT REPAINTING. *YC

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February 16, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

REPAIRS TO VINYL COVERED SURFACES. *YC

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October 1, 1996 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED W/ A LOW TRANSAXLE FLUID LEVEL. *TT

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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 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF NO CRANK / NO START IN PARK. VEHICLE WILL CRANK AND START IN NEUTRAL. *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 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE CD4E TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT HARSH AND DELAYED 1-2/2-3 UPSHIFTS AFTER TRANSAXLE OR TURBINE SHAFT SPEED SENSOR REPLACEMENT, POSSIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 628, 642, 645, 646, 647, 648, P0731, P0732, P0734, P0

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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 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

A HARD TO START/LONG CRANK TIME CONCERN ON 96-97 PROBE VEHICLES MAY BE DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE LEAK DOWN. *TW

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February 17, 1997 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

TRANSAXLE- CD4E- HARSH SHIFT AND/OR ENGAGEMENT- DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 628 OR P0741- SERVICE TIP. *JD

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February 26, 1997 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

PARTIALLY RESTRICTED VACUUM HOSE TO CANNISTER MAY BE CAUSE OF MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) CODE P0441. *TW

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January 23, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

OIL PUMP TO CYLINDER BLOCK ALIGNMENT CONCERN ON VEHICLE BUILT BETWEEN 9/5/96 AND 12/9/96 WITH ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER FS200304 THROUGH FS209265. JD

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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 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

AN OIL PUMP TO CYLINDER BLOCK ALIGNMENT CONCERN ON VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 9/5/96 AND 12/9/96 WITH ENGINE SERIAL NUMBER FS200304 THROUGH FS209265. *JD

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January 23, 1997 100000 POWER TRAIN

BEGINNING DECEMBER 2, 1996 (BEGINNING TRAN SERIAL NUMBER (6337-0001)) ALL CD4E TRANSAXLES ARE BUILT WITH A REDESIGNED PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE AND PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE GASKET. *JD

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January 20, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

NOISE – BUZZ/VIBRATION IN REVERSE AND/OR CLICKING NOISE ACCOMPANIED BY VIBRATION ON RIGHT HAND TURNS DURING ACCLERATION – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 1/6/97 WITH 2.0L ENGINE AND CD4E TRANSAXLE. *TW

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

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

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November 18, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSAXLE – CD4E – NEW DESIGN PARKING PAWL RATCHET SPRING AND PARKING CAM ACTUATING LEVER ASSEMBLY. *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 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 140000 AIR BAGS

RESTRAINT SYSTEM – AIR BAG MODULE – DIAGNOSTIC FAULT CODE 51 – IMPROVED DIAGNOSTICS AND REPAIR. *TW

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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 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBJECT REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0505. *YC

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March 3, 1997 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

LEAK- AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID- CD4E TRANSAXLE IN FLUID COLLECTION ON MAIN CONTROL ASSEMBLY. *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 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A CLUNK ON LEFT HAND TURNS WHILE ACCELERATING. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY IMPROPER ALIGNMENT OF THE #1 ENGINE MOUNT. *JD

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January 2, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BEGINNING DECEMBER 2, 1996 ALL CD4E TRANSAXLES ARE BUILT WITH A REDESIGNED PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE AND PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE GASKET. *JD

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February 14, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HARSH SHIFTS AND/OR HARSH ENGAGEMENT ACCOMPANIED BY DTC’S 628 OR P0741. *TW

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February 1, 1997 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH CODE P0441 STORED IN MEMORY. *JD

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August 3, 1998 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

REVISED OIL PUMP INSTALLATION PROCEDURE. YD

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November 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE CHECK ENGINE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1407 IS STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *TT

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November 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE CHECK ENGINE FALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ILLUMINATE IN BELOW FREEZING TEMPERATURES AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1407 IS STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY.

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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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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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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 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

VEHICLES EXHIBITING HARSH SHIFTS AND/OR HARSH ENGAGEMENT ACCOMPANIED BY DTCS 628 OR P0741. *JD

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August 1, 1998 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF NO CRANK / NO START IN PARK. VEHICLE WILL CRANK AND START IN NEUTRAL. *TT

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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 16, 1996 151200 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WEBBING

SHOULDER BELT THAT IS SLOW TO RETRACT MAY BE CAUSED BY A TWIST IN THE SEAT BELT WEBBING BEHIND THE ‘B’ PILLAR TRIM. *TT

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October 16, 1996 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

WAVE SPRING LOCATED UNDER THE FORWARD ONE-WAY CLUTCH IN NO LONGER ONE PIECE. IT HAS BEEN ‘SPLIT’. *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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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 12, 1998 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

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

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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 3, 1997 220000 SEATS

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

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January 2, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CLUNK ON LEFT HAND TURNS WHILE ACCELERATING ON 1997 PROBE 2.0L CD4E VEHICLES. MAY BE CAUSED BY IMPROPER ALIGNMENT OF THE ENGINE MOUNT. *JD

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January 2, 1997 091130 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

HARD TO START/LONG CRANK TIME CONCERN ON 96-97 VEHICLES DUE TO FUEL PRESSURE LEAK DOWN. *JD

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July 1, 1999 014200 STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK

INFORMATION ON SERVICING THE LEFT STEERING RACK BUSHING. *TT

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November 29, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES AN ISSUE WITH THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID SEEPING FROM THE VENT, RESULTING IN FLUID COLLECTING ON THE MAIN CONTROL ASSEMBLY. *TT

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November 23, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

MINIMAL CLEARANCE OF THE CD4E TRANSAXLE TO SUBFRAME MAKES TRANSAXLE INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL MORE DIFFICULT. *YC

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January 23, 1997 140000 AIR BAGS

THE LUMBAR BAG INFLATES BUT DOES NOT APPLY ADEQUATE PRESSURE TO THE SEAT BACK MAY BE CAUSED BY IMPROPER POSITIONING OF THE LUMBAR BAG SUPPORT RODS. *JD

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October 21, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS – FOG/FILM. *TW

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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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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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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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December 16, 1996 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSAXLE – CD4E – HARSH SHIFT AND/OR ENGAGEMENT – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 628 OR P0741. *TW

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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 18, 1997 105500 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

CLICKING NOISE CAUSED BY DIFFERENTIAL LUBE TUBE CONTACTING DIFFERENTIAL CASE. *TW

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February 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

PAINT BLISTER, PEEL OR CRACK CONCERNS. *JD

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1997 FORD Probe

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