1997 FORD Thunderbird

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

2 Recalls for 1997 FORD Thunderbird

Recall Date Component Summary
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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7 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 FORD Thunderbird

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174 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 FORD Thunderbird

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10225048
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10120421
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10898835
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10550111
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10429371
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10413447
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10410350
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10287146
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10274375
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10260469
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10232085
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10225048
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10205781
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10202164
STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10202844
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10201345
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10172453
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER BALL JOINT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 10170731
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10154892
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
ODI Number: 10145991
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10143721
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10139547
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10135141
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10135684
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10131043
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10130641
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10120421
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10115033
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10115359
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10110043
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10108212
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10093009
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10091450
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10088358
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10086956
SEATS
ODI Number: 10083895
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10079862
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10080637
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10080486
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10075958
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10071859
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10062024
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10056528
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10052588
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 10050106
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10048871
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10046981
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 10042447
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10039165
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10040259
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10040248
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10038509
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10032004
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10031076
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10026496
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10029810
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10020735
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10020553
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10022442
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10022595
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10015785
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10017292
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 8021421
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8022064
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8021605
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 8018005
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 8018978
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 8015976
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8019316
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 8003107
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 8000986
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10139300
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM | WHEELS
ODI Number: 895663
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 881982
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 884820
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
ODI Number: 881423
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 881036
SUSPENSION | SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM | SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 875038
SUSPENSION:FRONT | TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 868939
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 869781
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 867416
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 862244
STEERING
ODI Number: 859618
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
ODI Number: 842895
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH
ODI Number: 843634
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 830356
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 834028
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 818350
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 811072
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 785481
STEERING
ODI Number: 783796
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 780566
SUSPENSION:REAR | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 781076
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:FLASHER UNIT | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 766218
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 760998
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 759468
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 758670
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 757421
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 756643
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 757179
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION CO
ODI Number: 757325
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 754545
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 754973
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 748790
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 746085
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 744892
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 740653
TIRES
ODI Number: 738448
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 736254
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 735875
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 734247
SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 733282
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
ODI Number: 733281
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 731885
TIRES | TIRES
ODI Number: 730218
TIRES | TIRES
ODI Number: 730715
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 730059
TIRES
ODI Number: 729861
TIRES
ODI Number: 727621
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 723269
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 722091
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 718651
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER ARM
ODI Number: 718036
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 714853
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 715057
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SEATS
ODI Number: 715009
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 714951
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 713026
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 713630
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STEERING
ODI Number: 712596
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 712352
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 711590
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 710193
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 706847
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
ODI Number: 706172
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 705724
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 705809
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 704627
STEERING
ODI Number: 703917
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 701417
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 701383
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS
ODI Number: 608657
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 608730
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 609599
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 606012
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 605999
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 606248
TIRES
ODI Number: 605913
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 605913
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 606357
TIRES
ODI Number: 607463
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 607852
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 607366
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 607366
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL
ODI Number: 607048
TIRES
ODI Number: 607035
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 607017
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 606874
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 606750
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 564201
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 559255
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 558918
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 558159
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 538696
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 535022
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 534435
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 531581
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 528172
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 524197
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 521854
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 520018
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 520018
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:HEAD RESTRAINT
ODI Number: 517246
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 559800
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0 Investigations for 1997 FORD Thunderbird

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.

97 Service Alerts for 1997 FORD Thunderbird

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 15, 1996 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED PARTS. *TW

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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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February 25, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINES BEING ADDED TO THE FQR (FORD QUALITY RENEWAL) ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. *TT

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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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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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October 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME 1997-2008 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L 2V, 5.4L 2V, OR 6.8L 2V ENGINE–SPARK PLUG THREAD REPAIR PROCEDURE–NOT COVERED UNDER NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY. *NJ THIS INCLUDES F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS. UPDATED 2/23/10. *PE

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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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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 23, 1996 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

CONCERNS OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (MIL) W/ CODES P0300 THRU P0308 & ENG RUNES ROUGH/MISSES. *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 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

OCCASIONAL FLASHING OF THE LOW COOLANT AND LOW WASHER FLUID WARNING LAMPS SIMULTANEOUSLY DURING LOW TEMPERATURES. *TW

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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 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 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 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

LOCKS – REPLACE AND/OR REPAIR ANY LOCK COMPONENT – SERVICE TIP. *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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September 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INFORMATION REGARDING CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL CHART. *MJS

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September 1, 1999 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME SERVICE MANUALS MAY LIST THE INCORRECT CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL FOR VEHICLES WITH VARIOUS ENGINE SIZES. *TT

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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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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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January 2, 1997 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

LOW COOLANT LIGHT STAYS ON. THE LOW FLUIDS MODULE IN THE CLUSTER NOT MAKING ELECTRICAL CONTACT WTH THE FLEX CURCUIT IN THE CLUSTER. *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 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 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FLASHINIG COOLANT AND LOW WASHER FLUID LAMPS AFTER ENGINE START AND DURING EXTREMELY LOW TEMPERATURES. *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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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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August 17, 1998 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

LOCKS FAILED. YD

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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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May 1, 1997 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

COMPLAINTS OF FLASHING LOW COOLANT AND LOW WASHER FLUID WARNING LAMPS. *TW

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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 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN AUGUST 1996 AND JANUARY 1997 MAY EXHIBIT FLASHING LOW COOLANT AND LOW WASHER FLUID LAMPS AFTER ENGINE START.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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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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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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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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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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March 31, 1997 103300 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

VIBRATION- SHUDDER OR VIBRATION UNDER LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION ABOVE 56 KM/H (35 MPH) WHILE IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AODE OR 4R70W TRANSMISSION. *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 15, 1999 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

INFORMATION ON REPLACING AND / OR REPAIRING MALFUNCTIONING (DOOR, IGNITION AND DECKLID) LOCKS. *TT

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November 23, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

ISSUES REGAREDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES ( DTCS ) P0705, P0708, P1704, AND / OR P1705 MAY BE STORED IN MEMORY. *YC

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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 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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December 13, 2004 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *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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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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