1997 LINCOLN Continental

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

2 Recalls for 1997 LINCOLN Continental

Recall Date Component Summary
September 5, 1996 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET HAS A SHARP EDGE WHICH CAN CAUSE THE PARKING PAWL TO HANG UP AND NOT ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR. THIS WOULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS THAT THE VEHICLE IS IN PARK.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET.

April 1, 2016 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

Bosch Brake Components LLC (Bosch) is recalling certain aftermarket replacement front brake pads, models Bosch QuietCast BC598 and BP765, Bosch Blue BE598 and BE598H, Prostop PD598 and PD765M, Duralast Gold DG598, Duralast MKD598, Stop Master ST598, UltraStop ULT598, UltraLife MX598 and MX765, BrakeBest MKD765, and Prostop Platinum PGD598. These brake pads, manufactured October 1, 2014, to October 31, 2015 are intended for use on 2001-2007 Ford Taurus, 2001-2005 Mercury Sable, 1995-1999 Ford Taurus SHO, 1995-2002 Lincoln Continental, and 1993-1998 Lincoln Mark VIII vehicles. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc.

Remedy:

Bosch will instruct the owners how to have the affected brake pads replaced, free of charge. The recall began on May 26, 2016. Owners may contact Bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1997 LINCOLN Continental

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Date Component  
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98 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1997 LINCOLN Continental

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11171070
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11138759
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10475076
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10448305
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10220205
SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10188353
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC) | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10185734
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10165859
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10164345
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 10149027
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10126802
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10110102
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10105207
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10106247
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10100731
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 10094314
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10059350
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10061349
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 10056056
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10057418
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10051811
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 10048488
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 10044092
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 10024612
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 10026014
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10021648
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10020986
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 10014722
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10017578
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10007845
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 10005457
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10000969
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 8021357
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 8004060
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 892856
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 892047
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 892633
TIRES
ODI Number: 894733
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 887553
STEERING
ODI Number: 877795
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 868127
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 872543
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 863384
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 859099
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 861042
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 852003
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 849451
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 837415
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 839691
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 837146
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 832614
STEERING:RACK AND PINION:RACK
ODI Number: 832572
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 828144
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 828349
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 810594
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR
ODI Number: 785712
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 785514
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 785514
VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES
ODI Number: 767007
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 768709
STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
ODI Number: 765125
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 762771
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 755757
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 752065
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 744181
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 743016
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 741833
STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 736988
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | TIRES
ODI Number: 724501
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 724451
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 723240
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 722238
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 719148
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 715318
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 713813
TIRES
ODI Number: 713616
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 704787
TIRES
ODI Number: 701071
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 701560
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 608097
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 608796
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
ODI Number: 606579
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 607656
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 607318
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
ODI Number: 607318
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 606911
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 603437
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 604516
SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
ODI Number: 559132
TIRES
ODI Number: 555711
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 555301
EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:ACCESSORY SCISSOR/SCREW/BOTTLE JACK/LIFT | TIRES
ODI Number: 553179
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 552305
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 548138
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 538189
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 527710
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 523778
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 530500
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0 Investigations for 1997 LINCOLN Continental

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.

139 Service Alerts for 1997 LINCOLN Continental

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

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 17, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

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November 14, 1996 190000 TIRES

CONCERNS WHERE A LOW TIRE WARNING IS COMING ON WHILE DRIVING AND THE PROCEDURE IN SSM 9095 (SPIN ONE WHEEL AT A TIME TO DETECT LOW PRESSURE TIRE) DOES NOT WORK. *TW

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November 19, 1996 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CORRECTION TO 1997 CONTINENTAL EVTM ON FUSES. *TW

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November 1, 1996 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

THUMP/CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *TW

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January 1, 1998 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

INFORMATION PERTAINING TO INCORRECT PART NUMBERS FOR REAR CONTROL ARM ASSEMBLYS. *TT

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January 1, 1998 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

INFORMATION REGARDING FALSE ANTI-THEFT ACTIVATION ON SOME VEHICLES.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 23, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL CONDITION AFTER DRIVING AND COMING TO A STOP. *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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 1, 1998 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

ON SOME VEHICLES, WITH LESS THAN 1/4 TANK OF FUEL, A NO-START CONDITION MAY EXIST WHEN PARKED ON AN STEEP INCLINE. *TT

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October 13, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0442, P0455, P0456, P0457 OR P1442 OR A CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DTC P0457 FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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 15, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VACUUM OR AIR LEAKS IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND / OR ENGINE SYSTEM CAUSING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171 AND OR P0174. *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 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE REVERSE-DOWN FEATURE OF THE EXTERIOR MIRRORS MAY APPEAR TO BE INOPERATIVE AT TIMES. *TT

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August 1, 1998 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

INFORMATION ON THE SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT

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April 1, 1998 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ON SOME VEHICLES THE OUTSIDE TEMP DISPLAY MAY READ 5 OR MORE DEGREES HIGHER THAN THE ACTUAL AMBIENT TEMPERATURE. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD START OR NO START DUE TO FLOODING. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 1, 1998 072100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION A NEW FUEL PUMP , ENSURE THAT THE PUMP HAS PLASTIC SHEATHING OVER THE WIRES. *MJS

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 1, 1998 100000 POWER TRAIN

INFORMATION REGARDING TSB 98-5A-12 (TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER CASE-VEHICLES TOWED BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES-RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES) DOES NOT LIST TOWING INFORMATION FOR CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES. *MJS

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July 26, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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October 21, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

GROUND FOR THE LIGHTING CONTROL MODULE (LCM) WAS GRADUALLY RELOCATED FROM G-100 ON THE LF FENDER TO THE LH SIDE OF THE TRUNK, JUST BELOW THE AIR SUSPENSION SWITCH. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 12, 2003 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442, P0455, P0456, P0457, P1442 OR CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0457. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 27, 1998 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INSTRUCTIONS FOR OUTSIDE MIRROR REPLACEMENT. *TW

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 23, 1997 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION WHICH SOUNDS LIKE THE SUSPENSION OF IS BOTTOMING OR LOOSE SHOCK ABSORBERS. *JD

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January 23, 1997 190000 TIRES

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT PREMATURE WEAR OF THE FRONT TIRE INNER EDGES UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 23, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 18, 1996 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

WIRING – ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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November 23, 1998 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 23, 1998 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

INFORMATION ON REDUCED POWER STEERING ASSIST DURING HUMID CONDITIONS. *YC

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January 23, 1997 022140 SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

VEHICLES THAT EXHIBIT A RATTLE IN THE REAR SUSPENSION AND THE NOISE CAN BE ISOLATED TO THE REAR HEIGHT SENSOR. *JD

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January 23, 1997 190000 TIRES

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT PREMATURE WARE OF THE FRONT TIRE INNER EDGES UNDER CERTAIN DRIVING CONDITIONS. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 23, 1997 022400 SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION WHICH SOUNDS LIKE THE SUSPENSION IS BOTTOMING OR LOOSE SHOCK ABSORBERS. *JD

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January 23, 1997 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

CLUNKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION DUE TO EARLY WEAR OF SWAY BAR LINK(S), REPLACE THE SWAY BAR LINK(S) WITH NEW REVISED DESIGN PART(S). *JD

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January 20, 1997 021220 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:TORSION BAR

SUSPENSION – CLUNKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION – TAURUS SABLE BUILT THROUGH 1/14/97 – CONTINENTAL BUILT THROUGH 12/16/96. *TW

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January 20, 1997 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

FRAME – SUBFRAME INSULATORS – CLUNK ON HEAVY ACCELERATION AND/OR DECELERATION HEARD OR FELT IN FLOOR PAN AREA – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 2/28/97. *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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 1998 106220 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

A REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH INNER SEAL FOR THE AXOD, AXODE, AX4S & AX4N TRANSAXLE IS AVAILABLE WITH IMPROVED SEALING AND REDUCED CHANCE OF THE SEAL ROLLING DURING INSTALLATION. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 2, 1996 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

SUBFRAME – FRONT – REAR RETENTION NUTS SPIN DURING REMOVAL. *TW

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 10, 1998 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

CONDITION WITH ENGINE COOLING FAN CONTINUES TO RUN AFTER ENGINE IS SHUT OFF. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 1, 1999 101100 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

CONCERNS WITH REVERSE CLUTCH THAT COULD BECOME SHEARED OR TORN IN EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES. *TT

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

INFORMATION ON FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTOR PROTECTORS ARE CURRENTLY BEING INSTALLED ON MARK VIII VEHICLES ONLY. *YC

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November 1, 2004 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 20, 1999 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SERVICE INFORMATION FOR MUSTY AND MILDEW TYPE ODORS COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONING / HEATING SYSTEM. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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 100000 POWER TRAIN

CONCERNS WITH HARSH ENGAGEMENTS AND HARSH SHIFTS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) 628, P0741 AND/OR P1744. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 10, 1997 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

VEHICLES EXHIBITING A “SQUEAKING” OR “CHIRPING” FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 10, 1997 012200 STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

SOME VEHICLES ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM MAY SELF-ACTIVATE. *YC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 23, 1999 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

INFORMATION REGARDING DIAGNOSING FALSE ANTI-THEFT ACTIVATION. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 17, 1997 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

FLOOR CONSOLE- CUPHOLDER AND/OR ASHTRAY BINDS DURING OPERATION. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CRANK/NO START OR NO SPARK CHECK THE CRANKSHAFT POSTION SENSOR HARNESS FOR CHAFING. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 1997 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

THE SUSPENSION TUNING MAY BE FIRMER AND CONVEY MORE ROAD NOISE THAN CUSTOMERS ARE ACCUSTOMED TO IN LINCOLN PRODUCTS. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, VEHICLES ORDERED WITH THE OPTIONAL ENGINE BLOCK HEATER NOW RECEIVE THE HEATER CORD AS A LOOSE-SHIP ITEM IN TRUNK. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 1997 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON HARD START/NO START CONDITIONS. *JD

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 1997 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

CLUNKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION DUE TO EARLY WEAR OF SWAY BAR LINK(S). *JD

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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 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

BRIEF GRUNT FROM THE STEERING SYSTEM WHEN RETURNING THE WHEEL FROM A FULL RIGHT HAND TURN. *TW

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February 1, 1997 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

VEHICLES HAVE A CABIN AIR FILTER THAT MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES. *JD

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

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD START OR NO START DUE TO FLOODING. *MJS

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May 1, 1999 010000 STEERING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GRUNT OR GROAN NOISE WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS RETURNED TO CENTER AFTER A FULL RIGHT HAND TURN. *TT

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September 1, 1998 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

SOME 1995-1999 CROWN VICTORIA/GRAND MARQUIS/ CONTINENTAL, 1995-1997TOWN CAR AND 1997-1998 MARK VIII EQIPPED WITH REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY, MAY EXHIBIT CONCERNS WITH INTERIOR LIGHTS TURNING ON AND THEN OFF WHILE PARKED. *AK

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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 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 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

INFORMATION ON ANTI-THEFT SELF-ACTIVATION SERVICE TIPS. *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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June 23, 2003 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING WHEN COMMANDED AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. MODELS FROM 1996 TO 2003. *TT

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August 17, 1998 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

LOCKS FAILED. YD

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November 1, 2001 100000 POWER TRAIN

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PARK PULLOUT CLUNK NOISE WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO ANOTHER GEAR POSITION. *TT

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November 1, 2001 100000 POWER TRAIN

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK. *TT

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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 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER HOSES MAY LEAK AT THE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER. *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 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) SYSTEM. *TT

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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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February 1, 1997 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

INCREASED POWER STEERING EFFORT AND NO COMMUNICATION WITH THE VEHICLE DYNAMICS MODULE (VDM). *TW

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February 1, 1997 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

RANDOM NO START, FLOODING, LOW COMPRESSION. *TW

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January 2, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LIGHTING IN COLD WEATHER CONDITIONS. *JD

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January 2, 1997 021220 SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:TORSION BAR

CLUNKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION DUE TO EARLY WEAR OF SWAY BAR LINK(S), REPLACE THE SWAY BAR LINK(S) WITH NEW REVISED DESIGN PART(S). *JD

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August 1, 1998 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE REVERSE-DOWN FEATURE OF THE EXTERIOR MIRRORS MAY APPEAR TO BE INOPERATIVE AT TIMES. *TT

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August 1, 1998 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT

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August 1, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 16, 1998 MAY EXHIBIT NOISE FROM THE FRONT BRAKES, USUSALLY AT LOW SPEEDS JUST PRIOR TO COMING TO A COMPLETE STOP. *TT

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October 15, 1996 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

INFORMATION FOR WHEN SERVICING AN INTERIOR DOOR TRIM PANEL. *TT

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February 1, 2000 021100 SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT END (FRONT STABILIZER LINK) UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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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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December 1, 1998 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NO-START CONDITION WHEN PARKED ON AN STEEP INCLINE WITH LESS THAN 1/4 TANK OF FUEL. *TT

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December 1, 1998 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

ALL VEHICLES WITH ANTILOCK BRAKE MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT

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December 1, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE AND / OR TRANSMITTER (KEYFOB) REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE OR KEYFOB. *TT

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December 1, 1998 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH DRIVERS SEAT MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT

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December 1, 1998 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH DRIVERS DOOR MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING. *TT

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December 1, 1998 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH LIGHTING CONTROL MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT

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May 27, 1998 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN NO FORWARD OR REVERSE MOVEMENT. *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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March 18, 1998 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

A HIGH FREQUENCY SQUEALING NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT BRAKES ON SOME VEHICLES UNDER MODERATE BRAKING. *TT

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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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January 19, 1998 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT NOISE FROM UNDERBODY / REAR SUSPENSION WHICH SOUNDS AS IF SUSPENSION IS BOTTOMING OR THE SHOCK ABSORBERS ARE LOOSE. *TT

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September 1, 1998 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

CONCERNS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) U1009 CODE PRESENT IN THE ANTI-LOCK OR TRACTION CONTROL MODULE. *TT

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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 17, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

BLOWER MOTOR- “CHIRPING” OR “SQUEAKING” FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD

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

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

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March 3, 1997 220000 SEATS

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

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January 2, 1997 114100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

NO START/HARD START CONCERN. *JD

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January 2, 1997 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

VERIFY THE TRANSAXLE INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE IS THE CORRECT MODEL AND MODEL YEAR FOR THE VEHICLE. *JD

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January 2, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

EFFECTIVE DECEMBER 1, VEHICLES ORDERED WITH TH OPTIONAL ENGINE BLOCK HEATER NOW RECEIVE THE HEATER CORD AS A LOOSE-SHIP ITEM IN THE TRUNK. JD

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January 2, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

OWNER GUIDE STATES THAT THE ENGINE USES A FL-820-S OIL FILTER- THE FILTER IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THIS TIME. *JD

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January 2, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A CRANK/NO START OR NO SPARK CHECK THE CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR HARNESS FOR CHAFING. *JD

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January 2, 1997 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

THUMP/CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *JD

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January 2, 1997 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

RANDOM NO START, FLOODING, LOW COMPRESSION

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January 2, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

THE REAR MAIN SEAL REMOVAL TOOL LISTED IN THE SERVICE MANUAL FOR THE 3.0L 4V DURATIC AND 4.6L CONTINENTAL ENGINES, IS INCORRECT. *JD

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January 2, 1997 160000 STRUCTURE

SUBFRAME ATTACHMENT NUTS SPIN WITHIN THE UNIBODY DURING NORMAL SERVICE OPERATIONS REQUIRING SUMFRAME REMOVAL. *JD

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May 27, 2002 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

TRANSFER SERVICE TIPS FOR THE FRONT WIPER MOTOR MOUNT BRACKET AND DEPRESSED PARK OUTPUT ARM. *TT

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August 1, 1999 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

CONCERNS WITH CELLULAR PHONES NOT RINGING WHEN RECEIVING CALLS. *TT

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November 23, 1998 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES WITH A VERY LOW ODOMETER READING MAY EXPERIENCE A LACK TEMPERATURE CONTROL. *YC

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January 23, 1997 022140 SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

VEHICLES THAT EXHIBIT A RATTLE IN THE REAR SUSPENSION AND THE NOISE CAN BE ISOLATED TO THE REAR HEIGHT SENSOR. *JD

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October 21, 1996 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS – FOG/FILM. *TW

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August 1, 2004 100000 POWER TRAIN

GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK WITH THE VEHICLE PARKED ON AN INCLINE. *TT THIS BULLETIN UPDATES PREVIOUS BULLETIN 17358, DATED 11/01/2003 TO INCLUDE 2005 MODELS. *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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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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January 2, 1997 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

HARSH RIDE QUALITY COMPLAINTS MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES- CAUSED BY: FIRMER SUSPENSION OR OVER-INFLATION OF TIRES. *JD

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January 2, 1997 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

INTERIOR DOOR TRIM PANEL PUSH PIN ATTACHMENT METHOD IS NOT ROBUST ENOUGH FOR FREQUENT SERVICING. *JD

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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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August 1, 1999 010000 STEERING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HIGH STEERING EFFORTS DUE TO DAMAGE TO THE CAM AND / OR ROTOR IN THE POWER STEERING PUMP. *TT

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August 1, 1999 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A CELLULAR PHONE MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHICH THE CELLULAR PHONE DOES NOT RING WHEN RECEIVING INCOMING CALLS. *TT

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March 30, 1998 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. *YC

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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 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PATS (SECURILOCK) EXCEPT CERTAIN MODELS NOW HAVE AVAILABILITY OF FLEET KEYS THROUGH ROTUNDA. *MJS

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February 24, 1997 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

MICRON FILTER – REMINDER THAT THE FILTER MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES – SYMPTOMS THAT MIGHT INDICATE NEED FOR CHANGE INCLUDE POOR A/C-HEATER PERFORMANCE AND/OR WINDOW FOGGING. *TW

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1997 LINCOLN Continental

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