1998 MERCURY Tracer

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

1 Recalls for 1998 MERCURY Tracer

Recall Date Component Summary
July 12, 2004 SEAT BELTS:FRONT

CERTAIN TRW DRIVER’S SIDE SEAT BELTS MANUFACTURED ON DECEMBER 6 AND 9, 2002, FOR USE AS REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT FOR 1997 FORD ESCORT 4-DOOR AND STATION WAGON PLATFORM VEHICLES, FORD’S P/N F7CZ54611B09AAC. THE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES EXHIBIT A NO-LOCK CONDITION WHICH DOES NOT COMPLY WITH FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.

Remedy:

TRW WILL NOTIFY THE CUSTOMERS WHO PURCHASED THE REPLACEMENT SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FREE OF CHARGE.

THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 27, 2004.

These are complaints about vehicles like yours and some can only be found here. Do they sound familiar?

3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 1998 MERCURY Tracer

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Date Component  
airbag
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
engine

44 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 1998 MERCURY Tracer

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Date Component  
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10311877
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10190503
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10144120
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK
ODI Number: 10129354
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10124980
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10113740
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10102930
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10102929
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10068951
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT | SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10058486
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10038293
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10040296
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 10008969
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8004888
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 8002944
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 899135
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 898228
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 898220
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 892976
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 882341
TIRES
ODI Number: 882214
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 863855
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
ODI Number: 866265
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 851463
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 846831
STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
ODI Number: 847915
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 838549
SUSPENSION:MULTIPLE AXLE
ODI Number: 836864
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 836510
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 832495
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 785828
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 785825
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
ODI Number: 757656
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
ODI Number: 757655
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC | STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR | STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
ODI Number: 741050
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 711215
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 703829
SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 562470
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 557610
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 554484
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 547893
VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
ODI Number: 543090
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 533304
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 531653
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1 Investigations for 1998 MERCURY Tracer

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

100 Service Alerts for 1998 MERCURY Tracer

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

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

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June 1, 1999 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID. *TT

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August 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744. *TT

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February 24, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CONDITIONS WITH CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDERNEATH THE LEFT / RIGHT COWL SIDE TRIM PANEL. *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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December 1, 1998 350000 EQUIPMENT

BRIEF INFORMATION STATING THAT THE NGS FUEL ECONOMY TEST ON SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. *TT

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

INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CLICK SOUND WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES WHILE CHANGING DIRECTION. *TT

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

INFORMATION CONCERNING VEHICLES EXPERIENCING AN ENGINE IDLE VIBRATION WHILE IN GEAR AND LOADED (A/C ON, HEADLIGHTS ON, AND / OR REAR DEFROSTER ON). *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

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November 1, 1998 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

AN ERRATIC SHIFT WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0712. *YC

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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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June 1, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

EXPERIENCING TAPE DECK NOISE. *TT

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June 1, 1999 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

SUBJECT ON INSTALLING FUSES AT PDI (PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION). *TT

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October 1, 1999 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE WITH MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT AN RPM FLUCTUATION (IDLE ROLL) OR POSSIBLE STALL AT IDLE. *TT

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October 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0455 (EVAPORATIVE EMISSION) IN MEMORY. *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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April 1, 1998 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

THE WORKSHOP MANUAL REFERENCE TO TRANSMISSION FLUID TEMPERATURE SENSOR RESISTANCE IS INCORRECT. THIS BULLETIN LIST THE CORRECT RESISTANCE. *TT

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April 1, 1998 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONCERNS CREATED BY WATER INGESTION INTO THE INTEGRATED RELAY CONTROL MODULE (IRCM). *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK, MOST NOTICEABLE AT COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *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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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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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

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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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October 12, 1998 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

EXPERIENCING ” SQUEAKING ” AND / OR ” RATTLING ” NOISES MAY OCCUR DURING DIFFERENT DRIVING CHARACTERISTICS AND FROM VARYING POINTS ON THE VEHICLE. *YC

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January 19, 1998 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT OPERATION OR INOPERATIVE INTERIOR DOME LAMP. *TT

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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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April 1, 1998 020000 SUSPENSION

ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT A PULL TO THE RIGHT WHILE DRIVING CONDITION. *TT

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April 1, 1998 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF STEADY OR INTERMITTENT MISS WITH DTCS P0300 AND P0304. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A SPREAD ELECTRICAL TERMINAL IN CONNECTORS AT INJECTOR. REPAIR TERMINAL/CONNECTOR CONCERN BY USING A SMALL SCRE

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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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March 1, 1999 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

INFORMATION ON INSTALLING FUSES AT PRE-DELIVERY. *TT

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March 1, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TR). *TT

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March 1, 1999 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

COMPLAINTS THAT FUEL FILL NOZZLE CLICKS OFF OR DIFFICULTY ADDING FUEL. *TT

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February 1, 2001 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SERVICE ACTION 00E11, SUPPLEMENT #1 – UPDATE INFORMATION REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

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August 12, 2004 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN SERVICE REPLACEMENT SEATBELT RETRACTORS (DRIVER’S SIDE FRONT RETRACTOR IN GRAY) MANUFACTURED IN DECEMBER 2002 AND SOLD AS A SERVICE REPLACEMENT PART BETWEEN DECEMBER 2002 AND JULY 2004.

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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

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September 1, 1999 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE CALIPER PIN CORROSION. *MJS

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September 20, 1999 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SERVICE INFORMATION FOR MUSTY AND MILDEW TYPE ODORS COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONING / HEATING SYSTEM. *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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September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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October 1, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GRINDING NOISES, OR GREATER THAN NORMAL BRAKE ROUGHNESS WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES IMMEDIATELY AFTER INSTALLING MOTORCRAFT BR-18 FRONT BRAKE PAD. *TT

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February 1, 1998 116000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

ENGINEERING IS INVESTGATING VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CONDITION IN WHICH THE IGNITION KEY IS DIFFICULT TO TURN AND / OR DIFFICULT TO REMOVE THE FROM THE SWITCH. *TT

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March 1, 2000 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COMPACT DISC CHANGER MAY EXHIBIT A 6 DISC CD CHANGER THAT IS NOT EJECTING THE MAGAZINE OR IS NOT RESPONDING TO COMMAND FROM THE RADIO.

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August 3, 1998 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

A DIRECT REPLACEMENT PART FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY. AK

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March 6, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT CONCERNING THE IDLE-VIBRATION- 2.0L AND ZETEC ENGINES- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

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October 1, 1999 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE, WITH MANUAL OR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, MAY EXHIBIT AN RPM FLUCTUATION (IDLE ROLLL) OR POSSIBLE STALL AT IDLE. *TT

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May 1, 1999 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS WITH THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR. *TT

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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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August 1, 1999 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGER SENSOR (TRS). *TT

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August 1, 1999 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

CONCERNS WITH LACK OF HEAT / THERMOSTAT CONTAMINATION. *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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March 30, 1998 116100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

DIFFICULTIES REMOVING KEY FROM IGNITION ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

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April 13, 1998 190000 TIRES

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

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January 21, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME ENGINE ASSEMBLIES WITH ALUMINUM CYLINDER HEADS REPAIRED IN-VEHILE HAVE BEEN FOUND TO LEAK COOLANT AND/OR OIL FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

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March 2, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SOME DIFFICULTY IN MATCHING THE TEXTURE OF THE OEM ANTI-CHIP STONE ABRASION MATERIAL TO RPAIR MATERIALS WHEN SERVICING. *YC

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September 1, 2000 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INOPERATIVE OR INCORRECT A/C OPERATION AFTER REPLACING THE CCRM. *JB

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION DURING HOT WEATHER ONCE THE ENGINE HAS THOROUGHLY WARMED UP. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START/LONG CRANK, COLD START STALL, COLD ROUGH IDLE CONCERN. *MJS

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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 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON, STALL AT TIP-IN FROM IDLE, ENGINE HESITATION, AND / OR SURGE CAUSED BY THE MASS AIR FLOW (MAF) SENSOR. *TT

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December 1, 1998 350000 EQUIPMENT

SUBJECT REGARDING THE NGS FUEL ECONOMY TEST. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLICK SOUND WHEN APPLY THE BRAKES WHILE CHANING DIRECTIONS. ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING THIS CONCERN. *TT

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

THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THAT FOR 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 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE IDLE VIBRATION CONCERN WHILE IN GEAR AND LOADED (A/C ON, HEADLIGHTS ON, AND / OR REAR DEFROSTER ON). *TT

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January 1, 1999 160000 STRUCTURE

CONCERNS WITH THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF ADHESIVES USED FOR BODY PANEL REPAIRS. *TT

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January 1, 1999 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS WITH THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF ADHESIVES USED FOR BODY PANEL REPAIRS. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK. *AK

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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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June 1, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID APPEARANCE. *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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October 12, 1998 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

A PORTION OF FOAM TAPE AT THE WINDSHIELD AND INSTRUMENT PANEL (I/P) MAY BE STICKING OUT ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

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October 12, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CONCERNS WITH ADHENSIVES NOT RECOMMENDED FOR BODY PANEL REPAIRS. *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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May 3, 1999 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

EXHIBITING A CLICKING NOISE HEARD WHILE APPLYING THE BRAKES AFTER CHANGING VEHICLE DIRECTION ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT

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

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

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March 20, 2000 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GRINDING NOISE WHILE BRAKING, BRAKE DRAG AND/OR UNEVEN FRONT BRAKE PAD WEAR MAY OCCUR. *MJS

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July 1, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXIBIT ICP (RADIO) CONCERNS OF NOISES COMING FROM THE TAPE DECK. *TT

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September 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

CONCERNS WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744. *TT

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September 1, 1999 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MIL ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR. *TT

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May 13, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0300 THROUGH P0304 STORED. *TT

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May 1, 1999 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

INFORMATION ON INSTALLING FUSES AT PRE-DELIVERY. *TT

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December 1, 1998 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

INFORMATION CONCERNING CLICK NOISE FROM FRONT CALIPERS DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. *TT

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December 1, 1998 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

BRIEF INFORMATION CONCERN IDLE VIBRATION (TYPICALLY IN GEAR) FELT THRU THE STEERING WHEEL AND / OR BODY. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOME CONCERN OF STEADY OR INTERMITTENT MISS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300 AND P0304. *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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September 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP LIGHT ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0455 IN MEMORY. *TT

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September 1, 1999 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE CALIPER PIN CORROSION. *MJS

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June 1, 2001 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

SOME VEHICLES PRODUCED THROUGH JULY 1999 MAY EXHIBIT REAR SUSPENSION SPRING FAILURE WITH NO RESULTING OPERATIONAL CONCERN. *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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November 1, 1999 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SOME VEHICLES WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A LACK OF HEAT AND TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING COLD. *TT

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December 6, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EXHIBITING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES PO705, PO708 OR P1705 (TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR).

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August 1, 1999 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHBIT A LACK OF HEAT AND TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING COLD. *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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October 14, 2002 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH

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December 1, 2000 350000 EQUIPMENT

SERVICE ACTION BULLETIN REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

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August 4, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

IDLE VIBRATION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY. *TT

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