2000 FORD Contour

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

7 Recalls for 2000 FORD Contour

Recall Date Component Summary
August 18, 2000 SEAT BELTS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, “SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON CERTAIN SEAT BELT BUCKLES OF YOUR VEHICLE AND REPLACE ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES THAT FALL WITHIN THE SUSPECT DATE CODE RANGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

October 30, 2000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: BI-FUEL VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET THAT COULD HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING THE INSTALLATION OF THE BI-FUEL SYSTEM. IF THE GROMMET IS DAMAGED, FUEL COULD LEAK. FUEL LEAKAGE IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE COULD RESULT IN A FIRE. DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET.

February 14, 2001 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH AN INCORRECT POWER BRAKE BOOSTER AND MASTER CYLINDER ASSEMBLY.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE CORRECT CONTOUR BRAKE BOOSTER AND MASTER CYLINDER IN EACH OF THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 28, 2002. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.

December 29, 1999 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. AN INCORRECT LABEL WAS INSTALLED ON THE DRIVER SIDE REAR DOOR. THIS LABEL CONTAINS INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE ACTIVATION OF THE CHILDPROOF SAFETY LOCKS.

Remedy:

OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REPLACEMENT LABEL AND INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS.

April 14, 2008 SUSPENSION

FEDERAL MOGUL IS RECALLING 6,903 AFTERMARKET BALL JOINT ASSEMBLIES SHIPPED BETWEEN NOVEMBER 9, 2007 AND MARCH 26, 2008, WHICH MAY HAVE BEEN PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS. THE PART NUMBERS PACKAGED WITH INCORRECT NUTS ARE: K7147, K7329, K8683, AND 104353. THESE PARTS WERE MADE FOR USE ON THE VARIOUS VEHICLES LISTED ABOVE.

Remedy:

FEDERAL MOGUL WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE PARTS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 22, 2008. OWNERS CAN CONTACT FEDERAL MOGUL AT 877-489-6659.

March 13, 2006 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS SOLD AS REPLACEMENT BRAKE CYLINDERS FOR CERTAIN FORD, DAIMLERCHRYSLER, AND JEEP PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE BRAKE CYLINDERS WERE SOLD UNDER THE BRAND NAMES OF NAPA, RAYBESTOS, AIMCO, AC DELCO, CARQUEST, BENDIX, AND WAGNER. ONLY PRODUCTS THAT WERE MANUFACTURED FROM JULY 27, 2005 THROUGH JANUARY 17, 2006 (DATE CODES 0529 THROUGH 0602) ARE SUBJECT TO THIS RECALL. WHEN SUBJECT TO VERY COLD TEMPERATURES, AN INTERNAL SEAL IN THE MASTER CYLINDER COULD LOSE FLEXIBILITY AND MAY CAUSE BRAKE FLUID TO LEAK.

Remedy:

AFFINIA (BRAKE PARTS, INC.) WILL REPLACE THE SUBJECT BRAKE HYDRAULIC MASTER CYLINDERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 20, 2006. OWNERS CAN CONTACT AFFINA GROUP CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-323-0354.

March 9, 2000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS). A PRESSURE CONSCIOUS REDUCING VALVE (PCRV) IN THE REAR BRAKES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CORROSION AND RESULT IN MALFUNCTION, WHEN OPERATED IN AREAS THAT USE SALT COMPOUNDS ON THE ROADWAY FOR DE-ICING OR DUST CONTROL.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL IMPROVED PCRV’S IN THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. THIS RECALL WAS EXPANDED IN SEPTEMBER 2000 TO INCLUDE 1999 AND 2000 FORD CONTOUR, MERCURY MYSTIQUE AND COUGAR VEHICLES.

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6 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2000 FORD Contour

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201 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2000 FORD Contour

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10144270
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE/STRUT
ODI Number: 769708
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11329060
SERVICE BRAKES | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
ODI Number: 10648240
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10503437
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10482382
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10425653
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10400911
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10367138
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10361440
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10353849
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10321059
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10314824
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10243822
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10241261
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10224388
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10221313
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10208642
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10205376
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10200887
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10197658
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10198964
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10186420
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
ODI Number: 10187346
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10186323
STRUCTURE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10184348
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10181363
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10178578
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10177545
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10175225
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10175011
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10174857
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10174712
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10173598
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10170327
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10168158
STRUCTURE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10168273
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10164671
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10164951
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10161177
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10162590
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10159573
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10159195
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10157389
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10148136
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR | SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10149115
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10148774
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10146548
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10145493
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10144270
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10142891
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10142739
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10143170
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10142678
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10142819
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10142592
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10138132
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10137777
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10129978
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10131306
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10128445
STRUCTURE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10129109
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10127620
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10126257
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10125922
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10125349
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10121413
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10115177
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10110702
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10112684
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10112484
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10112286
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10106839
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10105951
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10102806
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10101377
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10101061
VISIBILITY | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10098892
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10097004
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10096551
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10092741
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10092313
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10090810
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10087752
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10090154
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10088768
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10083345
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10082675
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10082825
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10083105
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10084053
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10081977
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10081090
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 10080802
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 10081321
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10075590
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10078570
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10072716
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM:WHEEL CYLINDERS
ODI Number: 10072986
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10068844
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10068701
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10066743
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10067864
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
ODI Number: 10063651
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10064128
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10064880
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10065055
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10061255
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10059492
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10057145
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10053963
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10053072
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10047937
STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
ODI Number: 10048433
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10044340
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10046913
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10044869
SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10040785
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10040649
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10043624
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10041008
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10040803
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10040285
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10039060
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10038118
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10034038
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10034291
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10034540
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10033911
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10032850
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10033873
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 10027268
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10026213
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10025607
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10023064
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
ODI Number: 10023062
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10024563
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10025099
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10021468
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10021447
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10017888
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10014564
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10014562
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10015783
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10015782
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10017682
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10011411
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10011982
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10009616
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10009168
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10007619
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 8023321
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 8021860
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 8023463
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 9005210
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 8024098
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 8021129
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8021084
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 8020116
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 8017423
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8011332
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8010970
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8014146
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 8008142
SEATS
ODI Number: 8004621
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8003934
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8008184
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
ODI Number: 8003237
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 8001171
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 8001169
SEATS
ODI Number: 892871
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 896118
STEERING
ODI Number: 886349
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 890503
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 890499
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 882844
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 885015
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 879764
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
ODI Number: 878945
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 868603
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 865005
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 770381
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE
ODI Number: 769708
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 768275
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 768233
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 766155
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 765013
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 764775
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 762299
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 758049
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 750515
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 750045
SEATS
ODI Number: 747643
SEATS
ODI Number: 745165
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 744976
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 744975
PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL
ODI Number: 739633
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 734471
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | SUSPENSION:REAR | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 726001
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 559149
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
ODI Number: 557319
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2 Investigations for 2000 FORD Contour

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
STRUCTURE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

69 Service Alerts for 2000 FORD Contour

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

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

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November 1, 2001 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND/OR EGR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 332, P0401, P1407 (LACKOF EGR FLOW). *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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November 13, 2000 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

A CONDITION MAY EXIST WITH POSSIBLE ELECTRONC DAMAGE OCCURING TO THE COMPUVALVE FROM VOLTAGE SPIKES BETWEEN THE COMPUVALVE CONNECTIONS WHEN CONNECTING OR DISCONNECTING THE MAIN COMPUVALVE HARNESS C4025. *TT

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February 4, 2002 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

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

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December 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 01B78 SUPPLEMENT #1 REGARDING INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER WARPAGE. *TT

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January 1, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT MULTIPLE MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERN NOTED. *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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April 2, 2001 116300 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) MAY NOT START OR CRANK. *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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December 11, 2000 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

ON SOME VEHICLES, AN OBJECTIONABLE EXHAUST, SULFUR, OR ROTTEN EGG ODOR FOLLOWING AGGRESSIVE DRIVING, SUCH AS FULL-THROTTLE ACCELERATION MAY OCCUR. *TT

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November 1, 1999 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SUBJECT REGARDING THE SPEED CONTROL SWITCH VOLTAGE READINGS – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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March 1, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5 ENGINE AND BUILT AFTER MAY 25, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD / NO START, ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. *TT

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May 21, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0420 AND/OR P0430/ 2.5L ENGINE ONLY. *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 4, 2002 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *TT

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March 18, 2002 091100 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

SUBJECT REGARDING ALTERNATIVE FUEL VEHICLE COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS TANK INSPECTION. *TT

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October 1, 1999 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

INFORMATION ON USING PEANUT STYLE A/C FITTINGS. *TT

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December 13, 2004 138200 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR – TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

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March 1, 2001 121300 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:HIGH/LOW BEAM DIMMER SWITCH

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (DRL) MAY EXHIBIT THE HIGH BEAM INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FLASHING WHEN THE DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS ARE ON. *TT

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August 9, 2004 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR – TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

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February 1, 2002 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

CONCERN WITH HEADLAMPS AND/OR INSTRUMENT PANEL LAMPS DIMMING SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. *TT

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November 26, 2001 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SOME COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG) VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ROUGH IDLE OR NO START WHEN COLD. *TT

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January 1, 2002 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE THAT APPEARS TO COME FROM THE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS. *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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February 1, 2000 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

EXPERIENCING A HOOT NOISE FROM THE IDLE IDLE AIR BYPASS SOLENOID ON DECELERATION, USUALLY IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TT

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February 1, 2000 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

SOME VEHICLES BUILT ON DECEMBER 13, 1999, AT KANSAS CITY ASSEMBLY PLANT MAY EXHIBIT A CREAKING OR GRUNTING TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION. *TT

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May 1, 2002 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SUBJECT REGARDING INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER WARPAGE. *JG

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April 1, 2000 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK AT APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. **MR

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April 1, 2000 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. **MR

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October 4, 1999 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

SERVICE TIP ON CLEARING TRANSAXLE SHIFT TABLES. *TT

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August 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE WARPAGE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER AT THE FRONT EDGE OF THE INSTUMENT PANEL COVER NEAR THE WINDSHIELD, ABOVE THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND AROUND THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT. *SLC

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January 22, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

EXPERIENCING A SPARK KNOCK OR PRE-IGNITION CONDITION ON VEHICLES WITH AN AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL TRANSMISSION DURING STEADY CRUISE DRIVING OR UNDER LIGHT ACCELERATION. *TT

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March 20, 2000 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SOME BI-FUEL VEHICLES MAY REQUIRE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPLACEMENT DURING SERVICE AND MAY NOT RUN ON CNG OR LPG., RECALIBRATION OF THE PCM/REPLACEMENT. *MJS

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January 1, 2000 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE AND BUILT AFTER MAY 5, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD/NO START, ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXINATELY 30 MINUTES. *MJS

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January 1, 2000 101000 POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT SYMPTOMS OF CLUTCH SLIPPAGE OR NO CLUTCH ENGAGEMENT AFTER PERFORMINB REPAIRS TO THE CLUTCH SYSTEM. *MJS

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February 7, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE THE MALFUNCTION INCIATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *MJS

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February 1, 2000 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A HOOT NOISE FROM THE IDLE IDLE AIR BYPASS SOLENOID ON DECELERATION, USUALLY IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. THE IDLE SPEED MAY ALSO REMAIN SLIGHTLY HIGHER OR LOWER THAN DESIRED WHEN THIS NOISE IS PRESENT.

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January 10, 2000 106000 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION REGARDING SEVERAL INTERNAL CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED ON THE MRX-75 TRANSAXLE TO IMPROVE SHIFT EFFORTS. *MJS

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November 29, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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November 29, 1999 330000 INTERIOR LIGHTING

CONCERNS WITH THE INTERIOR LAMP STAYING ON. *TT

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October 1, 1999 020000 SUSPENSION

VEHICLES WITH REAR DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK IN THE REAR SUSPENSION AREA. *TT

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October 1, 1999 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

INFORMATION ON INVESTIGATING HARD START / NO START CONDITIONS ACCOMPANIED BY OVERFUELING IN AMBIENTS BELOW 32F/0C, ON VEHICLES WITH VCT EQUIPPED 2.0L ZETEC ENGINES. *TT

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July 1, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT MULTIPLE MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS NOTED. *TT

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September 1, 2003 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171/P0174 OR P1072/P0175 STORED IN MEMORY OR AS HARD FAULTS. HESITATION, LACK OF POWER OR RUNS ROUGH CONDITION. *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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June 1, 2001 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT MULTIPLE MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERN NOTED. *TT

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March 21, 2005 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

GUIDANCE FOR CNG TANK INSPECTION FOR VEHICLES PRODUCED AFTER DECEMBER 2, 1996. *TT UPDATE. *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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October 1, 2001 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

SOME CNG BI-FUEL VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING FROMT HE STOPPED POSITION WHILE OPERATING INTHE NATURAL GAS MODE. *TT

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September 1, 2001 021600 SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE THAT APPEARS TO COME FROM THE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS. *TT

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July 1, 2001 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A/C DISCHARGE AIR TEMPERATURES DIFFERENCES OF GREATER THAN 10 DEGREES F FROM REGISTERS ON LEFT SIDE OF DASH THAN ON RIGHT. *TT

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July 9, 2001 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING OVERVIEW OF BI-FUEL CNG VEHICLE PARAMETER IDENTIFICATION DATA (PID), INPUTS AND OUTPUTS AS A DIAGNOSTIC AID FOR BI-FUEL VEHICLES. *TT

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April 17, 2000 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

DUE TO AN INTERNAL DESIGN CHANGE TO THE SOLENOID TANK VALVE, THE PRESSURE RELEASE DEVICE (PRD) CAN NO LONGER BE REMOVED FROM THE TANK VALVE WITHOUT FIRST VENTING THE FUEL TANK. **MR

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May 26, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLES WITHOUT THE COOLANT LOCK-OFF MAY EXHIBIT A NO START CONDITION. *TT

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May 26, 2003 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

COMPRESSED NATURAL GAS (CNG). ROUGH IDLE OR NO START WHEN COLD. VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CNG BI-FUEL ENGINE ONLY. *TT

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November 1, 1999 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

EXPERIENCING AN INTERMITTENTNOISE DESCRIBED AS A BUZZ OR RATTLE FROM THE CENTER OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OR BEHIND THE CLUSTER AREA. *TT

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March 3, 2003 160000 STRUCTURE

INSTRUMENT PANEL WARPAGE REPAIR. *TT *JB

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October 1, 2002 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

REPLACEMENT SPEAKER INSTALLATION TIPS. *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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April 1, 2002 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

BATTERY LAMP ON, HOWEVER THE CHARGING SYSTEM IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. *TT

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April 1, 2002 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1213, B1342, B1601, B2431. *TT

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

SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E TRANSMISSIONS BUILT 7/1/2000 THRU 12/20/200 MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT LOSS OF BOTH FIRST AND SECOND GEAR, (REPORTED AS A LOSS OF POWER) TCIL LAMP FLASH, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE, WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUB

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April 1, 2001 015000 STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CD4E TRANSAXLE, (DOES NOT APPLY TO MTX) MAY EXHIBIT A POWER STEERING GRUNT / MOAN TYPE NOISE WHEN RETURNING FROM A RIGHT TURN. *TT

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August 4, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY BE ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1380, P1381, P1383, AND/OR P0340 MAY BE STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

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August 1, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH NO HARD FAULT. *TT

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