2000 MERCURY Cougar

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

5 Recalls for 2000 MERCURY Cougar

Recall Date Component Summary
February 6, 2001 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L V6 ENGINES. THE BATTERY CABLE WAS MISROUTED AND ITS ATTACHMENT TO THE ALTERNATOR CABLE WAS UNDER-TORQUED. IF MISROUTED, THE CABLE COULD CONTACT THE POWER STEERING LINE AND THE INSULATION COULD WEAR, RESULTING IN AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY CABLE TO THE ALTERNATOR FOR DAMAGE AND, IF IT IS DAMAGED, WILL REPLACE THE CABLE. ADDITIONALLY, THE ROUTING OF THE CABLE WILL BE CORRECTED, AS NECESSARY, AND A ROUTING CLIP WILL BE ADDED. ALSO THE TORQUE ON THE ALTERNATOR ATTACHMENT OF THE CABLE WILL BE CHECKED AND, AS REQUIRED, WILL BE TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 22, 2001. 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.

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.

August 30, 2004 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, CONTAMINATION OF THE FILTER IN THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (FDM) CAN REDUCE, AND EVENTUALLY BLOCK, THE FLOW OF FUEL TO THE ENGINE.

Remedy:

THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT. ALL OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE PROBLEM, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FDM WITH A NEW DESIGN AT NO CHARGE IF THE OWNER REPORTS THAT THE VEHICLE EXHIBITS ANY OF THE IDENTIFIED SYMPTOMS. THE FREE REPLACEMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR A PERIOD OF 10 YEARS FOLLOWING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE OF THE VEHICLE, WITH NO MILEAGE LIMIT. THE CAMPAIGN BEGAN ON APRIL 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

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.

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

10 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2000 MERCURY Cougar

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Date Component  
computer controls
air conditioning/heat
power options (window/door/seat/roof)
fuel system
engine
OTHER (identify in Problem Description Box)
engine
body & frame
fuel system

212 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2000 MERCURY Cougar

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10219510
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10898974
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11287532
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10864259
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10863741
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10851327
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10654389
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10584684
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10525807
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10520903
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10513499
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10486531
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10486116
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10439651
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10437446
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10429458
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10419165
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10417139
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10414297
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10379490
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10355716
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10354248
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10347259
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10336479
TIRES
ODI Number: 10340066
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10307162
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10299064
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10291235
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10292535
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10283656
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10248967
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10246325
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10240347
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10240518
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10239942
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10236444
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10219510
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10220688
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10217392
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10216737
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10209465
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10207298
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10203257
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10199512
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10197209
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10198328
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10186419
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10187004
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10168839
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10169626
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10164145
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10164297
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10163948
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10161341
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10158202
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10155381
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10157385
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10156357
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10155831
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10149323
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10148468
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10146831
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10145669
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10144092
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 10143543
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10141030
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10139884
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10135477
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10133524
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10116999
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10115404
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10109048
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 10105519
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
ODI Number: 10103170
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10100955
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10100954
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10100273
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
ODI Number: 10097025
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ODI Number: 10094313
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10095937
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10093333
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10087740
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10089374
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10090565
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10090366
STEERING | STEERING:COLUMN
ODI Number: 10088990
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10082812
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 10086633
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10081251
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10082224
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10079499
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10081630
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10080742
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10080868
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10075386
STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
ODI Number: 10078379
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10075475
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10073710
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10072746
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10071834
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10070755
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10069419
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10066820
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10066819
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10066223
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 10065840
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10064101
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10058477
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10058764
STEERING:RACK AND PINION
ODI Number: 10058742
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10052235
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10053630
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10052330
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10054207
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10048112
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10050980
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10045792
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10046799
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10045923
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10040991
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10036998
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10032290
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10033122
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10032237
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TRUNK LID:LOCK | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10034262
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10031149
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10031145
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10023096
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10024635
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10026030
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10021438
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10021676
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10018915
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10015857
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10015804
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10016334
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10016674
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10013875
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10010375
STEERING
ODI Number: 10007030
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10005264
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10001673
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10004812
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10003572
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 8022621
STEERING
ODI Number: 8023874
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 8018608
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 8009446
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 8013389
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 8009310
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 8012610
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 8008833
WHEELS
ODI Number: 8007715
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 8004424
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10238800
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 899974
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 899973
TIRES
ODI Number: 896927
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 895708
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 897239
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 888182
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 886366
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 886363
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 880076
AIR BAGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 880396
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 880291
STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID
ODI Number: 883244
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 884295
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 874739
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 873336
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 861348
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 861643
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 860191
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 769652
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 784763
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 769691
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 759783
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 758995
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 755182
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 752955
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 752996
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 753147
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 752163
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
ODI Number: 752657
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 749641
STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
ODI Number: 748763
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 747050
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743914
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743912
EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 743690
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743766
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 743755
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 743513
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD | SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK
ODI Number: 743492
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
ODI Number: 742015
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 741944
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 740245
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 737258
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 735961
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 734987
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 734575
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH | STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 734496
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 731301
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 730674
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 728848
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 727873
SEAT BELTS:INTEGRATED CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 719158
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 559805
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 555073
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 551919
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
ODI Number: 551880
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS | INTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 862000
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0 Investigations for 2000 MERCURY Cougar

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.

85 Service Alerts for 2000 MERCURY Cougar

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 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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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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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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January 1, 2000 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK OR SQUEAL IN THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM. *TT

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January 1, 2000 071110 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP

VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE JUN 21, 2000, AN IMPROVED FUEL FILLER TANK GROMMET IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE. *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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February 19, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIRBAGS MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) U2017 AND / OR U2018. *TT

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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 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

INFORMATION REGARDING RADIO REMOVAL/INSTALLATION. *MJS

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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 20, 1999 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

EXPERIENCING A GRINDING / GROANING / SQUEAKING / SQUEALING NOISE WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE SUNROOF. *TT

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May 1, 2004 092000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY

ENGINE HESITATION, LOSS OF POWER, SURGING, AND OTHER SIMILAR SYMPTOMS AS A RESULT OF CONTAMINATION OF THE FUEL PUMP. THIS PROGRAM EXTENDS THE COVERAGE OF THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (FDM). *TT *MJ

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September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 1, 2001 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

SOME VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 02-01-2001 MAY EXHIBIT THE FUEL LEVEL INDICATOR INTERMITTENTLY DROPPING TO EMPTY WITHFUEL IN THE TANK. *TT

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December 1, 2000 071120 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING

INFORMATION ON IMPROVED FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET. *TT

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December 25, 2000 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A MOANING / GROANING NOISE ON INITIAL BRAKE APPLICATION (COLD SOAK). *TT

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December 11, 2000 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A V6 ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A FLICKERING CONDITION OF THE HEADLAMP, INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, RADIO, AND INTERIOR LIGHTS DURING ENGINE START-UP AND MAY CONTINUE DURING THE FIRST SEVERAL MINUTES OF ENGINE IDLE.

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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 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WINDNOISE OR WHISTLE FROM THE WINDSHIELD A-PILLAR MOLDINGS. *TT

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November 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES WITH THE OPTIONAL OVERHEAD WARNING INDICATOR CONSOLE MAY EXHIBIT THE DOOR AJAR WARNING AND INTERIOR COURTESY LAMPS ILLUMINATING WHEN THE KEY IS TURNED TO THE ON POSITION. *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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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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March 1, 2000 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE BATTERY WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATING DUE TO FUSE 2 OR 7 BLOWING. *TT

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

VEHICLES WITH 2.5L 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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March 1, 2000 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE BATTERY WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATING DUE TO FUSE 2 OR 7 BLOWING. *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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March 4, 2002 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *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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October 1, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EXHIBITING AN INTERMITTENT AND / OR INOPERATIVE SPEAKER FUNCTION. *TT

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October 1, 1999 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

A CONCERN WITH PAINT BUBBLING / PEELING ON THE FRONT AND / OR REAR BUMPER. *TT

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

VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RADIO THAT IS INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE. *TT

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

SOME CUSTOMER MAY REPORT A CONCERN WITH THE RADIO VOLUME GOING UP AND DOWN ON ITS OWN WHILE DRIVING OR FLUCTUATING BY ITSELF. *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 12, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE DEFROSTER GRILLE EDGES LIFT OUT OF THE DASH PAD. *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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September 17, 2001 103800 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

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August 1, 2001 020000 SUSPENSION

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A STEERING DRIFT/PULL TO THE RIGHT. *SLC

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August 1, 2001 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

INFORMATION REGARDING COUGAR HEADLAMP PARTING LINE, WHICH RESULTS FROM THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND CAN BE SEEN DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE TURN SIGNAL FUNCTION FROM THE TOP TO THE BOTTOM. *YD

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September 1, 2000 034400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM

VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A REAR DISC BRAKE MOAN / GROAN NOISE. *JB

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November 1, 2000 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES (ABS) MAY EXHIBIT AN ABS LIGHT ON CONDITION DIAGNOSED AS RELATED TO THE WHEEL SPEED SENSORS. FORD MOTOR COMPANY IS INVESTIGATING. *TT

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November 1, 2000 034000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK OR SQUEAL IN THE FRONT BRAKE SYSTEM. *TT

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November 1, 2000 020000 SUSPENSION

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *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 114400 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

EXPERIENCING THE BATTERY WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATING DUE TO FUSE 2 BLOWING INTERMITTENTLY. *TT

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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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August 20, 2001 125100 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 22-SEP-2000, MAY EXHIBIT THE BRAKE LAMPS STAYING ON. *SLC

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March 5, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE OIL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE IN 2001 VEHICLES – SAE 5W-20 MOTOR OIL. *TT

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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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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 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE WATER LEAKS IN THE FRONT PASSENGER COMPARTMENT DURING HEAVY RAINS AND/OR GOING THROUGH CAR WASH- VEHICLES BUILT FROM 11/2/99 THROUGH 11/22/99 EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINES AND CD4E TRANSAXLES. *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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February 1, 2000 034500 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPED WITH 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A GROAN / GRIND NOISE FROM THE REAR BRAKES ON THE FIRST APPLICATION AFTER THE VEHICLES HAS BEEN PARKED OVERNIGHT. *TT

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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 29, 2000 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE THE LOW COOLANT LAMP TO ILLUMINATE WITH COOLANT AT NORMAL OPERATING LEVEL, VEHICLES WITH 2.5 L ENGINES. *MJS

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

CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EXHIBITING INTERMITTENT AND / OR INOPERATIVE SPEAKER FUNCTION WHEN THE RADIO IS REMOVED OR REINSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE. *TT

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November 29, 1999 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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November 29, 1999 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

EXHIBITING A WINDNOISE AND / OR WATER LEAK AROUND THE B-PILLAR MOULDINGS. *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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March 4, 2002 012200 STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT COMPLAINTS OF FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION OFTHE PERIMETER ANTI-THEFT ALARM OR BEING INOPERATIVE. *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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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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September 1, 2001 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE DEFROSTER VENT EDGES LIFTING OUT OF THE DASH PAD. *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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November 1, 1999 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A CONCERN OF RADIO OPERATING WITH IGNITION SWITCH OFF, WITH OR WITHOUT A KEY IN IGNITION. *TT

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November 1, 1999 131000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WINDNOISE OR WHISTLE FROM THE WINDSHIELD A-PILLAR MOLDINGS. *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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August 1, 2001 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF BACKLITE/HATCHBACK MOLDINGS BECOMING LOOSE. *JG

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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 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING A FUEL LEVEL INDICATION INTERMITTENTLY DROPPING TO EMPTY WITH FUEL IN THE FUEL TANK. *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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