2001 LINCOLN Town Car

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

7 Recalls for 2001 LINCOLN Town Car

Recall Date Component Summary
December 6, 2000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES. A RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM) OR A SIDE OR FRONT CRASH SENSOR MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE SCREWS THAT MOUNT THE CIRCUIT BOARD IN THE HOUSING MISSING. IF SOME OR ALL OF THE SCREWS ARE MISSING, THE PERFORMANCE OF THE OCCUPANT RESTRAINS COULD BE AFFECTED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE RCM AND CRASH SENSORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THEM.

October 6, 2015 STEERING

Dorman Products, Inc. (Dorman) is recalling certain model Dorman Steering Shafts, part number 425-359, Solutions Steering Shafts, part number 7-0359, and OE Solutions Steering Shafts, part number 425-359, manufactured April 17, 2014, to September 28, 2015. These aftermarket replacement steering shafts are sold for use in 1995-2002 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, and Lincoln Town Car vehicles. These steering shafts may separate during operation if the integral fastener is loose or missing and if the interfacing vehicle shaft is compressed in length.

Remedy:

Dorman will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering shaft, free of charge. The recall began on October 28, 2015. Owners may contact Dorman customer service at 1-800-523-2492, option 5.

August 8, 2001 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE “PARKED” POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 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 1-866-436-7332.

July 16, 2001 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND MINIVANS. EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS SUPPLIED BY TRW. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THE DRIVER’S AND/OR FRONT PASSENGER’S OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLE MAY NOT FULLY LATCH.
FORD CROWN VICTORIA BUILT AT ST. THOMAS ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 – 5/29/01
MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS BUILT AT ST. THOMAS ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 – 5/29/01.
LINCOLN TOWN CARS BUILT AT WIXOM ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 3/27/00 – 5/30/01.
LINCOLN NAVIGATORS BUILT AT MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 4/11/00 – 5/31/01.
FORD WINDSTARS BUILT AT OAKVILLE ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 3/23/00 – 5/30/01.
FORD RANGERS BUILT AT TWIN CITIES PLANT FROM 3/28/00 – 5/30/01, AND ALSO AT THE EDISON PLANT FROM 3/13/00 – 5/25/01.
FORD F-150 TRUCK BUILT AT NORFOLK PLANT FROM 4/18/00 – 5/25/00; AT ONTARIO PLANT FROM 5/10/00 – 5/28/01; AT KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 9/11/99 – 5/25/01; AND AT CUAUTITLAN PLANT FROM 5/16/00 – 6/9/01.
FORD SUPER DUTY F-250, F-350, F-450, AND F-550 TRUCKS BUILT AT KENTUCKY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 – 5/27/01; AND AT CUAUTITLAN PLANT FROM 5/16/00 – 6/19/01.
FORD EXCURSIONS BUILT AT KENTUCKY PLANT FROM 4/17/00 – 10/2/00.
FORD EXPEDITIONS BUILT AT MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 4/11/00 – 5/31/01.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEAT BELT BUCKLES AND IF THE BUCKLE FAILS THE INSPECTION PROCESS, IT WILL BE REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 25, 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 1-866-436-7332.

December 6, 2000 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MINIVANS AND PASSENGER VEHICLES. A RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM) OR A SIDE OR FRONT CRASH SENSOR MAY HAVE BEEN ASSEMBLED WITH ONE OR MORE OF THE SCREWS THAT MOUNT THE CIRCUIT BOARD IN THE HOUSING MISSING. IF SOME OR ALL OF THE SCREWS ARE MISSING, THE PERFORMANCE OF THE OCCUPANT RESTRAINS COULD BE AFFECTED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE RCM AND CRASH SENSORS AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THEM.

December 12, 2000 TIRES

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, “NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES,” AND NO. 110, “TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS.”

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES (INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE) WITH MICHELIN TIRES (225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL) WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 10, 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 1-800-248-0186.

September 13, 2000 AIR BAGS

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIMOUSINES, AND MINI VANS WERE BUILT WITH A NEWLY DESIGNED RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM). IN SOME CASES, THE RCM DOES NOT RECOGNIZE CERTAIN SYSTEM FAULTS THAT COULD RESULT IN AN AIR BAG OR SEAT BELT PRE-TENSIONER UNEXPECTEDLY ACTIVATING DURING THE SELF-TEST SEQUENCE AT VEHICLE START-UP.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RCM IN THESE VEHICLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 14, 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.

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2 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2001 LINCOLN Town Car

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163 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2001 LINCOLN Town Car

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10042142
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10221699
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE-INACTIVE
ODI Number: 10219385
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10979733
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10979849
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10970379
STEERING
ODI Number: 10978694
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10938689
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11324628
STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11217016
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11104321
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10887771
STEERING
ODI Number: 10789982
STEERING | VISIBILITY/WIPER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10789465
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 10760720
STEERING
ODI Number: 10744348
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10689399
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10676322
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10641110
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10627140
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10609789
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10596717
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10584901
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10575651
STEERING
ODI Number: 10555929
VISIBILITY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10511177
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10510158
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10494782
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10477227
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10457112
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10456363
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10447312
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10438984
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10434088
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10382741
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10384301
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10362599
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10329493
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10302164
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10302294
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VISIBILITY | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
ODI Number: 10296911
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10273674
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10274835
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10259683
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10256106
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10250696
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE | STEERING | SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10247821
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10236232
TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10236150
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10223623
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10221699
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:UPPER ARM
ODI Number: 10221692
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
ODI Number: 10219385
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10218678
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10215750
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10205259
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10205572
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10203972
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10193162
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10193347
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10192227
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10190923
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10190176
TIRES
ODI Number: 10187936
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10178177
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ODI Number: 10173431
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10168348
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10168293
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10166815
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10153773
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10152580
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10147733
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10145638
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10142901
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10144323
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:AIR SUSPENSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10140016
SEATS
ODI Number: 10138484
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10134958
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10127348
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10125291
STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:PUMP
ODI Number: 10125682
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10121260
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 10121906
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10103426
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10099379
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10099083
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10099631
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10097027
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10092991
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10090398
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
ODI Number: 10088445
SEATS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10071956
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10073568
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10070239
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10069406
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10066992
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | SEATS
ODI Number: 10057249
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10052103
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10052038
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10050539
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10048765
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10047972
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10042142
AIR BAGS | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10033805
INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10022886
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10019490
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10015016
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10017347
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10015968
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10017159
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10011675
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10012420
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10011228
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10011225
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10010010
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10011995
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10012288
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10006092
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10006229
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10002228
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10001049
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 8021117
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 8020283
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 8020598
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM | SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8020090
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 8010304
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8011304
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8010937
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 8009429
AIR BAGS | SEATS
ODI Number: 8012312
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 8013447
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 8012710
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 8009654
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 8005989
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 8005891
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
ODI Number: 8004069
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 8004742
SUSPENSION | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10821800
VISIBILITY:REAR WINDOW WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10425400
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 898958
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
ODI Number: 897776
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 896649
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 894811
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | STRUCTURE:BODY:TRUNK LID | SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 892999
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 891933
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 895888
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 889472
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 889077
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 877161
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 876741
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 874147
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 765856
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 754583
SEATS
ODI Number: 754933
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 752320
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 747998
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 745396
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 566824
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 565227
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 563634
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 563634
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 561470
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 557747
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9 Investigations for 2001 LINCOLN Town Car

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
SEAT BELTS
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

66 Service Alerts for 2001 LINCOLN Town Car

Date Description
July 13, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

This article supersedes TSB 19-2026 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2000 and newer Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint wi

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February 7, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

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February 7, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

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February 7, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

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May 8, 2007 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 05B31 – INFORMATION ONLY. A POSSIBILITY THAT DURING A HIGH SPEED / HIGH ENERGY REAR COLLISION, CERTAIN COMPONENTS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF PUNCTURING THE FUEL TANK ON VEHICLES WITH LIMO PREP PACKAGE LIMO PACK

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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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December 27, 2004 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

ALUMINUM CORROSION – SERVICE TIP. *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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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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November 13, 2000 103600 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

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February 21, 2005 150000 SEAT BELTS

SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH

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February 4, 2002 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTAKE MANIFOLD CROSSOVER (FIRST RUNNER) COOLANT SEEPAGE CONDITION. *TT

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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 14, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIP – COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS – ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING. *TT

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August 18, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.6L 2V ENGINE, WITH AN ENGINE BUILD DATE PRIOR TO 8/29/03 MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE TICK NOISE THAT IS PRESENT AT ALL TEMPERATURES DURING IDLE. 2004 MODELS INCLUDED. *TT

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January 5, 2003 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

NEW SERVICE PART – NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT – 4R70W TRANSMISSION – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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December 22, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE-ROMEO BUILT 4.6L 2V-TICK NOISE FROM ENGINE-ENGINES BUILT BEFORE 9/17/2003. *MJ

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April 1, 2001 071100 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

INFORMATION ON REPLACING FUEL TANK STRAP BOLTS. *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 5, 2001 151600 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

SEAT BELT WARNING SYSTEM – BELT REMINDER FUNCTION, OPERATION AND SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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July 1, 2010 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

LINCOLN: RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE REPLACEMENT. WHEN REPLACING THE RCM IN VEHICLE, ENSURE THAT YOU ARE INSTALLING THE CORRECT REPLACEMENT PARTS AND THAT YOUR IDS SOFTWARE IS UPDATED TO VERSION 67.07 OR NEWER IN ORDER TO PREVENT A CONFIGURA

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July 1, 2010 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

LINCOLN: RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE REPLACEMENT. WHEN REPLACING THE RCM IN VEHICLE, ENSURE THAT YOU ARE INSTALLING THE CORRECT REPLACEMENT PARTS AND THAT YOUR IDS SOFTWARE IS UPDATED TO VERSION 67.07 OR NEWER IN ORDER TO PREVENT A CONFIGURA

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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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January 1, 2005 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AM/FM AND CELLULAR PHONE RECEPTION INTERFERENCE – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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September 2, 2002 140000 AIR BAGS

RESTRAINT SYSTEM-AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT STRATEGY WITH ADVANCED RESTRAINT SYSTEM. *MJ

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May 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

VARIOUS INTERMITTENT/CONSTANT ELECTRICAL CONCERNS. *TT

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May 1, 2004 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

TRANSMISSION FAILURE WHERE THERE IS A LARGE AMOUNT OF METAL OR DEBRIS IN THE PAN. *TT

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September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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June 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CRANKS NO START CONDITION WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1260 AND U1147 CODES IN MEMORY. *TT

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June 1, 2001 036000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FALSE ACTIVATION OF THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM DURING BRAKING JUST PRIOR TO COMING TO A STOP. *TT

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December 11, 2000 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FLASHING TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LIGHT (TCIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0782 STORED IN MEMORY AND / OR A 200 – 400 ENGINE RPM RISE DURING LIGHT THROTTLE 3-4 SHIFTS. *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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November 25, 2002 100000 POWER TRAIN

INOPERATIVE OR INACURRATE SPEEDOMETER, 4X4 LAMP ILLUMINATD, AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1635 OR P1639. *TT

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March 18, 2002 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

ON SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.6L ENGINE, THE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT MAY HYDROPLANE ON THE WATER PUMP PULLEY WHENTHE BELT IS SPLASHED WITH WATER. *TT

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July 8, 2002 103800 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

ON SOME VEHICLES, THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK MAY BE INOPERATIVE, NOW ALLOWING THE OPERATOR TO MOVE THE SHIFT LEVER FROM THE PARK POSITION. STOP LAMP OPERATION MAY ALSO BE AFFECTED. *TT

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June 7, 2005 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

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March 31, 2003 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH OR WITHOUT ROUGH RUNNING, LACK OF POWER, SURGE OR POOR FUEL ECONOMY WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0401, P0402, P1400, P1401. *TT *JB

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

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L ROMEO ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A SLIGHT OIL LEAK OR WEEP AT THE CYLINDER HEAD TO BLOCK JOINT. *TT

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August 23, 2004 110100 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

LOSS OF AUTOLOCK AND/OR RKE HORN CHIRP CONFIRMATION. * AR

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August 23, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE MISFIRE OR RUNNING – COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS – WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS. TO INCLUDE VARIOUS 2005 MODELS. * AR THIS ARTICLE 04161 SUPERSEDES TSB 03-14-04.

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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 140000 AIR BAGS

EXHBITING AN ILLUMINATED AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B2295 OR LIGHT FLASHING CODE 22. *TT

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November 1, 2001 116200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 01B86 SUPPLEMENT #1 REGARDING HYBRID ELECTRONIC CLUSTER (HEC) MODULE INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT. *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 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FEAD BELT JUMP-OFF TOSS. *YH

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June 1, 2004 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 02M01 SUPPLEMENT #4. CERTAIN FORD 2000 THROUGH 2003 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TUBE-MOUNTED EGR PRESSURE SENSOR – ADDITIONAL EGR PRESSURE SENSOR WARRANTY COVERAGE. *TT SUPPLEMENT #3. *MJ SUPPLEMENT #6

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February 3, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401, OR RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY, AND THE ABOVE LISTED DTCS WITHOUT

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October 1, 2007 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

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February 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AIR BAG LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B2477 – PROGRAMMABLE MODULE INSTALLATION (PMI) SERVICE TIP. *MJ

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October 1, 2001 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM REGARDING HYBRID ELECTRONIC CLUSTER (HEC) MODULE INSPECTION/REPLACEMENT. *TT

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October 1, 2001 114200 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM REGARDING HYBRID ELECTRONIC CLUSTER (HEC) MODULE INSPECTION / REPLACEMENT. *TT

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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 26, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401. ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY. *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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October 1, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

THIS ARITLCE IS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF OLD STYLE HOOD LAMP SWITCH TO THE RVISED MECHANICAL HOOD LAMP SWITCH. *TT

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July 1, 2001 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

SOME VEHICLES CARS BUILT BETWEEN 4/17/2001 AND 6/14/2001 MAY EXHIBIT A CRANK / NO-START CONDITION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1260 AND U1147 IN MEMORY. *TT

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July 9, 2001 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4R70W AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK NOISE DURING THE 2-1 DOWNSHIFT EVENT. *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 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLIGHT OIL LEAK AT THE CYLINDER HEAD TO BLOCK JOINT. *TT

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April 1, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SUBJECT REGARDING CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH 4.6L ROMEO ENGINES EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

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April 1, 2001 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VARIOUS INTERMITTENT / CONSTANT ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CONDITIONS. *TT

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April 1, 2001 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ROMEO ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

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April 1, 2001 075000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HOOT NOISE AT IDLE COMING FROM THE INDUCTION SYSTEM. POSSIBLE ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1506 AND A HIGHER THAN NORMAL IDLE. *TT

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December 1, 2000 150000 SEAT BELTS

SUBJECT REGARDING DEMONSTRATION / DELIVERY HOLD – SAFETY RECALL 00S26 SUPPLEMENT #4 – RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE REPLACEMENT. *TT

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November 1, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SERVICE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET FOR 4.6L APPLICATIONS. *TT

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