2001 MERCURY Cougar

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

3 Recalls for 2001 MERCURY Cougar

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2001 MERCURY Cougar

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Date Component  
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82 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2001 MERCURY Cougar

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Date Component  
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10993568
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10956249
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10944316
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11350028
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11342354
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11321151
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11321150
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10883481
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10883445
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10706169
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10609561
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10593220
TIRES
ODI Number: 10485371
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
ODI Number: 10482387
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10471696
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10435572
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10422721
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10422793
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ODI Number: 10384744
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10376887
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10290402
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10274773
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10246532
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10243138
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10227130
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10197835
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10197180
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10190620
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10189699
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10190023
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10157214
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
ODI Number: 10149465
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10142520
STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
ODI Number: 10139557
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10139073
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10127641
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10125354
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10122652
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 10117620
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION | SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
ODI Number: 10112067
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10105520
SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
ODI Number: 10105744
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10104026
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10099165
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10093042
TIRES
ODI Number: 10092295
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10083809
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
ODI Number: 10083467
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10083702
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10075868
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10078947
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10073110
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10073758
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10071743
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
ODI Number: 10068630
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
ODI Number: 10063556
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10059864
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10055478
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10057298
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 10045321
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10047398
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10042448
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10040946
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
ODI Number: 10023353
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL | TIRES
ODI Number: 10017792
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10009199
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10008768
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10011108
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 8016216
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 8011812
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 8002508
TIRES:SIDEWALL
ODI Number: 894961
SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
ODI Number: 895539
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 893703
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
ODI Number: 889270
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 884098
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 765472
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
ODI Number: 761236
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ODI Number: 759016
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 754814
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 752788
STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 748350
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0 Investigations for 2001 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.

52 Service Alerts for 2001 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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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 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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December 1, 2000 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

SOME VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH A POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE THAT CONTAINS ON BOARD DIAGNOSTIC II (OBDII) SYSTEM STRATEGY THAT DOES NOT MEET CERTAIN MISFIRE MONITORING REQUIREMENTS. *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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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 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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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 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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April 1, 2003 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

HESITATION / SURGE ON STEADY ACCELERATION BETWEEN 3000 AND 4000 RPM. *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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January 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HESITATION/SURGE DURING ACCELERATION BETWEEN 3000-4000 RPM. OASIS. *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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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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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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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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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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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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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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November 13, 2000 121000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

EXPERIENCING VISIBLE MOISTURE / CONDENSATION IN THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY OUTER EDGE AREAS AFTER WASHING OR RAINFALL. *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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January 1, 2001 160000 STRUCTURE

CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EXHIBITING A WATER LEAK AROUND THE WINDSHIELD OR THE REAR WINDOW. *JB

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January 1, 2001 020000 SUSPENSION

VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE REAR SPRING/BODY INTERFERENCE. *JB

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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 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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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, 2002 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BUZZING NOISE COMING FROM THE DASH NEAR THE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM WITH LESS THAN 6 MONTHS OF SERVICE. *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 010000 STEERING

THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES CONCERNS OF A STEERING SYSTEM LEAK CONDITION. 8TT

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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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