2003 MERCURY Sable

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

4 Recalls for 2003 MERCURY Sable

Recall Date Component Summary
April 1, 2016 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:PADS

Bosch Brake Components LLC (Bosch) is recalling certain aftermarket replacement front brake pads, models Bosch QuietCast BC598 and BP765, Bosch Blue BE598 and BE598H, Prostop PD598 and PD765M, Duralast Gold DG598, Duralast MKD598, Stop Master ST598, UltraStop ULT598, UltraLife MX598 and MX765, BrakeBest MKD765, and Prostop Platinum PGD598. These brake pads, manufactured October 1, 2014, to October 31, 2015 are intended for use on 2001-2007 Ford Taurus, 2001-2005 Mercury Sable, 1995-1999 Ford Taurus SHO, 1995-2002 Lincoln Continental, and 1993-1998 Lincoln Mark VIII vehicles. The brake pad shim may shift out of position causing the shim to contact the brake disc resulting in damage to the disc.

Remedy:

Bosch will instruct the owners how to have the affected brake pads replaced, free of charge. The recall began on May 26, 2016. Owners may contact Bosch customer service at 1-888-715-3616.

March 2, 2004 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE BEING RECALLED TO CORRECT A PROBLEM WITH A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH AND/OR ASSOCIATED WIRING. THIS MALFUNCTIONING COULD RENDER THE STOP LAMPS INOPERABLE OR CAUSE THEM TO STAY ON ALL THE TIME. THIS COULD CAUSE CONFUSION TO A FOLLOWING DRIVER, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH AND ASSOCIATED WIRING ASSEMBLY AND INSTALL A NEWLY DESIGNED STOP LAMP SWITCH AND WIRE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON APRIL 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

March 2, 2004 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE AIR FILTER PAPER IN THESE VEHICLES CAN SMOLDER OR BURN.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR FILTER ELEMENT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MARCH 10, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

March 10, 2003 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, “WINDSHIELD MOUNTING.” THE WINDSHIELDS MAY POTENTIALLY EXHIBIT INCREASED WIND NOISE, WATER LEAKAGE, AND SQUEAKS AND RATTLES.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE WINDSHIELDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 2003. 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/MERCURY AT 1-800-392-3673.

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

4 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2003 MERCURY Sable

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202 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2003 MERCURY Sable

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Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10047890
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10063595
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10994484
ENGINE | INTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10992124
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10972315
AIR BAGS | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10948477
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11387850
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10930234
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11328198
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11204859
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11061848
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11052089
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11047279
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11022106
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11022792
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10885758
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10872217
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10839108
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10836738
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10836733
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10822249
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10789818
TIRES
ODI Number: 10782290
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10776399
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10724265
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10722521
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10712105
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10704934
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10701460
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10683746
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10679296
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
ODI Number: 10672477
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10668599
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10629987
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10627245
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10617891
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10584953
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10578720
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10575990
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10573570
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10561182
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10556907
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10556904
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10556903
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10543631
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10534586
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10524179
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10522606
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10523170
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10510696
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10509543
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10508519
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10505320
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10491878
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10487612
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10487358
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10483172
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10484559
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10484963
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10480051
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10482402
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10467560
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 10467107
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10462125
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10462847
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10460032
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10461707
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10459180
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10455009
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10451553
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10451380
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10446782
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10444669
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10443759
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10440280
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10435083
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10424613
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10415156
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10408622
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10411538
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10408977
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10393086
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10393837
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10385468
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10382794
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 10380728
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10378342
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10374079
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10369790
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10371077
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10360262
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10333941
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10334864
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10330512
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10327648
SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10324740
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10319492
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10317062
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10312550
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 10312195
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10312885
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10307078
SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10300182
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10297676
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10298760
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10295420
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10291530
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10286070
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10286748
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10284132
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10279085
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
ODI Number: 10277620
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10274911
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10266721
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10264791
STRUCTURE | WHEELS
ODI Number: 10261124
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10256833
SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10255421
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10255562
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10252180
SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10254126
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10254253
SUSPENSION:FRONT | SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10252237
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10250233
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10251204
SUSPENSION:FRONT
ODI Number: 10251642
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10233355
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10227447
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10228233
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10225768
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
ODI Number: 10221239
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10216063
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10213691
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
ODI Number: 10213122
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10210066
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10209536
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10205290
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10205553
STRUCTURE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
ODI Number: 10199309
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10198943
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10197166
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10194132
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10195503
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10193165
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10189083
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10185513
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10184367
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10184929
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10178785
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10172355
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10165419
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10162207
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10157887
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10157703
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10159023
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
ODI Number: 10158523
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10153474
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10153169
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10154590
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10151483
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
ODI Number: 10147167
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10146705
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC. | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10144045
SUSPENSION:REAR
ODI Number: 10140463
SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER
ODI Number: 10136863
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10133197
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10129863
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10121462
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10119824
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
ODI Number: 10119207
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10118552
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10117696
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10115158
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10111727
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10114001
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
ODI Number: 10105829
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
ODI Number: 10089907
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | STEERING
ODI Number: 10087123
AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
ODI Number: 10079045
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING
ODI Number: 10071694
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10071807
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
ODI Number: 10067516
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10066885
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10066840
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10065102
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
ODI Number: 10065095
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
ODI Number: 10063595
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING
ODI Number: 10061858
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10064778
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10059630
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10057780
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10047890
VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
ODI Number: 10045254
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10045158
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
ODI Number: 10043672
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
ODI Number: 10043120
STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10039712
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
ODI Number: 10034349
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10019922
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10016518
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11191700
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH
ODI Number: 10022000
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

33 Investigations for 2003 MERCURY Sable

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLING/CHARGING
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:INJECTORS
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:FILLER PIPE AND CAP
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:AUXILLARY TANK:SELECTOR DEVICES
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

57 Service Alerts for 2003 MERCURY Sable

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

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

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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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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 22, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

INCORRECTLY INSTALLED GEAR DRIVEN CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR SYNCHRONIZER ASSEMBLIES CAUSING SURGE, LOST OF POWER, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1336, P1309 AND P0340. *TT

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February 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VEHICLES WITH VERY LOW ODOMETER MILES, MAY EXHIBIT A HIGHER THAN NORMAL TEMPORARY START-UP FAST IDLE (1600-2500 RPM THAT DECREASES SLOWLY). NO SERVICE NECESSARY. *TT

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March 1, 2003 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT *JB

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August 9, 2004 138800 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

WATER IN THE BLOWER CASE OR ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR, AN INOPERATIVE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR, A MOTOR THAT OPERATES ON HIGH SPEED ONLY, AND/OR A BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR FAILURE. VEHICLES BUILT 5/1/2001 TO 12/15/2003. *TT

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January 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

SURGE AT A STEADY SPEED BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH WITH NO OTHER DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TT

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February 21, 2005 150000 SEAT BELTS

SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH

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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 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

TICKING NOISE FROM LEFT CYLINDER HEAD WITH WARM ENGINE. *TT

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November 14, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

BUCK/JERK AND MISS DURING DRIVE CYCLE ABOVE 3000 RPM – NO DTC – 3.0L 2V GAS AND FFV ENGINE. *TT

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November 14, 2005 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

POWER WINDOW CONCERNS – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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February 1, 2004 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT READ FULL AFTER FILLING TANK. *MJ

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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 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

ERRATIC FLUID LEVEL READING ON TRANSAXLE DIPSTICK-LEAKS-4F50N, AX4N, AX4S TRANSAXLE. *SC

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December 27, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0316 OR P030X – NO CRANK BATTERY DISCHARGED. *TT

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June 7, 2005 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

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July 1, 2005 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0171, P0172, P0174 AND/OR P0175 (FUEL SYSTEM TOO RICH OR LEAN). *TT

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June 23, 2003 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING WHEN COMMANDED AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. MODELS FROM 1996 TO 2003. *TT

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April 1, 2003 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

THE NEW HIGH FLOW WATER PUMP IS NOT YET LISTED IN THE PARTS CATALOG BUT WILL BE SOON. THE SERVICE CAN BE ORDERED THROUGH NORMAL PART ORDERING SYSTEM. *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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August 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0171/P0174, P1131/P1151, AND/OR P2195/P2197 IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *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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October 1, 2003 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

SURGE AT CRUISE. *TT

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February 17, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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February 3, 2003 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

GRUNTING NOISE FROM FRONT POWER WINDOW AFTER GLASS IS POWERED TO THE FULL-UP POSITION. *TT

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November 14, 2005 171100 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

POWER LOCK CONCERNS – SERVICE TIP. *TT

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July 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ROUGH RUNNING, MISFIRE AND A LACK OF POWER DUE TO A LOSS OF COMPRESSION. *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 21, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION WITH COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS MAY BE MORE ACCURATELY DIAGNOSED USING THE OPTIONAL WORLDWIDE DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (WDS) COIL ON PLUG (COP) KIT. 2003 SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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March 1, 2005 350000 EQUIPMENT

RKE INOPERATIVE. *EH

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October 1, 2004 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

EMISSION RELATED SERVICE ACTION 04E13. RE-FLASH THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). *TT

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January 26, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

LOWER ENGINE OIL LEAKS 3.0L 2V VULCAN ENGINE. DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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January 1, 2006 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

CAMSHAFT TICK NOISE – 3.0L 4V ENGINE ONLY. *TT

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August 1, 2004 100000 POWER TRAIN

GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK WITH THE VEHICLE PARKED ON AN INCLINE. *TT THIS BULLETIN UPDATES PREVIOUS BULLETIN 17358, DATED 11/01/2003 TO INCLUDE 2005 MODELS. *TT

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November 1, 2003 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

FUEL GAUGE WHICH DOES NOT READ COMPLETELY FULL WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS FILLED. *TT

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September 2, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

COOLING SYSTEM-MOTORCRAFT PREMIUM GOLD ENGINE COOLANT-SERIVCE TIPS. *MJ

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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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May 1, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SURGE, IDLE ROLL, ROUGH IDLE ONLY WHEN THE ENGINE COOLING FANS ARE OPERATING. *TT

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November 15, 2004 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

GRUNTING NOISE FROM FRONT POWER WINDOW GLASS IS POWERED TO THE FULL UP POSITION. *EH

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June 21, 2013 183000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES

FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPEED CONTROL CABLE IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGE AND CAN DISCONNECT DURING HOOD MAINTENANCE AND ALSO INTERFERE WITH FULL THROTTLE RETURN TO IDLE AFTER RELEASING ACCELERATOR PEDAL. MODELS 20

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June 9, 2003 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE COOLING FAN INDUCED BODY BOOM, ROUGH ENGINE IDLE SENSATION OR UNUSUAL ENGINE NOISE AT IDLE WHEN THE ENGINE COOLING FAN IS IN THE HIGH SPEED MODE. *TT

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March 1, 2003 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

NEW PUSH TYPE FUEL CLIP AND CONNECTOR REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS. *TT *JB

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March 1, 2003 100000 POWER TRAIN

AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT NO REVERSE ENGAGEMENT CONDITION. *TT *JB

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October 1, 2002 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

HEADLINER GRAB HANDLES LOOSEN. *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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November 25, 2002 138120 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE COOL/WARM FUNCTION OF THE TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM – REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR STRATIFICATION (SECONDARY) TEMPERATURE BLEND DOOR. *TT

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November 11, 2002 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

ENGINE-GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS-INCORRECT INSTALLATION-CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION. *MJ

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December 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH CONTINUOUS MEMORY DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC’S) P0172/P0175 (SYSTEM TOO RICH). *TT

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December 1, 2003 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT READ FULL. *MJ

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August 1, 2003 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT

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2003 MERCURY Sable

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