2004 MERCURY Sable

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

2 Recalls for 2004 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.

July 8, 2004 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER ADJUSTABLE SEATS MAY HAVE BEEN INADEQUATELY WELDED.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE UPPER SUPPORT ASSEMBLY ON THE POWER SEATS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 20, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

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

3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2004 MERCURY Sable

skip to NHTSA complaints

Date Component  
transmission
accelerator/throttle
accelerator/throttle

52 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2004 MERCURY Sable

skip to CAS complaints

Date Component  
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10918494
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11320752
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11101862
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11119888
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11043314
SEATS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10874695
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10850737
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10820421
SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10722375
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10717640
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
ODI Number: 10683146
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10671773
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10663755
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10660094
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10650321
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10643616
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10609920
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10586796
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10553933
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10550897
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10533654
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10522656
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10493249
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10494895
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10486444
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10480027
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10461620
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10454805
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10454443
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10453912
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10451504
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10451350
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ODI Number: 10451617
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10438661
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10392143
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10380095
SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC
ODI Number: 10355632
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 10253550
TIRES:VALVE
ODI Number: 10231576
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
ODI Number: 10221046
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
ODI Number: 10215404
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10195093
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10162323
SEATS | SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10149128
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
ODI Number: 10141794
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
ODI Number: 10137721
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
ODI Number: 10124890
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10122437
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10113601
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10101612
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW | SEAT BELTS:FRONT
ODI Number: 10093263
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
ODI Number: 10086491
Is the government investigating the safety of your vehicle? Find out here.

25 Investigations for 2004 MERCURY Sable

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

46 Service Alerts for 2004 MERCURY Sable

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 27, 2004 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

ALUMINUM CORROSION – SERVICE TIP. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

August 9, 2004 136200 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

WIPER MOTOR CONTINUOUS OPERATION. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0462 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR A CIRCUIT LOW) OR P2067 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR B CIRCUIT LOW) CAUSED BY AN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED REMOTE START SYSTEM. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 021000 SUSPENSION:FRONT

NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

HESITATION WHEN ACCELERATING OR DURING TRANSMISSION UPSHIFT. ON 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINE WITH POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) TEAR TAG PTF3. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

A NO START/HARD START CONDITION DURING A COLD START. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 21, 2005 150000 SEAT BELTS

SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2004 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

SPEEDOMETER CONCERNS. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

HARD START/NO START COLD AND/OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P2196/P2198. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 1, 2004 181000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

VIBRATION IN ACCELERATOR PEDAL 40-42 MPH. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

UNCOMMANDED DECKLID OPENING, DOME-LIGHT ILLUMINATED, CHIME SOUNDING, AND/OR MULTIPLE DOOR AJAR WARNING. *MJ

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 14, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

SPARK KNOCK, HESITATION ABOVE 3000 RPM, LOSS OF POWER, MISFIRE, AND POSSIBLE ENGINE DAMAGE DUE TO DETONATION AND PRE-IGNITION – 3.0L-2V VULCAN GAS/FFV. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

POWER WINDOW CONCERNS – SERVICE TIP. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

TENTHS DIGIT NOT DISPLAYED ON ODOMETER AFTER 10,000 MILES/KILOMETERS. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

GENERAL POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300 (RANDOM MISFIRE DETECTED). *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 15, 2003 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

VARIOUS DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS-3.0L 2V AND FLEX FUEL ENGINE. *SC

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 27, 2004 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

NO CRANK – BATTERY DISCHARGED ON 3.0L 4V ENGINE. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 7, 2005 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 6, 2004 100000 POWER TRAIN

4F50N TRANSAXLE NO 1-2 UPSHIFT AND DIAGNOSITC TROUBLE CODE P0732. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

AIR BAG SYSTEM WARNING LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B1884. *MJ

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

POWER LOCK CONCERNS – SERVICE TIP. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 1, 2004 136000 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

WINDSHIELD WIPER CONTINUES TO RUN. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2004 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION DUE TO WIRE HARNESS CHAFING. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 1, 2005 350000 EQUIPMENT

RKE INOPERATIVE. *EH

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 1, 2004 090000 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

FUEL GAUGE READS EMPTY WITH FUEL IN TANK. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 26, 2004 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 1, 2003 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

NO START OR ENGINE QUIT CONDITION AFTER CLOSING LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT LID. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 1, 2006 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

May 1, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 31, 2004 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ACCELERATION PEDAL VIBRATION. *EH UPDATES. *TT

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

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

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 6, 2006 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR VEHICLES WITH HARD START WHEN OPERATING ON E85 FUEL, POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) CALIBRATION. WARRANTY EXTENDED FOR 10 YEARS OR 100,000 MILES WHICH EVER COMES FIRST. SAMPLE CONSUMER LETTER ATTACHED. *KB

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

2004 MERCURY Sable

search for another vehicle

Loading...