2005 FORD Thunderbird

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

1 Recalls for 2005 FORD Thunderbird

Recall Date Component Summary
March 18, 2005 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE FUEL TANK MAY HAVE A LOCALIZED THIN WALL SECTION IN THE LOWER HALF OF THE TANK. THE FUEL TANK MAY CRACK CREATING A POTENTIAL FOR A FUEL LEAK AND FUEL ODOR. THE “SERVICE ENGINE SOON” INDICATOR MAY ILLUMINATE.

Remedy:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FUEL TANK FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 4, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673, LINCOLN AT 1-800-521-4140.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2005 FORD Thunderbird

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24 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2005 FORD Thunderbird

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Date Component  
AIR BAGS | SEATS | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11415483
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10910504
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10981724
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11257357
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10886110
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10863376
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10860518
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10855559
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 10852290
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10837507
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10733648
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10651393
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10637483
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10549141
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10459742
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10369511
WHEELS:RIM
ODI Number: 10355909
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10349732
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10314167
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10284904
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ODI Number: 10260010
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10168862
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10158123
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
ODI Number: 10150681
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0 Investigations for 2005 FORD Thunderbird

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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

30 Service Alerts for 2005 FORD Thunderbird

Date Description
August 1, 2012 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

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August 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

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September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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

September 21, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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

September 21, 2016 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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

September 21, 2016 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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

September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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March 1, 2005 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

MOISTURE IN STORAGE COMPARTMENT. *EH

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April 19, 2007 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SOLENOID EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION. SAMPLE CONSUMER LETTER ATTACHED. *KB

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December 31, 2004 160000 STRUCTURE

WELD BONDING PROCEDURE. *TT

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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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July 1, 2004 036400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

ABS WARNING INDICATOR ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE C1145 AND/OR C1155. *TT

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November 14, 2005 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

EXCESSIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CURRENT DRAW WHICH COULD RESULT IN A DISCHARGED BATTERY AND A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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June 7, 2005 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

WATER/MOISTURE IN COP WELLS – DTC P0301-P0308 – 3.9L ENGINE – VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 5/1/2004. *TT

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May 1, 2005 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

UNUSUAL ENGINE NOISE OR ENGINE KNOCK CONCERNS DUE TO REGULAR FUEL. *TT

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April 1, 2005 100000 POWER TRAIN

DELAYED OR HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENTS – 5R55S TRANSMISSION – VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 09/23/2004. *TT

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November 15, 2004 036400 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) C1145 AND/OR C1155 STORED IN ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE. *TT

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