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TSB List for the 2003 Ford Explorer

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2003 Explorer are official communications between Ford & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

  • STEERING
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
  • TIRES
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • SEATS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #16427

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008352

      LOW SPEED OR STATIONARY NOISE/VIBRATION AT LOWER STEERING SHAFT AREA WHEN TURNING. *MJ Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:WHEEL BEARING

    • TSB #051710

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018064

      NOISE FROM REAR WHEEL HUB BEARINGS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #16926

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002637

      STABILITY ASSIST (ADVANCETRAC/IVD) SYSTEMS MAY NOT BE RECALIBRATED PROPERLY USING WDS. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

    • TSB #03263

      Date Announced:
      JUL 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008281

      ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) LAMP ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) C1235, C1236, C1237 ON VEHICLES WITH DIFFERENTIAL-MOUNTED RAR WHEEL SPEED SENSOR. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

    • TSB #17215

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004076

      THE AMBER ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) WARNING LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES C1235, C1236/C1237 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16918

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002629

      ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH CODES C1235 AND C1236 OR C1237. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #041601

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018745

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

    • TSB #18572

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017881

      NO START/HARD START N HOT SOAK RESTART. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #07212

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10023943

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #051313

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016798

      HARD START/NO START CONDITION DURING COLD AMBEINT TEMPERATURES AFTER SHORT HOT SOAK PERIOD-4.0L ENGINE. *SC Read More »

    • TSB #041910

      Date Announced:
      OCT 04, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010719

      OIL LEAK FROM OIL FILTER ADAPTER - 4.0L SOHC ENGINE BUILT BEFORE 4/1/2004. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #031404

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011162

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #17544

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008115

      GENERATOR NOISE IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #03256

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008278

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

    • TSB #17326

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008171

      ENGINE AUXILIARY OIL COOLER LINE AND THE RIGHT SIDE MOTOR MOUNT SQUEAKING NOISE FROM FRONT EXTERIOR WHILE DRIVING OVER BUMPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17167

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004060

      MULTIPLE VEHICLES WITH 3.0L OR 4.0L ENGINES LACKS POWER/RUNS ROUGH/BLACK SMOKE. 2004 SPORT TRAC INCLUDED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03164

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003118

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #17049

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003162

      ROUGH IDLE / ENGINE SHAKE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17069

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003176

      ROUGH/ROLLING IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER FIRST STARTUP OR A ROUGH/ROLLING ENGINE SPEED WHEN RETURNING TO IDLE AFTER A SHORT TRIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03144

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003744

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #16968

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003844

      DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS DUE TO CALIBRATION VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0L SOHC ENGINE. IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE REPLACEMENT FOR THESE SYMPTOMS IS TYPICALLY NOT EFFECTIVE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16902

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002613

      ENGINE ROUGHNESS / ROLLING RPM WHEN RETURNING TO IDLE (I.E., COMING TO A STOP) AFTER A SHORT TRIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16771

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002658

      ROUGH / ROLLING IDLE AND HESITATION ON ACCELERATION AFTER A FIRST COLD STARTUP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0335

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002482

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

    • TSB #16508

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005087

      VIBRATION CONDITION. CONTACT REQUEST ST. LOUIS REGION. OASIS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #870197

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10000592

      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. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #02M01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007207

      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. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #042115

      Date Announced:
      OCT 31, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013388

      FUEL GAUGE SLOW TO UPDATE AFTER REFUELING. *EH Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #18719

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017860

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

    • TSB #18217

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010731

      MULTIPLE VEHICLES - FUEL LEVEL INDICATION CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 SUPER DUTY F-SERIES, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, MOUNTAINEER AND AVIATOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18224

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010735

      RUNS ROUGH OR MISFIRE - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300-P0308 OR P0316. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17494

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007334

      DISTANCE TO EMPTY NOT DISPLAYED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17316

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008166

      FUEL SIGNAL TO INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0398

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002780

      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 Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

    • TSB #05213

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019379

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH PCM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0463 AND/OR IC DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1201 - FUEL GAUGE DROPS TO EMPTY OR SLOW TO UPDATE AFTER REFUELING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18121

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011332

      FUEL GAUGE SLOW TO UPDATE. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

    • TSB #16929

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003829

      ROUGHNESS/ROLLING RPM WHEN RETURNING TO IDLE (I.E., COMING TO A STOP) AFTER A SHORT TRIP. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #18123

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011333

      UPDATED REAR HALFSHAFT REMOVAL PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17555

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008120

      CERTIFIED REAR AXLE AVAILABLE. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #17560

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008124

      REAR AXLE NOISE. ALSO INCLUDES LINCOLN AVIATOR 2002. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #17050

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003163

      TCIL FLASHING WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0741 AND/OR NOISE FROM THE CONVERTER HOUSING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16883

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002600

      TCIL FLASHING WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0741 (TCC SLIPPAGE DETECTED) AND/OR NOISE FROM THE TORQUE CONVERTER HOUSING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16898

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002609

      A WHINE NOISE ON TIP-IN AT SPEEDS OF 45 TO 65 MPH. THIS MAY BE DUE TO DRIVELINE STACK-UP TOLERANCE WITH THE DRIVESHAFT AND REAR AXLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16806

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002674

      FLUID LEAKS FROM THE REAR HALFSHAFT SEAL. 2002-2003 EXPLORER/MOUNTAINEER/AVIATOR ADDED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16708

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001949

      AN AUDIBLE CREAK / CLICK / POP (NOT A CLUNK) FROM THE REAR DRIVELINE. *TT *JB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #042107

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014086

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

    • TSB #16702

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001945

      4X4 CONTROL MODULE NOT INTERCHANGEABLE ISSUES. *TT *JB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

    • TSB #042212

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013398

      GEAR SELECTOR LEVER - INCREASED EFFORT TO SHIFT FROM DRIVE TO PARK. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

    • TSB #03148

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003748

      NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #16971

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003847

      A FLUID LEAK COMING FROM WITHIN THE CONVERTER HOUSING ON VEHICLES WITH 5R55S TRANSMISSION. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

    • TSB #0537

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012952

      DRIVELINE 1ST ORDER VIBRATION/BOOM/DRONE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17107

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004046

      DRIVELINE VIBRATION ON DRONE/BOOM AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16640

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002507

      REAR DRIVELINE PING/CREAK/POP NOISE. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #06216

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014100

      LIMITED SLIP AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18478

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014668

      AXLE SEAL LEAKS. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #05618

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017892

      REAR AXLE NOISE REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18466

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014659

      AXLE WHINE HOWL. THIS INCLUDES 1997-05 FORD VEHICLES. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #18423

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012959

      AXLE WHINE HOWL SERVICE WITH INDIVIDUAL PARTS INSTEAD OF AN AXLE ASSEMBLY. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #18221

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010732

      REAR AXLE NOISE. OASIS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 EXPLORER, MOUNTAINEER AND AVIATOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03198

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004037

      CHATTER, SHUDDER, A BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNS ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 9.75 INCH OR 8.8 INCH LIMITED SLIP REAR AXLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #041715

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013121

      FRONT AXLE TUBE LEAK. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #17905

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009332

      MULTIPLE VEHICLES USING FEHP REAR AXLE FLUID. FLUID USAGE CHANGE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04B15

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007006

      REAR AXLE DATE CODE INSPECTION AND SERVICE. VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPER MIX OF REAR AXLE LUBRICANT AND FRICTION MODIFIER ADDITIVE. IF SO, THE CUSTOMER MAY EXPERIENCE NOISE AND VIBRATION WHILE DRIVING. Read More »

    • TSB #17736

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008236

      REAR AXLE NOISE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17717

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008222

      REAR AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17641

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007413

      REAR 3.55 AXLE NOISE. CERTIFIED REAR AXLE OR IMPROVED GEAR SET AVAILABLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17054

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003164

      AXLE WHINE AT CRUISE OR DURING ACCELERATION/ DECELERATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16949

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003838

      REAR AXLE VIBRATION/DRONE ABOVE 60 MPH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16754

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002652

      EXCESSIVE WHINE NOISE FROM THE REAR AXLE AT CRUISE, OR ON ACCELERATION AND/OR DECELERATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0186

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619276

      ON SOME VEHICLES, INCLUDING SPORT AND SPORT TRAC, THE FRONT AXLE LEAKS FLUID FROM THE VENT TUBE. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

    • TSB #TSB-08-19-3

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028736

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT OIL SEPARATION FROM THE INTERNAL LUBE FOUND IN THE UNITIZED CARTRIDGE SEAL. OIL SEPARATION APPEARS TO BE AND IS OFTEN MISDIAGNOSED, AS AN AXLE LUBE LEAK. *PE Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

    • TSB #TSB-08-19-3

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2009
      NHTSA ID:
      #10028736

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT OIL SEPARATION FROM THE INTERNAL LUBE FOUND IN THE UNITIZED CARTRIDGE SEAL. OIL SEPARATION APPEARS TO BE AND IS OFTEN MISDIAGNOSED, AS AN AXLE LUBE LEAK. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #04105

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008994

      AXLE SEAL LEAKS. LEAKS FROM REAR HALFSHAFT AXLE SEAL. SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #18381

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013319

      OPEN FUSE F2.20 (5 AMP) AND/OR F2.1 (30 AMP) WHICH MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF FUNCTION OF SEVERAL SYSTEMS INCLUDING POWER SEATS, ADJUSTABLE PEDALS AND POWER DOOR LOCKS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0471

      Date Announced:
      DEC 31, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008201

      WARNING INDICATORS-PARKING AID-REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (RSS) AND FORWARD SENSING SYSTEM (FSS)-FALSE ACTIVATION OF WARNING TONE-SERVICE TIPS. *MJ UPDATE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04174

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013116

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04111

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008252

      STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401. ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY. Read More »

    • TSB #17558

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008123

      INTERMITTENT AIR BAG WARNING LAMP ON, MEMORY SEAT, AND/OR ADJUSTABLE PEDAL CONCERNS. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #17375

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008188

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND HARD START/LONG CRANK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17246

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004900

      INSTRUMENT CLUSTER LOCKING UP AND ACCESSORIES SUCH AS THE RADIO, POWER WINDOWS, POWER LOCKS AND MOONROOF INOPERATIVE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03181

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004027

      REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17011

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003150

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) P0171, P0172, P0174, OR P0175. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03136

      Date Announced:
      JUL 07, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003731

      NO CRANK CONDITION. SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17002

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003858

      AN INTERMITTENT OR CONTINUOUS OPEN OF FUSE 1.15. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16967

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003843

      CLUSTER LOCKING UP & VARIOUS ACCESSORIES SUCH AS THE RADIO, POWER WINDOWS, POWER LOCKS AND MOONROOF BEING INOPERATIVE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16703

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001946

      BATTERY LIGHT ON OR AN ALTERNATOR THAT IS NOT CHARGING. *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #16665

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002514

      BLINKING/HALF ILLUMINATED SUPPLEMENTAL RESTRAINT SYSTEM (SRS) AND/OR ANTI-LOCK BRAKE (ABS) WARNING INDICATORS AFTER COLD SOAK DURING AMBIENT TEMPERATURES COLDER THAN 30 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. Read More »

    • TSB #19091

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019800

      LOW OIL PRESSURE INDICATION/WARNING, A/C COMPRESSOR INOPERATIVE AND/OR NO CRANK CONDITION ON 4.6L EQUIPPED VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR

    • TSB #17280

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004924

      GENERATOR WHISTLE/HOOT NOISE IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #18171

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011342

      NO CRANK/NO START CONDITION WHEN VEHICLE TEMPERATURE IS BELOW FREEZING (32F/0C). *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

    • TSB #16617

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002498

      OPEN F2.20 5 AMP FUSE WHICH MAY RESULT IN LOSS OF FUNCTION OF SEVERAL SYSTEMS INCLUDING POWER SEATS, ADJUSTABLE PEDALS AND POWER DOOR LOCKS. *TT Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

    • TSB #02176

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008580

      LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #05136

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10016832

      BACKGLASS DIFFICULT TO CLOSE AND AN INTERMITTENT DOOR AJAR LAMP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16833

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002758

      BACKGLASS RATTLE/NOISE OR HIGH EFFORT WHEN CLOSING. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #04259

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013303

      REAR POWER WINDOW(S) INOPERATIVE. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT

    • TSB #041514

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011159

      REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #031501

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009321

      INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

    • TSB #04189

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014062

      REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #16618

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002499

      ILLUMINATED AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B2292. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

    • TSB #17640

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007412

      POOR FIT BETWEEN DRIVER AIR BAG AND STEERING WHEEL. *TT Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155551

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #16304

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013074

      SUN VISOR RATTLE / DETROIT AREA DEALERS CONTACT REQUEST. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #0485

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008546

      LIFTGATE GLASS APPLIQUE DAMAGED/CRACKED. SERVICE PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04251

      Date Announced:
      DEC 27, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014165

      ALUMINUM CORROSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17276

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004920

      A POPPING OR CREAKING NOISE THAT APPEARS TO BE COMING FROM THE FRONT EXTERIOR OF THE VEHICLE. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #18215

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010730

      BROKEN REAR CARGO STORAGE DOOR LIFT HANDLE. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 EXPLORER/MOUNTAINEER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16195

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008597

      CONTACT ST LOUIS ASSEMBLY PLANT/ST LOUIS VICINITY ONLY. *MJ Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #03126

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002687

      LIFTGATE GLASS APPLIQUE DAMAGED/CRACKED - SERVICE PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #17216

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004078

      BREAKAGE OF A LIFTGATE WINDOW HINGE. *TT Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #16608

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002493

      UNINTENDED DOOR UNLOCKS WITHOUT KEY IN IGNITION (QSF). *TT Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #18254

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10010746

      SPEED CONTROL INOPERATIVE OR NOT HOLDING THE SET SPEED. OASIS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 EXPLORER, SPORT TRAC, MOUNTAINEER AND AVIATOR. *TT Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL

    • TSB #16706

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001948

      SQUEAKING ACCELERATOR PEDAL WHILE DRIVING DURING COLD, HOT, DUSTY, AND DRY CONDITIONS. *TT *JB Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #0637

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10019384

      LOW TIRE INDICATOR ON - TPMS SYSTEM SENSOR WAKE UP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16252

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008607

      RUNNING CHANGE. *MJ Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #17621

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007402

      TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) LOW TIRE OR TIRE VERY LOW MESSAGE AND/OR THE TPMS LIGHT ON. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17411

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008289

      TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM (TPMS) MODULE CONFIGURATION - SERVICE TIP. *MJ Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #05416

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014664

      FRONT SEAT(S) SLIGHT MOVEMENT WHEN ACCELERATING AND/OR DECELERATING. *TT Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION:WARNINGS:EXTERNAL

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      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. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #17729

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008230

      MESSAGE CENTER DISPLAYS COMPUTING FUEL INSTEAD OF DISTANCE TO EMPTY. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #17217

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004079

      AIR CONDITIONER HOOTING NOISE DURING LIGHT LOAD ACCELERATION AT LOW SPEEDS, FROM 1000-1300 RPM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16309

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013078

      HIGH SIDE PRESSURE FLUCTUATIONS ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A FIXED SCROLL A/C COMPRESSOR. *TT Read More »

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