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TSB List for the 2003 Ford Mustang

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STEERING

  • TSB #18229

    NHTSA ID #10010738

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: POP/CLUNK OR SQUEALING NOISE FROM THE STEERING GEAR WHEN TURNING, DRIVING OVER BUMPS, OR BRAKING. OASIS. *TT

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STEERING:RACK AND PINION

  • TSB #04248

    NHTSA ID #10014080

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: STEERING RACK NOISE. *TT SQUEAK/CREAK NOISE FROM STEERING RACK WHEN TURNING. *SC

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #0395

    NHTSA ID #10002778

    • Date Announced: MAY 12 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: POPPING TYPE NOISE WHILE TURNING INTO OR OUT OF AN INCLINE, SUCH AS TURNING INTO A DRIVEWAY, AT LOW SPEEDS (BELOW 15 MPH (25 KM/H). *TT

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  • TSB #0336

    NHTSA ID #10002483

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DRIFT OR PULL TO RIGHT OR LEFT. MUSTANG COBRA MODELS ONLY. *TT

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #17506

    NHTSA ID #10007339

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FRONT SUSPENSION NOISE. *TT

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  • TSB #17100

    NHTSA ID #10004043

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SQUEAKING OR CRUNCHING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHILE DRIVING OVER BUMPS OR BRAKING. *TT

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  • TSB #16995

    NHTSA ID #10003854

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FRONT SUSPENSION NOISE. *TT

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

  • TSB #02176

    NHTSA ID #10008580

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #041601

    NHTSA ID #10018745

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 14 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #07212

    NHTSA ID #10023943

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *PE

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  • TSB #06513

    NHTSA ID #10019912

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2006
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE MISFIRE WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) PEWEE, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, AND P0316. *TT

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  • TSB #031404

    NHTSA ID #10011162

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #17858

    NHTSA ID #10008260

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE TICKING NOISE. *TT

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  • TSB #17542

    NHTSA ID #10008113

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LACK OF POWER ON DECELERATION. *MJ

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  • TSB #03256

    NHTSA ID #10008278

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 22 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #17104

    NHTSA ID #10004045

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TICKING/TAPPING NOISE WITH THE ENGINE WARMED UP AND THE TRANSMISSION IN GEAR AT IDLE. 2003 E150 INCLUDED. *TT

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  • TSB #03164

    NHTSA ID #10003118

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 18 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *TT

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  • TSB #03144

    NHTSA ID #10003744

    • Date Announced: JULY 21 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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  • TSB #16644

    NHTSA ID #10002509

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.8L ENGINE AND THE T5 TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT HIGH IDLE BETWEEN SHIFTS. *TT

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  • TSB #02221

    NHTSA ID #10008304

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 11 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #16380

    NHTSA ID #10008319

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET FOR 4.6L APPLICATIONS. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #17497

    NHTSA ID #10007335

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OVERHEATING CONDITION - COOLING SYSTEM FILL/BLEED PROCEDURE. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #041003

    NHTSA ID #10013368

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXHAUST LEAK - CRACKED OR SEPARATED RIGHT SIDE EXHAUST PIPE - 3.8L AND 3.9L ENGINES. *TT

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  • TSB #04103

    NHTSA ID #10008992

    • Date Announced: MAY 31 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: EXHAUST LEAK. RIGHT SIDE EXHAUST PIPE ON 3.8L OR 3.9L ENGINE. *TT

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

  • TSB #0398

    NHTSA ID #10002780

    • Date Announced: MAY 12 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:PRESSURE RELIEF DEVICES

  • TSB #02111

    NHTSA ID #10008312

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 25 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FUEL PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE (SCHRADER VALVE) DISCONTINUED. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/LINKAGE

  • TSB #16067

    NHTSA ID #636261

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A HARD TO SHIFT INTO GEAR CONDITION PARITCULARLY FROM A STOP INTO FIRST OR REVERSE GEAR. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #04198

    NHTSA ID #10010718

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MANUAL TRANSMISSION HARD TO SHIFT INTO FIRST/REVERSE FROM A STOP. *TT

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  • TSB #04156

    NHTSA ID #10011152

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TR3650 MANUAL TRANSMISSION - JUMPS OUT OF GEAR 2ND AND/OR 3RD - CLASH NOISE AND/OR RASPY FEEL ON GEAR ENGAGEMENT. *TT

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  • TSB #04134

    NHTSA ID #10009318

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TRANSMISSION RATTLE NOISE OR DIFFICULT TO SHIFT CONDITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TREMEC T56 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION. *TT

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  • TSB #17577

    NHTSA ID #10008138

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: GEAR WHINE IN 1ST, 3RD AND REVERSE GEARS. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #03243

    NHTSA ID #10008274

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 08 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION GEAR SELECTOR LEVER STUCK IN PARK, UNABLE TO SHIFT INTO PARK. OVERDRIVE FUNCTION INOPERATIVE. *TT

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  • TSB #03261

    NHTSA ID #10008279

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 05 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NEW SERVICE PART - NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT - 4R70W TRANSMISSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT

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

  • TSB #042107

    NHTSA ID #10014086

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

  • TSB #17510

    NHTSA ID #10007342

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DRIVELINE CLUNK DURING GEAR CHANGES AND/OR QUICK ACCELERATION AFTER COAST (TIP-IN) CLUNK. *TT

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  • TSB #17248

    NHTSA ID #10004902

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DRIVELINE VIBRATION. COBRA MODELS. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

  • TSB #16069

    NHTSA ID #636265

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME COBRAS MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK NOISE FROM THE DRIVELINE DURING A QUICK ACCLERATION JUST AFTER COAST (TIP-IN CLUNK). *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #06216

    NHTSA ID #10014100

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2006
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LIMITED SLIP AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #04174

    NHTSA ID #10013116

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 06 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #17868

    NHTSA ID #10008262

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INTERMITTENT LOSS OF POWER OR CRANK NO START - POSSIBLE PATS LAMP FLASHING AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) U1147 AND/OR U1262. *TT

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  • TSB #03181

    NHTSA ID #10004027

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 15 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

  • TSB #17453

    NHTSA ID #10008302

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDENSATION AND/OR WATER ACCUMULATION IN THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY. *TT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

  • TSB #16785

    NHTSA ID #10002666

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDENSATION AND/OR WATER ACCUMULATION WITHIN THE FOG LAMP ASSEMBLY. *TT

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  • TSB #011403

    NHTSA ID #621136

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONDENSATION AND / OR WATER ACCUMULATION WITHIN THE FOG LAMP ASSEMBLY. *TT

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:CONTROLS/WIRING

  • TSB #041514

    NHTSA ID #10011159

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

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  • TSB #031501

    NHTSA ID #10009321

    • Date Announced: JULY 12 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

  • TSB #04189

    NHTSA ID #10014062

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 13 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #05310

    NHTSA ID #10012954

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH

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SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

  • TSB #042421

    NHTSA ID #10014138

    • Date Announced: JUNE 07 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #0412

    NHTSA ID #10007357

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 26 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HEADLINER SAGGING IN REAR OF VEHICLE. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #16907

    NHTSA ID #10002618

    • Date Announced: JUNE 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LOOSE DOOR TRIM PANEL OR A NOISE FROM THE DOOR TRIM PANEL AREA WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

  • TSB #17171

    NHTSA ID #10004064

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONVERTIBLE TOP LIFTING UNEVENLY. *TT

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  • TSB #16316

    NHTSA ID #10013081

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CONVERTIBLE TOP LIFTS UNEVENLY. *TT

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  • TSB #02178

    NHTSA ID #10008582

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: NOISE-WINDNOISE FROM THE A PILLAR AREA. *MJ

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #17251

    NHTSA ID #10004905

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME MACH 1 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HIGH IDLE CONDITION WITH THE THROTTLE CLOSED. *TT

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SEATS

  • TSB #030105

    NHTSA ID #10008152

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: PASSENGER SEAT RUBS AGAINST DOOR PANEL. *TT

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #17531

    NHTSA ID #10008103

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2004
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THUMP NOISE WHEN A/C CLUTCH ENGAGES. *MJ

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  • TSB #17286

    NHTSA ID #10004930

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THUMP NOISE WHEN AIR CONDITIONING CLUTCH ENGAGES. *TT

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  • TSB #02208

    NHTSA ID #10013060

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH

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