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TSB List for the 1988 Ford Ranger

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SUSPENSION

  • TSB #98116

    NHTSA ID #605577

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 19 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING COMPREHENSIVE PULL AND DRIFT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE DEVELOPED TO ASSIST TECHNICIANS WITH VEHICLE SERVICE. *TT

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

  • TSB #985A36

    NHTSA ID #601043

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A GRABBING AND/OR STICKING CONDITION DURING THE FIRST FEW BRAKE APPLICATIONS WHEN THE BRAKES ARE COLD OR IN THE MORNING AFTER AN OVERNIGHT RAIN MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

  • TSB #985A13

    NHTSA ID #601012

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE. *YC

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK

  • TSB #985A22

    NHTSA ID #601025

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: A COMPREHENSIVE PULL AND DRIFT DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO ASSIST TECHNICIANS WITH VEHICLE SERVICE. *YC

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  • TSB #95212

    NHTSA ID #46478

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 1995
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE BECAUSE IT MAY BE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE RUBBER MATERIAL USED IN THE DISC BRAKE SYSTEM. IF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE IS USED TO LUBRICATE ANY PAR

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #99183

    NHTSA ID #6090051

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 06 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #9864

    NHTSA ID #601312

    • Date Announced: MARCH 30 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #0015

    NHTSA ID #612203

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

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  • TSB #99152

    NHTSA ID #608431

    • Date Announced: JULY 26 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT

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  • TSB #9888

    NHTSA ID #601238

    • Date Announced: APRIL 27 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

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  • TSB #98112

    NHTSA ID #605573

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 19 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING A NEW SERVICE CENTER SUPPORT THAT USES A THRUST BEARING (#3 AND #4) IN PLACE OF THRUST WASHERS HAS BEEN RELEASED. *TT

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  • TSB #97511

    NHTSA ID #51945

    • Date Announced: MARCH 03 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

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  • TSB #BC1350950906

    NHTSA ID #45756

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 01 1995
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HIGH ALTITUDE TRANSMISSION AVAILABLE. *TW

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

  • TSB #002310

    NHTSA ID #616522

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 13 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

  • TSB #962612

    NHTSA ID #50997

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 1996
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TRANSAXLE - TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW

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  • TSB #96249

    NHTSA ID #50908

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 18 1996
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: TORQUE CONVERTER - LEAK TEST PROCEDURE - SERVICE TIP. *TW

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #98246

    NHTSA ID #604059

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 07 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A NEW ELECTRICAL GREASE ( F8AZ - 19G208-AA ) TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF MOISTURE CORROSION AT THE TERMINALS. *YC

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

  • TSB #99222

    NHTSA ID #6089681

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 18 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *TT

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  • TSB #96246

    NHTSA ID #50905

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 18 1996
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WIRING - ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

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VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

  • TSB #96221

    NHTSA ID #50940

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 21 1996
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS - FOG/FILM. *TW

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VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

  • TSB #981516

    NHTSA ID #609556

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR MANUAL REPLACEMENT.

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE

  • TSB #01156

    NHTSA ID #623944

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #9747

    NHTSA ID #51689

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 17 1997
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FRAME- RIVET REPLACEMENT WITH BOLTS- SERVICE TIPS. *JD

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TIRES

  • TSB #9852

    NHTSA ID #601290

    • Date Announced: APRIL 13 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #99196

    NHTSA ID #6090087

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 20 1999
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION ON IDENTIFYING NON-APPROVED / ALTERNATE REFRIGERANTS WHICH COULD CAUSE SAFETY, AND PERFORMANCE CONCERNS IF INSTALLED IN FORD A/C SYSTEMS. *TT

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  • TSB #9848

    NHTSA ID #601269

    • Date Announced: MARCH 02 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ANNOUNCING THE FORD OEM AIR CONDITIONING RETROFIT KIT AVAILABILITY. *YC

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EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

  • TSB #985A12

    NHTSA ID #601010

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 1998
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #01157

    NHTSA ID #623988

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 06 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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