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TSB List for the 2002 Ford Ranger

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2002 Ranger 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
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #17254

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004908

      CLICKING/POPPING NOISE FROM UPPER STEERING COLUMN AREA WHEN TURNING. 2004 E SERIES AND EXPLORER SPORT TRAC ALSO INCLUDED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16040

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636235

      EXPERIENCING A CLICKING / POPPING NOISE FROM THE UPPER STEERING COLUMN AREA WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #15692

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636326

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK, SNAP, RATTLE, OR CLUNK IN THE FRONT END WHEN TURNING OR GOING OVER BUMPS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #042419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014096

      REVISED PROCEDURE FOR ADJUSTING ALIGNMENT ON ALL SUSPENSIONS - NEW RIGHT HAND UPPER CONTROL ARM DESIGN FOR TORSION BAR FRONT SUSPENSIONS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #041610

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011169

      GRABBING CONDITION FROM REAR DRUM BRAKES. *AR *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0394

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002777

      PULL TO RIGHT OR LEFT CONDITION WHILE BRAKING ON 4.2 (NON-EDGE) COIL SPRING EQUIPPED VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

    • TSB #02176

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

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

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #021010

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636087

      SOME 4X2 VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PULL TO RIGHT OR LEFT WHILE BRAKING. *TT Read More »

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

    • TSB #16021

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636212

      SOME VEHICLES WITH 4WABS MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES C1233 AND C1234 (ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SENSOR OUTPUT FAILURES) IN SLIPPERY CONDITIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15859

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637710

      SOME VEHICLES WITH 4WABS MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES C1233 AND C1234 (ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SENSOR OUTPUT FAILURE). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15813

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637542

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4WABS MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES C1233 AND C1234 (ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SENSOR OUTPUT FAILURE). *TT Read More »

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

    • TSB #16437

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008359

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) C1233 & C1234 - REPLACE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM EUC. *MJ Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #052212

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018746

      BUCK/JERK AND MISS DURING DRIVE CYCLE ABOVE 3000 RPM - NO DTC - 3.0L 2V GAS AND FFV ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0361

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001855

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH OR WITHOUT ROUGH RUNNING, LACK OF POWER, SURGE OR POOR FUEL ECONOMY WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0401, P0402, P1400, P1401. *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #15314

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630225

      ON SOME VEHICLES, THE ENGINE TEMPERATURE GAUGE MAY EXHIBIT A DOWNWARD MOVEMENT TO THE COOL REGION OF THE GAGE. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #06116

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10020173

      POSSIBLE ENGINE DAMAGE - INSTALL SPECIAL SERVICE TOOLS PRIOR TO REMOVING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #18375

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013315

      HIGH IDLE AT COLD START. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #020801

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011150

      RATTLE NOISE FROM PRIMARY CHAIN DRIVE AREA 2000-3000 RPM - 4.0L SOHC ENGINE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0486

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008547

      BOOM/VIBRATION AT 1800-2200 RPM, ROUGH IDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0415

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007358

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

    • TSB #17255

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004909

      HARD START/LONG CRANK WHEN COLD OR STUMBLES/SURGES DURING DRIVE-AWAY. POSSIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171, AND P0174 OR P0172 AND P0175. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17221

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004080

      SPARK KNOCK, DETONATION, OR PING CONDITION ON TIP-IN OR DURING STEADY STATE OPERATION AT OR NEAR WIDE OPEN THROTTLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17234

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004089

      ENGINE OIL LEAKS FROM THE FILTER AREA ON VEHICLES WITH A 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINE. *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 #0322

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002472

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

    • TSB #16610

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002495

      NO START, NO COMMUNICATION WITH POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) USING WDS/NGS OR A MISS/BUCK/JERK WHILE DRIVING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16626

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002504

      HESITATION OR SURGE CONDITION DURING CRUISE WITH THE AIR CONDITIONER ON. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16461

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008146

      TOOL KIT CONTAINS THE TIMING PEG USED TO LOCK THE CRANKSHAFT IN PLACE WHEN PERFORMING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY OR ENGINE TIMING SERVICE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02221

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008304

      ENGINE-GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS-INCORRECT INSTALLATION-CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #02224

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008307

      VIBRATION-ENGINE VIBRATION AT IDLE-VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINE-VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 11/26/2001 ONLY. *MJ 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 »

    • TSB #16305

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013075

      ENGINE TIMING SERVICE TOOLS / SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15290

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630190

      SOME 4.0L SOHC MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OIL LEAK CONDITION, COMING FROM THE OIL PAN OR LADDER FRAME AREA. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #06166

      Date Announced:
      NONE PROVIDED
      NHTSA ID:
      #10021051

      POSSIBLE ENGINE DAMAGE - INSTALL SPECIAL SERVICE TOOLS PRIOR TO REMOVING CRANKSHAFT PULLEY BOLT. *KB Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #16091

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636108

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L EFI (NON-FFV) ENGINE, MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE QUIT CONDITION UPON DECELERATION AND / OR AT A STOP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16110

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636130

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.3L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OIL LEAK CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16020

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636210

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT A NO CRANK / NO START CONDITION AND NO COMMUNICATION WITH NGS OR WDS FROM THE POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0281

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637920

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0 SOHC (SINGLE OVER-HEAD CAM) ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A PRIMARY TIMING CHAIN RATTLE NOISE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0276

      Date Announced:
      APR 15, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636013

      INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING ENGINE RATTLE NOISE FROM PRIMARY CHAIN DRIVE AREA BETWEEN 2000-3000 RPM ON COLD ENGINE OPERATION ONLY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01246

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630515

      ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15470

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630576

      CONCERNS WITH SPARK KNOCK NOISE OR CHAIN RATTLE NOISE BETWEEN 2000-3000 RPM, DURING COLD ENGINE OPERATION ONLY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15378

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630388

      SOME VEHICLES WITH THE 4.0L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE FLUTTER NOISE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15381

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630391

      SOME VEHICLES WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE LOSS OR REDUCTION IN POWER CONDITION ON DECELERATION, BUT WILL IMMEDIATELY RESTART. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01205

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627927

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VACUUM OR AIR LEAKS IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND / OR ENGINE SYSTEM CAUSING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171 AND OR P0174. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15313

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630223

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.3L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT POOR IDLE QUALITY, HESITATION/SURGE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #14868

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619337

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0 SOHC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A PRIMARY CHAIN RATTLE NOISE (SOMETIMES DESCRIBED AS A SPARK KNOCK-TYPE NOISE). *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #17227

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004083

      ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT NOISE ON 3.0L VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 9/18/2003. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #16743

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002647

      COOLANT LEAK DUE TO A BROKEN RADIATOR HOSE CLAMP(S). *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #17604

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007396

      COOLING SYSTEM FAN NOISE WHEN COLD. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15880

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637744

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DISENGAGED FAN CLUTCH BEARING SQUEAL NOISE IN COLD WEATHER. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #17198

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004069

      WEAR-THROUGH CONDITION ON THE ABRASION SLEEVE OF THE UPPER RADIATOR HOSE NEAR THE AIR CONDITIONING ACCUMULATOR OR TRANSMISSION FLUID DIPSTICK. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #16094

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636110

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FUEL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171, P0172, P0174, P0175 OR MASS AIR FLOW DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0102, P0103, P0112, P0113. *TT 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, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #15532

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630018

      INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITNG FUEL LINE DAMAGE DUE TO PINCHING/SQUEEZING OF THE FUEL RETURN LINE. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • 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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #0332

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002479

      THUMP TYPE NOISE/VIBRATION HEARD ON LIGHT ACCELERATION FROM A STOP OR WHEN BRAKING AND COMING TO A STOP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0258

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636052

      INOPERATIVE OR INACURRATE SPEEDOMETER, 4X4 LAMP ILLUMINATD, AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1635 OR P1639. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02109

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636085

      A THUMP OR BUMP SENSATION FELT IMMEDIATELY ON ACCELERATION FROM A STOP OR UPON BRAKING WHEN COMING TO A COMPLETE STOP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15887

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637755

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NO 1-2 UPSHIFT, NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, A NO ENGINE BRAKING CONDITION IN MANUAL 1 OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0732 (GEAR 2 INCORRECT RATIO) OR P0733 (GEAR 3 INCORRECT RATIO). Read More »

    • TSB #0282

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637922

      SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 9/15/2001 MAY EXHIBIT LOW LINE PRESSURE READINGS WHILE IN DRIVE, NO 2ND GEAR, NO 3RD GEAR, NO ENGINE BRAKING IN MANUAL 1ST AND SLIPPING SHIFTS AND / OR DELAYED ENGAGEMENTS. Read More »

    • TSB #0283

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637924

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.3L, 3.0L OR 4.0L ENGINE AND 5R44E OR 5R55E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FLUID LEAK AT THE TRANSMISSION SERVO COVERS IN COLD CLIMATES. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #16113

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636135

      SOME VEHICLES BUILT AFTER 03/04/2002 AND EQUIPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A HARD TO SHIFT CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)

    • TSB #15869

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637726

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT SOFT CLUTCH PEDAL WHICH MAY CAUSE DIFFICULTY IN SHIFTING GEARS (A NOTCHY FEEL). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0255

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636047

      HOOTING, EEKING OR MOANING NOISE COMING FROM THE CLUTCH WHEN SHIFTING GEARS. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #02138

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #635998

      LOW LINE PRESSURE READING AT WIDE OPEN THROTTLE (WOT), SLIPPING SHIFTS AND / OR DELAYED ENGAGEMENTS WITH POSSIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0732, P0733, P1762 SET ON VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 12/1/2001. Read More »

    • TSB #17127

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004048

      TRANSMISSION WHINE IN 5TH GEAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0393

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002776

      BUZZ/HOWL IN THE TRANSFER CASE SHIFT LEVER WHILE DRIVING, AND/OR SHIFT LEVER BOOT DETACHMENT DUE TO INSUFFICIENT RETENTION OF THE BOOT(S). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #022110

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013088

      MANUAL SHIFT LEVER OUTER BOOT DETACHMENT - FX4 MODELS EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION ONLY. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #02222

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008305

      NOISE-GEAR WHINE NOISE IN 1ST AND 2ND GEAR ONLY-VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5R55E TRANSMISSION AND 4.0L ENGINE ONLY. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #02191

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008586

      THUMP/BUMP ON ACCELERATION FROM A STOP OR WHEN BRAKING FROM DRIVESHAFT AREA-4X2 AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SUPER CAB EDGE MODELS ONLY. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #16148

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636170

      SOME VEHICLES MAY AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A SHIFT LEVER THAT WILL NOT RELEASE OUT OF THE PARK POSITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16038

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636233

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 5R55E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A GEAR WHINE TYPE NOISE IN 1ST AND / OR 2ND GEARS ONLY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15785

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637478

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 5R55E/5R44E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A WHINE NOISE IN 1ST GEAR THAT GOES AWAY AFTER THE 1-2 OR 1-3 SHIFT IS COMPLETED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15625

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630672

      CONCERNS WITH 5R44E AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK. *TT 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 #04217

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013369

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

    • TSB #16396

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008329

      NO START/NO COMMUNICATION-CONTACT REQUEST. *MJ Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    • TSB #16064

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636260

      SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO ENGAGE INTO 4X4 LOW CONDITION WHEN THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE IS 0 DEGREES F (-18 C) OR COLDER. *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:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

    • TSB #04237

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013414

      DRIVESHAFT THUMP CLUNK ON LIGHT ACCELERATION FROM STOP OR WHEN BRAKING AND COMING TO A STOP. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #030302

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002516

      DRIVESHAFT - THUMP/CLUNK HEARD ON LIGHT ACCELERATION FROM A STOP OR WHEN BRAKING AND COMING TO A STOP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03048

      Date Announced:
      JAN 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008280

      THUMP/CLUNK ON LIGHT ACCELERATION FROM STOP OR WHEN BRAKING AND COMING TO A STOP ON CERTAIN 4X4 SUPER CAB EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND STEEL DRIVESHAFT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #02192

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008587

      DRIVESHAFT-THUMP/CLUNK HEARD ON LIGHT ACCELERATION FROM A STOP OR WHEN BRAKING AND COMING TO A STOP. Read More »

    • TSB #0196

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620159

      SOME 4X4 SUPER CAB VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LOW FREQUENCY THUMP TYPE NOISE / VIBRATION ON LIGHT ACCELERATION FROM A STOP, AND / OR WHEN COMING TO A STOP WITH LIGHT TO MODERATE BRAKING. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #030508

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017891

      FRONT AXLE LEAKS FLUID FROM VENT TUBE - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4X4 OR AWD. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0358

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001922

      FLUID MAY LEAK OUT OF THE FRONT AXLE VENT TUBE. *TT *JB Read More »

    • TSB #0242

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636056

      CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH 4X4 OR ALL-WHEEL DRIVE MAY HAVE A FLUID LEAK FROM THE FRONT AXLE VENT TUBE. *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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 #17718

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008223

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0171, P0172, P0174 OR P0175. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0369

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007366

      SAFETY BELT PRETENSIONER DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) B1877 AND/OR B1881. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03223

      Date Announced:
      JAN 26, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007360

      STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP 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 #03203

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004886

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0442, P0455, P0456, P0457 OR P1442 OR A CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DTC P0457 FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM. Read More »

    • TSB #03181

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

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

    • TSB #16889

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002605

      AN RCM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1881, B1882, OR B1883. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0327

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002477

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) B1877 (DRIVER PRETENSIONER CIRCUIT RESISTANCE HIGH) AND/OR B1881 (PASSENGER PRETENSIONER CIRCUIT RESISTANCE HIGH), INDICATING A HIGH RESISTANCE IN THE SAFETY BELT PRETENSIONER CIRCUIT. Read More »

    • TSB #16437

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008359

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) C1233 & C1234 - REPLACE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM EUC. *MJ Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #0245

      Date Announced:
      MAR 04, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636065

      INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #04147

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017923

      SERVICE WIRING HARNESS REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES - SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #012113

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627774

      SOME IGNITION SWITCH LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLIES MAY EXHIBIT ROUGNESS AND / OR EXCESS EFFORT IN TURNING, KEY DOES NOT FULLY RETURN FROM START, A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE WITH P0500, P1502 AND U1039 STORED IN POWERTRIAN ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #16099

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636116

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.3L ENGINE AND NO AIR CONDITIONING, MAY SET DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1460 (WIDE OPEN THROTTLE AIR CONDITIONER OUTPUT PRIMARY CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION) AND P1474 (LOW FAN CONTROL (LFC) PRIMARY CIRCUIT FAILURE. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

    • TSB #01156

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623944

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #0369

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10001860

      DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1877 AND/OR B1881 INDICATING A HIGH RESISTANCE IN THE SAFETY BELT PRETENSIONER CIRCUIT. *TT *JB Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB 20-2233

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177863

      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 ... Read More »

    • 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 »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #04251

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

      ALUMINUM CORROSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #03235

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008154

      BED EXTENDER COMPONENT REPLACEMENT SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16424

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008351

      NEW TONNEAU COVER LOCK CYLINDER RETAINER CLIPS RELEASED FOR SERVICE. *MJ Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #02232

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008311

      FRAME MOUNTED FRONT BUMPER BRACKETS SERVICE KIT. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #03231

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008153

      INOPERABLE LATCHES, LOCKS AND/OR LIFT STRUTS ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A HARD TONNEAU COVER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16253

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008608

      EQUIPPED WITH A HARD TONNEAU COVER. * MJ Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #17490

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007331

      EXCESSIVE FRONT TIRE HEAL AND TOE WEAR AT LOW MILEAGE. ON GOODYEAR P245/75R16 TIRES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #16510

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10005088

      P225/70R15 FIRESTONE WILDERNESS HT TIRE MAY EXHIBIT EXCESSIVE TIRE CUPPING/FEATHERING ON THE OUTSIDE EDGES OF THE FRONT TIRES. OASIS. *TT Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #15929

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637835

      SOME XLT MODLES MAY EXHIBIT WRINKLED, LOOSE, OR BAGGY FABRIC ON THE FRONT SEATING SURFACE. *TT Read More »

    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 #0513

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013300

      INSIDE DOOR PULL HANDLE LOOSE - VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 11/15/2002 AND EQUIPPED WITH POWER WINDOWS/DOOR LOCKS. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #15863

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637719

      SUBJECT REGARDING A WHINE NOISE CONDITION FROM THE SPEAKERS WHEN USING THE RADIO OR THE CD WITH THE PIONEER TREMORE / PIONEER ULTIMATE 450 WATT AUDIO SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15905

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637794

      SUBJECT REGARDING PIONEER TREMOR / ULTIMATE 450 WATT AUDIO SYSTEM WHINE NOISE. *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #0256

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636049

      THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES PROPER PROCEDURES FOR PREPARATION OF SERVICE SHEET METAL PARTS COATED WITH ELECTRO DEPOSITION PRIMER (E-COAT). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #0232

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630636

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0L SOHC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300 (RANDOM MISFIRE) OR P0301. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15605

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630653

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS AND / OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15563

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630097

      INFORMATION REGARDING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ILLUMINATING WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0300/P0301.*YH Read More »

    • TSB #15504

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630026

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILTY CONDITIONS AND/OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15486

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630595

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0457 (GROSS LEAK AFTER FUEL FILL). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01157

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623988

      INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC Read More »

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