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TSB List for the 1996 Ford Taurus

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Taurus 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
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
  • STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)
  • STEERING:RACK AND PINION
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:TORSION BAR
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
  • 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
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
  • POWER TRAIN
  • 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:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:ELECTRICAL HEATING ELEMENT
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #982742

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603595

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A STEERING GROAN NOISE. *YC Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #9724

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51381

      STEERING - GRUNTING OR GROANING NOISE DURING STEERING WHEEL RETURN FROM FULL RIGHT TURN - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 11/8/96. *TW Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

    • TSB #98241

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604053

      DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS ON PASSIVE ANTI THEFT SYSTEM ( PATS ). *YC Read More »

    STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

    • TSB #9713

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51358

      A "GRUNTING" OR "GROANING" NOISE MAY OCCUR AS THE STEERING WHEEL RETURNS TO ITS CENTER POSITION DURING A FULL RIGHT TURN ON SOME VEHICLES- THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE STEERING GEAR VALVE SLEEVE CREATING A RESONANCE THROUGH THE STEERING SYSTEM. Read More »

    STEERING:RACK AND PINION

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #9941

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604749

      EXPERIENCING A MOANING NOISE FROM THE POWER STEERING DURING ENGINE IDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC3061970228

      Date Announced:
      FEB 28, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51670

      REPEAT POWER STEERING GRUNT/GROAN AFTER COMPLETION OF TSB 97-02-04. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC3142970220

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51734

      GROAN OR MOAN NOISE FROM THE POWER STEERING WHEN RETURNING FROM A RIGHT TURN. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1030697020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51763

      GROAN OR MOAN NOISE FROM THE POWER STEERING WHEN RETURNING FROM A RIGHT TURN. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #96255

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50962

      STEERING - CONTINUOUS REDUCTION IN POWER STEERING ASSIST WHEN SHIFTING INTO REVERSE OR DRIVE - VEHICLES WITH 3.0L ENGINE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0307961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50715

      GROAN NOISE FROM POWER STEERING. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC9584961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50503

      INFORMATION FOR CONCERNS OF GRUNT OR GROAN DURING WHEEL RETURN FROM FULL RIGHT TURN. *TT Read More »

    STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #12570

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091815

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FRONT OUTER TIE RODS SQUEAK AND / OR POP NOISE OVER BUMPS AND / OR TURNING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #5897

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605254

      EXPERIENCING A SQUEAKING AND / OR POPPING NOISE FROM THE FRONT OUTER TIRE RODS. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #BC1012497020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51188

      REMOVING OR REPLACING ONE OF THE FRONT STRUT SPRING ON A VEHICLE US A ROTUNDA #014-00781 STRUT SPRING COMPRESSOR MASTER SET. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0851961007

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50433

      PROCEDURE FOR CONCERNS OF RIDE QUALITY. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:STABILIZER BAR

    • TSB #8199

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612411

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT END (FRONT STABILIZER LINK) UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. Read More »

    • TSB #BC0308972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51416

      THUMP/CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *JD Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS

    • TSB #BC0130970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51036

      REMOVING OR REPLACING ONE OF THE FRONT STRUT SPRINGS ON A 1996/97 TAURUS OR SABLE VEHICLE USE ROTUNDA #014-00781 STRUT SPRING COMPRESSOR MASTER SET. *JD Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:TORSION BAR

    • TSB #9725

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51383

      SUSPENSION - CLUNKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - TAURUS SABLE BUILT THROUGH 1/14/97 - CONTINENTAL BUILT THROUGH 12/16/96. *TW Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

    • TSB #BC3482972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51478

      REPLACING FRONT REAR STRUTS ON A VEHICLE, THE REPLACEMENT STRUT MAY APPEAR TO BE APPOXIMATELY 2" TOO SHORT. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1019697230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51556

      REPLACING FRONT OR REAR STRUTS ON A 1996/97 VEHICLE, THE REPLACEMENT STRUT MAY APPEAR TO BE APPROXIMATELY 2" TOO SHORT WHEN COMPARED TO THE STRUT IN THE VEHICLE. *JD Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #96263

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50989

      SUSPENSION - REAR - AVAILABILITY OF CAMBER KIT TO IMPROVE INNER EDGE WEAR ON REAR TIRES. *TW Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS

    • TSB #BC2311970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52806

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS. *TW 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 #99194

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090082

      INFORMATION FOR SERVICING AND DIAGNOSING BRAKE VIBRATION, BRAKE INSPECTION, AND BRAKE FRICTION MATERIAL REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #985A11

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601009

      SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC1012397020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51187

      RESIDUAL BRAKE PRESURE ON THE REAR BRAKES OF A 1996-1997 VEHICLE, MAKE SURE TO SUPPORT THE REAR CONTROL ARMS TO REMAIN AT THE NORMAL RIDE HEIGHT POSITION- SUPPORT DURING LIFTING PROCESS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0144970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51044

      RESIDUAL BRAKE PRESSURE ON THE REAR BRAKES OF A 1996-1997 TAURUS OR SABLE, MAKE SURE TO SUPPORT THE REAR CONTROL ARMS TO REMAIN AT THE NORMAL RIDE HEIGHT POSITION. Read More »

    • TSB #96222

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50941

      BRAKES - ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

    • TSB #985A13

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601012

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

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR

    • TSB #985A5

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601003

      HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT FROM ROTUNDA IS NOW APPROVED FOR WARRANTY AND SERVICE USE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9814

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605562

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC0762961016

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50398

      REPETITIVE THUMPING/KNOCKING NOISE PROPORTIONAL TO WHEEL SPEED WHEN BRAKING. *TT Read More »

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

    • TSB #985A6

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601004

      SOME VEHICLES MAY CYCLE WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED ON ROUGH ROADS OR ON AN INCLINE WHILE MAKING A SHARP TURN. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #95212

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46478

      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. Read More »

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

    SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR

    • TSB #9845

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601264

      AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *YC 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 #18614

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017916

      SURGE, IDLE ROLL, ROUGH IDLE ONLY WHEN THE ENGINE COOLING FANS ARE OPERATING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #5255

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615372

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE, COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, AND OR LACK OF HEAT. Read More »

    • TSB #5048

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613143

      REPEAT MESSAGE REGARDING CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE; COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, LACK OF HEAT. Read More »

    • TSB #4621

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615159

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE, COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, LACK OF HEAT. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • 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 #03141

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003741

      IN VEHICLE LOCTITE SERVICE PROCEDURE FOR CAMSHAFT TUBE AND GEAR. *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 #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 #15879

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637741

      SOME SHO VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING NOISE ORIGINATING FROM THE VALVE COVER AREA. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01124

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622665

      ON SOME VEHICLES, ENGINE OIL MAY CONTINUE TO LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET AREA AFTER AN ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #6997

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090310

      SOME SERVICE MANUALS MAY LIST THE INCORRECT CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL FOR VEHICLES WITH VARIOUS ENGINE SIZES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13180

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090538

      INFORMATION REGARDING CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL CHART. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #5518

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605190

      INFORMATION ON SERVICING OIL PAN GASKET LEAKS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #982514

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603652

      CONCERNS WITH THE TIMING ARROWS/FLAGS ON THE BACK OF THE CAMSHAFT SPROCKET (S) ARE MIS-MARKED BY AS MUCH AS 30 DEGREES ROTATION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #984984

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613024

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A SPARK KNOCK CONCERN ON ACCELERATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98B26

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609565

      COOLING SYSTEM BY-PASS KIT INSTALLATION ON CERTAIN TAURUS VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L VULCAN METHANOL ENGINES. GASOLINE OR ETHANOL ENGINES ARE COVERED BY OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 98B23.*AK Read More »

    • TSB #9874

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601343

      A NEW SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9811481

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613390

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MOAN NOISE AT IDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #982523

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603548

      SOME ENGINE VALVES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MOAN NOISE AT IDLE. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #97090297181

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54067

      SOME VEHICLES DURING WET WEATHER CONDITIONS AND/OR WHEN DRIVING THROUGH PUDDLES AND /OR THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY MAY BE DAMAGED. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9771

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51908

      STALL- STALLING ON TRANSAXLE ENGAGEMENT- COLD ENGINE- 3.0L 2-VALVE VEHICLES. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9772

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51909

      HESITATION- ON ACCELERATION- VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #97610

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51990

      BLOWER MOTOR- "CHIRPING" OR "SQUEAKING" FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9765

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51984

      HESITATION- ON ACCELERATION- VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9766

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51985

      STALL- STALLING ON TRANSAXLE ENGAGEMENT- COLD ENGINE- 3.0L 2-VALVE VEHICLES. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC3423971201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51462

      3.0L-2V VEHICLES BUILT AT THE ATLANTA ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM JUNE, 1995 UNTIL JANUARY 3, 1996, THAT EXPERIENCE A MISFIRE CONDITION &/OR NOISE FROM THE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE SHOULD HAVE THE C/S PULLEY INSPECTED FOR CORRECT INSTALLATION. Read More »

    • TSB #BC1021397230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51574

      1996 3.0L-2V EFI VEHICLES BUILT AT THE ATLANTA ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM JUNE, 1995 UNTIL JANUARY 3, 1996, THAT EXPERIENCE A MISFIRE CONDITION &/OR NOISE FROM THE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE SHOULD HAVE THE C/S PULLEY INSPECTED FOR CORRECT ... Read More »

    • TSB #BC1010297020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51163

      ENGINES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A UNIQUE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY ASSEMBLY WHICH THREADS INTO THE CRANKSHAFT DAMPER USING A LEFT-HANDED THREAD. HEATING THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY WILL DAMAGE THE RUBBER COMPONENTS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0180970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51048

      THE CRANKSHAFT DAMPER BOLT, FOUND UNDERNEATH THE PULLEY HAS A STANDARD RIGHT AND LEFT HAND THREAD. TO AVOID DAMAGE TO PLASTIC, AVOID USING HEAT. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #0214

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630001

      SOME ENGINE ASSEMBLIES WITH ALUMINUM CYLINDER HEADS REPAIRED IN-VEHILE HAVE BEEN FOUND TO LEAK COOLANT AND/OR OIL FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *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 #0147

      Date Announced:
      MAR 05, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619424

      SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE OIL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE IN 2001 VEHICLES - SAE 5W-20 MOTOR OIL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #14584

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #617878

      SUBJECT REGARDING FLEX FUEL VECHICLE OIL AND FUEL RECOMMENDATIONS. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #8583

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613689

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DTC P1518 AND / OR P1519, RELATED TO INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL (IMRC). *MR Read More »

    • TSB #99183

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090051

      SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99816

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606420

      FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOW RECOMMENDS SAE 5W-30 VISCOSITY GRADE FOR SERVICING ANY FORD GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLE REGARDLESS OF MODEL YEAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #985065

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613201

      REPEAT MESSAGE REGARDING HARD START / LONG CRANK CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12174

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613224

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START/LONG CRANK, COLD START STALL, COLD ROUGH IDLE CONCERN. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #12079

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613057

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BUZZ OR RATTLE CONDITION ON A COLD START OR DURING A LOW RPM STEAD SPEED. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #982112

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603675

      SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE A HARD START/LONG CRANK TIME CONDITION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #98-4735

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607149

      HARD START/LONG CRANK. Read More »

    • TSB #4630

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615166

      SUBJECT REGARDING GENERAL STALLING CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #4636

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615174

      DIAGNOSING HARD START / LONG CRANK CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9811481

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613390

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MOAN NOISE AT IDLE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #11530

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613794

      WHEN DIAGNOSING CRANK / NO START ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT (PATS) CHECK THE CUSTOMERS KEY RING FOR ANY MAGNETIC OBJECTS LIKE THE MOBILE SPEEDPASS KEY WHICH MAY AFFECT THE SIGNAL TRANSMISSION BETWEEN THE PATS KEY ... Read More »

    • TSB #BC3205970214

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51805

      CONCERN OF WATER INGESTION IN ENGINE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9678

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613330

      CONCERNS WITH THE RIGHT SIDE ENGINE BLOCK DRAIN PLUG HOLE AND PLUG IS OVERSIZED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC0111960102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46434

      REVISED R10 CALIBRATION IS AVAILABLE FOR RANDOM STALLS, NO STARTS, PERFORMANCE COMPLAINTS & CODES 1358, 1475, & 1479. PARTS LIMITED BUT PCM CAN BE REVISED W/ SBDS. TSB TO BE ISSUED SOON. Read More »

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

    • TSB #BC105959705

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52875

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A KNOCK OR WOP NOISE IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC2224970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52768

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A KNOCK OR WOP NOISE IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC3152970219

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51747

      KNOCK OR WHOP NOISE FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT NEAR THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1029897020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51748

      KNOCK OR WOP NOISE FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT NEAR THE FRONT OF THE ENGINE. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #01116

      Date Announced:
      JUN 11, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622646

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONS SUCH CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT; LEAKING / DISCOLORED COOLANT OVERFLOW BOTTLES; VIBRATION FROM ENGINE; LEAKING HEATER CORE; COOLANT OVERFLOW; HIGH TEMPERATURE GAUGE READINGS, ETC. Read More »

    • TSB #98B23S1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604845

      INSTALLATION OF COOLING SYSTEM BY-PASS KIT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98-4724

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607136

      CONTAMINATED/CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMPERATURE GAUGE. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #98B23

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609563

      THE OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 98B23 CONTAINED INCORRECT LABOR ALLOWANCE AND COOLANT PART NUMBER INFORMATION Read More »

    • TSB #98B27

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609564

      COOLANT BY-PASS KIT REPLACEMENT ON CERTAIN TAURUS VEHICLES. ENGINES PREVIOUSLY REPAIRED WITH 98B18 SERVICE BY-PASS KIT. Read More »

    • TSB #980305

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #602158

      VEHICLES EXPERIENCING COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE READINGS, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, AND LACK OF HEAT. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #98B18

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601219

      OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 98B18- COOLING SYSTEM BY-PASS KIT INSTALLATION. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #BC0252970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51085

      UNEVEN IDLE RPM, STALL, ROUGH RUNNING, SURGE, AND/OR SPARK KNOCK WHEN THE COOLING FANS COME ON AT A IDLE. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #14856

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619333

      SOME VEHICLES EQUPPED WITH 3.0L 2V VULCAN OR 4V DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN EXHAUST RUST-THRU, WELD FATIGUE CONDITION BETWEEN THE TWO TOEBOARD CATALYSTS WHERE A TIE-IN BRACKET IS WELDED TO THE FORMED INLET PIPE OF THE REAR BANK TOEBOARD ... Read More »

    • TSB #982010

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603695

      EXPERIENCING A " BUZZING " OR " RATTLING " NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #9864

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601312

      INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC0700961022

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50370

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING LEAN CODES P0171 & P0174 (VACUUM LEAK). NOTE: LOW FUEL PRESSURE/DELIVERY CAN ALSO SET THESE CODES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #DNP95B74

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45746

      ANNOUNCEMENT OF DELIVERY HOLD AND DEALER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 95B74 FOR 1996 MODEL TAURUS AND SABLE CARS EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINES HAVING CALIBRATION CODES 6-10A-RO7 AND 6-10S-RO7 (ALL 2V 3. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #982310

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603724

      MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK Read More »

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

    • TSB #15390

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630408

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND/OR EGR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 332, P0401, P1407 (LACKOF EGR FLOW). *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #985083

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613211

      SOME VEHICLES (3.0L 4 VALVE ONLY) MAY EXHIBIT A CATALYTIC CONVERTER BUZZ OR RATTLE CONDITION ON A COLD START OR DURING A LOW RPM STEADY SPEED. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #4675

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615214

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD / NO START CONCERN WHEN PARKED IN A STEEP NOSE-UP POSITION WITH LESS THAN 1/4 TANK OF FUEL AND FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC3211970213

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51808

      DIAGNOSIS OF MIL CODE P0172, P0175, P1150 AND P1152 OR A STALL ON LOW SPEED DECEL OR ACCEL. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0713961021

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50379

      CONCERNS OF A SURGE (POWERTRAIN SHUFFLE) AT 35-40 MPH. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

    • TSB #ONP/96E59

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52197

      EMISSION RECALL 96E59 - FUEL DELIVERY MODULE WIRING CONNECTOR SEAL AND VAPOR VENT ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT - 1996 FLEX FUEL VEHICLES. *TW Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #98-4741

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607156

      FUEL GAUGE ACCURACY OR FUEL GAUGE ERRATIC OPERATION. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #11792

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615293

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD / NO START CONCERN WHEN PARKED IN A STEEP NOSE-UP POSITION WITH LESS THAN 1/4 TANK OF FUEL AND FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY

    • TSB #BC0309961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50717

      SURGE AT STEADY STATE CRUISE (POWER TRAIN SHUFFEL). *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0236960102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46451

      HARD/NO START CONDITION AFTER EXTENDED SOAK ON STEEP INCLINE, MAY BE CAUSED BY FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (9A407). THERE IS NO SERVICE ACTION AT THIS TIME. ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING IMPROVEMENTS TO FUEL SYSTEM. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #98251

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603639

      CONCERNS OF A POSSIBLE CHAFING OF THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY WIRES RESULTING IN AN OPEN FUSE AND/OR INOPERABLE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY OR A NO START CONDITION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #5226

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615345

      INFORMATION ON INSTALLING A NEW FUEL PUMP ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12189

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613242

      INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION A NEW FUEL PUMP , ENSURE THAT THE PUMP HAS PLASTIC SHEATHING OVER THE WIRES. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #97010510636

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52914

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING HARD/NO START CONDITION WHEN VEHICLES PARKED FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME IN A NOSE-UP POSITION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC1010197020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51162

      NOISY FUEL PUMPS ON 1996/97 VEHICLES. A REVISED FUEL PUMP HAS BEEN RELEASED WITH A MODIFIED MANIFOLD OUTLET TO REDUCE NOISE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0196970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51066

      NOISY FUEL PUMPS ON 1996/1997 TAURUS/SABLE VEHICLES. REVISED FUEL PUMP TO ALEVIATE NOISE. *JD Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

    • TSB #14087

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613729

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1518 AND/OR P1519, RELATED TO INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL (IMRC). **MR Read More »

    • TSB #96225

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50944

      MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR - REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #17358

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008183

      GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK WITH THE VEHICLE PARKED ON AN INCLINE. *TT THIS BULLETIN UPDATES PREVIOUS BULLETIN 17358, DATED 11/01/2003 TO INCLUDE 2005 MODELS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15370

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630351

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15392

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630356

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PARK PULLOUT CLUNK NOISE WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO ANOTHER GEAR POSITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9943

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604751

      INFORMATION REGARDING REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCMS). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12178

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613234

      INFORMATION REGARDING TSB 98-5A-12 (TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER CASE-VEHICLES TOWED BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES-RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES) DOES NOT LIST TOWING INFORMATION FOR CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES. Read More »

    • TSB #97111097237

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #53663

      CONCERNS WITH HARSH ENGAGEMENTS AND HARSH SHIFTS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) 628, P0741 AND/OR P1744. *YC Read More »

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

    • TSB #12559

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605294

      CONCERNS WITH REVERSE CLUTCH THAT COULD BECOME SHEARED OR TORN IN EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #0015

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612203

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #99152

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608431

      INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9888

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601238

      INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #983112

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607407

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL CONDITION AFTER DRIVING AND COMING TO A STOP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC2380970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52820

      HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #97511

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51945

      FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0042972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51392

      FOR 1996 3.0L 2-VALVE VEHICLES STOP UPDATING THE PROCESSOR TO THE R-12 CALIBRATION. THIS UPDATE MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL ON COLD ENGAGEMENT. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC101209702

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51184

      VERIFY THE TRANSAXLE INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE IS THE CORRECT MODEL AND MODEL YEAR FOR THE VEHICLE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0011970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51009

      A BUZZ NOISE IN AX4S TRANSAXLES ON 1996/97 TAURUS/SABLE AND WINDSTARS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #962613

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50998

      TRANSAXLE - AX4S - EXTENDED 2-3 SHIFT AND/OR HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE RPM DURING 2-3 SHIFT AT LIGHT TO MEDIUM THROTTLE AND/OR NO 2-3 SHIFT - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINE - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0685961024

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50361

      PROCEDURE FOR STALLING ON DECEL & MISFIRE CODES WHEN UPDATING THE CALIBRATION FROM R-11 TO R-12. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC9683961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50542

      PROCEDURE FOR UPDATING THE CALIBRATION FROM R-11 TO R-12 FOR STALLING ON DECEL & MISFIRE CODES ON 3.0L VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC5191961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50469

      FOR CONCERNS OF STALLING, REFLASH PCM W/ 1996 CALIBRATION (R11 LEVEL). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC0091960102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46408

      FOR CONCERNS OF LOSS OF RADIO SOUND, POWER WINDOWS & LOCK FUNCTIONS & INCREASED P/S EFFORT WHEN TRANS IS SHIFTED INTO REVERSE OR DRIVE, PERFORM PROPER DIAGNOSTICS FOR THESE CONCERNS. Read More »

    • TSB #95199

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46466

      THE AX4S TRANSAXLES CONTAIN ELASTOMERIC GASKETS FOR THE MAIN CONTROL COVER AND THE BOTTOM PAN. THESE NEW GASKETS REPLACE THE CORK-STYLE GASKETS. THE ELASTOMERIC GASKET HAS IMPROVED DUABILITY AND SEALING CAPABILITY AND IS REUSABLE. Read More »

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

    • TSB #5205

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615337

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NGS ERROR MESSAGE, TOTAL CHECKSUM ERROR AFTER NGS / SBTS PCM REPROGRAMMING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12169

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613186

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NGS ERROR MESSAGE AFTER NGS/SBTS PCM REPROGRAMMING. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #11815

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615311

      SOME VEHICLES WITH AX4S TRANSAXLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF INCREASED ENGINE RPM AND BUMP ON THE 3-2 TORQUE DEMAND DOWN SHIFT AT LIGHT THROTTLE (TIP-IN) BETWEEN 10-15 MPH. *TT Read More »

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

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

    • TSB #12616

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605338

      INFORMATION ON TRANSAXLE SERVICE CASE REPLACEMENT WITH OSS (OUTPUT SHAFT SPEED SENSOR) HOLE. *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 #03123

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002684

      TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING WHEN COMMANDED AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. MODELS FROM 1996 TO 2003. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #984986

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613027

      EXHIBITING A HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE RPM (FLARE) AND HARSH BUMP ON THE 3-2 TORQUE DEMAND DOWN SHIFT AT LIGHT THROTTLE (TIP IN) 16-24 KM/H (10-15 MPH). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9865

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601316

      TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #962612

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50997

      TRANSAXLE - TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #96249

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50908

      TORQUE CONVERTER - LEAK TEST PROCEDURE - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

    • TSB #9802169837

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600590

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN NO FORWARD OR REVERSE MOVEMENT. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #15142

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624854

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARSH 2-3 SHIFT AFTER INSTALLING A REMANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE. *YH Read More »

    • TSB #99184

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090053

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AX4S TRANSAXLE, MAY EXHIBIT A HARSH 2-3 DOWNSHIFT MAY OCCUR WHEN COASTING AROUND A CORNER AND THEN ACCELERATING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #996735

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608455

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A HARSH 3-2 DOWNSHIFT WHEN COASTING AROUND A CORNER AND THEN STEPPING INTO THE THROTTLE TO ACCELERATE AWAY FROM THE CORNER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #4707

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615246

      SOME VEHICLES WITH AX4S TRANSAXLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF INCREASED ENGINE RPM AND BUMP ON THE 3-2 TORQUE DEMAND DOWN SHIFT AT LIGHT THROTTLE (TIP-IN) BETWEEN 10-15 MPH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC0011972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51384

      BUZZ NOISE IN AX4S TRANSAXLES. *JD Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

    • TSB #982675

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603573

      A REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH INNER SEAL FOR THE AXOD, AXODE, AX4S & AX4N TRANSAXLE IS AVAILABLE WITH IMPROVED SEALING AND REDUCED CHANCE OF THE SEAL ROLLING DURING INSTALLATION. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #03181

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

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

    • TSB #98246

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604059

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

    • TSB #96266

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50992

      RELAY - RELAY-EQUIPPED SUBSYSTEMS DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #97111097234

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #53660

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING A "SQUEAKING" OR "CHIRPING" FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #99222

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089681

      SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96246

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50905

      WIRING - ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0504961111

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50770

      REPEAT FUSE FAILURE, CONCERNS OF INOPERATIVE SPEED CONTROL AND/OR AIR CONDITIONING. *TW Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #8016

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613611

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INTEGRATED CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. **MR** Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK

    • TSB #BC0850961007

      Date Announced:
      OCT 07, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50432

      CONCERNS OF VEHICLE STALL, HESITATION STUMBLE, ROUGH IDLE, MISSING, FUEL PRESSURE, OR FUEL PRESSURE RELATED CHECK THE REAR GROUND. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #BC0309972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51418

      SURGE AT STEADY CRUISE (POWER TRAIN SHUFFLE), MISFIRE CODES, STALLS AT HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *JD Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #9943

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604751

      INFORMATION REGARDING REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCMS). *TT Read More »

    • TSB #980314

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603508

      EXPERIENCING A HARD START / LONG CRANK. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #97613

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51995

      TRANSAXLE- AX4S/AX4N- DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) 628, P0741 AND/OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY AFTER TRANSAXLE EXCHANGE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9767

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51986

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)- DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0172, P0175, P1130, P1150 AND/OR P1152 STORED IN MEMORY AND/OR STALL ON LOW SPEED ACCELERATION OR DECELERATION- 3.4L SHO VEHICLES ONLY. Read More »

    • TSB #BC3206970214

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51806

      UPDATE CALIBRATION INFORMATION TO CORRECT HESITATION/STUMBLE NOTICEABLE AT TIP IN. Read More »

    • TSB #BC3216970213

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51816

      STALL ON COLD ENGAGEMENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC3217970213

      Date Announced:
      FEB 13, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51819

      SURGE BETWEEN 35-45 MPH. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1026397020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51707

      CONCERN OF SURGE BETWEEN 35-45 MPH. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1027697020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51717

      THIS IS AN UPDATE TO AN EXISTING OASIS MESSAGE FOR HESSITATION/STUMBLE ON VEHICLES. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0309970201

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51624

      SURGE AT STEADY STATE CRUISE (POWER TRAIN SHUFFLE), MISFIRE CODES,STALLS AT HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1026397230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51638

      UPDATE TO SSM 10133 FOR HESITATION/STUMBLE OF VEHICLES. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1011397020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51177

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING A HESITATION/STUMBLE- CONDITION IS NOTICEABLE AT TIP IN AND DURING A 4-2 DOWNSHIFT- NEW CALIBRATION. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0042970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51016

      FOR 1996 3.OL 2-VALVE VEHICLES STOP UPDATING THE PROCESSOR TO THE R-12 CALIBRATION. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0151970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51045

      EXHIBITHING A HESITATION/STUMBLE. THIS APPLIES TO CALIBRATRIONS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #96265

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50991

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #962510

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50967

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307 AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #962511

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50968

      POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE -REPROGRAM POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) - SERVICE PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0313961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50721

      CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, CODE P030X, WITH NO DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #96224

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50943

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0176 - 3.0L FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES USING ETHANOL/METHANOL (E85/M85) AND/OR GASOLINE - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 8/16/96. *TW Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #0162

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619266

      VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) MAY NOT START OR CRANK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12154

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613173

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PATS (SECURILOCK) EXCEPT CERTAIN MODELS NOW HAVE AVAILABILITY OF FLEET KEYS THROUGH ROTUNDA. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #983566

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607484

      INFORMATION REGARDING PROGRAMMING / DIAGNOSING PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) RELATED ISSUES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98110

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605570

      SUBJECT REGARDING PASSIVE ANTI THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #983566

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607837

      INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING / DIAGNOSING ANY PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) RELATED ISSUES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC3272970207

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51870

      VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) - VEHICLE WILL NOT START WITHOUT THE CORRECT IGNITION KEY. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1025097230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51621

      PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM. *JD Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

    • TSB #99139

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606508

      CONDITIONS WITH THE BRAKE LAMPS INADVERTENTLY DISABLING THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #96221

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50940

      WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS - FOG/FILM. *TW Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #00263

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616828

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A POWER WINDOW THAT WILL NOT OPERATE DOWNWARD BECAUSE IT'S STUCK / BOUND TO THE WEATHERSHIP HEADER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #982513

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603651

      EXHIBITING AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #12238

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615496

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #5301

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615406

      INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #BC3271970207

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51869

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FLUTTERING NOISE, WHEN IN FLOOR MODE, DUE TO THE FLOOR/DEFROST DOOR SEPARATING FROM THE MYLAR BACKING. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1032697020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51783

      VEHICLES HAVE A CABIN AIR FILTER THAT MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES. *JD Read More »

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

    • TSB #02236

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008314

      ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE COOL/WARM FUNCTION OF THE TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM - REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR STRATIFICATION (SECONDARY) TEMPERATURE BLEND DOOR. *TT 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 »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #14319

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #620415

      INFORMATION REGARDING PASSENGER AIR BAG MODULE BE REPLACEMENT DURING NORMAL VEHICLE SERVICE AFTER RESTRAINT SYSTEM DIAGNOSTICS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC2310970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52805

      DEACTIVATION PROCEDURE - CLARIFICATION OF INSTRUCTIONS IN SERVICE MANUAL. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9763

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51982

      STEERING- STEERING COLUMN- AIR BAG SLIDING CONTACT SERVICING- SERVICE TIP. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0776961015

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50407

      AIR BAG TEST RESULTS DIRECTS TECH TO B1977-4, WHICH IS INCORRECT. IT SHOULD DIRECT TECH TO B1937-4. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

    • TSB #BC105739705

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52855

      WHEN PERFORMING THE AIR BAG DEACTIVATION PROCEDURE, THE SERVICE MANUALS DO NOT CLEARLY STATE WHICH SIMULATORS TO USE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG. *TW Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #BC3410972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51457

      WATER LEAK AT THE RIGHT FRONT FLOOR ON VEHICLES, CHECK FOR A BROKEN COWL TOP INNER PANEL SHIELD. *JD Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #BC1021497230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51575

      WATER LEAK AT THE RIGHT FRONT FLOOR, CHECK FOR A BROKEN COWL TOP INNER PANEL SHIELD. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9723

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51380

      FRAME - SUBFRAME INSULATORS - CLUNK ON HEAVY ACCELERATION AND/OR DECELERATION HEARD OR FELT IN FLOOR PAN AREA - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 2/28/97. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #962515

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50971

      NOISE-"CREAKING" IN A-PILLAR WHEN GOING OVER BUMPS AND/OR TURNING-VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/31/96. *JD Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #982323

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603930

      INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACEMENT AND / OR REPAIRS ON ANY LOCK COMPONENT. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC1024897230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51619

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FLUTTERING NOISE WHEN IN FLOOR MODE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0234960102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46450

      CORRECT ADHESIVE FOR THE HEADLINER IS WSB-M2G355-A A TSB IS FORTHCOMING FOR A NEW HEADLINER FOR EARLY BUILT UNITS. WILL INCLUDE MORE PUSH PINS. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #99242

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090184

      INFORMATION ON REPLACING AND / OR REPAIRING MALFUNCTIONING (DOOR, IGNITION AND DECKLID) LOCKS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99-8-15

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606419

      SUBJECT REGARDING DOOR TRIM PANEL REPLACEMENT - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98163

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090873

      LOCKS FAILED. YD Read More »

    • TSB #96251

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50958

      DOOR HANDLES - OUTSIDE - HIGH EFFORTS AND/OR ROUGH FEELING WHILE OPERATING - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ILLUMINATED ENTRY BUILT THROUGH 8/5/96. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0464961115

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50751

      CONCERNS OF TAURUS/SABLE FRONT DOOR HANDLES THAT HAVE HIGH EFFORTS AND/OR FEEL ROUGH WHEN OPERATING. *TW Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #BC0152970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51046

      WATER LEAK IN THE REAR OF A TAURUS OR SABLE WAGON, CHECK FOR WATER ENTERING IN AT THE REAR HATCH HINGES. *JD Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD

    • TSB #983496

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607811

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT B1522 OR GEM "HOOD SW" PID CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC1018397230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51539

      WHEN RUNNING PP TEST B1522-1, TEST SAYS TO INSTALL NGS AND SELECT PID HOOD SW. *JD Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #96252

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50959

      LOCKS - REPLACE AND/OR REPAIR ANY LOCK COMPONENT - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #13250

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090649

      INFORMATION REGARDING SLIGHT VIBRATION UPON ACCELERATION. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #12163

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613178

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLIGHT VIBRATION DURING ACCELERATION ONLY. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #98-4737

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607151

      ENGINE SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #983221

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607433

      EXHIBITING A VIBRATION AT SPPEDS OF 45 MPH AND ABOVE WITH THE CRUISE ON. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #5203

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615335

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START / LONG CRANK, COLD START STALL, COLD ROUGH IDLE CONCERN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96223

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50942

      LONG CRANK - STICKING IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE - VEHICLES BUILT FROM 11/1/94 THROUGH 3/30/96 -STALL - AFTER STARTING WHEN ENGINE ALLOWED TO SOAK FROM 1-4 HOURS - STICKING IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE. Read More »

    • TSB #BC0244960102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46453

      3.0L, AX4S/AX4N TRANSAXLE, TRANS ENGAGEMENTS FROM PARK TO REVERSE OR DRIVE MAY BE HARSH AFTER START UP FROM ENGINE HIGH IDLE SPEED AS HIGH IDLE SPEED AS HIGH AS 1400 PRM AFTER START UP & REQUIRE UPTO 2 MINUTES TO RETURN TO NORMAL IDLE ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #9852

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601290

      INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC5195961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50472

      FIRESTONE P235 TIRES MAY EXHIBIT A HIGH FREQUENCY VIBRATION AT 65-75 MPH. *TT Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #9751

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51931

      INTERIOR- LEATHER SEAT CLEANING PROCEDURE- SERVICE TIP. *JD Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #13802

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #620271

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INTEGRATED CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. AUDIO AND CLIMATE CONTROLS CONTINUE TO OPERATE DURING THE ICP'S LOSS OF ILLUMINATION CONDITION. Read More »

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

    • TSB #8316

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612739

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COMPACT DISC CHANGER MAY EXHIBIT A 6 DISC CD CHANGER THAT IS NOT EJECTING THE MAGAZINE OR IS NOT RESPONDING TO COMMAND FROM THE RADIO. Read More »

    • TSB #99129

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606460

      EXPERIENCING A WHINE / BUZZ TYPE NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO ON VEHICLES WITH AN IN-TANK ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9873

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601341

      EXPERIENCING A WHINING / BUZZING NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97090297184

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54070

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE STATIC IN THE AM BAND OF THE RADIO WHILE DRIVING. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC1013997010

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51202

      MAY HAVE NO AUDIO IN CDDJ MODE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #95154

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45935

      EQUIPMENT - ROTUNDA - NEW FOR SERVICING 1996 TAURUS/SABLE. *SD Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #02208

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013060

      CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH Read More »

    • TSB #99196

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090087

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

    • TSB #99195

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090085

      SERVICE INFORMATION FOR MUSTY AND MILDEW TYPE ODORS COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONING / HEATING SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #11773

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615273

      SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #4655

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615191

      INFORMATION ON THE SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9735

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51662

      AIR CONDITIONING- R-134A TRACER DYE INSTALLED IN A/C SYSTEM AND THREE O-RING SPRING LOCK COUPLERS- SERVICE TIP. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #96267

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50993

      AIR CONDITIONING - VF2 A/C COMPRESSOR - SERVICE INFORMATION - 3.0L 2VALVE TAURUS GL VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 4/97. *TW Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #02153

      Date Announced:
      AUG 05, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635968

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.0L 4V DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1518, INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01157

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

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

    • TSB #00203

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618541

      A SEPARATION BETWEEN LAYERS OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.*JB Read More »

    • TSB #00191

      Date Announced:
      SEP 18, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618578

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SEPARATION BETWEEN LAYERS OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #8016

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612570

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INSTRUMENT CONTROL PANEL (ICP). Read More »

    • TSB #13802

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612819

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INSTRUMENT CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #7855

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612216

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT INSTRUMENT CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. Read More »

    • TSB #991210

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606461

      FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A PRIVATE LABELED MATERIAL TO BE USED FOR IRON PARTICLE / ACID RAIN SERVICE REPAIRS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99111

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606433

      INFORMATION DESIGNED TO AID IN THE DIAGNOSIS, TESTING AND REPAIR OF NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99127

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606445

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1135 OR P1155 STORED IN MEMORY AND / OR A LONG CRANK / SLOW START. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #980312

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607713

      ENGINE CHECK LAMP ON WITH MISFIRE DTC(S). Read More »

    • TSB #9768

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51987

      FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC3100970224

      Date Announced:
      FEB 24, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51699

      MICRON FILTER - REMINDER THAT THE FILTER MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES - SYMPTOMS THAT MIGHT INDICATE NEED FOR CHANGE INCLUDE POOR A/C-HEATER PERFORMANCE AND/OR WINDOW FOGGING. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC3144970220

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51741

      TSB 96-26-05 DOES NOT LIST CALIBRATIONS 6-14S-R08, 6-14S-R10 AND 6-14S-R11 AS QUALIFIERS FOR REPROGRAMMING THE PCM - THESE ARE CALIFORNIA CALIBRATIONS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC3502972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51490

      WHEN RUNNING PP TEST B1522-1, TEST SAYS TO INSTALL NGS AND SELECT PID HOOD SW- PID HOOD SW SHOULD READ "CLOSED" WITH THE HOOD CLOSED AND "AJAR" WITH THE HOOD OPEN. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #96241

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50901

      INTERIOR TRIM - HEADLINER SAG IN REAR - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 11/15/95. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0535961108

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50777

      THE EGR TUBE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS IN SERVICE MANUAL ARE INCORRECT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9676

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613328

      A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ILLUMINATE AND CODE 0446 MAY BE STORED IN MEMORY. *TT Read More »

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