TSB List for the 2002 Ford Thunderbird

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STEERING

  • TSB #18320

    NHTSA ID #10014594

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

    Summary: VIBRATION FELT FOR A FEW MILES OF DRIVING AFTER PARKING. *EH

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  • TSB #16168

    NHTSA ID #636176

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK OR RUBBING NOISE WHILE TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL. *TT

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

  • TSB #02176

    NHTSA ID #10008580

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

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #18615

    NHTSA ID #10017917

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: UNUSUAL ENGINE NOISE OR ENGINE KNOCK CONCERNS DUE TO REGULAR FUEL. *TT

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  • TSB #15265

    NHTSA ID #625831

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OVERHEAT CONDITION DUE TO CONCERNS WITH INOPERATIVE HYDRAULIC COOLING FAN. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #031404

    NHTSA ID #10011162

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

    Summary: ENGINE MISFIRE OR RUNNING - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS. TO INCLUDE VARIOUS 2005 MODELS. * AR THIS ARTICLE 04161 SUPERSEDES TSB 03-14-04.

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  • TSB #16581

    NHTSA ID #10005092

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

    Summary: INTERMITTENT ENGINE QUIT ON DECEL/STOPS/TURNS. OASIS. *TT

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  • TSB #17061

    NHTSA ID #10003169

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

    Summary: INTERMITTENT DRIVABILITY SYMPTOMS - REDUCED POWER ON DECELERATION. *TT

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  • TSB #03144

    NHTSA ID #10003744

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

    Summary: ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION WITH COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS MAY BE MORE ACCURATELY DIAGNOSED USING THE OPTIONAL WORLDWIDE DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (WDS) COIL ON PLUG (COP) KIT. 2003 SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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  • TSB #0373

    NHTSA ID #10002682

    • Date Announced: APRIL 14 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE FLOOD DURING COLD START, EXTENDED CRANKING TIME, OR HARD TO START ENGINE WHEN COLD. *TT

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  • TSB #0335

    NHTSA ID #10002482

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

    Summary: IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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  • TSB #15741

    NHTSA ID #636378

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

    Summary: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.9L 4V MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL FILTER. *TT

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  • TSB #15203

    NHTSA ID #625730

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.9L 4V MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL FILTER. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #02161

    NHTSA ID #635972

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 19 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE FLOODING, EXTENDED ENGINE CRANKING TIME REQUIRED TO START, OR HARD START CONDITION. *TT

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  • TSB #15772

    NHTSA ID #637466

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ENGINE MISSING OR ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION. *TT

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  • TSB #01246

    NHTSA ID #630515

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 10 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT

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  • TSB #012111

    NHTSA ID #627770

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 29 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OVERHEATING CONDITION AND / OR THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ALSO BE ILLUMINATED WITH CODES P1285 AND P1299 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

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  • TSB #01205

    NHTSA ID #627927

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 15 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #15588

    NHTSA ID #630144

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.9L V8 ENGINE ONLY, MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLING NOISE FROM THE HYDRAULIC COOLING FAN PUMP. *TT

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #02E21

    NHTSA ID #633571

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

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING CATALYST MONITOR SENSOR CONNECTOR INSPECTION. *JG

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

  • TSB #0398

    NHTSA ID #10002780

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

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442, P0455, P0456, P0457, P1442 OR CHECK FUEL CAP LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0457. *TT

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  • TSB #15466

    NHTSA ID #630572

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INACCURATE FUEL LEVEL CONDITION WITH APPROXIMATELY 1/4 TANK READING ON THE FUEL GAUGE. *TT

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #15250

    NHTSA ID #625704

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

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING MISDIAGNOSIS OF MAIN CONTROLS - INCORRECT PRESSURES. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #15826

    NHTSA ID #637567

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES, BUILT BETWEEN 10/1/01 AND 1/31/02, WITH A 5R55N TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK AT THE CONVERTER HOUSING. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #0708

    NHTSA ID #10022290

    • Date Announced: APRIL 19 2007
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SOLENOID EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION. SAMPLE CONSUMER LETTER ATTACHED. *KB

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  • TSB #0266

    NHTSA ID #636035

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FLUID LEAK AROUND THE FLUID PAN DRAIN PLUG. *TT

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

  • TSB #042107

    NHTSA ID #10014086

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

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

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

  • TSB #03148

    NHTSA ID #10003748

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

    Summary: NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

  • TSB #7867

    NHTSA ID #612260

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2000
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: DRIVELINE VIBRATION (A HIGH FREQUENCY BUZZ) THAT IS FELT THROUGH THE SEAT AND FLOORPAN AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT

  • TSB #15616

    NHTSA ID #630661

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

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH DRIVELINE VIBRATION. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #04174

    NHTSA ID #10013116

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

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

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  • TSB #17375

    NHTSA ID #10008188

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

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND HARD START/LONG CRANK. *TT

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  • TSB #03181

    NHTSA ID #10004027

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

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

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  • TSB #17170

    NHTSA ID #10004063

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

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0133 AND/OR P0153. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #0295

    NHTSA ID #636096

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

    Summary: EXCESSIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CURRENT DRAW WHICH COULD RESULT IN A DISCHARGED BATTERY AND A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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  • TSB #15272

    NHTSA ID #625724

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

    Summary: INFORMATION ON BATTERY ACCESS. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

  • TSB #15876

    NHTSA ID #637739

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

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1129 DURING KEY ON ENGINE RUNNING (KOER) - NO MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT CONTROLLER

  • TSB #0162

    NHTSA ID #619266

    • Date Announced: APRIL 02 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) MAY NOT START OR CRANK. *TT

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EXTERIOR LIGHTING

  • TSB #15935

    NHTSA ID #637842

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

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING SUPPLEMENTAL PARKING LAMPS INSTALLATION FOR VEHICLES NOT ORIGINALLY EQUIPPED. *TT

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  • TSB #15615

    NHTSA ID #630659

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLE OWNERS MAY QUESTION THE OPERATION AND/OR FUNCTION OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL PARKING LAMPS. *TT

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VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

  • TSB #0257

    NHTSA ID #636051

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CALIBRATION LOSS OF ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE POWER WINDOW SHORT DROP GLASS FUNCTION. *TT

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  • TSB #15276

    NHTSA ID #625857

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

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING DROP GLASS FUNCTION. *TT

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM

  • TSB #15387

    NHTSA ID #630405

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) OPERATING AT FULL HEAT IN ALL MODES, AND/OR NO TEMPERATURE CONTROL FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE

  • TSB #01156

    NHTSA ID #623944

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

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

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

  • TSB #041514

    NHTSA ID #10011159

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

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

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  • TSB #031501

    NHTSA ID #10009321

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

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

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #16084

    NHTSA ID #636283

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

    Summary: INFORMATION ON PASSENGER SEAT BELTS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A PLASTIC BUTTON. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY

  • TSB #02162

    NHTSA ID #10017925

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

    Summary: WATER/MOISTURE IN COP WELLS - DTC P0301-P0308 - 3.9L ENGINE - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 5/1/2004. *TT

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  • TSB #18515

    NHTSA ID #10014703

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2005
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: MOISTURE IN STORAGE COMPARTMENT. *EH

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  • TSB #22114

    NHTSA ID #10013065

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 28 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: REMOVBLE ROOF AND CONVERTIBLE TOP. *EH

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  • TSB #15924

    NHTSA ID #637828

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

    Summary: CONCERNS REGARDING PAINT PROTECTION FROM REMOVABLE TOP. *TT

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STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

  • TSB #022114

    NHTSA ID #10013089

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

    Summary: WATER LEAK DIAGNOSIS - REMOVABLE ROOF AND CONVERTIBLE TOP - SERVICE TIP. *TT

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  • TSB #15806

    NHTSA ID #637532

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT SMALL AMOUNTS OF MOISTURE ENTERING THE CONVERTIBLE TOP STOWAGE COMPARTMENT EVEN THOUGH THE REMOVABLE HARD TOP ROOF IS INSTALLED. *TT

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  • TSB #15332

    NHTSA ID #630174

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO PULL DOWN, AND LATCH CONVERTIBLE TOP. *TT

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TIRES

  • TSB #15149

    NHTSA ID #624894

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES TIRE PRESSURE INFORMATION AND WRAP GUARD REMOVAL TIPS. *ET

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

  • TSB #16694

    NHTSA ID #10001941

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

    Summary: POWER SEAT FUNCTION - CONTACT REQUEST / DETROIT REGION. *TT *JB

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #17258

    NHTSA ID #10004912

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

    Summary: SQUEAKING NOISE WHEN SWITCHING CLIMATE CONTROL BETWEEN PANEL, FLOOR AND PANEL/FLOOR MODES. *TT

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  • TSB #0334

    NHTSA ID #10002481

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

    Summary: LACK OF COOLING FROM DRIVER AND/OR PASSENGER SIDE VENTS ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DUAL AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (DATC) ONLY. *TT

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  • TSB #02208

    NHTSA ID #10013060

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

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

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  • TSB #15900

    NHTSA ID #637785

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHISTLING OR BUZZING NOISE ORIGINATING FROM THE CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM WHEN THE BLOWER MOTOR IS RUNNING AT 2 OR 3 BAR SPEED. *TT

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #16045

    NHTSA ID #636243

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

    Summary: SOME 3.9L V8 ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0340 (CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR) STORED. *TT

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  • TSB #0256

    NHTSA ID #636049

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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  • TSB #01157

    NHTSA ID #623988

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

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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