2001 Lincoln Continental

50 Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

TSB List for the 2001 Lincoln Continental

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SUSPENSION:FRONT

  • TSB #17094

    NHTSA ID #10003184

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

    Summary: RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT

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  • TSB #16710

    NHTSA ID #10001950

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

    Summary: RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT *JB

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

  • TSB #02176

    NHTSA ID #10008580

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

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #041601

    NHTSA ID #10018745

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

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

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #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 #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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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #02135

    NHTSA ID #635992

    • Date Announced: JULY 08 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: HESITATION, BUCK OR SURGE DURING A STEADY STATE OPERATION AT 40-60 MPH (64-96 KM/H). *TT

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  • TSB #0214

    NHTSA ID #630001

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 21 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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

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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 #01209

    NHTSA ID #627955

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HESITATION, STUMBLE OR STALL DURING LOW SPEED PARKING MANEUVERS OR AFTER RELEASING THE THROTTLE FOLLOWING OPERATION OF THE TRACTION ASSIST SYSTEM. *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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  • TSB #0147

    NHTSA ID #619424

    • Date Announced: MARCH 05 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE OIL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE IN 2001 VEHICLES - SAE 5W-20 MOTOR OIL. *TT

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FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

  • TSB #0398

    NHTSA ID #10002780

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

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

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #17358

    NHTSA ID #10008183

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

    Summary: 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

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  • TSB #15820

    NHTSA ID #637556

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AX4N/4F50N TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A SHUDDER DURING A 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

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  • TSB #15370

    NHTSA ID #630351

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK. *TT

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  • TSB #15392

    NHTSA ID #630356

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PARK PULLOUT CLUNK NOISE WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO ANOTHER GEAR POSITION. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #15559

    NHTSA ID #630095

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

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING SHUDDER WHILE IN REVERSE. *YH

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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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  • TSB #04217

    NHTSA ID #10013369

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

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

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  • TSB #14918

    NHTSA ID #620183

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

    Summary: THIS BULLETIN STATES THAT ON SOME VEHICLES (INCLUDING 2002 BLACKWOOD) A BATTERY DISCONNECT OR PARAMETER RESET IS REQUIRED DURING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (VIC / HEC / ICM) REPLACEMENT. *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:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

  • TSB #03123

    NHTSA ID #10002684

    • Date Announced: JUNE 23 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH

  • TSB #01181

    NHTSA ID #625715

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 17 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

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POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #15059

    NHTSA ID #621059

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

    Summary: CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A AX4N / 4F50N TRANSAXLE EXHIBITING A SHUDDER DURING A 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

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  • TSB #14920

    NHTSA ID #620184

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

    Summary: SUBJECT REGARDING AX4N TRANSAXLE DIAGNOSTIC PINT POINT TEST C3 ERROR. *TT

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  • TSB #14911

    NHTSA ID #620222

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AX4N OR 4F50N TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A FLUID LEAK FROM THE MAIN CONTROL COVER AREA. *TT

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  • TSB #01T01

    NHTSA ID #619444

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

    Summary: SPECIAL SERVICE INSTRUCTION FOR AX4N TRANSAXLE INSPECTION / REPLACEMENT ON CERTAIN 2001 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #18383

    NHTSA ID #10013321

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

    Summary: AM/FM AND CELLULAR PHONE RECEPTION INTERFERENCE - SERVICE TIP. *TT

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  • 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 #17899

    NHTSA ID #10008272

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

    Summary: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH MULTIPLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

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  • TSB #03203

    NHTSA ID #10004886

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 13 2003
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *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 #14974

    NHTSA ID #622781

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD, INTERIOR LIGHTS STAYING ON OR TURNING ON BY THEMSELVES, ERRATIC CYCLING OF THE DOOR LOCK ACTUATORS OR A HARD START / NO-START DUE TO A DISCHARGED BATTERY (DUE TO INTERIOR LIGHTS

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  • TSB #14997

    NHTSA ID #622813

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD, INTERIOR LIGHTS STAYING ON OR TURNING ON BY THEMSELVES, ERRATIC CYCLING OF THE DOOR LOCK ACTUATORS OR A HARD START / NO-START DUE TO A DISCHARGED BATTERY (DUE TO INTERIOR LIGHTS

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #0245

    NHTSA ID #636065

    • Date Announced: MARCH 04 2002
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

  • TSB #012113

    NHTSA ID #627774

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

    Summary: 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 CONTROL

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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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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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  • TSB #02236

    NHTSA ID #10008314

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

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

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

  • TSB #04189

    NHTSA ID #10014062

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

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

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SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

  • TSB #042421

    NHTSA ID #10014138

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

    Summary: SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

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SEAT BELTS:FRONT:WARNING LIGHT/DEVICES

  • TSB #0125

    NHTSA ID #619147

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2001
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SEAT BELT WARNING SYSTEM - BELT REMINDER FUNCTION, OPERATION AND SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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

  • TSB #18426

    NHTSA ID #10012964

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

    Summary: AM FM AND CELLULAR PHONE RECEPTION INTERFERENCE . *EH

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • 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 #15889

    NHTSA ID #637765

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

    Summary: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (EATC) WILL NOT CYCLE THE AI CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR WHEN THE FLOOR MODE IS SELECTED. *TT

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UNKNOWN OR OTHER

  • TSB #01157

    NHTSA ID #623988

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

    Summary: INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

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  • TSB #14427

    NHTSA ID #620445

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

    Summary: VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION AND MULTIPLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES, MOSTLY TRANSMISSION RELATED, STORED IN MEMORY. THE TCIL LAMP WILL ALSO FLASH. *TT

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