TSB List for the 1997 Lincoln Town Car

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 Town Car are official communications between Lincoln & 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:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
  • SUSPENSION
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • 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:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • 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:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #98258

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603646

      A VIBRATION / NOISE FELT IN STEERING WHEEL ON RIGHT TURNS. Read More »

    • TSB #97090297185

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54071

      A VIBRATION/"BUZZING" NOISE MAY BE HEARD OR FELT IN THE STEERING WHEEL ON RIGHT TURNS. *YC Read More »

    STEERING:COLUMN LOCKING:ANTI-THEFT DEVICE

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #98111

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605572

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HARSH RIDE QUALITY OR EXCESSIVE ROAD FEEL THROUGH THE STEERING WHEEL WHILE GOING OVER SHARP BUMPS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97090297182

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54068

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A LEAN RIGHT CONDITION. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC0706961022

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50376

      LIGHT TO MODERATE AXLE NOISE (AXLE WHINE) AT 50 TO 65 MPH (80 TO 105 KPH) DURING ACCELS, DECELS OR CRUISE. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

    • TSB #985A2

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601001

      A SQUEALING AND / OR MOANING NOISE MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR BRAKES DURING LIGHT TO MEDIUM BRAKE APPLICATIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9812

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605557

      EXPERIENCING SQUEALING AND / OR MOANING NOISE FROM THE REAR BRAKES DURING LIGHT TO MEDIUM BRAKE APPLICATIONS. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:VACUUM:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

    • TSB #98B19S1

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609562

      OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 98B19-S1 - BRAKE LINE WEAR ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. CORRECTION TO ORIGINAL TECHNICAL INSTRUCTIONS REGARDING DIAMETER OF REPLACEMENT BRAKE LINES. YD 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 #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: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 »

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

    • TSB #12230

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615491

      ALL VEHICLES WITH ANTILOCK BRAKE MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #985A3

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601002

      THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM ( ABS ) MAY ACTIVATE UNDER FALSE ABS CONDITIONS. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC031A497020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51652

      INADVERTENT ABS ACTIVATION ON SMOOTH DRY PAVEMENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0314972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51423

      INADVERTENT ABS ACTIVATION ON SMOOTH DRY PAVEMENT. *JD Read More »

    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 #0222

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630628

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTAKE MANIFOLD CROSSOVER (FIRST RUNNER) COOLANT SEEPAGE CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #07212

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10023943

      SOME 1997-2008 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L 2V, 5.4L 2V, OR 6.8L 2V ENGINE--SPARK PLUG THREAD REPAIR PROCEDURE--NOT COVERED UNDER NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY. *NJ THIS INCLUDES F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS. UPDATED 2/23/10. Read More »

    • TSB #9947

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604763

      ENGINE EXPERIENCING ROUGHNESS AT IDLE DUE TO EXHAUST SYSTEM RESONANCE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9874

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

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

    • TSB #9816

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605565

      SOME VEHICLES MAY STALL DURING DECELERATION AND / OR TURNING WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) STORE IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *TT 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 #01205

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

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

    • TSB #15158

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #624571

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FEAD BELT JUMP-OFF TOSS. *YH 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 #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 #9947

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #604763

      ENGINE EXPERIENCING ROUGHNESS AT IDLE DUE TO EXHAUST SYSTEM RESONANCE. *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 #983107

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607401

      BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINES BEING ADDED TO THE FQR (FORD QUALITY RENEWAL) ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #983220

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607432

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN INTERMITTENT STALL WHEN STOPPED WITHIN THE FIRST MILE FOLLOWING A COLD START. *TT Read More »

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #8300

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613634

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BANG / POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. **MR Read More »

    • TSB #8300

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612724

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXIBIT A BANG POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #6728

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608448

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BANG POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13025

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610768

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BANG POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #985090

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613219

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF LOUD PING / CRACKLE FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL DOWN. *TT 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 #4715

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615254

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF LOUD PING / CRACKLE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL DOWN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #982676

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603574

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF LOUD PING / CRACKLE FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL DOWN. *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 »

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

    • TSB #03245

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008275

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0420 AND/OR P0430. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #05N04

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018959

      EXTENDED COVERAGE PROGRAM 05N04 - EXTENDED COVERAGE FOR COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIFOLD. THIS PROGRAM IS BEING PROVIDED AS A SETTLEMENT TO A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #976011

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #605804

      EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTY DIAGNOSING VEHICLES WITH EVAPORATIVE FUEL SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #CSP 08B04

      Date Announced:
      MAY 15, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026401

      FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 1992-2001 MODEL YEAR CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF WISCONSIN AND CONNECTICUT UPGRADE MODIFICATIONS FOR HIGH SPEED REAR IMPACTS. Read More »

    • TSB #012114

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627791

      PARTS AND PROCEDURE TO REDUCE THE POTENTIAL OF FUEL TANK PUNCTURES DURING RARE AND EXTREMELY HIGH-SPEED REAR IMPACTS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #14862

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619299

      INFORMATION ON REPLACING FUEL TANK STRAP BOLTS. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

    • TSB #96225

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

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

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #0398

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002780

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

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #CSP 08B04

      Date Announced:
      MAY 15, 2008
      NHTSA ID:
      #10026401

      FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 1992-2001 MODEL YEAR CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF WISCONSIN AND CONNECTICUT UPGRADE MODIFICATIONS FOR HIGH SPEED REAR IMPACTS. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #98410

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601271

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH SHUDDER OR VIBRATION. *YC Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #03261

      Date Announced:
      JAN 05, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008279

      NEW SERVICE PART - NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT - 4R70W TRANSMISSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • 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 #9996

      Date Announced:
      MAY 17, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606428

      EXPERIENCING A DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, PRIMARILY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS COLD ON VEHICLES WITH FORD QALITY REMANUFACTURED (FQR) 4R70W TRANSMISSION EXCHANGE UNITS WITH JULIAN BUILD BETWEEN 062-97 AND 040-99. Read More »

    • TSB #12298

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615543

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXHIBIT DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, PRIMARILY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS COLD. TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LIGHT (TCIL) MAY ALSO FLASH WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0782. Read More »

    • TSB #9888

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

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

    • TSB #9836

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600589

      INFORMATION CONCERNING VIBRATION-SHUDDER UNDER LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION ABOVE 56 KM/H (35MPH) IN 3RD OR 4RD GEAR- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AODE OR 4R70W TRANSMISSION. Read More »

    • TSB #97511

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

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

    • TSB #BC3091970225

      Date Announced:
      FEB 25, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51693

      INSTRUCTIONS FOR DIAGNOSING DTC P0446. *TW Read More »

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

    • TSB #042107

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014086

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

    • TSB #04217

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

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

    • TSB #00E11

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619150

      SERVICE ACTION 00E11, SUPPLEMENT #1 - UPDATE INFORMATION REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97090297183

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #54069

      EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL). *YC Read More »

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

    • TSB #9773

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51910

      VIBRATION- SHUDDER OR VIBRATION UNDER LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION ABOVE 56 KM/H (35 MPH) WHILE IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AODE OR 4R70W TRANSMISSION. *JD 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 »

    • TSB #002310

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616522

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

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #9887

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601237

      EXPERIENCING A TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH SHUDDER OR VIBRATION. *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 »

    • TSB #BC0810961011

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50412

      VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AODE OR 4R70W TRANS HAS A CONCERN OF SHUDDER FROM THE TRANSMISSION TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR OR DURING 3-4 SHIFT. *TT Read More »

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

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #BC5197961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50474

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED W/ A LOW TRANSAXLE FLUID LEVEL. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #03203

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

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

    • TSB #17310

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10004951

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0420 (CATALYST SYSTEM EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD - BANK 1) AND/OR P0430 (CATALYST SYSTEM EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD - BANK 2). Read More »

    • 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 »

    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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #98223

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603712

      SOME VEHICLES MAY STALL WHEN DECELERATING OR TURNING WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES ( DTCS ) STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *YC 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 #9755

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51935

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL)- MIL ILLUMINATION- DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0446 STORED IN MEMORY. *JD Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE

    • 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 »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #12219

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615480

      FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH LIGHTING CONTROL MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #BC3274970207

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51872

      REPLACEMENT HEADLAMP BULBS - SEVERAL AFTERMARKET COMPANIES ARE OFFERING REPLACEMENT BULBS WITH A HIGHER WATTAGE THAT ARE NOT DOT APPROVED - SOLD WITH DISCLAIMER OF "FOR OFF-ROAD USE ONLY" - THE BULBS DRAW MORE CURRENT THAN THE OEM BULBS ... Read More »

    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:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #13400

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092191

      SOME CARS EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY INSTALLED MOONROOF MAY EXHIBIT A BOOMING OR BUFFETING NOISE WHILE TRAVELING AT SPEEDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH WHEN THE MOONROOF IS OPEN. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #7312

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #609598

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY INSTALLED MOONROOF MAY EXHIBIT A BOOMING OR BUFFETING NOISE WHILE TRAVELING AT SPEEDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH WHEN THE MOONROOF IS OPEN. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

    • TSB #02107

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636080

      TRANSFER SERVICE TIPS FOR THE FRONT WIPER MOTOR MOUNT BRACKET AND DEPRESSED PARK OUTPUT ARM. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #982320

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603780

      SOME VEHICLES WITH A VERY LOW ODOMETER READING MAY EXPERIENCE A LACK TEMPERATURE CONTROL. *YC Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

    • TSB #8136

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612324

      SUBJECT PERTAINING TO HEATED BACKGLASS REPAIR PROCESSES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13868

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612468

      INFORMATION REGARDING HEATED BACKGLASS REPAIR PROCESSES. *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 »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #0531

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2007
      NHTSA ID:
      #10018074

      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 05B31 - INFORMATION ONLY. A POSSIBILITY THAT DURING A HIGH SPEED / HIGH ENERGY REAR COLLISION, CERTAIN COMPONENTS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF PUNCTURING THE FUEL TANK ON VEHICLES WITH LIMO PREP PACKAGE LIMO ... Read More »

    • TSB #982323

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

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

    • TSB #9831

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600585

      REPAIRS TO VINYL COVERED SURFACES. *YC 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 #12223

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615484

      FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH DRIVERS DOOR MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98163

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

      LOCKS FAILED. YD Read More »

    • TSB #9712

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51357

      INTERIOR DOOR TRIM PANEL PUSH PIN ATTACHMENT METHOD IS NOT ROBUST ENOUGH FOR FREQUENT SERVICING. *JD Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #9846

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601265

      SOME VEHICLES MAY STALL WHEN DECELERATING OR WHEN TURNING WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES ( DTCS) STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *YC 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 »

    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 »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #12224

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615485

      FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH DRIVERS SEAT MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT Read More »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #98-4804

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607214

      SOME 1995-1999 CROWN VICTORIA/GRAND MARQUIS/ CONTINENTAL, 1995-1997TOWN CAR AND 1997-1998 MARK VIII EQIPPED WITH REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY, MAY EXHIBIT CONCERNS WITH INTERIOR LIGHTS TURNING ON AND THEN OFF WHILE PARKED. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #00E11

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616814

      SERVICE ACTION BULLETIN REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #996785

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608473

      VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A CELLULAR PHONE MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION IN WHICH THE CELLULAR PHONE DOES NOT RING WHEN RECEIVING INCOMING CALLS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13057

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091852

      CONCERNS WITH CELLULAR PHONES NOT RINGING WHEN RECEIVING CALLS. *TT Read More »

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

    • 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 »

    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 #00213

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618546

      SUBJECT REGARDING CLIMATE CONTROL - EATC - BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL SERVICE TIPS. *JB 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 #9863

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601311

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT NO TEMPERATURE CONTROL AND/OR A CLICKING NOISE HEARD COMING FROM BEHIND THE INSTRUMENT PANEL NEAR THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT. *YC 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 »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #01157

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

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

    • TSB #14370

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #618614

      INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING REMOTES AFTER DRIVER DOOR MODULE REPLACEMENT. *JB Read More »

    • TSB #99234

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090131

      INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING A VEHICLE WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442 AND P0455 STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99185

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090055

      VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 3/15/1997 AND 12/31/1998 AND WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXPERIENCE DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0782 STORED IN MEMORY. 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 #98259

      Date Announced:
      DEC 21, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603647

      SOME VINYL COVERED ITEMS SUCH AS DASH PANELS, DOOR TRIM PANELS, CONSOLES, ETC., MAY EXHIBIT A SMALL DENT, SCUFF, ABRASION AND/ OR DISCOLORATION RESULTING FROM ASSEMBLY, TRANSIT, DEALER PREP AND/OR CUSTOMER USAGE. Read More »

    • TSB #12226

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615487

      FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE AND / OR TRANSMITTER (KEYFOB) REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE OR KEYFOB. Read More »

    • TSB #4619

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615157

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH EVAPORATIVE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442, P0455 SET. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9847

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601266

      SUBJECT REGARDING REVISED REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #090308

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607711

      MIL LIGHT ON WITH EVAPORATIVE DTC P0442, P0455 Read More »

    • TSB #9768

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

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

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