TSB List for the 2002 Lincoln Town Car

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2002 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.

  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:CONTROLS/WIRING
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • COMMUNICATIONS:HORN ASSEMBLY
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • 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 #0361

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

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

    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 #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 #03256

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008278

      ENGINE-ROMEO BUILT 4.6L 2V-TICK NOISE FROM ENGINE-ENGINES BUILT BEFORE 9/17/2003. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #03164

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003118

      SOME VEHICLES, EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.6L 2V ENGINE, WITH AN ENGINE BUILD DATE PRIOR TO 8/29/03 MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE TICK NOISE THAT IS PRESENT AT ALL TEMPERATURES DURING IDLE. 2004 MODELS INCLUDED. Read More »

    • TSB #0322

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

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

    • TSB #16380

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008319

      SERVICE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET FOR 4.6L APPLICATIONS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #0254

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636045

      ON SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.6L ENGINE, THE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT MAY HYDROPLANE ON THE WATER PUMP PULLEY WHENTHE BELT IS SPLASHED WITH WATER. *TT Read More »

    • 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 »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #15893

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637773

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE ENGINE COOLING FAN. *TT Read More »

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

    • TSB #02M01

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10007207

      CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 02M01 SUPPLEMENT #4. CERTAIN FORD 2000 THROUGH 2003 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TUBE-MOUNTED EGR PRESSURE SENSOR - ADDITIONAL EGR PRESSURE SENSOR WARRANTY COVERAGE. *TT SUPPLEMENT #3. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER

    • TSB #0398

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

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

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #0258

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

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

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #17810

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008569

      TRANSMISSION FAILURE WHERE THERE IS A LARGE AMOUNT OF METAL OR DEBRIS IN THE PAN. *TT Read More »

    • 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 »

    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 »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START SWITCH

    • TSB #02136

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635994

      ON SOME VEHICLES, THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK MAY BE INOPERATIVE, NOW ALLOWING THE OPERATOR TO MOVE THE SHIFT LEVER FROM THE PARK POSITION. STOP LAMP OPERATION MAY ALSO BE AFFECTED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01181

      Date Announced:
      SEP 17, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #625715

      BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #06216

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2006
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014100

      LIMITED SLIP AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #18383

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013321

      AM/FM AND CELLULAR PHONE RECEPTION INTERFERENCE - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #04174

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10013116

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

    • TSB #04111

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008252

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

    • TSB #17828

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008573

      VARIOUS INTERMITTENT/CONSTANT ELECTRICAL CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #17533

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008105

      AIR BAG LIGHT ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B2477 - PROGRAMMABLE MODULE INSTALLATION (PMI) SERVICE TIP. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #03223

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

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

    • TSB #03203

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

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

    • TSB #03181

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

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • TSB #0245

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

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #17871

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008264

      MULTIPLE DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS UNDER ACCELERATION CAUSED BY IGNITION COIL. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #012113

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

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

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #16877

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10002595

      FRONT DOOR GLASS THAT MOVES SLOWLY OR BINDS - GLASS STOPS 1/2 WAY DOWN. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #15907

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637798

      SUBJECT REGARDING WIPER BLADE EDGE GUARD PROTECTORS. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:HEATER CORE

    • TSB #01156

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

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

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

    • TSB #041514

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011159

      REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #031501

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009321

      INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:REAR WINDOW

    • TSB #04189

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10014062

      REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #02134

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635990

      ILLUMINATED AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B2295 WITH LIGHT FLASHING CODE 22 (DRIVER SEAT SIDE AIR BAG CIRCUIT FAULT), OR LIGHT FLASHING CODE 23 (PASSENGER SEAT SIDE AIR BAG CIRCUIT FAULT). Read More »

    • TSB #15914

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #637811

      SUBJECT REGARDING AIR BAG WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B2290 / LAMP FAULT CODE 16. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15612

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630658

      CONCERNS WITH AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B2290/ LAMP FAULT CODE 16. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #15629

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #630677

      EXHBITING AN ILLUMINATED AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B2295 OR LIGHT FLASHING CODE 22. *TT Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #05310

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012954

      SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155551

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    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 #04251

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

      ALUMINUM CORROSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #0567

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10017901

      DOOR LOCKS BEING INOPERATIVE WHEN USING THE KEYPAD AND/OR REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) FOB - FUSE 2.30 OPENING INTERMITTENTLY. Read More »

    COMMUNICATIONS:HORN ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #041612

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10011171

      LOSS OF AUTOLOCK AND/OR RKE HORN CHIRP CONFIRMATION. * AR Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

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

    • TSB #18426

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2005
      NHTSA ID:
      #10012964

      AM FM AND CELLULAR PHONE RECEPTION INTERFERENCE . *EH Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #02208

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

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

    • TSB #15453

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #630560

      SOME VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP AN INOPERATIVE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR. *TT Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #0256

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

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

    • TSB #01157

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

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

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