TSB List for the 1996 Mercury Cougar

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Cougar are official communications between Mercury & 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
  • SUSPENSION
  • 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, 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:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • 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:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • TSB #98216

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603669

      A STEERING WHEEL MOVEMENT FELT WHEN DRIVING OVER ROUGH SURFACES. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #BC3281970206

      Date Announced:
      FEB 06, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51877

      VEHICLES EXHIBIT A PULL WHILE BRAKING - CHECK FOR KINKED BRAKE LINES , REPLACE IF NECESSARY - REPLACE LOWER ARM AND STRUT BUSHINGS ON THE SIDE THE VEHICLE PULL TO. *TW 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 #985A18

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601018

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT BRAKE ROUGHNESS (BRAKE PEDAL PULSATION, STEERING WHEEL SHAKE AND / OR NIBBLE) UNDER LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATIONS FROM 105 TO 0 KM/H (65 TO 0 MPH). *YC 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 #BC0704961022

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50374

      BRAKE WARNING INDICATOR STAYS ON RED IN CLUSTER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96222

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

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

    • TSB #9673

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613326

      INFORMATION STATING THAT THE REAR BRAKES ON VEHICLES WITHOUT THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) WERE CHANGED ON 11/18/95 FROM DRUM BRAKES TO DISC BRAKES. *TT 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 »

    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, 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 »

    • TSB #99B29

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #612219

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE ENGINE COOLANT LEAKS AT THE ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM PROVIDING REPLACEMENT OF THE ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99207

      Date Announced:
      OCT 04, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089651

      SUBJECT ON ENGINE COOLANT LEAKING INTO THE ENGINE OIL ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13186

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090542

      INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT COVER & WATER PUMP BOLTS-TORQUE VALVE REVISION/3.8-4.2L. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #99131

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606484

      CONCERNS WITH ENGINE COOLANT LEAKING INTO ENGINE OIL ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97050110617

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52896

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE ILLUMINATION OF THE ENGINE COOLING INDICATOR LIGHT. *TW Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • 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 #99B29#1

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613562

      INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACMENT OF ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. **MR Read More »

    • TSB #6996

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090309

      INFORMATION REGARDING A CHANGE IN THE TORQUE VALUES OF THE ENGINE FRONT COVER WATER PUMP BOLTS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9874

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

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

    • TSB #983224

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607436

      SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE WATER CONTAMINATION IN THE AIR FILTER AND / OR THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR. *TT 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 #BC0990961021

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50442

      INFORMATION ON ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE OIL PAN, FRONT COVER &/OR THE FRONT & REAR CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL. *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 #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 #4643

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615181

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN RPM FLARE ON A FORCED 4/2 DOWNSHIFT. ADDITIONALLY, THE COMMANDED ELECTRONIC PRESSURE CONTROL IS AT APPROMATELY 10 PSI. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #983108

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607402

      EFFECTIVE MARCH 2, 1998M3.8L ENGINE ASSEMBLY IS ADDED TO FQR(FORD QUALITY RENEWAL) ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. *AK Read More »

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #BC3243970210

      Date Announced:
      FEB 10, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51865

      ENGINE COOLING LIGHT ON - POSSIBLE OIL LEAK AT UPPER JAM NUT ON THE UPPER TRANSMISSION COOLER LINE. *TW Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • 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 #BC0407961115

      Date Announced:
      NOV 15, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50753

      INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED PARTS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0490961112

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50763

      INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED COMPONENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC9714961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50860

      DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR SERVICING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION PURGE FLOW SYSTEM. *TW 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 »

    • TSB #9834

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600588

      AIR INLET-WATER IN AIR INLET ELBOW-MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATES DUE TO WATER CONTAMINATION OF AIR FILTER AND/OR MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR (MAF)- VEHICLE SWITH 4.6L ENGINE. *AK Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

    • TSB #97M91

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605621

      INFORMATION REGARDING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD MALFUNCTIONS. *TT 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 #9943

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

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

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #996041

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606956

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD TO SHIFT CONDITION IN COLD WEATHER. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #11760

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615262

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN RPM FLARE ON A FORCED 4/2 DOWNSHIFT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9717

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51362

      THERE MAY BE DELAYED ENGAGEMENTS FROM "PARK" TO "REVERSE" OR "PARK" TO "OVERDRIVE" AND/OR DELAYED 1-2 SHIFTS OR ROUGH 3-4 SHIFTS- THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE CALIBRATION OF THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE. Read More »

    • TSB #BC9686961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50544

      REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES EXPERIENCING A DELAYED 1-2 &/OR ROUGH 3-4 SHIFTS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96711

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613332

      SOME 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS WERE BUILT WITH A UNIQUE CASE AND REQUIRE A SPACER TO BE INSTALLED BETWEEN THE LOW / REVERSE SERVO COVER AND RETAINING RING. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #97510

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51944

      TRANSMISSION- 4R70W- DELAYED 1-2 SHIFT AND/OR ROUGH 3-4 SHIFTS- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ENGINE BUILT THROUGH 6/24/96. *JD 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 #9888

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

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

    • TSB #97511

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

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

    • TSB #BC0226970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51082

      ERRATIC SHIFTHING OF THE TRANSMISSION. *JD 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 »

    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 #0019

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612301

      INFORMATION REGARDING SEVERAL INTERNAL CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED ON THE MRX-75 TRANSAXLE TO IMPROVE SHIFT EFFORTS. *MJS 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 #BC9691961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50549

      PROCEDURE FOR THE ABS 'AMBER LIGHT' COMES ON. *TT Read More »

    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 »

    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 #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 »

    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 »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH

    • TSB #02176

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008580

      LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ Read More »

    • TSB #BC0705961022

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50375

      BRAKE EXTERIOR LIGHTS STAY ON (TAIL & HIGH MOUNT STOP LIGHT). *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #BC0471961114

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50754

      CONCERN OF A POP NOISE FROM THE POWER WINDOW MECHANISM WHEN THE WINDOW REACHES FULL UP OR FULL DOWN POSITION. *TW Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #12098

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613082

      SOME VEHICLES WITH NON-FUNCTIONAL WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY REQUIRE WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #985111

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613261

      SOME VEHICLES WITH NON-FUNCTIONAL WINDSHIELD WIPERS MAY REQUIRE WIPER MOTOR REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

    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

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #99-8-15

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

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

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • 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 »

    TIRES

    • TSB #9852

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

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

    • TSB #9753

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51933

      VIBRATION- TIRES- VIBRATION FELT WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS- VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/20/96 EQUIPPED WITH 16 INCH GOODYEAR TIRES. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0059961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50820

      DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES FOR CORRECTING VEHICLE DRIFT WHEN VEHICLE IS EQUIPPED WITH 15" OR 16" TIRES. *TW 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:RECLINER

    • TSB #BC9687961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50545

      PROCEDURE FOR REPAIR VEHICLES WITH THE CARPET ON THE BACK OF THE SEAT CUSHION SHOWING. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #BC9688961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50546

      INFORMATION FOR WHEN DIAGNOSING CONCERNS W/ FACTORY INSTALLED CELLULAR PHONES. *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 »

    • 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 »

    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 #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 #96226

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50945

      AIR CONDITIONING - COMPRESSOR FAILURE - INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF REFRIGERANT OIL. *TW 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 #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 #BC2364970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52812

      INSTRUCTIONS FOR REMOVING AND REINSTALLING A LOOSE FENDER CLADDING. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9768

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

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

    • TSB #BC3342973101

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51702

      EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE 4.6L 2V ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR THE VEHICLE IS AVAILABLE AS A FORD QUALITY RENEWAL ASSEMBLY. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC3342972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51442

      4.6L 2V ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR VEHICLES IS AVAILABLE AS A FORD QUALITY RENEWAL ASSEMBLY. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1023597230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51602

      EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY THE 4.6L 2V ENGINE ASSEMBLY FOR THE VEHICLE IS AVAILABLE AS A FORD QUALITY RENEWAL ASSEMBLY. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1023897230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51604

      VEHICLE EXHIBITS A PULL WHILE BRAKING, FOLLOW PROCEDURES OUTLINED IN 06-00-4 & PINPOINT TEST "A" ON 06-00-5 OF THE 1997 SERVICE MANUAL. *JD Read More »

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