TSB List for the 1986 Mercury Sable

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1986 Sable 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:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS
  • TIRES
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #BC9584961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50503

      INFORMATION FOR CONCERNS OF GRUNT OR GROAN DURING WHEEL RETURN FROM FULL RIGHT TURN. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #9511

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #39127

      PREMATURE WEAR ON THE INNER EDGES OF REAR TIRES. *TW Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:MACPHERSON STRUT

    • TSB #94243

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1994
      NHTSA ID:
      #37756

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLICKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT STRUTS. *TW Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #BC8890950401

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #3031400

      UNKNOWN Read More »

    • TSB #9556

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #39880

      PREMATURE WEAR ON INNER EDGES OF REAR TIRES MAY BE CAUSED BY REAR CAMBER AND TOE SETTINGS THAT ARE NOT WITHIN SPECIFICATION. *TW 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 »

    • TSB #BC8890950401

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #3031400

      UNKNOWN Read More »

    • TSB #9562

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #39900

      ROUGHNESS CONCERN DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. *TW Read More »

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

    • 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 »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #01124

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622665

      ON SOME VEHICLES, ENGINE OIL MAY CONTINUE TO LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET AREA AFTER AN ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9874

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

      A NEW SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT. *YC 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 #9743

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51682

      BLOWER MOTOR- "CHIRP" OR "SQUEAK" FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #99183

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090051

      SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #9864

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601312

      INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #9523

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #39119

      ERRATIC DISTANCE-TO-EMPTY AND FUEL GAUGE READINGS. *TW Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • 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 #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 #BC9683961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50542

      PROCEDURE FOR UPDATING THE CALIBRATION FROM R-11 TO R-12 FOR STALLING ON DECEL & MISFIRE CODES ON 3.0L VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC8890950401

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #3031400

      UNKNOWN Read More »

    • TSB #BC0270950103

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #37891

      SOME AXOD CHAIN COVERS WERE OVERDRILLED IN THE OVERDRIVE SERVO APPLY CIRCUIT, CAUSING THE OVERDRIVE BAND TO BE APPLIED AT ALL TIMES. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • 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 #95157

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45937

      THE TORQUE CONVERTER IDENTIFICATION CODES HAVE BEEN REVISED AS OF 3/1/95. *SD Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

    • TSB #982675

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603573

      A REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH INNER SEAL FOR THE AXOD, AXODE, AX4S & AX4N TRANSAXLE IS AVAILABLE WITH IMPROVED SEALING AND REDUCED CHANCE OF THE SEAL ROLLING DURING INSTALLATION. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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: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

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #96221

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50940

      WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS - FOG/FILM. *TW 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 »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR

    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #9832

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600586

      FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS MADE OF XENOY PLASTIC HAVE HAD THE CONDUCTIVE PRIMER REMOVED FROM SERVICE PARTS. *YC 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • 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 #9848

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601269

      ANNOUNCING THE FORD OEM AIR CONDITIONING RETROFIT KIT AVAILABILITY. *YC Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #01157

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

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

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