TSB List for the 1997 Mercury Tracer

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1997 Tracer 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:REAR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
  • 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:DIESEL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
  • FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
  • POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • AIR BAGS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • INTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK
  • EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #97050110606

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52886

      THE POWER STEERING TRANSDUCER IS NOW AVAILABLE AS A SERVICEABLE COMPONENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC2231970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52772

      THE POWER STEERING TRANSDUCER IS NOW RELEASED AS A SERVICEABLE COMPONENT. *TW Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT

    • TSB #982037

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607361

      INITIAL PRINTING OF 1997 SERVICE MANUAL CONTAINED INCORRECT ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS.GN Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #14993

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622804

      SOME VEHICLES PRODUCED THROUGH JULY 1999 MAY EXHIBIT REAR SUSPENSION SPRING FAILURE WITH NO RESULTING OPERATIONAL CONCERN. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

    • TSB #02176

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

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

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #0069

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612922

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GRINDING NOISE WHILE BRAKING, BRAKE DRAG AND/OR UNEVEN FRONT BRAKE PAD WEAR MAY OCCUR. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #7369

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610796

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GRINDING NOISE, OR GREATER THAN NORMAL BRAKE ROUGHNESS, WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES IMMEDIATELY AFTER INSTALLING MOTORCRAFT FRONT BRAKE PAD PART NUMBER BR-18 (XU2Z-2V001-RA). Read More »

    • TSB #13421

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #609692

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GRINDING NOISES, OR GREATER THAN NORMAL BRAKE ROUGHNESS WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES IMMEDIATELY AFTER INSTALLING MOTORCRAFT BR-18 FRONT BRAKE PAD. *TT Read More »

    • 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 #99810

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606411

      EXHIBITING A CLICKING NOISE HEARD WHILE APPLYING THE BRAKES AFTER CHANGING VEHICLE DIRECTION ON SOME VEHICLES. *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 »

    • TSB #BC0770961015

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50403

      DIAGNOSING VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT THE SYMPTOM OF BRAKE DRAG. *TT Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

    • TSB #13214

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090586

      INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE CALIPER PIN CORROSION. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #7076

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090426

      INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE CALIPER PIN CORROSION. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #5264

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615385

      INFORMATION CONCERNING CLICK NOISE FROM FRONT CALIPERS DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. *TT 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 #12216

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615477

      THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THAT FOR 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. Read More »

    • TSB #BC3352972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51445

      VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT AN ABS WARNING LIGHT AND NO DIAGNOSTIC CODES SHOULD BE INSPECTED FOR A POOR ELECTRICAL GROUND AT G-302. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1023197230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51597

      ABS WARNING LIGHT AND NO DIAGNOSTIC CODES SHOULD BE INSPECTED FOR A POOR ELECTRICAL GROUND AT G-302. *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 #13494

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #610906

      SOME VEHICLES WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A LACK OF HEAT AND TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING COLD. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #996877

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608808

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHBIT A LACK OF HEAT AND TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING COLD. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #031515

      Date Announced:
      AUG 04, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003194

      IDLE VIBRATION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY. *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 #97612

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51994

      NOISE- "BUZZING" NOISE HEARD FROM INSTRUMENT PANEL AREA FOR 3 SECONDS AFTER IGNITION SWITCH IS TURNED OFF AND/OR AT ENGINE IDLE SPEED ON DECELERATION WHILE DRIVING- VEHICLES WITH 2.0L ENGINE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC9666961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50527

      2.5L DURATEC ENGINE EXCHANGES NO LONGER INCLUDE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE COMPONENT, OIL LEVEL INDICATOR, WATER PUMP BELT/TENSIONER, EGR TUBE, LINKSHAFT BRACKET OR EXHAUST MANIFOLDS. *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 #0059

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612956

      SUBJECT CONCERNING THE IDLE-VIBRATION- 2.0L AND ZETEC ENGINES- SERVICE TIP. *MJS 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 #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 #982017

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603702

      EXPERIENCING " SQUEAKING " AND / OR " RATTLING " NOISES MAY OCCUR DURING DIFFERENT DRIVING CHARACTERISTICS AND FROM VARYING POINTS ON THE VEHICLE. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #11769

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615270

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION DURING HOT WEATHER ONCE THE ENGINE HAS THOROUGHLY WARMED UP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9811473

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613383

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOME CONCERN OF STEADY OR INTERMITTENT MISS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300 AND P0304. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #980316

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603509

      CONDITION REGARDING THE ENGINE MISFIRE CODE ( DTC P0304 ). *YC Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #BC3431972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51464

      THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER KIT INSTRUCTION SHEET #7000 HAS A MISPRINT ON INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION #8. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1020297230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51562

      ENGINE BLOCK HEATER KIT (#F7CZ-6D008-AA) INSTRUCTION SHEET #7000 HAS A MISPRINT ON INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION #8. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #13107

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091913

      CONCERNS WITH LACK OF HEAT / THERMOSTAT CONTAMINATION. *TT 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 #BC0300970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51103

      MIL LIGHT ON WITH DTC'S P0443 AND P1443. *JD 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 #12295

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615541

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON, STALL AT TIP-IN FROM IDLE, ENGINE HESITATION, AND / OR SURGE CAUSED BY THE MASS AIR FLOW (MAF) SENSOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #982310

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603724

      MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #981512

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609551

      A DIRECT REPLACEMENT PART FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY. AK Read More »

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

    • TSB #9744

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51686

      EXHAUST- EXHAUST NOISE FROM BEHIND INSTRUMENT PANEL OR REAR OF ENGINE- 2.0L VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 9/1/96. *JD 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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #9943

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

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

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #BC0760961016

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50396

      WAVE SPRING LOCATED UNDER THE FORWARD ONE-WAY CLUTCH IN NO LONGER ONE PIECE. IT HAS BEEN 'SPLIT'. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #12834

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6092004

      BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #11526

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613790

      THE WORKSHOP MANUAL REFERENCE TO TRANSMISSION FLUID TEMPERATURE SENSOR RESISTANCE IS INCORRECT. THIS BULLETIN LIST THE CORRECT RESISTANCE. *TT Read More »

    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 #6416

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606838

      BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID APPEARANCE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12594

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605317

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TR). *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 #BC2430970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52833

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLIGHT DELAY FROM PARK-TO-REVERSE AND PARK-TO-DRIVE AFTER BEING PARKED FOR A LENGTHY PERIOD OF TIME. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #97511

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

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

    • TSB #BC3204970214

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51804

      HARSH SHIFTS AND/OR HARSH ENGAGEMENT ACCOMPANIED BY DTC'S 628 OR P0741. *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 #6932

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090273

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MIL ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13160

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091974

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGER SENSOR (TRS). *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT

    • TSB #BC3432972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51465

      VEHICLES EXHIBIT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFTER ISSUES RESULTING IN EITHER THE INABILITY TO REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY FORM THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER, OR INABILITY TO MOVE THE SHIFTER OUT OF "PARK. Read More »

    • TSB #BC1020397230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51563

      VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFTER ISSUES RESULTING IN EITHER THE INABILITY TO REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY FROM THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER, OR INABILITY TO MOVE THE SHIFTER OUT OF "PARK". 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 »

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

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT

    • TSB #BC0540961107

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50779

      VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A "CLICK" NOISE FROM THE AREA OF THE FRONT CV JOINTS WHILE SHIFTING BETWEEN DRIVE AND REVERSE. *TW Read More »

    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 #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 #11518

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613779

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONCERNS CREATED BY WATER INGESTION INTO THE INTEGRATED RELAY CONTROL MODULE (IRCM). *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 #982534

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603554

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF STEADY OR INTERMITTENT MISS WITH DTCS P0300 AND P0304. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A SPREAD ELECTRICAL TERMINAL IN CONNECTORS AT INJECTOR. Read More »

    • TSB #9811340

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607510

      INFORMATION ON REPLACING THE WIRING HARNESS ON SOME VEHICLES. *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:FRONT UNDERHOOD

    • TSB #BC3080970226

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51683

      INTERMITTENT MIL LIGHTS MAY BE DUE TO CHAFING OF THE INJECTOR WIRE HARNESS. *TW Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #9811345

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607515

      ENGINEERING IS INVESTGATING VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CONDITION IN WHICH THE IGNITION KEY IS DIFFICULT TO TURN AND / OR DIFFICULT TO REMOVE THE FROM THE SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH

    • TSB #9861

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601309

      DIFFICULTIES REMOVING KEY FROM IGNITION ON SOME VEHICLES. *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 #97050110628

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52907

      FUEL DIAGNOSTICS WERE COMPUTER EXHIBITS DTC 300. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC105139705

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52850

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MIL (MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP) AND DTC (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE) P1443 STORED IN MEMORY WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TW 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 #983218

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603600

      ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING IF ANY HEADLAMP CONCERNS EXIST FOR SOME VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #BC3218970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52848

      ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING IF ANY HEADLAMP CONCERNS EXIST FOR 97 ESCORT/TRACER. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1030797020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51764

      HEADLAMP CONCERN. *JD 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 WIPER/WASHER

    • TSB #983162

      Date Announced:
      SEP 22, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #607418

      CONCERNS WITH PAINT STAINS ON THE HOOD WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY WINDSHIELD WASHER SOLVENT LEAKING FROM THE WINDSHIELD WASHER JETS WHILE DRIVING. *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 »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #981520

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609560

      INTEGRATED AIR BAG MONITOR REPLACEMENT SERVICE KIT. YD Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    • TSB #04V09

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2004
      NHTSA ID:
      #10009870

      TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN SERVICE REPLACEMENT SEATBELT RETRACTORS (DRIVER'S SIDE FRONT RETRACTOR IN GRAY) MANUFACTURED IN DECEMBER 2002 AND SOLD AS A SERVICE REPLACEMENT PART BETWEEN DECEMBER 2002 AND JULY 2004. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #9831

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

      REPAIRS TO VINYL COVERED SURFACES. *YC Read More »

    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 »

    • TSB #BC0131970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51037

      VEHICLES HAVING A WATER LEAK CONCERN UNDER THE DRIVE AND/OR PASSENGER FRONT SEATS. *JD 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 »

    INTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #9819

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605569

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT OPERATION OR INOPERATIVE INTERIOR DOME LAMP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC0265970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51100

      EXHIBITING AN AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT. DTC 13 OR 51. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0267970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51102

      THE CARGO/TRUNK LAMP LENS/COVER HAS BEEN DELETED AS OF 10/1/96. *JD Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #12294

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615540

      SUBJECT REGARDING THE NGS FUEL ECONOMY TEST. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #5381

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615454

      BRIEF INFORMATION STATING THAT THE NGS FUEL ECONOMY TEST ON SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. *TT Read More »

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

    • TSB #8316

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612739

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COMPACT DISC CHANGER MAY EXHIBIT A 6 DISC CD CHANGER THAT IS NOT EJECTING THE MAGAZINE OR IS NOT RESPONDING TO COMMAND FROM THE RADIO. Read More »

    • 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 #BC3340973101

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51700

      THE RADIO WIRE HARNESS SHORTED TO GROUND AT THE RADIO CHASSIS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC3340972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51440

      RADIO WIRE HARNESS SHORTED TO GROUND AT THE RADIO CHASSIS. *JD Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:CARRIER/RACK

    • TSB #BC3514972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51499

      ROOF RACK CROSS BAR WAS REVISED TO ELIMINATE THE ADHESIVE STRIP ON THE BOTTOM SURFACE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1018097230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51535

      THE ROOF RACK CROSS BAR WAS REVISED TO ELIMINATE THE ADHESIVE STRIP ON THE BOTTOM SURFACE. *JD Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

    • TSB #985A12

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601010

      RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *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 #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 #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 #0291

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #636089

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0300 THROUGH P0304 STORED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01157

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

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

    • TSB #6934

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090277

      CONCERNS WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13162

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091978

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744. *TT 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 #98204

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603689

      A PORTION OF FOAM TAPE AT THE WINDSHIELD AND INSTRUMENT PANEL (I/P) MAY BE STICKING OUT ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #11525

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613789

      INFORMATION ON THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEMS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #983103

      Date Announced:
      FEB 24, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607394

      CONDITIONS WITH CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDERNEATH THE LEFT / RIGHT COWL SIDE TRIM PANEL. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9768

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

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

    • TSB #BC0014972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51391

      VEHICLES BUILT THRU 6/96 MAY EXHIBIT A "BUZZING" NOISE FROM THE DASH PANEL AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 SECONDS AFTER THE IGNITION IS SWITCHED OFF. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1016697020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51234

      VEHICLES BUILT THRU 6/96 MAY EXHIBIT A "BUZZING" NOISE FORM THE DASH PANEL AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 SECONDS AFTER THE IGNITON IS SWITCHED OFF. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0014970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51014

      VEHICLES BUILT THRU 6/96 MAY EXHIBIT A "BUZZING" NOISE FROM THE DASH PANEL AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 SECONDS AFTER THE IGNITION IS SWITCHED OFF. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0181970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51050

      INITIAL PRINTING OF THE 1997 SERVICE MANUAL CONTAINED INCORRECT ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9623A1

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50920

      1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - COMMON LOCATIONS OF INTERMITTENT VISUAL CONCERNS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9623A2

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50921

      1997 ESCORT/TRACER ELECTRICAL INTERMITTENT - INSPECTION AREAS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9623A3

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50922

      1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - WATER LEAKS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9623A4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50923

      1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - COMMON LOCATIONS OF INTERMITTENT VIBRATION, PULL AND SHUDDER CONCERNS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9623A6

      Date Announced:
      NOV 04, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50925

      1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - COMMON LOCATIONS OF INTERMITTENT ODOR CONCERNS. *TW Read More »

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