TSB List for the 1996 Mercury Villager

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1996 Villager 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: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:SHACKLE
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:SHACKLE
  • SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DRUM
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT
  • SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:ROTOR
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • 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)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
  • POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
  • 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:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
  • EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
  • VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE
  • AIR BAGS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #96722

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613343

      EXPERIENCING A CRUNCH / GRUNT NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION OF SOME VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:SHACKLE

    • TSB #BC0055972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51406

      A CHUNCH/GRUNT NOISE COMING FROM THE REAR LEAF SPRING SHACKLE BUSHING MAY BE REPAIRED BY INSTALLING AN IMPROVED SHACKLE ASSEMBLY.JD Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SPRINGS:LEAF SPRING ASSEMBLY:SHACKLE

    • TSB #BC0055970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51023

      CHUNCH/GRUNT NOISE COMING FROM THE REAR LEAF SPRING SHACKLE BUSHING MAY BE REPAIRED BY INSTALLING AN IMPROVED SHACKLE ASSEMBLY. *JD Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR:SHOCK ABSORBER

    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 #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:DRUM

    • TSB #98154

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #609534

      REAR BRAKES ARE BINDING OR OVERHEATING AFTER HAVING BEEN SERVICED. YD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0104960102

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46430

      MAY EXHIBIT A GRINDING/SQUEALING NOISE FROM THE REAR BRAKES. THE NOISE TYPICALLY APPEARS IN THE VEHICLE WHEN ITS COLD OR IN THE MORNING UNDER FIRST APPLICATION. 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 #985A49

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613019

      EXPERIENCING A SQUEALING OR GRINDING NOISE FROM EITHER THE FRONT OR REAR BRAKES WHEN THE CUSTOMER LIGHTLY APPLIES THE BRAKES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9811312

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607496

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ILLUMINATED ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) WARNING LAMP AND TROUBLE CODES 41/45/55/63. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #983072

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607367

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT ABS WARNING LAMP CONCERN AND TROUBLE CODES 41/ 45/ 55/ 63 MAY BE RETRIEVED DURING A QUICK TEST. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC3203970214

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51802

      DIAGNOSIS OF A VILLAGER ABS SYSTEM. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #3203970214

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51803

      DIAGNOSIS OF ABS SYSTEM. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1026197230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51636

      ABS SYSTEM AND PRIOR TO REPLACEMENT OF THE HYDRAULIC ANTI-LOCK ACTUATOR ASSEMBLY. *JD 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, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:ABS WARNING LIGHT

    • TSB #BC3480972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51474

      INTERMITTENT ABS LAMP ON AND WHEEL SENSOR DTC'S SET WHILE DRIVEING THE VEHICLE ON THE HIGHWAY. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0412961120

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50747

      CONCERNS OF ABS AMBER INDICATOR LIGHT ON. *TW 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:ENGINE

    • TSB #97610

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51990

      BLOWER MOTOR- "CHIRPING" OR "SQUEAKING" FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD 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 #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 #BC0830961009

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50420

      CONCERN OF ENGINE FLARE DURING 2-3 SHIFT. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #11510

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #613768

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SULFUR ODOR DURING VARIOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #11531

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613796

      SOME VEHICLES MAY PRODUCE AN OBJECTIONABLE SULFUR OR ROTTEN EGG - TYPE ODOR FROM THE EXHAUST DURING VARIOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

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

    • TSB #99103

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606476

      ON SOME VEHICLES THE CHECK ENGINE WARNING LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 32, 35, P0400, P0402, P1400, P1401, P1402 OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP 0302, 0305, 0306, 0514, 1005 MAY BE STORED INDICATING A MALFUNCTION IN THE ... Read More »

    • TSB #996018

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606946

      BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION (EGR) SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #12623

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #605342

      INFORMATION REGARDING EXHAUST GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR) SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98-4816

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607227

      CONCERNS WITH EGR FLOW MALFUNCTION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC2304970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52800

      EGR FUNCTION TESTING. *TW Read More »

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

    • TSB #982454

      Date Announced:
      APR 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603526

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SULFUR ODOR DURING VARIOUS DRIVING CONDITIONS. *AK Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #962522

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50978

      EXTENDED CRANK - LONG CRANK TIME DURING MORNING START-UPS - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 7/1/96 NO START - NO START AFTER SHORT HOT SOAK - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 7/1/96 STALLING - INTERMITTENT IN HOT AMBIENT TEMPERATURES - VEHICLES BUILT ... Read More »

    • TSB #BC0482961113

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50761

      EXTENDED CRANK OR INTERMITTENT STALLING IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0751961017

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50390

      IMPROVED FUEL PUMP W/ AN IMPROVED, HARDENED INNER GEROTOR GEAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC5178961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50457

      FUEL PUMP IMPROVED, HARDENED INNER GEROTOR GEAR. IMPROVEMENT WILL REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF INTERMITTENT STALLING IN HOT AMBIENT TEMPS & A LONG CRANK TIME AFTER A COLD SOAK. *TT Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM:FUEL RAIL

    • TSB #BC5221961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50496

      REVISED HOSE PART# F6HZ-9J291-A HAS BEEN DEVELOPED TO REPLACE HOSE THAT SHOWS SIGNS OF DETERIORATION, CRACKS MAY APPEAR IN THE OUTER COVERING OF THE HOSE. *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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #11778

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615278

      SOME VEHICLES WITH ANALOG INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF A FLUCTUATING OR JUMPING TACHOMETER INDICATOR NEEDLE. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #14757

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #619460

      INFORMATION ON SERVICING THE FORWARD CLUTCH. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13760

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612788

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE SERVICING OF THE FORWARD CLUTCH, WHICH HAS BEEN REPLACED BY THREE INDIVIDUAL PARTS. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #97714

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51921

      TRANSAXLE- DIFFICULTY MOVING SHIFT LEVER FROM "PARK" POSITION- VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 2/1/97. *JD Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING

    • TSB #7922

      Date Announced:
      JAN 01, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612408

      BE AWARE THAT THE F6XZ-7A360-AA FORWARD CLUTCH ASSEMBLY HAS BEEN REPLACED BY 3 INDIVIDUAL PARTS. XF5Z-7A360-AA(DRUM), XF5Z-7A398-AA (PLANETARY) AND F3XY-7B066-F (PRESSURE PLATE). Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #BC3372972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51452

      A RESOLUTION FOR ERATIC AND/OR HARSH UPSHIFT- THE ROOT CAUSE IS MICRO PARTICLE DEBRIS IN THE TRANSMISSION VALVE BODY. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1022297230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51583

      A RESOLUTION FOR ERRATIC AND/OR HARSH UPSHIFT. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0842961008

      Date Announced:
      OCT 08, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50427

      PROCEDURE FOR INTERMITTENT ENGINE FLARE ON STARTUP FROM A STOP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC9685961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50543

      PARTS INFORMATION FOR REPLACING THE MAIN CONTROL. *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 #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 #BC1027397020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51714

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A TRANSMISSION OVERDRIVE WHINE. *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:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT

    • TSB #BC1034097020

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51801

      INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER THAT IS DIFFICULT TO MOVE FROM THE PARK POSITION. *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 »

    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 »

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

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

    • TSB #98161

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090862

      WHINING NOISE FROM TRANSAXLE ON LIGHT ACCELERATION, TIP-IN ACCELERATION BETWEEN 40-64 KM/H (25-40 MPH) Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #01194

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627747

      THIS ARITLCE IS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF OLD STYLE HOOD LAMP SWITCH TO THE RVISED MECHANICAL HOOD LAMP SWITCH. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:HORN

    • TSB #97112

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51367

      STEERING WHEEL SWITCHES- INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF RADIO AND/OR SPEED CONTROL- VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/1/96. *JD095 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 #BC0814961011

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50414

      FOR MIL ON W/ DTC 0802 &/OR 0905 CHECK CONNECTOR C198. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD

    • TSB #BC5200961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50476

      VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE UNEXPLAINED MIL LIGHT CODES &/OR IRREGULAR SHIFTING (A4LD). THE -12A581- (95-96) OR -12B637- (97) WIRE LOOM IS COMING INTO CONTACT W/ THE CENTER WIPER ACCESS PLATE LWR CTR. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH

    • TSB #4661

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #615197

      SOME VEHICLES WITH ANALOG INSTRUMENT CLUSTERS MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF A FLUCTUATING OR JUMPING TACHOMETER INDICATOR NEEDLE. *TT Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS

    • TSB #BC3353972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51446

      INTERFACE WITH THE VILLAGER PCM/TCM ON VEHICLES, USE THE OBD II DLC CONNECTOR LOCATED JUST BENEATH THE THE STEERING COLUMN. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1023397230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51600

      WHEN ATTEMPTING TO INTERFACE WITH VILLAGER PCM/TCM ON 1996 & 1997 VEHICLES, USE THE OBD II DLC CONNECTOR LOCATED JUST BENEATH THE STEERING COLUMN. *JD Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #BC3073970227

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51681

      TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER DIFFICULT TO MOVE FROM THE PARK POSITION DUE TO IGNITION SWITCH CYLINDER PLUNGER SHIFT ROD BEING OUT OF ALIGNMENT. *TW Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE

    • TSB #12081

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613060

      SOME VEHICLES MAY DISPLAY DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 34, OR PO325 (MIL DTC 0304) WHEN TESTING THE ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM, INDICATING A FAULT WITH THE ENGINE KNOCK SENSOR CIRCUIT. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #BC2373970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52817

      ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING DTC'S 1103, 1104, 1105 ON A FEW 1996 AND 1997 VILLAGERS - DURING CODE RETRIEVAL A TP SENSOR CODE (DTC0403) WHICH IS SUSPECTED TO BE THE ROOT CAUSE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1021197230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51572

      A MIL CONCERN DTC 0208 ON VEHICLES, WHICH INDICATES AN ERRONEOUS CYLINDER CODE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0496961112

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50766

      DTC P0135/P0141 MAY BE SET WHEN THE PCM RECEIVES INACCURATE VOLTAGE FROM THE 02 HEATER CIRCUIT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0313961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50721

      CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, CODE P030X, WITH NO DRIVEABILITY COMPLAINT. *TW Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    • TSB #982015

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603700

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE ( DTC ) 32. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #96725

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613347

      ON SOME VEHICLES, THE AIR BAG INDICATOR LAMP MAY FLASH CONSTANTLY. *TT 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:TURN SIGNAL:SWITCH

    • TSB #981614

      Date Announced:
      APR 07, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #609750

      MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0120, P0510,P0731,P0732 AND/OR P0733 STORED IN MEMORY WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS PRESENT. YD Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #BC2290970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52786

      FRONT DOOR WINDOW BINDING WHILE TRAVELING UP OR DOWN. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC1010997020

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51173

      WIND NOISE AT THE UPPER B-PILLAR CORNER AREA ON 1996 AND 1997 VILLAGERS MAY BE CAUSED BY THE DOOR WINDOW RUN RUBBER NOT FITTING TIGHT ENOUGH. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0186970201

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51054

      WINDNOISE AT THE UPPER B-PILLAR CORNER AREA. *JD 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 »

    • TSB #BC3411972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51458

      POOR HEATER CAPABILITY IN VEHICLES DURING COLD WEATHER WHILE THE ENGINE IS AT IDLE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1021597230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51577

      POOR HEATER CAPABILITY IN VILLAGERS DURING COLD WEATHER WHILE THE ENGINE IS AT IDLE. *JD Read More »

    AIR BAGS

    • TSB #6390

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606817

      SUBJECT REGARDING AIR BAG SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97711

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51918

      LAMP- AIR BAG WARNING LAMP FLASHES ALL THE TIME OR INTERMITTENTLY- NO CODES STORED IN MEMORY. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #9719

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51364

      SAFETY BELTS- THIRD ROW SEAT- BROKEN GUIDE MOUNTED ON RIGHT SIDE OF SEAT- VEHICLES BUILT FROM 9/18/95 THROUGH 11/1/96. *JD Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE

    • TSB #12806

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606879

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FLASHING AIR BAG WARNING LAMP INDICATING A FAULT IN THE SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #BC0419961112

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50764

      PLASTIC SEAT BELT GUIDE ON 2ND ROW SEAT WILL BREAK IF USED TO RAISE THE SEAT BACK FROM A LOWERED POSITION. *TW Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE

    • TSB #BC0492961112

      Date Announced:
      NOV 12, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50765

      VILLAGERS EQUIPPED WITH A 2ND ROW BENCH SEAT, MAY EXPERIENCE A RIGHT SIDE SEAT BELT THAT MAY ENTER THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING MODE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC5232961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50843

      RIGHT SIDE SEAT BELT ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2ND ROW BENCH SEAT MAY ENTER THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING MODE. *TW Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    • TSB #9739

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51668

      SAFETY BELT- RESTRICTION OF MOVEMENT WHILE DRIVING- VEHICLES WITH SECOND ROW BENCH SEAT, RIGHT SIDE- VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 1/2/97. *JD 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 #98236

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603720

      INTERMITTENT SELF-ACTIVATION OF THE POWER DOOR LOCKS MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #98225

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603714

      INTERMITTENT SELF-ACTIVATION OF THE POWER DOOR LOCKS MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #5051

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613185

      REPEAT MESSAGE REGARDING POWER DOOR LOCKS SELF-LOCKING / ERRATIC OPERATION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #982012

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603697

      INTERMITTENT SELF-ACTIVATION OF THE POWER DOOR LOCKS MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #98-4814

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607225

      SOME 1996-1998 VILLAGERS EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT SELF-ACTIVATION OF POWER DOOR LOCKS. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #98-4815

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607226

      SOME 1996-1998 VILLAGERS EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT SELF-ACTIVATION OF POWER DOOR LOCKS. *AK Read More »

    • TSB #97213

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51399

      POWER DOOR LOCK - INTERMITTENT POWER DOOR LOCK OPERATION. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9718

      Date Announced:
      JAN 02, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51363

      A "HISSING" NOISE SOUNDING LIKE A WINDOW IS SLIGHTLY OPEN, FROM THE UPPER B-PILLAR AREA ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE, MAY OCCUR ON SOME VEHICLES.*JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC0364961125

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50746

      INTERMITTENT ACTIVATION OF POWER DOOR LOCKS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0043961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50815

      VEHICLE EXHIBITING AN INTERMITTENT ACTIVATION OF THE POWER DOOR LOCKS. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC0306961101

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50714

      INTERMITTENT POWER DOOR LOCK ACTIVATION. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #BC5184961001

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50462

      VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE AN INTERMITTENT ACTIVATION OF THE POWER DOOR LOCKS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96717

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613338

      THERE MAY BE A SQUEAK / RATTLE NOISE FROM THE SLIDING DOOR AREA AND / OR THE SLIDING DOOR MAY BE DIFFICULT TO CLOSE. *TT Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:TAILGATE

    • TSB #983114

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607410

      THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THE TWO DIFFERENT CYLINDERS AVAILABLE FOR REPLACEMENT LIFTGATE SUPPORT CYLINDERS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC2235970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52776

      SHEET METAL DISTORTION AROUND THE AREA OF THE REAR WIPER SHAFT. *TW Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #96252

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50959

      LOCKS - REPLACE AND/OR REPAIR ANY LOCK COMPONENT - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #13368

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #609654

      ADDRESSING AN INTERMITTENT CONDITION WHERE THE SPEED CONTROL WILL NOT SET OR MAY DISENGAGE WHILE DRIVING. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #7264

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090860

      EXHIBITING AN INTERMITTENT CONDITION WHERE THE SPEED CONTROL WILL NOT SET OR MAY DISENGAGE WHILE DRIVING. *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 »

    SEATS

    • TSB #9751

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51931

      INTERIOR- LEATHER SEAT CLEANING PROCEDURE- SERVICE TIP. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC3521972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51501

      2ND ROW BENCH SEAT, MAY EXPERIENCE A RIGHT SIDE SEAT BELT THAT MAY ENTER THE AUTOMATIC LOCKING MODE PREVENTING FREEDOM OF MOVEMENT WHILE DRIVING. *JD 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 #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 »

    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 #982016

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603701

      EXPERIENCING LOW OR NO A/C PERFORMANCE IN HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #97712

      Date Announced:
      MAR 31, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51919

      ELECTRONIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL DISPLAY- DISPLAYS FAHRENHEIT AND CELSIUS IN DIFFERENT DISPLAYS- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ELECTRONIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL. *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 #985094

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613226

      SOME VEHICLES MAY DISPLAY DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 34, OR P0325 (MIL DTC 0304) WHEN TESTING THE ELECTRONIC ENGINE CONTROL SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #BC2443970501

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #52841

      INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO MANUALLY CLEAR CODES FROM MEMORY AFTER AN ABS BRAKE REPAIR. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #9768

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

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

    • TSB #BC3225970112

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51848

      REPAIR INSTRUCTIONS FOR DTC P0705. *TW Read More »

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