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Safety Features



2000 Chrysler Concorde 4dr Sdn LX

  • Driver & front passenger airbags
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Front height-adjustable shoulder belts
  • Premium cloth front bucket seats w/manual adjustable driver lumbar support
  • Passenger assist handles
 
Crash Test Results for the 2000 Chrysler Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2000 Chrysler 300M 34Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Cirrus 3432Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Concorde 4443Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler LHS 3443Not
Tested
2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4453Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Sdn LX
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE:

Bulletin Number: 0042
ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION FOR LOOSE STEERING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01014
INSTRUMENT PANEL END CAP INSTALLATION. ADVANCE SERVICE INFORMATION *TT

Bulletin Number: 0200103
SQUEAKING SOUND FROM REAR STRUT(S). *TT

Bulletin Number: 020100
CONCERNS WITH A SQUEAKING NOISE FROM FRONT STRUT(S) DURING SUSPENSION JOUNCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 021699
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONSTANT LEAD OR PULL ON A FLAT NON-CROWNED ROAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0700202
SUBJECT REGARDING LOW OR NO CABIN HEAD, ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM SYSTEM FILL PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070100
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE A LOW TONE GROWL SOUND CAN BE HEARD COMING FROM THE ENGINE FOLLOWING A COLD START WHILE IN DRIVE OR REVERSE WITH ENGINE RPM BETWEEN 1000 AND 1300 RPM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 070200
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ENGINE OVERHEATING AND / OR COOLANT BOTTLE FAILURES AFTER SERVICE HAS BEEN PERFORMED ON THE ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0800600REV
SUBJECT REGARDING WIRE SPLICE REPAIRS. *SB

Bulletin Number: 0800702
SUBJECT REGARDING REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 0801001
SUBJECT REGARDING AIRBAG / CLOCK SPRING SERVICE FOR VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2002 MODEL YEAR JEEP LIBERTY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0801505
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *SC

Bulletin Number: 080200
SUBJECT REGARDING HEADLAMP WELT SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0802203
HEADLAMP/INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATION. 2004 MODELS INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0803006
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION. *KB

Bulletin Number: 0803100
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE WINDOW STICKS IN THE UP POSITION. THIS CONDITION MAY BE INTERMITTENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080600
THIS BULLETIN PROVIDES A REVISED WIRE SPLICE PROCEDURE AND RELATED PARTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080800
CONCERNS WITH AN INOPERATIVE OR INTERMITTENT REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) TRANSMITTER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 080900
INFORMATION REGARDING HEADLAMP SERVICE CHANGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 081499
CONDITIONS WITH VEHICLE START AND STALL OR VEHICLE NO-START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 082700
SUBJECT REGARDING NON-DEPLOYED AIRBAG HANDLING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083199
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INTERMITTENT OPERATION OF THE VEHICLE THEFT ALARM (VTA) AND OVERHEAD TEMPERATURE SLOW TO UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 083199REVA
SUBJECT ON INTERMITTENT VTA, OVERHEAD TEMP. SLOW TO UPDATE, A/C POOR PERFORMANCE AFTER START-UP. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 083799
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERINB AIRBAG ON / OFF SWITCHES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084099
DISCUSSION STATING THAT CURRENTLY, WINDOW MOTORS ARE BEING SERVICED SEPARATELY FROM THE WINDOW REGULATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 084199
SUBJECT REGARDING CD MECHANISM SHIPPING PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900203
ENGINE STUMBLE AND/OR MISFIRE - MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0900204
SHORT DURATION COLD ENGINE START-UP TICKING LIKE SOUND. THIS BULLETIN APPLIES TO VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO MARCH 31, 2003. *MN

Bulletin Number: 0900503
SHORT DURATION COLD ENGINE START-UP TICKING LIKE SOUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1400103
FUEL TANK SLOW TO FILL. INCLUDING MY2004. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1400301
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE THE FUEL TANK IS SLOW TO FILL BECAUSE OF LACK OF VENTING. THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES CORRECTING KINKED / PLUGGED FUEL TANK VENT LINES AND / OR REPLACING THE FUEL TANK CONTROL VALVE AND / OR REPLACING THE LEAK DETEC

Bulletin Number: 180100
SUBJECT REGARDING MISDIAGNOSED LEAK DETECTION PUMP SYSTEMS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1494, P0442 P0455, OR P0456. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801201
SUBJECT REGARDING GENERIC SCAN TOOL (GST), PUBLICATION NO. 81-170-00008 PROVIDED WITH THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN TO PROVIDE REFERENCE INFORMATION WHEN USING GENERIC SCAN TOOL ON OBDII VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1801801
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE INFREQUENT ERRATIC IDLE . *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1802002
FLASH PROGRAMMING FAILURE RECOVERY. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 1900101
SOME OWNERS MAY EXPERIENCE LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1900300B
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190100
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT RATTLE SOUND COMING FROM FRONT OF VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190300
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE A LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190300A
EXPERIENCING LOOSE FEEL OR CLUNK IN THE STEERING WHEEL AS THE WHEEL IS MOVED FROM SIDE TO SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 190899
INFORMATION WHEN SERVICING THE INNER TIE ROD END TO STEERING GEAR ATTACHMENTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 20244
CBXDP361AA Return: Spacer Kit - Visor You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock of part number CBXDP361AA. Replacement part number is CBXDP361AB w hich is in stock a

Bulletin Number: 20616
P/N CBSZR068AA: Inspect & Return: Module Kit - Occupant Restraint You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return part number CBSZR068AA as per the QIR attached. Replacement par

Bulletin Number: 2100601
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE ATF+4. *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 210599A
THIS BULLETIN ANNOUNCES THE AVAILABILITY AND INSTALLATION OF A RESUABLE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION OIL PAN GASKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 211099
SUBJECT REGARDING AUXILIARY DIFFERENTIAL VENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 211699
NEW AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE (ATF +4 TYPE 9602). *MJS

Bulletin Number: 211799
SUBJECT ON REDUCED DIFFERENTIAL FILL LEVEL/SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE CHANGE INTERVAL. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 2200102
CHROME WHEEL CARE. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 220499
SUBJECT CONCERNING THE STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 22867
Inspect and Return: Solenoid Module - Transmission You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of follow ing part numbers:52120000AA, 52119435AF, 05078709AB. S

Bulletin Number: 22892
Return: Lamp Assy - CHMSL& Cargo Light You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return all stock of follow ing part numbers:55372082AE, 55372082AD, 55372082AC, 55372082AB, 553720

Bulletin Number: 22958
1NT30XDVAC - Inspect and Return: Panel - Instrument Panel You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 1N T30XDVAC. See attachments for identifyin

Bulletin Number: 2301103
SAG OR RATTLE AT REAR OF HEADLINER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2301302
SUBJECT REGARDING A SNAPPING SOUND WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING FRONT DOOR. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2301502
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2301901
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A POWER SEAT ADJUSTER LOOSE FORE/AFT.*SLC

Bulletin Number: 230200
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTION VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23027
Return: Wiring Assy - Engine You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return stock packaged before 2016/07/31 (31 July, 2016)of follow ing part numbers:68176457AF, 68176459AF. P

Bulletin Number: 2302701
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR GLASS REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2303800
SUBJECT REGARDING SEAT BELT TURNING LOOP COVER REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2303900
INFORMATION ON DOOR GLASS LIFT PLATE SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2304702
INTERIOR FRONT DOOR HANDLE/BEZEL REPLACEMENT. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 230700
EXPERIENCING WIND NOISE HEARD FROM THE SUNROOF OR B-PILLAR FORWARD IN THE VEHICLE WHILE DRIVING AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS ABOVE 55 MPH OR AT LOWER SPEEDS INTO A HEADWIND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23104
05182535AD - Lamp Assy ?Tail Light LT You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part number 05182535AD . See attachments for identifying suspect stock. Pl

Bulletin Number: 23137
Inspect and Return: Trim Cover Assy - A-Pillar Rt/Lt You have been identified as either having stock, or have stock in transit to your dealership. Please return suspect stock of part numbers: 1ZA04DX9AE, 1ZA05DX9AE. See attachments for id

Bulletin Number: 232099
DIAMLER CHRYSLER CORPORATION IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 232099A
DAIMLER CHRYSLER IS NOW OFFERING INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASES FOR SELECTED VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 235499
SUBJECT REGARDING FLAG SPEAKER MOUNTING SCREW MAY CONTACT THE BODY MOUNTED DOOR SEALS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2400204
AIR CONDITIONER AND HEATER PERFORMANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2400901
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO A/C HEATER PERFORMANCE.*SLC

Bulletin Number: 2401305
AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) COOLING COIL ODOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 240200
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE A/C AND HEATER SYSTEMS INCLUDING: LACK OF COLD AIR, LACK OF HOT AIR, UNREQUESTED MODE CHANGE (ATC ONLY), NO CONTROL OF MODE OR TEMPERATURE CONTROL OR DITHERING / TAPPING BLEND DOOR NOISE

Bulletin Number: 2500102A
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION, DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0442, P0455, OR P0456 - LEAK DETECTION PUMP (LDP), LEAK DETECTED. THIS BULLETIN SUPERSEDES 25-001-02 DATED FEB 11, 2002. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600401
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE / DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL REVISIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600501
THIS TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETIN CONTAINS BOTH UPDATED SELF-ADHESIVE SERVICE AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL PAGES AND UPDATE PAGES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 2600701
INFORMATION REGARDING SERVICE/DIAGNOSTIC MANUAL REVISIONS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 2601200
INFORMATION ON SERVICE PUBLICATION UPDATES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 857
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE MAY INTERMITTENTLY CAUSE THE VEHICLE THEFT ALARM NOT TO FUNCTION AFTER THE VEHICLE HAS BEEN TURNED OFF AND THE DOORS ARE LOCKED; THE AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM MAY EXHIBIT POOR A/C P

Bulletin Number: 9002519
82212076, 82203694 - Fabric Cleaner This "fabric cleaner" is not intended for sale in California, the otc states (Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington dc

Bulletin Number: 9003623
Wiper If Mopar OE wipers are unavailable, the below alternatives can be offered instead. 05066964A$ = WBRW0011A$ 05066973A$ = WB000019A$ or WBF00019A$ 05096134A$ = WB000027A$ or WBF00028A$ 55154762A$ = WB000013A$ 68001330A$ = WB000019

Bulletin Number: 9925
SUBJECT REGARDING THE INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9926
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO INTERNAL EMERGENCY TRUNK RELEASE DEALER REIMBURSEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

Bulletin Number: Volume 2, Issue
Warranty Operations Newsletter Updates from Warranty Operations

 
Recalls for 2000 Chrysler Town & Country 4dr Sdn LX
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V273000
Component: STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 07/19/1999 - 06/29/2001
Potential Units Affected: 282470
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES (NON-SUNROOF ONLY) FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 201, "OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN INTERIOR IMPACT."
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR INJURY IF THE OCCUPANT'S HEAD WERE TO CONTACT THE B-PILLAR.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE SENT A STORAGE BIN ACCESSORY UNIT THAT CAN BE ATTACHED TO THE B-PILLAR ALONG WITH INSTALLATION INSTRUCTIONS. HOWEVER, IF AN OWNER WISHES, THE DEALER CAN PERFORM THE INSTALLATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN DECEMBER 17, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V034000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 04/15/1999 - 08/17/1999
Potential Units Affected: 204000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT SHOULDER HEIGHT ADJUSTABLE TURNING LOOP (ATL) TOP MOUNTING BOLT WAS INADEQUATELY MANUFACTURED.
Consequence:
THE AFFECTED MOUNTING BOLTS MAY NOT WITHSTAND SUFFICIENT FORCE TO FUNCTION PROPERLY IN CERTAIN IMPACT SITUATIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO A BELTED OCCUPANT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SHOULDER BELT HEIGHT ADJUSTER MOUNTING BOLTS.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V180000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:MASTER CYLINDER
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/20/2000 - 06/20/2000
Potential Units Affected: 160
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: NON-ABS EQUIPPED PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER PISTON RETAINER SNAP RING MAY HAVE BEEN BENT INWARD DURING THE ASSEMBLY PROCESS. THE MASTER CYLINDER PISTON MAY BE IN A "BRAKE APPLIED" POSITION DUE TO THE DAMAGED PISTON RETAINER SNAP RING. WHEN THE PISTON IS IN THE APPLIED POSITION, THE FLUID COMPENSATION PORTS ARE CLOSED WHICH RESULTS IN A BRAKE DRAG CONDITION.
Consequence:
IF THE BRAKE OVERHEAT, BRAKE FADING COULD LEAD TO AN INCREASE IN NEEDED STOPPING DISTANCE. SHOULD A DRIVER NOT ANTICIPATE THE EXTRA STOPPING DISTANCE, THIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE MASTER CYLINDER.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V366000
Component: CHILD SEAT
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 06/15/1999 - 10/31/2000
Potential Units Affected: 1211756
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." SOME OF THE OWNER'S MANUALS FOR THESE VEHICLES ARE MISSING INSTRUCTIONS THAT PROVIDE A STEP-BY-STEP PROCEDURE, INCLUDING DIAGRAMS, FOR PROPERLY ATTACHING A CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM'S TETHER STRAP TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGE.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH AN ADDENDUM TO THE OWNER'S MANUALS.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V033000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/15/1999 - 10/31/1999
Potential Units Affected: 7580
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE MOLDING FLASH ON THE PRIMARY LEVER MAY PREVENT THE OPERATION OF THE G-LOCK AND TILT LOCK FUNCTIONS ON SOME OF THE DRIVER'S SIDE RETRACTORS.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS IN A FRONTAL CRASH SITUATION, DRIVER PROTECTION FROM THE SEAT BELT MAY BE REDUCED, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LEFT FRONT RETRACTOR ASSEMBLIES.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V343000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 10/30/1999 - 11/08/1999
Potential Units Affected: 350
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES. THE PASSENGER AIR BAG INFLATOR ASSEMBLY CONTAINS AN INCORRECT INFLATOR CHARGE AMOUNT.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A PASSENGER OCCUPANT INJURY UNDER CERTAIN ACCIDENT CONDITIONS.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AIR BAG MODULE WITH A CORRECT MODULE.
2000 CHRYSLER CONCORDE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V035000
Component: SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Manufacturer: DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION
Manufacture Dates: 09/01/1997 - 04/27/2002
Potential Units Affected: 1066000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, SEAT BACK RECLINER BOLT BREAKAGE CAN OCCUR RESULTING IN THE SEAT BACK RECLINING UNEXPECTEDLY.
Consequence:
IF THE SEAT BACK UNEXPECTEDLY RECLINES WHILE THE CAR IS BEING DRIVEN, IT COULD RESULT IN LOSS OF VEHICLE CONTROL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE RECLINER BOLTS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON APRIL 23, 2003. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT DAIMLERCHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
 


1997 Mercury Mystique 4dr Sdn

  • Contoured 4-way adjustable front head restraints
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Warning chimes for key-in-ignition/driver door open/lights-on/seat belt reminder
  • (3) passenger roof-mounted assist handles w/coat hooks
  • Color-keyed front/rear outboard lap/shoulder belts, lap belts for center rear occupant position
  • Height-adjustable front shoulder belts
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Mercury Cougar 5531Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis 5544Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Mystique 5434Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Sable 4433Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Tracer 3433Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Villager 43Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn
1997 MERCURY MYSTIQUE:

Bulletin Number: 0015
INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 00182
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT NO FORWARD GEAR RANGES DUE TO THE MISALIGNMENT OF THE FORWARD / COAST CLUTCH CYLINDER SNAP RING WITH RESPECT TO THE LEGS OF THE FORWARD CLUTCH PISTON. *JB

Bulletin Number: 0019
INFORMATION REGARDING SEVERAL INTERNAL CHANGES THAT HAVE BEEN IMPLEMENTED ON THE MRX-75 TRANSAXLE TO IMPROVE SHIFT EFFORTS. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 00S03
SAFETY RECALL PERTAINING TO BRAKE PRESSURE CONTROL REDUCING VALVE REPLACEMENT. *JB

Bulletin Number: 01156
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 01157
INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 01181
BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

Bulletin Number: 01205
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

Bulletin Number: 01246
ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0147
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE OIL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE IN 2001 VEHICLES - SAE 5W-20 MOTOR OIL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01M07
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A LOSS OF FUNCTION WITH THE HEATER BLOWER MOTOR SWITCH IN ONE OR MORE SWITCH POSITIONS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 0214
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

Bulletin Number: 02176
LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 022001
REPLACEMENT SPEAKER INSTALLATION TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02208
CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH

Bulletin Number: 0224
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE CD4E TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT HARSH AND DELAYED 1-2/2-3 UPSHIFTS AFTER TRANSAXLE OR TURBINE SHAFT SPEED SENSOR REPLACEMENT, POSSIBLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 628, 642, 645, 646, 647, 648, P0731, P0732, P0734, P0

Bulletin Number: 03148
NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03181
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03203
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. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0398
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

Bulletin Number: 041516
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE(S) P0420 AND/OR P0430. *TT

Bulletin Number: 042107
GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04217
GENERAL POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11499
EXHIBITING A NOISE IN THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE AND POSSIBLY CAUSED BY A FRONT STABILIZER BAR OR LINK NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11725
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A KNOCKING OR CLUNKING SOUND DURING RAPID ACCELERATION / DECELERATION AS WHEN LETTING OFF AND PUTTING YOUR FOOT DOWN ON THE ACCELERATOR QUICKLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11791
SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF NO CRANK / NO START IN PARK. VEHICLE WILL CRANK AND START IN NEUTRAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12075
VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 6/16/98 MAY HAVE A BROKEN/DETACHED IP CLUSTR BEZEL GAPHIDER. THE HIDER IS A HINGED FLAP BETWEEN THE STEERING COLUMN SHROUD AND THE IP BEZEL. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12140
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED ITH 2.0L MAY REQUIRE REPLACEMENT OF THE LEFT AIR BAG MODULE OR STEERING WHEEL DURING NORMAL REPAIR SITUATIONS. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12174
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START/LONG CRANK, COLD START STALL, COLD ROUGH IDLE CONCERN. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12508
SOME VEHICLES MAY REQUIRE STEERING WHEEL AND AIRBAG REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12520
SUBJECT REGARDING 60 AMP FUSE BLOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12525
CONCERNS WITH THE LEFT AIR CONDITIONING PANEL REGISTER DISCHARGE TEMPERATURE THAT IS WARMER THAN THE CENTER AND / OR RIGHT VENTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12707
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT BRAKE GROAN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12726
INFORMATION REGARDING DECKLID RELEASE ISSUES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13178
INFORMATION REGARDING CLUNK/RATTLE ON TIP-IN OR TRANSMISSION GEAR ENGAGEMENT. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13316
EXHIBITING A DRIVELINE RATTLE OR CLUNKING TYPE NOISE DURING TIP-IN OR TRANSMISSION GEAR ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13364
CUSTOMER MAY COMMENT ON VIBRATION AT 60 - 70 MPH AT CRUISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13379
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINE AND CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A DRIVELINE RATTLE OR CLUNKING TYPE NOISE DURING TIP-IN OR TRANSMISSION GEAR ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13454
SUBJECT REGARDING THE SPEED CONTROL SWITCH VOLTAGE READINGS - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13761
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT SYMPTOMS OF CLUTCH SLIPPAGE OR NO CLUTCH ENGAGEMENT AFTER PERFORMINB REPAIRS TO THE CLUTCH SYSTEM. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 14375
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OVERHEAT CONDITION DUE TO LACK OF CIRCULATION OF COOLANT. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14490
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L DURATEC (24V) ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0420 AND / OR P0430. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14775
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (DRL) MAY EXHIBIT THE HIGH BEAM INDICATOR IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER FLASHING WHEN THE DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS ARE ON. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14877
SOME VEHICLES MAY ILLUMINATE THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP OR RUN ROUGH AFTER THE CATALYST IS REMOVED AND / OR REPLACED. THIS MAY BE DUE TO VACUUM LEAKS AS A RESULT OF TOLERANCE STACKUP WITHIN THE EXHAUST / EGR / INTAKE SYSTEM.

Bulletin Number: 15065
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A/C DISCHARGE AIR TEMPERATURES DIFFERENCES OF GREATER THAN 10 DEGREES F FROM REGISTERS ON LEFT SIDE OF DASH THAN ON RIGHT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15241
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE THAT APPEARS TO COME FROM THE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15241
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE THAT APPEARS TO COME FROM THE FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15390
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND/OR EGR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 332, P0401, P1407 (LACKOF EGR FLOW). *TT

Bulletin Number: 15636
CONCERN WITH HEADLAMPS AND/OR INSTRUMENT PANEL LAMPS DIMMING SLIGHTLY AT IDLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15894
SUBJECT REGARDING AUTOMATIC SHIFTER ASSEMBLY OR THE INDICATOR HOUSING REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16880
INOPERATIVE SHIFT INTERLOCK SOLENOID OR REPEAT INSTRUMENT INTERFACE MODULE FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4674
SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF NO CRANK / NO START IN PARK. VEHICLE WILL CRANK AND START IN NEUTRAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5203
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START / LONG CRANK, COLD START STALL, COLD ROUGH IDLE CONCERN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5306
SOME VEHICLES MAYE XHIBIT EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0171 AND P0172 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5810
SUBJECT ON STEERING WHEEL & AIRBAG REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5844
SOME VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN AUGUST 1997 AND FEBRUARY 1998 MAY EXHIBIT AN ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) LIGHT ON AND THE BLOWER INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5849
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LEFT AIR CONDITIONING PANEL REGISTER DISCHARGE TEMPERATURE THAT IS WARMER THAN THE CENTER AND / OR RIGHT VENTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6091738
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AT 60 - 70 MPH (100 - 115 KPH). *TT

Bulletin Number: 6201
EXPERIENCING A FRONT BRAKE GROAN DURING CITY DRIVING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6243
ONLINE SERVICE INFORMATION PERTAINING TO VARIOUS DECKLID RELEASE ISSUES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6320
CONCERNS WITH VIBRATION AT 60 - 70 MPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6906
EXHIBITING A STARTER GRINDING NOISE AND / OR LACK OF STARTER DRIVE ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6994
CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EXHIBITING A DRIVELINE RATTLE OR CLUNKING TYPE NOISE DURING TIP-IN OR TRANSMISSION GEAR ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7344
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AT 60-70 MPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7349
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINE AND CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A DRIVELINE RATTLE OR CLUNKING TYPE NOISE DURING TIP-IN OR TRANSMISSION GEAR ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7430
INFORMATION REGARDING SPEED CONTROL SWITCH VOLTAGE READINGS - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7864
WORLD WIDE DIAGNOSTICS SERVICE TIP.

Bulletin Number: 7923
CLUTCH WILL NOT ENGAGE AFTER SERVICE.

Bulletin Number: 96221
WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS - FOG/FILM. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96222
BRAKES - ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96225
MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR - REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962411
TRANSAXLE - CD4E - NEW DESIGN PARKING PAWL RATCHET SPRING AND PARKING CAM ACTUATING LEVER ASSEMBLY. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96246
WIRING - ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96249
TORQUE CONVERTER - LEAK TEST PROCEDURE - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962511
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE -REPROGRAM POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) - SERVICE PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96256
PARKING BRAKE - PARKING BRAKE STICKS AND BINDS - DOES NOT RELEASE - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR DISC BRAKES. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962612
TRANSAXLE - TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962614
TRANSAXLE - CD4E - HARSH SHIFT AND/OR ENGAGEMENT - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE 628 OR P0741. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96712
SUBJEC REGARDING THE MTX-75 TRANSAXLES WILL BE INSTALLED CERTAIN MODE YEAR VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 97050110616
CONCERNS OF SULPHUR ODOR FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97090297183
EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL). *YC

Bulletin Number: 97111097234
VEHICLES EXHIBITING A "SQUEAKING" OR "CHIRPING" FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9721
DOOR GLASS - WINDOW BELT LINE MOULDING LOOSE OR FALLS OFF - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 10/31/96. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9731
CARPET- POOR FIT AND/OR PULLS FROM UNDERNEATH COWL SIDE TRIM PANEL- VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 10/18/96. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9735
AIR CONDITIONING- R-134A TRACER DYE INSTALLED IN A/C SYSTEM AND THREE O-RING SPRING LOCK COUPLERS- SERVICE TIP. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9746
TRANSAXLE- CD4E- HARSH SHIFT AND/OR ENGAGEMENT- DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) 628 OR P0741- SERVICE TIP. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9751
INTERIOR- LEATHER SEAT CLEANING PROCEDURE- SERVICE TIP. *JD

Bulletin Number: 97511
FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9752
PARKING BRAKE- PARKING BRAKE STICKS AND BINDS- DOES NOT RELEASE- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR DISC BRAKES. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9759
LEAK- AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID- CD4E TRANSAXLE IN FLUID COLLECTION ON MAIN CONTROL ASSEMBLY. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9768
FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 980309
STALL ON COLD START WHEN COLD. *AK

Bulletin Number: 9810799
SUBJECT REGARDING SEAT BELT LOCATOR BUTTON REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9814
SUBJECT REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 981512
A DIRECT REPLACEMENT PART FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY. AK

Bulletin Number: 98164
A TRANSEAL COATING IS ON THE FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS. THIS COATING MUST BE REMOVED BEFORE DELIVERY TO THE CUSTOMER. YD

Bulletin Number: 98166
THE TEMPERATURE GAUGE READS HIGH IN THE NORMAL RANGE WHEN ENGINE IS AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE.

Bulletin Number: 982010
EXPERIENCING A " BUZZING " OR " RATTLING " NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98207
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A STALL OR ROUGH IDLE AFTER STARTING IN AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98213
CONCERNS WITH TEMPERATURE READS HIGH WITHIN NORMAL RANGE WHEN ENGINE IS AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982310
MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK

Bulletin Number: 982311
MINIMAL CLEARANCE OF THE CD4E TRANSAXLE TO SUBFRAME MAKES TRANSAXLE INSTALLATION AND REMOVAL MORE DIFFICULT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98246
FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A NEW ELECTRICAL GREASE ( F8AZ - 19G208-AA ) TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF MOISTURE CORROSION AT THE TERMINALS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982462
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE IN THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982514
CONCERNS WITH THE TIMING ARROWS/FLAGS ON THE BACK OF THE CAMSHAFT SPROCKET (S) ARE MIS-MARKED BY AS MUCH AS 30 DEGREES ROTATION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98259
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. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982672
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMERS CONCERN OF A RATTLING SOUND FROM ENGINE TIMING BELT AREA DURING WARM-UP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 983081
CONCERNS WITH INCORRECT BRAKE SHOE / LINING ASSEMBLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9831
REPAIRS TO VINYL COVERED SURFACES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9832
FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS MADE OF XENOY PLASTIC HAVE HAD THE CONDUCTIVE PRIMER REMOVED FROM SERVICE PARTS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 983216
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MULTIPLE WHEEL SPEED SENSOR CODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9833
SERVICE TIPS FOR SURFACE DEFECT REMOVAL WITHOUT REPAINTING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 983311
EXHIBITING A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON WITH VARIOUS CODES AND POSSIBLE DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983583
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9841
DURING REMOVAL THE LICENSE PLATE ATTACHING FASTENERS MAY BREAK. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9845
AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985089
SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 6/16/98 MAY HAVE A BROKEN / DETACHED INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER BEZEL GAPHIDER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9852
INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985A11
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985A17
SOME VEHICLES PARKING BRAKE EQUIPPED WITH REAR DISC BRAKES MAY STICK AND/OR BIND WHEN ATTEMPTING TO RELEASE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985A5
HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT FROM ROTUNDA IS NOW APPROVED FOR WARRANTY AND SERVICE USE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9873
EXPERIENCING A WHINING / BUZZING NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9881
ISSUE WITH DOOR SPEAKER GRILLES MAY CRACK DURING NORMAL USAGE ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9886
AN ENGINE COOLANT LOSS MAY OCCUR FROM THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER AREA. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9888
INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98B21
SUBJECT ON ENGINE BLOCK HEATERS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9903
UNDER HOOD WIRE HARNESS. ADDITIONAL 10 YEARS OR 100,000 MILES. FORD. *KB

Bulletin Number: 99111
INFORMATION DESIGNED TO AID IN THE DIAGNOSIS, TESTING AND REPAIR OF NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 991210
FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A PRIVATE LABELED MATERIAL TO BE USED FOR IRON PARTICLE / ACID RAIN SERVICE REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9912781
EXPERIENCING VIBRATION AT 60 - 70 MPH (110 - 12- KPH). *TT

Bulletin Number: 99129
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

Bulletin Number: 9913137
CONCERNS WITH 2.5L ENGINE EQUIPPED VEHICLES AND CD4E TRANSAXLE EXHIBITING A STARTER GRINDING NOISE AND / OR LACK OF STARTER DRIVE ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99139
CONDITIONS WITH THE BRAKE LAMPS INADVERTENTLY DISABLING THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99152
INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99194
INFORMATION FOR SERVICING AND DIAGNOSING BRAKE VIBRATION, BRAKE INSPECTION, AND BRAKE FRICTION MATERIAL REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99195
SERVICE INFORMATION FOR MUSTY AND MILDEW TYPE ODORS COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONING / HEATING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99196
INFORMATION ON IDENTIFYING NON-APPROVED / ALTERNATE REFRIGERANTS WHICH COULD CAUSE SAFETY, AND PERFORMANCE CONCERNS IF INSTALLED IN FORD A/C SYSTEMS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99201
CONCERNS WITH A HARSH SHIFT FELT AT LARGE THROTTLE OPENINGS (OR AT HEAVY ACCELERATION RATE) ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99222
SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99249
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES AN ISSUE WITH THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID SEEPING FROM THE VENT, RESULTING IN FLUID COLLECTING ON THE MAIN CONTROL ASSEMBLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9943
INFORMATION REGARDING REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCMS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 9943
INFORMATION REGARDING REPROGRAMMING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULES (PCMS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 996041
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD TO SHIFT CONDITION IN COLD WEATHER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99-8-15
SUBJECT REGARDING DOOR TRIM PANEL REPLACEMENT - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99816
FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOW RECOMMENDS SAE 5W-30 VISCOSITY GRADE FOR SERVICING ANY FORD GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLE REGARDLESS OF MODEL YEAR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9989
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GROANING NOISE FROM THE FRONT BRAKES DURING CITY DRIVING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99M01
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM PROVIDING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE BLOWER SWITCH, RESISTOR AND ATTACHED WIRE CONNECTORS. THIS ADDITIONAL COVERAGE IS PROVIDED IN CASE THE VEHICLE OWNER EXPERIENCES DURABILITY CONCERNS WITH THES

Bulletin Number: 99M07
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM FOR ADDITONAL COVERAGE ON HEATER BLOWER SWITCH, RESISTOR AND ATTACHED WIRE CONNECTORS REPLACEMENT. THIS ADDITIONAL COVERAGE IS PROVIDED IN CASE THE VEHICLE OWNER EXPERIENCES DURABILITY CONCERNS WITH THESE COMPO

Bulletin Number: BC0043970201
ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING INCIDENTS OF LOW COOLANT LIGHT ILLUMINATION ON 2.5L CONTOUR/MYSTIQUES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0043972301
LOW COOLANT LIGHT ILLUMINATION ON 2.5L VEHICLES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0044970201
INTERMITTENT SURGING, BUCKING OR SHUDDER CONCERN, INTERMEDIATE ERRATIC SPEDDOMETER AND/OR POSSIBLY DTC452. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0044972301
INTERMITTENT SURGING, BUCKING OR SHUDDER CONCERN, INTERMEDIATE ERRATIC SPEEDOMETER AND/OR POSSIBLY DTC 452- INSPECT THE VSS AND SPEEDO GEAR. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0045970201
BEGINNING DECEMBER 2, 1996 ALL CD4E TRANSAXLES ARE BUILT WITH A REDESIGNED PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE AND PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE GASKET. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0045972301
BEGINNING DECEMBER 2, 1996 (BEGINNING TRAN SERIAL NUMBER (6337-0001)) ALL CD4E TRANSAXLES ARE BUILT WITH A REDESIGNED PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE AND PUMP BODY SEPARATOR PLATE GASKET. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0142970201
CONCERNS OF LOCKING DOORS, A REVISED DOOR LOCK BEZEL IS COMING. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0195970201
BUZZ/RATTLE ON TIP IN DURING CRUISE THAT APPEARS TO COME FROM CENTER OF RIGHT SIDE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0301970201
BUZZ/RATTLE ON TIP IN - INSTRUMENT PANEL AREA. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0301972301
BUZZ/RATTLE ON TIP IN - INSTRUMENT PANEL AREA. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0302970201
EGR ISSUES - IF NORMAL PC/ED DIAGNOSIS FAILS, FAILURE MAY BE DUE TO CARBON DEPOSITS. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0302972301
DTC'S 332 OR P1401 - LACK OF EGR FLOW. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0303972301
VIBRATION AT IDLE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0501961111
SQUEAKS FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0502961111
CONCERNS OF MOULDING AT BOTTOM OF DOOR WINDOW GLASS COMING LOOSE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0783961014
NEW PCM CALIBRATION TO CORRECT LOW SPEED MANEUVER, HIGH AMBIENT TEMP, & START/RUN/STALL CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0824961010
COMPLAINTS OF STALLING ON 1996 & 1997 VEHICLES W/ 2.0L CD4E. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC1012197020
CONCERNS OF LOCKING DOORS, A REVISED DOOR LOCK BEZEL IS COMING- CUSTOMERS MAY LOCK THEMSELVES OUT OF THE VEHICLE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1018897230
THE THIRD/FOURTH SYNCHRONIZER ASSEMBLY SHOULD BE INSTALLED WITH THE LARGE COLLAR FACING OUTWARD (TOWARD REVERSE GEAR). *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1026697230
VEHICLES EXHIBITING HARSH SHIFTS AND/OR HARSH ENGAGEMENT ACCOMPANIED BY DTCS 628 OR P0741. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1032697020
VEHICLES HAVE A CABIN AIR FILTER THAT MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC105899705
VEHICELS BUILT IN JANUARY 1997 MAY EXHIBIT MIL ILLUMINATION WITH A CODE P0171. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC106019705
CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM VACUUM MOTOR LINKS FALLING OFF MAY BE REPAIRED BY ADDING THE APPROPRIATE SIZE INTERNAL STAR WASHER RETAINER TO THE END OF THE SHAFT AFTER INSTALLING THE LINK. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2243970501
CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM - VACUUM MOTOR LINKS FALLING OFF - REPAIR WITH LOCALLY PROCURED STAR WASHER. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2294970501
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MIL ILLUMINATION WITH A CODE OF P0171 - THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A DISCONNECTED FUEL PRESSURE REGULATOR VCUUM HOSE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2395970501
CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS OF DOORS THAT LOCK INADVERTENTLY. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2432970501
ENGINE OIL PRESSURE SPECIFICATION. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2446970501
SOME 96 & 97 VEHICLES MISBUILT WITH 1998 MODEL YEAR FUEL GAUGE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3100970224
MICRON FILTER - REMINDER THAT THE FILTER MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES - SYMPTOMS THAT MIGHT INDICATE NEED FOR CHANGE INCLUDE POOR A/C-HEATER PERFORMANCE AND/OR WINDOW FOGGING. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3162970218
CLICKING NOISE CAUSED BY DIFFERENTIAL LUBE TUBE CONTACTING DIFFERENTIAL CASE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3204970214
HARSH SHIFTS AND/OR HARSH ENGAGEMENT ACCOMPANIED BY DTC'S 628 OR P0741. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3226970212
WATER ENTRY INTO LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3232970211
BATTERY ILLUMINATION AND DECREASED POWER STEERING ASSIST WHEN DRIVING THROUGH DEEP PUDDLES. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3245970210
REAR APPLIQUES - SERVICE KIT BEING DEVELOPED TO REPAIR DAMAGED APPLIQUES FROM LICENSE PLATE CHANGES. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3274970207
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 A

Bulletin Number: BC3490972301
THE THIRD/FOURTH SYNCHRONIZER ASSEMBLY SHOULD BE INSTALLED WITH THE LARGE COLLAR FACING OUTWARD- THE SERVICE MANUAL INCORRECTLY ADVISES TO INSTALL THE THIRD/FOURTH GEAR ASSEMBLY WITH THE SMALL COLLAR FACING OUT. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC5197961001
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED W/ A LOW TRANSAXLE FLUID LEVEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC9640961001
CONCERN OF ONE OR MORE INJECTORS STAYING ON AT TIMES.

Bulletin Number: BC9641961001
COMPLAINTS OF STALLING ON VEHICLES WITH 2.0L CD4E ENGINES. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC9666961001
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

Bulletin Number: BC9667961001
INVESTIGATING MIL ON ACCOMPANIED BY CODE 1405. *TT

 
Recalls for 1997 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn
1997 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01I009000
Component: VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:CONTROLS/WIRING
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1994 - 02/07/1997
Potential Units Affected: 566979
Defect Description:
THIS IS NOT A SAFETY RECALL IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE SAFETY ACT. HOWEVER, IT IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN BY THE AGENCY. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 1995-1997 FORD CONTOUR AND MERCURY MYSTIQUE VEHICLES. THE HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR COULD OVERHEAT CAUSING THE ATTACHED ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR TO MELT.
Consequence:
THIS COULD CREATE THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.
Action to take:
FORD WILL PROVIDE ADDITIONAL WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE HEATER BLOWER SWITCH FOR 10 YEARS FROM ORIGINAL DATE OF SALE OF THE VEHICLE OR 150,000 MILES, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR AND A NEW WIRE JUMPER HARNESS FREE OF CHARGE.
1997 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V230000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/1996 - 05/31/1998
Potential Units Affected: 342962
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN MY 1996-1998 PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY, CUAUTITLAN ASSEMBLY PLANTS OR ON MY 1999 PASSENGER VEHCLES BUILT AT THE AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY PLANTS, THE ROUGH SURFACE OF THE HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR'S STAINLESS STEEL BLADES CAN DAMAGE THE COPPER SURFACE OF THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR. THE DAMAGE COULD, OVER TIME, CAUSE INCREASED RESISTANCE IN THE CONNECTOR AND, DUE TO SUBSEQUENT TERMINAL RELAXATION, RESULT IN AN OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITION.
Consequence:
THE OPEN CIRCUIT COULD LEAD TO ELECTRICAL ARCING THAT COULD MELT THE CONNECTOR HOUSING MATERIAL CREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR AND A NEW WIRE JUMPER HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 29, 2001. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
1997 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V075000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 04/01/1996 - 08/24/1998
Potential Units Affected: 436200
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS). A PRESSURE CONSCIOUS REDUCING VALVE (PCRV) IN THE REAR BRAKES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CORROSION AND RESULT IN MALFUNCTION, WHEN OPERATED IN AREAS THAT USE SALT COMPOUNDS ON THE ROADWAY FOR DE-ICING OR DUST CONTROL.
Consequence:
IF BOTH PCRV'S MALFUNCTION, VEHICLE HANDLING COULD BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED DURING BRAKING AS A RESULT OF THE REAR WHEELS LOCKING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL IMPROVED PCRV'S IN THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. THIS RECALL WAS EXPANDED IN SEPTEMBER 2000 TO INCLUDE 1999 AND 2000 FORD CONTOUR, MERCURY MYSTIQUE AND COUGAR VEHICLES.
1997 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V103000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 04/20/1995 - 08/24/1998
Potential Units Affected: 605581
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TERMINALS AT THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH AND WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR CAN EXPERIENCE HEAT DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF OVERHEATING.
Consequence:
THE DAMAGE COULD RESULT IN DISTORTION OF THE TERMINAL CAUSING AN OPEN CIRCUIT IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL ILLUMINATION, PARKING LAMP, AND TAIL LAMP CIRCUITS.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A HEADLAMP SWITCH WIRING CONNECTOR CONTAINING BRONZE TERMINALS AND AN INSPECTION, AND REPLACEMENT IF NECESSARY, OF THE HEADLAMP SWITCH.
1997 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V233000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 07/18/1994 - 01/12/1998
Potential Units Affected: 175000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FLOOR SHIFT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL CAN BE DAMAGED IF SUBJECTED TO CERTAIN INTERIOR CLEANING PRODUCTS. THE GEAR POSITION INDICATOR CAN DETERIORATE AND NOT CORRECTLY INDICATE THE ACTUAL GEAR POSITION.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN INCORRECT GEAR SELECTION.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLOOR SHIFT CONTROL.
 






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