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2004 Ford Mustang GT Premium Convertible

  • Warning Lights For Loose Fuel Cap, Brake System, Anti-Lock Braking System, Low Fuel, Service Engine Soon, Anti-Theft System, Airbag Readiness, Charging System, and Fasten Safety Belt
  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • L A T C H
  • Front Driver Power Lumbar Support
 
Crash Test Results for the 2004 Ford Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 55455
2004 Ford Crown Victoria 55555
2004 Ford Econoline Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford Escape 5455Not
Tested
2004 Ford Expedition 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford Explorer 45553
2004 Ford Explorer Sport Trac Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2
2004 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2004 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage 4555Not
Tested
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford F-150 Heritage 455Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford Focus 54Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2004 Ford Focus 44414
2004 Ford Focus 54344
2004 Ford Freestar 55454
2004 Ford Mustang Not
Tested
Not
Tested
23Not
Tested
2004 Ford Mustang 55335
2004 Ford Ranger 445Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford Ranger 444Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Ford Taurus 45334
2004 Ford Taurus 45334
2004 Ford Taurus 45334
2004 Ford Thunderbird 455Not
Tested
5
 
Service Bulletins for 2004 Ford Thunderbird GT Premium Convertible
2004 FORD MUSTANG:

Bulletin Number: 031404
ENGINE MISFIRE OR RUNNING - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIPS. TO INCLUDE VARIOUS 2005 MODELS. * AR THIS ARTICLE 04161 SUPERSEDES TSB 03-14-04.

Bulletin Number: 031501
INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 03256
ENGINE-ROMEO BUILT 4.6L 2V-TICK NOISE FROM ENGINE-ENGINES BUILT BEFORE 9/17/2003. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 041003
EXHAUST LEAK - CRACKED OR SEPARATED RIGHT SIDE EXHAUST PIPE - 3.8L AND 3.9L ENGINES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04103
EXHAUST LEAK. RIGHT SIDE EXHAUST PIPE ON 3.8L OR 3.9L ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04134
TRANSMISSION RATTLE NOISE OR DIFFICULT TO SHIFT CONDITION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TREMEC T56 6 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041514
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041601
WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIP - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04174
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04189
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04198
MANUAL TRANSMISSION HARD TO SHIFT INTO FIRST/REVERSE FROM A STOP. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 042421
SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04248
STEERING RACK NOISE. *TT SQUEAK/CREAK NOISE FROM STEERING RACK WHEN TURNING. *SC

Bulletin Number: 042613
1-2 SHIFT CLASH, GRIND OR HARD TO SHIFT - TR3650 5 SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05310
SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 06216
LIMITED SLIP AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06513
ENGINE MISFIRE WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) PEWEE, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, AND P0316. *TT

Bulletin Number: 07212
SOME 1997-2008 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L 2V, 5.4L 2V, OR 6.8L 2V ENGINE--SPARK PLUG THREAD REPAIR PROCEDURE--NOT COVERED UNDER NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY. *NJ THIS INCLUDES F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS. UPDATED 2/23/10. *PE

Bulletin Number: 16069
SOME COBRAS MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK NOISE FROM THE DRIVELINE DURING A QUICK ACCLERATION JUST AFTER COAST (TIP-IN CLUNK). *TT

Bulletin Number: 17100
SQUEAKING OR CRUNCHING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHILE DRIVING OVER BUMPS OR BRAKING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17171
CONVERTIBLE TOP LIFTING UNEVENLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17497
OVERHEATING CONDITION - COOLING SYSTEM FILL/BLEED PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17510
DRIVELINE CLUNK DURING GEAR CHANGES AND/OR QUICK ACCELERATION AFTER COAST (TIP-IN) CLUNK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17519
4.6L SUPERCHARGED ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A LACK OF POWER AND NO BOOST WHEN THE VEHICLE IS INITIALLY DELIVERED TO THE DEALERSHIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17531
THUMP NOISE WHEN A/C CLUTCH ENGAGES. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 17577
GEAR WHINE IN 1ST, 3RD AND REVERSE GEARS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17858
ENGINE TICKING NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17868
INTERMITTENT LOSS OF POWER OR CRANK NO START - POSSIBLE PATS LAMP FLASHING AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) U1147 AND/OR U1262. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17952
HARD TO SHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18229
POP/CLUNK OR SQUEALING NOISE FROM THE STEERING GEAR WHEN TURNING, DRIVING OVER BUMPS, OR BRAKING. OASIS. *TT

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Bulletin Number: SSM 46085
The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

 
Recalls for 2004 Ford Thunderbird GT Premium Convertible
2004 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 06V108000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 03/19/2002 - 04/01/2004
Potential Units Affected: 19140
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN MUSTANG COBRA PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE REAR SURFACE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH FLOOR CARPETING DURING HEAVY THROTTLE APPLICATION. THE UNIQUE SURFACE PROFILE OF THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL MAY CATCH IN THE CUTOUT ON THE FLOOR CARPETING BEHIND THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL.
Consequence:
THIS COULD INTERFERE WITH THE PEDAL'S ABILITY TO RETURN TO AN IDLE POSITION. UNEXPECTED, CONTINUED THROTTLE APPLICATION AND/OR INCREASED STOPPING DISTANCES MAY OCCUR WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A SHIELD OVER THE CUTOUT IN THE CARPET BEHIND THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL. THE RECALL BEGAN ON APRIL 26, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
 


2004 Lexus SC 430 Convertible

  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Automatic Locking Retractors For Front and Rear Passenger Seatbelts
  • 3-Point Seatbelts For All Seating Positions
  • Front Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Audible Warning For Headlights-On
  • L A T C H
  • Front Dual Power Lumbar Support
 
Crash Test Results for the 2004 Lexus Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2004 Lexus ES330 55544
2004 Lexus GS300 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Lexus GX470 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Lexus IS300 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
555
2004 Lexus IS300 Sportcross Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Lexus LS430 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Lexus LX470 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Lexus RX330 5455Not
Tested
2004 Lexus SC430 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2004 Lexus SC430 Convertible
2004 LEXUS SC 430:

Bulletin Number: 00204
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0133/P0153. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 00204
DOOR WOOD TRIM PANEL VIBRATION. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 00204
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE. *MR

Bulletin Number: 00304
ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00304
INNER REAR VIEW MIRROR VIBRATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00401
REPAIR MANUAL SUPPLEMENT - VEHICLE PULLING TO ONE SIDE. ALL LEXUS 2002 - 2006 MODELS. *TT ALL '02 - '07 MODELS. LEXUS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00404
REAR LUGGAGE LOCK INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00601
TIRE PRESSURE SENSING TRANSMITTER ACTIVATION PROCEDURE DURING PRE-DELIVERY SERVICE (PDS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 00604
HEATER CONTROL PANEL BASE SUB-ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT. *JB

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0001-18
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0021-14. * Applicability has been updated to include applicable 2018 models and 2016 * 2018 model year RC 300 and 2015 * 2018 model yea

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0001-18
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes Service Bulletin No. L-SB-0021-14. * Applicability has been updated to include applicable 2018 models and 2016 * 2018 model year RC 300 and 2015 * 2018 model yea

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0001-18-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev1: G1668 Applicability has been updated to include 2019 ? 2020 model year Lexus vehicles. G2158 The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. Any previous printed versions

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0001-18-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev1: G1668 Applicability has been updated to include 2019 ? 2020 model year Lexus vehicles. G2158 The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. Any previous printed versions

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0001-18-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev1: G1668 Applicability has been updated to include 2019 ? 2020 model year Lexus vehicles. G2158 The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. Any previous printed versions

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0001-18-Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE July 01, 2019 Rev1: G1668 Applicability has been updated to include 2019 ? 2020 model year Lexus vehicles. G2158 The Techstream Preparation and Process Overview sections have been updated. Any previous printed versions

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0021-14_Obs
TSB: OBSOLETE NOTICE January 22, 2018: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0001-18.

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0048-08 Obs
TSB: Replacement Certification Labels. OBSOLETE NOTICE November 28, 2017: This bulletin is now obsolete. Please see L-SB-0179-17.

Bulletin Number: LSB-0059-12
LEXUS: PRECAUTION INFORMATION ON REMOVAL, INSPECTION, INSTALLATION OF ACCELERATOR PEDAL SENSOR ASSEMBLY, WHICH REQUIRES NO LUBRICATION. MODELS 2001-13 CT200H, ES300, 300H, 330, 350, GS300, 350, 450, 450H, 460, GX460, 470, HS250H, IS F, IS

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0113-12_Rev
TSB: REVISION NOTICE November 22, 2017 Rev1: ? Applicability has been updated to include 2014 ? 2018 model year vehicles. Any previous printed versions of this bulletin should be discarded. In the event that a Lexus vehicle becomes submerge

Bulletin Number: LSB-0143-11
LEXUS: INFORMATION REGARDING THE SEAT COVER REPLACEMENT, EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS, THE MODIFICATIONS THAT MIGHT NEGATIVELY AFFECT SIDE AIR BAG PERFORMANCE CAN RESULT IN SEVERE INJURIES. *PE

Bulletin Number: LSB-0143-11
LEXUS: INFORMATION REGARDING THE SEAT COVER REPLACEMENT, EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS, THE MODIFICATIONS THAT MIGHT NEGATIVELY AFFECT SIDE AIR BAG PERFORMANCE CAN RESULT IN SEVERE INJURIES. *PE

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0143-11 Rev
Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0143-11 Rev
Beginning in 1998, Lexus introduced side airbags as optional equipment. Lexus does NOT recommend replacement of original seat covers with non-Lexus leather or other seat cover materials on vehicles due to the following: Seat covers NOT rec

Bulletin Number: L-SB-0179-17
TSB: SUPERSESSION NOTICE The information contained in this bulletin supersedes SB Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01, PG004-97, PG003-97, PG003-93, and PG002-90. Service Bulletin Nos. L-SB-0048-08, PG007-07, PG016-01, PG015-01,

 
Recalls for 2004 Lexus SC430 Convertible
No recalls exist.
 






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