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2004 Suzuki Verona EX

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Outboard, Rear Outboard and Rear Center 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Second Row 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • L A T C H
  • Child Safety Door Locks Located On Rear Doors
  • Front Driver Side Manual Lumbar Support
 
Crash Test Results for the 2004 Suzuki Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2004 Suzuki Aerio 43Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Suzuki Aerio 4354Not
Tested
2004 Suzuki Forenza 44334
2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara 4455Not
Tested
2004 Suzuki Grand Vitara XL-7 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Suzuki Verona Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2004 Suzuki Vitara 4445Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2004 Suzuki Vitara EX
2004 SUZUKI VERONA:

Bulletin Number: 0104084
ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) SOFTWARE MAY CAUSE THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) TO FAIL TO ILLUMINATE; ENGINE RUNS ROUGH IMMEDIATELY AFTER STARTING A COLD ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0104304
ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM)SOFTWARE UPDATE, EMISSION RECALL CAMPAIGN KC, (CALIFORNIA, NEW YORK, MASSACHUSETTS, MANIE AND VERMONT ONLY).DRIVEABILITY IMPROVEMENT IMMEDIATELY AFTER STARTING COLD ENGINE. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 0109043
DRIVER'S SEAT BELT LATCH PLATE/TONGUE WILL NOT INSERT INTO THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE. SAFETY RECALL CAMPAIGN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0110173R
TECH 2 PCMCIA CARD RE FLASH UPDATE. VERONA MODEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0111213
ELECTRICAL NOISE ON AM STATIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0112174
FUEL LINE DISCONNECTING PROCEDURE. SUZUKI 2004 FORENZA, WAGON, RENO (RQ420), AND VERONA (RP625). *SC

Bulletin Number: 0202244
REPLACING THE SIR CLOCK SPRING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0203044
SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE FOR PROGRAMMING KEYLESS TRANSMITTERS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0204145
CORRECT COOLANT USAGE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 0205135
NOISE FROM THE FRONT STABILIZER BAR BUSHINGS. INCLUDING THE 2005 SUZUKI VERONA *SC

Bulletin Number: 0211075
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0703 IS PRESENT. DTC P0703 EXPLAINED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0305115R
SUNROOF WILL NOT CLOSE COMPLETELY OR CLOSES AND MOVES TO VENT POSITION. *SC

Bulletin Number: 0306234
SERVICE MANUAL UPDATED - OIL VISCOSITY AND CRANKCASE CAPACITY INCLUDING OIL FILTER. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 0402274
SLOW AND/OR INCOMPLETE RETRACTION OF SEAT BELTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0408115
WIRE HARNESS INSULATION DAMAGE BEHIND THE LEFT FRONT FENDER LINER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0412174
FUEL LINE DISCONNECTING PROCEDURE. INCLUDING 2004 SUZUKI WAGON, RENO (RQ420) AND VERONA (RP625). *SC

Bulletin Number: 0506035
TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE (TCM) REPROGRAMMING TO IMPROVE TRANSMISSION SHIFT QUALITY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0701266
ECM REPROGRAMMING FOR FALSE SLOW O2 SENSOR DTCS, EVAP RELATED DTCS AND VARIOUS OTHER UNINTENDED DTCS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0710185
ENGINE CONTROL MODULE (ECM) REPROGRAMMING FOR FALSE SLOW O2 SENSOR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 0810245
OIL LEAK FROM DRAIN PLUG. *TT

Bulletin Number: 101215
SERVICE MANUAL UPDATE: EGR DTCS P0400, P0401 AND P0402. *TT

Bulletin Number: 1407276
O2 SENSOR REPLACEMENT, AFFECTED VIN LIST, CUSTOMER SATISFACTION SERVICE ACTION.

Bulletin Number: N-Q-G-045
This Service Bulletin was sent by Suzuki Motor Corporation to its authorized Suzuki automobile distributors in the U.S., explaining the importance of proper inspection and maintenance of suspension lower arm ball joints to prevent the ball

Bulletin Number: TS0301238
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE. *NJ

Bulletin Number: TS0301238
AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION CONTROL MODULE INITIALIZATION PROCEDURE. MY 2004-2006 VERONA (RP625). *NJ

Bulletin Number: TS-04-03049
SUZUKI: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS LOOSE IN THE SHIFT GATE AND/OR IGNITION KEY CANNOT BE REMOVED. THE TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER DOES NOT HOLD FIRMLY TO THE LEFT OF THE SHIFT GATE AS EXPECTED. THE SHIFT LEVER TENSION SPRING H

Bulletin Number: TS-04-03049
SUZUKI: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFT LEVER IS LOOSE IN THE SHIFT GATE AND/OR IGNITION KEY CANNOT BE REMOVED. THE TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER DOES NOT HOLD FIRMLY TO THE LEFT OF THE SHIFT GATE AS EXPECTED. THE SHIFT LEVER TENSION SPRING H

 
Recalls for 2004 Suzuki Vitara EX
2004 SUZUKI VERONA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V363000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2003 - 10/30/2005
Potential Units Affected: 25899
Defect Description:
Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain model year 2004-2006 Verona vehicles manufactured June 2003 to October 2005. In the affected vehicles, there may be heat generated within the DRL module located in the instrument panel, which could melt the DRL module.
Consequence:
If the DRL module melts due to the heat generation, it could cause a vehicle fire.
Action to take:
Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the DRL module in the instrument panel, free of charge. The recall began on November 5, 2014. Owners can contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki's number for this recall is XC.
2004 SUZUKI VERONA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V396000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 06/01/2003 - 05/31/2004
Potential Units Affected: 16488
Defect Description:
IN CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, A FAULT IN THE ADAPTIVE FUEL CONTROL LOGIC CAN CAUSE SOME VEHICLES TO USE AIR/FUEL RATIOS DURING DECELERATION THAT ARE LEAN ENOUGH TO CAUSE ENGINE STALLING.
Consequence:
ENGINE STALLING COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECM) ON AFFECTED VEHICLES. THE RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
2004 SUZUKI VERONA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V333000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 06/16/2003 - 08/26/2003
Potential Units Affected: 4548
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES MAY HAVE A MISLOCATED SENSOR IN THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY. THIS CONDITION CAN PREVENT THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT TONGUE FROM BEING INSERTED INTO THE BUCKLE.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, A SEAT OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER'S SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 4, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
2004 SUZUKI VERONA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V426000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 06/16/2003 - 10/18/2003
Potential Units Affected: 7797
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER CARS, THE DUAL STAGE DRIVER'S AIR BAG DEPLOYS IN AN IMPROPER SEQUENCE.
Consequence:
IF THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG DEPLOYS IMPROPERLY DURING A FRONTAL VEHICLE CRASH, THE DRIVER COULD BE SEVERELY INJURED OR KILLED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL AN ADAPTING WIRING HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON OCTOBER 30, 2003, TO VERONA VEHICLE OWNERS. ALL FORENZA VEHICLES WERE REPAIRED AT THE PORT OF ENTRY. THERE ARE NO OWNER NOTIFICATIONS NECESSARY FOR THE FORENZA MODEL VEHICLES. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
2004 SUZUKI VERONA
NHTSA Campaign ID: 05V022000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: AMERICAN SUZUKI MOTOR CORP.
Manufacture Dates: 08/04/2003 - 04/20/2004
Potential Units Affected: 37796
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH MAY BECOME MISADJUSTED IF AN UPWARD/REARWARD FORCE IS APPLIED TO THE BRAKE PEDAL. IF THIS SHOULD OCCUR, THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH WILL NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY, CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS, INCLUDING THE HIGH MOUNTED STOP LAMP, TO REMAIN ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY WITHOUT BRAKE PEDAL APPLICATION, WITH THE IGNITION SWITCH IN THE ON OR OFF POSITION.
Consequence:
IF THE BRAKE LIGHTS REMAIN ON CONTINUOUSLY WHILE DRIVING,A FOLLOWING DRIVER MAY NOT KNOW WHEN YOUR BRAKES HAVE BEEN APPLIED, AND A REAR-END CRASH COULD OCCUR WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING. THIS CONDITION MAY ALSO DISCHARGE THE VEHICLE'S BATTERY, AND, THE AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH, CRUISE CONTROL AND TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM, IF EQUIPPED, WILL BECOME DISABLED.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE LIGHT SWITCH FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 16, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SUZUKI AT 1-800-934-0934.
 


1999 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sdn Executive

  • Child-proof pwr door locks
  • Deluxe color-keyed front safety belts, rear outboard lap/shoulder belts
  • Front/rear center lap belts w/rear center shoulder belt
  • Front & side air bags for driver & right front passenger
  • Brake shift interlock
  • Dual note horn
  • 8-way pwr individual comfort lounge 40/20/40 front seats-inc: dual pwr recliners, 2-way head restraints, driver easy entry & exit
  • Front passenger & rear seat passenger roof rail assist handles
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Lincoln Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1999 Lincoln Navigator 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1999 Lincoln Town Car Not
Tested
Not
Tested
44Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sdn Executive
1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR:

Bulletin Number: 00142
INOPERATIVE OR INACCURATE SPEEDOMETER, 4X4 LAMP ILLUMINATED AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1635 OR P1639 PRESENT AFTER A POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER REPLACEMENT. *JB

Bulletin Number: 00213
SUBJECT REGARDING CLIMATE CONTROL - EATC - BLOWER MOTOR CONTROL SERVICE TIPS. *JB

Bulletin Number: 00214
INFORMATION REGARDING REVISED ENGINE MOUNTS FOR SEVERE DUTY VEHICLES. *JB

Bulletin Number: 002310
SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0031
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE THE A/C BLOWER MOTOR INOPERATIVE. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 0032
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AIR CONDITIONING INACCURATE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DISPLAYED- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EATC- CONTINENTAL AND LS BUILT THROUGH 10/15/99, ALL OTHERS BUILT THROUGH 8/31/99. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 0062
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT IDLE DI[ AFTER A TIP-IN/TIP-OUT MANEUVER, SPARK KNOCK/DETONATION ON ACCELERATION OR LIGHT LOAD. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 00B60
ON SOME VEHICLES THE REAR SUSPENSION UPPER CONTROL ARM BRACKETS ON THE FRAME MAY DEVELOP MINOR CRACKS WHEN SUBJECTED TO SEVERE DUTY SERVICE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 0111
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE ENGINE MOUNTS MAY NOT EXHIBIT SATISFACTORY DURABILITY UNDER SEVERE OPERATING CONDITIONS THAT MAY BE ENCOUNTERED BY POLICE, TAXI OR LIMO / LIVERY VEHICLES SUCH AS EXTENDED IDLING AT HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *

Bulletin Number: 01137
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4R70W AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK NOISE DURING THE 2-1 DOWNSHIFT EVENT. *TT

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: 012110
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE ROMEO BUILT 4.6L 2V ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OIL LEAK OR OIL WEEPAGE FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AT THE RIGHT HAND REAR OR THE LEFT HAND FRONT OF THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 012113
SOME IGNITION SWITCH LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLIES MAY EXHIBIT ROUGNESS AND / OR EXCESS EFFORT IN TURNING, KEY DOES NOT FULLY RETURN FROM START, A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE WITH P0500, P1502 AND U1039 STORED IN POWERTRIAN CONTROL

Bulletin Number: 012114
PARTS AND PROCEDURE TO REDUCE THE POTENTIAL OF FUEL TANK PUNCTURES DURING RARE AND EXTREMELY HIGH-SPEED REAR IMPACTS. *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: 0162
VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) MAY NOT START OR CRANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01M02
SOME OF THE COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIFOLDS USED ON 4.6L SOHC ENGINES MAY DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS AT THE COOLANT CROSSOVER DUCT. THIS CONDITION COULD RESULT IN ENGINE COOLANT LEAKAGE WHICH, IF NOT SERVICED, MAY CAUSE ENGINE OVERHEATING. COMPL

Bulletin Number: 01M02
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM REGARDING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE ON CERTAIN 4.6L SOHC INTAKE MANIFOLDS. SOME OF THE COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIFOLDS MAY DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS AT THE COOLANT CROSSOVER DUCT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02136
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK MAY BE INOPERATIVE, NOW ALLOWING THE OPERATOR TO MOVE THE SHIFT LEVER FROM THE PARK POSITION. STOP LAMP OPERATION MAY ALSO BE AFFECTED. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 0222
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTAKE MANIFOLD CROSSOVER (FIRST RUNNER) COOLANT SEEPAGE CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0245
INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0258
INOPERATIVE OR INACURRATE SPEEDOMETER, 4X4 LAMP ILLUMINATD, AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1635 OR P1639. *TT

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: 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: 03261
NEW SERVICE PART - NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT - 4R70W TRANSMISSION - SERVICE TIP. *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: 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: 04189
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *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: 0531
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 05B31 - INFORMATION ONLY. A POSSIBILITY THAT DURING A HIGH SPEED / HIGH ENERGY REAR COLLISION, CERTAIN COMPONENTS HAVE AN INCREASED RISK OF PUNCTURING THE FUEL TANK ON VEHICLES WITH LIMO PREP PACKAGE LIMO PACK

Bulletin Number: 05N04
EXTENDED COVERAGE PROGRAM 05N04 - EXTENDED COVERAGE FOR COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIFOLD. THIS PROGRAM IS BEING PROVIDED AS A SETTLEMENT TO A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT. THE TERMS OF THE SETTLEMENT EXTEND THE COVERAGE OF THE ALL-COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIF

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: 11774
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM NVH DAMPER ON THE LEFT HAND DAMPER ONLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11816
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONCERN OF INTERMITTENT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER GAUGES INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12068
VEHICLES WILL NOT START WITH A PROGRAMMED PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT (PATS) KEY FOR 20 SECONDS AFTER AN ATTEMPT TO START WITH A NON-PROGRAMMED PATS KEY. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12072
VEHICLE MAY APPEAR TO SIT HIGH IN THE REAR WHEN THE IGNITION IS FIRST TURNED ON DURING THE FIRST 200 MILES (320 KM) OF VEHICLE OPERATION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12120
SOME VEHICLES WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS BUILT FROM 4/16/98 THROUGH 10/30/98 MAY EXHIBIT A LEAK FROM THE VENT AREA OF THE TRANSMISSION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12154
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PATS (SECURILOCK) EXCEPT CERTAIN MODELS NOW HAVE AVAILABILITY OF FLEET KEYS THROUGH ROTUNDA. *MJS

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

Bulletin Number: 12223
FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH DRIVERS DOOR MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12224
FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH DRIVERS SEAT MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12230
ALL VEHICLES WITH ANTILOCK BRAKE MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12232
INFORMATION USED WHEN SERVICING POWER DOOR LOCK OR POWER WINDOW ISSUES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12557
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VARIOUS CLUSTER CONCERNS SUCH AS ILLUMINATION OF THE CHECK TRACTION ASSIST LAMP, SPEEDOMETER READS O; DIGITAL ODOMETER READS ALL DASHES; MESSAGE CENTER DISPLAY FOR DTE / GTE READS FOR LOSS OF SPEED SINGLE TO THE HE

Bulletin Number: 12579
INFORMATION REGARDING DRIVERS DOOR MODULES (DDM) INCORRECTLY REPLACED WHEN DIAGNOSING PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) / BATTERY RELATED NO START CONDITIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12609
INFORMATION REGARDING PINPINT TEST / 4WABS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1676 (BATTERY VOLTAGE) - UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12615
SUBJECT REGARDING FUEL TANK CLUNK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12704
SUBJECT REGARDING ALL VEHICLES REQUIRES A PARAMETER RESET TO BE PERFORMED ON THE PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM MODULE (PATS / VIC / HEC) WHEN THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) IS REPLACED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12714
SOME VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP COSMETIC CRACKS IN THE FRAME AT THE REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ACCESS OPENING WHEN OPERATED UNDER SEVERE DUTY CONDITIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12743
EXHIBITING MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC(S) PO351 AND / OR P0356 (COIL PRIMARY CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION). *TT

Bulletin Number: 12816
CONCERNS WITH HOT AIR FROM SIDE DEMISTER DUCTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13025
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BANG POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13031
SUBJECT REGARDING JUNT-IN-TIME PCM REPROGRAM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13065
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT POOR A/C PERFORMANCE AND / OR A POP / CLICK NOISE IN MAX A/C. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13202
INFORMATION REGARDING AIR BAG LAMP FLASHING. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13268
SOME VEHICLES, BUILT BEFORE AUGUST 31, 1999, ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (EATC) MAY DISPLAY THE OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE VALVE LOWER THAN THE ACTUAL OUTISDE TEMPERATURE WHEN OPERATED UNDER CERTAIN WEATHER AND LOW MEDIUM DRIVING SPEE

Bulletin Number: 13290
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CD CHANGER WITH A CD MAGAZINE THAT JAMS / WILL NOT EJECT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13330
SUBJECT REGARDING HOT AIR FROM SIDE DEMISTER DUCTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13355
INFORMATION REGARDING A/C PEANUT O-RING COLOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13382
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAL / SQUEAK FROM THE FRONT BRAKES DURING LIGHT BRAKE APPLICATIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13400
SOME CARS EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY INSTALLED MOONROOF MAY EXHIBIT A BOOMING OR BUFFETING NOISE WHILE TRAVELING AT SPEEDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH WHEN THE MOONROOF IS OPEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13448
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ENGINE OIL THAT HAS A MILKY APPEARANCE AT PREDELIVERY INSPECTION DUE TO CONDENSATION IN THE CRANKCASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13868
INFORMATION REGARDING HEATED BACKGLASS REPAIR PROCESSES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13942
CONCERNS THAT THE PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) TRANSCEIVER WIRING MAY BE BROKEN DUE TO IMPROPER WIRE ROUTING AND / OR A MISPLACEMENT OF THE CONNECTOR NEAR THE BASE OF THE STEERING COLUMN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14181
CONCERNS WITH FUEL TANK THUMP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14181
VEHICLES BUILT UP TO DECEMBER OF 1999 MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN DRIVING OVER SPEED BUMPS. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY THE FILL-LIMITING VALVE INSIDE THE FUEL TANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14181
VEHICLES BUILT UP TO DECEMBER OF 1999 MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNK NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE WHEN DRIVING OVER SPEED BUMPS. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY THE FILL-LIMITING VALVE INSIDE THE FUEL TANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14310
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INCORRECT P1729 (4X4 LOW SWITCH) DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) IN CONTINUES MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14821
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ROMEO ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14844
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VARIOUS INTERMITTENT / CONSTANT ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CONDITIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14862
INFORMATION ON REPLACING FUEL TANK STRAP BOLTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14864
SUBJECT REGARDING CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH 4.6L ROMEO ENGINES EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14907
CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EXHIBITING THE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE REGISTERING LOW OR NO OIL PRESSURE USUALLY ON INITIAL START-UP AFTER SEVERAL HOURS OF COLD SOAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14918
THIS BULLETIN STATES THAT ON SOME VEHICLES (INCLUDING 2002 BLACKWOOD) A BATTERY DISCONNECT OR PARAMETER RESET IS REQUIRED DURING POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) OR INSTRUMENT CLUSTER (VIC / HEC / ICM) REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15158
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FEAD BELT JUMP-OFF TOSS. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15889
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (EATC) WILL NOT CYCLE THE AI CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR WHEN THE FLOOR MODE IS SELECTED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15908
AIR BAG LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1994 OR B1998 PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG RESISTANCE HIGH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16380
SERVICE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET FOR 4.6L APPLICATIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16877
FRONT DOOR GLASS THAT MOVES SLOWLY OR BINDS - GLASS STOPS 1/2 WAY DOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17730
DASHES DISPLAYED INSTEAD OF AN ODOMETER READING - NO COMMUNICATION WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17810
TRANSMISSION FAILURE WHERE THERE IS A LARGE AMOUNT OF METAL OR DEBRIS IN THE PAN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17828
VARIOUS INTERMITTENT/CONSTANT ELECTRICAL CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17871
MULTIPLE DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS UNDER ACCELERATION CAUSED BY IGNITION COIL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4656
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLE NOISE FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM NVH DAMPER ON THE LEFT HAND DAMPER ONLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4708
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A CONCERN OF INTERMITTENT INSTRUMENT CLUSTER GAUGES INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4715
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF LOUD PING / CRACKLE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL DOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5107
SOME VEHICLES WILL NOT START WITH A PROGRAMMED PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT (PATS) KEY FOR 20 SECONDS AFTER AN ATTEMPT TO START WITH A NON-PROGRAMMED PATS KEY. THE PATS WILL NOT RECOGNIZE A PROGRAMMED PATS KEY UNTIL THE SYSTEM RESETS. *T

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

Bulletin Number: 5235
INFORMATION ON THE KEYLESS ENTRY KEYPAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5387
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING ON VALET KEY AND SPARE KEYS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5896
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO CLUSTER CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6035
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH TEVES FOUR WHEEL ANTI-LOCK BRAKES (4WABS) MAY EXHIBIT A YELLOW ANTI-LOCK BRAKE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH NO DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6218
CONDITIONS WITH COSMETIC CRACKS IN THE FRAME AT THE REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ACCESS OPENING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6329
THIS BULLETIN ADDRESSES TWO DESIGN CHANGES MADE TO ENHANCE THE WINDSHIELD AND SIDE WINDOW DEFOG / DEFROST PERFORMANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6400
VEHICLES MAY DISPENSE HOT AIR FROM SIDE DEMISTER DUCTS IN ALL CLIMATE CONTROL OPERATING MODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6728
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BANG POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7021
INFORMATION REGARDING AIR BAG LAMP FLASHING. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 7145
VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE AUGUST 31, 1999 HAVE AN ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (EATC) THAT DISPLAYS THE OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE VALUE LOWER THAN THE ACTUAL OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE WHEN OPERATED UNDER CERTAIN WEATHER AND LOW / MEDIUM DRIVING

Bulletin Number: 7207
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CD CHANGER WITH A CD MAGAZINE THAT JAMS / WILL NOT EJECT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7249
INFORMATION ON USING PEANUT STYLE A/C FITTINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7307
A CONDITION MAY EXIST OF A SQUEAL / SQUEAK FROM THE FRONT BRAKES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7312
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY INSTALLED MOONROOF MAY EXHIBIT A BOOMING OR BUFFETING NOISE WHILE TRAVELING AT SPEEDS GREATER THAN 40 MPH WHEN THE MOONROOF IS OPEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8136
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO HEATED BACKGLASS REPAIR PROCESSES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8157
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT SLOW MOVING FRONT POWER WINDOWS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8269
INFORMATION REGARDING PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) TRANSCEIVER WIRING MAY BE BROKEN DUE TO IMPROPER WIRE ROUTING AND / OR A MISPLACEMENT OF THE CONNECTOR NEAR THE BASE OF THE STEERING COLUMN. **MR

Bulletin Number: 8269
SUBJECT REGARDING PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) INSTALLATION CAUTION: WIRES MAY BREAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8300
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXIBIT A BANG POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8300
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BANG / POPPING NOISE HEARD FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL-DOWN. **MR

Bulletin Number: 8382
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MISS, BUCK / JERK, SURGE IN THE IGNITION COIL / SPARK PLUG BOOT. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 98219
DISLODGMENT OF REAR AIR SPRING FROM AXLE SPRING SEAT DURING ACCELERATION OR FULL SUSPENSION TRAVEL CONDITIONS ON SOME LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT ARE OPERATED AT OR NEAR MAXIMUM LOADS. *AK

Bulletin Number: 98219
THE REAR AIR SPRINGS MAY DISLODGE LIMOUSINE VEHICLES. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 98-4828
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE SERVICE MANUAL NOT HAVING A PINPOINT TEST FOR "DEGRADED AM RECEPTION OR CONTINUOUS SEEK IN AM" IN THE DIAGNOSIS AND TESTING PORTION OF THE AUDIO CHAPTER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985017
EXPERIENCING A GRUNT OR SQUEAK NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN TURNING THE STEERING TO FULL LOCK, TO THE LEFT OR THE RIGHT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985090
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF LOUD PING / CRACKLE FROM EXHAUST SYSTEM DURING COOL DOWN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985096
SOME VEHICLES MAY APPEAR TO SIT HIGH IN THE REAR WHEN THE IGNITION IS FIRST TURNED ON DURING THE FIRST 200 MILES (320 KM) OF VEHICLE OPERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985107
CERTAIN VEHICLES WILL NOT START WITH A PROGRAMMED PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT (PATS) KEY FOR 20 SECONDS AFTER AN ATTEMPT TO START WITH A NON-PROGRAMMED PATS KEY. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 99147
INFORMATION ON USING THE SERVICE BAY TECHNICAL SYSTEM (SBTS) AND NEW GENERATION STAR (NGS) TESTER, AND TO UPDATE THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) INFORMATION CHARTS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 99185
VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 3/15/1997 AND 12/31/1998 AND WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXPERIENCE DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0782 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99194
INFORMATION FOR SERVICING AND DIAGNOSING BRAKE VIBRATION, BRAKE INSPECTION, AND BRAKE FRICTION MATERIAL REPLACEMENT. *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: 99197
SUBJECT REGARDING INTERMITTENT TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 992110
INFORMATION ON BOTH FRONT DOORS NOT STAYING OPEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99219
THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THAT THE WORKSHOP MANUALS DO NOT CONTAIN A PROCEDURE FOR INSPECTING THE PITMAN ARM BALL JOINT FOR WEAR. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 992310
VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 4/16/1998 MAY EXHIBIT IMPROPER, ERRATIC, OR NO TEMPERATURE CONTROL OR POOR A/C PERFORMANCE AND / OR A POPPING / CLICKING NOISE IN MAX A/C ON VEHICLES BUILT THORUGH 4/1/1999. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99234
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING A VEHICLE WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442 AND P0455 STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99242
INFORMATION ON REPLACING AND / OR REPAIRING MALFUNCTIONING (DOOR, IGNITION AND DECKLID) LOCKS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99247
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY MOONROOFS AND BUILT THROUGH 9/20/1999 MAY EXPERIENCE A BOOMING NOISE WHILE DRIVING WITH THE MOONROOF OPEN. *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: 9947
ENGINE EXPERIENCING ROUGHNESS AT IDLE DUE TO EXHAUST SYSTEM RESONANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9947
ENGINE EXPERIENCING ROUGHNESS AT IDLE DUE TO EXHAUST SYSTEM RESONANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9948
CONCERNS WITH THE TRIM COVER ON BACK OF FRONT SEATS BECOMING DISLODGED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996078
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO INOPERATIVE TRUNK RELEASE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99-6193
INFORMATION ON RESETTING THE PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 996748
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS IMMEDIATELY AFTER STARTING THE VEHICLE: THE SPEEDOMETER WILL NOT DISPLAY VEHICLE SPEED, THE ODOMETER DISPLAY IS ALL DASHES, THE MESSAGE CENTER DISPLAY FOR DISTANCE TO EMPTY OR AVERAGE SPE

Bulletin Number: 996799
CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES BUILT FROM JOB #1 THROUGH 4/1/1999 EXHIBITING POOR A/C PERFORMANCE AND / OR A POP / CLICK NOISE IN MAS A/C. *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: 99B09
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO COSMETIC CRACKS IN FRAME AT THE REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ACCESS OPENING WHEN SUBJECTED TO SEVERE DUTY OPERATING CONDITIONS. *JB

Bulletin Number: 99B09
VEHICLES MAY DEVELOP COSMETIC CRACKS IN THE FRAME OF THE REAR UPPER CONTROL ARM ACCESS OPENING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99B09
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 99B09 SUPPLEMENT #2 FOR CERTAIN COMMERCIAL VEHICLE FRAME SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: CSP 08B04
FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 1992-2001 MODEL YEAR CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF WISCONSIN AND CONNECTICUT UPGRADE MODIFICATIONS FOR HIGH SPEED REAR IMPACTS. *PE

Bulletin Number: CSP 08B04
FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 1992-2001 MODEL YEAR CROWN VICTORIA, GRAND MARQUIS, AND TOWN CAR VEHICLES REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF WISCONSIN AND CONNECTICUT UPGRADE MODIFICATIONS FOR HIGH SPEED REAR IMPACTS. *PE

 
Recalls for 1999 Lincoln Town Car 4dr Sdn Executive
1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V322000
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM:LOWER BALL JOINT
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 03/15/1996 - 12/18/1998
Potential Units Affected: 175000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 1990-1996 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT HAVE BEEN SERVICED WITH EITHER A BALL JOINT CONTAINING THE ONE-PIECE BEARING OR A FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM CONTAINING A BALL JOINT WITH A ONE-PIECE BEARING. THE ONE-PIECE BEARING WITHIN THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CAN WEAKEN SLOWLY DURING USE AND EVENTUALLY CRACK. THIS COULD RESULT IN SEPARATION OF THE BALL AND CAP OF THE JOINT, ALLOWING THE CONTROL ARM TO DROP TO THE GROUND.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS WHILE THE VEHICLE IS MOVING, REDUCED STEERING CONTROL COULD OCCUR, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINTS (2).
1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V157001
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1167
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.
1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V157002
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1129
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET FRONT PASSENGER SIDE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOLVED IS SERVICE STOCK SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES, MODEL NOS. H 9977, H 9979, T 9063, AND T 9217, BUILT BY TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. (TRW) MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 1, 1998 THROUGH MAY 21, 2000. SOME OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE BEEN INSTALLED AS SERVICE REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT ON THE VEHICLES INVOLVED IN THE RECALL.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A COLLISION, THESE SEAT BELTS MAY NOT RESTRAIN AN OCCUPANT INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES AND REPLACE THE SERVICE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE INSTALLED IN THESE VEHICLES FROM JANUARY 1 THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000.
1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V200000
Component: EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:JACKS
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 06/10/1997 - 06/14/2000
Potential Units Affected: 875000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE VEHICLES HAVE JACKING INSTRUCTIONS WHICH, IF FOLLOWED, COULD CAUSE THE VEHICLE OPERATOR TO PLACE THE JACK ON A FRAME WELD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO RAISE A REAR WHEEL. IF THE VEHICLE IS JACKED UP WITH THE JACK PLACED ON THE FRAME WELD AND IF THE VEHICLE IS FREE TO ROLL (WHEELS NOT BLOCKED OR CHOCKED), THE JACK COULD YIELD AND THE VEHICLE MAY DROP SUDDENLY.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS AND ANY PORTION OF THE OPERATOR'S BODY IS UNDER THE VEHICLE, THE POTENTIAL FOR PERSONAL INJURY EXISTS.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH A REVISED JACK INSTRUCTION AND STOWAGE CARD AND JACK WARNING LABEL, AS WELL AS A SUPPLEMENT TO THE OWNER GUIDE.
1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V356000
Component: TIRES
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 09/19/1997 - 09/26/2000
Potential Units Affected: 10000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."
Consequence:
THE VEHICLE WEIGHT COULD EXCEED THE MAXIMUM LOAD RATING FOR THE TIRE, INCREASING THE RISK OF PREMATURE TIRE WEAR OR BLOWOUT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE ALL 5 TIRES (INCLUDING THE SPARE TIRE) WITH MICHELIN TIRES (225/70R16 107T REINFORCED WHITE SIDEWALL) WITH A SUFFICIENTLY HIGHER LOAD RATING. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JANUARY 10, 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 1-800-248-0186.
 






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