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2008 Ford Mustang V6 Premium Convertible

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • L A T C H
  • Crumple Zones
  • Personal Safety System(R) Includes Pretensioners With Load Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Driver Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensor
  • Crash Sensor
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Ford Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2008 Ford Crown Victoria 55555
2008 Ford Crown Victoria 55455
2008 Ford E-150 Not
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3
2008 Ford E-350 12 Passenger Not
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3
2008 Ford E-350 15 Passenger Not
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2
2008 Ford Edge 54554
2008 Ford Escape 45553
2008 Ford Escape 35553
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 45553
2008 Ford Escape Hybrid 35553
2008 Ford Expedition 55553
2008 Ford Expedition 55553
2008 Ford Explorer 55553
2008 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 55553
2008 Ford F-150 55Not
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4
2008 Ford F-150 55Not
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4
2008 Ford F-150 55Not
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Not
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4
2008 Ford F-250 Not
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2008 Ford F-250 Not
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2008 Ford F-250 Not
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2008 Ford F-350 Not
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2008 Ford F-350 Not
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2008 Ford F-350 Not
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2008 Ford Focus 55334
2008 Ford Focus 44544
2008 Ford Fusion 44544
2008 Ford Fusion 55544
2008 Ford Mustang 55545
2008 Ford Mustang 55555
2008 Ford Ranger 544Not
Tested
3
2008 Ford Ranger 545Not
Tested
3
2008 Ford Taurus 55554
2008 Ford Taurus X 55554
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Ford Taurus X V6 Premium Convertible
2008 FORD MUSTANG:

Bulletin Number: 14B04
FORD: 2005-2006 FORD GT, 2005-2008 MUSTANG, AND 2004-2005 RANGER VEHICLES OPERATED IN FLORIDA, HAWAII, PUERTO RICO, OR THE U.S VIRGIN ISLANDS ARE IN NEED OF AN AIRBAG INFLATOR REPLACEMENT. 06/11/15 *TA.

Bulletin Number: 14B09
FORD: SOME 2005-2006 FORD GT AND 2005-2008 MUSTANG VEHICLES WILL BE RECEIVING DRIVER AIRBAG INFLATOR REPLACEMENTS. *TA

Bulletin Number: 19997
MUSTANG VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE (HID) HEADLAMPS CAN NOT BE RETROFITTED NOR DAYTIME RUNNING LAMPS (DRL) ENABLED. *NJ

Bulletin Number: 20523
FORD: AIRBAG LIGHT-PRETENSIONER PIGTAIL KIT AVAILABLE. VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AIRBAG LIGHT WITH B2292 HARD FAULT CODE POINTING TOWARD SEAT BELT PRETENSIONER. REPLACE BODY WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR. *PE

Bulletin Number: AS-21769
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Bulletin Number: AS-21769
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Bulletin Number: AS-21769
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Bulletin Number: AS-21769
FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

Bulletin Number: ASI-08-26-07
FORD; SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN FRONT FLOOR AREA. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND COWL AREA, LOOSE A PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: ASI-08-26-07
FORD; SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN FRONT FLOOR AREA. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND COWL AREA, LOOSE A PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: ASI-44352
FORD: DUE TO VEHICLES, WITH CARBON FIBER CLUTCHES, A CHATTER OR MOAN/GROAN NOISE IS HEARD WHILE MAKING SHARP TURNS, AT LOW SPEED AND IS CHARACTERISTIC OF HEAVY DUTY/RACING TYPE LIMITED SLIP DIFFERENTIAL. MODEL 2007-2014 MUSTANG GT500, GT,

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

Bulletin Number: SSM 46332
REPLACING THE ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT SYNC/NAVIGATION SYSTEM WITH EITHER AN AFTERMARKET SYNC/NAVIGATION KIT OR MODIFYING ORIGINAL SYNC/NAVIGATION PARTS TO PROVIDE ADDITIONAL FEATURES IS NOT RECOMMENDED NOR SUPPORTED ON ANY FORD, MERCURY OR LINCO

Bulletin Number: SSM 47201
Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or Linco

Bulletin Number: SSM 47331
Various vehicles equipped with a 4.6L, 5.4L, 6.8L modular 3 valve engine built on or before 8-Jan-2016 may exhibit symptoms that may include upper end engine noise, rough running, misfire and/or engine damage. If diagnosis leads to only cam

Bulletin Number: SSM 47331
Various vehicles equipped with a 4.6L, 5.4L, 6.8L modular 3 valve engine built on or before 8-Jan-2016 may exhibit symptoms that may include upper end engine noise, rough running, misfire and/or engine damage. If diagnosis leads to only cam

Bulletin Number: TSB-07-14-6
FORD: IN SOME VEHICLES THERE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-07-14-6
FORD: IN SOME VEHICLES THERE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-07-14-6
FORD: IN SOME VEHICLES THERE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT DIAGNOSE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-26-7
FORD: VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE WATER LEAK IN THE FRONT FLOOR AREA. MAY BE CAUSED BY LOOSE GROMMETS AND/OR SEALER SKIPS AROUND THE COWL AREA, LOOSE A-PILLAR WINDOW WEATHERSTRIP RETAINER. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-9-2
FORD: UN-COMMANDED PERIMETER LIGHTING. VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT UN-COMMANDED PERIMETER LIGHTING FEATURE (HEAD, PARK AND SIDE MARKER LAMPS) DUE TO WATER INDUCED SHORT TO GROUND IN THE DOOR DISARM SWITCH. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-9-2
FORD: UN-COMMANDED PERIMETER LIGHTING. VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT UN-COMMANDED PERIMETER LIGHTING FEATURE (HEAD, PARK AND SIDE MARKER LAMPS) DUE TO WATER INDUCED SHORT TO GROUND IN THE DOOR DISARM SWITCH. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-9-2
FORD: UN-COMMANDED PERIMETER LIGHTING. VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT UN-COMMANDED PERIMETER LIGHTING FEATURE (HEAD, PARK AND SIDE MARKER LAMPS) DUE TO WATER INDUCED SHORT TO GROUND IN THE DOOR DISARM SWITCH. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-08-9-6
FORD: 4.6L WITH TR3650 MANUAL TRANSMISSION; CLASH OR RASPY FEEL; SHIFTING INTO 2ND AND/OR 3RD GEAR. CONDITION MAY BE MORE PRONOUNCED WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS COLDER THAN 40 DEGREES F (5 DEGREES C). *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-19-11
FORD: SOME VEHICLES (SHELBY GT 500) MAY EXHIBIT THE FOLLOWING CLUTCH/TRANSMISSION SYMPTOMS: HARD TO DISENGAGE OR ENGAGE 1ST AND REVERSE, HARD TO SHIFT ANY GEAR, VEHICLE CREEPS WITH TRANSMISSION IN GEAR AND CLUTCH PEDAL FULLY DEPRESSED WITH

Bulletin Number: TSB-09-19-11
FORD: SOME VEHICLES (SHELBY GT 500) MAY EXHIBIT THE FOLLOWING CLUTCH/TRANSMISSION SYMPTOMS: HARD TO DISENGAGE OR ENGAGE 1ST AND REVERSE, HARD TO SHIFT ANY GEAR, VEHICLE CREEPS WITH TRANSMISSION IN GEAR AND CLUTCH PEDAL FULLY DEPRESSED WITH

Bulletin Number: TSB-10-23-8
FORD: 2007-2009 MUSTANG. A WIRING HARNESS CONNECTION MAY BE CAUSING THE AIR BAG LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE IN VEHICLES WITH SIDE AIR BAGS. *RM

Bulletin Number: TSB-12-7-4
FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: IF BATTERY WAS DISCONNECTED OR DEAD, VEHICLES/TRUCKS MAY EXPERIENCE HARD STARTS AND ENGINE IDLE RPM FLUCTUATION AND EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0505, P0506, P2111 AND P2112. *PE

Bulletin Number: TSB 19-2026
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

Bulletin Number: TSB 19-2026
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

Bulletin Number: TSB 19-2026
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Fo

 
Recalls for 2008 Ford Taurus X V6 Premium Convertible
2008 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 08V082000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 04/22/2005 - 01/31/2008
Potential Units Affected: 434593
Defect Description:
FORD IS RECALLING 434,593 MY 2008 MUSTANG VEHICLES FOR FAILING TO COMPLY WITH ONE OF THE NECK INJURY REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, "OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION," FOR AN UNBELTED 5TH PERCENTILE FEMALE SITTING IN THE PASSENGER SEAT WHILE IT IS IN THE FULL FORWARD POSITION.
Consequence:
DURING AN AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT, IF A SMALL FEMALE IN THE FRONT PASSENGER SEAT IS NOT WEARING THE SAFETY BELT, AND HAS THE SEAT IN THE FULL FORWARD POSITION, THERE MAY BE AN INCREASED POTENTIAL FOR A NECK INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPROGRAM THE RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON MARCH 3, 2008. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332 OR THROUGH EMAIL TO WWW.OWNERCONNECTION.COM.
2008 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 15V319000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 04/06/2004 - 06/21/2014
Potential Units Affected: 1018622
Defect Description:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2005-2014 Mustang vehicles manufactured April 6, 2004, to June 21, 2014, and 2005-2006 GT vehicles manufactured February 20, 2004, to September 22, 2006. The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall began on June 10, 2016. Even if interim repairs were performed under safety recall 14V-802, owners must bring their vehicles in for the final remedy. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S21. Note: This recall supersedes safety recall 14V-802.
2008 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 16V384000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 07/26/2004 - 02/03/2011
Potential Units Affected: 1892343
Defect Description:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2007-2011 Ford Ranger vehicles, 2006-2011 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles, and 2005-2011 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln Zephyr/MKZ vehicles, 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles and 2005-2008 Ford Mustang vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Any vehicle not included in "Zone A", or "Zone B" is not included in the safety recall. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Ford mailed interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available on July 15, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
2008 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 17V024000
Component: AIR BAGS:PASSENGER SIDE FRONTAL
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates: 04/06/2004 - 12/19/2008
Potential Units Affected: 654695
Defect Description:
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford Fusion and Mustang and Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or "Zone A." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" above, Ford is recalling certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion and Mustang, Lincoln MKX, MKZ and Zephyr and Mercury Milan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia, or "Zone B." Additionally, unless included in "Zone A" or "Zone B" above, Ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ, 2005-2008 Ford Mustang and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Consequence:
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Action to take:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available began mailing March 1, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S01.
 


2010 Lotus Elise Convertible SC

  • Driver Airbag
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Crumple Zones
  • Front 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2010 Lotus Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2010 Lotus Elise Convertible SC
2010 LOTUS ELISE:

Bulletin Number: 2013-17
Brake hose/pipe inspection. The routing of all brake hoses and pipes is set during production to ensure that they cannot come into contact with any other ancillary components regardless of the vehicles suspension travel range or steering mo

Bulletin Number: 2013-17
Brake hose/pipe inspection. The routing of all brake hoses and pipes is set during production to ensure that they cannot come into contact with any other ancillary components regardless of the vehicles suspension travel range or steering mo

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2013-18
To confirm the compatibility of service level instrument packs available for all Federal Elise and Exige variants from ?08MY to present date by model year and powertrain as well as a special care point to be taken whilst fitting an Aftersal

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

Bulletin Number: 2014-02
Retrofitment of the latest level windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the windscreen washer bottle/pump assembly fitted to all Toyota power train Elise and 4-cylinder Exige from st

Bulletin Number: 2014-05
To reinforce the importance of checking and clearing stored fault codes at time of PDI (Pre-Delivery Inspection). The increased frequency of battery disconnection/reconnection that vehicles are subjected to during transportation from the f

Bulletin Number: 2014-08
Clarification of air conditioning compressor ?Running-In? Procedure. Insufficient lubrication will result in compressor failure due to seizure, reducing air conditioning performance and also generate diagnostic trouble codes.

Bulletin Number: 2014-08
Clarification of air conditioning compressor ?Running-In? Procedure. Insufficient lubrication will result in compressor failure due to seizure, reducing air conditioning performance and also generate diagnostic trouble codes.

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

Bulletin Number: 2015-08
Retrofitment of the latest level CDL (Central Door Locking) actuator to earlier models if required. Due to parts obsolescence the CDL actuator assembly, part number B116M6039F is no longer available. This actuator was fitted into each door

Bulletin Number: 2016-06
Recommendation of revision to manual brake bleeding procedure on any Elise models fitted with a brake servo unit. Whilst performing a brake fluid bleeding procedure, it is possible that the brake pedal may not fully return to its released/

Bulletin Number: 2016-06
Recommendation of revision to manual brake bleeding procedure on any Elise models fitted with a brake servo unit. Whilst performing a brake fluid bleeding procedure, it is possible that the brake pedal may not fully return to its released/

Bulletin Number: sb_2019_06_Elise
Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

Bulletin Number: sb_2019_06_Elise
Compatibility of Yokohama AD07 and V105 tire product ranges for the Elise model range.

 
Recalls for 2010 Lotus Elise Convertible SC
2010 LOTUS ELISE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 14V280000
Component: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
Manufacturer: Lotus Cars USA, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 11/01/2007 - 07/30/2011
Potential Units Affected: 860
Defect Description:
Lotus Cars USA, Inc. (Lotus) is recalling certain model year 2008-2011 Elise and Exige vehicles manufactured from November 2007 to July 2011, and 2011 Evora vehicles manufactured September 2010 through September 2011. The oil cooler hose may detach from its fitting.
Consequence:
A detached oil hose could spray oil on a tire, increasing the risk of a crash, or it could spray oil throughout the engine compartment, increasing the risk of a fire.
Action to take:
Lotus will notify owners, and dealers will replace the oil cooler hose fittings on the Elise and Exige vehicles and will replace the oil cooler hose assemblies on the Evora vehicles, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Lotus at 1-800-245-6887. Lotus' number for this recall is 201401R (Elise/Exige), and 2014/02R (Evora). Note: This recall is an expansion of recalls 11V-510 and 13V-041.
 






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