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Safety Features



2008 Ford Truck F-150 Regular Cab 4X2 126-in. WB XLT Flareside

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Passenger Weight
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Automatic Locking Retractor On Passenger Seatbelt
  • L A T C H
  • Crumple Zones
  • Personal Safety System(R) Includes Pretensioners With Force Limiters, Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment, Driver Seat Position Sensor and Crash Sensor
  • Crash Sensor
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Ford Truck 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
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2008 Ford E-350 12 Passenger Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
3
2008 Ford E-350 15 Passenger Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
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
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2008 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2008 Ford F-150 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2008 Ford F-250 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Ford F-250 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Ford F-250 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Ford F-350 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Ford F-350 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2008 Ford F-350 Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
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 Truck Taurus X 126-in. WB XLT Flareside
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2008 Ford Truck Taurus X 126-in. WB XLT Flareside
No recalls exist.
 


2002 Lincoln Blackwood (basic)

  • Driver and passenger front airbag
  • Front side airbag
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats and rear seats
  • Bucket heated electrically adjustable driver and passenger ventilated seat with height adjustment, lumbar adjustment, four adjustments and tilt adjustment
  • Parking distance sensors
 
Crash Test Results for the 2002 Lincoln Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2002 Lincoln Blackwood Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Lincoln Continental Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2002 Lincoln LS 55455
2002 Lincoln Navigator 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2
2002 Lincoln Town Car 5544Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2002 Lincoln Town Car (basic)
2002 LINCOLN BLACKWOOD:

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

Bulletin Number: 01194
THIS ARITLCE IS TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON REPLACEMENT OF OLD STYLE HOOD LAMP SWITCH TO THE RVISED MECHANICAL HOOD LAMP SWITCH. *TT

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: 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: 01246
ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *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: 02177
COOLING SYSTEM-MOTORCRAFT PREMIUM GOLD ENGINE COOLANT-SERIVCE TIPS. *MJ

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

Bulletin Number: 0241
SUBJECT REGARDING IDLER ARM REPLACEMENT SPECIFICATIONS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 0256
THIS BULLETIN INVOLVES PROPER PROCEDURES FOR PREPARATION OF SERVICE SHEET METAL PARTS COATED WITH ELECTRO DEPOSITION PRIMER (E-COAT). *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 0292
SUBJECT REGARDING TONNEAU COVER DIAGNOSTIC AID. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0296
INFORMATION ON ACCESSING THE TONNEAU COVER ELECTRONIC CONTROL MODULE (ECU). *TT

Bulletin Number: 03144
ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION WITH COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS MAY BE MORE ACCURATELY DIAGNOSED USING THE OPTIONAL WORLDWIDE DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (WDS) COIL ON PLUG (COP) KIT. 2003 SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 031513
TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE. *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: 03610
TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE. CANADA VEHICLES ONLY. *TT *JB

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: 0399
TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE. *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: 04262
FALSE PARKING AID WARNINGS. *TT UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0471
WARNING INDICATORS-PARKING AID-REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (RSS) AND FORWARD SENSING SYSTEM (FSS)-FALSE ACTIVATION OF WARNING TONE-SERVICE TIPS. *MJ UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04L19
CUSTOMER MAINTENANCE REMINDER - LITERATURE PROGRAM 04L19 - TIE ROD INSPECTION PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05419
FALSE PARKING AID WARNINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06513
ENGINE MISFIRE WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) PEWEE, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, AND P0316. *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: 14984
INFORMATION REGARDING 2001 PC/ED SERVICE MANUAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15504
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILTY CONDITIONS AND/OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT

Bulletin Number: 15605
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS AND / OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT

Bulletin Number: 15643
CONCERNS WITH FOGLAMP MOISTURE ENTRY/CONDENSATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15692
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK, SNAP, RATTLE, OR CLUNK IN THE FRONT END WHEN TURNING OR GOING OVER BUMPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15844
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE COLLECTION OR POOLING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FOG LAMP HOUSING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16087
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FLASHING TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP (TCIL) AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0743, AND P1744 (TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH). *TT

Bulletin Number: 16170
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4R100 TRANSMISSION AND BUILT BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2001 AND MAY 1, 2002 MAY EXHIBIT FLASHING TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP AND ANY OR ALL TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0743,

Bulletin Number: 16403
ENGINE-LIGHT TICK OR RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM ENGINE AFTER COLD START. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 17316
FUEL SIGNAL TO INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17346
STEERING IDLER ARM NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18217
MULTIPLE VEHICLES - FUEL LEVEL INDICATION CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 SUPER DUTY F-SERIES, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, MOUNTAINEER AND AVIATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0147
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL ISSUED DUE TO ONE OR BOTH FUEL TANK STRAPS FRACTURING DUE TO BEING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD AND DISLODGING FUEL TANK. MODEL 1997-99 F250, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE, 2002-2003 BLACKW

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0147
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL ISSUED DUE TO ONE OR BOTH FUEL TANK STRAPS FRACTURING DUE TO BEING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD AND DISLODGING FUEL TANK. MODEL 1997-99 F250, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE, 2002-2003 BLACKW

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0147
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL ISSUED DUE TO ONE OR BOTH FUEL TANK STRAPS FRACTURING DUE TO BEING IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD AND DISLODGING FUEL TANK. MODEL 1997-99 F250, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE, 2002-2003 BLACKW

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0164
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL REGARDING HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR OPERATING, FOR AN EXTENDED TIME, VEHICLES WHERE BOTH OR ONE STRAP OF FUEL TANK CAN FRACTURE, AFTER CONTACTING GROUND. MODEL 1997-99 F250 LD, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE,

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0164
FORD/LINCOLN: SAFETY RECALL REGARDING HIGH CORROSION AREAS FOR OPERATING, FOR AN EXTENDED TIME, VEHICLES WHERE BOTH OR ONE STRAP OF FUEL TANK CAN FRACTURE, AFTER CONTACTING GROUND. MODEL 1997-99 F250 LD, 1997-03 F150, 2004 F150 HERITAGE,

 
Recalls for 2002 Lincoln Town Car (basic)
2002 LINCOLN BLACKWOOD
NHTSA Campaign ID: 11V385000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE:TANK ASSEMBLY:MOUNTING
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 06/20/1995 - 08/04/2004
Potential Units Affected: 1100000
Defect Description:
FORD IS RECALLING CERTAIN 1997 THROUGH 2003 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150, 2004 MODEL YEAR FORD F-150 HERITAGE, 1997 THROUGH 1999 MODEL YEAR F-250 LESS THAN 8,500 LBS. GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATING (GVWR), AND 2002 AND 2003 LINCOLN BLACKWOOD VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM JUNE 20, 1995, THROUGH AUGUST 4, 2004, ORIGINALLY SOLD, OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN, CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. PROLONGED EXPOSURE TO ROAD DEICING CHEMICALS MAY CAUSE SEVERE CORROSION OF THE FUEL TANK STRAPS WHICH SECURE THE TANK TO THE VEHICLE.
Consequence:
AS A RESULT OF THE CORROSION, ONE OR BOTH STRAPS MAY FAIL ALLOWING THE FUEL LINES TO SEPARATE FROM THE TANK, OR IN SOME CASES, CAUSING THE TANK TO CONTACT THE GROUND. EITHER SCENARIO MAY RESULT IN A FUEL LEAK PRESENTING A FIRE HAZARD.
Action to take:
FORD WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND INSTRUCT THEM TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO A FORD OR LINCOLN DEALER TO HAVE THE FUEL TANK STRAPS REPLACED WITH STRAPS THAT HAVE INCREASED CORROSION PROTECTION. EARLY IN THIS CAMPAIGN, IF REPLACEMENT STRAPS ARE NOT AVAILABLE, DEALERS MAY INSTALL A CABLE SUPPORT UNDER THE STRAP AS AN INTERIM REPAIR OR A STEEL REINFORCEMENT OVER THE EXISTING STRAP AS A PERMANENT REPAIR. ANY REPAIRS WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON SEPTEMBER 16, 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD MOTOR COMPANY CUSTOMER RELATIONSHIP CENTER AT 1-866-436-7332. FORD'S RECALL CAMPAIGN NUMBER IS 11S21
2002 LINCOLN BLACKWOOD
NHTSA Campaign ID: 05V388000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: - 08/20/2002
Potential Units Affected: 4500000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Consequence:
A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.
Action to take:
BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)
 






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