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Safety Features



2008 Maybach 62 Sedan

  • Driver Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag Cutoff Sensor Activated By Weight or Installed Child Seat
  • Passenger Airbag With Dual Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Rear Side Airbags
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Parktronic(TM) Rear Electronic Parking Aid With Audio-Visual Sensors, Ultrasonic Sensors and Camera
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • L A T C H
  • Active Head Restraints
  • Crash Sensor Sends GPS Signal
  • Front Power Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front and Rear Pretensioners With Force Limiters
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2008 Maybach Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2008 Maybach 62 Sedan
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2008 Maybach 62 Sedan
No recalls exist.
 


1999 Mercury Mystique 4dr Sdn GS

  • Warning chimes for key-in-ignition/driver door open/lights-on/seat belt reminder
  • Front passenger roof-mounted assist handle
  • Contoured height-adjustable front head restraints
  • Driver & front passenger second-generation depowered air bags
  • Rear door child safety locks
  • Front/rear 5-mph impact-resistant bumpers
  • Driver knee bolster
  • Fuel pump inertia shutoff switch
  • Single-note horn
  • Color-keyed front/rear outboard lap/shoulder belts, rear center lap/diagonal belt
  • Height-adjustable front shoulder belts
 
Crash Test Results for the 1999 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1999 Mercury Grand Marquis 5544Not
Tested
1999 Mercury Mountaineer 4455Not
Tested
1999 Mercury Mystique Not
Tested
Not
Tested
34Not
Tested
1999 Mercury Sable 5533Not
Tested
1999 Mercury Tracer 3333Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1999 Mercury Tracer 4dr Sdn GS
1999 MERCURY MYSTIQUE:

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

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

Bulletin Number: 00186
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE NO START CONDITION WHEN THE WIPER SWITCH IS IN THE INTERMITTENT OR LOW-SPEED SETTING DURING VEHICLE START-UP. *JB

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

Bulletin Number: 00252
ON SOME VEHICLES, AN OBJECTIONABLE EXHAUST, SULFUR, OR ROTTEN EGG ODOR FOLLOWING AGGRESSIVE DRIVING, SUCH AS FULL-THROTTLE ACCELERATION MAY OCCUR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0037
VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE THE MALFUNCTION INCIATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATION WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *MJS

Bulletin Number: 0041
VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE FLUTTERING NOISE HEARD FROM HEATER PLENUM AREA VEHICLES BUILT FROM 11/2/1998 THROUGH 12/22/1998. *MJS

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

Bulletin Number: 0114
EXPERIENCING A SPARK KNOCK OR PRE-IGNITION CONDITION ON VEHICLES WITH AN AUTOMATIC OR MANUAL TRANSMISSION DURING STEADY CRUISE DRIVING OR UNDER LIGHT ACCELERATION. *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: 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: 01B78
SUBJECT REGARDING INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER WARPAGE. *JG

Bulletin Number: 01B78
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE WARPAGE OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER AT THE FRONT EDGE OF THE INSTUMENT PANEL COVER NEAR THE WINDSHIELD, ABOVE THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND AROUND THE GLOVE COMPARTMENT. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 01B78
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 01B78 SUPPLEMENT #1 REGARDING INSTRUMENT PANEL COVER WARPAGE. *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: 02176
LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 022001
REPLACEMENT SPEAKER INSTALLATION TIPS. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 0245
INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *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: 031514
THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY BE ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1380, P1381, P1383, AND/OR P0340 MAY BE STORED IN MEMORY. *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: 0346
INSTRUMENT PANEL WARPAGE REPAIR. *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: 04104
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0420 AND/OR P0430/ 2.5L ENGINE ONLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041814
STEERING COLUMN SHIPPED WITHOUT CRUSH PAD - REUSE ORIGINAL CRUSH PAD IF NOT DAMAGED. *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: 11725
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A KNOCKING OR CLUNKING SOUND DURING RAPID ACCELERATION / DECELERATION AS WHEN LETTING OFF AND PUTTING YOUR FOOT DOWN ON THE ACCELERATOR QUICKLY. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 11820
SUBJECT REGARDING AIR BAG RESTRAIN SYSTEM CHANGES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12119
SOME VEHICLES TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXHIBIT A TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12122
INFORMATION REGARDING THE DIAGNOSIS AND SERVICE TO THE INTEGRATED PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IPATS). *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12135
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATE WITH DTCS IN THE MEMORY. *MJS

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

Bulletin Number: 12267
INFORMATION ON SERVICING THE RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM) WITH THE NEW GENERATION STAR TESTER (NGS) AND SOFTWARE VERSION 14.0. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12291
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE NEW SINGLE POINT CRASH SENSING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12498
SUBJECT ON STEERING COLUMN GAP HIDER SERVICE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12519
CD4E TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A NO FORWARD DRIVE CONCERN. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 12552
INFORMATION UPDATE ON PROGRAMMING KEY FOBS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12597
INFORMATION ON INSTALLING FUSES AT PRE-DELIVERY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12598
INFORMATION REGARDING TWO CD4E TRANSAXLES ADDED TO FORD QUALITY RENEWAL (FQR) PROGRAM. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 12846
SUBJECT ON INSTALLING FUSES AT PDI (PRE-DELIVERY INSPECTION). *TT

Bulletin Number: 12866
CONCERNS WITH SLIGHT ENGINE RPM FLARE ON A 2-3 UPSHIFT AT ALTITUDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12880
EXPERIENCING SLIGHT ENGINE RPM FLARE ON A 2-3 UPSHIFT AT ALTITUDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12888
CONCERNS WITH FUEL FILLER DOOR NOT CLOSING PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12896
CONCERNS WITH GLOVEBOX SQUEAK AND RATTLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12917
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN IN ACTIVATING THE OCTAINE ADJUST FEATURE WHEN USING THE MODULE RECONFIGURATION METHOD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12917
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN IN ACTIVATING THE OCTAINE ADJUST FEATURE WHEN USING THE MODULE RECONFIGURATION METHOD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13034
EXEPRIENCING AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0351, P0352, AND / OR P0353. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13209
INFORMATION REGARDING REAR SPRING CREAK/SQUEAK. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13336
INFORMATION ON ACTIVATING OCTANE ADJUST FUNCTION WITH NGS/SBDS. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 13386
INFORMATION ON INVESTIGATING HARD START / NO START CONDITIONS ACCOMPANIED BY OVERFUELING IN AMBIENTS BELOW 32F/0C, ON VEHICLES WITH VCT EQUIPPED 2.0L ZETEC ENGINES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13399
SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE, MAY EXHIBIT AN OBJECTIONABLE SULFUR OR ROTTEN EGG ODOR FROM THE EXHAUST FOLLOWING AGGRESSIVE DRIVING, SUCH AS FULL-THROTTLE ACCELERATION. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 13468
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A TIMING BELT SHREDDING OR TIMING BELT STRIKING THE FRONT COVER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13542
EXPERIENCING AN INTERMITTENTNOISE DESCRIBED AS A BUZZ OR RATTLE FROM THE CENTER OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL OR BEHIND THE CLUSTER AREA. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 13830
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE AND BUILT AFTER MAY 5, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD/NO START, ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXINATELY 30 MINUTES. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13866
EXPERIENCING A HOOT NOISE FROM THE IDLE IDLE AIR BYPASS SOLENOID ON DECELERATION, USUALLY IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14077
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK AT APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. **MR

Bulletin Number: 14355
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO DURATEC OIL PAN INVESTIGATION. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14596
EXHIBITING ONE OR MULTIPLE STUDS BREAK ON EXHAUST FLANGES. *JB

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

Bulletin Number: 14836
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CD4E TRANSAXLE, (DOES NOT APPLY TO MTX) MAY EXHIBIT A POWER STEERING GRUNT / MOAN TYPE NOISE WHEN RETURNING FROM A RIGHT TURN. *TT

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 15828
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1213, B1342, B1601, B2431. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15830
BATTERY LAMP ON, HOWEVER THE CHARGING SYSTEM IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16028
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT MULTIPLE MISFIRE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS NOTED. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 17174
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171/P0174 OR P1072/P0175 STORED IN MEMORY OR AS HARD FAULTS. HESITATION, LACK OF POWER OR RUNS ROUGH CONDITION. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 4712
INFORMATION ON AIR BAG RESTRAINT SYSTEM CHANGES. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5350
INFORMATION USED WHEN SERVICING THE RESTRAINT CONTROL MODULE (RCM). *TT

Bulletin Number: 5375
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW SINGLE POINT CRASH SENSING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5795
INFORMATION ON SERVICE REPLACEMENT OF THE STEERING COLUMN GAP HIDER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5823
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A CD4E TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A TRANSMISSION NO FORWARD ENGAGEMENT. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5963
INFORMATION ON INSTALLING FUSES AT PRE-DELIVERY. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 6457
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SLIGHT ENGINE RPM FLARE ON A 2-3 UPSHIFT AT ALTITUDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6501
SOME VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 7/1/98 AND 12/31/98 MAY EXHIBIT A FUEL FILLER DOOR NOT CLOSING PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6509
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GLOVEBOX SQUEAKING OR RATTLE NOISE AS THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN OVER BUMPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6546
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN IN ACTIVATING THE OCTANE ADJUST FEATURE WHEN USING THE MODULE RECONFIGURATION METHOD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6555
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CREAKING OR SQUEAKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6576
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINE OIL LEAK DIAGNOSIS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6707
CONCERNS WITH ACTIVATING THE OCTANE ADJUST FUNCTION WITH NGS OR SBDS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6904
EXHIBITING A HESITATION / STUMBLE OR ROUGH RUNNING ON VEHILES WITH 2.0L ENGINES BUILT FROM 5/3/1999 TO 7/26/1999. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 6907
EXHIBITING A BUZZ OR RATTLE TYPE NOISE FROM THE RIGHT SIDE AREA OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7132
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CREAKING OR SQUEAKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 7311
SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E AUTOMATIC TRANSACLE MAY EXHIBIT AN OBJECTIONABLE SULFUR OR ROTTEN EGG ODOR FROM THE EXHAUST FOLLOWING AGGRESSIVE DRIVING. *TT

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 7451
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A TIMING BELT SHREDDING OR TIMING BELT STRIKING THE FRONT COVER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7923
CLUTCH WILL NOT ENGAGE AFTER SERVICE.

Bulletin Number: 8054
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L ENGINE AND BUILT AFTER MAY 5, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD / NO START, ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8128
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A HOOT NOISE FROM THE IDLE IDLE AIR BYPASS SOLENOID ON DECELERATION, USUALLY IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. THE IDLE SPEED MAY ALSO REMAIN SLIGHTLY HIGHER OR LOWER THAN DESIRED WHEN THIS NOISE IS PRESENT.

Bulletin Number: 8299
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CREAKING OR SQUEAKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION OCCURRING OVER BUMPS DURING LOW SPEED MANEUVERS ONLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8299
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CREAKING NOISE OR SQUEAKING TYPE NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION. **MR

Bulletin Number: 8334
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5 ENGINE AND BUILT AFTER MAY 25, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT HARD / NO START, ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8571
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK OF APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. **MR

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

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

Bulletin Number: 98242
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING INFORMATION WHEN REPLACING TRANSAXLE. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 982510
INFORMATION REGARDING REVISED WATER PUMP REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982511
INFORMATION ON PERFORMING DIAGNOSIS OR PROGRAMMING KEYS ON SOME 1998 VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98259
SOME VINYL COVERED ITEMS SUCH AS DASH PANELS, DOOR TRIM PANELS, CONSOLES, ETC., MAY EXHIBIT A SMALL DENT, SCUFF, ABRASION AND/ OR DISCOLORATION RESULTING FROM ASSEMBLY, TRANSIT, DEALER PREP AND/OR CUSTOMER USAGE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985104
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WITH UNABLE TO PROGRAM PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) KEYS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985136
SOME VEHICLES WITH CD4E TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985154
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING AND SERVICING THE INTEGRATED PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (IPATS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 985184
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ILLUMINATED WITH ONE OR MORE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES: P0117, P0122, P0141, P0174-P0175, P0300-P0306, P0320, P0340, P0350-P0360, P0385, P1504-P1507, AND P1518-P15

Bulletin Number: 99105
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1381 AND / OR P1383 STORED IN MEMORY. THE VEHICLE MAY ALSO HAVE A ROUGH IDLE OR REDUCED POWER CONDITION, AND / OR MAY STALL AT AN IDLE. *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: 9913136
CONCERNS WITH VEHCILES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L ENGINES BUILT FROM 5/3/99 TO 7/26/99 EXHIBITING A HESTATION / STUMBLE OR ROUGH RUNNING. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 9913139
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A "BUZZ" OR "RATTLE" TYPE NOISE FROM THE RIGHT SIDE AREA OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AT THE PASSENGER AIR BAG ABOVE THE GLOVE BOX. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99137
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NO FORWARD ENGAGEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99138
A ROUGH IDLE, STALLING AT AN IDLE, REDUCED POWER AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P1381 AND P1383 MAY BE STORED IM MEMORY ON SOME VEHICLES. *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: 99148
SOME 2.5L VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MTX-75 TRANSAXLE MAY NOT MOVE. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY THE DIFFERENTIAL GEAR FAILING. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 99172
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE RPM INCREASE DURING A 2-3 UPSHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99175
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE NO FORWARD ENGAGEMENT MOVEMENT OCCURRING ALTHOUGH REVERSE ENGAGEMENT MAY BE POSSIBLE DUE TO OVERDRIVE / REVERSE RING GEAR ASSEMBLY CAUSING A WOBBLE AND SIDE LOADING OF THE FORWARD CLUTCH SNAP RING RETAINER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99178
ON SOME VEHICLES, A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0325 (KNOCK SENSOR CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION) MAY APPEAR DURING KOER, BUT FURTHER TESTING DETERMINES THE KNOCK SENSOR TO BE SATISFACTORY. *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: 99204
A CONDITION WITH FUEL FILLER DOOR UNABLE TO CLOSE COMPLETELY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99215
SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES THAT HAVE WATER LEAKING ONTO FRONT FLOOR FROM DOOR PANEL AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99217
SUBJECT REGARDING THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT MAY ILLUMINATE WITH ONE OR MORE IGNITION COIL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES THAT MAY INCLUDE P0351, P0352 AND / OR PO0353 WITH NO ASSOCIATED COIL ON PLUG ISSUES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99222
SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *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: 99237
OBJECTIONABLE EXHAUST, SULFUR, OR ROTTEN EGG ODOR AGGRESSIVE DRIVING ON VEHICLES WITH 2.5L ENGINE AND CD4E TRANSAXLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99248
CONCERNS WITH THE INTERIOR LAMP STAYING ON. *TT

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 9949
CONDITIONS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0460 STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY WITHOUT ANY DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TT

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

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 99B06
CONCERNS WITH COOLANT LEAKS UNDER SEVERE OPERATING CONDITIONS. *TT

 
Recalls for 1999 Mercury Tracer 4dr Sdn GS
1999 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V075000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 08/02/1998 - 02/29/2000
Potential Units Affected: 436200
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS). A PRESSURE CONSCIOUS REDUCING VALVE (PCRV) IN THE REAR BRAKES MAY BE SUBJECT TO CORROSION AND RESULT IN MALFUNCTION, WHEN OPERATED IN AREAS THAT USE SALT COMPOUNDS ON THE ROADWAY FOR DE-ICING OR DUST CONTROL.
Consequence:
IF BOTH PCRV'S MALFUNCTION, VEHICLE HANDLING COULD BE ADVERSELY AFFECTED DURING BRAKING AS A RESULT OF THE REAR WHEELS LOCKING, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL IMPROVED PCRV'S IN THE REAR BRAKE SYSTEM. THIS RECALL WAS EXPANDED IN SEPTEMBER 2000 TO INCLUDE 1999 AND 2000 FORD CONTOUR, MERCURY MYSTIQUE AND COUGAR VEHICLES.
1999 MERCURY MYSTIQUE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V060000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 01/04/1999 - 01/14/1999
Potential Units Affected: 4569
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS WHICH UTILIZE A PARK/LOCK SOLENOID. IT IS POSSIBLE TO ROTATE THE IGNITION KEY TO THE LOCK POSITION AND REMOVE THE KEY WITHOUT THE SHIFT LEVER AND TRANSMISSION BEING IN PARK. THESE VEHICLES DO NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 114, "THEFT PROTECTION."
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A CRASH AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES. VEHICLES THAT HAVE UNITS WITH IGNITION KEYS REMOVABLE IN GEAR POSITIONS OTHER THAN PARK, WILL HAVE THE STEERING COLUMN REPLACED.
 






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