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Safety Features



2009 Bentley Continental GTC Convertible

  • Driver Airbag
  • Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Rear Side Airbags
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Rollover Sensor
  • Automatic Safety Rollbar
  • Front and Rear Outboard 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front and Rear Seatbelt Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2009 Bentley Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2009 Bentley Arnage RL Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Bentley Arnage T/R Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Bentley Continental GT Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2009 Bentley Continental GTC Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2009 Bentley Continental GTC Convertible
2009 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GTC:

Bulletin Number: 2024809-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 2024809-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: 2033864-5
Accessory valve caps - Difficult to remove

Bulletin Number: 2033864-5
Accessory valve caps - Difficult to remove

Bulletin Number: 20434061
HOOD REAR BOW CLASH TO TONNEAU COVER PREVENTION (SC16/21)

Bulletin Number: 20434062
Hood rear bow clash to tonneau cover - prevention (SC16/21) *Revised: VIN Updates

Bulletin Number: 20434062
Hood rear bow clash to tonneau cover - prevention (SC16/21) *Revised: VIN Updates

Bulletin Number: 2043974/2
REPLACING FRONT WISHBONE LINKS *REVISED*

Bulletin Number: 2043974/2
REPLACING FRONT WISHBONE LINKS *REVISED*

Bulletin Number: 2043974/2
REPLACING FRONT WISHBONE LINKS *REVISED*

Bulletin Number: 2051187.1
Poor Engine Running Complaints (Misfires) Petrol Engines Only

Bulletin Number: 2051187.3
Poor Engine Running Complaints (Misfires) Petrol Engines Only

Bulletin Number: 2051562.4
12 Volt - Battery condition checks

Bulletin Number: 2052785.3
Brake noise identification

Bulletin Number: SB-2028318-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2028318-3
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2029949-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2030217-2
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2031919-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2032874-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2032874-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033717-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033717-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033717-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033742-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033745-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-1A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-2033864-2A
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-20362667-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-R7902030329-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

Bulletin Number: SB-R7902030329-1
SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

 
Recalls for 2009 Bentley Continental GTC Convertible
2009 BENTLEY CONTINENTAL GTC
NHTSA Campaign ID: 13V484000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:ROTOR
Manufacturer: Bentley Motors, Inc.
Manufacture Dates: 07/01/2006 - 06/30/2010
Potential Units Affected: 469
Defect Description:
Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain model year 2007 through 2011 Continental GT, GTC, and Flying Spur vehicles, manufactured from July 2006 through June 2010 and equipped with carbon ceramic brake discs. In the affected vehicles, the stainless steel screws that secure the brake rotors may fail after being exposed to salty conditions.
Consequence:
Failure of the securing screws may result in a reduction of braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.
Action to take:
Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will replace the screws, free of charge. The safety recall began on October 22, 2013. Owners may contact Bentley at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this campaign is RE13/14.
 


1999 Mercury Cougar 3dr Cpe V6

  • Front/rear 3-point active safety belts
  • Warning chimes-inc: key-in-ignition, lights-on, seat belt reminder
  • Height-adjustable front shoulder belts
  • Driver & front passenger Supplemental Restraint System front air bags
  • Front/rear 5-mph bumpers
  • Side-impact door beams
  • Dual-note horn
 
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 3dr Cpe V6
1999 MERCURY COUGAR:

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: 0024
VEHICLE MAY EXPERIENCE THE LOW COOLANT LAMP TO ILLUMINATE WITH COOLANT AT NORMAL OPERATING LEVEL, VEHICLES WITH 2.5 L ENGINES. *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: 00256
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A V6 ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A FLICKERING CONDITION OF THE HEADLAMP, INSTRUMENT CLUSTER, RADIO, AND INTERIOR LIGHTS DURING ENGINE START-UP AND MAY CONTINUE DURING THE FIRST SEVERAL MINUTES OF ENGINE IDLE.

Bulletin Number: 00265
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH REAR DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A MOANING / GROANING NOISE ON INITIAL BRAKE APPLICATION (COLD SOAK). *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: 01162
SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 22-SEP-2000, MAY EXHIBIT THE BRAKE LAMPS STAYING ON. *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: 01224
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE DEFROSTER GRILLE EDGES LIFT OUT OF THE DASH PAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01246
ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES, SERVICE TIPS FOR REPORTS OF PREMATURE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0135
SOME VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIRBAGS MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE AIRBAG WARNING LAMP IS ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) U2017 AND / OR U2018. *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: 01M04
IN THE VEHICLES COVERED BY THE ADDITIONAL COVERAGE PROGRAM, THE FUEL PIPE FLAPPER VALVE MAY STICK WHICH COULD RESULT IN SLOW FILL AND FREQUENT FUEL FILLER NOZZLE SHUT-OFF. *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: 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: 0246
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT COMPLAINTS OF FALSE ALARM ACTIVATION OFTHE PERIMETER ANTI-THEFT ALARM OR BEING INOPERATIVE. *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: 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: 041514
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041516
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE(S) P0420 AND/OR P0430. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041814
STEERING COLUMN SHIPPED WITHOUT CRUSH PAD - REUSE ORIGINAL CRUSH PAD IF NOT DAMAGED. *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: 04N02
ENGINE HESITATION, LOSS OF POWER, SURGING, AND OTHER SIMILAR SYMPTOMS AS A RESULT OF CONTAMINATION OF THE FUEL PUMP. THIS PROGRAM EXTENDS THE COVERAGE OF THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (FDM). *TT *MJ

Bulletin Number: 11493
INFORMATION USED WHEN PERFORMING DIAGNOSIS OR PROGRAMMING KEYS ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE FIFTH GENERATION PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT (PATS) SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11517
WORK SHOP MANUALS ARE CURRENTLY BEING PRINTED AND WILL ARRIVE AT THE DEALER SHORTLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11532
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE FRONT LICENSE PLATE BRACKET CANNOT BE MOUNTED TO THE FRONT BUMPER BY USING THE EXISTING HARDWARE AND FASTENERS LOCATED IN THE GLOVE BOX. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11763
SUBJECT REGARDING THE PC ED MANUAL WHICH IS NOT CLEAR ON THE MONITORING PROCESS OF THE CENTRAL SECURITY MODULE (CSM) PID DATA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11766
ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING VEHICLES THAT EXHIBIT BRAKE NOISE WHILE SLOWING TO A STOP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11767
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF LOOSE VISOR CLIP. *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: 11813
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN OF AN INTERMITTENT NO CRANK, NO START CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12082
INFORMATION REGARDING SOME VEHICLES THAT MAY EXHIBIT CARPET PULL OUT FROM UNDER THE SILL PLATES OR KICK PANELS ON EITHER THE DRIVER OR PASSENGER SIDE. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12089
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LOW COOLANT LIGHT CONCERN, WORKSHOP MANUAL DIAGNOSIS MAY NOT LEAD TO A RESOLUTION, NOTE WORKSHOP MANUAL UPDATES. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12090
VEHICLE WITH AUXILIARY WARNING SYSTEM WILL ILLUMINATE THE SERVICE INTERVAL LIGHT AFTER APPROXIMATELY 4800 MILES (7700 KM) OR 358 DAYS TO INDIOCATE THAT ROUTIME MAINTENANCE SHOULD BE PERFORMED. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12107
VEHICLE DOES NOT CONTAIN A CALIBRATIONH CODE DECAL. , CROSS REFERENCE TABLE FOR PCM PART NUMBER TO CALIBRATION CODE. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12119
SOME VEHICLES TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXHIBIT A TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK. *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: 12160
SOME VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 5/25/98 MAY HAVE LOOSE OR MISSING COUGAR HEAD BUTTONS IN THE DOOR GRAB HANDLE DUE TO POOR ADHESION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12172
FOR ALL 1999 COUGAR WITH ACTIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM, DISREGARD CENTRAL SECURITY MODULE (CSM) DIAGNOTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC). *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12176
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A POWER STEERING FLUID LEAK AT THE HIGH PRESSURE LINE TO STEERING GEAR FITTING. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12250
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DOOR LOCK(S) THAT INTERMITTENTLY RE-LOCK WITHOUT COMMAND OR RAPIDLY CYCLE TO LOCK AND UNLOCK WITHOUT COMMAND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12260
SOME VEHICLES (W/ 4 WHEEL DISC BRAKES) MAY EXHIBIT A BRAKE SQUEAL / SQUEAK NOISE FROM THE FRONT WHILE BRAKING AFTER THE ROTORS HAVE WARMED UP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12274
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE LIFTGATE WILL NOT OPEN WHEN USING THE LIFTGATE RELEASE BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND KICK PANEL OR BY USING THE KEY FOB. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12511
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY CD CHANGERS MAY EXHIBIT CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF CD INOPERATIVE, NO CD DISPLAYED ON THE RADIO DISPLAY OR ONE OR MORE SPEAKERS INOPERATIVE WHEN IN CD MODE. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 12524
ADDRESSING CONCERNS OF CONTAMINATION IN THE COOLANT EXPANSION TANK (LOCATED ON THE PASSENGER SIDE INNER FENDER). *TT

Bulletin Number: 12588
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GRINDING / GROANING NOISE FROM THE FRONT BRAKES DURING STOP-AND-GO DRIVING. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 12612
CONCERNS WITH TEMPERATURE VARIATION BETWEEN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AIR REGISTERS DUE TO INSUFFICIENT REFRIGERANT CHARGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12613
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GRIND / GROAN NOISE FROM THE FRONT BRAKES, USUALLY DURING STOP-AND-GO (CITY) DRIVING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12621
SUBJECT REGARDING IGNITION LOCK SERVICE REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12702
SOME 5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPPED VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO MARCH 15, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT A GRINDING NOISE FROM THE FRONT END ON TURNS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 12709
EXHIBITING ACTIVATION OF THE PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM WHEN THE IGNITION KEY IS TURNED TO START OR RUN, BUT THE ENGINE WILL CRANK AND START NORMALLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12802
EXPERIENCING HEADLAMP CONDENSATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12814
INFORMATION ON CHECKING WIRE HARNESS AT THE RIGHT FRONT PASSENGER ANCHOR RAIL TO FLOOR PAN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12908
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY. *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: 13021
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATING WITH NO OBVIOUS DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS AND WITH ANY OR ALL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0351, P0352, AND / OR P0353 PRESENT. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 13093
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L MAY EXHIBIT A SULFUR SMELL FROM THE EXHAUST. (T

Bulletin Number: 13318
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A CONCERN OF RADIO VOLUME GOING UP AND DOWN ON ITS OWN WHILE DRIVING OR FLUCFTATING BY ITSELF. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13319
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RADIO THAT IS INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13324
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT PAINT BUBBLING / PEELING ON THE FRONT AND / OR REAR BUMPER. *TT

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: 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: 13507
SOME VEHICLES WITH THE OPTIONAL OVERHEAD WARNING INDICATOR CONSOLE MAY EXHIBIT THE DOOR AJAR WARNING AND INTERIOR COURTESY LAMPS ILLUMINATING WHEN THE KEY IS TURNED TO THE ON POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13508
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WINDNOISE OR WHISTLE FROM THE WINDSHIELD A-PILLAR MOLDINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13552
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY REPORT A CONCERN OF RADIO OPERATING WITH IGNITION SWITCH OFF, WITH OR WITHOUT A KEY IN IGNITION. *TT

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: 13936
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE BATTERY WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATING DUE TO FUSE 2 OR 7 BLOWING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13974
INFORMATION ON THE BRAKE PAD WEAR SENSOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13975
VEHICLES WITH 2.5L 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: 14077
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH IDLE OR HESITATION AFTER A HOT SOAK AT APPROXIMATELY 30 MINUTES. **MR

Bulletin Number: 14183
SOME VECHILES EQUIPPED WITH 4500N CASSETTE RADIOS MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE THE RADIO COMES BACK ON AFTER THE IGNITION IS TURNED OFF WHILE PLAYING CASSETTES. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 14376
VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A REAR DISC BRAKE MOAN / GROAN NOISE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14475
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ANTI-LOCK BRAKES (ABS) MAY EXHIBIT AN ABS LIGHT ON CONDITION DIAGNOSED AS RELATED TO THE WHEEL SPEED SENSORS. FORD MOTOR COMPANY IS INVESTIGATING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14491
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14516
INFORMATION ON IMPROVED FUEL TANK FILLER PIPE GROMMET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14516
VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE JUN 21, 2000, AN IMPROVED FUEL FILLER TANK GROMMET IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14542
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT ONE OR MULTIPLE THREADED STUDS BREAK ON THE EXHAUST FLANGES. THIS MAY BE NOTED BY A RATTLING NOISE, EXHAUST LEAK OR A SCRAPING NOISE WHEN DRIVING. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 14837
INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING A FUEL LEVEL INDICATION INTERMITTENTLY DROPPING TO EMPTY WITH FUEL IN THE FUEL TANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14971
SOME VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 02-01-2001 MAY EXHIBIT THE FUEL LEVEL INDICATOR INTERMITTENTLY DROPPING TO EMPTY WITHFUEL IN THE TANK. *TT

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: 15183
INFORMATION REGARDING COUGAR HEADLAMP PARTING LINE, WHICH RESULTS FROM THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND CAN BE SEEN DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE TURN SIGNAL FUNCTION FROM THE TOP TO THE BOTTOM. *YD

Bulletin Number: 15197
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF BACKLITE/HATCHBACK MOLDINGS BECOMING LOOSE. *JG

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: 15257
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE DEFROSTER VENT EDGES LIFTING OUT OF THE DASH PAD. *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: 15538
SUBJECT ON BRAKE FLUID LEAK. *YH

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: 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: 4609
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN OF AN INTERMITTENT NO CRANK, NO START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4646
SUBJECT REGRADING THE PC ED MANUAL WHICH IS NOT CLEAR ON THE MONITORING PROCESS OF THE CENTRAL SECURITY MODULE (CSM) PID DATA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4649
ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING CERTAIN VEHICLES THAT EXHIBIT BRAKE NOISE WHILE SLOWING TO A STOP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4650
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF LOOSE VISOR CLIP. *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: 4705
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN OF AN INTERMITTENT NO CRANK, NO START BY INADEQUATE MATING OF CONNECTOR C1936 OR AN UNDER-TORQUED STARTER SOLENOID WIRE AT C973A AND C973B. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5208
INFORMATION ON VEHICLES WITH THE ACTIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5227
SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES EXHIBITING POWER STEERING FLUID LEAK AT THE HIGH PRESSURE LINE TO STEERING GEAR FITTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5314
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DOOR LOCK(S) THAT INTERMITTENTLY RE-LOCK WITHOUT COMMAND OR RAPIDLY CYCLE TO LOCK AND UNLOCK WITHOUT COMMAND. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5342
SOME VEHICLES WITH 4 WHEEL DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A BRAKE SQUEAK / SQUEAL NOISE FROM THE FRONT WHILE BRAKING AFTER THE ROTORS HAVE WARMED UP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5358
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN WHERE THE LIFTGATE WILL NOT OPEN WHEN USING THE LIFTGATE RELEASE BUTTON ON THE LEFT HAND KICK PANEL OR BY USING THE KEY FOB. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5747
SOME VEHICLES WITH THE BULB FAILURE WARNING (LAMP-OUT WARNING) IN THE OPTIONAL OVERHED WARNING CONSOLE MAY ILLUMINATE IF AN INCORRECT BULB IS INSTALLED IN ANY EXTERIOR LAMP LOCATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5813
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSTIC TIPS FOR CD CHANGER. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5848
CONCERNS WITH CONTAMINATION IN THE COOLANT EXPANSION TANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6157
INFORMATION REGARDING INOPERATIVE MIRRORS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 6387
INFORMATION REGARDING MINOR CONDENSATION VISIBLE IN THE HEADLAMPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6398
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FACTORY CD CHANGERS MAY EXHIBIT CUSTOMER CONCERNS OF CD INOPERATIVE, NO CD DISPLAYED ONTHE RADIO DISPLAY OR ONE OR MORE SPEAKERS INOPERATIVE WHEN IN CD MODE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6518
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY AND / OR THE OPTIONAL FROST / ICE WARNING SYSTEM ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. *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: 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: 6732
INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR (MIL) LAMP AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0351, P0352 AND P0353 WITH NO OBVIOUS DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 7242
SOME CUSTOMER MAY REPORT A CONCERN WITH THE RADIO VOLUME GOING UP AND DOWN ON ITS OWN WHILE DRIVING OR FLUCTUATING BY ITSELF. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7243
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RADIO THAT IS INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7244
A CONCERN WITH PAINT BUBBLING / PEELING ON THE FRONT AND / OR REAR BUMPER. *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: 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: 7532
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WINDNOISE OR WHISTLE FROM THE WINDSHIELD A-PILLAR MOLDINGS. *TT

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: 8192
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPED WITH 4-WHEEL DISC BRAKES MAY EXHIBIT A GROAN / GRIND NOISE FROM THE REAR BRAKES ON THE FIRST APPLICATION AFTER THE VEHICLES HAS BEEN PARKED OVERNIGHT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8218
EXPERIENCING THE BATTERY WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATING DUE TO FUSE 2 BLOWING INTERMITTENTLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8262
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE BATTERY WARNING LAMP ILLUMINATING DUE TO FUSE 2 OR 7 BLOWING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8316
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH COMPACT DISC CHANGER MAY EXHIBIT A 6 DISC CD CHANGER THAT IS NOT EJECTING THE MAGAZINE OR IS NOT RESPONDING TO COMMAND FROM THE RADIO.

Bulletin Number: 8331
INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE PAD WEAR SENSOR. *TT

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: 98153
FREQUENT SHUTOFF OF THE FUEL HANDLE WHEN FILLING THE FUEL TANK. AK

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

Bulletin Number: 98208
THE INTERIOR DOME LAMP AND / OR DOOR AJAR LAMP ( DOOR AJAR LAMP ONLY ON VEHICLES WITH AUXILIARY WARNING SYSTEM) REMAINS ILLUMINATED WITH THE DOORS CLOSED ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982114
CONDITION WITH HIGH EFFORT IGNITION KEY INSERTION/ REMOVAL AND /OR KEY CHIMES SOUND WITH DOOR OPEN AND IGNITION KEY REMOVED. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982315
CONCERNS OF THE PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) MAY BE INOPERATIVE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982316
PREMATURE DETERIORATION OF THE COOLING SYSTEM RESULTING IN POTENTIAL LEAKS AND / OR COMPONENT FAILURE MAY OCCUR IF CONVENTIONAL PREMIUM ENGINE COOLANT (GREEN-COLORED) IS MIXED WITH NEW EXTENDED LIFE ENGINE COOLANT ( ORANGE-COLORED) FOUND IN

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

Bulletin Number: 982514
CONCERNS WITH THE TIMING ARROWS/FLAGS ON THE BACK OF THE CAMSHAFT SPROCKET (S) ARE MIS-MARKED BY AS MUCH AS 30 DEGREES ROTATION. *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: 982692
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DISCHARGED BATTERY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98-4740
COURTESY LIGHTS STAY ON AND/OR DOOR AJAR LAMP STAYS ON.

Bulletin Number: 98-4812
SOME 1998-1999 CONTOUR/MYSTIQUE/COUGAR EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L DURATEC BUILT BETWEEN 04/01/1998-08/14/1998 EXIBIT ERRATIC INSTUMENTATION OPERATION. *AK

Bulletin Number: 985068
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDER THE SILL PLATES OR KICK PANELS ON EITHER THE DRIVER OR PASSENGER SIDE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985087
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A LOW COOLANT LIGHT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985092
SOME VEHICLES WITH AUXILIARY WARNING SYSTEM WILL ILLUMINATE THE SERVICE INTERVAL LIGHT AFTER APPROXIMATELY 4800 MILES (7700 KM) OR 358 DAYS TO INDICATE THAT ROUTINE MAINTENANCE SHOULD BE PERFORMED. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 985162
INFORMATION REGARDING THE CALIBRATION CODE DECAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985173
SOME VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 5/25/98 MAY HAVE LOOSE OR MISSING HEAD BUTTONS IN THE DOOR GRAB HANDLE DUE TO POOR ADHESION. *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: 9912682
CONCERNS WITH LOSS OF THE POWER FUNCTION OF ONE OR BOTH EXTERIOR MIRRORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9912688
CONCERNS WITH AIR COMING FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL VENTS WHEN FLOOR, DEFROST, OR FLOOR / DEFROST IS SLECTED ON VEHICLES BUILT AFTER 10/19/98. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9912689
EXHIBITING AN INTERMITTENT CONCERN OF THE POWER DOOR LOCKS SELF-ACTUATING (LOCKING) WITHOUT PRESSING THE LOCK BUTTON. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9912702
SOME 5-SPEED MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS EQUIPPED VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO MARCH 15, 1999 MAY EXHIBIT A 'GRINDING' NOISE FROM THE FRONT END WHEN ACCELERATING DURING A HARD RIGHT HAND TURN. *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: 9913029
ENGINEERING IS CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING CONCERNS WITH 2.5L VEHICLES EXHIBITING A SULFUR SMELL FROM THE EXHAUST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9913092
INFORMATION WHEN DIAGNOSING THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE DISPLAY AND / OR THE OPTIONAL FROST / ICE WARNING SYSTEM ON SOME VEHICLES, AWARENESS OF THE OPERATING STRATEGY MAY AID IN IMPOROVED DIAGNOSIS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 991310
SUBJECT REGARDING EXCESS CONDENSATION IN THE HEADLAMPS ON SOME VEHICLES. *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: 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: 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: 99193
EXPERIENCING A GRINDING / GROANING / SQUEAKING / SQUEALING NOISE WHEN OPENING OR CLOSING THE SUNROOF. *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: 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: 99244
EXHIBITING A WINDNOISE AND / OR WATER LEAK AROUND THE B-PILLAR MOULDINGS. *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: 99412
SERVICE TIPS REGARDING THE OUTSIDE REARVIEW MIRROR "BREAKAWAY" DESIGN. *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: 996140
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE LIFTGATE ASSIST STRAP PULLING LOOSE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996140
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE LIFTGATE ASSIST STRAP PULLING LOOSE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996165
CONCERNS WITH AIR DISTRIBUTION COMING FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996166
EXHIBITING AN INTERMITTENT CONCERN OF THE POWER DOOR LOCK SELF-ACTUATING WITHOUT PRESSING THE LOCK BUTTON. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99-6192
EXHIBITING A CONCERN OF A GRINDING NOISE FROM THE FRONT END ON TURNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99-6198
SOME CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN THAT THE PERIMETER ALARM SYSTEM ACTIVATES WHEN THE IGNITION KEY IS TURNED TO START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996746
CUSTOMERS MAY COMPLAIN OF A SULFUR SMELL FROM THE EXHAUST ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L. *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: 9992
CONCERNS WITH THE LIFTGATE LATCH NOT RELEASING USING INTERIOR RELEASE OR RKE TRANSMITTER; POPPING UP WHEN UNLOCKED; MISALIGNMENT; AND / OR HIGH CLOSING EFFORTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99M08
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM PROVIDING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR REPLACEMENT OF THE BLOWER RESISTOR AND ATTACHED WIRE CONNECTOR. THIS ADDITIONAL COVERAGE IS PROVIDED IN CASE THE VEHICLE OWNER EPXERIENCES DURABILITY CONCERNS WITH THESE COMPONE

 
Recalls for 1999 Mercury Tracer 3dr Cpe V6
1999 MERCURY COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V421000
Component: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 05/25/1999 - 11/30/2001
Potential Units Affected: 88600
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, CONTAMINATION OF THE FILTER IN THE FUEL DELIVERY MODULE (FDM) CAN REDUCE, AND EVENTUALLY BLOCK, THE FLOW OF FUEL TO THE ENGINE.
Consequence:
THIS MAY CAUSE ENGINE HESITATION, LOSS OF POWER, SURGING, AND OTHER SIMILAR SYMPTOMS. OVER TIME, THE FILTER MAY BECOME SUFFICIENTLY BLOCKED TO CAUSE THE ENGINE TO STALL, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
THIS ACTION IS DEEMED A SAFETY IMPROVEMENT CAMPAIGN AND IS NOT BEING CONDUCTED UNDER THE SAFETY ACT. ALL OWNERS WILL BE NOTIFIED OF THE PROBLEM, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FDM WITH A NEW DESIGN AT NO CHARGE IF THE OWNER REPORTS THAT THE VEHICLE EXHIBITS ANY OF THE IDENTIFIED SYMPTOMS. THE FREE REPLACEMENT WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR A PERIOD OF 10 YEARS FOLLOWING THE ORIGINAL PURCHASE OF THE VEHICLE, WITH NO MILEAGE LIMIT. THE CAMPAIGN BEGAN ON APRIL 16, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
1999 MERCURY COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V032000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 12/06/1997 - 08/31/1998
Potential Units Affected: 33000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH TERMINALS COULD OVERHEAT.
Consequence:
THIS COULD CAUSE EITHER A LOSS OF BRAKE LAMP FUNCTION OR CONTINUOUSLY ILLUMINATED BRAKE LAMPS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW STOP LAMP EXTENSION HARNESS WITH BRONZE TERMINALS AT THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH CONNECTOR, AND ALSO INSPECT THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH FOR SIGNS OF OVERHEATING AND REPLACE, AS REQUIRED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 22, 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 1-800-392-3673.
1999 MERCURY COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V031000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 12/06/1997 - 09/18/2000
Potential Units Affected: 120000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L V6 ENGINES. THE BATTERY CABLE WAS MISROUTED AND ITS ATTACHMENT TO THE ALTERNATOR CABLE WAS UNDER-TORQUED. IF MISROUTED, THE CABLE COULD CONTACT THE POWER STEERING LINE AND THE INSULATION COULD WEAR, RESULTING IN AN ELECTRICAL SHORT.
Consequence:
THE SHORT COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN A FIRE, STALLING, OR A NO-START CONDITION.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE BATTERY CABLE TO THE ALTERNATOR FOR DAMAGE AND, IF IT IS DAMAGED, WILL REPLACE THE CABLE. ADDITIONALLY, THE ROUTING OF THE CABLE WILL BE CORRECTED, AS NECESSARY, AND A ROUTING CLIP WILL BE ADDED. ALSO THE TORQUE ON THE ALTERNATOR ATTACHMENT OF THE CABLE WILL BE CHECKED AND, AS REQUIRED, WILL BE TIGHTENED TO SPECIFICATION. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MARCH 22, 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 1-800-392-3673.
1999 MERCURY COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V230000
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 12/06/1997 - 05/31/1998
Potential Units Affected: 342962
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN MY 1996-1998 PASSENGER VEHICLES BUILT AT THE KANSAS CITY, CUAUTITLAN ASSEMBLY PLANTS OR ON MY 1999 PASSENGER VEHCLES BUILT AT THE AUTOMOTIVE ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL ASSEMBLY PLANTS, THE ROUGH SURFACE OF THE HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR'S STAINLESS STEEL BLADES CAN DAMAGE THE COPPER SURFACE OF THE WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR. THE DAMAGE COULD, OVER TIME, CAUSE INCREASED RESISTANCE IN THE CONNECTOR AND, DUE TO SUBSEQUENT TERMINAL RELAXATION, RESULT IN AN OPEN CIRCUIT CONDITION.
Consequence:
THE OPEN CIRCUIT COULD LEAD TO ELECTRICAL ARCING THAT COULD MELT THE CONNECTOR HOUSING MATERIAL CREASING THE POTENTIAL FOR A FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A NEW HEATER BLOWER RESISTOR AND A NEW WIRE JUMPER HARNESS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 29, 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 1-800-392-3673.
1999 MERCURY COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V075000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 12/06/1997 - 03/16/2000
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 COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V226000
Component: LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 09/09/1998 - 11/18/1998
Potential Units Affected: 10011
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE DOOR LATCH MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH A LATCH PAWL THAT HAS A COATING WHICH WILL SWELL IN HIGH HUMIDITY CONDITIONS. THE LATCH PAWL MAY THEN STICK IN THE OPEN OR UNLATCHED POSITION.
Consequence:
THE DOOR WOULD NOT LATCH WHEN CLOSED. IF THE VEHICLE IS DRIVEN IN THIS CONDITION, IT COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN THE DOOR OPENING WHILE THE VEHICLE IS IN MOTION.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED SIDE DOOR LATCH.
1999 MERCURY COUGAR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 99V194000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 03/16/1998 - 04/30/1998
Potential Units Affected: 159565
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE ACCELERATOR CABLE MAY HAVE BEEN MANUFACTURED WITH A BURR ON OR NEAR THE END OF THE CABLE SLEEVE INTERIOR. THIS BURR COULD FRAY THE CORE WIRE RESULTING IN THE ACCELERATOR NOT RETURNING TO IDLE WHEN THE ACCELERATOR IS RELEASED.
Consequence:
THIS CONDITION CAN RESULT IN THE THROTTLE STICKING, BINDING, OR CAUSING HIGH ENGINE RPM.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL A REVISED ACCELERATOR CABLE THAT HAS A FLARED CONDUIT SLEEVE END AND MOLDED ON END FITTING.
 






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