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Safety Features



2010 Chrysler Sebring Sedan Limited

  • Driver Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Passenger Airbag With Multi-Stage Deployment
  • Front and Rear Side Head Curtain Airbags
  • Automatic Locking Retractors
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • L A T C H
  • Front and Rear Crumple Zones
  • Enhanced Accident Response System (Ears) Crash Sensor Unlocks Doors, Turns On Interior Lights and Turns On Flashers
  • Front Seatbelt Height Adjusters
  • Rear 3-Point Center Seatbelt
  • Front and Rear 3-Point Seatbelts
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
  • Trunk Anti-Trap Device
 
Crash Test Results for the 2010 Chrysler Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2010 Chrysler 300 55554
2010 Chrysler PT Cruiser 44454
2010 Chrysler Sebring 45554
2010 Chrysler Sebring 55544
2010 Chrysler Town & Country 55554
 
Service Bulletins for 2010 Chrysler Town & Country Limited
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2010 Chrysler Town & Country Limited
No recalls exist.
 


1997 Mercury Tracer 4dr Sdn LS

  • Manual interior hood release w/external safety latch
  • Child-safety rear door locks
  • Front manual shoulder belt system w/adjustable D-ring
  • Rear outboard manual lap/shoulder belts w/center manual lap belt
  • Body-color 5-mph front/rear bumpers
  • 5-mph front/rear bumpers
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Mercury Cougar 5531Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis 5544Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Mystique 5434Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Sable 4433Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Tracer 3433Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Villager 43Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn LS
1997 MERCURY TRACER:

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

Bulletin Number: 0059
SUBJECT CONCERNING THE IDLE-VIBRATION- 2.0L AND ZETEC ENGINES- SERVICE TIP. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 0069
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GRINDING NOISE WHILE BRAKING, BRAKE DRAG AND/OR UNEVEN FRONT BRAKE PAD WEAR MAY OCCUR. *MJS

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: 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: 0291
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0300 THROUGH P0304 STORED. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 031515
IDLE VIBRATION ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI OR ZETEC ENGINE ONLY. *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: 042107
GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04217
GENERAL POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04V09
TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. IS RECALLING CERTAIN SERVICE REPLACEMENT SEATBELT RETRACTORS (DRIVER'S SIDE FRONT RETRACTOR IN GRAY) MANUFACTURED IN DECEMBER 2002 AND SOLD AS A SERVICE REPLACEMENT PART BETWEEN DECEMBER 2002 AND JULY 2004.

Bulletin Number: 11518
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONCERNS CREATED BY WATER INGESTION INTO THE INTEGRATED RELAY CONTROL MODULE (IRCM). *TT

Bulletin Number: 11525
INFORMATION ON THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY SYSTEMS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11526
THE WORKSHOP MANUAL REFERENCE TO TRANSMISSION FLUID TEMPERATURE SENSOR RESISTANCE IS INCORRECT. THIS BULLETIN LIST THE CORRECT RESISTANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11769
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT BRIEF SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION DURING HOT WEATHER ONCE THE ENGINE HAS THOROUGHLY WARMED UP. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 12216
THIS BULLETIN MENTIONS THAT FOR ALL VEHICLES WITH ANTILOCK BRAKE MODULE CONCERNS THAT REQUIRE A MODULE REPLACEMENT, THE TECHNICIAN MUST CALL FOR APPROVAL BEFORE REMOVING AND / OR REPLACING THE MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12294
SUBJECT REGARDING THE NGS FUEL ECONOMY TEST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12295
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON, STALL AT TIP-IN FROM IDLE, ENGINE HESITATION, AND / OR SURGE CAUSED BY THE MASS AIR FLOW (MAF) SENSOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12594
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR (TR). *TT

Bulletin Number: 12834
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13107
CONCERNS WITH LACK OF HEAT / THERMOSTAT CONTAMINATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13160
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGER SENSOR (TRS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 13162
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13214
INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE CALIPER PIN CORROSION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13421
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GRINDING NOISES, OR GREATER THAN NORMAL BRAKE ROUGHNESS WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES IMMEDIATELY AFTER INSTALLING MOTORCRAFT BR-18 FRONT BRAKE PAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13494
SOME VEHICLES WITH THE 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A LACK OF HEAT AND TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING COLD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14993
SOME VEHICLES PRODUCED THROUGH JULY 1999 MAY EXHIBIT REAR SUSPENSION SPRING FAILURE WITH NO RESULTING OPERATIONAL CONCERN. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5264
INFORMATION CONCERNING CLICK NOISE FROM FRONT CALIPERS DURING BRAKE APPLICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5381
BRIEF INFORMATION STATING THAT THE NGS FUEL ECONOMY TEST ON SOME VEHICLES MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6416
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID APPEARANCE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6932
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT TRANSMISSION AND / OR MIL ON CONCERNS RELATING TO THE DIAGNOSIS AND REPLACEMENT OF THE TRANSMISSION RANGE SENSOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6934
CONCERNS WITH A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1744. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7076
INFORMATION REGARDING BRAKE CALIPER PIN CORROSION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 7369
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT GRINDING NOISE, OR GREATER THAN NORMAL BRAKE ROUGHNESS, WHEN APPLYING THE BRAKES IMMEDIATELY AFTER INSTALLING MOTORCRAFT FRONT BRAKE PAD PART NUMBER BR-18 (XU2Z-2V001-RA). *T

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: 96222
BRAKES - ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96225
MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR - REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9623A1
1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - COMMON LOCATIONS OF INTERMITTENT VISUAL CONCERNS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9623A2
1997 ESCORT/TRACER ELECTRICAL INTERMITTENT - INSPECTION AREAS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9623A3
1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - WATER LEAKS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9623A4
1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - COMMON LOCATIONS OF INTERMITTENT VIBRATION, PULL AND SHUDDER CONCERNS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9623A6
1997 ESCORT/TRACER - FIX IT RIGHT TIPS - COMMON LOCATIONS OF INTERMITTENT ODOR CONCERNS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96246
WIRING - ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962510
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307 AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962511
POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE -REPROGRAM POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) - SERVICE PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96265
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, AND/OR P0308 STORED IN MEMORY. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97050110606
THE POWER STEERING TRANSDUCER IS NOW AVAILABLE AS A SERVICEABLE COMPONENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: 97050110628
FUEL DIAGNOSTICS WERE COMPUTER EXHIBITS DTC 300. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97111097234
VEHICLES EXHIBITING A "SQUEAKING" OR "CHIRPING" FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9735
AIR CONDITIONING- R-134A TRACER DYE INSTALLED IN A/C SYSTEM AND THREE O-RING SPRING LOCK COUPLERS- SERVICE TIP. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9744
EXHAUST- EXHAUST NOISE FROM BEHIND INSTRUMENT PANEL OR REAR OF ENGINE- 2.0L VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 9/1/96. *JD

Bulletin Number: 97511
FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD

Bulletin Number: 97610
BLOWER MOTOR- "CHIRPING" OR "SQUEAKING" FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD

Bulletin Number: 97612
NOISE- "BUZZING" NOISE HEARD FROM INSTRUMENT PANEL AREA FOR 3 SECONDS AFTER IGNITION SWITCH IS TURNED OFF AND/OR AT ENGINE IDLE SPEED ON DECELERATION WHILE DRIVING- VEHICLES WITH 2.0L ENGINE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9768
FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 980316
CONDITION REGARDING THE ENGINE MISFIRE CODE ( DTC P0304 ). *YC

Bulletin Number: 9811340
INFORMATION ON REPLACING THE WIRING HARNESS ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9811345
ENGINEERING IS INVESTGATING VEHICLES EXHIBITING A CONDITION IN WHICH THE IGNITION KEY IS DIFFICULT TO TURN AND / OR DIFFICULT TO REMOVE THE FROM THE SWITCH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9811473
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOME CONCERN OF STEADY OR INTERMITTENT MISS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0300 AND P0304. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9814
SUBJECT REGARDING THE AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 981512
A DIRECT REPLACEMENT PART FOR THE EVAPORATIVE EMISSION CANISTER AND BRACKET ASSEMBLY. AK

Bulletin Number: 981520
INTEGRATED AIR BAG MONITOR REPLACEMENT SERVICE KIT. YD

Bulletin Number: 9819
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT OPERATION OR INOPERATIVE INTERIOR DOME LAMP. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 982017
EXPERIENCING " SQUEAKING " AND / OR " RATTLING " NOISES MAY OCCUR DURING DIFFERENT DRIVING CHARACTERISTICS AND FROM VARYING POINTS ON THE VEHICLE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982037
INITIAL PRINTING OF 1997 SERVICE MANUAL CONTAINED INCORRECT ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS.GN

Bulletin Number: 98204
A PORTION OF FOAM TAPE AT THE WINDSHIELD AND INSTRUMENT PANEL (I/P) MAY BE STICKING OUT ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

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

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: 982534
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF STEADY OR INTERMITTENT MISS WITH DTCS P0300 AND P0304. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A SPREAD ELECTRICAL TERMINAL IN CONNECTORS AT INJECTOR. REPAIR TERMINAL/CONNECTOR CONCERN BY USING A SMALL SCRE

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: 9831
REPAIRS TO VINYL COVERED SURFACES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 983103
CONDITIONS WITH CARPET PULLING OUT FROM UNDERNEATH THE LEFT / RIGHT COWL SIDE TRIM PANEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983162
CONCERNS WITH PAINT STAINS ON THE HOOD WHICH MAY BE CAUSED BY WINDSHIELD WASHER SOLVENT LEAKING FROM THE WINDSHIELD WASHER JETS WHILE DRIVING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983218
ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING IF ANY HEADLAMP CONCERNS EXIST FOR SOME VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9845
AVAILABILITY OF HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9852
INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985A11
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING ELIMINATION OF SANDING ROTORS AND DRUMS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 985A12
RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985A5
HUB-MOUNT BRAKE ROTOR MACHINING EQUIPMENT FROM ROTUNDA IS NOW APPROVED FOR WARRANTY AND SERVICE USE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9861
DIFFICULTIES REMOVING KEY FROM IGNITION ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9864
INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9873
EXPERIENCING A WHINING / BUZZING NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9874
A NEW SILICONE GASKET AND SEALANT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9888
INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC

Bulletin Number: 99111
INFORMATION DESIGNED TO AID IN THE DIAGNOSIS, TESTING AND REPAIR OF NOISE, VIBRATION AND HARSHNESS (NVH) CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 991210
FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A PRIVATE LABELED MATERIAL TO BE USED FOR IRON PARTICLE / ACID RAIN SERVICE REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99129
EXPERIENCING A WHINE / BUZZ TYPE NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO ON VEHICLES WITH AN IN-TANK ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 99194
INFORMATION FOR SERVICING AND DIAGNOSING BRAKE VIBRATION, BRAKE INSPECTION, AND BRAKE FRICTION MATERIAL REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99195
SERVICE INFORMATION FOR MUSTY AND MILDEW TYPE ODORS COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONING / HEATING SYSTEM. *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: 99222
SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *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: 996877
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L SPI ENGINE MAY EXHBIT A LACK OF HEAT AND TEMPERATURE GAUGE READING COLD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99810
EXHIBITING A CLICKING NOISE HEARD WHILE APPLYING THE BRAKES AFTER CHANGING VEHICLE DIRECTION ON SOME VEHICLES. *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: BC0014970201
VEHICLES BUILT THRU 6/96 MAY EXHIBIT A "BUZZING" NOISE FROM THE DASH PANEL AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 SECONDS AFTER THE IGNITION IS SWITCHED OFF. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0014972301
VEHICLES BUILT THRU 6/96 MAY EXHIBIT A "BUZZING" NOISE FROM THE DASH PANEL AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 SECONDS AFTER THE IGNITION IS SWITCHED OFF. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0131970201
VEHICLES HAVING A WATER LEAK CONCERN UNDER THE DRIVE AND/OR PASSENGER FRONT SEATS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0181970201
INITIAL PRINTING OF THE 1997 SERVICE MANUAL CONTAINED INCORRECT ALIGNMENT SPECIFICATIONS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0265970201
EXHIBITING AN AIR BAG WARNING LIGHT. DTC 13 OR 51. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0267970201
THE CARGO/TRUNK LAMP LENS/COVER HAS BEEN DELETED AS OF 10/1/96. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0300970201
MIL LIGHT ON WITH DTC'S P0443 AND P1443. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0407961115
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED PARTS. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0490961112
INSTRUCTIONS FOR REPLACING DIAGNOSED FAILED COMPONENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0540961107
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A "CLICK" NOISE FROM THE AREA OF THE FRONT CV JOINTS WHILE SHIFTING BETWEEN DRIVE AND REVERSE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0760961016
WAVE SPRING LOCATED UNDER THE FORWARD ONE-WAY CLUTCH IN NO LONGER ONE PIECE. IT HAS BEEN 'SPLIT'. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0770961015
DIAGNOSING VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT THE SYMPTOM OF BRAKE DRAG. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC1016697020
VEHICLES BUILT THRU 6/96 MAY EXHIBIT A "BUZZING" NOISE FORM THE DASH PANEL AREA FOR APPROXIMATELY 3 SECONDS AFTER THE IGNITON IS SWITCHED OFF. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1018097230
THE ROOF RACK CROSS BAR WAS REVISED TO ELIMINATE THE ADHESIVE STRIP ON THE BOTTOM SURFACE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1020297230
ENGINE BLOCK HEATER KIT (#F7CZ-6D008-AA) INSTRUCTION SHEET #7000 HAS A MISPRINT ON INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION #8. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1020397230
VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFTER ISSUES RESULTING IN EITHER THE INABILITY TO REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY FROM THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER, OR INABILITY TO MOVE THE SHIFTER OUT OF "PARK". *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1023197230
ABS WARNING LIGHT AND NO DIAGNOSTIC CODES SHOULD BE INSPECTED FOR A POOR ELECTRICAL GROUND AT G-302. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1030797020
HEADLAMP CONCERN. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC105139705
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MIL (MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP) AND DTC (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE) P1443 STORED IN MEMORY WITH NO DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2231970501
THE POWER STEERING TRANSDUCER IS NOW RELEASED AS A SERVICEABLE COMPONENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2430970501
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLIGHT DELAY FROM PARK-TO-REVERSE AND PARK-TO-DRIVE AFTER BEING PARKED FOR A LENGTHY PERIOD OF TIME. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3080970226
INTERMITTENT MIL LIGHTS MAY BE DUE TO CHAFING OF THE INJECTOR WIRE HARNESS. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3204970214
HARSH SHIFTS AND/OR HARSH ENGAGEMENT ACCOMPANIED BY DTC'S 628 OR P0741. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3218970501
ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING IF ANY HEADLAMP CONCERNS EXIST FOR 97 ESCORT/TRACER. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3340972301
RADIO WIRE HARNESS SHORTED TO GROUND AT THE RADIO CHASSIS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC3340973101
THE RADIO WIRE HARNESS SHORTED TO GROUND AT THE RADIO CHASSIS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC3352972301
VEHICLES WHICH EXHIBIT AN ABS WARNING LIGHT AND NO DIAGNOSTIC CODES SHOULD BE INSPECTED FOR A POOR ELECTRICAL GROUND AT G-302. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC3431972301
THE ENGINE BLOCK HEATER KIT INSTRUCTION SHEET #7000 HAS A MISPRINT ON INSTALLATION INSTRUCTION #8. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC3432972301
VEHICLES EXHIBIT AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SHIFTER ISSUES RESULTING IN EITHER THE INABILITY TO REMOVE THE IGNITION KEY FORM THE IGNITION LOCK CYLINDER, OR INABILITY TO MOVE THE SHIFTER OUT OF "PARK." *JD

Bulletin Number: BC3514972301
ROOF RACK CROSS BAR WAS REVISED TO ELIMINATE THE ADHESIVE STRIP ON THE BOTTOM SURFACE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC5197961001
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY HAVE BEEN SHIPPED W/ A LOW TRANSAXLE FLUID LEVEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC9666961001
2.5L DURATEC ENGINE EXCHANGES NO LONGER INCLUDE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE COMPONENT, OIL LEVEL INDICATOR, WATER PUMP BELT/TENSIONER, EGR TUBE, LINKSHAFT BRACKET OR EXHAUST MANIFOLDS. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC9714961101
DIAGNOSTIC INSTRUCTIONS FOR SERVICING EVAPORATIVE EMISSION PURGE FLOW SYSTEM. *TW

 
Recalls for 1997 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn LS
1997 MERCURY TRACER
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V323000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:SENSOR/CONTROL MODULE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 11/02/1995 - 09/05/1997
Potential Units Affected: 396217
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES, THE INTEGRATED AIR BAG MONITOR (IABM) CAN BE CONTAMINATED WITH WATER OR OTHER LIQUIDS AND COULD EXPERIENCE INTERNAL ELECTRICAL SHORTING.
Consequence:
THIS MAY, IN TURN, CAUSE THE AIR BAG READINESS LIGHT TO ILLUMINATE AND IN VERY RARE OCCURRENCES, AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT, MELTED WIRING, OR FIRE MAY OCCUR.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE SHIELD OVER THE IABM AND APPLY NYOGEL GREASE TO THE CONNECTOR. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN FEBRUARY 11, 2003. 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 1-866-436-7332.
 






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