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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.
 


2001 Mercury Sable 4dr Sdn LS Premium

  • Personal safety system-inc: airbags, front belt usage detection, driver seat position sensors, belt pretensioners/energy management retractors
  • Warning lights-inc: airbags, door ajar, battery, oil pressure, brake, service engine soon, seat belt reminder, low fuel
  • Driver & front passenger airbags w/dual stage crash severity sensing system
  • Decklid tie-down provision in latch
  • Front outboard & rear lap/shoulder safety belts
  • Retractable front passenger grab handles
  • Front center lap belt
  • Front/rear 5 mph impact-absorbing bumpers
  • Emergency interior trunk release handle
  • Dual-note horn
  • Fuel shut-off switch (deactivates fuel pump upon rear impact)
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Height adjustable front outboard shoulder belts
  • Child safety seat restraints
  • Front safety belt pretensioners
  • 5-passenger seating-inc: front reclining bucket seats, front armrest, front seatback map pockets, outboard 2-way head restraints, floor/shift console
  • 6-way pwr driver seat w/manual lumbar
 
Crash Test Results for the 2001 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2001 Mercury Cougar Not
Tested
Not
Tested
33Not
Tested
2001 Mercury Grand Marquis 55445
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 44552
2001 Mercury Mountaineer 44552
2001 Mercury Sable 55334
2001 Mercury Sable 55334
2001 Mercury Villager 55544
 
Service Bulletins for 2001 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn LS Premium
2001 MERCURY SABLE:

Bulletin Number: 00204
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE EXHAUST PIPE CONTACTS THE REAR CONTROL ARM RESULTING IN BUZZING, GROANING AND / OR RATTLING NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 00255
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A SPARK KNOCK CONDITION ON HEAVY ACCELERATION WITH 87 OCTANE GASOLINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00263
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A POWER WINDOW THAT WILL NOT OPERATE DOWNWARD BECAUSE IT'S STUCK / BOUND TO THE WEATHERSHIP HEADER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 010901
CERTAIN 2001 MODEL YEAR TAURUS AND SABLE VEHICLE - IMPROPER ETHYLENE GLYCOL CONCENTRATION. *NLM

Bulletin Number: 01124
ON SOME VEHICLES, ENGINE OIL MAY CONTINUE TO LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET AREA AFTER AN ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED. *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: 01191
SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 10/5/2000 EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.0L 24-VALVE DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT COLD ENGINE LONG CRANK/HAND START, TRANSMISSION SHUDDER/VIBRATION, HARSH DOWNSHIFT COASTING, AND ERRONEOUS CODE P1443 STORED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01204
ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE OIL FILTER MOUNTING SURFACE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01205
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VACUUM OR AIR LEAKS IN THE INTAKE MANIFOLD AND / OR ENGINE SYSTEM CAUSING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171 AND OR P0174. *TT

Bulletin Number: 012113
SOME IGNITION SWITCH LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLIES MAY EXHIBIT ROUGNESS AND / OR EXCESS EFFORT IN TURNING, KEY DOES NOT FULLY RETURN FROM START, A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE WITH P0500, P1502 AND U1039 STORED IN POWERTRIAN CONTROL

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

Bulletin Number: 0125
SEAT BELT WARNING SYSTEM - BELT REMINDER FUNCTION, OPERATION AND SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0143
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FUEL ODOR NOTICED THROUGH THE VENTS INSIDE THE VEHICLE. THE ODOR MAY BE NOTICED UPON INITIAL STARTUP AFTER HOT SOAK. THIS CONDITION PRODUCES A FUEL ODOR ONLY AND DOES NOT INVOLVE VISIBLE FUEL OR INCLUDE THE

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: 01E15
FIELD ACTION REGARDING ENGINE STRATEGY R11 CALIBRATION FOR FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01T01
SPECIAL SERVICE INSTRUCTION FOR AX4N TRANSAXLE INSPECTION / REPLACEMENT ON CERTAIN 2001 MODEL YEAR VEHICLES. *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: 02221
ENGINE-GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS-INCORRECT INSTALLATION-CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 02236
ERRATIC OPERATION OF THE COOL/WARM FUNCTION OF THE TEMPERATURE CONTROL SYSTEM - REPAIR PROCEDURE FOR STRATIFICATION (SECONDARY) TEMPERATURE BLEND DOOR. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 02M01
CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 02M01 SUPPLEMENT #4. CERTAIN FORD 2000 THROUGH 2003 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TUBE-MOUNTED EGR PRESSURE SENSOR - ADDITIONAL EGR PRESSURE SENSOR WARRANTY COVERAGE. *TT SUPPLEMENT #3. *MJ SUPPLEMENT #6

Bulletin Number: 03123
TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING WHEN COMMANDED AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. MODELS FROM 1996 TO 2003. *TT

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 031506
WATER IN THE BLOWER CASE OR ON THE PASSENGER SIDE FLOOR, AN INOPERATIVE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR, A MOTOR THAT OPERATES ON HIGH SPEED ONLY, AND/OR A BLOWER MOTOR RESISTOR FAILURE. VEHICLES BUILT 5/1/2001 TO 12/15/2003. *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: 0322
STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401, OR RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY, AND THE ABOVE LISTED DTCS WITHOUT

Bulletin Number: 03223
STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401. ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0325
GRUNTING NOISE FROM FRONT POWER WINDOW AFTER GLASS IS POWERED TO THE FULL-UP POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0335
IDLE AIR CONTROL (IAC) VALVE DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0361
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH OR WITHOUT ROUGH RUNNING, LACK OF POWER, SURGE OR POOR FUEL ECONOMY WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0401, P0402, P1400, P1401. *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: 04111
STREAMLINED DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR VEHICLES WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0401, P0402, P1400 OR P1401. ADDITIONAL SYMPTOMS MAY INCLUDE RUNS ROUGH, LACKS POWER, SURGE, POOR FUEL ECONOMY.

Bulletin Number: 0415
LOWER ENGINE OIL LEAKS 3.0L 2V VULCAN ENGINE. DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041514
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04174
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04189
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04208
CAMSHAFT TICK NOISE - 3.0L 4V ENGINE ONLY. *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: 04223
GRUNTING NOISE FROM FRONT POWER WINDOW GLASS IS POWERED TO THE FULL UP POSITION. *EH

Bulletin Number: 042421
SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04251
ALUMINUM CORROSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05145
ERRATIC FLUID LEVEL READING ON TRANSAXLE DIPSTICK-LEAKS-4F50N, AX4N, AX4S TRANSAXLE. *SC

Bulletin Number: 052212
BUCK/JERK AND MISS DURING DRIVE CYCLE ABOVE 3000 RPM - NO DTC - 3.0L 2V GAS AND FFV ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05224
POWER LOCK CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05227
POWER WINDOW CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 05310
SAFETY BELT WEB STOP BUTTON SERVICE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 14074
THIS BULLETIN STATES THAT CERTAIN VEHICLES' POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REQUIRE A FINAL DRIVE RATIO (NOT AXLE RATIO) AND TIRE REVOLUTION PER MILE INFORMATION DURING A PCM REPLACEMENT OR PCM RE-PROGRAM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14074
THIS BULLETIN STATES THAT CERTAIN VEHICLES' POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REQUIRE A FINAL DRIVE RATIO (NOT AXLE RATIO) AND TIRE REVOLUTION PER MILE INFORMATION DURING A PCM REPLACEMENT OR PCM RE-PROGRAM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14220
INFORMATION USED TO SERVICE AX4N TRANSAXLE EQUIPPED VEHICLES EXHIBITING SHUDDER DURING 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14427
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION AND MULTIPLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES, MOSTLY TRANSMISSION RELATED, STORED IN MEMORY. THE TCIL LAMP WILL ALSO FLASH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14530
SOME VEHICLES WITH POWER SEATS BUILT AFTER NOVEMBER 28TH, 2000 WILL NOT BE EQUIPPED WITH PLASTIC SEAT TRACK TRIM COVERS INSTALLED ON THE FRONT INBOARD SIDE OF THE SEAT TRACK. THE INBOARD SEAT TRACK TRIM COVERS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED.

Bulletin Number: 14533
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE SEAT AIR BAGS MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT AIR BAG LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) U2017 AND / OR U2018 (SIDE CRASH SENSOR COMMUNICATIONS ERROR) STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14579
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE SEAT AIR BAGS MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT AIR BAG LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES U2017 AND / OR U2018 (SIDE CRASH SENSOR COMMUNICATIONS ERROR) STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14579
VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE SEAT AIR BAGS MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT AIR BAG LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES U2017 AND / OR U2018 (SIDE CRASH SENSOR COMMUNICATIONS ERROR) STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14666
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SEAT SIDE AIR BAGS MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE AIR BAG LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1994 OR B1998 (OPEN / RESISTANCE IN THE DRIVER / PASSENGER SEAT AIR BAG CIRCUIT). *TT

Bulletin Number: 14812
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE SEAT AIR BAGS BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 1, 2001 MAY EXHIBIT AN AIR BAG LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1994 AND / OR B1998 (OPEN / HIGH RESISTANCE IN THE DRIVER / PASSENGER SIDE SEAT AIR BAG CIRCUITS).

Bulletin Number: 14911
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AX4N OR 4F50N TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A FLUID LEAK FROM THE MAIN CONTROL COVER AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14920
SUBJECT REGARDING AX4N TRANSAXLE DIAGNOSTIC PINT POINT TEST C3 ERROR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15016
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE AIR BAG LIGHT ON WITH A DIAGNOSTIC CODE C1946 (DRIVER SEAT TRACK POSITION SENSOR CIRCUIT MALFUNCTION) STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15059
CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A AX4N / 4F50N TRANSAXLE EXHIBITING A SHUDDER DURING A 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15139
SOME VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO JUNE 8, 2001 MAY EXHIBIT A COLD ENGINE ROUGH IDLE AND / OR A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP LIGHT WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171, P0174, P1132, AND P1152 IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15139
INFORMATION REGARDING ROUGH IDLE AND CHECK ENGINE LAMP ON. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15139
INFORMATION REGARDING ROUGH IDLE AND CHECK ENGINE LAMP ON. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15239
INFORMATION ON PRE DELIVERY TEMPORARY FAST IDLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15252
SOME FLEXIBLE FUEL VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO DIAGNOSE ERRATIC FUEL GAUGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15280
SOME VEHICLESMAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT STICKING/BINDING IGNITION KEY LOCK CYLINDER AT OR NEAR THE START POSITION. *JG

Bulletin Number: 15370
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15392
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A PARK PULLOUT CLUNK NOISE WHEN SHIFTING FROM PARK TO ANOTHER GEAR POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15481
SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 2V AND 3.0L FFV ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT SPARK KNOCK DURING LIGHT ACCELERATOR TIP IN OR HEAVY ACCELERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15559
SUBJECT REGARDING SHUDDER WHILE IN REVERSE. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15820
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AX4N/4F50N TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A SHUDDER DURING A 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 15854
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L FFV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0172/P0175. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15873
SUBJECT REGARDING A WATER LEAK CONDITION AT THE COWL AREA OF THE VEHICLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15889
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE ELECTRONIC AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (EATC) WILL NOT CYCLE THE AI CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR WHEN THE FLOOR MODE IS SELECTED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16058
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR L AMP ILLUMINATION AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0172/P0175, HARSH TRANSMISSION ENGAGEMENTS WHEN COLD ONLY OR A SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION WHEN WARM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16190
LACK OF A/C COOLING. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 16315
HEADLINER GRAB HANDLES LOOSEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16678
AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT NO REVERSE ENGAGEMENT CONDITION. *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 16710
RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 16982
CLUNKING/POPPING NOISE FROM THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT UPON ACCELERATION AND/OR DECELERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17094
RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17358
GROAN/BUZZ/VIBRATION WHEN THE GEAR SELECTOR IS IN PARK WITH THE VEHICLE PARKED ON AN INCLINE. *TT THIS BULLETIN UPDATES PREVIOUS BULLETIN 17358, DATED 11/01/2003 TO INCLUDE 2005 MODELS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17703
TICKING NOISE FROM LEFT CYLINDER HEAD WITH WARM ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17899
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH MULTIPLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 18411
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0133, P1131 OR P2195. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18471
RKE INOPERATIVE. *EH

Bulletin Number: 18614
SURGE, IDLE ROLL, ROUGH IDLE ONLY WHEN THE ENGINE COOLING FANS ARE OPERATING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18719
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP COMING ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0171, P0172, P0174 AND/OR P0175 (FUEL SYSTEM TOO RICH OR LEAN). *TT

Bulletin Number: 870197
INCORRECTLY INSTALLED GEAR DRIVEN CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR SYNCHRONIZER ASSEMBLIES CAUSING SURGE, LOST OF POWER, MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P1336, P1309 AND P0340. *TT

Bulletin Number: CSP-13B04
FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SPEED CONTROL CABLE IS SUSCEPTIBLE TO DAMAGE AND CAN DISCONNECT DURING HOOD MAINTENANCE AND ALSO INTERFERE WITH FULL THROTTLE RETURN TO IDLE AFTER RELEASING ACCELERATOR PEDAL. MODELS 20

Bulletin Number: E1E15
EMISSION RECALL FOR VEHICLES WITH A POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WHICH WAS INADVERTENTLY PROGRAMMED WITH SOFTWARE THAT CUASES THE VEHICLE TO OPERATE USING THE GASOLINE DEFAULT VALUES REGARDLESS OF THE LEVEL OF ALCOHOL IN THE FUEL.

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0149
MERCURY/FORD: FRONT COIL SPRINGS CAN FRACTURE, AFTER OPERATING, FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME, IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS, MOVE MOVE PAST SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT RUPTURE FRONT TIRE, RESULTING RAPID AIR LOSS. MODEL 1999-2001 TAURUS, SABLE.

Bulletin Number: TSB-14-0165
MERCURY/FORD: SAFETY RECALL REGARDING FRONT COIL SPRINGS CAN FRACTURE ON VEHICLES OPERATING FOR EXTENDED PERIODS IN HIGH CORROSION AREAS. MODEL 1999-01 TAURUS, SABLE. *PE

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

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

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

 
Recalls for 2001 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn LS Premium
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 02V266000
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 05/03/1999 - 09/14/2001
Potential Units Affected: 369614
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ADJUSTABLE PADELS ARE BEING RECALLED IN ORDER TO ADJUST THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS TO A MINIMUM OF 50 MM OF LATERAL SEPARATION. SIMULTANEOUS APPLICATION OF BOTH THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS COULD RESULT IN AN INCREASE IN ENGINE RPM.
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN A CUSTOMER EXPERIENCING AN "UNINTENDED VEHICLE SPEED INCREASE" OR A PERCEIVED "UNABLE TO STOP" CONDITION.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED AS TO THE PROPER WAY TO SET THE POSITION OF THE PEDALS AND TO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO A DEALER TO HAVE THE SPACING BETWEEN THE BRAKE AND ACCELERATOR PEDALS MEASURED. IF THE SPACING IS FOUND TO BE LESS THAN 50 MM, THE DEALER WILL ADJUST THE PEDALS TO INCREASE THE DISTANCE BETWEEN THEM TO GREATER THAN 50 MM. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 28, 2002. OWNERS WHO DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-866-436-7332.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V332000
Component: SUSPENSION:FRONT:SPRINGS:COIL SPRINGS
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 03/28/1998 - 08/13/2001
Potential Units Affected: 899060
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS COULD FRACTURE DUE TO CORROSION ASSOCIATED WITH SALT USED ON THE ROADWAYS DURING THE WINTER. A FRACTURED SPRING COULD MOVE PAST THE SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT A FRONT TIRE.
Consequence:
IF THIS OCCURS, THE TIRE MAY RUPTURE RESULTING IN A RAPID AIR LOSS, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSTALL PROTECTIVE SPRING SHIELDS. IN ADDITION, FORD IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS IN ALL OTHER STATES, FOR FRACTURE ONLY, UP TO 10 YEARS OF SERVICE OR 150,000 MILES, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. IF THE VEHICLE HAS ALREADY ACCUMULATED MORE THAN 150,000 MILES, THIS COVERAGE WILL LAST UNTIL JULY 31, 2005. IF EITHER FRONT COIL SPRING FRACTURES, DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH FRONT SPRINGS AT NO CHARGE TO THE OWNER. AN INTERIM NOTICE WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON AUGUST 2, 2004. PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2000-2001 MY VEHICLES AND OWNERS WERE SENT A LETTER ON JANUARY 10, 2005, ADVISING THEM TO BRING IN THEIR VEHICLES FOR REPAIR PARTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE FOR THE 1999 MY VEHICLES BY THE END OF FEBRUARY 2005 AND OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES WILL BE NOTIFIED THEN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 04V106000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 05/03/1999 - 03/31/2003
Potential Units Affected: 938789
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ARE BEING RECALLED TO CORRECT A PROBLEM WITH A MALFUNCTIONING STOP LAMP SWITCH AND/OR ASSOCIATED WIRING. THIS MALFUNCTIONING COULD RENDER THE STOP LAMPS INOPERABLE OR CAUSE THEM TO STAY ON ALL THE TIME. THIS COULD CAUSE CONFUSION TO A FOLLOWING DRIVER, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.
Consequence:
IN ADDITION, IF THE SWITCH AND/OR ASSOCIATED WIRING FAIL IN THE OPEN POSITION, THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL NOT ACTUATE AND THE DRIVER WILL NOT BE ABLE TO SHIFT THE VEHICLE OUT OF "PARK" IF THEY FAIL IN THE CLOSED POSITION, THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL REMAIN ON, WHICH WILL NOT ALLOW THE SPEED CONTROL TO BE ACTIVATED. THIS COULD ALSO CAUSE THE BATTERY TO DISCHARGE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE THE STOP LAMP SWITCH AND ASSOCIATED WIRING ASSEMBLY AND INSTALL A NEWLY DESIGNED STOP LAMP SWITCH AND WIRE ASSEMBLY. OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON APRIL 5, 2004. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V258000
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1083000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND LIGHT AND MEDIUM DUTY PICKUP TRUCKS. A SWITCH LOCATED IN THE PLASTIC COVER OF THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COULD MALFUNCTION AND OVERHEAT, POTENTIALLY RESULTING IN LOSS OF INTERMITTENT WIPER FUNCTION, LOSS OF WIPER PARK FUNCTION, COMPLETE LOSS OF WIPER FUNCTION, OR IGNITION OF THE PLASTIC COVER MATERIAL. SWITCH MALFUNCTION IS MOST LIKELY TO OCCUR WHEN THE INTERMITTENT SETTING OF THE WIPERS IS BEING USED, OR WHEN SNOW OR ICE OBSTRUCTS THE BLADES FROM RETURNING TO THE "PARKED" POSITION AT THE BOTTOM OF THE WINDSHIELD. THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT AT THE FOLLOWING ASSEMBLY PLANTS: ATLANTA PLANT FROM 2/11/00 THROUGH 7/31/00; CHICAGO PLANT FROM 2/14/00 THROUGH 8/4/00; KANSAS CITY PLANT FROM 2/26/00 TO 9/4/00; KENTUCKY TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/18/00 TO 8/31/00; MICHIGAN TRUCK PLANT FROM 2/23/00 THROUGH 8/3/00; NORFOLK PLANT FROM 2/21/00 THROUGH 7/27/00; WAYNE STAMPING AND ASSEMBLY PLANT FROM 2/25/00 THROUGH 8/15/00; AND WIXOM PLANT FROM 2/15/00 THROUGH 8/8/00.
Consequence:
LOSS OF VISIBILITY WHILE DRIVING INCREASES THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON THE WIPER MOTOR. MOTORS BUILT WITH THE SUSPECT TIME FRAME WILL HAVE THE WIPER MOTOR GEAR CASE COVER REPLACED. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 20, 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 1-866-436-7332.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V078000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS:SWITCH
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 05/03/1999 - 08/14/2000
Potential Units Affected: 157000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ADJUSTABLE PEDALS. IF THE GREASE FROM THE ADJUSTABLE PEDAL ASSEMBLY ENTERS THE STOP LAMP SWITCH, IT CAN CONTAMINATE THE CONTACTS LEADING TO CARBON BUILD UP, AND POTENTIALLY, A SHORT CIRCUIT.
Consequence:
A SHORT CIRCUIT COULD LEAD TO EITHER THE BRAKE LAMPS STAYING ON, OR TO A LOSS OF BRAKE LAMP FUNCTION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE LAMP SWITCH AND WIPE DOWN THE ADJUSTABLE PEDAL ASSEMBLY TO REMOVE EXCESS GREASE. 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.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V144000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 01/26/2001 - 02/15/2001
Potential Units Affected: 4567
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS. THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE TONGUE MAY NOT FULLY EJECT FROM THE BUCKLE ASSEMBLY WHEN THE RELEASE BUTTON IS PUSHED SLOWLY. THIS CONDITION COULD ALSO RESULT IN A PARTIAL LATCH OF THE TONGUE IN THE BUCKLE.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE VEHICLE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER AND RIGHT FRONT PASSENGER SEAT BELT BUCKLES. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN MAY 4, 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.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V240000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 05/02/2000 - 08/15/2000
Potential Units Affected: 5961
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE CHILD SAFETY SEAT ANCHOR LATCH (ISO-FIX ANCHOR) FASTENERS DO NOT HAVE ADEQUATE RESIDUAL TORQUE. THE ANCHORS ARE SECURED TO THE FLOOR PAN WITH A REINFORCEMENT PLATE THAT HAS TWO STUDS THAT EXTEND UPWARD THROUGH THE FLOOR PAN AND THE ISO-FIX ANCHOR. THE SEALER ON THE FLOOR PAN COULD CAUSE A SOFT JOINT AND, EVEN IF THE NUTS ARE PROPERLY TORQUED, ROAD VIBRATIONS COULD CAUSE THE NUT TO WORK ITS WAY COMPLETELY OFF THE STUD.
Consequence:
THE ANCHOR MAY NOT HOLD THE CHILD SAFETY SEAT IN POSITION DURING AN ACCIDENT, INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE OCCUPANT OF THE CHILD SAFETY SEAT.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REMOVE AND RE-INSTALL THE BRACKET NUT USING A TORQUE RETENTION MATERIAL (RED LOCTITE). OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 11, 2000. 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.
2001 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V396000
Component: EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 05/02/2000 - 11/11/2000
Potential Units Affected: 495000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, PICKUP TRUCKS, AND PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 225, "CHILD RESTRAINT ANCHORAGE SYSTEMS." THE AFFECTED EXPEDITION/NAVIGATOR OWNER GUIDES DO NOT IDENTIFY THE LOCATIONS OF SEATING POSITIONS EQUIPPED WITH TETHER ANCHORAGES, AND DO NOT PROVIDE INSTRUCTIONS FOR SECURING CHILD SEATS TO THESE TETHER ANCHORAGES. THE F150 SC OWNER GUIDES DO NOT PROVIDE THE PROCEDURE FOR SECURING CHILD SEATS TO THE TETHER ANCHORAGES. THE TAURUS/SABLE OWNER GUIDES DO NOT IDENTIFY THE CENTER REAR SEATING POSITION AS HAVING LATCH COMPATIBLE LOWER ANCHORAGES.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE CHILD SEAT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY ATTACHED INCREASING THE RISK OF INJURY TO THE CHILD.
Action to take:
OWNERS WILL BE PROVIDED WITH OWNER GUIDE INSERTS REVISED TO PROVIDE THE REQUIRED INFORMATION, AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR AFFIXING THESE INSERTS TO THEIR OWNER GUIDES. CUSTOMERS WILL ALSO BE ADVISED THAT IF THEY PREFER, THEIR DEALER WILL AFFIX THE INSERTS TO THEIR OWNER GUIDES.
 






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