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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.
 


2002 Mercury Sable GS Plus

  • Split bench electrically adjustable driver seat with lumbar adjustment and three adjustments , split bench passenger seat with - adjustments , split bench center seat with - adjustments
  • Driver and passenger front airbag with occupant sensors
  • Two height adjustable head restraints on front seats
 
Crash Test Results for the 2002 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2002 Mercury Cougar Not
Tested
Not
Tested
33Not
Tested
2002 Mercury Grand Marquis 55445
2002 Mercury Mountaineer 45552
2002 Mercury Sable 55334
2002 Mercury Sable 55334
2002 Mercury Sable 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
4
2002 Mercury Villager 55544
 
Service Bulletins for 2002 Mercury Villager GS Plus
2002 MERCURY SABLE:

Bulletin Number: 0109-01
2002 TAURUS/SABLE HEATER HOSE CLAMPS UPGRADE PRIOR TO SALE. *NLM

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: 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: 01T05
ON SOME VEHICLES, THE HEATER HOSE CLAMP MAY BE IMPROPERLY POSITIONED ONTHE HEATER HOSES LEADING TO AND FROM THE HEATER CORE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02111
FUEL PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE (SCHRADER VALVE) DISCONTINUED. *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: 02175
RESTRAINT SYSTEM-AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT STRATEGY WITH ADVANCED RESTRAINT SYSTEM. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 02176
LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 02177
COOLING SYSTEM-MOTORCRAFT PREMIUM GOLD ENGINE COOLANT-SERIVCE TIPS. *MJ

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

Bulletin Number: 02221
ENGINE-GEAR DRIVEN SYNCHRONIZERS-INCORRECT INSTALLATION-CAMSHAFT POSITION SYNCHRONIZER (CMP) INSTALLATION TOOL CORRECT APPLICATION. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 02223
DRIVEABILITY-MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH P0316 WHEN USING WINTER BLEND REFORMULATED FUELS AT TEMPERATURES ABOVE 50 DEGREES F (10 DEGREES C) DURING WINTER MONTHS-ROUGH OR ROLLING IDLE AFTER HOT SOAK RESTART P0191. TRANSAXLE-AX4S-1

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

Bulletin Number: 0284
VEHICLES BUILT AFTER 4/8/2002 WILL NO LONGER BE EQUIPPED WITH THE FUEL PRESSURE RELIEF VALVE (SHRADER VALVE). *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: 03111
ENGINE COOLING FAN INDUCED BODY BOOM, ROUGH ENGINE IDLE SENSATION OR UNUSUAL ENGINE NOISE AT IDLE WHEN THE ENGINE COOLING FAN IS IN THE HIGH SPEED MODE. *TT

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: 042514
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0300, P0316 OR P030X - NO CRANK BATTERY DISCHARGED. *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: 15189
INFORMATION REGARDING WORKSHOP MANUAL UPDATE 2002 TAURUS AND SABLE P/S PUMP 3.0L 2V. *YD

Bulletin Number: 15239
INFORMATION ON PRE DELIVERY TEMPORARY FAST IDLE. *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: 15482
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXPERIENCE ENGINE DAMAGE AS A RESULT OF MICROSCOPIC INTERNAL CRACKS IN A BATCH OF INTAKE VALVES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15680
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L 2V ENGINE MAY EHXIBIT A RUNS ROUGH, CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0316 AFTER HOT SOAK RESTART. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15724
CONCERNS WITH FUEL GAUGE NOT READING FULL AFTER FILLING FUEL TANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15745
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L 2V ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A RUNS ROUGH, CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0316 AFTER A HOT SOAK RESTART. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 15915
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L 2V ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH RUN CONDITION AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0316 AFTER A HOT RESTART. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16035
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH ENGINE IDLE, ENGINE IDLE ROUGHNESS OR IDLE RPM DIP WITH THE AIR CONDITIONER ON, A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0191 OR 1-2 UPSHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16057
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L 4V ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATION WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0191 (FUEL RAIL PRESSURE SENSOR CIRCUIT PERFORMANCE) IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16094
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FUEL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0171, P0172, P0174, P0175 OR MASS AIR FLOW DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0102, P0103, P0112, P0113. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 16315
HEADLINER GRAB HANDLES LOOSEN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16613
VEHICLES WITH VERY LOW ODOMETER MILES, MAY EXHIBIT A HIGHER THAN NORMAL TEMPORARY START-UP FAST IDLE (1600-2500 RPM THAT DECREASES SLOWLY). NO SERVICE NECESSARY. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 16679
NEW PUSH TYPE FUEL CLIP AND CONNECTOR REMOVAL INSTRUCTIONS. *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: 17224
INTERMITTENT ROLLING IDLE ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17225
STEERING COLUMN LOCK DISCONTINUED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17234
ENGINE OIL LEAKS FROM THE FILTER AREA ON VEHICLES WITH A 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17281
SURGE AT CRUISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17355
FUEL GAUGE WHICH DOES NOT READ COMPLETELY FULL WHEN THE FUEL TANK IS FILLED. *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: 17416
FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT READ FULL. *MJ

Bulletin Number: 17434
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH CONTINUOUS MEMORY DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) P0172/P0175 (SYSTEM TOO RICH). *TT

Bulletin Number: 17503
SURGE AT A STEADY SPEED BETWEEN 35 AND 45 MPH WITH NO OTHER DRIVEABILITY CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17564
FUEL GAUGE DOES NOT READ FULL AFTER FILLING TANK. *MJ

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

Bulletin Number: 17960
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0171/P0174, P1131/P1151, AND/OR P2195/P2197 IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *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: 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 2002 Mercury Villager GS Plus
2002 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.
2002 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.
2002 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 03V087000
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 10/29/2001 - 04/27/2002
Potential Units Affected: 67894
Defect Description:
CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 212, "WINDSHIELD MOUNTING." THE WINDSHIELDS MAY POTENTIALLY EXHIBIT INCREASED WIND NOISE, WATER LEAKAGE, AND SQUEAKS AND RATTLES.
Consequence:
POTENTIAL LOSS OF WINDSHIELD RETENTION MAY ALSO REDUCE OCCUPANT PROTECTION IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THESE WINDSHIELDS. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON MARCH 31, 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/MERCURY AT 1-800-392-3673.
 






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