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2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S

  • Driver Airbag
  • Seat Mounted Front Side Airbags
  • Front Side Airbags With Head Protection
  • Passenger Airbag
  • Front Active Head Restraints
  • Front Pretensioners
  • Side Guard Door Beams
 
Crash Test Results for the 2012 Chrysler Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2012 Chrysler 200 Convertible S
No recalls exist.
 


1997 Ford Mustang 2dr Convertible

  • Reclining cloth bucket seats-inc: head restraints
  • 3-point active restraint safety belts
  • Driver & front passenger air bag supplemental restraint system
  • Dual note horn
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Ford Models:
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1997 Ford Aerostar 43Not
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1997 Ford Aspire 44Not
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1997 Ford Club Wagon 34Not
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1997 Ford Contour 5434Not
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1997 Ford Crown Victoria 5544Not
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1997 Ford Econoline 34Not
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1997 Ford Escort 3433Not
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1997 Ford Expedition 45Not
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1997 Ford Explorer 44Not
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1997 Ford F-150 45Not
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1997 Ford Mustang 44Not
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1997 Ford Mustang 55Not
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1997 Ford Probe 54Not
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1997 Ford Ranger 44Not
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1997 Ford Taurus 4433Not
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1997 Ford Thunderbird 5531Not
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1997 Ford Windstar 55Not
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Service Bulletins for 1997 Ford Windstar 2dr Convertible
1997 FORD MUSTANG:

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

Bulletin Number: 00212
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HOOD THAT IS HARD TO CLOSE. *JB

Bulletin Number: 002310
SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00241
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION THAT MAY BE HEARD OF FELT AT THE CLUTCH PEDAL BETWEEN IDLE AND 2300 RPM, AND GOES AWAY WHEN DEPRESSING THE CLUTCH AT LEAST 25MM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00S37S1
SUBJECT REGARDING PARKING BRAKE CONTROL ASSEMBLY MODIFICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01156
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 01157
INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 01181
BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

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

Bulletin Number: 01235
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE T45 MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION OF BEING STUCK IN REVERSE, DIFFICULT TO SHIFT INTO REVERSE OR MAY POP OUT OF REVERSE. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 0147
SUBJECT REGARDING ENGINE OIL RECOMMENDATIONS FOR USE IN 2001 VEHICLES - SAE 5W-20 MOTOR OIL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0162
VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) MAY NOT START OR CRANK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 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: 0222
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTAKE MANIFOLD CROSSOVER (FIRST RUNNER) COOLANT SEEPAGE CONDITION. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 03181
REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03261
NEW SERVICE PART - NUMBER 5 NEEDLE BEARING AND RACE KIT - 4R70W TRANSMISSION - SERVICE TIP. *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: 05N04
EXTENDED COVERAGE PROGRAM 05N04 - EXTENDED COVERAGE FOR COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIFOLD. THIS PROGRAM IS BEING PROVIDED AS A SETTLEMENT TO A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT. THE TERMS OF THE SETTLEMENT EXTEND THE COVERAGE OF THE ALL-COMPOSITE INTAKE MANIF

Bulletin Number: 07212
SOME 1997-2008 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4.6L 2V, 5.4L 2V, OR 6.8L 2V ENGINE--SPARK PLUG THREAD REPAIR PROCEDURE--NOT COVERED UNDER NEW VEHICLE LIMITED WARRANTY. *NJ THIS INCLUDES F-53 MOTORHOME CHASSIS. UPDATED 2/23/10. *PE

Bulletin Number: 11530
WHEN DIAGNOSING CRANK / NO START ON CERTAIN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT (PATS) CHECK THE CUSTOMERS KEY RING FOR ANY MAGNETIC OBJECTS LIKE THE MOBILE SPEEDPASS KEY WHICH MAY AFFECT THE SIGNAL TRANSMISSION BETWEEN THE PATS KEY A

Bulletin Number: 11804
SUBJECT REGARDING THE SUBWOOFER ENCLOSURE ON COUPES WITH THE MACH 460 AUDIO SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12073
VEHICLES WITH FEDERAL EMISSION EQUIPPED 1998, MAY EXHIBIT A FUEL SMELL IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT AT TIMES. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12154
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH PATS (SECURILOCK) EXCEPT CERTAIN MODELS NOW HAVE AVAILABILITY OF FLEET KEYS THROUGH ROTUNDA. *MJS

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

Bulletin Number: 12178
INFORMATION REGARDING TSB 98-5A-12 (TRANSAXLE/TRANSMISSION/TRANSFER CASE-VEHICLES TOWED BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES-RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES) DOES NOT LIST TOWING INFORMATION FOR CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12195
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DRIVER AND / OR PASSENGER SIDE DOOR WINDOW THAT TRAVELS BEYOND THE UPSTOP AND EXITS THE GLASS RUN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12298
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXHIBIT DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, PRIMARILY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS COLD. TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LIGHT (TCIL) MAY ALSO FLASH WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0782. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12523
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ILLUMINATED ACCOMPANIED WITH OBD-II CODE P0340 SET IN THE PCM MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12725
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AND / OR TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING BUSHING DAMAGE FROM SUSTAINED HIGH SPEED OPERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12742
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION EQUIPPED CONVERTIBLES MAY EXHIBIT A BODY VIBRATION / SHAKE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12771
SOME VEHICLES WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FEAD BELT CONCERN (FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE). *TT

Bulletin Number: 12899
INFORMATION ON POWER SEAT SWITCH REPLACEMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13061
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT TOSS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13180
INFORMATION REGARDING CAMSHAFT POSITION (CMP) SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL CHART. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13186
INFORMATION REGARDING FRONT COVER & WATER PUMP BOLTS-TORQUE VALVE REVISION/3.8-4.2L. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13240
INFORMATION REGARDING VIBRATION/EXTENSION HOUSING BUSHING. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13428
SOME CONVERTIBLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLE NOISE FROMTHE DOOR WEDGE WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14149
INFORMATION ON CASTER ADJUSTMENT WHEN PERFORMING A FRONT END ALIGNMENT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14520
SUBJECT REGARDING INSTALLATION OF CRANKSHAFT PULLEY TORQUE SPECIFICATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14520
INFORMATION PERTAINING TO 4.6L 4V PULLEY INSTRUCTIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15067
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A POWERTRAIN NOISE DESCRIBED AS A BRIEF ROAR, HOOT OR GROAN BETWEN 2500 - 3500 RPM WHEN THE CLUTCH PEDAL IS HALF WAY DOWN, DURING SHIFTING OR WHEN DEPRESSING AND RELEASING THE CL

Bulletin Number: 15158
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FEAD BELT JUMP-OFF TOSS. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15178
SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT THE DOOR GLASS POPPING OFF TRACK. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15205
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE DOOR GLASS COMING OFF OF THE WINDOW TRACK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15702
SUBJECT REGARDING SPEED CONTROL LAMP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17868
INTERMITTENT LOSS OF POWER OR CRANK NO START - POSSIBLE PATS LAMP FLASHING AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) U1147 AND/OR U1262. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4608
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE PASSENGER AND / OR DRIVER SIDE FRONT WINDOW(S) THAT DO NOT ROLL PROPERLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4696
SUBJECT REGARDING THE SUBWOOFER ENCLOSURE ON COUPES WITH THE MACH 460 AUDIO SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5031
SOME VEHICLES AND CERTAIN FEDERAL EMISSION EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FUEL SMELL IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT AT TIMES. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5240
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DRIVER AND / OR PASSENGER SIDE DOOR WINDOW THAT TRAVELS BEYOND THE UPSTOP AND EXITS THE GLASS RUN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5847
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT ILLUMINATED ACCOMPANIED WITH OBD-II CODE P0340 SET IN THE PCM MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6242
EXPERIENCING A VIBRATION AND / OR TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING BUSHING DAMAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6314
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FED BELT CONCERN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6512
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT SOME NORMAL SERVICE CONCERNS WITH POWER SEAT OPERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6996
INFORMATION REGARDING A CHANGE IN THE TORQUE VALUES OF THE ENGINE FRONT COVER WATER PUMP BOLTS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6997
SOME SERVICE MANUALS MAY LIST THE INCORRECT CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL FOR VEHICLES WITH VARIOUS ENGINE SIZES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7854
ABS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES(DTCS) CAN ONLY BE RETRIEVED USING SUPER STARII TESTER OR THE FLASH OUT PROCEDURE BY GROUNDING OUT DIAGNOSTIC CIRCUIT AT TEST CONNECTOR.

Bulletin Number: 8485
INFORMATION REGARDING FREE FLOOR MAT EXCHANGE. **MR

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: 96221
WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS - FOG/FILM. *TW

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: 96226
AIR CONDITIONING - COMPRESSOR FAILURE - INSUFFICIENT AMOUNT OF REFRIGERANT OIL. *TW

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

Bulletin Number: 96249
TORQUE CONVERTER - LEAK TEST PROCEDURE - SERVICE TIP. *TW

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

Bulletin Number: 96253
INTERIOR TRIM - CENTER CONSOLE - AVAILABILITY OF GAP HIDER FOR CENTER CONSOLE - VEHICLES BUILT FROM 6/1/96. *TW

Bulletin Number: 962612
TRANSAXLE - TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96268
BLOWER MOTOR - INTERMITTENT OR INOPERATIVE - TEMPERATURES AT OR BELOW 0 DEGREES C (32 DEGREES F). *TW

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: 9751
INTERIOR- LEATHER SEAT CLEANING PROCEDURE- SERVICE TIP. *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: 9768
FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9773
VIBRATION- SHUDDER OR VIBRATION UNDER LIGHT TO MODERATE ACCELERATION ABOVE 56 KM/H (35 MPH) WHILE IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR- VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AODE OR 4R70W TRANSMISSION. *JD

Bulletin Number: 97M91
INFORMATION REGARDING ADDITIONAL COVERAGE FOR INTAKE MANIFOLD MALFUNCTIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 980308
VEHICLES WITH T45 MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS MAY JUMP OUT OF GEAR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 98110
SUBJECT REGARDING PASSIVE ANTI THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 98163
LOCKS FAILED. YD

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

Bulletin Number: 982018
THE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE ( FEAD ) BELT MAY BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM ( OR ROLL OFF OF) THE ENGINE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98222
EXPERIENCING VIBRATION/ NOISE FELT IN CLUTCH PEDAL WHEN LIGHTLY TOUCHING CLUTCH PEDAL. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 982323
INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACEMENT AND / OR REPAIRS ON ANY LOCK COMPONENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98241
DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS ON PASSIVE ANTI THEFT SYSTEM ( PATS ). *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: 982464
CONCERNS WITH VEHICLES WITH A T-45 TRANSMISSION MAY SHIFT FROM 4TH TO NEUTRAL WHEN THE CLUTCH IS RELEASED. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98253
CONCERNS WITH THE FRONT WINDOW MAY TRAVEL BEYOND THE UPSTOP AND EXIT THE GLASS RUN ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 982734
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT PARTIAL OR NO OPERATION OF THE POWER SEAT WHEN USING THE SEAT SWITCH. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9831
REPAIRS TO VINYL COVERED SURFACES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 983107
BRIEF INFORMATION REGARDING ENGINES BEING ADDED TO THE FQR (FORD QUALITY RENEWAL) ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983108
EFFECTIVE MARCH 2, 1998M3.8L ENGINE ASSEMBLY IS ADDED TO FQR(FORD QUALITY RENEWAL) ASSEMBLY PROGRAM. *AK

Bulletin Number: 983294
SOME VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN EXCESSIVE AMOUNT OF SHIFT LEVER VIBRATION WHILE DRIVING IN 3RD GEAR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983566
INFORMATION REGARDING PROGRAMMING / DIAGNOSING PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) RELATED ISSUES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983566
INFORMATION ON PROGRAMMING / DIAGNOSING ANY PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) RELATED ISSUES. *TT

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 9887
EXPERIENCING A TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH SHUDDER OR VIBRATION. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 99101
CONCERNS WITH ROAD NOISE MAY BE HEARD FROM THE REAR WHEEL AREA AS WELL AS DUST INTRUSION INTO THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT AND / OR EVIDENCE OF A WATER LEAK IN THE LUGGAGE COMPARTMENT. *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: 9912717
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VIBRATION / SHAKE WHEN DRIVEN ON SMOOTH ROADS AT SPPED AROUND 62 MPH / 100 KPH. *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: 99131
CONCERNS WITH ENGINE COOLANT LEAKING INTO ENGINE OIL ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9913125
SONE POLICE VEHICLES AND OTHER VEHICLES WITH 4R70W MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AND / OR TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING BUSHING DAMAGE FROM SUSTAINED HIGH SPEED OPERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9913125
SONE POLICE VEHICLES AND OTHER VEHICLES WITH 4R70W MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AND / OR TRANSMISSION EXTENSION HOUSING BUSHING DAMAGE FROM SUSTAINED HIGH SPEED OPERATION. *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: 99185
VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 3/15/1997 AND 12/31/1998 AND WITH 4R70W TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXPERIENCE DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0782 STORED IN MEMORY. *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: 99207
SUBJECT ON ENGINE COOLANT LEAKING INTO THE ENGINE OIL ON SOME VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99222
SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99225
CONCERNS WITH THE CONVERTIBLE TOP BOOT MAY FIT IMPROPERLY OR BE DIFFICULT TO INSTALL ON SOME VEHICLES DUE TO THE TOP NOT FOLDING DOWN ALL THE WAY INTO THE WELL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99242
INFORMATION ON REPLACING AND / OR REPAIRING MALFUNCTIONING (DOOR, IGNITION AND DECKLID) LOCKS. *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: 9946
CONCERNS WITH TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKING AT THE RADIATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9946
CONCERNS WITH TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKING AT RADIATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996795
SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ENGINE REGARDLESS OF TRANSMISSION, MAY EXHIBIT A (FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT- BELT NOISE, DAMAGE, AND / OR BELT COMES OFF). *TT

Bulletin Number: 996795
SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ENGINE REGARDLESS OF TRANSMISSION, MAY EXHIBIT A (FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT- BELT NOISE, DAMAGE, AND / OR BELT COMES OFF). *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: 9996
EXPERIENCING A DELAYED OR NO 2-3 UPSHIFT, PRIMARILY WHEN THE TRANSMISSION IS COLD ON VEHICLES WITH FORD QALITY REMANUFACTURED (FQR) 4R70W TRANSMISSION EXCHANGE UNITS WITH JULIAN BUILD BETWEEN 062-97 AND 040-99. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99B29
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE ENGINE COOLANT LEAKS AT THE ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM PROVIDING REPLACEMENT OF THE ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99B29#1
INFORMATION REGARDING REPLACMENT OF ENGINE FRONT COVER GASKET. **MR

Bulletin Number: BC0040970201
CURRENTLY INVESTIGATING CRUISE CONTROL SERVO ISSUES AND WOULD LIKE YOUR FEEDBACK. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0079961101
THE ABS SENSOR RESISTANCE READINGS PROVIDED IN THE 1997 MUSTANG SERVICE MANUAL ARE INCORRECT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0250970201
ABS SENSOR RESISTANCE READINGS PROVIDED IN THE 1997 MUSTANG SERVICE MANUAL ARE INCORRECT. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0314961101
SERPENTINE ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT ROLL-OFF OR LOSS OF ALIGNMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0351961126
FORD IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM REQUEST FOR INFORMATION ON OIL LEAK AT THE REAR CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0351970201
ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE REAR CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0351972301
AN ENGINE OIL LEAK AT THE REAR CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL. *JD

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

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

Bulletin Number: BC0696961023
CONCERNS OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT (MIL) W/ CODES P0300 THRU P0308 & ENG RUNES ROUGH/MISSES. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0810961011
VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ AN AODE OR 4R70W TRANS HAS A CONCERN OF SHUDDER FROM THE TRANSMISSION TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH IN 3RD OR 4TH GEAR OR DURING 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC1015697020
CRUISE CONTROL SERVO ISSUES AND WOULD LIKE FEEDBACK. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1024497230
THE PASSIVE ANTI THEFT SYSTEM IS NOW STANDARD ON ALL 1997 MUSTANGS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1025097230
PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1031397020
VEHICLES BUILT BETWEEN 8/15/96 AND 11/4/96 MAY EXPERIENCE A CONCERN WITH THE COOLING FAN TO THE ELECTRIC MOTOR RETAINER COMING LOOSE OR SEPARTING. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC105879705
INSTRUCTIONS FOR ADJUSTING THE CASTER WHEN PERFORMING A FRONT END ALIGNMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC105949705
VEHICLES MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY GETTING THE SHIFT LEVER INTO GEAR WHEN THE CLUTCH DISC IS HOT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2292970501
INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO ADJUST THE CASTER WHEN PERFORMING A FRONT END ALIGNMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2299970501
VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 3/1/97 MAY ENCOUNTER DIFFICULTY GETTING THE SHIFT LEVER INTO GEAR WHEN THE CLUTCH DISC IS HOT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2392970501
VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A T-45 TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A SECOND GEAR TO NEUTRAL MOVEMENT CONDITION. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3133970221
CONCERN OF COOLING FAN TO ELECTRIC MOTOR COMING LOOSE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3221970212
VIBRATION/NOISE FROM THE CLUTCH PEDAL. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3272970207
VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) - VEHICLE WILL NOT START WITHOUT THE CORRECT IGNITION KEY. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3286970206
PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM NOW STANDARD ON ALL MUSTANGS - THE UNDERHOOD SWITCH FOR THE ACTIVE ALARM SYSTEM WAS ELIMINATED (INCORRECTLY INCLUDED IN 1997 MUSTANG SERVICE MANUAL). *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3288970206
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A COLD START ENGINE FEAD BELT CHIRP NOISE. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC5195961001
FIRESTONE P235 TIRES MAY EXHIBIT A HIGH FREQUENCY VIBRATION AT 65-75 MPH. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: BC9690961001
VEHICLES EQUIPPED W/ A MANUAL TRANS, THE ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT MAY COME OFF OF THE PULLEYS UNDER HIGH RPM CONDITIONS. *TT

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


1997 FORD MUSTANG COBRA:

Bulletin Number: 11504
SOME VEHICLES WITH A T-45 TRANSMISSION MAY SHIFT FROM 4TH TO NEUTRAL (POP OUT) WHEN THE CLUTCH IS RELEASED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13302
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13950
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION OR WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13950
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15901
THIS BULLETIN STATES THAT SOME 4.6L FQR ENGINE ASSEMBLIES MAY HAVE A SMALLER OR LARGER KNOCK SENSOR THREADED HOLD THAN THE ONE IN THE ORIGINAL ENGINE ASSEMBLY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7236
EXPERIENCING A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8106
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8278
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACHED FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8278
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM THE ENGINE. *TT


1997 FORD MUSTANG CONVERTIBLE:

Bulletin Number: 0042
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE VIBRATION/SHAKE AT STEADY SPEED APPROXIMATELY 100 KM/H (62 MPS), VEHICLES WITH 3.8 L ENGINE AND CONVERTIBLE TOP. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12093
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE VIBRATION/SHAKE WHEN DRIVEN ON SMOOTH ROADS AT CONSTANT SPEEDS AROUND 62 MPH/100 KPH. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12717
EXPERIENCING VIBRATION / SHAKE WHEN DRIVEN ON SMOOTH ROADS AT SPEED AROUND 62 MPH / 100 KPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5132
SOME GT CONVERTIBLES MAY EXPERIENCES VIBRATION / SHAKE WHEN DRIVEN ON SMOOTH ROADS AT CONSTANT SPEEDS AROUND 62 MPH / 100 KPH. THE CONDITION MAY BE DUE TO HARMONIC RESONANCE BETWEEN THE ENGINE, BODY AND SUSPENSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6227
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONCERNS OF VIBRATION / SHAKE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7373
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLE NOISE FROM THE DOOR WEDGE WHEN DRIVING ON ROUGH ROADS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985131
SOME GT MODELS MAY EXPERIENCE VIBRATION / SHAKE WHEN DRIVEN ON SMOOTH ROADS AT CONSTANT SPEEDS AROUND 62 MPH / 100 KPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9912717
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VIBRATION / SHAKE WHEN DRIVEN ON SMOOTH ROADS AT SPPED AROUND 62 MPH / 100 KPH. *TT


1997 FORD MUSTANG GT:

Bulletin Number: 11504
SOME VEHICLES WITH A T-45 TRANSMISSION MAY SHIFT FROM 4TH TO NEUTRAL (POP OUT) WHEN THE CLUTCH IS RELEASED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13950
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION OR WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13950
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8278
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSION AND WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACH FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 8278
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL AND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS MAY EXHIBIT A FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT THAT HAS BECOME BROKEN OR FRAYED AND / OR DETACHED FROM THE ENGINE. *TT

 
Recalls for 1997 Ford Windstar 2dr Convertible
1997 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V318000
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE INFLATOR MODULE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 911
Defect Description:
EQUIPMENT DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES THAT HAVE HAD THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE REPLACED AFTER APRIL 5, 2000. THE REPLACEMENT DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE INFLATOR MAY HAVE INSUFFICIENT WELDS THAT COULD PREVENT PROPER INFLATION OF THE AIR BAG.
Consequence:
IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MAY NOT PROPERLY DEPLOY WHICH COULD POTENTIALLY RESULT IN LESS THAN THE INTENDED LEVEL OF OCCUPANT PROTECTION.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE DRIVER'S AIR BAG MODULE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 5, 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.
1997 FORD MUSTANG
NHTSA Campaign ID: 00V349000
Component: PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 10/04/1993 - 10/10/2000
Potential Units Affected: 434000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL TRANSMISSIONS. IF A VEHICLE IS PARKED WITH THE PARKING BRAKE NOT FULLY APPLIED AND NOT IN FIRST GEAR, AS DIRECTED IN THE OWNER GUIDE, AND THE SELF ADJUSTMENT PAWL SUBSEQUENTLY SKIPS ONE OR TWO TEETH, THE VEHICLE COULD MOVE ON SOME GRADES.
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN UNINTENDED VEHICLE MOVEMENT AND A VEHICLE CRASH WITHOUT PRIOR WARNING.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL MODIFY THE PARKING BRAKE CONTROL AND INSTALL A PLATE OR OVER-BRACKET TO THE CONTROL TO LOCK THE SELF ADJUST MECHANISM IN POSITION FOLLOWING ADJUSTMENT.
 






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