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Safety Features



2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance Collection AWD

  • StabiliTrak, electronic stability control system
  • Traction control, all-speed, brake and engine controlled
  • Daytime running lamps
  • Air bags, rear thorax for outboard seating positions includes (AYG) driver and front passenger frontal (dual stage for passenger), knee and side, front and rear head curtain air bags. (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • Air bag, Passenger Sensing System (Always use safety belts and child restraints. Children are safer when properly secured in a rear seat in the appropriate child restraint. See the Owner's Manual for more information.)
  • OnStar Guidance plan for 1 year including Automatic Crash Response, Stolen Vehicle Assistance, Roadside Assistance, Turn-by-Turn Navigation, Advanced Diagnostics and more (trial excludes Hands-Free Calling) (Visit www.onstar.com for coverage map, details and system limitations. Services may vary by model and conditions.)
  • OnStar Basic plan for 5 years including limited RemoteLink mobile app services, Advanced Diagnostics and Dealer Maintenance Notification (Basic Plan available for 5 years from the date of vehicle delivery, and is transferable. Does not include Emergency, Security or Navigation services.)
  • Forward Collision Alert
  • Lane Departure Warning alerts driver of an inadvertent lane departure
  • Lane Keep Assist helps keep vehicle centered in sensed lane
  • Lane Change Alert alerts driver when a sensed vehicle is approaching fast from the rear
  • Side Blind Zone Alert alerts driver when a sensed vehicle is in blind spot
  • Rear Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • Door locks, rear child security
  • Child seat restraint system
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
  • Trunk emergency release handle
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Rear Side Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Cross-Traffic Alert
  • Tow Hooks
  • Traction Control
  • Emergency Trunk Release
  • Stability Control
  • Lane Departure Warning
  • Blind Spot Monitor
  • Lane Keeping Assist
  • Child Safety Locks
  • Daytime Running Lights
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
 
Crash Test Results for the 2016 Cadillac Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance Collection AWD
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2016 Cadillac ATS Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L Performance Collection AWD
No recalls exist.
 


1998 Mercury Sable 4dr Sdn GS

  • Reminder chimes-inc: safety belt, headlamps-on, door open, key-in-ignition
  • Decklid tie-down provision in latch
  • Front/rear outboard manual lap/shoulder belts w/adjustable front D-rings
  • Rear center lap/shoulder belt
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Driver & front passenger second-generation depowered air bags (SRS)
  • Front center lap belt
  • Dual-note horn
  • Fuel shut-off switch (deactivates fuel pump upon rear impact)
  • Retractable front/rear grab handles w/integral rear coat hooks
  • 5-mph front/rear bumpers
 
Crash Test Results for the 1998 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1998 Mercury Grand Marquis 5544Not
Tested
1998 Mercury Mountaineer 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1998 Mercury Mystique 5434Not
Tested
1998 Mercury Sable 4433Not
Tested
1998 Mercury Tracer 3333Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1998 Mercury Tracer 4dr Sdn GS
1998 MERCURY SABLE:

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

Bulletin Number: 00191
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A SEPARATION BETWEEN LAYERS OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL. *JB

Bulletin Number: 00203
A SEPARATION BETWEEN LAYERS OF THE INSTRUMENT PANEL.*JB

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: 00E11
SERVICE ACTION BULLETIN REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00E11
SERVICE ACTION 00E11, SUPPLEMENT #1 - UPDATE INFORMATION REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01116
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT COOLING SYSTEM CONDITIONS SUCH CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT; LEAKING / DISCOLORED COOLANT OVERFLOW BOTTLES; VIBRATION FROM ENGINE; LEAKING HEATER CORE; COOLANT OVERFLOW; HIGH TEMPERATURE GAUGE READINGS, ETC.

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: 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: 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: 02153
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 3.0L 4V DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1518, INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 02183
EXHAUST SYSTEM Y-PIPE CRACK AT THE NOISE VIBRATION HARNESS BRACKET. *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: 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: 03148
NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *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: 090308
MIL LIGHT ON WITH EVAPORATIVE DTC P0442, P0455

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: 11764
SUBJECT REGARDING VEHICLES WHICH WILL BE DELIVERED WITH COVERS OVER THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11773
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11795
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD / NO START CONCERN WHEN PARKED IN A STEEP NOSE-UP POSITION WITH LESS THAN 1/4 TANK OF FUEL AND FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11803
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL LOCKS BUILT BETWEEN 4/7/98 AND 7/17/98 MAY HAVE A CONCERN OF EXCESSIVE POWER DRAIN OR DEAD BATTERY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12066
SOME VEHICLES WERE CALIBRATED WITH INCREASED AIR FLOW AT CLOSED THROTTLE TO PREVENT TIP-IN BUMPS, A RESULT MAY BE REDUCED DECELERATION FEEL AND LESS ENGINE RPM REDUCTION AT CLOSED THROTTLE WITH THE VEHICLE MOVING. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12079
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A BUZZ OR RATTLE CONDITION ON A COLD START OR DURING A LOW RPM STEAD SPEED. *MJS

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

Bulletin Number: 12163
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLIGHT VIBRATION DURING ACCELERATION ONLY. *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: 12189
INFORMATION ON INSTALLATION A NEW FUEL PUMP , ENSURE THAT THE PUMP HAS PLASTIC SHEATHING OVER THE WIRES. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 12238
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12515
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0135 OR P0155 CAUSED BY THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE CALIBRATION (PCM). *TT

Bulletin Number: 12545
INFORMATION ON DETERMINING ONBOARD VAPOR RECOVERY (ORVR) VS. NON-ORVR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12559
CONCERNS WITH REVERSE CLUTCH THAT COULD BECOME SHEARED OR TORN IN EXTREMELY COLD TEMPERATURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12570
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FRONT OUTER TIE RODS SQUEAK AND / OR POP NOISE OVER BUMPS AND / OR TURNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12603
VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A DIAHNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0135 OR P0155 CAUSED BY THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) CALIBRATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12614
SUBJECT REGARDING REDESIGNED TRANSAXLE PUMP GASKET TO REMOVE GASKET MATERIAL THAT COULD BREAK OFF AND STICK VALVES IN THE VALVE BODY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12616
INFORMATION ON TRANSAXLE SERVICE CASE REPLACEMENT WITH OSS (OUTPUT SHAFT SPEED SENSOR) HOLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 12784
INFORMATION ON REMOVING REAR TIE DOWN BRACKETS DURING PDI AS REQUIRED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13101
SUBJECT REGARDING THE SBDS RELATIVE CAM TIMING TEST. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 13250
INFORMATION REGARDING SLIGHT VIBRATION UPON ACCELERATION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13355
INFORMATION REGARDING A/C PEANUT O-RING COLOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13381
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE TIP FOR SUN VISOR BRACKET BREAKAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13472
FOR VEHICLES THAT REQUIRE CONFIGURATION OF THE ELECTRONIC CRASH SENSOR MOUDLE TO SETTINGS OTHER THAN THE PRESET SETTINGS, THE CONFIGURATION INSTRUCTIONS WERE OMITTED FROM THE SHOP MANUAL. *TT

Bulletin Number: 13802
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INSTRUMENT CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. *MJS

Bulletin Number: 13802
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INTEGRATED CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. AUDIO AND CLIMATE CONTROLS CONTINUE TO OPERATE DURING THE ICP'S LOSS OF ILLUMINATION CONDITION. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A FAULTY INTERNAL RIBBO

Bulletin Number: 14087
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1518 AND/OR P1519, RELATED TO INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL (IMRC). **MR

Bulletin Number: 14220
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AX4N TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A SHUDDER DURING A 3-4 SHIFT. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 14355
EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14856
SOME VEHICLES EQUPPED WITH 3.0L 2V VULCAN OR 4V DURATEC ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN EXHAUST RUST-THRU, WELD FATIGUE CONDITION BETWEEN THE TWO TOEBOARD CATALYSTS WHERE A TIE-IN BRACKET IS WELDED TO THE FORMED INLET PIPE OF THE REAR BANK TOEBOARD C

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

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

Bulletin Number: 15390
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK ENGINE LIGHT AND/OR EGR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES 332, P0401, P1407 (LACKOF EGR FLOW). *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 15820
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AX4N/4F50N TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A SHUDDER DURING A 3-4 SHIFT. *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: 18614
SURGE, IDLE ROLL, ROUGH IDLE ONLY WHEN THE ENGINE COOLING FANS ARE OPERATING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4619
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT ON WITH EVAPORATIVE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442, P0455 SET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4647
IMPORTANT PRE-DELIVERY INFORMATION REGARDING SOME VEHICLES DELIVERED WITH COVERS OVER THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4655
INFORMATION ON THE SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4677
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A HARD / NO START CONCERN WHEN PARKED IN A STEEP NOSE-UP POSITION WITH LESS THAN 1/4 TANK OF FUEL AND FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4695
SOME VEHICLES WITH MANUAL LOCKS BUILT BETWEEN 4/7/98 AND 7/17/98 MAY HAVE A CONCERN OF EXCESSIVE POWER DRAIN OR DEAD BATTERY. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5226
INFORMATION ON INSTALLING A NEW FUEL PUMP ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5301
INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5304
INFORMATION ON FRONT DISC BRAKE ROTOR PROTECTORS CURRENTLY BEING INSTALLED ON CERTAIN VEHICLES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5518
INFORMATION ON SERVICING OIL PAN GASKET LEAKS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5897
EXPERIENCING A SQUEAKING AND / OR POPPING NOISE FROM THE FRONT OUTER TIRE RODS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6283
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON REMOVING REAR TIE DOWN BRACKETS DURING PRE-DELIVERY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6478
INFORMATION ON THE AVAILABILITY OF FORD QUALITY RENEWAL 2.5L AND 3.0L 4V ENGINES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6567
SUBJECT REGARDING FORD QUALITY RENEWAL (FQR) ASSEMBLIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6579
INFORMATION DIAGNOSING VEHICLES THAT MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1309 STORED IN MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6612
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT FRONT SUSPENSION NOISE DUE TO FRONT STRUT, FRONT SWAY BAR LINKS OR SYMPTOMS SUCH AS PREMATURE REAR BRAKE PAD WEAR DUE TO SEIZED REAR BRAKE CALIPERS OR SLIDES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6646
SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINES BUILT BETWEEN 12/17/97 AND 6/30/99 MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START / LONG CRANK OR A ROUGH IDLE AFTER A COLD START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6646
SOME VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINES BUILT BETWEEN 12/17/97 AND 6/30/99 MAY EXHIBIT A HARD START / LONG CRANK OR A ROUGH IDLE AFTER A COLD START. *TT

Bulletin Number: 6696
SUBJECT REGARDING FORD QUALITY RENEWAL (FQR) EXCHANGE PROGRAM. *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: 7249
INFORMATION ON USING PEANUT STYLE A/C FITTINGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7306
SERVICE TIP FOR VEHICLES BUILT 11/1/1997 - 2/15/1999 WITH SINGLE ILLUMINATED VANITY MIRROR SUN VISORS ONLY, MAY EXHIBIT A BROKEN SUNVISOR STOWAGE BRACKET. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7855
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT INSTRUMENT CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION.

Bulletin Number: 8016
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INTEGRATED CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. **MR**

Bulletin Number: 8199
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLING OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE FRONT END (FRONT STABILIZER LINK) UNDER NORMAL DRIVING CONDITIONS.

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: 8583
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DTC P1518 AND / OR P1519, RELATED TO INTAKE MANIFOLD RUNNER CONTROL (IMRC). *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: 97090297183
EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTIES WITH THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL). *YC

Bulletin Number: 97090297184
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE STATIC IN THE AM BAND OF THE RADIO WHILE DRIVING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97111097231
DIAGNOSTIC AND INSPECTION PROCEDURE FOR FRONT SUSPENSION NOISE. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97111097237
CONCERNS WITH HARSH ENGAGEMENTS AND HARSH SHIFTS WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) 628, P0741 AND/OR P1744. *YC

Bulletin Number: 976011
EXPERIENCING DIFFICULTY DIAGNOSING VEHICLES WITH EVAPORATIVE FUEL SYSTEM DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9802169837
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE AN NO FORWARD OR REVERSE MOVEMENT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9802169838
TRANSAXLES USE A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID. *YC

Bulletin Number: 980321
PATS KEY PROGRAMMING. *AK

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

Bulletin Number: 9811156
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN OVERHEAT CONDITION WITH POSSIBLE ENGINE FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9811481
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MOAN NOISE AT IDLE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9811481
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MOAN NOISE AT IDLE. *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: 98163
LOCKS FAILED. YD

Bulletin Number: 98164
A TRANSEAL COATING IS ON THE FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS. THIS COATING MUST BE REMOVED BEFORE DELIVERY TO THE CUSTOMER. YD

Bulletin Number: 9818
FUEL PUMP REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE - SERVICE TIP. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 98203
CONCERNS WITH ADHENSIVES NOT RECOMMENDED FOR BODY PANEL REPAIRS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98203
CONCERNS WITH THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF ADHESIVES USED FOR BODY PANEL REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 98203
CONCERNS WITH THE POTENTIAL EFFECTS OF ADHESIVES USED FOR BODY PANEL REPAIRS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 982112
SOME VEHICLES EXPERIENCE A HARD START/LONG CRANK TIME CONDITION. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 982312
ISSUES REGAREDING DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES ( DTCS ) P0705, P0708, P1704, AND / OR P1705 MAY BE STORED IN MEMORY. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982320
SOME VEHICLES WITH A VERY LOW ODOMETER READING MAY EXPERIENCE A LACK TEMPERATURE CONTROL. *YC

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: 98251
CONCERNS OF A POSSIBLE CHAFING OF THE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY WIRES RESULTING IN AN OPEN FUSE AND/OR INOPERABLE FUEL PUMP ASSEMBLY OR A NO START CONDITION. *YC

Bulletin Number: 982513
EXHIBITING AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 982523
SOME ENGINE VALVES MAY EXHIBIT A CUSTOMER CONCERN OF A MOAN NOISE AT IDLE. *AK

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: 982675
A REVISED FORWARD CLUTCH INNER SEAL FOR THE AXOD, AXODE, AX4S & AX4N TRANSAXLE IS AVAILABLE WITH IMPROVED SEALING AND REDUCED CHANCE OF THE SEAL ROLLING DURING INSTALLATION. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 983112
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT NEUTRAL CONDITION AFTER DRIVING AND COMING TO A STOP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983113
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN OVERHEAT CONDITON AND / OR A THERMOSTAT STUCK-CLOSED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 983221
EXHIBITING A VIBRATION AT SPPEDS OF 45 MPH AND ABOVE WITH THE CRUISE ON.

Bulletin Number: 983293
INFORMATION REGARDING INCORRECT PIN POINT TEST. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9833
SERVICE TIPS FOR SURFACE DEFECT REMOVAL WITHOUT REPAINTING. *YC

Bulletin Number: 983496
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT B1522 OR GEM "HOOD SW" PID CONCERNS. *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: 98411
SERVICE PROCEDURE FOR BLUE SERVICE TAGGED TRANSAXLES. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9844
SOME DIFFICULTY IN MATCHING THE TEXTURE OF THE OEM ANTI-CHIP STONE ABRASION MATERIAL TO RPAIR MATERIALS WHEN SERVICING. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 984647
SOME VEHICLES WILL BE DELIVERED WITH COVERS OVER THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98-4731
CLUNK OR PLOP COMING FROM FRONT END. *AK

Bulletin Number: 98-4737
ENGINE SPARK KNOCK ON ACCELERATION. *AK

Bulletin Number: 98-4741
FUEL GAUGE ACCURACY OR FUEL GAUGE ERRATIC OPERATION. *AK

Bulletin Number: 98-4803
SOME 1996-1998 TAURUS/SABLE VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-V ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A CONCERN OF MOAN NOISE AT IDLE.

Bulletin Number: 985083
SOME VEHICLES (3.0L 4 VALVE ONLY) MAY EXHIBIT A CATALYTIC CONVERTER BUZZ OR RATTLE CONDITION ON A COLD START OR DURING A LOW RPM STEADY SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985084
A CONDITION MAY EXIST WHERE REDUCED DECELERATION FEEL AND LESS ENGINE RPM REDUCTION AT CLOSED THROTTLE WITH THE VEHCLE MOVING; SPEED CONTROL NOT RESPONDING QUICKLY WHEN SWITCHED TO OFF OR DECEL MAY ALSO BE NOTED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 9851
EXERPEINCING A MOANING NOISE HEARD FROM THE POWER STEERING DURING ENGINE IDLE. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 9853
COOLING SYSTEM CONCERNS SUCH AS: STUCK THERMOSTAT; VIBRATION OR THUMPING FROM ENGINE'; LEAKING RADIATOR OR HEATER CORE; COOLANT SMELL; ... ;LACK OF HEAT. *TT

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: 9865
TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH NOT ENGAGING AND/OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0741 OR P1744 STORED IN MEMORY. *YC

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: 99126
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ON WITH SPARK KNOCK; ROLLING IDLE; AND / OR MISFIRE CODES STORED IN MEMORY. *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: 99183
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99184
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AX4S TRANSAXLE, MAY EXHIBIT A HARSH 2-3 DOWNSHIFT MAY OCCUR WHEN COASTING AROUND A CORNER AND THEN ACCELERATING. *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: 99234
INFORMATION ON DIAGNOSING A VEHICLE WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATED AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0442 AND P0455 STORED IN CONTINUOUS MEMORY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 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: 996040
SUBJECT REGARDING ELECTRONIC CRASH SENSOR (ECS) MODULE LOCATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996040
SUBJECT REGARDING ELECTRONIC CRASH SENSOR (ECS) MODULE LOCATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996123
CONCERNS WITH BUZZ OR VIBRATION WITH THE GEAR SELECTOR IN PARK. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99-6193
INFORMATION ON RESETTING THE PASSIVE ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM (PATS). *TT

Bulletin Number: 996735
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE AX4S TRANSAXLE MAY EXHIBIT A HARSH 3-2 DOWNSHIFT WHEN COASTING AROUND A CORNER AND THEN STEPPING INTO THE THROTTLE TO ACCELERATE AWAY FROM THE CORNER. *TT

Bulletin Number: 996874
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO THE SBDS RELATIVE CAM TIMING TEST WHICH HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY REMOVED FROM USE ON SOME VEHICLES DUE TO NOISE CONCERNS. *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: 9985
SERVICE TIP INFORMATION REGARDING THE REDESIGNED AX4N PUMP GASKET. *TT

 
Recalls for 1998 Mercury Tracer 4dr Sdn GS
1998 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V198000
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:ANCHORAGE
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 07/31/1998 - 08/07/1998
Potential Units Affected: 7000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL SEAT TRACKS. THE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE ATTACHING STUD MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED. THIS HEAT TREATMENT MAY HAVE RESULTED IN CRACKS DEVELOPING IN THE STUD.
Consequence:
IF THE STUD IS CRACKED, IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE MOUNTING BRACKET AND STUD ASSEMBLY.
1998 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 98V028000
Component: EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 06/09/1997 - 02/12/1998
Potential Units Affected: 571800
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE TEXT AND/OR GRAPHICS FOR THE VEHICLE HEADLAMP AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES ARE NOT SUFFICIENTLY CLEAR. THIS DOES NOT MEET THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 108, "LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT."
Consequence:
IF THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLIES ARE REPLACED, CUSTOMERS MAY BE CONFUSED BY THE AIMING INSTRUCTIONS PROVIDED IN THE OWNER GUIDES CAUSING THE HEADLAMPS TO BE IMPROPERLY AIMED.
Action to take:
OWNER GUIDES CONTAINING REVISED AIMING INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE MAILED TO OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES.
 






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