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Safety Features



2016 Cadillac CT6 Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L AWD

  • Daytime Running Lamps
  • Air bags, driver and front passenger frontal front seat thorax and pelvic, side-curtain and driver and front passenger knee (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.)
  • Safety belts, 3-point, driver and front passenger
  • Safety belts, 3-point, rear, all seating positions
  • LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Top tethers for CHildren), for child safety seats
  • 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 vehicle availability, 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.)
  • Rear Vision Camera
  • Front and Rear Park Assist
  • Driver Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag
  • Knee Air Bag
  • Passenger Air Bag Sensor
  • Front Side Air Bag
  • Front Head Air Bag
  • Rear Head Air Bag
  • Integrated Turn Signal Mirrors
  • Daytime Running Lights
 
Crash Test Results for the 2016 Cadillac Models:
No crash test results exist
 
Service Bulletins for 2016 Cadillac CT6 Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L AWD
No service bulletins exist
 
Recalls for 2016 Cadillac CT6 Sedan 4dr Sdn 3.6L AWD
No recalls exist.
 


1997 Mercury Sable 4dr Sdn GS

  • Decklid tie-down provision in latch
  • Front/rear outboard lap/shoulder belts, front center lap belt, rear center lap/shoulder belt
  • Child safety rear door locks
  • Reminder chimes-inc: safety belt, headlamps-on, door open, key-in-ignition
 
Crash Test Results for the 1997 Mercury Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
1997 Mercury Cougar 5531Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Grand Marquis 5544Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Mountaineer 44Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Mystique 5434Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Sable 4433Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Tracer 3433Not
Tested
1997 Mercury Villager 43Not
Tested
Not
Tested
Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 1997 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn GS
1997 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 00E11, SUPPLEMENT #1 - UPDATE INFORMATION REGARDING ON-BOARD DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM UPGRADE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 00E11
SERVICE ACTION BULLETIN 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: 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: 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: 11773
SUBJECT REGARDING SERVICE EVAPORATOR ASSEMBLIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 11793
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: 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: 12169
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NGS ERROR MESSAGE AFTER NGS/SBTS PCM REPROGRAMMING. *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: 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: 12616
INFORMATION ON TRANSAXLE SERVICE CASE REPLACEMENT WITH OSS (OUTPUT SHAFT SPEED SENSOR) HOLE. *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: 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: 13802
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT LOSS OF INSTRUMENT CONTROL PANEL (ICP) ILLUMINATION. *MJS

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

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: 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: 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: 4621
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE, COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, LACK OF HEAT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4630
SUBJECT REGARDING GENERAL STALLING CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 4636
DIAGNOSING HARD START / LONG CRANK CONDITION. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 4676
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: 5048
REPEAT MESSAGE REGARDING CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE; COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, LACK OF HEAT. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5205
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A NGS ERROR MESSAGE, TOTAL CHECKSUM ERROR AFTER NGS / SBTS PCM REPROGRAMMING. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 5255
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT CONTAMINATED / CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE, COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, AND OR LACK OF HEAT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 5301
INFORMATION ON VEHICLES EXHIBITING AN INOPERATIVE POWER WINDOW. *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: 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: 6997
SOME SERVICE MANUALS MAY LIST THE INCORRECT CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR ALIGNMENT TOOL FOR VEHICLES WITH VARIOUS ENGINE SIZES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 7106
INFORMATION REGARDING THE WINNERS OF THE EDSR OF THE MONTH QUALITY AWARDS FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST. *MJS

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

Bulletin Number: 96225
MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR - REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY - SERVICE TIP. *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: 962515
NOISE-"CREAKING" IN A-PILLAR WHEN GOING OVER BUMPS AND/OR TURNING-VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 12/31/96. *JD

Bulletin Number: 96261
BODY - PRODUCT CHANGES FOR 1997 TAURUS/SABLE AND TAURUS SHO VEHICLES ELECTRICAL - PRODUCT CHANGES FOR 1997 TAURUS/SABLE AND TAURUS SHO VEHICLES MISCELLANEOUS - PRODUCT CHANGES FOR 1997 TAURUS/SABLE AND TAURUS SHO VEHICLES. *TW

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

Bulletin Number: 962613
TRANSAXLE - AX4S - EXTENDED 2-3 SHIFT AND/OR HIGHER THAN EXPECTED ENGINE RPM DURING 2-3 SHIFT AT LIGHT TO MEDIUM THROTTLE AND/OR NO 2-3 SHIFT - VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L ENGINE - SERVICE TIP. *TW

Bulletin Number: 96263
SUSPENSION - REAR - AVAILABILITY OF CAMBER KIT TO IMPROVE INNER EDGE WEAR ON REAR TIRES. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9705011635
INFORMATION IN TSB 97-09-04 IS INCORRECT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9705019584
CONCERNS OF GRUNT OR GROAN DURING WHEEL RETURN. *YC

Bulletin Number: 97090297181
SOME VEHICLES DURING WET WEATHER CONDITIONS AND/OR WHEN DRIVING THROUGH PUDDLES AND /OR THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY MAY BE DAMAGED. *YC

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

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

Bulletin Number: 97120897251
THE FRONT END ACCESSORY DRIVE (FEAD) BELT MAY SLIP MOMENTARILY IN WET CONDITIONS CAUSING A REDUCTION IN POWER STEERING ASSIST OR THE GENERATOR LAMP. *YC

Bulletin Number: 9713
A "GRUNTING" OR "GROANING" NOISE MAY OCCUR AS THE STEERING WHEEL RETURNS TO ITS CENTER POSITION DURING A FULL RIGHT TURN ON SOME VEHICLES- THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE STEERING GEAR VALVE SLEEVE CREATING A RESONANCE THROUGH THE STEERING SYSTEM.

Bulletin Number: 9723
FRAME - SUBFRAME INSULATORS - CLUNK ON HEAVY ACCELERATION AND/OR DECELERATION HEARD OR FELT IN FLOOR PAN AREA - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 2/28/97. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9724
STEERING - GRUNTING OR GROANING NOISE DURING STEERING WHEEL RETURN FROM FULL RIGHT TURN - VEHICLES BUILT THROUGH 11/8/96. *TW

Bulletin Number: 9725
SUSPENSION - CLUNKING NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION - TAURUS SABLE BUILT THROUGH 1/14/97 - CONTINENTAL BUILT THROUGH 12/16/96. *TW

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

Bulletin Number: 9761
LOCKS- REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE)- LOCATION OF RKE FOBS- SERVICE TIP- VEHICLES BUILT AFTER 3/17/97. *JD

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

Bulletin Number: 9763
STEERING- STEERING COLUMN- AIR BAG SLIDING CONTACT SERVICING- SERVICE TIP. *JD

Bulletin Number: 9765
HESITATION- ON ACCELERATION- VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINE. *JD

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

Bulletin Number: 9772
HESITATION- ON ACCELERATION- VEHICLES WITH 3.0L 4-VALVE ENGINE. *JD

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: 980305
VEHICLES EXPERIENCING COOLANT ODOR, COOLANT OVERFLOW, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMP GAUGE READINGS, BLOWN OR LEAKING HOSES, BLOWN HEAD GASKET, FAILED ENGINE, AND LACK OF HEAT. *YC

Bulletin Number: 980312
ENGINE CHECK LAMP ON WITH MISFIRE DTC(S).

Bulletin Number: 980314
EXPERIENCING A HARD START / LONG CRANK. *YC

Bulletin Number: 98110
SUBJECT REGARDING PASSIVE ANTI THEFT SYSTEM (PATS) DIAGNOSTIC SERVICE TIPS. *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: 982010
EXPERIENCING A " BUZZING " OR " RATTLING " NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *YC

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: 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: 982742
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A STEERING GROAN NOISE. *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: 983221
EXHIBITING A VIBRATION AT SPPEDS OF 45 MPH AND ABOVE WITH THE CRUISE ON.

Bulletin Number: 983496
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT B1522 OR GEM "HOOD SW" PID CONCERNS. *TT

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

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

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

Bulletin Number: 98-4724
CONTAMINATED/CORRODED COOLANT, HIGH OR FLUCTUATING TEMPERATURE GAUGE. *AK

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

Bulletin Number: 98-4735
HARD START/LONG CRANK.

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: 984984
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.0L 2-VALVE ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT A SPARK KNOCK CONCERN ON ACCELERATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 985065
REPEAT MESSAGE REGARDING HARD START / LONG CRANK CONDITION. *TT

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: 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: 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: 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: 9884
THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY ILLUMINATE FOR MISFIRES AT HIGH ENGINE RPMS DURNG ENGINE WARM UP. *YC

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

Bulletin Number: 98B18
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 98B18- COOLING SYSTEM BY-PASS KIT INSTALLATION. *AK

Bulletin Number: 98B23
THE OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM 98B23 CONTAINED INCORRECT LABOR ALLOWANCE AND COOLANT PART NUMBER INFORMATION

Bulletin Number: 98B23S1
INSTALLATION OF COOLING SYSTEM BY-PASS KIT. *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: 99127
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P1135 OR P1155 STORED IN MEMORY AND / OR A LONG CRANK / SLOW START. *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: 996123
CONCERNS WITH BUZZ OR VIBRATION WITH THE GEAR SELECTOR IN PARK. *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: 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: BC0011970201
A BUZZ NOISE IN AX4S TRANSAXLES ON 1996/97 TAURUS/SABLE AND WINDSTARS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0011972301
BUZZ NOISE IN AX4S TRANSAXLES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0042970201
FOR 1996 3.OL 2-VALVE VEHICLES STOP UPDATING THE PROCESSOR TO THE R-12 CALIBRATION. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0042972301
FOR 1996 3.0L 2-VALVE VEHICLES STOP UPDATING THE PROCESSOR TO THE R-12 CALIBRATION. THIS UPDATE MAY CAUSE THE VEHICLE TO STALL ON COLD ENGAGEMENT. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0130970201
REMOVING OR REPLACING ONE OF THE FRONT STRUT SPRINGS ON A 1996/97 TAURUS OR SABLE VEHICLE USE ROTUNDA #014-00781 STRUT SPRING COMPRESSOR MASTER SET. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0144970201
RESIDUAL BRAKE PRESSURE ON THE REAR BRAKES OF A 1996-1997 TAURUS OR SABLE, MAKE SURE TO SUPPORT THE REAR CONTROL ARMS TO REMAIN AT THE NORMAL RIDE HEIGHT POSITION. IF THE REAR CONTRAL ARM ON THE DRIVERS SIDE IS ALLOWED TO HANG ALL THE WAY D

Bulletin Number: BC0152970201
WATER LEAK IN THE REAR OF A TAURUS OR SABLE WAGON, CHECK FOR WATER ENTERING IN AT THE REAR HATCH HINGES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0180970201
THE CRANKSHAFT DAMPER BOLT, FOUND UNDERNEATH THE PULLEY HAS A STANDARD RIGHT AND LEFT HAND THREAD. TO AVOID DAMAGE TO PLASTIC, AVOID USING HEAT. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0194970201
MOISTURE CAN BECOME TRAPPED BETWEEN THE RUBBER MOLDING AND LENS EDGE OF THE REAR TAIL LAMPS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0196970201
NOISY FUEL PUMPS ON 1996/1997 TAURUS/SABLE VEHICLES. REVISED FUEL PUMP TO ALEVIATE NOISE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0251970201
ABS INDICATOR ILLUMINATION WITH DTC C1095. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0252970201
UNEVEN IDLE RPM, STALL, ROUGH RUNNING, SURGE, AND/OR SPARK KNOCK WHEN THE COOLING FANS COME ON AT A IDLE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0253970201
OWNER GUIDE LISTS THAT THE 3.0L 2V VULCAN ENGINE USES A FL-400-S OIL FILTER AND THE 3.0L 4V DURATEC USES A FL-820-S FILTER. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0264970201
THE REAR MAIN SEAL REMOVAL TOOL LISTED IN THE SERVICE MANUAL FOR THE 3.0L 4V DURATIC AND 4.6L CONTINENTAL ENGINES, IS INCORRECT. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0307972301
BATTERY GOES DEAD- CHECK THE CURRENT DRAW WITH AN AMMETER. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0307A97020
BATTERY OES DEAD OVERNIGHT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0308961101
THUMP/CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0308970201
THUMP/CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0308972301
THUMP/CLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0308A97020
THUMP/KLUNK NOISE FROM FRONT SUSPENSION AREA. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0309972301
SURGE AT STEADY CRUISE (POWER TRAIN SHUFFLE), MISFIRE CODES, STALLS AT HIGH AMBIENT TEMPERATURES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC0503961108
DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURE FOR SYSTEM INDICATORS KIT WITH DTCS C1165 AND/OR C1175. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0535961108
THE EGR TUBE TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS IN SERVICE MANUAL ARE INCORRECT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0541961107
VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WHISTLE CONDITION FROM THE A/C EVAPORATOR. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC0680961024
VEHICLES SHIPPED W/ LOW TRANSAXLE FLUID LEVEL. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0713961021
CONCERNS OF A SURGE (POWERTRAIN SHUFFLE) AT 35-40 MPH. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0762961016
REPETITIVE THUMPING/KNOCKING NOISE PROPORTIONAL TO WHEEL SPEED WHEN BRAKING. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0850961007
CONCERNS OF VEHICLE STALL, HESITATION STUMBLE, ROUGH IDLE, MISSING, FUEL PRESSURE, OR FUEL PRESSURE RELATED CHECK THE REAR GROUND. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC0851961007
PROCEDURE FOR CONCERNS OF RIDE QUALITY. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC1010197020
NOISY FUEL PUMPS ON 1996/97 VEHICLES. A REVISED FUEL PUMP HAS BEEN RELEASED WITH A MODIFIED MANIFOLD OUTLET TO REDUCE NOISE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1010297020
ENGINES ARE EQUIPPED WITH A UNIQUE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY ASSEMBLY WHICH THREADS INTO THE CRANKSHAFT DAMPER USING A LEFT-HANDED THREAD. HEATING THE CRANKSHAFT PULLEY WILL DAMAGE THE RUBBER COMPONENTS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC101209702
VERIFY THE TRANSAXLE INSTALLED IN THE VEHICLE IS THE CORRECT MODEL AND MODEL YEAR FOR THE VEHICLE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1012397020
RESIDUAL BRAKE PRESURE ON THE REAR BRAKES OF A 1996-1997 VEHICLE, MAKE SURE TO SUPPORT THE REAR CONTROL ARMS TO REMAIN AT THE NORMAL RIDE HEIGHT POSITION- SUPPORT DURING LIFTING PROCESS. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1012497020
REMOVING OR REPLACING ONE OF THE FRONT STRUT SPRING ON A VEHICLE US A ROTUNDA #014-00781 STRUT SPRING COMPRESSOR MASTER SET. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1013997010
MAY HAVE NO AUDIO IN CDDJ MODE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1016397230
BUZZ NOISE IN AX4S TRANSAXLES AT ALL SPEEDS OR IDLE ON VEHICLES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1019697230
REPLACING FRONT OR REAR STRUTS ON A 1996/97 VEHICLE, THE REPLACEMENT STRUT MAY APPEAR TO BE APPROXIMATELY 2" TOO SHORT WHEN COMPARED TO THE STRUT IN THE VEHICLE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1021497230
WATER LEAK AT THE RIGHT FRONT FLOOR, CHECK FOR A BROKEN COWL TOP INNER PANEL SHIELD. *JD

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

Bulletin Number: BC1030097020
WHISTLE OR SQUEAL NOISE IN THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT ON 1997 VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 11/1/96 WITH THE 2-VALVE ENGINE. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1030697020
GROAN OR MOAN NOISE FROM THE POWER STEERING WHEN RETURNING FROM A RIGHT TURN. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC1032697020
VEHICLES HAVE A CABIN AIR FILTER THAT MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC105739705
WHEN PERFORMING THE AIR BAG DEACTIVATION PROCEDURE, THE SERVICE MANUALS DO NOT CLEARLY STATE WHICH SIMULATORS TO USE ON THE PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC105959705
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A KNOCK OR WOP NOISE IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2224970501
VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A KNOCK OR WOP NOISE IN THE PASSENGER COMPARTMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2310970501
DEACTIVATION PROCEDURE - CLARIFICATION OF INSTRUCTIONS IN SERVICE MANUAL. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2311970501
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION WHEN DRIVING OVER BUMPS. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC2380970501
HARSH 1-2 UPSHIFT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3061970228
REPEAT POWER STEERING GRUNT/GROAN AFTER COMPLETION OF TSB 97-02-04. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3100970224
MICRON FILTER - REMINDER THAT THE FILTER MUST BE CHANGED EVERY 15000 MILES - SYMPTOMS THAT MIGHT INDICATE NEED FOR CHANGE INCLUDE POOR A/C-HEATER PERFORMANCE AND/OR WINDOW FOGGING. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3142970220
GROAN OR MOAN NOISE FROM THE POWER STEERING WHEN RETURNING FROM A RIGHT TURN. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3154970219
WHISTLE OR SQUEAL NOISE FROM ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *TW

Bulletin Number: BC3205970214
CONCERN OF WATER INGESTION IN ENGINE. *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: BC3410972301
WATER LEAK AT THE RIGHT FRONT FLOOR ON VEHICLES, CHECK FOR A BROKEN COWL TOP INNER PANEL SHIELD. *JD

Bulletin Number: BC3482972301
REPLACING FRONT REAR STRUTS ON A VEHICLE, THE REPLACEMENT STRUT MAY APPEAR TO BE APPOXIMATELY 2" TOO SHORT. *JD

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: BC9584961001
INFORMATION FOR CONCERNS OF GRUNT OR GROAN DURING WHEEL RETURN FROM FULL RIGHT TURN. *TT

Bulletin Number: BC9683961001
PROCEDURE FOR UPDATING THE CALIBRATION FROM R-11 TO R-12 FOR STALLING ON DECEL & MISFIRE CODES ON 3.0L VEHICLES. *TT

 
Recalls for 1997 Mercury Villager 4dr Sdn GS
1997 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 97V097000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 11/24/1996 - 03/01/1997
Potential Units Affected: 100000
Defect Description:
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AX4S AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLES. THE LOW/INTERMEDIATE SERVO COVER CAN SEPARATE FROM THE TRANSAXLE WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN. IF THIS OCCURS, TRANSMISSION FLUID WILL LEAK CONTACTING THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER.
Consequence:
THE CATALYTIC CONVERTER TEMPERATURE MAY BE HOT ENOUGH TO IGNITE THE TRANSMISSION FLUID AND CAUSE A VEHICLE FIRE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE TRANSMISSION AND REPLACE THESE SERVO COVERS.
1997 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.
1997 MERCURY SABLE
NHTSA Campaign ID: 96V166000
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 08/01/1996 - 08/28/1996
Potential Units Affected: 40000
Defect Description:
THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET HAS A SHARP EDGE WHICH CAN CAUSE THE PARKING PAWL TO HANG UP AND NOT ENGAGE THE PARK GEAR. THIS WOULD ALLOW THE VEHICLE TO MOVE EVEN THOUGH THE GEAR SHIFT INDICATOR SHOWS THAT THE VEHICLE IS IN PARK.
Consequence:
UNINTENDED AND UNEXPECTED VEHICLE MOVEMENT CAN RESULT IN PERSONAL INJURY AND PROPERTY DAMAGE.
Action to take:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE THE PARK PAWL ABUTMENT BRACKET.
 






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