Engine-Codes.com | All About OBDII Engine Codes
Engine-Codes.com | All About OBDII Engine Codes
TSB
 
LINCOLN
 
TOWN CAR
 
2001

Technical Service Bulletins and Recalls for 2001 LINCOLN TOWN CAR

Bulletin Number: TB-21406 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2010
Component:
Equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Lincoln: restraint control module replacement. when replacing the rcm in vehicle, ensure that you are installing the correct replacement parts and that your ids software is updated to version 67.07 or newer in order to prevent a configura
Bulletin Number: TB-21406 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2010
Component:
Electrical system: software
Summary
Lincoln: restraint control module replacement. when replacing the rcm in vehicle, ensure that you are installing the correct replacement parts and that your ids software is updated to version 67.07 or newer in order to prevent a configura
Bulletin Number: TB-21406 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2010
Component:
355200 equipment:other:owners/service/other manual
Summary
Lincoln: restraint control module replacement. when replacing the rcm in vehicle, ensure that you are installing the correct replacement parts and that your ids software is updated to version 67.07 or newer in order to prevent a configura
Bulletin Number: TB-21406 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2010
Component:
118000 electrical system: software
Summary
Lincoln: restraint control module replacement. when replacing the rcm in vehicle, ensure that you are installing the correct replacement parts and that your ids software is updated to version 67.07 or newer in order to prevent a configura
Bulletin Number: CSP 08B04 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2008
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Ford/lincoln mercury: certain 1992-2001 model year crown victoria, grand marquis, and town car vehicles registered in the states of wisconsin and connecticut upgrade modifications for high speed rear impacts. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP 08B04 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2008
Component:
Fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Ford/lincoln mercury: certain 1992-2001 model year crown victoria, grand marquis, and town car vehicles registered in the states of wisconsin and connecticut upgrade modifications for high speed rear impacts. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP 08B04 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2008
Component:
071100 fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Ford/lincoln mercury: certain 1992-2001 model year crown victoria, grand marquis, and town car vehicles registered in the states of wisconsin and connecticut upgrade modifications for high speed rear impacts. *pe
Bulletin Number: CSP 08B04 Bulletin Date: 05-15-2008
Component:
091100 fuel system, other:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Ford/lincoln mercury: certain 1992-2001 model year crown victoria, grand marquis, and town car vehicles registered in the states of wisconsin and connecticut upgrade modifications for high speed rear impacts. *pe
Bulletin Number: 7212 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2007
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
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: 7212 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2007
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
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: 531 Bulletin Date: 05-08-2007
Component:
Structure:body
Summary
Customer satisfaction program 05b31 - information only. a possibility that during a high speed / high energy rear collision, certain components have an increased risk of puncturing the fuel tank on vehicles with limo prep package limo pack
Bulletin Number: 531 Bulletin Date: 05-08-2007
Component:
162000 structure:body
Summary
Customer satisfaction program 05b31 - information only. a possibility that during a high speed / high energy rear collision, certain components have an increased risk of puncturing the fuel tank on vehicles with limo prep package limo pack
Bulletin Number: 05N04 Bulletin Date: 12-14-2005
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe
Summary
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: 05N04 Bulletin Date: 12-14-2005
Component:
063200 engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe
Summary
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: 41601 Bulletin Date: 11-14-2005
Component:
Engine and engine cooling
Summary
Wds cop kit diagnostic tip - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - engine misfire or rough running. *tt
Bulletin Number: 41601 Bulletin Date: 11-14-2005
Component:
060000 engine and engine cooling
Summary
Wds cop kit diagnostic tip - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - engine misfire or rough running. *tt
Bulletin Number: 42421 Bulletin Date: 06-07-2005
Component:
Seat belts:front:retractor
Summary
Safety belt retraction speed. *tt
Bulletin Number: 42421 Bulletin Date: 06-07-2005
Component:
151300 seat belts:front:retractor
Summary
Safety belt retraction speed. *tt
Bulletin Number: 5310 Bulletin Date: 02-21-2005
Component:
Seat belts
Summary
Safety belt web stop button service. *eh
Bulletin Number: 5310 Bulletin Date: 02-21-2005
Component:
150000 seat belts
Summary
Safety belt web stop button service. *eh
Bulletin Number: 18426 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2005
Component:
Equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc.
Summary
Am fm and cellular phone reception interference . *eh
Bulletin Number: 18426 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2005
Component:
353400 equipment:electrical:radio/tape deck/cd etc.
Summary
Am fm and cellular phone reception interference . *eh
Bulletin Number: 18383 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2005
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Am/fm and cellular phone reception interference - service tip. *tt
Bulletin Number: 18383 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2005
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Am/fm and cellular phone reception interference - service tip. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4251 Bulletin Date: 12-27-2004
Component:
Structure:body
Summary
Aluminum corrosion - service tip. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4251 Bulletin Date: 12-27-2004
Component:
162000 structure:body
Summary
Aluminum corrosion - service tip. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4189 Bulletin Date: 12-13-2004
Component:
Visibility:defroster/defogger system:rear window
Summary
Rear window defroster grid/integral antenna diagnosis and repair - terminal tab repair. *tt
Bulletin Number: 42107 Bulletin Date: 12-13-2004
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
General (pcm) power train control module programming procedures. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4189 Bulletin Date: 12-13-2004
Component:
138200 visibility:defroster/defogger system:rear window
Summary
Rear window defroster grid/integral antenna diagnosis and repair - terminal tab repair. *tt
Bulletin Number: 42107 Bulletin Date: 12-13-2004
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
General (pcm) power train control module programming procedures. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4217 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2004
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
General power train control module (pcm) programming procedures. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4217 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2004
Component:
103100 power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
General power train control module (pcm) programming procedures. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4174 Bulletin Date: 09-06-2004
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated - system lean diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) - service tips. various models including 2004 f-series. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4174 Bulletin Date: 09-06-2004
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Malfunction indicator lamp (mil) illuminated - system lean diagnostic trouble codes (dtc's) - service tips. various models including 2004 f-series. *tt
Bulletin Number: 31404 Bulletin Date: 08-23-2004
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Engine misfire or running - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - wds cop kit diagnostic tips. to include various 2005 models. * ar this article 04161 supersedes tsb 03-14-04.
Bulletin Number: 41612 Bulletin Date: 08-23-2004
Component:
Communications:horn assembly
Summary
Loss of autolock and/or rke horn chirp confirmation. * ar
Bulletin Number: 31404 Bulletin Date: 08-23-2004
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Engine misfire or running - coil on plug (cop) ignition systems - wds cop kit diagnostic tips. to include various 2005 models. * ar this article 04161 supersedes tsb 03-14-04.
Bulletin Number: 41612 Bulletin Date: 08-23-2004
Component:
341000 communications:horn assembly
Summary
Loss of autolock and/or rke horn chirp confirmation. * ar
Bulletin Number: 41514 Bulletin Date: 08-09-2004
Component:
Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring
Summary
Rear window defroster grid/integral antenna diagnosis and repair - terminal tab repair. *tt
Bulletin Number: 41514 Bulletin Date: 08-09-2004
Component:
138130 visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring
Summary
Rear window defroster grid/integral antenna diagnosis and repair - terminal tab repair. *tt
Bulletin Number: 31501 Bulletin Date: 07-12-2004
Component:
Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring
Summary
Inoperative electric rear window defroster (heated backlite) grid lines, integral antenna concerns. *tt
Bulletin Number: 31501 Bulletin Date: 07-12-2004
Component:
138130 visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:controls/wiring
Summary
Inoperative electric rear window defroster (heated backlite) grid lines, integral antenna concerns. *tt
Bulletin Number: 4111 Bulletin Date: 06-14-2004
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401. additional symptoms may include runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy.
Bulletin Number: 4111 Bulletin Date: 06-14-2004
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401. additional symptoms may include runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy.
Bulletin Number: 02M01 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2004
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:gas recirculation valve (egr valve)
Summary
Customer satisfaction program 02m01 supplement #4. certain ford 2000 through 2003 vehicles equipped with a tube-mounted egr pressure sensor - additional egr pressure sensor warranty coverage. *tt supplement #3. *mj supplement #6
Bulletin Number: 17871 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2004
Component:
Electrical system:ignition
Summary
Multiple driveability concerns under acceleration caused by ignition coil. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17871 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2004
Component:
116000 electrical system:ignition
Summary
Multiple driveability concerns under acceleration caused by ignition coil. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17810 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2004
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Transmission failure where there is a large amount of metal or debris in the pan. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17828 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2004
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Various intermittent/constant electrical concerns. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17810 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2004
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Transmission failure where there is a large amount of metal or debris in the pan. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17828 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2004
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Various intermittent/constant electrical concerns. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17730 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2004
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Dashes displayed instead of an odometer reading - no communication with the anti-lock brake system (abs) module. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17730 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2004
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Dashes displayed instead of an odometer reading - no communication with the anti-lock brake system (abs) module. *tt
Bulletin Number: 17533 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2004
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Air bag light on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) b2477 - programmable module installation (pmi) service tip. *mj
Bulletin Number: 17533 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2004
Component:
110000 electrical system
Summary
Air bag light on with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) b2477 - programmable module installation (pmi) service tip. *mj
Bulletin Number: 3223 Bulletin Date: 01-26-2004
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401. additional symptoms may include runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy. *tt
Bulletin Number: 3256 Bulletin Date: 12-22-2003
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Engine-romeo built 4.6l 2v-tick noise from engine-engines built before 9/17/2003. *mj
Bulletin Number: 3256 Bulletin Date: 12-22-2003
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Engine-romeo built 4.6l 2v-tick noise from engine-engines built before 9/17/2003. *mj
Bulletin Number: 3203 Bulletin Date: 10-13-2003
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
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: 3181 Bulletin Date: 09-15-2003
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Remote keyless entry (rke) - service tips. *tt
Bulletin Number: 3164 Bulletin Date: 08-18-2003
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Some vehicles, equipped with the 4.6l 2v engine, with an engine build date prior to 8/29/03 may exhibit an engine tick noise that is present at all temperatures during idle. 2004 models included. *tt
Bulletin Number: 16877 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2003
Component:
Visibility:power window devices and controls
Summary
Front door glass that moves slowly or binds - glass stops 1/2 way down. *tt
Bulletin Number: 398 Bulletin Date: 05-12-2003
Component:
Fuel system, other
Summary
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: 361 Bulletin Date: 03-31-2003
Component:
Engine and engine cooling
Summary
Malfunction indicator lamp on with or without rough running, lack of power, surge or poor fuel economy with diagnostic trouble codes p0401, p0402, p1400, p1401. *tt *jb
Bulletin Number: 322 Bulletin Date: 02-03-2003
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Streamlined diagnostic procedure for vehicles with malfunction indicator lamp (mil) on and diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0401, p0402, p1400 or p1401, or runs rough, lacks power, surge, poor fuel economy, and the above listed dtcs without
Bulletin Number: 3261 Bulletin Date: 01-05-2003
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
New service part - number 5 needle bearing and race kit - 4r70w transmission - service tip. *tt
Bulletin Number: 3261 Bulletin Date: 01-05-2003
Component:
103000 power train:automatic transmission
Summary
New service part - number 5 needle bearing and race kit - 4r70w transmission - service tip. *tt
Bulletin Number: 258 Bulletin Date: 11-25-2002
Component:
Power train
Summary
Inoperative or inacurrate speedometer, 4x4 lamp illuminatd, and / or diagnostic trouble code p1635 or p1639. *tt
Bulletin Number: 16380 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Service cylinder head gasket for 4.6l applications. *tt
Bulletin Number: 16380 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2002
Component:
061000 engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Service cylinder head gasket for 4.6l applications. *tt
Bulletin Number: 2208 Bulletin Date: 10-14-2002
Component:
Equipment:electrical:air conditioner
Summary
Climate control a/c service tech tips. *eh
Bulletin Number: 2208 Bulletin Date: 10-14-2002
Component:
353600 equipment:air conditioner
Summary
Climate control a/c service tech tips. *eh
Bulletin Number: 2175 Bulletin Date: 09-02-2002
Component:
Air bags
Summary
Restraint system-air bag deployment strategy with advanced restraint system. *mj
Bulletin Number: 2175 Bulletin Date: 09-02-2002
Component:
140000 air bags
Summary
Restraint system-air bag deployment strategy with advanced restraint system. *mj
Bulletin Number: 2134 Bulletin Date: 07-08-2002
Component:
Air bags
Summary
Illuminated air bag warning lamp with diagnostic trouble code b2295 with light flashing code 22 (driver seat side air bag circuit fault), or light flashing code 23 (passenger seat side air bag circuit fault). *tt
Bulletin Number: 2136 Bulletin Date: 07-08-2002
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:park/neutral start switch
Summary
On some vehicles, the brake shift interlock may be inoperative, now allowing the operator to move the shift lever from the park position. stop lamp operation may also be affected. *tt
Bulletin Number: 15850 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
Some vehicles equipped with a 4.6l romeo engine may exhibit a slight oil leak or weep at the cylinder head to block joint. *tt
Bulletin Number: 15889 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2002
Component:
Equipment:electrical:air conditioner
Summary
Some vehicles equipped with the electronic automatic temperature control (eatc) will not cycle the ai conditioner compressor when the floor mode is selected. *tt
Bulletin Number: 15893 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit an inoperative engine cooling fan. *tt
Bulletin Number: 15793 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit a slight oil leak at the cylinder head to block joint. *tt
Bulletin Number: 254 Bulletin Date: 03-18-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
On some vehicles equipped with the 4.6l engine, the front end accessory drive (fead) belt may hydroplane on the water pump pulley whenthe belt is splashed with water. *tt
Bulletin Number: 245 Bulletin Date: 03-04-2002
Component:
Electrical system:battery
Summary
Information regarding discharged battery charging service tips and guidelines. *tt
Bulletin Number: 222 Bulletin Date: 02-04-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit an intake manifold crossover (first runner) coolant seepage condition. *tt
Bulletin Number: 15629 Bulletin Date: 02-01-2002
Component:
Air bags
Summary
Exhbiting an illuminated air bag warning lamp with diagnostic trouble code b2295 or light flashing code 22. *tt
Bulletin Number: 214 Bulletin Date: 01-21-2002
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
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: 15582 Bulletin Date: 01-01-2002
Component:
Air bags
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit an airbag lamp on with diagnostic trouble code b2295 (side air bag status - passenger seat side air bag circuit fault) or b2296 (impact sensor status - front impact severity sensor circuit fault) in memory. *tt
Bulletin Number: 1246 Bulletin Date: 12-10-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
Engine oil system priming procedures, service tips for reports of premature engine failure. *tt
Bulletin Number: 01B86 Bulletin Date: 11-01-2001
Component:
Electrical system:ignition:module
Summary
Customer satisfaction program 01b86 supplement #1 regarding hybrid electronic cluster (hec) module inspection/replacement. *tt
Bulletin Number: 12113 Bulletin Date: 10-29-2001
Component:
Electrical system:ignition:switch
Summary
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: 12114 Bulletin Date: 10-29-2001
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Parts and procedure to reduce the potential of fuel tank punctures during rare and extremely high-speed rear impacts. *tt
Bulletin Number: 1205 Bulletin Date: 10-15-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
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: 1194 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2001
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
This aritlce is to provide information on replacement of old style hood lamp switch to the rvised mechanical hood lamp switch. *tt
Bulletin Number: 01B83 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2001
Component:
Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash
Summary
Customer satisfaction program regarding hybrid electronic cluster (hec) module inspection / replacement. *tt
Bulletin Number: 01B86 Bulletin Date: 10-01-2001
Component:
Electrical system:wiring:interior/under dash
Summary
Customer satisfaction program regarding hybrid electronic cluster (hec) module inspection/replacement. *tt
Bulletin Number: 1181 Bulletin Date: 09-17-2001
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:park/neutral start switch
Summary
Brake shift interlock.*jb
Bulletin Number: 1156 Bulletin Date: 08-06-2001
Component:
Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:heater core
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit heater core leaks. *slc
Bulletin Number: 1157 Bulletin Date: 08-06-2001
Component:
Unknown or other
Summary
Information regarding transmission fluid usage charts. *slc
Bulletin Number: 15158 Bulletin Date: 08-01-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit a fead belt jump-off toss. *yh
Bulletin Number: 1137 Bulletin Date: 07-09-2001
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Some vehicles equipped with a 4r70w automatic transmission may exhibit a clunk noise during the 2-1 downshift event. *tt
Bulletin Number: 15047 Bulletin Date: 07-01-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
Some vehicles cars built between 4/17/2001 and 6/14/2001 may exhibit a crank / no-start condition with diagnostic trouble code p1260 and u1147 in memory. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14956 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2001
Component:
Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit false activation of the anti-lock braking system during braking just prior to coming to a stop. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14968 Bulletin Date: 06-01-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit a cranks no start condition with a diagnostic trouble code p1260 and u1147 codes in memory. *tt
Bulletin Number: 01M02 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2001
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system
Summary
Some of the composite intake manifolds used on 4.6l sohc engines may develop fatigue cracks at the coolant crossover duct. this condition could result in engine coolant leakage which, if not serviced, may cause engine overheating. compl
Bulletin Number: 14918 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2001
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
This bulletin states that on some vehicles (including 2002 blackwood) a battery disconnect or parameter reset is required during powertrain control module (pcm) or instrument cluster (vic / hec / icm) replacement. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14907 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2001
Component:
Unknown or other
Summary
Concerns with vehicles exhibiting the oil pressure gauge registering low or no oil pressure usually on initial start-up after several hours of cold soak. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14928 Bulletin Date: 05-01-2001
Component:
Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit false activation of the anti-lock braking system during braking just prior to coming to a stop. *tt
Bulletin Number: 162 Bulletin Date: 04-02-2001
Component:
Electrical system:ignition:anti-theft controller
Summary
Vehicles equipped with passive anti-theft system (pats) may not start or crank. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14862 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2001
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly
Summary
Information on replacing fuel tank strap bolts. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14807 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2001
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit a hoot noise at idle coming from the induction system. possible additional symptoms may include diagnostic trouble code p1506 and a higher than normal idle. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14821 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Some vehicles equipped with 4.6l romeo engine may exhibit an oil leak from the cylinder head gasket area. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14844 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2001
Component:
Electrical system
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit various intermittent / constant electrical system conditions. *tt
Bulletin Number: 14864 Bulletin Date: 04-01-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Subject regarding certain vehicles with 4.6l romeo engines exhibiting an oil leak from the cylinder head gasket area. *tt
Bulletin Number: 158 Bulletin Date: 03-19-2001
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission
Summary
Some vehicles equipped with the 4r70w automatic transmission may exhibit a ticking or clicking type noise in first gear. *tt
Bulletin Number: 147 Bulletin Date: 03-05-2001
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline
Summary
Subject regarding engine oil recommendations for use in 2001 vehicles - sae 5w-20 motor oil. *tt
Bulletin Number: 01M02 Bulletin Date: 03-01-2001
Component:
Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system
Summary
Owner notification program regarding additional coverage on certain 4.6l sohc intake manifolds. some of the composite intake manifolds may develop fatigue cracks at the coolant crossover duct. *tt
Bulletin Number: 125 Bulletin Date: 02-05-2001
Component:
Seat belts:front:warning light/devices
Summary
Seat belt warning system - belt reminder function, operation and service tips. *tt
Bulletin Number: 251 Bulletin Date: 12-11-2000
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm)
Summary
Some vehicles may exhibit a flashing transmission control indicator light (tcil) with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0782 stored in memory and / or a 200 - 400 engine rpm rise during light throttle 3-4 shifts. *tt
Bulletin Number: 00S26 Bulletin Date: 12-01-2000
Component:
Seat belts
Summary
Subject regarding demonstration / delivery hold - safety recall 00s26 supplement #4 - restraint control module replacement. *tt
Bulletin Number: 2310 Bulletin Date: 11-13-2000
Component:
Power train:automatic transmission:cooling unit and lines
Summary
Subject regarding contamination from prior transmission concerns or excess wear may be trapped in the transmission fluid cooling system. *tt
Bulletin Number: 213 Bulletin Date: 10-16-2000
Component:
Equipment:electrical:air conditioner
Summary
Subject regarding climate control - eatc - blower motor control service tips. *jb
Bulletin Number: 214 Bulletin Date: 10-16-2000
Component:
Engine and engine cooling:engine
Summary
Information regarding revised engine mounts for severe duty vehicles. *jb
Bulletin Number: 00S26 Bulletin Date: 09-01-2000
Component:
Air bags
Summary
On some vehicles, it may be possible for the restraint control module (rcm) to inadvertently activate an airbag or safety belt pre-tensioner while starting the engine. ford motor company will install a revised rcm. *jb
Recall Number: 01S24 Recall Date: 08-08-2001 Affected Vehicles: 1,083,000
Component:
Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor
Summary:
"vehicle description: passenger cars, sport utility vehicles, and light and medium duty pickup trucks. a switch located in the plastic cover of the wiper motor gear case could malfunction and overheat, potentially resulting in loss of intermittent wiper function, loss of wiper park function, complete loss of wiper function, or ignition of the plastic cover material. switch malfunction is most likely to occur when the intermittent setting of the wipers is being used, or when snow or ice obstructs the blades from returning to the ""parked"" position at the bottom of the windshield. these vehicles were built at the following assembly plants: atlanta plant from 2/11/00 through 7/31/00; chicago plant from 2/14/00 through 8/4/00; kansas city plant from 2/26/00 to 9/4/00; kentucky truck plant from 2/18/00 to 8/31/00; michigan truck plant from 2/23/00 through 8/3/00; norfolk plant from 2/21/00 through 7/27/00; wayne stamping and assembly plant from 2/25/00 through 8/15/00; and wixom plant from 2/15/00 through 8/8/00."
Consequence:
Loss of visibility while driving increases the risk of a crash.
How to Fix:
Dealers will inspect the date code on the wiper motor. motors built with the suspect time frame will have the wiper motor gear case cover replaced. owner notification began august 20, 2001. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-866-436-7332.
Recall Number: 01S21 Recall Date: 07-16-2001 Affected Vehicles: 1,400,000
Component:
Seat belts:front:buckle assembly
Summary:
Vehicle description: passenger and sport utility vehicles, pickup trucks, and minivans. equipped with seat belts supplied by trw. it is possible that the driver's and/or front passenger's outboard seat belt buckle may not fully latch. ford crown victoria built at st. thomas assembly plant from 4/17/00 - 5/29/01 mercury grand marquis built at st. thomas assembly plant from 4/17/00 - 5/29/01. lincoln town cars built at wixom assembly plant from 3/27/00 - 5/30/01. lincoln navigators built at michigan truck plant from 4/11/00 - 5/31/01. ford windstars built at oakville assembly plant from 3/23/00 - 5/30/01. ford rangers built at twin cities plant from 3/28/00 - 5/30/01, and also at the edison plant from 3/13/00 - 5/25/01. ford f-150 truck built at norfolk plant from 4/18/00 - 5/25/00; at ontario plant from 5/10/00 - 5/28/01; at kansas city plant from 9/11/99 - 5/25/01; and at cuautitlan plant from 5/16/00 - 6/9/01. ford super duty f-250, f-350, f-450, and f-550 trucks built at kentucky plant from 4/17/00 - 5/27/01; and at cuautitlan plant from 5/16/00 - 6/19/01. ford excursions built at kentucky plant from 4/17/00 - 10/2/00. ford expeditions built at michigan truck plant from 4/11/00 - 5/31/01.
Consequence:
In the event of a crash, the restraint system may not provide adequate occupant protection, increasing the risk of personal injury to the seat occupant.
How to Fix:
Dealers will inspect the front outboard seat belt buckles and if the buckle fails the inspection process, it will be replaced. owner notification began july 25, 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.
Recall Number: 00S51 Recall Date: 12-12-2000 Affected Vehicles: 10,000
Component:
Tires
Summary:
"vehicle description: certain limousines stretched over 60 inches fail to comply with the requirements of fmvss no. 109, ""new pneumatic tires,"" and no. 110, ""tire selection and rims."""
Consequence:
The vehicle weight could exceed the maximum load rating for the tire, increasing the risk of premature tire wear or blowout.
How to Fix:
Dealers will replace all 5 tires (including the spare tire) with michelin tires (225/70r16 107t reinforced white sidewall) with a sufficiently higher load rating. owner notification began january 10, 2001. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-248-0186.
Recall Number: 00S52/53/54 Recall Date: 12-06-2000 Affected Vehicles: 16,000
Component:
Air bags:frontal:sensor/control module
Summary:
Vehicle description: minivans and passenger vehicles. a restraint control module (rcm) or a side or front crash sensor may have been assembled with one or more of the screws that mount the circuit board in the housing missing. if some or all of the screws are missing, the performance of the occupant restrains could be affected.
Consequence:
In some cases, less than the intended level of protection in the event of a crash.
How to Fix:
Dealers will inspect the rcm and crash sensors and, if necessary, replace them.
Recall Number: 00S26 Recall Date: 09-13-2000 Affected Vehicles: 18,500
Component:
Air bags
Summary:
Certain passenger vehicles, limousines, and mini vans were built with a newly designed restraint control module (rcm). in some cases, the rcm does not recognize certain system faults that could result in an air bag or seat belt pre-tensioner unexpectedly activating during the self-test sequence at vehicle start-up.
Consequence:
This condition could result in personal injury.
How to Fix:
Dealers will replace the rcm in these vehicles. owner notification began september 14, 2000. owners who take their vehicles to an authorized dealer on an agreed upon service date and do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact ford at 1-800-392-3673.