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1994 Ford Tempo
2.3L 4-cyl Engine Code [X] Engine Code [X]
96 bhp. @ 4200 rpm / Torque: 126 ft. lbs. @ 2600 rpm
2.3L - Inline 4-cyl (Gasoline)

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (1994 Ford Tempo with engine code [X]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO15
    Maximum Performance
    All TEMPS  »  5W-20 [1]
  2. Manual Transmission

  3. Automatic Transmission

  4. Power Steering Fluid

  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] This specification has been updated from 5W-30 to 5W-20
    per a Technical Service Bulletin from the manufacturer
    5W-20 is the preferred viscosity.
    [2] This specification has been updated from Mercon to Mercon V
    per a Technical Service Bulletin from the manufacturer.
    [3] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.
    [4] Automatic Transmission Fluid, Type-F

  7. Fluid Capacities (drive train fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5 quarts [1]
    Cooling System, ATXL Initial Fill  »  7.4 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Cooling System, MTXL Initial Fill  »  7.9 quarts
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, ATX Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    3 speed ATX  »  8.6 quarts
    Manual Transmission, MTX (5-SPD)  »  6.1 pints
    ANTPC ANT ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  15-25 ft/lbs
    Manual Transmission
    Fill Plug 9-15 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Ea® Oil Filter (EAO42)  
    Oil Filter MANN Oil Filter (W92017)  
    Oil Filter WIX 51068 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46051 Air Filter  
    Fuel Filter WIX 33097 Fuel Filter  
    Transmission Filter WIX 58921 Auto Tran Filter  
    Oil Vapor Filter WIX 46966 Air Filter  

    Filter Comments
    [1] Manufacturer OE Recommended Oil Change Intervals
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOBDominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    ASTGasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    APIP.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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XLM5W-20 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLM)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEM5W-20 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEM)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATFSignature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF is engineered to outperform conventional automatic transmission fluids and exceed the performance requirements of most North American, European and Asian vehicles. This sophisticated formulation pro...
OTFOE Multi-Vehicle Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
ATDTorque-Drive Transmission Fluid (ATD)

Formulated for Allison TES-295, TES-389, C-4; Ford MERCON V; GM DEXRON III-H and more. Engineered for outstanding performance in heavy-duty transmissions manufactured by Allison, Voith, ZF and other heavy-duty transmissions. Excellent protection i...
BFLVDOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ARTSuper Shift Racing Transmission Fluid (ART)

AMSOIL Synthetic Super Shift® Racing Transmission Fluid is specifically formulated for automatic transmissions operating in high-horsepower and high-torque conditions. AMSOIL SuperShift contains top-quality additives selected specifically for ra...
ANTPCPassenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANTAntifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
wix oil filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix fuel filterWIX Automotive, Light Truck and Racing Fuel Filters

wix filterWIX Fuel Filters provide an unmatched fuel cleansing performance. They prevent pump wear, injector clogging, premature engine wear and help boost fuel efficiency. Offer quick, easy filter replacement, long life and the possibility of extended service intervals.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
5,000 miles (8,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
25,000 miles (40,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Clean/repack
Item:
Wheel bearings, rear
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblies that permit smooth rotation of the wheel hub as it's mounted to the spindle.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake linings & rotors
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Brake linings, shoes, or pads are parts of a brake system bonded to an expendable friction material that, when hydraulically acted upon, create enough resistance to stop a vehicle. A brake rotor is the metal disc that rotates along with the wheels to which the friction material can be clamped in order to stop or slow movement.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Crankcase breather
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A ventilation system or device that allows excessive crankcase pressure to escape.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
36
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
35,000 miles (56,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
45,000 miles (72,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
55,000 miles (88,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
60,000 miles (96,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
PCV valve
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve, an emissions related device that allows venting of combustion gases from the crankcase to the intake system rather than the atmosphere.
Distance:
65,000 miles (104,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
75,000 miles (120,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
85,000 miles (136,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
95,000 miles (152,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
115,000 miles (184,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.03
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
120,000 miles (192,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
0
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
8.6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
1994-11-01
Bulletin Number:
94248
NHTSA Item Number:
37760

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles may exhibit the lack of reverse in extreme cold conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 37760 ).

Bulletin Date:
1994-12-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0391941201
NHTSA Item Number:
37772

Component Description: Vehicle speed control.

Service Bulletin Summary: The tv plunger valve position may be incorrect causing vehicles to have an intermittent no 1-2 upshift problem or cold/hard accelerator pedal effort. ( nhtsa item number - 37772 ).

Bulletin Date:
1994-12-01
Bulletin Number:
BC8774941201
NHTSA Item Number:
37800

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: New revised clutch seals to correct a no reverse in extreme cold weather conditions. ( nhtsa item number - 37800 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9524
NHTSA Item Number:
39120

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:radiator assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: New radiator manufacturing process/modification. ( nhtsa item number - 39120 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9515
NHTSA Item Number:
39128

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Delayed and/or intermittent no upshift of 1-2 gear. ( nhtsa item number - 39128 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9546
NHTSA Item Number:
39237

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Revised wiper motor. ( nhtsa item number - 39237 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9546
NHTSA Item Number:
39717

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wiper motor replacement - upgraded service kits. ( nhtsa item number - 39717 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9562
NHTSA Item Number:
39900

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc.

Service Bulletin Summary: Roughness concern during brake application. ( nhtsa item number - 39900 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9562
NHTSA Item Number:
3012200

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 3012200 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9582
NHTSA Item Number:
41025

Component Description: Visibility:windshield wiper/washer:motor.

Service Bulletin Summary: A revised service windshield wiper motor is now available. ( nhtsa item number - 41025 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-05-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2471950503
NHTSA Item Number:
40073

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:blower.

Service Bulletin Summary: Blower motor chirp or squeak from blower motor at low speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 40073 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-05-01
Bulletin Number:
9592
NHTSA Item Number:
42077

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:blower.

Service Bulletin Summary: Unknown ( nhtsa item number - 42077 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-10-01
Bulletin Number:
95212
NHTSA Item Number:
46478

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:antilock.

Service Bulletin Summary: The use of petroleum-based grease as a lubricant in servicing disc brakes is no longer acceptable because it may be incompatible with the rubber material used in the disc brake system. If petroleum-based grease is used to lubricate any par ( nhtsa item number - 46478 ).

Bulletin Date:
1995-12-01
Bulletin Number:
ONP95B77
NHTSA Item Number:
46460

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:gas recirculation valve (egr valve).

Service Bulletin Summary: Certain 1989 model tempo & topaz cars equipped w/ 2. 3l hsc engines built from 5/31/89 at kansas city & 6/22/89 at oakville through the end of the 1989 model year and all 1990 through 1994 tempo & topaz cars equipped with 2. 3l hsc engines t ( nhtsa item number - 46460 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0678961025
NHTSA Item Number:
50356

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on aode/4r7w transmission main control & case replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 50356 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
BC0701961022
NHTSA Item Number:
50371

Component Description: Power train:manual transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: For continued irregular idle concern after oasis & tsb procedures have been performed, the pcm should be replaced. ( nhtsa item number - 50371 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96221
NHTSA Item Number:
50940

Component Description: Visibility:windshield.

Service Bulletin Summary: Windshield and interior glass - fog/film. ( nhtsa item number - 50940 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96222
NHTSA Item Number:
50941

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brakes - elimination of sanding rotors and drums - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50941 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-10-01
Bulletin Number:
96225
NHTSA Item Number:
50944

Component Description: Fuel system, gasoline:carburetor system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mass air flow sensor - replacement as an assembly - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50944 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96246
NHTSA Item Number:
50905

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Wiring - electrical diode identification and service replacements. ( nhtsa item number - 50905 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-11-01
Bulletin Number:
96249
NHTSA Item Number:
50908

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Torque converter - leak test procedure - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50908 ).

Bulletin Date:
1996-12-01
Bulletin Number:
962612
NHTSA Item Number:
50997

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:torque converter.

Service Bulletin Summary: Transaxle - torque converter replacement guidelines and torque converter/transaxle cooling system cleaning procedures - service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 50997 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3371972301
NHTSA Item Number:
51451

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Field inspection of fead belts indicate that technichians are replacing belts unnecessarily. ( nhtsa item number - 51451 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3501972301
NHTSA Item Number:
51489

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Pfe sensors requiring replacement should now be serviced with a wide mouth sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 51489 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC1018297230
NHTSA Item Number:
51538

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ghia pfe sensors requiring replacements should now be serviced with a wide mouth sensor. ( nhtsa item number - 51538 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-01-01
Bulletin Number:
BC1022197230
NHTSA Item Number:
51584

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fead belts indicate that technicians are replacing belts unnecessarily. ( nhtsa item number - 51584 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
97S66
NHTSA Item Number:
51571

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recall 97s66 - advance announcement - the engine cooling fan could stall due to accumulation of ice, snow and slush when the car is operated under certain conditions of high wind, heavy blowing snow and low temperatures - if the fan motor i ( nhtsa item number - 51571 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9736
NHTSA Item Number:
51663

Component Description: Communications:horn assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Horn- inoperative- vehicles equipped without speed control and air bags. ( nhtsa item number - 51663 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9743
NHTSA Item Number:
51682

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Blower motor- "chirp" or "squeak" from blower motor at low speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 51682 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-02-01
Bulletin Number:
BC3143970220
NHTSA Item Number:
51735

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Rear engine mount concerns. ( nhtsa item number - 51735 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
97511
NHTSA Item Number:
51945

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fluid- transmission fluid usage charts. ( nhtsa item number - 51945 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9768
NHTSA Item Number:
51987

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Fuel economy- customer expectations versus vehicle usage. ( nhtsa item number - 51987 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-03-01
Bulletin Number:
97610
NHTSA Item Number:
51990

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: Blower motor- "chirping" or "squeaking" from blower motor at low speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 51990 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-05-01
Bulletin Number:
BC2240970501
NHTSA Item Number:
52779

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: If difficulties are encountered installing any ford dealer-installed add-on accessory, consult the ford accessories reference book. ( nhtsa item number - 52779 ).

Bulletin Date:
1997-11-01
Bulletin Number:
97111097234
NHTSA Item Number:
53660

Component Description: Electrical system:starter assembly.

Service Bulletin Summary: Vehicles exhibiting a "squeaking" or "chirping" from the blower motor at low blower motor speeds. ( nhtsa item number - 53660 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9814
NHTSA Item Number:
605562

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:rotor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject regarding the availability of hub-mount brake rotor machining equipment. ( nhtsa item number - 605562 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-01-01
Bulletin Number:
9815
NHTSA Item Number:
605564

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Issues concerning the malfunction of the indicator lamp. ( nhtsa item number - 605564 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-02-01
Bulletin Number:
9832
NHTSA Item Number:
600586

Component Description: Structure:body:bumpers.

Service Bulletin Summary: Front and rear bumpers made of xenoy plastic have had the conductive primer removed from service parts. ( nhtsa item number - 600586 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A5
NHTSA Item Number:
601003

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc:rotor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Hub-mount brake rotor machining equipment from rotunda is now approved for warranty and service use. ( nhtsa item number - 601003 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A11
NHTSA Item Number:
601009

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tip information regarding elimination of sanding rotors and drums. ( nhtsa item number - 601009 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A12
NHTSA Item Number:
601010

Component Description: Equipment:mechanical:wrecker and wheel lift devices.

Service Bulletin Summary: Recommended guidelines for towing behind recreational vehicles. ( nhtsa item number - 601010 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
985A13
NHTSA Item Number:
601012

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components:disc.

Service Bulletin Summary: The use of petroleum-based grease as a lubricant in servicing disc brakes is no longer acceptable. ( nhtsa item number - 601012 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9845
NHTSA Item Number:
601264

Component Description: Service brakes, air:disc:rotor.

Service Bulletin Summary: Availability of hub-mount brake rotor machining equipment. ( nhtsa item number - 601264 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-03-01
Bulletin Number:
9864
NHTSA Item Number:
601312

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on a buzzing or rattle noise from the exhaust system. ( nhtsa item number - 601312 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9888
NHTSA Item Number:
601238

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on a new transmission fluid usage chart. ( nhtsa item number - 601238 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9852
NHTSA Item Number:
601290

Component Description: Tires.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on tire company telephone numbers for customer assistance. ( nhtsa item number - 601290 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-04-01
Bulletin Number:
9874
NHTSA Item Number:
601343

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: A new silicone gasket and sealant. ( nhtsa item number - 601343 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-10-01
Bulletin Number:
982010
NHTSA Item Number:
603695

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Experiencing a " buzzing " or " rattling " noise from the exhaust system. ( nhtsa item number - 603695 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-11-01
Bulletin Number:
982310
NHTSA Item Number:
603724

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control.

Service Bulletin Summary: Mass air flow (maf)- sensor contamination- service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 603724 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98246
NHTSA Item Number:
604059

Component Description: Electrical system.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford motor company has released a new electrical grease ( f8az - 19g208-aa ) to reduce the possibility of moisture corrosion at the terminals. ( nhtsa item number - 604059 ).

Bulletin Date:
1998-12-01
Bulletin Number:
98L20
NHTSA Item Number:
616508

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Special field action regarding revised waranty information. ( nhtsa item number - 616508 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-05-01
Bulletin Number:
99816
NHTSA Item Number:
606420

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford motor company now recommends sae 5w-30 viscosity grade for servicing any ford gasoline-powered vehicle regardless of model year. ( nhtsa item number - 606420 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-06-01
Bulletin Number:
99139
NHTSA Item Number:
606508

Component Description: Exterior lighting:brake lights.

Service Bulletin Summary: Conditions with the brake lamps inadvertently disabling the brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 606508 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-07-01
Bulletin Number:
99152
NHTSA Item Number:
608431

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on the new flush and fill tool available through rotunda. ( nhtsa item number - 608431 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99183
NHTSA Item Number:
6090051

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline.

Service Bulletin Summary: Service tip information on revised oil pan gasket replacement procedure. ( nhtsa item number - 6090051 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99194
NHTSA Item Number:
6090082

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:foundation components.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information for servicing and diagnosing brake vibration, brake inspection, and brake friction material replacement. ( nhtsa item number - 6090082 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-09-01
Bulletin Number:
99196
NHTSA Item Number:
6090087

Component Description: Equipment:electrical:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information on identifying non-approved / alternate refrigerants which could cause safety, and performance concerns if installed in ford a/c systems. ( nhtsa item number - 6090087 ).

Bulletin Date:
1999-10-01
Bulletin Number:
99222
NHTSA Item Number:
6089681

Component Description: Electrical system:wiring.

Service Bulletin Summary: Subject on a wire harness terminal repair kit available for repairing electrical wiring harnesses. ( nhtsa item number - 6089681 ).

Bulletin Date:
2000-01-01
Bulletin Number:
0015
NHTSA Item Number:
612203

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding the new transmission cooler flusher- service tip. ( nhtsa item number - 612203 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-06-01
Bulletin Number:
01124
NHTSA Item Number:
622665

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine.

Service Bulletin Summary: 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. ( nhtsa item number - 622665 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
01156
NHTSA Item Number:
623944

Component Description: Visibility:defroster/defogger system:windshield:heater core.

Service Bulletin Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit heater core leaks. ( nhtsa item number - 623944 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-08-01
Bulletin Number:
01157
NHTSA Item Number:
623988

Component Description: Other.

Service Bulletin Summary: Information regarding transmission fluid usage charts. ( nhtsa item number - 623988 ).

Bulletin Date:
2001-09-01
Bulletin Number:
01181
NHTSA Item Number:
625715

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:park/neutral start switch.

Service Bulletin Summary: Brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 625715 ).

Bulletin Date:
2002-09-01
Bulletin Number:
02176
NHTSA Item Number:
10008580

Component Description: Service brakes, hydraulic:switches:brake light.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lamp-brake-invadvertent disabling of brake shift interlock. ( nhtsa item number - 10008580 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

#
1
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
CONTINENTAL, SABLE, TAURUS, TEMPO, TOPAZ
Year(s):
1992, 1993, 1994, 1995
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
NHTSA ID:
97V019000
Recall Date:
n/a
Units Affected:
75,200

Affected Component: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan | engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan.

Summary: These vehicles are originally sold or currently registered in the following states: alaska, iowa, minnesota, nebraska, north dakota, and south dakota. The vehicles involved are 1992-1994 tempo/topaz vehicles with 3. 0l engines; 1994 tempo/topaz with 2. 3l engines; 1992-1995 taurus/sable with 3. 8l engines; 1994-1995 taurus/sable with 3. 0l engines and 1992-1994 lincoln continental vehicles with 3. 8l engines. During high winds, heavy, blowing and drifting snow, and low temperatures, the engine cooling fan can become blocked or frozen with snow. The fan motor may not rotate and could overheat. .

Conequence: This condition can cause smoke or flames from the fan and/or shroud, the fan electrical wiring, or the fan motor resulting in a vehicle fire. .

Remedy: Dealers will install an electrical jumper harness containing an automatic resetting circuit breaker to protect the fan motor low speed circuitry from overheating. .

Notes: Owner notification: owner notification is expected to begin april 15, 1997. Notes: 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. Also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's auto safety hotline at 1-800-424-9393. .

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