THE AUTO CHANNEL:   TACH Home | Auto News | Reviews | Media | Forums | Classifieds

USED CAR BUYER'S GUIDE


 Fuel Economy | Crash Results | Recalls | Service Bulletins | Site Map

SUV    Sedan    Truck    Van    Convertible   Coupe    Wagon   Luxury    Hybrid      CUV
Compar-A-Graphs:    Rank-By-Specs    or  4-Car Comparison
  All Makes | 4 Door | Lincoln | Navigator | 2001


2001 Lincoln Navigator 2WD

SAFETY FEATURES
 
  • Dual note horn
  • Color-keyed door trim panels-inc: authentic wood insert, leather grab handle, map pockets, carpeted lower portion, reflectors, front door puddle lamp
  • Driver & front passenger front/side airbags
  • Front 6-way pwr low-back reclining bucket seats w/2-way headrests, pwr lumbar, closeable seatback pockets
  • Color-keyed assist handles
  • 2-1/2 MPH rated bumpers
  • Brake shift interlock
  • Color-keyed 3-point outboard safety belts
  • 3rd-row center safety belts
  • Rear door child safety locks
 
Crash Test Results for the 2001 Lincoln Models:
Car Frontal Star Rating Side Star Rating Rollover
Resistance
Rating
Driver Pass. Front Seat Rear Seat
2001 Lincoln LS 55455
2001 Lincoln Navigator 55Not
Tested
Not
Tested
2
2001 Lincoln Town Car 5544Not
Tested
 
Service Bulletins for 2001 Lincoln Town Car 2WD
2001 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR:

Bulletin Number: 00222
INFORMATION REGARDING POWER STEERING PUMP BOLT-CORRECT PLACEMENT OF BOLTS AND WASHER-WINDSOR BUILT ENGINES. *JB

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

Bulletin Number: 00B54
OWNER NOTIFICATION PROGRAM PARTS UPDATE REGARDING 4R100 TRANSMISSION REPLACEMENT. *JB

Bulletin Number: 00B54
OWNER NOTIFICATION INFORMING OWNERS THAT THEIR TRANSMISSION COULD BE DAMAGED INTERNALLY AND, POTENTIALLY, COULD RESULT IN A LOSS OF SECOND GEAR OR, ULTIMATELY, AN INABILITY TO MOVE THE VEHICLE IF IT IS DRIVEN UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

Bulletin Number: 01128
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CHECK SUSPENSION LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES B2140 OR C2140 EVEN AFTER THE AIR SUSPENSION SWITCH IN THE UPPER RH KICK PANEL HAS BEEN TURNED ON. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01135
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4R100 TRANSMISSION, HAVING A TRANSMISSION BUILD DATE BETWEEN 7/27/2000 AND 3/23/2001, MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT, DELAYED OR NO SECOND GEAR CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01141
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT INADVERTENT 4X4 HI OR LOW SHIFT EVENTS, 4X4 AND / OR LOW RANGE INDICATOR FLASHING OR SOLID OR VEHICLE STUCK IN 4L AFTER UNCOMMANDED SHIFT. *TT

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

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

Bulletin Number: 01181
BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK.*JB

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

Bulletin Number: 012113
SOME IGNITION SWITCH LOCK CYLINDER ASSEMBLIES MAY EXHIBIT ROUGNESS AND / OR EXCESS EFFORT IN TURNING, KEY DOES NOT FULLY RETURN FROM START, A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP MAY ILLUMINATE WITH P0500, P1502 AND U1039 STORED IN POWERTRIAN CONTROL

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

Bulletin Number: 0125
SEAT BELT WARNING SYSTEM - BELT REMINDER FUNCTION, OPERATION AND SERVICE TIPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01253
CONCERNS WITH WHITE FLAKES COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONER VENTS WHEN THE BLOWER MOTOR IS ENGAGED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0142
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT THE ENGINE OIL SENDING UNIT CONTACTING THE OIL DRIP SHIELD ATTACHED TO THE FRONT AXLE. *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: 01E16
EMISSIONS RECALL 01E16 TO REPLACE INCORRECT HEGO SENSOR, THE INCORRECT HEGO SENSOR MAY CAUSE APPLICABLE EXHAUST EMISSIONS STANDARDS TO BE EXCEEDED DUE TO THE POTENTIAL FOR INCORRECT FUEL/AIR RATIOS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01T03
SPECIAL SERVICE INSTRUCTION REGARDING POTENTIAL INCORRECT PISTON RING INSTALLATION. ON AFFECTED VEHICLES, INCORRECT PISTON RING(S) MAY CAUSE A TICKING NOISE WHICH, IF NOT REPAIRED, COULD RESULT IN SEVERE ENGINE DAMAGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 01T03S1
SPECIAL SERVICE INSTRUCTION - SUPPLEMENT #1 - REGARDING LABOR OPERATIONS AND CLAIMING INFORMATION FOR POTENTIAL INCORRECT PISTON RING INSTALLATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0212
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WEAK HORN CHIRP CONFIRMATION WHEN THE KEY FOB IS USED, OR AN INOPERATIVE HORN WHEN THE ENGINE IS NOT RUNNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 02121
WHITE FLAKES COMING FROM THE AIR CONDITIONER VENTS WHEN THE BLOWER MOTOR IS ENGAGED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0214
SOME ENGINE ASSEMBLIES WITH ALUMINUM CYLINDER HEADS REPAIRED IN-VEHILE HAVE BEEN FOUND TO LEAK COOLANT AND/OR OIL FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

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

Bulletin Number: 02208
CLIMATE CONTROL A/C SERVICE TECH TIPS. *EH

Bulletin Number: 0241
SUBJECT REGARDING IDLER ARM REPLACEMENT SPECIFICATIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0245
INFORMATION REGARDING DISCHARGED BATTERY CHARGING SERVICE TIPS AND GUIDELINES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0258
INOPERATIVE OR INACURRATE SPEEDOMETER, 4X4 LAMP ILLUMINATD, AND / OR DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P1635 OR P1639. *TT

Bulletin Number: 030709
REPEAT AIR SUSPENSION COMPRESSOR DRIER FAILURES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 031404
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: 03144
ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING CONDITION WITH COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS MAY BE MORE ACCURATELY DIAGNOSED USING THE OPTIONAL WORLDWIDE DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (WDS) COIL ON PLUG (COP) KIT. 2003 SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 03148
NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 031501
INOPERATIVE ELECTRIC REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER (HEATED BACKLITE) GRID LINES, INTEGRAL ANTENNA CONCERNS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 031513
TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE. *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: 03610
TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE. CANADA VEHICLES ONLY. *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 0392
REPEAT AIR SUSPENSION COMPRESSOR DRIER FAILURES. *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: 0399
TIE ROD END INSPECTION PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041514
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 041601
WDS COP KIT DIAGNOSTIC TIP - COIL ON PLUG (COP) IGNITION SYSTEMS - ENGINE MISFIRE OR ROUGH RUNNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04174
MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ILLUMINATED - SYSTEM LEAN DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC'S) - SERVICE TIPS. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2004 F-SERIES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04189
REAR WINDOW DEFROSTER GRID/INTEGRAL ANTENNA DIAGNOSIS AND REPAIR - TERMINAL TAB REPAIR. *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: 042421
SAFETY BELT RETRACTION SPEED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04251
ALUMINUM CORROSION - SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04262
FALSE PARKING AID WARNINGS. *TT UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0454
AIR SUSPENSION COMPRESSOR NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0457
POP/THUMP NOISE AT END OF WINDOW MOVEMENT AND/OR DRIVER'S WINDOW BOUNCE BACK AND REVERSE TO MID-POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 0471
WARNING INDICATORS-PARKING AID-REVERSE SENSING SYSTEM (RSS) AND FORWARD SENSING SYSTEM (FSS)-FALSE ACTIVATION OF WARNING TONE-SERVICE TIPS. *MJ UPDATE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 04L19
CUSTOMER MAINTENANCE REMINDER - LITERATURE PROGRAM 04L19 - TIE ROD INSPECTION PROCEDURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 050618
REAR AXLE NOISE REPAIR. *SC

Bulletin Number: 05618
REAR AXLE NOISE REPAIR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 06513
ENGINE MISFIRE WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) PEWEE, P0302, P0303, P0304, P0305, P0306, P0307, P0308, AND P0316. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14359
SUBJECT PERTAINING TO AIR SUSPENSION LEAKS. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14372
INFORMATION ON IDLE VIBRATION OR ENGINE DROAN ON ACCELERATION. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14377
CONCERNS WITH DRIVER SEAT MODULE - NGS / WDS SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14397
CERTAIN SUPERCREWS AND SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WIND NOISE / BOOM WHEN DRIVEN AT HIGH SPEEDS ABOVE 55 MPH WITH THE MOON ROOF FULLY OPEN, DUE TO THE MOON ROOF WIND DEFLECTOR NOT DEPLOYED HIGH ENOUGH ABOVE THE ROOF LINE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14456
INFORMATION ON SQUEAK AND RATTLE NOISE CONDITIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14458
INFORMATION REGARDING HORN CHIRP WITH FUNCTION OF SPEED CONTROL BUTTONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14509
INFORMATION ON THE REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM (RSE) ACCESSORIES KIT. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14528
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HOLES, TEARS, SNAGS OR CRACKS ON THE SEAT UPHOLSTERY. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14532
SUBJECT REGARDING OUTER BELT MOLDING FINISH CHANGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14571
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH CONTINENTAL / GENERAL P275 / 60R17 TIRES MAY EXHIBIT A TIRE VIBRATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14627
CONDITIONS ON CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM AIR FLOWS THROUGH DEFROST ONLY. *JB

Bulletin Number: 14660
SOME VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS, MAY EXHIBIT A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B1998 (PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG CIRCUIT RESISTANCE HIGH) IN THE RESTRAINTS CONTROL MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14821
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.6L ROMEO ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN OIL LEAK FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14828
ENGINEERING IS INVESTIGATING VEHICLES RECEIVED FROM THE ASSEMBLY PLANT WITH THE CHECK AIR SUSPENSION LAMP REMAINING ILLUMINATED AFTER THE AIR SUSPENSION SWITCH HAS BEEN TURNED ON. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14864
SUBJECT REGARDING CERTAIN VEHICLES WITH 4.6L ROMEO ENGINES EXHIBITING AN OIL LEAK FROM THE CYLINDER HEAD GASKET AREA. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14905
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AMBER ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) LAMP ON WITH UNDEFINED DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) STORED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 14907
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: 14918
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: 15011
EXHIBITING AN UNCOMMANDED SHIFT WHEEL LOW DURING LOW SPEED MANEUVERING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15035
INFORMATION CONCERNING STEERING GEAR CHANGE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15114
INFORMATION REGARDING EXTERNAL TRANSMISSION COOLER DISCONNECT TOOL. *JADA

Bulletin Number: 15122
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A VIBRATION AT IDLE AND/OR ENGINE DROANING NOISE ON ACCELERATION FROM A STOP. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 15123
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DRIVELINE VIBRATION AT SPEEDS BETWEEN 60-70 MPH. *SLC

Bulletin Number: 15219
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION WHERE ALL THE GUAGES INTHE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER WILL SWEEP AT INITIAL START UP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15225
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A DIFFICULT TO REMOVE WHEEL RIM CONDITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15253
INFORMATION DFPE SENSOR LOCATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15262
INFORMATION ON RADIO OPERATION WITH REAR SEAT ENTERTAINMENT SYSTEM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15326
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A POP/CLUNK/CLICK NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN MAKING LOW SPEED TURNS IN EITHER FORWARD OR REVERSE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15362
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AIR SUSPENSION MALFUNCTION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15377
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN AXLE TUBE SEAL LEAKAGE AND AN AXLE BEARING THAT IS LOOSE IN THE AXLE HOUSING, AND/OR A REPLACEMENT SERVICE BEARING THAT IS LOOSE IN THE HOUSING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15395
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A WEAK HORN CHIRP CONFIRMATION WHEN THE TRANSMITTER IS USED TO LOCK THE DOORS AND/OR AN INOPERATIVE HORN WHEN THE VEHICLE'S ENGINE IS NOT RUNNING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15407
CONCERNS WITH A POP/CLUNK/CLICK NOISE COMING FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN MAKING LOW-SPEED TURNS IN FORWARD OR REVERSE GEARS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15432
SOME VEHICLES NOT EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS MAY EXHIBIT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE B1998 (PASSENGER SIDE AIR BAG CIRCUIT RESISTANCE HIGH) IN THE RESTRAINTS CONTROL MODULE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15480
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLOW FUEL FILL CONDITION AND/OR PREMATURE SHUTOFF OF THE GAS PUMP WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING RE-FUELED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15502
CONCERNS WITH POP/CLUNK/CLICK NOISE FROM THE FRONT SUSPENSION WHEN MAKING LOW-SPEED TURNS IN FORWARD OR REVERSE GEARS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15504
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILTY CONDITIONS AND/OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT

Bulletin Number: 15517
SUBJECT REGARDING EXAGGERATED ENGINE BRAKING ON DECELERATION. *YD

Bulletin Number: 15528
SUBJECT REGARDING AIR SUSPENSION COMPRESSOR QUALITY. *YD

Bulletin Number: 15549
INFORMATION REGARDING POP/THUMP NOISE FROM POWER WINDOW. *YH

Bulletin Number: 15605
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT DRIVEABILITY CONDITIONS AND / OR CHECK ENGINE LAMP ILLUMINATED WITH A DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE P0455 (GROSS LEAK DETECTED). *TT

Bulletin Number: 15643
CONCERNS WITH FOGLAMP MOISTURE ENTRY/CONDENSATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15648
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SLOW FUEL FILL CONDITION AND/OR PREMATURE SHUTOFF OF THE GAS PUMP WHEN THE VEHICLE IS BEING REFUELED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15651
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIR SUSPENSION MAY EXHIBIT AN AIR LEAK AND/OR OVERNIGHT BLEED DOWN OF THE AIR SUSPENSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15652
CONCERNS WITH CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM AIR DISCHARGED THROUGH THE DEFROSTER DUCTS ONLY, REGARDLESS OF SETTING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15671
SOME 4X4S MAY EXHIBIT A MOMENTARY INTERRUPTION OF THE RADIO AND/OR INTERIOR CAMBIN LIGHTS WHEN THE ONE-TOUCH-DOWN FEATURE OF THE DRIVER'S POWER WINDOW IS ACTIVATED. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15692
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A SQUEAK, SNAP, RATTLE, OR CLUNK IN THE FRONT END WHEN TURNING OR GOING OVER BUMPS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15708
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT WHEELS THAT SEIZE TO THE HUBS AND ARE DIFFICULT TO REMOVE DURING SERVICE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15727
SOME 4X2 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH P275/60/R17 CONTINENTAL GENERAL TIRES MAY EXHIBIT A HIGHWAY SPEED TIRE VIBRATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15749
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4 WHEEL DRIVE MAY EXHIBIT A NOTCHY OR STICKING FEELING IN SLOW SPEED TURNS WITH NO EFFECT ON STEERING EFFORTS OR ASSIST WHILE IN THE AUTOMATIC 4X4 POSITION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15794
SOME 4X2 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH P275/60/R17 CONTINENTAL-GENERAL TIRES MAY EXHIBIT A HIGHWAY SPEED TIRE VIBRATION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15844
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT SIGNIFICANT MOISTURE COLLECTION OR POOLING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE FOG LAMP HOUSING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15897
SUBJECT REGARDING DRIVELINE ANGLE-RELATED VIBRATION AT VARIOUS SPEEDS AND LOAD CONDITIONS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 15939
CONCERNS WITH SPEED BODY BOOM. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16015
SOME VEHICLES WITH AIR SUSPENSION MAY EXHIBIT AN INITIAL OR REPEAT COMPRESSOR DRYER FAILURE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16033
SOME VEHICLES WITH ELECTRONIC SHIFT-ON-THE FLY MAY EXHIBIT AN INADVERTENT 4X4 LOW ENGAGEMENT WHILE DRIVING. *TT

Bulletin Number: 16087
SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT A FLASHING TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP (TCIL) AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0743, AND P1744 (TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH). *TT

Bulletin Number: 16170
SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 4R100 TRANSMISSION AND BUILT BETWEEN JANUARY 1, 2001 AND MAY 1, 2002 MAY EXHIBIT FLASHING TRANSMISSION CONTROL INDICATOR LAMP AND ANY OR ALL TORQUE CONVERTER CLUTCH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES P0740, P0741, P0743,

Bulletin Number: 16683
FALSE FAILURE OF THE VAPOR MANAGEMENT VALVE (VMV). *TT *JB

Bulletin Number: 16797
VEHICLES WITH KEYLESS ENTRY PAD MAY EXHIBIT DEAD BATTERY, NO START, INTERIOR LAMP/HEADLAMP SELF-ACTIVATION, OR INOPERATIVE KEYLESS ENTRY PAD. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17136
RUNS ROUGH/LACKS POWER/MISFIRE - LOSS OF COMPRESSION. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17316
FUEL SIGNAL TO INSTRUMENT CLUSTER SERVICE TIP. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17346
STEERING IDLER ARM NOISE. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17459
COURTESY RAIL LAMPS DO NOT OPERATE CORRECTLY OR CAUSE A BATTERY DRAW. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17637
RUNS ROUGH / LACKS POWER / MISFIRE / MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP - LOSS OF COMPRESSION ON VEHICLES WITH OVER 20,000 MILES. *TT

Bulletin Number: 17720
AIRBAG WARNING LAMP ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B1994/B1998 ON VEHICLES WITHOUT SIDE AIR BAGS. *TT

Bulletin Number: 18217
MULTIPLE VEHICLES - FUEL LEVEL INDICATION CONCERNS - SERVICE TIP. VARIOUS MODELS INCLUDING 2005 SUPER DUTY F-SERIES, EXCURSION, EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, MOUNTAINEER AND AVIATOR. *TT

Bulletin Number: 99263
CORRECT LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATIONS - INCREASE WHEEL NUT AND STUD SIZE - SERVICE TIP. *TT

 
Recalls for 2001 Lincoln Town Car 2WD
2001 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 05V388000
Component: VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: - 08/20/2002
Potential Units Affected: 4500000
Defect Description:
ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS AND SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.
Consequence:
A FIRE AT THE SWITCH COULD OCCUR.
Action to take:
BY LETTER DATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2005, OWNERS WERE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED. OWNERS WHO HAVE HAD THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED THAT PARTS WILL BE AVAILABLE AND ADVISED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO RECONNECT THE SPEED CONTROL BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS WHO DID NOT HAVE THEIR SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATED ARE BEING NOTIFIED TO HAVE THEIR SYSTEM REMEDIED BEGINNING IN FEBRUARY 2006. OWNERS ARE URGED TO AVAIL THEMSELVES OF THE FREE DISCONNECT SERVICE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE OF THE SIGNIFICANT RISK OF FIRE. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. (NOTE: ALSO SEE RECALLS 05V017 AND 06V286)
2001 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V227001
Component: SEAT BELTS:FRONT:BUCKLE ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: 04/11/2000 - 05/31/2001
Potential Units Affected: 1400000
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
2001 LINCOLN NAVIGATOR
NHTSA Campaign ID: 01V258000
Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR
Manufacturer: FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacture Dates: -
Potential Units Affected: 1083000
Defect Description:
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.
Action to take:
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.
 
Click to print
 News






Fuel Economy | Crash Results

Compar-A-Graphs:
4 Car Comparison | Rank-by-Specs
THE AUTO CHANNEL: Auto Channel Home | Auto News | Car Reviews | Media Library | Forums | Classifieds