Squek/Creak Noise From Rear of Vehicle – 2006-2007 Ford & Mercury

SQUEAK / CREAK NOISE FROM REAR – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 9/5/2006
FORD: 2006-2007 Escape Hybrid, Escape
MERCURY: 2006-2007 Mariner Hybrid, Mariner

 

2006-2007 Escape, Mariner, Escape Hybrid and Mariner Hybrid vehicles built before 9/5/2006 may exhibit a high pitched squeaking noise from the rear upper shock bushing area.

This concern is more noticeable while driving over small cracks or bumps during parking lot maneuvers.

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Erratic Fuel Gauge – 2005-2006 Ford Mustang

ERRATIC FUEL GAUGE
FORD: 2005-2006 Mustang

 

2005-2006 Mustang vehicles may have an erratic fuel gauge concern (does not read Full or reads Empty when tank is full).

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Hyrdo-Boost Brake Booster System May Exhibit Brake Pedal Kickback and/or Grabbing Condition – 1997-2008 Ford

BRAKE PEDAL KICKBACK OR GRABBING
FORD: 1997-2007 E-Series
1999-2008 F-Super Duty
2000-2005 Excursion

 

1999-2008 F-Super Duty, 2000-2005 Excursion, and 1997-2007 E-Series vehicles equipped with Hyrdo-Boost brake booster system may exhibit a brake pedal kickback and/or grabbing condition when applying the brakes.

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Cold Start Tip-In Hesitation – 2006 Ford Fusion & Mercury Milan

COLD START TIP-IN HESITATION – 2.3L WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION – VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 12/9/2005
FORD: 2006 Fusion
MERCURY: 2006 Milan

 

2006 Fusion/Milan vehicles built before 12/9/2005, equipped with a 2.3L engine and automatic transmission, may exhibit a tip-in hesitation within the first 30 seconds after starting.

The concern may occur when coolant temperatures are between 50 and 100°F (10 and 38°C).

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Chatter Shudder Binding Sensation Vibration During Low Speed Turns – 2002-2004 Ford Lincoln Mercury

LIMITED SLIP AXLE CHATTER, SHUDDER, BINDING SENSATION, OR VIBRATION DURING LOW SPEED TURNING MANEUVERS
FORD: 2002-2004 Mustang, Explorer
2003-2004 Expedition
2004 F-150
LINCOLN: 2003 Navigator
MERCURY: 2002-2004 Mountaineer

 

2003-2004 Expedition, 2003 Navigator, 2004 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 9.75″ or 8.8″ limited slip rear axle, and 2002-2004 Explorer 4dr, Mountaineer, and Mustang vehicles equipped with 8.8″ limited slip rear axle, may exhibit a chatter, shudder, a binding sensation, or a vibration during low speed turns.

On 4X4 vehicles, the sensation may appear to be originating from the front axle or the steering gear.

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