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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Idle Vibration During Cold Start – 2005-2006 Ford Expedition

COLD START ROUGH IDLE EXPEDITION 4X2 ONLY
FORD: 2005-2006 Expedition

 

2005-2006 Expedition 4×2 vehicles may exhibit an idle vibration during cold start at 1400 RPM, that lasts for a few seconds.

The symptom is perceived as shaking of the entire vehicle when the engine is first started after being off for an extended period of time in warm weather in excess of a few hours, such as overnight, with ambient temperatures greater than 60° F (16° C).

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MIL On with DTCs, P0171, P0174, P0316, P030X, P0606, P0480, P0446, and P1235 – 2006-2007 Ford Lincoln Mercury

MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT (MIL) ON, MULTIPLE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS)
FORD: 2006-2007 Crown Victoria
LINCOLN: 2006-2007 Town Car
MERCURY: 2006-2007 Grand Marquis

 

2007 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car vehicles may exhibit a customer shift complaint and/or one or more of the following DTCs, P0171, P0174, P0316, P030X, P0606, P0480, P0446, and P1235.

Additionally, 2006 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car Vehicles may exhibit one or more of the following codes, P0171, P0174, P0316, P030X, and P0606.

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Engine Stall when Coming to a Stop or When Engaging Transmission into Drive or Reverse – 2005-2008 Ford & Mercury

CD4E – ENGINE STALLING ON ENGAGEMENT/STOPPING
FORD: 2005-2008 Escape
MERCURY: 2005-2008 Mariner

 

2005-2008 Escape and Mariner vehicles equipped with a CD4E automatic transaxle and built from 8/1/2004 through 2/15/2007 may exhibit an engine stall when coming to a stop or when engaging the transmission into drive or reverse.

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