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2004 Ford Thunderbird TSBs

33 Thunderbird Technical Service Bulletins

Technical Service Bulletins, or TSBs for short, are notifications made directly by Ford to help automotive technicians diagnose and repair commonly reported Thunderbird problems. Interested in how this information is collected? Read more about TSBs.

Recent 2004 Thunderbird TSBs

STEERING

    • Date Reported DECEMBER 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10014594
    • TSB Reference #18320

    Description: VIBRATION FELT FOR A FEW MILES OF DRIVING AFTER PARKING. *EH

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    • Date Reported MAY 31, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10008991
    • TSB Reference #04101

    Description: STEERING GEAR SQUEAK WHEN TURNING THE STEERING WHEEL, ESPECIALLY DURING LOW SPEED PARKING MANEUVERS. *TT

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STEERING:GEAR BOX (OTHER THAN RACK AND PINION)

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 15, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10013401
    • TSB Reference #042213

    Description: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) C1145 AND/OR C1155 STORED IN ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE. *TT

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    • Date Reported JULY 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10009344
    • TSB Reference #17946

    Description: ABS WARNING INDICATOR ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE C1145 AND/OR C1155. *TT

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ENGINE (PWS)

    • Date Reported AUGUST 01, 2012
    • NHTSA Reference #10048099
    • TSB Reference #TSB-12-8-1

    Description: FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • Date Reported MAY 20, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10026402
    • TSB Reference #CSP 07M07

    Description: FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LINCOLN LS AND FORD THUNDERBIRD VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.9L ENGINE WITH EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE ON IGNITION COIL ASSEMBLIES AND ON 2003 MY VEHICLES ONLY , ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKETS.

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    • Date Reported AUGUST 23, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10011162
    • TSB Reference #031404

    Description: 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.

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    • Date Reported MARCH 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10007423
    • TSB Reference #17666

    Description: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) U0300 (INTERNAL CONTROL MODULE SOFTWARE INCOMPATIBILITY) STORED IN THE PCM WITH NO OTHER DTC'S PRESENT. *TT

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    • Date Reported JULY 21, 2003
    • NHTSA Reference #10003744
    • TSB Reference #03144

    Description: 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

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POWER TRAIN

    • Date Reported APRIL 01, 2005
    • NHTSA Reference #10017898
    • TSB Reference #05612

    Description: DELAYED OR HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENTS - 5R55S TRANSMISSION - VEHICLES BUILT PRIOR TO 09/23/2004. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • Date Reported APRIL 19, 2007
    • NHTSA Reference #10022290
    • TSB Reference #0708

    Description: AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION SOLENOID EMISSIONS WARRANTY EXTENSION. SAMPLE CONSUMER LETTER ATTACHED. *KB

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    • Date Reported MAY 27, 2005
    • NHTSA Reference #10013306
    • TSB Reference #04B22

    Description: IMPROPERLY FORMULATED TRANSMISSION FLUID THAT, OVER TIME, MAY CAUSE DELAYED/HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENTS. CUSTOMER SATISFACTION PROGRAM 04B22. 5R55S/E & 5R44E TRANSMISSION FLUID ADDITIVE. *TT SUPPLEMENT #1. *TT SUPPLEMENT #2. *TT SUPP

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    • Date Reported JUNE 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10008258
    • TSB Reference #17852

    Description: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON, E DISPLAYED FOR GEAR POSITION, HARSH SHIFTS, AND DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0705 AND P1702 AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) REPROGRAMMING. *TT

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • Date Reported DECEMBER 13, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10014086
    • TSB Reference #042107

    Description: GENERAL (PCM) POWER TRAIN CONTROL MODULE PROGRAMMING PROCEDURES. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • Date Reported JUNE 07, 2005
    • NHTSA Reference #10013371
    • TSB Reference #04219

    Description: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) AND ELECTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL (ETC) LAMPS ON WITH BOTH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2106 AND P2135. *TT

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    • Date Reported SEPTEMBER 06, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10013116
    • TSB Reference #04174

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

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    • Date Reported JULY 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10009342
    • TSB Reference #17942

    Description: KEY-IN-IGNITION WARNING CHIME SOUND WHENEVER THE DRIVER'S DOOR IS OPEN (EVEN WITH NO KEY IN THE IGNITION), THE EASY EXIT FEATURE INOPERATIVE WHEN THE KEY IS REMOVED FROM THE IGNITION, OR THE STEERING COLUMN (AND SEAT IF APPLICABLE) MOVING B

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    • Date Reported APRIL 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10008239
    • TSB Reference #17740

    Description: ELECTTRONIC THROTTLE CONTROL WARNING MESSAGE OR LAMP ON - MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2106 - POSSIBLE DRIVEABILITY SYMPTOMS. *TT

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    • Date Reported JANUARY 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10007323
    • TSB Reference #17479

    Description: MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH IGNITION COIL RELATED DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (P035X). *TT

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    • Date Reported JANUARY 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10007344
    • TSB Reference #17512

    Description: AN INTERMITTENT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) ON WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0462 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR A CIRCUIT LOW) OR P2067 (FUEL LEVEL SENSOR B CIRCUIT LOW) CAUSED BY AN IMPROPERLY INSTALLED REMOTE START SYSTEM. *TT

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    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2003
    • NHTSA Reference #10008173
    • TSB Reference #17338

    Description: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2106 STORED IN THE PCM (POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE). *TT

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    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 01, 2003
    • NHTSA Reference #10008194
    • TSB Reference #17382

    Description: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0300-P0308 OR P0350-P0358. *TT

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    • Date Reported SEPTEMBER 15, 2003
    • NHTSA Reference #10004027
    • TSB Reference #03181

    Description: REMOTE KEYLESS ENTRY (RKE) - SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

    • Date Reported AUGUST 01, 2012
    • NHTSA Reference #10048099
    • TSB Reference #TSB-12-8-1

    Description: FORD/LINCOLN/MERCURY: MAY HAVE SLUDGE BUILDUP IN THROTTLE BODY LEADING TO LESS AIRFLOW OR ENGINE IDLING RPM FLUCTUATION AND HARD STARTS OR BATTERY DISCONNECT OR DEAD BATTERY AFTER KEEP ALIVE MEMORY (KAM) CLEAR. MODELS 2003-05 THUNDERBIRD

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    • Date Reported NOVEMBER 14, 2005
    • NHTSA Reference #636096
    • TSB Reference #0295

    Description: EXCESSIVE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM CURRENT DRAW WHICH COULD RESULT IN A DISCHARGED BATTERY AND A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT SERVICE TIPS. *TT

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • Date Reported MAY 20, 2008
    • NHTSA Reference #10026402
    • TSB Reference #CSP 07M07

    Description: FORD/LINCOLN MERCURY: CERTAIN 2003-2005 MODEL YEAR LINCOLN LS AND FORD THUNDERBIRD VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 3.9L ENGINE WITH EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE ON IGNITION COIL ASSEMBLIES AND ON 2003 MY VEHICLES ONLY , ENGINE VALVE COVER GASKETS.

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VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM:WINDSHIELD:CONTROLS/WIRING

    • Date Reported AUGUST 09, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10011159
    • TSB Reference #041514

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

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    • Date Reported JULY 12, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10009321
    • TSB Reference #031501

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

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STRUCTURE:BODY

EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • Date Reported OCTOBER 01, 2004
    • NHTSA Reference #10004912
    • TSB Reference #17258

    Description: SQUEAKING NOISE WHEN SWITCHING CLIMATE CONTROL BETWEEN PANEL, FLOOR AND PANEL/FLOOR MODES. *TT

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