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  • ENGINE - ENGINE OIL SYSTEM PRIMING PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIPS
Publication Date: DECEMBER 3, 2001

FORD:
1995-1997 PROBE, THUNDERBIRD
1995-2000 CONTOUR
1995-2002 CROWN VICTORIA, ESCORT, MUSTANG, TAURUS
2000-2002 FOCUS
2002 THUNDERBIRD
1995-1996 BRONCO
1995-1997 AEROSTAR, F-250, F-350
1995-2002 E SERIES, EXPLORER, F-150, RANGER, WINDSTAR
1997-2002 EXPEDITION
1999-2002 SUPER DUTY F SERIES
2000-2002 EXCURSION
2001-2002 ESCAPE, EXPLORER SPORT TRAC, EXPLORER SPORT
LINCOLN:
1995-1998 MARK VIII
1995-2002 CONTINENTAL, TOWN CAR
2000-2002 LS
1998-2002 NAVIGATOR
2002 BLACKWOOD
MERCURY:
1995-1997 COUGAR
1995-1999 TRACER
1995-2000 MYSTIQUE
1995-2002 GRAND MARQUIS, SABLE
1999-2002 COUGAR
1995-2002 VILLAGER
1997-2002 MOUNTAINEER

ISSUE:

Reports of premature engine failure suggest some overhauled, new and/or remanufactured engine oil systems are not correctly primed prior to initial engine start-up, after being installed in the vehicle. This may cause oil starvation during initial engine start-up.

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