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98-20-10
  • EXHAUST SYSTEM - LOOSE CATALYST OR MUFFLER HEAT SHIELDS
  • NOISE - "BUZZING" OR "RATTLING" - LOOSE CATALYST OR MUFFLER HEAT SHIELDS
Publication Date: SEPTEMBER 29, 1998

FORD:
1993 FESTIVA
1993-1994 TEMPO
1993-1997 PROBE, THUNDERBIRD
1993-1999 CROWN VICTORIA, ESCORT, MUSTANG, TAURUS
1994-1997 ASPIRE
1995-1999 CONTOUR
LINCOLN-MERCURY:
1993-1994 CAPRI, TOPAZ
1993-1999 CONTINENTAL, COUGAR, GRAND MARQUIS, SABLE, TOWN CAR, TRACER
1995-1999 MYSTIQUE
LIGHT TRUCK:
1993-1996 BRONCO
1993-1997 F SUPER DUTY, F-350
1993-1999 AEROSTAR, ECONOLINE, EXPLORER, F-150, F-250 LD, RANGER
1995-1999 WINDSTAR
1997-1999 EXPEDITION, MOUNTAINEER, VILLAGER
1998-1999 NAVIGATOR
1999 F-250 HD, SUPER DUTY F SERIES

This TSB article is being republished in its entirety to include additional vehicles and to include 1999 model year vehicles.

ISSUE:

A "buzzing" or "rattling" noise from the exhaust system may be caused by a loose heat shield attachment to the catalytic converter, catalytic pipes, muffler pipes and/or muffler. The noise is noticeable during normal driving conditions or at engine idle.

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