2000 Mercury MountaineerVIN: 4m2du76e8yuj14568

Vehicle Overview

Year:
2000
Make:
Mercury
Model:
Mountaineer
Trim Package:
Base
VIN:
4m2du76e8yuj14568
Transmission Type:
N/A
Engine Compressor Type:
NATURALLY_ASPIRED
Engine Fuel Type:
regular unleaded
Tier Five - Vehicle Market Perception:
N/A
Doors:
4
Vehicle Style:
4dr SUV
Vehicle Type:
SUV
Primary Body Type:
SUV
Engine Cylinder:
6
Engine Size:
4
Vehicle Size:
Midsize

Vital Stats

Engine 2l 4 cylinders
4l 6 cylinders
Transmission N/A
N/A
Drivetrain
four wheel drive
Seating 4
N/A
MPG 22 City / 31 HWY
14 City / 19 HWY
Invoice Price $38,911
N/A

Vehicle Specifications

Number Of Doors:
4
Overall Width Without Mirrors:
70.2
Wheelbase:
111.6
Minimum Ground Clearance:
6.7
Overall Length:
190.7
Overall Height:
70.3
Name:
4dr SUV 4WD
Use In New:
N
Workflowstatus:
UTMV Complete
Use In Used:
Y
Use In Pre Production:
N
Use In Future:
N
Head Airbags:
N
Side Airbags:
O
Passenger Airbag:
S
Depowered Airbags:
S
Ed Style Id:
12597
Jato Uid:
502328
Jato Model Year:
2000
Consumer Generic Feature:
AWD/4WD
Nhtsa Frontal Passenger Rating:
4 stars
Nhtsa Side Driver Rating:
5 stars
Bumper Bash:
1
Nhtsa Rollover Rating:
N
Nhtsa Side Rear Passenger Rating:
5 stars
Nhtsa Frontal Driver Rating:
4 stars
Iihs Moderate Overlap Front Test Results:
3
Epa Combined Mpg:
16
Epa City Mpg:
14
Curb Weight:
4050
Turning Diameter:
37.3
Epa Highway Mpg:
19
Fuel Capacity:
21.0
Change Description:
Carryover
Generation:
1
Generation Year:
4
Tmvu Feature Description:
Tilt Steering Wheel, Intermittent Windshield Wipers, Power Brakes, Center Console, Remote Trunk Release, 4.0L V6 SOHC 12V FI Engine, Running Boards, Roof Rack, Two-Tone Paint, Fog Lights, AM/FM/Cassette Audio System, 5-Speed Automatic Transmission, Captain Chairs (2), Power Door Locks, Privacy Glass, 15 Inch Wheels, Power Windows, Leather Steering Wheel Trim, Power Exterior Mirrors, Rear Window Wiper, Cruise Control, Power Steering, Alloy Wheels, Cloth Seating, Air Conditioning, Rear Window Defroster, 4-Wheel ABS, Regular Unleaded Fuel Required, Lighted Entry System, Driver and Passenger Front Airbags, Tachometer
Used Tmv Retail:
2164.000
Total Msrp:
30040
Used Tmv Private Party:
1203.000
Used Tmv Trade In:
627.000
2nd Row Leg Room:
35.8
1st Row Hip Room:
52.3
2nd Row Shoulder Room:
56.6
1st Row Leg Room:
42.4
1st Row Head Room:
39.9
2nd Row Head Room:
39.3
2nd Row Hip Room:
51.6
1st Row Shoulder Room:
56.2
Cargo Capacity, All Seats In Place:
41.4
Max Cargo Capacity:
79
Stability Control:
N
Traction Control:
N
Vehicle Size Class:
Midsize
Epa Class:
SPORT_UTILITY_VEHICLES
Long Name:
4.0L V6 4x4
Primary Body Type:
SUV
Vehicle Style:
4dr SUV
Trim Level:
Base
Standard Vehicle Description:
4dr SUV 4WD
Tmv Category:
Midsize SUV
Style Link Code:
T000906
Standard Vehicle Description Used:
4dr SUV 4WD
Driven Wheels:
four wheel drive
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Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1998-09-14
Manufacturing End Date:
1999-09-12
Recalled Component ID:
00S04
Recall Number:
00V072000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2000-04-15
Component Description:
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
Component Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
208903
Notification Date:
2000-03-13
Initiator:
ODI
Report Date:
2000-03-07
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 4.0L ENGINES AND ALL-TIME 4-WHEEL DRIVE (A4WD) POWERTRAINS. THE GENERIC ELECTRONIC MODULE (GEM) COULD EXPERIENCE A CONDITION REFERRED TO AS "LOCK-UP" IN WHICH THE GEM CONTROLLED ELECTRONIC FUNCTIONS (E.G., FRONT WINDSHIELD WIPERS, INTERIOR LIGHTS, 4X4 SYSTEM, ETC.) COULD NOT BE TURNED ON OR, IN SOME CASES IF THE FUNCTION IS ON, COULD NOT BE TURNED OFF.

Consequence Summary:

AN INOPERATIVE WINDSHIELD WIPER SYSTEM COULD AFFECT DRIVER VISIBILITY, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A RESISTOR IN THE GEM CIRCUIT.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN APRIL 15, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGH

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Begin Date:
2000-06-01
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-06-20
Recalled Component ID:
00S17
Recall Number:
00V179000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2000-07-10
Component Description:
AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Component Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
2300
Notification Date:
2000-07-11
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
2000-07-05
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: 4-DOOR SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SIDE AIR BAGS. THE SUBJECT VEHICLES HAVE A REVISED LEVEL SIDE CRASH SENSOR THAT COULD DEPLOY THE SIDE AIR BAG IF THE IGNITION KEY IS IN THE "RUN" POSITION AND THE SEATBELT WEBBING IS FORCIBLY EXTRACTED FROM A LOCKED RETRACTOR WITH A JERKING MOTION.

Consequence Summary:

INADVERTENT SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT COULD CAUSE PERSONAL INJURY TO THE SEAT OCCUPANT.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SIDE CRASH SENSORS WITH A REVISED DESIGN THAT WILL REDUCE THE LIKELIHOOD OF AN UNEXPECTED SIDE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT.

Notes:

OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN JULY 10, 2000.OWNERS WHO THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TR

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Begin Date:
2000-05-03
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-06-30
Recalled Component ID:
00S21
Recall Number:
00V228001
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2000-10-26
Component Description:
SEAT BELTS
Component Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
144435
Notification Date:
2000-08-22
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
2000-08-18
Part Number:
571
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:
209

Details

Defect Summary:

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES, LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MINI VANS EQUIPPED WITH TRW SEAT BELT BUCKLE ASSEMBLIES. THE BUCKLE BASE OF THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES WERE NOT PROPERLY HEAT TREATED AND THEREFORE DO NOT PASS THE LOAD BEARING REQUIREMENT OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES."

Consequence Summary:

IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE DATE CODE ON CERTAIN SEAT BELT BUCKLES OF YOUR VEHICLE AND REPLACE ALL SEAT BELT BUCKLES THAT FALL WITHIN THE SUSPECT DATE CODE RANGE. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 26, 2000. OWNERS WHO TAKE THEIR VEHICLES TO AN AUTHORIZED DEALER ON AN AGREED UPON SERVICE DATE AND DO NOT RECEIVE THE FREE REMEDY WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

Notes:

ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC.
Manufacturing Begin Date:
N/A
Manufacturing End Date:
N/A
Recalled Component ID:
Recall Number:
00T005000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2000-08-26
Component Description:
TIRES:TREAD/BELT
Component Manufacturer:
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC.
Code:
T
Potential Units Affected:
14400000
Notification Date:
2000-08-10
Initiator:
ODI
Report Date:
2000-08-21
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

TIRE DESCRIPTION: FIRESTONE WILDERNESS AT, SIZE P235/75R15, PRODUCED AT THE DECATUR, ILLINOIS TIRE PLANT AND ALL FIRESTONE RADIAL ATX AND RADIAL ATX II TIRES, SIZE P235/75R15. OPERATION OF THESE TIRES AT LOW INFLATION PRESSURES, HIGH SPEED, AND IN HOT WEATHER, CAN CONTRIBUTE TO SEPARATION OF THE TIRE TREAD.

Consequence Summary:

IF THE TREAD SEPARATES FROM THE TIRE, THE DRIVER CAN LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, POSSIBLY RESULTING IN A CRASH CAUSING INJURY OR DEATH.

Corrective Summary:

THE REPLACEMENT/REIMBURSEMENT PROGRAM FOR THIS CAMPAIGN EXPIRED ON AUGUST 29, 2001. HOWEVER, CUSTOMERS SHOULD CONTACT FIRESTONE CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-465-1904 FOR POSSIBLE ASSISTANCE.

Notes:

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1999-03-05
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-12-24
Recalled Component ID:
03S03
Recall Number:
03V280000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2003-08-29
Component Description:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
Component Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
448005
Notification Date:
2003-08-07
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
2003-08-05
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SPEED CONTROL AND 4.0L SOHC ENGINES, IF THE STRAND COVER ON THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE BECOMES FLARED AT THE END, THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE MAY BIND WHEN THE SPEED CONTROL IS ACTIVATED.

Consequence Summary:

THE THROTTLE RETURN SPRING FORCE MAY NOT BE SUFFICIENT TO OVERCOME THE BINDING CONDITION WHEN THE SPEED CONTROL IS DISENGAGED. BRAKING FUNCTION WOULD BE MAINTAINED THOUGH STOPPING DISTANCES MAY BE INCREASED.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SPEED CONTROL CABLE AND, IF NECESSARY, REPLACE IT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN AUGUST 29, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 03S03.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1997-05-13
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-12-24
Recalled Component ID:
03S04
Recall Number:
03V281000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2003-08-29
Component Description:
SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:RECLINER
Component Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
1552880
Notification Date:
2003-08-07
Initiator:
ODI
Report Date:
2003-08-05
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HIGH BACK SEATS, THE UPPER BOLT ON THE DRIVER'S SIDE HIGH BACK SEAT, THAT ATTACHES THE SEAT RECLINER MECHANISM TO THE SEAT BACK FRAME, COULD FRACTURE. IF THE BOLT FRACTURES AND DOES NOT JAM IN THE SEAT BACK FRAME, THE SEAT BACK MAY RECLINE UNTIL IT MAKES CONTACT WITH AN OBJECT BEHIND THE SEAT, SUCH AS THE SECOND ROW SEAT CUSHION.

Consequence Summary:

THE DRIVER COULD POTENTIALLY LOSE CONTACT WITH THE STEERING WHEEL OR FOOT PEDALS DURING SUCH AN EVENT, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE DRIVER SEAT UPPER BOLT WITH A METAL SPACER AND BOLT. IN ADDITION, SEATS WITH TUBULAR BACK FRAMES WILL HAVE THE FULLY THREADED LOWER RECLINER BOLT REPLACED WITH A PARTIALLY THREADED BOLT. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN ON AUGUST 29, 2003. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 03S04.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
UFI FILTERS USA
Manufacturing Begin Date:
N/A
Manufacturing End Date:
N/A
Recalled Component ID:
Recall Number:
06E056000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2006-08-04
Component Description:
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Component Manufacturer:
UFI FILTERS USA
Code:
E
Potential Units Affected:
58640
Notification Date:
2006-06-23
Initiator:
MFR
Report Date:
2006-06-13
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

CERTAIN AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS SOLD UNDER THE PUROLATOR BRAND NAME, P/N F65277, SHIPPED FROM JANUARY 16 THROUGH JUNE 2, 2006, FOR USE ON THE ABOVE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES. DUE TO INCORRECT DESIGN, THE QUICK CONNECTORS MAY NOT FULLY SEAT WITH THE TUBE INTERFACE, EVEN THOUGH THE PERSON MAKING THE CONNECTION MAY BELIEVE THAT THE QUICK CONNECTOR IS FULLY ATTACHED.

Consequence Summary:

FAILURE OF THIS CONNECTION COULD LEAD TO FUEL SPILLAGE AND, IN THE PRESENCE OF AN IGNITION SOURCE, A FIRE COULD OCCUR.

Corrective Summary:

UFI WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPLACE THE FILTERS FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 4, 2006. OWNERS MAY CONTACT UFI FILTERS USA AT 800-230-5876.

Notes:

THIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO UFI FILTERS USA (PUROLATOR) AFTERMARKET FUEL FILTERS AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON THE LISTED PASSENGER VEHICLES.CUSTOMERS MAY CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE S

Recall Subject:

All Products Associated with this Service Bulletin

Model:
MOUNTAINEER
Make:
MERCURY
Year:
2000
Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Manufacturing Begin Date:
1998-06-16
Manufacturing End Date:
2000-09-27
Recalled Component ID:
05S28
Recall Number:
07V336000
Organization:
Ford Motor Company
Recall Date:
2007-08-13
Component Description:
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
Component Manufacturer:
FORD MOTOR COMPANY
Code:
V
Potential Units Affected:
3600000
Notification Date:
2007-08-03
Initiator:
ODI
Report Date:
2007-08-03
Part Number:
Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Number:

Details

Defect Summary:

ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

Consequence Summary:

THIS COULD RESULT IN AN UNDERHOOD FIRE.

Corrective Summary:

DEALERS WILL INSTALL A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. OWNERS OF THE PASSENGER CARS INCLUDED IN THIS CAMPAIGN WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN THEIR VEHICLES TO THEIR DEALERS TO HAVE THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH DISCONNECTED AS AN INTERIM REPAIR. AS SOON AS REPAIR PARTS ARE AVAILABLE (EXPECTED OCTOBER 2007), OWNERS WILL BE INSTRUCTED TO RETURN TO THE DEALERS FOR INSTALLATION OF A FUSED WIRING HARNESS. THE RECALL BEGAN ON AUGUST 13, 2007, AND MAILING COMPLETED BY SEPTEMBER 19, 2007. OWNERS MAY CONTACT FORD AT 1-888-222-2751.

Notes:

FORD RECALL NO. 05S28.CUSTOMERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION;S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV.

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