Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 1992 Aerostar are official communications between Ford & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #96719

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #613340

      EXPERIENCING A RAPPING OR CLANGING NOISE WHEN THE STEERING WHEEL IS TURNED RAPIDLY OR WHEN TURNING ON A BUMPY ROAD SURFACE. *TT Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST:HOSE, PIPING, AND CONNECTIONS

    • TSB #BC1383950906

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45748

      VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT A MOAN WHEN TURNING - TO CORRECT THIS CONDITION, REPLACE THE HIGH PRESSURE HOSE WITH A TUNED HOSE. *TW Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:SWITCHES:BRAKE LIGHT

    • TSB #02176

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #10008580

      LAMP-BRAKE-INVADVERTENT DISABLING OF BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *MJ Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS

    • TSB #985A52

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #613023

      THIS BULLETIN CONTAINS SERVICE TIPS WHEN SERVICING ANY BRAKE RELATED ROUGHNESS / PULL CONCERNS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #962617

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #51002

      BRAKES - BRAKE SERVICE - SERVICE TIPS. *TW Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC

    • TSB #985A13

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601012

      THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE. *YC Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP

    • TSB #95212

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #46478

      THE USE OF PETROLEUM-BASED GREASE AS A LUBRICANT IN SERVICING DISC BRAKES IS NO LONGER ACCEPTABLE BECAUSE IT MAY BE INCOMPATIBLE WITH THE RUBBER MATERIAL USED IN THE DISC BRAKE SYSTEM. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #01124

      Date Announced:
      JUN 25, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #622665

      ON SOME VEHICLES, ENGINE OIL MAY CONTINUE TO LEAK FROM THE ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET AREA AFTER AN ENGINE OIL PAN GASKET REPAIR HAS BEEN PERFORMED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97610

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51990

      BLOWER MOTOR- "CHIRPING" OR "SQUEAKING" FROM BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW SPEEDS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #95910

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #42083

      UNKNOWN Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #02142

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2002
      NHTSA ID:
      #635982

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AN AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION AND A 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE / VIBRATION, NO DRIVE, UNUSUAL NOISE DURING CRANKING OR A NO CRANK CONDITION. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #01197

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #627752

      SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 4.0L OHV ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / ONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99183

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090051

      SERVICE TIP INFORMATION ON REVISED OIL PAN GASKET REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #6896

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608921

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / CONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #13118

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6091931

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE NOISE WHICH MAY BE PERCEIVED BY THE CUSTOMER AS A PISTON / CONNECTING ROD BEARING KNOCK. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #99816

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606420

      FORD MOTOR COMPANY NOW RECOMMENDS SAE 5W-30 VISCOSITY GRADE FOR SERVICING ANY FORD GASOLINE-POWERED VEHICLE REGARDLESS OF MODEL YEAR. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #95320

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #39229

      KNOCKING NOISE FROM LOWER FRONT OF ENGINE COMPARTMENT. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #94256

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 1994
      NHTSA ID:
      #38057

      KNOCKING NOISE FROM LOWER END #1 MAIN BEARING DURING ACCELERATION. *TW Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #BC3485972301

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51482

      4.0L EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURE GAUGE FLUCTUATION THAT MAY BE ACCOMPANIED WITH A THUMPING NOISE OR FEEL IN THE COOLANT HOSE WITH THE ENGINE AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1019997230

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51559

      4.0L EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE TEMPERATURE GAUGE FLUCTUATION THAT MAY BE ACCOMPNIED WITH A THUMPING NOISE OR FEEL IN THE COOLANT HOSES WITH THE ENGINE AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE. *JD Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #9864

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601312

      INFORMATION ON A BUZZING OR RATTLE NOISE FROM THE EXHAUST SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #982310

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603724

      MASS AIR FLOW (MAF)- SENSOR CONTAMINATION- SERVICE TIP. *AK Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:CARBURETOR SYSTEM

    • TSB #96225

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50944

      MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR - REPLACEMENT AS AN ASSEMBLY - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #BC0678961025

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50356

      INFORMATION ON AODE/4R7W TRANSMISSION MAIN CONTROL & CASE REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #0015

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #612203

      INFORMATION REGARDING THE NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER- SERVICE TIP. *MJS Read More »

    • TSB #99152

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #608431

      INFORMATION ON THE NEW FLUSH AND FILL TOOL AVAILABLE THROUGH ROTUNDA. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9888

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601238

      INFORMATION ON A NEW TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHART. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #983080

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #607372

      INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSFER CASE REAR HOUSING AND DRIVESHAFT REPLACEMENT. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #98112

      Date Announced:
      JAN 19, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #605573

      SUBJECT REGARDING A NEW SERVICE CENTER SUPPORT THAT USES A THRUST BEARING (#3 AND #4) IN PLACE OF THRUST WASHERS HAS BEEN RELEASED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #97511

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51945

      FLUID- TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *JD Read More »

    • TSB #BC1350950906

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45756

      HIGH ALTITUDE TRANSMISSION AVAILABLE. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #951012

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #42097

      TRANSFER CASE MAY LEAK FLUID FROM THE CASE VENT TUBE. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES

    • TSB #03148

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2003
      NHTSA ID:
      #10003748

      NEW TRANSMISSION COOLER FLUSHER - SERVICE TIPS. 2003 ESCORT AND SUPER DUTY F SERIES INCLUDED. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #002310

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2000
      NHTSA ID:
      #616522

      SUBJECT REGARDING CONTAMINATION FROM PRIOR TRANSMISSION CONCERNS OR EXCESS WEAR MAY BE TRAPPED IN THE TRANSMISSION FLUID COOLING SYSTEM. *TT Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #962612

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50997

      TRANSAXLE - TORQUE CONVERTER REPLACEMENT GUIDELINES AND TORQUE CONVERTER/TRANSAXLE COOLING SYSTEM CLEANING PROCEDURES - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    • TSB #96249

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50908

      TORQUE CONVERTER - LEAK TEST PROCEDURE - SERVICE TIP. *TW Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #98233

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #603717

      CONCERNS WITH FRONT DRIVE AXLE FLUID MAY LEAK OUT OF THE VENT UNDER SOME DRIVING MODES ON SOME VEHICLES. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #98246

      Date Announced:
      DEC 07, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #604059

      FORD MOTOR COMPANY HAS RELEASED A NEW ELECTRICAL GREASE ( F8AZ - 19G208-AA ) TO REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF MOISTURE CORROSION AT THE TERMINALS. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #97111097234

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #53660

      VEHICLES EXHIBITING A "SQUEAKING" OR "CHIRPING" FROM THE BLOWER MOTOR AT LOW BLOWER MOTOR SPEEDS. *YC Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

    • TSB #99222

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6089681

      SUBJECT ON A WIRE HARNESS TERMINAL REPAIR KIT AVAILABLE FOR REPAIRING ELECTRICAL WIRING HARNESSES. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #96246

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50905

      WIRING - ELECTRICAL DIODE IDENTIFICATION AND SERVICE REPLACEMENTS. *TW Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    • TSB #95102

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #42087

      VEHICLES MAY HAVE A DISCONNECT OF THE IGNITION CONTROL MODULE (ICM) CONNECTOR OR MOISTURE BUILDUP WITHIN THE CONNECTOR. *TW Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

    • TSB #99139

      Date Announced:
      JUN 28, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606508

      CONDITIONS WITH THE BRAKE LAMPS INADVERTENTLY DISABLING THE BRAKE SHIFT INTERLOCK. *TT Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #96221

      Date Announced:
      OCT 21, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50940

      WINDSHIELD AND INTERIOR GLASS - FOG/FILM. *TW Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #94249

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 1994
      NHTSA ID:
      #37761

      FRONT DOOR GLASS TIPPING AND BINDING DURING DOWNWARD TRAVEL. *TW Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:HEATER CORE

    • TSB #01156

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623944

      SOME VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT HEATER CORE LEAKS. *SLC Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #9747

      Date Announced:
      FEB 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51689

      FRAME- RIVET REPLACEMENT WITH BOLTS- SERVICE TIPS. *JD Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #95161

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45947

      SHEET METAL-ROOF PANEL AND DRIP RAIL REPLACEMENT- SEAM SEALER APPLICATION PROCEDURE.*SD Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

    • TSB #9832

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #600586

      FRONT AND REAR BUMPERS MADE OF XENOY PLASTIC HAVE HAD THE CONDUCTIVE PRIMER REMOVED FROM SERVICE PARTS. *YC Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:SUPPORT DEVICE

    • TSB #BC0822961010

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #50417

      CONCERNS W/ LIFTGATE OPENING EFFORTS &/OR THE LIFTGATE NOT STAYING OPEN, ESPECIALLY IN COLD AMBIENT TEMPS. *TT Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

    • TSB #962616

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 1996
      NHTSA ID:
      #51001

      SLIDING DOOR - DAMAGED OR MISADJUSTED LATCH MECHANISM. *TW Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #9852

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601290

      INFORMATION ON TIRE COMPANY TELEPHONE NUMBERS FOR CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE. *YC Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #99129

      Date Announced:
      JUN 14, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #606460

      EXPERIENCING A WHINE / BUZZ TYPE NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO ON VEHICLES WITH AN IN-TANK ELECTRIC FUEL PUMP. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9873

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601341

      EXPERIENCING A WHINING / BUZZING NOISE IN THE SPEAKERS OF THE ENTERTAINMENT RADIO OR TWO-WAY RADIO. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL:WRECKER AND WHEEL LIFT DEVICES

    • TSB #985A12

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601010

      RECOMMENDED GUIDELINES FOR TOWING BEHIND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES. *TT Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #99196

      Date Announced:
      SEP 20, 1999
      NHTSA ID:
      #6090087

      INFORMATION ON IDENTIFYING NON-APPROVED / ALTERNATE REFRIGERANTS WHICH COULD CAUSE SAFETY, AND PERFORMANCE CONCERNS IF INSTALLED IN FORD A/C SYSTEMS. *TT Read More »

    • TSB #9848

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 1998
      NHTSA ID:
      #601269

      ANNOUNCING THE FORD OEM AIR CONDITIONING RETROFIT KIT AVAILABILITY. *YC Read More »

    • TSB #951614

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 1995
      NHTSA ID:
      #45955

      AIR CONDITIONING-POOR PERFORMANCE EVEN THOUGH A/C SYSTEM IS FUNCTIONING PROPERLY SERVICE TIPS. *SD Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #01157

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2001
      NHTSA ID:
      #623988

      INFORMATION REGARDING TRANSMISSION FLUID USAGE CHARTS. *SLC Read More »

    • TSB #9768

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 1997
      NHTSA ID:
      #51987

      FUEL ECONOMY- CUSTOMER EXPECTATIONS VERSUS VEHICLE USAGE. *JD Read More »