January 1971 - December 1971

Bulletin No. 165 - May 14 - 1971 [COMPLETE]

(22 articles)


  • Article 3425 - Federal Restrictions
    (All Car Lines)

  • Article 3426 - Engine Oil Drain Periods
    (All Cars and Light Trucks)

  • Article 3427 - Three-Spoke Rim-Blow Horn Switch Insert Replacement
    (All Passenger Cars So Equipped except Speed Control Equipped Cars - 1970-1971)

  • Article 3428 - Rear Axle Jounce Noise
    (Mustang - 1971)

  • Article 3429 - Clutch Pressure Plate Attaching Bolts
    SUPERSEDES ARTICLE 3367, BULLETIN 162
    (Pinto with 1.6L Engine)


  • Article 3430 - New Clutch Intermediate Drive Plates
    (All Heavy Trucks with Caterpillar V-8 Diesel Engines and 13-Inch or 14-Inch Two-Plate Clutches - 1968-71)

  • Article 3431 - Delayed Reverse Transmission Engagement Under Cold Conditions
    (All Passenger cars with C4 Transmission - 1971)

  • Article 3432 - Vacuum Brake Boosters Service Kits Updated
    SUPERSEDES ARTICLE NO. 2357, TSB 143, DATED JUNE 9, 1970
    (All Medium, Heavy and Extra Heavy Trucks - Vacuum Assisted Hydraulic Brakes - 1968-1970)


  • Article 3433 - Oil Pan Removal and Installation Revised
    (Mustang and Cougar - 1971)

  • Article 3434 - Carburetor Specifications
    (Pinto with 2000cc Engine)

  • Article 3435 - Stumble and Hesitation
    (All 351 CID [Cleveland] 2V and 4V Engines and 400 CID Engines with 2V Carburetor - 1971)

  • Article 3436 - Cold Drive Operation
    (429-4V Police Interceptor Engines - Ford - 1971)

  • Article 3437 - Temperature and Oil Gauge - Needle Deflection or Erratic Operation
    (Thunderbird - 1971)

  • Article 3438 - Speedometer Cable Core Replacement Kit (B9AZ-17262-A) - Service Procedure Revision
    (All Passenger Cars with Standard Transmission)

  • Article 3439 - Front Lamp Wiring Assembly - Repair Procedure
    (Mustang - All with Automatic Transmission)

  • Article 3440 - Circuit Protection Specifications Revised
    (Mustang and Cougar - 1971)

  • Article 3441 - Windshield Wiper - Diagnosis Procedure
    (Ford - 1971)

  • Article 3442 - Windshield Wiper Motor - Service Parts Installation
    (Ford 1969-71)

  • Article 3443 - A/C Refrigerant Suction hose Cut by Alternator Pulley
    (Ford - All 8 Cylinder Engines except 390 CID Equipped with Manual Air Conditioning - 1971)

  • Article 3444 - Defroster - Improved Distribution in the Defog (Mid-Range) Position
    (Ford with ATC or Manual A/C - 1971)

  • Article 3445 - Heated Back Window Inoperative
    (Ford, Torino, Thunderbird - All with Heated Back Window - 1971)

  • Article 3446 - Door Lockout
    (Ford - All Models - 1971)

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