Ford E250 1975-2009

Car model
Name Number of models Recalls Bulletins Investigations Consumer Complaints
Ford E250 1975 0 5 0 0 0
Ford E250 1976 0 2 0 0 0
Ford E250 1977 0 2 0 0 0
Ford E250 1978 0 6 0 1 1
Ford E250 1979 0 4 0 1 1
Ford E250 1980 0 2 1 1 1
Ford E250 1981 0 1 2 1 0
Ford E250 1982 0 3 2 1 0
Ford E250 1983 0 6 4 1 0
Ford E250 1984 11 6 3 3 2
Ford E250 1985 8 5 3 4 4
Ford E250 1986 3 3 4 4 0
Ford E250 1987 4 2 4 3 0
Ford E250 1988 3 0 4 4 2
Ford E250 1989 3 2 5 5 7
Ford E250 1990 4 2 5 6 3
Ford E250 1991 4 1 5 5 14
Ford E250 1992 3 2 6 7 25
Ford E250 1993 3 2 8 3 6
Ford E250 1994 3 0 38 3 11
Ford E250 1995 3 0 46 0 22
Ford E250 1996 3 0 48 0 22
Ford E250 1997 2 1 61 4 28
Ford E250 1998 3 2 28 3 35
Ford E250 1999 3 3 30 3 50
Ford E250 2000 3 2 27 3 18
Ford E250 2001 3 0 18 3 14
Ford E250 2002 2 2 11 6 15
Ford E250 2003 3 5 12 6 15
Ford E250 2004 1 4 45 6 8
Ford E250 2005 1 1 26 0 11
Ford E250 2006 0 6 0 0 6
Ford E250 2007 0 5 4 0 0
Ford E250 2008 0 7 4 0 0
Ford E250 2009 0 4 4 0 0


Table of contents:
Ford E250 bulletins
BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
AIR BAGS
BC522796100110/01/199650502Information for air bag dtc b1813 observe the air bag lamp flash out code & perform the appropriate pinpoint test for the flash out code. *tt1997-04-24
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
BC520796100110/01/199650483Information for servicing the electronic/hydraulic control unit (ehcu) on 4wabs. *tt1997-04-24
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - IGNITION
BC520496100110/01/199650480Concerns of check engine light (mil) w/codes p0300 thru p0308 & engine runs rough/misses may be due to a spark plug wire boot that is not fully seated on the spark plug. *tt1997-04-24
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM - WIRING - INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
BC519096100110/01/199650468Vehicles experiencing chafing on the 14401 wire harness causing the accessory fuses to become open (primarily the cigar fuse). *tt1997-04-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE
BC517396100110/01/199650452On various 4.0l applications the oil indicator tube (dip stick) is coming into contact w/ the crankshaft. *tt1997-04-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - ENGINE - GASOLINE
BC517296100110/01/199650451Information for concerns of check engine light 'on' on 4.2l/4.6l/5.4l/6.8l vehicles. *tt1997-04-24
BC518196100110/01/199650459Engine oil leak at the oil pan, front cover &/or the front & rear crankshaft oil seal. *tt1997-04-24
BC518396100110/01/199650461An oil leak in the area of the engine oil filter may be caused by a damaged or mis-installed (i.e. rolled over, pinched, sheared, nicked, etc.) oil pump body seal. *tt1997-04-24
BC518296100110/01/199650460Information on correcting an oil pan gasket leak. *tt1997-04-24
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING - EXHAUST SYSTEM
BC967196100110/01/199650531Push connection between the flexible fuel vapor line at the carbon canister & the metal fuel vapor line may not seat fully on the fuel vapor line. *tt1997-05-27
BC966896100110/01/199650529Concern for vehicles exhibiting lean codes p0171 & p0174 (vacuum leak). *tt1997-05-27
EQUIPMENT - ELECTRICAL - AIR CONDITIONER
BC517596100110/01/199650454Concerns of a/c going to defrost mode when climbing grades or accelerating are likely caused by vacuum leaks. *tt1997-04-24
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
1508207/01/2001621016Information used when servicing, or replacing the cng fuel fill valve on all dedicated and bi-fuel cng vehicles. *tt2001-09-06
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - CARBURETOR SYSTEM
BC967696100110/01/199650536Improper rtv application at the front/rear lower intake manifold end seals & side gaskets may cause an oil/coolant leak. *tt1997-05-27
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE - DELIVERY - FUEL PUMP
BC465196100110/01/199650443Vehicle may not start after being parked in below freezing temps. may be due to moisture freezing in the fuel pump relay contained within the ccrm (constant control relay module). *tt1997-04-24
BC517696100110/01/199650455Connection between the sender (9a299) & the fuel pump (9350) changed from the existing spade terminal to an eyelet terminal which is secured under the top sender mount screw. *tt1997-04-24
PARKING BRAKE - CONVENTIONAL
BC967296100110/01/199650532Procedure for brake warning indicator stays on red in cluster. *tt1997-05-27
POWER TRAIN - AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
BC518596100110/01/199650463Vehicles may exhibit a grinding noise while shifting into 4l. *tt1997-04-24
POWER TRAIN - AXLE ASSEMBLY
BC967496100110/01/199650534Light to moderate axle noise (axle whine) at 50 to 65 mph (80 to 105 kph) during accels, decels or cruise may be due to axle noise being transmitted from the axle into the vehicle. *tt1997-05-27
POWER TRAIN - MANUAL TRANSMISSION
BC969496100110/01/199650552Information on vehicles that may exhibit a slight delay in the first drive away after the vehicle has been parked overnight, or for a longer period of time. *tt1997-05-27
BC485496100110/01/199650444Revised eec calibration has been incorporated in pcm calibration for vehicles which display lack of power due to torque converter engagement scheduling, catalytic converter failures, rough idle or hard start on hot restart. *tt1997-04-24
BC521796100110/01/199650492Information on replaced/repaired manual transmission under warranty and returned w/ signs of improper/lack of maintenance or misdiagnosis. *tt1997-04-24
BC964296100110/01/199650506Procedure for vehicles equipped with an aode or 4r70w transmission has a concern of shudder from the transmission torque converter clutch in 3rd or 4th gear or during 3-4 shift. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK
98512211/01/1998613265Subject regarding the availability of the fqr anti-lock braking system hydraulic control unit (abs-hcu) assemblies. *tt2000-06-20
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - ANTILOCK - CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
BC522496100110/01/199650499Information on abs sensors returned for analysis are identified as 'no problem found'. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DISC - ROTOR
BC071896102110/21/199650382Information on brake rotor turning/replacing. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - FOUNDATION COMPONENTS - DRUM - SHOES/LININGS
BC520996100110/01/199650484Revised rear brake lining for both 9 inch & 10 inch applications for concerns w/ rear brake grab during the first few brake applications when the brakes are cold or in the morning after an overnight rain. *tt1997-04-24
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC - SWITCHES - BRAKE LIGHT
BC967396100110/01/199650533Procedure for brake exterior lights stay on (tail & high mount stop light). *tt1997-05-27
STEERING - WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
BC968296100110/01/199650541Concerns for the labor time standard in tbs 96-19-02 (steering - grunt noise during steering wheel return from full right turn) is incorrect. *tt1997-05-27
STRUCTURE - BODY - DOOR
BC507596100110/01/199650445Information on erratic or self locking door locks. *tt1997-04-24
BC517496100110/01/199650453Information to diagnose wind noise & water leaks at the lower passenger door area & 3rd door. *tt1997-04-24
STRUCTURE - BODY - HOOD
BC521496100110/01/199650489Revised hood seal for concerns of a wind whistle at speeds over 35 mph. *tt1997-04-24
SUSPENSION - REAR - SHOCK ABSORBER
BC519896100110/01/199650475Improved rear shock absorbers for customers who may experience a low tone rattling noise or whoosh sound from the rear of the vehicle while traveling less than 25 mph & going over small to moderate bumps. *tt1997-04-24
TIRES - TEMPORARY/EMERGENCY SPARE TIRE
BC521896100110/01/199650493Information on stowing the spare tire stowage. *tt1997-04-24
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - CRUISE CONTROL
BC518696100110/01/199650464Vehicles may experience an intermittent high idle after decel to a stop, when clutch pedal is depressed w/ no throttle movement. *tt1997-04-24
VISIBILITY - DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER SYSTEM
BC969596100110/01/199650553Electronic automatic temperature control (eatc) invalid diagnostic codes u1235 & 155 may be stored if the ignition switch is cycled from 'off' to 'run' extremely slowly. *tt1997-05-27
VISIBILITY - POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
BC968096100110/01/199650540Concern where the door glass drops when cycled down on vehicles with the power door option. *tt1997-05-27
Ford E250 Consumer Complaints
Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
04/01/1996
 Vehicle will not stay aligned; it sways and drifts without warning and also pulls to the left when brakes are applied. on slippery conditions the front brakes lock immediately when applied causing temporary loss of steering.
SUSPENSION
04/01/1996
 Vehicle will not stay aligned; it sways and drifts without warning and also pulls to the left when brakes are applied. on slippery conditions the front brakes lock immediately when applied causing temporary loss of steering.