VIN decoding for 1MEFM50U4XA653108

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1MEFM50U4XA653108

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Model Year1999
MakeMercury
ModelSable
Trim LevelGS
Manufactured inUNITED STATES
Production Seq. Number653108
Body StyleSEDAN 4-DR
Engine Type3.0L V6 OHV 12V
Transmission-short4A
Transmission-long4-Speed Automatic
DrivelineFWD
Tank16.00
Fuel Economy-city18 - 20
Fuel Economy-highway26 - 28
Anti-Brake SystemNon-ABS | 4-Wheel ABS
Steering TypeR&P
Front Brake TypeDisc
Rear Brake TypeDrum
Turning Diameter38.00
Front SuspensionInd
Rear SuspensionInd
Front Spring TypeCoil
Rear Spring TypeCoil
Tires205/65R15
Front Headroom39.40
Rear Headroom36.60
Front Legroom42.20
Rear Legroom38.90
Front Shoulder Room57.40
Rear Shoulder Room56.60
Front Hip Room55.80
Rear Hip Room56.30
Interior TrimDeep Slate Blue Cloth | Medium Graphite Cloth | Prairie Tan Cloth
Exterior ColorBlack Clearcoat | Dark Green Satin Clearcoat Metallic | Deep Navy Blue Clearcoat Metallic | Graphite Blue Clearcoat Metallic | Light Prairie Tan Clearcoat Metallic | Silver Frost Clearcoat Metallic | Toreador Red Clearcoat Metallic | Tropic Green Clearcoat Metallic | Vibrant White Clearcoat
Curb Weight-automatic3251
Curb Weight-manualNo data
Overall Length199.70
Overall Width73.00
Overall Height55.40
Wheelbase108.50
Ground Clearance5.40
Track Front61.60
Track Rear61.40
Cargo LengthNo data
Width at WheelwellNo data
Width at WallNo data
DepthNo data
Standard Seating5
Optional Seating6
Passenger Volume101.80
Cargo Volume16.00
Standard Towing1250
Maximum Towing1750
Standard PayloadNo data
Maximum PayloadNo data
Standard GVWRNo data
Maximum GVWRNo data
Basic-duration36
Basic-distance36,000
Powertrain-duration36
Powertrain-distance36,000
Rust-duration60
Rust-distanceUnlimited
MSRP$18,540
Dealer Invoice$16,930
Destination ChargeNo data
Child Safety Door LocksStd.
Locking Pickup Truck TailgateN/A
Power Door LocksStd.
Vehicle Anti-TheftN/A
4WD/AWDN/A
ABS BrakesOpt.
Automatic Load-LevelingN/A
Electronic Brake AssistanceN/A
Limited Slip DifferentialN/A
Locking DifferentialN/A
Traction ControlN/A
Vehicle Stability Control SystemN/A
Driver AirbagStd.
Front Side AirbagN/A
Front Side Airbag with Head ProtectionN/A
Passenger AirbagStd.
Side Head Curtain AirbagN/A
Second Row Side AirbagN/A
Second Row Side Airbag with Head ProtectionN/A
Electronic Parking AidN/A
First Aid KitN/A
Trunk Anti-Trap DeviceN/A
Keyless EntryOpt.
Remote IgnitionN/A
Air ConditioningStd.
Separate Driver/Front Passenger Climate ControlsN/A
Cruise ControlStd.
TachometerStd.
Tilt SteeringStd.
Tilt Steering ColumnStd.
Heated Steering WheelN/A
Leather Steering WheelN/A
Steering Wheel Mounted ControlsStd.
Telescopic Steering ColumnN/A
Adjustable Foot PedalsN/A
Genuine Wood TrimN/A
Tire Pressure MonitorN/A
Trip ComputerN/A
AM/FM RadioStd.
Cassette PlayerStd.
CD PlayerOpt.
CD ChangerOpt.
DVD PlayerN/A
Voice Activated TelephoneN/A
Navigation AidN/A
Second Row Sound ControlsN/A
SubwooferN/A
Telematics SystemN/A
Driver Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Front Cooled SeatN/A
Front Heated SeatN/A
Front Power Lumbar SupportN/A
Front Power Memory SeatN/A
Front Split Bench SeatN/A
Leather SeatOpt.
Passenger Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Second Row Folding SeatOpt.
Second Row Heated SeatN/A
Second Row Multi-Adjustable Power SeatN/A
Second Row Removable SeatN/A
Third Row Removable SeatN/A
Cargo Area CoverN/A
Cargo Area TiedownsN/A
Cargo NetOpt.
Load Bearing Exterior RackOpt.
Pickup Truck Bed LinerN/A
Power SunroofN/A
Removable TopN/A
Manual SunroofN/A
Automatic HeadlightsN/A
Daytime Running LightsOpt.
Fog LightsN/A
High Intensity Discharge HeadlightsN/A
Pickup Truck Cargo Box LightN/A
Running BoardsN/A
Front Air DamN/A
Rear SpoilerOpt.
Skid PlateN/A
Splash GuardsOpt.
Wind Deflector for ConvertiblesN/A
Power Sliding Side Van DoorN/A
Power Trunk LidN/A
Alloy WheelsOpt.
Chrome WheelsN/A
Full Size Spare TireOpt.
Run Flat TiresN/A
Steel WheelsN/A
Power WindowsStd.
Electrochromic Exterior Rearview MirrorN/A
Glass Rear Window on ConvertibleN/A
Heated Exterior MirrorOpt.
Electrochromic Interior Rearview MirrorN/A
Power Adjustable Exterior MirrorN/A
Deep Tinted GlassN/A
Interval WipersN/A
Rain Sensing WipersN/A
Rear Window DefoggerStd.
Rear WiperN/A
Sliding Rear Pickup Truck WindowN/A
Tow Hitch ReceiverN/A
Towing Preparation PackageN/A

Recalls

#DEFECT SUMMARYCONSEQUENCE SUMMARYCORRECTIVE SUMMARYRECALL NOTES
1VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE SEAT BELT RETRACTOR MAY HAVE A PIN SHAFT IN THE SWITCHABLE ELR/ALR MECHANISM THAT IS INCORRECTLY FORMED. IN SOME CIRCUMSTANCES, THE SWITCHING MECHANISM COULD BECOME NONFUNCTIONAL, PREVENTING THE SEAT BELT WEBBING FROM BEING EXTRACTED FROM THE RETRACTOR. IT IS ALSO POSSIBLE THAT MALFUNCTION OF THE MECHANISM COULD PREVENT THE BELT FROM BEING SWITCHED INTO THE ALR MODE. THE ELR MECHANISM IS NOT AFFECTED BY THIS CONDITION.IF THE MECHANISM MALFUNCTIONS AND DOES NOT ALLOW THE WEBBING TO BE EXTRACTED, THE LAP AND SHOULDER BELT COULD NOT BE WORN BY A VEHICLE OCCUPANT. IN THE EVENT THAT THE MECHANISM DOES NOT ALLOW THE ALR MODE TO BE ENGAGED, THE OPERATOR MAY BE UNABLE TO PROPERLY INSTALL A CHILD SEAT IN THAT SEATING POSITION.DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE LAP AND SHOULDER BELT ASSEMBLIES. ASSEMBLIES WITH JULIAN DATE CODES OF 200 THROUGH 223 ARE SUSPECT AND WILL BE REPLACED.FORD RECALLNO. 99S26. OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN OCTOBER 11, 1999. 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 HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
2VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. A DASH INSULATOR RETAINER CLIP WAS NOT FULLY ASSEMBLED TO THE ACCELERATOR CABLE DASH FITTING. THE CLIP CAN DISENGAGE FROM THE ACCELERATOR CABLE AND FALL INTO THE ACCELERATOR PEDAL ARM PIVOT AREA.IF THIS CONDITION OCCURS, THE ENGINE MAY NOT FULLY RETURN TO IDLE. ALSO, THE INSULATOR MAY NOT STAY IN THE INTENDED LOCATION AND COULD INTERFERE WITH THE ACCELERATOR CABLE.DEALERS WILL INSPECT THESE VEHICLES TO ENSURE PROPER INSTALLATION OF THE ACCELERATOR CABLE CLIP, AND RE-INSTALL IF NEEDED.OWNER NOTIFICATION IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SEPTEMBER 21, 1998.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 HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
3VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUPPED WITH THE "CALIFORNIA" EMISSIONS PACKAGE. AN INCORRECT TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE WAS INSTALLED. THE LINE CONTACTS THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM MODULE SUPPORT BRACKET AND OVER TIME, CAN WEAR AND DEVELOP A LEAK.TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAKAGE ONTO THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD OR CATALYTIC CONVERTER CAN RESULT IN A FIRE.DEALERS WILL INSTALL THE APPROPRIATE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER LINE.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN NOVEMBER 25, 1998. 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 HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
4VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MANUAL SEAT TRACKS. THE FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE ATTACHING STUD MAY HAVE BEEN IMPROPERLY HEAT TREATED. THIS HEAT TREATMENT MAY HAVE RESULTED IN CRACKS DEVELOPING IN THE STUD.IF THE STUD IS CRACKED, IN THE EVENT OF A VEHICLE CRASH, THE OCCUPANT MAY NOT BE PROPERLY RESTRAINED, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SEAT BELT BUCKLE MOUNTING BRACKET AND STUD ASSEMBLY.OWNER NOTIFICATION BEGAN SEPTEMBER 4, 1998.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 HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).
5ON CERTAIN PASSENGER VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE STATES OF CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, IOWA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN, AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS COULD FRACTURE DUE TO CORROSION ASSOCIATED WITH SALT USED ON THE ROADWAYS DURING THE WINTER. A FRACTURED SPRING COULD MOVE PAST THE SPRING SEAT AND CONTACT A FRONT TIRE. IF THIS OCCURS, THE TIRE MAY RUPTURE RESULTING IN A RAPID AIR LOSS, WHICH COULD RESULT IN A CRASH. DEALERS WILL INSTALL PROTECTIVE SPRING SHIELDS. IN ADDITION, FORD IS EXTENDING THE WARRANTY COVERAGE OF THE FRONT COIL SPRINGS IN ALL OTHER STATES, FOR FRACTURE ONLY, UP TO 10 YEARS OF SERVICE OR 150,000 MILES, WHICHEVER OCCURS FIRST. IF THE VEHICLE HAS ALREADY ACCUMULATED MORE THAN 150,000 MILES, THIS COVERAGE WILL LAST UNTIL JULY 31, 2005. IF EITHER FRONT COIL SPRING FRACTURES, DEALERS WILL REPLACE BOTH FRONT SPRINGS AT NO CHARGE TO THE OWNER. AN INTERIM NOTICE WAS SENT TO OWNERS ON AUGUST 2, 2004. PARTS ARE NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE 2000-2001 MY VEHICLES AND OWNERS WERE SENT A LETTER ON JANUARY 10, 2005, ADVISING THEM TO BRING IN THEIR VEHICLES FOR REPAIR PARTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE AVAILABLE FOR THE 1999 MY VEHICLES BY THE END OF FEBRUARY 2005 AND OWNERS OF THESE VEHICLES WILL BE NOTIFIED THEN. OWNERS SHOULD CONTACT FORD AT 1-800-392-3673. FORD RECALL NO. 04S17.CUSTOMERS CAN ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).