1990 Ford Thunderbird Technical Specifications and Dimensions

These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).
Engine Location : Front
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Unibody
Production Years for Series : 1989 - 1997
Price : $15,075-$20,395
Weight : 3265 lbs | 1480.979 kg

V6 2982 cc | 182.0 cu in. | 3.0 L.

60-degree
140 HP (103.04 KW) @ 4800 RPM
160 Ft-Lbs (217 NM) @ 3000 RPM
Bore : 3.5 in | 89 mm.
Stroke : 3.1 in | 79 mm.
Multi-port Fuel Injection

V6 3802 cc | 232.0 cu in. | 3.8 L.

90-degree
210 HP (154.56 KW) @ 4000 RPM
315 Ft-Lbs (427 NM) @ 2600 RPM
Bore : 3.8 in | 97 mm.
Stroke : 3.4 in | 86 mm.
Port fuel injection

Transmission:
4 Automatic with Overdrive , 5 Manual

Total Ford Production for 1990 : 1,234,954
Total production of Thunderbird for 1990 : 104,602
Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer

SABERSPORT

NHTSA Campaign ID09E012000
SummarySABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
ConsequenceDECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedySABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER 'DOCUMENT SEARCH' LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS 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

Component

EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Manufacturer

SABERSPORT

NHTSA Campaign ID09E012000
SummarySABERSPORT IS RECALLING 16,270 COMBINATION CORNER AND BUMPER LAMP ASSEMBLIES OF VARIOUS PART NUMBERS SOLD FOR USE AS AFTERMARKET EQUIPMENT FOR VARIOUS PASSENGER VEHICLES. THESE HEADLAMPS FAIL TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 108, 'LAMPS, REFLECTIVE DEVICES, AND ASSOCIATED EQUIPMENT.' THESE LAMPS DO NOT CONTAIN THE REQUIRED AMBER SIDE REFLECTORS.
ConsequenceDECREASED LIGHTING VISIBILITY MAY RESULT IN A VEHICLE CRASH.
RemedySABERSPORT WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND OFFER A FULL REFUND FOR THE NONCOMPLIANT COMBINATION LAMPS. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 11, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT SABERSPORT AT 1-909-598-7589.
NotesTHIS RECALL ONLY PERTAINS TO AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT EQUIPMENT AND HAS NO RELATION TO ANY ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT INSTALLED ON VEHICLES PRODUCED BY THE VEHICLE MANUFACTURER.IN ORDER TO DETERMINE IF YOUR AFTERMARKET LAMP ASSEMBLY IS AFFECTED BY THIS NONCOMPLIANCE, PLEASE REVIEW THE LIST OF MODEL NUMBERS PROVIDED TO US BY SABERSPORT.THE LIST CAN BE FOUND UNDER 'DOCUMENT SEARCH' LOCATED AT THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN.OWNERS 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

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19870801
NHTSA Campaign ID96V071000
SummaryTHE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.
NotesSYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SWITCH. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. NOTE: 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 1-800-424-9393.

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19870801
NHTSA Campaign ID96V071000
SummaryTHE IGNITION SWITCH COULD EXPERIENCE AN INTERNAL SHORT CIRCUIT.
ConsequenceTHIS CONDITION COULD CAUSE OVERHEATING, SMOKE, AND POSSIBLY FIRE IN THE STEERING COLUMN AREA OF THE VEHICLE.
RemedyDEALERS WILL REPLACE THE IGNITION SWITCH.
NotesSYSTEM: ELECTRICAL; IGNITION SWITCH. VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER AND MULTI-PURPOSE VEHICLES AND LIGHT DUTY TRUCKS. NOTE: 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 1-800-424-9393.

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19900101
NHTSA Campaign ID90V026000
SummaryBATTERY TO STARTER CABLES ARE LONGER THAN SPECIFIED; EXCESSIVE CABLE LENGTH COULD CONTACT ENGINE DAMPER PULLEY.
ConsequenceCABLE PROTECTIVE COVERING AND INSULATION COULD WEAR THROUGH AND CAUSE A DIRECT SHORT TO GROUND, RESULTING IN OVERHEATING OF THE CABLE INSULATION AND POSSIBLY A UNDERHOOD FIRE.
RemedyREPLACE BATTERY TO STARTER CABLE WITH CORRECT LENGTH CABLE.
NotesSYSTEM: BATTERY TO STARTER CABLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH 3.8 LITER ENGINES.

Component

ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY:CABLES

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19900101
NHTSA Campaign ID90V026000
SummaryBATTERY TO STARTER CABLES ARE LONGER THAN SPECIFIED; EXCESSIVE CABLE LENGTH COULD CONTACT ENGINE DAMPER PULLEY.
ConsequenceCABLE PROTECTIVE COVERING AND INSULATION COULD WEAR THROUGH AND CAUSE A DIRECT SHORT TO GROUND, RESULTING IN OVERHEATING OF THE CABLE INSULATION AND POSSIBLY A UNDERHOOD FIRE.
RemedyREPLACE BATTERY TO STARTER CABLE WITH CORRECT LENGTH CABLE.
NotesSYSTEM: BATTERY TO STARTER CABLE.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS EQUIPPED WITH 3.8 LITER ENGINES.

Component

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19900201
NHTSA Campaign ID91V076000
SummaryTHE NUTS WHICH HOLD WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR TO THE WIPER MODULE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED AND MAY LOOSEN OR COME OFF. THIS CAUSES CHANGED WIPER PATTERNS, OR THE WIPERS MAY JAM IF TWO OF THE THREE NUTS COME OFF.
ConsequenceCHANGES IN THE WIPER PATTERN OR JAMMING OF THE WIPERSWOULD RESULT IN REDUCED DRIVER VISIBILTY IN INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.
RemedyAPPLY TORQUE RETENTION MATERIAL TO WIPER MOTOR STUDS AND NUTS AND RETORQUE.
NotesSYSTEM: WINDSHIELD WIPER ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Component

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:MOTOR

Manufacturer

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

Mfr Report Date19900201
NHTSA Campaign ID91V076000
SummaryTHE NUTS WHICH HOLD WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTOR TO THE WIPER MODULE MAY NOT HAVE BEEN SUFFICIENTLY TIGHTENED AND MAY LOOSEN OR COME OFF. THIS CAUSES CHANGED WIPER PATTERNS, OR THE WIPERS MAY JAM IF TWO OF THE THREE NUTS COME OFF.
ConsequenceCHANGES IN THE WIPER PATTERN OR JAMMING OF THE WIPERSWOULD RESULT IN REDUCED DRIVER VISIBILTY IN INCLEMENT WEATHER CONDITIONS.
RemedyAPPLY TORQUE RETENTION MATERIAL TO WIPER MOTOR STUDS AND NUTS AND RETORQUE.
NotesSYSTEM: WINDSHIELD WIPER ASSEMBLY.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER CARS.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated June 2018
Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $16,000
Avg. Household Income : $28,970
Avg. Home : $123,000
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $1.12
Total Car Production : 9,782,997

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August 2018
209,559
July 2018
186,128
June 2018
221,101
May 2018
233,069
April 2018
196,133
March 2018
234,954
February 2018
187,432
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December 2017
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