2010 FORD Flex

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

1 Recalls for 2010 FORD Flex

Recall Date Component Summary
April 26, 2016 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 Ford Flex, 2008 and 2010-2012 Ford Taurus, 2008-2009 Ford Taurus X, 2008 Mercury Sable, 2009 and 2011 Lincoln MKS vehicles. The driver frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driver’s frontal air bag module, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 13, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16C06.

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4 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2010 FORD Flex

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122 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2010 FORD Flex

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Date Component  
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11406309
SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11404647
STEERING
ODI Number: 10898365
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10896804
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10895792
STEERING
ODI Number: 10990972
SEATS
ODI Number: 10979684
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10971174
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10954916
VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10949493
STEERING
ODI Number: 10884893
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10945140
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10940393
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11365397
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10925647
STEERING
ODI Number: 10925074
STEERING
ODI Number: 10917938
STEERING
ODI Number: 10914431
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11348920
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11320421
STEERING
ODI Number: 11320207
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11309139
STEERING
ODI Number: 11307494
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11287849
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11271087
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278748
EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11257213
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253744
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11253809
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11223103
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11190211
STEERING
ODI Number: 11208106
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11194708
STEERING
ODI Number: 11193763
STEERING
ODI Number: 11104726
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11079746
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11082169
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11078303
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11063071
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11062516
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11060716
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11057730
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11054115
STEERING
ODI Number: 11055339
STEERING
ODI Number: 11054289
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11128114
STEERING
ODI Number: 11123239
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11100080
SEATS
ODI Number: 11099855
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11047112
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11048635
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11041464
STEERING
ODI Number: 11020297
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11016511
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11005358
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11002339
STEERING
ODI Number: 11003977
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10873536
STEERING
ODI Number: 10817124
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10818311
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10811218
STEERING
ODI Number: 10806630
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10778539
STEERING
ODI Number: 10749071
STEERING
ODI Number: 10745176
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 10721761
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:FAN/MOTOR
ODI Number: 10722003
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10661652
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10660733
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10662145
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10655068
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10659633
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10653222
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10651529
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10651662
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10643819
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10633019
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS | TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10631013
STEERING
ODI Number: 10615905
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10609377
STEERING
ODI Number: 10609365
STEERING
ODI Number: 10597742
SEATS
ODI Number: 10573565
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10557653
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10556609
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10553442
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10550357
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10542719
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10537127
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10524016
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10513798
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10513965
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10503415
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10504998
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10501449
TIRES
ODI Number: 10500671
SEATS
ODI Number: 10485270
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10482205
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10459242
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10458332
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10454004
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 10449542
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10446709
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10432714
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10426713
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER
ODI Number: 10413066
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10409185
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10402988
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10398748
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10380472
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10362838
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10359771
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10355392
SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
ODI Number: 10354838
LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
ODI Number: 10353511
TIRES | TRAILER HITCHES
ODI Number: 10345940
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10335733
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 10330197
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 10321204
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
ODI Number: 10313072
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10306377
STEERING
ODI Number: 11206400
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0 Investigations for 2010 FORD Flex

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

59 Service Alerts for 2010 FORD Flex

Date Description
September 25, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2009-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with turbochargers may exhibit an oil leak from the turbocharger oil supply or return tubes, O-rings or 6.7L pedestal gasket. Although oil may collect on the turbocharger, it is very rare fo

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August 9, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid

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August 9, 2019 132000 VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid

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July 2, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

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July 2, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 7, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

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November 14, 2018 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing and/or replacing turbo related concerns, all steps within the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure must be followed including replacement of all mandatory discarded parts

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February 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

February 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

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February 7, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower motor

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April 11, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed dr

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April 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed dr

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March 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or Linco

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January 10, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). The master code for the Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can be retrieved from FMCDealer – Parts a

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January 10, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). The master code for the Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can be retrieved from FMCDealer – Parts a

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January 10, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). The master code for the Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can be retrieved from FMCDealer – Parts a

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February 14, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

2010-2018 various vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 may not function when attempting to find or use the Spotify app via AppLink. As of an update released on 1/15/2018 Spotify will no longer be supporting their AppLink integration. No re

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November 2, 2017 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. To clear this DTC, use

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November 2, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. To clear this DTC, use

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February 27, 2017 105000 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

SOME 2007-2016 EDGE/MKX/FLEX/MKT/MKZ/MKS/TAURUS/TAURUS POLICE/EXPLORER/EXPLORER POLICE EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 30-JUN-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING AND/OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVELINE AREA. TO IDE

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February 27, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SOME 2007-2016 EDGE/MKX/FLEX/MKT/MKZ/MKS/TAURUS/TAURUS POLICE/EXPLORER/EXPLORER POLICE EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 30-JUN-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING AND/OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVELINE AREA. TO IDE

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July 1, 2015 133000 VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

FORD: NO SERVICE ACTION IS RECOMMENDED FOR THIS CONDITION. PLEASE USE AT YOUR DISCRETION. VARIOUS 2010-2015 VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A TURBULENCE NOISE, SIMILAR TO AN HELICOPTER NOISE, AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS WHEN THE REAR DOOR WINDOW(S) OR SUNROO

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June 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN: LONG BLOCK ENGINES SHIPPED WITH CAM SENSORS, CRANK SENSOR, CRANK SENSOR TONE WHEEL, COOLANT INLET TUBE, THE COMPONENTS MUST BE SWAPPED OVER ENGINE BEING REPLACED TO REPLACEMENT ENGINE BEFORE ENGINE IS INSTALLED. *PE

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May 27, 2013 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

FORD/LINCOLN: ON SOME VEHICLES, TRANSMISSION 5TH GEAR START AT STOP, SPEED CONTROL DROPS OR INOPERATIVE, BACKUP CAMERA ON IN DRIVE, 5TH GEAR START FROM STOP AND TRANSMISSION SLIPPING OR NEUTRAL OUT, DUE TO DIGITAL TRANSMISSION RANGE (TR) S

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September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063130 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 063140 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 21, 2016 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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September 21, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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October 17, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SOME 2008-2017 FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC MAY GENERATE A VHR THAT IDENTIFIES A CONCERN WITH THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION CATEGORY INDICATING SERVICE IS REQUIRED DUE TO A BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LAMP BEING ILLUMINATED. IF THE

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May 1, 2015 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

LINCOLN/FORD: AN OVERHAUL TRANSMISSION MOTORCRAFT KIT, AVAILABLE FOR SOME VEHICLES, CONTAINS AN INCORRECT VALVE BODE SEPARATOR PLATE AND WOULD NEED TO DISCARD 7Z490 PART AND USE BT4Z-7Z490 TO PREVENT HARSH DOWNSHIFTS. MODEL 2010-12 EDGE,

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April 1, 2010 222000 SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

FORD: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH POWER FOLDING SECOND ROW SEATS MAY FIND THE SEAT NOT FULLY LIFTING AND FOLDING FORWARD (TUMBLE) AFTER THE POWER RELEASE SWITCH IS DEPRESSED. *PE

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October 21, 2010 061000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

FORD: THE IDLE SPEED DROPS LOWER THAN DESIRED AND MAY FLUCTUATE. THERE MAY BE TWO POSSIBLE TROUBLE CODES STORED. *RM

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September 1, 2010 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

FORD: 2010 ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SHUDDER/VIBRATION OR A CLUNK NOISE WHILE DRIVING IN LOW SPEEDS. *RM

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May 1, 2014 221600 SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

LINCOLN/FORD: ON SOME VEHICLES AND TRUCKS, THERE IS A POPPING, SQUEALING, BINDING OR GRINDING NOISE COME FROM POWER SEATS WHEN MOVING BACKWARDS OR FORWARD. MODEL 2009-2015 F-150, TAURUS, FLEX, MKT, MKS, F-SUPER DUTY, EXPLORER. *PE

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October 17, 2016 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

SOME 2008-2017 FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC MAY GENERATE A VHR THAT IDENTIFIES A CONCERN WITH THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION CATEGORY INDICATING SERVICE IS REQUIRED DUE TO A BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LAMP BEING ILLUMINATED. IF THE

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November 17, 2016 010000 STEERING

SOME 2010-2016 EPAS EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT STEERING RELATED NOISES. THE WORKSHOP MANUAL (WSM) DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN UPDATED IN SECTION 211-02. WHEN DIAGNOSING AND REPAIRING EPAS STEERING NOISES USE THE UPDATED PROCEDURES.

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May 30, 2014 063200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES, WITH ALUMINUM VALVE COVER, WILL EXPERIENCE AN EXCESSIVE CONDITION OF SMOKING ENGINE OIL AND/OR CONSUMPTION OF OIL, FROM TAIL PIPE, DURING NORMAL ENGINE TEMPERATURE OPERATION. MODEL 2010-2014 FLEX, TAURUS, EXP

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May 30, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES, WITH ALUMINUM VALVE COVER, WILL EXPERIENCE AN EXCESSIVE CONDITION OF SMOKING ENGINE OIL AND/OR CONSUMPTION OF OIL, FROM TAIL PIPE, DURING NORMAL ENGINE TEMPERATURE OPERATION. MODEL 2010-2014 FLEX, TAURUS, EXP

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July 1, 2010 102000 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

FORD/LINCOLN: TRANSMISSION BUILT BEFORE 6/1/10 WITH 4TH GEAR START, DELAY/HESITATION ON ACCELERATION FROM A STOP-NO DTCS. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A STICKING MULTIPLEX SHIFT VALVE IN THE VALVE BODY. *PE

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July 1, 2010 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FORD/LINCOLN: TRANSMISSION BUILT BEFORE 6/1/10 WITH 4TH GEAR START, DELAY/HESITATION ON ACCELERATION FROM A STOP-NO DTCS. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY A STICKING MULTIPLEX SHIFT VALVE IN THE VALVE BODY. *PE

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October 27, 2014 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

FORD: WITH AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM ON, CAN SMELL AN EXHAUST ODOR IN VEHICLE. LIKE SULFUR, AFTER HARD DRIVING CONDITIONS OR ACCELERATION. MODEL 2009-14 FLEX. *PE. UPDATE. 06/11/15. *TA

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October 27, 2014 063100 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

FORD: WITH AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM ON, CAN SMELL AN EXHAUST ODOR IN VEHICLE. LIKE SULFUR, AFTER HARD DRIVING CONDITIONS OR ACCELERATION. MODEL 2009-14 FLEX. *PE. UPDATE. 06/11/15. *TA

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May 10, 2011 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

FORD: THERE MAY BE A SLUGGISH ACCELERATION OR HESITATION FEELING WHEN ROLLING TO A STOP. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP. *RM

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January 1, 2011 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

FORD: THERE MAY BE A LOSS OF POWER, HESITATION, SURGE, OR LACK OF THROTTLE RESPONSE WHILE DRIVING. THE BRAKE OVER ACCELERATOR FEATURE MAY BE ACTIVATING. *RM

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2010 FORD Flex

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