2011 FORD Flex

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

2 Recalls for 2011 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.

June 2, 2015 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Ford Fusion vehicles without a 3.5L engine and Lincoln MKZ hybrid electric vehicles, 2011 Mercury Milan vehicles, 2011-2012 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with a 3.5L GTDI engine and 2013 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with any available engine. The affected vehicles have electric power steering assist systems that may shut down as a result of a steering motor sensor fault.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will check the Power Steering Control Module (PSCM) for Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC). If dealers find any loss of steering assist DTCs, the steering gear will be replaced, free of charge. If, no codes are found during the PSCM inspection, the PSCM software will be updated, free of charge. The recall began on July 21, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 15S18.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2011 FORD Flex

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Date Component  
steering
computer controls
doors & windows (non-power)

114 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2011 FORD Flex

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11414053
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11414052
SEATS
ODI Number: 11406883
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10918736
STEERING
ODI Number: 11000066
STEERING
ODI Number: 10984196
STEERING
ODI Number: 10969523
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11011879
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11012246
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11010431
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11012327
STEERING
ODI Number: 10906247
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10896775
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10949646
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10944192
POWER TRAIN | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10927032
STEERING
ODI Number: 11364103
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11365168
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360648
STEERING
ODI Number: 11349965
STEERING
ODI Number: 11341128
SEATS
ODI Number: 11328286
STEERING
ODI Number: 11326703
STEERING
ODI Number: 11322535
STEERING
ODI Number: 11286943
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11265228
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11256632
STEERING
ODI Number: 11204730
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203371
STEERING
ODI Number: 11193412
STEERING
ODI Number: 11229394
STEERING
ODI Number: 11219271
STEERING
ODI Number: 11219269
STEERING
ODI Number: 11218595
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11164565
STEERING
ODI Number: 11163492
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11165787
STEERING
ODI Number: 11162485
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11139001
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11130322
STEERING
ODI Number: 11128579
TIRES
ODI Number: 11122733
STEERING
ODI Number: 11089094
STEERING
ODI Number: 11191324
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11185088
STEERING
ODI Number: 11183869
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11175774
STEERING
ODI Number: 11076760
STEERING
ODI Number: 11074172
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11144538
STEERING
ODI Number: 11118684
STEERING
ODI Number: 11112339
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11062162
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11054476
STEERING
ODI Number: 11043845
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11041520
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10875683
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10872685
SEATS
ODI Number: 10870301
SEATS
ODI Number: 10872048
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10821438
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10819879
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10817717
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10808322
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10806611
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 10806256
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10779815
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10779435
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10761321
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10758891
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10734655
STEERING
ODI Number: 10734972
TIRES
ODI Number: 10722429
WHEELS
ODI Number: 10722413
STEERING
ODI Number: 10722233
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10722137
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10721302
STEERING:LINKAGES:TIE ROD ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 10716138
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10716041
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10713051
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10695149
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 10660263
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10659182
STEERING
ODI Number: 10643187
SEATS
ODI Number: 10621039
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 10621037
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10617299
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10616569
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10616380
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10597517
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10576325
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10572908
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10564768
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10537648
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10512191
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10511985
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10501912
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10484463
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
ODI Number: 10464705
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10457461
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STEERING
ODI Number: 10448247
CHILD SEAT
ODI Number: 10435096
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
ODI Number: 10427393
SEATS
ODI Number: 10427606
STEERING
ODI Number: 10418452
EQUIPMENT
ODI Number: 10417924
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10418159
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 10413738
TIRES
ODI Number: 10402075
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10395999
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ODI Number: 10393125
SEATS
ODI Number: 10379252
ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING | STEERING
ODI Number: 10362759
STEERING
ODI Number: 11209800
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0 Investigations for 2011 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.

67 Service Alerts for 2011 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

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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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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

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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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October 1, 2013 091200 FUEL SYSTEM, OTHER:STORAGE:FUEL GAUGE SYSTEM

FORD/LINCOLN: ON SOME VEHICLES, THERE IS A SITUATION REGARDING THE FUEL GAUGE WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) B2879 OR P1243 AND WORKSHOP MANUAL HAS BEEN UPDATED TO INCLUDE THE DTCS. MODEL 2011-2014 FLEX, MKT. *PE

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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 1, 2013 063110 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

FORD: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE INTAKE AIR SYSTEM COMPONENTS MAY HAVE ENGINE OIL ACCUMULATION, IN LEFT HAND VALVE COVER BAFFLE MIGRATING THROUGH FRESH AIR INTAKE OF POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM. MODELS 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORE

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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

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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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December 16, 2013 062200 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

FORD/LINCOLN: DUE TO A LACK OF PERFORMANCE BY AIR CONDITIONER, WHILE STATIONARY OR OVERHEATING OR SLOWLY MOVING, DUAL ENGINE COOLING FANS MAY NOT BE WORKING AND POSSIBLY NEED TO REPROGRAM THE PCM. MODEL 2011-2012 TAURUS, FLEX, MKS, MKT.

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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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March 1, 2012 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT A COLD WEATHER PHENOMENON WHERE FLUID HAS EXPELLED OUT OF VENT ON REAR DRIVE UNITS (RDU) AND FLUID, ON OCCASION, WOULD BURP OUT. *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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May 13, 2013 204000 WHEELS:HUB

FORD/LINCOLN: ON SOME VEHICLES, WHEN ACCELERATING FROM STOP OR SHIFTING BETWEEN DRIVE/REVERSE AND/OR REVERSE/DRIVE, A NOISE IS HEARD LIKE POP, TING, CLICK, COMING FROM FRONT WHEEL AREA. MODELS 2011-2013 TAURUS, EXPLORER, FLEX, MKS, MKT.

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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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January 15, 2014 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

FORD/LINCOLN: WHEN ALL DOORS ARE CLOSED, THE DOOR AJAR LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE. MODEL 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER, FLEX, MKX, MKT. *PE

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January 15, 2014 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

FORD/LINCOLN: WHEN ALL DOORS ARE CLOSED, THE DOOR AJAR LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE. MODEL 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER, FLEX, MKX, MKT. *PE

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August 1, 2014 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

FORD: AN INTRUSION OF WATER, FROM MOVEABLE MOONROOF, DUE TO AN OVERFLOW OF TROUGH RAILS WHEN DRAIN SYSTEM HAS OVER CAPACITIZED. MODEL 2011-14 FLEX. *PE

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August 1, 2014 160000 STRUCTURE

FORD: AN INTRUSION OF WATER, FROM MOVEABLE MOONROOF, DUE TO AN OVERFLOW OF TROUGH RAILS WHEN DRAIN SYSTEM HAS OVER CAPACITIZED. MODEL 2011-14 FLEX. *PE

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May 13, 2016 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SIRI EYES FREE FUNCTIONAL ISSUES USING BLUETOOTH AND APPLE IOS 9.2 AND 9.2.1

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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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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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January 20, 2014 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES WILL EXPERIENCE A LACK OF AIR CONDITIONING (AC) PERFORMANCE, WITH DUAL ENGINE COOLING FANS, WHILE STATIONARY OR MOVING AT SLOW SPEEDS, AND/OR OVERHEAT. MODEL 2011-2012 TAURUS, MKS, EXPLORER, FLEX, MKT. *P

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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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May 1, 2014 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN: DUE TO CORROSION BUILDUP BETWEEN BRAKE PAD AND ANCHOR BRACKET, VEHICLE EXPERIENCE A REAR BRAKE DRAG CONDITION AND NEED TO BE CHECKED FOR DEBRIS AND/OR CORROSION. MODEL 2011-2014 EXPLORER, FLEX, TAURUS, EDGE, MKX, MKT, MKS.

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2011 FORD Flex

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