2013 LINCOLN MKS

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

7 Recalls for 2013 LINCOLN MKS

Recall Date Component Summary
August 25, 2016 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS and Lincoln MKT vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI Ecoboost engines and 2013-2015 Ford Taurus Police Interceptor vehicles. A component within the fuel pump electric module (PEM) may overheat causing a loss of electrical power to the fuel pump.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel PEM part number and replace the fuel PEM, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S31.

December 2, 2015 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Explorer Police Utility, Taurus, Taurus Police Interceptor, Flex, Lincoln MKS, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may crack, allowing fuel to leak.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on December 21, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 13S04-S1.

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.

January 28, 2015 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 Ford Taurus vehicles manufactured December 1, 2009, to July 31, 2010, and 2011-2013 Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured June 1, 2011, to October 31, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall began March 23, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 15S02.

July 2, 2014 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles manufactured September 2, 2010, to November 30, 2013; 2013-2014 Ford Taurus and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured August 25, 2011, to November 30, 2013; and 2013-2014 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT vehicles manufactured September 12, 2011, to November 30, 2013. In the affected vehicles, the halfshaft retention circlip may not have been properly installed, and as a result, the halfshaft may move outward and disengage from the linkshaft while driving and without prior warning.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles to make sure that the halfshaft is properly retained. If it is not, dealers will replace the linkshaft and also replace the halfshaft if it shows evidence of spline damage, free of charge. The recall began on August 4, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford’s number for this recall is 14S10.

June 26, 2013 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, and Lincoln MKS vehicles manufactured November 29, 2012, through December 12, 2012. In the affected vehicles, with sufficient door openings and closings, the child safety locks may change from an activated position to a deactivated position without notice.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will test the safety locks. If necessary, the locks will be replaced free of charge. The recall began on August 2, 2013. Ford’s recall number is 13S07. Owners may contact the Ford customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332.

May 31, 2013 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Ford is recalling certain model year 2013 Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion, Police Interceptor Sedan and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles; and certain model year 2013 Lincoln MKS, MKT, and MKZ vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the fuel delivery module may develop a crack, allowing fuel to leak.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. The recall began on July 20, 2013. Owners may contact Ford Motor Company Customer Relationship Center at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s recall campaign number is 13S04.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2013 LINCOLN MKS

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82 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2013 LINCOLN MKS

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11399662
STEERING
ODI Number: 11398086
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11005322
STEERING
ODI Number: 10991168
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10970957
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10905728
STEERING | SUSPENSION | TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
ODI Number: 10899235
STEERING
ODI Number: 10903716
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10949713
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11395411
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11395566
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11395558
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11395555
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11388143
STEERING
ODI Number: 11386579
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11372765
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11372761
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11365889
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | STEERING
ODI Number: 11361092
STEERING
ODI Number: 11352602
STEERING
ODI Number: 11349096
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11351164
STEERING
ODI Number: 11344321
STEERING
ODI Number: 11326778
STEERING
ODI Number: 11306301
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11307415
STEERING
ODI Number: 11289199
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11286676
STEERING
ODI Number: 11288607
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11280218
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11270818
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11244246
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11244242
STEERING
ODI Number: 11240376
STEERING
ODI Number: 11233274
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258621
STEERING
ODI Number: 11255812
STEERING
ODI Number: 11253662
STEERING
ODI Number: 11208773
STEERING
ODI Number: 11195820
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11223157
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11133542
STEERING
ODI Number: 11130950
EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
ODI Number: 11120446
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11098615
STEERING
ODI Number: 11089531
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11190225
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11191168
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11185580
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11186718
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11156729
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11140389
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11142853
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11064843
STEERING
ODI Number: 11056590
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11054796
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11033023
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10865691
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 10862553
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10852360
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10846385
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10839042
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10821394
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10818505
EQUIPMENT | STRUCTURE
ODI Number: 10806904
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10785588
STEERING
ODI Number: 10744199
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 10672575
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10627081
SEATS
ODI Number: 10577344
SEATS
ODI Number: 10574742
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10553690
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 10550564
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10542485
SEATS
ODI Number: 10543203
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10535383
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10535374
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10513781
ENGINE
ODI Number: 10512227
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 10512862
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 10472106
STEERING
ODI Number: 11140500
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Manufacturers tell dealers about repairs for on your car. But they won’t tell you – unless you know to ask. Knowledge is power.

83 Service Alerts for 2013 LINCOLN MKS

Date Description
April 20, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Touchscreen navigation system – arabic language – blank screen

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April 20, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Touchscreen navigation system – arabic language – blank screen

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April 20, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2012-2016 vehicles equipped with a touchscreen navigation system and the language set to Arabic may exhibit a blank screen. This may be the result of the ribbon cables not being fully seated inside the front display interface module (F

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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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May 6, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

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April 26, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SSM 47948 – 2010-2019 Various Vehicles – Turbocharged Engines – Oil Supply Filter Replacement When Replacing The Turbocharger Or The Turbocharger Oil Supply Tube For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing an

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August 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

For Ford and Lincoln vehicles that require positive or negative battery terminal replacement, it is not necessary to replace the complete battery cable harness (14300 and 14301) for this concern. Positive battery cable clamp BT4Z-14450-AA a

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April 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

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April 26, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

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August 14, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been provided

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January 17, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2012-2019 Vehicles may require repairs to the Smartlink system. Smartlink is a Ford Licensed Accessory which has a warranty provided by the accessory manufacturer. Warranty replacement parts for Smartlink that are ordered through Ford

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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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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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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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May 13, 2013 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

LINCOLN/FORD: INTERMITTENT SERVICE ADVANCETRAC WARNING MESSAGE (SLIDING CAR ICON) STABILITY-TRACTION CONTROL MAY ILLUMINATE ON SOME VEHICLES. MODELS 2013 MKS, TAURUS. *PE

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May 13, 2013 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

LINCOLN/FORD: INTERMITTENT SERVICE ADVANCETRAC WARNING MESSAGE (SLIDING CAR ICON) STABILITY-TRACTION CONTROL MAY ILLUMINATE ON SOME VEHICLES. MODELS 2013 MKS, TAURUS. *PE

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December 1, 2013 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD: DUE TO FUEL VAPOR LINE NOT BEING CONNECTED PROPERLY (FULLY SEATED) TO UNDERSIDE OF FUEL DELIVER MODULE (FDM), WHICH LEADS TO CARBON CANISTER SATURATED WITH LIQUID FUEL AND A FUEL ODOR, SLOW FILL, OR HESITATION OR STUMBLE, OCCURS WHIL

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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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August 29, 2012 350000 EQUIPMENT

FORD/LINCOLN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SYSTEMS INTENDED FOR SUPPLEMENTAL DRIVER ASSIST FEATURES COULD MALFUNCTION OR BE INOPERATIVE, BECAUSE ONE OR BOTH SIDE OBSTACLE DETECTION (SOD) MODULES, ON BLIND SPOT INFORMATION

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August 29, 2012 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

FORD/LINCOLN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SYSTEMS INTENDED FOR SUPPLEMENTAL DRIVER ASSIST FEATURES COULD MALFUNCTION OR BE INOPERATIVE, BECAUSE ONE OR BOTH SIDE OBSTACLE DETECTION (SOD) MODULES, ON BLIND SPOT INFORMATION

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August 29, 2012 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

FORD/LINCOLN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. SYSTEMS INTENDED FOR SUPPLEMENTAL DRIVER ASSIST FEATURES COULD MALFUNCTION OR BE INOPERATIVE, BECAUSE ONE OR BOTH SIDE OBSTACLE DETECTION (SOD) MODULES, ON BLIND SPOT INFORMATION

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January 9, 2015 180000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

FORD: CERTAIN 2013-2015 FORD FUSION AND TAURUS, 2011-2015 FORD EXPLORER, 2013-2014 FORD EDGE AND FLEX, 2013-2015 LINCOLN MKS, MKX, AND 2013-2014 LINCOLN MKT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL SPEED THAT DOESN’T MATCH T

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January 9, 2015 185000 VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

FORD: CERTAIN 2013-2015 FORD FUSION AND TAURUS, 2011-2015 FORD EXPLORER, 2013-2014 FORD EDGE AND FLEX, 2013-2015 LINCOLN MKS, MKX, AND 2013-2014 LINCOLN MKT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL SPEED THAT DOESN’T MATCH T

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June 1, 2013 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

LINCOLN/FORD: ON CERTAIN VEHICLES, THE DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTCS) P0741 AND P1744 MALFUNCTION INDICATION LAMP (MIL) WILL ILLUMINATE WITHOUT ANY OTHER SYMPTOMS PRESENT AND MAY BE CAUSED BY TORN INNER TORQUE CONVERTER SEAL. MODEL 2013

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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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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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September 30, 2016 150000 SEAT BELTS

Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. This may be due to a normal condition which happens when the seatb

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September 30, 2016 151300 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. This may be due to a normal condition which happens when the seatb

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June 16, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING

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June 16, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING

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April 12, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3.7L engine, all wheel drive (AWD) and a power transfer unit (PTU) that is being repaired or replaced for an inte

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April 12, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3.7L engine, all wheel drive (AWD) and a power transfer unit (PTU) that is being repaired or replaced for an inte

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May 14, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

FORD 2013-2015 LINCOLN MKS, MKT: BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING MKT, MKS VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 5/04/2015 MAY EXHIBIT ADAPTIVE DRIVE MALFUNCTION MESSAGE IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *LJ

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May 9, 2014 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

FORD/LINCOLN: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0420 AND/OR P0430, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), ON SOME VEHICLES, WILL BE ILLUMINATED AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WOULD BE REPROGRAM WITH LATEST CALIBRATION. MODEL 2013-201

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May 9, 2014 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

FORD/LINCOLN: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0420 AND/OR P0430, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), ON SOME VEHICLES, WILL BE ILLUMINATED AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WOULD BE REPROGRAM WITH LATEST CALIBRATION. MODEL 2013-201

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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 13, 2013 250000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

LINCOLN/FORD: SOME VEHICLES STABILITY TRACTION CONTROL INDICATOR (SLIDING CAR ICON) WILL ILLUMINATE, INTERMITTENTLY, AND WARNING MESSAGE CENTER SHOWS SERVICE ADVANCE TRAC. MODELS 2013 TAURUS, MKS. *PE

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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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September 17, 2013 100000 POWER TRAIN

FORD/LINCOLN: DUE TO PTU VENT HOSE BEING DISCONNECTED OR MISSING, SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE FLUID LEAKING FROM PTU VENT. MODEL 2013 TAURUS, EXPLORER, MKS. *PE

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September 19, 2014 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

FORD/LINCOLN: THE AMBIENT LIGHTING ON LINCOLN (MYLINCOLN TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO WHITE AND ON FORD (MYFORD TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO ICE BLUE AFTER THE IGNITION SWITCH CYCLE. *PE

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September 19, 2014 120000 LIGHTING (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN: THE AMBIENT LIGHTING ON LINCOLN (MYLINCOLN TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO WHITE AND ON FORD (MYFORD TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO ICE BLUE AFTER THE IGNITION SWITCH CYCLE. *PE

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May 27, 2015 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

FORD 2010-2014 FLEX, TAURUS, 2013-2014 EXPLORER, LINCOLN 2012-2014 MKS, MKT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION ENGINEWITH AN ALUMINUM VALVE COVER MAY EXHIBIT EXCESSIVE OIL CONSUMPTION AND EXCESSIVE ENGINE

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August 1, 2014 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

LINCOLN/FORD: THERE ARE CHIMES EMITTING, INTERMITTENTLY, FROM INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND NOT AUDIO SYSTEM, WHEN VEHICLE HAS A COLD START. MODEL 2013-14 FUSION, MKZ. *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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May 11, 2016 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0645

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May 11, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0645

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October 14, 2016 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

SOME 2013-2016 FUSION/ESCAPE/MKT/FLEX/MKS/TAURUS, 2015-2016 MKZ/MKC/EDGE AND 2016 MKX VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VARIOUS RADIO CONCERNS INCLUDING: SPEAKER STATIC WITH KEY-OFF, NO AUDIO AFTER VEHICLE IS FIRST STARTED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (

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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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July 1, 2015 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

FORD: SOME VEHICLES AND TRUCKS ARE EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION WITH THE HEATED STEERING WHEEL BECOMING INOPERATIVE AND ON DEMAND TEST FAILURE. MODEL 2014-15 FUSION, 2011-15 MKX, 2013-15 SUPER DUTY, EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS, MKT, 2015 F-150, M

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July 1, 2015 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

LINCOLN/FORD: ONCE PROCEDURE FOR HEATED STEERING WHEEL MODULE PROGRAM COMPLETED, HEATED STEERING WHEEL FAILS TO OPERATE PROPERLY AND PASSES NETWORK TEST BUT FAILS ON DEMAND SELF TEST. MODEL 2011-15 FUSION F-150, EXPLORER, TAURUS, SUPER DU

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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, 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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May 14, 2015 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

FORD 2013-2015 LINCOLN MKT AND MKS: BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING VEHICLES BUILT ON 05/04/2015 MAY EXPERIENCE AN DRIVE MALFUNCTION MESSAGE IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER. *LJ

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January 14, 2013 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE UPGRADE IS AVAILABLE FOR CERTAIN VEHICLES. MODELS 2012-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER, MKX, FOCUS, ESCAPE, FLEX, FUSION, TAURUS, MKS, MKT, F-150. *PE UPDATED 5/10/13. *PE

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December 1, 2013 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

LINCOLN: WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P061A, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY BE SETTING, DURING LOW SPEED MANEUVERS BELOW 32 KM/H AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS SET TO METRIC UNITS AND POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE NEEDS REPROGRAMMI

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December 1, 2013 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

LINCOLN: WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P061A, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY BE SETTING, DURING LOW SPEED MANEUVERS BELOW 32 KM/H AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS SET TO METRIC UNITS AND POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE NEEDS REPROGRAMMI

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December 1, 2013 263000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

LINCOLN: WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P061A, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) MAY BE SETTING, DURING LOW SPEED MANEUVERS BELOW 32 KM/H AND INSTRUMENT CLUSTER IS SET TO METRIC UNITS AND POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE NEEDS REPROGRAMMI

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January 1, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD/LINCOLN: AN ACCUMULATION OF OIL, IN LEFT HAND VALVE COVER BAFFLE, MIGRATING THROUGH FRESH AIR INTAKE OF POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM, MAY HAVE ENGINE OIL IN INTAKE AIR SYSTEM COMPONENTS. MODEL 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER

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July 15, 2014 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

FORD: STORED IN POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) MEMORY ARE VARIOUS DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC), ALONG WITH MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP ILLUMINATING (MIL) AND INFORMATION PROVIDED TO CORRECT THE ISSUE. MODEL 2013 ESCAPE, FUSION. *PE

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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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2013 LINCOLN MKS

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