2016 LINCOLN MKC

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

1 Recalls for 2016 LINCOLN MKC

Recall Date Component Summary
March 31, 2016 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles manufactured November 25, 2013, to January 25, 2016, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured October 20, 2014, to January 28, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with 2.3L GTDI engines and engine block heaters. These engine block heaters have elements that may overheat while plugged in.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine block heater, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and replace the electrical cord, as necessary. The recall began on May 18, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S14. Note: Owners should not use the engine block heater until the vehicle has been remedied.

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1 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2016 LINCOLN MKC

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Date Component  
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13 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2016 LINCOLN MKC

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Date Component  
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10986115
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 10935522
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11309031
STEERING
ODI Number: 11254005
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11209237
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11196945
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11164476
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11165541
STEERING
ODI Number: 11082433
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11074541
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 10860570
SEATS
ODI Number: 10851146
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 10849579
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0 Investigations for 2016 LINCOLN MKC

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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.

232 Service Alerts for 2016 LINCOLN MKC

Date Description
July 28, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

Certain 2014-2020 Model Year Multiple Vehicle Lines – 3G Telematics Control Unit to 4G Upgrade Kit. The North America 3G cellular service began decommissioning in August 2021 and a complete shutdown of the 3G network took place in February

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July 19, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2015-2019 MKC and 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L engine may exhibit a vibration/rough idle when the vehicle is in drive (D) or reverse (R). The vehicle may also exhibit a lack of engine revolutions per minute (RPM), l

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June 21, 2022 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Some 2013-2017 C-MAX Energi, 2013-2018 Focus battery electric vehicle (BEV), 2013-2020 Fusion plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), 2015-2017 MKZ/MKZ Hybrid/MKC, 2016-2017 MKX and 2017 Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC screens 8 inc

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June 21, 2022 119811 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:HYBRID MANAGEMENT:POWER CONTROL UNIT/MODULE (HPCU):SOFTWARE

Some 2013-2017 C-MAX Energi, 2013-2018 Focus battery electric vehicle (BEV), 2013-2020 Fusion plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), 2015-2017 MKZ/MKZ Hybrid/MKC, 2016-2017 MKX and 2017 Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC screens 8 inc

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May 24, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2013-2023 Ford or Lincoln vehicles with modems activated through FordPass or LincolnWay may experience 12 volt battery drain symptoms when the customer uses non-Ford/Lincoln phone applications as an alternate channel to access vehicle

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May 2, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2014-2017 C-MAX Energi, 2014-2020 Fusion plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), 2015-2017 MKZ/MKZ Hybrid/MKC, 2016-2017 MKX, 2016-2018 Focus battery electric vehicle (BEV) and 2017 Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC screens 8 inc

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May 2, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2014-2017 C-MAX Energi, 2014-2020 Fusion plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), 2015-2017 MKZ/MKZ Hybrid/MKC, 2016-2017 MKX, 2016-2018 Focus battery electric vehicle (BEV) and 2017 Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC screens 8 inc

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March 21, 2022 220000 SEATS

This article supersedes TSB 21-2236 to update the models and year affected. Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Fusion/MKZ, 2013-2022 Escape, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2022 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2

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March 21, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This article supersedes TSB 21-2236 to update the models and year affected. Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Fusion/MKZ, 2013-2022 Escape, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2022 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2

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March 21, 2022 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

This article supersedes TSB 21-2236 to update the models and year affected. Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Fusion/MKZ, 2013-2022 Escape, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2022 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2

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December 23, 2021 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some 2016-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a condition where the navigation voice prompts are inoperative after a SYNC map update. This may be due to an incomplete installation of the SYNC map software. If pos

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December 23, 2021 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2016-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a condition where the navigation voice prompts are inoperative after a SYNC map update. This may be due to an incomplete installation of the SYNC map software. If pos

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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 7, 2016 135000 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Wind or whistle noise froim exterior mirror(s) at highway speed

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March 17, 2016 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

2.0L Ecoboost – Fuel odor

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March 17, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

2.0L Ecoboost – Fuel odor

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March 1, 2016 010000 STEERING

Online automotive service information system for March 2016

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March 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Online automotive service information system for March 2016

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March 1, 2016 130000 VISIBILITY

Online automotive service information system for March 2016

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March 1, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

Online automotive service information system for March 2016

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March 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

Online automotive service information system for March 2016

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October 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Demonstration /Delivery Hold – Application Performance Upgrade 15B30 Certain 2016 Model Year Escape, MKC, Expedition, and Navigator Vehicles Sync 3 softwasre Updates

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October 1, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Demonstration /Delivery Hold – Application Performance Upgrade 15B30 Certain 2016 Model Year Escape, MKC, Expedition, and Navigator Vehicles Sync 3 softwasre Updates

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October 28, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Demonstration/Delivery Hold – Application Performance Upgrade 15A03 Certain 2016 Model Year Escape, MKC, Exkpedit;ion, and Navigator Vehicles Sync 3 Software Updates

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October 28, 2015 350000 EQUIPMENT

Demonstration/Delivery Hold – Application Performance Upgrade 15A03 Certain 2016 Model Year Escape, MKC, Exkpedit;ion, and Navigator Vehicles Sync 3 Software Updates

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February 5, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – March 2016 Air bag warning light illuminated with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B141B and/or B141C

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February 5, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – March 2016 Air bag warning light illuminated with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B141B and/or B141C

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February 5, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – March 2016 Air bag warning light illuminated with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B141B and/or B141C

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February 5, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – March 2016 Air bag warning light illuminated with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B141B and/or B141C

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February 5, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – March 2016 Air bag warning light illuminated with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B141B and/or B141C

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February 5, 2016 074000 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – March 2016 Air bag warning light illuminated with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B141B and/or B141C

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February 5, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – January 2016

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February 5, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – January 2016

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February 5, 2016 140000 AIR BAGS

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – January 2016

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February 5, 2016 160000 STRUCTURE

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – January 2016

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February 5, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – January 2016

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February 5, 2016 074000 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

49 CFR Part 579.5 Monthly Communications – January 2016

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November 3, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Certain 2014-2020 Model Year Multiple Vehicle Lines 3G Telematics Control Unit to 4G Upgrade Kit The North America 3G cellular service began decommissioning in August 2021 and will be fully decommissioned in February 2022. Vehicles on the r

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November 4, 2021 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Various 2014-2020 vehicles equipped with a 3G modem may experience a lack of 3G modem performance. This may be due to the 3G cellular service functionality being decommissioned starting August 2021 and through March 2022. As the 3G cellular

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November 4, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

Various 2014-2020 vehicles equipped with a 3G modem may experience a lack of 3G modem performance. This may be due to the 3G cellular service functionality being decommissioned starting August 2021 and through March 2022. As the 3G cellular

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August 19, 2021 115000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BODY CONTROL MODULE/BCM

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with a new Body Control Module (BCM) installed may exhibit a programming error using IDS v122.03 and newer stating “Data Corrupt” or Configuration Failed, would you like to retry?. A temporary work

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August 19, 2021 119430 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:CHARGING:MODULE:ONBOARD (OBCM)

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with a new Body Control Module (BCM) installed may exhibit a programming error using IDS v122.03 and newer stating “Data Corrupt” or Configuration Failed, would you like to retry?. A temporary work

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August 16, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2021 Ford or Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 or SYNC 4 may exhibit a blank screen or other various SYNC symptoms only when the vehicle is in transport mode. This is considered normal due to the power saving features enabled

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August 27, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. This may be due to small debris causing th

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July 22, 2021 220000 SEATS

Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Fusion/MKZ, 2013-2021 Escape, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2021 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2021 F-Super Duty, 2018-2021 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2021 Ranger/Nautilus,

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June 2, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016 MKS, 2016-2017 Navigator, 2016-2018 F-150/Focus/C-MAX/Edge/Fiesta/MKX/Transit Connect/Mustang, 2017-2018 Continental/Fusion/MKZ, 2017-2019 Explorer, 2016-2019 Escape/MKC/Flex/MKT/Taurus/Transit/Expedition/F-Super Duty, and 2018-20

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May 24, 2021 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some 2015-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. This may be due to small debris causing th

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May 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. This may be due to small debris causing th

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February 5, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

This program extends the warranty coverage of the automatic transmission torque converter for twelve (12) months from the RO date of Powertrain Control Module reflash under Customer Satisfaction Program 20B27.

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December 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

In some of the affected vehicles, customers may experience adverse NVH, vibration and/or rough idle in Drive or Reverse, low performance/lack of acceleration during launch, sluggish vehicle operation and shudder while driving

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December 9, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

In some of the affected vehicles, customers may experience adverse NVH, vibration and/or rough idle in Drive or Reverse, low performance/lack of acceleration during launch, sluggish vehicle operation and shudder while driving

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December 10, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2019 MKC and 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L engine may exhibit a vibration/rough idle when the vehicle is in DRIVE or REVERSE. The vehicle may also exhibit a lack of engine revolutions per minute (RPM), lack of a

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December 10, 2020 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some 2015-2019 MKC and 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L engine may exhibit a vibration/rough idle when the vehicle is in DRIVE or REVERSE. The vehicle may also exhibit a lack of engine revolutions per minute (RPM), lack of a

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April 7, 2016 130000 VISIBILITY

Some 2015-2016 MKC and 2016 MKX vehicles may exhibit a wind or whistle noise from the exterior mirror(s) at highway speed.

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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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August 6, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2016 MKS, 2016-2017 Navigator, 2016-2018 F150/Focus/CMAX/Edge/Fiesta/MKX/ Transit Connect/Mustang, 2017-2018 Continental/Fusion/MKZ, 2017-2019 Explorer, 2016-2019 Escape/MKC/Flex/MKT/Taurus/Transit/Expedition/F-Super Duty, and 2018-201

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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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June 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a SYNC 3 Touchscreen may experience the volume control unresponsive from the Front Control Interface Module (FCIM) and steering volume controls when using Apple Car Play. When the Apple

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June 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a SYNC 3 Touchscreen may experience the volume control unresponsive from the Front Control Interface Module (FCIM) and steering volume controls when using Apple Car Play. When the Apple

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October 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

In some of the affected vehicles, customers may experience adverse NVH, vibration and/or rough idle in Drive or Reverse, low performance / lack of acceleration during launch, sluggish vehicle operation and shudder while driving.

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October 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

In affected vehicles, the transmission torque converter may overheat in certain driving conditions. If the torque converter overheats it can lead to adverse NVH, rough idle, and low performance concerns. Ultimately this will require interna

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October 9, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

In affected vehicles, the transmission torque converter may overheat in certain driving conditions. If the torque converter overheats it can lead to adverse NVH, rough idle, and low performance concerns. Ultimately this will require interna

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May 18, 2020 161100 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles may

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May 18, 2020 220000 SEATS

Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles may

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May 29, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2012-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit an inoperative remote start with a ‘Vehicle Failed To Start’ message when using MyFord Mobile/Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile applications. The cellular cloud systems wil

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November 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience a map displayed on the left half of the SYNC screen with no other information/soft buttons present after updating to the latest version of V3.0 software. This issue occurs when the

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December 20, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2015-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. This may be due to small debris causing t

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March 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 48619 – Various Vehicles – Perimeter Alarm Armed And Original Vehicle Keys Cannot Be Accessed to Enter Vehicle – CAN Protection Strategy Some 2013-2016 Model Year Vehicles may exhibit a concern in which the Perimeter Alarm is active

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March 9, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SSM 48619 – Various Vehicles – Perimeter Alarm Armed And Original Vehicle Keys Cannot Be Accessed to Enter Vehicle – CAN Protection Strategy Some 2013-2016 Model Year Vehicles may exhibit a concern in which the Perimeter Alarm is active

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June 18, 2019 130000 VISIBILITY

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles may exhibit a wind or whistle noise from the exterior mirror(s) at highway speed. This may be due to the spacing between the exterior mirror base and the mirror cover. To correct the condition, follow the Service

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June 18, 2019 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles may exhibit a wind or whistle noise from the exterior mirror(s) at highway speed. This may be due to the spacing between the exterior mirror base and the mirror cover. To correct the condition, follow the Service

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June 13, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2015-2019 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or a runs rough condition with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator la

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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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February 5, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3.0L EcoBoost, 2015-201

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February 5, 2019 106220 POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3.0L EcoBoost, 2015-201

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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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July 29, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2019 vehicles may experience a no crank concern due to a security access key table error. When attempting to program keys or perform a parameter reset, the procedure may fail and the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool may displ

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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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June 24, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 not at the latest software level may exhibit Various Performance Related concerns such as Display Operation, Navigation, Voice Recognition, Phone Pairing, Applink, Travel Link, S

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June 20, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, collision

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June 20, 2019 260000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, collision

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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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May 10, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

On vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission it is imperative that the converter pilot hub be greased with Motorcraft Multi-Purpose Grease Spray XL-5-A even if grease was not applied from the factory. Also verify that the engine/tran

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May 20, 2019 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles built on or before 01-Apr-2019 may exhibit an air conditioning (A/C) system with a difference in the discharge temperature between the left and right vents. The left vent discharge temperature will usually be war

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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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February 5, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3.0L EcoBoost, 2015-201

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February 5, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3.0L EcoBoost, 2015-201

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March 6, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with memory mirrors built on or before 16-Feb-2019 may experience a ratcheting/clicking noise from the exterior mirror(s) glass which can occur when one or more of the following actions occur: customer

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March 6, 2019 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with memory mirrors built on or before 16-Feb-2019 may experience a ratcheting/clicking noise from the exterior mirror(s) glass which can occur when one or more of the following actions occur: customer

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December 24, 2018 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit an electronic power assist steering (EPAS) gear clatter-type noise over bumps that is only present on extremely rough road surfaces. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

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December 4, 2018 220000 SEATS

Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan loose

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December 4, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan loose

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September 21, 2018 130000 VISIBILITY

Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit a whistle and/or wind noise at highway speed from the exterior mirror area. Use Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 100-04 and 501-00 for diagnosis of whistle and/or wind noise. If the exterior mirror(s) a

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September 21, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the Android Auto Preference menu selection is not present after an update to version 3.0 software. In prior versions of SYNC 3 software this menu was present, however

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December 14, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and a 6, 8 or 10 inch screen may show a pop-up message every key cycle that states ‘SYNC can check for updates when connected to a WiFi network’. To remove the inconvenience of t

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November 21, 2018 134000 VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

2013-2019 Escape and 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a power roof opening panel will exhibit a small vent opening position of 5 mm (.197 in). This is the normal vent position for optimal noise, vibration, harshness (NVH) and windnoise

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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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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 1, 2018 010000 STEERING

2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. The LKS system detects unintentional drifting

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November 1, 2018 011000 STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. The LKS system detects unintentional drifting

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February 22, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2017 vehicles may experience a no crank concern due to a security access key table error. When attempting to program keys or perform a parameter reset, the procedure may fail and the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) scan tool ma

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February 22, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2017 vehicles may experience a no crank concern due to a security access key table error. When attempting to program keys or perform a parameter reset, the procedure may fail and the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) scan tool ma

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July 27, 2017 010000 STEERING

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles equipped with active park assist may exhibit turn signals, steering wheel radio controls and low speed wipers being inoperative. The stability/traction control indicator lamp may also be illuminated with Diagnost

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July 27, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles equipped with active park assist may exhibit turn signals, steering wheel radio controls and low speed wipers being inoperative. The stability/traction control indicator lamp may also be illuminated with Diagnost

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July 27, 2017 010000 STEERING

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles without active park assist and built on or before 2/15/16 may exhibit steering column controls such as turn signals, radio controls, and low speed wipers being intermittently inoperative due to lack of communicat

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July 27, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles without active park assist and built on or before 2/15/16 may exhibit steering column controls such as turn signals, radio controls, and low speed wipers being intermittently inoperative due to lack of communicat

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July 26, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Hands-free liftgate function can be restored by replacing

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July 26, 2018 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Hands-free liftgate function can be restored by replacing

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July 26, 2018 174200 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Hands-free liftgate function can be restored by replacing

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July 26, 2018 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Hands-free liftgate function can be restored by replacing

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January 8, 2018 104000 POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2.7L Ecoboost engine, 20

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January 8, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2.7L Ecoboost engine, 20

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January 5, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Some 2016-2018 MKC vehicles built on or before 20-Sep-2017 may exhibit a no crank condition due to a discharged battery from the Rear Gate Trunk Module (RGTM) keeping the vehicle network awake. This may occur after the vehicle has experienc

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January 5, 2018 113000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

Some 2016-2018 MKC vehicles built on or before 20-Sep-2017 may exhibit a no crank condition due to a discharged battery from the Rear Gate Trunk Module (RGTM) keeping the vehicle network awake. This may occur after the vehicle has experienc

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January 5, 2018 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Some 2016-2018 MKC vehicles built on or before 20-Sep-2017 may exhibit a no crank condition due to a discharged battery from the Rear Gate Trunk Module (RGTM) keeping the vehicle network awake. This may occur after the vehicle has experienc

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June 22, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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June 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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June 29, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

2015-2019 MKC vehicles are equipped with a satin chrome front grille and roof moldings. If they require cleaning due to stains, water spotting, or discoloring do not use Motorcraft Custom Bright Metal Cleaner which is used for bright chrome

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June 29, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

2015-2019 MKC vehicles are equipped with a satin chrome front grille and roof moldings. If they require cleaning due to stains, water spotting, or discoloring do not use Motorcraft Custom Bright Metal Cleaner which is used for bright chrome

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June 22, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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June 22, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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June 22, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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January 29, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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August 24, 2018 010000 STEERING

When connecting the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford Diagnosis and Repair System (FDRS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition

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August 2, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 not at the latest software level may exhibit Various Performance Related concerns such as Display Operation, Navigation, Voice Recognition, Phone Pairing, Applink, Travel Link, S

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August 23, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost, 2013-2018 Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost, 2013-2018 MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3.0L EcoBoost, 2015-201

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March 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Fusion/MKZ/MKC/Escape/Edge vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a runs rough condition with DTCs P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304 and/or P0316. This may be due to coolant intrusion due to corrosion on th

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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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April 4, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is avai

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March 19, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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March 15, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2017 MKC/MKZ, 2016-2017 MKX and 2017 Continental vehicles equipped with a Telematics Control Unit (TCU) built on or before 15-Aug-2017 may exhibit inoperative remote features via Lincoln Way Mobile app, incomplete user authorizati

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March 15, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016 MKC, MKX and MKZ vehicles built on or before 11/28/2015 and equipped with a TCU may exhibit an intermittent battery draw that can be isolated to the TCU, an inoperative MyLincoln Mobile app, a MyLincoln Mobile app deep sleep messa

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March 21, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit functional concerns where USB audio playback and App Link will not operate. This may also include, under ce

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January 8, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2.7L Ecoboost engine, 20

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January 5, 2018 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Some 2016-2018 MKC vehicles built on or before 20-Sep-2017 may exhibit a no crank condition due to a discharged battery from the Rear Gate Trunk Module (RGTM) keeping the vehicle network awake. This may occur after the vehicle has experienc

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January 29, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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January 29, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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January 29, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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January 29, 2018 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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February 21, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln Vehicle equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit a concern where USB Audio playback and App Link applications will not function properly. This may also inclu

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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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February 9, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

When connecting the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford Diagnosis and Repair System (FDRS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition

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November 29, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is avai

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November 29, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is avai

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November 29, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Mobile

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November 29, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Mobile

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November 29, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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November 29, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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November 29, 2017 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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November 29, 2017 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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November 22, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2016-2018 Ford or Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a blank screen or other various SYNC symptoms only when the vehicle is in transport mode. This is due to the power saving features enabled while in transport mode and

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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 6, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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October 6, 2017 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some 2016-2018 Ford or Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a blank screen or other various SYNC symptoms only when the vehicle is in transport mode. This is due to the power saving features enabled while in transport mode and

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July 14, 2017 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Escape/MKC/Fusion/MKZ/Flex/MKT/Mondeo/Kuga/EcoSport AWD vehicles where diagnosis leads to a RDU clutch issue, a rear drive unit (RDU) service kit is available. Use the vehicle identification number (VIN) in the parts

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September 28, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Mobile

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September 21, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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September 13, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. To recover the screen, perform a complete ignition cycle (key off, open and close the driver’

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September 1, 2017 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2015-2018 MKC vehicles equipped with a AC power outlet socket may exhibit a condition with the assembly door becoming disconnected, jammed or locked closed. If the door is disconnected, re-install the end cap and door. Refer to updated

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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 19, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2017 Escape, MKC, Fiesta, F150, Expedition, Navigator, Mustang, Transit, Focus, C-Max, MKX, Taurus, MKS, Flex, MKT, and Edge and 2017 Explorer, Fusion, MKZ, Super Duty, Transit Connect and Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC 3

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September 19, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2016-2017 Escape, MKC, Fiesta, F150, Expedition, Navigator, Mustang, Transit, Focus, C-Max, MKX, Taurus, MKS, Flex, MKT, and Edge and 2017 Explorer, Fusion, MKZ, Super Duty, Transit Connect and Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC 3

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September 30, 2016 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2015-2016 MKC, 2016 MKX, and 2016-2017 MKZ vehicles equipped with a Telematics Control Unit (TCU) built on or before 9-Aug-2016 may exhibit loss of functionality of remote features via the MyLincoln Mobile Application. To correct the c

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September 30, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some 2015-2016 MKC, 2016 MKX, and 2016-2017 MKZ vehicles equipped with a Telematics Control Unit (TCU) built on or before 9-Aug-2016 may exhibit loss of functionality of remote features via the MyLincoln Mobile Application. To correct the c

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September 30, 2016 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

2015-2017 Lincoln MKC is equipped with satin chrome front grille and roof moldings. If they require cleaning due to stains, water spotting, or discoloring do not use Motorcraft Custom Bright Metal Cleaner which is used for bright chrome com

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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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April 18, 2017 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2016-2017 Edge, Escape, Expedition, Fiesta, Flex, MKC, MKT, MKX, Mustang, Navigator and Taurus or 2017 Explorer and Super Duty vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and built on 1-Jul-2015 and through 31-Dec-2016 may exhibit a SYNC display mes

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April 18, 2017 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

Some 2016-2017 Edge, Escape, Expedition, Fiesta, Flex, MKC, MKT, MKX, Mustang, Navigator and Taurus or 2017 Explorer and Super Duty vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and built on 1-Jul-2015 and through 31-Dec-2016 may exhibit a SYNC display mes

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September 2, 2016 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may have DTCs U3000:04, B108E:12 and/or U1A00:87 present in the APIM. If these DTCs are present and no other symptoms are reported by the customer, then clear the DTCs and retest

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September 2, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may have DTCs U3000:04, B108E:12 and/or U1A00:87 present in the APIM. If these DTCs are present and no other symptoms are reported by the customer, then clear the DTCs and retest

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September 19, 2016 061120 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.3L GTDI engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with a lack of power and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0299. This may be due to the turbocharger wastegate actuator rod coming disconnected from th

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September 19, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2015-2016 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.3L GTDI engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with a lack of power and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0299. This may be due to the turbocharger wastegate actuator rod coming disconnected from th

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March 17, 2016 074000 FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

2.0L ECOBOOST – FUEL ODOR ISSUE Some 2013-2016 Escape, 2015-2016 MKC vehicles built on or before 12/15/2015, 2013-2016 Fusion, MKZ, 2013-2015 Explorer, 2013-2014 Focus ST and Edge vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost engines may exh

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February 9, 2017 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

SOME 2012-2017 FOCUS ELECTRIC/2013-2017 CMAX ENERGI/FUSION ENERGI/2015-2017 MKC/MKZ/2016-2017 MKX AND 2017 CONTINENTAL VEHICLES OPERATING WITH A 3G TCU ON OR BEFORE 16-JAN-2017 MAY NOT RESPOND TO CUSTOMERS REMOTE COMMANDS VIA MYLINCOLN/MYFO

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February 2, 2017 102300 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

MULTIPLE 2014-2016 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6F35 TRANSMISSION AND BUILT ON 1-JAN-2014 AND THROUGH 31-DEC-2015 MAY EXHIBIT HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENT AND HARSH/DELAYED 3RD AND 5TH GEAR UP/DOWN SHIFTS WITH NO DTCS PRESENT. THIS MAY BE DUE TO A ME

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May 10, 2016 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

A/C COMPRESSOR LOCKUP – VEHICLES IN STORAGE OR USED INFREQUENTLY

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May 9, 2016 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SYNC 3 ACCESSORY PROTOCOL INTERFACE MODULE (APIM) DTCS U3000 OR B108E OR U1A00

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May 4, 2016 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

DRIVE MINIMUM 15 MILES BEFORE DIAGNOSING TIRE VIBRATIONS

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May 4, 2016 190000 TIRES

DRIVE MINIMUM 15 MILES BEFORE DIAGNOSING TIRE VIBRATIONS

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December 22, 2016 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SOME CUSTOMERS WITH 2016 LINCOLN VEHICLES (EXCLUDING LINCOLN MKX) EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 VERSION 1.0 OR 1.1 MAY REQUEST AN UPGRADE TO THEIR SYNC SYSTEM FOR APPLE CARPLAY OR ANDROID AUTO FUNCTIONALITY. THIS UPGRADE REQUIRES SYNC 3 VERSION 2.2

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October 26, 2016 199000 TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

SETTING THE CORRECT TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN THE PRE-DELIVERY PROCESS AND DURING ROUTINE MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. RECENT CUSTOMER CLINICS REVEALED THAT MOST EVERY VEHICLE IN THE CLINICS HAD THE TIRE PRESSURES SET INCORR

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August 4, 2016 135200 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

SOME 2015-2016 MKC VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MEMORY MIRRORS BUILT ON OR BEFORE 12/7/2015 MAY EXPERIENCE A RATCHETING/CLICKING NOISE FROM THE EXTERIOR MIRROR(S)GLASS WHEN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS OCCUR: VEHICLE UNLOCKED, VEHICLE FIR

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August 4, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME 2015-2016 MKC VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MEMORY MIRRORS BUILT ON OR BEFORE 12/7/2015 MAY EXPERIENCE A RATCHETING/CLICKING NOISE FROM THE EXTERIOR MIRROR(S)GLASS WHEN ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING ACTIONS OCCUR: VEHICLE UNLOCKED, VEHICLE FIR

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August 3, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME 2016 ESCAPE/MKC/FIESTA/F150/EXPEDITION/NAVIGATOR/MUSTANG /TRANSIT/FOCUS/C-MAX/MKX/TAURUS/MKS/FLEX/MKT/EDGE AND 2017 ESCAPE/EXPLORER/MKC/FUSION AND MKZ VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MIGHT EXHIBIT A BLANK SCREEN OR OTHER VARIOUS SYNC SYM

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August 30, 2016 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SOME 2015-2016 LINCOLN MKC VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.3L GTDI ENGINE AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/23/2016 MAY EXHIBIT A HEAVY CONTINUOUS BLUE SMOKE WITH A BURNING OIL SMELL AFTER IDLING 10 MINUTES OR LONGER.

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July 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME 2016-2017 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY EXPERIENCE THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS; THE GPS NOT TRACKING THE VEHICLE POSITION CORRECTLY, THE VEHICLE LOCATION ARROW ICON SPINNING IN CIRCLES ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN OR A SPINNING COMPASS ON N

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July 1, 2016 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

SOME 2016-2017 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY EXPERIENCE THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS; THE GPS NOT TRACKING THE VEHICLE POSITION CORRECTLY, THE VEHICLE LOCATION ARROW ICON SPINNING IN CIRCLES ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN OR A SPINNING COMPASS ON N

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July 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME 2016 FORD AND LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 AND NAVIGATION ALONG WITH A VALID PAID SUBSCRIPTION TO SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK MAY NOT DISPLAY SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK FUEL PRICES. REPLACING COMPONENTS WILL NOT RESOLVE THE CONDITION AND IS NO

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July 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME 2016 FORD AND LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 AND NAVIGATION ALONG WITH A VALID PAID SUBSCRIPTION TO SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK MAY NOT DISPLAY SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK FUEL PRICES. REPLACING COMPONENTS WILL NOT RESOLVE THE CONDITION AND IS NO

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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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August 31, 2016 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

INOPERATIVE HANDS-FREE LIFTGATE AFTER ADDITION OF TRAILER HITCH

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August 31, 2016 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

INOPERATIVE HANDS-FREE LIFTGATE AFTER ADDITION OF TRAILER HITCH

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May 19, 2016 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

SQUEAKING/CREAKING NOISE LEFT REAR – BODY FLEX OR TWIST CONDITIONS: LOW SPEED TURNS, OVER BUMPS AND TURNS INTO DRIVEWAYS WITH INCLINES

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May 19, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SQUEAKING/CREAKING NOISE LEFT REAR – BODY FLEX OR TWIST CONDITIONS: LOW SPEED TURNS, OVER BUMPS AND TURNS INTO DRIVEWAYS WITH INCLINES

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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 26, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME 2015-2017 MKC, 2016 MKX, AND 2016-2017 MKZ VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A TELEMATICS CONTROL UNIT (TCU) BUILT ON OR BEFORE 19-OCT-2016 MAY EXHIBIT LOSS OF FUNCTIONALITY OF REMOTE FEATURES VIA THE MYLINCOLN MOBILE APPLICATION. TO CORRECT THE

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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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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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October 10, 2016 010000 STEERING

WHEN HOOKING UP THE VEHICLE COMMUNICATION MODULE (VCM) AND INTEGRATED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (IDS) TO THE DLC LOCATED ON THE DRIVER SIDE UNDER THE STEERING COLUMN AT THE GWM, MAKE SURE THAT THE IGNITION IS OFF BEFORE CONNECTING TO IDS. IF THE IG

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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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June 1, 2015 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 1, 2015 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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June 1, 2015 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.

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March 8, 2017 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

SOME 2016-2017 F150, EDGE, MKX, ESCAPE, FOCUS, MKC, FUSION, MKZ, TAURUS AND 2017 CONTINENTAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L, 2.7L OR 3.0L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION(GTDI) ECOBOOST ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT(MIL

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July 13, 2016 100000 POWER TRAIN

2013-2017 FUSION/ESCAPE/MKZ (EXCLUDING 3.7L), 2015-2016 EDGE/EXPLORER (EXCLUDING 3.5L/3.7L), 2015-2016 MKC, AND 2016 MKX VEHICLES (EXCLUDING 3.7L) EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) MAY EXHIBIT A LEAKING PASSENGER SIDE POWER TRANSFER UNIT

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July 1, 2016 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SOME 2016-2017 FORD/LINCOLN VEHICLES WITH SYNC 3 MAY SEE A NAVIGATION FAULT MESSAGE APPEAR ON THE MAP ON THE HOME SCREEN OR A SYSTEM LOCK UP WHEN THE PHONE IS CONNECTED. APPLINK MAYBE INOPERATIVE, OR THE SYSTEM MAY PERFORM RANDOM REBOOTS DU

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July 1, 2016 350000 EQUIPMENT

SOME 2016-2017 FORD/LINCOLN VEHICLES WITH SYNC 3 MAY SEE A NAVIGATION FAULT MESSAGE APPEAR ON THE MAP ON THE HOME SCREEN OR A SYSTEM LOCK UP WHEN THE PHONE IS CONNECTED. APPLINK MAYBE INOPERATIVE, OR THE SYSTEM MAY PERFORM RANDOM REBOOTS DU

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