2018 FORD Escape

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

3 Recalls for 2018 FORD Escape

Recall Date Component Summary
June 10, 2022 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL) | POWER TRAIN:SHIFT LINKAGE/CABLE/ROD

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2019 Escape, 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles. The bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the under hood shift bushing and add a protective cap over the shift cable bushing, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 27, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S43.

February 12, 2018 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:HOSES, LINES/PIPING, AND FITTINGS

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape and Lincoln MKC vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with incorrect front brake hoses that may chafe against other components, possibly resulting in a brake fluid leak.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake hoses, replacing any that are incorrect, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S04.

December 18, 2017 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S44.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2018 FORD Escape

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138 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 FORD Escape

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Date Component  
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11416306
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11415440
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11415853
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11415334
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11414950
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11414643
SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11413486
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11412874
SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11408686
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405447
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11404763
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11402853
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11400038
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398830
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11398754
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11330932
VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 11396656
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11396655
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11396651
STEERING
ODI Number: 11396142
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11378687
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11375960
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11363770
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11362340
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11363427
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11360592
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11352548
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11350291
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11350489
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11351494
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11343898
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11342977
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11348631
WHEELS:LUGS/NUTS/BOLTS
ODI Number: 11343881
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343096
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11348689
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11343798
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11341798
TIRES
ODI Number: 11340150
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11341963
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11339514
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11329821
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11330932
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11331328
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11331489
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11328237
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11326201
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11328328
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11324388
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11322007
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11319764
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11318667
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11312176
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11315897
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11307471
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11297534
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11299990
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11291240
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11291920
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11292541
STEERING
ODI Number: 11292425
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11289254
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11288283
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11282578
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11279548
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11281444
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11278101
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11269347
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267557
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11266169
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11265742
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11267174
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11265591
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11256799
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11258989
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11257682
STEERING
ODI Number: 11254561
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11230785
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11222633
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11220494
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11218019
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11210726
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11245851
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244079
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11243763
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11240970
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11240823
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11241773
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11191479
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
ODI Number: 11185250
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11180975
SUSPENSION | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11209811
ENGINE | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11208382
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11210149
VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
ODI Number: 11210424
ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11206063
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11207414
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11202869
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11194120
STEERING | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11160538
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11160428
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11161018
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11152488
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11141528
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11118314
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11119904
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11115292
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11114533
STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
ODI Number: 11113565
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11112250
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11110885
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11104604
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11170295
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11162473
STEERING
ODI Number: 11162510
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11161299
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11062210
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STEERING
ODI Number: 11128379
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11128106
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11123635
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11101854
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11093920
AIR BAGS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11096357
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11093294
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11088921
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11184200
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11384976
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11384658
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386571
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11389205
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11383998
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11395441
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11395351
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11395485
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11385375
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11394647
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11388742
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11387353
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0 Investigations for 2018 FORD Escape

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

225 Service Alerts for 2018 FORD Escape

Date Description
July 29, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2022 Ford/Lincoln customers may experience a notification in the FordPassÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ®/LincolnWayÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ¿ÿ® app indicating Vehicle Has Entered Deep Sleep Mode. This occurs when the vehicle has not been started for 14 cons

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June 21, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2022 Ford and Lincoln vehicle owners may experience a condition of missing authorization, command and control, battery charging details or phone-as-a-key setup buttons/selections in their FordPass or LincolnWay App. This condition

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

June 9, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine – Powertrain Control Module Programming – Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit collant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms inclu

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June 10, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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

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

June 9, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine â¿¿ Short Block Replacement After Coolant Intrusion. In some of the affected vehicles the 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, whit

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

June 9, 2022 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine â¿¿ Short Block Replacement After Coolant Intrusion. In some of the affected vehicles the 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, whit

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

June 9, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine – Powertrain Control Module Reprogramming. Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms incl

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

June 9, 2022 103110 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE

Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine – Powertrain Control Module Reprogramming. Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms incl

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

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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April 5, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

In various 2017-2022 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, customers may receive a message in the FordPass or LincolnWay App stating “Feature Unavailable. Since this is a fleet vehicle, it cannot access the (SYNC Connect) FordPass or LincolnWay app th

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

April 5, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

In various 2017-2022 Ford and Lincoln vehicles, customers may receive a message in the FordPass or LincolnWay App stating “Feature Unavailable. Since this is a fleet vehicle, it cannot access the (SYNC Connect) FordPass or LincolnWay app th

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

April 27, 2022 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

Some 2017-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct th

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

April 26, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2018 C-MAX, 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles may indicate an incorrect shifter lever position. This may be due to the bushing at the transmission end of the shifter lever c

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

April 15, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or runs rough condition w

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

April 15, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or runs rough condition w

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

April 15, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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

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

April 15, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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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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

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

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

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

January 28, 2022 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2017-2020 Fusion/MKZ and 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may require replacement of the long block engine assembly. New service kits have been released which include all the one-time-use components re

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February 17, 2022 220000 SEATS

Some 2017-2018 Focus/MKX/C-MAX, 2017-2019 MKC/Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2017-2020 Fusion/MKZ/Continental, 2017-2022 Mustang/Edge/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility/Escape/F-150/F-Super Duty, 2018-2022 Expedition/Navigator, 2019-2022 Ranger/Nautilus

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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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December 14, 2021 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2018-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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

November 2, 2021 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct th

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

November 2, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct th

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

September 9, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or runs rough condition w

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

September 9, 2021 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or runs rough condition w

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

August 17, 2021 102640 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:DOGS/SYNCHROS

Some 2017-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicle customers may receive a message in their FordPass or Lincoln Way App stating Feature Unavailable. Since this is a fleet vehicle, it cannot access the SYNC Connect or FordPass Connect feature or Lincol

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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 25, 2021 031110 SERVICE BRAKES, ELECTRIC:SOFTWARE/PROGRAMMING

Some 2013-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit noise when the brakes are applied. When diagnosing and repairing brake noise conditions, use the Workshop Manual (WSM) and the appropriate pinpoint test in section 206-00. The brake rotor

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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

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

May 18, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2018 C-MAX, 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles may indicate an incorrect shifter lever position. This may be due to the bushing at the transmission end of the shifter lever c

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

May 18, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2018 C-MAX, 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles may indicate an incorrect shifter lever position. This may be due to the bushing at the transmission end of the shifter lever c

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

May 24, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2017-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicle owners may experience a condition of missing Authorization, Command and Control, Battery Charging Details or Phone-as-a-Key setup buttons/selections in their FordPass or LincolnWay App. This condition

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

May 18, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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

May 18, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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

May 12, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may not be able to perform remote commands via the FordPass/LincolnWay App due to an erroneous deep sleep message. If the vehicle has been driven within 14 days and the battery state of charge is abo

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

May 12, 2021 346000 COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

Some 2018-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may not be able to perform remote commands via the FordPass/LincolnWay App due to an erroneous deep sleep message. If the vehicle has been driven within 14 days and the battery state of charge is abo

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

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

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

May 18, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2018 C-MAX, 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles may indicate an incorrect shifter lever position. This may be due to the bushing at the transmission end of the shifter lever c

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

May 24, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicle owners may experience a condition of missing Authorization, Command and Control, Battery Charging Details or Phone-as-a-Key setup buttons/selections in their FordPass or LincolnWay App. This condition

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

May 18, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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

March 10, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2018 C-MAX, 2013-2019 Escape, 2014-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles may indicate an incorrect shifter lever position. This may be due to the bushing at the transmission end of the shifter lever c

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

March 18, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD) may exhibit a binding/shudder and/or bump/clunk from the rear drive unit (RDU) when turning at low speeds and parking lot maneuvers. This may b

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

February 18, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2017-2019 Escape/Fusion vehicles may exhibit a rolling idle after an engine repair that required the crankshaft pulley removal, or a drive belt component failure. The crankshaft pulley to be slightly out of alignment in relation to eng

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February 3, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. When using the FordPass/Lincoln Way application, the cus

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October 29, 2020 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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October 29, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the te

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May 6, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms include coolant loss, excessive tailpipe smoke, or illuminated malfunction indicator lights (MIL) due to engine misfire. Over time, this

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May 6, 2020 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms include coolant loss, excessive tailpipe smoke, or illuminated malfunction indicator lights (MIL) due to engine misfire. Over time, this

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October 26, 2020 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. When using the FordPass/Lincoln Way application, the cus

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October 26, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. When using the FordPass/Lincoln Way application, the cus

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August 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app , incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct t

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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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June 15, 2020 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open with an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 in

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June 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open with an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 in

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June 15, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open with an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 in

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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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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 13, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and all-wheel drive (AWD) may exhibit a bump or clunk from the rear drive unit (RDU) when turning at low speeds and parking lot maneuvers. This may be due to the software i

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May 13, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and all-wheel drive (AWD) may exhibit a bump or clunk from the rear drive unit (RDU) when turning at low speeds and parking lot maneuvers. This may be due to the software i

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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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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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April 3, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

2016-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with the 1.6L EcoBoost or 1.5L EcoBoost engines may have missing or damaged dowel alignment pins between the engine and transaxle. When either a new long block or new short block is installed in the vehicl

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April 2, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or runs rough condition w

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April 22, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some customers may experience a notification in the FordPass and/or LincolnWay apps that indicates their vehicle has entered “deep sleep mode”. This mode is enabled due to the vehicle not being started for 14 consecutive days or battery vol

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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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January 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to the c

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January 17, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to the c

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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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November 20, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a ‘Trailer Connected’ or ‘Trailer Disconnected’ message in the vehicle’s message center with no trailer attached to the vehicle. To correct this condition, reprogram the trailer module (TRM) using

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November 20, 2019 210000 TRAILER HITCHES

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a ‘Trailer Connected’ or ‘Trailer Disconnected’ message in the vehicle’s message center with no trailer attached to the vehicle. To correct this condition, reprogram the trailer module (TRM) using

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November 8, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct th

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December 11, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

This article supersedes TSB 19-2139 to update the production fix date. Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhib

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December 20, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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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October 24, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit a persistent message in the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app advising, Your vehicles software is being updated. Vehicle controls will be una

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January 21, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms include coolant loss, excessive tailpipe smoke, or illuminated malfunction indicator lights (MIL) due to engine misfire. Over time, this

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November 21, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 21-Feb-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 06-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or runs rough condition w

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February 18, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 48558 – 2017-2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With Telematics Control Unit (TCU) – Various FordPass/LincolnWay Mobile App Concerns Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via F

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February 27, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Attachments: A new Service Advisor to Customer interaction video is now available. This video illustrates the speed and simplicity of the dongle re-flash process. â¿¢ Non-Traditional Repair Approaches: The dongle re-flash process allow

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October 17, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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October 14, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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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 27, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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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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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April 4, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

SSM 47909 – 2017-2019 Escape, MKC – License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over to

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April 4, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

SSM 47909 – 2017-2019 Escape, MKC – License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over to

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April 4, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

SSM 47909 – 2017-2019 Escape, MKC – License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over to

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April 16, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 47937 – 2019 MKC, 2018-2019 Escape – 2.0L – Auto Start/Stop – No Auto Restart After An Auto Stop Event With DTC P164C Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 01-Aug-2018 or 2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine may exh

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April 16, 2019 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

SSM 47937 – 2019 MKC, 2018-2019 Escape – 2.0L – Auto Start/Stop – No Auto Restart After An Auto Stop Event With DTC P164C Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 01-Aug-2018 or 2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine may exh

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July 26, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles with 1.5L Ecoboost engine exhibiting coolant consumption and white smoke from the exhaust. Follow Cooling System Pressure Test procedure in WSM, Section 303-03, and pressurize system to 13

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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 18, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on 01-Aug-2018 and through 14-May-2019 or 2019 MKC vehicles built on or before 14-May-2019 equipped with a 2.0L engine may exhibit an auto start/stop, no auto restart concern with diagnostic trouble code

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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 29, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 1.5, 2.0L or 2.3L EcoBoost engines may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04F0 and/or P144C stored in the powertrain control module

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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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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 1, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a power liftgate that bounces back and/or will not cinch to the fully closed position. This may be due to the adjustment of the striker, latch, liftgate margins, flushness and/or striker wings. T

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March 1, 2019 162600 STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a power liftgate that bounces back and/or will not cinch to the fully closed position. This may be due to the adjustment of the striker, latch, liftgate margins, flushness and/or striker wings. T

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January 17, 2019 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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January 17, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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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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February 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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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 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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September 13, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2018 Escape vehicles built on or before 26-Aug-2018 and 2016-2018 Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 stor

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September 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with an electronic manual temperature control (EMTC) system and built on 28-Jul-2016 and through 23-Aug-2018 may exhibit an inoperative heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) system display

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September 10, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2014-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part BCM. Inspect the BCM for the presence of fuse F88. If the fuse is missing, install the correct size

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December 19, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 Escape, Transit Connect and EcoSport vehicles equipped with a keyed ignition and a factory invoiced accessory (FIA) VSS may exhibit intermittent alarm activation with lights flashing and the horn sounding after a loud noise a

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December 19, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2018-2019 Escape, Transit Connect and EcoSport vehicles equipped with a keyed ignition and a factory invoiced accessory (FIA) VSS may exhibit intermittent alarm activation with lights flashing and the horn sounding after a loud noise a

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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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December 11, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. The noise is noticeable because of an elevated idle speed while the vehicl

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December 11, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. The noise is noticeable because of an elevated idle speed while the vehicl

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December 10, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX,Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part Body Control Module(BCM). Inspect the BCM for the presen

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December 10, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX,Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part Body Control Module(BCM). Inspect the BCM for the presen

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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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March 18, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX, Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles not equipped with an auto start/stop system may exhibit an inability to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part body control module

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March 14, 2019 020000 SUSPENSION

Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). If the rear suspension front lower arm requires replacement, an updated part is available through the parts cata

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March 14, 2019 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). If the rear suspension front lower arm requires replacement, an updated part is available through the parts cata

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February 4, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer connecte

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January 17, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2019 Escape and 2016-2018 Focus/C-Max vehicles may exhibit a customer perceived concern of a FDIM screen flicker during transitions between day/night mode and/or during auto headlamp on/off. The FDIM utilizes a ramp up and ramp do

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December 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with Sirius satellite radio with a 4G telematics control unit (TCU) built on or before 31-Oct-2018 may exhibit an intermittent loss of satellite radio reception while displaying an acquiring signal me

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January 7, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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January 7, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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January 7, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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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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March 7, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape equipped with 1.5L Ecoboost engine may exhibit coolant consumption and white smoke concern. Follow the Cooling System Pressure Test procedure in WSM, Section 303-03, pressurize the cooling system t

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February 21, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem

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February 4, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer connecte

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February 4, 2019 114005 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer connecte

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February 4, 2019 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer connecte

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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 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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July 20, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Continental, MKC, MKX, MKZ, and Fusion vehicles with an instrument panel center mounted speaker and 2017-2018 Escape vehicles with Sony audio systems may exhibit an inoperative speed compensated volume feature. This may be du

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July 19, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an oily substance near the bellhousing area that could be perceived as an engine oil leak. This condition could be caused by assembly grease on the end of the cranks

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July 19, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an oily substance near the bellhousing area that could be perceived as an engine oil leak. This condition could be caused by assembly grease on the end of the cranks

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July 19, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an oily substance near the bellhousing area that could be perceived as an engine oil leak. This condition could be caused by assembly grease on the end of the cranks

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July 18, 2018 020000 SUSPENSION

Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). If the rear suspension front lower arm requires replacement, an updated part BV6Z-5500-D with a solid bushing is

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July 18, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). If the rear suspension front lower arm requires replacement, an updated part BV6Z-5500-D with a solid bushing is

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July 2, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2018 Escape/Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 stored in the BCM after using the remote start function to

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July 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2016-2018 Escape/Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 stored in the BCM after using the remote start function to

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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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July 27, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with BLIS and CTA built on or before 4-May-2018 may exhibit BLIS and CTA fault messages in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U3000:46 stored in the side obstacle detecti

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July 27, 2018 273000 LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with BLIS and CTA built on or before 4-May-2018 may exhibit BLIS and CTA fault messages in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U3000:46 stored in the side obstacle detecti

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July 17, 2018 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and built on or before 1Jun2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Follow the Service

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July 17, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and built on or before 1Jun2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Follow the Service

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July 4, 2018 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and built on or before 01-Jun-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL (wrench) lamp with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P061E stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Foll

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July 4, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and built on or before 01-Jun-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL (wrench) lamp with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P061E stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Foll

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October 30, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L Ecoboost engine may exhibit coolant consumption and white smoke concern. Follow the Cooling System Pressure Test procedure in Workshop Manual(WSM), Section 303-03, pre

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October 10, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open, an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 in the

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October 10, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open, an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 in the

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June 6, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2017-2018 Escape and 2017-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit a lack of A/C cooling performance during PDI. This may be due to a insufficient/low refrigerant charge. If a vehicle displays a lack of cooling performance during PDI, inspect for

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June 6, 2018 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2017-2018 Escape and 2017-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit a lack of A/C cooling performance during PDI. This may be due to a insufficient/low refrigerant charge. If a vehicle displays a lack of cooling performance during PDI, inspect for

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June 1, 2018 034510 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Certain 2018 Model Year Escape and MKC Vehicles – Rear Brake Caliper Bolt Torque

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June 1, 2018 045100 SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:DISC:CALIPER

Certain 2018 Model Year Escape and MKC Vehicles – Rear Brake Caliper Bolt Torque

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June 1, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain 2018 Model Year Escape and MKC Vehicles – Rear Brake Caliper Bolt Torque

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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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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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August 30, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018 Explorer and Escape vehicles equipped with a 4G TCU modem may exhibit an Acquiring Signal message with a loss of satellite radio reception while driving in unobstructed areas. If normal Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnosis and testing

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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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August 17, 2018 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles with a 1.5L Ecoboost engine and built on 2-Feb-2017 and through 3-Aug-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P04DB and/or P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM).

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August 17, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles with a 1.5L Ecoboost engine and built on 2-Feb-2017 and through 3-Aug-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P04DB and/or P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM).

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April 9, 2018 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Certain 2018 Model Year Escape and MKC Vehicles – Transmission Bell Housing Bolt TorqueCertain 2012-2016 Model Year F-450 ? F-750 and F-59 Commercial Stripped Chassis Vehicles Equipped with a 6.8L Engine – Camshaft Roller Follower Replaceme

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April 25, 2018 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated powertrain malfunction indicator (wrench) lamp with DTC P061E stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Clear the DTC and return the vehi

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April 16, 2018 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P04DB (crankcase ventilation system disconnected) in the powertrain control module (PCM). Inspect the crankcase pressure sensor tube at t

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April 16, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P04DB (crankcase ventilation system disconnected) in the powertrain control module (PCM). Inspect the crankcase pressure sensor tube at t

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April 11, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. The noise is noticeable because of an elevated idle speed while the vehicl

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March 30, 2018 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL on with DTC P051B. This DTC sets if the crankcase pressure sensor voltage is greater than a calibrated threshold. If DTC P051B is set with any oth

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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 11, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem elec

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April 11, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem elec

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April 6, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Various 2018 vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 automatic system updates via WI-FI are unable to connect to the vehicles 4G WI-FI Hotspot. SYNC/SYNC3 with automatic system updates do not support connecting SYNC to the vehicles internal 4

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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 15, 2018 062300 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL on with DTC P051B. This DTC sets when the PCM detects a sensor offset greater than a calibrated threshold just prior to engine cranking or if it d

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March 23, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2017-2018 Escape/Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with remote start may exhibit the engine shut off after using the remote start function to start the vehicle with DTC P1594 stored in the BCM. If using the FordPass app, the app

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March 23, 2018 353100 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ANTI-THEFT DEVICES

Some 2017-2018 Escape/Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with remote start may exhibit the engine shut off after using the remote start function to start the vehicle with DTC P1594 stored in the BCM. If using the FordPass app, the app

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March 21, 2018 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some 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 the VCT solenoid to stick. B

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January 26, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit inoperative climate or radio controls with DTCs U2100, U0140 in the FCIM or DTC U0164 in the body control module (BCM). This may be due to loss of communication or incomplete module configuration.

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January 10, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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January 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 26, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit inoperative climate or radio controls with DTCs U2100, U0140 in the FCIM or DTC U0164 in the body control module (BCM). This may be due to loss of communication or incomplete module configuration.

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January 26, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit inoperative climate or radio controls with DTCs U2100, U0140 in the FCIM or DTC U0164 in the body control module (BCM). This may be due to loss of communication or incomplete module configuration.

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January 10, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

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

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January 10, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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February 16, 2018 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine and built on or before 24-Jan-2018 may exhibit fuse F34 open, an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB,

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

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

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November 3, 2017 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2013-2018 Escape, Focus and C-Max vehicles may exhibit a water stained headliner after the vehicle has experienced a water leak from areas such as the roof opening panel, fixed glass, roof rails and roof ditch mouldings. Follow the pro

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August 27, 2019 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape with 1.5L engine may exhibit coolant usage and white smoke from exhaust. Follow Cooling System Pressure Test process in WSM, Section 303-03. Pressurize system to 138kPa(20 psi) and hold 5 hours. If

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November 22, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles with electronic manual temperature control (EMTC) and ford original accessory (FOA) or factory invoiced accessory (FIA) scalable remote start systems may exhibit a concern of the air distribution and temperatu

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November 22, 2017 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles with electronic manual temperature control (EMTC) and ford original accessory (FOA) or factory invoiced accessory (FIA) scalable remote start systems may exhibit a concern of the air distribution and temperatu

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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 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

Some owners of 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may complain of the rear license plate viewed in the lower portion of the display screen when using the parking aid camera. This is due to the convex camera lens to provide as much viewing angle as p

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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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October 4, 2017 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Some 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/MKC/MKX/Continental with all audio systems and 2017-2018 Escape with Sony audio systems may exhibit an inoperative speed compensation volume feature. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investig

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October 20, 2017 190000 TIRES

Some 2017-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit a vibration at highway speeds above 80 Km/h (50 MPH) which may be attributed to short term flat spotting in the tires. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

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