2018 FORD Focus

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

2 Recalls for 2018 FORD Focus

Recall Date Component Summary
November 28, 2018 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Ford Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0L Fox GTDI engine and a 6-speed manual transmission. The clutch may fracture, resulting in damage to the transmission assembly and possibly a transmission fluid leak.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update vehicles with software that detects and prevents prolonged clutch slip, and will replace the clutch, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began January 17, 2019. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S07. Note: This recall is an expansion of Recall 18V-169.

October 22, 2018 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:STORAGE

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Ford Focus vehicles with a 2.0L GDI or 2.0L GTDI engine. The Canister Purge Valve (CPV) may malfunction, possibly causing excessive vacuum in fuel vapor management system.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Powertrain Control Module. Dealers will also check for fault codes and replace the CPV as needed. If the CPV is replaced, dealers will inspect and replace the carbon canister, fuel tank and fuel delivery module as necessary. The recall began August 19, 2019. Owners may contact Ford Customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S32. Note: Until the vehicle is serviced for this concern, owners are advised to keep the fuel tank at least halfway full.

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3 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2018 FORD Focus

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165 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2018 FORD Focus

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Date Component  
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11416372
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11415476
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11413181
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11413175
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11407781
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11407992
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11407781
STEERING
ODI Number: 11406826
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11405651
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11405288
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE
ODI Number: 11404979
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11403396
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11403552
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11402733
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330950
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11399124
STEERING
ODI Number: 11396824
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11396604
AIR BAGS | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11394472
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11394302
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11394869
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11390797
FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11395401
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11387876
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11388244
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11389473
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11386617
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11386262
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11387145
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11386214
STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11387449
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11378604
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11377889
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11378480
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11375711
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11376040
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11377516
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11377284
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11372735
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11372367
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11373679
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11374145
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11364427
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11364736
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11365181
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11365865
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11361149
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11361145
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11362570
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11360704
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11360516
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11352044
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11352568
ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11351406
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11350230
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11348873
ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11350473
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11341909
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11343783
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11339946
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11339925
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11340779
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11340951
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11338383
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11339316
ENGINE | FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
ODI Number: 11330960
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330950
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11331292
STEERING
ODI Number: 11331963
STEERING
ODI Number: 11329134
SEATS
ODI Number: 11329132
SEATS
ODI Number: 11329124
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11326142
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11322519
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11322713
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11324404
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11323853
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11324714
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11320574
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11321251
ENGINE | SEATS
ODI Number: 11319821
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11319204
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11317483
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11317785
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11317169
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11312246
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11307362
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11302279
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11307364
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11299916
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11297256
AIR BAGS | ENGINE | STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11291305
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11290512
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11290332
EXTERIOR LIGHTING
ODI Number: 11289250
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11289641
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11290803
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11292006
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11288760
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11289057
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11286759
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11282570
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11281601
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11280175
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11279137
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11277524
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11270175
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11246324
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11245108
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11244768
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11246191
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11252067
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11244115
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11244103
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11243296
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11243125
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11234697
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11241083
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11232438
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11234029
POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11234306
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11231955
AIR BAGS | STEERING
ODI Number: 11234093
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11258410
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11265955
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11257344
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11257772
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11254023
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11253728
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11207370
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11205514
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11206537
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11196315
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11196681
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203048
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11203193
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11194660
POWER TRAIN | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11193064
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11231679
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11222833
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11221099
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11219946
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11171466
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11165828
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11128226
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11120830
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11122188
POWER TRAIN | STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11094082
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11097931
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11182464
STEERING
ODI Number: 11176613
ENGINE
ODI Number: 11175938
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11076145
ENGINE | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11156658
STEERING
ODI Number: 11150671
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11144048
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11145375
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11142560
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11142659
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11115141
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11109754
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11103373
SEAT BELTS | STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
ODI Number: 11103838
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11060978
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11152500
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0 Investigations for 2018 FORD Focus

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.

120 Service Alerts for 2018 FORD Focus

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

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

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 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

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")

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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,

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

June 30, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2016-2018 Focus and 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine, 6F15 automatic transmission and built on or before 3-Jul-2019 may exhibit an illuminated oil pressure warning lamp with a loss of engine oil pressure

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

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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June 2, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2016-2018 Focus and 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine, 6F15 automatic transmission and built on or before 3-Jul-2019 may exhibit an illuminated oil pressure warning lamp with a loss of engine oil pressure

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May 12, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

2015-2018 Focus service parts transmissions part # F1FP-7000-VB / F1FZ-7000-P built on 1-Aug-2020 and through 01-Mar-2021 may have an incorrect input speed sensor A (ISSA) shim thickness. This may cause an intermittent input speed sensor di

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May 12, 2021 117110 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:INSTRUMENT PANEL:SPEEDOMETER/ODOMETER:SENSOR/SENDING UNIT

2015-2018 Focus service parts transmissions part # F1FP-7000-VB / F1FZ-7000-P built on 1-Aug-2020 and through 01-Mar-2021 may have an incorrect input speed sensor A (ISSA) shim thickness. This may cause an intermittent input speed sensor di

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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 12, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

2015-2018 Focus service parts transmissions part # F1FP-7000-VB / F1FZ-7000-P built on 1-Aug-2020 and through 01-Mar-2021 may have an incorrect input speed sensor A (ISSA) shim thickness. This may cause an intermittent input speed sensor di

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")

April 8, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2016-2018 Focus and 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine, 6F15 automatic transmission and built on or before 3-Jul-2019, may exhibit an illuminated oil pressure warning lamp with a loss of engine oil pressur

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April 22, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018 Focus, 2019 Fiesta, 2019-2020 Transit and 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio randomly seeks through FM stations when a Bluetooth device is connected and streaming audio. Engineering is current

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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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December 16, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018 Focus, 2019 Fiesta, 2019-2020 Transit, 2019-2020 Transit Connect, and 2020 EcoSport vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio randomly seeks through FM stations when a Bluetooth device is connected and streaming audio. Engine

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December 16, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018 Focus, 2019 Fiesta, 2019-2020 Transit, 2019-2020 Transit Connect, and 2020 EcoSport vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio randomly seeks through FM stations when a Bluetooth device is connected and streaming audio. Engine

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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 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 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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June 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/C-MAX, And 2016-2018 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio will revert to an AM or FM station after the vehicle’s ignition has been turned off and turned back on.

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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

August 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/C-MAX, And 2016-2018 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio will revert to an AM or FM station after the vehicle’s ignition has been turned off and turned back on.

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

August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/C-MAX, And 2016-2018 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio will revert to an AM or FM station after the vehicle’s ignition has been turned off and turned back on.

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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 15, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2012-2018 Focus Electric vehicles may exhibit a Stop Safely Now message displayed in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) message center. This may be due to either an internal coolant leak on the upper or lower high voltage battery or co

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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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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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April 11, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 47927 – 2017 F-Super Duty, 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/Fiesta – Radio Reverting To AM Or FM After Vehicle Shut Down and Start Up Some 2017 F-Super Duty, 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator and 2016-2018 Focus/Fiesta vehi

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April 11, 2019 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

SSM 47927 – 2017 F-Super Duty, 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/Fiesta – Radio Reverting To AM Or FM After Vehicle Shut Down and Start Up Some 2017 F-Super Duty, 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator and 2016-2018 Focus/Fiesta vehi

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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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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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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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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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December 12, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2012-2018 Focus Electric, 2013-2017 C-Max Energi, and 2013-2019 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) may exhibit the high voltage (HV) battery failing to charge while connected to the second Generation 120-volt electri

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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 19, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2012-2018 Focus BEV vehicles may exhibit DTC U0130 in the battery electric control module (BECM) after replacement of the high voltage (HV) battery pack. In order to correct the condition, perform a programmable module installation (PM

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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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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 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 27, 2018 031000 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:PEDALS AND LINKAGES

2016-2018 Focus RS vehicles with 2.3L EcoBoost engine, may experience a momentary soft or long brake pedal in cold/wet/damp weather after extended driving conditions. Reprogram the ABS module using the latest software level of the appropria

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November 27, 2018 030000 BRAKES (PWS)

2016-2018 Focus RS vehicles with 2.3L EcoBoost engine, may experience a momentary soft or long brake pedal in cold/wet/damp weather after extended driving conditions. Reprogram the ABS module using the latest software level of the appropria

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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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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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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 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 10, 2018 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

The EV Range after fully charging a Focus Electric, C-MAX/Fusion Energi may vary after each charge event. The window sticker indicates 0-20 mile range for C-MAX Energi, 0-21 mile range for Fusion Energi. Variation of EV range may not indica

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January 10, 2018 190000 TIRES

The EV Range after fully charging a Focus Electric, C-MAX/Fusion Energi may vary after each charge event. The window sticker indicates 0-20 mile range for C-MAX Energi, 0-21 mile range for Fusion Energi. Variation of EV range may not indica

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January 10, 2018 200000 WHEELS

The EV Range after fully charging a Focus Electric, C-MAX/Fusion Energi may vary after each charge event. The window sticker indicates 0-20 mile range for C-MAX Energi, 0-21 mile range for Fusion Energi. Variation of EV range may not indica

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January 10, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2016-2018 Model Year Focus RS may exhibit inaccurate Outside Air Temperature(OAT) readings with intermittent Air Conditioning(A/C) function. Instrument cluster will display 0 degrees F(-18 degrees C) until the vehicle is driven above 2

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January 10, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Some 2016-2018 Model Year Focus RS may exhibit inaccurate Outside Air Temperature(OAT) readings with intermittent Air Conditioning(A/C) function. Instrument cluster will display 0 degrees F(-18 degrees C) until the vehicle is driven above 2

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October 25, 2018 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Some 2017 F-Super Duty, 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator and 2016-2018 Focus/Fiesta vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio reverts to an AM or FM station after shutting the vehicle off, leaving it off for at least 20 minutes, and then

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October 15, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

2014-2017 Fiesta, 2015-2018 Focus, 2018-2019 Ecosport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit coolant consumption,white smoke and/or a runs rough condition. Refer to the extended coolant pressure test in Workshop Manual (W

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October 15, 2018 350000 EQUIPMENT

2014-2017 Fiesta, 2015-2018 Focus, 2018-2019 Ecosport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit coolant consumption,white smoke and/or a runs rough condition. Refer to the extended coolant pressure test in Workshop Manual (W

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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 2, 2018 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2016-2018 Focus RS vehicles equipped with 2.3L EcoBoost engine may exhibit oil seepage at the block to head surface. The Workshop Manual (WSM) has been updated. Refer to Section 303-01D. Revised procedure provides (2) additional 8 mm (

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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 5, 2018 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Some 2012-2018 Focus Electric, 2013-2017 C-Max Energi, and 2013-2018 Fusion Energi plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) may exhibit the high voltage (HV) battery failing to charge while connected to the Delphi 120 volt electric vehicle s

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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 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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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 10, 2018 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

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

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January 10, 2018 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

The EV Range after fully charging a Focus Electric, C-MAX/Fusion Energi may vary after each charge event. The window sticker indicates 0-20 mile range for C-MAX Energi, 0-21 mile range for Fusion Energi. Variation of EV range may not indica

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January 10, 2018 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2016-2018 Model Year Focus RS may exhibit inaccurate Outside Air Temperature(OAT) readings with intermittent Air Conditioning(A/C) function. Instrument cluster will display 0 degrees F(-18 degrees C) until the vehicle is driven above 2

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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 23, 2018 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2018 Focus vehicles may exhibit an inoperative and/or intermittent horn operation. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 413-06 for diagnosis. If testing leads to horn replacement, inspect connector C131 for corrosion and repair as n

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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 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2016-2018 Focus RS vehicles may exhibit paint discoloration once the protective wrap guard is removed. It is recommended the wrap stay in place until vehicle is delivered, but no longer than 6 months past the vehicle build date. Longer

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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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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 8, 2017 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2015-2018 Focus ST vehicles may exhibit MIL On with DTC’s P0300 and/or P0316 store in Powertrain Control Module(PCM) memory. Vehicle may also exhibit perceived misfire after cold start until Engine Coolant Temperature(ECT) reaches 49 d

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November 8, 2017 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2015-2018 Focus ST vehicles may exhibit MIL On with DTC’s P0300 and/or P0316 store in Powertrain Control Module(PCM) memory. Vehicle may also exhibit perceived misfire after cold start until Engine Coolant Temperature(ECT) reaches 49 d

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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 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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