2020 FORD Transit Connect

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

6 Recalls for 2020 FORD Transit Connect

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.

March 25, 2022 VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 and 2020 Transit Connect vehicles. The front windshield may have been manufactured with inadequate adhesion to the vehicle body structure.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect the windshield and, if necessary, remove and reinstall the windshield, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 18, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S20.

May 24, 2021 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL) | POWER TRAIN:SHIFT LINKAGE/CABLE/ROD

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2021 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 2.5L engines. The bushing that attaches the shifter cable to the transmission may degrade or detach.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the underhood shifter cable bushing, and add a protective cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 28, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S24.

December 17, 2020 AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 EcoSport and 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles. Depending on the model, either the driver side or passenger side frontal air bag modules are missing the first-stage booster propellant and sleeve. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bag module on either the driver or passenger side, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20C26.

October 15, 2020 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 2.5L engines. The powertrain control module (PCM) software has fail-safe temperature threshold values higher than intended for the engine. This may delay the fail-safe cooling strategy in the event of coolant loss and result in engine overheating.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the PCM software, free of charge. The recall began November 10, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S60.

September 10, 2020 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Edge, Transit Connect and Lincoln MKX and 2020 Escape and Lincoln Corsair vehicles. The start/stop accumulator endcap may have missing or loose bolts.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the start/stop accumulator, free of charge. The recall began September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S49.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2020 FORD Transit Connect

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5 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2020 FORD Transit Connect

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FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11384813
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11342857
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11328097
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11317230
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11270948
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94 Service Alerts for 2020 FORD Transit Connect

Date Description
May 10, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with the 8F35 transmission built on or before 01-Mar-2020 may exhibit delayed reverse or drive engagement when rolling. This may be due to the software in the powertrain control module (PCM). To c

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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

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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 6, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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April 6, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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April 6, 2022 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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March 24, 2022 220000 SEATS

This article supersedes TSB 20-2047 to update the model years affected. Some 2013-2022 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold o

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March 24, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

This article supersedes TSB 20-2047 to update the model years affected. Some 2013-2022 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold o

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November 19, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

This article supersedes TSB 21-2342 to update the Issue, Action, and Service Procedure. Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Sup

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March 15, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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March 15, 2022 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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March 15, 2022 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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March 15, 2022 353400 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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March 15, 2022 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some 2017-2022 Transit Connect/Transit/Explorer vehicles equipped with a fleet telematics global positioning system (GPS) and a connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) may experience concerns with rear camera zoom, wrong map mat

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February 2, 2022 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or before 29-Jun-2020 may have a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0151 stored in the SYNC Module (Accessory Protocol Interface Module). If no other codes are present and a U0151 code remains af

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February 2, 2022 102640 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:DOGS/SYNCHROS

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or before 29-Jun-2020 may have a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0151 stored in the SYNC Module (Accessory Protocol Interface Module). If no other codes are present and a U0151 code remains af

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November 19, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

This article supersedes TSB 21-2342 to update the Issue, Action, and Service Procedure. Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Sup

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November 23, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2018-2021 EcoSport, Expedition, Navigator; 2019-2021 Ranger; 2020-2021 Escape, Corsair, Explorer, Transit; 2021 Bronco, Bronco Sport, Edge, Nautilus, F-150, Mustang; 2019-2022 Transit Connect; 2020-2022 Aviator, F-Super Duty; and 2022

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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")

October 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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October 8, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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October 29, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2014-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on/or after 01-Feb-2013 may exhibit water dripping into the passenger front footwell. This may be due to an excessive gap in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) case allowing w

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November 6, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2014-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on/or after 01-Feb-2013 may exhibit water dripping into the passenger front footwell. This may be due to an excessive gap in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) case allowing w

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November 18, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Edge/Nautilus/Escape/Corsair/Transit Connect vehicles with and 8F35/8F40 transmission built on or before 30-Sep-2020 may exhibit an illuminated powertrain malfunction (wrench) indicator with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0741 a

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November 18, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2020 Edge/Nautilus/Escape/Corsair/Transit Connect vehicles with and 8F35/8F40 transmission built on or before 30-Sep-2020 may exhibit an illuminated powertrain malfunction (wrench) indicator with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0741 a

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September 9, 2021 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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September 9, 2021 102640 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:DOGS/SYNCHROS

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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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 17, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2021 Ford/Lincoln vehicles equipped with a wireless charging pad may exhibit an inoperative charging pad, slow charging, a notification that the phone has been mispositioned on the charging pad and/or the phone charging icon in th

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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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August 12, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2019-2021 Edge/Nautilus/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 Escape/Corsair and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles equipped with a 8F35 transmission may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0766 sto

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August 10, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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August 10, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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July 14, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with the 8F35 transmission built on or before 01-Mar-2020 may exhibit delayed reverse or drive engagement when rolling. This may be due to the software in the powertrain control module (PCM). To c

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June 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2019-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an intermittent audio echo/robotic voice heard during a bluetooth phone call by the person that is not in the vehicle. Using Apple CarPlay and Android Auto instead of Bluetooth can help a

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May 24, 2021 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

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

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May 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 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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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

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May 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

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

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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 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2019-2020 Edge/F-150/Fusion/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus, 2019-2021 Mustang/Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 EcoSport/Escape/Expedition/Explorer/F-Super Duty/Aviator/Corsair/Navigator and 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles with SYNC 3 may experie

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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

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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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March 25, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

For 2018-2021 EcoSport/Expedition/Navigator, 2019-2021 Ranger/Transit Connect, 2020-2021 Escape/Explorer/SuperDuty/Transit/Aviator/Corsair, 2021 Bronco Sport/F-150/Mustang/Mach-E the Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostics may direct to replace a

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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

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November 6, 2020 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

Some 2014-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on/or after 01-Feb-2013 may exhibit water dripping into the passenger front footwell. This may be due to an excessive gap in the heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) case allowing w

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

November 18, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020 Edge/Nautilus/Escape/Corsair/Transit Connect vehicles with and 8F35/8F40 transmission built on or before 30-Sep-2020 may exhibit an illuminated powertrain malfunction (wrench) indicator with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0741 a

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

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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December 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or before 29-Jun-2020 may have a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0151 stored in the SYNC Module (Accessory Protocol Interface Module). If no other codes are present and a U0151 code remains af

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December 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or before 29-Jun-2020 may have a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0151 stored in the SYNC Module (Accessory Protocol Interface Module). If no other codes are present and a U0151 code remains af

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

January 5, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit the vehicle locator feature display the vehicle location incorrectly when using the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app. Customers may report that the vehicle location that is displayed is the Fo

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September 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related

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September 9, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related

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September 9, 2020 284000 BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related

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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 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various Ford

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August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various Ford

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August 12, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various Ford

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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

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

August 12, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related

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August 12, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related

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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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October 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 EcoSport/Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance

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June 2, 2020 353500 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in Michigan when trying to select a point of interest using the push to talk feature on the navigation system. Engineering is currently w

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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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November 26, 2019 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 03-Oct-2019 may exhibit the park aid intermittently inoperative and/or an intermittent park aid fault. This may be due to a parking aid module (PAM) software issue. To

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November 26, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 03-Oct-2019 may exhibit the park aid intermittently inoperative and/or an intermittent park aid fault. This may be due to a parking aid module (PAM) software issue. To

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January 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Escape/Corsair, Edge, Explorer, Fusion, Ranger, Transit Connect Vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit a “Battery Backup Component Failure” message in the cluster. This may be accompanied by DTC 1477-09 – Backup Battery Componen

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January 13, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the FordPass or Lincolnway app. If only the scheduling portion of the remote start system is not functioning, no repair attempts

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January 13, 2020 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the FordPass or Lincolnway app. If only the scheduling portion of the remote start system is not functioning, no repair attempts

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January 17, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit an inoperative electrical AC power outlet socket built on or after 28-May-2018. This may be due to a body control module (BCM) software missing a signal to the alternating current to direc

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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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December 20, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2019-2020 Edge/Nautilus/Transit Connect and 2020 Escape/Corsair vehicles equipped with a 8F35 transmission may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0766 stored in the powertrain co

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March 19, 2020 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

SSM 48649 – 2020 Various Vehicles – Equipped With Telematics Control Unit (TCU) – Incomplete User Authorization, Vehicle Connectivity/Location And/Or FordPass/LincolnWay Concerns Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU ma

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February 21, 2020 051120 PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Some 2013-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. This may be due to a misrouted cable or a cable that is in nee

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February 21, 2020 202000 WHEELS:HUBCAP/COVER

Some 2013-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. This may be due to a misrouted cable or a cable that is in nee

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February 21, 2020 220000 SEATS

Some 2013-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. This may be due to a misrouted cable or a cable that is in nee

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December 16, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 27-Sep-2018 may exhibit a customer symptom of a wireless charging system that appears inoperative. These vehicles will have a mobile device holder with a rubber mat with wireless cha

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October 2, 2019 010000 STEERING

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may exhibit lack of power steering assist with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0131 present and a loss of communication with the power steering control module (PSCM), the

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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 24, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2018-2020 vehicles equipped with the 8F24, 8F35, 8F40, or 8F57 transmissions may have a trace amount of transmission fluid in the main control electrical connector. This is due to the connector being submerged in transmission fluid dur

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February 24, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2018-2020 vehicles equipped with the 8F24, 8F35, 8F40, or 8F57 transmissions may have a trace amount of transmission fluid in the main control electrical connector. This is due to the connector being submerged in transmission fluid dur

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February 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 48552 – 2020 Various Vehicles – Equipped With SYNC 3 – System Stating “In Michigan” When Using Push To Talk Navigation Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in Michiganwhen

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February 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 48551 – 2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With SYNC 3 Various SYNC Performance Related Concerns Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit various performance related concerns such as: intermittent frozen or blan

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March 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

SSM 48618 – 2020 Various Vehicles – Equipped With SYNC 3 – Unable To Schedule Remote Start Using Fordpass Or Lincolnway Applications Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event

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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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September 18, 2019 010000 STEERING

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may experience a lack of power steering assist or a power steering fault in the message center at start up which may occur after a discharged battery. Do not replace the

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