2020 FORD Transit

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

Recall Date Component Summary
December 16, 2021 POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with All Wheel Drive (AWD). The bolts that attach the rear driveshaft to the transfer case may become lose or damaged, which can result in separation of the driveshaft from the transfer case.

Remedy:

Dealers will inspect and replace the driveshaft bolts. If any loose bolts are found, the driveshaft, attachment hardware, transfer case flange kit, and seal will also be replaced. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S54.

August 11, 2021 PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Transit vehicles. An incorrect driveshaft torsional damper service kit may have been installed, which can allow the damper shield to contact the parking brake cable, possibly resulting in parking brake failure.

Remedy:

Dealers will replace the passenger side parking brake cable with a cable that provides sufficient clearance to the damper shield, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S39.

September 23, 2020 VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, Explorer, Mustang, Transit, Expedition, Escape, Ranger and Edge, and Lincoln Nautilus and Corsair vehicles. Due to a poor electrical connection, the rearview camera may intermittently display a blank or distorted image. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rear Visibility.”

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge. The recall began November 17, 2020. Remedy became available on February 1, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20C19.

July 17, 2020 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Escape and Transit vehicles. The affected vehicles may have an improperly crimped diffuser in the side curtain air bags which may result in the diffuser detaching from the inflator in the event of an air bag deployment.

Remedy:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the side curtain air bag modules, free of charge. An interim letter notifying owners of the safety risk was mailed August 3, 2020. The recall began January 11, 2021. Owners may contact Ford’s customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 20S35.

May 5, 2020 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

National Van Builders, Inc. (National Van Builders) is recalling certain vehicles based on 2019-2020 Ford Transit and 2019 Ram Promaster vans equipped with Freedman GO-ES foldaway seats. The seat belt retractor block out zone may have not been set correctly, potentially resulting in a seat belt that may not properly secure the occupant. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies.”

Remedy:

National Van Builders will notify owners, and dealers will replace the retractors, free of charge. The recall began May 19, 2020. Owners may contact Freedman customer service at 1-800-443-4540 or National Van Builders customer service at 1-800-527-7477.

April 20, 2020 SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

TransitWorks is recalling certain Driverge vehicles based on 2019-2020 Ford Transit vans equipped with Freedman Seating Company (FSC) PT Foldaway and GO-ES 3-point Foldaway seats. The seat belt retractor block out zone may have not been set correctly, potentially resulting in a seat belt that may not properly secure the occupant. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies.”

Remedy:

TransitWorks will notify owners, and dealers will replace the retractors, free of charge. The recall began May 13, 2020. Dealers can contact Freedman Seating Company for parts and reimbursement information at 1-800-443-4540.

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16 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2020 FORD Transit

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Date Component  
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS
ODI Number: 11416249
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11414772
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11413592
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11406319
ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11405697
STEERING
ODI Number: 11399543
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11396788
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11390046
STEERING
ODI Number: 11384353
STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11378212
STEERING
ODI Number: 11377309
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11360590
TIRES
ODI Number: 11353121
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH | SEATS
ODI Number: 11310965
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEATS
ODI Number: 11302124
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11375400
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150 Service Alerts for 2020 FORD Transit

Date Description
July 28, 2022 354000 EQUIPMENT:MECHANICAL

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with factory keyless entry remote may exhibit a broken flip-key at the base of the fob. For customers that may require a more robust key due to high key cycle activity, a mechanical key (Rotunda part

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July 29, 2022 220000 SEATS

Some 2019-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 11-Feb-2021 may experience a front seat cushion sagging. To correct this condition, follow the Service Procedure to replace the suspension mat assembly and install additional webbing strap

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July 7, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

This article supersedes TSB 22-2175 to update the Issue, Action, and Service Procedure. Some 2015-2022 Transit vehicles equipped with rear wheel drive (RWD), single rear wheel (only), and U-joints at the transmission flange and rear drivesh

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June 22, 2022 150000 SEAT BELTS

Some 2015-2022 Transit vehicles may exhibit front seat safety belts that do not extend or retract properly or may exhibit an abnormal noise. Verify if the vehicle has been modified, in particular if a bulkhead partition between the front se

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June 8, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2022 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0627, P025A, P025B, P00C6, P008A and/or U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (

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June 8, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Certain 2020-2021 Model Year Transit Vehicles Equipped with a 3.5L Ecoboost Engine – Fuel Filler Door E85 Label Removal .In all of the affected vehicles, the fuel tank filler door may incorrectly have an E85 fuel label installed on units th

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June 8, 2022 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Certain 2020-2021 Model Year Transit Vehicles Equipped with a 3.5L Ecoboost Engine – Fuel Filler Door E85 Label Removal .In all of the affected vehicles, the fuel tank filler door may incorrectly have an E85 fuel label installed on units th

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June 8, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Certain 2020-2021 Model Year Transit Vehicles Equipped with a 3.5L Ecoboost Engine – Fuel Filler Door E85 Label Removal .In all of the affected vehicles, the fuel tank filler door may incorrectly have an E85 fuel label installed on units th

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May 24, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

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

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May 17, 2022 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Certain 2020-2021 Model Year Transit Vehicles Equipped with a 3.5L Ecoboost Engine – Fuel Filler Door E85 Label Removal – In all of the affected vehicles, the fuel tank filler door may incorrectly have an E85 fuel label installed on units t

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May 5, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 20152022 Transit vehicles equipped with rear wheel drive (RWD), single rear wheel only, and a U-joint at the transmission flange and rear driveshaft may experience a boom/hum/moan noise or vibration from the rear while driving. This n

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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

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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

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April 22, 2022 050000 PARKING BRAKE

2020-2022 Transit vehicles equipped with the push down parking brake lever operate differently than the standard parking brake. When the push down parking brake is engaged by pulling the lever upward to its fullest extent, the lever can the

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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

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April 14, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2019-2022 Transit vehicles may experience intermittent operation of the power sliding door (PSD) which may not open/close properly. It can still be closed manually. Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U201A may or may not be present. The PSD

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April 14, 2022 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Some 2019-2022 Transit vehicles may experience intermittent operation of the power sliding door (PSD) which may not open/close properly. It can still be closed manually. Diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U201A may or may not be present. The PSD

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April 6, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2018-2022 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) P025A, P025B, P00C6, P008A and/or U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). T

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April 6, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2022 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs) P025A, P025B, P00C6, P008A and/or U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). T

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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 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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March 15, 2022 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

2015-2022 Transit vehicles equipped with DRW have a high mount rear marker lamp that does not illuminate with the stop lamps. This lamp assembly may appear to be a stop lamp but is intended to illuminate with the parking lamps only. This in

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February 15, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2015-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with rear wheel drive (RWD), single rear wheel only, and a U-joint at the transmission flange and rear driveshaft may experience a boom/hum/moan noise or vibration from the rear while driving. This n

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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 13, 2021 010000 STEERING

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles built on 12-Aug-2019 and through 1-Sep-2021 may exhibit a lack of power steering assist on initial engine start-up with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U3000:49 stored in the power steering control module (PSCM

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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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October 28, 2021 150000 SEAT BELTS

Some 2015-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit front seat safety belts that do not extend or retract properly or may exhibit an abnormal noise. Verify if the vehicle has been modified, in particular if a bulkhead partition between the front se

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October 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2019-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 11-Feb-2021 may experience a front seat cushion sagging. This may be due to a broken seat suspension mat. To correct this condition, follow the Service Procedure to install additional webbi

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October 14, 2021 220000 SEATS

Some 2019-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 11-Feb-2021 may experience a front seat cushion sagging. This may be due to a broken seat suspension mat. To correct this condition, follow the Service Procedure to install additional webbi

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October 14, 2021 355200 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

Some 2019-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 11-Feb-2021 may experience a front seat cushion sagging. This may be due to a broken seat suspension mat. To correct this condition, follow the Service Procedure to install additional webbi

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November 6, 2020 263000 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL

Some 2020 Transit vehicles built on 31-Jul-2020 and through 14-Aug-2020 may experience a forward collision warning light with diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) B1433:54 and U2100:00 set in the cruise control module (CCM) due to being improperl

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October 28, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit a harsh engagement/harsh shift/delayed shift. It is also possible to experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) or diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) P0729, P0731, P0732, P0733, P0734,

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October 7, 2021 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 05-Aug-2021 without SYNC may exhibit a concern where the FordPass Connect selection is missing in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) menu and/or the FordPass authorization pop-up does not a

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October 7, 2021 117000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 05-Aug-2021 without SYNC may exhibit a concern where the FordPass Connect selection is missing in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) menu and/or the FordPass authorization pop-up does not a

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September 28, 2021 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may experience a pop/sizzle/crack noise from the exhaust. This may be due to water dripping on the exhaust from the evaporator drain tube. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to extend the

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September 28, 2021 980000 UNKNOWN OR OTHER

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may experience a pop/sizzle/crack noise from the exhaust. This may be due to water dripping on the exhaust from the evaporator drain tube. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to extend the

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November 6, 2020 118620 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:HUD:CAMERA/SENSOR

Certain 2020 Model Year Multiple Vehicle Lines Front View and Center High Mount Stop Lamp Camera Improper Function In some of the affected vehicles, insufficient electrical conductivity within the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) internal to t

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September 23, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with factory keyless entry remote may exhibit a broken flip-key at the base of the fob. A broken key can be replaced with the current service part, which is a like-for-like replacement. However, for

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September 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with factory keyless entry remote may exhibit a broken flip-key at the base of the fob. A broken key can be replaced with the current service part, which is a like-for-like replacement. However, for

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September 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit an open master fuse in the high current battery junction box. The master fuses are now available as a separate service part and can be replaced without replacing the high current battery junction

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September 13, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit an open master fuse in the high current battery junction box. The master fuses are now available as a separate service part and can be replaced without replacing the high current battery junction

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September 13, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit an open master fuse in the high current battery junction box. The master fuses are now available as a separate service part and can be replaced without replacing the high current battery junction

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September 24, 2021 103700 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Certain 2020-2021 Model Year Transit Vehicles Equipped with 3.5L PFDI Engines Inactive Smart Acceleration Truncation Feature In all of the affected vehicles, the Smart Acceleration Truncation (SAT) feature is non-functional. The SAT featur

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September 24, 2021 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Certain 2020-2021 Model Year Transit Vehicles Equipped with 3.5L PFDI Engines Inactive Smart Acceleration Truncation Feature In all of the affected vehicles, the Smart Acceleration Truncation (SAT) feature is non-functional. The SAT featur

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September 23, 2021 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit a harsh engagement into drive. The vehicle may or may not have an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) P0772 and/or P2704 in the powertrain control modul

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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 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 1, 2021 116340 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:IMMOBILIZER/PROXIMITY:KEY/SENDER

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with factory keyless entry remote may exhibit a broken flip-key at the base of the fob. Ford has been provided feedback from fleet customers of this condition on some vehicles with high usage profiles. A

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July 19, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L Duratec engine and all 2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 01-Jul-2021 may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0

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May 13, 2021 162200 STRUCTURE:BODY:BUMPERS

Some 2020 Transit vehicles upfitted by Utilimaster for Amazon may exhibit various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) concerns and/or blind spot, crosswalk, tire pressure monitor faults with one or more communication diagnosti

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May 13, 2021 357100 EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

Some 2020 Transit vehicles upfitted by Utilimaster for Amazon may exhibit various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) concerns and/or blind spot, crosswalk, tire pressure monitor faults with one or more communication diagnosti

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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 061320 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

Some 2011-2021 vehicles equipped with a diesel engine may have engine oil in the exhaust after turbocharger replacement for various reasons. To correct the condition, remove the exhaust and stand the exhaust up with the turbocharger inlet s

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May 18, 2021 063000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

Some 2011-2021 vehicles equipped with a diesel engine may have engine oil in the exhaust after turbocharger replacement for various reasons. To correct the condition, remove the exhaust and stand the exhaust up with the turbocharger inlet s

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May 13, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Transit vehicles upfitted by Utilimaster for Amazon may exhibit various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) concerns and/or blind spot, crosswalk, tire pressure monitor faults with one or more communication diagnosti

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May 13, 2021 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Some 2020 Transit vehicles upfitted by Utilimaster for Amazon may exhibit various heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) concerns and/or blind spot, crosswalk, tire pressure monitor faults with one or more communication diagnosti

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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 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2011-2021 vehicles equipped with a diesel engine may have engine oil in the exhaust after turbocharger replacement for various reasons. To correct the condition, remove the exhaust and stand the exhaust up with the turbocharger inlet s

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April 12, 2021 138000 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

Some 2020 Transit vehicles may experience a pop/sizzle/crack noise from the exhaust. This may be due to water dripping on the exhaust from the evaporator drain tube. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to extend the the l

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April 8, 2021 138300 VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:CONDENSOR/EVAPORATOR

Some 2017-2021 Transit vehicles built on or before 30-Nov-2020 may experience a slow fill condition and/or illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0171, P0174, P0451, P0455, P0456, P0496 and/or P14

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April 14, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2015-2021 Transit vehicles built with manual sliding door(s) may have an incorrectly adjusted ajar switch. To correct this condition, follow the service procedure to readjust the ajar switch.

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April 29, 2021 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

2015-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with dual rear wheels (DRW) have a high mount rear marker lamp that does not illuminate with the stop lamps. This lamp assembly may appear to be a stop lamp but is intended to illuminate with the parking

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April 28, 2021 280100 BACK OVER PREVENTION:SOFTWARE

Some 2018-2021 vehicles supported by FDRS may not list a software update for a module under the SW Updates tab although an SSM or TSB is published for a software update. This may be due to the module already being at the latest software lev

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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 31, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with a gas engine may exhibit a harsh engagement into drive with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0772 and/or P2704 in the powertrain c

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March 29, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2019 F-150/F-Super Duty/Expedition/Navigator and 2020 Explorer/Aviator vehicles may exhibit a ‘Trailer Connected’ or ‘Trailer Disconnected’ message in the vehicle’s message center with no trailer attached to the vehicle. To addres

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March 15, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2015-2021 Transit vehicles may experience difficulty opening and/or closing the manual sliding door that will require sliding door adjustment. When performing the sliding door adjustment procedure in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-

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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 2015-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with rear wheel drive (RWD), single rear wheel (SRW), and a U-joint at the transmission flange and rear driveshaft may experience a boom/hum/moan noise or vibration from the rear while driving. This

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February 23, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2018-2021 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P025A And/Or DTC U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to an intermittent or partial

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February 23, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2018-2021 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P025A And/Or DTC U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to an intermittent or partial

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February 4, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L Duratec and built on or before 29-Jan-2021 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with any combination of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs): P02EE, P02EF,

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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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February 2, 2021 010000 STEERING

Some 2020 Transit vehicles built on 12-Aug-2019 and through 17-Jul-2020 may exhibit a lack of power steering assist on initial engine start-up with DTC U2016:47 stored in the power steering control module (PSCM). If the DTC is present, veri

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November 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Certain 2020 Model Year Multiple Vehicle Lines Front View and Center High Mount Stop Lamp Camera Improper Function In some of the affected vehicles, insufficient electrical conductivity within the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) internal to t

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November 6, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain 2020 Model Year Multiple Vehicle Lines Front View and Center High Mount Stop Lamp Camera Improper Function In some of the affected vehicles, insufficient electrical conductivity within the Printed Circuit Board (PCB) internal to t

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January 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Transit vehicles may exhibit an open master fuse in the high current battery junction box. The master fuses are now available as a separate service part and can be replaced without replacing the high current battery junction box o

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November 6, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Transit vehicles built on 31-Jul-2020 and through 14-Aug-2020 may experience a forward collision warning light with diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) B1433:54 and U2100:00 set in the cruise control module (CCM) due to being improperl

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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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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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January 29, 2021 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with all of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) stored in the powertrain control module (PCM): P2804, P2803, P0713, P0710, P0709, and P070

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January 29, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020-2021 Transit vehicles may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with all of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) stored in the powertrain control module (PCM): P2804, P2803, P0713, P0710, P0709, and P070

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April 24, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

In all of the affected vehicles, there are shallow pressed valve seats in the cylinder heads. This may lead to a rough idle, engine misfires with a reduction in power/torque and a check engine/wrench light illuminated.

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June 29, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

2020 Transit, F-Super Duty, F-53 Motorhome/F-59 Commercial, 2021 F-650/F-750/E-series incomplete, chassis Cab, cutaway and stripped chassis vehicles equipped with a lane keeping or departure system are not calibrated from the factory to sup

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June 29, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

2020 Transit, F-Super Duty, F-53 Motorhome/F-59 Commercial, 2021 F-650/F-750/E-series incomplete, chassis Cab, cutaway and stripped chassis vehicles equipped with a lane keeping or departure system are not calibrated from the factory to sup

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October 27, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L Duratec and built on or before 22-Sep-2020 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp with any combination of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs): P02EE, P02EF, P02F0, P02

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October 27, 2020 103100 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L Duratec and built on or before 22-Sep-2020 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp with any combination of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs): P02EE, P02EF, P02F0, P02

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

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit incomplete user authorization, inoperative remote features and/or a message stating the system cannot access the Lincoln/FordPass Connect fea

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October 26, 2020 118000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit incomplete user authorization, inoperative remote features and/or a message stating the system cannot access the Lincoln/FordPass Connect fea

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October 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Transit vehicles may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with all of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) stored in the powertrain control module (PCM): P2804, P2803, P0713, P0710, P0709, and P0708. Th

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October 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Transit vehicles may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with all of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) stored in the powertrain control module (PCM): P2804, P2803, P0713, P0710, P0709, and P0708. Th

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July 8, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission may exhibit a harsh engagement into drive with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0772 and/or P2704 in the

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June 4, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

In all of the affected vehicles, there are shallow pressed valve seats in the cylinder heads. This may lead to a rough idle, engine misfires with a reduction in power/torque, and a check engine/wrench light illuminated.

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June 4, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

In all of the affected vehicles, there are shallow pressed valve seats in the cylinder heads. This may lead to a rough idle, engine misfires with a reduction in power/torque, and a check engine/wrench light illuminated.

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June 4, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

In all of the affected vehicles, there are shallow pressed valve seats in the cylinder heads. This may lead to a rough idle, engine misfires with a reduction in power/torque, and a check engine/wrench light illuminated.

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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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July 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

In all of the affected vehicles, the Standard Battery Guard (SBG) feature, typically used by specific third-party converters and upfitters, may not remain active for the period of time specified in the Ford Body & Equipment Mounting Manual

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June 30, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

2020 Transit, F-Super Duty, F-53 Motorhome/F-59 Commercial, 2021 F-650/F-750/E-series incomplete, chassis Cab, cutaway and stripped chassis vehicles equipped with a lane keeping or departure system are not calibrated from the factory to sup

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October 14, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2015-2020 Transit vehicles equipped with rear wheel drive (RWD), single rear wheel (SRW) and a U-joint at the transmission flange and rear driveshaft may experience a boom/hum/moan noise or vibration from the rear while driving. This n

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October 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2015-2020 Transit vehicles equipped with rear wheel drive (RWD), single rear wheel (SRW) and a U-joint at the transmission flange and rear driveshaft may experience a boom/hum/moan noise or vibration from the rear while driving. This n

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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 26, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Transit vehicles built on or before 12-Feb-2020 may exhibit a transmission fluid leak at the transmission fluid cooler. When replacing the transmission fluid cooler, also replace the transmission fluid cooler bracket. Perform the

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August 26, 2020 103200 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:FLUID/LUBRICANT

Some 2020 Transit vehicles built on or before 12-Feb-2020 may exhibit a transmission fluid leak at the transmission fluid cooler. When replacing the transmission fluid cooler, also replace the transmission fluid cooler bracket. Perform the

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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 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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September 7, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Transit vehicles may exhibit an open master fuse in the high current battery junction box. The master fuses are now available as a separate service part and can be replaced without replacing the high current battery junction box o

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September 7, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Transit vehicles may exhibit an open master fuse in the high current battery junction box. The master fuses are now available as a separate service part and can be replaced without replacing the high current battery junction box o

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October 9, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some of the affected all-wheel driver (AWD) vehicles were assembled with mismatched front to rear final drive gear ratios. AWD vehicles with mismatched gear ratios may exhibit front end shudder upon acceleration and/or the Traction Control

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October 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some of the affected all-wheel driver (AWD) vehicles were assembled with mismatched front to rear final drive gear ratios. AWD vehicles with mismatched gear ratios may exhibit front end shudder upon acceleration and/or the Traction Control

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October 9, 2020 060000 ENGINE (PWS)

Some of the affected all-wheel driver (AWD) vehicles were assembled with mismatched front to rear final drive gear ratios. AWD vehicles with mismatched gear ratios may exhibit front end shudder upon acceleration and/or the Traction Control

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July 29, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 F150/Nautilus/Expedition/Transit/Edge/Escape/Mustang vehicles built on or before 21-Jun-2020 may exhibit various front and/or rear parking aid camera concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or completely inoperative. I

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July 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 F150/Nautilus/Expedition/Transit/Edge/Escape/Mustang vehicles built on or before 21-Jun-2020 may exhibit various front and/or rear parking aid camera concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or completely inoperative. I

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July 29, 2020 280000 BACK OVER PREVENTION

Some 2020 F150/Nautilus/Expedition/Transit/Edge/Escape/Mustang vehicles built on or before 21-Jun-2020 may exhibit various front and/or rear parking aid camera concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or completely inoperative. I

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June 18, 2020 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission and under 8,000 Km (5,000 mi) may exhibit a harsh engagement into DRIVE and/or REVERSE with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL). This may be due

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June 22, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

2020 Transit, F-Super Duty, F-53 Motorhome/F-59 Commercial, 2021 F-650/F-750/E-series incomplete, chassis Cab, cutaway and stripped chassis vehicles equipped with a lane keeping or departure system are not calibrated from the factory to sup

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September 30, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Some 2015-2020 Transit high roof bus/passenger wagon vehicles may experience a loose or unseated headliner at the C and/or C 1/2 pillar(s) causing visible gaps. This may be due to a lack of retention capability of the headliner locator tabs

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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 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Some 2020 Transit vehicles with no rear floor covering built on or before 16-Dec-2019 are manufactured without the step well pad on the passenger sliding door step. The vehicle is not misbuilt. Do not submit a claim for this condition.

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June 17, 2020 102300 POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission may exhibit a harsh engagement into drive with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0772 and/or P2704 in the

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June 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission may exhibit a harsh engagement into drive with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0772 and/or P2704 in the

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June 17, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission may exhibit a harsh engagement into drive with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0772 and/or P2704 in the

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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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September 17, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Certain 2020 Model Year Transit vehicles with 3.5L engines and F-150 / Police Interceptor Utility vehicles with 3.3L engines – Cylinder Head Replacement

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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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March 19, 2020 010000 STEERING

SSM 48652 – 2020 Transit – Lack Of Power Steering Assist On Initial Engine Start-Up With Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) U2016:47 – Built On Or After 12-Aug-2019 Some 2020 Transit vehicles built on or after 12-Aug-2019 may exhibit a lack o

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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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January 31, 2020 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

In some of the affected vehicles, the incorrect rear climate control heater lines may be installed allowing contact between the heater lines and the drive shaft. This contact may cause an underbody noise concern, and if left uncorrected, ma

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February 20, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some 2020 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L Duratec and built on or before 14-Jan-2020 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp with any combination of the following diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs): P02EE, P02EF, P02F0, P02

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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 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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