Please note: The TSB information displayed below are summaries. We do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

The TSB numbers are the NHTSA numbers, which are different from the manufacturer-assigned TSB numbers — the NHTSA doesn't keep track of those. It's a very screwed up situation that's almost completely unhelpful to you as the consumer. Use the issue date or the title when asking your dealer for more information about a TSB.

    STEERING

    • TSB #SSM 48233

      NHTSA ID #10167195

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 02 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48205

      NHTSA ID #10165687

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 18 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 41853

      NHTSA ID #10164601

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 24-Oct-2018 may exhibit lack of power steering assist, diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0131 present, lost communication with the power steering control module (PSCM), the bo

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48154

      NHTSA ID #10164602

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 29 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 24-Oct-2018 may exhibit lack of power steering assist, diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0131 present, lost communication with the power steering control module (PSCM), the bo

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47792

      NHTSA ID #10155564

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may experience a lack of power steering assist or a power steering fault message in the message center. It is important to avoid cycling the ignition switch. Charge the batter

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47792

      NHTSA ID #10156876

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may experience a lack of power steering assist or a power steering fault message in the message center. It is important to avoid cycling the ignition switch. Charge the batter

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47554

      NHTSA ID #10149781

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 28 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 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 steer

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47548

      NHTSA ID #10149779

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 27 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 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 after a discharged battery. Do not replace the steering rack and pin

      More Information »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 47792

      NHTSA ID #10156876

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 06 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may experience a lack of power steering assist or a power steering fault message in the message center. It is important to avoid cycling the ignition switch. Charge the batter

      More Information »

    PARKING BRAKE

    • TSB #SSM 48357

      NHTSA ID #10168814

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #SSM 48266

      NHTSA ID #10167231

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 08-Jul-2019 may exhibit an intermittent low fuel message displayed in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) when the fuel level is higher than 1/8 of a tank. This may be due t

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 481616

      NHTSA ID #10165684

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 08-Jul-2019 may exhibit an intermittent low fuel message displayed in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) when the fuel level is higher than 1/8 of a tank. This may be due t

      More Information »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB 19-2386

      NHTSA ID #10169847

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48423

      NHTSA ID #10169986

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 20 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2213

      NHTSA ID #10163576

      • Date Announced: JULY 09 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Edge/Nautilus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a 8F35 transmission may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0766 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) and/or int

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47976

      NHTSA ID #10160931

      • Date Announced: MAY 10 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

      More Information »

    • TSB #18B31

      NHTSA ID #10153982

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Certain 2019 Model Year Transit Connect Vehicles with an 8F35/40 Transmission - Transmission Replacement

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47682

      NHTSA ID #10152481

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Focus/Transit Connect/Edge/Nautilus vehicles equipped with 8F35 transmission may exhibit an appearance of a fluid leak or weep from transmission axle shaft seal. This condition may be caused by excessive internal seal (dark brown)

      More Information »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 48405

      NHTSA ID #10169945

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 16 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48357

      NHTSA ID #10168814

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48316

      NHTSA ID #10168794

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: 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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48266

      NHTSA ID #10167231

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 08-Jul-2019 may exhibit an intermittent low fuel message displayed in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) when the fuel level is higher than 1/8 of a tank. This may be due t

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48260

      NHTSA ID #10167226

      • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 481616

      NHTSA ID #10165684

      • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 04 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 08-Jul-2019 may exhibit an intermittent low fuel message displayed in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) when the fuel level is higher than 1/8 of a tank. This may be due t

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48128

      NHTSA ID #10164501

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit an inoperative AC outlet. This may be due to an inoperative DC/AC inverter. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48123

      NHTSA ID #10164497

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 07 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: For Ford and Lincoln vehicles that require positive or negative battery terminal replacement, it is not necessary to replace the complete battery cable harness (14300 and 14301) for this concern. Positive battery cable clamp BT4Z-14450-AA a

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48081

      NHTSA ID #10163584

      • Date Announced: JULY 10 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicle owners may request a way to disable the enhanced security system to prevent motion from activating the vehicles anti-theft alarm. On exiting the vehicle, a menu will be displayed on the instrument panel clu

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

      NHTSA ID #10159489

      • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47863

      NHTSA ID #10156589

      • Date Announced: MARCH 15 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles produced on or before 17-Dec-2018 and equipped with 4G Wi-Fi without SYNC, may exhibit a Wi-Fi Hotspot button not showing in the menu. To correct this condition, perform programmable module installation (P

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47846

      NHTSA ID #10156564

      • Date Announced: MARCH 05 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Mustang, Continental, Fusion, MKZ, F150, Transit Connect, Ranger, Edge or Nautilus with SYNC 3 may have the following intermittent symptoms: a solid blue screen when moving forward at speeds above 10 mph, the rear view camera rema

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47824

      NHTSA ID #10155575

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47824

      NHTSA ID #10156887

      • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47711

      NHTSA ID #10153948

      • Date Announced: DECEMBER 14 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47635

      NHTSA ID #10152464

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 01 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

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

      More Information »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      NHTSA ID #10164508

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid

      More Information »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      NHTSA ID #10164508

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid

      More Information »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 47749

      NHTSA ID #10153969

      • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2012-2019 Vehicles may require repairs to the Smartlink system. Smartlink is a Ford Licensed Accessory which has a warranty provided by the accessory manufacturer. Warranty replacement parts for Smartlink that are ordered through Ford

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47682

      NHTSA ID #10152481

      • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 2018
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Focus/Transit Connect/Edge/Nautilus vehicles equipped with 8F35 transmission may exhibit an appearance of a fluid leak or weep from transmission axle shaft seal. This condition may be caused by excessive internal seal (dark brown)

      More Information »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #SSM 48135

      NHTSA ID #10164596

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been provided

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 48128

      NHTSA ID #10164501

      • Date Announced: AUGUST 09 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit an inoperative AC outlet. This may be due to an inoperative DC/AC inverter. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47967

      NHTSA ID #10160880

      • Date Announced: MAY 06 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

      More Information »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

      NHTSA ID #10159489

      • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2019
      • Additional Info: How to Fix

      Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

      More Information »