Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2018 EcoSport are official communications between Ford & their dealerships that describe processes for troubleshooting or fixing certain common problems. All vehicle manufacturers are required by U.S. law to make their TSBs available to the public.

    STEERING

    • TSB #SSM 47526

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149763

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a rear parking aid camera may intermittently exhibit the active reverse guideline overlays not present on the front display interface module (FDIM) when reverse gear is selected. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47489

      Date Announced:
      AUG 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144947

      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 ... Read More »

    STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 47268

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137148

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with rear parking aid camera may intermittently exhibit the active reverse guideline overlays not present on the front display interface module (FDIM) when reverse gear is selected. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 49288

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181934

      Some 2018 EcoSport/Expedition/Explorer vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) module may exhibit an inoperative remote start with a Vehicle Failed To Start message when using the Ford Pass mobile application. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47601

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148733

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with keyless entry and built on or before 24-Sep-18 may exhibit a no start condition with a Key Not Detected warning message in the instrument cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47434

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144222

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with remote start may exhibit an intermittent remote start/stall condition during the first remote start attempt. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SSM 49918

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198663

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

    • TSB #SSM 49843

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198600

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

    • TSB #SSM 49821

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194428

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49726

      Date Announced:
      APR 08, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191089

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

    • TSB #SSM 49200

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180376

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost with an engine build date on or before 3-Apr-2019 and a 6F15 automatic transmission may exhibit an illuminated oil pressure warning lamp with a loss of engine oil pressure. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48093

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163588

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and a 6F15 automatic transmission and built on or before 3-Apr-2019 may exhibit a loss of engine oil pressure with an illuminated oil pressure warning lamp. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB19-2168

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160816

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and an automatic transmission may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp(MIL) with multiple diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) stored in the powertrain control ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB19-2164

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160814

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine build on or before 16-May-2019 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47587

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148728

      2014-2017 Fiesta, 2015-2018 Focus, 2018-2019 Ecosport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit coolant consumption,white smoke and/or a runs rough condition. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47359

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143094

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and built on or before 20-Apr-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P261A. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB19-2168

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160816

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and an automatic transmission may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp(MIL) with multiple diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) stored in the powertrain control ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

    • TSB #TSB19-2164

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160814

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine build on or before 16-May-2019 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:DELIVERY:FUEL PUMP

    • TSB #SSM 47138

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137086

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Duratec engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL and/or a wrench lamp with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P025A, P0103 and U0109 all present. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB 20-2419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184639

      Some 2018-2020 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a reoccurring illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04DB. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47976

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160931

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB18-2090

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137071

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Duratec engine built on 21-Sep-2017 and through 8-Nov-2017 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0125 at ambient temperatures between -6-0C (20-32F). Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:INTERNAL:DOGS/SYNCHROS

    • TSB #SSM 50049

      Date Announced:
      AUG 17, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201019

      Some 2017-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicle customers may receive a message in their FordPass or Lincoln Way App stating Feature Unavailable. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #SSM 49821

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194428

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2005

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153918

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Duratec engine and an automatic transmission and built on 1-Sep-2017 and through 28-Nov-2018 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)

    • TSB #SSM 47750

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153970

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

    • TSB #SSM 47680

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152480

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.5L Duratorq-TDCi engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P061B. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

    • TSB #TSB 18-2269

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144925

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 12-Apr-2018 may exhibit a ratcheting/clicking type noise from the driveshaft area when reversing under certain load conditions. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 50067

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201050

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 50039

      Date Announced:
      AUG 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10201013

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49954

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199507

      Some 2018-2021 EcoSport vehicles may have diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U0155 stored in the ABS module. This DTC will not cause observable conditions or warning indicators for the customer. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 21-2175

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10198605

      Some 2016 MKS, 2016-2017 Navigator, 2016-2018 F-150/Focus/C-MAX/Edge/Fiesta/MKX/Transit Connect/Mustang, 2017-2018 Continental/Fusion/MKZ, 2017-2019 Explorer, 2016-2019 Escape/MKC/Flex/MKT/Taurus/Transit/Expedition/F-Super Duty, and ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49828

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194647

      Some 2018-2020 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A7 in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be caused by a damaged circuit on the 12A581 harness. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49820

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194425

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49795

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194413

      Some 2018-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may not be able to perform remote commands via the FordPass/LincolnWay App due to an erroneous deep sleep message. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49690

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189581

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184639

      Some 2018-2020 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a reoccurring illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04DB. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49288

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181934

      Some 2018 EcoSport/Expedition/Explorer vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) module may exhibit an inoperative remote start with a Vehicle Failed To Start message when using the Ford Pass mobile application. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49084

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179334

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48908

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177042

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48858

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176123

      Some 2012-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit an inoperative remote start with a 'Vehicle Failed To Start' message when using MyFord Mobile/Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile applications. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48809

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176113

      Some 2018-2020 Ecosport vehicles may exhibit the HVAC module being unable to communicate with the FDRS Diagnostic Scan Tool. This is caused by an issue with the FDRS tool. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48558

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172019

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48340

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168810

      Some 2016-2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience a map displayed on the left half of the SYNC screen with no other information/soft buttons present after updating to the latest version of V3.0 software. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48316

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168794

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48267

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167233

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

    • TSB #SSM 48260

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167226

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48053

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162087

      Some 2016-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 not at the latest software level may exhibit Various Performance Related concerns such as Display Operation, Navigation, Voice Recognition, Phone Pairing, Applink, Travel Link, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159489

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47824

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155575

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47824

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156887

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47821

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156885

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

    • TSB #SSM 47821

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155573

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

    • TSB #SSM 47803

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156879

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a dealer installed remote start feature and built on or before 20-Mar-2018 may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with DTC P166A and a See Manual message on the ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47803

      Date Announced:
      FEB 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155567

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a dealer installed remote start feature and built on or before 20-Mar-2018 may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with DTC P166A and a See Manual message on the ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47750

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153970

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

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

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

    • TSB #SSM 47722

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153951

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

    • TSB #SSM 47677

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152478

      2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with power windows may exhibit a loss of power window functionality after multiple rapid switch operations. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47655

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152470

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.5L Duratorq-TDCi engine may exhibit issues when attempting to complete a programmable module installation (PMI) on the PCM. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47635

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152464

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47621

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148738

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a dealer installed remote start feature may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with DTC P166A and a See Manual message on the information display in the instrument ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47596

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148730

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles built on or before 1-Jun-2018 may exhibit the radio switching from FM radio to AM radio without input. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47565

      Date Announced:
      OCT 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148721

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with SYNC may experience a partial screen display during transport mode deactivation or when a SYNC master reset is performed. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47444

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144930

      Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 not at the latest software level may exhibit Various Performance Related concerns such as Display Operation, Navigation, Voice Recognition, Phone Pairing, Applink, Travel Link, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47379

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143102

      Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47380

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143103

      Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47359

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143094

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine and built on or before 20-Apr-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P261A. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47154

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137092

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a dealer installed remote start feature may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with DTC P166A and a See Manual message on the information display in the instrument ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47138

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137086

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Duratec engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL and/or a wrench lamp with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P025A, P0103 and U0109 all present. Read More »

    • TSB #18-B-07

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188854

      When using remote start through SYNC connect or with FIA, the powertrain malfunction lamp will illuminate. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47077

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136596

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a Factory Invoiced Accessories (FIA)remote start feature or SYNC connect may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P166A and a See ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46922

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127415

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a Ford Accessory remote start feature may exhibit an illuminated wrench indicator along with a See Manual message on the information display in the IPC. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

    • TSB #SSM 47070

      Date Announced:
      FEB 09, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136592

      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 ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SSM 47077

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136596

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a Factory Invoiced Accessories (FIA)remote start feature or SYNC connect may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P166A and a See ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BODY CONTROL MODULE:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 49152

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180362

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles built on or before 01-Jul-2019 may have the auto lock feature disabled. To enable this feature, use the FDRS scan tool and reprogram the body control module (BCM). Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #SSM 47242

      Date Announced:
      APR 17, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137136

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles may exhibit a "Maintenance Set Date" message displayed on the IPC after the battery or IPC has been disconnected and reconnected. This message indicates that the vehicle clock/time needs to be adjusted. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 49284

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181913

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2255

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179117

      Some 2016 MKS, 2016-2017 Navigator, 2016-2018 F150/Focus/CMAX/Edge/Fiesta/MKX/ Transit Connect/Mustang, 2017-2018 Continental/Fusion/MKZ, 2017-2019 Explorer, 2016-2019 Escape/MKC/Flex/MKT/Taurus/Transit/Expedition/F-Super Duty, and ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2005

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153918

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L Duratec engine and an automatic transmission and built on 1-Sep-2017 and through 28-Nov-2018 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 47677

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152478

      2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with power windows may exhibit a loss of power window functionality after multiple rapid switch operations. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #SSM 47677

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152478

      2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with power windows may exhibit a loss of power window functionality after multiple rapid switch operations. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #SSM 47031

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138530

      For 2018 EcoSport vehicles without tailgate mounted spare tire, the four M4 (4.8x20mm) screws provided inside the loose items plastic bag are not suitable to attach the license plate to the tailgate. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB 20-2171

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175895

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #SSM 47031

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140329

      For 2018 EcoSport vehicles without tailgate mounted spare tire, the four M4 (4.8x20mm) screws provided inside the loose items plastic bag are not suitable to attach the license plate to the tailgate. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #SSM 49152

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180362

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles built on or before 01-Jul-2019 may have the auto lock feature disabled. To enable this feature, use the FDRS scan tool and reprogram the body control module (BCM). Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:TAILGATE:LATCH

    • TSB #SSM 47434

      Date Announced:
      JUL 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144222

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with remote start may exhibit an intermittent remote start/stall condition during the first remote start attempt. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB 21-2236

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10199536

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Fusion/MKZ, 2013-2021 Escape, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2021 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2021 F-Super Duty, 2018-2021 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2021 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2171

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175895

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2361

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153931

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan ... Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA

    • TSB #SSM 47268

      Date Announced:
      APR 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137148

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with rear parking aid camera may intermittently exhibit the active reverse guideline overlays not present on the front display interface module (FDIM) when reverse gear is selected. Read More »

    COMMUNICATION:MANUFACTURER TELEMATICS

    • TSB #SSM 49795

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194413

      Some 2018-2021 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may not be able to perform remote commands via the FordPass/LincolnWay App due to an erroneous deep sleep message. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 49828

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194647

      Some 2018-2020 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A7 in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be caused by a damaged circuit on the 12A581 harness. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49820

      Date Announced:
      MAY 24, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194425

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49541

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187930

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184639

      Some 2018-2020 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a reoccurring illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04DB. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49152

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180362

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles built on or before 01-Jul-2019 may have the auto lock feature disabled. To enable this feature, use the FDRS scan tool and reprogram the body control module (BCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48908

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177042

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47749

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153969

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

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

    • TSB #TSB 18-2361

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153931

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47621

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148738

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a dealer installed remote start feature may exhibit an intermittent illuminated wrench indicator lamp along with DTC P166A and a See Manual message on the information display in the instrument ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47601

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148733

      Some 2018-2019 EcoSport vehicles equipped with keyless entry and built on or before 24-Sep-18 may exhibit a no start condition with a Key Not Detected warning message in the instrument cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47587

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148728

      2014-2017 Fiesta, 2015-2018 Focus, 2018-2019 Ecosport vehicles equipped with a 1.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit coolant consumption,white smoke and/or a runs rough condition. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47379

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143102

      Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47380

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143103

      Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137113

      Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47031

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140329

      For 2018 EcoSport vehicles without tailgate mounted spare tire, the four M4 (4.8x20mm) screws provided inside the loose items plastic bag are not suitable to attach the license plate to the tailgate. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SSM 47249

      Date Announced:
      APR 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137139

      Some 2018 EcoSport vehicles equipped with remote start may exhibit an intermittent remote start/stall condition during the first remote start attempt. The vehicle should remote start normally after the second attempt. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #SSM 47171

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137102

      Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit functional concerns where USB audio playback and App Link will not operate. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SSM 49284

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181913

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47722

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153951

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

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 49828

      Date Announced:
      MAY 26, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10194647

      Some 2018-2020 EcoSport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A7 in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be caused by a damaged circuit on the 12A581 harness. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

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

    • TSB #SSM 47380

      Date Announced:
      JUN 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143103

      Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47031

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140329

      For 2018 EcoSport vehicles without tailgate mounted spare tire, the four M4 (4.8x20mm) screws provided inside the loose items plastic bag are not suitable to attach the license plate to the tailgate. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #SSM 48809

      Date Announced:
      MAY 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176113

      Some 2018-2020 Ecosport vehicles may exhibit the HVAC module being unable to communicate with the FDRS Diagnostic Scan Tool. This is caused by an issue with the FDRS tool. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48135

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164596

      Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47967

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160880

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159489

      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). Read More »