Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2019 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.

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • 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 »

    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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #SSM 48423

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169986

      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. 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • 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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 47882

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156599

      Various 2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and the latest software version 3.2 may exhibit an error message when attempting to update the software to version 3.3. 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 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 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 47770

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153977

      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 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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 47882

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156599

      Various 2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and the latest software version 3.2 may exhibit an error message when attempting to update the software to version 3.3. 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 48130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164508

      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. 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 »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164508

      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. 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 »

    SEATS

    • 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 »

    EQUIPMENT

    • 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 »

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

    • TSB #SSM 47770

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153977

      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 »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • 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

    • 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 »