Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 Explorer 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 47638

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152466

      2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. 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 »

    • TSB #SSM 46210

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095995

      SOME 2010-2016 EPAS EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT STEERING RELATED NOISES. THE WORKSHOP MANUAL (WSM) DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN UPDATED IN SECTION 211-02. WHEN DIAGNOSING AND REPAIRING EPAS STEERING NOISES USE THE UPDATED PROCEDURES. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46118

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090662

      WHEN HOOKING UP THE VEHICLE COMMUNICATION MODULE (VCM) AND INTEGRATED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (IDS) TO THE DLC LOCATED ON THE DRIVER SIDE UNDER THE STEERING COLUMN AT THE GWM, MAKE SURE THAT THE IGNITION IS OFF BEFORE CONNECTING TO IDS. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46022

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092562

      WHEN HOOKING UP THE VEHICLE COMMUNICATION MODULE (VCM) AND INTEGRATED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (IDS) TO THE DLC LOCATED ON THE DRIVER SIDE UNDER THE STEERING COLUMN AT THE GWM, MAKE SURE THAT THE IGNITION IS OFF BEFORE CONNECTING TO IDS. Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #SSM 47638

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152466

      2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #DOR-J9K8E-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166446

      This SKU is a Suspension Lateral Link. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to revise the design similar to the OEM supercession associated with 19V435. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 46132

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090681

      SOME 2008-2017 FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC MAY GENERATE A VHR THAT IDENTIFIES A CONCERN WITH THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION CATEGORY INDICATING SERVICE IS REQUIRED DUE TO A BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LAMP BEING ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46132

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091151

      SOME 2008-2017 FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC MAY GENERATE A VHR THAT IDENTIFIES A CONCERN WITH THE BRAKES AND SUSPENSION CATEGORY INDICATING SERVICE IS REQUIRED DUE TO A BRAKE SYSTEM WARNING LAMP BEING ILLUMINATED. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 48001

      Date Announced:
      MAY 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160943

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a squeal noise from the accessory drive belt, illuminated charging system indicator, and/or damaged alternator pulley. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47948

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159494

      SSM 47948 - 2010-2019 Various Vehicles - Turbocharged Engines - Oil Supply Filter Replacement When Replacing The Turbocharger Or The Turbocharger Oil Supply Tube For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2255

      Date Announced:
      AUG 23, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144919

      Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost, 2013-2018 Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost, 2013-2018 MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47348

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143090

      Some 2013-2018 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with a 3.7L twin independent variable camshaft timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an engine vibration and/or the engine mount leaking fluid. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47000

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140315

      Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB17-2124

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115945

      Some 2015-2017 Explorer and 2015-2016 F-150 vehicles, equipped with 3.5L Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection (GTDI) engines may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P2195, P2197, P2626, and/or P2629 stored in ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 17-0033

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099086

      SOME 2016-2017 EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.3L ENGINE AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 28-FEB-2017 MAY EXHIBIT THE IDLE SPEED DROPPING BELOW SPECIFICATION AFTER REPEATED LIGHT PEDAL TIP-IN/TIP-OUT EVENTS AT LOW VEHICLE SPEEDS, SUCH AS IN ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46295

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095154

      TO HELP DIFFERENTIATE ENGINE OIL LEAKS FROM OTHER POSSIBLE SOURCES, A NEW WHITE-COLORED FLUORESCENT ENGINE OIL DYE IS AVAILABLE. WORKSHOP MANUAL (WSM), SECTION 303-00 HAS BEEN REVISED TO REFERENCE THE NEW WHITE-COLORED DYE. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46281

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094643

      SOME 2015-2017 EDGE/MKX, ESCAPE/MKC, FUSION/MKZ AND EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L OR 2.3L MAY EXHIBIT DAMAGE TO THE ENGINE APPEARANCE COVER, VALVE COVER AND/OR INTAKE MANIFOLD WHEN ATTEMPTING TO REMOVE THE APPEARANCE COVER. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46253

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094612

      SOME 2015-2016 EDGE WITH 2.0L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI), 2015-2016 MUSTANG AND F-150 WITH 5.0L ENGINE AND 2016 EXPLORER EQUIPPED WITH 2.3L GTDI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT OIL LEAK AT ENGINE OIL PRESSURE (EOP) SENSOR THREADS. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46159

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091127

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER, FLEX, MKT, TAURUS, MKS AND TRANSIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L GTDI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ILLUMINATED MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2096, P2097, P2098 AND/OR P2099 IN THE ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0139

      Date Announced:
      OCT 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090505

      SOME 2015-2016 F-150, C-MAX, EDGE, MKS, TAURUS, AND FLEX AND 2016 EXPEDITION, EXPLORER, ESCAPE, FUSION, MUSTANG, MKZ, MKX, NAVIGATOR, TRANSIT AND TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.0L, 2.5L, 3.5L OR 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0122

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109040

      Some 2016 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L GTDI engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with a lack of power and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0299. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45932

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091275

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 5/8/2016 MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE FROM THE ELECTRIC COOLING FANS, MOST NOTICEABLE RIGHT AFTER THE ENGINE IS TURNED OFF AS THEY SPIN DOWN TO A STOP. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45880

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091140

      2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSB 20-2271

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184634

      Some 2015-2019 MKC and 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L engine may exhibit a vibration/rough idle when the vehicle is in DRIVE or REVERSE. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49210

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180428

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2389

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169895

      Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2244

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164422

      Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48001

      Date Announced:
      MAY 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160943

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a squeal noise from the accessory drive belt, illuminated charging system indicator, and/or damaged alternator pulley. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156877

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47230

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137131

      Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47000

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138516

      Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46522

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109012

      2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SSM 47662

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152473

      For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing and/or replacing turbo related concerns, all steps within the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure must be followed including replacement of all mandatory discarded ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0122

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109040

      Some 2016 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L GTDI engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with a lack of power and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0299. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45853

      Date Announced:
      MAY 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079008

      3.5L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P0327/P0332. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

    • TSB #19N05

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162412

      Customer Satisfaction Program 19N05: Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Concern Read More »

    • TSB #17N03-S2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153981

      Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Concerns Read More »

    • TSB #17N03-S1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125095

      Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Concerns Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #17N03-AW

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125093

      Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Retail Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Complaints Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-16-0093

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10081004

      SOME 2016 F-150, EXPEDITION, NAVIGATOR, TRANSIT, EDGE, FLEX AND EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L TWIN INDEPENDENT VARIABLE CAM TIMING (TI-VCT) OR A 3. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

    • TSB #TSB 19-2244

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164422

      Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109070

      The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #20N07-S1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184652

      In some of the affected vehicles, customers may experience adverse NVH, vibration and/or rough idle in Drive or Reverse, low performance/lack of acceleration during launch, sluggish vehicle operation and shudder while ... Read More »

    • TSB #20B27

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181985

      In affected vehicles, the transmission torque converter may overheat in certain driving conditions. If the torque converter overheats it can lead to adverse NVH, rough idle, and low performance concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #20N07

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181988

      In some of the affected vehicles, customers may experience adverse NVH, vibration and/or rough idle in Drive or Reverse, low performance / lack of acceleration during launch, sluggish vehicle operation and shudder while driving. Read More »

    • 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 47993

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160936

      2015-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2016 and equipped with a 3.5L or 3. 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 #TSB 19-2017

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155548

      Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156860

      Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47547

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149778

      Some 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility vehicles may exhibit a reduced top speed after a transmission fluid service with unapproved fluid. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46069

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109063

      Some 2015-2016 vehicles equipped with 6F50/6F55 transmission Built On 11/2/2015 And Through 2/1/2016 may exhibit no reverse, 3rd and 5th gear and/or DTCs P0715, P0717, P0756 and/or P2701. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45926

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091272

      2013-2017 FUSION/ESCAPE/MKZ (EXCLUDING 3.7L), 2015-2016 EDGE/EXPLORER (EXCLUDING 3.5L/3.7L), 2015-2016 MKC, AND 2016 MKX VEHICLES (EXCLUDING 3. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #ASI-45239

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058625

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES TRANSMISSION WILL EXPERIENCE, AFTER A COLD SOAK OR AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH ENGINE OFF, A 2-3 SHIFT HESITATION DUE TO POSSIBLE HYDRAULIC CIRCUIT DRAIN. MODEL 2013-16 VARIOUS VEHICLES. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

    • TSB #SSM 46355

      Date Announced:
      FEB 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095624

      MULTIPLE 2014-2016 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 6F35 TRANSMISSION AND BUILT ON 1-JAN-2014 AND THROUGH 31-DEC-2015 MAY EXHIBIT HARSH REVERSE ENGAGEMENT AND HARSH/DELAYED 3RD AND 5TH GEAR UP/DOWN SHIFTS WITH NO DTCS PRESENT. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #TSB 20-2271

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184634

      Some 2015-2019 MKC and 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L engine may exhibit a vibration/rough idle when the vehicle is in DRIVE or REVERSE. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46069

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109063

      Some 2015-2016 vehicles equipped with 6F50/6F55 transmission Built On 11/2/2015 And Through 2/1/2016 may exhibit no reverse, 3rd and 5th gear and/or DTCs P0715, P0717, P0756 and/or P2701. Read More »

    • TSB #SB45277

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058616

      FORD: TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM CONVERTER HOUSING AREA ON POLICE UTILITY EQUIPPED WITH 6F50/6F55 TRANSMISSION *CN Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-45239

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058625

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES TRANSMISSION WILL EXPERIENCE, AFTER A COLD SOAK OR AN EXTENDED PERIOD WITH ENGINE OFF, A 2-3 SHIFT HESITATION DUE TO POSSIBLE HYDRAULIC CIRCUIT DRAIN. MODEL 2013-16 VARIOUS VEHICLES. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 47500

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144950

      Some 2015-2017 Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L Ecoboost engines may exhibit a surge or hesitation condition at approximately 50-60 MPH in 6th gear under light to moderate loads. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46900

      Date Announced:
      NOV 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127405

      Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

    • TSB #SSM 47000

      Date Announced:
      JAN 08, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140315

      Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

    • TSB #SSM 46412

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095858

      SOME 2007-2016 EDGE/MKX/FLEX/MKT/MKZ/MKS/TAURUS/TAURUS POLICE/EXPLORER/EXPLORER POLICE EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 30-JUN-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING AND/OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVELINE AREA. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156860

      Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 48619

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172972

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2390

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169898

      Some 2015-2019 F-150, 2015-2020 Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty, 2017-2020 Continental, 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, 2020 Aviator/Corsair and 2013-2020 MKZ vehicles equipped with multi-contour seats ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48123

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164497

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48108

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163593

      Some 2015-2019 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 appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool may ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48070

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163573

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... 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 47899

      Date Announced:
      MAR 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156602

      Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty, 2017-2019 Continental, and 2016-2018 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a crank/no start condition, inoperative trailer tow lighting and/or inoperative power telescoping mirrors. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47879

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156598

      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 19-2050

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156868

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. 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 47814

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156883

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Edge/Nautilus, 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ, and 2018-2019 F-150/Mustang/Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with climate controlled seats may exhibit a buzzing noise from the front seats, front ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156877

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155565

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47711

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153948

      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'. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2367

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153933

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost engine built on or before 30-Sep-2016 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0325, P0327, ... 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 47570

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148722

      Some 2016-2018 Explorer vehicles built on or before 07-Aug-2018 may automatically switch from A/C to heat and defrost after 1 minute during a remote start event when the customer expects the A/C to remain on. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47538

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149770

      Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the Android Auto Preference menu selection is not present after an update to version 3.0 software. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47500

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144950

      Some 2015-2017 Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L Ecoboost engines may exhibit a surge or hesitation condition at approximately 50-60 MPH in 6th gear under light to moderate loads. 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 47393

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143108

      Some 2016-2018 Explorer vehicles may automatically switch from A/C to heat and defrost after 1 minute during a remote start idle when the customer expects the A/C remain on. 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 47350

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143091

      RKE stand alone key fobs can be added to 2016 and newer Police Utility vehicles not previously equipped with them. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47167

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137100

      Various 2016-2017 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 47041

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140332

      Various 2016-2017 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 46900

      Date Announced:
      NOV 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127405

      Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46858

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125077

      Some 2016-2017 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit flickering front amber marker lamps (inboard amber lights under the headlamps) when the engine is running. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46465

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109004

      Some 2016 Edge/Explorer/F-150/Mustang built on or before 01-Nov-2016 and equipped with a 4.2-inch FCDIM may exhibit a blank screen. To correct the concern, Reprogram the FCDIM to the latest level using IDS release 104.02 or higher. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46022

      Date Announced:
      AUG 22, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092562

      WHEN HOOKING UP THE VEHICLE COMMUNICATION MODULE (VCM) AND INTEGRATED DIAGNOSTIC SYSTEM (IDS) TO THE DLC LOCATED ON THE DRIVER SIDE UNDER THE STEERING COLUMN AT THE GWM, MAKE SURE THAT THE IGNITION IS OFF BEFORE CONNECTING TO IDS. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45945

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091432

      SOME 2016 F150, MUSTANG AND EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L GTDI, 2.3L GTDI OR 2.7L GTDI ENGINE BUILT ON OR BEFORE 4/15/2016, AND EQUIPPED WITH ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLATION (ANC) OR ENGINE SOUND ENHANCEMENT (ESE), MAY EXHIBIT NO AUDIO ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45932

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091275

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 5/8/2016 MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE FROM THE ELECTRIC COOLING FANS, MOST NOTICEABLE RIGHT AFTER THE ENGINE IS TURNED OFF AS THEY SPIN DOWN TO A STOP. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB16-0096

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091203

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT PARKING AID AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 5/10/2016 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT FRONT PARKING AID FAULT IN THE MESSAGE CENTER THAT MAY OR MAY NOT INCLUDE DTCS IN THE PARKING AID MODULE (PAM). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-16-0093

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10081004

      SOME 2016 F-150, EXPEDITION, NAVIGATOR, TRANSIT, EDGE, FLEX AND EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L TWIN INDEPENDENT VARIABLE CAM TIMING (TI-VCT) OR A 3. Read More »

    • TSB #16B10

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183749

      In some of the affected vehicles, the front control/display interface module (FCDIM) may have been unintentionally programmed for the European market instead of the North American market 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: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #SSM 47163

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137098

      Some 2016-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with automatic temperature control and premium AM/FM/CD may exhibit a broken or missing temperature control switch. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #20B27

      Date Announced:
      OCT 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181985

      In affected vehicles, the transmission torque converter may overheat in certain driving conditions. If the torque converter overheats it can lead to adverse NVH, rough idle, and low performance concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47879

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156598

      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 47211

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137126

      Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47041

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140332

      Various 2016-2017 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 46367

      Date Announced:
      FEB 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095648

      SOME 2016 EDGE, F150, EXPLORER, AND MUSTANG VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A MYFORD DISPLAY 4 INCH SCREEN MAY EXHIBIT A BLANK SCREEN AND NO AUDIO. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-16-0090

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10081001

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER AND MKX VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 3/11/2016 MAY EXHIBIT A MEMORY SEAT THAT DOES NOT RETURN TO THE PROGRAMMED POSITION WHEN PRESSING THE MEMORY SEAT SWITCH OR PROGRAMMED INTELLIGENT ACCESS (IA) KEY; AND/OR EASY ... Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:HEADLIGHTS

    • TSB #SSM 47143

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137089

      2016-2018 Explorer signature lighting is standard equipment on XLT and higher level vehicles. Base model vehicles are not equipped with signature lighting and it is not an option. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47058

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136586

      Some 2016-2018 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit flickering front amber marker lamps (inboard amber lights under the headlamps) when the engine is running. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #TSB 19-2382

      Date Announced:
      DEC 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169886

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. Read More »

    • 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 #TSB 19-2050

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155556

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. 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 »

    • TSB #TSB18-2091

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137072

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSB 19-2050

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156868

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

    • TSB #15-0113

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058235

      FORD EXPLORER 2014-2016: BULLETIN INFORMATION INVOLVING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SECOND ROW INFLATABLE SEAT BELTS MAY EXHIBIT AN AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED WITH DTC B141B AND B141C. *LJ Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #SSM 46102

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109079

      Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    • TSB #SSM 46102

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109079

      Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB 20-2233

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177863

      This article supersedes TSB 19-2026 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2000 and newer Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2150

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163552

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a factory keyless entry keypad may exhibit a loose driver side B-pillar front door upper moulding. This may be caused by a lack of adhesion of the front door upper moulding to the door. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47914

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159505

      SSM 47914 - 2016-2019 Explorer roof rack cap trim clips now available. 2016-2019 Explorer roof rack cap clips are now available as a separate part. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155551

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2239

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144909

      Some 2016 Explorer vehicles built on or before 31-Jan-2016 may exhibit a pop or creak noise from the right front mounting bolt of the front subframe. Read More »

    • TSB #17-2222

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127396

      Some 2013-2016 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit delamination of the top edge of the front door trim panels. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. 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

    • TSB #SSM 46338

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095208

      SOME 2016-2017 EXPLORER POLICE UTILITY VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN ILLUMINATED MIL WITH AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR DTC P0073. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSB 19-2150

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163552

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a factory keyless entry keypad may exhibit a loose driver side B-pillar front door upper moulding. This may be caused by a lack of adhesion of the front door upper moulding to the door. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #TSB16-0102

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092362

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE HANDS-FREE POWER LIFTGATE AND WITHOUT TRAILER TOW PACKAGE MAY EXHIBIT A LIFTGATE THAT OPENS WHILE WALKING NEXT TO THE REAR BUMPER. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #20N11

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184654

      On some of the affected vehicles, the roof rail covers can become loose, which can lead to a visible gap between the cover and roof rail base assembly, rattling, and potential detachment. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2154

      Date Announced:
      MAY 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175890

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit roof rail covers that become loose or partially detached. This may be caused by a lack of retention of the clips securing the roof rail covers. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47914

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159505

      SSM 47914 - 2016-2019 Explorer roof rack cap trim clips now available. 2016-2019 Explorer roof rack cap clips are now available as a separate part. Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #SSM 47637

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152465

      Some 2016-2019 Explorers equipped with the power folding 3rd row seat may experience a seat that will not latch/unlatch from folded or normal positions. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47408

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144206

      Some 2016-2018 Explorers equipped with the power folding 3rd row seat may experience a seat that will not latch/unlatch from folded or normal positions. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #16B32

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109085

      Certain 2015 Model Year Edge, 2015-2016 Model Year F-150, MKT, and Police Interceptor Sedan, and 2016 Model Year Escape, Explorer, Flex, Fusion, MKX, Mustang, Police Interceptor Utility, Taurus, and Transit Vehicles - Electronic Throttle ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #SSM 46905

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127409

      Some 2015-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with Hankook brand tires may exhibit chipping, cutting and/or unusual or even accelerated tread wear. Read More »

    TIRES:TREAD/BELT

    • TSB #SSM 47195

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137109

      Some 2015-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with Hankook brand tires may exhibit tread wear that is not the result of vehicle alignment concerns. Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #SSM 46153

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091003

      SETTING THE CORRECT TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN THE PRE-DELIVERY PROCESS AND DURING ROUTINE MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48821

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176117

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46905

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127409

      Some 2015-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with Hankook brand tires may exhibit chipping, cutting and/or unusual or even accelerated tread wear. Read More »

    SEATS

    • 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 #SSM 48431

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170919

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit a heated front seat that does not operate properly after turning the ignition on after a remote start event. The seat back heats properly while the lower seat cushion does not. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2390

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169898

      Some 2015-2019 F-150, 2015-2020 Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty, 2017-2020 Continental, 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, 2020 Aviator/Corsair and 2013-2020 MKZ vehicles equipped with multi-contour seats ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2293

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165709

      Some 2015-2019 F-150/Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty/Continental, 2018-2019 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Nautilus, and 2013-2019 MKZ vehicles equipped with Multi-Contour seats may exhibit intermittent multi-contour seat ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47959

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160876

      Some 2015-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit a loose cushion cover corner and/or exposed foam on the 2nd row left 60 percent seat. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47814

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156883

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Edge/Nautilus, 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ, and 2018-2019 F-150/Mustang/Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with climate controlled seats may exhibit a buzzing noise from the front seats, front ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47814

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155571

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Edge/Nautilus, 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ, and 2018-2019 F-150/Mustang/Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with climate controlled seats may exhibit a buzzing noise from the front seats, front ... 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 47637

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152465

      Some 2016-2019 Explorers equipped with the power folding 3rd row seat may experience a seat that will not latch/unlatch from folded or normal positions. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47408

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144206

      Some 2016-2018 Explorers equipped with the power folding 3rd row seat may experience a seat that will not latch/unlatch from folded or normal positions. Read More »

    • TSB #17-2223

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127397

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles equipped with a manual front passenger seat may exhibit a stuck condition in the full forward position. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB16-0097

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091204

      SOME 2009-2010 F-150 AND 2011-2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SEAT CUSHION COVER THAT APPEARS LOOSE NEAR THE FRONT OF THE SEAT. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY THE SEAT CUSHION COVER J-RETAINER BECOMING DISENGAGED FROM THE SEAT CUSHION PAN FLANGE. Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #TSB 19-2293

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165709

      Some 2015-2019 F-150/Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty/Continental, 2018-2019 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Nautilus, and 2013-2019 MKZ vehicles equipped with Multi-Contour seats may exhibit intermittent multi-contour seat ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-16-0090

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10081001

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER AND MKX VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 3/11/2016 MAY EXHIBIT A MEMORY SEAT THAT DOES NOT RETURN TO THE PROGRAMMED POSITION WHEN PRESSING THE MEMORY SEAT SWITCH OR PROGRAMMED INTELLIGENT ACCESS (IA) KEY; AND/OR EASY ... Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:SEAT HEATER/COOLER

    • TSB #SSM 47814

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156883

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Edge/Nautilus, 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ, and 2018-2019 F-150/Mustang/Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with climate controlled seats may exhibit a buzzing noise from the front seats, front ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47738

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153923

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit a heated lower front seat cushion that does not operate properly after turning the ignition on after a remote start event. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-16-0080

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078962

      SOME 2015-2016 EDGE AND 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 2/12/2016 EQUIPPED WITH CLIMATE CONTROLLED SEATS MAY EXHIBIT A LACK OF COOLING PERFORMACE FROM THE FRONT SEAT BACKRESTS. Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #SSM 48049

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162086

      Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #20N11

      Date Announced:
      DEC 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184654

      On some of the affected vehicles, the roof rail covers can become loose, which can lead to a visible gap between the cover and roof rail base assembly, rattling, and potential detachment. 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 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-20-2072

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172959

      Some 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. Read More »

    • TSB #tSB 19-2364

      Date Announced:
      NOV 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169810

      Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit roof rail covers that become loose or partially detached. This may be caused by a lack of retention of the clips securing the roof rail covers. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155444

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156856

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

      Date Announced:
      FEB 05, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155548

      Some all-wheel drive (AWD) 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost/Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3. 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 #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 47529

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149766

      Some 2016-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may have an illuminated MIL with ambient air temperature (AAT) sensor DTC P0073. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2239

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144909

      Some 2016 Explorer vehicles built on or before 31-Jan-2016 may exhibit a pop or creak noise from the right front mounting bolt of the front subframe. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47408

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144206

      Some 2016-2018 Explorers equipped with the power folding 3rd row seat may experience a seat that will not latch/unlatch from folded or normal positions. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47393

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143108

      Some 2016-2018 Explorer vehicles may automatically switch from A/C to heat and defrost after 1 minute during a remote start idle when the customer expects the A/C remain on. 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 47350

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143091

      RKE stand alone key fobs can be added to 2016 and newer Police Utility vehicles not previously equipped with them. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47230

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137131

      Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed ... 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 47041

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140332

      Various 2016-2017 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 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #17-2222

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127396

      Some 2013-2016 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit delamination of the top edge of the front door trim panels. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46522

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109012

      2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46338

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095208

      SOME 2016-2017 EXPLORER POLICE UTILITY VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN ILLUMINATED MIL WITH AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR DTC P0073. Read More »

    • TSB #16B32-S1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091139

      CERTAIN 2015 MODEL YEAR EDGE, 2015-2016 MODEL YEAR F-150, MKT, AND POLICE INTERCEPTOR SEDAN, AND 2016 MODEL YEAR ESCAPE, EXPLORER, FLEX, FUSION, MKX, MUSTANG, POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY, TAURUS, AND TRANSIT VEHICLES - ELECTRONIC THROTTLE ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0141

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090506

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH FRONT PARKING AID AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 10-MAY-2016 MAY EXHIBIT AN INTERMITTENT FRONT PARKING AID FAULT IN THE MESSAGE CENTER THAT MAY OR MAY NOT INCLUDE DTCS IN THE PARKING AID MODULE (PAM). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB16-0102

      Date Announced:
      AUG 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092362

      SOME 2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE HANDS-FREE POWER LIFTGATE AND WITHOUT TRAILER TOW PACKAGE MAY EXHIBIT A LIFTGATE THAT OPENS WHILE WALKING NEXT TO THE REAR BUMPER. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45945

      Date Announced:
      JUL 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091432

      SOME 2016 F150, MUSTANG AND EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L GTDI, 2.3L GTDI OR 2.7L GTDI ENGINE BUILT ON OR BEFORE 4/15/2016, AND EQUIPPED WITH ACTIVE NOISE CANCELLATION (ANC) OR ENGINE SOUND ENHANCEMENT (ESE), MAY EXHIBIT NO AUDIO ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45880

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091140

      2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING Read More »

    • TSB #15-0156

      Date Announced:
      OCT 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074660

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #APU-15-A-01

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074717

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-15A01

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058720

      2016 FORD EXPLORER: TSB CONTAINS AN OWNER'S NOTIFICATION LETTER. SELECT DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON BELOW. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SSM 47041

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140332

      Various 2016-2017 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 47041

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138533

      Various 2016-2017 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 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10138524

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46465

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109004

      Some 2016 Edge/Explorer/F-150/Mustang built on or before 01-Nov-2016 and equipped with a 4.2-inch FCDIM may exhibit a blank screen. To correct the concern, Reprogram the FCDIM to the latest level using IDS release 104.02 or higher. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46338

      Date Announced:
      JAN 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095208

      SOME 2016-2017 EXPLORER POLICE UTILITY VEHICLES MAY HAVE AN ILLUMINATED MIL WITH AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE SENSOR DTC P0073. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46194

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095985

      2016-2017 EXPLORER SIGNATURE LIGHTING IS STANDARD EQUIPMENT ON XLT AND HIGHER LEVEL VEHICLES. BASE MODEL VEHICLES ARE NOT EQUIPPED WITH SIGNATURE LIGHTING AND IT IS NOT AN OPTION. Read More »

    • TSB #APU-15-A-01

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074717

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-45179

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074795

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 47080

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10136597

      2010-2018 various vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 may not function when attempting to find or use the Spotify app via AppLink. As of an update released on 1/15/2018 Spotify will no longer be supporting their AppLink integration. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SSM 46465

      Date Announced:
      MAR 16, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100067

      SOME 2016 EDGE/EXPLORER/F-150/MUSTANG BUILT ON OR BEFORE 01-NOV-2016 AND EQUIPPED WITH A 4.2-INCH FCDIM MAY EXHIBIT A BLANK SCREEN. TO CORRECT THE CONCERN, REPROGRAM THE FCDIM TO THE LATEST LEVEL USING IDS RELEASE 104.02 OR HIGHER. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46412

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095858

      SOME 2007-2016 EDGE/MKX/FLEX/MKT/MKZ/MKS/TAURUS/TAURUS POLICE/EXPLORER/EXPLORER POLICE EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 30-JUN-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING AND/OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVELINE AREA. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-16-0093

      Date Announced:
      JUN 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10081004

      SOME 2016 F-150, EXPEDITION, NAVIGATOR, TRANSIT, EDGE, FLEX AND EXPLORER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L TWIN INDEPENDENT VARIABLE CAM TIMING (TI-VCT) OR A 3. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #20N07-S1

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184652

      In some of the affected vehicles, customers may experience adverse NVH, vibration and/or rough idle in Drive or Reverse, low performance/lack of acceleration during launch, sluggish vehicle operation and shudder while ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48049

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162086

      Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155444

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156856

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2239

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144909

      Some 2016 Explorer vehicles built on or before 31-Jan-2016 may exhibit a pop or creak noise from the right front mounting bolt of the front subframe. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47348

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143090

      Some 2013-2018 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with a 3.7L twin independent variable camshaft timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an engine vibration and/or the engine mount leaking fluid. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46704

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115954

      2016-2017 Explorer roof rack cap clips are now available as a separate part. It is no longer necessary to order a complete roof rack rail to obtain the cap retainer clips. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE: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 48070

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163573

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... 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 »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156877

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155565

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47570

      Date Announced:
      OCT 05, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148722

      Some 2016-2018 Explorer vehicles built on or before 07-Aug-2018 may automatically switch from A/C to heat and defrost after 1 minute during a remote start event when the customer expects the A/C to remain on. Read More »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #SSM 48619

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172972

      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 ... Read More »