Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 F-150 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 48563

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172021

      SSM 48563 - 2017-2020 F-150 - No Crank/No Start, Multiple Illuminated Warning Indicators And/Or DTCs Some 2017-2020 F-150 vehicles may exhibit a no crank/no start, auto start stop inoperative, illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #SSM 48658

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172991

      SSM 48658 - 2019-2020 F-150 Raptor - Shock Absorber Solenoid Serviceable Separately From Shock Absorber 2019-2020 F-150 Raptor vehicles that require service of the shock absorber solenoid or wiring can be repaired with replacement of ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48630

      Date Announced:
      MAR 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172986

      SSM 48630 - 2019-2020 F-150/Expedition/Navigator - Updated Diagnostic Procedure For The Intergrated Wheel End (IWE) System Some 2019-2020 F-150/Expedition/Navigator four wheel drive vehicles may exhibit a grinding/clicking/ratcheting ... Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 48957

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177118

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2196 and/or P2198 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) with no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48894

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176942

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48789

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176003

      Some 2018-2020 Model Year F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with DTC P2196 and/or P2198 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SSM 49761

      Date Announced:
      APR 29, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191525

      Some 2011-2021 Mustang and F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit a ticking noise at idle after an engine oil change. Read More »

    • TSB #21N03

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189762

      Certain 2017-2020 Model Year F-150 Equipped with a 3.5L GTDI Engine Cam Phaser Replacement In some of the affected vehicles, an undesirable noise may develop from the cam phasers in the 3.5L GTDI engine. Read More »

    • TSB #21B10

      Date Announced:
      MAR 02, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189763

      Certain 2017-2020 Model Year F-150 Equipped with a 3.5L GTDI Engine Powertrain Control Module Reprogram for Cam Phaser Rattle In some of the affected vehicles, an undesirable noise may develop from the cam phasers in the 3.5L GTDI engine. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 21-2045

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187882

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine built on or before 04-Jul-2020 may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2196, P2198, P2BF0, P2BF2, P2BF1, P2BF3, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49355

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183394

      Some 2015-2020 F-150 and 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L/2.7L EcoBoost engine and four-wheel drive (4WD) may exhibit an intermittent grinding type noise while driving in two-wheel drive (2WD), most commonly on ... 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 #SSM 49203

      Date Announced:
      SEP 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180420

      Some 2017-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost engine, 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost or 5.0L engine, 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3. Read More »

    • TSB #20B21-S1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180375

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

    • TSB #TSB 20-2315

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180531

      Some 2017-2020 F-150 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator vehicles built on or before 31-Oct-2019 and equipped with a 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2292

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179158

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.3L Duratec engine and built on or before 18-Aug-2020 may exhibit a lack of heat intermittently. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2272

      Date Announced:
      AUG 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179149

      Some 2015-2019 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.2L engine, 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine, 2017-2020 Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49065

      Date Announced:
      AUG 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179325

      Some 2011-2020 F-Super Duty, 2015-2019 Transit, 2016-2021 F-650/F-750 and 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 6.7L, 3.2L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2257

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179119

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine built on or before 04-Jul-2020 may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2196, P2198, P2BF0, P2BF2, P2BF1, P2BF3, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48991

      Date Announced:
      JUL 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177705

      Some 2015-2020 F150/Edge/Fusion, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, and 2017-2020 Continental vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2207

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176843

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may exhibit excessive white or blue smoke from the exhaust at start up after a cold soak. This may be due to oil entering the left side turbocharger turbine housing. Read More »

    • TSB #20B21

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176846

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

    • TSB #TSB 20-2162

      Date Announced:
      MAY 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175892

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 Raptor and 2019-2020 F-150 Limited vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost High-Output engine may exhibit excessive oil consumption with no visible oil leaks with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0365 and/or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48807

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176110

      Some 2017-2020 Model year vehicles equipped with 3.3L, 3.5L EcoBoost, or 5.0L engines may exhibit stalling, lack of power, low fuel rail pressure and/or DTCs P0087 or P008A after a repair was made that required the removal of the fuel ... Read More »

    • TSB #20B21-A

      Date Announced:
      APR 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174386

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

    • TSB #TSB 20-2087

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172969

      Some 2015-2019 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.2L engine, 2018-2020 F150 vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine, 2017-2020 Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-20-2020

      Date Announced:
      MAR 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172927

      Some 2015-2019 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.2L engine, 2018-2019 F150 vehicles equipped with a 3.0L engine, 2017-2019 Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48573

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171964

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0172, P0173, P0174 and/or P0175. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48539

      Date Announced:
      FEB 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171953

      SSM 48539 - 2017-2020 F-Super Duty/2018-2020 F-150 - 6.7L/3.0L - Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P208E - Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) Injector Testing Some 2017-2020 F-Super Duty/2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with the 6.7L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #DOR-N3Z7B-03

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172885

      This SKU is an Oil Dipstick. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to inspect the dipstick tube. The dipstick tube inner diameter may be small enough that it prevents installation of the OE dipstick. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48439

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170920

      Some 2017-2020 F-150 and 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04DB stored in the powertrain control ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2365

      Date Announced:
      DEC 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169811

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit excessive oil consumption of greater than 1L (1 quart) in 4,800 km (3,000 mi) with no visible oil leaks. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OIL/LUBRICATION

    • TSB #SSM 49122

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179183

      Some 2015-2020 F-150, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, 2015-2020 Edge, 2017-2019 Fusion, 2017-2020 MKZ And 2017-2020 Continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7L/3. Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE:FUEL INJECTION SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 48807

      Date Announced:
      MAY 08, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176110

      Some 2017-2020 Model year vehicles equipped with 3.3L, 3.5L EcoBoost, or 5.0L engines may exhibit stalling, lack of power, low fuel rail pressure and/or DTCs P0087 or P008A after a repair was made that required the removal of the fuel ... Read More »

    FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL

    • TSB #SSM 49065

      Date Announced:
      AUG 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179325

      Some 2011-2020 F-Super Duty, 2015-2019 Transit, 2016-2021 F-650/F-750 and 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 6.7L, 3.2L or 3. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #21B10-S1

      Date Announced:
      APR 09, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10191519

      Certain 2017-2020 Model Year F-150 Equipped with a 3.5L GTDI Engine Powertrain Control Module Reprogram for Cam Phaser Rattle Reports of Transmission Shudder after PCM Reprogram: Dealers are instructed to stop performing this field ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49618

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188010

      Some 2018-2021 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P025A And/Or DTC U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49583

      Date Announced:
      FEB 16, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187998

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49483

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186621

      Some 2017-2021 F-Super Duty and 2016-2021 F650-750 with 6.7L diesel engines, 2015-2019 Transit with 3.2L diesel engines and 2018-2021 F-150 with 3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2423

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184643

      Some 2018-2020 F-150/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost High-Output engine and built on or before 11-Sept-2020 may exhibit excessive oil consumption with no visible oil leaks with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49099

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181869

      2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with four-wheel drive (4WD) have a revised transfer case control module (TCCM) strategy that will affect integrated wheel end (IWE) operation after initial start-up. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2198

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179113

      This article supersedes TSB 20-2083 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2019-2020 Ranger and 2020 F-150/Mustang vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission and built on 21-Oct-2019 and through 16-Dec-2019 may exhibit a ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49082

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179332

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49050

      Date Announced:
      AUG 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179316

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0171, P0172, P0174 and/or P0175. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48894

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176942

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48789

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176003

      Some 2018-2020 Model Year F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with DTC P2196 and/or P2198 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2083

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172966

      Some 2020 F-150/Mustang/Ranger vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission and built on 21-Oct-2019 and through 16-Dec-2019 may exhibit a high-pitched whine noise coming from the transmission at low speeds during light acceleration or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48563

      Date Announced:
      FEB 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172021

      SSM 48563 - 2017-2020 F-150 - No Crank/No Start, Multiple Illuminated Warning Indicators And/Or DTCs Some 2017-2020 F-150 vehicles may exhibit a no crank/no start, auto start stop inoperative, illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) ... 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 48403

      Date Announced:
      DEC 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169941

      Some 2020 F-150/Mustang/Ranger vehicles equipped with 10R80 transmissions may exhibit a high-pitched whine noise coming from the rear of the transmission at speeds between 30-50 km/h (18-30 MPH) during light acceleration and while ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 49292

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181931

      Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2294

      Date Announced:
      AUG 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179161

      This article supersedes TSB 20-2162 to update the Labor Operations descriptions. Some 2018-2020 F-150 Raptor and 2019-2020 F-150 Limited vehicles equipped with a 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48957

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177118

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2196 and/or P2198 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) with no ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

    • TSB #SSM 49099

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181869

      2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with four-wheel drive (4WD) have a revised transfer case control module (TCCM) strategy that will affect integrated wheel end (IWE) operation after initial start-up. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 49708

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189610

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

    • TSB #SSM 49618

      Date Announced:
      FEB 23, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188010

      Some 2018-2021 F-150, Expedition, Navigator, Transit, Aviator and Explorer vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P025A And/Or DTC U0109 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2423

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184643

      Some 2018-2020 F-150/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost High-Output engine and built on or before 11-Sept-2020 may exhibit excessive oil consumption with no visible oil leaks with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) ... Read More »

    • TSB #20B39

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183405

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

    • TSB #TSB 20-2385

      Date Announced:
      NOV 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183417

      Some 2020 F-150 Lariat vehicles equipped with the snow plow prep package may exhibit the snow plow button illuminating when you press the start/stop deactivation button, and the start/stop deactivation indicator illuminating when you ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2363

      Date Announced:
      OCT 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181924

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 EcoSport/Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2307

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181917

      Some 2003-2020 Expedition/Navigator and 2006-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with TOD transfer cases may exhibit grinding/clicking/ratcheting noise from the front wheel area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2301

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180340

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2259

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179121

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49082

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179332

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49065

      Date Announced:
      AUG 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179325

      Some 2011-2020 F-Super Duty, 2015-2019 Transit, 2016-2021 F-650/F-750 and 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 6.7L, 3.2L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49033

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177878

      Some 2020 F150/Nautilus/Expedition/Transit/Edge/Escape/Mustang vehicles built on or before 21-Jun-2020 may exhibit various front and/or rear parking aid camera concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or completely inoperative. 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 48757

      Date Announced:
      APR 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174421

      Some customers may experience a notification in the FordPass and/or LincolnWay apps that indicates their vehicle has entered "deep sleep mode". 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 #SSM 48551

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171954

      SSM 48551 - 2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With SYNC 3 Various SYNC Performance Related Concerns Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit various performance related concerns such as: intermittent frozen or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48552

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171955

      SSM 48552 - 2020 Various Vehicles - Equipped With SYNC 3 - System Stating "In Michigan" When Using Push To Talk Navigation Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48490

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170985

      Some 2015-2020 F-150 and 2017-2020 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a rear defroster may have factory installed or service replacement rear glass that uses rear defroster electrical terminals with a plastic overmolded cover. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48444

      Date Announced:
      JAN 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170922

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the FordPass or Lincolnway app. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48346

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168813

      Some 2020 F-150 vehicle equipped with Bang and Olufsen audio system built on or before 14-Oct-2019 at Dearborn Truck Plant may exhibit speaker volume that is too low and will not increase. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 49292

      Date Announced:
      OCT 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181931

      Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the ... Read More »

    • 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 20-2301

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180340

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2257

      Date Announced:
      AUG 10, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179119

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine built on or before 04-Jul-2020 may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2196, P2198, P2BF0, P2BF2, P2BF1, P2BF3, ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:CAMERA/SENSOR

    • TSB #TSB 20-2267

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180339

      Some 2015-2020 F-150 except Raptor, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with a front camera washer may exhibit a washer fluid leak at the front camera washer jet when not in use. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:BLINDSPOT:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 49217

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180674

      Some 2015-2020 F-150/Mustang, 2016-2020 Edge, 2016-2018 MKX and 2019-2020 Nautilus vehicles built on or before 18-Jan-2020 may exhibit a mirror click and/or ratcheting noise when using memory functions or easy entry/exit function. Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 48490

      Date Announced:
      JAN 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170985

      Some 2015-2020 F-150 and 2017-2020 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a rear defroster may have factory installed or service replacement rear glass that uses rear defroster electrical terminals with a plastic overmolded cover. 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 »

    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 »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB 20-2235

      Date Announced:
      JUL 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177868

      Some 2015-2020 F-150, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit one or more noisy doors when opening and closing. This may be due to dirt and debris on the door check arm(s). Read More »

    • 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 19-2345

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168762

      Some 2018-2020 F-150/Expedition/Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a water leak on the right front floor during or after the air conditioning (A/C) is used. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2341

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168756

      This article supersedes TSB 19-2285 to update the vehicle model years affected and Service Procedure. 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 »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

    • TSB #TSB 20-2359

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181923

      Some 2020 F-150/F-Super Duty vehicles built on 18-May-2020 and through 30-Jun-2020 may exhibit a concern where the right rear door lock is inoperative but the manual lock rod works. Read More »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #TSB 20-2307

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181917

      Some 2003-2020 Expedition/Navigator and 2006-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with TOD transfer cases may exhibit grinding/clicking/ratcheting noise from the front wheel area. 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 »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #SSM 49033

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177878

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

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB 20-2301

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180340

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • 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 #SSM 49477

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186620

      Some 2015-2021 F-150, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2021 Nautilus, 2015-2021 Edge, 2017-2019 Fusion, 2017-2020 MKZ And 2017-2020 Continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7L/3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49355

      Date Announced:
      NOV 24, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183394

      Some 2015-2020 F-150 and 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L/2.7L EcoBoost engine and four-wheel drive (4WD) may exhibit an intermittent grinding type noise while driving in two-wheel drive (2WD), most commonly on ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49318

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183567

      For 2011-2020 F-150/Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine when installing a replacement secondary timing chain tensioner (6K254) or secondary timing chain guide (6K297), it is necessary to replace both components as a pair, using ... Read More »

    • TSB #20B39

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183405

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

    • TSB #TSB 20-2307

      Date Announced:
      OCT 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181917

      Some 2003-2020 Expedition/Navigator and 2006-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with TOD transfer cases may exhibit grinding/clicking/ratcheting noise from the front wheel area. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2359

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181923

      Some 2020 F-150/F-Super Duty vehicles built on 18-May-2020 and through 30-Jun-2020 may exhibit a concern where the right rear door lock is inoperative but the manual lock rod works. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49122

      Date Announced:
      AUG 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179183

      Some 2015-2020 F-150, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, 2015-2020 Edge, 2017-2019 Fusion, 2017-2020 MKZ And 2017-2020 Continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7L/3. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2259

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179121

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49033

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177878

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

    • TSB #TSB 20-2207

      Date Announced:
      JUN 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176843

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may exhibit excessive white or blue smoke from the exhaust at start up after a cold soak. This may be due to oil entering the left side turbocharger turbine housing. 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 48894

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176942

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #20B21

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176846

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

    • TSB #SSM 48789

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176003

      Some 2018-2020 Model Year F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with DTC P2196 and/or P2198 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48346

      Date Announced:
      NOV 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168813

      Some 2020 F-150 vehicle equipped with Bang and Olufsen audio system built on or before 14-Oct-2019 at Dearborn Truck Plant may exhibit speaker volume that is too low and will not increase. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2341

      Date Announced:
      NOV 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168756

      This article supersedes TSB 19-2285 to update the vehicle model years affected and Service Procedure. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • TSB #SSM 48957

      Date Announced:
      JUN 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177118

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost engine may experience an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P2196 and/or P2198 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) with no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48444

      Date Announced:
      JAN 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170922

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the FordPass or Lincolnway app. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #SSM 48864

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176933

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in Michigan when trying to select a point of interest using the push to talk feature on the navigation system. 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 48894

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176942

      Some 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0021 and/or P0022 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSB 20-2423

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184643

      Some 2018-2020 F-150/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost High-Output engine and built on or before 11-Sept-2020 may exhibit excessive oil consumption with no visible oil leaks with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49217

      Date Announced:
      SEP 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180674

      Some 2015-2020 F-150/Mustang, 2016-2020 Edge, 2016-2018 MKX and 2019-2020 Nautilus vehicles built on or before 18-Jan-2020 may exhibit a mirror click and/or ratcheting noise when using memory functions or easy entry/exit function. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2267

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180339

      Some 2015-2020 F-150 except Raptor, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with a front camera washer may exhibit a washer fluid leak at the front camera washer jet when not in use. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48899

      Date Announced:
      JUN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176947

      Some 2018-2020 F-150 and F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with tailgate step assemblies may exhibit a step assembly that binds/will not open or opens/pops up while driving. This could be due to an incorrect adjustment of the step assembly. Read More »

    • TSB #20B21

      Date Announced:
      JUN 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176846

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

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSB 20-2170

      Date Announced:
      MAY 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175894

      Some 2018-2020 F-150/Expedition/Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles built on 31-Aug-2018 and through 02-Feb-2020 may exhibit a water leak on the right front floor during and/or after the air conditioning (A/C) is used. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48404

      Date Announced:
      DEC 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169942

      Some 2017-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.5L EcoBoost engine, 2018-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost or 5.0L engine, 2019-2020 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3. 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 »

    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 »