Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2014 Taurus 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 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 »

    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 »

    • TSB #ASI-45211

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058601

      LINCOLN/FORD: ONCE PROCEDURE FOR HEATED STEERING WHEEL MODULE PROGRAM COMPLETED, HEATED STEERING WHEEL FAILS TO OPERATE PROPERLY AND PASSES NETWORK TEST BUT FAILS ON DEMAND SELF TEST. Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-45212

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10059062

      FORD: SOME VEHICLES AND TRUCKS ARE EXPERIENCING A MALFUNCTION WITH THE HEATED STEERING WHEEL BECOMING INOPERATIVE AND ON DEMAND TEST FAILURE. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0172

      Date Announced:
      SEP 15, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058108

      FORD: THE MUTE BUTTON MOUNTED ON STEERING WHEEL IS INOPERATIVE AND IS OBSERVED ON NON-SYNC VEHICLES. MODEL 2014 EDGE, TAURUS. *PE 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 »

    • TSB #ASI-44564

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056207

      FORD/LINCOLN: DUE TO CORROSION BUILDUP BETWEEN BRAKE PAD AND ANCHOR BRACKET, VEHICLE EXPERIENCE A REAR BRAKE DRAG CONDITION AND NEED TO BE CHECKED FOR DEBRIS AND/OR CORROSION. MODEL 2011-2014 EXPLORER, FLEX, TAURUS, EDGE, MKX, MKT, MKS. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • 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 #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 #TSB 16-0144

      Date Announced:
      OCT 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090509

      SOME 2014-2015 EXPLORER AND TAURUS VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L OR 3.7L TI-VCT ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ILLUMINATED MIL WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0138 AND/OR P0158 STORED IN POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) MEMORY. 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 #SSM 45880

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

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

    • TSB #TSB-14-0113

      Date Announced:
      MAY 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056147

      FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES, WITH ALUMINUM VALVE COVER, WILL EXPERIENCE AN EXCESSIVE CONDITION OF SMOKING ENGINE OIL AND/OR CONSUMPTION OF OIL, FROM TAIL PIPE, DURING NORMAL ENGINE TEMPERATURE OPERATION. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • 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 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 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 #14-0223

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058153

      FORD EXPLORER 2012-2015, FORD TAURUS 2013-2015: SOME VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION ENGINES BUILT BEFORE 10/05/2014 MAY HAVE LACK OF POWER AND MALFUNCTION ILLUMINATED LAMP CODE DUE TO AMBIENT ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0105

      Date Announced:
      MAY 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056139

      FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A ROUGH IDLE, IN GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINE, MAY OCCUR AFTER HOT START. MODEL 2012-2014 FLEX, TAURUS, EXPLORER, MKT. *PE 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 »

    • TSB #ASI-44451

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055312

      FORD: SOME MODEL VEHICLES MANUAL FOR POWERTRAIN CONTROL/EMISSION DIAGNOSTIC (PC/ED) HAS BEEN UPDATED REGARDING IMPROVED COOLING FAN CIRCUIT DUE TO A LACK OF AIR CONDITIONING, A MALFUNCTIONING INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) AND OVERHEATING. 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 #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 #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: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 #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-14-0113

      Date Announced:
      MAY 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056147

      FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES, WITH ALUMINUM VALVE COVER, WILL EXPERIENCE AN EXCESSIVE CONDITION OF SMOKING ENGINE OIL AND/OR CONSUMPTION OF OIL, FROM TAIL PIPE, DURING NORMAL ENGINE TEMPERATURE OPERATION. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0091

      Date Announced:
      APR 30, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056462

      FORD/LINCOLN: NEAR INTAKE MANIFOLD, AN ODOR OF RAW FUEL TYPE CAN BE DETECTED AND SERVICE PROCEDURE IS PROVIDED. MODEL 2014 EXPLORER, FLEX, MKS, MKT, TAURUS. *PE Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • 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 #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 #16-0043

      Date Announced:
      MAR 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075273

      6F35 TRANSMISSION - FLUID LEAK AT LEFT SIDE HALFSHAFT SEAL BUILT ON OR BEFORE 10/14/2013 ISSUE Some 2009-2014 Escape, 2009-2011 Mariner, 2010-2014 Fusion, 2010-2011 Milan, 2012-2014 Edge/Explorer, and 2013-2014 Taurus/MKT/MKZ 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 #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 #15-0079

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058067

      FORD 2009-2014 ESCAPE, 2010-2014 FUSION, 2012-2014 EDGE, EXPLORER, 2013-2014 TAURUS: LINCOLN 2013-2014 MKT,MKZ: MERCURY 2009- 2011 MARINER, 2010-2011 MILAN. Read More »

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

    • 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-45815

      Date Announced:
      MAY 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078988

      AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0645 Read More »

    • TSB #CSP-14N02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056711

      FORD/LINCOLN: THERE IS AN EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE LOSS OF ABS SPEED SIGNAL RELATED COMMUNICATION THAT DISABLE OBDII SYSTEM MONITORS FOR PCM REPROGRAMMING. MODEL 2011-14 F-SUPER DUTY, ESCAPE, TAURUS, FUSION, MKT, MKZ. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0102

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056136

      FORD/LINCOLN: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0420 AND/OR P0430, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), ON SOME VEHICLES, WILL BE ILLUMINATED AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WOULD BE REPROGRAM WITH LATEST CALIBRATION. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

    • TSB #ASI-44400

      Date Announced:
      FEB 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055640

      LINCOLN/FORD: ON SOME VEHICLES, THERE ARE NO UPSHIFT, ONLY REVERSE AND FIRST GEAR AVAILABLE, WHICH IS DUE TO A SOFTWARE DISCREPANCY. MODEL 2013-2014 ESCAPE, FUSION, EDGE, EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKT, MKZ. 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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • 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 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 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 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 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 #16-0066

      Date Announced:
      APR 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183767

      Some 2012-2016 vehicles equipped with a touchscreen navigation system and the language set to Arabic may exhibit a blank screen. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 46129

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090671

      SOME 2013-2016 FUSION/ESCAPE/MKT/FLEX/MKS/TAURUS, 2015-2016 MKZ/MKC/EDGE AND 2016 MKX VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VARIOUS RADIO CONCERNS INCLUDING: SPEAKER STATIC WITH KEY-OFF, NO AUDIO AFTER VEHICLE IS FIRST STARTED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TSB-14-0109

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056143

      LINCOLN/FORD: A COMPASS AND TURN BY TURN DISPLAY IS MISSING FROM RIGHT HAND MULTIMEDIA DISPLAY AREA OF INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC), ON SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2014 TAURUS, MKS. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB-14-0175

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058110

      FORD/LINCOLN: THE AMBIENT LIGHTING ON LINCOLN (MYLINCOLN TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO WHITE AND ON FORD (MYFORD TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO ICE BLUE AFTER THE IGNITION SWITCH CYCLE. Read More »

    • TSB #CSP-14N02

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056711

      FORD/LINCOLN: THERE IS AN EXTENDED WARRANTY COVERAGE FOR THE LOSS OF ABS SPEED SIGNAL RELATED COMMUNICATION THAT DISABLE OBDII SYSTEM MONITORS FOR PCM REPROGRAMMING. MODEL 2011-14 F-SUPER DUTY, ESCAPE, TAURUS, FUSION, MKT, MKZ. Read More »

    • TSB #CSP-13B16

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056184

      LINCOLN/FORD: IN POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM), THAT ALLOWS ANTI LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) AND OUTPUT SHAFT SPEED SENSOR (OSS) SIGNAL FAULTS, A SOFTWARE ERROR HAS OCCUR AND DISABLED ON BOARD DIAGNOSTIC (OBD) MONITORS WITH NO ILLUMINATION ... Read More »

    LIGHTING (PWS)

    • TSB #TSB-14-0175

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058110

      FORD/LINCOLN: THE AMBIENT LIGHTING ON LINCOLN (MYLINCOLN TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO WHITE AND ON FORD (MYFORD TOUCH) VEHICLES WILL DEFAULT TO ICE BLUE AFTER THE IGNITION SWITCH CYCLE. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #44863

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057834

      FORD: NO SERVICE ACTION IS RECOMMENDED FOR THIS CONDITION. PLEASE USE AT YOUR DISCRETION. VARIOUS 2010-2015 VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A TURBULENCE NOISE, SIMILAR TO AN HELICOPTER NOISE, AT HIGHWAY SPEEDS WHEN THE REAR DOOR WINDOW(S) OR ... 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 19-2051

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156869

      Some 2011-2019 Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles may exhibit a loose and/or sagging headliner near the high mounted stoplamp. This may be caused by the headliner mounting bracket separating from the headliner. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSB18-2088

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137118

      Some 2014-2018 Taurus vehicles may exhibit the gearshift selector lever bezel door binding, skewed and/or not latching. This may be due to the door post becoming detached from the trim panel door pivot linkage. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

    • TSB #TSB18-2096

      Date Announced:
      MAR 22, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137075

      Some 2011-2017 Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles may exhibit a loose and/or sagging headliner near the high mounted stoplamp. This may be caused by the headliner mounting bracket separating from the headliner. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #44856

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057831

      FORD: CERTAIN 2013-2015 FORD FUSION AND TAURUS, 2011-2015 FORD EXPLORER, 2013-2014 FORD EDGE AND FLEX, 2013-2015 LINCOLN MKS, MKX, AND 2013-2014 LINCOLN MKT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL SPEED THAT DOESN'T MATCH ... Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #44856

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057831

      FORD: CERTAIN 2013-2015 FORD FUSION AND TAURUS, 2011-2015 FORD EXPLORER, 2013-2014 FORD EDGE AND FLEX, 2013-2015 LINCOLN MKS, MKX, AND 2013-2014 LINCOLN MKT VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE PROBLEMS WITH THE CRUISE CONTROL SPEED THAT DOESN'T MATCH ... Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #ASI-44531

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056170

      LINCOLN/FORD: ON SOME VEHICLES AND TRUCKS, THERE IS A POPPING, SQUEALING, BINDING OR GRINDING NOISE COME FROM POWER SEATS WHEN MOVING BACKWARDS OR FORWARD. MODEL 2009-2015 F-150, TAURUS, FLEX, MKT, MKS, F-SUPER DUTY, EXPLORER. 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 #TSB 19-2051

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156869

      Some 2011-2019 Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles may exhibit a loose and/or sagging headliner near the high mounted stoplamp. This may be caused by the headliner mounting bracket separating from the headliner. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47749

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

      Some 2012-2019 Vehicles may require repairs to the Smartlink system. Smartlink is a Ford Licensed Accessory which has a warranty provided by the accessory manufacturer. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 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 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 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 46332

      Date Announced:
      JAN 24, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095184

      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 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 #14R01

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057898

      FORD: SOME 2010 TO 2014 FORD TAURUS AND 2013 TO 2014 POLICE INCEPTOR SEDAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM 2010 TO 2014 ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE 14S08 LICENSE PLATE LAMP ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT SAFETY RECALL. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0109

      Date Announced:
      MAY 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056143

      LINCOLN/FORD: A COMPASS AND TURN BY TURN DISPLAY IS MISSING FROM RIGHT HAND MULTIMEDIA DISPLAY AREA OF INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC), ON SOME VEHICLES. MODEL 2014 TAURUS, MKS. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

    • 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 #TSB-14-0102

      Date Announced:
      MAY 09, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056136

      FORD/LINCOLN: DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0420 AND/OR P0430, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL), ON SOME VEHICLES, WILL BE ILLUMINATED AND THE POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE (PCM) WOULD BE REPROGRAM WITH LATEST CALIBRATION. 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 »

    • TSB #ASI-44236

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054974

      FORD/LINCOLN: DUE TO RADIO HAVING AN INCORRECT SOFTWARE CONFIGURATION REGARDING THE TUNING ON AM AND FM. MODEL 2014 TAURUS, MKS. *PE Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #ASI-45215

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058604

      FORD/LINCOLN: GLOBAL POSITIONING SATELLITE MODULE (GPSM) NEEDS REPROGRAMMING TO LATEST CALIBRATION DUE TO VOICE PROMPT FAILING TO LOCATING VEHICLE, SCREEN MESSAGE INDICATOR FAULT OF NAVIGATION, INSTEAD OF CURRENT LOCATION INDICATES ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

    • TSB #14R01

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057898

      FORD: SOME 2010 TO 2014 FORD TAURUS AND 2013 TO 2014 POLICE INCEPTOR SEDAN VEHICLES MANUFACTURED FROM 2010 TO 2014 ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE 14S08 LICENSE PLATE LAMP ASSEMBLY REPLACEMENT SAFETY RECALL. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • 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 »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • 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 19-2051

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155557

      Some 2011-2019 Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles may exhibit a loose and/or sagging headliner near the high mounted stoplamp. This may be caused by the headliner mounting bracket separating from the headliner. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0023

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055022

      FORD: AT REAR WINDOW GLASS, AROUND HIGH MOUNTED STOP LAMP AREA, HEADLINER IS DROPPING DOWN OR IS LOOSE, ON SOME VEHICLES, DUE TO MOUNTING BRACKETS SEPARATING FROM HEADLINER. MODEL 2011-2014 TAURUS. Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44333

      Date Announced:
      DEC 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054961

      FORD: DUE TO EXCESSIVE LUBE LOSS FROM PTU, OR INTERNAL PTU FAILURE, SOME TRUCKS, WILL EXPERIENCE CONTAMINATION OR SLUDGING OF PTU LUBE, RESULTING IN AN INCREASED INTERNAL LUBE TEMPERATURE. MODEL 2011-2014 EXPLORER, TAURUS SHO. Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44249

      Date Announced:
      OCT 01, 2013
      NHTSA ID:
      #10054972

      FORD: WHEN ATTEMPTING TO ACCESS FACTORY KEYLESS ENTRY KEY CODE, USING IDS TOOL, WOULD RECEIVE AN ERROR MESSAGE DUE TO PRODUCTION SOFTWARE CHANGE IN BODY CONTROL MODULE. 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-45815

      Date Announced:
      MAY 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078988

      AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0645 Read More »

    • TSB #44979

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058210

      FORD FLEX 2013 AND 2013-2015 TAURUS: BULLETIN INFORMATION INVOLVING THE ELECTRONIC MANUAL TEMPERATURE CONTROL & CLIMATE CONTROL SETTING INACCURATE. *LJ Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0060

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055322

      FORD: INTERCEPTOR VEHICLES WILL HAVE ERRATIC OPERATION WITH CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR AND WITH HEATING VENTILATION AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) MODULE, AN INABILITY TO COMMUNICATE, DURING REPAIR DIAGNOSIS. Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44451

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055312

      FORD: SOME MODEL VEHICLES MANUAL FOR POWERTRAIN CONTROL/EMISSION DIAGNOSTIC (PC/ED) HAS BEEN UPDATED REGARDING IMPROVED COOLING FAN CIRCUIT DUE TO A LACK OF AIR CONDITIONING, A MALFUNCTIONING INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) AND OVERHEATING. Read More »

    • TSB #SB-14-0042

      Date Announced:
      FEB 26, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10055224

      TAURUS POLICE INTERCEPTOR & EXPLORER HAS DEFECTS WITH THE OPERATION OF CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR. *LJ 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 »