Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2016 Transit Connect 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.

    PARKING BRAKE:CONVENTIONAL:MECHANICAL:LINKAGE AND CABLE

    • TSB #TSB 20-2047

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171865

      Some 2013-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 47397

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144199

      Some 2016-2018 Escape/Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 stored in the BCM after using the remote start function ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46327

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095175

      2013-2016 FIESTA, ESCAPE, TRANSIT CONNECT AND 2013 FUSION VEHICLES WITH A 1.6L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OIL LEVEL READING THAT IS UP TO 8 MM ABOVE THE MAXIMUM MARK ON THE ENGINE OIL ... 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 16-0163

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094582

      SOME 2014-2016 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH THE 2.5L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A CONSTANT OR INTERMITTENT ILLUMINATED MIL WITH VARIOUS DRIVABILITY ISSUES AND ONE OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING DTCS: P0010, P0103, P0104, P0122, P0131, P0135, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46163

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091133

      ON 2016 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 2.5L FLEX FUEL VEHICLE (FFV) ENGINE THE PARTS CATALOG IS BEING UPDATED TO CORRECTLY IDENTIFY THE FUEL FILLER NECK. THE 2.5L ENGINES CAN HAVE AN FFV OR NON-FFV FUEL FILLER NECK. 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 #TSB 16-0126

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109044

      Some 2016-2017 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L GTDI engine and built on or before 13-Sep-2016 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P130D and no related performance concern. 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

    • 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 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 #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 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: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 #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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #SSM 48423

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

      Some 2015-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47976

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

      On vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission it is imperative that the converter pilot hub be greased with Motorcraft Multi-Purpose Grease Spray XL-5-A even if grease was not applied from the factory. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN: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: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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 49086

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179356

      Some 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/C-MAX, And 2016-2018 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio will revert to an AM or FM station after the vehicle's ignition has been turned off and turned back on. 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 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 48340

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 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 48053

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47850

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

      Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47875

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156594

      Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX, Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles not equipped with an auto start/stop system may exhibit an inability to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part body control ... 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 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 #SSM 47703

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153944

      Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX,Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part Body Control Module(BCM). 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 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 47397

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144199

      Some 2016-2018 Escape/Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 stored in the BCM after using the remote start function ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47380

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 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 47234

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137133

      Some 2013-2016 Escape and 2016 Focus, Transit and Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a front control display interface module (FCDIM) may exhibit the inability to store AM/FM presets, select AM/FM presets and/or erratic preset button ... 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 46948

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127425

      Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46949

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127426

      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 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 46527

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109015

      For 2014-2017 Transit Connect Vehicles with a Taxi Conversion there is a 12-Pin block connector available for connecting the taxi spot lights to the main body harness. Service Part Number GU2Z-14S411-JA. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0126

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109044

      Some 2016-2017 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.5L GTDI engine and built on or before 13-Sep-2016 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P130D and no related performance concern. 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 »

    • TSB #16-0036

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075266

      PANORAMIC ROOF PANEL BLIND INOPERATIVE, BUCKLED AND/OR STUCK. Some 2014-2016 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a condition in which the panoramic roof panel blind moves and stops 150 mm (6 inches) from the full open position or does ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 46486

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100508

      SOME 2016-2017 FORD OR LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY EXHIBIT A BLANK SCREEN OR OTHER VARIOUS SYNC SYMPTOMS ONLY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN TRANSPORT MODE. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46321

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095170

      SOME 2014-2017 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES, MAY EXHIBIT A CONDITION THAT CAUSES THE BATTERY TO DISCHARGE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #TSB 20-2255

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

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

    • TSB #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 46848

      Date Announced:
      SEP 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119684

      Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46834

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119678

      Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46813

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119669

      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. Read More »

    LIGHTING (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 46527

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109015

      For 2014-2017 Transit Connect Vehicles with a Taxi Conversion there is a 12-Pin block connector available for connecting the taxi spot lights to the main body harness. Service Part Number GU2Z-14S411-JA. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46121

      Date Announced:
      OCT 11, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10090663

      SOME 2014-2017 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT LOW BEAM HEADLAMP BULB BURN OUT, IN WHICH THE BULB CONNECTOR IS ALSO DAMAGED. THIS CONCERN IS UNDER INVESTIGATION. DO NOT REPLACE THE HEADLAMP ASSEMBLY. Read More »

    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:FOG LIGHTS

    • TSB #SSM 46293

      Date Announced:
      JAN 04, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095152

      SOME 2014-2017 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES ARE EQUIPPED WITH CORNERING LAMPS. THE CORNERING LAMPS SHARE THE SAME BULB AS THE FOG LAMPS AND ILLUMINATE WHEN THE VEHICLE SPEED IS LESS THAN 25 MPH AND THE BODY CONTROL MODULE (BCM) RECEIVES A ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB 20-2382

      Date Announced:
      NOV 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183416

      Some 2014-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on/or after 01-Feb-2013 may exhibit water dripping into the passenger front footwell. 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:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSB 16-0124

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109042

      Some 2015-2016 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a water leak into the passenger side footwell. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:ROOF AND PILLARS

    • TSB #16-0036

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075266

      PANORAMIC ROOF PANEL BLIND INOPERATIVE, BUCKLED AND/OR STUCK. Some 2014-2016 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a condition in which the panoramic roof panel blind moves and stops 150 mm (6 inches) from the full open position or does ... Read More »

    WHEELS:HUBCAP/COVER

    • TSB #TSB 20-2047

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171865

      Some 2013-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB 20-2047

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171865

      Some 2013-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 1-Jan-2013 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45793

      Date Announced:
      MAY 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078977

      REPLACEMENT SEAT BACK REMAINS FOLDED IF NOT INSTALLED, NORMAL OPERATION Read More »

    SEATS:MID/REAR ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #tsb18-2179

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144181

      This article supersedes TSB 18-2084 to update the Service Procedure. Some 2013-2018 Transit Connect vehicles built on 1-Jan-2013 and through 5-Jan-2018 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB18-2084

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137070

      Some 2013-2018 Transit Connect vehicles built on 9-Jan-2013 and through 5-Jan-2018 may exhibit a condition where the second row seat is stuck or difficult to fold or unfold. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 49086

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179356

      Some 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/C-MAX, And 2016-2018 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio will revert to an AM or FM station after the vehicle's ignition has been turned off and turned back on. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48911

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177038

      Some 2016-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 Focus/C-MAX, And 2016-2018 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio will revert to an AM or FM station after the vehicle's ignition has been turned off and turned back on. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48908

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

      Some 2016-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a SYNC 3 Touchscreen may experience the volume control unresponsive from the Front Control Interface Module (FCIM) and steering volume controls when using Apple Car Play. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47749

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47519

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149759

      Some 2016-2018 Escape vehicles built on or before 26-Aug-2018 and 2016-2018 Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 ... Read More »

    • TSB #tsb18-2179

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144181

      This article supersedes TSB 18-2084 to update the Service Procedure. Some 2013-2018 Transit Connect vehicles built on 1-Jan-2013 and through 5-Jan-2018 may exhibit a condition where either section of the second row seat is stuck or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47380

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 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 47234

      Date Announced:
      APR 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137133

      Some 2013-2016 Escape and 2016 Focus, Transit and Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a front control display interface module (FCDIM) may exhibit the inability to store AM/FM presets, select AM/FM presets and/or erratic preset button ... 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 #SSM 46949

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127426

      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 46439

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099452

      SOME 2013-2017 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 13-JAN-2017 MAY REQUIRE REPLACEMENT OF THE PANORAMIC ROOF SHADE. 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 #TSB 16-0162

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094580

      SOME 2014-2017 TRANSIT CONNECT VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN INOPERATIVE LOW BEAM HEADLAMP BULB(S) DUE TO HEAT DAMAGE AT THE BULB CONNECTOR. FOLLOW THE SERVICE PROCEDURE STEPS TO CORRECT THE CONDITION. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0124

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109042

      Some 2015-2016 Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a water leak into the passenger side footwell. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45842

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079007

      HOLE OR TEAR IN RUBBER FLOOR COVERING - DRIVER'S SIDE 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 #16-0046

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075276

      AM INOPERATIVE AND/OR SATELLITE RADIO DISPLAY SHOWS - NOT EQUIPPED - BUILT ON 10/26/2015 AND THROUGH 1/20/2016 Some 2016 Transit Connect vehicles built on 10/26/15 and through 1/20/2016, equipped with SYNC and a 107 mm (4. 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 #16B10

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10076522

      Radio and Front Display Anomalies REASON FOR THIS PROGRAM 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #16B10

      Date Announced:
      APR 05, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10076301

      Certain 2015-2016 Model Year Transit Connect Vehicles Radio and Front Display Anomalies In some of the affected vehicles, the front control/display interface module (FCDIM) may have been unintentionally programmed for the European ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #SSM 46948

      Date Announced:
      NOV 29, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127425

      Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SSM 47703

      Date Announced:
      DEC 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153944

      Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX,Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part Body Control Module(BCM). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 47380

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

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

    • TSB #17B28

      Date Announced:
      SEP 19, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119686

      Certain 2015 Model Year Flex and Taurus, 2015-2016 Model Year C-MAX, and MKS, and 2016 Model Year Edge, Fusion, MKZ, and Transit Connect Vehicles - Electronic Throttle Body Replacement Read More »

    • TSB #17B05

      Date Announced:
      MAR 20, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100525

      CERTAIN 2016-2017 MODEL YEAR TRANSIT CONNECT - FLOOR MATS INCOMPATIBLE WITH VINYL FLOOR. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46327

      Date Announced:
      JAN 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095175

      2013-2016 FIESTA, ESCAPE, TRANSIT CONNECT AND 2013 FUSION VEHICLES WITH A 1.6L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ENGINE OIL LEVEL READING THAT IS UP TO 8 MM ABOVE THE MAXIMUM MARK ON THE ENGINE OIL ... 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 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 #16-0054

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075284

      2.5L - AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE AND/OR MESSAGE CENTER AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE DISPLAY INACCURATE - DTCS P0073, P0074 AND/OR U0422 ISSUE Some 2014-2016 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 2. 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 »