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TSB List for the 2011 Ford Explorer

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TRACTION CONTROL SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-11-6-12

    NHTSA ID #10041215

    • Date Announced: JUNE 17 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: 2011 EXPLORER. VEHICLES WITH AUTO PARK MAY HAVE THE TRACTION LIGHT COME ON WHILE MAKING A TURN ABOVE 3MPH AND WITHIN 50 SECONDS OF STARTING A VEHICLE. TROUBLE CODES WILL BE STORED. *RM

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  • TSB #AS-21725

    NHTSA ID #10039075

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: THE TRACTION CONTROL LIGHT MAY COME ON MAKING TURNS WHILE DRIVING ABOVE 3MPH AND RIGHT AFTER THE VEHICLE WAS STARTED. THERE WILL BE TROUBLE CODES STORED. 2011 EXPLORER. *RM

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SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

  • TSB #TSB-14-0115

    NHTSA ID #10056149

    • Date Announced: MAY 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC) THERE IS A TERRAIN MANAGEMENT POP UP WARNING, WITHOUT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) ACCOMPANYING IT, IN THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE OR TERRAIN CONTROL MODULE. MODEL 2011-2014 EXPLORE

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK

  • TSB #AS-21769

    NHTSA ID #10039053

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

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SERVICE BRAKES, AIR:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

  • TSB #TSB-14-0115

    NHTSA ID #10056149

    • Date Announced: MAY 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC) THERE IS A TERRAIN MANAGEMENT POP UP WARNING, WITHOUT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) ACCOMPANYING IT, IN THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE OR TERRAIN CONTROL MODULE. MODEL 2011-2014 EXPLORE

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #CSP-12B36-1-2

    NHTSA ID #10044903

    • Date Announced: APRIL 09 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE ENGINE COOLING FAN MOTORS WOULD BE INOPERATIVE DUE TO CONTAMINATION BUILD UP ON ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WHICH CAN CAUSE ENGINE TO HAVE REDUCED POWER. *PE

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  • TSB #AS-21769

    NHTSA ID #10039053

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

  • TSB #CSP-12B36-1-2

    NHTSA ID #10044903

    • Date Announced: APRIL 09 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE ENGINE COOLING FAN MOTORS WOULD BE INOPERATIVE DUE TO CONTAMINATION BUILD UP ON ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WHICH CAN CAUSE ENGINE TO HAVE REDUCED POWER. *PE

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

  • TSB #ASI-32211

    NHTSA ID #10053358

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: ON SOME VEHICLES, THE INTAKE AIR SYSTEM COMPONENTS MAY HAVE ENGINE OIL ACCUMULATION, IN LEFT HAND VALVE COVER BAFFLE MIGRATING THROUGH FRESH AIR INTAKE OF POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM. MODELS 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORE

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #AS-21769

    NHTSA ID #10039053

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #TSB-11-5-6

    NHTSA ID #10039121

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: THERE MAY BE A SLUGGISH ACCELERATION OR HESITATION FEELING WHEN ROLLING TO A STOP. THIS WILL BE FOLLOWED BY A HARSH BUMP. *RM

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

  • TSB #AS-21687

    NHTSA ID #10039072

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: THERE MAY BE A LOSS OF POWER, HESITATION, SURGE, OR LACK OF THROTTLE RESPONSE WHILE DRIVING. THE BRAKE OVER ACCELERATOR FEATURE MAY BE ACTIVATING. *RM

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB-13-6-18

    NHTSA ID #10053472

    • Date Announced: JUNE 18 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LINCOLN\FORD: THE REMOTE FUNCTION ACTUATOR (RFA), ON SOME VEHICLES, KEEPS CONTROLLER AREA NETWORK (CAN) AWAKE, DUE TO ACCESSORY PROTOCOL INTERFACE MODULE (APRIM) EXCESSIVE IOD AND DEAD BATTERY. MODELS 2011 EDGE, EXPLORER, MKX.

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DIGITAL INSTRUMENT PANEL

  • TSB #TSB-14-0115

    NHTSA ID #10056149

    • Date Announced: MAY 30 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IN THE INSTRUMENT PANEL CLUSTER (IPC) THERE IS A TERRAIN MANAGEMENT POP UP WARNING, WITHOUT DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) ACCOMPANYING IT, IN THE ANTI-LOCK BRAKE SYSTEM (ABS) MODULE OR TERRAIN CONTROL MODULE. MODEL 2011-2014 EXPLORE

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  • TSB #TSB-12-5-11

    NHTSA ID #10044523

    • Date Announced: MAY 22 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: WARNING INDICATOR, FOR AIR BAGS, WITH DTC (DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES) B1212 AND/OR B1213, IS INTERMITTENTLT EXHIBITED. *PE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #APU-11A01

    NHTSA ID #10044851

    • Date Announced: MAY 02 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: LINCOLN/FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. A SOFTWARE PROGRAM HAS BEEN PROVIDED TO IMPROVE RESPONSE TO TOUCH, SCREEN REFRESH RATES, OVERALL SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY, AND VOICE RECOGNITION. *PE UPDATED 4/5/13. *PE

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  • TSB #APU-11A02

    NHTSA ID #10044853

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 08 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION PROVIDED REGARDING UPGRADE OF TOUCH SOFTWARE TO IMPROVE OVERALL SYSTEM FUNCTIONALITY AND TO SIMPLIFY SCREENS. *PE UPDATED 8/3/12. *PE UPDATED 8/17/12.

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  • TSB #CSP-12B36-1-2

    NHTSA ID #10044903

    • Date Announced: APRIL 09 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. THE ENGINE COOLING FAN MOTORS WOULD BE INOPERATIVE DUE TO CONTAMINATION BUILD UP ON ELECTRICAL CONTACTS WHICH CAN CAUSE ENGINE TO HAVE REDUCED POWER. *PE

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  • TSB #SIS-21841

    NHTSA ID #10038965

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMM-TRANS LUND: SOME 2009-2011 MODELS MAY HAVE THE AIR BAG INICATOR FLASHING WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THIS IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM

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  • TSB #AS-21769

    NHTSA ID #10039053

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: IF THERE IS AN INTERMITTENT LACK OF POWER, SURGE, OR HESITATION WHILE DRIVING THE BRAKES WILL OVERRIDE ACCELERATION. *RM

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VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

  • TSB #TSB-13-6-13

    NHTSA ID #10053467

    • Date Announced: JUNE 12 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: WHEN FRONT WINDOW GLASS, ON SOME VEHICLES, ARE BEING OPENING OR CLOSING, THERE IS A CHATTERING OR JUMPING MOVEMENT. MODELS 2011-2013 EXPLORER. *PE

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AIR BAGS

  • TSB #SIS-21841

    NHTSA ID #10038965

    • Date Announced: APRIL 01 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: COMM-TRANS LUND: SOME 2009-2011 MODELS MAY HAVE THE AIR BAG INICATOR FLASHING WITH A STORED TROUBLE CODE. THIS IS A SOFTWARE PROBLEM. *RM

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSB-11-4-14

    NHTSA ID #10038944

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: SOME VEHICLES DO NOT UNLOCK USING THE INTELLIGENCE ACCESS KEY OR THE INTEGRATED KEYHEAD TRANSMITTER. *RM

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LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:DOORS:LATCH

  • TSB #TSB-11-4-14

    NHTSA ID #10038944

    • Date Announced: APRIL 15 2011
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: SOME VEHICLES DO NOT UNLOCK USING THE INTELLIGENCE ACCESS KEY OR THE INTEGRATED KEYHEAD TRANSMITTER. *RM

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WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB

  • TSB #TSB-13-5-14

    NHTSA ID #10052787

    • Date Announced: MAY 13 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: ON SOME VEHICLES, WHEN ACCELERATING FROM STOP OR SHIFTING BETWEEN DRIVE/REVERSE AND/OR REVERSE/DRIVE, A NOISE IS HEARD LIKE POP, TING, CLICK, COMING FROM FRONT WHEEL AREA. MODELS 2011-2013 TAURUS, EXPLORER, FLEX, MKS, MKT.

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SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

  • TSB #ASI-44531

    NHTSA ID #10056170

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. *PE

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #AS1-32241

    NHTSA ID #10053408

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: ON VARIOUS VEHICLES WITH MY TOUCH,AFTER ANY APIM PROGRAMMING, REPLACEMENT OR DISCONNECT FROM FRONT DISPLAY INTERFACE MODULE (FDIM), TOUCHSCREEN CALIBRATION MUST BE PERFORMED. MODEL YEARS 2011-2013. NO MODELS LISTED.

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #CSP-12M02

    NHTSA ID #10052069

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING EXTENDED WARRANTY FOR COVERING ACCESSORY PROTOCOL INTERFACE MODULE REGARDLESS OF MILEAGE. MODELS 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER, MKX, FOCUS, ESCAPE, FLEX, FUSION

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #TSB-14-0019

    NHTSA ID #10055003

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 20 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES WILL EXPERIENCE A LACK OF AIR CONDITIONING (AC) PERFORMANCE, WITH DUAL ENGINE COOLING FANS, WHILE STATIONARY OR MOVING AT SLOW SPEEDS, AND/OR OVERHEAT. MODEL 2011-2012 TAURUS, MKS, EXPLORER, FLEX, MKT. *P

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #CSP-12M01

    NHTSA ID #10044905

    • Date Announced: MARCH 06 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: WARRANTY EXTENSION HAS BEEN PROVIDED FOR CERTAIN MODEL VEHICLES WITH ACCESSORY PROTOCOL INTERFACE MODULE (APIM OR SYNC MODULE) TO 4 (FOUR) YEARS ON FORD AND 5 (FIVE) YEARS ON LINCOLN VEHICLES REGARDLESS OF MILEAGE AND SUBSE

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #ASI-44333

    NHTSA ID #10054961

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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  • TSB #AS1-32241

    NHTSA ID #10053408

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD: ON VARIOUS VEHICLES WITH MY TOUCH,AFTER ANY APIM PROGRAMMING, REPLACEMENT OR DISCONNECT FROM FRONT DISPLAY INTERFACE MODULE (FDIM), TOUCHSCREEN CALIBRATION MUST BE PERFORMED. MODEL YEARS 2011-2013. NO MODELS LISTED.

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  • TSB #CSP-12M02

    NHTSA ID #10052069

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 14 2013
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: SEE DOCUMENT SEARCH BUTTON FOR OWNER LETTER. INFORMATION REGARDING EXTENDED WARRANTY FOR COVERING ACCESSORY PROTOCOL INTERFACE MODULE REGARDLESS OF MILEAGE. MODELS 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER, MKX, FOCUS, ESCAPE, FLEX, FUSION

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #ASI-44564

    NHTSA ID #10056207

    • Date Announced: MAY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #ASI-44354

    NHTSA ID #10055042

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 01 2014
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/LINCOLN: AN ACCUMULATION OF OIL, IN LEFT HAND VALVE COVER BAFFLE, MIGRATING THROUGH FRESH AIR INTAKE OF POSITIVE CRANKCASE VENTILATION (PCV) SYSTEM, MAY HAVE ENGINE OIL IN INTAKE AIR SYSTEM COMPONENTS. MODEL 2011-2013 EDGE, EXPLORER

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  • TSB #ASI-22285

    NHTSA ID #10044230

    • Date Announced: MARCH 01 2012
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: FORD/MERCURY/LINCOLN: SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT A COLD WEATHER PHENOMENON WHERE FLUID HAS EXPELLED OUT OF VENT ON REAR DRIVE UNITS (RDU) AND FLUID, ON OCCASION, WOULD BURP OUT. *PE

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