TSB List for the 2015 Ford Escape

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2015 Escape 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
  • SUSPENSION
  • SUSPENSION:REAR
  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSES/LINES/PIPING/FITTINGS
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE
  • FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
  • FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
  • POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
  • POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
  • LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK
  • TIRES
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • TRAILER HITCHES
  • SEATS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • STEERING

    • 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 »

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #SSM 47858

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156588

      Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47416

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144210

      Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46495

      Date Announced:
      MAR 28, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10100517

      SOME 2015-2017 ESCAPE AND MKC VEHICLES WITHOUT A VEHICLE DYNAMIC SUSPENSION SYSTEM AND BUILT ON 1-APR-2015 AND THROUGH 1-OCT-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A RATTLE AND/OR CLUNKING NOISE FROM THE REAR SUSPENSION WHILE DRIVING OVER BUMPS AND/OR MAKING ... Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #SSM 47858

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156588

      Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). Read More »

    BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 46132

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 46132

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

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

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 47948

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 18-2255

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47000

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 17-0034

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099087

      SOME 2013-2017 ESCAPE VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 28-FEB-2017 MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE AND/OR VIBRATION FROM THE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR WITH OR WITHOUT A LACK OF AIRFLOW FROM PANEL REGISTERS AND MAY ALSO HAVE AN ODOR. 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 #SSM 46281

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 16-0161

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094578

      SOME 2015-2016 ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 9/30/15 MAY EXHIBIT RUNS ROUGH, LACK OF POWER, SURGE, BUCK/JERK, MISS, LOSS OF RPM, HESITATION AND/OR AN ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0139

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 46085

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 16-2037

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109052

      Some 2015-2016 Escape and 2016 Fusion vehicles equipped with a 2.0L GTDI engine may exhibit a rolling reverse to drive engagement shudder on acceleration. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45966

      Date Announced:
      AUG 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092386

      SOME 2015-2016 ESCAPE AND 2016 FUSION VEHICLES WITH THE 2.0L GASOLINE TURBO DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A ROLLING REVERSE TO DRIVE ENGAGEMENT SHUDDER ON ACCELERATION WHICH CONTINUES AFTER TSB 15-0187 HAS BEEN COMPLETED. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45922

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091269

      SOME 2013-2016 ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.5L ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT A ROUGH IDLE, LOW RPM AT IDLE OR A STALL ON HOT RESTART WITH NO DTCS IN SELF TEST. THIS MAY BE DUE TO THE A/C COMPRESSOR CLUTCH BEING SEIZED. Read More »

    • TSB #15-0162

      Date Announced:
      OCT 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074663

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

    • TSB #15-0070

      Date Announced:
      MAY 05, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058056

      FORD 2013-2015 ESCAPE: BULLETIN INFORMATION INVOLVING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTED ENGINE BUILT BEFORE 3/13/2015 MAY EXPERIENCE AN ENGINE IDLE SURGE AT ON COLD START, REPROGRAMMING THE PCM MAY CORRECT ... 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 19-2287

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165707

      Some 2013-2016 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a lack of cooling caused by the A/C inlet line breaking at the compressor. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2172

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162062

      Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2015-2019 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or a runs rough condition with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47710

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153947

      Some 2014-2015 Escape, 2015 C-Max and Focus vehicles equipped with integrated remote start may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0116 in the powertrain control module (PCM) immediately following a remote start ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47462

      Date Announced:
      AUG 13, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144937

      2015-2018 Edge, Fusion, Focus, MKZ, MKC, Escape vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit coolant consumption, white smoke and/or a runs rough condition. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47204

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137115

      Some 2015-2018 Fusion/MKZ/MKC/Escape/Edge vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a runs rough condition with DTCs P0300, P0301, P0302, P0303, P0304 and/or P0316. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47000

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 46937

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127421

      Some 2013-2016 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may require the replacement of the A/C suction line. 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 »

    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 »

    FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    • TSB #SSM 48397

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169940

      Some 2013-2015 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC with a 1.6L GTDI, 1.5L GTDI, or 2.0L GTDI may exhibit a lack of power, loss of power, or stall when placed in gear with DTCs P00C6, P0087, P008A, P008B, P018C, or P018D. Read More »

    FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM (PWS)

    • TSB #16-0045

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075275

      2.0L ECOBOOST - FUEL ODOR ISSUE Some 2013-2016 Escape, 2015-2016 MKC vehicles built on or before 12/15/2015, 2013-2016 Fusion, MKZ, 2013-2015 Explorer, 2013-2014 Focus ST and Edge vehicles equipped with 2. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #TSB 21-2033

      Date Announced:
      MAR 10, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189767

      Some 2013-2016 Fusion, 2013-2018 C-MAX, 2013-2019 Escape, 2014-2021 Transit Connect, and 2015-2018 Edge vehicles may indicate an incorrect shifter lever position. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48423

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 48397

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169940

      Some 2013-2015 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC with a 1.6L GTDI, 1.5L GTDI, or 2.0L GTDI may exhibit a lack of power, loss of power, or stall when placed in gear with DTCs P00C6, P0087, P008A, P008B, P018C, or P018D. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47976

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 19-2100

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159457

      Some 2013-2015 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or a transmission malfunction service now warning with only diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0741 and/or ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 45926

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

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

    • TSB #ASI-44707

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057865

      FORD: AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON WITH SEVERAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P06B8, P068A, P2610, IF KEY NOT LEFT FOR 30 SECONDS IN OFF POSITION FOLLOWING PROGRAMMING ON SOME ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #ASI-45239

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

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

    POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

    • TSB #SSM 46355

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

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

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #ASI-45239

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

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 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 #TSB 16-2037

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109052

      Some 2015-2016 Escape and 2016 Fusion vehicles equipped with a 2.0L GTDI engine may exhibit a rolling reverse to drive engagement shudder on acceleration. Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

    • TSB #TSB 19-2100

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159457

      Some 2013-2015 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or a transmission malfunction service now warning with only diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0741 and/or ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

    • TSB #SSM 47000

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

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

    POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

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

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

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 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 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 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 47508

      Date Announced:
      SEP 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149754

      Some 2014-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part BCM. Inspect the BCM for the presence of fuse F88. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47430

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144219

      If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. 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 47228

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137129

      Some 2015-2017 Escape vehicles built on or before 5-Apr-2017 with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or BLIS not available warning without a trailer connected. 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 46011

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092555

      SOME 2015-2017 FOCUS/C-MAX/ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ONE TOUCH UP FEATURE. THE 2016-2017 WORKSHOP MANUAL SECTION 501-11 WAS UPDATED 8/2016 WITH REVISED DIAGNOSTICS, THE 2015 WSM UPDATES WILL FOLLOW LATER. 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 »

    • TSB #16B10

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

      In some of the affected vehicles, the front control/display interface module (FCDIM) may have been unintentionally programmed for the European market instead of the North American market Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 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 »

    • TSB #SB-45308

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058660

      2015-2015 FORD ESCAPE: DUE TO CLUSTER RESET VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT BATTERY DRAW WHICH CAN RESULT IN A DEAD BATTERY OR NO START *CN Read More »

    • TSB #SB45268

      Date Announced:
      JUL 30, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058593

      FORD: SOME ESCAPE VEHICLES MAY EXPERIENCE A DEAD BATTERY OR A NO START CONDITION DUE TO A POSSIBLE CLUSTER RESET *CN Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

    • TSB #TSB 17-0027

      Date Announced:
      MAR 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099002

      SOME 2015-2017 ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EMTC AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8-APR-2016 MAY EXHIBIT INCORRECT AIR DISTRIBUTION FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL REGISTERS WHEN PANEL MODE IS SELECTED ON THE HEATER VENTILATION AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0158

      Date Announced:
      DEC 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10093865

      SOME 2015-2017 ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH EMTC AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8-APR-2016 MAY EXHIBIT INCORRECT AIR DISTRIBUTION FROM THE INSTRUMENT PANEL REGISTERS WHEN PANEL MODE IS SELECTED ON THE HEATER VENTILATION AIR CONDITIONING (HVAC) ... Read More »

    • TSB #SB-45308

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058660

      2015-2015 FORD ESCAPE: DUE TO CLUSTER RESET VEHICLE MAY EXHIBIT INTERMITTENT BATTERY DRAW WHICH CAN RESULT IN A DEAD BATTERY OR NO START *CN Read More »

    • TSB #SB-45313

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058663

      2015 FORD ESCAPE: INOPERATIVE DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER OR MISSING DIGITAL SPEEDOMETER AFTER REPROGRAMMING *CN Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 47710

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153947

      Some 2014-2015 Escape, 2015 C-Max and Focus vehicles equipped with integrated remote start may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0116 in the powertrain control module (PCM) immediately following a remote start ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-2037

      Date Announced:
      SEP 14, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109052

      Some 2015-2016 Escape and 2016 Fusion vehicles equipped with a 2.0L GTDI engine may exhibit a rolling reverse to drive engagement shudder on acceleration. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45821

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078990

      SIRI EYES FREE FUNCTIONAL ISSUES USING BLUETOOTH AND APPLE IOS 9.2 AND 9.2.1 Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44707

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057865

      FORD: AFTER POWERTRAIN CONTROL MODULE REPROGRAMMING, THE MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) IS ON WITH SEVERAL DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODES (DTC) P06B8, P068A, P2610, IF KEY NOT LEFT FOR 30 SECONDS IN OFF POSITION FOLLOWING PROGRAMMING ON SOME ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164508

      Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD

    • TSB #SSM 46157

      Date Announced:
      OCT 27, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091125

      ALL 2013-2017 ESCAPE VEHICLES EXHIBIT A FRAYED/CUT SHORT APPEARANCE AT THE FRONT EDGE OF THE HEADLINER NEAR THE WINDSHIELD. THIS IS A NORMAL CHARACTERISTIC OF THE HEADLINER AND NO REPAIRS SHOULD BE ATTEMPTED. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164508

      Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #SSM 46011

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092555

      SOME 2015-2017 FOCUS/C-MAX/ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ONE TOUCH UP FEATURE. THE 2016-2017 WORKSHOP MANUAL SECTION 501-11 WAS UPDATED 8/2016 WITH REVISED DIAGNOSTICS, THE 2015 WSM UPDATES WILL FOLLOW LATER. Read More »

    • 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 »

    VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SSM 47678

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152479

      2013-2019 Escape and 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a power roof opening panel will exhibit a small vent opening position of 5 mm (.197 in). Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #16-0033

      Date Announced:
      MAR 03, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075263

      WIND OR WHISTLE NOISE FROM EXTERIOR MIRROR(S) AT HIGHWAY SPEED - BUILT ON OR BEFORE 1/22/2016 ISSUE Some 2013-2016 Escape vehicles built on or before 1/22/2016 may exhibit a wind or whistle noise from the exterior mirror(s) at ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB15-0130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058701

      FORD: 2013-2016 ESCAPE VEHICLES WILL HAVE A WHISTLING OR WIND TYPE NOISE FROM EXTERIOR MIRRORS, AT HIGHWAY SPEED *CN 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 #17-2218

      Date Announced:
      NOV 03, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127394

      Some 2013-2018 Escape, Focus and C-Max vehicles may exhibit a water stained headliner after the vehicle has experienced a water leak from areas such as the roof opening panel, fixed glass, roof rails and roof ditch mouldings. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

    • TSB #SSM-45797

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078979

      DRIVE MINIMUM 15 MILES BEFORE DIAGNOSING TIRE VIBRATIONS Read More »

    STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS

    • TSB #TSB 20-2171

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175895

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE

    • TSB #SSM 47430

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144219

      If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45838

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079006

      INOPERATIVE HANDS-FREE LIFTGATE AFTER ADDITION OF TRAILER HITCH Read More »

    LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE:LOCK

    • TSB #SSM 47430

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144219

      If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #SSM 47634

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152463

      Some 2013-2019 Escape and 2015-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit a vibration attributed to the tires. Prior to performing any road force balancing procedures or related diagnosis, make sure the vehicle tire pressure is correct and is driven a ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45797

      Date Announced:
      MAY 04, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078979

      DRIVE MINIMUM 15 MILES BEFORE DIAGNOSING TIRE VIBRATIONS Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-45225

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058612

      LINCOLN/FORD: SOME VEHICLES WILL EXPERIENCE TIRE VIBRATION AND POSSIBLE FLAT SPOTTING. VEHICLE NEEDS TO BE CHECKED AND DRIVEN, BY WORKSHOP TECH, APPROXIMATELY 15 MILES FOR DIAGNOSIS OF VIBRATIONS AND FLAT SPOTTING. Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44725

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057871

      FORD/LINCOLN: VEHICLE IS EXHIBITING VIBRATIONS WHILE DRIVING AND CAUSE IS BEING ATTRIBUTED TO TIRES AND PROCEDURE IS DRIVE APPROXIMATE 15 MILES TO ELIMINATE ANY FLAT CONDITION AND MISDIAGNOSIS. MODEL 2013-15 ESCAPE, 2015 MKC. Read More »

    TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

    • TSB #SSM 46153

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

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

    TRAILER HITCHES

    • TSB #SSM 47430

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144219

      If a trailer hitch receiver is installed on a 2013-2018 Escape or 2015-2019 MKC vehicle equipped with a hands-free liftgate, the hands-free liftgate function will become inoperative. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45838

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10079006

      INOPERATIVE HANDS-FREE LIFTGATE AFTER ADDITION OF TRAILER HITCH Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB 20-2171

      Date Announced:
      MAY 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175895

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2361

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153931

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47228

      Date Announced:
      APR 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137129

      Some 2015-2017 Escape vehicles built on or before 5-Apr-2017 with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or BLIS not available warning without a trailer connected. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB15-0129

      Date Announced:
      AUG 13, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058700

      FORD: 2013-2015 C-MAX AND 2013-2016 ESCAPE EQUIPPED WITH LEATHER SEATING MAY EXPERIENCE CRACKS IN DRIVER FRONT OR PASSENGER SIDE FACING PANEL OR SEAT CUSHION COVER OUTBOARD BOLSTER *CN Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 46862

      Date Announced:
      OCT 06, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125080

      Some owners of 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may complain of the rear license plate viewed in the lower portion of the display screen when using the parking aid camera. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #TSB 19-2017

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47749

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 18-2361

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153931

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47416

      Date Announced:
      JUL 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144210

      Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles may exhibit damaged or delaminated bushing(s) on the rear suspension front lower arm (dog bone). 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 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 46937

      Date Announced:
      NOV 23, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127421

      Some 2013-2016 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may require the replacement of the A/C suction line. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46170

      Date Announced:
      NOV 02, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095968

      2013-2017 ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH MOONROOF EXHIBIT A SMALL VENT OPENING POSITION OF 5 MM. THIS IS THE NORMAL VENT POSITION FOR OPTIMAL NVH/WINDNOISE QUALITIES. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46011

      Date Announced:
      AUG 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10092555

      SOME 2015-2017 FOCUS/C-MAX/ESCAPE VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH ONE TOUCH UP FEATURE. THE 2016-2017 WORKSHOP MANUAL SECTION 501-11 WAS UPDATED 8/2016 WITH REVISED DIAGNOSTICS, THE 2015 WSM UPDATES WILL FOLLOW LATER. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45887

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091142

      2013-2016 ESCAPE,2014-2016 FIESTA, TRANSIT CONNECT AND 2013-2015 FUSION VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6L GTDI ENGINE - UPDATED WORKSHOP MANUAL (WSM) SECTION 303-03 COOLING SYSTEM Read More »

    • TSB #SB45300

      Date Announced:
      OCT 22, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058637

      FORD ESCAPE: CLEANING TIP FOR CHROME APPEARANCE PHYSICAL VAPOR DISPOSITION. USE OF CERTAIN OFF-THE-SHELF CLEANER/OR POLISHING PRODUCTS MAY CAUSE HARM TO WHEELS *CN Read More »

    • TSB #SB45261

      Date Announced:
      OCT 19, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058592

      FORD: WHEN ATTEMPTING TO EJECT COMPACT DISC (CD) FROM PLAYER THE CD GETS STUCK. MISALIGNMENT OF PLAYER TO INSTRUMENT PANEL MAY BE POSSIBLE CAUSE *CN Read More »

    • TSB #SB45295

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058631

      FORD ESCAPE: RIGHT OR LEFT SIDE CATCH/STRIKER ASSEMBLY COMING LOOSE, CAUSE GLOVEBOX DOOR TO BE MISALIGNED *CN Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-44649

      Date Announced:
      JUL 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057723

      FORD: A JOB AID WAS DEVELOPED AND NOW AVAILABLE FOR THE PTU INTERNAL OR EXTERNAL FLUID LEAKAGE FOR ALL WHEEL DRIVE VEHICLES. *PE 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 #ASI-44726

      Date Announced:
      SEP 01, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058072

      FORD: CLOCK FAILS TO BE SET UNLESS FRONT CONTROL DISPLAY INTERFACE MODULE FCDIM) HAS DATE SET FIRST AND THEN TIME. MODEL 2013-2015 C-MAX, 2014-2015 ESCAPE, 2014 FOCUS. *PE 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-45156

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074779

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

    • TSB #ASI-45166

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074789

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

    • TSB #44855

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10057830

      FORD: SOME 2013-2015 FORD C-MAX, 2013-2015 FORD ESCAPE, AND 2012-2014 FORD FOCUS EQUIPPED WITH MY FORD TOUCH MAY BE EXPERIENCING COMPACT DISCS GETTING STUCK WHILE ATTEMPTING TO EJECT OUT THE SYSTEM. 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 »

    • TSB #SSM 45887

      Date Announced:
      JUN 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091142

      2013-2016 ESCAPE,2014-2016 FIESTA, TRANSIT CONNECT AND 2013-2015 FUSION VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 1.6L GTDI ENGINE - UPDATED WORKSHOP MANUAL (WSM) SECTION 303-03 COOLING SYSTEM Read More »

    • TSB #45259

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074576

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

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 46703

      Date Announced:
      JUL 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115953

      Some 2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Escape/MKC/Fusion/MKZ/Flex/MKT/Mondeo/Kuga/EcoSport AWD vehicles where diagnosis leads to a RDU clutch issue, a rear drive unit (RDU) service kit is available. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 17-0034

      Date Announced:
      MAR 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099087

      SOME 2013-2017 ESCAPE VEHICLES BUILT ON OR BEFORE 28-FEB-2017 MAY EXHIBIT A NOISE AND/OR VIBRATION FROM THE CLIMATE CONTROL BLOWER MOTOR WITH OR WITHOUT A LACK OF AIRFLOW FROM PANEL REGISTERS AND MAY ALSO HAVE AN ODOR. 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 #TSB 19-2287

      Date Announced:
      SEP 23, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165707

      Some 2013-2016 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a lack of cooling caused by the A/C inlet line breaking at the compressor. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48135

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164596

      Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. Read More »

    • 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 #TSB 18-2314

      Date Announced:
      OCT 18, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148710

      Some 2013-2016 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a lack of cooling caused by the A/C inlet line breaking at the compressor. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM-45810

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10078985

      A/C COMPRESSOR LOCKUP - VEHICLES IN STORAGE OR USED INFREQUENTLY Read More »

    • TSB #ASI-45183

      Date Announced:
      JUN 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074785

      SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE. 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 »

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