TSB List for the 2019 Ford Escape

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2019 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
  • STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:SUN/MOON ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:HATCHBACK/LIFTGATE
  • TIRES
  • WHEELS
  • TRAILER HITCHES
  • SEATS
  • LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION
  • EQUIPMENT
  • 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 47638

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152466

      2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #SSM 47638

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152466

      2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 48895

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176943

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open with an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47948

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47937

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159498

      SSM 47937 - 2019 MKC, 2018-2019 Escape - 2.0L - Auto Start/Stop - No Auto Restart After An Auto Stop Event With DTC P164C Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 01-Aug-2018 or 2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47704

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153945

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SSM 49596

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10188003

      Some 2017-2019 Escape/Fusion vehicles may exhibit a rolling idle after an engine repair that required the crankshaft pulley removal, or a drive belt component failure. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49328

      Date Announced:
      NOV 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10183569

      Some 2019 MKC, 2019-2020 Edge/Nautilus/Escape/Ranger, 2020 Corsair, 2019-2021 Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L and 2.3L EcoBoost engines may exhibit a light to moderate ticking type noise at idle (600-700 RPM). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49210

      Date Announced:
      SEP 25, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180428

      Some 2009-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with turbochargers may exhibit an oil leak from the turbocharger oil supply or return tubes, O-rings or 6.7L pedestal gasket. Read More »

    • TSB #19B37-S3

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176008

      Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms include coolant loss, excessive tailpipe smoke, or illuminated malfunction indicator lights (MIL) due to engine misfire. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2100

      Date Announced:
      APR 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174400

      Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1. Read More »

    • TSB #19B37-S1

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171011

      Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms include coolant loss, excessive tailpipe smoke, or illuminated malfunction indicator lights (MIL) due to engine misfire. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-20-2002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170908

      Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2346

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169807

      Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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 #TSB 19-2375

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169884

      This article supersedes TSB 19-2139 to update the production fix date. Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 08-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48345

      Date Announced:
      NOV 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168812

      Some 2019-2020 Edge/Escape/Nautilus/Corsair vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost engines may exhibit low coolant, white smoke from the tailpipe, an over temperature warning in the instrument panel cluster (IPC), external coolant leaking, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2139

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168739

      Some 2014-2019 Fusion vehicles built on or before 21-Feb-2019 and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or before 06-Apr-2019 equipped with a 1. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48150

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164599

      Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape with 1.5L engine may exhibit coolant usage and white smoke from exhaust. Follow Cooling System Pressure Test process in WSM, Section 303-03. Pressurize system to 138kPa(20 psi) and hold 5 hours. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48106

      Date Announced:
      JUL 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163592

      Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles with 1.5L Ecoboost engine exhibiting coolant consumption and white smoke from the exhaust. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2208

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162071

      Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 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 48046

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162084

      Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on 01-Aug-2018 and through 14-May-2019 or 2019 MKC vehicles built on or before 14-May-2019 equipped with a 2. 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 #TSB19-2171

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160819

      Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 1.5, 2.0L or 2.3L EcoBoost engines may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04F0 and/or P144C stored in the powertrain control ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47849

      Date Announced:
      MAR 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156569

      Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape equipped with 1.5L Ecoboost engine may exhibit coolant consumption and white smoke concern. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47625

      Date Announced:
      OCT 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10148741

      Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L Ecoboost engine may exhibit coolant consumption and white smoke concern. 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 »

    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 #TSB 20-2165

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175893

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and all-wheel drive (AWD) may exhibit a bump or clunk from the rear drive unit (RDU) when turning at low speeds and parking lot maneuvers. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48725

      Date Announced:
      APR 03, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10174407

      2016-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with the 1.6L EcoBoost or 1.5L EcoBoost engines may have missing or damaged dowel alignment pins between the engine and transaxle. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-20-2002

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170908

      Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P051B stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). 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 #19B37

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169989

      Customer Satisfaction Program 19B37 Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine - Powertrain Control Module Reprograming 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:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

    • TSB #19B37-S3

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176008

      Some of the affected vehicles may exhibit coolant intrusion into the cylinder bores. Customer symptoms include coolant loss, excessive tailpipe smoke, or illuminated malfunction indicator lights (MIL) due to engine misfire. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 49292

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 48895

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176943

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open with an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47750

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153970

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB 21-2077

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189785

      Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD) may exhibit a binding/shudder and/or bump/clunk from the rear drive unit (RDU) when turning at low speeds and parking lot maneuvers. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49084

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179334

      Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app , incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. 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 48895

      Date Announced:
      JUN 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176943

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L or 2.0L engine may exhibit fuse F34 open with an illuminated MIL and diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0034, P023A, P0245, P0480, P0481, P0645, P06A0, P06DB, P188D, P02602, and/or P2681 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48858

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176123

      Some 2012-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit an inoperative remote start with a 'Vehicle Failed To Start' message when using MyFord Mobile/Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile applications. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48757

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 48619

      Date Announced:
      MAR 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172972

      SSM 48619 - Various Vehicles - Perimeter Alarm Armed And Original Vehicle Keys Cannot Be Accessed to Enter Vehicle - CAN Protection Strategy Some 2013-2016 Model Year Vehicles may exhibit a concern in which the Perimeter Alarm is ... Read More »

    • TSB #19B37-S2

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171957

      Attachments: A new Service Advisor to Customer interaction video is now available. This video illustrates the speed and simplicity of the dongle re-flash process. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48558

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172019

      SSM 48558 - 2017-2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With Telematics Control Unit (TCU) - Various FordPass/LincolnWay Mobile App Concerns Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via ... Read More »

    • TSB #19B37

      Date Announced:
      DEC 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169989

      Customer Satisfaction Program 19B37 Certain 2017-2019 Model Year Fusion and Escape Vehicles Equipped with a 1.5L GTDI Engine - Powertrain Control Module Reprograming 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 48335

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168796

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a 'Trailer Connected' or 'Trailer Disconnected' message in the vehicle's message center with no trailer attached to the vehicle. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48316

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168794

      Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48279

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167210

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit a persistent message in the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app advising, Your vehicles software is being updated. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48267

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167233

      Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48260

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167226

      Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2265

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165699

      Some 2019 Escape and MKC vehicles built on 15-Feb-2019 and through 12-Mar-2019 may exhibit a whistle noise from the heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) evaporator core cover area where the evaporator tubes enter the evaporator ... 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 48015

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160947

      Some 2019 Escape/Fusion vehicles equipped with a Sony branded audio system may exhibit AM presets that may not save and/or may be lost after an ignition cycle. 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 47937

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159498

      SSM 47937 - 2019 MKC, 2018-2019 Escape - 2.0L - Auto Start/Stop - No Auto Restart After An Auto Stop Event With DTC P164C Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 01-Aug-2018 or 2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2. 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:
      #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 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 47821

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156885

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47821

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155573

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47784

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156871

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47784

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155559

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47771

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153978

      Some 2019 Escape/Fusion vehicles equipped with a Sony branded audio system may exhibit AM presets that may not save and/or may be lost after an ignition cycle. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47748

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153968

      Some 2016-2019 Escape and 2016-2018 Focus/C-Max vehicles may exhibit a customer perceived concern of a FDIM screen flicker during transitions between day/night mode and/or during auto headlamp on/off. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47750

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153970

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47722

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153951

      Some 2018-2019 Escape, Transit Connect and EcoSport vehicles equipped with a keyed ignition and a factory invoiced accessory (FIA) VSS may exhibit intermittent alarm activation with lights flashing and the horn sounding after a loud noise ... 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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL

    • TSB #SSM 47784

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156871

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 49292

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 49284

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181913

      Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2255

      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 #TSB 20-2165

      Date Announced:
      MAY 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10175893

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine and all-wheel drive (AWD) may exhibit a bump or clunk from the rear drive unit (RDU) when turning at low speeds and parking lot maneuvers. 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: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: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 »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #SSM 47909

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159502

      SSM 47909 - 2017-2019 Escape, MKC - License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2056

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156484

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a power liftgate that bounces back and/or will not cinch to the fully closed position. This may be due to the adjustment of the striker, latch, liftgate margins, flushness and/or striker wings. 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 #TSB 19-2056

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156484

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a power liftgate that bounces back and/or will not cinch to the fully closed position. This may be due to the adjustment of the striker, latch, liftgate margins, flushness and/or striker wings. Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #TSB 18-2331

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152457

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a vibration at highway speeds above 80 Km/h (50 MPH) which may be attributed to short term flat spotting in the tires. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    • 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 »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #TSB 18-2331

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152457

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a vibration at highway speeds above 80 Km/h (50 MPH) which may be attributed to short term flat spotting in the tires. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    TRAILER HITCHES

    • TSB #SSM 48335

      Date Announced:
      NOV 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168796

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles may exhibit a 'Trailer Connected' or 'Trailer Disconnected' message in the vehicle's message center with no trailer attached to the vehicle. Read More »

    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 »

    LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION

    • TSB #SSM 47784

      Date Announced:
      FEB 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156871

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 6-Apr-2017 equipped with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blind spot information system (BLIS) not available warning without a trailer ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 49541

      Date Announced:
      FEB 03, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10187930

      Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 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 47909

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159502

      SSM 47909 - 2017-2019 Escape, MKC - License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over ... Read More »

    • TSB #19B02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156892

      Certain 2019 Model Year Escape Vehicles Equipped With R1234yf Refrigerant - Special Air Conditioning - Evacuation and Charging Service Information Read More »

    • TSB #19B02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155580

      Certain 2019 Model Year Escape Vehicles Equipped With R1234yf Refrigerant - Special Air Conditioning - Evacuation and Charging Service Information Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47771

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153978

      Some 2019 Escape/Fusion vehicles equipped with a Sony branded audio system may exhibit AM presets that may not save and/or may be lost after an ignition cycle. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. 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 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47724

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153953

      Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with Sirius satellite radio with a 4G telematics control unit (TCU) built on or before 31-Oct-2018 may exhibit an intermittent loss of satellite radio reception while displaying an acquiring signal ... 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:RADIO/TAPE DECK/CD ETC.

    • TSB #SSM 48015

      Date Announced:
      MAY 31, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160947

      Some 2019 Escape/Fusion vehicles equipped with a Sony branded audio system may exhibit AM presets that may not save and/or may be lost after an ignition cycle. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SSM 49284

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181913

      Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47722

      Date Announced:
      DEC 19, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153951

      Some 2018-2019 Escape, Transit Connect and EcoSport vehicles equipped with a keyed ignition and a factory invoiced accessory (FIA) VSS may exhibit intermittent alarm activation with lights flashing and the horn sounding after a loud noise ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47704

      Date Announced:
      DEC 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153945

      Some 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. 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 »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 47909

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159502

      SSM 47909 - 2017-2019 Escape, MKC - License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSB 19-2265

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165699

      Some 2019 Escape and MKC vehicles built on 15-Feb-2019 and through 12-Mar-2019 may exhibit a whistle noise from the heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) evaporator core cover area where the evaporator tubes enter the evaporator ... 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 #19B02

      Date Announced:
      FEB 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156892

      Certain 2019 Model Year Escape Vehicles Equipped With R1234yf Refrigerant - Special Air Conditioning - Evacuation and Charging Service Information 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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