TSB List for the 2015 Ford Explorer

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2015 Explorer 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
  • 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/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:DRIVELINE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
  • SEAT BELTS
  • SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:BODY
  • STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
  • VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
  • TIRES
  • TIRES:TREAD/BELT
  • TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS
  • WHEELS
  • SEATS
  • SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST
  • FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
  • 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 47638

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 46210

      Date Announced:
      NOV 17, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095995

      SOME 2010-2016 EPAS EQUIPPED VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT STEERING RELATED NOISES. THE WORKSHOP MANUAL (WSM) DIAGNOSTIC PROCEDURES HAVE BEEN UPDATED IN SECTION 211-02. WHEN DIAGNOSING AND REPAIRING EPAS STEERING NOISES USE THE UPDATED PROCEDURES. Read More »

    STEERING: STEERING WHEEL/HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #SSM 47638

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

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

    • TSB #ASI-45211

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

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

    • TSB #ASI-45212

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

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

    SUSPENSION

    • TSB #21B14-S1

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189755

      Certain 2013 through 2017 Model Year Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles that are Registered or Sold in Certain States/Provinces; Rear Toe Link Ball Joint Inspection This program is a proactive investigation by Ford Motor ... Read More »

    • TSB #21B14

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10189760

      Certain 2013 through 2017 Model Year Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles that are Registered or Sold in Certain States/Provinces Rear Toe Link Ball Joint Inspection This program is a proactive investigation by Ford Motor ... Read More »

    • TSB #DOR-J9K8E-10

      Date Announced:
      SEP 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10166446

      This SKU is a Suspension Lateral Link. The customer communication requested return of unsold inventory to revise the design similar to the OEM supercession associated with 19V435. Read More »

    SUSPENSION:REAR

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. 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 #SSM 47348

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143090

      Some 2013-2018 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with a 3.7L twin independent variable camshaft timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an engine vibration and/or the engine mount leaking fluid. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB17-2124

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10115945

      Some 2015-2017 Explorer and 2015-2016 F-150 vehicles, equipped with 3.5L Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection (GTDI) engines may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P2195, P2197, P2626, and/or P2629 stored in ... 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 #SSM 46253

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094612

      SOME 2015-2016 EDGE WITH 2.0L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI), 2015-2016 MUSTANG AND F-150 WITH 5.0L ENGINE AND 2016 EXPLORER EQUIPPED WITH 2.3L GTDI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT OIL LEAK AT ENGINE OIL PRESSURE (EOP) SENSOR THREADS. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0144

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

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

    • TSB #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 #SSM 45880

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

      2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING 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 19-2389

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169895

      Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2244

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164422

      Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156877

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47230

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137131

      Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46522

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109012

      2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

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

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

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

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

    • TSB #SSM 46085

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

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:BELTS AND ASSOCIATED PULLEYS

    • TSB #SSM 46085

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

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

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO/SUPERCHARGER

    • TSB #SSM 47662

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152473

      For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing and/or replacing turbo related concerns, all steps within the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure must be followed including replacement of all mandatory discarded ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46085

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

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

    • TSB #14-0223

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

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

    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 #19N05

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162412

      Customer Satisfaction Program 19N05: Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Concern Read More »

    • TSB #17N03-S2

      Date Announced:
      JAN 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153981

      Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Concerns Read More »

    • TSB #17B25-S4

      Date Announced:
      NOV 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127430

      Certain 2013-2017 Model Year Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Exhaust Odor and Carbon Monoxide Complaints Read More »

    • TSB #17N03-S1

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125095

      Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Concerns Read More »

    • TSB #17B25-S3

      Date Announced:
      OCT 25, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125094

      Certain 2013-2017 Model Year Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Exhaust Odor and Carbon Monoxide Complaints Read More »

    • TSB #17B25-S1

      Date Announced:
      SEP 21, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119687

      Certain 2013-2017 Model Year Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Exhaust Odor and Carbon Monoxide Complaints Read More »

    • TSB #17B25

      Date Announced:
      SEP 13, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10119685

      Certain 2013-2017 Model Year Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Exhaust Odor and Carbon Monoxide Complaints Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 17-0029

      Date Announced:
      MAR 14, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10099076

      SOME 2011-2015 EXPLORER VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN EXHAUST ODOR IN THE VEHICLE WITH THE AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM ON. CUSTOMERS MAY INDICATE THE ODOR SMELLS LIKE SULFUR, OR THAT EXHAUST ODORS ARE ENTERING THE VEHICLE CABIN. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0166

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094586

      SUPERCEDES TSB 16-0165: SOME 2011-2015 EXPLORER VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN EXHAUST ODOR IN THE VEHICLE WITH THE AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM ON. 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:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

    • TSB #17N03-AW

      Date Announced:
      OCT 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125093

      Certain 2011-2017 Model Year Explorer Retail Vehicles - Carbon Monoxide Complaints Read More »

    • TSB #17M06

      Date Announced:
      OCT 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10125091

      Certain 2014 Model Year Police Interceptor Sedan and 2014-2016 Model Year Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Canister Purge Valve Leaks 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: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 #TSB 19-2244

      Date Announced:
      AUG 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164422

      Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in ... 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 »

    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 #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 47993

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160936

      2015-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police vehicles built on or before 10-Jun-2016 and equipped with a 3.5L or 3. 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 #SSM 47547

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10149778

      Some 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility vehicles may exhibit a reduced top speed after a transmission fluid service with unapproved fluid. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46069

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109063

      Some 2015-2016 vehicles equipped with 6F50/6F55 transmission Built On 11/2/2015 And Through 2/1/2016 may exhibit no reverse, 3rd and 5th gear and/or DTCs P0715, P0717, P0756 and/or P2701. 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 #16-0047

      Date Announced:
      MAR 18, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10075277

      HARSH ENGAGEMENT DURING ELEVATED IDLE - AMBIENT TEMPERATURE BELOW -9 C ISSUE Some 2013-2015 Explorer vehicles located in Russia and equipped with a 3. 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 #SSM 46069

      Date Announced:
      SEP 16, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109063

      Some 2015-2016 vehicles equipped with 6F50/6F55 transmission Built On 11/2/2015 And Through 2/1/2016 may exhibit no reverse, 3rd and 5th gear and/or DTCs P0715, P0717, P0756 and/or P2701. Read More »

    • TSB #SB45277

      Date Announced:
      AUG 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058616

      FORD: TRANSMISSION FLUID LEAK FROM CONVERTER HOUSING AREA ON POLICE UTILITY EQUIPPED WITH 6F50/6F55 TRANSMISSION *CN Read More »

    • TSB #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 47500

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144950

      Some 2015-2017 Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L Ecoboost engines may exhibit a surge or hesitation condition at approximately 50-60 MPH in 6th gear under light to moderate loads. 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

    • TSB #SSM 46412

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095858

      SOME 2007-2016 EDGE/MKX/FLEX/MKT/MKZ/MKS/TAURUS/TAURUS POLICE/EXPLORER/EXPLORER POLICE EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 30-JUN-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING AND/OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVELINE AREA. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 48619

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

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

    • TSB #TSB 19-2390

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169898

      Some 2015-2019 F-150, 2015-2020 Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty, 2017-2020 Continental, 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, 2020 Aviator/Corsair and 2013-2020 MKZ vehicles equipped with multi-contour seats ... 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 48108

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163593

      Some 2015-2019 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 appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool may ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48070

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163573

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 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 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156877

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155565

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47500

      Date Announced:
      AUG 31, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10144950

      Some 2015-2017 Explorer and Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L Ecoboost engines may exhibit a surge or hesitation condition at approximately 50-60 MPH in 6th gear under light to moderate loads. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46900

      Date Announced:
      NOV 02, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127405

      Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. Read More »

    • TSB #16-0066

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

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

    • 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 »

    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 #15-0111

      Date Announced:
      JUL 08, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058233

      FORD EXPLORER 2015: BULLETIN INFORMATION ON SOME VEHICLES EXHIBIT, AT HIGHER SPEEDS, WIND NOISE COMING FROM THE WINDSHIELD COWL PANEL GRILLE AREA. *LJ 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 »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2186

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162064

      Some 2011-2015 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSB 19-2186

      Date Announced:
      JUN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162064

      Some 2011-2015 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit front window glass that jumps/chatters during up/down movement. 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 »

    • TSB #44985

      Date Announced:
      MAR 01, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058219

      FORD EXPLORER 2011-2015: BULLETIN INFORMATION REGARDING THE FRONT GLASS WINDOW CHATTERING UP/DOWN WHILE TRAVELING. THE FRONT WINDOW REGULATOR MOTOR NEEDS TO BE REPLACED. *LJ Read More »

    AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE

    • TSB #15-0113

      Date Announced:
      JUL 23, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10058235

      FORD EXPLORER 2014-2016: BULLETIN INFORMATION INVOLVING VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SECOND ROW INFLATABLE SEAT BELTS MAY EXHIBIT AN AIRBAG WARNING LIGHT ILLUMINATED WITH DTC B141B AND B141C. *LJ Read More »

    SEAT BELTS

    • TSB #SSM 46102

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109079

      Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. Read More »

    SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

    • TSB #SSM 46102

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109079

      Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #TSB 20-2233

      Date Announced:
      JUL 13, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10177863

      This article supersedes TSB 19-2026 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2000 and newer Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2150

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163552

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a factory keyless entry keypad may exhibit a loose driver side B-pillar front door upper moulding. This may be caused by a lack of adhesion of the front door upper moulding to the door. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155551

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #17-2222

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127396

      Some 2013-2016 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit delamination of the top edge of the front door trim panels. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #17N04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127429

      Certain 2014-2015 Explorer and 2014-2016 Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Front Door Trim Panel Repair Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY

    • TSB #SSM 46400

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095849

      2011-2015 EXPLORER AND MKT VEHICLES REQUIRING REPLACEMENT OF RIGHT FRONT AXLE SHAFT NO LONGER REQUIRE INSTALLATION OF THE CENTER SUPPORT BEARING HEAT SHIELD(7F469). THE HEAT SHIELD CAN BE DISCARDED. Read More »

    STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

    • TSB #TSB 19-2150

      Date Announced:
      JUL 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163552

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a factory keyless entry keypad may exhibit a loose driver side B-pillar front door upper moulding. This may be caused by a lack of adhesion of the front door upper moulding to the door. Read More »

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

    • TSB #44856

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

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

    VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL

    • TSB #44856

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

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

    TIRES

    • TSB #SSM 46905

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127409

      Some 2015-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with Hankook brand tires may exhibit chipping, cutting and/or unusual or even accelerated tread wear. Read More »

    TIRES:TREAD/BELT

    • TSB #SSM 47195

      Date Announced:
      MAR 29, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137109

      Some 2015-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with Hankook brand tires may exhibit tread wear that is not the result of vehicle alignment concerns. 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 »

    WHEELS

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48821

      Date Announced:
      MAY 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176117

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46905

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127409

      Some 2015-2018 Explorer vehicles equipped with Hankook brand tires may exhibit chipping, cutting and/or unusual or even accelerated tread wear. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB 19-2390

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169898

      Some 2015-2019 F-150, 2015-2020 Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty, 2017-2020 Continental, 2018-2020 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2020 Nautilus, 2020 Aviator/Corsair and 2013-2020 MKZ vehicles equipped with multi-contour seats ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2293

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165709

      Some 2015-2019 F-150/Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty/Continental, 2018-2019 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Nautilus, and 2013-2019 MKZ vehicles equipped with Multi-Contour seats may exhibit intermittent multi-contour seat ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47959

      Date Announced:
      MAY 01, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160876

      Some 2015-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit a loose cushion cover corner and/or exposed foam on the 2nd row left 60 percent seat. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB16-0097

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10091204

      SOME 2009-2010 F-150 AND 2011-2016 EXPLORER VEHICLES MAY HAVE A SEAT CUSHION COVER THAT APPEARS LOOSE NEAR THE FRONT OF THE SEAT. THIS MAY BE CAUSED BY THE SEAT CUSHION COVER J-RETAINER BECOMING DISENGAGED FROM THE SEAT CUSHION PAN FLANGE. Read More »

    SEATS:FRONT ASSEMBLY:POWER ADJUST

    • TSB #TSB 19-2293

      Date Announced:
      SEP 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165709

      Some 2015-2019 F-150/Explorer, 2017-2019 F-Super Duty/Continental, 2018-2019 Expedition/Navigator, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Nautilus, and 2013-2019 MKZ vehicles equipped with Multi-Contour seats may exhibit intermittent multi-contour seat ... Read More »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE

    • TSB #SSM 48049

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162086

      Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155444

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156856

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2026

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156863

      Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47749

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47230

      Date Announced:
      APR 11, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137131

      Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47201

      Date Announced:
      MAR 30, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10137113

      Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47009

      Date Announced:
      JAN 10, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10140323

      The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). Read More »

    • TSB #17-2222

      Date Announced:
      NOV 09, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127396

      Some 2013-2016 Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit delamination of the top edge of the front door trim panels. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

    • TSB #17N04

      Date Announced:
      NOV 07, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10127429

      Certain 2014-2015 Explorer and 2014-2016 Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles - Front Door Trim Panel Repair Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 46522

      Date Announced:
      APR 12, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10109012

      2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 45880

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

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

    • TSB #15-0156

      Date Announced:
      OCT 20, 2015
      NHTSA ID:
      #10074660

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

    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 »

    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 »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SSM 46412

      Date Announced:
      FEB 27, 2017
      NHTSA ID:
      #10095858

      SOME 2007-2016 EDGE/MKX/FLEX/MKT/MKZ/MKS/TAURUS/TAURUS POLICE/EXPLORER/EXPLORER POLICE EQUIPPED WITH ALL WHEEL DRIVE (AWD) AND BUILT ON OR BEFORE 30-JUN-2016 MAY EXHIBIT A TICKING AND/OR KNOCKING NOISE COMING FROM THE DRIVELINE AREA. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 48876

      Date Announced:
      JUN 05, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176938

      For 2013-2019 Ford Explorer vehicles that require rear wheel knuckle and bushing assembly repairs, dealers are advised to follow Workshop Manual (WSM) Procedures and use service parts recommended by Ford only. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48049

      Date Announced:
      JUN 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162086

      Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155444

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2002

      Date Announced:
      FEB 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156856

      Some 2011-2019 Explorer and 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may exhibit a detached center console rear cup holder and/or the cover panel detached from the rear cup holder. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47348

      Date Announced:
      JUN 12, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10143090

      Some 2013-2018 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with a 3.7L twin independent variable camshaft timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an engine vibration and/or the engine mount leaking fluid. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #SSM 48135

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 48070

      Date Announced:
      JUL 02, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163573

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47967

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160880

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

    • TSB #SSM 47850

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

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

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156877

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47797

      Date Announced:
      FEB 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155565

      Some 2009-2017 Expedition/Navigator, 2009-2014 F-150/Mustang, 2008-2009 Sable, 2008-2019 Taurus/Flex/MKT, 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan/Utility, and 2011-2019 Explorer vehicles may exhibit inoperative or intermittent HVAC blower ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 16-0166

      Date Announced:
      DEC 15, 2016
      NHTSA ID:
      #10094586

      SUPERCEDES TSB 16-0165: SOME 2011-2015 EXPLORER VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT AN EXHAUST ODOR IN THE VEHICLE WITH THE AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM ON. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0130

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056901

      FORD: WHEN AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM IS ON, AN EXHAUST ODOR, LIKE SULFUR, CAN BE SMELLED. MODEL 2011-15 EXPLORER. *PE Read More »

    • TSB #TSB-14-0130

      Date Announced:
      JUL 22, 2014
      NHTSA ID:
      #10056924

      FORD: THERE IS AN EXHAUST ODOR IN VEHICLES WHEN AUXILIARY CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEM IS ON AND IT SMELLS LIKE SULFUR. MODEL 2011-15 EXPLORER. *PE Read More »

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    • 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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