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TSB List for the 2021 Ford F-150

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2021 F-150 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.

  • BRAKES (PWS)
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL
  • POWER TRAIN
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ENGINE BLOCK HEATER
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER
  • BRAKES (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 49487

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186679

      Some 2021 F-150 vehicles may experience difficulty in deactivating the Brake Service Mode when following the procedure in Workshop Manual (WSM) Section 206-00. Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 49380

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184629

      Some 2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor vehicles may exhibit a flashing powertrain malfunction (wrench) indicator while in transport mode with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P112A stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

    • TSB #SSM 49388

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184631

      2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles without a diesel engine and/or without a 10R80 MHT transmission have a new PCM-Transmission Accelerated Main Control Break In routine added to the Diagnosis and Testing ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #SSM 49507

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186648

      Some 2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles, excluding hybrid, with 5,000 miles (8,000 km) or less may exhibit harsh or delayed engagement/shift concerns with or without transmission diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49508

      Date Announced:
      JAN 29, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186650

      Some 2021 F-150 vehicles equipped with 2.7L, 3.3L, 3.5L and 5.0L engines vehicles may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) P0230 and P27B2 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49483

      Date Announced:
      JAN 21, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186621

      Some 2017-2021 F-Super Duty and 2016-2021 F650-750 with 6.7L diesel engines, 2015-2019 Transit with 3.2L diesel engines and 2018-2021 F-150 with 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49446

      Date Announced:
      JAN 14, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186598

      Some 2021 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.2L or 7.3L engine, F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.3L or 5.0L engine, and Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with a 3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49388

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184631

      2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles without a diesel engine and/or without a 10R80 MHT transmission have a new PCM-Transmission Accelerated Main Control Break In routine added to the Diagnosis and Testing ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #21B06

      Date Announced:
      JAN 25, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10185991

      In all of the affected vehicles, the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) module could exhibit a reset whenever it is requested to display any text that starts with â¿¿nan⿝. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49388

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184631

      2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles without a diesel engine and/or without a 10R80 MHT transmission have a new PCM-Transmission Accelerated Main Control Break In routine added to the Diagnosis and Testing ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49379

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184628

      Before attempting repairs for SYNC 4 system, Telematics Control Unit (TCU) or Gateway Module (GWM) concerns, dealers must complete workshop manual (WSM) diagnostics in section 415-00 for SYNC 4 or TCU concerns and 418-00 for GWM concerns. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49380

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184629

      Some 2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor vehicles may exhibit a flashing powertrain malfunction (wrench) indicator while in transport mode with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P112A stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 49484

      Date Announced:
      JAN 22, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186622

      Some 2021 F-150/Transit/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor vehicles may exhibit a flashing powertrain malfunction (wrench) indicator while in transport mode with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P112A stored in the powertrain control module ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49477

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186620

      Some 2015-2021 F-150, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019-2021 Nautilus, 2015-2021 Edge, 2017-2019 Fusion, 2017-2020 MKZ And 2017-2020 Continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7L/3. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49457

      Date Announced:
      JAN 18, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186602

      Some 2021 Mustang Mach-E/F-150/Edge/Nautilus vehicles may require a reboot of the SYNC 4 system. For vehicles equipped with a volume/power and seek buttons, press and hold both the volume/power and seek buttons for 10 seconds and the ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184783

      Some 2021 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L engine and built on or before 09-Dec-2020 may experience lack of heat from the HVAC system. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49388

      Date Announced:
      DEC 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184631

      2021 F-150/Explorer/Aviator/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles without a diesel engine and/or without a 10R80 MHT transmission have a new PCM-Transmission Accelerated Main Control Break In routine added to the Diagnosis and Testing ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49379

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184628

      Before attempting repairs for SYNC 4 system, Telematics Control Unit (TCU) or Gateway Module (GWM) concerns, dealers must complete workshop manual (WSM) diagnostics in section 415-00 for SYNC 4 or TCU concerns and 418-00 for GWM concerns. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:ENGINE BLOCK HEATER

    • TSB #SSM 49419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184783

      Some 2021 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L engine and built on or before 09-Dec-2020 may experience lack of heat from the HVAC system. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #HSB2020-09.02

      Date Announced:
      SEP 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180615

      Sales Bulletin - 2021 F-Series order guide released, Grove City Hotel break in notice, Cares Act notice, Ambulance Crash Testing link, HEPA filter availability update, Ohio Temporary tag notice, Dealer portal training material notice, ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:APPLIANCE:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #SSM 49419

      Date Announced:
      DEC 22, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10184783

      Some 2021 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L engine and built on or before 09-Dec-2020 may experience lack of heat from the HVAC system. Read More »

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