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TSB List for the 2020 Ford Fusion

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 Fusion 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.

  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM/PCM/TECM)
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • STRUCTURE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • SEATS
  • FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • UNKNOWN OR OTHER
  • ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 49085

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179344

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various ... Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #SSM 48659

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172992

      SSM 48659 - 2019-2020 Fusion/MKZ - Cooling Fans Inoperative Due To Open Fuses F59, F60 And F63 Some 2019-2020 Fusion/MKZ non-hybrid vehicles may exhibit an engine overheat condition or a lack of air conditioning (A/C) cooling due to ... 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM/PCM/TECM)

    • 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 »

    POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)

    • TSB #SSM 48451

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170926

      2020 various hybrid/PHEV vehicles may exhibit a buzzing/humming sound from the front and rear of the vehicle when placed in either REVERSE or DRIVE. Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB 20-2363

      Date Announced:
      OCT 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181924

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 EcoSport/Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2301

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180340

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2259

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179121

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... 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 49085

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179344

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various ... 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 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 48659

      Date Announced:
      MAR 23, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172992

      SSM 48659 - 2019-2020 Fusion/MKZ - Cooling Fans Inoperative Due To Open Fuses F59, F60 And F63 Some 2019-2020 Fusion/MKZ non-hybrid vehicles may exhibit an engine overheat condition or a lack of air conditioning (A/C) cooling due to ... 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 #SSM 48618

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172957

      SSM 48618 - 2020 Various Vehicles - Equipped With SYNC 3 - Unable To Schedule Remote Start Using Fordpass Or Lincolnway Applications Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start ... 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 #SSM 48551

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171954

      SSM 48551 - 2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With SYNC 3 Various SYNC Performance Related Concerns Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit various performance related concerns such as: intermittent frozen or ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48552

      Date Announced:
      FEB 14, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10171955

      SSM 48552 - 2020 Various Vehicles - Equipped With SYNC 3 - System Stating "In Michigan" When Using Push To Talk Navigation Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48468

      Date Announced:
      JAN 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170929

      Some 2020 Escape/Corsair, Edge, Explorer, Fusion, Ranger, Transit Connect Vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit a "Battery Backup Component Failure" message in the cluster. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48339

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168809

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization and/or no authorization pop-up received on the SYNC infotainment system. 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 49283

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181912

      Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit incomplete user authorization, inoperative remote features and/or a message stating the system cannot access the Lincoln/FordPass Connect ... 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 20-2301

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180340

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... 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 »

    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 »

    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 »

    FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS

    • TSB #SSM 48451

      Date Announced:
      JAN 16, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10170926

      2020 various hybrid/PHEV vehicles may exhibit a buzzing/humming sound from the front and rear of the vehicle when placed in either REVERSE or DRIVE. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

    • TSB #TSB 20-2301

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180340

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... 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 49426

      Date Announced:
      JAN 05, 2021
      NHTSA ID:
      #10186563

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit the vehicle locator feature display the vehicle location incorrectly when using the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2259

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179121

      Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49085

      Date Announced:
      AUG 12, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179344

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various ... 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 »

    EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

    • TSB #SSM 48864

      Date Announced:
      JUN 02, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10176933

      Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in Michigan when trying to select a point of interest using the push to talk feature on the navigation system. Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

    • TSB #SSM 49283

      Date Announced:
      OCT 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181912

      Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit incomplete user authorization, inoperative remote features and/or a message stating the system cannot access the Lincoln/FordPass Connect ... 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 »

    UNKNOWN OR OTHER

    • TSB #SSM 48649

      Date Announced:
      MAR 19, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172988

      SSM 48649 - 2020 Various Vehicles - Equipped With Telematics Control Unit (TCU) - Incomplete User Authorization, Vehicle Connectivity/Location And/Or FordPass/LincolnWay Concerns Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU ... 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 »

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