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TSB List for the 2020 Ford Ranger

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2020 Ranger 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
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:BLINDSPOT:SOFTWARE
  • STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
  • TRAILER HITCHES
  • SEATS
  • LANE DEPARTURE
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION
  • BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)
  • EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY
  • 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 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 »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #20B38

      Date Announced:
      SEP 11, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180402

      Affected vehicles are identified in Attachment IV. Some of the affected vehicles may have a transmission case with shallow cut clearance surface for the Output Shaft (OPS) Seal. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2198

      Date Announced:
      AUG 26, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179113

      This article supersedes TSB 20-2083 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2019-2020 Ranger and 2020 F-150/Mustang vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission and built on 21-Oct-2019 and through 16-Dec-2019 may exhibit a ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2277

      Date Announced:
      AUG 20, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10179150

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger vehicles may exhibit a shudder/vibration when accelerating from a stop. This may be due to an excessive rear axle pinion angle. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2083

      Date Announced:
      MAR 17, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10172966

      Some 2020 F-150/Mustang/Ranger vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission and built on 21-Oct-2019 and through 16-Dec-2019 may exhibit a high-pitched whine noise coming from the transmission at low speeds during light acceleration or ... 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 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 »

    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 #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 »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:BLINDSPOT:SOFTWARE

    • TSB #SSM 49220

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180676

      Some 2020 Ranger vehicles built on 09-Aug-2020 and through 14-Aug-2020 may experience the 'Intensity' setting missing from the lane keep assist menu in the instrument panel cluster (IPC). This may be due to the configuration in the IPC. 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 »

    TRAILER HITCHES

    • TSB #TSB 20-2374

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181937

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger vehicles may exhibit random Trailer Connected/Disconnected messages in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) message center when no trailer is connected. Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB 20-2218

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180338

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger Crew Cab vehicles may exhibit excessive latching effort when returning the rear seat backrest assembly to the upright position. Read More »

    • 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 »

    LANE DEPARTURE

    • TSB #SSM 49220

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180676

      Some 2020 Ranger vehicles built on 09-Aug-2020 and through 14-Aug-2020 may experience the 'Intensity' setting missing from the lane keep assist menu in the instrument panel cluster (IPC). This may be due to the configuration in the IPC. Read More »

    BACK OVER PREVENTION

    • TSB #SSM 49264

      Date Announced:
      OCT 15, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181907

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger vehicles built on or before 30-Jul-2020 may experience poor and/or no temperature change when the temperature is adjusted in the climate control system. 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 #TSB 20-2374

      Date Announced:
      OCT 28, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10181937

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger vehicles may exhibit random Trailer Connected/Disconnected messages in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) message center when no trailer is connected. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 49220

      Date Announced:
      SEP 30, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180676

      Some 2020 Ranger vehicles built on 09-Aug-2020 and through 14-Aug-2020 may experience the 'Intensity' setting missing from the lane keep assist menu in the instrument panel cluster (IPC). This may be due to the configuration in the IPC. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 20-2218

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180338

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger Crew Cab vehicles may exhibit excessive latching effort when returning the rear seat backrest assembly to the upright position. 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 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 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 »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

    • TSB #TSB 20-2218

      Date Announced:
      SEP 09, 2020
      NHTSA ID:
      #10180338

      Some 2019-2020 Ranger Crew Cab vehicles may exhibit excessive latching effort when returning the rear seat backrest assembly to the upright position. Read More »

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