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TSB List for the 2016 Ford Taurus

The TSB information displayed below are summaries. Unfortunately we do not have access to the full versions. To get full information about a particular TSB, write down the TSB title & date, & either contact your local dealer or click on the links below.

STEERING

  • TSB #SSM 46210

    NHTSA ID #10095995

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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.

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #SSM 46132

    NHTSA ID #10090681

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. IF THE

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  • TSB #SSM 46132

    NHTSA ID #10091151

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 17 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. IF THE

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #SSM 46295

    NHTSA ID #10095154

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. THE NEW WHITE FL

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  • TSB #SSM 46159

    NHTSA ID #10091127

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016 EXPLORER, FLEX, MKT, TAURUS, MKS AND TRANSIT VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH A 3.5L GTDI ENGINE MAY EXHIBIT AN ILLUMINATED MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P2096, P2097, P2098 AND/OR P2099 IN THE POWERTRA

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  • TSB #TSB 16-0139

    NHTSA ID #10090505

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 3.7L GASOLINE ENGINE AND BUILT ON

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  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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  • TSB #SSM 45880

    NHTSA ID #10091140

    • Date Announced: JUNE 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #SSM 47230

    NHTSA ID #10137131

    • Date Announced: APRIL 11 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 dr

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  • TSB #SSM 46522

    NHTSA ID #10109012

    • Date Announced: APRIL 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3.7L engine, all wheel drive (AWD) and a power transfer unit (PTU) that is being repaired or replaced for an inte

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  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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  • TSB #SSM 46048

    NHTSA ID #10109054

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may have DTCs U3000:04, B108E:12 and/or U1A00:87 present in the APIM. If these DTCs are present and no other symptoms are reported by the customer, then clear the DTCs and retest

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:DIESEL

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:OTHER FUEL TYPES:TURBO-CHARGER

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:RADIATOR ASSEMBLY

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:FAN

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM:HOSE

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CRANKCASE (PCV)

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:GAS RECIRCULATION VALVE (EGR VALVE)

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:EMISSION CONTROL:CATALYTIC CONVERTOR

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:EXHAUST SYSTEM:MANIFOLD/HEADER/MUFFLER/TAIL PIPE

  • TSB #SSM 46085

    NHTSA ID #10109070

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. The IDS has a limited refresh rate

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #tsb17-2186

    NHTSA ID #10125062

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 10 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-1017 Taurus Police Interceptor vehicles equipped with a 3.5L/3.7L Twin Independent Variable Camshaft Timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an inoperative police option accessory that requires a hardwired vehicle speed signal. Follow t

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  • TSB #SSM 46069

    NHTSA ID #10109063

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. This may be caused by the direct clutch snap ring ou

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POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR

  • TSB #SSM 46355

    NHTSA ID #10095624

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 02 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. THIS MAY BE DUE TO A ME

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #SSM 46069

    NHTSA ID #10109063

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. This may be caused by the direct clutch snap ring ou

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

  • TSB #SSM 46900

    NHTSA ID #10127405

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 02 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. To clear this DTC, use

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  • TSB #SSM-45815

    NHTSA ID #10078988

    • Date Announced: MAY 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0645

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POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE

  • TSB #SSM 46412

    NHTSA ID #10095858

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. TO IDE

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #SSM 47379

    NHTSA ID #10143102

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 47380

    NHTSA ID #10143103

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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  • TSB #SSM 47167

    NHTSA ID #10137100

    • Date Announced: MARCH 19 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 47041

    NHTSA ID #10140332

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 46947

    NHTSA ID #10127424

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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  • TSB #SSM 46948

    NHTSA ID #10127425

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Mobile

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  • TSB #SSM 46949

    NHTSA ID #10127426

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is avai

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  • TSB #SSM 46900

    NHTSA ID #10127405

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 02 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. To clear this DTC, use

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  • TSB #SSM 46073

    NHTSA ID #10109067

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Escape, MKC, Fiesta, F150, Expedition, Navigator, Mustang, Transit, Focus, C-Max, MKX, Taurus, MKS, Flex, MKT, and Edge and 2017 Explorer, Fusion, MKZ, Super Duty, Transit Connect and Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC 3

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  • TSB #SSM 46048

    NHTSA ID #10109054

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 02 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may have DTCs U3000:04, B108E:12 and/or U1A00:87 present in the APIM. If these DTCs are present and no other symptoms are reported by the customer, then clear the DTCs and retest

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  • TSB #SSM 45968

    NHTSA ID #10092402

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 03 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016 ESCAPE/MKC/FIESTA/F150/EXPEDITION/NAVIGATOR/MUSTANG /TRANSIT/FOCUS/C-MAX/MKX/TAURUS/MKS/FLEX/MKT/EDGE AND 2017 ESCAPE/EXPLORER/MKC/FUSION AND MKZ VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MIGHT EXHIBIT A BLANK SCREEN OR OTHER VARIOUS SYNC SYM

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  • TSB #SSM 45916

    NHTSA ID #10091229

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016 FORD AND LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 AND NAVIGATION ALONG WITH A VALID PAID SUBSCRIPTION TO SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK MAY NOT DISPLAY SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK FUEL PRICES. REPLACING COMPONENTS WILL NOT RESOLVE THE CONDITION AND IS NO

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  • TSB #SSM 45917

    NHTSA ID #10091230

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016-2017 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY EXPERIENCE THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS; THE GPS NOT TRACKING THE VEHICLE POSITION CORRECTLY, THE VEHICLE LOCATION ARROW ICON SPINNING IN CIRCLES ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN OR A SPINNING COMPASS ON N

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  • TSB #SSM 45918

    NHTSA ID #10091267

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016-2017 FORD/LINCOLN VEHICLES WITH SYNC 3 MAY SEE A NAVIGATION FAULT MESSAGE APPEAR ON THE MAP ON THE HOME SCREEN OR A SYSTEM LOCK UP WHEN THE PHONE IS CONNECTED. APPLINK MAYBE INOPERATIVE, OR THE SYSTEM MAY PERFORM RANDOM REBOOTS DU

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #SSM 46486

    NHTSA ID #10100508

    • Date Announced: MARCH 23 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016-2017 FORD OR LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY EXHIBIT A BLANK SCREEN OR OTHER VARIOUS SYNC SYMPTOMS ONLY WHEN THE VEHICLE IS IN TRANSPORT MODE. THIS IS CONSIDERED NORMAL DUE TO THE POWER SAVING FEATURES ENABLED WHILE IN T

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  • TSB #SSM 46129

    NHTSA ID #10090671

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 14 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2013-2016 FUSION/ESCAPE/MKT/FLEX/MKS/TAURUS, 2015-2016 MKZ/MKC/EDGE AND 2016 MKX VEHICLES MAY EXHIBIT VARIOUS RADIO CONCERNS INCLUDING: SPEAKER STATIC WITH KEY-OFF, NO AUDIO AFTER VEHICLE IS FIRST STARTED WITH DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

  • TSB #SSM 47211

    NHTSA ID #10137126

    • Date Announced: APRIL 04 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is avai

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  • TSB #SSM 47041

    NHTSA ID #10140332

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 46848

    NHTSA ID #10119684

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 28 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Mobile

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  • TSB #SSM 46834

    NHTSA ID #10119678

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 21 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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  • TSB #SSM 46813

    NHTSA ID #10119669

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. To recover the screen, perform a complete ignition cycle (key off, open and close the driver'

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SEAT BELTS

  • TSB #SSM 46102

    NHTSA ID #10109079

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. This may be due to a normal condition which happens when the seatb

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SEAT BELTS:FRONT:RETRACTOR

  • TSB #SSM 46102

    NHTSA ID #10109079

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 30 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. This may be due to a normal condition which happens when the seatb

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #TSB18-2088

    NHTSA ID #10137118

    • Date Announced: APRIL 11 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2014-2018 Taurus vehicles may exhibit the gearshift selector lever bezel door binding, skewed and/or not latching. This may be due to the door post becoming detached from the trim panel door pivot linkage. Follow the Service Procedure

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STRUCTURE:BODY:HOOD:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

  • TSB #TSB18-2096

    NHTSA ID #10137075

    • Date Announced: MARCH 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2011-2017 Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles may exhibit a loose and/or sagging headliner near the high mounted stoplamp. This may be caused by the headliner mounting bracket separating from the headliner. Follow the Service Proc

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VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL

  • TSB #16B32

    NHTSA ID #10109085

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 14 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Certain 2015 Model Year Edge, 2015-2016 Model Year F-150, MKT, and Police Interceptor Sedan, and 2016 Model Year Escape, Explorer, Flex, Fusion, MKX, Mustang, Police Interceptor Utility, Taurus, and Transit Vehicles - Electronic Throttle Bo

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TIRES:PRESSURE MONITORING AND REGULATING SYSTEMS

  • TSB #SSM 46153

    NHTSA ID #10091003

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 26 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SETTING THE CORRECT TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE IS AN IMPORTANT STEP IN THE PRE-DELIVERY PROCESS AND DURING ROUTINE MAINTENANCE INTERVALS. RECENT CUSTOMER CLINICS REVEALED THAT MOST EVERY VEHICLE IN THE CLINICS HAD THE TIRE PRESSURES SET INCORR

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LANE DEPARTURE

  • TSB #SSM 46947

    NHTSA ID #10127424

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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BACK OVER PREVENTION

  • TSB #SSM 46947

    NHTSA ID #10127424

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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BACK OVER PREVENTION: CAMERA SYSTEM

  • TSB #TSB 17-2068

    NHTSA ID #10109001

    • Date Announced: APRIL 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Edge, Escape, Expedition, Fiesta, Flex, MKC, MKT, MKX, Mustang, Navigator and Taurus or 2017 Explorer and Super Duty vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and built on 1-Jul-2015 and through 31-Dec-2016 may exhibit a SYNC display mes

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #SSM 47380

    NHTSA ID #10143103

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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  • TSB #SSM 47379

    NHTSA ID #10143102

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 47230

    NHTSA ID #10137131

    • Date Announced: APRIL 11 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 dr

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  • TSB #SSM 47041

    NHTSA ID #10140332

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 47009

    NHTSA ID #10140323

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). The master code for the Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can be retrieved from FMCDealer - Parts a

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  • TSB #SSM 46947

    NHTSA ID #10127424

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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  • TSB #SSM 46949

    NHTSA ID #10127426

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit Valet mode. SYNC software updates are now available under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is avai

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  • TSB #SSM 46522

    NHTSA ID #10109012

    • Date Announced: APRIL 12 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2013-2017 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Taurus Police/Explorer/Explorer Police/Continental vehicles equipped with a 3.5L or 3.7L engine, all wheel drive (AWD) and a power transfer unit (PTU) that is being repaired or replaced for an inte

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  • TSB #SSM 46332

    NHTSA ID #10095184

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 24 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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 LINCO

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  • TSB #SSM 46283

    NHTSA ID #10094646

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 22 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME OWNERS OF 2016 FORD AND LINCOLN MKX VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY INQUIRE ABOUT UPGRADING TO APPLE CARPLAY AND ANDROID AUTO. THIS UPGRADE IS NOT CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR THOSE VEHICLES. APPLE CARPLAY AND ANDROID AUTO ARE CURRENTLY A

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  • TSB #SSM 46195

    NHTSA ID #10095989

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2017 EXPLORER AND 2016 TAURUS VEHICLES BUILT ON OR AFTER 9-JUN-2016 NO LONGER HAVE THE FUEL FILLER PIPE INFORMATION BEZEL ATTACHED TO THE FUEL FILLER PIPE. THE BEZEL WAS REMOVED TO COMPLY WITH FUEL PUMP VAPOR RECOVERY EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

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  • TSB #16B32-S1

    NHTSA ID #10091139

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 27 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: CERTAIN 2015 MODEL YEAR EDGE, 2015-2016 MODEL YEAR F-150, MKT, AND POLICE INTERCEPTOR SEDAN, AND 2016 MODEL YEAR ESCAPE, EXPLORER, FLEX, FUSION, MKX, MUSTANG, POLICE INTERCEPTOR UTILITY, TAURUS, AND TRANSIT VEHICLES - ELECTRONIC THROTTLE BO

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  • TSB #SSM 45916

    NHTSA ID #10091229

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016 FORD AND LINCOLN VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 AND NAVIGATION ALONG WITH A VALID PAID SUBSCRIPTION TO SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK MAY NOT DISPLAY SIRIUS TRAVEL LINK FUEL PRICES. REPLACING COMPONENTS WILL NOT RESOLVE THE CONDITION AND IS NO

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  • TSB #SSM 45918

    NHTSA ID #10091267

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016-2017 FORD/LINCOLN VEHICLES WITH SYNC 3 MAY SEE A NAVIGATION FAULT MESSAGE APPEAR ON THE MAP ON THE HOME SCREEN OR A SYSTEM LOCK UP WHEN THE PHONE IS CONNECTED. APPLINK MAYBE INOPERATIVE, OR THE SYSTEM MAY PERFORM RANDOM REBOOTS DU

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  • TSB #SSM 45880

    NHTSA ID #10091140

    • Date Announced: JUNE 16 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 2013-2017 EXPLORER, TAURUS, MKS EXHAUST STUDS NOT MISSING

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #SSM 47100

    NHTSA ID #10136611

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln Vehicle equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit a concern where USB Audio playback and App Link applications will not function properly. This may also inclu

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  • TSB #SSM 47041

    NHTSA ID #10138533

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 47041

    NHTSA ID #10140332

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 29 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2016-2017 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the ve

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  • TSB #SSM 47009

    NHTSA ID #10138524

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). The master code for the Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can be retrieved from FMCDealer - Parts a

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  • TSB #SSM 47009

    NHTSA ID #10140323

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 10 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: The Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can only be used with vehicles that are factory built with Remote Keyless Entry (RKE). The master code for the Accessory (Wireless) Keyless Entry Keypad can be retrieved from FMCDealer - Parts a

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  • TSB #SSM 46861

    NHTSA ID #10125079

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the SYNC touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. SYNC may appear unresponsive when the o

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  • TSB #TSB 17-2068

    NHTSA ID #10109001

    • Date Announced: APRIL 18 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Edge, Escape, Expedition, Fiesta, Flex, MKC, MKT, MKX, Mustang, Navigator and Taurus or 2017 Explorer and Super Duty vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and built on 1-Jul-2015 and through 31-Dec-2016 may exhibit a SYNC display mes

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  • TSB #SSM 46073

    NHTSA ID #10109067

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 19 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2017 Escape, MKC, Fiesta, F150, Expedition, Navigator, Mustang, Transit, Focus, C-Max, MKX, Taurus, MKS, Flex, MKT, and Edge and 2017 Explorer, Fusion, MKZ, Super Duty, Transit Connect and Continental vehicles equipped with SYNC 3

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

  • TSB #SSM 47171

    NHTSA ID #10137102

    • Date Announced: MARCH 21 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit functional concerns where USB audio playback and App Link will not operate. This may also include, under ce

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  • TSB #SSM 47080

    NHTSA ID #10136597

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 14 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. No re

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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:NAVIGATIONAL SYSTEM(GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM)

  • TSB #SSM 46948

    NHTSA ID #10127425

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 29 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some owners of 2016-2017 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. Mobile device navigation via AppLink requires SYNC 3 version 2.3 or higher for Apple iOS users. Mobile

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  • TSB #SSM 46860

    NHTSA ID #10125078

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 06 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford or Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a blank screen or other various SYNC symptoms only when the vehicle is in transport mode. This is due to the power saving features enabled while in transport mode and

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  • TSB #SSM 45917

    NHTSA ID #10091230

    • Date Announced: JULY 01 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016-2017 VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH SYNC 3 MAY EXPERIENCE THE FOLLOWING CONCERNS; THE GPS NOT TRACKING THE VEHICLE POSITION CORRECTLY, THE VEHICLE LOCATION ARROW ICON SPINNING IN CIRCLES ON THE NAVIGATION SCREEN OR A SPINNING COMPASS ON N

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #SSM-45815

    NHTSA ID #10078988

    • Date Announced: MAY 11 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: AIR CONDITIONING (A/C) INOPERATIVE - DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P0645

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #SSM 46438

    NHTSA ID #10099451

    • Date Announced: MARCH 08 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SOME 2016-2017 F150, EDGE, MKX, ESCAPE, FOCUS, MKC, FUSION, MKZ, TAURUS AND 2017 CONTINENTAL VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH 2.0L, 2.7L OR 3.0L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION(GTDI) ECOBOOST ENGINES MAY EXHIBIT MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LIGHT(MIL

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  • TSB #SSM 46412

    NHTSA ID #10095858

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 27 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: 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. TO IDE

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  • TSB #SSM-45809

    NHTSA ID #10078984

    • Date Announced: MAY 09 2016
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: SYNC 3 ACCESSORY PROTOCOL INTERFACE MODULE (APIM) DTCS U3000 OR B108E OR U1A00

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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #SSM 47380

    NHTSA ID #10143103

    • Date Announced: JUNE 22 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If update is available refer to WSM, Section 415-00 and update APIM so

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