TSB List for the 2018 Ford Taurus

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STEERING

  • TSB #SSM 47426

    NHTSA ID #10144215

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2015-2018 Flex, Taurus, Police Interceptor Sedan, and 2016 Navigator vehicles may exhibit a turn signal that does not operate as expected when the steering column multifunction switch is moved to the lane change position, then quickly

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BRAKES (PWS)

  • TSB #SSM 47466

    NHTSA ID #10144938

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

    Summary: Some 2018 F-Superduty/F-150/Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT/Fiesta vehicles built on 8-Mar-2018 and through 18-Jun-2018 may exhibit a soft brake pedal and/or long brake pedal travel. Bleed the brake system per Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 206-00

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  • TSB #SSM 47450

    NHTSA ID #10144933

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 07 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2018 F-Superduty/F-150/Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT vehicles built on 8-Mar-2018 and through 18-Jun-2018 may exhibit a soft brake pedal and/or long brake pedal travel. Bleed the brake system per Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 206-00. For c

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSB 18-2323

    NHTSA ID #10148713

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-1018 Police Interceptor Sedan 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 th

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #SSM 47005

    NHTSA ID #10138520

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

    Summary: 2017-2018 Explorer/Taurus vehicles equipped with 3.5L gasoline turbocharged direct injection (GTDI) engine and built on or after 27-Jun-2017 are equipped with a revised rear lower roll restrictor that eliminates the need for the front roll

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

  • TSB #SSM 47005

    NHTSA ID #10140319

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

    Summary: 2017-2018 Explorer/Taurus vehicles equipped with 3.5L gasoline turbocharged direct injection (GTDI) engine and built on or after 27-Jun-2017 are equipped with a revised rear lower roll restrictor that eliminates the need for the front roll

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

  • TSB #TSB 18-2297

    NHTSA ID #10148704

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles equipped with a 3.7L Twin independent Variable Camshaft Timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0420 and/or P0430. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the con

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #SSM 47547

    NHTSA ID #10149778

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 27 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility vehicles may exhibit a reduced top speed after a transmission fluid service with unapproved fluid. The use of unapproved fluid or improper transmission fluid level can lead to reduced vehi

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POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

  • TSB #SSM 47170

    NHTSA ID #10137101

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

    Summary: Some 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. This may be due to small debris causing the VCT solenoid to stick. B

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

  • TSB #TSB 18-2323

    NHTSA ID #10148713

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 24 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-1018 Police Interceptor Sedan 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 th

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #SSM 47538

    NHTSA ID #10149770

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

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the Android Auto Preference menu selection is not present after an update to version 3.0 software. In prior versions of SYNC 3 software this menu was present, however

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  • TSB #SSM 47444

    NHTSA ID #10144930

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 02 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 not at the latest software level may exhibit Various Performance Related concerns such as Display Operation, Navigation, Voice Recognition, Phone Pairing, Applink, Travel Link, S

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  • TSB #SSM 47426

    NHTSA ID #10144215

    • Date Announced: JULY 20 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2015-2018 Flex, Taurus, Police Interceptor Sedan, and 2016 Navigator vehicles may exhibit a turn signal that does not operate as expected when the steering column multifunction switch is moved to the lane change position, then quickly

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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 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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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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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #TSB 18-2297

    NHTSA ID #10148704

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles equipped with a 3.7L Twin independent Variable Camshaft Timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0420 and/or P0430. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the con

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  • TSB #SSM 47495

    NHTSA ID #10144948

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

    Summary: Some 2018 F-Superduty/F-150/Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT/Expedition/Navigator vehicles built on 8-Mar-2018 and through 18-Jun-2018 may exhibit a soft brake pedal and/or long brake pedal travel. Bleed the brake system per Workshop Manual (WSM),

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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 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 47201

    NHTSA ID #10137113

    • Date Announced: MARCH 30 2018
    • 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 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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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 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 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 46930

    NHTSA ID #10127417

    • Date Announced: NOVEMBER 22 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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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 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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EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

  • TSB #TSB 18-2297

    NHTSA ID #10148704

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 01 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Police Interceptor Sedan vehicles equipped with a 3.7L Twin independent Variable Camshaft Timing (TiVCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0420 and/or P0430. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the con

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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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