TSB List for the 2018 Ford Transit Connect

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POWER TRAIN

  • TSB #SSM 47976

    NHTSA ID #10160931

    • Date Announced: MAY 10 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: On vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission it is imperative that the converter pilot hub be greased with Motorcraft Multi-Purpose Grease Spray XL-5-A even if grease was not applied from the factory. Also verify that the engine/tran

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  • TSB #SSM 47682

    NHTSA ID #10152481

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

    Summary: Some 2019 Focus/Transit Connect/Edge/Nautilus vehicles equipped with 8F35 transmission may exhibit an appearance of a fluid leak or weep from transmission axle shaft seal. This condition may be caused by excessive internal seal (dark brown)

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

  • TSB #SSM 48123

    NHTSA ID #10164497

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 07 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: For Ford and Lincoln vehicles that require positive or negative battery terminal replacement, it is not necessary to replace the complete battery cable harness (14300 and 14301) for this concern. Positive battery cable clamp BT4Z-14450-AA a

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  • TSB #SSM 48080

    NHTSA ID #10163583

    • Date Announced: JULY 10 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2018 Transit Connect vehicles built on 29-Mar-2018 and through 4-Aug-2018 and equipped with connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) and global navigation satellite system (GNSS), may exhibit the vehicle locator function not

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  • TSB #SSM 48073

    NHTSA ID #10163582

    • Date Announced: JULY 04 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2018 Transit Connect vehicles built on 29-Mar-2018 and through 4-Aug-2018 and equipped with connected human machine interface (HMI) radio (CHR) and global navigation satellite system (GNSS), may exhibit the vehicle locator function not

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  • TSB #SSM 48053

    NHTSA ID #10162087

    • Date Announced: JUNE 24 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2019 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 47850

    NHTSA ID #10159489

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

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  • TSB #SSM 47875

    NHTSA ID #10156594

    • Date Announced: MARCH 18 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX, Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles not equipped with an auto start/stop system may exhibit an inability to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part body control module

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  • TSB #SSM 47824

    NHTSA ID #10156887

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2015-2017 vehicles may experience a no crank concern due to a security access key table error. When attempting to program keys or perform a parameter reset, the procedure may fail and the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) scan tool ma

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  • TSB #SSM 47824

    NHTSA ID #10155575

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 22 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2015-2017 vehicles may experience a no crank concern due to a security access key table error. When attempting to program keys or perform a parameter reset, the procedure may fail and the Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) scan tool ma

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  • TSB #SSM 47711

    NHTSA ID #10153948

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

    Summary: Some 2016-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and a 6, 8 or 10 inch screen may show a pop-up message every key cycle that states 'SYNC can check for updates when connected to a WiFi network'. To remove the inconvenience of t

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  • TSB #SSM 47703

    NHTSA ID #10153944

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

    Summary: Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX,Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part Body Control Module(BCM). Inspect the BCM for the presen

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  • TSB #SSM 47635

    NHTSA ID #10152464

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

    Summary: When connecting the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford Diagnosis and Repair System (FDRS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition

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  • 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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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #SSM 47749

    NHTSA ID #10153969

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 17 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2012-2019 Vehicles may require repairs to the Smartlink system. Smartlink is a Ford Licensed Accessory which has a warranty provided by the accessory manufacturer. Warranty replacement parts for Smartlink that are ordered through Ford

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  • TSB #SSM 47682

    NHTSA ID #10152481

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

    Summary: Some 2019 Focus/Transit Connect/Edge/Nautilus vehicles equipped with 8F35 transmission may exhibit an appearance of a fluid leak or weep from transmission axle shaft seal. This condition may be caused by excessive internal seal (dark brown)

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  • TSB #SSM 47519

    NHTSA ID #10149759

    • Date Announced: SEPTEMBER 13 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2016-2018 Escape vehicles built on or before 26-Aug-2018 and 2016-2018 Focus/Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a remote start system may exhibit an immediate engine shut off with or without diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1594 stor

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EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

  • TSB #SSM 48135

    NHTSA ID #10164596

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 14 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been provided

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  • TSB #SSM 47967

    NHTSA ID #10160880

    • Date Announced: MAY 06 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

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  • TSB #SSM 47850

    NHTSA ID #10159489

    • Date Announced: APRIL 26 2019
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the pr

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EQUIPMENT:OTHER:OWNERS/SERVICE/OTHER MANUAL

  • TSB #SSM 47703

    NHTSA ID #10153944

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

    Summary: Some 2014-2019 Escape, 2014-2018 C-MAX,Focus, and Transit Connect vehicles may exhibit a concern of not able to program and/or no electrical power after installation of a service part Body Control Module(BCM). Inspect the BCM for the presen

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