TSB List for the 2018 Lincoln Continental

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STEERING

  • TSB #SSM 47489

    NHTSA ID #10144947

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 24 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 47103

    NHTSA ID #10136613

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

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continental/F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a DTC B13BD in the steering effort control module (SECM). This DTC sets when the Ford Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) self test is run and is a result of a software issue betwe

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ENGINE (PWS)

  • TSB #TSB 18-2255

    NHTSA ID #10144919

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2018 Escape vehicles equipped with 1.5L/1.6L/2.0L EcoBoost, 2013-2018 Fusion vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost, 2013-2018 MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.0L EcoBoost, 2017-18 MKZ vehicles equipped with 3.0L EcoBoost, 2015-201

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  • TSB #SSM 47000

    NHTSA ID #10140315

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 08 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2.7L Ecoboost engine, 20

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ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

  • TSB #SSM 47446

    NHTSA ID #10144932

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

    Summary: Some Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a 2.7L or 3.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an oil leak from the engine oil pan RTV seal. Replace the oil pan following the procedure in Workshop Manual (WSM) Section, 303-01. After removing the o

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  • TSB #SSM 47265

    NHTSA ID #10137145

    • Date Announced: APRIL 25 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a 2.7L or 3.0L EcoBoost engines may exhibit an oil leak from the engine oil pan RTV seal. Replace the oil pan by performing the published Workshop Manual (WSM) service procedures. After removing

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  • TSB #SSM 47000

    NHTSA ID #10138516

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 08 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2.7L Ecoboost engine, 20

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  • TSB #SSM 46906

    NHTSA ID #10127410

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

    Summary: Some 2015-2018 F150/Edge, 2016-2018 MKX and 2017-2018 Fusion, Continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7L engine may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or wrench lamp with Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs): P0116, P0117, P0118, P

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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 #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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POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)

  • TSB #SSM 47000

    NHTSA ID #10140315

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 08 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2013-2018 Escape/Fusion/MKZ vehicles equipped with 2.5L or 1.5L/2.0L/3.0L Ecoboost engine, 2015-2018 MKC/Edge/Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.0L/2.3L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2016-2018 MKX vehicles equipped with 2.7L Ecoboost engine, 20

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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 47487

    NHTSA ID #10144945

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continentals built on or before 1-Dec-2017 may exhibit an intermittent concern where the front interior courtesy lamps turn on uncommanded. This may be due to a circuit board fault within the overhead console. If this conditi

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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 47424

    NHTSA ID #10144213

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

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continental, MKC, MKX, MKZ, and Fusion vehicles with an instrument panel center mounted speaker and 2017-2018 Escape vehicles with Sony audio systems may exhibit an inoperative speed compensated volume feature. This may be du

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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 47229

    NHTSA ID #10137130

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

    Summary: Some 2018 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 accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem elec

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  • TSB #SSM 46906

    NHTSA ID #10127410

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

    Summary: Some 2015-2018 F150/Edge, 2016-2018 MKX and 2017-2018 Fusion, Continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7L engine may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and/or wrench lamp with Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTCs): P0116, P0117, P0118, P

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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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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:BATTERY

  • TSB #SSM 47070

    NHTSA ID #10136592

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 09 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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STRUCTURE

  • TSB #SSM 47487

    NHTSA ID #10144945

    • Date Announced: AUGUST 23 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continentals built on or before 1-Dec-2017 may exhibit an intermittent concern where the front interior courtesy lamps turn on uncommanded. This may be due to a circuit board fault within the overhead console. If this conditi

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

  • TSB #SSM 47580

    NHTSA ID #10148726

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continentals my exhibit a squeak or creak at or near the door check strap when opening or closing the driver or passenger front doors. The origin of the noise may be due to a loose or improperly retained door panel push pin(s

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STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR:HINGE AND ATTACHMENTS

  • TSB #SSM 47580

    NHTSA ID #10148726

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continentals my exhibit a squeak or creak at or near the door check strap when opening or closing the driver or passenger front doors. The origin of the noise may be due to a loose or improperly retained door panel push pin(s

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SEATS

  • TSB #18B20

    NHTSA ID #10144956

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

    Summary: Certain 2017-2018 Model Year Continental Livery Vehicles - Seat Back Bolster Replacement

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  • TSB #SSM 47403

    NHTSA ID #10144203

    • Date Announced: JULY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continental and 2018 Navigator vehicles may exhibit an outside front seat bolster support bracket that is broken or cracked. The outside front seat bolster support bracket is now available as a separate service part. Base par

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EQUIPMENT

  • TSB #SSM 47580

    NHTSA ID #10148726

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 12 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continentals my exhibit a squeak or creak at or near the door check strap when opening or closing the driver or passenger front doors. The origin of the noise may be due to a loose or improperly retained door panel push pin(s

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  • TSB #SSM 47403

    NHTSA ID #10144203

    • Date Announced: JULY 09 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Continental and 2018 Navigator vehicles may exhibit an outside front seat bolster support bracket that is broken or cracked. The outside front seat bolster support bracket is now available as a separate service part. Base par

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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 47229

    NHTSA ID #10137130

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

    Summary: Some 2018 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 accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem elec

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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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EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

  • TSB #SSM 47219

    NHTSA ID #10137127

    • Date Announced: APRIL 06 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Various 2018 vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 automatic system updates via WI-FI are unable to connect to the vehicles 4G WI-FI Hotspot. SYNC/SYNC3 with automatic system updates do not support connecting SYNC to the vehicles internal 4

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  • 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 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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  • TSB #SSM 46854

    NHTSA ID #10125074

    • Date Announced: OCTOBER 04 2017
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/MKC/MKX/Continental with all audio systems and 2017-2018 Escape with Sony audio systems may exhibit an inoperative speed compensation volume feature. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investig

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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 #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 47059

    NHTSA ID #10136587

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05 2018
    • Additional Info: How to Fix

    Summary: Some 2017-2018 Lincoln Continental and Navigator vehicles may experience a concern with poor reception of highway toll transponders if the vehicle is equipped with AHUD. If this condition occurs, make sure that the location of the transpond

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