TSB List for the 2019 Lincoln MKC

Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for the 2019 MKC are official communications between Lincoln & 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.

  • STEERING
  • STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR
  • STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
  • SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT
  • ENGINE (PWS)
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
  • ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:ENGINE:GASOLINE:TURBO-CHARGER
  • POWER TRAIN
  • POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
  • ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
  • VISIBILITY
  • VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR
  • VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS
  • VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY
  • VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR
  • STRUCTURE
  • TIRES
  • SEATS
  • ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
  • EQUIPMENT
  • EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER
  • EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE
  • STEERING

    • TSB #SSM 47638

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152466

      2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. Read More »

    STEERING:WHEEL AND HANDLE BAR

    • TSB #SSM 47638

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152466

      2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a LKS system with customer complaints of steering wheel vibration, steering pull or vehicle drift may be due to an alert and/or steering aid input from the LKS. Read More »

    STEERING:HYDRAULIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 48083

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163586

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may exhibit an advancetrac, hill start assist message(s) and/or the electronic stability control/traction control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) U0420 stored ... Read More »

    SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:ABS WARNING LIGHT

    • TSB #SSM 48083

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163586

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may exhibit an advancetrac, hill start assist message(s) and/or the electronic stability control/traction control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) U0420 stored ... Read More »

    ENGINE (PWS)

    • TSB #SSM 47948

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159494

      SSM 47948 - 2010-2019 Various Vehicles - Turbocharged Engines - Oil Supply Filter Replacement When Replacing The Turbocharger Or The Turbocharger Oil Supply Tube For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47937

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159498

      SSM 47937 - 2019 MKC, 2018-2019 Escape - 2.0L - Auto Start/Stop - No Auto Restart After An Auto Stop Event With DTC P164C Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 01-Aug-2018 or 2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2. Read More »

    ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    • TSB #TSB 19-2346

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169807

      Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or a runs rough condition with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2208

      Date Announced:
      JUN 27, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162071

      Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or a runs rough condition with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48046

      Date Announced:
      JUN 18, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162084

      Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on 01-Aug-2018 and through 14-May-2019 or 2019 MKC vehicles built on or before 14-May-2019 equipped with a 2. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2172

      Date Announced:
      JUN 13, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162062

      Some 2015-2018 Edge and 2015-2019 Fusion/MKZ/Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a low coolant level, white exhaust smoke and/or a runs rough condition with or without an illuminated malfunction indicator ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB19-2171

      Date Announced:
      MAY 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160819

      Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 1.5, 2.0L or 2.3L EcoBoost engines may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04F0 and/or P144C stored in the powertrain control ... Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 47662

      Date Announced:
      NOV 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152473

      For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing and/or replacing turbo related concerns, all steps within the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure must be followed including replacement of all mandatory discarded ... Read More »

    POWER TRAIN

    • TSB #SSM 48423

      Date Announced:
      DEC 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10169986

      Some 2015-2020 Ford and Lincoln 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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47976

      Date Announced:
      MAY 10, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160931

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2392

      Date Announced:
      DEC 24, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153940

      Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit an electronic power assist steering (EPAS) gear clatter-type noise over bumps that is only present on extremely rough road surfaces. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition. Read More »

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

    • TSB #SSM 47750

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153970

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    • TSB #SSM 48340

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168810

      Some 2016-2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience a map displayed on the left half of the SYNC screen with no other information/soft buttons present after updating to the latest version of V3.0 software. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48316

      Date Announced:
      NOV 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10168794

      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 48279

      Date Announced:
      OCT 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167210

      Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit a persistent message in the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app advising, Your vehicles software is being updated. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48267

      Date Announced:
      OCT 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167233

      Some 2018-2020 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 accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48260

      Date Announced:
      OCT 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10167226

      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 accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2265

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165699

      Some 2019 Escape and MKC vehicles built on 15-Feb-2019 and through 12-Mar-2019 may exhibit a whistle noise from the heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) evaporator core cover area where the evaporator tubes enter the evaporator ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48123

      Date Announced:
      AUG 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164497

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48108

      Date Announced:
      JUL 29, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163593

      Some 2015-2019 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 appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool may ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48083

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163586

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may exhibit an advancetrac, hill start assist message(s) and/or the electronic stability control/traction control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) U0420 stored ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48053

      Date Announced:
      JUN 24, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10162087

      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, ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159489

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47937

      Date Announced:
      APR 16, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159498

      SSM 47937 - 2019 MKC, 2018-2019 Escape - 2.0L - Auto Start/Stop - No Auto Restart After An Auto Stop Event With DTC P164C Some 2018-2019 Escape vehicles built on or after 01-Aug-2018 or 2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a 2. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47910

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159503

      SSM 47910 - 2019 MKC - Without Lane Keep Assist ÿ¢ÿ¿ÿ¿ Advance Trac, Hill Start Assist Message(s)And/Or Stability Control Indicator Lamp Illuminated With DTCs U0420 And U0415 Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2092

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156526

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles built on 23-Jul-2018 and through 07-Nov-2018 may exhibit intermittent function of the power mirrors and/or power windows from the master switch. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2072

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156510

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles built on 23-Jul-2018 and through 07-Nov-2018 may exhibit intermittent function of the power mirrors and/or power windows from the master switch. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2037

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156482

      Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with memory mirrors built on or before 16-Feb-2019 may experience a ratcheting/clicking noise from the exterior mirror(s) glass which can occur when one or more of the following actions occur: ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47824

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156887

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47824

      Date Announced:
      FEB 22, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155575

      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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47821

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156885

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47821

      Date Announced:
      FEB 21, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10155573

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47750

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153970

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47711

      Date Announced:
      DEC 14, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153948

      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'. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47635

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152464

      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 ... Read More »

    VISIBILITY

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164508

      Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:GLASS, SIDE/REAR

    • TSB #SSM 48130

      Date Announced:
      AUG 09, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164508

      Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:POWER WINDOW DEVICES AND CONTROLS

    • TSB #TSB 19-2092

      Date Announced:
      MAR 25, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156526

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles built on 23-Jul-2018 and through 07-Nov-2018 may exhibit intermittent function of the power mirrors and/or power windows from the master switch. Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 19-2072

      Date Announced:
      MAR 08, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156510

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles built on 23-Jul-2018 and through 07-Nov-2018 may exhibit intermittent function of the power mirrors and/or power windows from the master switch. Read More »

    VISIBILITY:SUN ROOF ASSEMBLY

    • TSB #SSM 47678

      Date Announced:
      NOV 21, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152479

      2013-2019 Escape and 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a power roof opening panel will exhibit a small vent opening position of 5 mm (.197 in). Read More »

    VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:EXTERIOR

    • TSB #TSB 19-2037

      Date Announced:
      MAR 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10156482

      Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with memory mirrors built on or before 16-Feb-2019 may experience a ratcheting/clicking noise from the exterior mirror(s) glass which can occur when one or more of the following actions occur: ... Read More »

    STRUCTURE

    • TSB #SSM 47909

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159502

      SSM 47909 - 2017-2019 Escape, MKC - License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over ... Read More »

    TIRES

    • TSB #SSM 47634

      Date Announced:
      NOV 01, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10152463

      Some 2013-2019 Escape and 2015-2019 MKC vehicles may exhibit a vibration attributed to the tires. Prior to performing any road force balancing procedures or related diagnosis, make sure the vehicle tire pressure is correct and is driven a ... Read More »

    SEATS

    • TSB #TSB 18-2361

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153931

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan ... Read More »

    ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL

    • TSB #SSM 48083

      Date Announced:
      JUL 12, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10163586

      Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may exhibit an advancetrac, hill start assist message(s) and/or the electronic stability control/traction control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) U0420 stored ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47910

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159503

      SSM 47910 - 2019 MKC - Without Lane Keep Assist ÿ¢ÿ¿ÿ¿ Advance Trac, Hill Start Assist Message(s)And/Or Stability Control Indicator Lamp Illuminated With DTCs U0420 And U0415 Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT

    • TSB #SSM 47909

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159502

      SSM 47909 - 2017-2019 Escape, MKC - License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47749

      Date Announced:
      JAN 17, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153969

      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. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

    • TSB #TSB 18-2361

      Date Announced:
      DEC 04, 2018
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153931

      Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan ... Read More »

    EQUIPMENT:AIR CONDITIONER

    • TSB #TSB 19-2265

      Date Announced:
      SEP 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10165699

      Some 2019 Escape and MKC vehicles built on 15-Feb-2019 and through 12-Mar-2019 may exhibit a whistle noise from the heating ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) evaporator core cover area where the evaporator tubes enter the evaporator ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 48135

      Date Announced:
      AUG 14, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10164596

      Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47996

      Date Announced:
      MAY 20, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160937

      Some 2015-2019 MKC vehicles built on or before 01-Apr-2019 may exhibit an air conditioning (A/C) system with a difference in the discharge temperature between the left and right vents. Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47967

      Date Announced:
      MAY 06, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10160880

      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). Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47850

      Date Announced:
      APR 26, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159489

      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). Read More »

    EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE

    • TSB #SSM 47909

      Date Announced:
      APR 04, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10159502

      SSM 47909 - 2017-2019 Escape, MKC - License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) 2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over ... Read More »

    • TSB #SSM 47735

      Date Announced:
      JAN 07, 2019
      NHTSA ID:
      #10153921

      Some 2018-2019 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 ... Read More »

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