16B15 – Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement – 2007-2008 Ford Ranger

September 7, 2016

TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers

SUBJECT: Customer Satisfaction Program 16B15
Certain 2007-2008 Model Year Ranger Vehicles
Driver Airbag Inflator Replacement

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Vehicle Model Year Assembly Plant Build Dates
Ranger 2007-2008 Twin Cities January 9, 2006 through August 18, 2008

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS and FSA VIN Lists.

 

REASON FOR THIS PROGRAM

This program is a proactive effort to gather parts for a joint investigation by Ford and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  Ford is voluntarily conducting this program to replace certain airbag inflators manufactured by Takata Corporation on vehicles always registered and always residing in Arizona, Florida, or Michigan.  The replacement inflators being installed contain no enhancements and are identical to the inflators being removed.  The purpose of this program is to obtain field parts for testing being administered by Takata.   A defect determination has not been made.

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16B23 – Electronic Throttle Body Replacement – 2011-2012 Ford & Lincoln

September 29, 2016

TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers

SUBJECT: Customer Satisfaction Program 16B23
Certain 2011-2012 Model Year Edge and MKX Vehicles Equipped with 3.5L or 3.7L
Engines, and 2011-2012 Model Year Mustang Vehicles Equipped with 3.7L Engines
Electronic Throttle Body Replacement

 

PROGRAM TERMS  

This program will be in effect through September 30, 2017.  There is no mileage limit for this program.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Vehicle Model Year Assembly Plant Build Dates
Edge 2011-2012 Oakville July 1, 2010 through October 29, 2010
MKX
Mustang Flat Rock March 22, 2010 through November 30, 2010

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS and FSA VIN Lists.

 

REASON FOR THIS PROGRAM

In some of the affected vehicles, the electronic throttle body (ETB) internal motor contacts may develop contamination resulting in increased electrical resistance.  If this condition is present, the wrench light or malfunction indicator lamp will illuminate and the vehicle may enter a Failure Mode Effects Management (FMEM) of default throttle position with fixed RPM.  In this mode, while engine power and vehicle speed are reduced, the power steering, power braking, lighting, and climate control systems are maintained.

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16B38 – Powertrain Control Module Reprogramming and Canister Purge Valve Inspection – 2011-2012 Ford Fusion

October 6, 2016

TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers

SUBJECT:     Customer Satisfaction Program 16B38
Certain 2011-2012 Model Year Fusion Vehicles Equipped with 2.5L or 3.0L Engines
Powertrain Control Module Reprogramming and Canister Purge Valve Inspection

 

PROGRAM TERMS  

This program will be in effect through September 30, 2018.  There is no mileage limit for this program.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Vehicle Model Year Assembly Plant Build Dates
Fusion 2011-2012 Hermosillo March 5, 2011 through July 29, 2012

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS and FSA VIN Lists.

 

REASON FOR THIS PROGRAM

In some of the affected vehicles, the canister purge valve (CPV) may develop a leak that can cause excessive vacuum to build in the fuel tank. This condition will only occur under certain operating conditions and may result in illumination of the “service engine soon indicator.”

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