Safety Recall 19S31 – Passenger Side Rear Axle Shaft Inspection – 2019 Ford F-Super Duty

September 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V688000

Premature Right Rear Axle Shaft Failure

A broken passenger side rear axle could result in a loss of drive power and the inability to hold the vehicle still when in Park. If the parking brake is not applied, unintended vehicle movement can occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V688

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 28,579

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 F-250 and F-350 vehicles equipped with electronically locking rear differentials. The passenger side rear axle shaft may fail prematurely due to a material issue.

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Safety Recall 19S32 – Potential Wire Harness Contact to A/C Pulley – 2020 Ford Explorer

September 30, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V687000

Wiring Harness May Contact A/C Pulley or Belt

The A/C pulley may rub through the wiring harness insulation and contact the unfused battery positive wire, resulting in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V687

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 10,655

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with 2.3L or 3.3L engines. The wiring harness may not have been properly secured and may contact the air conditioner compressor (A/C) pulley, potentially damaging the harness or the A/C belt.

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1.5L/2.0L/2.3L EcoBoost – Illuminated MIL With DTC P04F0 And/Or P144C – 2017-2019 Ford Escape & Lincoln MKC

NHTSA ID Number: 10160819

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB19-2171

Summary

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 module (PCM). This may be due to loose or partially connected evaporative emissions (EVAP) vapor lines. Before completing the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Manual pinpoint test (PPT) follow the Service Procedure steps on vehicle.

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2.3L EcoBoost – Accessory Drive Belt Noise And/Or Charging System Warning Indicator Illuminated – 2013-2019 Ford Explorer

NHTSA ID Number: 10160943

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48001

Summary

Some 2016-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine may exhibit a squeal noise from the accessory drive belt, illuminated charging system indicator, and/or damaged alternator pulley. Accessory drive belt DA8Z-8620-G has been released to eliminate this noise and alternator pulley damage. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-05 for the removal and installation procedure. For claiming, use causal part 8620 and applicable labor operations in Section 06 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Driveshaft And Transmission Output Flange Service Strategy Change – 2015-2017 Ford Transit

NHTSA ID Number: 10160945

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48005

Summary

If a 2015-2017 Transit vehicle originally equipped with a rubber flexible coupling requires replacement of the driveshaft assembly and/or transmission output flange, refer to the parts catalog supersession information for a complete list of the required parts. The service strategy has changed, and these repairs must now be completed by installing a new driveshaft and transmission output flange coupled with a u-joint.

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