17B32 – Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement – 2016-2017 Ford Focus RS

February 1, 2018

TO: All U.S. Ford and Lincoln Dealers

SUBJECT: Customer Satisfaction Program 17B32 – Supplement #1
Certain 2016-2017 Model Year Focus RS Vehicles
Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement

REF: Customer Satisfaction Program 17B32

 

New! REASON FOR THIS SUPPLEMENT

Parts List Update:  The Parts Requirements section has been updated to include the required highpressure fuel tube and high-pressure fuel pump bolts.  A revised gasket sealer part number has also been included.

 

PROGRAM TERMS  

This program will be in effect through January 31, 2019.  There is no mileage limit for this program.

 

AFFECTED VEHICLES

Vehicle Model Year Assembly Plant Build Dates
Focus RS 2016-2017 Saarlouis August 3, 2015 through July 6, 2017

Affected vehicles are identified in OASIS and FSA VIN Lists.

 

REASON FOR THIS PROGRAM

In some of the affected vehicles, the cylinder head gasket may develop a coolant leak into the engine combustion chamber.  A leaking cylinder head gasket may exhibit noticeable white smoke and/or low engine coolant level without an external leak.

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17S44 – Side Curtain Airbag Replacement – 2018 Ford Escape

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V803
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 10,157

 

Inflator Component may Detach During Deployment

If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag.

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Illuminated MIL with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0300 and/or P0316 – 2017 Ford Escape

TSB 17-0041 1.5L – ILLUMINATED MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) WITH DTC P0300 AND/OR P0316 – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 8-MAY-2017
Publication Date: May 12, 2017

 

FORD: 2017 Escape

ISSUE:

Some 2017 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L engine and built on or before 8-May-2017 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0300 and/or P0316 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM) memory.

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