Illuminated Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P04DB – 2018 Ford Escape

SSM 47238 – 2018 Escape – 1.5L EcoBoost – Illuminated Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) with Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P04DB

Some 2018 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P04DB (crankcase ventilation system disconnected) in the powertrain control module (PCM).

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Unable To Store, Select AM/FM Presets And/Or Erratic Preset Button Operation – 2013-2016 Ford Escape & 2016 Focus/Transit/Transit Connect

SSM 47234 – 2013-2016 Escape/2016 Focus/Transit/Transit Connect – With FCDIM – Unable To Store, Select AM/FM Presets And/Or Erratic Preset Button Operation

Some 2013-2016 Escape and 2016 Focus, Transit and Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a front control display interface module (FCDIM) may exhibit the inability to store AM/FM presets, select AM/FM presets and/or erratic preset button operation.

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All Wheel Drive (AWD) – Propane Or Natural Gas Odor During Idle Or Low Speed Driving – 2007-2016 Ford & Lincoln

SSM 47230 – 2007-2016 Various Vehicles – All Wheel Drive (AWD) – Propane Or Natural Gas Odor During Idle Or Low Speed Driving – Built On Or Before 30-Jun-2016

Some 2007-2016 Edge/MKX/Flex/MKT/MKZ/MKS/Taurus/Police Interceptor Sedan/Explorer/Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with AWD and built on or before 30-Jun-2016 may exhibit a propane or natural gas odor during idle or low speed driving.

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Various FordPass/Lincoln Way Mobile App Concerns – 2018 Ford & Lincoln

SSM 47229 – 2018 Various Vehicles Equipped With Telematics Control Unit (TCU) – Various FordPass/Lincoln Way Mobile App Concerns

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 electronic serial number (ESN) displayed.

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Key Fob Button Operations And PATS Starting Concerns – Diagnostic Clarifications – 2013-2018 Ford Focus/C-MAX/Escape

SSM 47227 – 2013-2018 Focus/C-MAX/EscapeKey Fob Button Operations And PATS Starting Concerns – Diagnostic Clarifications

For 2013-2018 Focus/C-MAX/Escape vehicles, the key/Fob has 2 separate and unique functions. The buttons on the FOB lock/unlock/panic/trunk, communicate with the body control module via radio waves, requiring a good, properly installed, coin type battery.

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