Power Liftgate – Misalignment of the Liftgate – Damaged Left Liftgate Hinge Mounting Area – 2013-2017 Ford Escape & Lincoln MKC

TSB 17-0049 POWER LIFTGATELIFTGATE MISALIGNMENT AND DAMAGED LEFT LIFTGATE HINGE MOUNTING AREA – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 9-AUG-2016
Publication Date: June 13, 2017

 

FORD: 2013-2017 Escape
LINCOLN: 2015-2017 MKC

ISSUE:

Some 2013-2017 Escape and 2015-2017 MKC vehicles with a power liftgate built on or before 9-Aug-2016 may exhibit a concern with misalignment of the liftgate due to damage that has occurred to the left liftgate hinge mounting area. This concern can be caused by repeated manual closing of the power liftgate. Updated liftgate hinges will be installed to spread the load on the rear header panel to prevent damage.

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Park Button Sticks, Park Button Slow To Return And/Or Cannot Shift Out Of Park – 2018 Lincoln Navigator

SSM 47145 – 2018 Navigator – Park Button Sticks, Park Button Slow To Return And/Or Cannot Shift Out Of Park – Built On Or Before 31-Jan-2018

Some 2018 Navigator vehicles built on or before 31-Jan-2018 may exhibit a park button that sticks, is slow to return and/or cannot shift out of park.

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Fuel Tank is Less than Advertised Capacity – 2017 Ford F-250, F-350 & F-450

TSB 17-0046 PICKUP – 34-GALLON FUEL TANK – CUSTOMER CONCERN FUEL TANK IS LESS THAN ADVERTISED CAPACITY – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 01-APR-2017
Publication Date: May 31, 2017

 

FORD: 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450

ISSUE:

Some 2017 F-Super Duty pickups equipped with a 34-gallon fuel tank and built on or before 01-Apr-2017 may exhibit a customer concern that the fuel tank is less than advertised capacity. This may be due to a greater total reserve capacity than anticipated once the fuel level gauge and/or distance to empty (DTE) message indicates the fuel tank is empty.

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Exhaust Odor in Vehicle – 2016-2017 Ford Explorer

TSB 17-0044 EXHAUST ODOR IN VEHICLE
Publication Date: May 15, 2017

 

FORD: 2016-2017 Explorer

ISSUE:

Some 2016-2017 Explorer/Police Utility vehicles may exhibit an exhaust odor in the vehicle while the climate control system is in auto or recirculation mode. This may be more pronounced after a hard acceleration, driving in hilly conditions and/or towing a trailer. Customers may indicate the odor smells like sulfur. Whether and to what extent any customer or occupant of a 2016-2017 Explorer vehicle experiences the exhaust odor will be affected by driving habits, weather and individual sensitivities.

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Exterior Black Finish Panel Repair – 2018 Ford Expedition & Lincoln Navigator

SSM 47066 – 2018 Expedition/Navigator – Exterior Black Finish Panel Repair

The 2018 Expedition/Navigator Workshop Manual (WSM) has been updated to include a repair procedure for scratches and/or minor scrapes on the exterior black finish panels.

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