February 19, 2020
February 10, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V072000 Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash. NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V072 Manufacturer Ford Motor Company Components SUSPENSION Potential Number of Units Affected 211,207 Summary Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Lincoln MKT and Ford Flex …
December 6, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 10152459 Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 18-2352 Summary Some 2012-2018 Focus BEV vehicles may exhibit a lack of A/C. This may be due to a high-voltage battery coolant cooler (chiller) leak that may have been caused by prior transmission service. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.
December 5, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 10152467 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47641 Summary Some 2011-2019 F-Super Duty, 2015-2019 Transit, 2016-2019 F-650/F-750 and 2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 6.7L, 3.2L or 3.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P207F, P20EE, P229F, P2201 and/or P24AE. This may be a result of using aftermarket cleaning liquids or tools for the exhaust gas …
December 5, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 10152468 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47649 Summary 2013-2018 C-Max, Fusion, and MKZ Hybrid vehicles using SOBDM-C module connectors do not require electrical/dielectric grease. If used it may induce module communication concerns. Codes present may be U0293 and a P0AA6. The Workshop Shop Manual (WSM) does not state to use it on these module connectors.
NHTSA ID Number: 10152479 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47678 Summary 2013-2019 Escape and 2015-2019 MKC vehicles equipped with a power roof opening panel will exhibit a small vent opening position of 5 mm (.197 in). This is the normal vent position for optimal noise, vibration, harshness (NVH) and windnoise qualities. When the vent is closed, the front sliding glass panel will open …
November 24, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 10164422 Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 19-2244 Summary Some 2013-2019 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 3.5L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P013A and/or P013C stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to an improperly welded exhaust Y-pipe. To correct the condition, …
November 23, 2019
NHTSA ID Number: 10164426 Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 19-2252 Summary Some 2013-2018 F-150/Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with four wheel drive (4WD) may exhibit an intermittent grinding noise while driving in two wheel drive (2WD) mode most commonly on acceleration. This may be due to a loss of vacuum to the integrated wheel end (IWE) actuators and/or wear of the IWE components. To correct …
NHTSA ID Number: 10160931 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47976 Summary On vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission it is imperative that the converter pilot hub be greased with Motorcraft Multi-Purpose Grease Spray XL-5-A even if grease was not applied from the factory. Also verify that the engine/transmission alignment dowel pins are present as well as the engine crankshaft dowel pin, if equipped, …