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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Thumping/Rubbing or Grinding Noise from Transmission – 2013-2016 Ford C-MAX, Fusion & Lincoln MKZ

TSB 17-0039 HF35 TRANSMISSION – THUMPING/RUBBING OR GRINDING NOISE – BUILT ON OR BEFORE 15-AUG-2015
Publication Date: April 20, 2017

 

FORD: 2013-2016 C-MAX, Fusion
LINCOLN: 2013-2016 MKZ

This article supersedes TSB 16-0105 to update the Service Procedure, Part List and Service Labor Time Standards.

ISSUE:

Some 2013-2016 Fusion, MKZ and 2013-2016 C-MAX vehicles equipped with an HF35 transmission and built on or before 15-Aug-2015 may exhibit a thumping/rubbing or grinding noise coming from the transmission. The noise may be present in all gear ranges including neutral when the vehicle is moving, but will not be present when the vehicle is stationary or in Park.

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Intermittent or Inoperative Air Conditioning (A/C) – 2016 Ford F-150

TSB 17-0037 2.7L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) – INTERMITTENT AND/OR INOPERATIVE AIR CONDITIONING OPERATION – BUILT ON OR AFTER 18-DEC-2015
Publication Date: April 4, 2017

 

FORD: 2016 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 16-0149 to update the Service Procedure.

ISSUE:

Some 2016 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L GTDI engine and built on or after 18-Dec-2015 may exhibit an intermittent or inoperative air conditioning (A/C) operation.

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Illuminated MIL with DTC P007B and/or P0096 – 2016 Ford F-150

TSB 17-0036 2.7L GASOLINE TURBOCHARGED DIRECT INJECTION (GTDI) – ILLUMINATED MALFUNCTION INDICATOR LAMP (MIL) – DIAGNOSTIC TROUBLE CODE (DTC) P007B AND/OR P0096
Publication Date: April 4, 2017

 

FORD: 2016 F-150

This article supersedes TSB 16-0151 to update the Service Procedure.

ISSUE:

Some 2016 F-150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L GTDI engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P007B and/or P0096 stored in powertrain control module (PCM) memory.

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