Heated Seats, Heated Steering Wheel And/Or Rear Defrost Inoperative – 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150

NHTSA ID Number: 10212118 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 50784 Summary Some 2021 F-150 vehicles built on 23-Mar-2021 and through 31-Mar-2021 may exhibit inoperative heated seats, heated steering wheel and/or rear window defrost. This may be due to the configuration in the gateway module (GWM). To correct the condition, download and run the GWM – Gateway Module A … Read more

Various Heated Steering Wheel Issues – 2021 Ford F-150

2021 Ford F-150

NHTSA ID Number: 10199534 Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 21-2232   Summary Some 2021 F-150 vehicles equipped with a heated steering wheel and built on or before 14-Jun-2021 may experience the heated steering wheel turning off within 10 minutes after being manually enabled and/or the heated steering wheel not being enabled after a remote start event. This may … Read more


2016 Ford F-Super Duty

NHTSA ID Number: 10074576 Manufacturer Communication Number: 45259   Summary SUMMARY TO BE PROVIDED ON A FUTURE DATE.   5 Affected Products Vehicles MAKE MODEL YEAR FORD ESCAPE 2013-2016 FORD F-750 SD 2015   Message Number Text 45259 2015 F-Super Duty / 2016 Econoline TorqShift6 – High Pitch Whine Or Chirping Or Below 32 Km/h (20 MPH) … Read more

Inoperative Heated Steering Wheel – 2015-2019 Ford & Lincoln

2019 Lincoln Nautilus

NHTSA ID Number: 10156571 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47850 Summary 2017-2019 F-Super Duty, 2017-2019 Continental, 2015-2019 Edge, 2016-2018 MKX and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may exhibit an inoperative heated steering wheel. For vehicles equipped with adaptive steering, the steering effort control module (SECM) controls the heated steering wheel feature and is internal to the vehicle’s steering wheel. For … Read more

Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) B13BD – Heated Steering Wheel Inoperative – 2017-2018 Lincoln Continental & Ford F-Super Duty

2018 Ford F-Super Duty

NHTSA ID Number: 10136613 Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47103   Summary Some 2017-2018 Continental/F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a DTC B13BD in the steering effort control module (SECM). This DTC sets when the Ford Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) self test is run and is a result of a software issue between the SECM and the IDS. After … Read more