1.5L/2.0L/2.3L EcoBoost – Illuminated MIL With DTC P04F0 And/Or P144C – 2017-2019 Ford Escape & Lincoln MKC

NHTSA ID Number: 10160819

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB19-2171

Summary

Some 2017-2019 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 1.5, 2.0L or 2.3L EcoBoost engines may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P04F0 and/or P144C stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to loose or partially connected evaporative emissions (EVAP) vapor lines. Before completing the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Manual pinpoint test (PPT) follow the Service Procedure steps on vehicle.

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Oil Supply Filter Replacement When Replacing The Turbocharger Or The Turbocharger Oil Supply Tube – 2010-2019 Ford & Lincoln

NHTSA ID Number: 10159494

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47948

Summary

SSM 47948 – 2010-2019 Various Vehicles – Turbocharged Engines – Oil Supply Filter Replacement When Replacing The Turbocharger Or The Turbocharger Oil Supply Tube

For 2010-2019 vehicles equipped with turbocharged engines, when diagnosing and/or replacing turbo related concerns, all steps within the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure must be followed including replacement of all mandatory discarded parts. When specified in the WSM, the turbocharger oil supply filter must be replaced whenever the turbocharger or the turbocharger oil supply tube are replaced. Turbocharger bearing failure may occur if oil starvation occurs due to a restricted filter.

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No Crank – Security Access Error Code 232: Key Table Not Allocated – 2015-2019 Ford & Lincoln

NHTSA ID Number: 10163593

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48108

Summary

Some 2015-2019 vehicles may experience a no crank concern due to a security access key table error. When attempting to program keys or perform a parameter reset, the procedure may fail and the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool may display an error 232: Key Table Not Allocated. If this error message is encountered, the body control module (BCM) is internally damaged and requires replacement. The BCM should only be replaced for this condition when the 232 key table error message is present. If the 232 key table error is not present, follow normal diagnostics for the no crank condition. For claiming, use causal part 15604 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the Service Labor Times Standards (SLTS) manual.

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License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s) – 2017-2019 Ford Escape & Lincoln MKC

NHTSA ID Number: 10159502

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 47909

Summary

SSM 47909 – 2017-2019 Escape, MKC – License Plate Bracket Nut(s) Damaged With Over Torqued Screw(s)

2017-2019 Escape and MKC vehicles may exhibit a concern of the license plate bracket nut(s) being damaged due to the screw(s) being over torqued. The torque specification for these screws are 1.7 Nm (1.25 lb-ft). Engineering recommends not to use any power tool to tighten these screws. Most any power tool will apply more torque to the screws than the allowed torque specification and will damage the plastic nut(s).

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Without Lane Keep Assist – Advance Trac, Hill Start Assist Message(s) And/Or Stability Control Indicator Lamp Illuminated With DTCs U0420 And U0415 – 2019 Lincoln MKC

NHTSA ID Number: 10163586

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48083

Summary

Some 2019 MKC vehicles without lane keep assist may exhibit an advancetrac, hill start assist message(s) and/or the electronic stability control/traction control indicator lamp illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) U0420 stored in the anti-lock brake module (ABS) and U0415 stored in the power steering control module (PSCM). This concern may also result in additional DTCs. DTCs U0420 and U0415 may have been inadvertently set as a result of low system voltage during a vehicle start. To resolve the concern, reprogram the ABS control module using the latest software level of the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool. For claiming, use causal part 2C219 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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