Safety Recall 20S30 – Side Door Latch Previously Repaired Under 15S16 or 16S30 – 2011-2015 Ford & Lincoln

June 8, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V331000

Doors May Open While Driving

A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V331

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,147,323

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Fiesta, 2013-2014 Fusion, 2015 Mustang, 2013-2015 Escape and C-Max, 2012-2015 Focus, 2014-2016 Transit Connect, 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ, and 2015 MKC vehicles. These vehicles were previously recalled and repaired under recalls 15V-246, 16V-643 or 17V-210, however the repair may not have been completed properly. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

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Safety Recall 20S25 – Driver and Front Passenger Seatbelt Pretensioner Initiators – 2016-2017 Ford Transit Connect

May 27, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V305000

Front Seat Belt Pretensioners May Not Deploy

In the event of a crash, the front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioners may not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V305

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,616

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Transit Connect vehicles. The front driver and/or passenger seat belt pretensioner initiators could contain an improper generant mix ratio that may prevent the seat belt pretensioners from deploying in the event of a crash.

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Safety Recall 20S22 – Panoramic Roof Panel Repair – 2014-2017 Ford Transit Connect

May 8, 2020 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 20V260000

Panoramic Roof Panel may Separate from Vehicle

If the panoramic roof panel separates from the vehicle while it is being driven, it may increase the risk of an injury or crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V260

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components VISIBILITY

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,088

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2014-2017 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a Panoramic Fixed-Glass Vista roof. The panoramic roof panel may have been inadequately bonded to the vehicle, possibly resulting in the panel separating from the vehicle.

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Park Aid Intermittently Inoperative And/Or An Intermittent Park Aid Fault – 2019-2020 Ford Transit Connect

NHTSA ID Number: 10168814

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48357

Summary

Some 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles built on 28-May-2018 and through 03-Oct-2019 may exhibit the park aid intermittently inoperative and/or an intermittent park aid fault. This may be due to a parking aid module (PAM) software issue. To correct the condition, update the PAM using the latest software level of the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool. For claiming use causal part number 15K866 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Equipped With SYNC 3 – Infotainment Screen Concerns After SYNC Update – 2016-2019 Ford & Lincoln

NHTSA ID Number: 10168810

Manufacturer Communication Number: SSM 48340

Summary

Some 2016-2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may experience a map displayed on the left half of the SYNC screen with no other information/soft buttons present after updating to the latest version of V3.0 software. This issue occurs when the SYNC 3 system has been previously modified using an aftermarket device to display the Ford GT welcome screen/HMI Theme. To correct this issue, please contact the Technical Hotline Assistance Center to have the vehicle restored back to its original state.

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