2015-2021 Mustang Recalls & TSBs

2015-2021 Mustang Recalls & TSBs

Last Updated October 18, 2021 | Alison Smith

Any Mustang enthusiast can agree that taking care of your pony car is a top priority. That means keeping it safe and in proper running condition. But sometimes, issues from the factory are what keep your Mustang from performing its best. That’s where safety recalls, and the ever-popular Mustang TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins), come in.

If you know the issue you’re having with your S550 Mustang is a common one, there’s probably a TSB on it. Check out the list of recalls and TSBs on the 2015-2021 Mustang below to see if your issue is on the list.

For an exhaustive list that includes other Ford models, check out the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website.

S550 Mustang Recalls

2015

Seat Belts | Fuel System, Gasoline | Service Brakes, Hydraulic | Latches/Locks/Linkages | Engine and Engine Cooling

2016

Seat Belts, Child Seat | Engine and Engine Cooling

2017

Engine and Engine Cooling | Latches/Locks/Linkages | Air Bags

2018

Electrical System | Power Train | Engine and Engine Cooling, Fuel System, Gasoline

2019

Electrical System | Power Train, Electrical System

2020

Power Train, Electrical System | Forward Collision Avoidance, Electrical System | Service Brakes, Hydraulic | Visibility

2015-2021 Mustang TSBs

2015 Mustang Recalls

Seat Belts

Passenger Safety Belt Tension Sensor/FMVSS 208
Year: 2015 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V649000
Date Announced: October 17, 2014
Vehicles Affected: 55

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles manufactured August 18, 2014, to October 2, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the passenger safety belt tension sensor may misclassify the size of the front passenger seat occupant. This could cause a child size occupant to be classified as an adult and an adult passenger to be classified as a child passenger. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Consequence: If the tension sensor misclassifies the front passenger, improper passenger air bag deployment may occur, increasing the risk of occupant injury in the event of a vehicle crash.

Remedy: Ford has notified owners, and dealers will replace the passenger safety belt buckle, free of charge. The recall began on October 28, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14C08.

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Fuel System, Gasoline

Fuel Pressure Sensor May Leak
Year: 2015 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V774000
Date Announced: December 5, 2014
Vehicles Affected: 712

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles manufactured September 25, 2014, to October 9, 2014. The fuel pressure sensor may not have been seated properly to the fuel jumper line, which may cause a fuel leak.

Consequence: A partially seated fuel pressure sensor could cause a fuel odor or a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a vehicle fire in the presence of an ignition source.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel jumper line, free of charge. The recall began on December 17, 2014. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 14S27.

Fuel Tank or Vapor Lines May Degrade from Heat
Year: 2015 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V339000
Date Announced: June 2, 2015
Vehicles Affected: 19,095

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles manufactured February 14, 2014, to February 10, 2015, and equipped with 2.3L engines. Prolonged exposure to elevated underbody temperatures can cause degradation of the fuel tank and/or fuel vapor lines, which may eventually result in a fuel leak. In addition, this condition could cause seals in the parking brake cable to degrade, potentially affecting parking brake function.

Consequence: If the vehicle experiences a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source it can increase the risk of a vehicle fire. Reduced parking brake function could potentially result in unexpected vehicle movement, which may increase the risk of injury.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank shield, add thermal patches to the fuel tank and parking brake cable, and add thermal wraps to the fuel vapor lines. The repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began on July 9, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15S19.

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Service Brakes, Hydraulic

Rear Brake Caliper Guide Pins May Be Loose
Year: 2015 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V832000
Date Announced: December 10, 2015
Vehicles Affected: 461

Summary: Roush Performance Products, Inc. (Roush) is recalling certain model year 2015 Ford Mustang GT Roush Stage 3 vehicles manufactured April 1, 2015, to October 31, 2015, and equipped with Roush Extreme Duty Half Shafts. The affected vehicles have a brake caliper guide pin that may not have been sufficiently tightened during installation of the half shafts. As a result, the caliper guide pin may loosen while driving, reducing the vehicle's rear braking ability.

Consequence: A partial loss of the rear braking system can increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Roush will notify owners, and Roush-authorized Ford dealers will tighten the caliper guide pin to the proper specification, free of charge. The recall began in February 2016. Owners may contact Roush customer service at 1-800-597-6874.

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Latches/Locks/Linkages

Doors May Unexpectedly Open
Year: 2015 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V643000
Date Announced: September 6, 2016
Vehicles Affected: 2,046,297

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Ford Focus, 2013-2015 Ford Escape and Ford C-MAX, 2015 Lincoln MKC and Ford Mustang, and 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect vehicles. A component within the door latches may break, preventing the doors from latching and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

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

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches with an improved part, free of charge. Due to a limited parts supply, each owner will be sent an interim notification beginning October 3, 2016 and will receive a second notice when parts are available in the second quarter of 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S30.

Doors May Open While Driving
Year: 2015 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V331000
Date Announced: June 8, 2020
Vehicles 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.

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

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the latch date codes to confirm if the repair was done correctly, and replace the side door latches if necessary, free of charge. Owners will also have the option to inspect their own vehicle's door latches and enter the date codes into a website to determine if the latches are correct. This recall began July 27, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S30.

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Engine and Engine Cooling

Oil Leak from Engine Cooler Hose
Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V779000
Date Announced: October 26, 2016
Vehicles Affected: 6,582

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles manufactured February 24, 2015, to August 30, 2016. A hose may separate from the engine oil cooler tube assembly causing an oil leak.

Consequence: A sudden loss of engine oil may cause engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, an oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly, free of charge. Parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices were mailed on November 22, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available in the First Quarter of 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S40.

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2016 Mustang Recalls

Seat Belts, Child Seat

Restraint Components May Be Damaged/FMVSS/209/225
Year: 2016 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V707000
Date Announced: October 26, 2015
Vehicles Affected: 1,900

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Mustang vehicles manufactured September 26, 2015, to October 1, 2015. The front and rear seat belts and child seat tether anchors may have been damaged in shipping from the supplier to the vehicle assembly plant and may not adequately restrain the occupant in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard numbers 208, "Occupant Crash Protection, " and 225, "Child restraint anchorage systems."

Consequence: If the restraint components do not function as intended, the occupants may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front and rear seat belt assemblies and the child seat tether anchors, free of charge. The recall began on December 18, 2015. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15C13.

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Engine and Engine Cooling

Oil Leak from Engine Cooler Hose
Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V779000
Date Announced: October 26, 2016
Vehicles Affected: 6,582

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles manufactured February 24, 2015, to August 30, 2016. A hose may separate from the engine oil cooler tube assembly causing an oil leak.

Consequence: A sudden loss of engine oil may cause engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, an oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly, free of charge. Parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices were mailed on November 22, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available in the First Quarter of 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S40.

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2017 Mustang Recalls

Engine and Engine Cooling

Oil Leak from Engine Cooler Hose
Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V779000
Date Announced: October 26, 2016
Vehicles Affected: 6,582

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles manufactured February 24, 2015, to August 30, 2016. A hose may separate from the engine oil cooler tube assembly causing an oil leak.

Consequence: A sudden loss of engine oil may cause engine failure, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, an oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine oil cooler tube assembly, free of charge. Parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices were mailed on November 22, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available in the First Quarter of 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S40.

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Latches/Locks/Linkages

Driver's Door May Unlatch in a Crash/FMVSS 206
Year: 2017 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V168000
Date Announced: March 13, 2017
Vehicles Affected: 5,470

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Mustang vehicles. The return spring for the driver side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver's door to unlatch in a side impact crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver-side interior door handle and repair the return spring, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began April 14, 2017. Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for the recall is 17C04.

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Air Bags

Passenger Frontal Airbag Inflator May Rupture
Year: 2017 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V529000
Date Announced: August 28, 2017
Vehicles Affected: 650

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 and Mustang vehicles. The airbag inflator within the passenger frontal airbag module may rupture in the event of a crash.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal airbag module, free of charge. The recall began October 11, 2017. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17S26.

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2018 Mustang Recalls

Electrical System

Vehicle May Roll Away/FMVSS 102, 114
Year: 2018 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V814000
Date Announced: December 18, 2017
Vehicles Affected: 2,100

Summary: Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2018 Ford Mustang vehicles equipped with an automatic transmission and a 12.4" digital instrument cluster. If the ignition is turned off when the transmission is not in PARK, the instrument cluster may not illuminate the PRNDL gear position display and the operator may not receive the "Key in Ignition" chime when the driver's door is opened. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, "Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect, " and number 114, "Theft Protection."

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 17C21.

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Power Train

Missing Roll Pin Causing Loss of Park Function
Year: 2018 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V213000
Date Announced: April 4, 2018
Vehicles Affected: 142

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford F-150 and 2018 Ford Expedition and Mustang and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions. A roll pin may not have been installed in the transmission, potentially causing a loss of the "Park" function.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission to make sure it has the roll pin, installing one if it is missing, free of charge. The recall began on April 13, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S09.

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Engine and Engine Cooling, Fuel System, Gasoline

Hose Barb Fittings May Damage Fuel Lines
Year: 2018 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18E035000
Date Announced: May 24, 2018
Vehicles Affected: 146

Summary: Roush Performance Products, Inc. (Roush) is recalling certain aftermarket supercharger kits, part number R1318-6006P1-AA, sold for installation on 2018 Ford Mustangs. The hose barb fittings on the supercharger kits may be manufactured incorrectly, possibly causing damage to the fuel lines and resulting in a fuel leak.

Remedy: Roush will notify the known owners and replace the defective fuel rail subassemblies, free of charge. The recall began on May 31, 2018. Owners may contact Roush customer service at 1-800-597-6874. Roush's number for this recall is REMay2018.

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2019 Mustang Recalls

Electrical System

Instrument Cluster May Go Blank on Start-Up
Year: 2019 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V076000
Date Announced: February 11, 2019
Vehicles Affected: 4,212

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford Mustang, Lincoln Nautilus, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. At vehicle start-up, the Instrument Panel Cluster Assembly (IPC) may not function, showing a blank display. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Controls and Displays."

Consequence: A blank instrument cluster will not show important information like vehicle speed, fuel or temperature level, or safety system warnings. Driving with an inoperative cluster can increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Ford has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the Instrument Panel Cluster Assembly (IPC), free of charge. The recall began March 8, 2019. Owners may contact customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19C03.

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Power Train, Electrical System

Out of Park Warning Message and Chime Too Short
Year: 2019-2020 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V263000
Date Announced: May 8, 2020
Vehicles Affected: 10,460

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Expedition and 2019-2020 Mustang vehicles. The "Transmission Not In Park" warning message and associated chime duration are shorter than intended.

Consequence: If the driver exits the vehicle without the transmission being shifted into park, unintended vehicle movement may result, increasing the risk of injury or crash.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall began May 26, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S21.

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2020 Mustang Recalls

Power Train, Electrical System

Out of Park Warning Message and Chime Too Short
Year: 2019-2020 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V263000
Date Announced: May 8, 2020
Vehicles Affected: 10,460

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Expedition and 2019-2020 Mustang vehicles. The "Transmission Not In Park" warning message and associated chime duration are shorter than intended.

Consequence: If the driver exits the vehicle without the transmission being shifted into park, unintended vehicle movement may result, increasing the risk of injury or crash.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall began May 26, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S21.

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Forward Collision Avoidance, Electrical System

Front Facing Camera Improperly Calibrated
Year: 2020 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V306000
Date Announced: May 27, 2020
Vehicles Affected: 24

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Mustang vehicles equipped with a forward-looking camera. The camera may be misaligned to the vehicle and features that are dependent on the camera such as Pre-Collision Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control, Lane Keeping System, Driver Alert, and Auto High Beam Control may not function as intended.

Consequence: If the driver is unaware that the Pre-Collision Assist feature is not operating effectively, they may rely on a system that is not functional, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will perform the Lane Departure Warning System camera alignment procedure, free of charge. This recall began June 17, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S26.

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Service Brakes, Hydraulic

Brake Pedal Bracket May Fracture
Year: 2020 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V573000
Date Announced: September 23, 2020
Vehicles Affected: 38,005

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Mustang vehicles equipped with automatic transmissions. The brake pedal bracket may fracture during sudden stopping.

Consequence: A broken brake pedal could affect braking ability, increasing the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal bracket assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S52.

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Visibility

Distorted or Inoperative Rearview Camera/FMVSS 111
Year: 2020 Mustang
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V575000
Date Announced: September 23, 2020
Vehicles Affected: 620,246

Summary: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Ford F-150, F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, Explorer, Mustang, Transit, Expedition, Escape, Ranger and Edge, and Lincoln Nautilus and Corsair vehicles. Due to a poor electrical connection, the rearview camera may intermittently display a blank or distorted image. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rear Visibility."

Consequence: Reduced rearward visibility can increase the risk of a crash.

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge. The recall began November 17, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20C19.

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2015-2021 Mustang Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

Back Over Prevention

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 44853
NHTSA ID Number: 10057817
Date Announced: January 9, 2015

Summary: Ford: All 2013-2015 Ford Fusions/MKZ, 2015 Mustang and MKC vehicles with Reverse Park Aid Camera Active Gridlines may be inoperative after battery disconnect or component service. *TA

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB15-0127
NHTSA ID Number: 10058698
Date Announced: August 11, 2015

Summary: Ford: 2015 Mustang equipped with 5.0L twin independent variable cam timing engine will show an illuminated MIL. *CN

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47741
NHTSA ID Number: 10153926
Date Announced: January 11, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang, Continental, Fusion, MKZ, F150, Edge or Nautilus with SYNC 3 may have a symptom of a rear view camera that remains on the screen when moving forward above 5MPH or a solid blue screen once the vehicle is at cruising speed. Some vehicles may experience inoperative infotainment applications such as Apple CarPlay. To eliminate these symptoms from occurring, it is recommended to disable the Wi-Fi in the settings menu by selecting Automatic updates. Shut off system WIFI and then disable automatic updates. If the vehicle is stuck in the rear camera state you can exit this state by shutting the vehicle off and powering the system down for at least three minutes. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

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Electrical System

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 44847
NHTSA ID Number: 10057810
Date Announced: January 9, 2015

Summary: Ford: Certain F-150 trucks and Mustangs equipped with 3.5L PFI and 5.0L PFI engines may display diagnostic code P062B (internal control module fuel injector control performance). *TA

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 44872
NHTSA ID Number: 10057837
Date Announced: January 9, 2015

Summary: Ford: Various 2015 Ford Mustang vehicles equipped with the remote start feature may experience DTC P025A stored in PCM memory with crank no-start or stall problems. *TA

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 15-0078
NHTSA ID Number: 10058066
Date Announced: May 18, 2015

Summary: Ford 2015 Mustang: Bulletin information involving vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and built before 12/19/2014 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with the following Diagnostic Trouble Codes: P0036, P0054, P0137, and/or P0141. *LJ

Year: 2016 Mustang
TSB Number: 16-0040
NHTSA ID Number: 10075270
Date Announced: March 4, 2016

Summary: GT350-R - Driver Selectable Suspension Malfunction Service Required Message with DTC C103E - built on 11/1/2015 and through 12/21/2015 Some 2016 Mustang GT350-R vehicles built on 11/1/2015 and through 12/21/2015 may display Driver Selectable Suspension Malfunction Service Required in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) message center along with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) C103E:00 when driving with the spacer blocks removed and less than 160 Km (100 miles) on the odometer.

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: 16B10
NHTSA ID Number: 10183749
Date Announced: April 5, 2016

Summary: In some of the affected vehicles, the front control/display interface module (FCDIM) may have been unintentionally programmed for the European market instead of the North American market.

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 16-0066
NHTSA ID Number: 10183767
Date Announced: April 20, 2016

Summary: Some 2012-2016 vehicles equipped with a touchscreen navigation system and the language set to Arabic may exhibit a blank screen. This may be the result of the ribbon cables not being fully seated inside the front display interface module (FDIM) or an improper software configuration of the FDIM.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47070
NHTSA ID Number: 10136592
Date Announced: February 9, 2018

Summary: When connecting the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford Diagnosis and Repair System (FDRS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition is off before connecting the VCM. If the ignition is on or the engine is running during the connection, it can result in various warning lights being illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), no start or no crank conditions or the IPC inoperative. For Lincoln vehicles, this information is now listed in the Technical Inspection and Post Road Test Sections of ePDI on the PTS website. If a vehicle displays these issues, disconnect the equipment from the DLC and disconnect the vehicle battery. Wait 10 minutes and reinstall with the ignition off. Clear any DTCs present and retest.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47267
NHTSA ID Number: 10137147
Date Announced: April 26, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with the digital IPC may exhibit a "Service Tire Mobility Kit" message being displayed in the IPC, or personality settings which the customer set not being properly retained within the IPC. Reprogram the IPC using Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford J2534 Diagnostic Software (FJDS) release 109.01 or higher. Make sure you are connected to the internet when entering module programming to obtain the latest updates. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraftservice.com. For claiming, use causal part 10849 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2290
NHTSA ID Number: 10149752
Date Announced: September 24, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang GT350/GT350R vehicles built before 30-Jun-2017 may exhibit an Exhaust Mode Selection Not Available or Drive Mode Not Available message displayed in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) when attempting to change the exhaust mode or drive mode. This may be due to an exhaust tailpipe valve that has frozen in place when the vehicle was started or driven in temperatures at or below freezing. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47635
NHTSA ID Number: 10152464
Date Announced: November 1, 2018

Summary: When connecting the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford Diagnosis and Repair System (FDRS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition is off before connecting the VCM. If the ignition is on or the engine is running during the connection, it can result in various warning lights being illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), no start, no crank conditions or the IPC inoperative. If a vehicle displays these issues, disconnect the equipment from the DLC and disconnect the vehicle battery. Wait 10 minutes and reinstall with the ignition off. Clear any DTCs present and retest.

Year: 2016-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47711
NHTSA ID Number: 10153948
Date Announced: December 14, 2018

Summary: Some 2016-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and a 6, 8 or 10 inch screen may show a pop-up message every key cycle that states 'SYNC can check for updates when connected to a WiFi network'. To remove the inconvenience of the pop-up the customer can either connect to a trusted WiFi network to complete the setup process or turn off WiFi in the WiFi settings located under the Settings menu. Adjusting the setting for the customer is not a warrantable defect.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47775
NHTSA ID Number: 10153979
Date Announced: January 28, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang/Fusion/Edge/F-150/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus with SYNC 3 may show a pop-up message every key cycle that states Network Connection Needed - To complete the system updates your vehicle should connect to a Wi-Fi network or through the FordPass/LincolnWay app. Until the update is completed, some features may not be available. Would you like to attempt to connect to a Wi-Fi network now? This message may occur, even if SYNC has been connected to a trusted Wi-Fi source. To temporarily remove the inconvenience of this pop-up message, advise the customer from SYNC to select Settings > Automatic Updates > System Wi-Fi and turn off System Wi-Fi, then turn off automatic system updates. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47824
NHTSA ID Number: 10156887
Date Announced: February 22, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2017 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 Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) scan tool may display an error 232: Key Table Not Allocated. If this error message is encountered, the Body Control Module (BCM) is internally faulted and requires replacement. For claiming, use causal part 15604 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the Service Labor Times Standards (SLTS) manual.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47844
NHTSA ID Number: 10156560
Date Announced: March 1, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang/Fusion/Edge/F-150/Continental/MKZ/Nautilus/Ranger vehicles with SYNC 3 may show a pop-up message every key cycle that states Network Connection Needed - To complete the system updates your vehicle should connect to a Wi-Fi network or through the FordPass/LincolnWay app. Until the update is completed, some features may not be available. Would you like to attempt to connect to a Wi-Fi network now? This message may occur, even if SYNC has been connected to a trusted Wi-Fi source. To temporarily remove the inconvenience of this pop-up message, advise the customer from SYNC to select Settings > Automatic Updates > System Wi-Fi and turn off System Wi-Fi, then turn off automatic system updates. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47846
NHTSA ID Number: 10156564
Date Announced: March 5, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang, Continental, Fusion, MKZ, F150, Transit Connect, Ranger, Edge or Nautilus with SYNC 3 may have the following intermittent symptoms: a solid blue screen when moving forward at speeds above 10 mph, the rear view camera remains on the screen at speeds below 10 mph, or inoperative infotainment applications. To resolve this concern, check for a SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If an update is available, update the APIM software per WSM section 415-00. After the complete pop-up appears, remove the USB flash drive and install it into the IDS tool to update the Ford database. Perform a complete ignition cycle by turning the key off for 5 minutes, which is critical for a successful installation. For claiming, use causal part 14G371 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the SLTS manual.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48108
NHTSA ID Number: 10163593
Date Announced: July 29, 2019

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.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48123
NHTSA ID Number: 10164497
Date Announced: August 7, 2019

Summary: For Ford and Lincoln vehicles that require positive or negative battery terminal replacement, it is not necessary to replace the complete battery cable harness (14300 and 14301) for this concern. Positive battery cable clamp BT4Z-14450-AA and negative battery cable clamp BT4Z-14450-BA are available for this type of repair. Do not cut or shorten the battery cable, instead carefully remove the affected battery cable clamp and clean the cable end as necessary to preserve wire length. Some rework may be necessary for some vehicle environments. Bend the new positive battery cable clamp as needed and crimp it to the existing battery cable. Make sure to use heat shrink tubing over the battery cable to battery cable clamp connection. Obtain the heat shrink tube locally.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48619
NHTSA ID Number: 10172972
Date Announced: March 9, 2020

Summary: SSM 48619 - Various Vehicles - Perimeter Alarm Armed And Original Vehicle Keys Cannot Be Accessed to Enter Vehicle - CAN Protection Strategy Some 2013-2016 model year vehicles may exhibit a concern in which the Perimeter Alarm is active and the original keys cannot be accessed to disable the perimeter alarm. This concern would most often occur when a customer loses keys and the dealership is attempting to program new keys to the vehicle. The Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 419-01A Perimeter Anti-Theft Alarm - System Operation and Component Description has been updated to inform of the Controller Area Network (CAN) Protection Strategy. Follow the procedure outlined to prevent replacement of the Body Control Module (BCM) on CAN Protection Strategy equipped vehicles when original keys are lost and perimeter alarm is active. Refer to the WSM for further detail on the CAN Protection Strategy. Lost keys and replacement of BCM for lost keys is non-warrantable.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48339
NHTSA ID Number: 10168809
Date Announced: November 21, 2019

Summary: Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization and/or no authorization pop-up received on the SYNC infotainment system. Verify that Customer Connectivity Settings (CCS) are turned ON from the SYNC infotainment system, the vehicle ignition is on, and the vehicle is in an area with cellular coverage. Then select Activate Vehicle on the Ford Pass/Lincoln Way mobile app. If the concern persists, delete the VIN from the mobile app, re-add the VIN, and select Activate Vehicle. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48383
NHTSA ID Number: 10169913
Date Announced: December 6, 2019

Summary: Some 2020 Explorer, Aviator, Ecosport, Mustang, Escape or Corsair may have a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the Fordpass or Lincolnway app. This may be due to the current level SYNC software installed. To correct this condition, program the SYNC module utilizing section 415 of the workshop manual. If no update is available or the problem persists after programming, verify that the Fordpass or Lincolnway app is activated properly as per the owners guide. For claiming, use causal part 14G371 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47821
NHTSA ID Number: 10156885
Date Announced: February 21, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48138
NHTSA ID Number: 10164597
Date Announced: August 16, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang GT350 vehicles built on 1-Feb-2019 and through 31May2019 may exhibit a condition where they arrive at the dealer as a new vehicle with the instrument panel cluster (IPC) displaying "FACTORY MODE CONTACT DEALER." Be aware that factory mode is different from transport mode, and requires a different procedure to deactivate it. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 419-10 for instructions on how to deactivate factory mode.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48260
NHTSA ID Number: 10167226
Date Announced: October 14, 2019

Summary: Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48267
NHTSA ID Number: 10167233
Date Announced: October 17, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48279
NHTSA ID Number: 10167210
Date Announced: October 24, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit a persistent message in the FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app advising, your vehicle's software is being updated. Vehicle controls will be unavailable for about 10 minutes while this update takes place. This may be due to the TCU still in factory mode. Using the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool, check the TCU_AUTHSTATE PID status showing Factory Mode. To correct this condition, perform programmable module installation (PMI) on the telematics control unit (TCU). Once PMI is completed, ensure the TCU_AUTHSTATE PID in service tool no longer displays Factory Mode. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM) section 415-00. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48316
NHTSA ID Number: 10168794
Date Announced: November 8, 2019

Summary: Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48552
NHTSA ID Number: 10171955
Date Announced: February 14, 2020

Summary: SSM 48552 - 2020 Various Vehicles - Equipped With SYNC 3 - System Stating "In Michigan" When Using Push To Talk Navigation Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in Michigan when trying to select a point of interest using the push to talk feature on the navigation system. Engineering is currently working on a solution for this condition, which is expected to be available in May. Please monitor OASIS for additional information and schedule service appointments for customers once the repair becomes available.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: 10171954
NHTSA ID Number: SSM 48551
Date Announced: February 14, 2020

Summary: SSM 48551 - 2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With SYNC 3 Various SYNC Performance Related Concerns Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit various performance related concerns such as: intermittent frozen or blank screen, voice prompts with excessive pause between words, remote start not able to be scheduled from Ford Pass or Lincoln Way, Sirius Travel link not working properly, CarPlay not launching on connection or a black screen when connected. To correct this condition, check for SYNC software update on FDRS or Oasis under SYNC the section. If an update is available, refer to WSM section 415-00 to update the APIM software. If the problem persists after programming or no update is available, refer to WSM, Section 415-00 for diagnosis. For claiming, use causal part 14G371 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48558
NHTSA ID Number: 10172019
Date Announced: February 18, 2020

Summary: SSM 48558 - 2017-2020 Various Vehicles Equipped With Telematics Control Unit (TCU) - Various FordPass/LincolnWay Mobile App Concerns Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48618
NHTSA ID Number: 10172957
Date Announced: March 6, 2020

Summary: SSM 48618 - 2020 Various Vehicles - Equipped With SYNC 3 - Unable To Schedule Remote Start Using Fordpass Or Lincolnway Applications Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the FordPass or Lincolnway app. If only the scheduling portion of the remote start system is missing from the mobile app or not functioning, please ensure the customer has installed the latest version of the Ford Pass or Lincoln Way app from the mobile phones app store. The customer may also need to log out of the Ford Pass or Lincoln Way app, and then log back in. If the remote start system is not functioning using the key fob and/or the on-demand remote start function from Ford Pass or Lincoln Way application, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-06 for further diagnosis.

Year: 2017-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48757
NHTSA ID Number: 10174421
Date Announced: April 22, 2020

Summary: Some customers may experience a notification in the FordPass and/or LincolnWay apps that indicates their vehicle has entered "deep sleep mode". This mode is enabled due to the vehicle not being started for 14 consecutive days or battery voltage is at/or below 9.5 volts. Some 2020 models will also set a warning if the telematic control unit (TCU) has received an automatic over the air update. The purpose of deep sleep mode is to conserve battery voltage. When deep sleep mode is enabled, the TCU is powered down and all communication with the FordPass and/or LincolnWay apps are disabled. To wake the vehicle from deep sleep mode, manually start the vehicle. More deep sleep mode information can be found in the FordPass or LincolnWay apps under: More > Guides > click in search entry box > type "deep sleep" and click on "Ask".

Year: 2018-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48858
NHTSA ID Number: 10176123
Date Announced: May 29, 2020

Summary: Some 2012-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit an inoperative remote start with a 'Vehicle Failed To Start' message when using MyFord Mobile/FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile applications. The cellular cloud systems will only allow two remote start requests from the MyFord Mobile/FordPass/Lincoln Way apps without a vehicle drive event occurring. If a third remote start request is received, a Vehicle Failed To Start message will be displayed quickly in the mobile app. Once the vehicle is driven, the remote start counter is reset and will allow remote start commands to be sent from the mobile app. If the remote start system is not functioning using the key fob, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM) Section 303-06 for further diagnosis.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: 10177706
NHTSA ID Number: SSM 48996
Date Announced: July 15, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang vehicles built on or before 23-Jun-2020 may exhibit a concern of being unable to shut off the engine. This may be due to a fault internal to the body control module (BCM). Replace the BCM to correct this condition. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 419-10. For claiming, use causal part 15604 and any applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2018-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49084
NHTSA ID Number: 10179334
Date Announced: August 12, 2020

Summary: Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49096
NHTSA ID Number: 10179173
Date Announced: August 14, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a concern of the decklid not opening when it is attempted to be open when a valid key is within range of the vehicle. There may also be a concern where the horn gives a double chirp noise when locking the vehicle. This may be due to a fault with the body control module (BCM) software. Reprogram the BCM to correct this condition. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 419-10. For claiming, use causal part 15604 and any applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49181
NHTSA ID Number: 10180393
Date Announced: September 15, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang GT500 vehicles may exhibit a lack of power and/or an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P1288. If this is found to be caused by a damaged supercharger drive assembly, be aware that it is now available to service separately from the supercharger assembly. Refer to the parts catalog and Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-12.

Year: 2019-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2363
NHTSA ID Number: 10181924
Date Announced: October 20, 2020

Summary: Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 EcoSport/Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related concerns. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure.

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Electrical System, Back Over Prevention

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2282
NHTSA ID Number: 10165705
Date Announced: September 18, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang, Continental, Fusion, MKZ, F150, Transit Connect, Ranger, Edge or Nautilus with SYNC 3 may have the following intermittent symptoms: a solid blue screen when moving forward at speeds above 16 kph (10 mph), the rear view camera remains on the screen at speeds below 16 kph (10 mph), or inoperative infotainment applications. This may be due to the SYNC 3 software version installed on the vehicle. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to reprogram the accessory protocol interface module (APIM).

Year: 2019-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2301
NHTSA ID Number: 10180340
Date Announced: September 9, 2020

Summary: Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related concerns. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure.

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Electrical System, Back Over Prevention, Equipment Adaptive/Mobility, Equipment

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47708
NHTSA ID Number: 10153946
Date Announced: December 12, 2018

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang, Continental, Fusion, MKZ, F150, Edge or MKX with SYNC 3 may have a symptom of a rear view camera that remains on the screen when moving forward above 5MPH or a solid blue screen once the vehicle is at cruising speed. To eliminate this symptom from occurring, it is recommended to disable the Wi-Fi in the settings menu by selecting Automatic updates. Shut off system WIFI and then disable automatic updates. If the vehicle is stuck in the rear camera state you can exit this state by shutting the vehicle off and powering the system down for at least three minutes. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

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Electrical System, Engine

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB-16-0085
NHTSA ID Number: 10078972
Date Announced: May 24, 2016

Summary: Some 2015 and 2016 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.2L twin independent variable camshaft timing (Ti-VCT) engine and built on or before 2/26/2016 may exhibit an intermittent illuminated MIL with DTCs P0720 and P0722 present.

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Electrical System, Engine and Engine Cooling

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48651
NHTSA ID Number: 10172989
Date Announced: March 19, 2020

Summary: SSM 48651 - 2020 Mustang - No Start With Steering Lock Malfunction Message And Body Control Module (BCM) DTC B1026 Some 2020 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a no start with a Steering Lock Malfunction message on the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B1026 in the BCM. Prior to following workshop manual (WSM) diagnostics, disconnect the negative battery cable per WSM section 414-01, wait 10 seconds and reconnect. After battery reconnect, cycle the ignition key 3 times and retest for no start, steering lock malfunction message and DTC B1026 in the BCM. If the concern is resolved without DTC returning, no further repairs are necessary and engineering is currently investigating this condition. Continue to monitor OASIS for further details. If concern and/or DTC return, refer to WSM section 211-05 for normal diagnostics.

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Electrical System, Steering

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM-45861
NHTSA ID Number: 10081009
Date Announced: June 2, 2016

Summary: Steering column controls inoperative with possible U0212 - built on or before 3/20/2015.

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46022
NHTSA ID Number: 10092562
Date Announced: August 22, 2016

Summary: When hooking up the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and integrated diagnostic system (IDS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition is off before connecting to IDS. If the ignition is on or the engine is running during the hook up, it can result in various warning lights being illuminated with DTCs, no start or no crank conditions, or the cluster inoperative. For Lincoln vehicles, this information is now listed in the technical inspection and post road test sections of EPDI on the PTS website. If a vehicle displays these issues, disconnect the equipment from the DLC and reinstall with the ignition off. Clear any DTCs present and retest.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48388
NHTSA ID Number: 10169935
Date Announced: December 6, 2019

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang vehicles built on or before 04-Sep-2019 may exhibit a U3000:62 DTC set in the PSCM. This may be accompanied by a slightly different steering feel, which will return to normal after one key cycle. To correct this condition, update the PSCM using the latest software level of the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool. For claiming use causal part 3504 and applicable labor times in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Engine

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 16-0139
NHTSA ID Number: 10090505
Date Announced: October 10, 2016

Summary: Some 2015-2016 F-150, C-Max, Edge, MKS, Taurus, and Flex and 2016 Expedition, Explorer, Escape, Fusion, Mustang, MKZ, MKX, Navigator, Transit and Transit Connect vehicles equipped with a 2.0L, 2.5L, 3.5L or 3.7L gasoline engine and built on or before May 31, 2016, may exhibit an intermittent loss of power and/or an illuminated powertrain malfunction (wrench) lamp with DTCs P2111, P2112 and/or P2119 stored in Powertrain Control Module (PCM) memory. Follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46123
NHTSA ID Number: 10090668
Date Announced: October 12, 2016

Summary: 2015-2016 Mustang 5.0L 32V Ti-VCT engine service engine assemblies (6006), cylinder assemblies short block (6009) and oil pans (6675) will no longer contain a low oil level switch installed in the oil pan. it will be necessary to install jumper wire assembly HU5Z-14A411-F at connector C1149. Retain the engine harness by installing the retaining pin on the jumper wire assembly into the tab from the bottom on the oil pan in the same location the engine harness was retained originally.

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46253
NHTSA ID Number: 10094612
Date Announced: December 9, 2016

Summary: Some 2015-2016 Edge with 2.0L Gasoline Turbocharged Direct Injection (gtdi), 2015-2016 Mustang and F-150 with 5.0L engine and 2016 Explorer equipped with 2.3L GTDI engine may exhibit oil leak at engine oil pressure (EOP) sensor threads. It is not required to replace the sensor if it is leaking from the threads. Remove and reseal the EOP sensor, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Sections 303-14. Check the oil level and top off as necessary. Refer to WSM, Section 303-01. Use causal part 9278 and applicable labor operations in Section 09 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) manual.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46295
NHTSA ID Number: 10095154
Date Announced: January 10, 2017

Summary: To help differentiate engine oil leaks from other possible sources, a new white-colored fluorescent engine oil dye is available. Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-00 has been revised to reference the new white-colored dye. The new white fluorescent dye provides a distinct white glow to identify engine oil leaks. The new white fluorescent dye requires a pure UV diagnostic inspection lamp. The white-colored fluorescent dye and pure UV lamp are now in the Rotunda Catalog. Dye and lamp part numbers. Gasoline only dye: 1 ounce bottle 164-TP-33200601. Diesel only dye: 8 ounce bottle: 164-TP-3320-0008. Pure UV diagnostic inspection lamp 164-TP8695 or 164-R3748.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: 18B35
NHTSA ID Number: 10152484
Date Announced: November 19, 2018

Summary: Certain 2018 Model Year F-150 and 2019 Mustang Vehicles equipped with 5.0L Engine - Throttle Body Replacement.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: 18B34-S1
NHTSA ID Number: 10153983
Date Announced: January 16, 2019

Summary: Certain 2018 Model Year F-150 and 2019 Mustang Vehicles equipped with 5.0L Engine - Throttle Body Replacement.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47911
NHTSA ID Number: 10159504
Date Announced: April 4, 2019

Summary: SSM 47911 - 2018-2019 F-150/Mustang - 5.0L - Chirping Noise From Engine Compartment At Idle Some 2018-2019 F-150 and Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit a chirping type noise from the upper right side of the engine at a warm or hot idle. This noise may sound similar to a front engine accessory drive (FEAD) chirp noise. If the noise persists with the FEAD belt removed and is isolated to the front cover area, this noise may be due to the primary timing chain tensioner. This noise will not result in any engine durability concerns. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47948
NHTSA ID Number: 10159494
Date Announced: April 26, 2019

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.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2144
NHTSA ID Number: 10160810
Date Announced: May 10, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 F-150 and Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit a light to moderate knocking type noise at idle (600-700 RPM) that is sometimes described as a quiet diesel type sound. The noise is usually more prominent on the passenger side of the vehicle toward the rear of the engine. As the engine comes up to operating temperature, the noise level increases slightly. This noise is not detrimental to engine function and has no short or long term effects on engine durability. This is an operating characteristic of the 5.0L engine and no repairs should be attempted. Refer to the Service Procedure.

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Engine and Engine Cooling

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 15-0073
NHTSA ID Number: 10058059
Date Announced: May 8, 2015

Summary: Ford 2015 F-150, Mustang: Bulletin information involving certain Ford vehicles equipped with a 5.0L dual overhead camshaft engine may experience a coolant leak caused by a heater outlet hose which has become disconnected at the heater outlet tube on the coolant pump. *LJ

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: ASI-45172
NHTSA ID Number: 10074786
Date Announced: June 1, 2015

Summary: Some 2015 Mustangs built on or before March 30, 2015, equipped with a 3.7L Duratec 4V and 5.0L Ti-VCT V8 engines may exhibit rattle/knock noise emitting from the muffler resonator.

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: SFA-15L01
NHTSA ID Number: 10058379
Date Announced: June 30, 2015

Summary: Ford/Lincoln: TSB contains an owner notification letter. Inadvertently, some vehicles fail to have long term defects warranty chart, in warranty guide, regarding right hand exhaust manifold. Model 2015 Mustang. *PE

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 16-0121
NHTSA ID Number: 10109039
Date Announced: September 14, 2016

Summary: Some 2015-2016 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 2.3L GTDI engine and built on or before 1/1/2016 may exhibit a lack of power with DTC P0299. This may be due to the turbocharger wastegate actuator rod coming disconnected from the wastegate. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46085
NHTSA ID Number: 10109070
Date Announced: September 1, 2016

Summary: The Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (ETBs). The ETC_ACT and ETC_DSD PIDs should not be used to diagnose possible ETB concerns. The IDS has a limited refresh rate when reading these PIDs and cannot display quickly enough to validate a concern. The PCM automatically monitors these inputs more accurately and will set DTCs when appropriate. Using these PIDs for diagnostics will lead to inaccurate results and improper ETB replacements. If a concern is intermittent and no DTCs are present, refer to historical DTCs and the PC/ED, Section 3 No DTCs Present Index chart for further information.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46529
NHTSA ID Number: 10109017
Date Announced: April 13, 2017

Summary: Some 2015 - 2017 Mustang vehicles may experience exhaust alignment issues. Before replacement of exhaust system components for this issue, align the exhaust system following the workshop manual (WSM) procedure found in section 309-00, Muffler and Tailpipe removal and installation. The WSM procedure has been revised with updated steps to resolve these issues.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47662
NHTSA ID Number: 10152473
Date Announced: November 14, 2018

Summary: 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. For all turbocharged engine applications, the turbocharger oil supply filter (6C683 gas engine/6L625 connector style or 6A968 diesel engine) 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.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2355
NHTSA ID Number: 10152461
Date Announced: November 28, 2018

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles built on or before 17-Oct-2018 and equipped with a 2.3L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0420. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB19-2140
NHTSA ID Number: 10160869
Date Announced: May 9, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 F-150 and Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine built on or before 30-Apr-2019 may exhibit a chirping type noise from the upper engine front cover area at warm or hot idle. This noise may sound similar to a front engine accessory drive (FEAD) chirp noise. This may be due to the primary timing chain tensioner oil pressure relief valve. To correct the condition, replace the primary timing chain tensioners. Follow the Service Procedure.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2260
NHTSA ID Number: 10164429
Date Announced: August 29, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an oil leak from either valve cover gasket. This may be due to the number of fasteners used to hold the valve cover onto the cylinder head. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to add fasteners to both valve covers.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2309
NHTSA ID Number: 10167184
Date Announced: October 17, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an oil leak from either valve cover gasket. This may be due to the valve covers warping due to excessive heat. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to add fasteners to both valve covers.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49210
NHTSA ID Number: 10180428
Date Announced: September 25, 2020

Summary: Some 2009-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with turbochargers may exhibit an oil leak from the turbocharger oil supply or return tubes, O-rings or 6.7L pedestal gasket. Although oil may collect on the turbocharger, it is very rare for a turbocharger to leak oil. To isolate the source of the leak, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-00 General Information > Diagnosis and Testing > Engine > Engine Oil Leaks - Fluorescent Oil Additive Method procedure. When an oil leak is present at a turbocharger oil supply or drain tube, remove the affected oil tube and inspect for damage, and replace the O-ring seals, pedestal gasket or oil tube as required. Refer to WSM, Section 303-04. For claiming, use the affected oil tube or pedestal gasket as the causal part and applicable labor operations in Sections 6 and 9 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49044
NHTSA ID Number: 10179310
Date Announced: August 4, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a concern of being unable to crank the engine. This will be accompanied by a B1026 DTC and a message in the instrument cluster indicating a steering lock module fault. This may be due to a fault with the body control module (BCM) software. Reprogram the BCM to correct this condition. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 419-10. For claiming, use causal part 15604 and any applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Engine and Engine Cooling, Equipment

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47364
NHTSA ID Number: 10143098
Date Announced: June 20, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 Mustang GT350s may exhibit an engine oil leak that appears to be originating from the oil filter adapter or oil cooler. If the leak appears to be originating from the oil cooler, be aware that the leak may actually be originating from the oil filter adapter, and oil may run down the oil cooler tubes and drip off of the cooler, making it appear that the leak is originating from the oil cooler. If the true source of the leak is caused by a damaged O-ring where the oil cooler tubes meet the oil filter adapter, be aware that these O-rings are now available as a separate service part from the oil cooler tubes. Replacement O-rings can be ordered using part number FR3Z-00815-A. For claiming, use causal part 6B850 and applicable labor operations in Section 6 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47433
NHTSA ID Number: 10144221
Date Announced: July 26, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0300 through P0308 present. A noticeable misfire may or may not accompany these DTCs. If normal diagnostics do not lead to a root cause for this concern, remove the intake manifold from the vehicle and verify the intake manifold runner control (IMRC) plates move when the IMRC actuators are moved by hand. These plates are visible through the outlet ports of the intake manifold. If the IMRC plates do not move when the IMRC actuators are moved by hand, the intake manifold should be replaced. For claiming, use causal part 9424 and applicable labor operations in Section 9 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49132
NHTSA ID Number: 10179186
Date Announced: August 27, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang GT500 vehicles may exhibit various concerns with the exhaust tailpipe actuators. Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostics have recently been updated to assist in better diagnosis of these concerns. Refer to WSM, Section 303-14D.

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Engine, Equipment, Electrical System

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49085
NHTSA ID Number: 10179344
Date Announced: August 12, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit incomplete user authorization, no authorization pop-up on the SYNC infotainment system, vehicle connectivity concerns, vehicle location disabled message and/or various FordPass/LincolnWay App command/control concerns. To correct these conditions, ensure that customer connectivity settings (CCS) are turned on in the SYNC system. If the concerns persist after CCS is turned on, turn CCS OFF, perform an ignition cycle, and turn CCS settings back on. After any CCS changes, force-close and relaunch the FordPass/ LincolnWay app on the customer's phone. Once CCS is turned on, program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

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Equipment

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: ASI-44743
NHTSA ID Number: 10057744
Date Announced: September 1, 2014

Summary: Ford/Lincoln: On some vehicles, volume will go to maximum or minimum level when the plus or minus button is pushed on the steering wheel. Model 2015 Mustang, MKC. *PE

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 45010
NHTSA ID Number: 10058187
Date Announced: March 1, 2015

Summary: Ford 2015 Mustang convertible top: Bulletin information involving the tonneau caps which are shown in the owner guide. *LJ

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: ASI-45218
NHTSA ID Number: 10058605
Date Announced: July 1, 2015

Summary: Ford: Information provided regarding the missing procedure, from owner's manual, on cleaning convertible top. Model 2015 Mustang. *PE

Year: 2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM-45809
NHTSA ID Number: 10078984
Date Announced: May 9, 2016

Summary: SYNC 3 Accessory Protocol Interface Module (APIM) DTCS U3000 or B108E or U1A00.

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46152
NHTSA ID Number: 10091002
Date Announced: October 26, 2016

Summary: Some 2015 and 2016 Mustangs may experience an inoperative rear parking aid camera, luggage compartment lamp, deck lid release and/or poor satellite radio reception. Check the 14A005 wire harness at the right deck lid hinge for damage between the package tray harness retaining clip and the deck lid harness retainer clip. Repair the harness following repair guidelines from Section 5-1 of the wiring diagram. If equipped with a deck lid mounted satellite antenna, make sure the shielding is wrapped on the antenna wires securely after any repair. Secure the harness ensuring it rolls downward into the trunk area when closing the deck lid and does not become trapped between the deck lid and the deck lid opening flange. This concern may be accompanied by DTCs B115e, C1001, and B1A89.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46332
NHTSA ID Number: 10095184
Date Announced: January 24, 2017

Summary: Replacing the original equipment SYNC/navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or Lincoln vehicle. Only approved genuine Ford accessories or originally installed systems are supported and certified to function correctly with other vehicle systems. If you suspect a system has been modified, the following resources can be used to verify original equipment: Monroney label (window sticker), Professional Technician Society (PTS) OASIS Tab, select SYNC or HVBOM. For genuine Ford accessories use: PTS Workshop tab, select Dealer Installed Accessory or Accessory Installation.

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46344
NHTSA ID Number: 10095224
Date Announced: January 24, 2017

Summary: Some 2015 Edge, Mustang and F-150 vehicles with a 4" display may exhibit a 24-hour clock display that resets itself to a 12-hour display after cycling the ignition key. To correct the concern, reflash the Front Control Display Interface Module (FCDIM) to the latest calibration using IDS version 103.05 or higher. Make sure you are connected to the internet when entering module programming to obtain the latest updates. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraftservice.com. Use causal component 10D885 and applicable 12652A Labor Operations from Section 10 of the SLTS manual for reflash only.

Year: 2016-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46860
NHTSA ID Number: 10125078
Date Announced: October 6, 2017

Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford or Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a blank screen or other various SYNC symptoms only when the vehicle is in transport mode. This is due to the power saving features enabled while in transport mode and is beneficial for battery life to keep the vehicle in transport mode until the vehicle is prepped for sale. To prevent a SYNC system lockup during transport mode deactivation, follow the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure allowing time for the SYNC system to complete all tasks such as fully booting up or powering down and shutting off before moving to the next step of the procedure. If the vehicle exhibits a blank screen or SYNC symptoms after transport mode deactivation, refer to WSM, Section 415-00 for normal diagnosis. The SYNC version can be confirmed via OASIS.

Year: 2016-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46930
NHTSA ID Number: 10127417
Date Announced: November 22, 2017

Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford or Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit a blank screen or other various SYNC symptoms only when the vehicle is in transport mode. This is due to the power saving features enabled while in transport mode and is beneficial for battery life to keep the vehicle in transport mode until the vehicle is prepped for sale. To prevent a SYNC system lockup during transport mode deactivation, follow the Workshop Manual (WSM) procedure allowing time for the SYNC system to complete all tasks such as fully booting up or powering down and shutting off before moving to the next step of the procedure. If the vehicle exhibits a blank screen or SYNC symptoms after transport mode deactivation, refer to WSM, Section 415-00 for normal diagnosis. The SYNC version can be confirmed via OASIS.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47012
NHTSA ID Number: 10140324
Date Announced: January 11, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 F-150, Mustang and Transit vehicles built on or before 01-Dec-2017 may have a concern of no airflow from the climate control vents. This may be caused by a seized or sticking A/C clutch. This can be repaired by replacing only the A/C clutch (19D786/19D784). The compressor assembly (19703) may not be required. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 412-00 for A/C clutch removal. It may be necessary to lightly tap around the stuck area of the clutch with a rubber mallet to free it from the pulley for removal. Refer to applicable labor operations from Section 11 of the SLTS manual when replacing the A/C clutch.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47080
NHTSA ID Number: 10136597
Date Announced: February 14, 2018

Summary: 2010-2018 various vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 may not function when attempting to find or use the Spotify app via AppLink. As of an update released on 1/15/2018 Spotify will no longer be supporting their AppLink integration. No repair attempts should be attempted to correct this concern.

Year: 2016-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47100
NHTSA ID Number: 10136611
Date Announced: February 21, 2018

Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit a concern where USB Audio playback and App Link applications will not function properly. This may also include, under certain conditions, no Bluetooth Streaming. Apple is aware of the issue and is working on a resolution with a future iOS release. No repairs should be performed at this time. To check the iOS software level on an Apple iOS device, select Settings > General > About on the device. Monitor OASIS for updates. Customers can also check Apple Support or connect to iTunes for the latest available iOS release for their phone.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47149
NHTSA ID Number: 10137091
Date Announced: March 13, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles built on or before 2-Sep-2016 may exhibit poor A/C performance. If a low refrigerant charge is confirmed and there are no other obvious signs of a refrigerant leak, suspect the evaporator to be the source of the leak.

Year: 2016-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47171
NHTSA ID Number: 10137102
Date Announced: March 21, 2018

Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and connected to an iPhone recently upgraded to iOS 11.2.5 may exhibit functional concerns where USB audio playback and App Link will not operate. This may also include, under certain conditions, no Bluetooth streaming. Apple has released iOS 11.2.6 to address this concern. Advise the customer to update the device to iOS 11.2.6 and re-evaluate before performing any diagnosis or repairs for this condition. To check the iOS software level on an Apple iOS device, select Settings > General > About on the device.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47172
NHTSA ID Number: 10137103
Date Announced: March 21, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang equipped with 5.0L engines and F-150 equipped with 2.7L, 3.3L, 3.5L and 5.0L, Expedition, Navigator with 3.5L GTDI Engines may exhibit Diagnostic Trouble Code P0181 (Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance) after performing Key On Engine Off (KOEO) and Key On Engine Running (KOER) diagnostic tests with cold fuel (Below 50F/10C) in vehicle fuel tank. If vehicle exhibits DTC P0181 after performing KOEO and KOER diagnostic tests, clear DTC. If DTC repeats, perform updated PC/ED diagnostic routine posted on Professional Technician Society website.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47201
NHTSA ID Number: 10137113
Date Announced: March 30, 2018

Summary: Replacing the original equipment SYNC/Navigation system with either an aftermarket SYNC/Navigation kit or modifying original SYNC/Navigation parts to provide additional features is not recommended nor supported on any Ford, Mercury or Lincoln vehicle. Only approved Genuine Ford accessories or originally installed systems are supported and certified to function correctly with other vehicle systems. If you suspect a system has been modified, the following resources can be used to verify original equipment: Monroney Label (Window Sticker), Professional Technician Society (PTS) OASIS tab select SYNC or HVBOM. For Genuine Ford accessories use: PTS Workshop Tab select Dealer Installed Accessory or Accessory Installation.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47219
NHTSA ID Number: 10137127
Date Announced: April 6, 2018

Summary: Various 2018 vehicles equipped with SYNC or SYNC 3 automatic system updates via WI-FI are unable to connect to the vehicles 4G WI-FI Hotspot. SYNC/SYNC3 with automatic system updates do not support connecting SYNC to the vehicle's internal 4G WI-FI Hotspot if equipped. The SYNC automatic update feature must be connected to an external Wi-Fi source to function properly. No repairs should be made in attempt to correct this concern.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47225
NHTSA ID Number: 10137128
Date Announced: April 10, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit inoperative USB ports with the diagnostic trouble code (DTC) B1252:13 stored in the accessory protocol interface module (APIM.) This may be due to a loose connection or damage present on the cable which connects the APIM to the media hub. Follow normal Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnosis to correct this condition, while paying close attention to any damage or loose connections which may be present on this cable.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2166
NHTSA ID Number: 10143077
Date Announced: June 8, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may exhibit poor A/C performance. If the cause of this is found to be a refrigerant leak from the evaporator, it is recommended to replace only the evaporator as opposed to the entire climate control housing.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2256
NHTSA ID Number: 10144920
Date Announced: August 22, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may exhibit poor A/C performance. If the cause of this is found to be a refrigerant leak from the evaporator, it is recommended to replace only the evaporator as opposed to the entire climate control housing. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47749
NHTSA ID Number: 10153969
Date Announced: January 17, 2019

Summary: Some 2012-2019 Vehicles may require repairs to the Smartlink system. Smartlink is a Ford Licensed Accessory which has a warranty provided by the accessory manufacturer. Warranty replacement parts for Smartlink that are ordered through Ford are not reimbursable through the Ford Motor Company warranty system. Please see the Warranty and Policy Manual for further information on Ford Licensed Accessories.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47967
NHTSA ID Number: 10160880
Date Announced: May 6, 2019

Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been developed and is available from Rotunda (339-EVDC100). A tester has been provided to each U.S. dealership free of charge with shipments completed 19-Apr-2019 (reference EFC07013 on FMCDealer.com). This tester will help reduce the potential for misdiagnosis and unnecessary compressor replacement. Make sure that this tester is used for warranty repairs and document the test results in the Technician Comments field. Refer to the Rotunda catalog for a video and user manual which provide detailed operating instructions.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48135
NHTSA ID Number: 10164596
Date Announced: August 14, 2019

Summary: Some 2013-2020 vehicles equipped with an EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function. To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been provided to each U.S. dealership (339-EVDC100). Ensure the A/C system has a full charge prior to any compressor diagnostics. To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC compressor tool must be used, and the results recorded in the Technician comments field with the warranty claim. This tester will help reduce the potential for misdiagnosis and unnecessary compressor replacement. Refer to the Rotunda catalog for a video and user manual which provide detailed operating instructions.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48864
NHTSA ID Number: 10176933
Date Announced: June 2, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may exhibit the infotainment system stating in Michigan when trying to select a point of interest using the push to talk feature on the navigation system. Engineering is currently working on a solution for this condition, which is expected to be available in July. Please monitor OASIS for additional information and schedule service appointments for customers once the repair becomes available.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49318
NHTSA ID Number: 10183567
Date Announced: November 9, 2020

Summary: For 2011-2020 F-150/Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine when installing a replacement secondary timing chain tensioner (6K254) or secondary timing chain guide (6K297), it is necessary to replace both components as a pair, using the latest level parts. Make sure to use secondary timing chain tensioner part number ML3Z-6K254-A and secondary timing chain guide part number ML3Z-6K297-A.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49325
NHTSA ID Number: 10183568
Date Announced: November 10, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang GT500 vehicles may exhibit a difficulty opening or closing the hood. This may be due to the hood pin assemblies sticking in place. To correct this condition, open the hood, depress both buttons on both pins so that they remain in the depressed position. Use a shop rag to apply a light coating of Motorcraft XL-10 or equivalent to both of the hood pin assemblies on the inside of the depressed area of the pins where the release button is located. Open and close the hood several times to help the XL-10 to penetrate them. Wipe away any excess XL-10 from all surfaces around the pins. For claiming, use causal part 16A770.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49426
NHTSA ID Number: 10186563
Date Announced: January 5, 2021

Summary: Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit the vehicle locator feature to display the vehicle location incorrectly when using the FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app. Customers may report that the vehicle location that is displayed is the Ford manufacturing facility where the vehicle was assembled, yet all other features work as intended. This may be due to the vehicle location not updating since assembly. If all other FordPass/Lincoln Way features work correctly except for the vehicle location, open the customer connectivity settings on the SYNC display and verify that the location setting is enabled. If the setting is currently enabled, disable and then re-enable the feature. If the vehicle location is still displayed incorrectly in the app, follow Workshop Manual section 415-00 for further diagnosis.

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Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: 17B04
NHTSA ID Number: 10100524
Date Announced: March 20, 2017

Summary: Certain 2015 through 2017 model year Mustang Shelby® GT350 and GT350R vehicles - complimentary oil filter wrench.

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Equipment Adaptive/Mobility, Equipment, Electrical System

Year: 2016-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47380
NHTSA ID Number: 10143103
Date Announced: June 22, 2018

Summary: Some 2016-2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles with SYNC 3 may exhibit an intermittent blue or black screen. Check for SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If an update is available, refer to WSM Section 415-00 and update APIM software. After Installation Complete pop-up appears, remove USB flash drive and install into IDS tool to update Ford database. Perform a complete ignition cycle by turning the key off for 5 minutes which is critical for a successful installation. If no updates are available or a blue or black screen is present after an update refer to WSM, Section 415-00 for diagnosis or SYNC 3 intermittent blank screen GSB for tips. For claiming, use causal part 14G371 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the SLTS manual.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2362
NHTSA ID Number: 10153932
Date Announced: December 18, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may experience an inoperative rear parking aid camera, luggage compartment lamp, luggage compartment lid release and/or poor satellite radio reception. This may be due to damage to the 14A005 harness in the area of the right side luggage compartment lid hinge. This concern may be accompanied by diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) B115E, C1001, and B1A89. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47735
NHTSA ID Number: 10153921
Date Announced: January 7, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes prior to programming. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle and do not install the TCU fuse until a new IDS session has been started. Once the new session has been started and the fuse reinstalled, the TCU can be programmed. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49217
NHTSA ID Number: 10180674
Date Announced: September 29, 2020

Summary: Some 2015-2020 F-150/Mustang, 2016-2020 Edge, 2016-2018 MKX and 2019-2020 Nautilus vehicles built on or before 18-Jan-2020 may exhibit a mirror click and/or ratcheting noise when using memory functions or easy entry/exit function. This may be due to the software in the driver door module (DDM) and passenger door module (PDM). To correct the condition, reprogram the DDM and PDM with the latest software level of the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool. For claiming use causal part 14B291 and applicable labor times in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Equipment Adaptive/Mobility, Structure

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2036
NHTSA ID Number: 10136574
Date Announced: February 7, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 Mustang vehicles with a convertible top may exhibit a condition where the top sags on one or both sides near the rear glass due to broken tension rod clips. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

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Equipment, Back Over Prevention

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: ASI-45237
NHTSA ID Number: 10058623
Date Announced: July 1, 2015

Summary: Ford: In some vehicles, with luggage compartment lid moulding rear parking aid camera, would need to have the rear camera reconfigured when it has been replaced and reinstalled. Model 2015 Mustang. *PE

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Equipment, Electrical System

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47229
NHTSA ID Number: 10137130
Date Announced: April 11, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2016-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47379
NHTSA ID Number: 10143102
Date Announced: June 22, 2018

Summary: Various 2016-2018 vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience a touch screen that does not respond to any input. Using the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website > OASIS tab > SYNC version, verify the vehicle SYNC software version. If the vehicle is at version 2.2 please update the module to the latest software level. After the software is updated make sure you shut the vehicle off, open the door for 2 minutes, then turn the key back on before testing the touch screen. If the software is at a later version than 2.2, proceed with normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. For claiming, use causal part 14G371 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the Service Labor Times Standards (SLTS) manual.

Year:2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47429
NHTSA ID Number: 10144218
Date Announced: July 20, 2018

Summary: Some 2015 and 2016 Mustang vehicles built on or before 4/22/2016 may exhibit a partial outage of the rear tail, turn signal or stop lamps following a vehicle start with a low battery. This may be accompanied by any combination of DTCs B1271, B1272, B1273, B1274, B1275 and B1276. The condition typically clears on vehicle restart. Reprogram the BCMB module to the latest calibration using IDS release 110.01 or higher. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraftservice.com. Use applicable labor operations from Section 10 of the SLTS manual and use causal part 13C788.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47925
NHTSA ID Number: 10159506
Date Announced: April 11, 2019

Summary: SSM 47925 - 2019 Various Vehicles - SYNC 3 - Infotainment Screen Concerns, Wi-Fi Connection Message, Rear View Camera Operation Some 2019 vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 may have the following intermittent symptoms: a Wi-Fi connection pop up every key cycle, frozen unresponsive screen, a solid blue screen when moving forward at speeds above 10 mph, the rear view camera remains on the screen at speeds below 10 mph, or poor App performance. To resolve this concern, check for a SYNC software update under the OASIS Tab SYNC selection. If an update is available, update the APIM software per Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Follow the onscreen instructions provided by the programming process. To verify success after programming, turn the key off with the door open for 5 minutes. Perform this SYNC programming before taking any other repair steps. For claiming, use causal part 14G371 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the SLTS manual.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47850
NHTSA ID Number: 10159489
Date Announced: April 26, 2019

Summary: Some 2013-2019 vehicles equipped with a EVDC air conditioning (A/C) compressor may exhibit poor A/C performance/improper climate function and/or a diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P06A0 in the powertrain control module (PCM). To support the proper diagnosis of this compressor, the EVDC control valve tester has been developed and is available from Rotunda (339-EVDC100). A tester has been provided to each U.S. dealership free of charge with shipments completed 19-Apr-2019 (reference EFC07013 on FMCDealer.com). This tester will help reduce the potential for misdiagnosis and unnecessary compressor replacement. Make sure that this tester is used for warranty repairs and document the test results in the Technician Comments field. Refer to the Rotunda catalog for a video and user manual which provide detailed operating instructions.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48336
NHTSA ID Number: 10168797
Date Announced: November 20, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 F150, Ranger, Continental, Edge, Nautilus, Mustang, Fusion or MKZ may experience voice prompts that skip, hiccup or have short pauses while directions are being provided. No repairs should be made to attempt to correct this condition. Engineering is currently investigating the concern. Monitor Oasis for updates.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48444
NHTSA ID Number: 10170922
Date Announced: January 13, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit a symptom of no ability to schedule a remote start event using the FordPass or Lincolnway app. If only the scheduling portion of the remote start system is not functioning, no repair attempts should be made to correct this condition. If the remote start system is not functioning using the key fob and/or the on-demand remote start function from FordPass or Lincolnway application, refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 303-06 for further diagnosis. Do not attempt repairs at this time. Engineering is currently investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48929
NHTSA ID Number: 10176992
Date Announced: June 21, 2020

Summary: Some 2019 F-150/Ranger/Continental/Edge/Nautilus/Mustang/Fusion/MKZ vehicles may experience voice prompts that skip, hiccup or have short pauses while directions are being provided. No repairs should be made to attempt to correct this condition. Engineering is currently working on a solution for this condition. Please inform customers that Ford is developing a software fix that is expected in early August. Let the customer know they can continue to drive the vehicle and schedule a follow-up appointment with the customer for early to mid-August 2020. Once the update becomes available, contact the customer and confirm the service appointment is going forward. Monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48935
NHTSA ID Number: 10176957
Date Announced: June 24, 2020

Summary: Some 2019 F-150/Ranger/Continental/Edge/Nautilus/Mustang/Fusion/MKZ vehicles may experience voice prompts that skip or have short pauses while directions are being provided. Engineering is currently working on a solution for this condition. Please inform customers that Ford is developing a software fix that is expected in early August. In the interim, let the customer know they can continue to drive the vehicle and schedule a follow-up appointment with the customer for early August 2020. Once the update becomes available, contact the customer and confirm the service appointment is going forward. Monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2016-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48908
NHTSA ID Number: 10177042
Date Announced: July 13, 2020

Summary: Some 2016-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a SYNC 3 Touchscreen may experience the volume control unresponsive from the Front Control Interface Module (FCIM) and steering volume controls when using Apple CarPlay. When the Apple device is removed, volume control is restored. This is due to a concern with the Waze Navigation App software and Apple iOS version. To correct the condition, update the Waze App software and iOS to the latest version available and reboot the customer's Apple device. Perform an ignition cycle and reconnect the Apple device via USB. Open Apple CarPlay and confirm volume control is restored. Installing/Updating third party software/applications is not warrantable.

Year: 2019-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2259
NHTSA ID Number: 10179121
Date Announced: August 12, 2020

Summary: Some 2019 MKZ, 2019-2020 Mustang/Continental/Fusion/F-150/Transit Connect/ Ranger/Edge/Nautilus and 2020 Escape/Corsair/Aviator/Explorer/Expedition/ Navigator/F-Super Duty vehicles with SYNC 3 may experience various SYNC performance related concerns. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure.

Year: 2019-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49153
NHTSA ID Number: 10180354
Date Announced: September 2, 2020

Summary: Some 2019-2020 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission may exhibit a malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P086A, P086B, P086C, P086D P086E, P08AE, P08AF, P08B0, P08B2, P095A, P095B, P095C and/or P095D present. Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostics have recently been updated to assist in better diagnosis of these DTCs. Refer to WSM.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49283
NHTSA ID Number: 10181912
Date Announced: October 26, 2020

Summary: Some 2017-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may exhibit incomplete user authorization, inoperative remote features and/or a message stating the system cannot access the Lincoln/FordPass Connect feature in the application due to being a fleet vehicle. Replacing the TCU will not resolve this condition. Engineering is currently investigating this condition. Inform customers Ford is developing a software fix that is expected in early January. In the interim, let the customer know they can continue to drive the vehicle and schedule a follow-up appointment with the customer for early January. Once the update becomes available, contact the customer and confirm the service appointment is going forward. Monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49284
NHTSA ID Number: 10181913
Date Announced: October 26, 2020

Summary: Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with TCU and WiFi Hotspot, May display Vehicle Hotspot feature not enabled on this vehicle when attempting to enter the Hotspot menu. When using the FordPass/Lincoln Way application, the customer may receive a message saying Wi-Fi has been disabled from this vehicle. Check the vehicle specifications or vehicle build information for the mfal code. If mfal = WAFAC or WAFAB do not replace the TCU, engineering is currently investigating this condition. Inform customers Ford is developing a software fix that is expected in early January. In the interim, let the customer know they can continue to drive the vehicle and schedule a follow-up appointment with the customer for early January. Once the update becomes available, contact the customer and confirm the service appointment is going forward. Monitor OASIS for updates.

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Equipment, Electrical System, Back Over Prevention

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2273
NHTSA ID Number: 10165702
Date Announced: September 6, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may experience an inoperative rear parking aid camera, luggage compartment lamp, luggage compartment lid release and/or poor satellite radio reception. This may be due to damage to the 14A005 harness in the area of the right side luggage compartment lid hinge. This concern may be accompanied by diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) B115E, C1001, and B1A89. To resolve the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to inspect and repair the wiring harness.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49033
NHTSA ID Number: 10177878
Date Announced: July 29, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 F150/Nautilus/Expedition/Transit/Edge/Escape/Mustang vehicles built on or before 21-Jun-2020 may exhibit various front and/or rear parking aid camera concerns such as poor image quality, flickering and/or completely inoperative. If a vehicle exhibits this condition, replace the affected camera(s). Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 41313. For claiming, use causal part 19G490 and any applicable labor operations in Section 11 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Equipment, Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: ASI-45213
NHTSA ID Number: 10058602
Date Announced: July 1, 2015

Summary: Ford: Entertainment systems, in some vehicles, would have no audio, or blank FCDIM screen, with key on, engine off, running and latest calibration would need to be reprogrammed into module. Model 2015 Mustang. *PE

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Equipment, Equipment Adaptive/Mobility, Engine

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47387
NHTSA ID Number: 10143105
Date Announced: June 26, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang GT350 vehicles may exhibit what appears to be an oil leak originating from the engine oil drain plug, especially at the time the vehicle has been delivered to the dealer or during PDI. Before attempting any repairs to resolve this, it's advised to confirm that there is actually a persistent oil leak. The normal production process used to build the engine may result in a small amount of residual oil on the oil pan near the drain plug. Additionally, the design of the drain plug may cause a small amount of oil to be trapped in the drain plug bore after an oil change, and this oil may seep out a short time after an oil change. This may also cause the appearance of a persistent leak from the drain plug. No action needs to be taken unless the leak persists.

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Exterior Lighting

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 45895
NHTSA ID Number: 10091147
Date Announced: June 24, 2016

Summary: 2015-2016 Mustang built on or before 4/22/2016 - rear tail lamp, turn lamp or stop lamp partial outage - DTCs B1271, B1272, B1273, B1274, B1275 or B1276.

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Forward Collision Avoidance, Equipment Adaptive/Mobility

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48049
NHTSA ID Number: 10162086
Date Announced: June 20, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2017 F-150/Mustang, 2015-2018 Edge/MKC, 2016-2018 MKX, 2013-2018 Explorer/Taurus/Flex/MKT, and 2017-2018 Fusion/MKZ/Continental vehicles built on or before 19-Oct-2017 may exhibit an inoperative adaptive cruise control, collision warning, and/or collision avoidance system with a Pre-Collision Assist Not Available, Collision Warning Not Available, and/or Adaptive Cruise Fault message present in the instrument panel cluster (IPC) and diagnostic trouble code (DTC) U3000:49 present in the cruise control module (CCM). To resolve the condition, reprogram the CCM using the latest software level of the appropriate Ford diagnostic scan tool. For claiming, use causal part 9E731 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Fuel System, Other

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47099
NHTSA ID Number: 10136610
Date Announced: February 21, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang equipped with 5.0L engines and F-150 equipped with 2.7L, 3.3L, 3.5L and 5.0L engines may exhibit illuminated Malfunction Indicator Light (MIL) with Diagnostic Trouble Code P0181 (Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance) stored in Powertrain Control Module (PCM) memory. DTC may set if Key On Engine Running (KOER) diagnostic routine is performed with cold fuel (Below 50F/10C) in the vehicle fuel tank. Refer to the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Pinpoint Test DD for normal diagnostics. If unable to determine root cause, do not replace fuel pressure/temperature sensor or Powertrain Control Module (PCM). Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

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Latches/Locks/Linkages

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48660
NHTSA ID Number: 10172993
Date Announced: March 23, 2020

Summary: SSM 48660 - 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 - Hood Ajar Indicator Illuminated And Message Displayed, Proper Procedure To Close The Hood Some 2020 Mustang Shelby GT500 vehicles may exhibit a hood ajar indicator being illuminated, and/or a hood ajar message displayed in the information display. This may be due to the hood not being fully closed. To close the hood properly, lower the hood and allow it to drop under its own weight for the last 20-30 cm (812 in). The hood pins should not be utilized for indication of hood ajar position, proper adjustment or alignment. Refer to the 2020 Shelby GT500 Mustang Supplement for further information.

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Parking Brake

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 15-0109
NHTSA ID Number: 10058231
Date Announced: July 1, 2015

Summary: Ford 2015 Mustang: Bulletin information involving vehicles equipped with a 3.7L Duratec engine, with an automatic transmission, during extended idle conditions and temperature above 104 degrees, will experience a hard brake pedal. *LJ

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Power Train

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 45011
NHTSA ID Number: 10058186
Date Announced: March 1, 2015

Summary: Ford Mustang 2015 2.3L GTDI: Bulletin information involving the manual transmission misfire DTCS P030X and P0316. *LJ

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: ASI-45089
NHTSA ID Number: 10058433
Date Announced: May 1, 2015

Summary: Ford: Some vehicles are experiencing DTC P0454 and not able to determine the root cause after having Powertrain Control and Emissions (PCED) pinpoint test, do not attempt repairs. Model 2015 Mustang. *PE

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB15-0128
NHTSA ID Number: 10058699
Date Announced: August 11, 2015

Summary: Ford: 2015 Mustang vehicles with 5.0L twin independent variable cam timing engine will show an idle dip or loss of rpm when clutch pedal is depressed. *CN

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB16-0103
NHTSA ID Number: 10092363
Date Announced: August 10, 2016

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a manual transmission and built on or before 6/15/2016 may exhibit a no crank condition due to the Clutch Pedal Position (CPP) switch being damaged. Follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46451
NHTSA ID Number: 10099463
Date Announced: March 14, 2017

Summary: 2009-2017 Vehicles equipped with a 6R80, 6R100, 6R140 automatic transmission have an updated main control valve body overhaul procedure. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 307-01 for main control valve body (7A100) overhaul procedures. Not all valve bodies require replacement. Inspect the valve body bores, springs and valves as directed during diagnosis and repair. Refer to General Service Bulletin (gsb) G0000093 automatic transmission main control inspection for a video clip to aid in the diagnosis of these repairs.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47057
NHTSA ID Number: 10136585
Date Announced: February 5, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and F-150 vehicles equipped with a 3.3L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P0111 stored in powertrain control module (PCM) memory. Refer to the Powertrain Control/Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) Manual for normal diagnostics. If unable to determine root cause, do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47093
NHTSA ID Number: 10136606
Date Announced: February 19, 2018

Summary: 2017-2018 F-150/Raptor and 2018 Expedition/Navigator/Mustang vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission require a new automatic transmission fluid, MERCONù Ultra Low Viscosity (ULV). It is important to positively identify the transmission and service with the correct fluid. Use only Motorcraft MERCONù ULV Automatic Transmission Fluid XT-12-QULV (WSS-M2C949-A) or equivalent when servicing a 10R80 automatic transmission. Using improper transmission fluid may result in internal transmission damage. For any further questions regarding the 10R80 transmission or fluid specification for 2017-2018 F-150 or 2018 Expedition/Mustang/Navigator Refer to WSM Section 307-01 - Specifications.

Year: 2017-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47170
NHTSA ID Number: 10137101
Date Announced: March 21, 2018

Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. This may be due to small debris causing the VCT solenoid to stick. Before attempting any component diagnosis or replacement of the VCT solenoid, refer to Powertrain Control and Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) pinpoint test HK11 to cycle the affected VCT solenoid 10 times to attempt to clear the debris. For claiming, use causal part 6M280 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2119
NHTSA ID Number: 10137122
Date Announced: April 17, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Expedition/F-150/Mustang/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission and built on or before 30-Nov-2017 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0721 in the powertrain control module (PCM) or transmission control module (TCM). Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47361
NHTSA ID Number: 10143096
Date Announced: June 29, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission may exhibit a concern of no upshift past second gear or not achieving third gear ratio with DTCs P0757 and P2701. This concern may be caused by a damaged one-way clutch. To resolve this condition, replace the complete front support assembly (7A130) which includes the one-way clutch as well as any other parts that are found to be damaged.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2267
NHTSA ID Number: 10149746
Date Announced: September 5, 2018

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission may exhibit an inability to drive the vehicle in first and/or second gear. This may be due to a broken 1-2 shift fork. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47515
NHTSA ID Number: 10149758
Date Announced: September 11, 2018

Summary: Some 2017-2018 F-150, 2018 Expedition/Navigator, 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission may exhibit a whine noise. This may occur at idle and while driving coming from the bell housing and front pan area of the transmission. The whine noise may become louder when at operating temperature and increases with higher engine RPM in the Park position. A small amount of whine noise is considered to be characteristic of the 10R80 transmission due to the offset gear drivetrain in the front support and has no effect on durability.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2322
NHTSA ID Number: 10148712
Date Announced: October 24, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang GT350/GT350R vehicles may exhibit a hesitation or surge in the vehicle with no DTCs present. This may be accompanied by an inoperative cruise control system. This may be due to a transmission output shaft flange nut that has become loose, allowing the output shaft tone ring to move in relation to the output shaft causing an erroneous signal. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47812
NHTSA ID Number: 10156882
Date Announced: February 19, 2019

Summary: Some 2017-2019 F-150, 2018-2019 Expedition/Navigator/Mustang, 2019 Ranger vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission may exhibit a whine noise. This may occur at idle and while driving coming from the bell housing and front pan area of the transmission. The whine noise may become louder when at operating temperature and increases with higher engine RPM in the PARK position. A small amount of whine noise is considered to be characteristic of the 10R80 transmission due to the offset gear drivetrain in the front support and has no effect on durability.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2090
NHTSA ID Number: 10156524
Date Announced: March 25, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2019 Mustang GT350/GT350R vehicles may exhibit a hesitation or surge in the vehicle with no diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) present. This may be accompanied by an inoperative cruise control system. This may be due to a transmission output shaft flange nut that has become loose, allowing the output shaft tone ring to move in relation to the output shaft causing an erroneous signal. To resolve the condition, replace the output shaft flange.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47976
NHTSA ID Number: 10160931
Date Announced: May 10, 2019

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, when installing the transmission. Failure to adequately lubricate the converter hub greatly increases the likelihood of the flexplate cracking in the future. Missing dowels may cause a misalignment issue also resulting in a premature failure. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 307-01.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47991
NHTSA ID Number: 10160933
Date Announced: May 20, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2019 Mustangs may exhibit a driveline vibration after removal and installation of the drive pinion flange. This may be due to improper removal and installation of the drive pinion flange. It is critical to reinstall the drive pinion flange in the same orientation on the drive pinion stem as it was before it was removed. Mark the drive pinion flange and the drive pinion stem before removing the flange to make sure that it is reinstalled on the stem in the same orientation as it was before removal. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 205-02.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48423
NHTSA ID Number: 10169986
Date Announced: December 20, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit an illuminated MIL with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0011, P0012, P0014, P0015, P0016, P0017, P0018, P0019, P0021, P0022, P0024 and/or P0025. This may be due to small debris causing the VCT solenoid to stick. Before attempting any component diagnosis or replacement of the VCT solenoid, refer to Powertrain Control and Emissions Diagnosis (PC/ED) pinpoint test HK11 to cycle the affected VCT solenoid 10 times to attempt to clear the debris. For claiming, use causal part 6M280 and applicable labor operations in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48403
NHTSA ID Number: 10169941
Date Announced: December 13, 2019

Summary: Some 2020 F-150/Mustang/Ranger vehicles equipped with 10R80 transmissions may exhibit a high-pitched whine noise coming from the rear of the transmission at speeds between 30-50 km/h (18-30 MPH) during light acceleration and while coasting down. The noise will not be present when the vehicle is in neutral. This may be due to an output shaft bearing. This condition will not affect transmission durability or function. If no additional symptoms are present, do not attempt any repairs or transmission replacement at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: 19B34
NHTSA ID Number: 10171956
Date Announced: February 20, 2020

Summary: On some of the affected vehicles, the gearshift lever reverse lockout feature may not function as intended if the gearshift lever assembly becomes damaged during an aggressive shift event. This may cause some difficulty shifting into first gear because the gearshift lever can travel to reverse without having to lift the reverse lockout mechanism. If the vehicle is in reverse gear, the driver will receive an overt indicator with the reverse backup camera display appearing. The driver can only shift to reverse when the vehicle is stopped.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2083
NHTSA ID Number: 10172966
Date Announced: March 17, 2020

Summary: Some 2020 F-150/Mustang/Ranger vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission and built on 21-Oct-2019 and through 16-Dec-2019 may exhibit a high-pitched whine noise coming from the transmission at low speeds during light acceleration or coasting. This may be due to the outer output shaft bearing. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to replace the transmission inner output shaft bearing, fluid passage sleeve and outer output shaft bearing.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2198
NHTSA ID Number: 10179113
Date Announced: August 26, 2020

Summary: This article supersedes TSB 20-2083 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2019-2020 Ranger and 2020 F-150/Mustang vehicles equipped with a 10R80 transmission and built on 21-Oct-2019 and through 16-Dec-2019 may exhibit a high-pitched whine coming from the transmission at low speeds during light acceleration or coasting. This may be due to the outer output shaft bearing. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to replace the transmission inner output shaft bearing, fluid passage sleeve and outer output shaft bearing.

Year: 2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49440
NHTSA ID Number: 10186595
Date Announced: January 31, 2021

Summary: Some 2020 Mustang GT500 vehicles may exhibit various transmission related concerns and/or DTCs. In addition to following normal Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostics, inspect C105, an inline connector next to the right side valve cover, for signs of pushed out terminals, terminal damage, or harness damage. If any pushed out terminals, terminal damage, or harness damage is found, repair as necessary.

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Power Train, Electrical System

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46900
NHTSA ID Number: 10127405
Date Announced: March 20, 2017

Summary: Some vehicles may exhibit a no start condition with an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) and a DTC P161A after PCM replacement. This may be due to the parameter reset procedure not being properly completed. To clear this DTC, use the Ford Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) service tool or Ford J2534 Diagnostic Software, select - Toolbox - Body - Security - PATS Functions - Parameter Reset. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the procedure. This procedure will transfer the existing Key ID information between the modules without the need of having 2 programmed PATS keys present. There is no need to program keys when the PCM is going to be replaced. Additional information can be found in the Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 419-01. Missing or lost keys are not warrantable.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2370
NHTSA ID Number: 10153934
Date Announced: December 11, 2018

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles built on or before 17-Oct-2018 equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine and operating in altitudes of 1067 meters (3500 feet) above sea level and higher may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P0068 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47750
NHTSA ID Number: 10153970
Date Announced: January 17, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Ford and Lincoln vehicles equipped with a TCU may exhibit inoperative remote features via FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization and/or accessory protocol interface module (APIM) DTC U0198 or no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed. To correct this condition prior to programming, remove the TCU fuse for 5 minutes then reinstall. Delete all previous session files for the vehicle. Verify that the electronic serial number (ESN) is now displayed. Start a new IDS/FDRS session. Program the TCU to the latest IDS/FDRS version level. Make sure you are connected to the internet before retesting. If the concern is still present, follow normal diagnostics in Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 415-00. Refer to PTS OASIS home page for TCU version identification. For claiming, use causal part 14G229.

Year: 2018-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49292
NHTSA ID Number: 10181931
Date Announced: October 29, 2020

Summary: Some 2018-2020 Ford and Lincoln vehicles may exhibit inoperative remote features via the FordPass/Lincoln Way mobile app, incomplete user authorization, no modem electronic serial number (ESN) displayed or DTCs U2100 and/or B156D in the telematics control unit (TCU). These symptoms may persist even after performing a TCU software update and/or replacement. To correct this condition, start a new session with the latest version of the appropriate diagnostic scan tool and perform a PMI on the TCU. If issues persist, open a hotline assistance request and include the IDS version (if applicable) used to perform the PMI and the Authorization Status PID value in the TCU datalogger. For claiming use causal part 14H092 and applicable labor times in Section 10 of the Service Labor Time Standards (SLTS) Manual.

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Power Train, Engine and Engine Cooling

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2083
NHTSA ID Number: 10137069
Date Announced: March 21, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission built on 25-Oct-2017 and through 15-Nov-2017 may exhibit an inability or difficulty to shift the vehicle into second gear. This may be due to a stack-up tolerance issue between the transmission and the shifter. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2049
NHTSA ID Number: 10159452
Date Announced: April 5, 2019

Summary: Some 2019 Mustang and F-150 vehicles built on or before 8-Jan-2019 and equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P1289 and/or P017D stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to the cylinder head temperature (CHT) sensor. To resolve the condition, replace the CHT sensor.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2201
NHTSA ID Number: 10164469
Date Announced: August 6, 2019

Summary: Some 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0420 and/or P0430. This may be due to the operation of the PCM. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to replace the affected catalytic converter and reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM).

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Power Train, Engine, Equipment

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2360
NHTSA ID Number: 10153930
Date Announced: December 3, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 F-150 and 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTCs P0390 and/or P0394 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

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Power Train, Equipment

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM-45815
NHTSA ID Number: 10078988
Date Announced: May 11, 2016

Summary: Air conditioning (A/C) inoperative - Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) P0645.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 45938
NHTSA ID Number: 10091423
Date Announced: July 18, 2016

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may experience a driveline vibration directly related to a vehicle speed of 70-100kmh (50-70mph) and is perceived as a tremor in the floor pan, seat track, or steering wheel and may be heard as a rumble, hum, or boom. Before replacement of any parts, be sure to verify the concern with a road test and visually inspect the driveshaft for damage, undercoating, incorrectly seated universal joints, rotate the driveshaft by hand to feel for any binding or end play in the universal joints. If no concern is found, check and correct any tire balance issues using loaded Hunter Road Force® method. If a concern is still present, balance the driveshaft using the Mastertech® Series MTS 4000 Driveline Balance and NVH Analyzer. Refer to Workshop Manual Sections 100-04, 200-04A, and 205-01. Use Labor Operation 1007D and any appropriate combinations.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2175
NHTSA ID Number: 10144179
Date Announced: July 2, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission may exhibit an inability to engage third and fourth gear. This may be due to a broken 3-4 shift fork. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2160
NHTSA ID Number: 10143076
Date Announced: June 4, 2018

Summary: Some 2017-2018 F-150/Raptor, 2018 Expedition/Mustang/Navigator vehicles equipped with a 10R80 automatic transmission and built on or before 20-Nov-2017 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P0741 and P1744 in the powertrain control module (PCM) or transmission control module (TCM). This may be due to a sticking torque converter clutch (TCC) valve in the main control valve body assembly. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49083
NHTSA ID Number: 10179333
Date Announced: August 12, 2020

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with 3.7L and 5.0L built on or before 1-Apr-2017 equipped with a 6R80 transmission may exhibit a clunk or ping noise from the driveshaft when shifting from reverse to drive or drive to reverse. A revised driveshaft which has enhanced NVH characteristics has been released. For claiming, use causal part 4R602 and applicable labor operations in section 04 of the service labor time standards (SLTS) manual.

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Power Train, Vehicle Speed Control

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2135
NHTSA ID Number: 10162060
Date Announced: June 11, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2019 Mustang GT350/GT350R vehicles may exhibit a hesitation or surge in the vehicle with no diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) present. This may be accompanied by an inoperative cruise control system. This may be due to a transmission output shaft flange nut that has come loose, allowing the output shaft tone ring to move in relation to the output shaft causing an erroneous signal. To resolve the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to replace the output shaft flange nut.

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Seat Belts

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46102
NHTSA ID Number: 10109079
Date Announced: September 30, 2016

Summary: Some vehicles may have a concern where the safety belt retractor webbing does not extract from the stowed position or exhibits excessive pressure on the occupant during use. This may be due to a normal condition which happens when the seat belt retracts at a high rate of speed. The Workshop Manual, Section 501-20A General Procedures has been updated with a locked seatbelt retractor releasing procedure.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47082
NHTSA ID Number: 10136598
Date Announced: February 15, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang convertibles may exhibit a slow/no retraction of the driver or passenger front seat belt shoulder harness. This may be due to increased resistance of the belt going through the shoulder web guide on the seat back. To verify, remove the shoulder belt from the web guide on the seat and identify if the seat belt will now retract normally. If a slow/no retraction still exists, Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-20 for further diagnosis. If normal operation resumes, do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

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Seats

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47200
NHTSA ID Number: 10137112
Date Announced: March 30, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a concern of no horizontal movement of the front power seats. This may be caused by a defective seat track motor or separation of the drive motor cable from the seat track. The seat track motor assembly is available separately (14547) and replacement of the complete seat frame assembly (9661711) may not be required. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 501-10A for seat track motor removal.

Year: 2018-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47814
NHTSA ID Number: 10155571
Date Announced: February 19, 2019

Summary: Some 2016-2019 Explorer, 2016-2018 MKX, 2019 Edge/Nautilus, 2017-2019 Fusion/MKZ, and 2018-2019 F-150/Mustang/Expedition/Navigator vehicles equipped with climate controlled seats may exhibit a buzzing noise from the front seats, front seats too warm, and/or inoperative climate controlled front seats. DTCs B14BA:13, B1154:4B, and/or B14B9:13 may also be present. This may be due to loose terminal pin fit on the driver seat module (DSM) connector C341D (16 pin). If a loose terminal pin fit condition is found during normal diagnostics per Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 501-10, a new service pigtail connector (part number 3U2Z-14S411-BRAB) is available. Refer to Wiring Diagram, Cell 119 to make sure C341D is a 16 pin connector and not a 20 pin connector. Refer to Wiring Diagram, Cell 5 for the recommended splicing procedures.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47845
NHTSA ID Number: 10156561
Date Announced: March 5, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2019 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a concern of no horizontal movement of the front power seats. This may be caused by a defective seat track motor or separation of the drive motor cable from the seat track. The seat track motor assembly is available separately (14547) and replacement of the complete seat frame assembly (9661711) may not be required. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 501-10A for seat track motor removal.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49244
NHTSA ID Number: 10181906
Date Announced: October 8, 2020

Summary: Some 2015-2020 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a concern of no horizontal movement of the front power seats. This may be caused by a defective seat track motor or separation of the drive motor cable from the seat track. The seat track motor assembly is available separately (14547) and replacement of the complete seat frame assembly (9661711) may not be required. Refer to Workshop Manual, Section 501-10A for seat track motor removal.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 49303
NHTSA ID Number: 10183561
Date Announced: November 2, 2020

Summary: Some 2015-2020 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a concern of the rear seat cover appearing loose or having the foam underneath the seat cover exposed. This condition is most apparent at the front outer corners of the lower seat cushion. This may be due to the seat cover coming loose. This can be corrected by tucking the corners of the seat cushion underneath the seat cover. Any loose seat cover material can also be tucked under the cover. Replacement of the seat cushion cover is not necessary to correct this condition.

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Seats, Equipment

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 18-2361
NHTSA ID Number: 10153931
Date Announced: December 4, 2018

Summary: Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan looseness, lateral movement, or clunk/thump noise on turns. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

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Seats, Structure

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2171
NHTSA ID Number: 10175895
Date Announced: May 18, 2020

Summary: Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2020 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus,2015-2019 MKC, 2015-2020 Edge/F150/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017-2020 F-Super Duty, 2018-2020 EcoSport/Expedition, 2019-2020 Ranger/Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan looseness, lateral movement, or a clunk/thump noise on turns. This may be due to the seat pan track. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to install a reinforcement.

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Service Brakes

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46132
NHTSA ID Number: 10091151
Date Announced: October 17, 2016

Summary: Some 2008-2017 Ford/Mercury/Lincoln vehicles equipped with SYNC may generate a Vehicle Health Report (VHR) that identifies a concern with the brakes and suspension category indicating service is required due to a brake system warning lamp being illuminated. If the park brake was applied when the VHR was gathering data from the major vehicle systems, the brakes and suspension message will be reported as the VHR looks for any warning lamps illuminated in the instrument cluster. Rerun the VHR with the engine on and vehicle in park, and ensure the park brake is disengaged. If the SYNC VHR is still reporting a concern to the customers SYNC owners account, refer to the appropriate workshop manual section for diagnosis by DTC or symptom. Starting in 2015 not all SYNC-equipped vehicles support VHR, refer to the owners manual for VHR operation.

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Service Brakes, Hydraulic

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47523
NHTSA ID Number: 10149762
Date Announced: September 17, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 Shelby GT350 and GT350R vehicles may require brake service or repairs to be performed. The vehicles should not have the brake rotors machined when servicing the brake system. Replacement of brake rotors is the only acceptable service of brake rotors on GT350 and GT350R vehicles. GT350 and GT350R vehicles are equipped with a brake system designed for high speed and superior fade resistance. Occasional brake squeal and elevated levels of brake dust may occur. This is normal and does not affect brake system performance. Refer to the Workshop Manual (WSM) Section 206-00 and the Mustang Owner's Manual and the Shelby GT350 Owner's Manual Supplement for further information.

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Steering

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 45012
NHTSA ID Number: 10058226
Date Announced: March 1, 2015

Summary: Ford Fusion/MKZ, 2015 MKC, 2015 Mustang: Bulletin regarding intermittently, the steering column controls fail with possible UO212 in multiple modules. *LJ

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46118
NHTSA ID Number: 10090662
Date Announced: October 10, 2016

Summary: When hooking up the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition is off before connecting to IDS. If the ignition is on or the engine is running during the hook up, it can result in various warning lights being illuminated with DTCs, no start or no crank conditions, or the cluster inoperative. For Lincoln vehicles, this information is now listed in the technical inspection and post road test sections of EPDI on the PTS website. if a vehicle displays these issues, disconnect the equipment from the DLC and reinstall with the ignition off. Clear any DTCs present and retest.

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46210
NHTSA ID Number: 10095995
Date Announced: November 17, 2016

Summary: Some 2010-2016 EPAS equipped vehicles may exhibit steering related noises. The Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostic procedures have been updated in Section 211-02. When diagnosing and repairing EPAS steering noises, use the updated procedures.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46997
NHTSA ID Number: 10138513
Date Announced: January 5, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles may exhibit a customer complaint of lack of on center feel or overall power steering feel performance. A new power steering control module (PSCM) calibration has been released. Reprogram the PSCM to the latest calibration using Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) release 108.02 or higher. Make sure you are connected to the internet when entering module programming to obtain the latest updates. Calibration files may also be obtained at www.motorcraftservice.com. For claiming, use causal part 3504 and applicable labor operations in section 10 of the service labor time standards (SLTS) manual.

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47489
NHTSA ID Number: 10144947
Date Announced: August 24, 2018

Summary: When connecting the Vehicle Communication Module (VCM) and Integrated Diagnostic System (IDS) or Ford Diagnosis and Repair System (FDRS) to the DLC located on the driver side under the steering column at the GWM, make sure that the ignition is off before connecting the VCM. If the ignition is on or the engine is running during the connection, it can result in various warning lights being illuminated with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs), no start, no crank conditions or the IPC inoperative. If a vehicle displays these issues, disconnect the equipment from the DLC and disconnect the vehicle battery. Wait 10 minutes and reinstall with the ignition off. Clear any DTCs present and retest.

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Structure

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB-15-0025
NHTSA ID Number: 10057515
Date Announced: April 8, 2015

Summary: Ford: This TSB contains an owner notification letter. Some vehicles may experience a wind noise from the upper windshield due to a sealer skip. *JS

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46174
NHTSA ID Number: 10095976
Date Announced: November 2, 2016

Summary: 2015-2017 Shelby GT350 and GT350R vehicles require installation of the 3 piece front splitter on GT350 and 1 piece front splitter on the GT350R models during pre-delivery inspection (PDI). Installation instructions can be found on the Professional Technician Society (PTS) website under the PDI tab for each of the models. There is also a link within the instructions for each of the vehicles to a video depicting the installation. Failure to properly install the splitter could result in damage to the splitter or other components during operation of the vehicle.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB18-2107
NHTSA ID Number: 10137079
Date Announced: March 30, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2018 Mustang GT350 vehicles built on or before 26-Feb-2018 may exhibit an excessive panel gap where the rear bumper cover meets the rear quarter panels on either side of the vehicle. This may be due to the method used to fasten the rear bumper cover to the vehicle. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2020 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 20-2233
NHTSA ID Number: 10177863
Date Announced: July 13, 2020

Summary: This article supersedes TSB 19-2026 to update the vehicle model years affected. Some 2000 and newer Ford/Lincoln/Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended.

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Structure, Equipment

Year: 2015-2016 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB16-0104
NHTSA ID Number: 10092364
Date Announced: August 11, 2016

Summary: Some 2015 and 2016 Mustang vehicles with a convertible top may exhibit a condition where the top sags on one or both sides near the rear glass due to broken tension rod clips. Follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.

Year: 2015-2018 Mustang
TSB Number: TSB 19-2026
NHTSA ID Number: 10156863
Date Announced: February 7, 2019

Summary: Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended. Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition.

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Tires

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46153
NHTSA ID Number: 10091003
Date Announced: October 26, 2016

Summary: Setting the correct tire inflation pressure is an important step in the pre-delivery process and during routine maintenance intervals. Recent customer clinics revealed that most every vehicle in the clinics had the tire pressures set incorrectly. Tire pressures from the factory are not set to the correct specification. Maintaining the correct tire pressure is key to the ride characteristics of the vehicle and affects ride quality, handling, load capacity and tire wear. The recommended pressure settings can be found on the tire information label in the driver's side front door jam. Do not use the tire pressures listed on the sidewall of the tires. Maintaining the tire pressure is part of normal maintenance. It should be rechecked monthly, per the owner guide and during the recommended tire rotation intervals.

Year: 2018 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47008
NHTSA ID Number: 10140322
Date Announced: January 10, 2018

Summary: Some 2018 Mustang vehicles equipped with the digital IPC may exhibit a "Service Tire Mobility Kit" message being displayed in the IPC. Press the OK button on the steering wheel to clear this message from the IPC. To prevent the message from returning on the next key cycle, press the settings button on the steering wheel, and in the menu, choose advanced settings> vehicle> tire mobility kit> 4 years. This should be performed even if the 4 years selection in this menu is already selected. Do not replace the tire mobility kit. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for updates.

Year: 2015-2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 47978
NHTSA ID Number: 10160884
Date Announced: May 13, 2019

Summary: Some 2015-2019 Mustang GT/GT350/GT350R Coupe vehicles equipped with Michelin Pilot Sport Cup 2 tires may exhibit tires which appear to have worn treads even when the tires are new or have low miles. This may be due to the fact that these tires come from the factory with a tread design which has shallower tread depth than most tires. There are also fewer grooves molded into the surface of the tire, with some areas of the tire showing no tread at all. Before condemning these tires as excessively worn, ensure that you are familiar with how these tires appear when new.

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Visibility

Year: 2015 Mustang
TSB Number: 44863
NHTSA ID Number: 10057834
Date Announced: July 1, 2015

Summary: Ford: No service action is recommended for this condition. Please use at your discretion. Various 2010-2015 vehicles may experience a turbulence noise, similar to a helicopter noise, at highway speeds when the rear door window(s) or sunroof are open. *TA

Year: 2015-2017 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 46995
NHTSA ID Number: 10138512
Date Announced: January 3, 2018

Summary: Some 2015-2017 Mustang Convertibles built on or before 1-Feb-2017 may exhibit wear marks or damage to the exterior surface of the convertible top in the area of the front outer edges. This may be due to contact between the convertible top and the tonneau covers that may be installed on the vehicle by the customer when the top is in the open position. If the tonneau covers have been installed on the vehicle, and the wear/damage is located in the area where the tonneau covers overlap the convertible top, replace the convertible top material. Refer to WSM, Section 501-18. Discard the original tonneau covers, and supply the customer with new tonneau covers, part numbers FR3Z-7631004-CB and FR3Z-7631005-CB. For claiming, use causal part 7631004 and applicable labor operations in section 12 of the service labor time standards (SLTS) manual.

Year: 2019 Mustang
TSB Number: SSM 48130
NHTSA ID Number: 10164508
Date Announced: August 9, 2019

Summary: Some 2010-2020 vehicles may exhibit distorted glass with a subtle orange peel pattern or streaking etched into the surface. This is caused by hydrofluoric acid which is used in some car wash solutions as a cleaning agent. Hydrofluoric acid can attack the glass and cause visual distortion and/or discoloration on the outer surface which cannot be removed by further cleaning. If this type of distortion is found, inspect the area of the glass that is covered by the cowl and/or molding. The portion of glass that is covered by the cowl or molding will not be affected by the acid. Hydrofluoric acid damage is not a defect in material or workmanship and is not a warrantable condition.

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