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2017 Ford Escape Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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05/21/18 NHTSA ID: 10137115
TSB ID: SSM 47204

Some 2015-2018 fusion/mkz/mkc/escape/edge vehicles equipped with a 2.0l ecoboost engine may exhibit a runs rough condition with dtcs p0300, p0301, p0302, p0303, p0304 and/or p0316. this may be due to coolant intrusion due to corrosion on th
05/21/18 NHTSA ID: 10137132
TSB ID: SSM 47231

Some 2017-2018 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l ecoboost engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. the noise is noticeable because of an elevated idle speed while the vehicl
01/29/18 NHTSA ID: 10127402
TSB ID: 17-2236

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine and built on or before 1-feb-2017 may exhibit an illuminated mil with dtc p051b. follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition
10/21/17 NHTSA ID: 10119671
TSB ID: SSM 46816

2017 vehicles equipped with a 2.0l gtdi, 2.3l gtdi, or 2.5l pfi engine will either be equipped with a diamond washer on each side of a smooth-faced crankshaft timing sprocket (early build), or a crankshaft timing sprocket with laser etched
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109032
TSB ID: TSB 16-0114

Some 2017 escape and mkc vehicles equipped with a 2.0l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine built on or before 20-aug-2016 may exhibit an illuminated mil with dtc p04db (crankcase ventilation system disconnected) in powertra
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109033
TSB ID: TSB 16-0115

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) or a 2.0l gtdi engine, built on or before 20-aug-2016 and equipped with remote start and adaptive cruise control may exhibit dtc u0104 (lost commun
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08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109034
TSB ID: TSB 16-0116

Some 2017 escape and mkc vehicles equipped with a 2.0l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine built on or before 20-aug-2016 may exhibit a lack of power drivability concern with an illuminated mil and dtc p0234 stored in power
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109048
TSB ID: TSB 16-0130

Some 2014-2017 fusion and 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine may exhibit low coolant, white exhaust smoke and an illuminated mil if diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0217, p300, p03
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109050
TSB ID: TSB 16-0132

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine built on or before 9-jun-2016 may exhibit an illuminated mil with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0455 and/or p144c stored in the powertrain
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10108995
TSB ID: TSB 17-0040

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with 17 inch wheels built on or before 10-october-2016 may exhibit an illuminated electric park brake warning indicator with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) c1034, c1a43, c2005, c2007, c2008 and/or u2002.
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109003
TSB ID: TSB 17-2076

Some 2017 escape/fusion vehicles equipped with a 2.5l engine and built on or before 2-feb-2017 may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (mil) with diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0300 and/or p0316 stored in the powertrain contro
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109013
TSB ID: SSM 46525

Some 2017 escape and mkc vehicles equipped with a 1.5l, 2.0l or 2.3l engine may exhibit an illuminated mil with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0455, p0456, p144c and/or p1450 stored in the powertrain control module (pcm) memory. vehicles
08/01/17 NHTSA ID: 10109070
TSB ID: SSM 46085

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 used to diagnose possible etb concerns. the ids has a limited refresh rate
05/24/17 NHTSA ID: 10100517
TSB ID: SSM 46495

Some 2015-2017 escape and mkc vehicles without a vehicle dynamic suspension system and built on 1-apr-2015 and through 1-oct-2016 may exhibit a rattle and/or clunking noise from the rear suspension while driving over bumps and/or making tur
05/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10099087
TSB ID: TSB 17-0034

Some 2013-2017 escape vehicles built on or before 28-feb-2017 may exhibit a noise and/or vibration from the climate control blower motor with or without a lack of airflow from panel registers and may also have an odor. this concern may be d
03/20/17 NHTSA ID: 10095958
TSB ID: TSB 16-0150

Some 2014-2017 fusion and 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine may exhibit low coolant, white exhaust smoke and an illuminated mil if diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0217, p300, p03
03/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10095179
TSB ID: SSM 46330

Some 2016-2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6l/1.5l awd or a 2.0l fwd/awd built on or before 19-nov-2016 may exhibit front brake squeal when applying the brakes. the noise most commonly occurs after the brakes have warmed up, however t
03/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10095126
TSB ID: TSB 17-0005

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with 17 inch wheels built on or before 10-october-2016 may exhibit an illuminated electric park brake warning indicator with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) c1034, c1a43, c2005, c2007, c2008 and/or u2002.
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03/15/17 NHTSA ID: 10095154
TSB ID: SSM 46295

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 fl
03/10/17 NHTSA ID: 10094606
TSB ID: SSM 46233

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with 17 inch wheels built on or before 10-oct-2016 may exhibit an electric park brake warning with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) c1034, c1a43, c2005, c2007, c2008 and/or u2002. 4 wheel drive (4wd) vehicl
03/10/17 NHTSA ID: 10094619
TSB ID: SSM 46259

2017 escapes equipped with 301a technology package have the lane keeping system feature. if a customer has a steering pull or vehicle drift concern and the vehicle is equipped with the lane keeping system, ensure that the customer is aware
03/10/17 NHTSA ID: 10094643
TSB ID: SSM 46281

Some 2015-2017 edge/mkx, escape/mkc, fusion/mkz and explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.0l or 2.3l may exhibit damage to the engine appearance cover, valve cover and/or intake manifold when attempting to remove the appearance cover. to redu
02/13/17 NHTSA ID: 10091431
TSB ID: SSM 45942

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gtdi engine may exhibit a timing belt saw or chirp type noise at idle while the vehicle is in transport mode. the noise is noticeable because of an elevated idle speed while the vehicle is in t
02/13/17 NHTSA ID: 10091459
TSB ID: 16B31

Customer satisfaction program 16b31: certain 2017 model year escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l engine - powertrain control module reprogramming
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02/09/17 NHTSA ID: 10091151
TSB ID: SSM 46132

Some 2008-2017 ford/mercury/lincoln vehicles equipped with sync may generate a 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
02/09/17 NHTSA ID: 10091144
TSB ID: SSM 45892

2016-2017 escape - front brake squeal while braking
02/06/17 NHTSA ID: 10090681
TSB ID: SSM 46132

Some 2008-2017 ford/mercury/lincoln vehicles equipped with sync may generate a 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
08/29/16 NHTSA ID: 10078974
TSB ID: TSB-16-0086

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine and built on or before 5/11/2016 may exhibit diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p164c stored in the powertrain control module (pcm) memory with a
10/21/17 Engine NHTSA ID: 10119659
TSB ID: TSB 17-0066

Some 2017-2018 escape and mkc vehicles equipped with 2.0l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine built on or before 18-sep-2017 may exhibit a mil illuminated with dtc p04db (crankcase ventilation system disconnected) in powert
05/21/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10137101
TSB ID: SSM 47170

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. b
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05/21/18 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10137104
TSB ID: SSM 47180

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l ecoboost engine may exhibit a misfire, lack of power, no start and/or illuminated mil with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0351, p0352, p0353 and/or p0354 stored in the powertrain control modu
05/22/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10100082
TSB ID: SSM 46466

The 2017 powertrain control/emissions diagnosis (pc/ed) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle body (etb). for all etb concerns, the appropriate diagnostic must be completed before throttle body replacement. if a concern
03/10/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10094625
TSB ID: SSM 46266

The 2017 powertrain control/emissions diagnosis (pc/ed) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (etbs). for all etb concerns, the appropriate diagnostic must be completed before throttle body replacement. if a conc
02/21/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10092369
TSB ID: TSB16-0107

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l or 2.0l engine and the auto start stop system, built on or before 5/18/2016, may exhibit false dtc p1935(brake switch/sensor signal) and/or p061e(internal control module brake signal performanc
02/10/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10091272
TSB ID: SSM 45926

2013-2017 fusion/escape/mkz (excluding 3.7l), 2015-2016 edge/explorer (excluding 3.5l/3.7l), 2015-2016 mkc, and 2016 mkx vehicles (excluding 3.7l) equipped with all wheel drive (awd) may exhibit a leaking passenger side power transfer unit
05/21/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10137100
TSB ID: SSM 47167

Various 2016-2017 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 ve
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05/21/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10137105
TSB ID: SSM 47187

Some 2017-2018 escape/focus/transit connect vehicles equipped with remote start may exhibit the engine shut off after using the remote start function to start the vehicle with dtc p1594 stored in the bcm. if using the fordpass app, the app
05/21/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10137093
TSB ID: SSM 47155

Some 2017 escape and focus vehicles may experience a message during key programing that states "back end server failed". to correct this condition, reprogram the remote frequency actuator (rfa) module to the latest level using integrated di
05/21/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10137126
TSB ID: SSM 47211

Some 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit valet mode. sync software updates are now available under the oasis tab sync selection. if update is avai
05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136597
TSB ID: SSM 47080

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 re
05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136600
TSB ID: SSM 47084

Some 2017 escape vehicles built on or before 02-feb-2017 may exhibit an auto stop/start condition where the vehicle does not auto restart after an auto stop event. upon attempting to restart, the instrument panel may display a message instr
05/14/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10136602
TSB ID: SSM 47086

Some 2017-2018 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l or 2.0l engine and built on or before 24-jan-2018 may exhibit fuse f34 open, an illuminated mil with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0034, p023a, p0245, p0480, p0481, p0645, p06a0, p06db,
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01/29/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10127405
TSB ID: SSM 46900

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
01/29/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10127424
TSB ID: SSM 46947

Some 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles with sync 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the sync touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. sync may appear unresponsive when the o
01/29/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10127425
TSB ID: SSM 46948

Some owners of 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. mobile device navigation via applink requires sync 3 version 2.3 or higher for apple ios users. mobile
12/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10125074
TSB ID: SSM 46854

Some 2017-2018 fusion/mkz/mkc/mkx/continental with all audio systems and 2017-2018 escape with sony audio systems may exhibit an inoperative speed compensation volume feature. do not attempt any repairs at this time. engineering is investig
12/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10125078
TSB ID: SSM 46860

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
12/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10125079
TSB ID: SSM 46861

Some 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles with sync 3 may intermittently display an overhead image of a vehicle in the center of the sync touchscreen with no obstacle detection grids or warning chimes. sync may appear unresponsive when the o
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12/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10125080
TSB ID: SSM 46862

Some owners of 2013-2018 escape vehicles may complain of the rear license plate viewed in the lower portion of the display screen when using the parking aid camera. this is due to the convex camera lens to provide as much viewing angle as p
12/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10125083
TSB ID: SSM 46875

Some 2017 escape vehicles may exhibit inoperative climate or radio controls with dtcs u2100, u0140 in the fcim or dtc u0164 in the body control module (bcm). this may be due to loss of communication or incomplete module configuration. befor
10/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10119669
TSB ID: SSM 46813

Some 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit valet mode. to recover the screen, perform a complete ignition cycle (key off, open and close the driver'
10/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10119673
TSB ID: SSM 46822

Some 2017-2018 escape/mkc and 2017 edge vehicles equipped with 2.0l gasoline turbocharged direct injection(gtdi) engines may exhibit illuminated malfunction indicator light(mil) with dtc p04db(crankcase ventilation system disconnected) stor
10/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10119676
TSB ID: SSM 46825

Some 2016-2017 escape vehicles built on or before 01-apr-2017 may exhibit a concern with the oat reading inaccurate and/or the a/c inoperative. this may be due to water in connector c134(20 pin) in the left front fender apron. if a vehicle
10/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10119678
TSB ID: SSM 46834

Some 2016-2017 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 update is available refer to wsm, section 415-00 and update apim so
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10/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10119684
TSB ID: SSM 46848

Some owners of 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 may experience inoperative mobile device navigation applications. mobile device navigation via applink requires sync 3 version 2.3 or higher for apple ios users. mobile
08/25/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10115952
TSB ID: SSM 46702

Some 2016-2017 ford/lincoln vehicles sync 3 may exhibit an intermittent blank screen. check for sync software update under the oasis tab sync selection. if update is available refer to wsm, section 415-00 and update apim software. during th
08/01/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10109058
TSB ID: SSM 46058

Some 2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 and navigation may exhibit a condition in which the siriusxm traffic listing is not loading but all remaining travel link features operate properly. siriusxm traffic is only available
08/01/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10109001
TSB ID: TSB 17-2068

Some 2016-2017 edge, escape, expedition, fiesta, flex, mkc, mkt, mkx, mustang, navigator and taurus or 2017 explorer and super duty vehicles equipped with sync 3 and built on 1-jul-2015 and through 31-dec-2016 may exhibit a sync display mes
08/01/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10109075
TSB ID: SSM 46097

Some 2017 fusion/mkz/mkc and continental with all audio systems and 2017 escape with sony audio systems may exhibit an inoperative audio system after a battery disconnect/reconnect. make sure battery is at full state of charge before attemp
08/01/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10109067
TSB ID: SSM 46073

Some 2016-2017 escape, mkc, fiesta, f150, expedition, navigator, mustang, transit, focus, c-max, mkx, taurus, mks, flex, mkt, and edge and 2017 explorer, fusion, mkz, super duty, transit connect and continental vehicles equipped with sync 3
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05/24/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100508
TSB ID: SSM 46486

Some 2016-2017 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 considered normal due to the power saving features enabled while in t
05/22/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10100084
TSB ID: SSM 46472

Some 2017 escape vehicles with electronic manual temperature control (emtc) and ford original accessory or fia scalable remote start systems may exhibit a concern of the air distribution and temperature controls becoming locked after 5 minu
05/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099081
TSB ID: TSB 17-0032

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with one touch open on the drivers window only and built on or before 29-jul-2016 may exhibit inoperative front power windows due to an open fuse 15 in the rjb. fuse 15 in the rjb may open if the front win
05/12/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10099002
TSB ID: TSB 17-0027

Some 2015-2017 escape vehicles equipped with emtc and built on or before 8-apr-2016 may exhibit incorrect air distribution from the instrument panel registers when panel mode is selected on the heater ventilation air conditioning (hvac) con
03/20/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10095846
TSB ID: SSM 46396

Some 2017 escape vehicles with electronic manual temperature control (emtc) and ford original accessory or fia scalable remote start systems may exhibit a concern of the last user setting of the heating ventilation and air conditioning (hva
03/20/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10095856
TSB ID: SSM 46411

Some 2017 mkc vehicles equipped with all audio systems and 2017 escape vehicles with a sony audio system built on or before 23-dec-2016 may exhibit a discharged battery. a repetitive cycling noise similar to a cd ejecting noise may also be
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03/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10095165
TSB ID: SSM 46312

Some 2017 escape vehicles equipped with sync connect and ordered with a ford original accessory(foa)/factory invoiced accessory (fia)remote start system may exhibit a concern that the engine cannot be remote started using the fordpass appli
03/15/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10095180
TSB ID: SSM 46331

2017 escape vehicles equipped with power roof opening panel built on 06-jun-2016 and through 03-dec-2016 have a change to the initialization procedure for both the roof opening panel and the shield(sunshade). refer to workshop manual, secti
03/06/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10093865
TSB ID: TSB 16-0158

Some 2015-2017 escape vehicles equipped with emtc and built on or before 8-apr-2016 may exhibit incorrect air distribution from the instrument panel registers when panel mode is selected on the heater ventilation air conditioning (hvac) con
02/21/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10092402
TSB ID: SSM 45968

Some 2016 escape/mkc/fiesta/f150/expedition/navigator/mustang /transit/focus/c-max/mkx/taurus/mks/flex/mkt/edge and 2017 escape/explorer/mkc/fusion and mkz vehicles equipped with sync 3 might exhibit a blank screen or other various sync sym
02/10/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10091230
TSB ID: SSM 45917

Some 2016-2017 vehicles equipped with sync 3 may experience the following concerns; the gps not tracking the vehicle position correctly, the vehicle location arrow icon spinning in circles on the navigation screen or a spinning compass on n
02/09/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10091101
TSB ID: SSM 46154

Some 2016-2017 escape vehicles equipped with sirius satellite radio built on or before 8/21/2106 may exhibit an intermittent concern where the audio cuts out and the radio displays a no signal message while driving in open sky conditions in
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02/08/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10090990
TSB ID: SSM 46151

Some 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 and navigation may exhibit a condition in which the siriusxm traffic listing is not loading but all remaining travel link features operate properly. siriusxm traffic is only avai
09/23/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10081012
TSB ID: SSM-45868

2016-2017 escape/mkc - lack of a/c cooling during pdi check
08/29/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10078985
TSB ID: SSM-45810

A/c compressor lockup - vehicles in storage or used infrequently
05/21/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10137077
TSB ID: TSB18-2099

Some 2017 escape vehicles built on or before 1-sep-2017 may exhibit a manual liftgate that is difficult to close or a power liftgate that exhibits bounce back and/or will not cinch. follow the service procedure steps to correct this conditi
05/21/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10137129
TSB ID: SSM 47228

Some 2015-2017 escape vehicles built on or before 5-apr-2017 with factory trailer tow may exhibit a concern with a trailer lamp out warning and/or blis not available warning without a trailer connected. access connectors c439 (4 pin) and c4
01/29/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10127419
TSB ID: SSM 46933

Some 2017-2018 escape vehicles with electronic manual temperature control (emtc) and ford original accessory (foa) or factory invoiced accessory (fia) scalable remote start systems may exhibit a concern of the air distribution and temperatu
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01/29/18 Other NHTSA ID: 10127426
TSB ID: SSM 46949

Some 2016-2017 ford and lincoln vehicles equipped with sync 3 version 2.2 software may exhibit a blank screen after attempting to exit valet mode. sync software updates are now available under the oasis tab sync selection. if update is avai
12/14/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10125067
TSB ID: tsb17-2207

Some 2017-2018 escape vehicles may exhibit a vibration at highway speeds above 80 km/h (50 mph) which may be attributed to short term flat spotting in the tires. follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.
08/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115944
TSB ID: TSB17-2119

Some 2017 escape vehicles built on or before 1-dec-2016 may exhibit a wind and/or whistle noise from the exterior mirror(s) at highway speed. follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.
08/25/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10115953
TSB ID: SSM 46703

Some 2013-2017 edge/mkx/escape/mkc/fusion/mkz/flex/mkt/mondeo/kuga/ecosport awd vehicles where diagnosis leads to a rdu clutch issue, a rear drive unit (rdu) service kit is available. use the vehicle identification number (vin) in the parts
08/01/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10109079
TSB ID: SSM 46102

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 seatb
08/01/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10109060
TSB ID: SSM 46061

Some 2016-2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.6l/1.5l awd or a 2.0l fwd/awd may exhibit front brake squeal when applying the brakes. the noise most commonly occurs after the brakes have warmed up, however the noise may occur during other
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05/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099451
TSB ID: SSM 46438

Some 2016-2017 f150, edge, mkx, escape, focus, mkc, fusion, mkz, taurus and 2017 continental vehicles equipped with 2.0l, 2.7l or 3.0l gasoline turbocharged direct injection(gtdi) ecoboost engines may exhibit malfunction indicator light(mil
05/17/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099458
TSB ID: SSM 46450

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. b
05/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10099073
TSB ID: TSB 17-0028

Some 2014-2017 fusion and 2017 escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine and an odometer reading 16,000 km (10,000 miles) or above may exhibit low coolant, white exhaust smoke and may also exh
03/20/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10095968
TSB ID: SSM 46170

2013-2017 escape vehicles equipped with moonroof exhibit a small vent opening position of 5 mm. this is the normal vent position for optimal nvh/windnoise qualities. when the vent is closed, the moonroof will open to the 10 mm position then
03/15/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10095204
TSB ID: SSM 46333

Some 2017 mkc and continental with all audio systems and 2017 escape with sony audio systems built on or before 23-dec-2016 may exhibit a discharged battery. a repetitive cycling noise similar to a cd ejecting noise may also be present. if
02/22/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10092555
TSB ID: SSM 46011

Some 2015-2017 focus/c-max/escape vehicles equipped with one touch up feature. the 2016-2017 workshop manual section 501-11 was updated 8/2016 with revised diagnostics, the 2015 wsm updates will follow later. refer to the 2016-2017 wsm revi
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02/21/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10092381
TSB ID: SSM 45962

2017 escape vehicles equipped with ldws can require ipma camera alignment for multiple reasons as referenced in workshop manual (wsm) section, 419-07. some of the reasons would include windshield replacement, suspension repair, alignment or
02/10/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10091267
TSB ID: SSM 45918

Some 2016-2017 ford/lincoln vehicles with sync 3 may see a navigation fault message appear on the map on the home screen or a system lock up when the phone is connected. applink maybe inoperative, or the system may perform random reboots du
02/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10091125
TSB ID: SSM 46157

All 2013-2017 escape vehicles exhibit a frayed/cut short appearance at the front edge of the headliner near the windshield. this is a normal characteristic of the headliner and no repairs should be attempted.
02/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10091126
TSB ID: SSM 46158

The 2017 powertrain control/emissions diagnosis (pc/ed) manual has been revised for diagnosing electronic throttle bodies (etbs). for all etb concerns, the appropriate diagnostic must be completed before throttle body replacement. if a conc
02/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10091157
TSB ID: SSM 46110

No description available
02/09/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10091145
TSB ID: SSM 45893

2017 escape - emtc - ford original accessory/factory invoiced accessory (fia) remote start - unable to enable hvac module settings during kit installation
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02/08/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10091003
TSB ID: SSM 46153

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 incorr
02/03/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10090507
TSB ID: TSB 16-0142

Some 2017 escape vehicles may exhibit a vibration at highway speeds above 80 km/h (50 mph) which may be attributed to short term flat spotting in the tires. follow the service procedure steps to correct the condition.
08/31/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10079006
TSB ID: SSM-45838

Inoperative hands-free liftgate after addition of trailer hitch
08/29/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10078979
TSB ID: SSM-45797

Drive minimum 15 miles before diagnosing tire vibrations
08/29/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10078983
TSB ID: SSM-45806

Sirius satellite radio - audio cuts out/no signal
08/29/16 Other NHTSA ID: 10078984
TSB ID: SSM-45809

Sync 3 accessory protocol interface module (apim) dtcs u3000 or b108e or u1a00

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Ford Escape TSBs (Technical Service Bulletins)

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.