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2007 Ford Explorer Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
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
05/07/14 NHTSA ID: 10055318
TSB ID: ASI-44429

Ford/mercury: to prevent harness damage, on some vehicles, resulting in contact with tire or suspension components, proper routing of wiring harness for wheel speed sensor is key. 2006-2010 explorer, mountaineer, explorer sport trac.
08/28/12 NHTSA ID: 10045340
TSB ID: TSB-12-7-4

Ford/lincoln/mercury: if battery was disconnected or dead, vehicles/trucks may experience hard starts and engine idle rpm fluctuation and exhibit diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0505, p0506, p2111 and p2112.
04/04/08 NHTSA ID: 10024323
TSB ID: 08-2-8

Improved brake pedal feel and firmness. *nj
02/27/08 NHTSA ID: 10023992
TSB ID: 07253

Fuel fill--slow or early shut off--built before 11/28/2007. *nj
02/24/10 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10032229
TSB ID: SI-20005

Ford/mercury: some vehicles equipped with 6r60 transmissions may exhibit various transmission performance issues. when compared to other transmissions, some of the shift characteristics are different than previous models due to the 100% s
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06/26/09 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10029205
TSB ID: TSB-08-18-2

Ford/mercury/lincoln: vehicles may exhibit one or more of the following symptoms: drive away hesitation, loss of rpm on deceleration, difficulty starting, and/or idle rpm less than desired. the f53 motorhome chassis is included. *
05/20/09 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10028736
TSB ID: TSB-08-19-3

Ford: some vehicles may exhibit oil separation from the internal lube found in the unitized cartridge seal. oil separation appears to be and is often misdiagnosed, as an axle lube leak.
10/23/08 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10026385
TSB ID: TSB-08-9-5

Ford/mercury: 4.0l/4.6l hard start/rough running; after long hot soak/dip in rpm when coming to a stop; built on or before 4/2/08. may exhibit a dip in rpm below normal idle level of 600 rpm on deceleration.
05/07/08 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10024695
TSB ID: 20144

Multiple vehicle lines - intermittent pcm, fuel pump, ign. coil, a/c, abs or fog lamp operation. *nj
11/08/07 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10023295
TSB ID: 19865

Multiple vehicle lines - intermittent pcm, fuel pump, ign, coil, a/c, abs or fog lamp operation. *nj
03/28/07 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10021279
TSB ID: 0728

Overheat indication and shift quality improvements - calibration update release - 4.6l 3v with 6r60 transmission equipped vehicles only.
07/06/11 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10039053
TSB ID: AS-21769

Ford: if there is an intermittent lack of power, surge, or hesitation while driving the brakes will override acceleration.
03/20/17 Other NHTSA ID: 10095858
TSB ID: SSM 46412

Some 2007-2016 edge/mkx/flex/mkt/mkz/mks/taurus/taurus police/explorer/explorer police equipped with all wheel drive (awd) and built on or before 30-jun-2016 may exhibit a ticking and/or knocking noise coming from the driveline area. to ide

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Ford Explorer 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.