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2018 Ford Fusion Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs)

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TSB Date Problem Area TSB Text
12/14/17 Transmission and Drivetrain NHTSA ID: 10125070
TSB ID: tsb17-2215

Some 2017-2018 fusion vehicles equipped with a 2.5l engine and built on or before 18-aug-2017 may exhibit an illuminated mil with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs) p0071 and/or p068a. reprogram the powertrain control module (pcm) using integr
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: 10127406
TSB ID: SSM 46901

Some 2017-2018 fusion/mkz vehicles built on or before 27-oct-2017 may exhibit an illuminated airbag lamp and/or sync 911 assist not operational message being displayed. connect the ids and check the rcm and apim for dtcs. if any of the foll
01/29/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10127410
TSB ID: SSM 46906

Some 2015-2018 f150/edge, 2016-2018 mkx and 2017-2018 fusion, continental vehicles equipped with a 2.7l engine may experience a malfunction indicator lamp (mil) and/or wrench lamp with diagnostic trouble codes (dtcs): p0116, p0117, p0118, p
01/29/18 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10127395
TSB ID: 17-2220

Some 2017-2018 fusion and mkz vehicles equipped with a 2.0l gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine and built on or before 29-sep-2017 may exhibit an illuminated mil with dtc p04db (crankcase ventilation system disconnected) in
12/14/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning NHTSA ID: 10125063
TSB ID: tsb17-2192

Some 2017 and 2018 fusion vehicles equipped with the 2.5l engine and built on or before 18-aug-2017 without active grille shutters may exhibit a concern of a discharged battery. battery drain may be a result of key-off load conditions resul
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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: 10125081
TSB ID: SSM 46870

Some 2017-2018 fusion se fleet vehicles equipped with sync may have a right side instrument cluster display which is blank and does not respond to inputs from the steering wheel controls. this is a normal condition. for fleet vehicles, equi

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Ford Fusion 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.