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Crash Test Data for 2019 Ford

No crash test data exists.

 

Service Bulletins for 2019 Ford

2019 FORD ESCAPE
Bulletin Number: SSM 47625
Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L Ecoboost engine may exhibit coolant consumption and white smoke concern. Follow the Cooling System Pressure Test procedure in Workshop Manual(WSM), Section 303-03, pre
2019 FORD EXPLORER
Bulletin Number: SSM 47529
Some 2016-2019 Police Interceptor Utility vehicles may have an illuminated MIL with ambient air temperature (AAT) sensor DTC P0073. During the installation of certain police accessories by non-Ford vehicle upfitters, wiring connector C134 m
Bulletin Number: SSM 47547
Some 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility vehicles may exhibit a reduced top speed after a transmission fluid service with unapproved fluid. The use of unapproved fluid or improper transmission fluid level can lead to reduced vehi
2019 FORD F-150
Bulletin Number: SSM 47452
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with BLIS that have had the pickup box removed for upfitter modification may exhibit a BLIS warning message in the message center with no associated DTCs. Using the appropriate Ford scan tool at
Bulletin Number: SSM 47486
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit concerns related to brake drag. Utilize Workshop Manual (WSM) diagnostics in section 206-00 to verify the correct installation of the stoplamp switch. Improper adjustment of the stoplamp swit
2019 FORD F-250 SD
Bulletin Number: 18N04
Certain 2014-2016 Model Year F-250 ? F-550 and 2016 Model Year F-650 - F-750 Vehicles, With 6.7L Diesel Engine - Crankcase Ventilation Oil Separator Assembly. Certain 2018 Model Year F-150 and 2019 Model Year F-250 through F-550 Superduty
Bulletin Number: SSM 47537
2019 F-Super Duty fleet-only vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may have DTC B1D55 present. These vehicles are not equipped with a secondary antenna due to the fleet-only TCU not requiring a secondary antenna input. If D
Bulletin Number: SSM 47541
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P2074 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Do not replace the PCM or mass air flow (MAF) sensor for this concern. Instea
Bulletin Number: SSM 47542
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty/2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with the 6.7L or 3.0L engines may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with DTC P208E in the powertrain control module (PCM). When performing pinpoint test RK, the
Bulletin Number: SSM 47553
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles and 2018 Expedition/Navigator vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio reverts to an AM or FM station after shutting the vehicle off, leaving it off for at least 20 minutes, and then starting it ba
Bulletin Number: SSM 47615
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a whistle type noise from under the hood while under load and/or while driving. Make sure there is a proper connection between the air cleaner lower intake duct, located under the battery tra
Bulletin Number: TSB 18-2268
Some 2017-2019 F-250/F-350 4WD vehicles built on or before 31-Jul-2018 may exhibit a sustained steering wheel oscillation after hitting rough pavement or an expansion joint above 45 mph (72 Km/h). Follow the Service Procedure steps to corre
2019 FORD F-350 SD
Bulletin Number: 18N04
Certain 2014-2016 Model Year F-250 ? F-550 and 2016 Model Year F-650 - F-750 Vehicles, With 6.7L Diesel Engine - Crankcase Ventilation Oil Separator Assembly. Certain 2018 Model Year F-150 and 2019 Model Year F-250 through F-550 Superduty
Bulletin Number: SSM 47537
2019 F-Super Duty fleet-only vehicles equipped with a telematics control unit (TCU) may have DTC B1D55 present. These vehicles are not equipped with a secondary antenna due to the fleet-only TCU not requiring a secondary antenna input. If D
Bulletin Number: SSM 47541
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P2074 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Do not replace the PCM or mass air flow (MAF) sensor for this concern. Instea
Bulletin Number: SSM 47542
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty/2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with the 6.7L or 3.0L engines may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with DTC P208E in the powertrain control module (PCM). When performing pinpoint test RK, the
Bulletin Number: SSM 47553
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles and 2018 Expedition/Navigator vehicles may exhibit a concern where the radio reverts to an AM or FM station after shutting the vehicle off, leaving it off for at least 20 minutes, and then starting it ba
Bulletin Number: SSM 47597
Some 2013-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P2074 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to a dirty air filter, replace the filter if necessary. Do no
Bulletin Number: SSM 47615
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a whistle type noise from under the hood while under load and/or while driving. Make sure there is a proper connection between the air cleaner lower intake duct, located under the battery tra
Bulletin Number: TSB 18-2268
Some 2017-2019 F-250/F-350 4WD vehicles built on or before 31-Jul-2018 may exhibit a sustained steering wheel oscillation after hitting rough pavement or an expansion joint above 45 mph (72 Km/h). Follow the Service Procedure steps to corre
2019 FORD F-450 SD
Bulletin Number: 18N04
Certain 2014-2016 Model Year F-250 ? F-550 and 2016 Model Year F-650 - F-750 Vehicles, With 6.7L Diesel Engine - Crankcase Ventilation Oil Separator Assembly. Certain 2018 Model Year F-150 and 2019 Model Year F-250 through F-550 Superduty
Bulletin Number: SSM 47597
Some 2013-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P2074 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to a dirty air filter, replace the filter if necessary. Do no
Bulletin Number: SSM 47615
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a whistle type noise from under the hood while under load and/or while driving. Make sure there is a proper connection between the air cleaner lower intake duct, located under the battery tra
2019 FORD F-650 SD
Bulletin Number: 18N04
Certain 2014-2016 Model Year F-250 ? F-550 and 2016 Model Year F-650 - F-750 Vehicles, With 6.7L Diesel Engine - Crankcase Ventilation Oil Separator Assembly. Certain 2018 Model Year F-150 and 2019 Model Year F-250 through F-550 Superduty
Bulletin Number: SSM 47412
2018 Expedition/Navigator, 2018-2019 F-Super Duty, 2019 E-Series and F-650/F-750 vehicles built on or after 9-Jul-2018 are filled with the new Motorcraft Yellow Antifreeze/Coolant. When servicing the cooling system(s) on these vehicles, use
Bulletin Number: SSM 47541
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P2074 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). Do not replace the PCM or mass air flow (MAF) sensor for this concern. Instea
Bulletin Number: SSM 47597
Some 2013-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with a 6.7L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with only DTC P2074 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to a dirty air filter, replace the filter if necessary. Do no
Bulletin Number: SSM 47615
Some 2017-2019 F-Super Duty vehicles may exhibit a whistle type noise from under the hood while under load and/or while driving. Make sure there is a proper connection between the air cleaner lower intake duct, located under the battery tra
2019 FORD FLEX
Bulletin Number: SSM 47509
Some 2019 Flex vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 without navigation may exhibit a compass that is stuck and/or does not indicate the correct direction. Do not attempt any repairs at this time. Engineering is investigating, monitor OASIS for upd
Bulletin Number: SSM 47571
Some 2019 Flex vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 without navigation may exhibit a compass that is stuck and/or does not indicate the correct direction. This may be due to the calibration in the accessory protocol interface module (APIM). To res
2019 FORD FUSION
Bulletin Number: SSM 47625
Some 2014-2019 Fusion and 2017-2019 Escape vehicles equipped with a 1.5L Ecoboost engine may exhibit coolant consumption and white smoke concern. Follow the Cooling System Pressure Test procedure in Workshop Manual(WSM), Section 303-03, pre
Bulletin Number: SSM 47630
Some 2019 Fusion Energi vehicles built on or before 2-Oct-2018 may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC U301D in the battery energy control module (BECM) after a charging event. To correct this condition, reprogram the powertrain control mod
2019 FORD MUSTANG
Bulletin Number: SSM 47515
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 transm
Bulletin Number: TSB 18-2267
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
2019 FORD TAURUS
Bulletin Number: SSM 47547
Some 2013-2019 Police Interceptor Sedan and Utility vehicles may exhibit a reduced top speed after a transmission fluid service with unapproved fluid. The use of unapproved fluid or improper transmission fluid level can lead to reduced vehi
2019 FORD TRANSIT
Bulletin Number: SSM 47543
2015-2019 Transit vehicles equipped with dual rear wheels (DRWs) have a high mount rear marker lamp that does not illuminate with the stop lamps. This lamp assembly may appear to be a stop lamp but is intended to illuminate with the parking
Bulletin Number: SSM 47598
Some 2018-2019 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.2L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P054E. If DTC P054E is set with any other DTCs, diagnose and repair those DTCs first. If DTC P054E is the only DTC, do not attempt to repair
Bulletin Number: SSM 47613
Some 2018-2019 Transit vehicles equipped with a 3.2L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTC P054E. If DTC P054E is set with any other DTCs, diagnose and repair those DTCs first. If DTC P054E is the only DTC, do not attempt to repair
2019 FORD TRANSIT CONNECT
Bulletin Number: SSM 47548
Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may experience a lack of power steering assist or a power steering fault in the message center at start up after a discharged battery. Do not replace the steering rack and pin
Bulletin Number: SSM 47554
Some 2019 Transit Connect vehicles built on or after 28-May-2018 may experience a lack of power steering assist or a power steering fault in the message center at start up which may occur after a discharged battery. Do not replace the steer

 

Recalls for 2019 Ford

2019 FORD F-150
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:03/18/2014 - 11/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:410289

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

Consequence:

When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S45.
2019 FORD F-250
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:03/18/2014 - 11/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:410289

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

Consequence:

When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S45.
2019 FORD F-250 SD
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:08/21/2018 - 08/23/2018
Potential Units Affected:4

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty and F-450 Super Duty vehicles. An incorrect transmission case casting may cause the park pawl assembly to not be secured, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement.

Consequence:

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Ford will notify owners and dealers will inspect the transmission case, replacing the transmission as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 7, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S36.
2019 FORD F-350
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:03/18/2014 - 11/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:410289

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

Consequence:

When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S45.
2019 FORD F-350 SD
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:08/21/2018 - 08/23/2018
Potential Units Affected:4

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty and F-450 Super Duty vehicles. An incorrect transmission case casting may cause the park pawl assembly to not be secured, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement.

Consequence:

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Ford will notify owners and dealers will inspect the transmission case, replacing the transmission as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 7, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S36.
2019 FORD F-450
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:03/18/2014 - 11/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:410289

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

Consequence:

When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S45.
2019 FORD F-450 SD
NHTSA Campaign ID:POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:08/21/2018 - 08/23/2018
Potential Units Affected:4

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty and F-450 Super Duty vehicles. An incorrect transmission case casting may cause the park pawl assembly to not be secured, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement.

Consequence:

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.

Action:

Ford will notify owners and dealers will inspect the transmission case, replacing the transmission as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 7, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S36.
2019 FORD F-550
NHTSA Campaign ID:ENGINE
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:03/18/2014 - 11/17/2018
Potential Units Affected:410289

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2019 Ford F-150 and 2017-2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty, F-450 Super Duty, and F-550 Super Duty pick-up trucks equipped with an engine block heater. Water and contaminants may get into the block heater cable's splice connector causing corrosion and damage.

Consequence:

When the heater is plugged in, prolonged corrosion could cause a resistive short, increasing the risk of overheated or melted wiring and a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and seal the block heater cable, or replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 7, 2019. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S45.
2019 FORD FLEX
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:05/29/2018 - 05/29/2018
Potential Units Affected:87

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, 2019 Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. The power supply cables at the starter and the alternator may not have been properly secured, possibly resulting in an electrical arc.

Consequence:

An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator and starter motor power supply cables to verify that they are properly secured, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S25.
2019 FORD FLEX
NHTSA Campaign ID:ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
Manufacturer:Ford Motor Company
Manufacture Dates:05/29/2018 - 05/29/2018
Potential Units Affected:87

Defect Description:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, 2019 Ford Flex, and Lincoln MKT vehicles. The power supply cables at the starter and the alternator may not have been properly secured, possibly resulting in an electrical arc.

Consequence:

An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.

Action:

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator and starter motor power supply cables to verify that they are properly secured, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began September 26, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S25.