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2012 Ford Taurus
3.5L 6-cyl Engine Code [T] Engine Code [T] Turbo
365 bhp. @ 5500 rpm / Torque: 350 ft. lbs. @ 1500 rpm
24 Valves Double Overhead Camshaft Variable Valve Timing
3.5L - V 6-cyl (3496 cc) Code: 99T (Gasoline engine w/ Twin Turbocharger)
Compression Ratio: 10:1

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Product Cross Reference Guide: This product cross reference guide follows recommendations outlined in your owners manual and also reflects periodic service recommendation updates from the original equipment manufacturer for this particular model (2012 Ford Taurus with engine code [T]) show example...

For example, the manufacturer may have recommended 5W30 motor oil at the time of production (owners manual) & later revised the recommendation to 5W20. This guide will reflect latest recommendation by the manufacturer for this model. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example.

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  1. Engine Oil

    Grade 1  »  SEO19
    All TEMPS  »  5W-30
  2. Automatic Transmission

  3. Transfer Case

    Transfer Case, PTU  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  75W-140 [2]
    Severe Gear® 75W-140 (SVOPK)
  4. Rear Differential

    Differential, Rear AWD  »  GL-5

    All TEMPS  »  80W-90 [1]
    SAE 80W-90 Synthetic Gear Lube (AGLQT)
    Severe Gear® 75W-90 (SVGPK)
    Severe Gear® 75W-110 (SVTQT)
  5. Brake Fluid

    Brake Fluid  »  HB

    DOT 3 and 4 Brake Fluid (BFLVCN) [3]
  6. Lubricants & Fluids Comments  »  [*]

    [1] Use SAE 80W-90 meeting Ford specification WSP-M2C197-A
    [2] Use SAE 75W-140 synthetic rear axle lubricant. Motorcraft
    P/N XY-75W140-QL; Ford specification WSL-M2C192-A
    [3] Motorcraft High Performance DOT 3 brake fluid, P/N PM-1-C
    or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSS-M6C65-A1.

  7. Capacities (Drive Train Fluids)

    Engine, with filter  »  5.2 liters [1]
    Cooling System, Initial Fill  »  10.8 liters
    Passenger Car & Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant
    AMSOIL Antifreeze and Engine Coolant
    Automatic Transmission, 6F55 Initial Fill  »  Not Specified
    Automatic Transmission, Total Fill
    6 speed 6F55  »  11 liters
    Differential, AWD Rear  »  1.1 liters
    Transfer Case, PTU  »  0.5 liters
    ANTPC ANT
    Capacities Comments
    [1] After refill check oil level.
  8. Chassis Lubrication

    0 Fittings, 0 Plugs
  9. Torque Specifications

    Oil Drain Plug  »  20 ft/lbs
    Transfer Case PTU
    Fill Plug 15 ft/lbs

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  1. Filters: Oil, Air, Cabin, Fuel, Transmission, Hydraulic & Crankcase

    Oil Filter Absolute Efficiency Oil Filter (EAO17)  
    Oil Filter WIX 57502 Oil Filter [1]
    Air Filter WIX 46935 Air Filter [1]

    Filter Comments
    [1] SHO (SubModel)
  2. Gasoline Engine Fuel Additives

    Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)
    AOB Dominator Octane Boost (AOB)

    Maximizes power and improves performance in all two-cycle and four-cycle gasoline engines. Reduces engine knock, improves ignition and engine response, helps fuel burn cleaner and inhibits corrosion. Recommended for off-road and racing use. Packag...

    Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)
    AST Gasoline Stabilizer (AST)

    AMSOIL Gasoline Stabilizer (AST) reduces the oxidation process that occurs when fuel is stored for extended periods, improving performance, extending equipment life and decreasing maintenance expenses. Package sizes include: 16-oz. Bottle ...

    P.I Performance Improver (API)
    API P.I Performance Improver (API)

    P.i. improves fuel mileage an average of 2.3% and up to 5.7%. Reduces emissions such as hydrocarbons (HC) up to 15%, carbon monoxide (CO) up to 26% and nitrous oxides (NOx) up to 17%. Restores power and performance. Reduces the need for costly higher...

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ASL 5W-30 Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil (ASL)

The Top Tier of AMSOIL Synthetic Motor Oil. AMSOIL Signature Series Synthetic Motor Oil delivers extraordinary lubrication in all types of automotive gasoline engines. Engineered for enthusiasts seeking maximum protection and performance. Precision-f...
XLF 5W-30 Extended Life Synthetic Motor Oil (XLF)

AMSOIL XL Synthetic Motor Oil is the choice for those who want to do something extra for their vehicle. Its boosted formulation delivers extra cleaning power, outstanding wear control, excellent high and low temperature protection and exceptional fue...
OEF 5W-30 OE Series Synthetic Motor Oil (OEF)

OE Synthetic Motor Oil is for mechanics and drivers seeking peace of mind protection and exceptional value in synthetic motor oil. It delivers 100 percent synthetic engine protection for advanced automotive technology, including turbochargers and dir...
ATL Signature Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

A fuel efficient automatic transmission fluid recommended for GM, Ford and Toyota transmissions where lighter viscosity oil is required. Provides the same excellent protection and performance as AMSOIL Signature Series Multi-Vehicle ATF. Recommended ...
OTL OE Series Fuel-Efficient Synthetic ATF

AMSOIL OE Synthetic Automatic Transmission Fluid provides passenger-car/light-truck transmissions excellent wear protection, sludge resistance and extreme-temperature performance throughout original equipment manufacturer (OEM)-recommended drain inte...
AGL SEVERE GEAR 80W-90 (AGL)

A multi-functional lubricant designed to surpass the requirements of equipment and automotive applications calling for an SAE 80W-90 viscosity grade. Formulated with wax-free synthetic base oils and high-quality additives, AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® res...
SVG 75W 90 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVG)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
SVT 75W-110 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVT)

AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are engineered for high-demand applications, including trailer towing, heavy hauling, 4X4 off-road driving, commercial use and racing. Protects gears and bearings from scoring and wea...
SVO 75W-140 Severe Gear® Extreme Pressure (SVO)

Formulated for the severe operating conditions of today’s pick-up trucks, SUVs, heavy equipment and other hard-working vehicles. AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® Synthetic Extreme Pressure (EP) Lubricants are premium grade gear oils specifically engi...
BFLV DOT 3 and 4 Synthetic Brake Fluid (BFLV)

*** This item is available for US customers only *** Brake fluid acts as a hydraulic fluid, transferring power and lubricating brake system components while also preventing corrosion. It must contend with extreme heat and the inevitable moi...
ANTPC Passenger Vehicle Antifreeze (ANTPC)

Ethylene Glycol 50/50 Pre-Mix Formulation AMSOIL Passenger Car/Light Truck Antifreeze & Coolant provides superior heat transfer and excellent protection against corrosion, freezing and boilover. It provides maximum protection in extreme temper...
ANT Antifreeze and Engine Coolant (ANT)

AMSOIL Antifreeze & Coolant (ANT) is a low-toxicity propylene glycol antifreeze formulated to provide benefits far beyond those found in today's conventional antifreeze and coolant products. This revolutionary formulation provides maximum antifre...
amsoil oil filter AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters

AMSOIL Ea Oil Filters feature synthetic nanofiber technology for maximum efficiency. Guaranteed for up to 15,000 miles or up to 25,000 miles, depending on application, when used with AMSOIL synthetic motor oil.
wix oil filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Oil Filters

WIX Oil filters are made with full metal base plate for superior strength at the double seal & also feature a silicone anti-drainback valve. Glass enhanced media in WIX oil filters offers greater efficiency, capturing more 10 to 12 micron sized particles than other cellulose or synthetic blend medias.
wix air filter WIX Automotive, Light Truck & Racing Air Filters

WIX panel element air filters have a linear path through the filter for low airflow restriction & an exclusive pocket pleat for the filter media. Radial air filters are constructed of mesh screen on the inside wall diameter for element strength and media protection from backfire.

Maintenance Schedule as Provided by OEM Documentation

Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Rotate/adjust air pressure
Item:
Wheels & tires
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.35
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A circular frame of hard material that may be solid or partly solid, is capable of turning on an axle, and holds the rubber cushion that contains compressed air.
Distance:
7,500 miles (12,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Oil filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A cartridge-filled canister placed in an engine's lubricating system to strain dirt and abrasive materials out of the oil.
Distance:
10,000 miles (16,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Engine oil
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.22
Parts Units:
5.5
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A substance that lubricates and cools the moving parts of the engine and reduces corrosion and the formation of rust.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Ball joints
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Movable joints in the steering linkage and suspension system of a vehicle that permit rotating movement in any direction between the parts that are joined.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake drums
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Metal drums mounted at the rear wheels on some cars. The brake shoes press against the inner surfaces of the drums to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake lines, hoses & connections
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Tubes and their connections that carry brake fluid between the various components in a vehicle's brake system.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake pads
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: High-friction material attached to a metal backing plate.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Brake rotors
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Rotating discs mounted to the front and/or rear spindles and axles, which brake pads clamp to when the brake pedal is depressed to slow/stop the vehicle.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Cooling system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The system that stores and circulates coolant throughout (water cooled) engines to prevent overheating. Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Exhaust system
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A system of tubing that routes exhaust gases from the exhaust manifold to the rear of the car and into the air. The exhaust system includes catalytic converters and mufflers that help reduce air and noise pollution generated by an engine.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Parking brake
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The mechanical brake connected by cables to either a ratcheting hand lever or foot pedal used to hold or apply a vehicle's rear and sometimes front brakes while left unattended or under conditions of hydraulic circuit failure. Sometimes referred to as the emergency brake.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Steering linkage
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The arrangement of rods and lubricated joints connecting the steering gearbox to the wheel spindles.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Suspension
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.1
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The assemblage of joints, links and other components between a vehicle and its wheels. The suspension in concert with the wheels and tires is largely responsible for a given vehicle's ride and handling characteristics
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
15,000 miles (24,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Cabin air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A filtering system that meters out pollen, road dust and other particles before they can reach the passenger cabin.
Distance:
30,000 miles (48,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Air filter
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.2
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A device that filters incoming air fed to the engine.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Inspect
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.05
Parts Units:
0
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
90,000 miles (144,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Spark plugs
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
6
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Cables that carry a high-voltage electrical charge from the distributor cap or ignition coils to the spark plugs.
Distance:
105,000 miles (168,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
60
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Front differential fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
1.2
Drive Type:
AWD
Description: The liquid used for lubricating gears inside the differential.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Rear axle fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
2.4
Drive Type:
AWD
Description: Rear differential fluid
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Transfer case fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.8
Parts Units:
0.3
Drive Type:
AWD
Description: Lubricant used in the transfer case.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Change
Item:
Automatic transmission fluid
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.5
Parts Units:
9.4
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: The fluid used for lubricating and cooling an automatic transmission.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Automatic transmission filter(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
0.3
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A component in most automatic transmissions that is fitted over the fluid intake, usually in the pan, that prevents debris and other contaminants from circulating throughout the transmission's inner workings and potentially causing unnecessary wear or damage. Some transmissions use a reusable metal or nylon mesh-type screen in place of a disposable filter.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Replace
Item:
Drive belt(s)
Interval in Month(s):
Labor Units:
3.5
Parts Units:
1
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: A belt that transfers the rotation of the engine through the crankshaft pulley to drive various devices, such as the alternator, water pump, air conditioning compressor or power steering pump.
Distance:
150,000 miles (240,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
96
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
195,000 miles (312,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
132
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
240,000 miles (384,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
168
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.
Distance:
285,000 miles (456,000 km)
Action:
Flush/replace
Item:
Coolant
Interval in Month(s):
204
Labor Units:
0.7
Parts Units:
2.8
Drive Type:
ALL
Description: Also known as "antifreeze." A mixture of water and ethylene glycol that has both a higher boiling point and a lower freezing point than plain water.

Service Bulletin as Provided by OEM & NHTSA

Bulletin Date:
2012-03-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-22285
NHTSA Item Number:
10044230

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/mercury/lincoln: some vehicles exhibit a cold weather phenomenon where fluid has expelled out of vent on rear drive units (rdu) and fluid, on occasion, would burp out. ( nhtsa item number - 10044230 ).

Bulletin Date:
2012-09-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-12B43
NHTSA Item Number:
10046479

Component Description: Equipment:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: see document search button for owner letter. Affected vehicles may have been programmed with incorrect body control module (bsm) calibration resulting in degraded air conditioning system performance with lack of cooling and slow to ( nhtsa item number - 10046479 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-13-5-14
NHTSA Item Number:
10052787

Component Description: Wheels:cap/cover/hub.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: on some vehicles, when accelerating from stop or shifting between drive/reverse and/or reverse/drive, a noise is heard like pop, ting, click, coming from front wheel area. Models 2011-2013 taurus, explorer, flex, mks, mkt. ( nhtsa item number - 10052787 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-32211
NHTSA Item Number:
10053358

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:emission control:crankcase (pcv).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: on some vehicles, the intake air system components may have engine oil accumulation, in left hand valve cover baffle migrating through fresh air intake of positive crankcase ventilation (pcv) system. Models 2011-2013 edge, explore ( nhtsa item number - 10053358 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-05-01
Bulletin Number:
AS1-32241
NHTSA Item Number:
10053408

Component Description: (A) Equipment., (B) Equipment adaptive.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: on various vehicles with my touch,after any apim programming, replacement or disconnect from front display interface module (fdim), touchscreen calibration must be performed. Model years 2011-2013. No models listed. ( nhtsa item number - 10053408 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-32251
NHTSA Item Number:
10053422

Component Description: (A) Electrical system:battery., (B) Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: on certain vehicles, the intelligent access or push button start may have an intermittent ikt, similar symptoms as discharged ikt battery. Models 2012-2013 f-150, f super duty, expedition, navigator, flex, edge, explorer, ta ( nhtsa item number - 10053422 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-32276
NHTSA Item Number:
10053459

Component Description: Engine (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: long block engines shipped with cam sensors, crank sensor, crank sensor tone wheel, coolant inlet tube, the components must be swapped over engine being replaced to replacement engine before engine is installed. ( nhtsa item number - 10053459 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-06-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-13-6-17
NHTSA Item Number:
10053471

Component Description: (A) Equipment., (B) Equipment adaptive., (C) Equipment:electrical.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford:lincoln: on some vehicles, there are various related concerns about the sync features, such as sync features inoperative, lack of or slow response to phone and voice button operation. Models 2012-2013 focus, e-series, edge, expeditio ( nhtsa item number - 10053471 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-12-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-13-12-21
NHTSA Item Number:
10054740

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:cooling system:fan.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: due to a lack of performance by air conditioner, while stationary or overheating or slowly moving, dual engine cooling fans may not be working and possibly need to reprogram the pcm. Model 2011-2012 taurus, flex, mks, mkt. ( nhtsa item number - 10054740 ).

Bulletin Date:
2013-12-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-44333
NHTSA Item Number:
10054961

Component Description: Equipment adaptive.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: due to excessive lube loss from ptu, or internal ptu failure, some trucks, will experience contamination or sludging of ptu lube, resulting in an increased internal lube temperature. Model 2011-2014 explorer, taurus sho. ( nhtsa item number - 10054961 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0019
NHTSA Item Number:
10055003

Component Description: Equipment:air conditioner.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: some vehicles will experience a lack of air conditioning (ac) performance, with dual engine cooling fans, while stationary or moving at slow speeds, and/or overheat. Model 2011-2012 taurus, mks, explorer, flex, mkt. ( nhtsa item number - 10055003 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-01-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0023
NHTSA Item Number:
10055022

Component Description: Equipment adaptive.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: at rear window glass, around high mounted stop lamp area, headliner is dropping down or is loose, on some vehicles, due to mounting brackets separating from headliner. Model 2011-2014 taurus. ( nhtsa item number - 10055022 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0105
NHTSA Item Number:
10056139

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:engine:gasoline:turbo-charger.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: some vehicles may experience a rough idle, in gasoline turbocharged direct injection (gtdi) engine, may occur after hot start. Model 2012-2014 flex, taurus, explorer, mkt. ( nhtsa item number - 10056139 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
TSB-14-0113
NHTSA Item Number:
10056147

Component Description: Engine and engine cooling:exhaust system:manifold/header/muffler/tail pipe.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: some vehicles, with aluminum valve cover, will experience an excessive condition of smoking engine oil and/or consumption of oil, from tail pipe, during normal engine temperature operation. Model 2010-2014 flex, taurus, exp ( nhtsa item number - 10056147 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-44531
NHTSA Item Number:
10056170

Component Description: Seats:front assembly:power adjust.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: on some vehicles and trucks, there is a popping, squealing, binding or grinding noise come from power seats when moving backwards or forward. Model 2009-2015 f-150, taurus, flex, mkt, mks, f-super duty, explorer. ( nhtsa item number - 10056170 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-13B16
NHTSA Item Number:
10056184

Component Description: Electrical system: software.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: in powertrain control module (pcm), that allows anti lock brake system (abs) and output shaft speed sensor (oss) signal faults, a software error has occur and disabled on board diagnostic (obd) monitors with no illumination o ( nhtsa item number - 10056184 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-44564
NHTSA Item Number:
10056207

Component Description: Brakes (pws).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: due to corrosion buildup between brake pad and anchor bracket, vehicle experience a rear brake drag condition and need to be checked for debris and/or corrosion. Model 2011-2014 explorer, flex, taurus, edge, mkx, mkt, mks. ( nhtsa item number - 10056207 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-08-01
Bulletin Number:
CSP-14N02
NHTSA Item Number:
10056711

Component Description: (A) Electrical system: software., (B) Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford/lincoln: there is an extended warranty coverage for the loss of abs speed signal related communication that disable obdii system monitors for pcm reprogramming. Model 2011-14 f-super duty, escape, taurus, fusion, mkt, mkz. ( nhtsa item number - 10056711 ).

Bulletin Date:
2014-09-01
Bulletin Number:
14R01
NHTSA Item Number:
10057898

Component Description: Equipment.

Service Bulletin Summary: Ford: some 2010 to 2014 ford taurus and 2013 to 2014 police inceptor sedan vehicles manufactured from 2010 to 2014 are not included in the 14s08 license plate lamp assembly replacement safety recall. ( nhtsa item number - 10057898 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-05-01
Bulletin Number:
ASI-45132
NHTSA Item Number:
10058460

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission.

Service Bulletin Summary: Lincoln/ford: an overhaul transmission motorcraft kit, available for some vehicles, contains an incorrect valve bode separator plate and would need to discard 7z490 part and use bt4z-7z490 to prevent harsh downshifts. Model 2010-12 edge, ( nhtsa item number - 10058460 ).

Bulletin Date:
2015-07-01
Bulletin Number:
44863
NHTSA Item Number:
10057834

Component Description: Visibility:power window devices and controls.

Service Bulletin 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 an helicopter noise, at highway speeds when the rear door window(s) or sunroo ( nhtsa item number - 10057834 ).

Bulletin Date:
2016-05-01
Bulletin Number:
SSM-45815
NHTSA Item Number:
10078988

Component Description: Power train:automatic transmission:control module (tcm, pcm).

Service Bulletin Summary: Air conditioning (a/c) inoperative - diagnostic trouble code (dtc) p0645 ( nhtsa item number - 10078988 ).


Recall Data Provided by NHTSA

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1
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
EXPLORER, MKS, TAURUS
Year(s):
2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
13V109000
Recall Date:
March 27th, 2013
Units Affected:
3,037

Affected Component: Fuel system, gasoline:storage:tank assembly.

Summary: Ford is recalling certain model year 2012 taurus, lincoln mks, and model year 2013 explorer vehicles manufactured july 19, 2011, through march 15, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the fuel tanks may have a marginally sealed seam in the side of the tank. As a result, the fuel tanks may not provide the expected strength in the event of an impact. The tanks may also leak. .

Conequence: A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may result in a fire. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tanks and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on may 9, 2013. Ford's recall campaign number is 13s03. Owners may contact ford motor company customer relationship center at 1-866-436-7332. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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2
Make(s):
FORD
Model(s):
TAURUS
Year(s):
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
14V285000
Recall Date:
May 29th, 2014
Units Affected:
183,425

Affected Component: Exterior lighting.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 taurus vehicles manufactured november 24, 2008, through february 28, 2014, originally sold in, or currently registered in, connecticut, delaware, illinois, indiana, iowa, maine, maryland, massachusetts, michigan, minnesota, missouri, new hampshire, new jersey, new york, ohio, pennsylvania, rhode island, vermont, west virginia, wisconsin and the district of columbia. When used in areas that use road salt, the license plate lamp assembly may experience an electro-chemical reaction and corrosion as a result of water intrusion. .

Conequence: This corrosion may result in a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the license plate lamp assemblies, free of charge. The recall began on july 26, 2014. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-800-392-3673. Ford's number for this recall is 14s08. Note: under program 14r01, ford will notify owners in non-corrosion states, and, at the customer's request, dealers will replace the license plate lamp assembly. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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3
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN
Model(s):
MKS, TAURUS
Year(s):
2010, 2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
15V040000
Recall Date:
January 28th, 2015
Units Affected:
194,889

Affected Component: Structure:body:door.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2010-2013 ford taurus vehicles manufactured december 1, 2009, to july 31, 2010, and 2011-2013 lincoln mks vehicles manufactured june 1, 2011, to october 31, 2011. In the affected vehicles, the interior door handle return spring may unseat, resulting in interior door handle that does not return to the fully stowed position after actuation. .

Conequence: If the interior door handle return spring is unseated, the door may unlatch in the event of a side impact crash, increasing the risk of personal injury. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect all four of the interior door handles and either repair or replace them, free of charge. The recall began march 23, 2015. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15s02. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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4
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
FLEX, FUSION, MILAN, MKS, MKT, MKZ, TAURUS
Year(s):
2011, 2012, 2013
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
15V340000
Recall Date:
June 2nd, 2015
Units Affected:
393,623

Affected Component: Steering:electric power assist system.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 ford fusion vehicles without a 3. 5l engine and lincoln mkz hybrid electric vehicles, 2011 mercury milan vehicles, 2011-2012 ford taurus, ford flex, lincoln mks, and lincoln mkt vehicles equipped with a 3. 5l gtdi engine and 2013 ford taurus, ford flex, lincoln mks, and lincoln mkt vehicles equipped with any available engine. The affected vehicles have electric power steering assist systems that may shut down as a result of a steering motor sensor fault. .

Conequence: If the vehicle experiences a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will check the power steering control module (pscm) for diagnostic trouble codes (dtc). If dealers find any loss of steering assist dtcs, the steering gear will be replaced, free of charge. If, no codes are found during the pscm inspection, the pscm software will be updated, free of charge. The recall began on july 21, 2015. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 15s18. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

#
5
Make(s):
FORD, LINCOLN, MERCURY
Model(s):
FLEX, MKS, SABLE, TAURUS, TAURUS X
Year(s):
2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Manufacturer:
Ford Motor Company
NHTSA ID:
16V247000
Recall Date:
April 26th, 2016
Units Affected:
695

Affected Component: Air bags:frontal.

Summary: Ford motor company (ford) is recalling certain model year 2009-2012 ford flex, 2008 and 2010-2012 ford taurus, 2008-2009 ford taurus x, 2008 mercury sable, 2009 and 2011 lincoln mks vehicles. The driver frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high speed crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 208, "occupant crash protection. ".

Conequence: An improperly inflated air bag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash. .

Remedy: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driver's frontal air bag module, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on june 13, 2016. Owners may contact ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16c06. .

Notes: Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153).

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