2017 Mustang TSB's and Recalls

Posted 11/1/2019 by Taylor Ward

Find all the latest 2017 Mustang TSB and recall information here! Keep your S550 Mustang flawless.

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 2017 Mustang TSB

The below Technical Service Bulletins, TSB for short, were issued for the 2017 Mustang and contain symptom, diagnosis, and repair information for common issues. Click the TSB ID numbers below to see the full TSB, there is also a brief description of the TSB below the number.


Ford TSB Article # 19-2309

Issue
Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an oil leak from either valve cover gasket. This may be due to the valve covers warping due to excessive heat. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to add fasteners to both valve covers.

Ford TSB Article # 19-2273

Issue
Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may experience an inoperative rear parking aid camera, luggage compartment lamp, luggage compartment lid release and/or poor satellite radio reception. This may be due to damage to the 14A005 harness in the area of the right side luggage compartment lid hinge. This concern may be accompanied by diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) B115E, C1001, and B1A89. To resolve the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to inspect and repair the wiring harness.

Ford TSB Article # 18-2361

Issue
Some 2013-2018 C-Max, 2013-2019 Escape/Fusion/MKZ, 2015-2018 Focus, 2015-2019 Edge/F150/MKC/Mustang, 2016-2018 MKX, 2016-2019 Explorer, 2017 Super Duty, 2018-2019 EcoSport/Expedition, and 2019 Nautilus vehicles may experience seat pan looseness, lateral movement, or clunk/thump noise on turns.

Ford TSB Article # 18-2256

Issue
Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles may exhibit poor A/C performance. If the cause of this is found to be a refrigerant leak from the evaporator, it is recommended to replace only the evaporator as opposed to the entire climate control housing.

Ford TSB Article # 18-2107

Issue
Some 2015-2018 Mustang GT350 vehicles built on or before 26-Feb-2018 may exhibit an excessive panel gap where the rear bumper cover meets the rear quarter panels on either side of the vehicle. This may be due to the method used to fasten the rear bumper cover to the vehicle.

Ford TSB Article # 18-2036

Issue
Some 2015-2018 Mustang vehicles with a convertible top may exhibit a condition where the top sags on one or both sides near the rear glass due to broken tension rod clips.

Ford TSB Article # 18-2006

Issue
Some 2017 Mustangs equipped with DATC may exhibit poor A/C performance. This may be due to the way in which the front controls interface module (FCIM) software regulates the interior temperature.

Ford TSB Article # 17-2271

Issue
Some 2015-2017 Edge vehicles equipped with a 2.0L/2.7L EcoBoost engine, 2015-2017 F150 vehicles equipped with a 2.7L EcoBoost or 5.0L engine, 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost, 5.0L engine, 2016-2017 Mustang equipped with a 5.2L engine, 2016-2017 Explorer vehicles equipped with a 2.3L EcoBoost engine or 2017 Escape/MKC vehicles equipped with a 2.0L EcoBoost engine may exhibit an engine oil leak. This may be due to the engine oil pressure (EOP) sensor threads leaking.

Ford TSB Article # 17S26

Issue
In some of the affected vehicles, the passenger frontal airbag inflator may rupture in the even of a crash necessitating airbag deployment. A reptured inflator may result in metal fragments striking vehicle occupants and causing serious injury and death.

Ford TSB Article # 17-0062

Issue
Some 2000 and newer Ford, Lincoln and Mercury vehicles equipped with aluminum body panels may exhibit corrosion concerns appearing as bubbled and/or peeling paint with or without accompanying white dust. Panel replacement is recommended.

Ford TSB Article # 17-2068

Issue
Some 2016-2017 Edge, Escape, Expedition, Fiesta, Flex, MKC, MKT, MKX, Mustang, Navigator, Taurus, 2017 Explorer and F-Super Duty vehicles equipped with SYNC 3 and built on 1-Jul-2015 and through 31-Dec-2016 may exhibit a SYNC display message of Please check your surroundings for safety along with no rear view camera image when in reverse gear. This will occur only at ambient temperatures ranging from -5 °C to 5 °C (23 °F to 41 °F). This maybe due to a temperature dependent issue within the APIM module.

Ford TSB Article # 17C04

Issue
Some of the affected vehicles may not conform to the requirements specified by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 206 S4.1.1.4, Door Locks & Door Retention Components – Inertial Load Requirement. A spring inside the left-hand interior door handle may be installed incorrectly. If the spring becomes unseated, the door could unlatch during a side impact, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.

Ford TSB Article # NHTSA17V168000

Issue
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Mustang vehicles. The return spring for the driver side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver's door to unlatch in a side impact crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, "Door Locks and Door Retention Components."

Ford TSB Article # 16-0153

Issue
Some 2016-2017 Mustang GT right hand drive vehicles equipped with a 5.0L twin independent variable cam timing (Ti-VCT) engine and built on or before 26-Jul-2016 may exhibit an internally and/or externally leaking engine oil cooler that may result in an overheating engine, engine noise, base engine damage along with an external oil leak.

Ford TSB Article # 16-0103

Issue
Some 2015-2017 Mustang vehicles equipped with a manual transmission and built on or before 6/15/2016 may exhibit a no crank condition due to the clutch pedal position (CPP) switch being damaged.