2019 Mustang TSB's and Recalls

Posted 11/4/2019 by Taylor Ward

Find all the latest 2019 Mustang TSB and recall information here! Keep your S550 Mustang flawless.

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 2019 Mustang TSB

The below Technical Service Bulletins, TSB for short, were issued for the 2019 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 # 19-2282

Issue
Some 2019 Mustang, Continental, Fusion, MKZ, F150, Transit Connect, Ranger, Edge or Nautilus with SYNC 3 may have the following intermittent symptoms: a solid blue screen when moving forward at speeds above 16 kph (10 mph), the rear view camera remains on the screen at speeds below 16 kph (10 mph), or inoperative infotainment applications. This may be due to the SYNC 3 software version installed on the vehicle. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to reprogram the accessory protocol interface module (APIM).

Ford TSB Article # 19-2201

Issue
Some 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble code (DTC) P0420 and/or P0430. This may be due to the operation of the PCM. Follow the Service Procedure steps to replace the affected catalytic converter and reprogram the powertrain control module (PCM).

Ford TSB Article # 19-2144

Issue
Some 2018-2019 F-150 and Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit a light to moderate knocking type noise at idle (600-700 RPM) that is sometimes described as a quiet diesel type sound. The noise is usually more prominent on the passenger side of the vehicle toward the rear of the engine. As the engine comes up to operating temperature, the noise level increases slightly. This noise is not detrimental to engine function and has no short or long term effects on engine durability. This an operating characteristic of the 5.0L engine and no repairs should be attempted.

Ford TSB Article # 19-2140

Issue
Some 2018-2019 F-150 and Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine built on or before 30-Apr-2019 may exhibit a chirping type noise from the upper engine front cover area at warm or hot idle. This noise may sound similar to a front engine accessory drive (FEAD) chirp noise. This may be due to the primary timing chain tensioner oil pressure relief valve. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure steps to replace the primary timing chain tensioners.

Ford TSB Article # 19-2049

Issue
Some 2019 Mustang and F-150 vehicles built on or before 8-Jan-2019 and equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated malfunction indicator lamp (MIL) with diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) P1289 and/or P017D stored in the powertrain control module (PCM). This may be due to the cylinder head temperature (CHT) sensor. To resolve the condition, replace the CHT sensor.

Ford TSB Article # 19C03

Issue
Some of the affected vehicles may not conform to the requirements specified by Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) 101, for visible indicators in the instrument panel cluster. On startup, certain instrument clusters may not properly load the data required to run the display, resulting in a blank cluster.

Ford TSB Article # 18B34

Issue
In some of the affected vehicles, the throttle body in the vehicle engine may have been built with a misinstalled torsion spring. A misinstalled torsion spring may cause illumination of the wrench light or service engine soon indicator with reduced engine power.

Ford TSB Article # 18-2360

Issue
Some 2018 F-150 and 2018-2019 Mustang vehicles equipped with a 5.0L engine may exhibit an illuminated MIL with DTCs P0390 and/or P0394 stored in the powertrain control module (PCM).

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.