FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
We are committed to working with security researchers, our suppliers and other vehicle manufacturers to ensure the security of our products and the enterprise as a whole. Ford recently verified a potential SYNC 3 vulnerability after our supplier disclosed it to us. To date, there have been no reported incidents related to this. For more details, please visit media.ford.com.
Ford will soon issue a software patch that will be available online for download and installation via USB. In the interim, if you remain concerned, you can simply turn off the Wi-Fi capability through the SYNC 3 infotainment system’s Settings menu. Instructions to turn off Wi-Fi in SYNC 3 can be found here.
The SYNC 3 with optional system allows users to create a list of favorite destinations so you can access home, work or other routes easily.
Any Bluetooth®-enabled smartphone or tablet is compatible with SYNC, provided it is running on compatible software.