How do I find my Ford vehicle's Electronic Serial Number?

You can locate your Electric Serial Number (ESN) with your SYNC system using the instructions contained in this article.

You may need your ESN when contacting SiriusXM®*, or when attempting to update your SYNC Navigation maps.

Notas:

  • The ESN for SiriusXM and for SYNC Navigation maps are different.
  • The ESN for SiriusXM should start with a V or a W.

Locating your ESN

Select your SYNC generation from the drop-down options below to learn how to find your vehicle's ESN.

Note: If you need assistance determining the generation of your SYNC system, select the first drop-down option.

Identifying Your Vehicle's SYNC Generation

Two resources to help you identify your vehicle's SYNC generation are the:

  • SYNC and Navigation Updates page. Either:
    • Enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) and select Check for update.
    • Log in with your Ford credentials, choose a vehicle from your garage, and select Check for updates.

      Note: Your SYNC generation will appear on the right-hand side of the page.

  • SYNC Visual Reference Guide, which provides example images of SYNC generations that Ford has offered.

SYNC 4A

To locate your ESN using SYNC 4A:

  1. Tap Settings or the Home icon (varies by software version) on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Selecciona General.
  3. Press About SYNC.

Your ESN will be displayed.

SYNC 4

To locate your ESN using SYNC 4: 

  1. Press the Settings button on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Select About SYNC.
  4. Scroll down until you see SYNC Serial Number (ESN)

SYNC 3

There are three options to locate your ESN using SYNC 3:

Option 1

  1. Go to Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2.  Select Sirius to view your ESN.

Option 2

  1. Tap Audio on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Press Sirius.
  3. Tune the Satellite Radio to channel 0 to view your ESN.

Option 3

  1. Go to Settings on your vehicle's SYNC screen.
  2. Tap General.
  3. Select About SYNC.

Your ESN will be displayed.​​

SYNC 3 ESN

SYNC con MyFord Touch®

To locate your ESN using SYNC with MyFord Touch, tune to channel 0. This will display your ESN.

SYNC con Navegación Activada por Voz

Next-Generation Navigation

To locate your ESN using SYNC with Next-Generation Navigation:

  1. Press the Info button, which is a lowercase "i" with a square around it.
  2. Go to System Info on your vehicle's touchscreen to view your ESN.

Navigation "P" Version

To locate your ESN using SYNC with Navigation "P" Version:

  1. Press the Menu button on the left side of the screen.
  2. Use the touchscreen to access the System Information menu.
  3. Use the arrows on the touchscreen to locate the ESN.

SYNC Gen. 1

There are two ways to locate your ESN using SYNC Gen 1:

Option 1

Hold the SIRIUS and Preset 1 buttons together at the same time to view the ESN.

Option 2

  1. Press the Menu button.
  2. Use the Up and Down arrows to scroll through the menu options until you see System Info.
  3. Tap Ok on this menu.
  4. Use the Up and Down arrows to view the ESN.

Información Adicional

How do I get the latest Navigation map updates?
How do I adjust the Navigation volume?


*No conduzcas si estás distraído. Usa sistemas operados por voz cuando sea posible; no uses dispositivos portátiles mientras conduces. Es posible que algunas características estén desactivadas cuando el vehículo está en marcha. No todas las características son compatibles con todos los teléfonos. 

Las pantallas reales pueden variar. Consulta tu Manual del Propietario para obtener información específica de tu vehículo.

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