19S17 – Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture – 2011-2017 Ford Explorer

June 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V435000

Rear Suspension Toe Links May Fracture

A fractured rear toe link will cause a sudden change in vehicle handling and increase the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V435

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 1,194,173

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Explorer vehicles. The rear suspension toe links may fracture due to stress on the rear suspension.

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19S19 – Unexpected Transmission Downshift – 2013 Ford F-150

June 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V433000

Unexpected Transmission Downshift

Unexpectedly downshifting into first gear may result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V433

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 107,857

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013 F-150 vehicles equipped with 5.0L or 6.2L gasoline engines, that previously had the powertrain control module (PCM) software reprogrammed under recall 19V-075. The software used to reprogram the PCM did not have the necessary updates to prevent the transmission from unexpectedly downshifting into first gear, regardless of vehicle speed.

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Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate – Unruh Fire – 2017-2018 Ford F-550

May 13, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V358000

Brake Light may Randomly Illuminate

If the brake lights incorrectly illuminate, it can confuse other drivers, possibly increasing the risk of a crash.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V358

Manufacturer Unruh Fire, Inc.

Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Potential Number of Units Affected 4

 

Summary

Unruh Fire, Inc. (Unruh Fire) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford F-550-based fire trucks equipped with Whelen brake lights. Depending on the specific wiring of the vehicle, these brake lights may illuminate when the brake pedal has not been pressed.

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Seat Back may not Stay Upright – Fenton Mobility – 2015-2018 Ford Transit

April 26, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V329000

Seat Back may not Stay Upright

In the event of a crash, if the seat back moves, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V329

Manufacturer Fenton Mobility Products, Inc.

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 360

 

Summary

Fenton Mobility Products, Inc. (Fenton Mobility) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford Transit vehicles modified to be equipped with Freedman GO-ES Foldaway Seats, part numbers 43705, 45467, 48923, and 75719. When the back seat cushion is rotated from the stowed position to the upright position, the seat cushion may not remain locked into place when under load, such as in a crash or a sudden stop.

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Safety Recall 19S15 – Transmission Shift Lever Cable Bracket Fasteners – 2019 Ford Ranger

May 13, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V366000

Shifter position may incorrectly indicate ‘Park’

If the gear shift lever position does not match the actual transmission gear, the vehicle may move in an unexpected direction. Additionally, despite selecting ‘Park’, if the parking brake is not applied before the vehicle is exited, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario increases the risk of crash or injury.

 

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V366

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,534

 

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ranger vehicles. The fasteners that attach the transmission shifter cable bracket to the transmission may loosen allowing the transmission to be in a different gear than indicated by the gear shift lever position.

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