Safety Recall 18S36 – Transmission Case Build Date Inspection – 2019 Ford F-Super Duty

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V802
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected 4


Unsecured Park Pawl may cause Unintended Movement

Unintended vehicle movement can increase the risk of a crash.



Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty and F-450 Super Duty vehicles. An incorrect transmission case casting may cause the park pawl assembly to not be secured, possibly resulting in unintended vehicle movement.



Ford will notify owners and dealers will inspect the transmission case, replacing the transmission as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 3, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S36.



Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to


Check if you Vehicle has a Recall

Safety Recall 18S36

November 15, 2018

Download (PDF, 370KB)

Miscellaneous Document – Ford Media Center Nov 16, 2018 – FORD MOTOR COMPANY ISSUES FOUR SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA


Download (PDF, 63KB)

Recall Acknowledgement

November 26, 2018

Download (PDF, 240KB)

Recalls Documents


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  • Valvoline has conducted extensive in-house testing, independent lab testing, and field-testing to support MaxLife Multi-Vehicle ATF performance in the broadest range of transmissions; however, it should be noted that MaxLife Multi-Vehicle ATF is not an OEM licensed product. The respective vehicle manufacturers have neither evaluated nor endorsed MaxLife Multi-Vehicle ATF in these applications. If an OEM licensed product is preferred we recommend Valvoline DEXRON VI, Valvoline ATF+4 and Valvoline MERCONV for the corresponding applications.
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