Water Leak Into Liftgate – 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

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NHTSA ID Number: 10201627

Manufacturer Communication Number: TSB 21-2307

Summary

Some 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles built on or before 01-Jul-2021 may experience a water leak into the liftgate. This may be due to water intruding past the seals on the liftgate mounted rear lamp assemblies. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to seal the lamp cavities.

 


2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E

 


Model:

Ford

2021 Mustang Mach-E

 

Issue: Some 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles built on or before 01-Jul-2021 may experience a water leak into the liftgate. This may be due to water intruding past the seals on the liftgate mounted rear lamp assemblies. To correct the condition, follow the Service Procedure to seal the lamp cavities.

 

Action: Follow the Service Procedure steps to correct the condition on vehicles that meet all of the following criteria:

  • 2021 Mustang Mach-E
  • Built on or before 01-Jul-2021
  • Water leak into liftgate

 

Service Procedure

1. Remove the liftgate mounted rear lamp assemblies. Refer to Workshop Manual (WSM), Section 417-01 > Removal And Installation > Rear Lamp Assembly > Liftgate Mounted Rear Lamp Assemblies.

2. Determine which lamp cavity has been leaking by inspecting for water trace. (Figures 1-2)

Figure 1

 

Figure 2

 

3. Using butyl sealant tape, create a bead around the lamp cavity where the leak was present. (Figure 3)

Figure 3

 

4. Reinstall the liftgate mounted rear lamp assemblies.

 


1 Affected Product

Vehicle

MAKE MODEL YEAR
FORD MUSTANG MACH E 2021

 


1 Associated Document

Manufacturer Communications

21-2307
13 September 2021

https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=10201627

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