Ford Motor Company is issuing a recall for certain 2015-2016 model year F-650 and F-750 trucks over an issue with the hand-operated parking brake.
The defect: the clip that connects the hand operated parking brake actuator cable to the intermediate parking brake cable may fail.
The hazards: if the parking brake cable connector clip fails, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Affected vehicles: certain model year 2015-2016 F-650 and F-750 trucks manufactured January 28, 2015 to November 30, 2015.
Number of affected vehicles: 4,654 units (Untied States figure).
The fix: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake cable connector clip, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2016.
Owners should: owners who wish to know if their vehicle is included in this Ford F-650 recall and Ford F-750 recall can visit http://owner.ford.com and click on Safety Recalls at the bottom of the page. There, customers can enter their Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see any open safety, compliance or emissions recalls, as well as customer satisfaction programs.
Owners may also contact Ford customer service by using the following contact information.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 16S15
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
- NHTSA Recall Number: 16V182000