2021 Ford F-650 And F-750 Recalled Over Missing Thermal Insulation Components

Sponsored Links

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford F-650 and F-750 Medium Duty trucks with the 7.3L Godzilla engine. Affected vehicles are missing key thermal protection components.

The defect: in affected vehicles, certain thermal protection components that are intended to reduce the cabin floor and seat attachment temperatures are missing. Components may include an underbody heat shield, a thermal insulator patch under the floor mat, or covers for the seat bolts and seat pedestal.

Sponsored Links

The hazards: on vehicles built without the thermal protection components, the interior cabin floor and seat attachments could reach elevated temperatures during high-load, high ambient temperature driving conditions. Continuous skin contact with the elevated temperatures could lead to skin irritation or minors burns.

FoMoCo is not aware of any reports of accidents or injury related to this condition.

Sponsored Links

Components: thermal protection components

Affected vehicles: 2021 Ford F-650 and F-750 Medium Duty trucks manufactured at the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant from March 18th to June 8th, 2020.

  • 1,299 units in the U.S.
  • 31 units in Canada

The fix: dealers will install the underbody heat shield, thermal insulator patch under the floor mat, seat base covers, and seat bolt covers.

Sponsored Links

Owners should: contact their local Ford dealer.

Contacts:

  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 20S36
  • NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov

Subscribe to Ford Authority for more Ford recall news, Ford F-650 news, Ford F-750 news, and around-the-clock Ford news coverage.

Ford F-650 - Ford F-750 Photos
Click to expand
Click to contract

Sponsored Links

Subscribe to Ford Authority
For around-the-clock Ford news coverage


We'll send you one email per day with the latest Ford updates.

It's totally free.

  • Want to see your Ford vehicle or build featured on Ford Authority? We welcome your submissions. See here for details. ×

Written by Chris Teague

Sponsored Links

2 Comments

Leave a Reply
  1. Holy Crap. I guess FORD just can’t get their collective heads out of their butts.
    Then they wonder why they lose out to competition.

  2. And comments from the union, the one representing the people who were responsible for installing this missing insulation? And the comments from the Inspection Team AND the plant management? I can wait!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2021 F-150 Colors: 15 Hues On Offer For Ford’s All-New Pickup Truck

Will The Canadian Government Step In To Save The Ford Oakville Plant?