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2019 Ford Super Duty Recalled Over Front Axle Issue

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Ford Motor Company is recalling some 2019 model year F-Series Super Duty F-250 and F-350 vehicles over an issue with the front axle.

The defect: affected vehicles are equipped with front axles that may contain a wheel end yoke that was not properly welded to the axle tube end.

The hazards: an improperly welded attachment may cause steering effects that could impact vehicle control. This may include pulling to the right or left, misalignment of the steering wheel or change in steering sensitivity that could affect the response of the vehicle to driver input during a hard-braking event, increasing risk of a crash.

Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this condition.

Components: axles.

Affected vehicles: 2019 Ford Super Duty F-250 and F-350 built at Kentucky Truck Plant from August 24th to October 16th, 2019.

Number of vehicles affected: 10,589 vehicles, distributed as follows:

  • 9,628 vehicles in the U.S. and federal territories
  • 961 vehicles in Canada

The fix: dealers will replace the axle assembly if the weld is found to be inaccurately located.

Owners should: wait for a Ford recall notice to arrive by mail, and contact their local Ford dealer with any questions.

Contacts:

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

Other details:

  • NHTSA campaign number: not available at time of announcement
  • Ford recall number: 20S56

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Comments

  1. Ron

    Ford has had so many recalls that it is reduclous.I was considering buying a Ford F250 but after hearing about the death wobble,seat belt that when the bucket hits the carpet and can catch on Fire,other recalls and now a suspension problem that the yoke was not welded properly to the axle.I really don’t know how Ford is the best selling Truck in America.

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  2. Ron Carthorn

    Ford has had so many recalls that it is reduclous.I was considering buying a Ford F250 but after hearing about the death wobble,seat belt that when the bucket hits the carpet and can catch on Fire,other recalls and now a suspension problem that the yoke was not welded properly to the axle.I really don’t know how Ford is the best selling Truck in America.

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  3. Kevin

    My 2019 F250 with 10,800 miles has the death wobble and was built 11/18 at the Kentucky Plant according to the Vin Door Tag. Either the dates above are incorrect or Ford is going to try and screw me saying my truck is outside the effected date.
    The steering wheel shake is so bad my wife refuses to ride in or drive the truck.

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  4. Aaron Gottsch

    My 2018 f250 crew cab 6.2 4×4 has done this death wobble since I bought it with 21k miles on it. Just recently I have had it do it 3 different times. I took it in to have the front end parts inspected and we didn’t see any noticeably worn parts. We rotated the tires, but it’s still Squirrely! There’s 54k miles on it. Imperfections in the roadway will set it off.

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  5. Joe berreles

    Bought a 2019 dump truck new having issues with the front end have 20156 miles and already on my second set of tires

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