Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford Bronco Sport vehicles over an issue with rear suspension modules that may not be fully secured to the subframe, which may increase the risk of an accident.
The defect: rear suspension modules with loose or missing bolts.
The hazards: if the rear suspension modules are not fully secured to the subframe because of loose or missing bolts, the vehicle’s stability may be affected, which increases the risk of an accident and may result in reduced rear-impact crash performance, increasing the risk of injury.
Ford Motor Company is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.
Components: rear suspension bolts.
Affected vehicles: 2021 Ford Bronco Sport models produced at the Ford Hermosillo Assembly Plant from July 22nd to Nov. 24th, 2020.
Number of vehicles affected: 1,666 vehicles with:
- 1,640 vehicles in the U.S. and federal territories
- 24 in Canada
- 2 in Mexico
The fix: Dealers will confirm that the rear suspension bolts are secured properly and replace them, if necessary.
Owners should: wait for recall notice to arrive by mail, and contact their local Ford dealer with any questions.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 20S73
- NHTSA Toll Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov