Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford Super Duty trucks due to issues related to the front-wheel hub extenders.
The defect: in affected vehicles, front-wheel hub extenders were not properly tightened by the supplier.
The hazards: loose front-wheel hub extenders may result in the wheel and tire detaching from the front axle, increasing the risk of a crash and creating a road hazard.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.
Components: front-wheel hub extenders.
Affected vehicles: select 2021 Ford Super Duty models equipped with dual rear wheels.
Number of vehicles affected: 19,626 vehicles with:
- 17,616 vehicles in the U.S. and federal territories
- 1,779 in Canada
- 231 in Mexico
The fix: dealers will tighten the front-wheel hub extender nuts to specification.
Owners should: not drive their vehicle until it can be verified that the front-wheel hub extender nuts are tightened to specification. Owners can contact their dealer to have the service completed at their location, have the truck towed to a dealership, or follow provided instructions to tighten the nuts to spec. Owner notifications will begin this week. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21S26.
- 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
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