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2021 Ford Bronco Recalled Over Safety Issue With Passenger Side Airbag

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021 Ford Bronco models due to a safety issue with the passenger side airbag.

The defect: in affected vehicles, an airbag vent could prematurely open during an accident, resulting in an improper deployment.

The hazards: an improperly deployed airbag can increase the risk of injury during a crash.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.

Components: passenger side airbag.

Affected vehicles: select 2021 Ford Bronco models produced at the Ford Michigan Assembly Plant.

Number of vehicles affected: 553 vehicles.

The fix: dealers will replace the passenger side airbag.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on November 15th, 2021. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21C23.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 21C23
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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Ed owns a 1986 Ford Taurus LX, and he routinely daydreams about buying another one, a fantasy that may someday become a reality.

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  1. David

    My dad always said don’t buy first year. Didn’t they just have top issues?


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