Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2022 Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350, 2021 Ford F-150, 2021 Ford Expedition, and 2021 Lincoln Navigator models over faulty front-door side-impact pressure sensor modules.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the front-door side-impact pressure sensor modules may have been damaged during supplier assembly, which can cause the side impact airbags to not deploy properly in a crash.
The hazards: a vehicle with a damaged front door side-impact pressure sensor module may not properly respond to a side impact event. This could lead to a degradation or loss of side-impact airbag protection in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.
Components: front-door side-impact pressure sensor modules.
Affected vehicles: select 2021 Ford Expedition models built at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant between July 29th, 2021, and August 2nd, 2021, 2021 Lincoln Navigator models built at the Kentucky Truck Plant between July 29th, 2021, and July 31st, 2021, 2021 Ford F-150 models built at the Ford Dearborn Truck Plant on July 26th, 2021, and 2022 Ford Super Duty models produced at the Kentucky Truck Plant between July 26th, 2021, and July 29th, 2021.
Number of vehicles affected: 777 vehicles, including:
- 328 Super Duty models
- 78 F-150 models
- 342 Expedition models
- 29 Navigator models
The fix: dealers will replace the driver and passenger front door side impact sensors.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on November 1st, 2021. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21C26.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S31
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
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