Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2022 Ford Maverick models due to a safety issue with damaged fuel tanks.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the fuel tank may have been damaged by drilled drain holes during the installation of the spray-in bed-liner.
The hazards: a damaged fuel tank may result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.
Components: fuel tank.
Affected vehicles: select 2022 Ford Maverick models produced at the Ford Hermosillo Assembly Plant.
Number of vehicles affected: 5,456
The fix: dealers will inspect and replace the fuel tank as necessary, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on January 28th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 21C35.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S46
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov