The defect: in affected vehicles, a small void may be present in the top-center of the vehicle’s underhood secondary fuel filter cap, which may progress to a pinhole over time, allowing fuel to leak from the top of the secondary fuel filter.
The hazards: a fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire or injury.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.
Components: secondary fuel filter cap.
Affected vehicles: select 2021 Ford Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, F-550, and F-600 trucks built at the Ford Kentucky Truck Plant between December 1st, 2020, and January 8th, 2021, and the Ford Ohio Assembly Plant from December 1st, 2020, through January 7th, 2021, as well as F-650 and F-750 trucks built at the Ohio Assembly Plant between December 1st, 2020, and December 22nd, 2020.
Number of vehicles affected: 19,697 vehicles, consisting of:
- 8,891 F-250 models
- 5,881 F-350 models
- 1,628 F-450 models
- 2,506 F-550 models
- 263 F-600 models
- 144 F-650 models
- 384 F-750 models
The fix: dealers will replace the primary and secondary fuel filters, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin February 21st, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S01.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S49
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
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