Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021-2022 Ford E-Series E-350 and E-450 vehicles with dual rear wheels over an issue with the power steering pressure line and the brake Hydroboost unit.
The defect: in affected vehicles, an inadequate connection between the power steering pressure line and the brake Hydroboost unit may result in a sudden loss of power steering fluid.
The hazards: a sudden loss of power steering fluid can result in a loss of power steering and power brake assist, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford Motor Company is not aware of any crashes or injuries related to this condition.
Components: power steering pressure line connection.
Affected vehicles: select 2021-2022 Ford E-Series E-350 and E-450 vehicles with dual rear wheels built at the Ford Ohio Assembly plant between May 11th, 2019, through June 17th, 2021.
Number of vehicles affected: 44,219 vehicles.
The fix: dealers will inspect the connection between the power steering lines and the Hydroboost unit, and replace the power steering lines, as necessary, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which are expected to begin on March 7th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S08.
- 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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