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2022 Ford Transit Recalled Over Rear Video Camera Upfitting Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2022 Ford Transit models over a rear video camera uplifting issue. This comes on the heels of a similar recall related to the 2022 Transit’s rearview camera display.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the rearview camera supplied in the Rear Video Camera and Prep Kit will not function when installed by the final stage manufacturer (upfitter), resulting in a blank rearview image.

The hazards: a camera that does not display a rearview image while reversing can reduce the driver’s view of what is behind the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

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

Components: rear video camera.

Affected vehicles: select 2022 Ford Transit vehicles built at the Ford Kansas City Assembly Plant between January 7th, 2022, and February 25th, 2022.

Number of vehicles affected: 119

The fix: dealers will update the audio control module configuration settings, free of charge.

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin April 25th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S18.

Contacts:

  • 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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