Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning trucks due to a safety issue with the tire pressure monitoring system, as first reported by Reuters.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the tire pressure monitoring system light may not activate when intended, therefore rendering itself unable to notify owners when tire pressure is too low.
The hazards: a vehicle that cannot adequately inform an owner of low tire pressure could possibly exhibit poor handling, leading to a loss of control, leading to the risk of a crash.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accidents or injuries related to this condition.
Components: Body Control Module.
Affected vehicles: select 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning trucks with 20-inch or 22-inch tires built at the Ford Rouge Electric Vehicle Center.
Number of vehicles affected: 2,886 pickups with:
- 2.666 pickups in the United States
- 220 pickups in Canada
The fix: dealers will can install a software update to fix the issue. Alternatively, Ford will be sending out an over-the-air update within the next 30 days for all Lightning owners.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin June 28th, 2022. Owners are encouraged to make sure their tire pressure matches the figures provided on the Tire and Loading information label located inside the driver-side front door jamb.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: N/A
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
This is an ongoing development and Ford Authority will update this article with recall number as soon as it is available.