Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for certain units of the 2022 Ford Ranger due to the possibility of an inadequately bonded windshield.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle during assembly.
The hazards: if the windshield of a 2022 Ford Ranger is not properly bonded, it could detach from the vehicle in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants. At this time, Ford is not aware of any injuries or accidents related to this condition.
Affected vehicles: certain units of the 2022 Ford Ranger that were produced at the Michigan Assembly plant between December 17th, 2021 and April 12th, 2022 are affected by this condition.
Number of vehicles affected: 24,321.
The fix: dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield to ensure that it is properly bonded. This service will be performed at no charge to the vehicle owner.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford. Owner notifications are expected to be mailed out on July 11th, 2022, with instructions to make an appointment with a preferred dealer to have the repairs performed. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22C12. Additionally, vehicle owners can reach out to Ford directly using the contact information provided below.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 22C12
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
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