Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2022 Ford Maverick models over an issue with the side curtain airbags.
The defect: the side curtain airbags may not deploy properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 226, “Ejection Mitigation.”
The hazards: improper deployment of an airbag increases the risk of injury in a crash.
Ford Motor Company is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this condition.
Components: side curtain airbags.
Affected vehicles: select 2022 Ford Maverick models produced at the Ford Hermosillo Assembly Plant from February 3rd, 2021, to July 9th, 2022.
Number of vehicles affected: 64,974
The fix: dealers will replace the left and right side curtain airbag modules with a new design, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on September 22nd, 2022.
- 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