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2022 Ford Maverick Recalled Over Side Curtain Airbags Issue

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:

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