The defect: in affected vehicles, degradation of the anti-reflective coating on the internal rearview camera lens can lead to a progressively foggy or cloud rear view camera image.
The hazards: lack of rearview camera image visibility 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: rearview camera coating.
Number of vehicles affected: 13,119
The fix: dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will be begin on August 29th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S51.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 22S14
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov
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