Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E models due to a rear axle half shaft issue.
The defect: in affected vehicles, the right-rear axle half shafts may have been manufactured improperly, allowing the half shaft stem to break under load.
The hazards: a broken half shaft can cause a loss of drive power, or a rollaway could occur while parked if the electronic parking brake is not engaged. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.
Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.
Components: right-rear axle half shafts.
Affected vehicles: select 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E models produced between July 18th, 2022 through July 29th, 2022, at the Cuautitlan Assembly plant.
Number of vehicles affected: 1,175
The fix: dealers will inspect the serial number, and replace the right-rear half shaft, as necessary, free of charge.
Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on September 19th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S55.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 21S46
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov