Certain units of the 2022 Ford Maverick have been recalled by Ford Motor Company due to a brake light illumination issue.
The problem: in affected vehicles, the brake lights may illuminate when the brakes have not been applied.
The hazards: unintentional brake lamp illumination may impair the effectiveness of the brake lamps, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford is not aware of any reports of accident or injury related to this condition.
Components: brake lights, antilock brake system (ABS) module.
Affected vehicles: units of the 2022 Ford Maverick that were built at the Hermosillo Assembly plant between February 11th, 2021 and September 5th, 2022.
Number of affected vehicles: 11,098
The fix: a dealership technician will update the ABS module software. This service will be performed at no cost to the vehicle owner.
Owners should: wait for communication from Ford, which will begin September 30th, 2022. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22C24.
- Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
- FoMoCo Recall Number: 22C24
- NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
- NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
- NHTSA Website: www.safecar.gov