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2021-2022 Ford Bronco Recalled Over Side Impact Sensor Issue

Ford Motor Company is recalling select 2021-2022 Ford Bronco models over a side impact sensor issue.

The defect: in affected vehicles, the right or left side impact sensors may not be properly secured to the vehicle.

The hazards: an improperly secured side impact sensor may cause the air bags to unintentionally deploy, or not to deploy as intended, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.

Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to this issue.

Ford Bronco

Components: side impact sensor attachments

Affected vehicles: select 2021-2022 Ford Bronco models produced at the Michigan Assembly plant from February 19th, 2021, to September 16th, 2021.

Number of vehicles affected: 1,226

The fix: dealers will inspect the side impact sensor attachments and repair, as necessary, free of charge.

Ford Bronco

Owners should: wait for communications from Ford, which will begin on January 23rd, 2023. The Ford reference number for this recall is 22S77.


  • Ford Customer Service: 1-866-436-7332
  • FoMoCo Recall Number: 21C24
  • NHTSA Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236
  • NHTSA (TTY): 1-800-424-9153
  • NHTSA Website:

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  1. Randy Canal

    Love my 22 bronco sasquatch outer banks 2dr ht. People take pictures of it when I get gas

  2. Randy Cansl

    37000 miles no quality issues at all. Biggest issue is with jeep owners trying to find any problem with the bronco because they are paranoid


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